Silk Street

 
 
ADDRESS
Silk Street, City, London EC2Y 
 

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  • Visitor Information

Welcome to our guide for the area around Silk Street in City and County of the City of London. Below we present a selection of upcoming events, local attractions and great places to eat and shop.

The nearest station to Silk Street is Moorgate Railway Station which is about 3 minutes to the South East.

Silk Street is in the London area of City.

 

LondonTown.com - Silk Street Location Map

 
 
 
Underground Stations

Underground Stations

 
Moorgate Tube Station
 
3 minutes walk
 
Barbican Tube Station
 
5 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
 
Hoxton Overground Station
 
21 minutes walk
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
Barbican Centre 22 Legion
 
2 minutes walk
 
Barbican Centre 33 Legion
 
2 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Hot Dates

Valentine's Day Classics Barbican Hall, EC2Y 8DS 14th February 2012 The classy alternative to sitting in a crowded restaurant eating overpriced food is the Barbican's evening of ...

 
 
January in London 2012

Hofesh Shechter & Antony Gormley: Survivor Barbican Theatre, EC2Y 8DS 12th January 2012 - 14th January 2012 Israeli-born choreographer and composer Hofesh Shechter joins forces with artist Antony...

 
 
February in London 2012

New York Philharmonic/Gilbert - Thomas Ades' Polaris Barbican Centre, EC2Y 8DS 17th February 2012 The New York Philharmonic bring their latest accomplishment to London in 2012, with the...

 
 
March in London 2012

Barbican Weekender - Urban Stories Barbican Centre, EC2Y 8DS 3rd March 2012 - 4th March 2012 Exploring the use of the voice through music, film, song, art and...

 
 
April in London 2012

The Sinking of the Titanic Barbican Hall, EC2Y 8DS 15th April 2012 One hundred years since the sinking of the Titanic, the story will be ignited once more...

 
 
What to do in London Throughout 2014

Discover the best of London's entertainment this year with our comprehensive guide to 2014's top events. From theatre to art and music to sport, London in 2014 has something for everyone - so read on to find out what London town has to offer.

 
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Hotels near Silk Street

Near Silk Street
London City Suites by Montcalm
London > Apartment > Apartment   from £81  26% off
42-46 Chiswell Street, EC1Y | 1 minute from Silk Street
The London City Suites by Montcalm are within a grade II listed heritage building, located in the City of London. The 5-star accommodation provides all the ... More
 
 
 
The Montcalm At Brewery London City
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £119  22% off
52 Chiswell Street, EC1Y | 2 minutes from Silk Street
Set deep in the heart of London's financial district, a majestic edifice stands tall and grand building, a living embodiment of distinction, class and flamboyance. The ... More
 
 
 
Apex London Wall Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £76  21% off
7-9 Copthall Avenue, EC2R | 6 minutes from Silk Street
In the heart of the financial district and close to the Bank of England, the newly opened Apex London Wall Hotel, is within walking distance of ... More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Events near Silk Street

Near Silk Street
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Henry IV (Part II)
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 2nd December 2014 to 24th January 2015
Barbican Centre, Silk Street, EC2Y | 2 minutes from Silk Street
Antony Sher plays the infamous comic knight Falstaff in Shakespeare's history play Henry IV Parts I and II, directed at the Barbican by Royal Shakespeare ...More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Henry IV (Part I)
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 29th November 2014 to 24th January 2015
Barbican Centre, Silk Street, EC2Y | 2 minutes from Silk Street
The Royal Shakespeare Company's production of Henry VI, Shakespeare's enduring historical drama, comes to the Barbican this November. Gregory Doran's production features "a major performance from ...More
 
 
 
Ends Today
Mickey's Christmas Carol + Pico
London > Events > Film Events  Dates: 12th to 18th Dec 2014
Barbican Centre, Silk Street, City, London EC2Y | 2 minutes from Silk Street
...More
 
 
 
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Entertainment near Silk Street

Near Silk Street
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Barbican Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Silk Street, City, London EC2Y | 2 minutes from Silk Street
The Barbican Centre's two theatre spaces - the Barbican Theatre and The Pit - offer everything from gritty reality to far-flung fantasy, from dance to ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Barbican Centre
London > Entertainment > Arts Centres
Silk Street, City, London EC2Y | 2 minutes from Silk Street
Described by the Queen as 'one of the wonders of the modern world' , the Barbican Centre has also been voted 'London's ugliest building'. Ugly or ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Barbican The Pit
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Silk Street, City, London EC2Y | 2 minutes from Silk Street
In the two theatre spaces - the Barbican Theatre and the Pit - you can enjoy everything from gritty reality to far-flung fantasy, from dance ... More
 
 
 
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Sights and Attractions near Silk Street

The best museums, galleries, attractions near Silk Street
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Barbican - Curve Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
Ground Level, Barbican Centre, Silk Street, City, London EC2Y | 2 minutes from Silk Street
Part of the Barbican Centre for arts and conferences the Curve Gallery, situated on the ground floor, has changing exhibitions of photography, art and design. ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Barbican Centre
London > Attractions > Other Attractions
Silk Street, City, London EC2Y | 2 minutes from Silk Street
Huge, multifaceted arts and entertainment centre. Described by the Queen as “one of the wonders of the modern world”, this multifaceted performance and arts venue forms one ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Barbican Art Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
Silk Street, City, London EC2 | 2 minutes from Silk Street
The Barbican is renowned as one of London's top venues for theatre, art and dance. At the Barbican Art Gallery on level 3 you get ... More
 
 
 
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Shopping near Silk Street

The best shops and markets near Silk Street
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Barbican Chimes Music Shop
London > Shopping > Music Shops
Cromwell Tower, Silk Street, City, London EC2Y | 1 minute from Silk Street
Tucked away near the Barbican multi-arts centre and the world-renowned Guildhall School of Music and Drama, Chimes Music is in illustrious company. Since opening in 1983 ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Flittner
London > Shopping > Hair and Grooming
86 Moorgate, City, London EC2M | 4 minutes from Silk Street
An old-fashioned barber’s patronised by city gentlemen and established in 1904. As well as a shampoo and cut you can also have the traditional hot towel ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Ted Baker & Friends
London > Shopping > Clothing
120 Cheapside, City, London EC2V | 7 minutes from Silk Street
We love the average Ted Baker store but with Ted Baker & Friends the cool fashion label has taken the shopping experience one step further - ... More
 
 
 
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Restaurants near Silk Street

What are the best dining options near Silk Street London?
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Chiswell Street Dining Rooms
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
56 Chiswell Street, City, London EC1Y | 1 minute from Silk Street
Chiswell Street Dining Rooms is a modern British restaurant, complete with seven private dining rooms. The brainchild of Tom and Ed Martin of ETM Group, responsible ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Jugged Hare
London > Restaurants >
49 Chiswell Street, City, London EC1Y | 1 minute from Silk Street
Brothers Ed and Tom Martin, the duo behind well loved London gastropubs The Gun, The Botanist, and The Angel & Crown in Covent Garden opened their ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Pret A Manger
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
City Point, Ropemaker Street, City, London EC2Y | 2 minutes from Silk Street
Pret sells up market fast food, hand made from natural ingredients, to take away or eat on site, in its trademark no nonsense chrome interiors. The ... More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Education near Silk Street

Near Silk Street
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
City Journalism
London > Education > Professional Training
106 Bunhill Row, City, London EC1Y | 6 minutes from Silk Street
City’s Print Journalism course is recognised as the best in London. Although places like Goldsmith’s are trendier, City is respected in the industry thanks to a ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
LSO St Luke's
London > Education > Professional Training
161 Old Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 8 minutes from Silk Street
This gorgeous 18th century Grade I listed Hawksmoor church is one of a number of London churches which has, in recent years, been converted into a ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Workers' Educational Association
London > Education > Evening Classes
4 Luke Street, Shoreditch, London EC2A | 10 minutes from Silk Street
National charity for adult learning which also runs an excellent selection of theatre, literature, history and politics evening classes.... More
 
 
 
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Leisure near Silk Street

Silk Street gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Postman's Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
King Edward Street, City, London EC4M | 6 minutes from Silk Street
Bounded in by surrounding office buildings, Postman's Park's appeal lies in what it symbolises as much as how it looks. Located just north of St Paul's ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
London Dance Academy
London > Leisure >
The Basement, 49-51 Central Street, EC1V | 8 minutes from Silk Street
London Dance Academy is a dance studio in the middle of the City, five minutes' walk from Old Street and Barbican, which offers dance classes and ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
London Fencing Club
London > Leisure > Sports Facilities
Norman Street, EC1V | 9 minutes from Silk Street
Excellent fencing courses for beginners with highly trained coaches, good facilities and years of experience teaching this ancient, noble sport. Fencing is very good fun and ... More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Pubs near Silk Street

The best pubs near London Silk Street.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Old Red Cow
London > Nightlife > Pubs
71 Long Lane, Clerkenwell, London EC1A | 7 minutes from Silk Street
One of the oldest pubs in Smithfield, The Old Red Cow has stood on this spot on Long Lane since the year dot. Steeped in history, ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The White Horse
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
2 Exchange Square, Appold Street, EC2M | 8 minutes from Silk Street
Gastropub... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Fox & Anchor
London > Nightlife > Pubs
115 Charterhouse Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1M | 8 minutes from Silk Street
This renovated traditional pub in the heart of Clerkenwell has been serving the traders of nearby Smithfields Market for years. Under the Malmaison umbrella - the ... More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Nightlife near Silk Street

Silk Street clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Artillery Arms
London > Nightlife > Bars
102 Bunhill Row, City, London EC1Y | 5 minutes from Silk Street
... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Whistling Shop
London > Nightlife > Bars
63 Worship Street, Shoreditch, London EC2A | 7 minutes from Silk Street
There are no whistles for sale at the Whistling Shop nor, we suspect, will you necessarily hear anyone actually whistling. What you will get, however, is ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Longroom
London > Nightlife > Bars
18-20 St. John Street, EC1M | 8 minutes from Silk Street
Situated in the heart of Clerkenwell, next door to St John and Smithfield Market, The Longroom specialises in craft beers, salt beef and gourmet sandwiches. Described ... More
 
 
 
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Meeting venue hire near Silk Street

Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near Silk Street.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Brewery
London > Business > Venue Hire
Chiswell Street, City, London EC1Y | 1 minute from Silk Street
While the City of London is not short of modern, flexible event-spaces, not many can claim to be located in a Grade II listed building, or ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Barbican Conference Centre
London > Business > Venue Hire
Silk Street, City, London EC2Y | 2 minutes from Silk Street
The Barbican Centre is the jewel in London's artistic crown, with its theatres, concert halls, art galleries and cinema providing a year-round programme of ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Brewers' Hall
London > Business > Venue Hire
Aldermanbury Square, Moorgate, City, London EC2V | 4 minutes from Silk Street
... More
 
 
 

Alternate names and popular misspellings for Silk Street

Silk Street, Silk Stret
 
 

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London Symphony Orchestra
Concerts | On 18th December 2014 

Barbican Centre 2 minutes walk from Silk Street

Pianist Rudolf Buchbinder joins the orchestra for Beethoven's Piano Concerto No 4 and Mahler's Symphony No 1, Titan....More

Walead Beshty
Walead Beshty
Exhibitions | Until 8th February 2015 

Barbican Centre 2 minutes walk from Silk Street

The latest Curve commission sees London-born, Los Angeles-based artist, Walead Beshty transform the space by covering the vast 90-metre curved ...More

 
Constructing Worlds: Photography and Architecture in the Modern Age
Constructing Worlds: Photography and Architecture in the Modern Age
Exhibitions | Until 11th January 2015 

Barbican Centre 2 minutes walk from Silk Street

Eighteen exceptional photographers from the 1930s to the present day who have changed the way we view architecture and think ...More

 
Henry IV (Part II)
Henry IV (Part II)
Theatre | Until 24th January 2015 

Barbican Centre 2 minutes walk from Silk Street

Antony Sher plays the infamous comic knight Falstaff in Shakespeare's history play Henry IV Parts I and II, directed ...More

 
Henry IV (Part I)
Henry IV (Part I)
Theatre | Until 24th January 2015 

Barbican Centre 2 minutes walk from Silk Street

The Royal Shakespeare Company's production of Henry VI, Shakespeare's enduring historical drama, comes to the Barbican this November. Gregory Doran's ...More

 
Sherlock Holmes
Sherlock Holmes
Exhibitions | Until 12th April 2015 

Museum of London 5 minutes walk from Silk Street

Likely to be one of 2014's most popular exhibitions, Sherlock Holmes at the Museum of London will be the largest ...More

 
A Bear Called Paddington
A Bear Called Paddington
Exhibitions | Until 4th January 2015 

Museum of London 5 minutes walk from Silk Street

A well-timed exhibition as the much-loved, well-mannered bear gets set for his big-screen debut, A Bear Called Paddington is a ...More

 
The Paddington Trail
The Paddington Trail
Exhibitions | Until 30th December 2014 

Museum of London 5 minutes walk from Silk Street

Can you spot Paddington Bear? There are 50 statues of the inquisitive Peruvian bear, made famous by the books of ...More

 
Designing A Moment: The London 2012 Cauldron
Designing A Moment: The London 2012 Cauldron
Exhibitions | Until 31st December 2015 

Museum of London 5 minutes walk from Silk Street

A new pavilion gallery has been built in the courtyard of the Museum of London to house the Cauldron designed ...More

 
Broadgate Ice Rink
Broadgate Ice Rink
Seasonal | Until 26th February 2015 

Exchange square 7 minutes walk from Silk Street

London's longest-running ice rink returns to its new location of Exchange Square in 2014, only a couple of minutes from ...More

 
 

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London Christmas Shows & Pantos
London Christmas Shows & Pantos

With a glitzy line-up of sensational shows, star-studded pantos and seasonal events taking place across the city, there are plenty ...More

 
Christmas Greengrocers and Cheese Shops in London
Christmas Greengrocers and Cheese Shops in London

British supermarkets have improved beyond measure when it comes to meat, cheese and international essentials in recent years, but they don't always ...More

 
English National Ballet: Modern Masters
English National Ballet: Modern Masters
Dance | 10th March 2015 - 15th March 2015 

Sadler's Wells Theatre

Modern Masters honours the work of three of the most influential choreographers of the 20th century: Jiri Kylian, John Neumeier ...More

 
Regent Street Christmas Lights
Regent Street Christmas Lights
Seasonal | Until 24th December 2014 

Regent Street

The Regent Street lights are some of the most breathtaking in the capital with a spectacular Christmas show and fireworks ...More

 
Rules For Living
Rules For Living
Theatre | 13th March 2015 - 18th April 2015 

National Theatre: Dorfman Theatre

Stephen Mangan joins a cracking cast of Deborah Findlay, Miles Jupp and Maggie Service in Sam Holcroft's comedy Rules for ...More

 
UKF New Year's Eve Party
UKF New Year's Eve Party
Clubbing and Nightlife | On 31st December 2014 

Brixton Academy

With a line-up that boasts the likes of Sub Focus, Sigma and Camo & Krooked, innovative label UKF has outdone ...More

 
Adventures Of The Black Square: Abstract Art And Society 1915-2015
Exhibitions | 15th January 2015 - 6th April 2015 

Whitechapel Gallery

Follow a century of Abstract art from 1915 to today, shedding new light on the evolution of geometric abstraction. Adventures ...More

The Queensbury Kitchen
The Queensbury Kitchen
Opened 10th December 2014 

From the team behind The Queensbury gastropub and right around the corner from it, comes The Queensbury Kitchen, a moden ...More

 
Bone Daddies Whole Foods Market
Bone Daddies Whole Foods Market
Opened 1st November 2014 

Two years on from the ramen boom of 2012, when Bone Daddies ramen bar arrived in Soho with a bang, ...More

 
Brew Putney
Brew Putney
Opened 24th November 2014 

At 3,000 square feet Brew Putney on Lower Richmond Road is the fourth and largest Brew Cafe, offering not ...More

 
 
 
 
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