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...

 
 
London Events 2014

Plan the perfect year in London with our pick of the capital's best events in 2014. From January through to December, every month boasts an impressive line-up of entertainment. So, take a look at our guide and be sure not to miss a thing.

 
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Hotels near Silk Street

Near Silk Street
Apex London Wall Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £83  42% 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
 
 
 
South Place Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £113  30% off
3 South Place, EC2M | 7 minutes from Silk Street
Located within arms reach of both Moorgate and Liverpool Street stations, is South Place Hotel, a luxury London hotel featuring three swanky bars and two top-notch ... More
 
 
 
Andaz Liverpool Street Hotel
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £120  22% off
40 Liverpool Street, EC2M | 9 minutes from Silk Street
Housed in one of the great Victorian station hotels, this showstopper is a mixture of meticulous nineteenth century restoration and the glittering wit of Terence Conran's ... More
 
 
 
 
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Events near Silk Street

Near Silk Street
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Printmakers Council: Works On Paper
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 26th and 28th January 2015 at 9.30am-5.30pm & 27th January 2015 at 9.30am-7.30pm
Barbican Centre, Silk Street, EC2Y | 2 minutes from Silk Street
Printmaking from a broad range of disciplines including woodcut, linocut, etching, aquatint, lithography, screenprint, lens based and digital methods....More
 
 
 
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Floripa Presents: Cuban Combination
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Wednesday 28th January 2015 - 5pm
Favela London, 91-93 Great Eastern Street, Shoreditch, EC2A | 10 minutes from Silk Street
Latin, jazz and soul, all dancing all singing, collective....More
 
 
 
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City Of London Sinfonia - Emigre
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Wednesday 28th January 2015 - 1.05pm-1.55pm
St Andrew's Church, 5 St Andrew Street, Holborn, EC4A | 13 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
The brainchild of Tom and Ed Martin of ETM Group, responsible for award-winning London venues including The Gun, The Botanist, The Cadogan Arms and The White ... 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
 
 
 
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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
 
 
 
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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
 
 
 
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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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Peeping Tom: 32 Rue Vandenbranden
Dance | Until 31st January 2015 

Barbican Centre 2 minutes walk from Silk Street

Cinematic set design and jaw-dropping physicality combine to create an unforgettable piece of dance theatre that plunges spectators into a ...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

 
Dogugaeshi
Theatre | Until 31st January 2015 

Barbican Centre 2 minutes walk from Silk Street

A mixture of video projection, puppetry and imagery are presented in this mime solo piece from theatre artist and puppeteer ...More

Did God Evolve' An Evolutionist's Speculation About Religion
Exhibitions | On 28th January 2015 

Museum of London 5 minutes walk from Silk Street

A survey of world religions, both now and in the past, shows some interesting consistences, with a clear fit between ...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

 
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

 
Fun And Social Whisky Mini-Tasting
Leisure | On 28th January 2015 

The Red Herring 6 minutes walk from Silk Street

Award-winning Tastour invites you to celebrate Robert Burns Birthday. You'll learn the difference between peated and unpeated, and enjoy a ...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

 
The First World War and the Bank of England
The First World War and the Bank of England
Exhibitions | Until 1st April 2015 

Bank of England Museum 8 minutes walk from Silk Street

The First World War and the Bank of England, taking place at the Bank of England Museum, looks at the ...More

 
The Big Wednesday Comedy Club - Barbican
Comedy | On 28th January 2015 

Charterhouse 8 minutes walk from Silk Street

Stuart Laws headlines a night of comedy, with support from Saskia Preston, Becky Bone, Stephanie Laing and Grainne Maguire....More

 

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April in London 2015
April in London 2015

Kristin Scott Thomas plays The Queen and Enda Walsh adapts Roald Dahl's The Twits for the Royal Court in ...More

 
London 2015: Classical Music, Ballet, Dance and Opera
London 2015: Classical Music, Ballet, Dance and Opera

Sir Simon Rattle celebrates his 60th in style, Emma Thompson stars in the English National Opera's Sweeney Todd, and Wayne ...More

 
Breakin' Convention
Breakin' Convention
Clubbing and Nightlife | 1st May 2015 - 4th May 2015 

Sadler's Wells Theatre

This annual four-day international festival of hip hop and dance theatre, curated by Sadler's Wells associate artist Jonzi D, is ...More

 
MOVE IT
MOVE IT
Dance | 13th February 2015 - 15th February 2015 

Olympia London

The UK's largest dance event features performances by Strictly Come Dancing stars Kristina Rihanoff and Robin Windsor, Got To Dance ...More

 
Clerkenwell Design Week
Clerkenwell Design Week
Exhibitions | 19th May 2015 - 21st May 2015 

Crypt on the Green

Taking place at some of the more unusual locations in Clerkenwell - The Farmiloe Building, and the Priory ...More

 
Take That
Take That
Concerts | On 23rd February 2015 

Shepherd's Bush Empire

Take That headline the War Child BRIT Awards Concert on 23rd February as part of BRITs Week 2015. The annual ...More

 
Ghost Stories
Ghost Stories
Theatre | Until 15th March 2015 

Arts Theatre

Following a phenomenally successful run at the Lyric Hammersmith and a West End transfer Ghost Stories comes to the Arts ...More

 
Harringay Local Store
Harringay Local Store
Opened 12th January 2015 

Harringay locals, couple Ebony and Paul Harding, are behind this supermarket with a difference. Harringay Local Store unites their two ...More

 
Bleecker Street Burger
Bleecker Street Burger
Opened January 2015 

The stylish Bleecker Street Burger matt black truck has moved around town a bit - it was part of KERB, ...More

 
Sky Garden
Sky Garden
Opened 5th January 2015 

The free-to-access Sky Garden, occupying the top three floors of Rafael Vinoly's 37 storey, 525ft 20 Fenchurch Street (aka the ...More

 
 
 
 
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