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38-42 St John Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1M 4DL
 
 
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The Localist The creation of Stefano Potortí and Yuri Negodyuk, The Localist is a modern European restaurant on St John's Street in Farringdon. Head chef, Marco Squillance, formerly of Soho House and Cipriani, offers an eclectic seasonal menu showcasing the best of local produce alongside craft beers and cocktails. Delicious quinoa, kale and avocado salad and veggie burgers made with a potato bun and a patty of fresh courgettes, fresh tomato and lightly fried goats cheese are just two of the healthy options on the menu . But, essentially, it's a place for friends to get together, tourists to unwind and a backdrop for special events; a neighbourhood bar for everyone.

 

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The Zetter Townhouse Clerkenwell
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £195  41% off
49-50 St John's Square, EC1V | 3 minutes from The Localist
Located nearby to trendy neighbourbood Farringdon, The Zetter Townhouse Clerkenwell has been affectionately named the Great Aunt of the original Zetter Hotel. Within the Georgian townhouse, ... More
 
 
 
The Zetter Hotel London
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £125  21% off
St John's Square 86-88 Clerkenwell Road, EC1M | 3 minutes from The Localist
Found in the trendy neighbourhood of Clerkenwell, The Zetter Hotel provides stylish boutique accommodation within a converted Victorian warehouse. With 59 rooms, each individually designed and ... More
 
 
 
Club Quarters St Pauls Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £70  34% off
24 Ludgate Hill, EC4M | 9 minutes from The Localist
This neat and simple hotel gets all the basics right. The prices are sensible, the rooms are simply and attractively decorated, there's a decent little bistro, ... More
 
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Smiths of Smithfield
London > Restaurants > Modern European restaurants
67-77 Charterhouse Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1M | 2 minutes from The Localist
This bustling warehouse conversion is packed out at every hour of the day, but still manages to find seats for everyone, and to offer quick service ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Smithfield Bar and Grill
London > Restaurants > Modern European restaurants
2-3 West Smithfield, Clerkenwell, London EC1A | 3 minutes from The Localist
On the south side of one London's historic meat market, Smithfields Bar and Grill serves a renowned selection of steaks in a reassuringly elegant British setting. ... More
 
 
 
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Searcy's Bar and Restaurant
London > Restaurants > Modern European restaurants
The Barbican Centre, Level 2, City, London EC2Y | 6 minutes from The Localist
Modern European cuisine. Booking advised. Dress smart casual. ... More
 
 
 
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Le Café du Marché
London > Restaurants > French restaurants
22 Charterhouse Mews, Clerkenwell, Clerkenwell, London EC1M | 1 minute from The Localist
Le Cafe Du Marche is three restaurants under one roof - Le Cafe, Le Grenier and Le Rendezvous. Le Cafe is an elegent French restaurant on ... More
 
 
 
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St John
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
26 St John Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1M | 1 minute from The Localist
This gory Michelin-starred restaurant often slips into those "Best 50 restaurants in the World" lists - and it's not hard to see why. Although picky eaters ... More
 
 
 
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Foxlow Clerkenwell
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
69-73 St John Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1M | 1 minute from The Localist
Will Beckett and Huw Gott, the duo behind the Hawksmoor restaurants, have now branched out and opened Foxlow. Located on St. John Street, the split-level restaurant ... More
 
 
 
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Henning Wehn: Get On With It
London > Events > Comedy  Dates: Monday 17th February 2020 - 8pm
The Localist, 56 Farringdon Road, EC1R | 6 minutes from The Localist
Brit-baiting banter from the German stand-up whose shows often revolve around identity and immigration....More
 
 
 
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'Good Morning, America' by Mark Power
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 8th January to 3rd April 2020 - 11am-4.30pm
The Localist, 63 Gee Street, EC1V | 6 minutes from The Localist
Exhibitions & Art, Photography....More
 
 
 
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The Cato Street Conspiracy, 1820: A Study in Terrorism
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: Thursday 20th February 2020 - 6pm-7pm
The Localist, 150 London Wall, EC2Y | 6 minutes from The Localist
Literary & Education, Lecture....More
 
 
 
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The Piano Works
London > Entertainment > Live Music
113-117 Farringdon Road, EC1R | 6 minutes from The Localist
Housed in an intimately lit Victorian warehouse, The Piano Works is a non-stop live music venue where in-house musicians take centre ... More
 
 
 
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Barbican Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Silk Street, City, London EC2Y | 6 minutes from The Localist
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
 
 
 
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Barbican Centre
London > Entertainment > Arts Centres
Silk Street, City, London EC2Y | 6 minutes from The Localist
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
 
 
 
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The best museums, galleries, attractions near The Localist
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Cowcross Yards
London > Attractions >
Cowcross Street, EC1M | 2 minutes from The Localist
Nestled between Cowcross Street, Britton Street and St John Street, and a stone's throw from Farringdon Station, Cowcross Yards was ... More
 
 
 
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St John's Cloister Garden
London > Attractions >
St John's Lane, EC1M | 2 minutes from The Localist
A hidden public garden within the 16th century Museum of the Order of St John.... More
 
 
 
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St Bartholomew the Great
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
West Smithfield, Clerkenwell, London EC1A | 3 minutes from The Localist
St Bartholomew the Great is a historic church founded in 1123 and the oldest parish church in the City of London. Features include the pre-Reformation octagonal ... More
 
 
 
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Farm Collective
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
91 Cowcross Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1M | 2 minutes from The Localist
Its location opposite Smithfield Market is a very appropriate spot for the Farm Collective to set up shop. Working with select farmers and small producers, this outlet ... More
 
 
 
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Smithfield Market
London > Shopping > Markets
West Smithfield, Clerkenwell, London EC1A | 2 minutes from The Localist
For tenants of Smithfield Market getting up in the dark is the nothing out of the ordinary; with the market opening at 4am these hard ... More
 
 
 
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Lesley Craze Gallery
London > Shopping > Jewellery
34 Clerkenwell Green, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 5 minutes from The Localist
Lesley Craze houses contemporary pieces of jewellery design in an interesting gallery shop. A range of materials is used, including both precious and semi-precious metals, and ... More
 
 
 
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Bourne & Hollingsworth Buildings
London > Education > Cookery Courses
Bourne & Hollingsworth Buildings, 42 Northampton Road, EC1R | 8 minutes from The Localist
Featuring six catering stations, a demonstration bench and a communal dining table, B&H Kitchen , the cookery school from Bourne & Hollingsworth Group, guides Londoners ... More
 
 
 
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LSO St Luke's
London > Education > Professional Training
161 Old Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 8 minutes from The Localist
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
 
 
 
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London Wine Academy
London > Education > Evening Classes
Garden Floor, 6 Coldbath Square, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 9 minutes from The Localist
One day workshops, offering a friendly no-nonsense approach to teaching about wine, suitable for everyone from beginners to experts. Courses take place at the following venues: Atlas PH, ... More
 
 
 
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Urban Golf
London > Leisure > Golf
12 Smithfield Street, City, London EC1A | 4 minutes from The Localist
OK, so you may not be able to soak up the rays on this indoor course but it’s a brilliant idea that has been stylishly executed. ... More
 
 
 
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Postman's Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
King Edward Street, City, London EC4M | 6 minutes from The Localist
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
 
 
 
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My Chocolate Workshops
London > Leisure > Activities
Hatton Square Business Centre, 16-16a Baldwin Gardens, Holborn, London EC1N | 7 minutes from The Localist
Immerse yourself in a world of chocolate with this mouth-watering workshop. You will discover how chocolate is processed from bean to bar. Sample a variety of ... More
 
 
 
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Fox & Anchor
London > Nightlife > Pubs
115 Charterhouse Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1M | 1 minute from The Localist
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Jerusalem Tavern
London > Nightlife > Pubs
55 Britton Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1M | 2 minutes from The Localist
It’s teeny-tiny and, no, there aren’t enough seats, but the Jerusalem Tavern still provides a cosy nook to devour a rare breed of delicious ales. London’s ... More
 
 
 
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The Old Red Cow
London > Nightlife > Pubs
71 Long Lane, Clerkenwell, London EC1A | 3 minutes from The Localist
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
 
 
 
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The Localist clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
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The Longroom
London > Nightlife > Bars
18-20 St. John Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1M | 1 minute from The Localist
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Simmons Farringdon
London > Nightlife > Bars
105 Charterhouse Street, EC1M | 1 minute from The Localist
The rapidly expanding Simmons Group has cracked the code when it comes to running a successful drinking spot with its bars (13 and counting) opening up ... More
 
 
 
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Vinoteca
London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
7 St John Street, Clerkenwell, Clerkenwell, London EC1M | 1 minute from The Localist
Wine bars in the UK were given a bad name in the 1980s but places like this show us how it should be done. Both the ... More
 
 
 
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Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near The Localist.
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The Rookery
London > Business > Venue Hire
Peter's Lane, Cowcross Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1M | 1 minute from The Localist
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Museum of the Order of St John
London > Business > Venue Hire
St. Johns Gate, 26 St. John's Lane, Clerkenwell, London EC1M | 2 minutes from The Localist
The Museum of the Order of St John tells the story of the St John's Ambulance from within a 16th century gatehouse which was formerly the ... More
 
 
 
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Haberdashers' Hall
London > Business > Venue Hire
18 West Smithfield, City, London EC1A | 4 minutes from The Localist
Opened by the Queen in 2002 and designed by Sir Michael Hopkins and Partners Haberdashers' Hall was the first new livery hall in the Square Mile ... More
 
 
 
 

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London Symphony Orchestra
Concerts | On 16th February 2020 

Barbican Centre 6 minutes walk from The Localist

Sir Simon Rattle conducts Berg's Lulu Suite and Beethoven's Symphony No 9 'Choral' with soprano Iwona Sobotka, mezzo-soprano Anna Stephany, ...More

Jubel Ski Lodge
Jubel Ski Lodge
Foodie Events | Until 27th March 2020 

The Conductor 6 minutes walk from The Localist

Escape the London winter without leaving the city by visiting a lively, warm apres ski bar, the Jubel Ski Lodge ...More

 
Message In A Bottle
Message In A Bottle
Dance | Until 21st March 2020 

Sadler's Wells Theatre 12 minutes walk from The Localist

In a first-time collaboration between Sadler's Wells and Universal Music, Message In A Bottle is a brand-new dance show from ...More

 
Aviary Skye-line Igloos with Talisker Whisky
Aviary Skye-line Igloos with Talisker Whisky
Seasonal | Until 12th April 2020 

Aviary 13 minutes walk from The Localist

The sky-high igloos return to the Aviary terrace this year, taking the theme Skye-line Igloos in partnership with award-winning spirit ...More

 
Gould Piano Trio
Concerts | On 16th February 2020 

Conway Hall 14 minutes walk from The Localist

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The Elyx Chalet at Rosewood London
The Elyx Chalet at Rosewood London
Seasonal | Until 29th February 2020 

Rosewood London 15 minutes walk from The Localist

The Rosewood hotel's stunning courtyard is transformed into a Swedish winter wonderland with a wooden lodge where fairy lights and ...More

 
Unbound: Visionary Women Collecting Textiles
Unbound: Visionary Women Collecting Textiles
Exhibitions | Until 19th April 2020 

Two Temple Place 15 minutes walk from The Localist

The importance of textiles, seen through the eyes of seven female collectors, is revealed through 18th-century costume, traditional Balkan costume ...More

 
London Fashion Week
London Fashion Week
Shopping | Until 18th February 2020 

The Store X 16 minutes walk from The Localist

Following its success at London Fashion Week in September 2019, the event opens its doors to a wider public in ...More

 
Queen of Hoxton Rooftop: The Emerald City
Queen of Hoxton Rooftop: The Emerald City
Clubbing and Nightlife | Until 1st May 2020 

The Queen Of Hoxton 17 minutes walk from The Localist

Follow the yellow brick road up to The Queen of Hoxton Rooftop this winter for its latest pop-up extravaganza, The ...More

 
Damo Suzuki
Concerts | On 16th February 2020 

The Lexington 17 minutes walk from The Localist

The veteran Japanese krautrock singer celebrates 50 years since he led German group Can for the album Soundtracks....More

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Exhibitions | From 30th September 

Barbican Art Gallery

As part of the year-long Inside Out series, the Barbican Art Gallery presents a major exhibition on French artist Jean Dubuffet. Regarded as one of the most powerful and provocative voices in the post war ...More

Woman in the Window
Woman in the Window
Exhibitions | From 14th October 

Dulwich Picture Gallery

Completing the 2020 exhibition programme at Dulwich Picture Gallery, Woman in the Window looks at ...More

 
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Club Golf
Sporting Events | From 19th February 

Coal Drops Yard

A crazy golf course inspired by the King's Cross rave culture of the '80s and ...More

 
Pancake Day at Ask for Janice
Foodie Events | On 25th February 

Ask For Janice

One of London's best pancake spots all year round, Ask For Janice is putting a special menu for Pancake Day with both sweet and savoury options to choose ...More

OperaGlass Works: The Turn of the Screw
OperaGlass Works: The Turn of the Screw
Concerts | From 26th March 

Wilton's Music Hall

Following glowing reviews for its debut production, The ...More

 
Waterworks Festival
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Clubbing and Nightlife | On 22nd August 

WaterWorks Nature Reserve

A blend of DJ sets and live acts, Waterworks is a brand new electronic dance ...More

 
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Explore London's canals in Camden, Little Venice and beyond on a self-drive boating from Paddington....More

 
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Tate Modern

First officially opened by Her Majesty The Queen on 11th May 2000, Tate Modern marks ...More

 
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London Palladium

Originally hailing from Newcastle, the Lighthouse Family came to fame in the mid-nineties with hit ...More

 
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