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City of LondonThe Square Mile was once the old city contained within the medieval walls, a history remembered each November in the pomp of the Lord Mayor's Show. Now it is the nation's financial centre and embodies the capital's mix of tradition and change. A place of mighty skyscrapers, this tiny area, only twenty minutes walk from one side to the other, generates 3 per cent of the UK's income. The City by night has some of the most stunning sights in London, a ghost town of towering skyscrapers and stunning churches, including St Paul's Cathedral, the spiritual heart of Great Britain. Around the edges of the City are some of the best arts and entertainment venues in London, including the Museum of London, Fabric nightclub, Smithfield Market, and the wonderful Barbican Centre, where much of the capital's best classical and contemporary music, theatre and art can be found.

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Hotels near City of London

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Crowne Plaza Kings Cross
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel from 42 42% off
1 Kings Cross Road, WC1X | 3 minutes from City of London
Halfway between the City and the west End, the Bloomsbury area is an oasis of calm in the very heart of the capital. It's a lovely ... More
Rosewood London
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel
252 High Holborn, WC1V | 10 minutes from City of London
Located in High Holborn, Rosewood London is the most luxurious hotel in the area and is nearby to the capital's main business district and a number ... More
Holiday Inn London Bloomsbury
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel from 91 26% off
Coram Street, WC1N | 11 minutes from City of London
This is a smart, modern hotel located in one of the Capital's oldest and most beautiful areas. Bloomsbury is a great place to stay since it's ... More
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Alternative London Boroughs nearest City of London

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Westminster
London > Useful Numbers > London Boroughs
Westminster City Hall, 64 Victoria Street, Westminster, London SW1E | 2.2 miles from City of London
It is impossible to even begin to capture everything that Westminster - the seat of Britain’s government - has to offer. From stately Buckingham Palace and ... More
Camden
London > Useful Numbers > London Boroughs
Camden Town Hall, Judd Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1H | 13 minutes from City of London
Camden - London's cultural quarter - is bursting with vibrancy and contrasts for those who love both the traditional and the contemporary. One of London’s liveliest ... More
Islington
London > Useful Numbers > London Boroughs
Town Hall, Upper Street, Islington, London N1 | 24 minutes from City of London
Islington is traditionally a mecca for the cream of London’s liberal, journalists, writers and artists. This vibrant borough boasts a thriving fringe theatre scene, a wealth ... More
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Entertainment near City of London

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Theatre Delicatessen
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Guardian House, 119 Farringdon Road, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 3 minutes from City of London
Taking over the old Guardian building in Farringdon and filling it with rehearsal rooms and performance spaces, Theatre Delicatessen not only takes an entrepreneurial approach to ... More
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Theatre Delicatessen
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Guardian House, 119 Farringdon Road, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 3 minutes from City of London
Taking over the old Guardian building in Farringdon and filling it with rehearsal rooms and performance spaces, Theatre Delicatessen not only takes an entrepreneurial approach to ... More
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The Piano Works
London > Entertainment > Live Music
113-117 Farringdon Road, EC1R | 4 minutes from City of London
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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Sights and Attractions near City of London

The best museums, galleries, attractions near City of London
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Clockmaker's Museum, Guildhall Library
London > Attractions > Museums
Science Museum, Exhibition Road, Clerkenwell, London SW7 | 1 minute from City of London
An exceptional collection of historic clocks, watches, and marine timekeepers. The majority of items in the collection range from c . 1600-c . 1850. ... More
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The Postal Museum and Mail Rail
London > Attractions > Museums
Phoenix Place, Clerkenwell, London WC1X | 2 minutes from City of London
Explore the history of the Royal Mail at The Postal Museum where you can go on an underground adventure through narrow tunnels not used since 2003. ... More
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Exmouth Market
London > Attractions > Other Attractions
Exmouth Market, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 3 minutes from City of London
A rich hunting ground for restaurants and bars, Exmouth Market twinkles under the fairy lights that zig-zag overhead across the scenic pedestrianised street. Hip hang outs ... More
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Shopping near City of London

The best shops and markets near City of London
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ec one Exmouth Market
London > Shopping > Jewellery
41 Exmouth Market, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 3 minutes from City of London
Established in Clerkenwell in 1997, EC One jewellery has built up a glittering reputation for its individual, stylish jewellery. Husband and wife team Jos and Alison ... More
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International Magic Shop
London > Shopping > Specialists
89 Clerkenwell Road, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 4 minutes from City of London
Superb family-run magic shop, offering props, books and videos for magicians of all abilities. Pick a deck of cards, any deck of cards, from their mysterious ... More
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Ben Pentreath Ltd
London > Shopping > House and Garden
17 Rugby Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1N | 6 minutes from City of London
Ben, the man behind this pretty interiors shop in Bloomsbury, is an architectural designer now based in London after spending five years in New York. His ... More
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Restaurants near City of London

What are the best dining options near City of London London?
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La Dame de Pic
London > Restaurants > French restaurants
10 Trinity Square, EC3P | 1 minute from City of London
Chef Anne-Sophie Pic, the fourth female chef in history to be awarded three Michelin stars, and the only ... More
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Mei Ume
London > Restaurants > Pan-Asian restaurants
Four Seasons Hotel London at Ten Trinity Square, 10 Trinity Square, EC3P | 1 minute from City of London
With a name inspired by the Chinese and Japanese terms for plum blossom, it's befitting that Mei Ume is beautifully decorated with a hand-embroidered silk screen ... More
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Quality Chop House
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
94 Farringdon Road, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 2 minutes from City of London
The Victorian warehouses and industrial buildings of Farringdon have been restored to their former glory, but these days the locals are more likely to be bankers ... More
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Education near City of London

Near City of London
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London Wine Academy
London > Education > Evening Classes
Garden Floor, 6 Coldbath Square, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 1 minute from City of London
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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Bourne & Hollingsworth Buildings
London > Education > Cookery Courses
Bourne & Hollingsworth Buildings, 42 Northampton Road, EC1R | 4 minutes from City of London
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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The Method Studio
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
Conway Hall, 25 Red Lion Square, Holborn, London WC1R | 8 minutes from City of London
Learn to act by becoming the person you are portraying. Think yourself into the role... eat what they would eat, weigh what they would weigh, behave ... More
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Leisure near City of London

City of London gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
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Spa Fields Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Northampton Road, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 4 minutes from City of London
A busy park in Islington beside the Three Corners Centre youth centre and Adventure Playground, the 2.02 acre Spa Fields include a children's playground, tarmac ... More
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My Chocolate Workshops
London > Leisure > Activities
Hatton Square Business Centre, 16-16a Baldwin Gardens, Holborn, London EC1N | 6 minutes from City of London
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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Ted's Grooming Room & Ottoman Lounge
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
31 Theobalds Road, Bloomsbury, London WC1X | 8 minutes from City of London
Inspired by the skills and techniques of the Ottoman Empire's barbers, Ted's Grooming Room provides a sanctuary for men seeking the perfect shave. With ... More
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Pubs near City of London

The best pubs near London City of London.
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The Eagle
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
159 Farringdon Road, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 2 minutes from City of London
The original and arguably one of London's best gastropubs, The Eagle in Farringdon is a happy, bustling place where top notch food is served without the ... More
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The Easton
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
22 Easton Street, Clerkenwell, London WC1X0DS | 2 minutes from City of London
Freezing cold and slightly wet, we took shelter in this welcoming pub for a bite to eat... but they practically had to roll us out of ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Gunmakers
London > Nightlife > Pubs
13 Eyre Street Hill, EC1R | 3 minutes from City of London
A cut above your average boozer, The Gunmakers in Clerkenwell has been taken over by the people who brought us Nine ... More
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Nightlife near City of London

City of London clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
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Ghost Farringdon
London > Nightlife >
113-117 Farringdon Road, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 4 minutes from City of London
Most people's gripe about South Ken's graffiti chic venue Ghost INC is that it would be better suited to the edgier East End than the haughty ... More
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The Perseverance
London > Nightlife > Bars
63 Lamb's Conduit Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1N | 6 minutes from City of London
Formerly run by Billy Drew (who has opened The Chippy in Soho), The Perseverance in Lamb's Conduit Street re-opened in April 2007 under new management. It's ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Bleeding Heart Bistro
London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
Bleeding Heart Yard, off Greville Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1 | 8 minutes from City of London
Set in an attractive cobbled courtyard, this candlelit bistro/wine bar is a taste of an older, more civilised world. Uniformed French waiters glide unobtrusively between tables ... More
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Meeting venue hire near City of London

Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near City of London.
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Honourable Society of Gray's Inn
London > Business > Venue Hire
8 South Square, Gray's Inn, Holborn, London WC1R | 7 minutes from City of London
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The Foundling Museum
London > Business > Venue Hire
40 Brunswick Square, Bloomsbury, London WC1N | 8 minutes from City of London
The Foundling Museum is one of London's real hidden treasures. Originally established in 1739 as a hospital which looked after abandoned children, the museum now tells ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Bleeding Heart Yard
London > Business > Venue Hire
Bleeding Heart Yard, off Greville Street, Farringdon, Clerkenwell, London EC1N | 8 minutes from City of London
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