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20 Farringdon St, City, London EC4A 4AB
 
 
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White Swan. The White Swan is a friendly, independent pub operating over two floors. Expect modern, freshly prepared pub favourites real ales and great wines at fantastic prices served by friendly and enthusiastic staff.

 

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St. Paul's Tube Station
 
6 minutes walk
 
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
 
City Thameslink Station
 
3 minutes walk
 
 
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Snowhill NCP
 
2 minutes walk
 
Smithfield Central Market NCP
 
5 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Club Quarters St Pauls Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £79  40% off
24 Ludgate Hill, EC4M | 4 minutes from White Swan
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
 
 
 
Apex Temple Court Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £79  23% off
1-2 Serjeant's Inn, EC4Y | 5 minutes from White Swan
Amazing hotel, located right in the heart of the city. The Apex Temple Court Hotel is a landmark building that has been converted into a four ... More
 
 
 
Crowne Plaza London The City
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £92  24% off
19 New Bridge Street, EC4V | 5 minutes from White Swan
Located in the very heart of the Square Mile, Crowne Plaza London The City is a newly renovated hotel set on the site of Henry VIII's ... More
 
 
 
 
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The Fable
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
52 Holborn Viaduct, City, London EC1A | 2 minutes from White Swan
Inspired by Aesop's tales, The Fable is a Farringdon bar and restaurant based around story telling; everything from the decor - the vintage typewriter, the library ... More
 
 
 
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Yolk
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
3 New Street Square, EC4A | 3 minutes from White Swan
In 2017 Yolk popped up in a shipping container in Finsbury Avenue Square but ... More
 
 
 
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The Saint
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
Rose Street, Paternoster Square, City, London EC4M | 3 minutes from White Swan
British Cuisine... More
 
 
 
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Pret A Manger
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
11 Holborn Viaduct, City, London EC1A | 1 minute from White Swan
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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Ribon
London > Restaurants > Japanese restaurants
6 Holborn Viaduct, City, London EC1A | 1 minute from White Swan
Japanese cuisine ... More
 
 
 
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Workshop Holborn Viaduct
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
60a Holborn Viaduct, City, London EC1A | 2 minutes from White Swan
Workshop Holborn Viaduct, the third coffee shop by Workshop Coffee Co., occupies a 1,200 square foot space on the ground floor of Amazon's London HQ in ... More
 
 
 
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Nonstop With Piero Pirupa
London > Events > Clubbing and Nightlife  Dates: Sunday 29th December 2019 - 11pm-4am
White Swan, 77a Charterhouse Street, EC1M | 5 minutes from White Swan
The Italian label-founder spins tech-house, alongside Andrea Giudice back-to-back with Loran and Bruno Fornaro....More
 
 
 
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St Paul's Christmas Carols & Services
London > Events > Seasonal  Dates: 27th November to 28th December 2019
White Swan, St Paul's Churchyard, City, London EC4M | 6 minutes from White Swan
Few places are better for traditional Christmas services and carols than St Paul's, the spiritual home of Great Britain. St Christopher Wren's great dome, which dominates ...More
 
 
 
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A Christmas Carol
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 21st to 30th December 2019 - Various Times
White Swan, Middle Temple Lane, EC4Y | 8 minutes from White Swan
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Kings Reach, Victoria Embankment, Holborn, London EC4Y | 7 minutes from White Swan
One of the last three surviving warships of the Royal Navy built during the First World War and the first type of warship built specifically for ... More
 
 
 
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The Funny Side of Covent Garden (Upstairs at The George)
London > Entertainment > Comedy Clubs
213 Strand, Holborn, London WC2R | 8 minutes from White Swan
The Funny Side comedy group runs comedy clubs in three locations in London, including the flagship Covent Garden venue above The George pub which puts on ... More
 
 
 
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The Piano Works
London > Entertainment > Live Music
113-117 Farringdon Road, EC1R | 10 minutes from White Swan
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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The best museums, galleries, attractions near White Swan
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New Street Square
London > Attractions >
New Street Square, City, London EC4A | 3 minutes from White Swan
Just off New Fetter Lane, New Street Square is a quiet space in Holborn where you can shop and stop off for a bite to eat. ... More
 
 
 
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Fleet Street
London > Attractions > Other Attractions
Holborn, London EC4A | 5 minutes from White Swan
Once the thriving hub of Britain's newspaper publishing industry, Fleet Street now plays host to some very historic pubs, beautiful old churches and large financial buildings, ... More
 
 
 
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St Paul's Cathedral
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
St Paul's Churchyard, City, London EC4M | 6 minutes from White Swan
Being the cathedral of the capital city, St Paul's is officially the spiritual home of Great Britain. The funerals of Lord Nelson, the Duke of Wellington ... More
 
 
 
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The Natural Kitchen
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
15-17 New Street Square, Fetter Lane, City, London EC4A | 4 minutes from White Swan
Organic, wild and artisan food is supplied by the likes of the River Cottage at this food emporium which, is the second Natural Kitchen to open ... More
 
 
 
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Nicholas James
London > Shopping > Jewellery
16-18 Hatton Garden, Holborn, London EC1N | 5 minutes from White Swan
A trip to Hatton Garden is a rite of passage for any newly engaged couple but it can also be a confusing one. With so many ... More
 
 
 
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Smithfield Market
London > Shopping > Markets
West Smithfield, Clerkenwell, London EC1A | 5 minutes from White Swan
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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Career Energy
London > Education > Career Services
4-6 Staple Inn, Holborn, London WC1V | 6 minutes from White Swan
Situated in the heart of London, Career Energy – formed in March 2002 - offers comprehensive advice on careers, career change and job searching. They’ll analyse ... More
 
 
 
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Saw Swee Hock Student Centre
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
1 Sheffield Street, Holborn, London WC2A | 11 minutes from White Swan
The award-winning Saw Swee Hock Student Centre, designed by Irish architects O'Donnell + Tuomey and awarded the RIBA London Building of the Year Award in 2014, ... More
 
 
 
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London Wine Academy
London > Education > Evening Classes
Garden Floor, 6 Coldbath Square, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 12 minutes from White Swan
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 | 3 minutes from White Swan
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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Chang's Hapkido Academy
London > Leisure > Martial Arts
Topnotch Health Club, 3 Tudor Street, City, London EC4Y | 5 minutes from White Swan
Grandmaster Gedo Chang's Hapkido martial arts schools emphasises practical self-defence, confidence, balance and fitness. The ancient Korean martial art of Hapkido is made up of three components: ... More
 
 
 
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Postman's Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
King Edward Street, City, London EC4M | 6 minutes from White Swan
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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The Tipperary
London > Nightlife > Pubs
66 Fleet Street, City, London EC4Y | 3 minutes from White Swan
Visit this pub and you'll soon find out it's really not a long way to Tipperary. In fact it's merely a ten minute walk (stumble) ... More
 
 
 
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Ye Olde Cheshire Cheese
London > Nightlife > Pubs
145 Fleet Street, City, London EC4A | 3 minutes from White Swan
Sprawling 17th century tavern with rabbit-warren of bars and a rich history. Steeped in history, this pub’s story stretches back through the reigns of fifteen monarchs. While ... More
 
 
 
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The Duke and Duchess
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
2 - 3 Creed Lane, City, London EC4V | 4 minutes from White Swan
Gastropub... More
 
 
 
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Humble Grape Fleet Street
London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
1 St Brides Passage, Fleet Street, EC4Y | 3 minutes from White Swan
A wine bar and shop selling wines directly from independent vineyards, Humble Grape opened its first wine bar and shop in Battersea ... More
 
 
 
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Oriole Bar
London > Nightlife > Bars
East Poultry Avenue, Smithfield Markets, EC1A | 4 minutes from White Swan
Located underneath London's historic Smithfield Market, Oriole is an underground cabinet of curiosities and a classy cocktail bar with a great atmosphere and live ... More
 
 
 
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Bounce Farringdon
London > Nightlife > Bars
121 Holborn, Holborn, London EC1N | 5 minutes from White Swan
Paddles at the ready! Europe's first social ping-pong club has arrived in London and, quite brilliantly, is built in the exact spot that table tennis was ... More
 
 
 
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Haberdashers' Hall
London > Business > Venue Hire
18 West Smithfield, City, London EC1A | 4 minutes from White Swan
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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Bleeding Heart Yard
London > Business > Venue Hire
Bleeding Heart Yard, off Greville Street, Farringdon, Clerkenwell, London EC1N | 5 minutes from White Swan
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Butchers' Hall
London > Business > Venue Hire
87 Bartholomew Close, Barbican, City, London EC1A | 5 minutes from White Swan
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Justin Audibert directs this gender-inverted version of the well-known comedy set in a matriarchal 1590....More

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Trevor Pinnock directs Handel's Messiah, with soprano Katherine Watson, alto Claudia Huckle, tenor James Way, bass Ashley Riches and the ...More

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Sir John Soane's Museum 11 minutes walk from White Swan

All of the 18th-century artist's paintings and engravings are united for the first time, in this in-depth examination of his ...More

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Shakespeare's Globe Theatre 12 minutes walk from White Swan

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Somerset House 12 minutes walk from White Swan

The DJs play reggae tunes, plus live performance by Mangrove Steelband....More

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Duchess Theatre 14 minutes walk from White Swan

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The Lion King tells the story of Simba - the epic adventure of his battles, his friendships, his dreams and ...More

 
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Students at a prestigious prep school "stick it to the man" with encouragement from their substitute teacher - wannabe rock ...More

 
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Dance | Until 16th January 2020 

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Northern Ballet's adaptation of Bram Stoker's Dracula comes to the Royal Opera House but before it does it's screened live ...More

 
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Dance | Until 16th January 2020 

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Petipa's classic ballet, a long-time part of the Royal Ballet's repertoire and accruing additional choreography by Ashton, Dowell and Wheeldon ...More

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