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The People's Supermarket  

 
 
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72-78 Lamb's Conduit Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1N 3LP
 
 
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Mon-Sat 8am-9pm, Sun 10am-6pm
 

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The People's SupermarketRumour has it that The People's Supermarket fought off Tesco this a site on Lamb's Conduit Street, one of London's most independently spirited neighbourhoods. The sight of a Tesco Metro would have been incredibly incongruous on a semi-pedestrianised street devoid of all major corporations (with the sole exception of the Starbucks on the intersection with Great Ormond Street). The brain-child of celebrity chef Arthur Potts-Dawson and ex-Marks & Spencer executive Kate Wickes-Bull, The People's Supermarket boasts a remarkably simple concept: anyone can shop in the store, but full membership (exchanged for a one-off £25 payment and four hours per month working in the store) will grant you a 10% discount and a say in how the shop is run. On the shelves you'll find fresh, locally sourced supermarket fare which is both cheap and airfreight free. All profits go back to into the business, community spirit is bolstered and new jobs are created for locals. Everyone's a winner. Except Tesco's?

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Russell Square Tube Station
 
5 minutes walk
 
Holborn Tube Station
 
7 minutes walk
 
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Brunswick Square NCP
 
5 minutes walk
 
Russell Court NCP
 
6 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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DoubleTree by Hilton London - West End
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £91  26% off
92 Southampton Row, WC1B | 4 minutes from The People's Supermarket
The DoubleTree by Hilton London - West End hotel is perfectly located in London's historic Bloomsbury district, between Holborn and Russell Square tube stations for convenient ... More
 
 
 
Holiday Inn London Bloomsbury
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £80  25% off
Coram Street, WC1N | 6 minutes from The People's Supermarket
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
 
 
 
The Montague on the Gardens
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £145  26% off
15 Montague Street, WC1B | 6 minutes from The People's Supermarket
Overlooking the gardens of Montague Garden Square, this sedate hotel has a peaceful feel even though the British Museum is right next door and Covent Garden's ... More
 
 
 
 
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Harringay Local Store
London > Shopping > Supermarkets
581C Green Lanes, N8 | 4.3 miles from The People's Supermarket
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Fresh N Fine
London > Shopping > Supermarkets
18 Penton Street, Islington, London N1 | 14 minutes from The People's Supermarket
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London > Shopping > Supermarkets
1 Wharf Road, N1C | 18 minutes from The People's Supermarket
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La Fromagerie Bloomsbury
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
52 Lambs Conduit Street, WC1N | 1 minute from The People's Supermarket
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Ben Pentreath Ltd
London > Shopping > House and Garden
17 Rugby Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1N | 1 minute from The People's Supermarket
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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French's Dairy
London > Shopping > Jewellery
13 Rugby Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1N | 1 minute from The People's Supermarket
Artist Maggie Owen took a former dairy and turned it into an Art Deco emporium dripping in achingly hip designer jewellery. And the good news is ... More
 
 
 
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London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 20th November 2019 to 19th April 2020 - 10am-5pm
The People's Supermarket, 48 Doughty Street, WC1N | 3 minutes from The People's Supermarket
A display exploring a Victorian publishing phenomenon and a string of Christmas books by Charles Dickens that continue to influence the season more than 170 years ...More
 
 
 
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Atmospheres: Artists Of The Transvangarde
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 6th February to 28th March 2020 - 12.30pm-5.30pm
The People's Supermarket, 24 Old Gloucester Street, WC1N | 4 minutes from The People's Supermarket
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Portraying Pregnancy
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 24th January to 26th April 2020
The People's Supermarket, 40 Brunswick Square, WC1N | 4 minutes from The People's Supermarket
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London > Entertainment >
157-163 Gray's Inn Road, WC1X | 4 minutes from The People's Supermarket
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Curzon Bloomsbury
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
The Brunswick, Bloomsbury, London WC1N | 4 minutes from The People's Supermarket
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London > Entertainment > Arts Centres
30 Colonnade, Bloomsbury, London WC1N | 5 minutes from The People's Supermarket
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Lambs Conduit Street
London > Attractions >
WC1N | 1 minute from The People's Supermarket
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London > Attractions > Attractions for Kids
93 Guilford Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1N | 2 minutes from The People's Supermarket
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Charles Dickens Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
48 Doughty Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1N | 3 minutes from The People's Supermarket
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Ciao Bella
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
86-90 Lamb's Conduit Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1N | 1 minute from The People's Supermarket
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Cigala
London > Restaurants > Spanish restaurants
54 Lambs Conduit Street, Russell Square, Bloomsbury, London WC1N | 1 minute from The People's Supermarket
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La Gourmandina
London > Restaurants > French restaurants
57 Lamb's Conduit Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1N | 1 minute from The People's Supermarket
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London > Education > Universities and Colleges
Conway Hall, 25 Red Lion Square, Holborn, London WC1R | 4 minutes from The People's Supermarket
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London Wine Academy
London > Education > Evening Classes
Garden Floor, 6 Coldbath Square, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 7 minutes from The People's Supermarket
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School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS)
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
Thornhaugh Street, Russell Square, Bloomsbury, London WC1H | 9 minutes from The People's Supermarket
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London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
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Victoria House, Bloomsbury Place, Bloomsbury, London WC1B | 5 minutes from The People's Supermarket
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Sense Spa at Rosewood London
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
252 High Holborn, Holborn, London WC1V | 7 minutes from The People's Supermarket
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The Lamb
London > Nightlife > Pubs
94 Lamb's Conduit Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1N | 1 minute from The People's Supermarket
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Duke (of York)
London > Nightlife > Pubs
7 Roger Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1N | 2 minutes from The People's Supermarket
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Queens Larder Restaurant & Pub
London > Nightlife > Pubs
1 Queen's Square, Bloomsbury, Bloomsbury, London WC1N | 4 minutes from The People's Supermarket
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The Perseverance
London > Nightlife > Bars
63 Lamb's Conduit Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1N | 1 minute from The People's Supermarket
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Scarfes Bar
London > Nightlife > Bars
252 High Holborn, Holborn, Holborn, London WC1V | 6 minutes from The People's Supermarket
Named after the cartoonist Gerald Scarfe (whose characterful illustrations adorn the bar's walls), Scarfes Bar is a shining beacon in the otherwise lacking High Holborn area. ... More
 
 
 
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Ghost Farringdon
London > Nightlife >
113-117 Farringdon Road, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 9 minutes from The People's Supermarket
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The Foundling Museum
London > Business > Venue Hire
40 Brunswick Square, Bloomsbury, London WC1N | 4 minutes from The People's Supermarket
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
 
 
 
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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 The People's Supermarket
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Sir John Soane's Museum
London > Business > Venue Hire
13 Lincoln's Inn Fields, Holborn, London WC2A | 8 minutes from The People's Supermarket
An appealingly higgledy-piggledy treasure trove of artefacts, the extraordinary Sir John Soane's Museum elegantly located on Lincoln's Inn Fields is well worth an exploratory rummage. Lurking ... More
 
 
 

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Exhibitions | Until 19th April 2020 

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