Clerkenwell and surrounding areas
A locals' guide to Clerkenwell and surrounding areas
"This inspiring mosaic in Angel reminds me every day to do what I love!"Daniel Burrell
"I love the buzzy urban feel of EC1 and knowing that I am within touching distance of all that is happening..."Tim Standing
"There are some fantastic restaurants next to London Liverpool Street perfect for a quick bite to eat at lunch or before a long journey."Andrew Phillips
Where do Clerkenwell and surrounding areas locals go?
A great place to enjoy a drink, food and a good game of ping pong in the founding home of table tennis!
Submitted by Amit
The Grill on the Market
Steak, cocktails and very good fajitas... If you're a member you can even get 50% of food and 2-4-1 drinks!
Submitted by Daisy
Sushi Tetsu is a fantastic and very personable sushi restaurant tucked down a small passageway in Clerkenwell. It serves some of the best sushi in London.
Submitted by Tim
Bourne and Hollingsworth
You may have to book really far in advance, but the brunch with bottomless cocktails is definitely worth the wait! Make sure you try the French toast with clotted cream, berries and honey...
Submitted by Daisy
The Honest Burger cocktails are absolutely fantastic and the staff are exceptionally friendly too!
Submitted by Gabriel
Sports Bar & Grill, Farringdon
Every sport on multiple wide screens and great burgers. The champagne cocktails are to die for!
Submitted by Nicola
Look Mum No Hands
A great concept for anyone who loves cycling. Full-time mechanics working upstairs that can help with flat tyres and answer any questions about bikes, as well as a great outdoor area to sit and bask in the sun with a coffee and food.
Submitted by Cliodhna
Vintage and antiques shops, Camden Passage oozes character and quirkiness with great places to have a coffee or dine. Oh so pretty and quaint!
Submitted by Annabel
The Camden Head
A fantastic boozer in the heart of Camden Passage. Sit out in the beer garden watching the locals mooching around the market stalls.
Submitted by Annabel
Just down the road from Sadler's Wells Theatre, this exceptional gastro pub is packed before a show - and rightly so.
Submitted by Stephen
The Breakfast Club
Always busy, with great breakfasts throughout the day, as well as lunch and dinner menus.
Submitted by Andrew
69 Colebrooke Row
One of London's best kept secrets. The size of a small living room, but serving the best experimental cocktails around. The bar uses spirits and drinks that it infuses itself in a drinks laboratory and the staff wear lab coats.
Submitted by James
The Barbican Exhibition Centre
A quirky but intimate spot for live plays and music events. Home of London Symphony Orchestra!
Submitted by Cliodhna
Why do you find Clerkenwell and surrounding areas a great place to live?
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Did you know?
"The name Clerkenwell is taken from Clerks' Well which was a spring where students gathered. Part of the well is still visible and it has been incorporated into a building called Wells Court in Farringdon Lane."
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Child-friendly activities near Clerkenwell and surrounding areas
Finsbury Judo Clubinsbury Leisure Centre
Having coached Judo to Juniors over the past 30 years. I have found that there are very different approaches to how we can get the message from Professor Kano across to our young Judoka. Kano's view of Judo was quite clear. It was to be a good source of fitness, fun and discipline, rolled into a sport which could be enjoyed safely for all ages. With it roots in Ju-Jit-Su or ( Ju-Jut-Su) as a fighting Art, we find an easy cross over into Kano's Judo. Website
Singalong with HarrietteChurch Hall
Harriette Ashcroft is one of the hidden gems of London. Guitar and vocals. Trained at London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art, She has work with Shared Experience, Theatre de Complicite and the Peter Hall Company. As a professional community musician her songs and stories have been performed by members of the London Symphony orchestra. She has received grants form the Arts council to develop her work . Website
Rhythm for Life EC1 Music ProjectArgos
Music, multi-media, arts, crafts, sports, dance, advice, information and support including further education and employment opportunities.
Little Moles toddlers groupMuseum of London Shop
This is a fun session for children who are walking-5 years and their carers and involves hands-on creative activities, exploring the galleries, songs, stories and refreshments. Website
After school Pottery ClassThe 1A Centre
Our after school Pottery Class is a lot of fun and makes use of our fantastic facilities at 1A Arts. We have a pottery studio, complete with kiln, allowing kid's to explore their creativity. Colleen is our very talented pottery tutor and always makes it a fun experience! Website
Fujian White Crane Kung FuClaremont Hall
Our instructors are passionate about their own training but when they are in front of their classes they are concentrated on teaching you. It's about your progress, unravelling your setbacks, instilling the principles of this old traditional style of Kung fu into you - not about their egos. Website
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