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St Lukes

A locals' guide to St Lukes

"In all corners of Shoreditch there's plenty of street art that really adds character to the area."

Andrew Phillips

"I love the buzzy urban feel of EC1 and knowing that I am within touching distance of all that is happening..."

Tim Standing

"The street art on this wall is constantly changing, which makes for a beautiful and rousing walk to work every morning. Expect the unexpected on Great Eastern Street!"

Kayleigh Harvey

What is your favourite place?

Where do St Lukes locals go?

Nightjar

The most sophistication you can find between two kebab shops on a roundabout. A speakeasy-style cocktail bar underneath the adjacent shops, serving the best cocktail creations in town.

Trapeze

Quirky interiors and crazy cocktails, this restaurant-cum-club is great for a number of different occasions.

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.

Honest Burgers

The Honest Burger cocktails are absolutely fantastic and the staff are exceptionally friendly too!

Tramshed

A Mark Hix restaurant with a huge Damien Hurst cow and chicken on display, created specifically for Tramshed! The menu is simple but very tasty!

Ozone Coffee Roasters

Proper coffee in warehouse-style surroundings and food too, served from breakfast through to dinner.

Duck & Waffle

This restaurant in The Heron is a great way to start the day and there's not a bad view either... Breakfast is a must!!

Foxlow

Amazing food! The service is fantastic and the steak and salmon are out of this world...

Sports Bar & Grill, Farringdon

Every sport on multiple wide screens and great burgers. The champagne cocktails are to die for!

The Slaughtered Lamb

Great atmosphere, live bands, excellent wine! Sometimes you see the cast of Eastenders and Ed Sheeran in here.

J & A Café

The best Irish fry up with real Irish soda bread and Ballymaloe relish!

The Barbican Exhibition Centre

A quirky but intimate spot for live plays and music events. Home of London Symphony Orchestra!

Ibérica Farringdon

A great spot for tapas right by Farringdon Station, with good value, super tasty food and a buzzy atmosphere.

The Modern Pantry

Great brunch/lunch spot and really fresh food. Worth booking as people come especially to Clerkenwell to eat here.

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!

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"At the time of their completion in the 1970s, the tower blocks in the Barbican estate were the tallest apartment buildings in Europe."

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  1. About St Lukes

    St Luke's is an area in the London Borough of Islington, just north of the City of London near the Barbican and Shoreditch. It takes its name from the church of St Luke's, on Old Street west of the tube station. The area extends north of the church to City Road and south to Finsbury Square and Whitecross Street.

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