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174 Queen Victoria Street, City, London EC4V 4EG
 
 
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Open 11:00-23:00 Mon-Sat | 12:00-22:30 Sun | Food until 22:00
 

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St. Paul's Tube Station
 
6 minutes walk
 
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Blackfriars Railway Station
 
1 minutes walk
 
 
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Snowhill NCP
 
7 minutes walk
 
Smithfield Central Market NCP
 
9 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Crowne Plaza London The City
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £92  27% off
19 New Bridge Street, EC4V | 1 minute from The Black Friar
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
 
 
 
Club Quarters St Pauls Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £98  36% off
24 Ludgate Hill, EC4M | 3 minutes from The Black Friar
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  29% off
1-2 Serjeant's Inn, EC4Y | 4 minutes from The Black Friar
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
 
 
 
 
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Hilliard
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
26A Tudor Street, City, London EC4Y | 3 minutes from The Black Friar
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The Duke and Duchess
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
2 - 3 Creed Lane, City, London EC4V | 3 minutes from The Black Friar
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Humble Grape Fleet Street
London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
1 St Brides Passage, Fleet Street, EC4Y | 2 minutes from The Black Friar
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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Lyaness
London > Nightlife > Bars
Sea Containers London, 20 Upper Ground, SE1 | 6 minutes from The Black Friar
Pioneering mixology maestro Ryan Chetiyawardana shook the industry as hard as he shakes his cocktails in 2018 when he announced the closure of his ... More
 
 
 
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Oxo Tower Bar & Brasserie
London > Nightlife > Bars
Oxo Tower Wharf, Barge House Street, South Bank, London SE1 | 6 minutes from The Black Friar
Boasting one of the best views in town, the Oxo Tower Bar is perfect for combining a spot of leisurely (if static) sightseeing with some classy ... More
 
 
 
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What Kind Of City Do We Want To Be' Finding Dignity In Low-Wage Britain
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: Thursday 26th September 2019 - 6.30pm-8pm
The Black Friar, St Paul's Churchyard, EC4M | 5 minutes from The Black Friar
Literary & Education, Discussion/Debate....More
 
 
 
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Connected: The Makers' Art
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: Saturday 21st and Sunday 22nd September 2019 - 11am-6pm
The Black Friar, Oxo Tower Wharf, Bargehouse Street, SE1 | 6 minutes from The Black Friar
Selected craft and design works by MA graduates of UCA, Farnham, showcasing each person's transition from student to practitioner through multi-disciplinary practice....More
 
 
 
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Foragers Of The Foreshore
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 24th to 29th Sep 2019
The Black Friar, Oxo Tower Wharf, Barge House Street, SE1 | 6 minutes from The Black Friar
An expansive exhibition at the Bargehouse on mudlarking on the River Thames, Foragers of the Foreshore is curated by Florence Evans and features photographic portraits of ...More
 
 
 
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HMS President
London > Entertainment >
Kings Reach, Victoria Embankment, Holborn, London EC4Y | 4 minutes from The Black Friar
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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Curzon Mondrian
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
20 Upper Ground, South Bank, London SE1 | 6 minutes from The Black Friar
Situated within Mondrian London, Curzon Mondrian is a 56-seat cinema run by the independent cinema company from Friday evenings through to Sunday. Screenings include new releases, ... 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 The Black Friar
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 best museums, galleries, attractions near The Black Friar
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St Paul's Cathedral
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
St Paul's Churchyard, City, London EC4M | 5 minutes from The Black Friar
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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Bankside Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
48 Hopton Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 6 minutes from The Black Friar
Bankside Gallery is the home of the Royal Watercolour Society and the Royal Society of Painter-Printmakers - the oldest societies of their kind in the world. ... More
 
 
 
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Millennium Bridge
London > Attractions > Boats and Bridges
River Thames, City, London SE1 | 6 minutes from The Black Friar
This sleek, £18.2million 325m steel footbridge designed by Sir Norman Foster spans the River Thames between St Paul's Cathedral in the City and the Tate Modern ... More
 
 
 
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Oxo Tower and Gabriel's Wharf
London > Shopping > Arts and Crafts
Oxo Tower Wharf, Bargehouse Street, South Bank, London SE1 | 6 minutes from The Black Friar
As you stare across the river at this bustling, stylish, multi-faceted venue, it’s hard to believe that this riverside warehouse was once a reprocessing plant for ... More
 
 
 
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The Natural Kitchen
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
15-17 New Street Square, Fetter Lane, City, London EC4A | 6 minutes from The Black Friar
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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Ede & Ravenscroft
London > Shopping > Clothing
93 Chancery Lane, Holborn, London WC2A | 8 minutes from The Black Friar
Founded in Aldwych in 1689 Ede and Ravenscroft has the rare distinction of being the tailors and robe makers of choice for twelve coronations and holds ... More
 
 
 
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Chinese Cricket Club
London > Restaurants > Chinese restaurants
19 New Bridge Street, City, London EC4V | 1 minute from The Black Friar
Chinese Cuisine... More
 
 
 
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Pret A Manger
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
101 New Bridge Street, City, London EC4V | 2 minutes from The Black Friar
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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Hilliard
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
26A Tudor Street, City, London EC4Y | 3 minutes from The Black Friar
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Education near The Black Friar

Near The Black Friar
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Career Energy
London > Education > Career Services
4-6 Staple Inn, Holborn, London WC1V | 10 minutes from The Black Friar
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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Courtauld Institute of Art
London > Education > Arts and Drama
Somerset House, Covent Garden, London WC2R | 11 minutes from The Black Friar
The Courtauld is one of the most prestigious art schools in the country, affiliated with the Oxbridge system and boasting a huge private location and prime ... More
 
 
 
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Saw Swee Hock Student Centre
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
1 Sheffield Street, Holborn, London WC2A | 12 minutes from The Black Friar
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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Chang's Hapkido Academy
London > Leisure > Martial Arts
Topnotch Health Club, 3 Tudor Street, City, London EC4Y | 2 minutes from The Black Friar
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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Agua Bathhouse and Spa
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
Sea Containers London, 20 Upper Ground, South Bank, London SE1 | 6 minutes from The Black Friar
Six private treatment rooms, including a couples' suite and a private thermal suite, make up agua Bathhouse and Spa within Mondrian London at Sea Containers. Bringing ... More
 
 
 
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Urban Golf
London > Leisure > Golf
12 Smithfield Street, City, London EC1A | 8 minutes from The Black Friar
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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Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near The Black Friar.
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The Mermaid
London > Business > Venue Hire
The Mermaid, Puddledock, City, London EC4V | 2 minutes from The Black Friar
The self-proclaimed best kept events secret in the City, the newly refurbished Mermaid events and conference centre in Blackfriars boasts a 600-seat theatre-style auditorium and numerous ... More
 
 
 
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Middle Temple Hall
London > Business > Venue Hire
2 Plowden Buildings Middle Temple Lane, Holborn, London EC4Y | 6 minutes from The Black Friar
Middle Temple Hall, completed in 1574, is late-Gothic in style. Its attractions are a rare double-hammer beam roof, an intricately carved screen (which, although heavily damaged ... More
 
 
 
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Tate Modern
London > Business > Venue Hire
Bankside, Bankside, London SE1 | 7 minutes from The Black Friar
Located along the banks of the River Thames in the former Bankside Power Station, originally designed by Sir Giles Gilbert Scott in 1947, the architect of ... More
 
 
 
 

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Connected: The Makers' Art
Exhibitions | Until 22nd September 2019 

The gallery@oxo 6 minutes walk from The Black Friar

Selected craft and design works by MA graduates of UCA, Farnham, showcasing each person's transition from student to practitioner through ...More

Allora & Calzadilla's Balance Of Power
Exhibitions | Until 13th October 2019 

Tate Modern 7 minutes walk from The Black Friar

A living sculpture created by the artists where three performers wear military uniforms while doing three yoga 'warrior poses'....More

Dora Maurer
Dora Maurer
Exhibitions | Until 5th July 2020 

Tate Modern 7 minutes walk from The Black Friar

The playful works of Dora Maurer come to Tate Modern this summer in what will be the first UK survey ...More

 
Olafur Eliasson: In Real Life
Olafur Eliasson: In Real Life
Exhibitions | Until 5th January 2020 

Tate Modern 7 minutes walk from The Black Friar

This summer, Icelandic artist Olafur Eliasson, whose 2003 weather project flooded the Turbine Hall with fake sunlight, returns to Tate ...More

 
Ed Ruscha
Exhibitions | Until 1st July 2020 

Tate Modern 7 minutes walk from The Black Friar

Works by Nebraska-born painter and printmaker, now resident in Los Angeles, which illustrate his love of dissonance, irony and humour....More

Takis
Exhibitions | Until 27th October 2019 

Tate Modern 7 minutes walk from The Black Friar

Takis, born Panayiotis Vassilakis, displays his forests of Signal sculptures and magnetic objects inspired by radar....More

Artist Rooms: Ellen Gallagher
Exhibitions | Until 17th November 2019 

Tate Modern 7 minutes walk from The Black Friar

Contemporary artworks of multiple disciplines by the American artist who uses found images and references to historical events in her ...More

Yinka Shonibare: The British Library
Exhibitions | Until 17th November 2019 

Tate Modern 7 minutes walk from The Black Friar

An installation which reflects on the impact of immigration on all aspects of British culture while creating a space for ...More

The Alehouse Sessions
Concerts | On 22nd September 2019 

Shakespeare's Globe Theatre 8 minutes walk from The Black Friar

Bjarte Eike, Norway's leading baroque violinist curates an evening of music as it might be experienced in an English 17th-century ...More

The Merry Wives Of Windsor
Theatre | Until 12th October 2019 

Shakespeare's Globe Theatre 8 minutes walk from The Black Friar

Shakespeare's well-known comedy, The Merry Wives of Windsor, is about Sir John Falstaff setting about improving his financial situation by ...More

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Cineworld Leicester Square
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Cineworld on the north side of Leicester Square is a state-of-the-art nine screen cinema in the centre of London which shows the latest releases and big blockbuster movies....More

A Nightmare On Antics Street
Clubbing and Nightlife | On 1st November 

Electric Ballroom

Antics DJs Richard Titchener and Matt Terris bring a thrilling Halloween party to the Electric Ballroom in Camden Town with scary decor, prizes for worst and best outfits ...More

Stranger Things Halloween Party
Stranger Things Halloween Party
Concerts | On 26th October 

EartH

DJ Yoda brings a Stranger Things themed party ...More

 
ANTS at fabric
ANTS at fabric
Clubbing and Nightlife | On 1st November 

Fabric Nightclub

Ibiza club night ANTS heads to London superclub fabric in Farringdon to host a Halloween ...More

 
Le Deli Robuchon
Le Deli Robuchon
Dining 

The legacy of the late French chef, Joel Robuchon, can be found in this Mayfair ...More

 
Oktoberfest at Pop Brixton
Oktoberfest at Pop Brixton
Foodie Events | From 11th October 

Pop Brixton

Pop Brixton will once again join in on ...More

 
The Cursed Voyage of HMS Berners
The Cursed Voyage of HMS Berners
Seasonal | On 31st October 

Berners Tavern

The dress code for The London EDITION's Halloween ...More

 
Fright Club: Jitters
Fright Club: Jitters
Comedy | On 31st October 

The Comedy Pub

A fright-tastic comedy show, Jitters blends morbid magic with ghoulish giggles, taking its audience on ...More

 
Northern Ballet: Dracula
Northern Ballet: Dracula
Dance | From 7th November 

Royal Opera House

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

 
CinemaLive and Northern Ballet: Dracula Live
CinemaLive and Northern Ballet: Dracula Live
Film Events | On 31st October 

Vue West End

Broadcast live by satellite from Leeds Playhouse to ...More

 
The Drumsheds
The Drumsheds
Entertainment 

From the creators of Printworks, The Drumsheds is a warehouse and outdoor space that's perfect ...More

 
Out Of Order
Theatre | From 12th October 

Southbank Centre

Sheffield based ensemble Forced Entertainment stages a tragi-comic mime show set in the ruins of a broken world at the Southbank Centre this October. Out Of Order starts with a troupe of hapless clowns huddled ...More

Hendrick's Gin Tini Martini Townhouse
Hendrick's Gin Tini Martini Townhouse
Exhibitions | From 4th October 

Oneroom Gallery

Small is beautiful at the Hendrick's Tini Martini ...More

 
Oneroom Gallery
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ONEROOM Gallery is a converted Victorian warehouse in Shoreditch split over four floors with a private terrace....More

Le Comptoir Robuchon
Le Comptoir Robuchon
Dining 

Le Comptoir Robuchon puts the focus on the late chef Joel Robuchon's original small plates ...More

 
Beano Studios
Beano Studios
Business 

The London HQ for Beano, the UK's longest running weekly comic, first published in 1938....More

 
Sticks'n'Sushi, Soho
Sticks'n'Sushi, Soho
Dining 

Underneath the London HQ of British artist Damien Hirst, Sticks'n'Sushi in Soho specialises in sushi ...More

 
Alcotraz Penitentiary: Cell Block Six Eight
Alcotraz Penitentiary: Cell Block Six Eight
Drinking 

Two years after the first behind-bars cocktail bar ...More

 
Wilder Restaurant & Bar
Wilder Restaurant & Bar
Dining 

Modern British restaurant at Boundary London run by Richard McLellan, former chef at the Typing ...More

 
The Collective
The Collective
Business 

Set within a Victorian house, The Collective are a collection of beautifully designed and finished ...More

 
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Summer may be over but that isn't an excuse for hibernating - and why would ...More

 
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With Market Halls, Arcade and Seven Dials Market opening in one year, food halls ...More

 
December in London 2019
December in London 2019
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The National Theatre adapts Neil Gaiman's modern myth for its Christmas show, joining much ...More

 
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London is marking the 50th anniversary of ...More

 
 
 
 
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