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Barbican Tube Station
 
3 minutes walk
 
Farringdon Tube Station
 
3 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
 
Hoxton Overground Station
 
26 minutes walk
 
 
Car Parks

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Caxton House NCP
 
1 minutes walk
 
Cardinal House NCP
 
1 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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The Zetter Townhouse Clerkenwell
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £175  27% off
49-50 St John's Square, EC1V | 3 minutes from The Gate
Located nearby to trendy neighbourbood Farringdon, The Zetter Townhouse Clerkenwell has been affectionately named the Great Aunt of the original Zetter Hotel. Within the Georgian townhouse, ... More
 
 
 
The Zetter Hotel London
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £83  35% off
St John's Square 86-88 Clerkenwell Road, EC1M | 4 minutes from The Gate
Found in the trendy neighbourhood of Clerkenwell, The Zetter Hotel provides stylish boutique accommodation within a converted Victorian warehouse. With 59 rooms, each individually designed and ... More
 
 
 
Club Quarters St Pauls Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £78  26% off
24 Ludgate Hill, EC4M | 9 minutes from The Gate
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
 
 
 
 
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Alternative Bars nearest The Gate

Nearest to The Gate
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Longroom
London > Nightlife > Bars
18-20 St. John Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1M | Same location as The Gate
Situated in the heart of Clerkenwell, next door to St John and Smithfield Market, The Longroom specialises in craft beers, salt beef and gourmet sandwiches. Described ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Cocktail Trading Company Smithfield
London > Nightlife > Bars
50-52 Long Acre Lane, EC1A | 2 minutes from The Gate
Following the huge success of the Cocktail Trading Company in Oxford Circus, launched in January 2015, the award winning team ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
7 Tales
London > Nightlife > Bars
64 Turnmill Street, EC1M | 4 minutes from The Gate
"Restaurateurs the world over could learn a thing or two from Jason Atherton when it comes to what makes a great restaurant bar," says ... More
 
 
 
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Nightlife near The Gate

The Gate clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Fox & Anchor
London > Nightlife > Pubs
115 Charterhouse Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1M | 1 minute from The Gate
This renovated traditional pub in the heart of Clerkenwell has been serving the traders of nearby Smithfields Market for years. Under the Malmaison umbrella - the ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Vinoteca
London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
7 St John Street, Clerkenwell, Clerkenwell, London EC1M | 1 minute from The Gate
Wine bars in the UK were given a bad name in the 1980s but places like this show us how it should be done. Both the ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Fabric
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
77a Charterhouse Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1M | 2 minutes from The Gate
Built on the site of a Victorian meat cellar, Fabric continues to boast the most sensational line-ups in the capital. Its global ... More
 
 
 
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London > Events > Leisure  Dates: Saturday 24th June 2017 - 1.30pm-4pm
The Gate, 150 London Wall, EC2Y | 5 minutes from The Gate
Talk by Kim Stoddart, national gardening journalist, social entrepreneur and gardener....More
 
 
 
Ongoing
Lady Lucy: Portraits for Services, Gifts and Favours
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 18th May to 24th September 2017 - 10am-6pm
The Gate, 150 London Wall, EC2Y | 5 minutes from The Gate
A participatory art project, asking members of the public to offer a service, gift or favour to another museum visitor in return for a watercolour portrait ...More
 
 
 
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Live Lab
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 19th May to 28th July 2017 - 11am-4.30pm
The Gate, 63 Gee Street, EC1V | 7 minutes from The Gate
Exhibitions & Art, Photography....More
 
 
 
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Entertainment near The Gate

Near The Gate
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Barbican Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Silk Street, City, London EC2Y | 6 minutes from The Gate
The Barbican Centre's two theatre spaces - the Barbican Theatre and The Pit - offer everything from gritty reality to far-flung fantasy, from dance to ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Barbican Centre
London > Entertainment > Arts Centres
Silk Street, City, London EC2Y | 6 minutes from The Gate
Described by the Queen as 'one of the wonders of the modern world' , the Barbican Centre has also been voted 'London's ugliest building'. Ugly or ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Barbican The Pit
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Silk Street, City, London EC2Y | 6 minutes from The Gate
In the two theatre spaces - the Barbican Theatre and the Pit - you can enjoy everything from gritty reality to far-flung fantasy, from dance ... More
 
 
 
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Sights and Attractions near The Gate

The best museums, galleries, attractions near The Gate
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
St Bartholomew the Great
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
West Smithfield, Clerkenwell, London EC1A | 2 minutes from The Gate
St Bartholomew the Great is a historic church founded in 1123 and the oldest parish church in the City of London. Features include the pre-Reformation octagonal ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Museum of London
London > Attractions > Museums
150 London Wall, City, London EC2Y | 5 minutes from The Gate
Experience the real flavour of London life from the prehistoric to present day when you visit the Museum of London, a modern ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Barbican - Curve Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
Ground Level, Barbican Centre, Silk Street, City, London EC2Y | 6 minutes from The Gate
Part of the Barbican Centre for arts and conferences the Curve Gallery, situated on the ground floor, has changing exhibitions of photography, art and design. ... More
 
 
 
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Shopping near The Gate

The best shops and markets near The Gate
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Farm Collective
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
91 Cowcross Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1M | 1 minute from The Gate
Its location opposite Smithfield Market is a very appropriate spot for the Farm Collective to set up shop. Working with select farmers and small producers, this outlet ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Smithfield Market
London > Shopping > Markets
West Smithfield, Clerkenwell, London EC1A | 2 minutes from The Gate
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Lesley Craze Gallery
London > Shopping > Jewellery
34 Clerkenwell Green, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 5 minutes from The Gate
Lesley Craze houses contemporary pieces of jewellery design in an interesting gallery shop. A range of materials is used, including both precious and semi-precious metals, and ... More
 
 
 
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Restaurants near The Gate

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Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
St John
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
26 St John Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1M | Same location as The Gate
This gory Michelin-starred restaurant often slips into those "Best 50 restaurants in the World" lists - and it's not hard to see why. Although picky eaters ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Burger & Lobster
London > Restaurants > American restaurants
40 St John's Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1M | Same location as The Gate
This is the third branch of Burger & Lobster, following the success (see queues) of the original Burger & Lobster in Mayfair (opened in ... More
 
 
 
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Benito's Hat
London > Restaurants > Mexican restaurants
12-14 St John Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1M | Same location as The Gate
Following the success (read queues) of their first restaurant in Fitzrovia, Benito's Hat brought their unique brand of Mexican food to Farringdon and introduced a new ... More
 
 
 
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Education near The Gate

Near The Gate
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
B&H Kitchen
London > Education > Cookery Courses
Bourne & Hollingsworth Buildings, 42 Northampton Road, EC1R | 9 minutes from The Gate
Featuring six catering stations, a demonstration bench and a communal dining table, B&H Kitchen , the cookery school from Bourne & Hollingsworth Group, guides Londoners ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
LSO St Luke's
London > Education > Professional Training
161 Old Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 9 minutes from The Gate
This gorgeous 18th century Grade I listed Hawksmoor church is one of a number of London churches which has, in recent years, been converted into a ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Career Energy
London > Education > Career Services
4-6 Staple Inn, Holborn, London WC1V | 9 minutes from The Gate
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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Leisure near The Gate

The Gate gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Urban Golf
London > Leisure > Golf
12 Smithfield Street, City, London EC1A | 4 minutes from The Gate
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Postman's Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
King Edward Street, City, London EC4M | 5 minutes from The Gate
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
My Chocolate Workshops
London > Leisure > Activities
Hatton Square Business Centre, 16-16a Baldwin Gardens, Holborn, London EC1N | 7 minutes from The Gate
Immerse yourself in a world of chocolate with this mouth-watering workshop. You will discover how chocolate is processed from bean to bar. Sample a variety of ... More
 
 
 
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Pubs near The Gate

The best pubs near London The Gate.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Fox & Anchor
London > Nightlife > Pubs
115 Charterhouse Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1M | 1 minute from The Gate
This renovated traditional pub in the heart of Clerkenwell has been serving the traders of nearby Smithfields Market for years. Under the Malmaison umbrella - the ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Jerusalem Tavern
London > Nightlife > Pubs
55 Britton Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1M | 2 minutes from The Gate
It’s teeny-tiny and, no, there aren’t enough seats, but the Jerusalem Tavern still provides a cosy nook to devour a rare breed of delicious ales. London’s ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Old Red Cow
London > Nightlife > Pubs
71 Long Lane, Clerkenwell, London EC1A | 2 minutes from The Gate
One of the oldest pubs in Smithfield, The Old Red Cow has stood on this spot on Long Lane since the year dot. Steeped in history, ... More
 
 
 
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Meeting venue hire near The Gate

Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near The Gate.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Rookery
London > Business > Venue Hire
Peter's Lane, Cowcross Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1M | 1 minute from The Gate
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Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Museum of the Order of St John
London > Business > Venue Hire
St. Johns Gate, 26 St. John's Lane, Clerkenwell, London EC1M | 2 minutes from The Gate
The Museum of the Order of St John tells the story of the St John's Ambulance from within a 16th century gatehouse which was formerly the ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Haberdashers' Hall
London > Business > Venue Hire
18 West Smithfield, City, London EC1A | 3 minutes from The Gate
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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Fabric
Clubbing and Nightlife | On 24th June 2017 

Fabric 2 minutes walk from The Gate

House and techno on the night with Nicole Moudaber, Marcel Fengler and DJ Deep....More

Lady Lucy: Portraits for Services, Gifts and Favours
Exhibitions | Until 24th September 2017 

Museum of London 5 minutes walk from The Gate

A participatory art project, asking members of the public to offer a service, gift or favour to another museum visitor ...More

My Point Forward
Exhibitions | Until 24th September 2017 

Museum of London 5 minutes walk from The Gate

Blast Theory present a series of newly commissioned short films in this interactive exhibition....More

Hack It: Rebel Gardening
Leisure | On 24th June 2017 

Museum of London 5 minutes walk from The Gate

Talk by Kim Stoddart, national gardening journalist, social entrepreneur and gardener....More

Niall McDiarmid: Here And Now
Exhibitions | Until 15th October 2017 

Museum of London 5 minutes walk from The Gate

Photographic portraits of the people of London, taken over six years....More

Picture This: The Music Photography Of Sheila Rock
Exhibitions | Until 4th July 2017 

Barbican Centre 6 minutes walk from The Gate

View the legendary photographer's work from Barenboim to U2 and from Rattle to Siouxsie Sioux....More

Into The Unknown: A Journey Through Science Fiction
Into The Unknown: A Journey Through Science Fiction
Exhibitions | Until 1st September 2017 

Barbican Centre 6 minutes walk from The Gate

This June, the Barbican Centre presents Into The Unknown: A Journey Through Science Fiction. The genre-defying exploration of art, design, ...More

 
The Japanese House: Architecture and Life After 1945
The Japanese House: Architecture and Life After 1945
Exhibitions | Until 25th June 2017 

Barbican Centre 6 minutes walk from The Gate

In 2017, the Barbican hosts the first major UK exhibition on Japanese domestic architecture from the end of the Second ...More

 
Bill Viola: Mary
Exhibitions | Until 31st December 2018 

St Paul's Cathedral 9 minutes walk from The Gate

Mary, the second permanent large-scale video installation by Bill Viola for St Paul's Cathedral is inaugurated in the North Quire ...More

Bill Viola
Exhibitions | Until 11th August 2018 

St Paul's Cathedral 9 minutes walk from The Gate

The internationally-acclaimed artist displays a second permanent large-scale installation, titled Mary, the first moving-image artworks to be installed in a ...More

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