The London Stone  

 
 
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109 Cannon Street, City, London EC4N 5AD
 
 
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The London StoneThis City pub opposite Cannon Street station gets its name from the London Stone, a Roman stone that can still be seen embedded in a wall just outside with a plaque identifying it, and which is said to be the heart of London. Legend has it that as long as the stone is safe the city is too. Run by the Eerie Pub Company, there's a spooky Gothic theme and Fridays are special horror nights with a performing magician on the first Thursday of the month. There are other trapdoor touches - the gents, for example, is accessed through a book case which doubles as a door. Halloween is an especially spooky night to visit when you can expect plenty of fancy dressed fun to be had.

 

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Underground Stations

Underground Stations

 
Cannon Street Tube Station
 
1 minutes walk
 
Bank Tube Station
 
2 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
 
Whitechapel Overground Station
 
25 minutes walk
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
Q-Park Bucklesbury House
 
2 minutes walk
 
Thames Exchange NCP
 
3 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Club Quarters Gracechurch
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £63  25% off
7 Gracechurch Street, EC3V | 4 minutes from The London Stone
The location of Club Quarters Gracechurch in the heart of the City has made it a favourite with business travellers. A cheerily macho atmosphere permeates from ... More
 
 
 
Apex London Wall Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £86  39% off
7-9 Copthall Avenue, EC2R | 6 minutes from The London Stone
In the heart of the financial district and close to the Bank of England, the newly opened Apex London Wall Hotel, is within walking distance of ... More
 
 
 
Apex City of London Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £79  33% off
1 Seething Lane, EC3N | 9 minutes from The London Stone
With Tower of London, London Bridge and St. Paul's just a step away, this hotel has a great location for both business and leisure travellers. It's ... More
 
 
 
 
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The best pubs near London The London Stone.
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The Lamb Tavern
London > Nightlife > Pubs
10-12 Leadenhall Market, Gracechurch Street, City, London EC3V | 5 minutes from The London Stone
Located within the beautiful nineteenth century covered Leadenhall Market, the Lamb Tavern is a traditional British pub that's popular with city workers and tourists. The historical ... More
 
 
 
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Wheatsheaf
London > Nightlife > Pubs
6 Stoney Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 9 minutes from The London Stone
Following a three-year closure due to the Thameslink building works, the Wheatsheaf pub next to Borough Market reopened in December 2012. Drinkers who mourned the loss ... More
 
 
 
 
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All Bar One Cannon Street
London > Nightlife > Bars
103 Cannon Street, City, London EC4N | 1 minute from The London Stone
Bright airy chain bars with a good range of beer, wine and spirits offering reasonable gastropub style food. Comfortable, with plenty of tables, leather sofas, polished ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Vinoteca City
London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
21 Bloomberg Arcade, EC4N | 2 minutes from The London Stone
Bringing more than 200 wines to Bloomberg Arcade, the covered pedestrian walkway running through Bloomberg's new European Headquarters, ... More
 
 
 
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The Four Sisters Townhouse
London > Nightlife > Bars
5 Groveland Court, Bow Lane, EC4M | 4 minutes from The London Stone
Falling somewhere between an old curiosity shop and a sumptuous Victorian gentleman's club, The Four Sisters Townhouse is an elegant, intimate cocktail ... More
 
 
 
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Stories From The City: The Bank Of England In Literature
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 19th July 2017 to 29th June 2018 - 10am-5pm
The London Stone, Bartholomew Lane, EC2R | 4 minutes from The London Stone
Exhibits related to the lives and works of Charles Dickens, T.S. Eliot, Dr Johnson, Robert Browning and George Eliot to name a few. It reflects on ...More
 
 
 
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Now On
The Secret Theatre
London > Events > Film Events  Dates: 16th November to 16th December 2017
The London Stone, 21 New Globe Walk, Bankside, SE1 | 8 minutes from The London Stone
Tara Fitzgerald plays Elizabeth I as Matthew Dunster directs Anders Lustgarten's historical thriller in the Sam Wanamaker Playhouse at Shakespeare's Globe. Lustgarten's new play The Secret ...More
 
 
 
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Romantics Anonymous
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 20th October 2017 to 6th January 2018
The London Stone, 21 New Globe Walk, Bankside, SE1 | 8 minutes from The London Stone
Emma Rice directs her own adaptation of a swoonsome musical based on the French-Belgian film Les Emotifs Anonymes, about a passionate chocolatier and a chocolate factory ...More
 
 
 
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Heroes Grotto of Comedy
London > Entertainment > Comedy Clubs
27 Throgmorton Street, City, London EC2N | 5 minutes from The London Stone
Empty for four years, the building next to Drapers Hall and behind the Bank of England which used to be Throgmortons became Heroes Grotto of Comedy ... More
 
 
 
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Drum Cafe
London > Entertainment > Live Music
Glaziers Hall, 9 Montague Close Bridge, Bankside, London SE1 | 7 minutes from The London Stone
100 people in a room, all armed with a large African drum, banging in unison, until reaching a deafening crescendo - that's the premise of Drum ... More
 
 
 
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Shakespeare's Globe Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
21 New Globe Walk, Bankside, Bankside, London SE1 | 8 minutes from The London Stone
This replica of the Shakespeare's 16th century theatre, reconstructed just 200 yards from its original site, is the brainchild of American actor and director Sam Wanamaker. ... More
 
 
 
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St Stephen Walbrook
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
39 Walbrook, City, London EC4N | 1 minute from The London Stone
One of Sir Christopher Wren's smaller masterpieces, this church has been immaculately restored. The central altar is by Henry Moore, and there is a magnificent organ ... More
 
 
 
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Mansion House
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
City of London, City, London EC4N | 2 minutes from The London Stone
Mansion House, the Palace of the London Mayor, was originally for the Lord Mayor to represent the City in appropriate style, Sir Crispin Gascoigne was the ... More
 
 
 
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Bloomberg Arcade
London > Attractions >
3 Queen Victoria Street, EC2R | 2 minutes from The London Stone
Running through the site of Bloomberg's new European headquarters , the covered pedestrian Bloomberg Arcade is home to a new concept from ... More
 
 
 
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Laduree Cornhill
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
14 Cornhill , City, London EC3V3ND | 3 minutes from The London Stone
This famous French patisserie dates back to 1862, when Louis Ernest Ladurée, a miller from southwest France, created a bakery at 16 rue Royale in Paris. ... More
 
 
 
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Beau Gems
London > Shopping > Jewellery
26 Royal Exchange, City, London EC3V | 3 minutes from The London Stone
A high-class repair service for all varieties of damaged items. Antique jewellery and second-hand designer watches are on offer.... More
 
 
 
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Penhaligon's
London > Shopping > Perfume and Cosmetics
8 Royal Exchange, City, London EC3V | 3 minutes from The London Stone
130-year-old scent emporium with royal warrants. For a sweet-smelling, sensory overload, Penhaligon’s has to be the place to go. From the original Hammam Bouquet to the Winston ... More
 
 
 
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The Don
London > Restaurants > Modern European restaurants
The Courtyard, 20 St Swithin's Lane, City, London EC4N | 1 minute from The London Stone
Modern European cuisine ... More
 
 
 
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The Don Restaurant
London > Restaurants > American restaurants
The Courtyard, 20 St. Swithins Lane, City, London EC4N | 1 minute from The London Stone
Winner of the UK's Best Dish Awards 2005 for the Best Burger category.... More
 
 
 
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Don Bistro & Restaurant
London > Restaurants > International restaurants
The Courtyard, 20 St Swithin's Lane, City, London EC4N | 1 minute from The London Stone
Tucked away in a tiny courtyard off a City sidestreet near Bank Station, the Don Restaurant and Bistro occupies the atmospheric old Sandeman Port cellars, where ... More
 
 
 
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Near The London Stone
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City Journalism
London > Education > Professional Training
106 Bunhill Row, City, London EC1Y | 17 minutes from The London Stone
City’s Print Journalism course is recognised as the best in London. Although places like Goldsmith’s are trendier, City is respected in the industry thanks to a ... More
 
 
 
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Workers' Educational Association
London > Education > Evening Classes
4 Luke Street, Shoreditch, London EC2A | 18 minutes from The London Stone
National charity for adult learning which also runs an excellent selection of theatre, literature, history and politics evening classes.... More
 
 
 
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LSO St Luke's
London > Education > Professional Training
161 Old Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 18 minutes from The London Stone
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
 
 
 
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Skypool at the Shangri-La Hotel
London > Leisure >
Floor 52, Shangri-La Hotel at The Shard, Bankside, London SE1 | 10 minutes from The London Stone
High up on the 52nd floor of the highest hotel in Western Europe sits the highest pool in Western Europe. The 11 by 4 metre ... More
 
 
 
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Postman's Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
King Edward Street, City, London EC4M | 10 minutes from The London Stone
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
 
 
 
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Potters Fields Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
City Hall, 110 The Queens Walk, Bankside, London SE1 | 13 minutes from The London Stone
Potters Fields Park occupies a prime spot between City Hall (from where the Mayor runs London) and Tower Bridge. The pedestrianised, grassy area on the south ... More
 
 
 
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Skinners' Hall
London > Business > Venue Hire
8 1/2 Dowgate Hill, City, London EC4R | 2 minutes from The London Stone
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Guildhall
London > Business > Venue Hire
Gresham Street, City, London EC2P | 6 minutes from The London Stone
Conference facilities can accomodate for up to 2000 people.... More
 
 
 
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Gibson Hall
London > Business > Venue Hire
13 Bishopsgate, City, London EC2N | 6 minutes from The London Stone
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Stories From The City: The Bank Of England In Literature
Exhibitions | Until 29th June 2018 

Bank of England Museum 4 minutes walk from The London Stone

Exhibits related to the lives and works of Charles Dickens, T.S. Eliot, Dr Johnson, Robert Browning and George Eliot to ...More

Cococure's Lagos Fridays
Clubbing and Nightlife | Until 30th March 2018 

Proud Cabaret City 7 minutes walk from The London Stone

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Bill Viola: Mary
Exhibitions | Until 31st December 2018 

St Paul's Cathedral 8 minutes walk from The London Stone

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

The Butchering Art: Official UK Book Launch and Talk
Exhibitions | On 17th November 2017 

Old Operating Theatre Museum and Herb Garret 9 minutes walk from The London Stone

Literary & Education, Author Event....More

Christmess
Christmess
Seasonal | Until 17th December 2017 

Hunter Penrose 10 minutes walk from The London Stone

A Christmas event with a twist, Christmess moves to an old warehouse in Southwark, once home to Hunter Penrose, for ...More

 
Bonus Levels
Exhibitions | Until 3rd January 2018 

Museum of London 10 minutes walk from The London Stone

This multimedia installation by visual artist Lawrence Lek imagines a future London through a series of play-able video games that ...More

Coppa Club Winter Igloos
Coppa Club Winter Igloos
Seasonal | Until 31st December 2017 

Coppa Club 10 minutes walk from The London Stone

The instagram hit of last winter, Coppa Club's igloos along the Thames are back and this year they're even better. ...More

 
The City Is Ours
The City Is Ours
Exhibitions | Until 2nd January 2018 

Museum of London 10 minutes walk from The London Stone

More than half the world's population live in urban areas and that percentage is even higher in more developed countries. ...More

 
(Un) Common Currency
Exhibitions | Until 21st January 2018 

Museum of London 10 minutes walk from The London Stone

Alternative examples of monies used in London over the years, from 17th century trade tokens to today's Brixton Pound....More

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Londrino, Leandro Carreira's first standalone restaurant and wine bar, begins with the flavours, traditions and ...More

 
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The only restaurant in India to feature in the World's 50 Best Restaurants 2017, Indian ...More

 
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In May 2017 London craft brewer and makers of Hells Beer, Camden Town Brewery, launched its £30 million modern warehouse brewery in Enfield. ...More

Harry's Dolci
Harry's Dolci
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An all-day Italian restaurant from the Caprice group, Harry's Dolci emulates the glamour of 1950's ...More

 
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Italian wine bar Veeno champions Italy's after-work culture of drinking, eating and relaxing....More

 
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Italian wine bar in a listed building in ...More

 
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Serving grilled cheese sandwiches in Soho, Pickle and Toast is open for breakfast, lunch, evening beers and late bites from dawn till dark....More

Christmas in London 2017
Christmas in London 2017
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Tis the season to be jolly, the decorations are up, the lights are on, the ...More

 
Andreas Gursky
Exhibitions | From 24th January 

The Hayward Gallery

Kicking off the gallery's 50th anniversary year, 2018 sees the Hayward Gallery host the first major retrospective in the UK of the work of Andreas Gursky. Considered one of the most significant photographers of our ...More

Beginning
Beginning
Theatre | From 15th January 

Ambassadors Theatre

A new play by David Eldridge, Beginning invites the audience to be a fly on ...More

 
Jack Solomons Club
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Soho speakeasy bar on Great Windmill Street with live music, DJs and old school glamour....More

 
Sans Pere Broadway Market
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Cocktails and desserts, French bistro Sans Pere in Broadway Market has created a menu perfect ...More

 
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Soho Theatre

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The O2 Arena

The Guy Garvey fronted four-piece from Bury who won the Mercury Music Prize in 2008 ...More

 
Re:Solutions Festival
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JuJu's Bar and Stage

The month-long Re:Solutions Festival invites wellness warriors to celebrate their love of health and wellbeing. ...More

 
Rotunda's Annual Beef Dinner
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Foodie Events | On 21st November 

Rotunda Bar and Restaurant

This November, Rotunda Bar & Restaurant presents its ...More

 
Bompas & Parr: Curses!
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Petrie Museum of Egyptian Archaeology

The latest installation from Bompas & Parr, Curses! casts a shadowy light on the heritage ...More

 
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The Bloomsbury Ballroom

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KOKO

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Aldwych Theatre

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