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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 £78  28% 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  29% 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  39% 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 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
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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Reserve Bar Stock Exchange
London > Nightlife > Bars
46 Gresham Street, City, London EC2V | 5 minutes from The London Stone
Reserve Bar Stock Exchange in the City uses the stock market model to price its drinks - prices change in line with their popularity on the ... 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
...More
 
 
 
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Twelfth Night
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 18th May to 5th August 2017
The London Stone, 21 New Globe Walk, Bankside, SE1 | 8 minutes from The London Stone
With her short-lived time as artistic director coming to an end, Emma Rice directs one of her final productions at Shakespeare's Globe this May, taking on ...More
 
 
 
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Much Ado About Nothing
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 14th July to 15th October 2017
The London Stone, 21 New Globe Walk, Bankside, SE1 | 8 minutes from The London Stone
Matthew Dunster, Associate Director at Shakespeare's Globe, revives Shakespeare's Much Ado About Nothing in 2017. The fresh interpretation sees the love stories of Hero and Claudio, ...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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The best museums, galleries, attractions near The London Stone
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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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Bank of England Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
Bartholomew Lane, City, London EC2R | 4 minutes from The London Stone
Sorry, no free samples here but you can get your hands on a real gold bar. Housed within the Bank of England, the Bank of England ... 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

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Richard Q Miller
Exhibitions | Until 1st September 2017 

Southwark Cathedral 7 minutes walk from The London Stone

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Much Ado About Nothing
Much Ado About Nothing
Theatre | Until 15th October 2017 

Shakespeare's Globe Theatre 8 minutes walk from The London Stone

Matthew Dunster, Associate Director at Shakespeare's Globe, revives Shakespeare's Much Ado About Nothing in 2017. The fresh interpretation sees the ...More

 
Twelfth Night
Twelfth Night
Theatre | Until 5th August 2017 

Shakespeare's Globe Theatre 8 minutes walk from The London Stone

With her short-lived time as artistic director coming to an end, Emma Rice directs one of her final productions at ...More

 
Bill Viola
Exhibitions | Until 11th August 2018 

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

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

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

Borough Talks
Borough Talks
Foodie Events | Until 12th September 2017 

Borough Market 9 minutes walk from The London Stone

Borough Market launches a new series of talks and debates in 2017, inviting some of the most well respected names ...More

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

Museum of London 10 minutes walk from The London Stone

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

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

Museum of London 10 minutes walk from The London Stone

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

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An independent family run business The CoffeeWorks Project showcases seasonal Single Origin brewed coffee and espresso, often with six or more variations (including decaf) to sample....More

The Jump Off
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Scala

The Jump Off returns to London this August after a three-year hiatus. Taking place at ...More

 
Freakscene
Dining 

Miso grilled black cod taco on the new Scott Hallsworth menu at Freakscene....More

A Battle of the Bubbles: English Sparkling vs French Champagne
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Lights Of Soho

Currently taking residence at Lights of Soho, Fiz ...More

 
Stoke Newington Overground Station
Transport 

London Overground station on the Lea Valley, Hackney Downs - Cheshunt and Enfield Town lines in Hackney, London....More

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Specialising in delicious apéritifs, globally-inspired cocktails, fine teas and exotic delicacies....More

 
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James Cochran N1
Dining 

Second restaurant from James Cochran, former chef at the two Michelin starred The Ledbury, this ...More

 
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Sorrento Terrace at Sartoria
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Sartoria

In the heart of Mayfair, Sartoria's sunny terrace ...More

 
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London's biggest Asian foodhall. Over 20 food kiosks, bubble tea and seating for up to ...More

 
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Three Mills Island

After hosting parties in some of London's best clubs over the past five years, the ...More

 
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Dining 

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The Grand Cork Experiment
Exhibitions | From 28th July 

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Pique-Nique
Dining 

From the owner of Casse-Croûte across the road comes a French cafe style restaurant full of French bistro classics cooked on the rotisserie....More

Shakespeare's Telling Tales
Kids Events | From 28th July 

Shakespeare's Globe Theatre

This week, Shakespeare's Globe hosts a weekend-long festival celebrating the joy of storytelling. Shakespeare's Telling Tales will include everything from talks with leading children's authors to practical workshops ...More

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Dining 

Brand new for summer 2017, Pitch Stratford is an open air space in the heart ...More

 
Food For Being Looked At
Food For Being Looked At
Exhibitions | From 27th July 

Photographers' Gallery

A new exhibition at The Photographers' Gallery, Food For Being Looked At explores the new ...More

 
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Exhibitions | From 29th July 

Bonhams

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The Art of the Football Shirt
Exhibitions | From 26th July 

The Old Truman Brewery

Curated by fashion historian Neal Heard, The Art of the Football Shirt explores the relationship between football and popular culture. In the exhibition, Heard shares his vast knowledge, ...More

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