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Fleet StreetOnce the thriving hub of Britain's newspaper publishing industry, Fleet Street now plays host to some very historic pubs, beautiful old churches and large financial buildings, but sadly no journalistic pursuits. News International was the first to break from traditional, suddenly moving production of the Sun and the Times to Wapping in 1985. All of the remaining press organisations steadily followed suit putting the end to a tradition first started in 1702 by 'The Daily Courant', which launched its first edition on this historic street. Visitors to Fleet Street can still soak up the colourful and rich history of the area which runs east from the Strand towards Ludgate Hill and St Paul's Cathedral, and was so-called after one of the many rivers flowing from beneath London's streets to the Thames. Many of the pubs and bars on the street are still heaving with journalists and lawyers - Fleet Street is also home to The Royal Courts of Justice - particularly El Vino's wine bar and Ye Olde Cheshire Cheese (one of Dr Samuel Johnson's regular haunts). St Bride's - one of Wren's churches - is often the venue for memorial services to journalists, many of whom are honoured with plaques on the walls.

 

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Temple Tube Station
 
5 minutes walk
 
Chancery Lane Tube Station
 
6 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

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City Thameslink Station
 
5 minutes walk
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
Snowhill NCP
 
6 minutes walk
 
Saffron Hill NCP
 
9 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Apex Temple Court Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £86  24% off
1-2 Serjeant's Inn, EC4Y | 2 minutes from Fleet Street
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
 
 
 
Crowne Plaza London The City
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £73  34% off
19 New Bridge Street, EC4V | 5 minutes from Fleet Street
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 Lincoln's Inn Fields
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £78  33% off
61 Lincoln's Inn Fields, WC2A | 7 minutes from Fleet Street
Lincoln's Inn Fields is the 4th Club Quarters hotel in London. The hotel is an ideal accommodation choice for business and leisure travellers with close links ... More
 
 
 
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Barbican Conservatory
London > Attractions > Other Attractions
Gallery Floor (Level 3), Silk Street, City, London EC2Y | 15 minutes from Fleet Street
Home to over 2,000 species of tropical plants and trees, the Barbican's Conservatory is a hidden tropical oasis in the heart of the city. So it ... More
 
 
 
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Exmouth Market
London > Attractions > Other Attractions
Exmouth Market, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 16 minutes from Fleet Street
A rich hunting ground for restaurants and bars, Exmouth Market twinkles under the fairy lights that zig-zag overhead across the scenic pedestrianised street. Hip hang outs ... More
 
 
 
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Trafalgar Square
London > Attractions > Other Attractions
Central London, Westminster, London WC2N | 17 minutes from Fleet Street
Lord Nelson, Britain's greatest military hero, and the mighty lions that surround him, pay testament to the position of Trafalgar Square at the heart of the ... More
 
 
 
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The best museums, galleries, attractions near Fleet Street
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Temple Church
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Fleet Street, Temple, Holborn, London EC4Y | 1 minute from Fleet Street
Temple Church sits within the Inner Temple of the Inns of Court, and was originally consecrated in 1185 as the spiritual and actual home of the ... More
 
 
 
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Middle Temple Hall
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Middle Temple Lane, Holborn, London EC4Y | 3 minutes from Fleet Street
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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Inns of Court and Royal Courts of Justice
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Strand, Holborn, London WC2A | 3 minutes from Fleet Street
A stunning example of Gothic architecture, London's Inns of Court date back to before the 14th century. It is here that barristers train and traditionally practice. ... More
 
 
 
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Unbound: Visionary Women Collecting Textiles
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 25th January to 19th April 2020
Fleet Street, 2 Temple Place, WC2R | 4 minutes from Fleet Street
The importance of textiles, seen through the eyes of seven female collectors, is revealed through 18th-century costume, traditional Balkan costume and contemporary works at this free ...More
 
 
 
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Jubel Ski Lodge
London > Events > Foodie Events  Dates: 31st January to 27th March 2020
Fleet Street, 1 Fleet Place, Farringdon, EC4M | 6 minutes from Fleet Street
Escape the London winter without leaving the city by visiting a lively, warm apres ski bar, the Jubel Ski Lodge in Farringdon. Falmouth-based brewers Jubel first ...More
 
 
 
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Mushrooms: The Art, Design And Future Of Fungi
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 31st January to 26th April 2020
Fleet Street, Strand, WC2R | 7 minutes from Fleet Street
Take a trip into the weird and wonderful world of mushrooms this winter with Mushrooms: The Art, Design and Future of Fungi. A major new exhibition ...More
 
 
 
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The Funny Side of Covent Garden (Upstairs at The George)
London > Entertainment > Comedy Clubs
213 Strand, Holborn, London WC2R | 3 minutes from Fleet Street
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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HMS President
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Kings Reach, Victoria Embankment, Holborn, London EC4Y | 5 minutes from Fleet Street
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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Peacock Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Portugal Street, Holborn, London WC2A | 6 minutes from Fleet Street
This theatre is a major force on the national and international dance scene, with an innovative programme from Sadler's Wells that is keeping London's finger ... More
 
 
 
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The best shops and markets near Fleet Street
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The Natural Kitchen
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
15-17 New Street Square, Fetter Lane, City, London EC4A | 2 minutes from Fleet Street
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 | 2 minutes from Fleet Street
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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London Silver Vaults
London > Shopping > Gifts and Luxuries
Chancery House 53-64 Chancery Lane, Holborn, London WC2A | 5 minutes from Fleet Street
This is a collection of thirty shops containing the largest display of silver under one roof in the world. Also included are high class jewellery and ... More
 
 
 
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28-50 Fetter Lane
London > Restaurants > French restaurants
140 Fetter Lane, Holborn, London EC4A | 1 minute from Fleet Street
An unpretentious wine bar and restaurant off the busy Fleet Street 28-50 Fetter Lane is owned by restaurateurs Agnar Sverrisson and Xavier Rousset who set up ... More
 
 
 
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Pret A Manger
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
28 Fleet Street, Holborn, London EC4Y | 1 minute from Fleet Street
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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Gaucho - Chancery Lane
London > Restaurants > South American restaurants
125 - 126 Chancery Lane, Holborn, London WC2A | 1 minute from Fleet Street
The Gaucho Grill boasts the finest Argentine steak (Bife de Lomo) in London. The consistently high quality is spread throughout all nine of its London venues. ... More
 
 
 
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Career Energy
London > Education > Career Services
4-6 Staple Inn, Holborn, London WC1V | 5 minutes from Fleet Street
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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Saw Swee Hock Student Centre
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
1 Sheffield Street, Holborn, London WC2A | 6 minutes from Fleet Street
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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Courtauld Institute of Art
London > Education > Arts and Drama
Somerset House, Covent Garden, London WC2R | 7 minutes from Fleet Street
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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Chang's Hapkido Academy
London > Leisure > Martial Arts
Topnotch Health Club, 3 Tudor Street, City, London EC4Y | 5 minutes from Fleet Street
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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Lincoln's Inn Fields
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Holborn, Holborn, London WC2A | 6 minutes from Fleet Street
The largest public square in London, Lincoln's Inn Fields has a rich and varied history. In 1683 it was the site of the public beheading of ... More
 
 
 
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Sense Spa at Rosewood London
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
252 High Holborn, Holborn, London WC1V | 8 minutes from Fleet Street
Launched in November 2013, the Sense Spa at Rosewood London is a sanctuary within central London. With Rosewood being an award-winning signature spa brand, visitors can ... More
 
 
 
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The best pubs near London Fleet Street.
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Ye Olde Cheshire Cheese
London > Nightlife > Pubs
145 Fleet Street, City, London EC4A | 2 minutes from Fleet Street
Sprawling 17th century tavern with rabbit-warren of bars and a rich history. Steeped in history, this pub’s story stretches back through the reigns of fifteen monarchs. While ... More
 
 
 
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Edgar Wallace
London > Nightlife > Pubs
40 Essex Street, Holborn, London WC2R | 3 minutes from Fleet Street
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The Tipperary
London > Nightlife > Pubs
66 Fleet Street, City, London EC4Y | 3 minutes from Fleet Street
Visit this pub and you'll soon find out it's really not a long way to Tipperary. In fact it's merely a ten minute walk (stumble) ... More
 
 
 
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Nightlife near Fleet Street

Fleet Street clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
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Charles Merser & Co.
London > Nightlife > Bars
44 Essex Street, Sign of the Post and Hound, WC2R | 3 minutes from Fleet Street
Once a bustling trade in the streets of 17th century London, rum blending houses were non-existent in the capital for over a hundred years. But ... More
 
 
 
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Humble Grape Fleet Street
London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
1 St Brides Passage, Fleet Street, EC4Y | 4 minutes from Fleet Street
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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Bounce Farringdon
London > Nightlife > Bars
121 Holborn, Holborn, London EC1N | 5 minutes from Fleet Street
Paddles at the ready! Europe's first social ping-pong club has arrived in London and, quite brilliantly, is built in the exact spot that table tennis was ... More
 
 
 
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Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near Fleet Street.
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Middle Temple Hall
London > Business > Venue Hire
2 Plowden Buildings Middle Temple Lane, Holborn, London EC4Y | 3 minutes from Fleet Street
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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Two Temple Place
London > Business > Venue Hire
Two Temple Place, Holborn, London WC2R | 4 minutes from Fleet Street
With its castle like façade and a striking interior, Two Temple Place is one of London's most prestigious settings for corporate and private events. As well ... More
 
 
 
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Honourable Society of Lincoln's Inn
London > Business > Venue Hire
Treasury Office, Holborn, London WC2A | 5 minutes from Fleet Street
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International Art Fair for Modern Craft & Design: Collect 2020
International Art Fair for Modern Craft & Design: Collect 2020
Exhibitions | Until 1st March 2020 

Somerset House 7 minutes walk from Fleet Street

The only gallery-presented art fair dedicated to modern craft and design, Collect 2020 comes to Somerset House this February. Returning ...More

 
Tina - The Tina Turner Musical
Tina - The Tina Turner Musical
Theatre | Until 27th June 2020 

Aldwych Theatre 7 minutes walk from Fleet Street

Phyllida Lloyd, director of Mamma Mia!, helms a life-affirming musical based on the life of legendary artist Tina Turner, written ...More

 
The Lion King
The Lion King
Theatre | Until 30th May 2020 

The Lyceum Theatre 9 minutes walk from Fleet Street

The Lion King tells the story of Simba - the epic adventure of his battles, his friendships, his dreams and ...More

 
The Welkin
The Welkin
Theatre | Until 23rd May 2020 

National Theatre: Lyttelton Theatre 10 minutes walk from Fleet Street

Maxine Peake returns to the National for the first time since 2002 to star in Lucy Kirkwood's new play, The ...More

 
Royal Ballet: Onegin
Royal Ballet: Onegin
Dance | Until 29th February 2020 

Royal Opera House 11 minutes walk from Fleet Street

John Cranko directs Tchaikovsky's most-loved opera, based on the Alexander Pushkin novel, about the young country girl Tatyana, who believes ...More

 
Philharmonia Orchestra
Concerts | On 27th February 2020 

Southbank Centre 13 minutes walk from Fleet Street

John Wilson conducts Barber's Essay No 1, Korngold's Violin Concerto In D and Elgar's Symphony No 3, with violinist Leonidas ...More

Benjamin Grosvenor & Friends
Concerts | On 27th February 2020 

Southbank Centre 13 minutes walk from Fleet Street

The quartet performs Brahms's Piano Quartet No 3 In C Minor and R Strauss's Piano Quartet In C Minor....More

The Goddess Tantric Massage Parlour
Theatre | Until 29th February 2020 

Museum Of Comedy 13 minutes walk from Fleet Street

A one-woman sitcom by Jacqueline Haigh, based on her true experiences of working as a receptionist in a tantric massage ...More

Harvey Greenfield Is Running Late
Theatre | Until 29th February 2020 

Museum Of Comedy 13 minutes walk from Fleet Street

Award-winning writer and performer Paul Richards presents a one-man comedy that asks the question, is it actually possible to please ...More

Matilda The Musical
Matilda The Musical
Theatre | Until 24th May 2020 

Cambridge Theatre 14 minutes walk from Fleet Street

The Royal Shakespeare Company's multiple award-winning musical adaptation of Roald Dahl's celebrated children's book Matilda is a big hit at ...More

 

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