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Barbican Tube Station
 
5 minutes walk
 
Old Street Tube Station
 
7 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

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Hoxton Overground Station
 
20 minutes walk
 
 
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Pear Tree Street NCP
 
2 minutes walk
 
Barbican Centre 22 Legion
 
6 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Thistle City Barbican Hotel
London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel   from £48  25% off
Central Street, EC1V | 5 minutes from Play Bar
Near to the City, and convenient for the The Barbican arts centre and Moorfields Eye Hospital, this hotel is modern, clean and functional. Equipped with its ... More
 
 
 
The Zetter Townhouse Clerkenwell
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £175  27% off
49-50 St John's Square, EC1V | 6 minutes from Play Bar
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 | 7 minutes from Play Bar
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
 
 
 
 
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Alternative Comedy Clubs nearest Play Bar

Nearest to Play Bar
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Comedy Cafe
London > Entertainment > Comedy Clubs
66-68 Rivington Street, Shoreditch, London EC2A | 14 minutes from Play Bar
Don't let the gaudy red and yellow paint that mutilates the exterior of this fantastic comedy club deter you from gracing its hallowed floors. It may ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Heroes Grotto of Comedy
London > Entertainment > Comedy Clubs
27 Throgmorton Street, City, London EC2N | 15 minutes from Play Bar
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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Angel Comedy Club
London > Entertainment > Comedy Clubs
The Camden Head, 2 Camden Passage, Islington, London N1 | 17 minutes from Play Bar
Stand-up comedy every night of the week, with the programme ranging from new comedy talents to well-known TV stalwarts trying out new material. ... More
 
 
 
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Entertainment near Play Bar

Near Play Bar
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Barbican Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Silk Street, City, London EC2Y | 6 minutes from Play Bar
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 Play Bar
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
 
 
 
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Barbican The Pit
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Silk Street, City, London EC2Y | 6 minutes from Play Bar
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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Events near Play Bar

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Live Lab
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 26th, 27th and 28th July 2017 - 11am-4.30pm
Play Bar, 63 Gee Street, EC1V | 1 minute from Play Bar
Exhibitions & Art, Photography....More
 
 
 
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Trajal Harrell: Hoochie Koochie
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 20th July to 13th August 2017 - Various Times
Play Bar, Silk Street, EC2Y | 6 minutes from Play Bar
Step into a dreamlike word with these inventive performance pieces by the American dancer and choreographer. Contains nudity, as well as some explicit imagery....More
 
 
 
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The Tempest
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 30th June to 18th August 2017 - Various Times
Play Bar, Silk Street, EC2Y | 6 minutes from Play Bar
This production is directed by RSC Artistic Director Gregory Doran and stars Simon Russell Beale as Prospero, the magician, taking vengeance on the men who wronged ...More
 
 
 
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Sights and Attractions near Play Bar

The best museums, galleries, attractions near Play Bar
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Host Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
1 Honduras Street, City, London EC1Y | 1 minute from Play Bar
Host was established in 2005 by Jon Levy, director of foto8, and Adrian Evans, director of Panos Pictures. Photojournalism - from classical black and white reportage ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Magnum Photos
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
63 Gee Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 1 minute from Play Bar
The London gallery for renowned photo agency, Magnum. Representing the best in photography, The Magnum Photos selection process for new members is legendary for its toughness. ... More
 
 
 
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Barbican - Curve Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
Ground Level, Barbican Centre, Silk Street, City, London EC2Y | 6 minutes from Play Bar
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 Play Bar

The best shops and markets near Play Bar
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Barbican Chimes Music Shop
London > Shopping > Music Shops
Cromwell Tower, Silk Street, City, London EC2Y | 5 minutes from Play Bar
Tucked away near the Barbican multi-arts centre and the world-renowned Guildhall School of Music and Drama, Chimes Music is in illustrious company. Since opening in 1983 ... More
 
 
 
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Farm Collective
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
91 Cowcross Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1M | 8 minutes from Play Bar
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
 
 
 
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Smithfield Market
London > Shopping > Markets
West Smithfield, Clerkenwell, London EC1A | 8 minutes from Play Bar
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
 
 
 
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Restaurants near Play Bar

What are the best dining options near Play Bar London?
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Timberyard, Old Street
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
61-67 Old Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 1 minute from Play Bar
Attempting to re-invent the coffee shop experience, Timberyard is a modern café that combines speciality tea, coffee and artisan food with the latest technology. Spread across ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Look Mum No Hands!
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
49 Old Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 1 minute from Play Bar
This cycle repair shop crossed with a cafe is the perfect hang-out for two wheel enthusiasts. Combining coffee and cycling Look Mum No Hands! on Old ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Nusa Kitchen
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
9 Old Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 2 minutes from Play Bar
All the food sold from this small but excellent cafe, launched in 2004, is made on-site using natural and organic ingredients. You can tell it's good ... More
 
 
 
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Education near Play Bar

Near Play Bar
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LSO St Luke's
London > Education > Professional Training
161 Old Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 2 minutes from Play Bar
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
City Journalism
London > Education > Professional Training
106 Bunhill Row, City, London EC1Y | 3 minutes from Play Bar
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
B&H Kitchen
London > Education > Cookery Courses
Bourne & Hollingsworth Buildings, 42 Northampton Road, EC1R | 10 minutes from Play Bar
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
 
 
 
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Leisure near Play Bar

Play Bar gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
London Dance Academy
London > Leisure >
The Basement, 49-51 Central Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 2 minutes from Play Bar
London Dance Academy is a dance studio in the middle of the City, five minutes' walk from Old Street and Barbican, which offers dance classes and ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
London Fencing Club
London > Leisure > Sports Facilities
Norman Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 3 minutes from Play Bar
Excellent fencing courses for beginners with highly trained coaches, good facilities and years of experience teaching this ancient, noble sport. Fencing is very good fun and ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Postman's Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
King Edward Street, City, London EC4M | 9 minutes from Play Bar
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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Pubs near Play Bar

The best pubs near London Play Bar.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Hat & Feathers
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
2 Clerkenwell Road, Clerkenwell, Clerkenwell, London EC1M | 3 minutes from Play Bar
... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Fox & Anchor
London > Nightlife > Pubs
115 Charterhouse Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1M | 6 minutes from Play Bar
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
The Well
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
180 St John Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 6 minutes from Play Bar
Everything about our meal at this superb gastropub in Clerkenwell was brilliant, from the towering pint'o'prawns ordered to start, to the grins plastered over our faces ... More
 
 
 
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Nightlife near Play Bar

Play Bar clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Artillery Arms
London > Nightlife > Bars
102 Bunhill Row, City, London EC1Y | 5 minutes from Play Bar
... More
 
 
 
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Good & Proper Tea Shoreditch
London > Nightlife > Bars
The Bower, EC1V | 6 minutes from Play Bar
Good & Proper Tea are on a mission to change the way people think about and drink the humble cuppa. Having driven their crowd-funded mobile ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Longroom
London > Nightlife > Bars
18-20 St. John Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1M | 7 minutes from Play Bar
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
 
 
 
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Meeting venue hire near Play Bar

Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near Play Bar.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
London Symphony Orchestra St Luke's
London > Business > Venue Hire
161 Old Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 2 minutes from Play Bar
... More
 
 
 
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The Brewery
London > Business > Venue Hire
Chiswell Street, City, London EC1Y | 5 minutes from Play Bar
While the City of London is not short of modern, flexible event-spaces, not many can claim to be located in a Grade II listed building, or ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Barbican Conference Centre
London > Business > Venue Hire
Silk Street, City, London EC2Y | 6 minutes from Play Bar
The Barbican Centre is the jewel in London's artistic crown, with its theatres, concert halls, art galleries and cinema providing a year-round programme of ... More
 
 
 
 

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The Tempest
Theatre | Until 18th August 2017 

Barbican Centre 6 minutes walk from Play Bar

This production is directed by RSC Artistic Director Gregory Doran and stars Simon Russell Beale as Prospero, the magician, taking ...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 Play Bar

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

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

Museum of London 8 minutes walk from Play Bar

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

 
Monday Monday
Clubbing and Nightlife | Until 27th November 2017 

XOYO 9 minutes walk from Play Bar

Underground house and techno dropped by DJ Yasmin....More

Carmen Lynch: Lynched
Comedy | On 24th July 2017 

The Betsey Trotwood 10 minutes walk from Play Bar

Comedy, Stand-Up....More

Last Days of Shoreditch Riviera
Last Days of Shoreditch Riviera
Foodie Events | Until 16th September 2017 

288 Old Street 12 minutes walk from Play Bar

The much-loved Last Days of Shoreditch is back for its seventh year in 2017 with three months of street food, ...More

 
London Shuffle Club
London Shuffle Club
Sporting Events | Until 2nd September 2017 

The Yard 12 minutes walk from Play Bar

Moving to Worship Street in Shoreditch for the summer, the Shuffle Club gets an outside space from July to September; ...More

 
The Queen of Hoxton Rooftop: Bangarang
The Queen of Hoxton Rooftop: Bangarang
Clubbing and Nightlife | Until 7th October 2017 

The Queen Of Hoxton 12 minutes walk from Play Bar

The Queen of Hoxton's seasonal rooftop parties have become a legendary addition to the capital's event calendar and this year ...More

 
Hoxton Ukulele Hootenanny
Exhibitions | Until 31st July 2017 

The Queen Of Hoxton 12 minutes walk from Play Bar

Participate in uke renditions of classics and modern pop....More

Bill Viola
Exhibitions | Until 11th August 2018 

St Paul's Cathedral 14 minutes walk from Play Bar

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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A playful re-telling of Roald Dahl's popular tale, Fantastic Mr Fox, by Maria Aberg who ...More

 
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The Boiler House

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An exuberantly colourful, strange and squidgy new world, Villa Walala creates an unexpected architectural landscape ...More

 
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Robert Lindsay, well known for starring in My Family on TV and Dirty Rotten Scoundrels ...More

 
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