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

Railway Stations

 
 
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 £47  27% 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 £205  31% 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 £125  27% 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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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

Near Play Bar
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Afro Celt Sound System
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Tuesday 21st November 2017 - 7.30pm
Play Bar, Silk Street, EC2Y | 6 minutes from Play Bar
The three-piece present their fusion of modern electronic dance rhythms with traditional Irish and West African music....More
 
 
 
Ongoing
Rattle
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 14th September to 22nd December 2017 - Various Times
Play Bar, Silk Street, EC2Y | 6 minutes from Play Bar
An exhibition of photos and memorabilia covering Sir Simon Rattle's musical life to date....More
 
 
 
Ongoing
Vincent Moon And Priscilla Telmon: Hibridos
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 30th September to 31st December 2017 - Various Times
Play Bar, Silk Street, EC2Y | 6 minutes from Play Bar
An audiovisual showcase of various forms of Afro-Brazilian spiritual ceremonies....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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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?
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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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Afro Celt Sound System
Concerts | On 21st November 2017 

Barbican Centre 6 minutes walk from Play Bar

The three-piece present their fusion of modern electronic dance rhythms with traditional Irish and West African music....More

The People's Forest: Gayle Chong Kwan
Exhibitions | Until 18th March 2018 

Barbican Centre 6 minutes walk from Play Bar

A contemporary visual art project which explores the history, politics, and people of London's ancient woodland, Epping Forest....More

John Akomfrah: Purple
Exhibitions | Until 7th January 2018 

Barbican Centre 6 minutes walk from Play Bar

British artist and filmmaker John Akomfrah presents his ambitious new installation, Purple. Being displayed at the Barbican Centre, the six-channel ...More

Basquiat: Boom for Real
Basquiat: Boom for Real
Exhibitions | Until 28th January 2018 

Barbican Art Gallery 6 minutes walk from Play Bar

This September, the Barbican hosts the first large-scale exhibition in the UK on late American artist Jean-Michel Basquiat. Basquiat: Boom ...More

 
Vincent Moon And Priscilla Telmon: Hibridos
Exhibitions | Until 31st December 2017 

Barbican Centre 6 minutes walk from Play Bar

An audiovisual showcase of various forms of Afro-Brazilian spiritual ceremonies....More

Rattle
Exhibitions | Until 22nd December 2017 

Barbican Centre 6 minutes walk from Play Bar

An exhibition of photos and memorabilia covering Sir Simon Rattle's musical life to date....More

Less Than Thirteen
Exhibitions | Until 7th January 2018 

Barbican Centre 6 minutes walk from Play Bar

A large-scale projected artwork, which interprets the movement of Sir Simon Rattle conducting Elgar's Enigma Variations, reducing his form to ...More

Interlock: Friends Pictured Within
Exhibitions | Until 7th January 2018 

Barbican Centre 6 minutes walk from Play Bar

Artist Jonathan Munro and musician Anna Meredith's multimedia installation exploring Edward Elgar's Enigma Variations....More

Basquiat: Boom For Real
Exhibitions | Until 28th January 2018 

Barbican Centre 6 minutes walk from Play Bar

Over 100 paintings and drawings by American graffiti artist Jean-Michel Basquiat. The exhibition will focus on the artist's relationship to ...More

Bonus Levels
Exhibitions | Until 3rd January 2018 

Museum of London 8 minutes walk from Play Bar

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

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Picasso and The Ballets Russes
Exhibitions | On 14th March 

The Art Workers Guild

Literary & Education, Lecture....More

The Style, Loves and Art of Frida Kahlo
Exhibitions | On 24th May 

The Art Workers Guild

Literary & Education, Lecture....More

Peter Kay
Peter Kay
Comedy | From 13th September 

The O2 Arena

Popular TV personality and comic, Peter Kay, who has given us hit shows Car Share ...More

 
Bill Bailey: Larks In Transit
Bill Bailey: Larks In Transit
Comedy | On 6th June 

Hammersmith Apollo

The second of two Hammersmith Apollogigs by comedian ...More

 
Bill Bailey: Larks In Transit
Bill Bailey: Larks In Transit
Comedy | On 5th May 

Hammersmith Apollo

Comedian Bill Bailey presents a compendium of travellers' ...More

 
Bill Bailey: Larks In Transit
Bill Bailey: Larks In Transit
Comedy | On 12th February 

New Wimbledon Theatre

Comedian Bill Bailey presents a compendium of travellers' ...More

 
Bill Bailey: Larks In Transit
Bill Bailey: Larks In Transit
Comedy | From 23rd December 

Shepherd's Bush Empire

A compendium of travellers' tales and the general ...More

 
Ocean Liners: Speed & Style
Ocean Liners: Speed & Style
Exhibitions | From 3rd February 

Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum

Explore the romantic and remarkable age of ocean ...More

 
Lady Windermere's Fan
Lady Windermere's Fan
Theatre | From 12th January 

Vaudeville Theatre

Kathy Burke directs the second salvo of Dominic Dromgoole's Oscar Wilde Season at the Vaudeville, ...More

 
The Open House
The Open House
Theatre | From 18th January 

The Print Room at the Coronet

Former Artistic Director of the Royal Shakespeare Company, Michael Boyd directs Will Eno's drama about ...More

 
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Over ten years after she founded Bea's of Bloomsbury the Cordon Bleu trained chef, Bea ...More

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

 
Indian Accent
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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

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

 
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Veeno Kingston Upon Thames
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Italian wine bar in a listed building in ...More

 
Pickle and Toast
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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

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

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

 
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