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Old BillingsgateA magnificent 19th-century market building designed by Sir Horace Jones and entirely renovated in 1988 by acclaimed architect Richard Rogers. At the foot of the City, next to the Tower of London and facing the Thames, Old Billingsgate is within easy access of Waterloo Station. With its 7,800 square metres of floor space it's the ideal location for a multitude of large-scale events in the London calendar like Photo-London where some 60 international galleries and publishers exhibit their wares.

 

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Apex City of London Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £102  39% off
1 Seething Lane, EC3N | 3 minutes from Old Billingsgate
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
 
 
 
DoubleTree by Hilton Tower of London
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £98  35% off
7 Pepys Street, EC3N | 5 minutes from Old Billingsgate
The brand new purpose built DoubleTree Hotel Tower of London is a few minutes walk from Tower Hill and Fenchurch Street stations. With iMac entertainment systems ... More
 
 
 
Club Quarters Gracechurch
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £87  37% off
7 Gracechurch Street, EC3V | 6 minutes from Old Billingsgate
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
 
 
 
 
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The Scoop at More London
London > Entertainment >
The Queen's Walk Bridge City, Bankside, London SE1 | 5 minutes from Old Billingsgate
Multi-purpose sunken outdoor amphitheatre next to London Bridge and Tower Bridge, next to City Hall on the South Bank of the Thames hosting films, theatre, music, ... More
 
 
 
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Drum Cafe
London > Entertainment > Live Music
Glaziers Hall, 9 Montague Close Bridge, Bankside, London SE1 | 6 minutes from Old Billingsgate
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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Unicorn Theatre
London > Entertainment >
147 Tooley Street, More London, Bankside, London SE1 | 6 minutes from Old Billingsgate
This £14 million theatre is the plushest venue for children's plays in the capital. The Unicorn Theatre has two spaces; The Weston Theatre holds 300 people ... More
 
 
 
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Jeff Wayne's War of The Worlds, The Immersive Experience
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 16th May 2019 to 30th August 2020
Old Billingsgate, 56 Leadenhall Street, EC3A | 6 minutes from Old Billingsgate
Jeff Wayne's epic 1978 musical version of War of the Worlds has been brought to life as an immersive VR experience. Combining immersive theatre, virtual reality, ...More
 
 
 
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The View From The Shard Tickets
London > Events > Attraction  Dates: 1st February 2013 to 31st December 2022
Old Billingsgate, 96 Tooley Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 6 minutes from Old Billingsgate
London looks like a city in miniature from The View From The Shard which at 244 metres tall is the highest public viewing platform in Western ...More
 
 
 
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The View from The Shard
London > Events > Tours  Dates: 1st February 2013 to 31st December 2045
Old Billingsgate, 96 Tooley Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 6 minutes from Old Billingsgate
The View from The ShardAt almost twice the height of any other viewing platform in London, The View from The Shard offers visitors the chance to ...More
 
 
 
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The London Underwriting Centre
London > Attractions > Sights
3 Minster Court, Mincing Lane, City, London EC3R | 2 minutes from Old Billingsgate
Opened in October 1993, The London Underwriting Centre (LUC) at 3 Minster Court is a purpose-built building where the world's leading insurance and reinsurance companies can ... More
 
 
 
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All Hallows by the Tower
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Byward Street, City, London EC3R | 3 minutes from Old Billingsgate
All Hallows, the oldest church in the City of London, is 1300 years old with a crypt museum, Roman pavement and Saxon and Roman artefacts. There ... More
 
 
 
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St Magnus the Martyr
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Lower Thames Street, City, London EC3R | 3 minutes from Old Billingsgate
St Magnus' was built by Sir Christopher Wren between 1671-76, and boasts a steeple dating from 1705. Henry Yevele, Richard II's master mason, is buried here. ... More
 
 
 
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Godiva
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
150 Fenchurch Street, City, London EC3M | 4 minutes from Old Billingsgate
Belgium's finest export, the first Godiva was opened in Brussels approximately 75 years ago by master chocolatier Joseph Draps and named after the legendary Lady Godiva. ... More
 
 
 
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Cycle Republic, Fenchurch Street
London > Shopping > Sporting Goods
23 Lime Street (off Fenchurch Street), EC3M | 4 minutes from Old Billingsgate
After opening its first London site in 2014, Cycle Republic - the cycling-only specialist store from Halfords - now boasts ... More
 
 
 
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Charles Tyrwhitt
London > Shopping > Menswear
Unit 27a Tooley Street, SE1 | 5 minutes from Old Billingsgate
The shirt company founded by Nicholas Charles Trywhitt Wheeler in 1986 while still at university has 23 stores worldwide, including one in Paris, five ... More
 
 
 
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Gryphon at Walrus & Carpenter
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
45 Monument Street, City, London EC3R | 2 minutes from Old Billingsgate
British cuisine. ... More
 
 
 
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Pret A Manger
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
1 Great Tower Street, City, London EC3R | 2 minutes from Old Billingsgate
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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Zizzi - Tower Hill
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
Plaza Level West, Tower Place, City, London EC3R | 2 minutes from Old Billingsgate
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Mimo London
London > Education > Cookery Courses
1 Cathedral Street, Borough Market, SE1 | 7 minutes from Old Billingsgate
In a historic building next to Borough Market, husband and wife team Jon and Nicole Warren have set up the second branch of Mimo, their cookery ... More
 
 
 
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Workers' Educational Association
London > Education > Evening Classes
4 Luke Street, Shoreditch, London EC2A | 21 minutes from Old Billingsgate
National charity for adult learning which also runs an excellent selection of theatre, literature, history and politics evening classes.... More
 
 
 
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City Journalism
London > Education > Professional Training
106 Bunhill Row, City, London EC1Y | 22 minutes from Old Billingsgate
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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The Garden at 120
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
120 Fenchurch Street, EC3M | 5 minutes from Old Billingsgate
Owned by Italy's largest insurance firm, Generali, and designed by Eric Parry Architects, Fen Court is a fifteen story state-of-the-art office block which houses ... More
 
 
 
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Potters Fields Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
City Hall, 110 The Queens Walk, Bankside, London SE1 | 6 minutes from Old Billingsgate
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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Skypool at the Shangri-La Hotel
London > Leisure >
Floor 52, Shangri-La Hotel at The Shard, Bankside, London SE1 | 7 minutes from Old Billingsgate
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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The Lamb Tavern
London > Nightlife > Pubs
10-12 Leadenhall Market, Gracechurch Street, City, London EC3V | 5 minutes from Old Billingsgate
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 Old Billingsgate
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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National Trust: George Inn, The George Inn Yard
London > Nightlife > Pubs
77 Borough High Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 9 minutes from Old Billingsgate
Borough High Street was once crammed full of old coaching inns, providing accommodation and refreshment to weary pilgrims, merchants and travellers on their way up from ... More
 
 
 
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Dirty Martini, Monument
London > Nightlife > Bars
1 Lovat Lane, City, London EC3R | 2 minutes from Old Billingsgate
This chain of glamorous cocktail bars is a great spot for after work drinks and big nights out, with regular happy hours and drink deals. There ... More
 
 
 
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Vagabond Monument
London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
51 Gracechurch Street, Monument, EC3V | 4 minutes from Old Billingsgate
There are 160 wines to try at Vagabond Monument, the eighth wine bar from the group to open its ... More
 
 
 
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Proud Cabaret City
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
1 Mark Lane, City, London EC3R | 4 minutes from Old Billingsgate
Just as you used to be in a 1920s speakeasy, at Proud Cabaret you're entertained while you dine. A lively mix of cabaret, jazz and burlesque ... More
 
 
 
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Old Billingsgate
London > Business > Venue Hire
Old Billingsgate Market, 1 Old Billingsgate Walk, City, London EC3R | 1 minute from Old Billingsgate
A magnificent 19th-century market building designed by Sir Horace Jones and entirely renovated in 1988 by acclaimed architect Richard Rogers. At the foot of the City, ... More
 
 
 
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Tower of London
London > Business > Venue Hire
Waterloo Block, City, London EC3N | 5 minutes from Old Billingsgate
With close to 1,000 years of royal history lurking within its highly fortified walls, a trip to the Tower of London is like traveling back to ... More
 
 
 
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London City Hall
London > Business > Venue Hire
City Hall, The Queen's Walk, Bankside, London SE1 | 6 minutes from Old Billingsgate
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The View From The Shard Tickets
The View From The Shard Tickets
Attraction | Until 31st December 2022 

The Shard 6 minutes walk from Old Billingsgate

London looks like a city in miniature from The View From The Shard which at 244 metres tall is the ...More

 
The View from The Shard
The View from The Shard
Tours | Next performance 8th August 2020 

The Shard 6 minutes walk from Old Billingsgate

The View from The ShardAt almost twice the height of any other viewing platform in London, The View from The ...More

 
Jeff Wayne's War of The Worlds, The Immersive Experience
Jeff Wayne's War of The Worlds, The Immersive Experience
Theatre | Until 30th August 2020 

The Hallmark Building 6 minutes walk from Old Billingsgate

Jeff Wayne's epic 1978 musical version of War of the Worlds has been brought to life as an immersive VR ...More

 
Illuminated River
Illuminated River
Exhibitions | Until 17th July 2029 

River Thames 11 minutes walk from Old Billingsgate

Lighting up London's main waterway, Illuminated River will be one of the longest public art projects in the world when ...More

 
London Bridge City: Summer by the River
London Bridge City: Summer by the River
Seasonal | Until 4th September 2020 

London Bridge 11 minutes walk from Old Billingsgate

London's largest free festival, the London Bridge City's Summer by the River transforms the riverside stretch into a summer hub ...More

 
Magdalena Abakanowicz
Magdalena Abakanowicz
Exhibitions | Until 13th September 2020 

Tate Modern 15 minutes walk from Old Billingsgate

Tate Modern's 64-metre-long gallery in the Blavatnik Building will be filled with Magdalena Abakanowicz's giant woven sculptures this summer in ...More

 
Zanele Muholi
Zanele Muholi
Exhibitions | Until 18th October 2020 

Tate Modern 15 minutes walk from Old Billingsgate

This April, Tate Modern presents the UK's first major mid-career survey of South African visual activist Zanele Muholi. With a ...More

 
Andy Warhol
Andy Warhol
Exhibitions | Until 6th September 2020 

Tate Modern 15 minutes walk from Old Billingsgate

Explore themes of faith, fame, immigration and mortality in the first major Andy Warhol exhibition at Tate Modern for close ...More

 
Evita
Evita
Theatre | Until 22nd August 2020 

Barbican Theatre 18 minutes walk from Old Billingsgate

After a sold out run at Regent's ParkOpen Air Theatre last year - when it became the theatre's highest grossing ...More

 
 
 
 
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