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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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Underground Stations

Underground Stations

 
Monument Tube Station
 
4 minutes walk
 
Tower Hill Tube Station
 
5 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
 
Shadwell Overground Station
 
20 minutes walk
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
Q-Park Bucklesbury House
 
9 minutes walk
 
Thames Exchange NCP
 
9 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Cheval Three Quays Apartments
London > Apartment > Apartment   from £146  22% off
40 Lower Thames Street, EC3R | 2 minutes from Old Billingsgate
Perfect for feeling home away from home, the Cheval Three Quays offers multi-award winning accommodation in the heart of the City of London, boasting views across ... More
 
 
 
Apex City of London Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £77  26% 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 £84  21% 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
 
 
 
 
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Entertainment near Old Billingsgate

Near Old Billingsgate
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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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Shunt Vaults
London > Entertainment > Theatres
20 Stainer Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 6 minutes from Old Billingsgate
The madcap Shunt Theatre company has created London's most unpredictable nightspot in the railway arches beneath London Bridge. Each week's entertainment at Shunt Vaults is curated ... More
 
 
 
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Meet Ian Hislop And The Private Eye Team
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: Tuesday 12th December 2017 - 12.30pm
Old Billingsgate, 1-3 Whittington Avenue, Leadenhall Market, EC3V | 6 minutes from Old Billingsgate
The editor of Private Eye and his colleagues sign copies of the 2017 annual....More
 
 
 
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Private Eye Annual Book Signing
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: Tuesday 12th December 2017 - 12.30pm-2pm
Old Billingsgate, 1-3 Whittington Avenue, Leadenhall Market, EC3V | 6 minutes from Old Billingsgate
Literary & Education, Book Signing....More
 
 
 
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Feed the Minds Carol Concert
London > Events > Seasonal  Dates: Tuesday 12th December 2017
Old Billingsgate, London Bridge, Bankside, London SE1 | 7 minutes from Old Billingsgate
One of several Christmas carol concerts at Southwark Cathedral in December, this night is a little bit special. The Feed the Minds Carol Concert features popular ...More
 
 
 
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Sights and Attractions near Old Billingsgate

The best museums, galleries, attractions near Old Billingsgate
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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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Shopping near Old Billingsgate

The best shops and markets near Old Billingsgate
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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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What are the best dining options near Old Billingsgate London?
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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
Italian Cuisine... More
 
 
 
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Education near Old Billingsgate

Near Old Billingsgate
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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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LSO St Luke's
London > Education > Professional Training
161 Old Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 24 minutes from Old Billingsgate
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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Old Billingsgate gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
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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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Snowsfields Wellness
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
41 Snowsfields, SE1 | 9 minutes from Old Billingsgate
It's a relief to step into Snowsfields Wellness, with its shelves of carefully selected healthy and organic products. Unlike plenty of other places, each of the ... More
 
 
 
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The best pubs near London Old Billingsgate.
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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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Old Billingsgate clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
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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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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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The Rotunda Bar
London > Nightlife > Bars
10 Trinity Square, EC3N | 4 minutes from Old Billingsgate
At the heart of the Four Seasons Hotel at Ten Trinity Square The Rotunda Bar forms a natural gathering space ... More
 
 
 
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Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near Old Billingsgate.
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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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
... More
 
 
 
 

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Coppa Club Winter Igloos
Coppa Club Winter Igloos
Seasonal | Until 31st December 2017 

Coppa Club 3 minutes walk from Old Billingsgate

The instagram hit of last winter, Coppa Club's igloos along the Thames are back and this year they're even better. ...More

 
Sail with Santa
Sail with Santa
Seasonal | Until 23rd December 2017 

Tower Millennium Pier 3 minutes walk from Old Billingsgate

City Cruises invites you to meet Santa while sailing down the Thames this Christmas. During the one-hour cruise from Tower ...More

 
Tower of London Ice Rink
Tower of London Ice Rink
Seasonal | Until 2nd January 2018 

Tower Of London 5 minutes walk from Old Billingsgate

Nestled in the rounded hollow of the dry moat, the Tower of London's ice rink area forms a wonderfully festive ...More

 
Freddie, Ted, And The Death Of Joe Orton
Theatre | Until 16th December 2017 

London Theatre Workshop 6 minutes walk from Old Billingsgate

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Meet Ian Hislop And The Private Eye Team
Exhibitions | On 12th December 2017 

Waterstone's - Leadenhall Market 6 minutes walk from Old Billingsgate

The editor of Private Eye and his colleagues sign copies of the 2017 annual....More

Freddie, Ted And The Death Of Joe Orton
Theatre | Until 16th December 2017 

London Theatre Workshop 6 minutes walk from Old Billingsgate

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Private Eye Annual Book Signing
Exhibitions | On 12th December 2017 

Waterstone's - Leadenhall Market 6 minutes walk from Old Billingsgate

Literary & Education, Book Signing....More

Join the Experimentalists at The View from The Shard
Join the Experimentalists at The View from The Shard
Foodie Events | Until 31st December 2017 

The Shard 6 minutes walk from Old Billingsgate

Are you a motivator, an influencer or an experimenter? How you answer affects which whisky you get. Fill out the ...More

 
Shard Lights
Shard Lights
Seasonal | Until 31st December 2017 

The Shard 6 minutes walk from Old Billingsgate

Shining like a beacon over London, the tallest building in town puts on a festive light show throughout December as ...More

 
The View from The Shard
The View from The Shard
Tours | Next performance 12th December 2017 

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

 

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Carols by Candlelight
Concerts | On 17th December 

Union Chapel

The perfect way to celebrate Christmas, Carols by Candlelight at Union Chapel presents an evening of traditional carols and readings in a beautiful candlelit setting. The Union Chapel singers and Boe Huntress present the evening, ...More

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Exhibitions | From 5th June 

Tate Britain

A century since the end of WWI Tate Britain takes a look at how artists responded to the physical and psychological scars left on Europe. A fascinating and ...More

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Murillo: The Self Portraits
Exhibitions | From 24th February 

National Gallery

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Comedy | From 19th December 

Crazy Coqs

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Crazy Coqs
Nightlife 

Sharing a doorman with Brasserie Zedel, Crazy Coqs is an intimate cabaret and live music venue....More

Scarlatto
Scarlatto
Dining 

Enver (manager) and best friend Toni (chef) would like to welcome you to their beautiful ...More

 
Michael Jackson: On the Wall
Michael Jackson: On the Wall
Exhibitions | From 28th June 

National Portrait Gallery

Almost a decade after his death, and coinciding ...More

 
Cloud Gate Dance Theatre of Taiwan: Formosa
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Dance | From 9th May 

Sadler's Wells Theatre

Choreographer and writer Lin Hwai-min's new work takes ...More

 
Carmen La Cubana
Carmen La Cubana
Dance | From 1st August 

Sadler's Wells Theatre

The UK premiere of Carmen La Cubana featuring Bizet's classic score, with new orchestrations by ...More

 
Akram Khan Company: XENOS
Akram Khan Company: XENOS
Dance | From 29th May 

Sadler's Wells Theatre

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St Columba's Church of Scotland
Attractions 

The chapel for the London Scottish Regiment, a Grade II listed building, houses a fine array of Scottish county arms....More

London Events 2018
London Events 2018
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The Old Vic celebrates its bicentenary, Shakespeare's Globe gets a new Artistic Director and three ...More

 
May in London 2018
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The Royal Ballet presents Queen Elizabeth, the Chelsea Flower Show blossoms, Rita Ora plays Brixton Academy and Regent's Park Open Air Theatre opens with Peter Pan in May 2018....More

Zippos: Cirque Berserk!
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Theatre | From 5th February 

Peacock Theatre

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Hawker House

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