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The Zetter Townhouse Clerkenwell
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £185  34% off
49-50 St John's Square, EC1V | 5 minutes from Heads & Tails
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  23% off
St John's Square 86-88 Clerkenwell Road, EC1M | 5 minutes from Heads & Tails
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
 
 
 
Club Quarters St Pauls Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £78  27% off
24 Ludgate Hill, EC4M | 8 minutes from Heads & Tails
This neat and simple hotel gets all the basics right. The prices are sensible, the rooms are simply and attractively decorated, there's a decent little bistro, ... More
 
 
 
 
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Vinoteca
London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
7 St John Street, Clerkenwell, Clerkenwell, London EC1M | 2 minutes from Heads & Tails
Wine bars in the UK were given a bad name in the 1980s but places like this show us how it should be done. Both the ... More
 
 
 
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Bleeding Heart Bistro
London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
Bleeding Heart Yard, off Greville Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1 | 6 minutes from Heads & Tails
Set in an attractive cobbled courtyard, this candlelit bistro/wine bar is a taste of an older, more civilised world. Uniformed French waiters glide unobtrusively between tables ... More
 
 
 
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Veeno St Paul's
London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
1st Floor One New Change, EC2V | 8 minutes from Heads & Tails
Italian wine bar Veeno champions Italy's after-work culture of drinking, eating and relaxing, and specialises in family grown Sicilian wine alongside authentic ... More
 
 
 
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Nightlife near Heads & Tails

Heads & Tails clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
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The Old Red Cow
London > Nightlife > Pubs
71 Long Lane, Clerkenwell, London EC1A | 1 minute from Heads & Tails
One of the oldest pubs in Smithfield, The Old Red Cow has stood on this spot on Long Lane since the year dot. Steeped in history, ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Cocktail Trading Company Smithfield
London > Nightlife > Bars
50-52 Long Acre Lane, EC1A | 1 minute from Heads & Tails
Following the huge success of the Cocktail Trading Company in Oxford Circus, launched in January 2015, the award winning team ... More
 
 
 
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Fox & Anchor
London > Nightlife > Pubs
115 Charterhouse Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1M | 2 minutes from Heads & Tails
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
 
 
 
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Cheek by Jowl: Pericles
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 6th to 21st April 2018
Heads & Tails, Silk Street, City, London EC2Y | 4 minutes from Heads & Tails
Renowned French ensemble Cheek By Jowl presents its first Shakespeare production in the French language, performed with English surtitles:Pericles. Last seen here at the Barbican in ...More
 
 
 
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Viviana Durante Company - Kenneth MacMillan: Steps Back in Time
London > Events > Dance  Dates: 18th, 19th, 20th and 21st Apr 2018
Heads & Tails, Silk Street, EC2Y | 4 minutes from Heads & Tails
Italian ballerina Viviana Durante directs a programme of Kenneth MacMillan's earliest works at the Barbican's Pit. Having worked with MacMillan at The Royal Ballet, Durante has ...More
 
 
 
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The Encounter
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 14th April to 5th May 2018
Heads & Tails, Silk Street, EC2Y | 4 minutes from Heads & Tails
First performed here at the Barbican in 2016 and following a hit Broadway run and international tour, The Encounter, by Complicite Theatre Company returns this spring. ...More
 
 
 
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Barbican Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Silk Street, City, London EC2Y | 4 minutes from Heads & Tails
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
 
 
 
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Barbican Centre
London > Entertainment > Arts Centres
Silk Street, City, London EC2Y | 4 minutes from Heads & Tails
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 | 4 minutes from Heads & Tails
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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The best museums, galleries, attractions near Heads & Tails
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St Bartholomew the Great
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
West Smithfield, Clerkenwell, London EC1A | 1 minute from Heads & Tails
St Bartholomew the Great is a historic church founded in 1123 and the oldest parish church in the City of London. Features include the pre-Reformation octagonal ... More
 
 
 
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Museum of London
London > Attractions > Museums
150 London Wall, City, London EC2Y | 3 minutes from Heads & Tails
Experience the real flavour of London life from the prehistoric to present day when you visit the Museum of London, a modern ... More
 
 
 
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Barbican - Curve Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
Ground Level, Barbican Centre, Silk Street, City, London EC2Y | 4 minutes from Heads & Tails
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 Heads & Tails

The best shops and markets near Heads & Tails
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Smithfield Market
London > Shopping > Markets
West Smithfield, Clerkenwell, London EC1A | 3 minutes from Heads & Tails
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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Farm Collective
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
91 Cowcross Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1M | 3 minutes from Heads & Tails
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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Barbican Chimes Music Shop
London > Shopping > Music Shops
Cromwell Tower, Silk Street, City, London EC2Y | 5 minutes from Heads & Tails
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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S&M Cafe
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
50 Long Lane, Clerkenwell, London EC1A | 1 minute from Heads & Tails
If you know what you want from a meal and what you want is good old, British sausages and mash then look no further than this ... More
 
 
 
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Dose Espresso
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
69 Long Lane, Clerkenwell, London EC1A | 1 minute from Heads & Tails
Using organic milk and responsibly sourced coffee supplied by the Square Mile Coffee Roasters, Dose offers a welcome pit stop if you're in the vicinity of ... More
 
 
 
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Amico Bio
London > Restaurants > Vegetarian restaurants
44 Cloth Fair, Clerkenwell, London EC1A | 1 minute from Heads & Tails
Head chef Pasquale Amico and his two cousins bring to you the first vegetarian-organic-Italian restaurant in London. The menu at Amico Bio is 100% vegetarian-organic, with ... More
 
 
 
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Near Heads & Tails
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LSO St Luke's
London > Education > Professional Training
161 Old Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 9 minutes from Heads & Tails
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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City Journalism
London > Education > Professional Training
106 Bunhill Row, City, London EC1Y | 9 minutes from Heads & Tails
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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Career Energy
London > Education > Career Services
4-6 Staple Inn, Holborn, London WC1V | 10 minutes from Heads & Tails
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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Heads & Tails gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
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Postman's Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
King Edward Street, City, London EC4M | 3 minutes from Heads & Tails
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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Urban Golf
London > Leisure > Golf
12 Smithfield Street, City, London EC1A | 4 minutes from Heads & Tails
OK, so you may not be able to soak up the rays on this indoor course but it’s a brilliant idea that has been stylishly executed. ... More
 
 
 
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London Dance Academy
London > Leisure >
The Basement, 49-51 Central Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 8 minutes from Heads & Tails
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
 
 
 
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The best pubs near London Heads & Tails.
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The Old Red Cow
London > Nightlife > Pubs
71 Long Lane, Clerkenwell, London EC1A | 1 minute from Heads & Tails
One of the oldest pubs in Smithfield, The Old Red Cow has stood on this spot on Long Lane since the year dot. Steeped in history, ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Fox & Anchor
London > Nightlife > Pubs
115 Charterhouse Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1M | 2 minutes from Heads & Tails
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
Jerusalem Tavern
London > Nightlife > Pubs
55 Britton Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1M | 4 minutes from Heads & Tails
It’s teeny-tiny and, no, there aren’t enough seats, but the Jerusalem Tavern still provides a cosy nook to devour a rare breed of delicious ales. London’s ... More
 
 
 
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Meeting venue hire near Heads & Tails

Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near Heads & Tails.
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Butchers' Hall
London > Business > Venue Hire
87 Bartholomew Close, Barbican, City, London EC1A | 2 minutes from Heads & Tails
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The Rookery
London > Business > Venue Hire
Peter's Lane, Cowcross Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1M | 3 minutes from Heads & Tails
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Haberdashers' Hall
London > Business > Venue Hire
18 West Smithfield, City, London EC1A | 3 minutes from Heads & Tails
Opened by the Queen in 2002 and designed by Sir Michael Hopkins and Partners Haberdashers' Hall was the first new livery hall in the Square Mile ... More
 
 
 
 

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Votes for Women
Votes for Women
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The Museum of London marks the centenary of the 1918 Act that gave some women the right to vote for ...More

 
Fatberg!
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Museum of London 3 minutes walk from Heads & Tails

This will make you think before you flush. Fatberg! puts the last remaining piece of the Whitechapel fatberg on display ...More

 
Yto Barrada
Exhibitions | Until 20th May 2018 

Barbican Centre 4 minutes walk from Heads & Tails

The Moroccan artist explores the different strategies of resistance we employ to deal with everything from the mundanities of everyday ...More

Another Kind Of Life: Photography On The Margins
Another Kind Of Life: Photography On The Margins
Exhibitions | Until 27th May 2018 

Barbican Centre 4 minutes walk from Heads & Tails

Part of 2018 season The Art of Change, Another Kind of Life at the Barbican explores how photographers and artists ...More

 
Viviana Durante Company - Kenneth MacMillan: Steps Back in Time
Viviana Durante Company - Kenneth MacMillan: Steps Back in Time
Dance | Until 21st April 2018 

Barbican The Pit 4 minutes walk from Heads & Tails

Italian ballerina Viviana Durante directs a programme of Kenneth MacMillan's earliest works at the Barbican's Pit. Having worked with MacMillan ...More

 
Cheek by Jowl: Pericles
Cheek by Jowl: Pericles
Theatre | Until 21st April 2018 

Barbican Centre 4 minutes walk from Heads & Tails

Renowned French ensemble Cheek By Jowl presents its first Shakespeare production in the French language, performed with English surtitles:Pericles. Last ...More

 
The Encounter
The Encounter
Theatre | Until 5th May 2018 

Barbican Centre 4 minutes walk from Heads & Tails

First performed here at the Barbican in 2016 and following a hit Broadway run and international tour, The Encounter, by ...More

 
Self-Portraits And Night Journeys by Antoine d'Agata
Exhibitions | Until 27th April 2018 

Magnum Photos 7 minutes walk from Heads & Tails

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A brand new immersive experience from entertainment company dotdotdot, SOMNAI invites participants to delve into the world of lucid dreaming. ...More

 
Bill Viola: Mary
Exhibitions | Until 31st December 2018 

St Paul's Cathedral 8 minutes walk from Heads & Tails

Mary, the second permanent large-scale video installation by Bill Viola for St Paul's Cathedral is inaugurated in the North Quire ...More

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