Cottons  

 
 
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70 Exmouth Market, Clerkenwell, London EC1R 4QP
 
 
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Caribbean cuisine, rum punches and great atmosphere located on the cobbled streets of Clerkenwell. The owner of Cottons decided to set up this Caribbean restaurant after he entered and won the Caribbean Masterchef competition in 2001. It is based in a large building on the corner of Exmouth Market, which boasts a great variety of shops, cafes and restaurants and is a stones throw away from Sadlers Wells Theatre. The beach shack bar is offset by chandeliers and gilted gold mirrors. In the basement of Cottons you will find the Rhum Jungle. This is the entertainment area, a palm tree clad den bursting with the flavour of the Caribbean and a selection of rums that will knock your socks off. Here they host live music nights, dance classes and comedy and cabaret events and it's a great place for an after dinner drink or dance. Try the Killer Doppi cocktail if you're feeling brave, a ferocious mix of four potent rums mixed with pineapple and fresh lime. Be warned though, the word 'doppi' is Jamaican for ghost. Happy hour is 5-7pm Monday to Saturday and another branch of Cottons can be found in lively Camden.

 

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Farringdon Tube Station
 
8 minutes walk
 
Angel Tube Station
 
9 minutes walk
 
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Skinner Street NCP
 
2 minutes walk
 
Bowling Green Lane NCP
 
3 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Holiday Inn London Kings Cross - Bloomsbury
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £53  39% off
1 Kings Cross Road, WC1X | 5 minutes from Cottons
Halfway between the City and the west End, the Bloomsbury area is an oasis of calm in the very heart of the capital. It's a lovely ... More
 
 
 
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London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £125  32% off
St John's Square 86-88 Clerkenwell Road, EC1M | 6 minutes from Cottons
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The Zetter Townhouse Clerkenwell
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £175  29% off
49-50 St John's Square, EC1V | 6 minutes from Cottons
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Made in the Shade
London > Restaurants > Caribbean restaurants
177 Hoxton Street, Hoxton, London N1 | 24 minutes from Cottons
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Jamaica Patty Co
London > Restaurants > Caribbean restaurants
26 New Row, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 25 minutes from Cottons
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70 Exmouth Market, EC1R | Same location as Cottons
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La Porchetta
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84-86 Rosebery Avenue, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 1 minute from Cottons
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Moro
London > Restaurants > Spanish restaurants
34 - 36 Exmouth Market, Finsbury, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 1 minute from Cottons
Nice, noisy place serving a mixture of Spanish and North African cuisine. A superb, convivial restaurant with a great reputation based on its best-selling cook book ... More
 
 
 
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Cottons, Rosebery Avenue, EC1R | 5 minutes from Cottons
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Cottons, Rosebery Avenue, EC1R | 5 minutes from Cottons
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Guardian House, 119 Farringdon Road, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 4 minutes from Cottons
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Guardian House, 119 Farringdon Road, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 4 minutes from Cottons
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113-117 Farringdon Road, EC1R | 4 minutes from Cottons
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London > Attractions > Other Attractions
Exmouth Market, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 1 minute from Cottons
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House of Detention
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Sans Walk, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 3 minutes from Cottons
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The Werkstatt
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
7-9 Woodbridge Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 3 minutes from Cottons
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ec one Exmouth Market
London > Shopping > Jewellery
41 Exmouth Market, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 1 minute from Cottons
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London > Shopping > Jewellery
34 Clerkenwell Green, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 5 minutes from Cottons
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International Magic Shop
London > Shopping > Specialists
89 Clerkenwell Road, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 6 minutes from Cottons
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B&H Kitchen
London > Education > Cookery Courses
Bourne & Hollingsworth Buildings, 42 Northampton Road, EC1R | 1 minute from Cottons
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London Wine Academy
London > Education > Evening Classes
Garden Floor, 6 Coldbath Square, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 4 minutes from Cottons
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Career Energy
London > Education > Career Services
4-6 Staple Inn, Holborn, London WC1V | 12 minutes from Cottons
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London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Northampton Road, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 1 minute from Cottons
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My Chocolate Workshops
London > Leisure > Activities
Hatton Square Business Centre, 16-16a Baldwin Gardens, Holborn, London EC1N | 8 minutes from Cottons
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The Basement, 49-51 Central Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 10 minutes from Cottons
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The Ambassador
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
55 Exmouth Market, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 1 minute from Cottons
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Cafe Kick
London > Nightlife > Pubs
43 Exmouth Market, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 1 minute from Cottons
The original Kick bar and a local landmark, Cafe Kick is a tiny continental-style cafe bar with terrace tables and an endearingly insalubrious interior, has three ... More
 
 
 
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The Easton
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
22 Easton Street, Clerkenwell, London WC1X0DS | 3 minutes from Cottons
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Ghost Farringdon
London > Nightlife >
113-117 Farringdon Road, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 4 minutes from Cottons
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7 Tales
London > Nightlife > Bars
64 Turnmill Street, EC1M | 6 minutes from Cottons
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Bleeding Heart Bistro
London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
Bleeding Heart Yard, off Greville Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1 | 9 minutes from Cottons
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Crypt on the Green
London > Business > Venue Hire
Clerkenwell Close, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 4 minutes from Cottons
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Sadler's Wells
London > Business > Venue Hire
Rosebery Avenue, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 5 minutes from Cottons
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Museum of the Order of St John
London > Business > Venue Hire
St. Johns Gate, 26 St. John's Lane, Clerkenwell, London EC1M | 7 minutes from Cottons
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Royal Opera House 1 minute walk from Cottons

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George Benjamin conducts in a first revival of his and Martin Crimp's highly acclaimed contemporary opera which draws on a ...More

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The Royal Shakespeare Company's multiple award-winning musical adaptation of Roald Dahl's celebrated children's book Matilda is a big hit at ...More

 
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New London Theatre 4 minutes walk from Cottons

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