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Number 29 Clerkenwell Green has been serving ale to thirsty Londoners since 1720 when the tavern which stood here had a small brewery attached. In 1805 it was known as the Fox and French horn and, following an interlude as offices and workshops in the 1920s, returned to its current role as a public house in November 2004 when it became known simply as The Green. Clekenwell takes its name from the Clerks' Well which you can still see through a glass window on Farringdon Lane. While the area around Clekenwell Green may not have much in the way of greenery it still retains a village vibe - appealing and unexpected for such a central location - with St James' church in the middle. The Green attracts a suited city crowd, drawn in by the lively bar and real ales. On the modern European menu there's always a choice of fresh fish and meat dishes, homemade pies and puddings with pretty much the same menu served both downstairs and in the quieter first floor dining room.

 

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Farringdon Tube Station
 
4 minutes walk
 
Barbican Tube Station
 
8 minutes walk
 
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Bowling Green Lane NCP
 
2 minutes walk
 
Saffron Hill NCP
 
3 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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The Zetter Hotel London
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £83  40% off
St John's Square 86-88 Clerkenwell Road, EC1M | 2 minutes from The Green
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
 
 
 
The Zetter Townhouse Clerkenwell
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49-50 St John's Square, EC1V | 2 minutes from The Green
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
 
 
 
Crowne Plaza Kings Cross
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1 Kings Cross Road, WC1X | 8 minutes from The Green
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 > Restaurants > French restaurants
30-31 Clerkenwell Green, Farringdon, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | Same location as The Green
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Sosharu
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Turnmill, 63 Clerkenwell Road, EC1M | 1 minute from The Green
A departure for top British chef Jason Atherton, Sosharu is an informal Japanese restaurant that serves tapas-style food and ... More
 
 
 
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45 Clerkenwell Road, Clerkenwell, London EC1M | 1 minute from The Green
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Guardian House, 119 Farringdon Road, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 2 minutes from The Green
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Sans Walk, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 2 minutes from The Green
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7-9 Woodbridge Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 2 minutes from The Green
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34 Clerkenwell Green, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | Same location as The Green
Lesley Craze houses contemporary pieces of jewellery design in an interesting gallery shop. A range of materials is used, including both precious and semi-precious metals, and ... More
 
 
 
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89 Clerkenwell Road, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 4 minutes from The Green
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Garden Floor, 6 Coldbath Square, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 4 minutes from The Green
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7 Clerkenwell Close, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 1 minute from The Green
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64 Turnmill Street, EC1M | 2 minutes from The Green
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Bleeding Heart Yard, off Greville Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1 | 5 minutes from The Green
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Clerkenwell Close, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 1 minute from The Green
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St. Johns Gate, 26 St. John's Lane, Clerkenwell, London EC1M | 3 minutes from The Green
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