The People's Supermarket  

 
 
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72-78 Lamb's Conduit Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1N 3LP
 
 
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Mon-Sat 8am-9pm, Sun 10am-6pm
 

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The People's SupermarketRumour has it that The People's Supermarket fought off Tesco this a site on Lamb's Conduit Street, one of London's most independently spirited neighbourhoods. The sight of a Tesco Metro would have been incredibly incongruous on a semi-pedestrianised street devoid of all major corporations (with the sole exception of the Starbucks on the intersection with Great Ormond Street). The brain-child of celebrity chef Arthur Potts-Dawson and ex-Marks & Spencer executive Kate Wickes-Bull, The People's Supermarket boasts a remarkably simple concept: anyone can shop in the store, but full membership (exchanged for a one-off £25 payment and four hours per month working in the store) will grant you a 10% discount and a say in how the shop is run. On the shelves you'll find fresh, locally sourced supermarket fare which is both cheap and airfreight free. All profits go back to into the business, community spirit is bolstered and new jobs are created for locals. Everyone's a winner. Except Tesco's?

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Underground Stations

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Russell Square Tube Station
 
5 minutes walk
 
Holborn Tube Station
 
7 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

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Car Parks

Car Parks

 
Brunswick Square NCP
 
5 minutes walk
 
Russell Court NCP
 
6 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Goodenough Club
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £83  27% off
23 Mecklenburgh Square, WC1N | 2 minutes from The People's Supermarket
Blending the traditional with the modern, the Goodenbough Club aims to help guests make a home away from home with its four-star accommodation. Housed within five ... More
 
 
 
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London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £77  40% off
92 Southampton Row, WC1B | 4 minutes from The People's Supermarket
The DoubleTree by Hilton London - West End hotel is perfectly located in London's historic Bloomsbury district, between Holborn and Russell Square tube stations for convenient ... More
 
 
 
Bloomsbury Park Hotel London
London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel   from £67  39% off
Southampton Row, WC1B | 4 minutes from The People's Supermarket
The gorgeous Victorian building that houses the Thistle Bloomsbury Park is tall enough to offer great views of London from the top rooms. Located between the ... More
 
 
 
 
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Harringay Local Store
London > Shopping > Supermarkets
581C Green Lanes, N8 | 4.3 miles from The People's Supermarket
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Fresh N Fine
London > Shopping > Supermarkets
18 Penton Street, Islington, London N1 | 14 minutes from The People's Supermarket
This independent supermarket between Angel and Kings Cross sells good quality organic food, Bundaberg root beer and Fentiman's cola as well as all the basics. ... More
 
 
 
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Waitrose Kings Cross
London > Shopping > Supermarkets
1 Wharf Road, N1C | 18 minutes from The People's Supermarket
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La Fromagerie Bloomsbury
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
52 Lambs Conduit Street, WC1N | 1 minute from The People's Supermarket
Well established as one of the best cheese shops in London, La Fromagerie is in the little black book of food lovers with ... More
 
 
 
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Ben Pentreath Ltd
London > Shopping > House and Garden
17 Rugby Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1N | 1 minute from The People's Supermarket
Ben, the man behind this pretty interiors shop in Bloomsbury, is an architectural designer now based in London after spending five years in New York. His ... More
 
 
 
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French's Dairy
London > Shopping > Jewellery
13 Rugby Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1N | 1 minute from The People's Supermarket
Artist Maggie Owen took a former dairy and turned it into an Art Deco emporium dripping in achingly hip designer jewellery. And the good news is ... More
 
 
 
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London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 16th January 2018 to 13th January 2019
The People's Supermarket, 40 Brunswick Square, WC1N | 4 minutes from The People's Supermarket
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Voices from the Deep
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 29th March 2018 to 13th January 2019
The People's Supermarket, Phoenix Place, WC1X | 5 minutes from The People's Supermarket
More than 700 personal letters, trapped at the bottom of the Atlantic Ocean off the coast of Ireland for 70 years, can be seen in Voices ...More
 
 
 
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The Chap Olympiad
London > Events > Sporting Events  Dates: Saturday 14th July 2018
The People's Supermarket, Bedford Square, Bloomsbury, London WC1B | 6 minutes from The People's Supermarket
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Curzon Bloomsbury
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
The Brunswick, Bloomsbury, London WC1N | 4 minutes from The People's Supermarket
The arthouse Renoir Cinema underwent a major refurbishment in 2015 by The Curzon Cinema Group. Reopening as the Curzon Bloomsbury, the new name pays homage to ... More
 
 
 
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The Horse Hospital
London > Entertainment > Arts Centres
30 Colonnade, Bloomsbury, London WC1N | 5 minutes from The People's Supermarket
As the name suggests, The Horse Hospital wasn't always the modern arts venue it is today. Once home to sick and injured horses - many references ... More
 
 
 
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Theatre Delicatessen
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Guardian House, 119 Farringdon Road, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 8 minutes from The People's Supermarket
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Coram's Fields
London > Attractions > Attractions for Kids
93 Guilford Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1N | 2 minutes from The People's Supermarket
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Charles Dickens Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
48 Doughty Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1N | 3 minutes from The People's Supermarket
Charles Dickens brought London to life with his imaginative depictions of city life and his fascination and passion for the foggy Victorian streets have inspired two ... More
 
 
 
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Conway Hall
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
25 Red Lion Square, Holborn, Holborn, London WC1R | 4 minutes from The People's Supermarket
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Ciao Bella
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
86-90 Lamb's Conduit Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1N | 1 minute from The People's Supermarket
This authentic Italian restaurant in Bloomsbury is a gem and should be in everyone's address book. Unfailingly lively, distinctively Mediterranean, wonderfully homely, Ciao Bella serves up ... More
 
 
 
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Cigala
London > Restaurants > Spanish restaurants
54 Lambs Conduit Street, Russell Square, Bloomsbury, London WC1N | 1 minute from The People's Supermarket
This expensive Spanish restaurant is in a lovely corner of town, and serves authentic and delicious fare, cooked to consistently high standards. However, many many visitors ... More
 
 
 
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La Gourmandina
London > Restaurants > French restaurants
57 Lamb's Conduit Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1N | 1 minute from The People's Supermarket
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The Method Studio
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
Conway Hall, 25 Red Lion Square, Holborn, London WC1R | 4 minutes from The People's Supermarket
Learn to act by becoming the person you are portraying. Think yourself into the role... eat what they would eat, weigh what they would weigh, behave ... More
 
 
 
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London Wine Academy
London > Education > Evening Classes
Garden Floor, 6 Coldbath Square, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 7 minutes from The People's Supermarket
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School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS)
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
Thornhaugh Street, Russell Square, Bloomsbury, London WC1H | 9 minutes from The People's Supermarket
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Ted's Grooming Room & Ottoman Lounge
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
31 Theobalds Road, Bloomsbury, London WC1X | 3 minutes from The People's Supermarket
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All Star Lanes, Holborn
London > Leisure > Activities
Victoria House, Bloomsbury Place, Bloomsbury, London WC1B | 5 minutes from The People's Supermarket
This fun bowling alley and restaurant is a great place for a gang of you to spend a memorable night out trying to out-do each other. ... More
 
 
 
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Sense Spa at Rosewood London
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
252 High Holborn, Holborn, London WC1V | 7 minutes from The People's Supermarket
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The Lamb
London > Nightlife > Pubs
94 Lamb's Conduit Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1N | 1 minute from The People's Supermarket
On the peaceful, pedestrianised Lamb's Conduit Street, hidden behind an 18th century facade, is The Lamb, a beautifully preserved Grade II listed Victorian pub. The pub ... More
 
 
 
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Duke (of York)
London > Nightlife > Pubs
7 Roger Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1N | 2 minutes from The People's Supermarket
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Queens Larder Restaurant & Pub
London > Nightlife > Pubs
1 Queen's Square, Bloomsbury, Bloomsbury, London WC1N | 4 minutes from The People's Supermarket
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The Perseverance
London > Nightlife > Bars
63 Lamb's Conduit Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1N | 1 minute from The People's Supermarket
Formerly run by Billy Drew (who has opened The Chippy in Soho), The Perseverance in Lamb's Conduit Street re-opened in April 2007 under new management. It's ... More
 
 
 
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Scarfes Bar
London > Nightlife > Bars
252 High Holborn, Holborn, Holborn, London WC1V | 6 minutes from The People's Supermarket
Named after the cartoonist Gerald Scarfe (whose characterful illustrations will adorn the bar's walls), Scarfes Bar is a shining beacon in the otherwise lacking High Holborn ... More
 
 
 
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Ghost Farringdon
London > Nightlife >
113-117 Farringdon Road, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 9 minutes from The People's Supermarket
Most people's gripe about South Ken's graffiti chic venue Ghost INC is that it would be better suited to the edgier East End than the haughty ... More
 
 
 
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The Foundling Museum
London > Business > Venue Hire
40 Brunswick Square, Bloomsbury, London WC1N | 4 minutes from The People's Supermarket
The Foundling Museum is one of London's real hidden treasures. Originally established in 1739 as a hospital which looked after abandoned children, the museum now tells ... More
 
 
 
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Honourable Society of Gray's Inn
London > Business > Venue Hire
8 South Square, Gray's Inn, Holborn, London WC1R | 7 minutes from The People's Supermarket
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Sir John Soane's Museum
London > Business > Venue Hire
13 Lincoln's Inn Fields, Holborn, London WC2A | 8 minutes from The People's Supermarket
An appealingly higgledy-piggledy treasure trove of artefacts, the extraordinary Sir John Soane's Museum elegantly located on Lincoln's Inn Fields is well worth an exploratory rummage. Lurking ... More
 
 
 

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First Amongst Equals
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Exhibitions | Until 13th January 2019 

The Foundling Museum 4 minutes walk from The People's Supermarket

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Exhibitions | Until 13th January 2019 

The Postal Museum and Mail Rail 5 minutes walk from The People's Supermarket

More than 700 personal letters, trapped at the bottom of the Atlantic Ocean off the coast of Ireland for 70 ...More

 
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Seasonal | Until 21st September 2018 

Afternoon Tea at The Montague 7 minutes walk from The People's Supermarket

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Exhibitions | Until 6th June 2018 

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Rodin and the art of ancient Greece
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Exhibitions | Until 29th July 2018 

British Museum 8 minutes walk from The People's Supermarket

French sculptor Auguste Rodin, one of the greatest and most innovative sculptors of the modern era, took his inspiration from ...More

 
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New London Theatre 10 minutes walk from The People's Supermarket

Students at a prestigious prep school "stick it to the man" with encouragement from their substitute teacher - wannabe rock ...More

 
Hue & Cry And The Christians
Concerts | On 27th May 2018 

University Of London Union 10 minutes walk from The People's Supermarket

Patrick and Gregory Kane of Hue & Cry team up with the six-piece Liverpool group for a co-headline tour....More

TriOperas
Theatre | Until 1st July 2018 

Peacock Theatre 11 minutes walk from The People's Supermarket

Pamela Tan-Nicholson's opera musical fusing shortened versions of Carmen, Madam Butterfly and Turandot with hip hop, punk, rap and rock, ...More

London Burlesque Festival
London Burlesque Festival
Theatre | Until 2nd June 2018 

Shaw Theatre 11 minutes walk from The People's Supermarket

With the welcome news that Madame JoJo's is due to reopen in 2018, burlesque in London is enjoying a revival. ...More

 
Teeth
Teeth
Exhibitions | Until 16th September 2018 

Wellcome Collection 13 minutes walk from The People's Supermarket

The first exhibition to chart the history of the teeth profession and how it has shaped the way we live ...More

 

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Concluding the Classic Spring Oscar Wilde Season, The Importance of Being Earnest is staged at the Vaudeville Theatre this summer. Olivier Award-winner Sophie Thompson takes the role ...More

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