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Cannon Street Tube Station
 
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Bank Tube Station
 
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Whitechapel Overground Station
 
26 minutes walk
 
 
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Q-Park Bucklesbury House
 
2 minutes walk
 
Thames Exchange NCP
 
2 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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What to do in London throughout 2019

Discover what's on in London 2019 with our comprehensive guide to the best events. From theatre to art and music to sport, London 2019 has something for everyone - so read on to find out what London town has to offer.

 
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Club Quarters Gracechurch
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £71  35% off
7 Gracechurch Street, EC3V | 5 minutes from Metropolis
The location of Club Quarters Gracechurch in the heart of the City has made it a favourite with business travellers. A cheerily macho atmosphere permeates from ... More
 
 
 
Apex London Wall Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £93  36% off
7-9 Copthall Avenue, EC2R | 7 minutes from Metropolis
In the heart of the financial district and close to the Bank of England, the newly opened Apex London Wall Hotel, is within walking distance of ... More
 
 
 
Apex City of London Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £79  31% off
1 Seething Lane, EC3N | 9 minutes from Metropolis
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
 
 
 
 
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Alternative Motoring nearest Metropolis

Nearest to Metropolis
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Warr's Harley Davidson
London > Shopping > Motoring
611 King's Road, SW6 | 4.8 miles from Metropolis
When Captain Frederick James Warr founded Europe’s oldest Harley-Davidson dealership on the Kings Road in 1924, the flagship model was the ‘Silent Grey Fellow’ which retailed ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Romance of Rust
London > Shopping > Motoring
Duke's Wharf, 2 Brent Way, Brentford, TW8 | 9.6 miles from Metropolis
Now this really is a labour of love – when Rolls Royce trained engineer Lance McCormack set up shop on his own back in 1991, he ... More
 
 
 
Millenium City Garage
London > Shopping > Motoring
68-70 Great Suffolk Street, SE1 | 14 minutes from Metropolis
... More
 
 
 
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Shopping near Metropolis

The best shops and markets near Metropolis
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Laduree Cornhill
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
14 Cornhill , City, London EC3V3ND | 4 minutes from Metropolis
This famous French patisserie dates back to 1862, when Louis Ernest Ladurée, a miller from southwest France, created a bakery at 16 rue Royale in Paris. ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Beau Gems
London > Shopping > Jewellery
26 Royal Exchange, City, London EC3V | 4 minutes from Metropolis
A high-class repair service for all varieties of damaged items. Antique jewellery and second-hand designer watches are on offer.... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Penhaligon's
London > Shopping > Perfume and Cosmetics
8 Royal Exchange, City, London EC3V | 4 minutes from Metropolis
130-year-old scent emporium with royal warrants. For a sweet-smelling, sensory overload, Penhaligon’s has to be the place to go. From the original Hammam Bouquet to the Winston ... More
 
 
 
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Events near Metropolis

Near Metropolis
Ongoing
325 Years, 325 Objects
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 22nd July 2019 to 15th May 2020 - 10am-5pm
Metropolis, Bartholomew Lane, EC2R | 5 minutes from Metropolis
The bank celebrates its 325th anniversary with a display of 325 items selected from the vast collections amassed since the Bank was founded in 1694....More
 
 
 
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Henry VI
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 5th November 2019 to 26th January 2020 - Various Times
Metropolis, 21 New Globe Walk, Bankside, SE1 | 6 minutes from Metropolis
Allegiances are sworn and murderous factions fight for power in Shakespeare's blood-soaked drama co-directed by Sean Holmes and Ilinca Radulian, which condenses the three history plays ...More
 
 
 
Ongoing
Richard III
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 13th November 2019 to 26th January 2020 - Various Times
Metropolis, 21 New Globe Walk, Bankside, SE1 | 6 minutes from Metropolis
Power-hungry Richard is determined to prove himself a villain as he plots and schemes a path to the crown in the aftermath of the Wars of ...More
 
 
 
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Entertainment near Metropolis

Near Metropolis
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Drum Cafe
London > Entertainment > Live Music
Glaziers Hall, 9 Montague Close Bridge, Bankside, London SE1 | 6 minutes from Metropolis
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Shakespeare's Globe Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
21 New Globe Walk, Bankside, Bankside, London SE1 | 6 minutes from Metropolis
This replica of the Shakespeare's 16th century theatre, reconstructed just 200 yards from its original site, is the brainchild of American actor and director Sam Wanamaker. ... More
 
 
 
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Rose Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
56 Park Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 6 minutes from Metropolis
The Rose Theatre was built in 1587 but was only discovered in 1989 during excavations for new office buildings. Two-thirds of the original site were discovered, ... More
 
 
 
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Sights and Attractions near Metropolis

The best museums, galleries, attractions near Metropolis
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
St Stephen Walbrook
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
39 Walbrook, City, London EC4N | 2 minutes from Metropolis
One of Sir Christopher Wren's smaller masterpieces, this church has been immaculately restored. The central altar is by Henry Moore, and there is a magnificent organ ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Bloomberg Arcade
London > Attractions >
3 Queen Victoria Street, EC2R | 2 minutes from Metropolis
Running through the site of Bloomberg's new European headquarters, the covered pedestrian Bloomberg Arcade is home to a ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Mansion House
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
City of London, City, London EC4N | 3 minutes from Metropolis
Mansion House, the Palace of the London Mayor, was originally for the Lord Mayor to represent the City in appropriate style, Sir Crispin Gascoigne was the ... More
 
 
 
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Restaurants near Metropolis

What are the best dining options near Metropolis London?
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Leon
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
86 Cannon Street, City, London EC4N | 1 minute from Metropolis
Inside might look like a fast food joint - and the food is served in shoots, like McDonald's - but there the comparison ends. Rather than ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The India Restaurant
London > Restaurants > Indian/South Asian restaurants
21 College Hill, Cannon Street, City, London EC4R | 2 minutes from Metropolis
Indian/South Asian Cuisine... More
 
 
 
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EKTE Nordic Kitchen
London > Restaurants > Scandinavian restaurants
2-8 Bloomberg Arcade, EC4N | 2 minutes from Metropolis
Dapper looking Danish-born restaurateur Soren Jessen, who launched successful City stalwart 1 Lombard Street in 1998, gives us a more casual alternative at this ... More
 
 
 
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Education near Metropolis

Near Metropolis
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
City Journalism
London > Education > Professional Training
106 Bunhill Row, City, London EC1Y | 18 minutes from Metropolis
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
LSO St Luke's
London > Education > Professional Training
161 Old Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 19 minutes from Metropolis
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Workers' Educational Association
London > Education > Evening Classes
4 Luke Street, Shoreditch, London EC2A | 19 minutes from Metropolis
National charity for adult learning which also runs an excellent selection of theatre, literature, history and politics evening classes.... More
 
 
 
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Leisure near Metropolis

Metropolis gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Puttshack Bank
London > Leisure > Golf
1 Poultry, Bank, EC2R | 3 minutes from Metropolis
Putting a swing into your social life, Puttshack brings crazy golf into the 21st century with high tech equipment, blinging ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Garden at 120
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
120 Fenchurch Street, EC3M | 8 minutes from Metropolis
Owned by Italy's largest insurance firm, Generali, and designed by Eric Parry Architects, Fen Court is a fifteen story state-of-the-art office block which houses ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Skypool at the Shangri-La Hotel
London > Leisure >
Floor 52, Shangri-La Hotel at The Shard, Bankside, London SE1 | 9 minutes from Metropolis
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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Pubs near Metropolis

The best pubs near London Metropolis.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Lamb Tavern
London > Nightlife > Pubs
10-12 Leadenhall Market, Gracechurch Street, City, London EC3V | 6 minutes from Metropolis
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Wheatsheaf
London > Nightlife > Pubs
6 Stoney Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 8 minutes from Metropolis
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
National Trust: George Inn, The George Inn Yard
London > Nightlife > Pubs
77 Borough High Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 9 minutes from Metropolis
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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Nightlife near Metropolis

Metropolis clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
All Bar One Cannon Street
London > Nightlife > Bars
103 Cannon Street, City, London EC4N | 1 minute from Metropolis
Bright airy chain bars with a good range of beer, wine and spirits offering reasonable gastropub style food. Comfortable, with plenty of tables, leather sofas, polished ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Tappit Hen
London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
21-23 St Swithin's Lane, EC4N | 2 minutes from Metropolis
Stocking wines shipped by Davy's Wine Merchants, the Tappit Hen also recalls one the building's famous, former owners, Sandeman, with a large selection of Port ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Vinoteca City
London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
21 Bloomberg Arcade, EC4N | 2 minutes from Metropolis
Bringing more than 200 wines to Bloomberg Arcade, the covered pedestrian walkway running through Bloomberg's new European Headquarters, ... More
 
 
 
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Meeting venue hire near Metropolis

Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near Metropolis.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Skinners' Hall
London > Business > Venue Hire
8 1/2 Dowgate Hill, City, London EC4R | 1 minute from Metropolis
... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Vinopolis
London > Business > Venue Hire
London Bridge, Bankside, Bankside, London SE1 | 6 minutes from Metropolis
This conference and event venue caters for between 10 and 1250 guests. Ideal for dinners, conferences, exhibitions, meetings, product launches & AGMs. ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Guildhall
London > Business > Venue Hire
Gresham Street, City, London EC2P | 7 minutes from Metropolis
Conference facilities can accomodate for up to 2000 people.... More
 
 
 
 

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The Fancy Fork
The Fancy Fork
Foodie Events | Until 23rd July 2020 

Farmer J 3 minutes walk from Metropolis

As the afternoon rolls into evening Israeli chef Shuli Wimer joins Farmer J in Monument to give us The Fancy ...More

 
325 Years, 325 Objects
Exhibitions | Until 15th May 2020 

Bank of England Museum 5 minutes walk from Metropolis

The bank celebrates its 325th anniversary with a display of 325 items selected from the vast collections amassed since the ...More

Richard III
Theatre | Until 26th January 2020 

Shakespeare's Globe Theatre 6 minutes walk from Metropolis

Power-hungry Richard is determined to prove himself a villain as he plots and schemes a path to the crown in ...More

I Will Still Be Whole (When You Rip Me In Half)
Theatre | Until 23rd November 2019 

The Bunker 9 minutes walk from Metropolis

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Before I Was A Bear
Theatre | Until 23rd November 2019 

The Bunker 9 minutes walk from Metropolis

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Dora Maurer
Dora Maurer
Exhibitions | Until 5th July 2020 

Tate Modern 9 minutes walk from Metropolis

The playful works of Dora Maurer come to Tate Modern this summer in what will be the first UK survey ...More

 
Nam June Paik
Nam June Paik
Exhibitions | Until 9th February 2020 

Tate Modern 9 minutes walk from Metropolis

In what will be the UK's most comprehensive survey of the Korean artist's work, Tate Modern presents a major exhibition ...More

 
Olafur Eliasson: In Real Life
Olafur Eliasson: In Real Life
Exhibitions | Until 5th January 2020 

Tate Modern 9 minutes walk from Metropolis

This summer, Icelandic artist Olafur Eliasson, whose 2003 weather project flooded the Turbine Hall with fake sunlight, returns to Tate ...More

 
Coppa Club Winter Igloos
Coppa Club Winter Igloos
Seasonal | Until 31st January 2020 

Coppa Club 10 minutes walk from Metropolis

The instagram hit, Coppa Club's igloos along the Thames are back and this year they're even better. They've been re-designed ...More

 
Beasts of London
Beasts of London
Exhibitions | Until 5th January 2020 

Museum of London 10 minutes walk from Metropolis

From the soaring eagle to the infectious bacterium, Beasts of London shows the history of London, seen from the perspective ...More

 

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Afternoon Tea at Kimpton Fitzroy London
Afternoon Tea at Kimpton Fitzroy London
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What better way to celebrate the season of ...More

 
Royal Opera: Otello
Royal Opera: Otello
Concerts | From 9th December 

Royal Opera House

Keith Warner's 2017 production of Verdi's Otello - "the hottest ticket" of the year (The ...More

 
Cinderella at New Wimbledon Theatre
Cinderella at New Wimbledon Theatre
Theatre | From 7th December 

New Wimbledon Theatre

Samantha Womack plays The Wicked Stepmother opposite Lesley ...More

 
TuckShop: Cinderella
TuckShop: Cinderella
Theatre | From 15th December 

Trafalgar Studios

Baga Chipz from RuPaul's Drag Race UK stars as The Wicked Stepmother opposite Britain's Got ...More

 
Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs
Theatre | From 7th December 

Richmond Theatre

Comedian, writer, presenter and actress Jo Brand stars as The Wicked Queen when Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs comes to Richmond Theatre this winter. The much loved ...More

House of Illustration Winter Fair
House of Illustration Winter Fair
Shopping | On 14th December 

House of Illustration

From illustrated calendars to clothing, stationery to ceramics, ...More

 
The Lost Thing
The Lost Thing
Theatre | From 7th December 

Linbury Theatre

The Royal Opera and Candoco Dance Company combine in this first big family show in ...More

 
Oi Frog & Friends!
Oi Frog & Friends!
Theatre | From 29th November 

Lyric Shaftesbury Avenue

Fun family entertainment for the over threes, Oi Frog & Friends! is an action-packed play ...More

 
Black Beauty: Red Bridge Arts & Traverse Theatre Company (Over 5s)
Black Beauty: Red Bridge Arts & Traverse Theatre Company (Over 5s)
Theatre | From 14th December 

Southbank Centre: Purcell Room

Storytelling, music and puppetry combine in a re-telling ...More

 
Crisis Icebreaker Challenge
Crisis Icebreaker Challenge
Sporting Events | On 14th December 

Brockwell Lido

Don't dip your toe in the water, just ...More

 
City Island Ice Rink
City Island Ice Rink
Sporting Events | From 12th December 

London City Island

An open-air, 45-person ice skating rink takes up residence at London City Island for first ...More

 
Hopewell Square
Hopewell Square
Attractions 

Public square within City Island in east London, home to English National Ballet and English ...More

 
Plonk Crazy Golf Hoxton
Plonk Crazy Golf Hoxton
Sport 

Created by a troop of film industry set designers, Plonk Crazy Golf has placed a ...More

 
Mr Ji Soho
Mr Ji Soho
Dining 

Following a successful pop-up in Camden Samuel Haim, who's behind sustainable seafood restaurant Hook in ...More

 
Amazonico London
Amazonico London
Dining 

Owned by husband and wife team, Sandro Silva and Marta Seco - two of Madrid's ...More

 
Market Hall West End
Market Hall West End
Dining 

Market Halls' third and most ambitious site, the largest food hall in the UK is ...More

 
Bong Bong's Manila Kanteen
Bong Bong's Manila Kanteen
Dining 

Winners of My Million Pound Menu with BBQ ...More

 
VyTA Covent Garden
VyTA Covent Garden
Dining 

In the heart of Covent Garden - and with a stunning balcony overlooking the main ...More

 
Church of St Mary Aldermary
Church of St Mary Aldermary
Attractions 

The only surviving church by Sir Christopher Wren ...More

 
Top 10 Cocktail Bars in London
Top 10 Cocktail Bars in London
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The list of the World's 50 Best ...More

 
Worlds Best 50 Bars in London
Article 

The list of the World's 50 Best Bars was revealed in October 2019 and we learned that London has 10 of them. That's more than any other ...More

Top 10 Bars for London Cocktail Week
Top 10 Bars for London Cocktail Week
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Ten days of cocktails, over 35 pop-up cocktail ...More

 
Autumn 2019 in London
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