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One of Britain’s best-known confectioners offering a good selection of filled chocolates and some wonderful tasting special toffee - terrible for dentures and fillings but it certainly keeps the children quiet!

 

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Chancery Lane Tube Station
 
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Farringdon Tube Station
 
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Railway Stations

 
 
Farringdon Rail
 
6 minutes walk
 
 
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Saffron Hill NCP
 
5 minutes walk
 
Snowhill NCP
 
7 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Rosewood London
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £295  25% off
252 High Holborn, WC1V | 5 minutes from Thorntons
Located in High Holborn, Rosewood London is the most luxurious hotel in the area and is nearby to the capital's main business district and a number ... More
 
 
 
Club Quarters Lincoln's Inn Fields
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £88  40% off
61 Lincoln's Inn Fields, WC2A | 6 minutes from Thorntons
Lincoln's Inn Fields is the 4th Club Quarters hotel in London. The hotel is an ideal accommodation choice for business and leisure travellers with close links ... More
 
 
 
Apex Temple Court Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £93  39% off
1-2 Serjeant's Inn, EC4Y | 7 minutes from Thorntons
Amazing hotel, located right in the heart of the city. The Apex Temple Court Hotel is a landmark building that has been converted into a four ... More
 
 
 
 
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The Natural Kitchen
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
15-17 New Street Square, Fetter Lane, City, London EC4A | 5 minutes from Thorntons
Organic, wild and artisan food is supplied by the likes of the River Cottage at this food emporium which, is the second Natural Kitchen to open ... More
 
 
 
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La Fromagerie Bloomsbury
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
52 Lambs Conduit Street, WC1N | 7 minutes from Thorntons
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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Farm Collective
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
91 Cowcross Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1M | 8 minutes from Thorntons
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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London Silver Vaults
London > Shopping > Gifts and Luxuries
Chancery House 53-64 Chancery Lane, Holborn, London WC2A | 2 minutes from Thorntons
This is a collection of thirty shops containing the largest display of silver under one roof in the world. Also included are high class jewellery and ... More
 
 
 
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Leather Lane Market
London > Shopping > Markets
Leather Lane, Holborn, London EC1N | 3 minutes from Thorntons
This down to earth market in Leather Lane is what traditional London street stalls should look like. A bit scruffy it may be but you never ... More
 
 
 
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Nicholas James
London > Shopping > Jewellery
16-18 Hatton Garden, Holborn, London EC1N | 4 minutes from Thorntons
A trip to Hatton Garden is a rite of passage for any newly engaged couple but it can also be a confusing one. With so many ... More
 
 
 
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Harriet MacKenzie & Morgan Szymanski
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Sunday 22nd October 2017 - 6.30pm-8.30pm
Thorntons, 25 Red Lion Square, Holborn, WC1R | 6 minutes from Thorntons
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Cirque Eloize: Saloon
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 4th to 21st October 2017
Thorntons, Portugal Street, WC2A | 7 minutes from Thorntons
Quebec-based troupe Cirque Eloize blend circus arts, acrobatic skill and breakdance with their eye-popping shows and have previously been described as 'a mesmerising delight' by the ...More
 
 
 
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Jukebox Live
London > Events > Clubbing and Nightlife  Dates: 31st July to 18th December 2017
Thorntons, 113-117 Farringdon Road, EC1R | 7 minutes from Thorntons
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The Piano Works
London > Entertainment > Live Music
113-117 Farringdon Road, EC1R | 7 minutes from Thorntons
Housed in an intimately lit Victorian warehouse, The Piano Works is a non-stop live music venue where in-house musicians take centre ... More
 
 
 
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Theatre Delicatessen
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Guardian House, 119 Farringdon Road, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 7 minutes from Thorntons
Taking over the old Guardian building in Farringdon and filling it with rehearsal rooms and performance spaces, Theatre Delicatessen not only takes an entrepreneurial approach to ... More
 
 
 
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Theatre Delicatessen
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Guardian House, 119 Farringdon Road, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 7 minutes from Thorntons
Taking over the old Guardian building in Farringdon and filling it with rehearsal rooms and performance spaces, Theatre Delicatessen not only takes an entrepreneurial approach to ... More
 
 
 
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The best museums, galleries, attractions near Thorntons
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New Street Square
London > Attractions >
New Street Square, City, London EC4A | 5 minutes from Thorntons
Just off New Fetter Lane, New Street Square is a quiet space in Holborn where you can shop and stop off for a bite to eat. ... More
 
 
 
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Sir John Soane's Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
13 Lincoln's Inn Fields, Holborn, London WC2A | 5 minutes from Thorntons
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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Hunterian Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
35-43 Lincoln's Inn Fields, Holborn, London WC2A | 5 minutes from Thorntons
The Hunterian Museum within the Royal College of Surgeons boasts a host of enlightening, permanent and temporary, galleries and exhibitions. Housed in the college, the Hunterian ... More
 
 
 
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Cittie of Yorke
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
22 High Holborn, Holborn, London WC1V | 1 minute from Thorntons
Although the site of the Cittie of Yorke has been home to a public house since the 15th century, it has been housed in many different ... More
 
 
 
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The French Kitchen - Holborn
London > Restaurants > French restaurants
95-97 High Holborn, Holborn, London WC1V | 1 minute from Thorntons
Located close to High Holborn tube station, The French Kitchen offers a rustic, all-day French Bistrot menu. Whether it's a quick coffee before work, a ... More
 
 
 
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Pret A Manger
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
319 High Holborn, Holborn, London WC1V | 1 minute from Thorntons
Pret sells up market fast food, hand made from natural ingredients, to take away or eat on site, in its trademark no nonsense chrome interiors. The ... More
 
 
 
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Near Thorntons
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Career Energy
London > Education > Career Services
4-6 Staple Inn, Holborn, London WC1V | 1 minute from Thorntons
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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The Method Studio
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
Conway Hall, 25 Red Lion Square, Holborn, London WC1R | 6 minutes from Thorntons
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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Saw Swee Hock Student Centre
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
1 Sheffield Street, Holborn, London WC2A | 7 minutes from Thorntons
The award-winning Saw Swee Hock Student Centre, designed by Irish architects O'Donnell + Tuomey and awarded the RIBA London Building of the Year Award in 2014, ... More
 
 
 
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Thorntons gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
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My Chocolate Workshops
London > Leisure > Activities
Hatton Square Business Centre, 16-16a Baldwin Gardens, Holborn, London EC1N | 3 minutes from Thorntons
Immerse yourself in a world of chocolate with this mouth-watering workshop. You will discover how chocolate is processed from bean to bar. Sample a variety of ... More
 
 
 
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Lincoln's Inn Fields
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Holborn, Holborn, London WC2A | 4 minutes from Thorntons
The largest public square in London, Lincoln's Inn Fields has a rich and varied history. In 1683 it was the site of the public beheading of ... More
 
 
 
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Sense Spa at Rosewood London
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
252 High Holborn, Holborn, London WC1V | 5 minutes from Thorntons
Launched in November 2013, the Sense Spa at Rosewood London is a sanctuary within central London. With Rosewood being an award-winning signature spa brand, visitors can ... More
 
 
 
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The best pubs near London Thorntons.
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Cittie of Yorke
London > Nightlife > Pubs
22 High Holborn, Holborn, London WC1V | 1 minute from Thorntons
Although the site of the Cittie of Yorke has been home to a public house since the 15th century, it has been housed in many different ... More
 
 
 
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The Castle
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
26 Furnival Street, Holborn, London EC4A | 3 minutes from Thorntons
... More
 
 
 
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The White Swan
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
108 Fetter Lane, Holborn, London EC4A | 4 minutes from Thorntons
Tucked into a quiet corner near Lincoln's Inn Fields, The White Swan is an absolute delight. The owners, Tom and Ed Martin, also run The Gun ... More
 
 
 
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Thorntons clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
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Bounce Farringdon
London > Nightlife > Bars
121 Holborn, Holborn, London EC1N | 3 minutes from Thorntons
Paddles at the ready! Europe's first social ping-pong club has arrived in London and, quite brilliantly, is built in the exact spot that table tennis was ... More
 
 
 
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Bleeding Heart Bistro
London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
Bleeding Heart Yard, off Greville Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1 | 4 minutes from Thorntons
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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Bleeding Heart Tavern
London > Nightlife > Bars
Bleeding Heart Yard, off Greville Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1N | 4 minutes from Thorntons
As the less formal sister of the Bleeding Heart Restaurant, the Tavern has kept the brand's warm welcome, slick service and top nosh intact while presenting ... More
 
 
 
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Honourable Society of Gray's Inn
London > Business > Venue Hire
8 South Square, Gray's Inn, Holborn, London WC1R | 1 minute from Thorntons
... More
 
 
 
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Honourable Society of Lincoln's Inn
London > Business > Venue Hire
Treasury Office, Holborn, London WC2A | 3 minutes from Thorntons
... More
 
 
 
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Bleeding Heart Yard
London > Business > Venue Hire
Bleeding Heart Yard, off Greville Street, Farringdon, Clerkenwell, London EC1N | 4 minutes from Thorntons
... More
 
 
 
 

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Cirque Eloize: Saloon
Cirque Eloize: Saloon
Theatre | Until 21st October 2017 

Peacock Theatre 7 minutes walk from Thorntons

Quebec-based troupe Cirque Eloize blend circus arts, acrobatic skill and breakdance with their eye-popping shows and have previously been described ...More

 
Fabriclive
Clubbing and Nightlife | On 20th October 2017 

Fabric 8 minutes walk from Thorntons

Drum'n'bass, jungle and grime across two rooms, courtesy of DJ Hype, Hazard, Dub Phizix & Strategy, Kahn & Neek, Kaiju, ...More

Nature Morte
Exhibitions | Until 2nd April 2018 

Guildhall Art Gallery 8 minutes walk from Thorntons

Nature Morte seeks to illustrate how leading artists of the 21st century have reinvigorated still life, a genre previously synonymous ...More

Frankenstein, By Nick Dear, Based On The Novel By Mary Shelley
Theatre | Until 21st October 2017 

Bridewell Theatre 9 minutes walk from Thorntons

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Jeremy Shaw - Liminals
Exhibitions | Until 10th December 2017 

The Store Studios 9 minutes walk from Thorntons

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Arthur Jafa: Love Is The Message, The Message Is Death
Exhibitions | Until 6th December 2017 

The Store Studios 9 minutes walk from Thorntons

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Everything At Once
Exhibitions | Until 10th December 2017 

The Store Studios 9 minutes walk from Thorntons

The gallery is partnering with The Vinyl Factory to stage an ambitious group exhibition. Through new and historical works by ...More

School of Rock
School of Rock
Theatre | Until 13th January 2019 

New London Theatre 10 minutes walk from Thorntons

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

 
42nd Street
Theatre | Until 10th February 2018 

Theatre Royal Drury Lane 10 minutes walk from Thorntons

Broadway comes to the West End in 2017 with classic musical 42nd Street. Replacing Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, the ...More

The Play That Goes Wrong
The Play That Goes Wrong
Theatre | Until 25th February 2018 

Duchess Theatre 11 minutes walk from Thorntons

Presented by the award-winning, international comedy company Mischief Theatre, The Play That Goes Wrong follows the inept and accident prone ...More

 

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