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Crowne Plaza London The City
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £80  24% off
19 New Bridge Street, EC4V | 2 minutes from Blackfriars Railway Station
Located in the very heart of the Square Mile, Crowne Plaza London The City is a newly renovated hotel set on the site of Henry VIII's ... More
 
 
 
Club Quarters St Pauls Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £70  33% off
24 Ludgate Hill, EC4M | 4 minutes from Blackfriars Railway Station
This neat and simple hotel gets all the basics right. The prices are sensible, the rooms are simply and attractively decorated, there's a decent little bistro, ... More
 
 
 
Apex Temple Court Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £78  33% off
1-2 Serjeant's Inn, EC4Y | 5 minutes from Blackfriars Railway Station
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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Alternative Railway Stations nearest Blackfriars Railway Station

Nearest to Blackfriars Railway Station
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Waterloo Railway Station
London > Travel > Railway Stations
Waterloo Station, South Bank, London SE1 | 14 minutes from Blackfriars Railway Station
For a station that covers nearly 25 acres in total, there's very little space during rush hour as throngs of people desperately try to glimpse the ... More
 
 
 
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King's Cross Railway Station
London > Travel > Railway Stations
Euston Road, King's Cross, London N1 | 32 minutes from Blackfriars Railway Station
The area surrounding King's Cross Railway Station has, in the past, had a reputation as a red light district after dark. But with the arrival of ... More
 
 
 
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St Pancras International Station
London > Travel > Railway Stations
Euston Road, King's Cross, London NW1 | 32 minutes from Blackfriars Railway Station
St Pancras International is a triumph of nineteenth century station architecture and one of the wonders of London. You could even argue that it has a ... More
 
 
 
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Circular Hop-on Hop-off Trip - Crown River Cruises
London > Travel > Boats
Blackfriars Pier, The Old Pump House, Paul's Walk, City, London EC4V | 4 minutes from Blackfriars Railway Station
This fun circular trip by Crown River Cruises allows you to traverse the banks of the Thames over a stretch jam-packed with famous landmarks and fabulous ... More
 
 
 
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Bankside Pier
London > Travel > River Piers
Bankside, Bankside, London SE1 | 6 minutes from Blackfriars Railway Station
Bankside Pier is located next to the Shakespeare's Globe Theatre and close to Tate Modern. From Bankside Pier a hop-on hop-off circular cruise operates during summer and ... More
 
 
 
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London Cycling Campaign
London > Travel > Bicycles
2 Newhams Row, SE1 | 10 minutes from Blackfriars Railway Station
This bunch of eco-friendly pedal-pushers want to get London moving...by bicycle! London Cycling Campaign is a charitable company set up to expound the views of those ... More
 
 
 
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Events near Blackfriars Railway Station

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Nam June Paik
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 17th October 2019 to 9th February 2020
Blackfriars Railway Station, Bankside Power Station, 25 Sumner Street, SE1 | 6 minutes from Blackfriars Railway Station
In what will be the UK's most comprehensive survey of the Korean artist's work, Tate Modern presents a major exhibition on Nam June Paik. The artist ...More
 
 
 
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Henry VI
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: Wednesday 22nd January 2020 at 2pm and 7.30pm & Sunday 26th January 2020 at 1pm
Blackfriars Railway Station, 21 New Globe Walk, Bankside, SE1 | 7 minutes from Blackfriars Railway Station
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
 
 
 
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Richard III
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 21st and 23rd to 26th Jan 2020 - Various Times
Blackfriars Railway Station, 21 New Globe Walk, Bankside, SE1 | 7 minutes from Blackfriars Railway Station
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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HMS President
London > Entertainment >
Kings Reach, Victoria Embankment, Holborn, London EC4Y | 5 minutes from Blackfriars Railway Station
One of the last three surviving warships of the Royal Navy built during the First World War and the first type of warship built specifically for ... More
 
 
 
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Curzon Mondrian
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
20 Upper Ground, South Bank, London SE1 | 5 minutes from Blackfriars Railway Station
Situated within Mondrian London, Curzon Mondrian is a 56-seat cinema run by the independent cinema company from Friday evenings through to Sunday. Screenings include new releases, ... More
 
 
 
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Shakespeare's Globe Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
21 New Globe Walk, Bankside, Bankside, London SE1 | 7 minutes from Blackfriars Railway Station
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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Millennium Bridge
London > Attractions > Boats and Bridges
River Thames, City, London SE1 | 5 minutes from Blackfriars Railway Station
This sleek, £18.2million 325m steel footbridge designed by Sir Norman Foster spans the River Thames between St Paul's Cathedral in the City and the Tate Modern ... More
 
 
 
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Bankside Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
48 Hopton Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 5 minutes from Blackfriars Railway Station
Bankside Gallery is the home of the Royal Watercolour Society and the Royal Society of Painter-Printmakers - the oldest societies of their kind in the world. ... More
 
 
 
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St Paul's Cathedral
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
St Paul's Churchyard, City, London EC4M | 5 minutes from Blackfriars Railway Station
Being the cathedral of the capital city, St Paul's is officially the spiritual home of Great Britain. The funerals of Lord Nelson, the Duke of Wellington ... More
 
 
 
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Oxo Tower and Gabriel's Wharf
London > Shopping > Arts and Crafts
Oxo Tower Wharf, Bargehouse Street, South Bank, London SE1 | 6 minutes from Blackfriars Railway Station
As you stare across the river at this bustling, stylish, multi-faceted venue, it’s hard to believe that this riverside warehouse was once a reprocessing plant for ... More
 
 
 
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The Natural Kitchen
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
15-17 New Street Square, Fetter Lane, City, London EC4A | 7 minutes from Blackfriars Railway Station
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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Ted Baker & Friends
London > Shopping > Clothing
120 Cheapside, City, London EC2V | 8 minutes from Blackfriars Railway Station
We love the average Ted Baker store but with Ted Baker & Friends the cool fashion label has taken the shopping experience one step further - ... More
 
 
 
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Chinese Cricket Club
London > Restaurants > Chinese restaurants
19 New Bridge Street, City, London EC4V | 2 minutes from Blackfriars Railway Station
Chinese Cuisine... More
 
 
 
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Pret A Manger
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
101 New Bridge Street, City, London EC4V | 3 minutes from Blackfriars Railway Station
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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The Duke and Duchess
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
2 - 3 Creed Lane, City, London EC4V | 3 minutes from Blackfriars Railway Station
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Education near Blackfriars Railway Station

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Career Energy
London > Education > Career Services
4-6 Staple Inn, Holborn, London WC1V | 11 minutes from Blackfriars Railway Station
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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Courtauld Institute of Art
London > Education > Arts and Drama
Somerset House, Covent Garden, London WC2R | 12 minutes from Blackfriars Railway Station
The Courtauld is one of the most prestigious art schools in the country, affiliated with the Oxbridge system and boasting a huge private location and prime ... More
 
 
 
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Mimo London
London > Education > Cookery Courses
1 Cathedral Street, Borough Market, SE1 | 12 minutes from Blackfriars Railway Station
In a historic building next to Borough Market, husband and wife team Jon and Nicole Warren have set up the second branch of Mimo, their cookery ... More
 
 
 
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Chang's Hapkido Academy
London > Leisure > Martial Arts
Topnotch Health Club, 3 Tudor Street, City, London EC4Y | 2 minutes from Blackfriars Railway Station
Grandmaster Gedo Chang's Hapkido martial arts schools emphasises practical self-defence, confidence, balance and fitness. The ancient Korean martial art of Hapkido is made up of three components: ... More
 
 
 
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Agua Bathhouse and Spa
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
Sea Containers London, 20 Upper Ground, South Bank, London SE1 | 5 minutes from Blackfriars Railway Station
Six private treatment rooms, including a couples' suite and a private thermal suite, make up agua Bathhouse and Spa within Mondrian London at Sea Containers. Bringing ... More
 
 
 
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Bernie Spain Gardens
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Upper Ground, South Bank, South Bank, London SE1 | 8 minutes from Blackfriars Railway Station
Located between Oxo Tower Wharf and Gabriel's Wharf, Bernie Spain Gardens is a pleasant green space to stop off on a riverside walk along the South ... More
 
 
 
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The Duke and Duchess
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
2 - 3 Creed Lane, City, London EC4V | 3 minutes from Blackfriars Railway Station
Gastropub... More
 
 
 
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Hilliard
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
26A Tudor Street, City, London EC4Y | 3 minutes from Blackfriars Railway Station
... More
 
 
 
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Doggett's Coat and Badge
London > Nightlife > Pubs
1 Blackfriars Bridge, South Bank, London SE1 | 4 minutes from Blackfriars Railway Station
Functional, multi-purpose pub whose saving grace is its excellent Southbank location and views of the river. Doggett's Coat and Badge could hardly be described as a ... More
 
 
 
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Humble Grape Fleet Street
London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
1 St Brides Passage, Fleet Street, EC4Y | 3 minutes from Blackfriars Railway Station
A wine bar and shop selling wines directly from independent vineyards, Humble Grape opened its first wine bar and shop in Battersea ... More
 
 
 
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Lyaness
London > Nightlife > Bars
Sea Containers London, 20 Upper Ground, SE1 | 5 minutes from Blackfriars Railway Station
Pioneering mixology maestro Ryan Chetiyawardana shook the industry as hard as he shakes his cocktails in 2018 when he announced the closure of his ... More
 
 
 
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12th Knot
London > Nightlife > Bars
20 Upper Ground, Sea Containers London, SE1 | 5 minutes from Blackfriars Railway Station
Found on the top floor of Sea Containers London the 12th Knot is the crowning glory of the glamorous riverside hotel. ... More
 
 
 
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Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near Blackfriars Railway Station.
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The Mermaid
London > Business > Venue Hire
The Mermaid, Puddledock, City, London EC4V | 1 minute from Blackfriars Railway Station
The self-proclaimed best kept events secret in the City, the newly refurbished Mermaid events and conference centre in Blackfriars boasts a 600-seat theatre-style auditorium and numerous ... More
 
 
 
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Tate Modern
London > Business > Venue Hire
Bankside, Bankside, London SE1 | 6 minutes from Blackfriars Railway Station
Located along the banks of the River Thames in the former Bankside Power Station, originally designed by Sir Giles Gilbert Scott in 1947, the architect of ... More
 
 
 
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Middle Temple Hall
London > Business > Venue Hire
2 Plowden Buildings Middle Temple Lane, Holborn, London EC4Y | 7 minutes from Blackfriars Railway Station
Middle Temple Hall, completed in 1574, is late-Gothic in style. Its attractions are a rare double-hammer beam roof, an intricately carved screen (which, although heavily damaged ... More
 
 
 
 

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Richard III
Theatre | Until 26th January 2020 

Shakespeare's Globe Theatre 7 minutes walk from Blackfriars Railway Station

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

The Boy Friend
Theatre | Until 7th March 2020 

Menier Chocolate Factory 12 minutes walk from Blackfriars Railway Station

Young ladies attending Madame Dubonnet's finishing school in the south of France burst into song in the first major London ...More

Chimpanzee
Theatre | Until 25th January 2020 

Barbican Centre 13 minutes walk from Blackfriars Railway Station

In this extraordinary and heartbreaking puppet play by Nick Lehane, a life-sized chimpanzee escapes the despair of her captive existence ...More

My Brilliant Friend - Part Two
Theatre | Until 22nd February 2020 

National Theatre: Olivier Theatre 14 minutes walk from Blackfriars Railway Station

Turbulent social and political change including the rise of the Camorra threatens to tear apart best friends Lenu and Lila ...More

Joo Yeon Park: Library Of The Unword
Exhibitions | Until 29th March 2020 

Southbank Centre 14 minutes walk from Blackfriars Railway Station

Writings and drawings commemorating the 30th anniversary of Samuel Beckett's death, created in response to Beckett's 1935 collection of poems ...More

The Lion King
The Lion King
Theatre | Until 30th May 2020 

The Lyceum Theatre 14 minutes walk from Blackfriars Railway Station

The Lion King tells the story of Simba - the epic adventure of his battles, his friendships, his dreams and ...More

 
Magic Goes Wrong
Theatre | Until 31st May 2020 

Vaudeville Theatre 16 minutes walk from Blackfriars Railway Station

Mischief Theatre, creators of The Play That Goes Wrong, join forces with master magicians Penn & Teller to conjure an ...More

Royal Ballet: Onegin
Royal Ballet: Onegin
Dance | Until 29th February 2020 

Royal Opera House 17 minutes walk from Blackfriars Railway Station

John Cranko directs Tchaikovsky's most-loved opera, based on the Alexander Pushkin novel, about the young country girl Tatyana, who believes ...More

 
The Royal Ballet & Rambert: Aisha And Abhaya
The Royal Ballet & Rambert: Aisha And Abhaya
Dance | Until 9th February 2020 

Linbury Theatre 17 minutes walk from Blackfriars Railway Station

Kibwe Tavares's newest creation sees lavish costumes and contemporary dance collide. The world premiere of Aisha and Abhaya, a poignant ...More

 
The Guinea Pig Club
Comedy | Until 21st April 2020 

Tattershall Castle 18 minutes walk from Blackfriars Railway Station

New material from top acts on the circuit and rising stars....More

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Montezuma's Chocolate
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The Wellington Club
The Wellington Club
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Established in 1832, the Wellington Club is one of the oldest private member clubs in ...More

 
After Empire: Photographing Britain and the World
Exhibitions | From 30th June 

Tate Britain

Covering the period from the end of the Second World War to the election of Margaret Thatcher in 1979, After Empire: Photographing Britain and the World explores a ...More

Unearthed: Photography's Roots
Unearthed: Photography's Roots
Exhibitions | From 17th June 

Dulwich Picture Gallery

Dulwich Picture Gallery presents its first major photography ...More

 
Angelica Kauffman
Exhibitions | From 28th June 

Royal Academy of Arts

Founding member of the Royal Academy and one of the most successful artists of her time, Angelica Kauffman is the subject of a major exhibition at the Royal Academy of Arts in 2020. Recognised as ...More

Magdalena Abakanowicz
Magdalena Abakanowicz
Exhibitions | From 17th June 

Tate Modern

Tate Modern's 64-metre-long gallery in the Blavatnik Building will be filled with Magdalena Abakanowicz's giant ...More

 
Lynette Yiadom-Boakye
Lynette Yiadom-Boakye
Exhibitions | From 20th May 

Tate Britain

Tate Britain presents the first major survey of London-based painter Lynette Yiadom-Boakye with a showcase ...More

 
Liza Pulman - The Heart of It
Liza Pulman - The Heart of It
Concerts | From 18th May 

Riverside Studios

After previously wowing audiences with her West End ...More

 
On Point: Royal Academy of Dance at 100
On Point: Royal Academy of Dance at 100
Exhibitions | From 1st May 

Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum

In 2020, the V&A celebrates the significant contribution ...More

 
Renaissance Watercolours: from Durer to Van Dyck
Renaissance Watercolours: from Durer to Van Dyck
Exhibitions | From 16th May 

Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum

This spring, the V&A explores the development of ...More

 
The Croft
The Croft
Theatre | From 31st March 

Richmond Theatre

The Original Theatre Company's new thriller The Croft is given its world premiere in 2020 ...More

 
Peckham Levels Beer Festival
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Peckham Levels

Following a successful debut in 2019, the Peckham ...More

 
Charles Merser & Co.
Charles Merser & Co.
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Signposted by The Post & Hound on its window, Charles Merser & Co. is a ...More

 
Victoria Tavern
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Craft beers, pizza and big screen sports are served at this Frontier owned Victorian pub on Holloway Road with a Plonk crazy golf club on the first floor....More

The Bill Murray
The Bill Murray
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The Bill Murray is a comedy club by Angel Comedy with a performance space, a ...More

 
Everyman Crystal Palace
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One of ten Everyman cinemas in London, this venue in Crystal Palace comes with fours screens which can seat between 40 and 148 people....More

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Lee Valley Regional Park stretches 26 miles along the River Lee from Ware in Hertfordshire ...More

 
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