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Crowne Plaza London The City
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel † from £88† 26% 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
Grange St Paul's Hotel London
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel † from £99† 21% off
10 Godliman Street, EC4V | 2 minutes from Blackfriars Railway Station
Perfectly located in the heart of London's financial district, yet moments away from the delights of the West End, the Grange St Paul's mixes contemporary style ... More
Club Quarters St Pauls Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel † from £88† 22% 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
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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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Travel near Blackfriars Railway Station

Near Blackfriars Railway Station
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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

Near Blackfriars Railway Station
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Hamlet
London > Events > Theatre †Dates: 25th April to 26th August 2018
Blackfriars Railway Station, 21 New Globe Walk, Bankside, SE1 | 7 minutes from Blackfriars Railway Station
The new Artistic Director of Shakespeare's Globe, Michelle Terry, opens her tenure at the famous London theatre with Hamlet, taking up her new role as the ...More
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As You Like It
London > Events > Theatre †Dates: 16th, 19th and 22nd & 23rd Aug 2018 - Various Times
Blackfriars Railway Station, 21 New Globe Walk, Bankside, SE1 | 7 minutes from Blackfriars Railway Station
The Globe presents a staging of the Bard's romantic adventure featuring Rosalind and Orlando as they flee to the Forest Of Arden....More
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Emilia
London > Events > Theatre †Dates: 10th August to 1st September 2018 - Various Times
Blackfriars Railway Station, 21 New Globe Walk, Bankside, SE1 | 7 minutes from Blackfriars Railway Station
Morgan Lloyd Malcolm's biography of Emilia Bassano, the 17th-century poet and feminist who published the first collection of poetry written by a woman in England. Directed ...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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Sights and Attractions near Blackfriars Railway Station

The best museums, galleries, attractions near Blackfriars Railway Station
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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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Shopping near Blackfriars Railway Station

The best shops and markets near Blackfriars Railway Station
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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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What are the best dining options near Blackfriars Railway Station London?
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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
Gastropub... More
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Education near Blackfriars Railway Station

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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Saw Swee Hock Student Centre
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
1 Sheffield Street, Holborn, London WC2A | 13 minutes from Blackfriars Railway Station
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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Leisure near Blackfriars Railway Station

Blackfriars Railway Station gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
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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
Mondrian 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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Pubs near Blackfriars Railway Station

The best pubs near London Blackfriars Railway Station.
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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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The Tipperary
London > Nightlife > Pubs
66 Fleet Street, City, London EC4Y | 4 minutes from Blackfriars Railway Station
Visit this pub and you'll soon find out it's really not a long way to Tipperary. In fact it's merely a ten minute walk (stumble) ... More
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Nightlife near Blackfriars Railway Station

Blackfriars Railway Station clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
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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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Dandelyan
London > Nightlife > Bars
Mondrian London, 20 Upper Ground, South Bank, London SE1 | 5 minutes from Blackfriars Railway Station
A sumptuous, Art Deco-inspired interior designed by Tom Dixon and views over the South Bank, Dandelyan is no unwanted weed. Instead, it's a cut above your ... More
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Samuel Pepys
London > Nightlife >
Stew Lane, High Timber Street, City, London EC4V | 6 minutes from Blackfriars Railway Station
... More
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Meeting venue hire near Blackfriars Railway Station

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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Bill Viola: Mary
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Mary, the second permanent large-scale video installation by Bill Viola for St Paul's Cathedral is inaugurated in the North Quire ...More

Magic Realism: Art in Weimar Germany 1919-33
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Tate Modern 6 minutes walk from Blackfriars Railway Station

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Shape of Light: 100 Years of Photography and Abstract Art
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Shape of Light at Tate Modern is the first major exhibition to explore the relationship between abstract art and the ...More

 
Picasso 1932: Love, Fame, Tragedy
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This summer, Tibits celebrates ten years of serving vegetarian and vegan food with a series of live music bottomless brunches. ...More

 
Othello
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Mark Rylance joins an all star cast in Othello at Shakepeare's Globe. Andre Holland, who starred in Moonlight and Selma, ...More

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

Morgan Lloyd Malcolm's biography of Emilia Bassano, the 17th-century poet and feminist who published the first collection of poetry written ...More

Hamlet
Theatre | Until 26th August 2018 

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

The new Artistic Director of Shakespeare's Globe, Michelle Terry, opens her tenure at the famous London theatre with Hamlet, taking ...More

London Nights
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Exhibitions | Until 11th November 2018 

Museum of London 10 minutes walk from Blackfriars Railway Station

The Museum of London explores London after dark, in its new major photography exhibition, London Nights, open 11th May. Using ...More

 
Votes for Women
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Exhibitions | Until 6th January 2019 

Museum of London 10 minutes walk from Blackfriars Railway Station

The Museum of London marks the centenary of the 1918 Act that gave some women the right to vote for ...More

 

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