Eating: Clerkenwell residents are certainly not short of choice when it comes to dining options. The area has a thriving international food scene and restaurants like Polpo, St John Bar and Restaurant and Sushi Tetsu are rightly classed as some of the best in the Capital. What is often claimed to be the first gastropub, The Eagle on Farringdon Road is still going strong, now joined by many competitors including The Peasant and The Easton.
Markets: Clerkenwell is a foodie’s haven, home to three of London’s finest food markets. Exmouth Market is located in the heart of Clerkenwell, along a street lined with trendy cafes and restaurants like Caravan and Moro. Smithfield Market is the largest wholesale meat market in the UK. For the true Smithfield experience, visit early in the morning as the traders set up shop. Whitecross Street Market is popular with City workers looking for a tasty takeaway lunch. Leather Lane Market is home to an eclectic array of stalls, selling everything from handbags to freshly squeezed juices.
Culture: Sadler’s Wells Theatre is one of the world’s best contemporary dance venues and its cutting edge original performances draw half a million people to its shows every year. The nearby Barbican centre, meanwhile, can boast a large range of theatre, cinema, music and arts offerings. The award winning Clerkenwell Design Week showcases the best of local and international design in a series of annual events and exhibitions.
Tube: Farringdon station is the closest Tube station to Clerkenwell, although Angel, King’s Cross, Chancery Lane and Barbican stations are all nearby. Farringdon is in Zone 1 on the Circle, Hammersmith & City and Metropolitan Lines. The other stations provide access to the Northern, Piccadilly, Victoria and Central Lines.
Rail: Farringdon is also a mainline railway station, where trains run to a variety of destinations including Bedford, Brighton, Luton and Sutton.
Bus: Clerkenwell’s central location means it has many bus routes running through it. These include the 17 (to London Bridge), 38 (to Victoria), 55 (to Oxford Circus) and the 243 and 341 (to Waterloo/Wood Green and Waterloo/Northumberland Park respectively), which are both 24 hour services.
Road: A short drive from the A1, meaning locals can be on the M1 in just half an hour.
Cycle: It’s just a 15 minute cycle to either London Bridge or Oxford Circus. There is a strong cycling community in the area, with some locals campaigning for a ‘Cycling Boulevard’ between Old Street and Bury Place running along Clerkenwell Road.
Getting away: For a quick break, locals can reach London City airport in half an hour by car or 50 minutes by public transport. Luton Airport is also easily accessible with Thameslink trains taking you there in under 40 minutes.
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