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Incredibly popular with the City’s professionals, Clerkenwell is in the ever popular London Borough of Islington. Clerkenwell’s popularity is primarily due to its central location surrounded by Bloomsbury, St Pancras, Holborn, King’s Cross and Smithfield.
During the population boom of the seventeenth century, Clerkenwell was a fashionable location frequented by many of the rich and famous including Oliver Cromwell. The Industrial Revolution made a big difference to Clerkenwell and it became a booming area for breweries, printing and the manufacture of clocks and watches.

More recently, Clerkenwell went through a decline following World War Two, but has recently seen a huge revival and is now extremely popular with professionals attracted by the array of art galleries, restaurants and night clubs.

Nightlife, Bars & Clubs

Bars & Clubs in Clerkenwell
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Restaurants in Clerkenwell
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What's On in the area

Oktoberfest in London

Location: Bavarian Beerhouse in Old Street and Tower Hill
Oktoberfest in London
Bavarian Beerhouse in Old Street and Tower Hill
Aditi Mangaldas Dance Company
Barbican Centre, Silk Street, London

The Gin Chronicles: A Scottish Adventure (Evening version)
Bridewell Theatre, Bride Lane, London
Every Cook Can Govern at the Battle of Ideas Festival
Barbican, Silk Street, London

Vivaldi Rocks: Gut, Strings and Metal
Kings Place, 90 York Way, London
Bloomsbury Festival
Various venues in Bloomsbury

The following events are coming up soon and are all listed at locations within 1 mile from central Clerkenwell.
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Our local trusted reviews...

[Shopping & Retail]
Good & Proper Tea
Ask For Janice
Wedge Issue
The Gate

Experiences in the area...

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St John
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Bleeding Heart
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  • Places to eat when you're feeling romantic
  • London's most romantic bars

Quality Chop House
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  • London's best bars for wine-lovers

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Local Shops

Clothes & Fashion [10 businesses listed]

Food & Drink [115 businesses listed]

Health & Beauty [42 businesses listed]

Home & Garden [64 businesses listed]

Shops & Amenities [195 businesses listed]

Taxis & Transport [11 businesses listed]

Shopping Streets

Albemarle Way [2 shops]
Back Hill [3 shops]
Baker's Row [1 shop]
Berry Street [2 shops]
Bleeding Heart Yard [1 shop]
Bowling Green Lane [1 shop]
Briset Street [1 shop]
Britton Street [13 shops]
Carthusian Street [2 shops]
Charterhouse Buildings [5 shops]
Charterhouse Square [11 shops]
Charterhouse Street [5 shops]
City Road [1 shop]
Clerkenwell Close [8 shops]
Clerkenwell Green [12 shops]
Clerkenwell RD [1 shop]
Clerkenwell Road [69 shops]
Compton Street [6 shops]
Cowcross Street [16 shops]
Eagle Court [3 shops]
Exmouth Market [40 shops]
Farringdon Road [1 shop]
Goswell Road [10 shops]
Grays Inn Road [1 shop]
Great Sutton Street [16 shops]
Greville Street [25 shops]
Greville Street, Hatton Garden [1 shop]
Hatton Garden [46 shops]
Hatton Wall [4 shops]
Kirby Street [3 shops]
Laystall Street [2 shops]
Leather Lane [3 shops]
Mount Pleasant [1 shop]
Northampton Road [2 shops]
Northampton Square [3 shops]
Old Street [1 shop]
Pine Street [2 shops]
Roberts Place [1 shop]
Rosebery Avenue [33 shops]
Rosebery Court [3 shops]
Skinner Street [1 shop]
Spafield Street [1 shop]
St. Cross Street [5 shops]
St. John Street [47 shops]
St. John's Lane [6 shops]
St. John's Square [4 shops]
Turnmill Street [9 shops]
Tysoe Street [3 shops]

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