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Things to do in Farringdon, Greater London

Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Market
“So many delightful cafes, bars and restaurants here. If you can't get in one go to the next, the standard is so high to get noticed on this strip.”
  • 113 locals recommend
English Restaurant
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“Whitewashed ex-smokehouse where Fergus Henderson pioneered the resurgent interest in offal dishes. St. John in Clerkenwell is a special place. It’s often referred to as an institution. ”
  • 75 locals recommend
Spanish Restaurant
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“North African and Spanish dishes and all-day tapas in smart space with low lights and wooden floors. -£££”
  • 76 locals recommend
Nightclub
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“If your visiting London and you want to enjoy the London Dance music scene, then this is the place to go”
  • 55 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
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“Seasonally-inspired sharing plates with worldwide influences alongside bar and coffee roastery. Perfect for brunches and it has a lovely outside seating ”
  • 61 locals recommend
Modern European Restaurant
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“Casual cafe and upscale upstairs dining room showcasing Kiwi chef's grown up fusion food.”
  • 49 locals recommend
Market
“Smithfield or, to give it its official name, London Central Markets, is the largest wholesale meat market in the UK and one of the largest of its kind in Europe.”
  • 37 locals recommend
Pub
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“Perfect last stop in a great mini pub crawl starting at the Eagle via The Three Kings”
  • 27 locals recommend
Pub
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“A 'grandaddy' of London gastropubs that has been widely credited for both delicious food and beer. Draught beers include the Eagle's own IPA and a couple of options from Hackney Brewery. British cuisine, they serve nice Sunday roast.”
  • 40 locals recommend
Tapas Restaurant
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“God it's good! Great tapas, lovely cosy vibe. Put your name on the list and go and grab a drink at an Exmouth Market pub while you wait for a little spot at the bar.”
  • 29 locals recommend
Australian Restaurant
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“One of my favourite places for breakfast or brunch, couple of locations across London, including King's Cross and Clerkenwell near my flat”
  • 23 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
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“Expertly trained baristas serve bespoke brews in a buzzy open-plan cafe with minimal furnishings. ”
  • 25 locals recommend
Hotel
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“Amazing cocktails - especially the Twinkles recommended by the waiter - impressive service, great atmosphere and a quirky, eccentric interior.”
  • 26 locals recommend
English Restaurant
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“The original nose to tail, the bar is a great spot for a snack and a drink.”
  • 23 locals recommend
Steakhouse
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“Meaty menu and cocktails at a chic Modern European restaurant scattered with mid-century furniture.”
  • 10 locals recommend
Bar
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“Perfect place for a Sunday brunch in a difficult-to-find London club type restaurant in the heart of Clerkenwell village. Cosy and cool. Afterwards, check out Exmouth Market. It needs to be booked in advance! Feel free to contact us so we can help you to make a booking. Make sure you try the French toast with clotted cream, berries and honey...”
  • 18 locals recommend

Top restaurants

English Restaurant
“Whitewashed ex-smokehouse where Fergus Henderson pioneered the resurgent interest in offal dishes. St. John in Clerkenwell is a special place. It’s often referred to as an institution. ”
  • 75 locals recommend
Spanish Restaurant
“North African and Spanish dishes and all-day tapas in smart space with low lights and wooden floors. -£££”
  • 76 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
“Seasonally-inspired sharing plates with worldwide influences alongside bar and coffee roastery. Perfect for brunches and it has a lovely outside seating ”
  • 61 locals recommend
Modern European Restaurant
“Casual cafe and upscale upstairs dining room showcasing Kiwi chef's grown up fusion food.”
  • 49 locals recommend
Pub
“A 'grandaddy' of London gastropubs that has been widely credited for both delicious food and beer. Draught beers include the Eagle's own IPA and a couple of options from Hackney Brewery. British cuisine, they serve nice Sunday roast.”
  • 40 locals recommend
Tapas Restaurant
“God it's good! Great tapas, lovely cosy vibe. Put your name on the list and go and grab a drink at an Exmouth Market pub while you wait for a little spot at the bar.”
  • 29 locals recommend
Australian Restaurant
“One of my favourite places for breakfast or brunch, couple of locations across London, including King's Cross and Clerkenwell near my flat”
  • 23 locals recommend
Hotel
“Amazing cocktails - especially the Twinkles recommended by the waiter - impressive service, great atmosphere and a quirky, eccentric interior.”
  • 26 locals recommend

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