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2 Jun 2017
“Historic; gastronomic; high-tec; little off the beaten Tourist trail”
22 May 2017
“Gastronomic destination”
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Reviewed June 2, 2017 via mobile

Things historic: the well after which this area is named was rediscovered in 1924; home of the Medieval Knights Hospitallers of St. John; gateway and crypt: now St. John ambulance HQ; St. John Street has some of the best restaurants in London: St. John (Fergus...More

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Reviewed May 22, 2017

This central London neighbourhood is reputed as one of the city's must-go gastronomic destinations. The Michelin starred restaurants, historic pubs and all night bars attract crowds here. As well as foodie-friendly establishments, this area is also known for its entertainment and art.

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Reviewed April 28, 2017

So central is clerkenwell , but many buildings which are frequented by young people & startup business attracted re-designed pubs, and the graphic art community The lack of train station makes it more quiet, but generally worth the resataurant trip

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Reviewed September 18, 2016

A charming area away from tourists with many nice restaurants and bars/pubs; I used to work in the area and still like visiting, especially when socialising with former colleagues.

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Reviewed March 13, 2016 via mobile

I did not plan to walk through this neighborhood but then I ended up spending a lot of time there. Lots of shops, coffee shops and restaurants match the architecture and street markets. Actually not a bad location to book a hotel as it is...More

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Reviewed January 30, 2016

A great ride to see the streets and pubs, an interesting area. St.Peter's a church to visit and places to eat Italian.

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Reviewed November 14, 2015

A lot of bars/restaurants and nice old architecture. Sometimes happens to see unusual offices. Sometimes a lot of boring offices and shops with furniture for offices.But all in all a good place to go at night (especially to wine bars!) for people after 25.

Thank Irina P
Reviewed September 16, 2015

This historic area of the metropolis is a little 'off the beaten tourist track' but for intrepid visitors it is rewarding. I have always found it interesting as one of my grandmothers was born there in the first year of the 20th Century. Before being...More

2  Thank WMIM
Reviewed July 7, 2015

I love London, but this area is particularly cute and quaint, the street market is fun and the pie n mash shop brilliant

Thank Glenda H
Reviewed February 16, 2013 via mobile

Clerkenwell is the posh part that connects Islington to the city. Many grade 2 listed buildings, beautiful churches and architecture, lots to places to eat and drink and many hidden alleyways leading to secluded houses and pubs. Take a look around, you will be amazed.

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Owing to its proximity to Smithfield Market – the site
of an ancient meat market which remains in operation
today – Clerkenwell boasts a plethora of globally
renowned restaurants, fabulous local eateries, and
some of London's favorite pubs. This isn't merely a
focal point for all things foodie though. Spend enough
time wondering through the area's maze of streets and
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