The City of London – a great place to work – and play! Brains, brawn and hedonism all co-exist within the famous square mile… Start the day at 5am, have a busy day in the office then a workout and a night out clubbing at the end of it all!
We are delighted to offer apartments in all the main areas of the City of London including Aldgate, Bank, Barbican, Blackfriars, Chancery Lane, Clerkenwell, Farringdon, Fenchurch Street, Fleet Street, Liverpool Street Moorgate and St Paul’s. All locations are easy to access via public transport (underground, overground, DLR, bus and waterbus).
There is a selection of amazing attractions for you to visit in the City of London including:
Fascinating and child friendly – your chance to hold a real gold bar! The Bank of England Museum, Bartholomew Ln, London EC2R 8AH.
Europe’s largest multi-arts venue offering a diverse range of art, music, theatre, dance, film and creative learning events. The Barbican Centre, Silk St, London EC2Y 8DS.
The oldest synagogue in Great Britain, opened in 1701, and incorporates architectural influences from around the world. It is a Grade I building and a monument of outstanding national importance. Bevis Marks Synagogue, 4 Heneage Ln, London EC3A 5DQ.
Lower Thames Street is home to one of Roman London’s most fascinating remains. The Billingsgate Roman Bathhouse was discovered in 1848, and is now open for public inspection. Explore this fascinating insight into ancient life on a 45-min guided tour. Every Sat Sun, 22 Aug – 29 Nov (excluding 19 20 Sep). Billingsgate Roman Bathhouse, 101 Lower Thames St, London EC3R 6DL.
The only working distillery in the City of London located behind Fleet Street in the historic Bride Lane, an area steeped with distilling history. Tours and masterclasses as well as being open as a bar in the evening. City of London Distillery, 22-24 Bride Ln, London EC4Y 8DT.
A small but fascinating museum whose collection charts the development of the UK police service, from the earliest days, through to modern policing methods giving an insight into crime in Victorian London and how social changes affect the work of the police force. City of London Police Museum, 2 Aldermanbury, London EC2V 7HH.
Beautiful Georgian house tucked in a square off Fleet Street which was formerly the home of the great literary figure Dr Samuel Johnson. Dr Johnson’s House, 17 Gough Square, London EC4A 3DE.
Uniquely curated game rooms designed to challenge participants’ minds and mystify their senses as they race to escape within 60 minutes. Working as part of a team, players must find clues and solve puzzles in their attempts to escape before their time runs out. Escape Entertainment, George Yard, London EC3V 9DH.
Comprising Guildhall Art Gallery, London’s Roman Amphitheatre, City of London Heritage Gallery, Guildhall Library, Guildhall Great Hall, City of London Police Museum, City Centre and St Lawrence Jewry: an incredible range of experiences all in one prime location. Guildhall Galleries, Guildhall Yard, London EC2V 5AE.
The Great Hall is where royalty and state visitors have been entertained down the centuries and is open to the public when state events are not taking place. The Guildhall Great Hall, Gresham St, London EC2V 7HH.
London Mithraeum Bloomberg SPACE returns the Roman Temple of Mithras to the location of its discovery in the heart of the City. Situated on the site of Bloomberg’s new European headquarters, this anticipated new cultural space will showcase an immersive experience of the ancient temple, a selection of the remarkable Roman artefacts found during recent excavations, and a series of contemporary art commissions responding to one of the UK’s most significant archaeological sites. The London Mithraeum, 12 Walbrook, London EC4N 8AA.
Step into the ruins of this stunning Roman amphitheatre, in which crowds used to gather to watch gladiatorial combats. Hidden beneath the Guildhall Art Gallery, the ruins were rediscovered by archaeologists in 1988. London’s Roman Amphitheatre, Guildhall Yard, London EC2V 5AE.
A permanent reminder of the Great Fire of 1666, the Monument commemorates one of the most famous events in London’s history. Designed by Sir Christopher Wren and Dr Robert Hooke, The Monument celebrates the City which rose from the ashes. Climb its 311 spiral steps to enjoy stunning panoramic views of the City and beyond. The Monument, Fish St Hill, London EC3R 8AH.
Brilliant museum documenting the history of the capital from the pre-historic age to the present day. Great for all ages. Museum of London, 150 London Wall, London EC2Y 5HN.
See some contemporary sculptures amongst the high-rise buildings to the east of the City by some of the world’s most high-profile artists. Sculpture in the City, free open-air art exhibition, City of London.
One of the oldest hospitals in the world, St Bartholomew’s, or Bart’s, was founded in 1123, and has cared for the sick and injured ever since. The Museum tells this inspiring story. Museum highlights include: historic surgical instruments, sculpture, medieval archives, and unique works of art, including spectacular paintings by William Hogarth. St Bartholomew’s Hospital Museum, North Wing, St Bartholomew’s Hospital, W Smithfield, London EC1A 7BE
Welcoming worshippers, visitors and sightseers, the cathedral of the capital designed by Sir Christopher Wren is one of London’s most recognisable and historic landmarks. Visit the tombs of Nelson and Wellington, test the unique acoustics of the Whispering Gallery and climb up to the Golden Gallery to enjoy a panoramic view of London. St Paul’s Cathedral, St. Paul’s Churchyard, London EC4M 8AD.
The Charterhouse has been living the nation’s history since 1348. Encompassing seven acres between Barbican and Farringdon, the Charterhouse has been a monastery, a Tudor mansion, a boys’ school and an almshouse, which it remains to this day. Open Tuesdays-Sundays, there is a free museum and access to the Chapel, as well as several fascinating daily tours, some of which are conducted by almshouse residents. Several of the stunning rooms included on the tour are also available to hire. The Charterhouse, Charterhouse Square, Clerkenwell, London EC1M 6AN
This is the most exciting way to explore the most famous bridge in the world. From the modern high-level walkways and its spectacular new Glass Floor to the historic Engine Rooms and towers; Tower Bridge Exhibition reveals the fascinating story of the bridge – explaining how and why it came into existence. An iconic London landmark and one of Britain’s best loved historic sites, Tower Bridge is open to the public 363 days a year. Within the Bridge’s iconic structure and magnificent Victorian Engine rooms, the Tower Bridge Exhibition is the best way of exploring the most famous bridge in the world! Come learn about this incredible feat of Victorian engineering, discover how the Bridge is raised and enjoy stunning panoramic views across London from high-level walkways, 42 metres above the River Thames. The Tower Bridge Exhibition, Tower Bridge Rd, London SE1 2UP.
Visit one of the world’s most famous fortresses. Yeoman Warders will entertain you with tales of intrigue, imprisonment, execution, torture and much more. The Tower of London, St Katharine’s Wapping, London EC3N 4AB
The Royal Exchange offers one of the most lovely shopping environments in the city with a range of designer boutiques you would expect to find on Bond street.
has pretty much every high street store you might imagine! Explore London’s premium shopping destination in the heart of the City. Discover restaurants, cafés and flagship menswear and womenswear fashion brands, all set overlooking St Paul’s Cathedral.
The area is also surprisingly well provided with fine dining restaurants such as La Dame De Pic, boasting several Michelin stars.
The place for a fun meal in a buzzy ambience. Big and bold, and some 38 floors up the Heron Tower. It’s striking bamboo ceiling sets the scene, as do some pretty amazing views of the city. On of the first places to serve Japanese-Peruvian-Brazilian cuisine. Delicacies include black cod with sweetcorn and ceviche with wasabe peas. It’s not a cheap eat but an experience to remember!
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This cocktail bar/restaurant is an interesting takeon a classic British grill. Inspired by the traditional grocery store, with a deli and bar where cocktails come in cans, tins and even mustard jars on the ground floor. In the upstairs dining area, you can expect old-fashioned fare like prawn cocktail, sausages and mash and sticky toffee pudding served with panache.
Servicing a great selection of Chinese cuisine including dim sum. More expensive than the usual dim sum cafes and restaurant to be found in Chinatown, this lovely restaurant serves dim sum all day. Speciality venison puffs. Home to the Yauatcha Patisserie where chocolates, macaroons and gateaux abound.