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Blackfriars Underground Station. Opened in 1870, this Zone 1 station serves the Circle and District lines.


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Crowne Plaza London The City
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel † from £81† 41% off
19 New Bridge Street, EC4V | 2 minutes from Blackfriars Underground Station
Located in the very heart of the Square Mile, Crowne Plaza London The City is a newly renovated hotel set on the site of Henry VIII's ... More
Grange St Paul's Hotel London
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel † from £80† 28% off
10 Godliman Street, EC4V | 2 minutes from Blackfriars Underground Station
Perfectly located in the heart of London's financial district, yet moments away from the delights of the West End, the Grange St Paul's mixes contemporary style ... More
Club Quarters St Pauls Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel † from £70† 25% off
24 Ludgate Hill, EC4M | 4 minutes from Blackfriars Underground Station
This neat and simple hotel gets all the basics right. The prices are sensible, the rooms are simply and attractively decorated, there's a decent little bistro, ... More
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Alternative Underground Stations nearest Blackfriars Underground Station

Nearest to Blackfriars Underground Station
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Whitechapel Station
London > Travel > Underground Stations
277 Whitechapel Road, Tower Hamlets, London E1 | 2 miles from Blackfriars Underground Station
Whitechapel Tube station is located within Zone 2 on the District and Hammersmith & City lines. When Crossrail comes in 2018 the station will have a ... More
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Charing Cross Tube Station
London > Travel > Underground Stations
Trafalgar Square, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 19 minutes from Blackfriars Underground Station
Charing Cross Tube Station gives access to the Northern and Bakerloo Underground lines and the mainline terminal runs services to Kent and suburban destinations in south ... More
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Liverpool Street Tube Station
London > Travel > Underground Stations
Liverpool Street, City, London EC2M | 19 minutes from Blackfriars Underground Station
One of London's busiest commuter stations at the heart of financial London. Regular trains depart Liverpool Street for destinations in Essex and East Anglia. The Stansted ... More
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Travel near Blackfriars Underground Station

Near Blackfriars Underground Station
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Circular Hop-on Hop-off Trip - Crown River Cruises
London > Travel > Boats
Blackfriars Pier, The Old Pump House, Paul's Walk, City, London EC4V | 4 minutes from Blackfriars Underground Station
This fun circular trip by Crown River Cruises allows you to traverse the banks of the Thames over a stretch jam-packed with famous landmarks and fabulous ... More
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Bankside Pier
London > Travel > River Piers
Bankside, Bankside, London SE1 | 6 minutes from Blackfriars Underground Station
Bankside Pier is located next to the Shakespeare's Globe Theatre and close to Tate Modern. From Bankside Pier a†hop-on hop-off circular cruise operates during summer and ... More
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London Cycling Campaign
London > Travel > Bicycles
2 Newhams Row, SE1 | 10 minutes from Blackfriars Underground Station
This bunch of eco-friendly pedal-pushers want to get London moving...by bicycle! London Cycling Campaign is a charitable company set up to expound the views of those ... More
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Events near Blackfriars Underground Station

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Ilya and Emilia Kabakov
London > Events > Exhibitions †Dates: 18th October 2017 to 28th January 2018
Blackfriars Underground Station, Bankside Power Station, 25 Sumner Street, SE1 | 6 minutes from Blackfriars Underground Station
Russian-born conceptual artists Ilya and Emilia Kabakov, known for their pioneering large-scale environments and installations, are the subject of a retrospective at Tate Modern this October. ...More
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Ilya And Emilia Kabakov: Not Everyone Will Be Taken Into The Future
London > Events > Exhibitions †Dates: 18th October 2017 to 28th January 2018 - Various Times
Blackfriars Underground Station, Bankside Power Station, 25 Sumner Street, SE1 | 6 minutes from Blackfriars Underground Station
Tracing the early paintings, drawings, albums and installations primarily exploring themes of a failed utopia by Ilya Kabakov to the collaborative projects made with Emelia in ...More
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Red Star Over Russia: A Revolution in Visual Culture 1905-55
London > Events > Exhibitions †Dates: 8th November 2017 to 18th February 2018
Blackfriars Underground Station, Bankside Power Station, 25 Sumner Street, SE1 | 6 minutes from Blackfriars Underground Station
Tate Modern looks at the dramatic history of Russia and the Soviet Union through the eyes of artists, designers and photographers with its new exhibition. Red ...More
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HMS President
London > Entertainment >
Kings Reach, Victoria Embankment, Holborn, London EC4Y | 5 minutes from Blackfriars Underground Station
One of the last three surviving warships of the Royal Navy built during the First World War and the first type of warship built specifically for ... More
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Curzon Mondrian
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
20 Upper Ground, South Bank, London SE1 | 5 minutes from Blackfriars Underground Station
Situated within Mondrian London, Curzon Mondrian is a 56-seat cinema run by the independent cinema company from Friday evenings through to Sunday. Screenings include new releases, ... More
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Shakespeare's Globe Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
21 New Globe Walk, Bankside, Bankside, London SE1 | 7 minutes from Blackfriars Underground Station
This replica of the Shakespeare's 16th century theatre, reconstructed just 200 yards from its original site, is the brainchild of American actor and director Sam Wanamaker. ... More
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Sights and Attractions near Blackfriars Underground Station

The best museums, galleries, attractions near Blackfriars Underground Station
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Millennium Bridge
London > Attractions > Boats and Bridges
River Thames, City, London SE1 | 5 minutes from Blackfriars Underground Station
This sleek, £18.2million 325m steel footbridge designed by Sir Norman Foster spans the River Thames between St Paul's Cathedral in the City and the Tate Modern ... More
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Bankside Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
48 Hopton Street, Bankside, London SE1 | 5 minutes from Blackfriars Underground Station
Bankside Gallery is the home of the Royal Watercolour Society and the Royal Society of Painter-Printmakers - the oldest societies of their kind in the world. ... More
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St Paul's Cathedral
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
St Paul's Churchyard, City, London EC4M | 5 minutes from Blackfriars Underground Station
Being the cathedral of the capital city, St Paul's is officially the spiritual home of Great Britain. The funerals of Lord Nelson, the Duke of Wellington ... More
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Shopping near Blackfriars Underground Station

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Oxo Tower and Gabriel's Wharf
London > Shopping > Arts and Crafts
Oxo Tower Wharf, Bargehouse Street, South Bank, London SE1 | 6 minutes from Blackfriars Underground Station
As you stare across the river at this bustling, stylish, multi-faceted venue, it’s hard to believe that this riverside warehouse was once a reprocessing plant for ... More
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The Natural Kitchen
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
15-17 New Street Square, Fetter Lane, City, London EC4A | 7 minutes from Blackfriars Underground Station
Organic, wild and artisan food is supplied by the likes of the River Cottage at this food emporium which, is the second Natural Kitchen to open ... More
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Ted Baker & Friends
London > Shopping > Clothing
120 Cheapside, City, London EC2V | 8 minutes from Blackfriars Underground Station
We love the average Ted Baker store but with Ted Baker & Friends the cool fashion label has taken the shopping experience one step further - ... More
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Chinese Cricket Club
London > Restaurants > Chinese restaurants
19 New Bridge Street, City, London EC4V | 2 minutes from Blackfriars Underground Station
Chinese Cuisine... More
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Pret A Manger
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
101 New Bridge Street, City, London EC4V | 3 minutes from Blackfriars Underground Station
Pret sells up market fast food, hand made from natural ingredients, to take away or eat on site, in its trademark no nonsense chrome interiors. The ... More
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The Duke and Duchess
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
2 - 3 Creed Lane, City, London EC4V | 3 minutes from Blackfriars Underground Station
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Education near Blackfriars Underground Station

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Career Energy
London > Education > Career Services
4-6 Staple Inn, Holborn, London WC1V | 11 minutes from Blackfriars Underground Station
Situated in the heart of London, Career Energy – formed in March 2002 - offers comprehensive advice on careers, career change and job searching. They’ll analyse ... More
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Courtauld Institute of Art
London > Education > Arts and Drama
Somerset House, Covent Garden, London WC2R | 12 minutes from Blackfriars Underground Station
The Courtauld is one of the most prestigious art schools in the country, affiliated with the Oxbridge system and boasting a huge private location and prime ... More
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Saw Swee Hock Student Centre
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
1 Sheffield Street, Holborn, London WC2A | 13 minutes from Blackfriars Underground Station
The award-winning Saw Swee Hock Student Centre, designed by Irish architects O'Donnell + Tuomey and awarded the RIBA London Building of the Year Award in 2014, ... More
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Blackfriars Underground Station gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
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Chang's Hapkido Academy
London > Leisure > Martial Arts
Topnotch Health Club, 3 Tudor Street, City, London EC4Y | 2 minutes from Blackfriars Underground Station
Grandmaster Gedo Chang's Hapkido martial arts schools emphasises practical self-defence, confidence, balance and fitness. The ancient Korean martial art of Hapkido is made up of three components: ... More
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Agua Bathhouse and Spa
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
Mondrian London, 20 Upper Ground, South Bank, London SE1 | 5 minutes from Blackfriars Underground Station
Six private treatment rooms, including a couples' suite and a private thermal suite, make up agua Bathhouse and Spa within Mondrian London at Sea Containers. Bringing ... More
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Bernie Spain Gardens
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Upper Ground, South Bank, South Bank, London SE1 | 8 minutes from Blackfriars Underground Station
Located between Oxo Tower Wharf and Gabriel's Wharf, Bernie Spain Gardens is a pleasant green space to stop off on a riverside walk along the South ... More
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The Duke and Duchess
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
2 - 3 Creed Lane, City, London EC4V | 3 minutes from Blackfriars Underground Station
Gastropub... More
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Hilliard
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
26A Tudor Street, City, London EC4Y | 3 minutes from Blackfriars Underground Station
... More
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The Tipperary
London > Nightlife > Pubs
66 Fleet Street, City, London EC4Y | 4 minutes from Blackfriars Underground Station
Visit this pub and you'll soon find out it's really not a long way to Tipperary. In fact it's merely a ten minute walk (stumble) ... More
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Humble Grape Fleet Street
London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
1 St Brides Passage, Fleet Street, EC4Y | 3 minutes from Blackfriars Underground Station
A wine bar and shop selling wines directly from independent vineyards, Humble Grape opened its first wine bar and shop in Battersea ... More
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Dandelyan
London > Nightlife > Bars
Mondrian London, 20 Upper Ground, South Bank, London SE1 | 5 minutes from Blackfriars Underground Station
A sumptuous, Art Deco-inspired interior designed by Tom Dixon and views over the South Bank, Dandelyan is no unwanted weed. Instead it's a cut above your ... More
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Samuel Pepys
London > Nightlife >
Stew Lane, High Timber Street, City, London EC4V | 6 minutes from Blackfriars Underground Station
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The Mermaid
London > Business > Venue Hire
The Mermaid, Puddledock, City, London EC4V | 1 minute from Blackfriars Underground Station
The self-proclaimed best kept events secret in the City, the newly refurbished Mermaid events and conference centre in Blackfriars boasts a 600-seat theatre-style auditorium and numerous ... More
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Tate Modern
London > Business > Venue Hire
Bankside, Bankside, London SE1 | 6 minutes from Blackfriars Underground Station
Located along the banks of the River Thames in the former Bankside Power Station, originally designed by Sir Giles Gilbert Scott in 1947, the architect of ... More
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Middle Temple Hall
London > Business > Venue Hire
2 Plowden Buildings Middle Temple Lane, Holborn, London EC4Y | 7 minutes from Blackfriars Underground Station
Middle Temple Hall, completed in 1574, is late-Gothic in style. Its attractions are a rare double-hammer beam roof, an intricately carved screen (which, although heavily damaged ... More

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Bill Viola: Mary
Exhibitions | Until 31st December 2018 

St Paul's Cathedral 5 minutes walk from Blackfriars Underground Station

Mary, the second permanent large-scale video installation by Bill Viola for St Paul's Cathedral is inaugurated in the North Quire ...More

Ilya and Emilia Kabakov
Ilya and Emilia Kabakov
Exhibitions | Until 28th January 2018 

Tate Modern 6 minutes walk from Blackfriars Underground Station

Russian-born conceptual artists Ilya and Emilia Kabakov, known for their pioneering large-scale environments and installations, are the subject of a ...More

 
Red Star Over Russia: A Revolution in Visual Culture 1905-55
Red Star Over Russia: A Revolution in Visual Culture 1905-55
Exhibitions | Until 18th February 2018 

Tate Modern 6 minutes walk from Blackfriars Underground Station

Tate Modern looks at the dramatic history of Russia and the Soviet Union through the eyes of artists, designers and ...More

 
Modigliani
Modigliani
Exhibitions | Until 2nd April 2018 

Tate Modern 6 minutes walk from Blackfriars Underground Station

This November, Tate Modern takes a journey through Amedeo Modigliani's career with a major new retrospective. Responsible for some of ...More

 
The Hyundai Commission: SUPERFLEX
The Hyundai Commission: SUPERFLEX
Exhibitions | Until 2nd April 2018 

Tate Modern 6 minutes walk from Blackfriars Underground Station

Danish collective Superflex has been chosen to create this year's Hyundai Commission for Tate Modern's massive Turbine Hall. In the ...More

 
All's Well That Ends Well
Theatre | Until 3rd March 2018 

Shakespeare's Globe Theatre 7 minutes walk from Blackfriars Underground Station

After her "splendid" (The Guardian) production of The Taming of the Shrew in 2016, Caroline Byrne directs Annie Siddons' reimagining ...More

London Visions
London Visions
Exhibitions | Until 15th April 2018 

Museum of London 10 minutes walk from Blackfriars Underground Station

See London through a crystal ball. The Museum of London presents London Visions, fantastical future scenarios of the city. Artists, ...More

 
Lodge d'Argent
Lodge d'Argent
Foodie Events | Until 28th February 2018 

Coq d'Argent 10 minutes walk from Blackfriars Underground Station

A festive favourite, Lodge d'Argent is a traditional French chalet-inspired space on the skyscraper terrace of City restaurant ...More

 
John
John
Theatre | Until 3rd March 2018 

National Theatre: Dorfman Theatre 11 minutes walk from Blackfriars Underground Station

Annie Baker, whose Pulitzer Prize-winning The Flick had a sold-out run at the National in 2016, is back with John, ...More

 
Network
Network
Theatre | Until 24th March 2018 

National Theatre: Lyttelton Theatre 11 minutes walk from Blackfriars Underground Station

An all star cast and creative team come directed by Olivier Award winner Ivo van Hove come together for Lee ...More

 

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Brixton Rooftop: The Last Dance
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Brixton Rooftop

Before closing its doors to make way for ...More

 
Kaleidoscope Festival
Concerts | On 21st July 

Alexandra Palace

This summer, Alexandra Palace presents brand new music and arts festival, Kaleidoscope. The details are still vague but it's billed as the first festival of its kinds at the venue, with live music from an ...More

Great British Bab Off
Great British Bab Off
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Le Bab

Stephen Tozer and Ed Brunet, founders of Soho's gourmet kebab restaurant Le Bab, present the ...More

 
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Everyone's favourite post-drinking snack has been given a revamp at London's first gourmet kebab restaurant, ...More

 
Valentine's Day at the Museum of Brands
Seasonal | From 10th February 

Museum of Brands, Packaging and Advertising

This Valentine's, enjoy 2for1 admission at the Museum of Brands, Packaging and Advertising. The venue is offering the deal to anyone who brings date between February 10th to ...More

St. Valentine's Day at The Zetter
Seasonal | On 14th February 

The Zetter Hotel

The Zetter Hotel in Clerkenwell invites you and your better half to indulge in a decadent seven-course tasting menu this Valentine's Day. Being served in Club Zetter, the ...More

Tidy Up
Tidy Up
Theatre | From 16th February 

Southbank Centre

A work by the charming Peutetre Theatre company about chaos and order for children....More

 
Arabic Poetry of Love and Lust
Seasonal | On 14th February 

The Queen Of Hoxton

Head to the cosy Moroccan WigWam sitting atop The Queen of Hoxton this Valentine's Day for Arabic Poetry of Love and Lust. Celebrating feminine wit and desire, the ...More

The Potato Puppet Playground
The Potato Puppet Playground
Kids Events | From 17th February 

The CentrE17

The humble potato becomes the root of spud-related ...More

 
Valentine's DIY Porn Workshop
Seasonal | On 14th February 

The Book Club

Things are getting raunchy at The Book Club this Valentine's Day with the DIY Porn Workshop. For those who have always wanted to create a naughty home movie ...More

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CentrE17 is a vibrant performance venue in Walthamstow, run by the community, for the community....More

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Half Moon Young People's Theatre

Mixing modern and traditional Japanese forms of storytelling and inspired by the traditions of Shogatsu ...More

 
The Coach Makers Arms
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The Coach Makers Arms from Cubitt House combines a bar, first floor dining room, and ...More

 
The Gunmakers
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Wildflower
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