This central London neighborhood’s inner beauty matches its fashionable exterior. Reputed as one of the city’s must-go gastronomic destinations, Clerkenwell’s Michelin starred restaurants, historic pubs, and all-night bars attract healthy crowds who enter hungry and leave happy. This neighborhood is more than foodie-friendly—theatre and design are hot commodities in Clerkenwell. Known for its great entertainment options and stylish thinkers, Clerkenwell strikes a candid balance between opulently hip and decidedly professional.See 167 places to stay Save this neighborhood
The Pinnacle of Hip
The area is hip and popular among creative types and has many converted warehouses similar to Soho and Tribeca in Manhattan. There are wonderful restaurants and gastropubs on both Exmouth Market and St. John Street."
Fine restaurants, quality food stores, cafés and designer shops align on Exmouth Market, a lovely pedestrianised street. (The street's loved by many; it's even reviewed on Yelp.)"
Clerkenwell is considered to be one of London’s hippest and most historic locations."
Sadler's Wells Theatre: Showcasing International Dance
A Conscientious Community in Central London
Airbnb works with local photographers to capture the spirit of neighborhoods all around the world. The photography on this page includes work by:
Rebecca Duke has been working as a photographer for the last decade, after attending Central St Martin’s in London. Her work focuses on people, interiors and travel and has been published in The Sunday Times, Elle Decor and Conde Nast Traveller. Rebecca travels frequently for her work but loved working in her hometown of London for this project. London’s friendliness about this work took this ‘true Londoner’ by surprise.
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