St John’s Gate
This remarkable Tudor gate dates to 1504. During the 12th century, the Knights Hospitaller (a Christian and military order with a focus...
St John's Priory Church
Clerkenwell has plenty of secrets and two of them are hidden in plain sight on St John's Sq: one of London's oldest churches and one of...
Marx Memorial Library
Built in 1738 to house a Welsh charity school, this unassuming building is an interesting reminder of Clerkenwell's radical history. In...
Zetter Townhouse Cocktail Lounge
Tucked away behind an unassuming door on St John's Sq, this ground-floor bar is quirkily decorated with plush armchairs, stuffed animal...
This three-floor Georgian town house in the heart of Clerkenwell has a cracking all-day menu that gives almost as much pleasure to read...
33-35 St John’s Sq · interesting places nearby
Craft Central information
Headquarters for a not-for-profit organisation supporting local craftspeople and designers, Craft Central has a small shop showcasing work from a different artisan every week. The real trick is to time your visit with one of the biannual Made In Clerkenwell open days (admission £3), when over 100 designers open up their workshops and sell their wares.