Nestled between the Barbican and St Paul’s, Farringdon is centrally located and offers easy access to the rest of the city by bus, tube or on foot. Those looking for places to stay in Farringdon on short term stays (or even on an extended stay in London), it is a fun, smart, vibrant and blossoming area of the capital that has much to offer. Home to pubs, restaurants, coffee shops and Fabric (one of London’s most popular clubs) the area serves as a grown-up version of the hipster area of Shoreditch. A popular place to live and work, attracting more people every day!
Smithfield Market provides a colourful link to an age where British produce reigned supreme - officially opening for business in 1868. Today it still offers the best in meat and poultry to those who are up early, with traders setting up their stalls at first light inside the metal structure with its ornate arched ceiling and unique colour scheme (white, purple, blue and green). Other spots of Smithfield is also notable for its swanky eateries and it’s ‘superclub’ club Fabric. Whether it’s dawn or dusk - there is always activity going on in Farringdon.
Farringdon has a very individual role within the London transport network, a travel hub that combines both National Rail (the Thameslink line from Blackfriars to Bedford) and the tube (Hammersmith and City, Metropolitan and Circle lines). You have one station, but multiple entrances – and two methods of travel, so you’ll never be lacking at finding a route to and from work or social events. There is also fantastic bus connections that although may take longer, you are able to reach parts of London that you wouldn’t have necessarily seen!
With so much in the area, it’s little as to why Farringdon is such a popular place to stay! Perfect whether you are visiting for a short period of time or wish to be based somewhere with active surroundings, yet easily commutable to the corporate setting of the City. All are spacious and fully furnished with tasteful and modern finishes - incorporating a complete kitchen and comfortable surroundings to relax in. All of our serviced apartments are never more than 400m from a tube station, so you’ll never miss any of the action!