Accommodations in London near Liverpool Street Station (London, United Kingdom)
Liverpool Street Station (London, United Kingdom)
Liverpool Street Station is Your Gateway to the City of London
Bustling Liverpool Street station is among the busiest railway terminals in Britain and the mainline gateway to the City of London. Not only are there are multiple hotels near London Liverpool Street, but also the area around this impressive Victorian station at the northern edge of the Square Mile financial district features fine-dining restaurants that are ideal for celebrating special occasions or clinching business deals.
Liverpool Street station offers London Overground trains plus mainline services to Essex and East Anglia. It’s also a doddle to reach London Stansted Airport using the Stansted Express, which departs from London Liverpool Street. Furthermore, Liverpool Street station is served by Underground services on the Central, Circle, Metropolitan and Hammersmith & City lines.
Go Exploring Around London Liverpool Street Station
Around London Liverpool Street station there is much for visitors to see and do, even though this corner of town tends to turn eerily quiet at weekends because it is dominated by the weekday world of big business. The poignant Kindertransport Memorials at the station honour its role as the first place thousands of displaced young children came to in London when they fled religious persecution in Nazi Germany. Just a few minutes’ walk from the station you can join city workers on their lunch breaks and watch the world go by. In fine weather, outdoor plazas like Broadgate Circle and Exchange Square spring to life in the middle of the day when street-food vendors arrive to help hungry workers refuel. Also near Liverpool Street station is the lovingly restored Old Spitalfields Market, where you can buy vintage items, vinyl records, arts and crafts.
If you have a few hours to kill around Liverpool Street station, you could visit top tourist attractions like Tower Bridge or the Tower of London, which both sit less than one mile away. Alternatively, you could explore neighbouring Shoreditch with its hip shops, fashionable restaurants and trendy nightspots.
London Liverpool Street Station Boasts Excellent Restaurants
As the station that caters for many of London’s high earners and big spenders, it’s little wonder that Liverpool Street station is surrounded by so many top notch restaurants. Inside the station are hidden gems like Moshi Moshi, which serves great sushi. Elsewhere, the English Restaurant in Brushfield Street champions all that’s good about food on the northern side of the English Channel, although the wine list is a decidedly French affair. In Artillery Lane the Ottolenghi Spitalfields restaurant serves healthy Mediterranean fare.
Vertigo-proof foodies with deep pockets might like to whizz up the lifts in 110 Bishopsgate, formerly called the Heron Tower, for fine dining and astonishing city views at the fancy restaurants near the top. The Duck & Waffle on the 40th floor offers wonderful European and British dishes around the clock. Just below it is stylish Sushisamba, where Japanese, Peruvian and Brazilian cuisine collide.
Why not Try the Hotels Near Liverpool Street Station?
There are numerous hotels near Liverpool Street station. And with so many fine restaurants nearby, as well as great transport links, the area could very well make sense as your London accommodation base. For instance, Andaz London Liverpool Street, which lies on the junction with Bishopsgate, is a five-star hotel that boasts some of the finest restaurants near Liverpool Street, including the grand 1901 Breakfast restaurant and Miyako for authentic Japanese cuisine.
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