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Bloomsbury is an attractive, high culture neighborhood with a great location in central London.
Studio / 1 BR
53% Complete
1,712
2 Bedrooms
90% Complete
2,925
3 Bedrooms
88% Complete
2,850
4 Bedrooms
100% Complete
3,250

Good For
  • Creatives
  • Families
  • Professionals

 

What's around
  • 485 Shops
  • 36 Fitness options
  • 529 Restaurants
  • 33 Grocery stores/markets
  • 25 Banks
  • 203 Nightlife options

 


PUBLIC TRANSITExcellent

WALKABILITYExcellent
Safety

Bloomsbury has an above average violent crime rate and an above average property crime rate for London.

  WHAT’S LIVING IN Bloomsbury LIKE?

If the name “Bloomsbury” sounds familiar to you, it's probably because this neighborhood gave its name to one of the most influential groups of English intellectuals of all time. The 'Bloomsbury Group' included luminaries like Virginia Woolf, John Maynard Keynes, and E.M. Forster. Today, intellectuals still make up a large part of population thanks to the presence of the University of London.

This is a high-culture place to live and residents love the fact that it still maintains a village-like feel. "Beautiful" is one of the first words you will hear when they describe this area. With garden squares out of storybooks and romantic Victorian-era hotels, it seems to be caught in a different era. You will never run out of things to do: there are tons of historical houses, literary groups, tours, and museums. Interspersed between the historical spots are shops, restaurants, boutiques, and studios. 

Bloomsbury really meshes into the surrounding areas, so you feel like there is more to your neighborhood than there actually is. Depending where you live, you’ll have access to the best of what London has to offer, from charming Clerkenwell to busy King’s Cross. Then you can head back home to your beautiful and quiet home here in Bloomsbury.

Bloomsbury is bordered on the north by St Pancras, on the east by Clerkenwell, on the south by Covent Garden, and on the west by Soho and Fitzrovia.

 

Commute:
The City: 2.1 miles / 10-25 minutes by car / 25-30 minutes by transit / 20 minutes by bike
Canary Wharf: 5.3 miles / 20-45 minutes by car / 40 minutes by transit
Southwark: 3.4 miles / 20-35 minutes by car / 30 minutes by transit / 20 minutes by bike
Westminster: 2.5 miles / 15-30 minutes by car / 30-35 minutes by transit / 15-20 minutes by bike
Shoreditch: 2.5 miles / 15-25 minutes by car / 25 minutes by transit / 20 minutes by bike

Bloomsbury London Neighborhood Photo

 

Local Flavor   Bloomsbury LOCAL schools

1-6 YEARS
Argyle Primary School
Ofsted rating:
Ofsted phase:Primary
School Type:Community
7-11 YEARS
Children's Hospital School at Gt Ormond Street and UCH
Ofsted rating:
Ofsted phase:Special
School Type:Foundation Special
1-6 YEARS
St George the Martyr Church of England Primary School
Ofsted rating:
Ofsted phase:Primary
School Type:Voluntary Aided
NUR YEARS
Thomas Coram Centre
Ofsted rating:
Ofsted phase:Nursery
School Type:Nursery

 

Local Flavor   Bloomsbury Local Flavor

Flat Iron
Flat Iron 9 DENMARK STREET LONDON WC2H 8LS MAP
flatironsteak.co.uk

Steakhouse that won't break the bank. 

Savoir Faire
Savoir Faire 2 NEW OXFORD STREET LONDON WC1A 1EP MAP
savoir.co.uk/savoir

This is neither a chain restaurant nor a franchise, it is a family owned and run restaurant and has been in business since 1995.

The Gunmakers
The Gunmakers 13 EYRE STREET HILL LONDON EC1R 5ET MAP
thegunmakers.co.uk

good food, good booze, good music, good vibe.

Espresso Room
Espresso Room 31-35 GREAT ORMOND STREET LONDON WC1N 3HZ MAP
theespressoroom.com

A no-frills, friendly little cafe, around the corner from Lamb’s Conduit, Espresso Room has a reputation as one of Europe's best. 

The Crobar
The Crobar 17 MANETTE STREET LONDON W1D 4AS MAP
crobar.co.uk

Music venue. 

Photo Credits: Thanks to @Olga Khomitsevich , @ricardo , @MANHATTAN RESEARCH INC (MANHATTAN RESEARCH INC) , @Adam Bruderer , @royalmilewhiskies_lon, @wonderlosttravels, @calendulalove, @ribbonsofmemory, @sugarrusshh, @instaboy76, @firmaformen, @theahartley, @lavenderandlovage, @abolikulkarni606 for your great photos of this neighborhood! 


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