Situated in the bustling City of London, Eastcheap was once the main meat market in the capital, with butchers selling their wares during medieval times. Once home to the Boar’s Head Inn, which was features in Henry IV parts 1 and 2 by William Shakespeare, it is an area that boasts a rich history. Next to Eastcheap is Pudding Lane, the place where the infamous Great Fire of London began many centuries ago, destroying much of the city. Eastcheap is close to a range of attractions and places of interest, including The Monument., Lloyds of London, Mansion House and the Bank of England Museum.
The executive suites and offices in Eastcheap are occupied by a variety of businesses, although the location of Eastcheap within London’s financial district means that financial and insurance companies are among the most dominant. There are many finance and investment companies, insurance providers and brokers. In addition, you will find legal service providers, recruitment agencies, business management consultants and communications companies.
Entertainment And Dining Out
There is plenty of entertainment within easy reach of Eastcheap, so you will never be short of evening activities. The Drum Cafe is a great place for live music or if you fancy an evening of culture head to Shunt Vaults for a theatre performances. A huge array of dining options means that there is something to tickle every taste bud, from brasseries and cafes to fine dining establishments. Enjoy British cooking at the Gryphon at Walrus & Carpenter, head to Haz for great Turkish food, or enjoy a taste of South America at Gaucho.
You will find convenient and well located transport links around Eastcheap. Monument tube is in the immediate vicinity, while Cannon Street underground is just a little further on. It is only a short walk to Cannon Street and Fenchurch Street where you can access mainline services. Secure local car parking facilities provide added convenience for drivers while regular buses and plentiful taxis are ideal for those not planning to drive.