Situated next to St Paul’s Cathedral in the City of London, Paternoster Square is home to the London Stock Exchange as well as a number of investment banking giants. This is a vibrant area, which homes offices, executive suites, bars, restaurants, and sculptures. It is an area with a rich history, with its name coming from Paternoster Row, which was the centre of the publishing trade. Today, Paternoster Square is within easy reach of many of London’s big attractions and sights. In addition to St Paul’s Cathedral, you can also reach places such as the Museum of London and St Bartholomew the Great.
With the London Stock Exchange, along with investment banks such as Goldman Sachs and Merrill Lynch located here, Paternoster Square is something of a financial hub in itself. In addition to these financial giants, there are also bars and restaurants located around the square, providing the perfect environment for financial wizards and bankers to relax with a drink or enjoy a working lunch.
Entertainment And Dining Out
If you are after entertainment, you will find the Barbican Centre nearby, providing a wealth of highbrow culture. In fact, in no time at all you can reach everything from theatres and live music venues to comedy clubs and cinemas. You will also be able to enjoy an excellent choice of cuisine, from British to American, Italian to Japanese – and plenty more besides! The Paternoster Chop House, Manicomio, Jamie Oliver’s Barbecoa and Gordon Ramsay’s Bread Street Kitchen are just a few of the eateries in the immediate vicinity.
St Paul’s tube station is right on the doorstep and Mansion House station is not much further afield. If you are looking for mainline services you can get to City Thameslink and Blackfriars railway stations with ease. The area is also well served by buses and taxis, which makes getting around even easier. For those who are planning to drive around the area, secure parking facilities nearby offer convenience.