Clerkenwell is an area bounded by Bloomsbury to the West and the City to the East, and used to be a part of London's industrial heartland. Now, the warehouses have been converted into apartments and the area has become home to media/design agencies and with that has seen an influx of fashionable restaurants and bars.
What to see – The Clerkenwell Design Festival
Where to eat – St John
Where to drink – Zetter Townhouse
Where to shop – Exmouth Market