Australia House

 
 
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Strand, Holborn, London WC2B 4LA 
 
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Visas: Mon to Fri 9am-11am, Office hours: Mon to Fri 9am-5pm
 

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Australia HouseHome of the Australian High Commission in London, Australia House is a landmark building on the corner of Aldwych and the Strand.

 

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Underground Stations

Underground Stations

 
Temple Tube Station
 
3 minutes walk
 
Holborn Tube Station
 
7 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
Charing Cross Railway Station
 
10 minutes walk
 
City Thameslink Station
 
10 minutes walk
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
Drury Lane NCP
 
6 minutes walk
 
Bloomsbury Square Car Park
 
9 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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London's Best Events 2014

Find out what's happening in London throughout 2014 with our comprehensive guide to the best entertainment in the city for the year ahead. From January through to December, 2014 is shaping up to be something special - so read on to get the best out of London town.

 
THE BEST

Hotels near Australia House

Near Australia House
ME London
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £191  22% off
336-337 The Strand, WC2R | 3 minutes from Australia House
A luxurious 5-star hotel situated right in the heart of the city, ME London offers guests a lavish accommodation experience. Floor-to-ceiling windows provide the impeccable guestrooms ... More
 
 
 
The Waldorf Hilton Hotel London
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £128  39% off
Aldwych, WC2B | 3 minutes from Australia House
Positioned between the City's Square Mile and the thriving West End, this grand, Edwardian Hilton hotel welcomes guests with a patisserie and champagne bar in the ... More
 
 
 
One Aldwych
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £217  29% off
1 Aldwych, WC2B | 3 minutes from Australia House
A Large, modern luxury hotel right in the middle of the West End, a few minutes walk from Covent Garden. One Aldwych is exceptionally well equipped, ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Inns of Court and Royal Courts of Justice
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Strand, Holborn, London WC2A | 2 minutes from Australia House
A stunning example of Gothic architecture, London's Inns of Court date back to before the 14th century. It is here that barristers train and traditionally practice. ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Somerset House
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Strand, Covent Garden, London WC2R | 3 minutes from Australia House
Somerset House, once the site of a spectacular Tudor palace, now includes a magnificent 18th century art gallery housing celebrated collections belonging to the Courtauld Institute Gallery, ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Middle Temple Hall
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Middle Temple Lane, Holborn, London EC4Y | 4 minutes from Australia House
Middle Temple Hall, completed in 1574, is late-Gothic in style. Its attractions are a rare double-hammer beam roof, an intricately carved screen (which, although heavily damaged ... More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Sights and Attractions near Australia House

The best museums, galleries, attractions near Australia House
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Courtauld Institute Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
Courtauld Institute of Art, Somerset House, Covent Garden, London WC2R | 3 minutes from Australia House
Manet's 'Bar at the Folies-Bergeres', Van Gogh's 'Self-Portrait with a Bandaged Ear' and Renoir's 'La Loge' are just a few of the celebrated artworks displayed at ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Two Temple Place
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
2 Temple Place, WC2R | 3 minutes from Australia House
One of the most stunning interiors in London can be viewed in part between January and April, when Two Temple Place opens for its annual exhibition, ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Somerset House: Embankment Galleries
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
Strand, Covent Garden, London WC2R | 3 minutes from Australia House
Opened on 24th April 2008, the Embankment Galleries at Somerset House offer 750 square metres of exhibition space where the Hermitage Rooms used to be. Exhibitions ... More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Events near Australia House

Near Australia House
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
War Horse
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 28th March 2009 to 14th February 2015
New London Theatre, Drury Lane, Covent Garden, London WC2B | 7 minutes from Australia House
This moving adaptation of Michael Morpurgo's World War I epic War Horse gets a West End transfer to the New London Theatre after two critically acclaimed ...More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 20th December 2014 to 9th May 2015
Playhouse Theatre, Northumberland Avenue, WC2N | 10 minutes from Australia House
Olivier-Award winner Tamsin Greig (Episodes, Green Wing, Jumpy, God of Carnage), who made her name as Debbie Aldridge in Radio 4's The Archers, makes her musical ...More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Scottsboro Boys
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 4th October 2014 to 21st February 2015
Garrick Theatre, 2 Charing Cross Road, South Bank, London WC2H | 11 minutes from Australia House
It's 1931, nine young black men aged between 12 and 19 are travelling on a train through Scottsboro, looking for a new life. Following a sold ...More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Entertainment near Australia House

Near Australia House
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Funny Side of Covent Garden (Upstairs at The George)
London > Entertainment > Comedy Clubs
213 Strand, Holborn, London WC2R | 2 minutes from Australia House
The Funny Side comedy group runs comedy clubs in three locations in London, including the flagship Covent Garden venue above The George pub which puts on ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Peacock Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Portugal Street, Holborn, London WC2A | 3 minutes from Australia House
This theatre is a major force on the national and international dance scene, with an innovative programme from Sadler's Wells that is keeping London's finger ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Aldwych Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Aldwych, Covent Garden, London WC2B4LD | 3 minutes from Australia House
With the Waldorf Hotel sandwiched inbetween them, the Aldwych and Strand theatres were originally built to work as a pair. The Aldwych is probably most noted for ... More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Shopping near Australia House

The best shops and markets near Australia House
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Old Curiosity Shop
London > Shopping > Shoes
13 Portsmouth Street, Holborn, London WC2A | 3 minutes from Australia House
16th century shop and literary landmark. With its precarious overhanging upper storey, uneven floorboards, sloping roof and wooden beams, this 16th century building warrants its title as ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Albion Emporium
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
38 Tavistock Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 4 minutes from Australia House
As British as a bacon buttie, buying your groceries at The Albion Emporium is like getting first dibs on Mrs Beeton's pantry. A bastion of Britishness, ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Hope and Greenwood
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
1 Russell Street, Covent Garden, London WC2B | 4 minutes from Australia House
Excellent ice cream in the summer and a delicious-looking Christmas window in the winter are the kind of thing that make this candy shop a special ... More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Restaurants near Australia House

What are the best dining options near Australia House London?
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Caffe Nero
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
181 Strand, Holborn, London WC2R | 1 minute from Australia House
Nero is probably the best of the Capital’s coffee shop chains. Offers a wide range of authentic Italian coffee in a pleasant relaxed environment. Snacks include ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Delaunay
London > Restaurants > Brasseries
55 Aldwych, Holborn, London WC2B | 1 minute from Australia House
Jeremy King and Chris Corbin, "the nation's most polished and enterprising restaurateurs" (The Independent), the pair responsible for The Wolseley, have taken inspiration from the grand ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Apostrophe
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
215 The Strand, Holborn, London WC2R | 2 minutes from Australia House
Apostrophe are a fast expanding chain of boulangerie / patisseries with a reputation for superb coffee which is their main stock in trade. Proprietor Amir Chen ... More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Education near Australia House

Near Australia House
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Career Energy
London > Education > Careers Services
4-6 Staple Inn, Holborn, London WC1V | 8 minutes from Australia House
Situated in the heart of London, Career Energy – formed in March 2002 - offers comprehensive advice on careers, career change and job searching. They’ll analyse ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Method Studio
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
Conway Hall, 25 Red Lion Square, Holborn, London WC1R | 9 minutes from Australia House
Learn to act by becoming the person you are portraying. Think yourself into the role... eat what they would eat, weigh what they would weigh, behave ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
English [Out There!]
London > Education > English Language Courses
10 Coptic Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1A | 11 minutes from Australia House
English [Out There!] takes a very hands-on approach to learning English. The course places an emphasis on using what you have learned. Students are taken out ... More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Leisure near Australia House

Australia House gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Lincoln's Inn Fields
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Holborn, Holborn, London WC2A | 6 minutes from Australia House
The largest public square in London, Lincoln's Inn Fields has a rich and varied history. In 1683 it was the site of the public beheading of ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Sense Spa at Rosewood London
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
252 High Holborn, WC1V | 6 minutes from Australia House
Launched in November 2013, the Sense Spa at Rosewood London is a sanctuary within central London. With Rosewood being an award-winning signature spa brand, visitors can ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Sanctuary
London > Leisure > Fitness
12 Floral Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 7 minutes from Australia House
This day spa exclusively for women is a total pampering experience from the minute you step through the door. Located in bustling Covent Garden you'll soon ... More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Pubs near Australia House

The best pubs near London Australia House.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Edgar Wallace
London > Nightlife > Pubs
40 Essex Street, Holborn, London WC2R | 2 minutes from Australia House
... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Marquess of Anglesey
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
39 Bow Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 5 minutes from Australia House
Gastropub ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Philomena's Irish Bar
London > Nightlife > Pubs
40 Great Queen Street, WC2B | 6 minutes from Australia House
Philomena's is an Irish themed bar and sports cafe on Great Queen Street, just two minutes walk from Covent Garden tube station. A great place to ... More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Nightlife near Australia House

Australia House clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Lobby Bar at One Aldwych
London > Nightlife > Bars
1 Aldwych, Covent Garden, London WC2B | 3 minutes from Australia House
Named one of the top five hotel bars in the world by the Sunday Telegraph, the Lobby Bar at the chic One Aldwych hotel is renowned ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Lowlander Beer Cafe
London > Nightlife > Bars
36 Drury Lane, Covent Garden, London WC2B | 6 minutes from Australia House
The reputation of the Benelux breweries precedes them and this themed bar captures the flair of Dutch cafe culture too. The impressive row of shiny silver ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Scarfes Bar
London > Nightlife > Bars
252 High Holborn, Holborn, WC1V | 8 minutes from Australia House
Named after the cartoonist Gerald Scarfe (whose characterful illustrations will adorn the bar's walls), Scarfes Bar is a shining beacon in the otherwise lacking High Holborn ... More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Meeting venue hire near Australia House

Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near Australia House.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Royal Courts of Justice
London > Business > Venue Hire
Strand, Holborn, London WC2A | 2 minutes from Australia House
... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Silver Fleet - Woods River Cruises
London > Business > Venue Hire
Somerset House South Wing Strand, Covent Garden, London WC2R | 3 minutes from Australia House
Enjoy a luxury cruise on the Silver Fleet. Departing from the Savoy Pier and cruising along the Thames. A classy way to see the Thames.... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Somerset House
London > Business > Venue Hire
Somerset House, Strand, Covent Garden, London WC2R | 3 minutes from Australia House
Somerset House, once the site of a spectacular Tudor palace, now includes a magnificent 18th century art gallery housing celebrated collections belonging to the Courtauld Institute Gallery, ... More
 
 
 
 
 

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Bring Up the Bodies
Bring Up the Bodies
Theatre | Until 6th September 2014 

Aldwych Theatre 3 minutes walk from Australia House

The Royal Shakespeare Company's new dramatisation of Hilary Mantel's Man Booker Prize winning novels 'Bring Up the Bodies' and 'Wolf ...More

 
Return Of The Rudeboy
Exhibitions | Until 25th August 2014 

Somerset House 3 minutes walk from Australia House

An exhibition exploring the style, swagger and significance of the 21st century Rudeboy subculture from photographer Dean Chalkley and creative ...More

Form Through Colour: Josef Albers, Anni Albers & Gary Hume
Exhibitions | Until 31st August 2014 

Somerset House 3 minutes walk from Australia House

More than 20 hand-crafted rugs, tapestries and fabric installations made by the company Christopher Farr, based on original designs by ...More

The Courtauld Collection
Exhibitions | Until 31st December 2015 

The Courtauld Gallery 3 minutes walk from Australia House

Paintings, sculpture, drawings and prints from the early Renaissance period to the 20th century....More

Time: Tattoo Art Today
Time: Tattoo Art Today
Exhibitions | Until 5th October 2014 

Somerset House 3 minutes walk from Australia House

Time: Tattoo Art Today at Somerset House is a free exhibition that presents original artworks from 70 of the world's ...More

 
West African Loom Pulley
Exhibitions | Until 12th November 2014 

The Courtauld Gallery 3 minutes walk from Australia House

An exhibition and case study from the Illuminating Objects series. This delicately carved instrument is from The Courtauld's small collection ...More

The Gothic Image: Exploring The Medieval Imagination: Course
Exhibitions | Until 1st August 2014 

The Courtauld Gallery 3 minutes walk from Australia House

Take a look at medieval art....More

Bruegel To Freud: Prints From The Courtauld Gallery
Exhibitions | Until 21st September 2014 

The Courtauld Gallery 3 minutes walk from Australia House

Prints from the gallery's collection, spanning more than 500 years and encompassing a range of printmaking techniques....More

Mamma Mia!
Mamma Mia!
Theatre | Until 25th April 2015 

Novello Theatre 3 minutes walk from Australia House

Through the story-telling magic of the songs of ABBA, we meet Donna, a feisty forty-something single mum, who recalls the ...More

 
Bakersfield Mist
Bakersfield Mist
Theatre | Until 30th August 2014 

Duchess Theatre 3 minutes walk from Australia House

Kathleen Turner, who famously bared all when she last appeared in the West End - in a stage adaptation of ...More

 
 
 
 
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