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Foreign and Commonwealth OfficeThe purpose of the FCO is to work for UK interests in a safe, just and prosperous world. We do this with some 16,000 staff, based in the UK and our overseas network of over 200 diplomatic offices.

 

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Underground Stations

Underground Stations

 
Westminster Tube Station
 
3 minutes walk
 
St James's Park Tube Station
 
6 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
Charing Cross Railway Station
 
7 minutes walk
 
Victoria Railway Station
 
17 minutes walk
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
Q-Park Trafalgar
 
6 minutes walk
 
Q-Park Westminster
 
7 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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The Royal Horseguards - A Guoman Hotel
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £127  26% off
2 Whitehall Court, SW1A | 5 minutes from Foreign and Commonwealth Office
Emulating the style of a French chateau, this grand Victorian residence, built in 1884, occupies a prime location within Westminster. It's worth staying at the Grade ... More
 
 
 
Conrad London St. James
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £143  29% off
22-28 Broadway, SW1H | 6 minutes from Foreign and Commonwealth Office
With Buckingham Palace, the Houses of Parliament, St James's Park and the Thames all on its doorstep, Conrad London St. James is the ideal option for ... More
 
 
 
Corinthia Hotel London
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £325  25% off
Whitehall Place, SW1A | 6 minutes from Foreign and Commonwealth Office
With 294 bedrooms, multi-level penthouse suites and terraces offering spectacular views of the River Thames, Trafalgar Square and Whitehall - the £300 million restoration of the ... More
 
 
 
 
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Churchill Museum and Cabinet War Rooms
London > Business > Venue Hire
King Charles Street, Westminster, London SW1A | 1 minute from Foreign and Commonwealth Office
... More
 
 
 
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The Queen Elizabeth II Conference Centre
London > Business > Conference Facilities
Broad Sanctuary, Westminster, London SW1P | 3 minutes from Foreign and Commonwealth Office
Seven floors of purpose-built meeting space in the heart of Westminster, the Queen Elizabeth II Conference Centre (QEIICC) is a well known permanent conference space situated ... More
 
 
 
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The Queen Elizabeth II Conference Centre
London > Business > Venue Hire
Broad Sanctuary, Westminster, London SW1P | 3 minutes from Foreign and Commonwealth Office
Seven floors of purpose-built meeting space in the heart of Westminster, the Queen Elizabeth II Conference Centre (QEIICC) is a well known permanent conference space situated ... More
 
 
 
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Disco Pigs
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 17th and 19th August 2017 at 3pm and 7.45pm & 18th August 2017 at 7.45pm
Foreign and Commonwealth Office, 14 Whitehall, SW1A | 5 minutes from Foreign and Commonwealth Office
Evanna Lynch, better known as Luna Lovegood in the Harry Potter films, and Colin Campbell star in the 20th anniversary staging of Enda Walsh's disturbing two-hander ...More
 
 
 
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Abbey Antics
London > Events > Leisure  Dates: 17th and 22nd to 24th Aug 2017 - Various Times
Foreign and Commonwealth Office, Dean's Yard, SW1P | 5 minutes from Foreign and Commonwealth Office
...More
 
 
 
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Art & Peace: An Exhibition Of Contemporary Chinese Art
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: Thursday 17th and Friday 18th August 2017 - 10am-5pm
Foreign and Commonwealth Office, The Mall, SW1Y | 6 minutes from Foreign and Commonwealth Office
Highlights from the Beijing International Art Biennale, including paintings in ink, watercolour and oil as well as wood block prints and sculpture all by renowned Chinese ...More
 
 
 
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Boat Show Comedy Club
London > Entertainment > Comedy Clubs
Tattershall Castle, Victoria Embankment, Westminster, London SW1A | 7 minutes from Foreign and Commonwealth Office
The Boat Show Comedy Club aboard the Tattershall Castle has consistently good line-ups and has played host to some of the finest comedy acts on the ... More
 
 
 
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Playhouse Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Northumberland Avenue, Westminster, London WC2N | 7 minutes from Foreign and Commonwealth Office
A short step away from the main strip of West End theatres, the Playhouse's stylish curved facade is rather lost among the towering architecture of Charing ... More
 
 
 
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St John's Smith Square
London > Entertainment > Classical Music
Smith Square, Westminster, London SW1P | 9 minutes from Foreign and Commonwealth Office
Situated in the heart of Westminster, this stunning 18th century church was designed by architect Thomas Archer and completed in 1728. It is considered one of ... More
 
 
 
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The best museums, galleries, attractions near Foreign and Commonwealth Office
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Churchill War Rooms
London > Attractions > Museums
Clive Steps, King Charles Street, Westminster, London SW1A | 1 minute from Foreign and Commonwealth Office
Winston Churchill directed the troops during World War II from a small warren of underground rooms, which are now open to the public. Visitors ... More
 
 
 
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Westminster Bridge
London > Attractions > Boats and Bridges
Victoria Embankment, Westminster, London SW1A | 3 minutes from Foreign and Commonwealth Office
Westminster Bridge lies on the Thames between the Houses of Parliament and County Hall with the delights of the Southbank Centre and the National Theatre beyond. ... More
 
 
 
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Whitehall
London > Attractions > Other Attractions
Westminster, Westminster, London SW1A | 3 minutes from Foreign and Commonwealth Office
Whitehall is a historic London street with runs from Parliament Square at Westminster to Trafalgar Square. The street is recognised as the centre of the British ... More
 
 
 
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The best shops and markets near Foreign and Commonwealth Office
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Davenports Magic Shop
London > Shopping > Specialists
7 Charing Cross Underground Shopping Arcade, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 9 minutes from Foreign and Commonwealth Office
From budding Harry Potters and bumbling Tommy Coopers to dynamic David Copperfields, Davenports is a haven for magicians of every level and ability. Non-magicians too are ... More
 
 
 
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Lock & Co
London > Shopping > Clothing
6 St James's Street, St James's, London SW1A | 10 minutes from Foreign and Commonwealth Office
Founded in 1676, for centuries Lock & Co. has been the place to shop for a top hat if you're off to Ascot. The quaint shop ... More
 
 
 
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John Lobb
London > Shopping > Shoes
9 St James's Street, St James's, London SW1A | 10 minutes from Foreign and Commonwealth Office
This historic bootmakers in St James's, set up in 1849, may be steeped in history but it's still the place to go for top quality tailor-made ... More
 
 
 
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Roux at Parliament Square
London > Restaurants > French restaurants
RICS, Parliament Square, Westminster, London SW1P | 2 minutes from Foreign and Commonwealth Office
Michelin-starred chef Michel Roux Jnr of Le Gavroche fame has put his name to this Westminster restaurant. Roux at Parliament Square is lucky to be located in a ... More
 
 
 
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Inn the Park - St James's Park
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
St James's Park, St James's, London SW1A2BJ | 2 minutes from Foreign and Commonwealth Office
Inn the Park is the brainchild of famed restaurateur Oliver Peyton, his idea being to cook up quality alternatives to the soggy sandwiches and warm cola ... More
 
 
 
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Caffe Nero
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
1-2 Bridge Street, Westminster, London SW1A | 4 minutes from Foreign and Commonwealth Office
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
 
 
 
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Education near Foreign and Commonwealth Office

Near Foreign and Commonwealth Office
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Courtauld Institute of Art
London > Education > Arts and Drama
Somerset House, Covent Garden, London WC2R | 14 minutes from Foreign and Commonwealth Office
The Courtauld is one of the most prestigious art schools in the country, affiliated with the Oxbridge system and boasting a huge private location and prime ... More
 
 
 
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The London Film School
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
24 Shelton Street, Covent Garden, WC2H | 15 minutes from Foreign and Commonwealth Office
The London Film School is the oldest-established international school of film technique in the world. The school has contributed significantly to ... More
 
 
 
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Saw Swee Hock Student Centre
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
1 Sheffield Street, Holborn, London WC2A | 18 minutes from Foreign and Commonwealth Office
The award-winning Saw Swee Hock Student Centre, designed by Irish architects O'Donnell + Tuomey and awarded the RIBA London Building of the Year Award in 2014, ... More
 
 
 
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ESPA Life at Corinthia
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
Whitehall Place, Westminster, London SW1A | 6 minutes from Foreign and Commonwealth Office
The people at Espa take grooming pretty seriously, and quite rightly, when it comes to appearances it's often best to leave it to the experts. You'll ... More
 
 
 
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London Marriott Hotel County Hall Spa
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
Westminster Bridge Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 7 minutes from Foreign and Commonwealth Office
Fancy detoxing in the building where the Greater London Council used to run the city? The Spa at the London Marriott County ... More
 
 
 
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So SPA Sofitel St James
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
6 Waterloo Place, St James's, London SW1Y | 7 minutes from Foreign and Commonwealth Office
Opened in July 2009, So SPA by Sofitel is a stunning relaxation space - all marble and modern design - housed within the Sofitel St James ... More
 
 
 
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The best pubs near London Foreign and Commonwealth Office.
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Red Lion Pub
London > Nightlife > Pubs
48 Parliament Street, Whitehall, Westminster, London SW1A | 2 minutes from Foreign and Commonwealth Office
Right across the street from the Houses of Parliament, the Red Lion is perfectly positioned for politicos to pop in for a pint after a heated ... More
 
 
 
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Two Chairmen Public House
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
39 Dartmouth Street, Westminster, London SW1H | 5 minutes from Foreign and Commonwealth Office
Two minutes away from Parliament Square and the Cabinet warm rooms, the Two Chairmen Public House is an olde worlde pub that retains a number of ... More
 
 
 
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The Clarence
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
53 Whitehall, Westminster, London SW1A | 5 minutes from Foreign and Commonwealth Office
Just a hundred yards from Trafalgar Square, the MOD and the Horse Guard's Parade, The Clarence has an undeniably impressive location that attracts both locals and ... More
 
 
 
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Foreign and Commonwealth Office clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
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Bassoon Bar
London > Nightlife > Bars
Corinthia Hotel London, Whitehall Place, Westminster, London SW1A | 6 minutes from Foreign and Commonwealth Office
The cocktails in the Bassoon Bar are very good, expensive, yes, but very, very good. Not only that but the bar has a piano which is ... More
 
 
 
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Institute of Contemporary Art Bar & Cafe
London > Nightlife > Bars
12 Carlton House Terrace, The Mall, St James's, London SW1Y | 6 minutes from Foreign and Commonwealth Office
The Institute of Contemporary Art on The Mall (just down the road from the Queen's pad) is a great place for a trendy drink after taking ... More
 
 
 
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Walkers Of Whitehall
London > Nightlife > Bars
15 Craig's Court, St James's, London SW1A | 6 minutes from Foreign and Commonwealth Office
Built in 1694 on Craig's Court, just south of Trafalgar Square, Walkers of Whitehall was originally ... More
 
 
 
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Churchill Museum and Cabinet War Rooms
London > Business > Venue Hire
King Charles Street, Westminster, London SW1A | 1 minute from Foreign and Commonwealth Office
... More
 
 
 
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The Queen Elizabeth II Conference Centre
London > Business > Venue Hire
Broad Sanctuary, Westminster, London SW1P | 3 minutes from Foreign and Commonwealth Office
Seven floors of purpose-built meeting space in the heart of Westminster, the Queen Elizabeth II Conference Centre (QEIICC) is a well known permanent conference space situated ... More
 
 
 
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Banqueting House
London > Business > Venue Hire
Whitehall, Westminster, London SW1A | 3 minutes from Foreign and Commonwealth Office
The only surviving section of Whitehall Palace. In its heyday the largest royal palace in Europe, this historic venue is the only surviving section of Whitehall Palace ... More
 
 
 

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The Lost Palace
Exhibitions | Until 5th September 2017 

Banqueting House 3 minutes walk from Foreign And Commonwealth Office

Discover the former Palace of Whitehall, which stood in the area some 300 years ago before it was destroyed by ...More

Houses of Parliament Guided Tours
Houses of Parliament Guided Tours
Tours | Until 30th December 2017 

Houses of Parliament 4 minutes walk from Foreign And Commonwealth Office

One of the world's most iconic buildings is The Palace of Westminster, more commonly known as the Houses of Parliament. ...More

 
Disco Pigs
Theatre | Until 19th August 2017 

Trafalgar Studios 5 minutes walk from Foreign And Commonwealth Office

Evanna Lynch, better known as Luna Lovegood in the Harry Potter films, and Colin Campbell star in the 20th anniversary ...More

Apologia
Theatre | Until 18th November 2017 

Trafalgar Studios 5 minutes walk from Foreign And Commonwealth Office

Stockard Channing stars in Olivier Award winner Alexi Kaye Campbell's drama about an eminent art historian, who begins to question ...More

Art & Peace: An Exhibition Of Contemporary Chinese Art
Exhibitions | Until 18th August 2017 

Mall Galleries 6 minutes walk from Foreign And Commonwealth Office

Highlights from the Beijing International Art Biennale, including paintings in ink, watercolour and oil as well as wood block prints ...More

Camden Fringe
Camden Fringe
Comedy | Until 27th August 2017 

Various Venues London 6 minutes walk from Foreign And Commonwealth Office

Bringing together comedy, theatre, poetry, dance and much more, the Camden Fringe boasts over 250 different productions and (some very ...More

 
Rehearsals from the Korean Avant-Garde Performance Archive
Exhibitions | Until 19th August 2017 

Korean Cultural Centre 7 minutes walk from Foreign And Commonwealth Office

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The Kite Runner
The Kite Runner
Theatre | Until 26th August 2017 

Playhouse Theatre 7 minutes walk from Foreign And Commonwealth Office

Adapted by Matthew Spangler from the best-selling novel by Khaled Hosseini, The Kite Runner charts the heartrending story of friends ...More

 
David Shrigley: Really Good
David Shrigley: Really Good
Exhibitions | Until 29th September 2017 

Trafalgar Square 7 minutes walk from Foreign And Commonwealth Office

The seven-metre-high bronze sculpture of a hand giving a disproportionately long thumbs up, which has the same dark patina as ...More

 
1 Big Night Out!
Clubbing and Nightlife | Until 31st October 2018 

Rileys Sports Bar 8 minutes walk from Foreign And Commonwealth Office

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RA Summer Lates: The Other Paradise
Exhibitions | On 19th August 

Royal Academy of Arts

The Royal Academy's next late-night event turns the ...More

 
Hassan Hajjaj: La Caravane
Exhibitions | From 5th October 

Somerset House

This October, Somerset House hosts a homecoming exhibition on British-Moroccan artist Hassan Hajjaj. The exhibition will showcase his vibrant fusion of contemporary cultures, which he has picked up ...More

Red Star Over Russia: A Revolution in Visual Culture 1905-55
Red Star Over Russia: A Revolution in Visual Culture 1905-55
Exhibitions | From 8th November 

Tate Modern

Tate Modern looks at the dramatic history of ...More

 
Modigliani
Exhibitions | From 23rd November 

Tate Modern

This November, Tate Modern takes a journey through Amedeo Modigliani's career with a major new retrospective. Responsible for some of the most memorable art of the 20th century, Modigliani continuously evolved his career, developing his ...More

Lake Keitele: A Vision of Finland
Exhibitions | From 15th November 

National Gallery

The National Gallery unites all four versions of Akseli Gallen-Kallela's Lake Keitele in its new exhibition, Lake Keitele: A Vision of Finland. Upon visiting Finland Gallen-Kallela fell in ...More

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Wait Until Dark
Wait Until Dark
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Richmond Theatre

An edge-of-your-seat thriller from the hand of Frederick Knott, best known for writing Dial M ...More

 
Fever Pitch: The Opera
Concerts | From 22nd September 

Union Chapel

The first musical version of Nick Hornby's book Fever Pitch, which famously follows the ups and downs of life supporting Arsenal Football Club, is staged at the Union Chapel, in the heart of north London ...More

Joe Moran / Dance Art Foundation: On The Habit Of Being Oneself
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Dance | From 28th September 

Sadler's Wells: Lilian Baylis Theatre

See the world premiere of an experimental work ...More

 
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Fu Manchu

Boutique cycling legends Boom Cycle have teamed up with cocktail bar Fu Manchu to present the BooManchu Wellness Festival Weekend. Running for one weekend, it invites guests to ...More

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St Michael & All Angels Chiswick

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