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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 £133  30% 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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Events near Foreign and Commonwealth Office

Near Foreign and Commonwealth Office
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The Philanthropist
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 3rd April to 22nd July 2017
Foreign and Commonwealth Office, 14 Whitehall, SW1A | 5 minutes from Foreign and Commonwealth Office
Simon Callow directs an all-star cast in Christopher Hampton's comedy set in a fictitious English university town where out of touch academics anguish over relationships, anagrams ...More
 
 
 
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Out There On Fried Meat Ridge Road
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 2nd May to 3rd June 2017 - Various Times
Foreign and Commonwealth Office, 14 Whitehall, SW1A | 5 minutes from Foreign and Commonwealth Office
Harry Burton directs Keith Stevenson's Appalachian comedy of human errors about a broken-hearted man called Mitchell, who answers an advertisement for a roommate and ends up ...More
 
 
 
Now On
New Paintings By Patrick Gibbs
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 22nd to 27th May 2017 - 10am-5pm
Foreign and Commonwealth Office, The Mall, SW1Y | 6 minutes from Foreign and Commonwealth Office
Original modern impressionist woks from the artist inspired by his recent travels....More
 
 
 
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Near Foreign and Commonwealth Office
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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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Sights and Attractions near Foreign and Commonwealth Office

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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Shopping near Foreign and Commonwealth Office

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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Pubs near Foreign and Commonwealth Office

The best pubs near London Foreign and Commonwealth Office.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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 Philanthropist
The Philanthropist
Theatre | Until 22nd July 2017 

Trafalgar Studios 5 minutes walk from Foreign And Commonwealth Office

Simon Callow directs an all-star cast in Christopher Hampton's comedy set in a fictitious English university town where out of ...More

 
The Things That Make You Sick: East London Health Campaigning, 1977-1980
Exhibitions | Until 2nd July 2017 

Institute of Contemporary Arts (ICA) 6 minutes walk from Foreign And Commonwealth Office

Posters raising awareness of health conditions of the time, created by Peter Dunn and Loraine Leeson....More

The Guinea Pig Club
Comedy | On 23rd May 2017 

Tattershall Castle 7 minutes walk from Foreign And Commonwealth Office

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Underbelly Festival
Underbelly Festival
Theatre | Until 30th September 2017 

Jubilee Gardens 7 minutes walk from Foreign And Commonwealth Office

This year, the Udderbelly Festival and London Wonderground merge together to form the Underbelly Festival. Taking place in the same ...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

 
Declan McKenna
Concerts | On 23rd May 2017 

Heaven 8 minutes walk from Foreign And Commonwealth Office

The singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist from Herefordshire performs his catchy indie-rock originals....More

The Phantom of the Opera
The Phantom of the Opera
Theatre | Until 14th October 2017 

Her Majesty's Theatre 8 minutes walk from Foreign And Commonwealth Office

Andrew Lloyd Webber's most enduring hit has been running since 1984 and is still as popular with audiences and critics ...More

 
Salomon Orchestra
Concerts | On 23rd May 2017 

St John's Smith Square 9 minutes walk from Foreign And Commonwealth Office

Philip Ellis conducts a performance of Miaskovsky's Symphony No 21, Richard Strauss's...More

Alexander Krichel
Concerts | On 23rd May 2017 

St Martin-in-the-Fields 9 minutes walk from Foreign And Commonwealth Office

The pianist performs Chopin's Etudes Nos 1-4 and Ravel's Miroirs,...More

Michelangelo & Sebastiano
Michelangelo & Sebastiano
Exhibitions | Until 25th June 2017 

National Gallery 9 minutes walk from Foreign And Commonwealth Office

This major exhibition at the National Gallery focuses on the artistic relationship between the two Renaissance masters, Sebastiano del Piombo ...More

 

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Gerald Scarfe: Stage and Screen
Exhibitions | From 22nd September 

House of Illustration

Head to The House of Illustration this autumn for a rare opportunity to see little-known productions by celebrated political cartoonist Gerald Scarfe....More

Anime Architecture: Backgrounds Of Japan
Exhibitions | From 26th May 

House of Illustration

The first UK exhibition of illustrations for classic sci-fi anime films comes to The House of Illustration this May. ...More

Lucinda Rogers: On Gentrification
Exhibitions | From 28th October 

House of Illustration

The House of Illustration has commissioned English artist Lucinda Rogers for a new exhibition examining the city's changing landscape....More

Footloose: The Musical
Footloose: The Musical
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Peacock Theatre

Gareth Gates stars as Willard opposite Luke Baker as Ren, the new boy in a ...More

 
Terror
Terror
Theatre | From 14th June 

Lyric Hammersmith

The pilot of hijacked plane is put on trial and the audience decide the verdict ...More

 
Bat Out Of Hell - The Musical
Bat Out Of Hell - The Musical
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London Coliseum - English National Opera (ENO)

Jay Scheib directs a high-octane rock'n'roll musical by ...More

 
The Great Get Together: The Foundling Museum
Exhibitions | On 17th June 

Brunswick Square

Bring a picnic lunch and a favourite children's book to join in a celebration of community at Brunswick Square gardens adjacent to the Foundling Museum....More

Take That
Take That
Concerts | From 6th June 

The O2 Arena

The chart-topping pop trio of singer-songwriter Gary Barlow, Mark Owen and Howard Donald performs uptempo ...More

 
Nora
Nora
Dance | From 1st June 

Sadler's Wells Theatre

A programme of duets by renowned choreographers Lizz Aggiss's Bloody Nora!, Simon Tanguy's Digging, Jonathan ...More

 
Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker / Rosas & Ictus: Rain
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Sadler's Wells Theatre

Dance set to Steve Reich's masterpiece, the minimalist ...More

 
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Determined to bring a taste of their Neapolitan childhood to London, Angelo and Pasquale opened the award-winning Santa Maria in Ealing, and this branch in Chelsea soon followed....More

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Determined to bring a taste of their Neapolitan childhood to London, Angelo and Pasquale opened Santa Maria in Ealing....More

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Originated in Gothenburg, Nudie Jeans stocks raw and prewashed denim jeans made with 100% organic cotton denim....More

The Vincent
The Vincent
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After transforming The Sebright Arms on Hackney Road from boarded-up pub into an East End ...More

 
Magpie
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Modern British interpretation of traditional dim sum restaurants from the co-founders of Pidgin...More

 
Melrose Diner
Melrose Diner
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Americana diner classics with a twist - think lobster and prawn donuts - are served ...More

 
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London pizza pros Made of Dough, who have sold 100,000 pizzas at pop-ups and festivals, ...More

 
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Soho speakeasy that pays homage to the food and culture of down town Hong Kong....More

 
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Pop-up theatre in Marble Arch specifically designed for Clarke Peters' Olivier Award-winning and Tony-Award nominated ...More

 
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Located in two adjoining arches underneath Hackney Downs train station, Our/London is a micro-distillery producing wheat based vodka....More

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Imelda Staunton stars in two London stage shows in 2017, David Tennant and Damian Lewis ...More

 
 
 
 
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