Horse and Dolphin Yard  

 
 
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Soho, London W1D 5AZ
 
 

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Walking from Gerrard Street to Shaftesbury Avenue in the Chinatown area of Soho you'll come across the pedestrianised Horse & Dolphin Yard which gets its name from the Horse & Dolphin coaching inn which was built in 1685. Though the 17th century inn is no longer there, a pub - the De Hems Dutch cafe bar - now stands where the Horse & Dolphin once did, just off Shaftesbury Avenue.

 

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Underground Stations

Underground Stations

 
Leicester Square Tube Station
 
2 minutes walk
 
Piccadilly Circus Tube Station
 
4 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
Charing Cross Railway Station
 
9 minutes walk
 
Euston Railway Station
 
22 minutes walk
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
China Town Masterpark
 
1 minutes walk
 
Leicester Square Masterpark
 
3 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Every Hotel Piccadilly
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £50  25% off
Coventry Street, W1D | 3 minutes from Horse and Dolphin Yard
Located right next to Leicester Square, in the heart of London's West End, the Every Hotel Piccadilly is the perfect hotel for those wanting to enjoy ... More
 
 
 
Radisson Blu Edwardian Hampshire Hotel
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £143  39% off
Leicester Square, WC2H | 3 minutes from Horse and Dolphin Yard
Overlooking Leicester Square - the setting for London's regular film premieres - the Radisson Blu Edwardian Hampshire has glamorous, exclusive décor to match its high-profile setting: ... More
 
 
 
Thistle Trafalgar Square, The Royal Trafalgar
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £89  31% off
Whitcomb Street, WC2H | 4 minutes from Horse and Dolphin Yard
Thistle Trafalgar Square, The Royal Trafalgar is a recently refurbished 4 star hotel located right in the heart of London's famous West End. Leicester Square, Piccadilly ... More
 
 
 
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The best museums, galleries, attractions near Horse and Dolphin Yard
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Soho
London > Attractions > Other Attractions
Soho, London W1D | 1 minute from Horse and Dolphin Yard
Soho, the set of streets and alleyways between Oxford Street, Shaftesbury Avenue, Charing Cross Road and Regent Street is one of the most cosmopolitan parts of ... More
 
 
 
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Leicester Square
London > Attractions > Other Attractions
Leicester Square, Soho, London WC2H | 2 minutes from Horse and Dolphin Yard
With Trafalgar Square to the south, Piccadilly Circus to the west, China Town to the north and Covent Garden to the east, Leicester Square is right ... More
 
 
 
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The West End
London > Attractions > Other Attractions
Soho, London WC2H | 2 minutes from Horse and Dolphin Yard
Taking in Oxford Street, Regent Street and Bond Street, Soho, Theatreland, Chinatown, Covent Garden and Leicester Square, The West End really does have it ... More
 
 
 
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The Ferryman
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 20th June 2017 to 19th May 2018
Horse and Dolphin Yard, Shaftesbury Avenue, W1D | 2 minutes from Horse and Dolphin Yard
Following a sold out run at the Royal Court, (the fastest selling show in the theatre's history) Jez Butterworth's The Ferryman is enjoying an equally popular ...More
 
 
 
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The Lieutenant Of Inishmore
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 23rd June to 8th September 2018
Horse and Dolphin Yard, St Martin's Lane, WC2N | 3 minutes from Horse and Dolphin Yard
Poldark star Aidan Turner makes his West End stage debut this June, starring as terrorist Mad Padraic in Martin McDonagh's The Lieutenant of Inishmore. Michael Grandage ...More
 
 
 
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Young Frankenstein
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 28th September 2017 to 10th February 2018
Horse and Dolphin Yard, 2 Charing Cross Road, WC2H | 4 minutes from Horse and Dolphin Yard
Ross Noble, Lesley Joseph and Hadley Fraser lead the cast of Young Frankenstein, Mel Brooks' uproarious musical based on his Oscar-nominated 1974 film about a New ...More
 
 
 
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Near Horse and Dolphin Yard
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Prince Charles Cinema
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
7 Leicester Place, Soho, London WC2H | 1 minute from Horse and Dolphin Yard
Having achieved almost cult status, this reasonably-priced, independent cinema in the heart of Leicester Square is not quite the true hidden gem it once was. ... More
 
 
 
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Curzon Soho
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
93-107 Shaftesbury Avenue, Soho, London W1D | 1 minute from Horse and Dolphin Yard
This cracking, refurbished Soho cinema shows a broad-range of art-house films. The three screens feature Dolby THX sound and ample leg-room. The regular Sunday double-bills ... More
 
 
 
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Vue West End
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
3 Cranbourn Street, Leicester Square, Soho, London WC2H | 1 minute from Horse and Dolphin Yard
Vue's flagship West End cinema in Leicester Square, which first opened in October 1938, underwent a £6.6m refurbishment in 2017, upgrading its seating and sound systems ... More
 
 
 
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Doughnut Time
London > Shopping >
96 Shaftesbury Avenue, W1D | 1 minute from Horse and Dolphin Yard
Well known in Australia, Damian Griffiths' Doughnut Time comes to London bringing t wo bespoke creations: Love Actually, a fragrant doughnut ... More
 
 
 
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SeeWoo
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
18-20 Lisle Street, Soho, London WC2H | 1 minute from Horse and Dolphin Yard
SeeWoo's flagship store is located on Lisle Street in the heart of London's bustling Chinatown. Starting as a small grocery in 1975 serving local needs, SeeWoo ... More
 
 
 
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Loon Fung Supermarket
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
42-44 Gerrard Street, Soho, London W1D | 1 minute from Horse and Dolphin Yard
In the heart of China Town, this shop offers everything you ever needed to cook authentic Chinese food. The look and the smell is authentic, and ... More
 
 
 
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Four Seasons
London > Restaurants > Chinese restaurants
12 Gerrard Street Chinatown, Soho, London W1D | 1 minute from Horse and Dolphin Yard
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New Fook Lam Moon
London > Restaurants > Pan-Asian restaurants
10 Gerrard Street, Soho, London W1D | 1 minute from Horse and Dolphin Yard
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New Loon Fung
London > Restaurants > Chinese restaurants
42 Gerrard Street, Soho, London W1D | 1 minute from Horse and Dolphin Yard
Chinese cuisine ... More
 
 
 
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The London Film School
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
24 Shelton Street, Covent Garden, WC2H | 5 minutes from Horse and Dolphin Yard
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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English [Out There!]
London > Education > English Language Courses
10 Coptic Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1A | 8 minutes from Horse and Dolphin Yard
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
 
 
 
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Cookery School
London > Education > Cookery Courses
15B Little Portland Street, Fitzrovia, London W1W | 11 minutes from Horse and Dolphin Yard
Awarded The Best City Cookery School 2013, the Cookery School at Little Portland Street has been teaching people to make simple, honest food for more than ... More
 
 
 
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AWAY Spa W London
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
10 Wardour Street, Soho, London W1D | 1 minute from Horse and Dolphin Yard
On the 6th floor of the W London the AWAY Spa certainly takes you away from the manic pace of life in Leicester Square ... More
 
 
 
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Phoenix Garden
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
21 Stacey Street, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 4 minutes from Horse and Dolphin Yard
In the shadow of both Centrepoint and St Giles-in-the-Fields Church, hidden from most tourists and residents alike, lies this beautiful West End garden. Originally a car ... More
 
 
 
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Urban Golf Soho
London > Leisure > Golf
33 Great Pulteney Street, Soho, London W1F | 4 minutes from Horse and Dolphin Yard
OK, so you may not be able to soak up the rays on this indoor course but it's a brilliant idea that has been stylishly executed. ... More
 
 
 
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Waxy's Little Sister
London > Nightlife > Pubs
20 Wardour Street, Soho, London W1D | 1 minute from Horse and Dolphin Yard
If you're not up for the hectic atmosphere of Waxy O'Connors it might be worth slipping across the street to her infinitely more tranquil Little Sister. ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Norman's Coach & Horses
London > Nightlife > Pubs
29 Greek Street, Soho, London W1D | 2 minutes from Horse and Dolphin Yard
Claiming to be 'the West End's Best Known Pub', Norman's Coach & Horses certainly has more than its fair share of unique features. Firstly there's the ... More
 
 
 
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Waxy O'Connor's
London > Nightlife > Pubs
14-16 Rupert Street, Soho, London W1D | 2 minutes from Horse and Dolphin Yard
Located where it is, Waxy's is fairly predictable. It's busy, it's Irish and it's got a fair smattering of tourists, but it also has that certain ... More
 
 
 
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Opium Cocktail & Dim Sum Parlour
London > Nightlife > Bars
The Jade Door, 15-16 Gerrard Street, Soho, London W1D | 1 minute from Horse and Dolphin Yard
Hidden behind an unassuming jade door in Chinatown an intoxicating world of hedonism awaits. The Opium Cocktail & Dim Sum Parlour is a maze of nine ... More
 
 
 
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Kettner's Champagne Bar
London > Nightlife > Bars
29 Romilly Street, Soho, London W1D | 1 minute from Horse and Dolphin Yard
Celebrate in style at this elegant yet wholly unpretentious Baroque champagne bar in the heart of Soho. Dimly-lit, effortlessly elegant and with gleaming Mahogany surfaces, Kettner's ... More
 
 
 
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Wyld Bar
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
10 Wardour Street, Leicester Square, Soho, London W1D | 1 minute from Horse and Dolphin Yard
In typical W Hotel style, the Wyld Bar on the first floor of the Leicester Square hotel is very cool. Drop in for after work drinks ... More
 
 
 
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68 Dean Street
London > Business > Venue Hire
68 Dean Street, Soho, London W1D | 2 minutes from Horse and Dolphin Yard
This stylish private house in Soho is suitable for photo shoots, meetings, press events, filming and for a limited range of social events such as dinners ... More
 
 
 
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Odeon, Leicester Square
London > Business > Venue Hire
24-26 Leicester Square, Soho, London WC2H | 3 minutes from Horse and Dolphin Yard
One of London's biggest cinemas, the Odeon Leicester Square regularly plays host to premieres and awards ceremonies as well as screening the week's big releases. Aside ... More
 
 
 
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Haymarket Hotel
London > Business > Venue Hire
1 Suffolk Place, St James's, London SW1Y | 4 minutes from Horse and Dolphin Yard
A hip designer hotel by Tim and Kit Kemp in a grand building on the prestigious Haymarket, the broad boulevard street making for an impressive entrance. ... More
 
 
 
 
 

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99 Club Leicester Square
Comedy | On 22nd January 2018 

Ku Bar 1 minute walk from Horse And Dolphin Yard

Observational humour from the Central School Of Speech And Drama-trained actor and TV and radio writer, Hal Cruttenden. Plus Geoff ...More

Stewart Lee: Content Provider
Comedy | Until 3rd February 2018 

Leicester Square Theatre 1 minute walk from Horse And Dolphin Yard

The deep-thinking, anti-comedian returns with another panoply of caustic observations in his first full-length show since the award-winning Carpet Remnant ...More

Will Franken's Two Armed Bandit
Comedy | On 22nd January 2018 

Leicester Square Theatre 1 minute walk from Horse And Dolphin Yard

Critically acclaimed and highly controversial character comedian Will Franken unveils his latest weekly live-action show. Prepare to have your ribs ...More

Les Miserables
Les Miserables
Theatre | Until 3rd March 2018 

Queen's Theatre 2 minutes walk from Horse And Dolphin Yard

Jean Valjean, released on parole after 19 years on the chain gang, finds that the yellow ticket-of-leave he must, by ...More

 
The Ferryman
The Ferryman
Theatre | Until 19th May 2018 

Gielgud Theatre 2 minutes walk from Horse And Dolphin Yard

Following a sold out run at the Royal Court, (the fastest selling show in the theatre's history) Jez Butterworth's The ...More

 
Ruby Turner
Concerts | Until 24th January 2018 

Ronnie Scott's 2 minutes walk from Horse And Dolphin Yard

The long-established British Jamaican singer performs her R&B and soul material....More

Everybody's Talking About Jamie
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Theatre | Until 21st April 2018 

Apollo Theatre 2 minutes walk from Horse And Dolphin Yard

Tom MacRae's musical Everybody's Talking About Jamie transfers to London's Apollo Theatre after an acclaimed run at the Sheffield Theatre. ...More

 
Harry Potter and the Cursed Child
Harry Potter and the Cursed Child
Theatre | Until 22nd July 2018 

Palace Theatre 2 minutes walk from Horse And Dolphin Yard

Judging by the 36,000 retweets Harry Potter creator J.K. Rowling got when she announced ...More

 
Aladdin
Aladdin
Theatre | Until 2nd June 2018 

Prince Edward Theatre 2 minutes walk from Horse And Dolphin Yard

The Broadway hit from the producer of The Lion King, Aladdin arrived in London in summer 2016. The story of ...More

 
The Simon & Garfunkel Story
Theatre | On 22nd January 2018 

Lyric Shaftesbury Avenue 3 minutes walk from Horse And Dolphin Yard

Award-winning actor Dean Elliott writes and directs a 50th anniversary celebration of the musical duo featuring original photos and film ...More

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