Gem  

 
 
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10 Beak Street, Soho, London W1F 9RA
 
 
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OPENING TIMES
12:00 - 3:00
 
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Main Courses £3.50 - £12.50
 

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GemSet over two floors and with a 3am licence, Gem (formerly known as Digress) is a typical Soho late night bar. The main attraction is it's easy to find, just off Regent Street, and that late licence comes in handy when you want to party longer than the pubs stay open. The Main Bar has two walls of windows, making it light, airy and popular for lunch - a bar menu includes favourites like scampi, chips and steak but you can also get a Greek salad or a baguette if you prefer something lighter. At night, the bar's candle-lit ambiance and comfy sofas and give it a dark, party atmosphere, perfect for enjoying a messy cocktail and a bit of a boogie. The Moroccan Bar downstairs, centred around the dancefloor, comes with ornate mirrors, cushions and metal lanterns typical of Morocco. If you want some privacy, book one of the themed booths overlooking the bar and dancefloor - and you can have your own mini private party.

 

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Piccadilly Circus Tube Station
 
5 minutes walk
 
Oxford Circus Tube Station
 
5 minutes walk
 
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Railway Stations

 
Charing Cross Railway Station
 
14 minutes walk
 
Euston Railway Station
 
22 minutes walk
 
 
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Burlington Car Park
 
2 minutes walk
 
Broadwick Masterpark
 
3 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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No 5 Maddox Street London
London > Apartment > Apartment   from £135  39% off
5 Maddox Street, W1S | 3 minutes from Gem
Edgy, urban and very hip, these distinguished apartments are a shopper's seventh heaven. Located near Regents Street, Maddox Street is a stylish sanctuary of tranquility offering ... More
 
 
 
Cafe Royal Hotel
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £270  24% off
68 Regent Street, W1B | 3 minutes from Gem
Café Royal is a 160-bedroom 5-star luxury hotel on Regent Street, in London's city centre overlooking Piccadilly Circus. The hotel has conference facilities, a cafe, bar ... More
 
 
 
The Courthouse Hotel
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £141  22% off
19 - 21 Great Marlborough Street, W1F | 4 minutes from Gem
A swimming pool, spa, fitness room and a range of meeting rooms have been sympathetically accommodated within this historic 5-star Soho hotel. A Grade II listed ... More
 
 
 
 
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Bob Bob Ricard Club Room
London > Nightlife > Bars
1 Upper James Street, Soho, London W1F | 1 minute from Gem
The £3 million Club Room under retro cool David Collins designed Soho restaurant Bob Bob Ricard gives late night revellers the class and sophistication of an ... More
 
 
 
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Graphic
London > Nightlife > Bars
4 Golden Square, Piccadilly, Soho, London W1F | 1 minute from Gem
Graphic is a drinking den with two identities: by day it's a cool Soho cafe bar, but by night it becomes a cocktail bar with DJs ... More
 
 
 
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Mark's Bar Soho
London > Nightlife > Bars
66-70 Brewer Street, Soho, London W1F | 3 minutes from Gem
Hidden away under Hix Soho is something altogether more seductive: Mark's Bar. The magic of this effortlessly cool cocktail bar is it doesn't try too hard, ... More
 
 
 
 
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Disco
London > Nightlife >
13 Kingly Court, Soho, London W1B | 1 minute from Gem
Technically, disco never died but it has been in need of a revival, which is lucky because 2013 saw the opening of Disco in Soho. Created ... More
 
 
 
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Vinoteca Soho
London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
53-55 Beak Street, Soho, London W1F | 2 minutes from Gem
Since opening their first Vinoteca in 2005 in Farringdon's St John Street, Brett Woonton, Charlie Young and Elena Ares have quenched a thirst for wine bars ... More
 
 
 
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Antidote Wine Bar
London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
12a Newburgh Street, Soho, London W1F | 2 minutes from Gem
The wines at Antidote Wine Bar on Newburgh Street are made from grapes grown without any nasty chemical fertilizers, pesticides, herbicides and artificial additives. That really ... More
 
 
 
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Near Gem
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The King & I
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 21st June to 5th August 2018
Gem, 8 Argyll Street, W1F | 4 minutes from Gem
Kelli O'Hara reprises her Tony Award-winning performance when Bartlett Sher's multi-award winning production of Rodgers and Hammerstein's The King and I transfers to the London Palladium ...More
 
 
 
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The Ferryman
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 20th June 2017 to 19th May 2018
Gem, Shaftesbury Avenue, W1D | 4 minutes from Gem
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 Comedy About A Bank Robbery
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 31st March 2016 to 1st April 2018
Gem, 218-223 Piccadilly, Piccadilly Circus, W1V | 4 minutes from Gem
Mischief Theatre, creators of The Play That Goes Wrong - winner of the Olivier Award for Best New Comedy - and Peter Pan Goes Wrong, have ...More
 
 
 
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London Palladium
London > Entertainment > Theatres
8 Argyll Street, Soho, London W1F | 4 minutes from Gem
For those who owned televisions in the 1950s and 1960s, the London Palladium is quite simply the most famous variety theatre in the world. Stars who ... More
 
 
 
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Criterion Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
218-223 Piccadilly, Piccadilly Circus, Soho, London W1V | 4 minutes from Gem
The tiny entrance of the Criterion Theatre is almost invisible among the massive advertisements, traffic and crowds of Piccadilly Circus. To ignore it, however, is to ... More
 
 
 
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Gielgud Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Shaftesbury Avenue, Soho, London W1D | 4 minutes from Gem
From the outside, the Gielgud Theatre is an impressive sight, towering four storeys over Shaftesbury Avenue, its height further emphasized by the turret on top. The ... More
 
 
 
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The best museums, galleries, attractions near Gem
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Marian Goodman Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
5-8 Lower John Street, W1F | 2 minutes from Gem
Described by The Guardian as the "gallerist with the golden touch" New Yorker Marian Goodman is the "most respected dealer" in that ... More
 
 
 
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Pace Gallery London
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
6 Burlington Gardens, Mayfair, London W1S | 3 minutes from Gem
New York art gallery Pace opens its second London space at 6 Burlington Gardens on 4th October 2012, a 9,000 square foot space in the presitgious ... More
 
 
 
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Alan Cristea Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
31 Cork Street, Mayfair, London W1S | 3 minutes from Gem
Alan Cristea Gallery is the largest publisher and dealer of artists' prints and editions in Europe. Set up by Alan Cristea, who brings with him twenty ... More
 
 
 
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The best shops and markets near Gem
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Play Lounge
London > Shopping > Games and Hobbies
19 Beak Street, Soho, London W1F | 1 minute from Gem
It’s quite a lofty concept – to fuse the concepts of design, art and illustration with toy culture – but they seem to pull it off ... More
 
 
 
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Massimo Dutti
London > Shopping > Clothing
156 Regent Street, Soho, London W1B | 1 minute from Gem
Well tailored Spanish clothing label offering sophisticated men's and womenswear as well as accessories. When it first started, however, back in 1985, it was a men-only ... More
 
 
 
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Anthropologie
London > Shopping > Ladies Fashion
158 Regent Street, Soho, London W1B | 1 minute from Gem
Described by The Telegraph as "America's dream shop", the opening of this Anthropologie store on Regent Street in October 2009 - the first Anthropolgie in ... More
 
 
 
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Nopi
London > Restaurants > Middle Eastern restaurants
21 Warwick Street, Soho, London W1B | 1 minute from Gem
The brainchild of the team behind Ottolenghi, Nopi is an all-day brasserie with a Middle-east and Asian inspired menu. With inventive and well presented dishes that ... More
 
 
 
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The Sanctum Gent's Afternoon Tea
London > Restaurants > Afternoon Tea
Sanctum Soho Hotel, 20 Warwick Street, Soho, London W1B | 1 minute from Gem
With afternoon tea often considered to be a girly affair, the Sanctum Soho Hotel rectifies this with the masculine Gents Afternoon Tea. Made up ... More
 
 
 
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Myung Ga
London > Restaurants > Korean restaurants
1 Kingly Street, Soho, London W1B | 1 minute from Gem
Myung Ga A calm and stylish oasis in the middle of the West End, Myung Ga sets it’s customers down at low wooden table in a space ... More
 
 
 
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Education near Gem

Near Gem
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Cookery School
London > Education > Cookery Courses
15B Little Portland Street, Fitzrovia, London W1W | 7 minutes from Gem
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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L'Atelier des Chefs
London > Education > Adult Education
19 Wigmore Street, Marylebone, London W1U | 9 minutes from Gem
Whether you're a Nigella or not in the kitchen, the L'atelier des Chefs cookery school can teach you something. Classes are given in the basement kitchens ... More
 
 
 
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The London Film School
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
24 Shelton Street, Covent Garden, WC2H | 11 minutes from Gem
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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Gem gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
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Triyoga
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
Unit 2.4-2.6 Kingly Court, Soho, London W1B5PW | 1 minute from Gem
On the second floor of the Kingly Court complex off Carnaby Street, Triyoga offers busy city people a refuge where they can centre themselves. One of ... More
 
 
 
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The Beauty Lounge
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
1 Kingly Court, Soho, London W1B | 1 minute from Gem
All therapists at The Beauty Lounge in Kingly Court work in the media, fashion and beauty industry so when you go for a make-up leseson you'll ... More
 
 
 
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Urban Golf Soho
London > Leisure > Golf
33 Great Pulteney Street, Soho, London W1F | 2 minutes from Gem
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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The best pubs near London Gem.
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Endurance
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
90 Berwick Street,, Soho, London W1F | 4 minutes from Gem
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Waxy O'Connor's
London > Nightlife > Pubs
14-16 Rupert Street, Soho, London W1D | 5 minutes from Gem
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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Waxy's Little Sister
London > Nightlife > Pubs
20 Wardour Street, Soho, London W1D | 6 minutes from Gem
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
 
 
 
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Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near Gem.
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Royal Academy of Arts
London > Business > Venue Hire
Burlington House, Piccadilly, Mayfair, London W1J | 4 minutes from Gem
Lord Burlington's spectacular London palace is home to the Royal Academy of Arts, a set of galleries that houses the country's premier art school and a ... More
 
 
 
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195 Piccadilly (BAFTA)
London > Business > Venue Hire
195 Piccadilly, St James's, London W1J | 4 minutes from Gem
The home of the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) is also available to hire for your own event. The iconic building at 195 ... More
 
 
 
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68 Dean Street
London > Business > Venue Hire
68 Dean Street, Soho, London W1D | 5 minutes from Gem
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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Polly Apfelbaum: Dubuffet's Feet My Hands
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Frith Street Gallery 2 minutes walk from Gem

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Kehinde Wiley: In Search Of The Miraculous
Exhibitions | Until 27th January 2018 

Stephen Friedman Gallery 3 minutes walk from Gem

The exhibition marks an important moment in Wiley's career, as he departs from the portrait style for which he is ...More

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Exhibitions | Until 11th March 2018 

Royal Academy of Arts 4 minutes walk from Gem

Looking to the past, present and future of one of the cornerstones of artistic process, the Royal Academy asks what ...More

 
Thriller Live
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Lyric Shaftesbury Avenue 4 minutes walk from Gem

A slickly choreographed, multimedia celebration of the music and career of Michael Jackson and the Jackson 5 includes the hits ...More

4 Saints In 3 Acts - A Snapshot Of The American Avant-Garde
Exhibitions | Until 11th February 2018 

Photographers' Gallery 4 minutes walk from Gem

This exhibition brings together over 80 photographs, from cast portraits to stage and behind-the-scenes shots and includes previously unseen work ...More

Instant Stories: Wim Wenders' Polaroids
Instant Stories: Wim Wenders' Polaroids
Exhibitions | Until 11th February 2018 

Photographers' Gallery 4 minutes walk from Gem

Showcasing the beauty of Polaroid images, Instant Stories: Wim Wenders' Polaroids at the Photographers' Gallery showcases more than 200 photos ...More

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

Apollo Theatre 4 minutes walk from Gem

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

 
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The Comedy About A Bank Robbery
Theatre | Until 1st April 2018 

Criterion Theatre 4 minutes walk from Gem

Mischief Theatre, creators of The Play That Goes Wrong - winner of the Olivier Award for Best New Comedy - ...More

 
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The Ferryman
Theatre | Until 19th May 2018 

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

 
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