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Covent Garden Tube Station
6 minutes walk
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

Charing Cross Railway Station
12 minutes walk
Euston Railway Station
17 minutes walk
Car Parks

Car Parks

Holborn NCP
3 minutes walk
Upper St Martins Lane NCP
4 minutes walk

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What's on in London 2014

With an exciting calendar of events, London 2014 is shaping up to be another special year. Find out the best of what's happening throughout the capital this year with our thorough guide to 2014's finest entertainment.

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Hotels near First Out

Near First Out
Radisson Blu Edwardian Bloomsbury Street Hotel
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel † from £75† 40% off
9-13 Bloomsbury Street, WC1B | 3 minutes from First Out
Near to the British Museum, this Edwardian hotel is something of a Bloomsbury landmark. Relaunched in January 2009 following a '25million makeover, each of the 174 ... More
Radisson Blu Edwardian Mercer Street
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel † from £85† 41% off
Seven Dials, WC2H | 3 minutes from First Out
In the middle of Covent Garden, the Radisson Blu Edwardian Mercer Street (formally the Mountbatten) is perfect for those wanting to be in the heart of ... More
Hazlitt's Hotel London
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel † from £141† 33% off
6 Frith Street, W1D | 3 minutes from First Out
If you're bored of staying in faceless international hotels, then you should try this quirky gem where no two rooms are the same. Georgian panelling, cavernous ... More
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Alternative Bars nearest First Out

Nearest to First Out
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Phoenix Artist Club
London > Nightlife > Bars
1 Phoenix Street, Charing Cross Road, Soho, London WC2H | 2 minutes from First Out
Beneath the Phoenix Theatre lies this charming escape from the norm. Something of a 'hidden gem' the Phoenix Artist Club is secreted away down a little ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Kettner's Champagne Bar
London > Nightlife > Bars
29 Romilly Street, Soho, London W1D | 4 minutes from First Out
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
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Akbar
London > Nightlife > Bars
77 Dean Street, Soho, London W1D | 4 minutes from First Out
It sounds magnificent - dťcor based on the Indian Architecture of the Moghul period – but despite creating a fantastic, discreet atmosphere Akbar isn’t breaking any ... More
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Nightlife near First Out

First Out clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Polpo at Ape and Bird
London > Nightlife > Pubs
142 Shaftesbury Avenue, WC2H | 3 minutes from First Out
When Russell Norman, famed for Polpo, Spuntino and Mishkin's, and as The Restaurant Man on BBC2, opened his first pub in November 2013 it seemed ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Norman's Coach & Horses
London > Nightlife > Pubs
29 Greek Street, Soho, London W1D | 3 minutes from First Out
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
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Toucan
London > Nightlife > Pubs
19 Carlisle Street, Soho, London W1D | 3 minutes from First Out
This is not so much a restaurant as a tiny atmospheric Irish bar. Having grown out of its minuscule basement into the bar upstairs it's always ... More
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Events near First Out

Near First Out
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 | 5 minutes from First Out
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
Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street, A Musical Thriller
London > Events > Concerts †Dates: 30th March to 12th April 2015
London Coliseum - English National Opera (ENO), St Martin's Lane, WC2N | 8 minutes from First Out
Emma Thompson returns to the London stage for the first time in 25 years to play Mrs. Lovett in Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet ...More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown
London > Events > Theatre †Dates: 17th December 2014 to 9th May 2015
Playhouse Theatre, Northumberland Avenue, WC2N | 13 minutes from First Out
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
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Entertainment near First Out

Near First Out
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Dominion Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
268 Tottenham Court Road, Bloomsbury, London W1T | 2 minutes from First Out
Huge, but now slightly shabby, theatre which plays host to big, rocking musicals. The Dominion has a huge stage and hundreds of seats - on a ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Ray's Jazz At Foyles
London > Entertainment > Jazz Clubs
113-119 Charing Cross Road, Soho, London WC2H | 2 minutes from First Out
Jazz up your afternoon coffee break with a trip to Ray‚€™s shop and caf√© on the first floor of Foyles‚€™ bookshop on Charing Cross Road. The ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Phoenix Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Charing Cross Road, Soho, London WC2H | 2 minutes from First Out
Built in 1930, the Phoenix Theatre is a curious mix of classical theatre architecture and the Art Deco style. The columns and arches of the Phoenix ... More
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Sights and Attractions near First Out

The best museums, galleries, attractions near First Out
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Elms Lesters Painting Rooms
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
135 Flitcroft Street, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 1 minute from First Out
Elms Lesters Painting Rooms are housed in an extraordinary space, purpose built as a painting studio in 1904. Since 1984 the gallery has been specialising in ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
19 Greek Street
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
19 Greek Street, W1D | 3 minutes from First Out
19 Greek Street is a gallery and interior design practice promoting sustainable and socially responsible design. "Eloquently demonstrating that eclectic design and functionality can indeed go ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Isis Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
20 Hanway Street, Fitzrovia, London W1T | 3 minutes from First Out
This Soho gallery is owned by John Marchant, friend and supporter of Antony Hegarty - of Antony and the Johnsons fame. It was here that the ... More
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Shopping near First Out

The best shops and markets near First Out
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Moroso
London > Shopping > House and Garden
22-24 St Giles High Street, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 1 minute from First Out
Opened during the London Design Festival and the 100% Design exhibition 2007, this Italian furniture shop at the crossroads of Oxford Street and Tottenham Court Road ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Grant & Cutler at Fowles
London > Shopping > Books
113-119 Charing Cross Road, Soho, London WC2H | 2 minutes from First Out
Originally a foreign language book shop (indeed arguably the best in London), Grant & Cutler at Fowles now stocks an impressive array of World Cinema titles ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Forbidden Planet
London > Shopping > Books
179 Shaftesbury Avenue, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 2 minutes from First Out
Crammed with the cream of cult entertainment this shop is a seventh heaven for sci-fi fans. In the old days, Forbidden Planet just stocked every ... More
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Restaurants near First Out

What are the best dining options near First Out London?
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Woo Jung
London > Restaurants > Korean restaurants
59 St. Giles High Street, Charing Cross, Covent Garden, London WC2H | Same location as First Out
... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Fernandez and Wells
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
1-3 Denmark Street, WC2H | 1 minute from First Out
Journalist Rick Wells and ex-Monmouth manager Jorge Fernandez clearly enjoy the simple things in life and that's what you'll get when you go to ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Paramount Restaurant
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
101-103 New Oxford Street, Covent Garden, London WC1A | 1 minute from First Out
With astonishing 360 degree views of London's skyline, Paramount Restaurant is the ultimate combination of fine dining and unparalleled views. The restaurant sits atop the iconic ... More
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Education near First Out

Near First Out
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
English [Out There!]
London > Education > English Language Courses
10 Coptic Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1A | 3 minutes from First Out
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
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS)
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
Thornhaugh Street, Russell Square, Bloomsbury, London WC1H | 9 minutes from First Out
The School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS) is among the best schools for the studies of foreign cultures and languages in the world. In fact, ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Method Studio
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
Conway Hall, 25 Red Lion Square, Holborn, London WC1R | 11 minutes from First Out
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
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Leisure near First Out

First Out gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Phoenix Garden
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
21 Stacey Street, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 1 minute from First Out
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
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Thai Square Spa
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
25 Shelton Street, 40 Earlham Street, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 4 minutes from First Out
Let the Thai Square Spa transport you to the shores of Asia with their traditional Thai spa treatment rooms, smack bang in the centre of Covent ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
John Lewis Roof Garden
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
300 Oxford Street, W1A | 5 minutes from First Out
Celebrating its 150th anniversary, John Lewis has created a Roof Garden on its flagship Oxford Street store for the summer of 2014, open from Saturday 3rd ... More
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Pubs near First Out

The best pubs near London First Out.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Polpo at Ape and Bird
London > Nightlife > Pubs
142 Shaftesbury Avenue, WC2H | 3 minutes from First Out
When Russell Norman, famed for Polpo, Spuntino and Mishkin's, and as The Restaurant Man on BBC2, opened his first pub in November 2013 it seemed ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Norman's Coach & Horses
London > Nightlife > Pubs
29 Greek Street, Soho, London W1D | 3 minutes from First Out
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
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Toucan
London > Nightlife > Pubs
19 Carlisle Street, Soho, London W1D | 3 minutes from First Out
This is not so much a restaurant as a tiny atmospheric Irish bar. Having grown out of its minuscule basement into the bar upstairs it's always ... More
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Meeting venue hire near First Out

Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near First Out.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Congress Centre
London > Business > Venue Hire
23-28 Great Russell Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1B | 2 minutes from First Out
Based at Congress House, the headquarters of the Trades Union Congress, the Congress Centre offers several meeting and conference rooms for hire within an architecturally-renowned Grade ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
68 Dean Street
London > Business > Venue Hire
68 Dean Street, Soho, London W1D | 4 minutes from First Out
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
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
British Museum
London > Business > Venue Hire
Great Russell Street, Bloomsbury, Bloomsbury, London WC1B | 5 minutes from First Out
If you wanted to thoroughly explore the British Museum, it would take months, if not years. Over seven millions objects from all over the world are ... More

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White Christmas
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Aled Jones, who made his name as the voice of The Snowman, makes his West End debut in White Christmas, ...More

 
Once
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Phoenix Theatre 2 minutes walk from First Out

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Memphis The Musical
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Theatre | Until 28th March 2015 

Shaftesbury Theatre 3 minutes walk from First Out

Beverley Knight and Killian Donnelly star in Joe DiPietro and David Bryan's Memphis the Musical set in the underground nightclubs ...More

 
The Mousetrap
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Theatre | Until 27th June 2015 

St Martin's Theatre 3 minutes walk from First Out

The longest running show in theatre history, Agatha Christie's The Mousetrap has been delighting and perplexing audiences for over 46 ...More

 
Miss Saigon
Miss Saigon
Theatre | Until 25th April 2015 

Prince Edward Theatre 3 minutes walk from First Out

Miss Saigon makes a welcome return to London's West End in 2014, taking to the stage at the Prince Edward ...More

 
Emily Dankworth & Emily Wolf
Concerts | On 22nd December 2014 

The Spice Of Life 3 minutes walk from First Out

A performance by the jazz-influenced vocalists and their band....More

Anthem Party Rock
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The Roxy 3 minutes walk from First Out

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Simon Munnery: Fylm
Comedy | On 22nd December 2014 

Soho Theatre 3 minutes walk from First Out

Trying to close the void between film and live comedy, Munnery presents a series of live sketches performed amongst the ...More

Fylm School
Comedy | Until 22nd December 2014 

Soho Theatre 3 minutes walk from First Out

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Tim Key & Tom Basden: FREEZE!
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Soho Theatre 3 minutes walk from First Out

Tim Key and Tom Basden present their two-man situation-based control-conditioned explosion with some poetry and song....More

 

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