Mean Fiddler  

 
 
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165 Charing Cross Road, Soho, London WC2H 0EL
 
 
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Formerly known as LA2 before being bought up by the Mean Fiddler Group, this mid-sized music venue has played host to the best in modern music from established songwriters to up-and-coming bands. One of the few venues in central London to host the kind of cheap-and-cheerful indie nights that are the basis of Camden's nightlife, the Mean Fiddler is an enjoyably sweaty venue for moshers and students.

 

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Leicester Square Tube Station
 
6 minutes walk
 
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Charing Cross Railway Station
 
13 minutes walk
 
Euston Railway Station
 
17 minutes walk
 
 
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Holborn NCP
 
5 minutes walk
 
China Town Masterpark
 
5 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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The Nadler Soho Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £108  35% off
10 Carlisle Street, W1D | 3 minutes from Mean Fiddler
Promising 'the bill you pay at check-out is what you thought you'd pay when you checked in', the Nadler Hotels specialise in stylish, affordable accommodation. The ... More
 
 
 
Radisson Blu Edwardian Bloomsbury Street Hotel
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £116  27% off
9-13 Bloomsbury Street, WC1B | 3 minutes from Mean Fiddler
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 Kenilworth Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £58  39% off
97 Great Russell Street, WC1B | 4 minutes from Mean Fiddler
Conforming to the Radisson Blu Edwardian brand of mixing designer décor with designer locations, the Kenilworth has everything you'd expect from this established chain. 50 metres ... More
 
 
 
 
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Alternative Live Music nearest Mean Fiddler

Nearest to Mean Fiddler
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Top Secret Comedy Club @ The Africa Centre
London > Entertainment > Live Music
170 Drury Lane, Covent Garden, London WC2B | 7 minutes from Mean Fiddler
This new Covent Garden alternative to the West End tourist traps has welcomed the likes of filthy San Franciscan Scott Capurro and TV favourite Andi Osho. ... More
 
 
 
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Southbank Centre: Royal Festival Hall
London > Entertainment > Live Music
Belvedere Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 18 minutes from Mean Fiddler
Located by the River Thames, with sweeping views of the capital from the London Eye to St Paul's Cathedral, the Southbank Centre is a unique metropolitan ... More
 
 
 
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The Piano Works
London > Entertainment > Live Music
113-117 Farringdon Road, EC1R | 21 minutes from Mean Fiddler
Housed in an intimately lit Victorian warehouse, The Piano Works is a non-stop live music venue where in-house musicians take centre ... More
 
 
 
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Near Mean Fiddler
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Ray's Jazz At Foyles
London > Entertainment > Jazz Clubs
113-119 Charing Cross Road, Soho, London WC2H | 2 minutes from Mean Fiddler
Jazz up your afternoon coffee break with a trip to Ray's shop and café on the first floor of Foyles' bookshop on Charing Cross Road. The ... More
 
 
 
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Dominion Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
268-269 Tottenham Court Road, Bloomsbury, London W1T | 2 minutes from Mean Fiddler
Huge theatre which plays host to big, rocking musicals, the Dominion Theatre, though built in 1928, underwent a £6 million restoration in 2017. Originally used as ... More
 
 
 
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Soho Square
London > Entertainment >
1 Soho Square, Soho, London W1D | 2 minutes from Mean Fiddler
Popular lunchtime spot in the heart of London's media industry, Soho Square is located at the centre of Soho and provides a ... More
 
 
 
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Stomp
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 1st August - 7th January 2018
Mean Fiddler, West Street, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 4 minutes from Mean Fiddler
Stomp stages an aural assault on your senses at the Ambassadors Theatre. There is no plot, no dialogue and nobody speaks a word. Instead a group ...More
 
 
 
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Motown The Musical
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 11th February 2016 to 5th January 2019
Mean Fiddler, 210 Shaftesbury Avenue, WC2H | 4 minutes from Mean Fiddler
Telling the story of Berry Gordy, who went from being a featherweight boxer to Motown music mogul, Motown The Musical transfers from Broadway to the West ...More
 
 
 
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The Ferryman
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 20th June 2017 to 6th January 2018
Mean Fiddler, Shaftesbury Avenue, W1D | 5 minutes from Mean Fiddler
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 best museums, galleries, attractions near Mean Fiddler
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The House Of St Barnabas
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
1 Greek Street, Soho, London W1D | 1 minute from Mean Fiddler
Grand Georgian house built in 1746 and used as 'House of Charity' since 1846. The House of St Barnabas at No 1 Greek Street, available for ... More
 
 
 
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Centre Point
London > Attractions > Sights
101-103 New Oxford Street, WC1A | 1 minute from Mean Fiddler
One of London's best known landmarks, Centre Point has been used as a navigational tool since the 1960s. Lost in Soho's back streets, ... More
 
 
 
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Isis Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
20 Hanway Street, Fitzrovia, London W1T | 2 minutes from Mean Fiddler
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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The best shops and markets near Mean Fiddler
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Riflemaker Soho Square
London > Shopping > Art and Design
1 Greek Street, Soho Square, Soho, London W1D | 1 minute from Mean Fiddler
This is the second Riflemaker gallery to open in London and, like the original in nearby Beak Street, is housed in an historic building. The Grade ... More
 
 
 
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Milroy's of Soho
London > Shopping > Specialists
3 Greek Street, Soho, London W1D | 1 minute from Mean Fiddler
If pirates hoarded whiskey, rather than gold doubloons, this would be their island hideaway. This veritable treasure trove of malts has a truly international contingent to ... More
 
 
 
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Grant & Cutler at Fowles
London > Shopping > Books
113-119 Charing Cross Road, Soho, London WC2H | 2 minutes from Mean Fiddler
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
 
 
 
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Eat Cafe
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
16A Soho Square, Soho, London W1D | 1 minute from Mean Fiddler
Food to go in its simplest form. Freshly baked bread for hand-made made sandwhiches; home made soups; simple salads. Another high street option for fresh. fast ... More
 
 
 
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The Gay Hussar
London > Restaurants > Eastern European restaurants
2 Greek Street, Soho, Soho, London W1D | 1 minute from Mean Fiddler
This superb Hungarian restaurant in the heart of Soho is a traditional meeting spot for the political classes. Intrigues and deals have been hatched in here ... More
 
 
 
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Woo Jung
London > Restaurants > Korean restaurants
59 St. Giles High Street, Charing Cross, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 1 minute from Mean Fiddler
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English [Out There!]
London > Education > English Language Courses
10 Coptic Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1A | 4 minutes from Mean Fiddler
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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The London Film School
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
24 Shelton Street, Covent Garden, WC2H | 5 minutes from Mean Fiddler
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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RADA Chenies Street
London > Education > Adult Education
18-22 Chenies Street, WC1E | 7 minutes from Mean Fiddler
One of three RADA sites across London, this Chenies Street building contains rehearsal rooms, the finance department, RADA Enterprises, the RADA Marketing department, ... More
 
 
 
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Phoenix Garden
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
21 Stacey Street, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 2 minutes from Mean Fiddler
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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Thai Square Spa
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
25 Shelton Street, 40 Earlham Street, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 5 minutes from Mean Fiddler
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
 
 
 
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The Hospital Club
London > Leisure > Arts Centres
24 Endell Street, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 5 minutes from Mean Fiddler
Before it was a hip private members' club designed specifically for the creative industries - complete with bar and dining rooms, cinema, TV and recording studios ... More
 
 
 
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The Toucan
London > Nightlife > Pubs
19 Carlisle Street, Soho, London W1D | 2 minutes from Mean Fiddler
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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Norman's Coach & Horses
London > Nightlife > Pubs
29 Greek Street, Soho, London W1D | 3 minutes from Mean Fiddler
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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Polpo at Ape and Bird
London > Nightlife > Pubs
142 Shaftesbury Avenue, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 4 minutes from Mean Fiddler
When Russell Norman, famed for Polpo and as The Restaurant Man on BBC2, opened his first pub in November 2013 it seemed ... More
 
 
 
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Simmons Soho
London > Nightlife > Bars
2 Bateman Street, W1D | 2 minutes from Mean Fiddler
Well known for its cocktails which come in quaint tea cups, Simmons is a quirky bar offering a tea party with a difference - where ... More
 
 
 
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The Phoenix Artist Club
London > Nightlife > Bars
1 Phoenix Street, Charing Cross Road, Soho, London WC2H | 3 minutes from Mean Fiddler
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
 
 
 
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Tea Room
London > Nightlife > Bars
23-24 Greek Street, W1D | 3 minutes from Mean Fiddler
Nestled below Bun House - a steamed bun cafe on the corner of Greek Street and Old Compton Street - Tea Room ... More
 
 
 
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Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near Mean Fiddler.
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The Congress Centre
London > Business > Venue Hire
23-28 Great Russell Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1B | 3 minutes from Mean Fiddler
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
 
 
 
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68 Dean Street
London > Business > Venue Hire
68 Dean Street, Soho, London W1D | 4 minutes from Mean Fiddler
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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The Rathbone Hotel
London > Business > Venue Hire
30 Rathbone Street, Fitzrovia, London W1T | 5 minutes from Mean Fiddler
Centrally located in Fitzrovia, it's a short walk from The Rathbone to Oxford Street, Soho and London's theatre district. With high speed wireless broadband available in ... More
 
 
 
 

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