Old Shades

 
 
ADDRESS
37 Whitehall, Westminster, London SW1A 2BX
 
 
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Opening and closing times for Old Shades

Today (Tuesday) Old Shades closes at 23.00

Monday:

10.00
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23.00
 
 

Tuesday:

10.00
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23.00
 
 

Wednesday:

10.00
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Midnight
 
 

Thursday:

10.00
-
Midnight
 
 

Friday:

10.00
-
Midnight
 
 

Saturday:

10.00
-
Midnight
 
 

Sunday:

10.00
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23.00
 
 

LondonTown.com - Old Shades Location Map

 
 
 
Underground Stations

Underground Stations

 
Charing Cross Tube Station
 
3 minutes walk
 
Embankment Underground Station
 
4 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
Charing Cross Railway Station
 
3 minutes walk
 
Victoria Railway Station
 
21 minutes walk
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
Q-Park Trafalgar
 
3 minutes walk
 
St Martins Lane NCP
 
6 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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    The Trafalgar Hotel London
    London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £122  32% off
    2 Spring Gardens, SW1A | 1 minute from Old Shades
    Almost in the shadow of Nelson's Column, and with the Palaces of Whitehall looming behind it, this hotel is at the heart of the Capital. ... More
     
     
     
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    London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £79  31% off
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    London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £79  24% off
    8 Northumberland Avenue, WC2N | 1 minute from Old Shades
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    The Trafalgar, 2 Spring Gardens, Westminster, London SW1A | 1 minute from Old Shades
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    Corinthia Hotel London, Whitehall Place, Westminster, London SW1A | 3 minutes from Old Shades
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    10 Northumberland Street, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 2 minutes from Old Shades
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    London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
    47 Villiers Street, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 4 minutes from Old Shades
    Home to Samuel Pepys in the 1680s, the building housing Gordon’s is now home to a regular, thriving crowd of drinkers of all ages and all ... More
     
     
     
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    London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 17th October 2015 to 16th January 2016
    Garrick Theatre, 2 Charing Cross Road, WC2H | 5 minutes from Old Shades
    Two years in the making, actor and director Kenneth Branagh presents a five-play, year-long season at the Garrick Theatre in 2015. Launching the season, this reimagined ...More
     
     
     
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    The Play That Goes Wrong
    London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 5th September 2014 to 5th September 2015
    Duchess Theatre, Catherine Street, WC2B | 10 minutes from Old Shades
    Presented by the award-winning, international comedy company Mischief Theatre, The Play That Goes Wrong follows the inept and accident prone Cornley Polytechnic Drama Society ...More
     
     
     
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    London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 28th March 2009 to 13th February 2016
    New London Theatre, Drury Lane, Covent Garden, London WC2B | 13 minutes from Old Shades
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    Northumberland Avenue, Westminster, London WC2N | 3 minutes from Old Shades
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    London > Entertainment > Comedy Clubs
    Tattershall Castle, Victoria Embankment, SW1A | 4 minutes from Old Shades
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    London Coliseum - English National Opera (ENO)
    London > Entertainment > Theatres
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    London > Shopping > Specialists
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    6 Cecil Court, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 6 minutes from Old Shades
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    25 New Row, Covent Garden, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 7 minutes from Old Shades
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    London > Education > Universities and Colleges
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    London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
    Victoria Embankment, Villiers Street, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 4 minutes from Old Shades
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    London > Business > Venue Hire
    Whitehall, Westminster, London SW1A | 2 minutes from Old Shades
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    116 Pall Mall, St James's, London SW1Y | 4 minutes from Old Shades
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    London > Business > Venue Hire
    1 Suffolk Place, St James's, London SW1Y | 5 minutes from Old Shades
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    As Is
    Theatre | Until 1st August 2015 

    Trafalgar Studios 1 minute walk from Old Shades

    A West End transfer for the Finborough Theatre's 2013 staging of William M Hoffman's ground-breaking drama set in 1985 New ...More

    Royal Opera House BP Big Screens 2015
    Royal Opera House BP Big Screens 2015
    Concerts | Until 22nd September 2015 

    Trafalgar Square 2 minutes walk from Old Shades

    Three of the Royal Opera House's most emotionally powerful productions are broadcast live on a giant screen in Trafalgar Square ...More

     
    Hans Haacke: Gift Horse
    Hans Haacke: Gift Horse
    Exhibitions | Until 31st December 2015 

    Trafalgar Square 2 minutes walk from Old Shades

    Hans Haacke's Gift Horse, a sculptural installation of a horse's skeleton, makes an eerie outline on the Fourth Plinth in ...More

     
    1984
    Theatre | Until 5th September 2015 

    Playhouse Theatre 3 minutes walk from Old Shades

    Robert Icke and Duncan Macmillan's multimedia adaptation of George Orwell's chilling vision of the future, which imagines a dystopian 1984 ...More

    National Student Art Exhibition
    Exhibitions | Until 11th July 2015 

    Mall Galleries 3 minutes walk from Old Shades

    A range of work by gifted and talented students from Schools, Colleges and Academies across the country....More

    Soul Pirates
    Exhibitions | Until 19th July 2015 

    Institute of Contemporary Arts (ICA) 3 minutes walk from Old Shades

    A display of documents, archival photographs, videos, press clippings, and publications surrounding the renaissance of pirate radio in the 1980s....More

    Eloise Hawser - Lives On Wire
    Exhibitions | Until 6th September 2015 

    Institute of Contemporary Arts (ICA) 3 minutes walk from Old Shades

    Solo exhibition that presents modern and contemporary work by the artist which will include a pair of hand made loafers ...More

    Dusty
    Dusty
    Theatre | Until 22nd August 2015 

    Charing Cross Theatre 3 minutes walk from Old Shades

    A contemporary, multimedia musical with 3D technology, celebrating the life of singer Dusty Springfield, as told through the eyes of ...More

     
    Free Lunchtime Concert: Kaleidoscope Saxophone Quartet
    Concerts | On 7th July 2015 

    St Martin-in-the-Fields 3 minutes walk from Old Shades

    Kaleidoscope Saxophone Quartet performs a recital of Grieg's Holberg Suite Movements I, II and V; Leith's New Commission; Debussy's String ...More

    Vivaldi And His Contemporaries
    Concerts | On 7th July 2015 

    St Martin-in-the-Fields 3 minutes walk from Old Shades

    The London Chorus and organist Edward Batting present a recital of Vivaldi's Beatus vir and Credo, Handel's Organ Concerto in ...More

     
     
     
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