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Piccadilly Circus Tube Station
 
5 minutes walk
 
Charing Cross Tube Station
 
7 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
Charing Cross Railway Station
 
8 minutes walk
 
Victoria Railway Station
 
17 minutes walk
 
 
Car Parks

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Q-Park Trafalgar
 
3 minutes walk
 
Leicester Square Masterpark
 
5 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Thistle Trafalgar Square, The Royal Trafalgar
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £105  40% off
Whitcomb Street, WC2H | 5 minutes from The Royal Society
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
 
 
 
The Trafalgar Hotel London
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £165  42% off
2 Spring Gardens, SW1A | 5 minutes from The Royal Society
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
 
 
 
Club Quarters Trafalgar Square
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £98  30% off
8 Northumberland Avenue, WC2N | 5 minutes from The Royal Society
A fantastic nineteenth century exterior hides a thoroughly modern hotel, with clean, minimalist design in the rooms. The biggest draw is the location, in the very ... More
 
 
 
 
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Sights and Attractions near The Royal Society

The best museums, galleries, attractions near The Royal Society
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Institute of Contemporary Arts (ICA)
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
12 Carlton House Terrace, The Mall, St James's, London SW1Y | 2 minutes from The Royal Society
The Institute of Contemporary Arts boasts three galleries (with exhibitions changing approximately every six weeks), two cinemas, a theatre, restaurant, bookshop, late bar and cafe. The ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Stephen Wiltshire Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
5 Royal Opera Arcade, Pall Mall, St James's, London SW1Y | 3 minutes from The Royal Society
Stephen Wiltshire's art work would be impressive even if you didn't know who he is. But his intricate and architecturally accurate pen and ink sketches are ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Admiralty Arch
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
The Mall, Westminster, London SW1A | 3 minutes from The Royal Society
Admiralty Arch, a grade I listed building just off Trafalgar Square, was commissioned by Edward VII in memory of his mother, Queen Victoria. The inscription reads ... More
 
 
 
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Events near The Royal Society

Near The Royal Society
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Hamlet
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 9th June to 2nd September 2017
The Royal Society, 6 Panton Street, SW1Y | 5 minutes from The Royal Society
Starring Juliet Stevenson and Andrew Scott, Hamlet transfers from the Almeida Theatre to the Harold Pinter Theatre this June. Juliet Stevenson takes the role of Gertrude ...More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Young Frankenstein
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 28th September 2017 to 10th February 2018
The Royal Society, 2 Charing Cross Road, WC2H | 7 minutes from The Royal Society
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Bat Out Of Hell - The Musical
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 5th June to 5th August 2017
The Royal Society, St Martin's Lane, WC2N | 7 minutes from The Royal Society
Jay Scheib directs a high-octane rock'n'roll musical by Jim Steinman based on Meat Loaf's 1977 album, about a rebellious youth called Strat, who falls in love ...More
 
 
 
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Entertainment near The Royal Society

Near The Royal Society
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Haymarket Theatre Royal
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Haymarket, SW1Y | 4 minutes from The Royal Society
The Haymarket Theatre was built by John Potter on the site of the King's Head Inn and the Gun Smith shop in 1702. It has had ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Comedy Store
London > Entertainment > Comedy Clubs
1a Oxendon Street, Soho, London SW1Y | 6 minutes from The Royal Society
The Comedy Store is the spiritual home of stand-up in the UK. Despite being the best large comedy venue in the country, the Store still succeeds ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Prince of Wales Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Coventry Street, Soho, London W1D | 6 minutes from The Royal Society
Theatres have stood on this spot since 1884, perfectly placed to draw the attention of the great crowds moving between Piccadilly Circus and Leicester Square. The ... More
 
 
 
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Shopping near The Royal Society

The best shops and markets near The Royal Society
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Dover Street Market
London > Shopping > Department Stores
18-22 Haymarket, Mayfair, London SW1Y | 4 minutes from The Royal Society
A department store but not as we know it, Dover Street Market is Harvey Nics for the hip. A haven for high end fashion brands like ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
T.M. Lewin
London > Shopping > Menswear
103-108 Jermyn Street, St James's, London SW1Y | 5 minutes from The Royal Society
T.M.Lewin was established in 1898 in Jermyn Street by Thomas Mayes Lewin and nearly 100 years ago he became one of the first tailors to come ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Christie's Fine Art Auctioneers
London > Shopping > Arts and Crafts
8 King Street, St James's, London SW1Y | 5 minutes from The Royal Society
Established in 1776, Christie’s holds sales ranging from Old Masters to the contemporary arts. In 1990 it broke all records with the sale Van Gogh’s Portrait ... More
 
 
 
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Restaurants near The Royal Society

What are the best dining options near The Royal Society London?
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The Rose Lounge at Sofitel London St. James
London > Restaurants > Afternoon Tea
6 Waterloo Place, St James's, London SW1Y | 2 minutes from The Royal Society
With inviting pink sofas and a roaring fireplace, The Rose Lounge at the Sofitel St James hotel is an inviting destination to enjoy afternoon tea. With ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
St James Bar @ Sofitel
London > Restaurants > Modern European restaurants
6 Waterloo Place, St James's, London SW1Y | 2 minutes from The Royal Society
With plush velvet seating and chinoiserie touches, the St James Bar within the Sofitel hotel is an overtly glamorous destination. Like its neighbouring restaurant, The Balcon, ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Balcon
London > Restaurants > Brasseries
8 Pall Mall, St James's, London SW1Y | 2 minutes from The Royal Society
When tasked with designing The Balcon, the restaurant at Sofitel London St James, Russell Sage took inspiration from the interior design within Coco Chanel's 1920s Parisian ... More
 
 
 
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Education near The Royal Society

Near The Royal Society
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The London Film School
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
24 Shelton Street, Covent Garden, WC2H | 12 minutes from The Royal Society
The London Film School is the oldest-established international school of film technique in the world. The school has contributed significantly to ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Courtauld Institute of Art
London > Education > Arts and Drama
Somerset House, Covent Garden, London WC2R | 15 minutes from The Royal Society
The Courtauld is one of the most prestigious art schools in the country, affiliated with the Oxbridge system and boasting a huge private location and prime ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
English [Out There!]
London > Education > English Language Courses
10 Coptic Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1A | 16 minutes from The Royal Society
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 Royal Society gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
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So SPA Sofitel St James
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
6 Waterloo Place, St James's, London SW1Y | 1 minute from The Royal Society
Opened in July 2009, So SPA by Sofitel is a stunning relaxation space - all marble and modern design - housed within the Sofitel St James ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Catalyst Health and Fitness Ltd
London > Leisure > Fitness
30 Bury Street, St James's, London SW1Y | 5 minutes from The Royal Society
Catalyst personal trainers are among the best in London. Get fit without doing yourself an injury, lose weight with a specially devised programme or build your ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
ESPA Life at Corinthia
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
Whitehall Place, Westminster, London SW1A | 6 minutes from The Royal Society
The people at Espa take grooming pretty seriously, and quite rightly, when it comes to appearances it's often best to leave it to the experts. You'll ... More
 
 
 
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Pubs near The Royal Society

The best pubs near London The Royal Society.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Reform Club
London > Nightlife > Pubs
104 Pall Mall, St James's, London SW1Y | 1 minute from The Royal Society
Located in the heart of London's traditional Clubland in Pall Mall, The Reform Club was founded in 1836 and was membership was initially restricted to those who ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Clarence
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
53 Whitehall, Westminster, London SW1A | 5 minutes from The Royal Society
Just a hundred yards from Trafalgar Square, the MOD and the Horse Guard's Parade, The Clarence has an undeniably impressive location that attracts both locals and ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Sherlock Holmes
London > Nightlife > Pubs
10 Northumberland Street, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 6 minutes from The Royal Society
Thirsty Sherlock Holmes fans look no further than this homage to the great detective himself and to original Victorian pubs. While you indulge in a soothing ... More
 
 
 
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Nightlife near The Royal Society

The Royal Society clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Institute of Contemporary Art Bar & Cafe
London > Nightlife > Bars
12 Carlton House Terrace, The Mall, St James's, London SW1Y | 2 minutes from The Royal Society
The Institute of Contemporary Art on The Mall (just down the road from the Queen's pad) is a great place for a trendy drink after taking ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Vista Bar
London > Nightlife > Bars
The Trafalgar, Trafalgar Square, Westminster, London SW1A | 3 minutes from The Royal Society
This bar is all about location, location, location. Just a few steps from Nelson's Column, Vista is a rooftop bar upon the boutique Trafalgar Hotel. The ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Walkers Of Whitehall
London > Nightlife > Bars
15 Craig's Court, St James's, London SW1A | 5 minutes from The Royal Society
Built in 1694 on Craig's Court, just south of Trafalgar Square, Walkers of Whitehall was originally ... More
 
 
 
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Meeting venue hire near The Royal Society

Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near The Royal Society.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Institute of Directors - IOD
London > Business > Venue Hire
116 Pall Mall, St James's, London SW1Y | 2 minutes from The Royal Society
... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Haymarket Hotel
London > Business > Venue Hire
1 Suffolk Place, St James's, London SW1Y | 4 minutes from The Royal Society
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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Banqueting House
London > Business > Venue Hire
Whitehall, Westminster, London SW1A | 5 minutes from The Royal Society
The only surviving section of Whitehall Palace. In its heyday the largest royal palace in Europe, this historic venue is the only surviving section of Whitehall Palace ... More
 
 
 
 

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The Things That Make You Sick: East London Health Campaigning, 1977-1980
Exhibitions | Until 2nd July 2017 

Institute of Contemporary Arts (ICA) 2 minutes walk from The Royal Society

Posters raising awareness of health conditions of the time, created by Peter Dunn and Loraine Leeson....More

Frans Masereel: The City
Exhibitions | Until 2nd July 2017 

Institute of Contemporary Arts (ICA) 2 minutes walk from The Royal Society

Works by the Belgian graphic and expressionist artist, inspired by the historical and social events of the early 20th century, ...More

Stuart Middleton: Beat
Exhibitions | Until 2nd July 2017 

Institute of Contemporary Arts (ICA) 2 minutes walk from The Royal Society

A site-specific installation developed in response to the architecture of the Lower Gallery. Accompanying the installation is a video combining ...More

New English Art Club Annual Open Exhibition 2017
Exhibitions | Until 25th June 2017 

Mall Galleries 2 minutes walk from The Royal Society

A vibrant and diverse group of widely admired visual artists whose highly collectible work is based principally upon direct observation ...More

Pimm's Brunch Series
Pimm's Brunch Series
Foodie Events | Until 2nd July 2017 

Various Venues London 4 minutes walk from The Royal Society

Replace Prosecco and Bloody Marys with Pimm's at your weekend brunch with the Pimm's Brunch Series. Arriving just in time ...More

 
London Food Month
London Food Month
Foodie Events | Until 30th June 2017 

Various Venues London 4 minutes walk from The Royal Society

Celebrating London's diverse culinary scene, the Evening Standard presents the UK's biggest food festival this June. With a programme created ...More

 
London Festival of Architecture
London Festival of Architecture
Exhibitions | Until 30th June 2017 

Various Venues London 4 minutes walk from The Royal Society

'Memory' gives the 2017 London Festival of Architecture its theme, fleshed out through walking tours, debates, exhibitions and family events ...More

 
Songs And Solidarity
Theatre | On 25th June 2017 

Trafalgar Studios 4 minutes walk from The Royal Society

A West End fundraising gala evening of song, dance and comedy for the hundreds of families made homeless and the ...More

West End LIVE
Kids Events | Until 25th June 2017 

Trafalgar Square 5 minutes walk from The Royal Society

Thousands of people gather in Trafalgar Square to enjoy performances from West End shows....More

David Shrigley: Really Good
David Shrigley: Really Good
Exhibitions | Until 29th September 2017 

Trafalgar Square 5 minutes walk from The Royal Society

The seven-metre-high bronze sculpture of a hand giving a disproportionately long thumbs up, which has the same dark patina as ...More

 

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At the heart of Nobu Hotel Shoreditch, this stunning 240-seat restaurant is the place to ...More

 
VQ Aldgate
VQ Aldgate
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Famous for staying open 24 hours VQ is a great spot, day or night, for ...More

 
Shikumen Aldgate
Dining 

Shikumen at Dorsett City follows in the footsteps of its flagship restaurant at Dorsett Shepherds Bush, which has received Bib Gourmand from the Michelin guide inspectors....More

The Ivy Tower Bridge
The Ivy Tower Bridge
Dining 

Part of the Ivy's brasserie style restaurants, this one has a rather good riverside location ...More

 
Tom Simmons
Tom Simmons
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Tom Simmons, a former star of MasterChef: The Professionals, dishes up cockle popcorn, laverbread mayonnaise ...More

 
Rola Wala
Rola Wala
Dining 

After the success of Street Feast residencies Rola Wala serves up authentic, healthy, every day ...More

 
Tibits Bankside
Dining 

Displaying over vegetarian 40 dishes, tibits retains its showcase centrepiece at its second London restaurant....More

The Oystermen Seafood Bar and Kitchen
The Oystermen Seafood Bar and Kitchen
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The Oystermen, aka Matt Lovell and Rob Hampton, ...More

 
Duddell's
Duddell's
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A sibling to Duddell's in Hong Kong, akin to walking into the home of a ...More

 
Gabeto
Gabeto
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Modern brasserie in Camden Market with Lee Andrews, formerly of Chiltern Firehouse, as head chef ...More

 
Hampstead Beach
Hampstead Beach
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JW3

Summer's coming to Hampstead with an urban beach at JW3 with golden sand, free entry, ...More

 
Waiting for Godot
Theatre | From 5th September 

Arts Theatre

Samuel Beckett's controversial Waiting for Godot comes to the Arts Theatre in September. The show sees Didi and Gogo and their aching feet pass the time playing games near a tree while they wait for ...More

Venus In Fur
Venus In Fur
Theatre | From 6th October 

Haymarket Theatre Royal

David Ives' hit Broadway show Venus in Fur opens in the West End this August, ...More

 
The Majority
The Majority
Theatre | From 11th August 

National Theatre: Dorfman Theatre

Writer and performer Rob Drummond follows on from his acclaimed production Bullet Catch with another ...More

 
Best Beaches in London
Best Beaches in London
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There's need to leave town when you're in search of sand, feel the grains ...More

 
The Revolution will be Photocopied
The Revolution will be Photocopied
Exhibitions | On 1st July 

Bishopsgate Institute

Create your own protest publication in a zine-making ...More

 
Plywood: Material Of The Modern World
Plywood: Material Of The Modern World
Exhibitions | From 15th July 

Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum

From hatboxes to tea chests, surfboards to aeroplanes, ...More

 
The City Is Ours
The City Is Ours
Exhibitions | From 14th July 

Museum of London

More than half the world's population live in urban areas and that percentage is even ...More

 
Art Night London 2017
Art Night London 2017
Exhibitions | On 1st July 

Whitechapel Gallery

Stay up all night on Saturday 1st July for Art Night, a night of free ...More

 
Eid Festival 2017
Eid Festival 2017
Exhibitions | On 2nd July 

Trafalgar Square

Where Christians have Christmas, Muslims have Eid - which gives you an idea of how ...More

 
Barnes Film Festival
Film Events | From 29th September 

Various Venues London

The Barnes Film Festival returns for a second year in 2017, offering an alternative to the central London film festivals dominating the scene. The festival brings together the great and good of south west London's ...More

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Best Places for Street Food in London
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The Wellcome Collection explores the relationship between graphic design and health, The London Design ...More

 
 
 
 
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