The Hercules Pillars

 
 
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18 Great Queen Street, Covent Garden, London WC2B 5DG
 
 
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Mon-Thurs: 11am-11pm | Fri-Sat: 11am-12am | Sun: 12pm-6pm
 

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The Hercules Pillars . Central London pub that serves food all day, has regular drink offers and hosts special events.

 

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Underground Stations

Underground Stations

 
Holborn Tube Station
 
2 minutes walk
 
Covent Garden Tube Station
 
5 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
Charing Cross Railway Station
 
12 minutes walk
 
Farringdon Rail
 
14 minutes walk
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
Drury Lane NCP
 
1 minutes walk
 
Bloomsbury Square Car Park
 
3 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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    Kingsway Hall Hotel London
    London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £90  33% off
    Great Queen Street, WC2B | 1 minute from The Hercules Pillars
    Well-equipped, comfortable rooms await guests to this elegantly modern hotel in the heart of Theatreland. Set yourself up for the day with a hearty breakfast or ... More
     
     
     
    Club Quarters Lincoln's Inn Fields
    London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £62  33% off
    61 Lincoln's Inn Fields, WC2A | 2 minutes from The Hercules Pillars
    Lincoln's Inn Fields is the 4th Club Quarters hotel in London. The hotel is an ideal accommodation choice for business and leisure travellers with close links ... More
     
     
     
    Rosewood London
    London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £213  25% off
    252 High Holborn, WC1V | 3 minutes from The Hercules Pillars
    Located in High Holborn, Rosewood London is the most luxurious hotel in the area and is nearby to the capital's main business district and a number ... More
     
     
     
     
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    Philomena's Irish Bar
    London > Nightlife > Pubs
    40 Great Queen Street, Covent Garden, London WC2B | 2 minutes from The Hercules Pillars
    Philomena's is an Irish themed bar and sports cafe on Great Queen Street, just two minutes walk from Covent Garden tube station. A great place to ... More
     
     
     
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    The Princess Louise
    London > Nightlife > Pubs
    208 High Holborn, Covent Garden, London WC1V | 2 minutes from The Hercules Pillars
    The flagship London pub of Yorkshire's oldest brewery, Samuel Smith, the Princess Louise has been carefully restored to her original Victorian layout complete with snugs, removed ... More
     
     
     
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    Lowlander Beer Cafe
    London > Nightlife > Bars
    36 Drury Lane, Covent Garden, London WC2B | 2 minutes from The Hercules Pillars
    The reputation of the Benelux breweries precedes them and this themed bar captures the flair of Dutch cafe culture too. The impressive row of shiny silver ... More
     
     
     
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    The American Bar at The Savoy
    London > Nightlife > Bars
    The Savoy, Strand, Covent Garden, London WC2R | 3 minutes from The Hercules Pillars
    During The Savoy's £220million refit the American Bar was barely touched, ensuring it stayed true to its traditional, sleek design that is synonymous with the iconic ... More
     
     
     
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    Beaufort Bar at The Savoy
    London > Nightlife > Bars
    The Savoy, Strand, Covent Garden, London WC2R | 3 minutes from The Hercules Pillars
    The second of two bars in The Savoy, the Beaufort Bar is a glamorous affair. The bar continues the hotel's Art Deco theme with plush black ... More
     
     
     
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    War Horse
    London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 28th March 2009 to 13th February 2016
    New London Theatre, Drury Lane, Covent Garden, London WC2B | 2 minutes from The Hercules Pillars
    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
     
     
     
    The 3 Little Pigs
    London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 5th August to 6th September 2015
    Palace Theatre, Shaftesbury Avenue, W1A | 8 minutes from The Hercules Pillars
    The Big Bad Wolf attempts to huff and puff the three little superstar piglets into submission in Stiles and Drewe's musical retelling of the children's story. ...More
     
     
     
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    The Winter's Tale
    London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 17th October 2015 to 16th January 2016
    Garrick Theatre, 2 Charing Cross Road, WC2H | 10 minutes from The Hercules Pillars
    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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    Top Secret Comedy Club @ The Africa Centre
    London > Entertainment > Live Music
    170 Drury Lane, Covent Garden, London WC2B | 2 minutes from The Hercules Pillars
    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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    New London Theatre
    London > Entertainment > Theatres
    Drury Lane, Covent Garden, London WC2B | 2 minutes from The Hercules Pillars
    Although this site has been an entertainment venue since at least the mid-19th century, the New London Theatre only opened its doors in 1973, making it ... More
     
     
     
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    Peacock Theatre
    London > Entertainment > Theatres
    Portugal Street, Holborn, London WC2A | 3 minutes from The Hercules Pillars
    This theatre is a major force on the national and international dance scene, with an innovative programme from Sadler's Wells that is keeping London's finger ... More
     
     
     
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    Sir John Soane's Museum
    London > Attractions > Museums
    13 Lincoln's Inn Fields, Holborn, London WC2A | 3 minutes from The Hercules Pillars
    An appealingly higgledy-piggledy treasure trove of artefacts, the extraordinary Sir John Soane's Museum elegantly located on Lincoln's Inn Fields is well worth an exploratory rummage. Lurking ... More
     
     
     
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    The College
    London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
    12-42 Southampton Row, Holborn, London WC1B | 4 minutes from The Hercules Pillars
    Formerly home to Central Saint Martins and the Cochrane Theatre before the famous fashion college moved to a new home in King's Cross in 2011, The ... More
     
     
     
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    Hunterian Museum
    London > Attractions > Museums
    35-43 Lincoln's Inn Fields, Holborn, London WC2A | 4 minutes from The Hercules Pillars
    The Hunterian Museum within the Royal College of Surgeons boasts a host of enlightening, permanent and temporary, galleries and exhibitions. Housed in the college, the Hunterian ... More
     
     
     
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    Charles Worthington
    London > Shopping > Hair and Grooming
    28 Great Queen Street, Covent Garden, London WC2B | 1 minute from The Hercules Pillars
    Service is a watchword at this salon, where clients are guaranteed a first-class hairdressing experience. Celebrity coiffeur Worthington personally trains all his staff and standards are ... More
     
     
     
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    Bloomsbury Flowers
    London > Shopping > Florists
    29 Great Queen Street, Covent Garden, London WC2B | 1 minute from The Hercules Pillars
    Bloomsbury Flowers don't do off-the-peg, so if you want to be in and out in two minutes think again. However, if you want to impress with ... More
     
     
     
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    Brompton Junction London
    London > Shopping > Bicycle Shops
    76 Long Acre, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 3 minutes from The Hercules Pillars
    A huge British manufacturing success story, Brompton bikes are a familiar sight on London's city streets. The fold up bikes are not only stylish but portable ... More
     
     
     
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    Belgo - Kingsway
    London > Restaurants > Scandinavian restaurants
    67 Kingsway, Covent Garden, London WC2B | 1 minute from The Hercules Pillars
    Fancy food and beer in a bank vault? That's what the Belgo in London's Kingsway is offering as a converted former Lloyds bank, with the bank ... More
     
     
     
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    Strada
    London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
    6 Great Queen Street, Covent Garden, London WC2B | 1 minute from The Hercules Pillars
    Strada has started something of a pizza revolution. The chain has blossomed thanks largely to its focus on fresh, high quality ingredients, and efficient, friendly service. ... More
     
     
     
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    Harlequin Restaurant
    London > Restaurants > International restaurants
    Kingsway Hall Hotel, 66 Great Queen Street, Covent Garden, London WC2B | 1 minute from The Hercules Pillars
    The Harlequin Restaurant at the Kingsway Hall, Covent Garden provides a relaxed atmosphere in the centre of London. With the promise of only using fresh and ... More
     
     
     
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    Saw Swee Hock Student Centre
    London > Education > Universities and Colleges
    1 Sheffield Street, Holborn, London WC2A | 3 minutes from The Hercules Pillars
    The award-winning Saw Swee Hock Student Centre, designed by Irish architects O'Donnell + Tuomey and awarded the RIBA London Building of the Year Award in 2014, ... More
     
     
     
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    English [Out There!]
    London > Education > English Language Courses
    10 Coptic Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1A | 5 minutes from The Hercules Pillars
    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 Method Studio
    London > Education > Universities and Colleges
    Conway Hall, 25 Red Lion Square, Holborn, London WC1R | 5 minutes from The Hercules Pillars
    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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    Sense Spa at Rosewood London
    London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
    252 High Holborn, Holborn, London WC1V | 3 minutes from The Hercules Pillars
    Launched in November 2013, the Sense Spa at Rosewood London is a sanctuary within central London. With Rosewood being an award-winning signature spa brand, visitors can ... More
     
     
     
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    The Hospital Club
    London > Leisure > Arts Centres
    24 Endell Street, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 4 minutes from The Hercules Pillars
    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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    All Star Lanes, Bloomsbury
    London > Leisure > Activities
    Victoria House, Bloomsbury Place, Bloomsbury, London WC1B | 4 minutes from The Hercules Pillars
    This fun bowling alley and restaurant is a great place for a gang of you to spend a memorable night out trying to out-do each other. ... More
     
     
     
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    Sir John Soane's Museum
    London > Business > Venue Hire
    13 Lincoln's Inn Fields, Holborn, London WC2A | 3 minutes from The Hercules Pillars
    An appealingly higgledy-piggledy treasure trove of artefacts, the extraordinary Sir John Soane's Museum elegantly located on Lincoln's Inn Fields is well worth an exploratory rummage. Lurking ... More
     
     
     
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    Royal College of Surgeons
    London > Business > Venue Hire
    35-43 Lincoln's Inn Fields, Holborn, London WC2A | 4 minutes from The Hercules Pillars
    The Royal College of Surgeons is not only an institute at the forefront of surgical education and training, but its outstanding rooms provide the perfect space ... More
     
     
     
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    London > Business > Venue Hire
    Treasury Office, Holborn, London WC2A | 5 minutes from The Hercules Pillars
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    Forro Do Guanabara
    Clubbing and Nightlife | Until 27th September 2015 

    Guanabara 2 minutes walk from The Hercules Pillars

    Forro music and dance, with live performances from singer, composer and accordionist, Zeu Azevedo and the Forrodaqui band and dance ...More

    War Horse
    War Horse
    Theatre | Until 13th February 2016 

    New London Theatre 2 minutes walk from The Hercules Pillars

    This moving adaptation of Michael Morpurgo's World War I epic War Horse gets a West End transfer to the New ...More

     
    Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
    Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
    Theatre | Until 4th June 2016 

    Theatre Royal Drury Lane 4 minutes walk from The Hercules Pillars

    Nominated for a staggering seven gongs in the 2014 Olivier Awards including Best New Musical, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory ...More

     
    Yinka Shonibare: Globe Head Ballerina
    Yinka Shonibare: Globe Head Ballerina
    Exhibitions | Until 19th June 2017 

    Royal Opera House 4 minutes walk from The Hercules Pillars

    A new piece of artwork by Yinka Shonibare will be displayed on the exterior of the Royal Opera House this ...More

     
    Royal Opera House Backstage Tours
    Tours | Until 31st December 2015 

    Royal Opera House 4 minutes walk from The Hercules Pillars

    Home to The Royal Ballet and The Royal Opera, the magnificent Royal Opera House opens its doors for unprecedented access ...More

    Poster Parade: London
    Exhibitions | Until 23rd October 2015 

    London Transport Museum 5 minutes walk from The Hercules Pillars

    A selection of posters which have been commissioned by the London Underground to illustrate the range of activities possible in ...More

    The Prize for Illustration 2015: London Places & Spaces
    The Prize for Illustration 2015: London Places & Spaces
    Exhibitions | Until 6th September 2015 

    London Transport Museum 5 minutes walk from The Hercules Pillars

    Selected by a panel of judges from over 1,000 submissions, these 100 shortlisted entries by illustrators and students of illustration ...More

     
    Breakthrough: Crossrail's Tunnelling Story
    Breakthrough: Crossrail's Tunnelling Story
    Exhibitions | Until 31st August 2015 

    London Transport Museum 5 minutes walk from The Hercules Pillars

    See what's going on under our streets when Breakthrough: Crossrail's Tunnelling Story brings a five metre high, walk-through installation of ...More

     
    Summer Family Fun
    Kids Events | Until 19th September 2015 

    London Transport Museum 5 minutes walk from The Hercules Pillars

    Join London Transport Museum this summer for their Mr. Men inspired family-friendly programme of activities and events from Monday 27 ...More

    The Play That Goes Wrong
    The Play That Goes Wrong
    Theatre | Until 5th September 2015 

    Duchess Theatre 5 minutes walk from The Hercules Pillars

    Presented by the award-winning, international comedy company Mischief Theatre, The Play That Goes Wrong follows the inept and accident prone ...More

     
     
     
     
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