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The Waldorf Hilton, Covent Garden, London WC2B 4DD
 
 
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Open from 5pm each evening, live music from 7pm
 

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The ParrotActor, DJ and producer Idris Elba is set to ruffle feathers with The Parrot, an intimate cocktail bar within the Waldorf Hilton. It's all very A-list and exclusive with a hidden cocktail menu, secret shows and a guest list. What's more, you can arrive in style, in the bar's own branded chauffeur-driven Aston Martin. Idris is joined by identical twin brothers, Lee and Nicky Caulfield, in setting The Parrot on its perch. Both the menu and interiors at the 60 seat bar are inspired by the tropical surroundings native to the parrot, so expect fern leaf wallpaper, green, curved fish scale handmade tiles and pink velvet armchairs. This is a tropical hideaway where you get good cocktails, small plates and nightly entertainment with well known tunes by the professional house band as well as unannounced appearances from well known stars.

 

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Underground Stations

Underground Stations

 
Covent Garden Tube Station
 
4 minutes walk
 
Temple Tube Station
 
5 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
Charing Cross Railway Station
 
8 minutes walk
 
City Thameslink Station
 
13 minutes walk
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
Drury Lane NCP
 
5 minutes walk
 
Upper St Martins Lane NCP
 
6 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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The Waldorf Hilton Hotel London
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £155  30% off
Aldwych, WC2B | Same location as The Parrot
Positioned between the City's Square Mile and the thriving West End, this grand, Edwardian Hilton hotel welcomes guests with a patisserie and champagne bar in the ... More
 
 
 
ME London
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel
336-337 The Strand, WC2R | 1 minute from The Parrot
A luxurious 5-star hotel situated right in the heart of the city, ME London offers guests a lavish accommodation experience. Floor-to-ceiling windows provide the impeccable guestrooms ... More
 
 
 
Strand Palace Hotel London
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £78  40% off
372 Strand, WC2R | 2 minutes from The Parrot
This West End Art Deco hotel right on the Strand and next to Covent Garden is in a fantastic location for accessing central London and theatreland. ... More
 
 
 
 
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Nearest to The Parrot
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The Lobby Bar at One Aldwych
London > Nightlife > Bars
1 Aldwych, Covent Garden, London WC2B | 1 minute from The Parrot
Named one of the top five hotel bars in the world by the Sunday Telegraph, the Lobby Bar at the chic One Aldwych hotel is renowned ... More
 
 
 
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Lowlander Beer Cafe
London > Nightlife > Bars
36 Drury Lane, Covent Garden, London WC2B | 4 minutes from The Parrot
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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Mr Fogg's Society of Exploration
London > Nightlife > Bars
1A Bedford Street, WC2E | 5 minutes from The Parrot
Mr Fogg's adventures around the globe (well, London, more like) continue apace with the opening of ... More
 
 
 
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The Parrot clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
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Grays & Feather
London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
26 Wellington Street, WC2E | 1 minute from The Parrot
Specialising in sparkling wines Grays & Feather offers an exploration, education and, most importantly, enjoyment - without breaking the bank - of fizz. From the rolling ... More
 
 
 
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Proud Embankment
London > Nightlife >
8 Victoria Embankment, WC2R | 3 minutes from The Parrot
Baz Luhrmann meets Cirque du Soleil at Proud Embankment, an immersive cabaret-dining experience and the largest club of its kind in ... More
 
 
 
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Philomena's Irish Bar
London > Nightlife > Pubs
40 Great Queen Street, Covent Garden, London WC2B | 4 minutes from The Parrot
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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Waitress
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 8th February to 19th October 2019
The Parrot, 18-20 Maiden Lane, The Strand, WC2R | 4 minutes from The Parrot
Transferring from Broadway, the Waitress musical comes to the Adelphi Theatre for its UK premiere in February. The first musical to have an all-female creative team, ...More
 
 
 
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School of Rock
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 24th October 2016 to 20th October 2019
The Parrot, Drury Lane, WC2B | 5 minutes from The Parrot
Students at a prestigious prep school "stick it to the man" with encouragement from their substitute teacher - wannabe rock star Dewey Finn - in the ...More
 
 
 
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Motown The Musical
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 11th February 2016 to 20th April 2019
The Parrot, 210 Shaftesbury Avenue, WC2H | 7 minutes from The Parrot
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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Theatre Royal Drury Lane
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Catherine Street, Covent Garden, London WC2B | 1 minute from The Parrot
London's oldest theatre is also its most spectacular, with a palatial auditorium that is among the most impressive in the world. The first theatre on this ... More
 
 
 
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Novello Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Aldwych, Covent Garden, London WC2B | 1 minute from The Parrot
Built in 1905 to form a pair with the near-identical Aldwych Theatre, the Novello Theatre (formerly known as the Strand Theatre) is one of London's more ... More
 
 
 
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Fortune Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Russell Street, Covent Garden, London WC2B | 1 minute from The Parrot
The first theatre built after World War I is an astonishing piece of architecture. Built in 1922-4, it preceded the arrival of the Art Deco and ... More
 
 
 
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The best museums, galleries, attractions near The Parrot
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London Film Museum Covent Garden
London > Attractions > Museums
45 Wellington Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 2 minutes from The Parrot
The London Film Museum, located on the site of the Theatre Museum in the original Flower Cellars in the heart of Covent Garden, is the second ... More
 
 
 
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London Transport Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
Covent Garden Piazza, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 2 minutes from The Parrot
After a two-year, £22 million refurbishment the London Transport Museum reopened on 22 November 2007 revealing more exhibition space than before. The museum travels back through ... More
 
 
 
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Covent Garden East Piazza
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Covent Garden Piazza, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 3 minutes from The Parrot
A visit to Covent Garden is a must, whether you intend to shop, sightsee or soak in the carnival atmosphere. The focal ... More
 
 
 
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The best shops and markets near The Parrot
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The Albion Emporium
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
38 Tavistock Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 1 minute from The Parrot
As British as a bacon buttie, buying your groceries at The Albion Emporium is like getting first dibs on Mrs Beeton's pantry. A bastion of Britishness, ... More
 
 
 
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Primrose Bakery
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
42 Tavistock Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 1 minute from The Parrot
If cupcakes are you cup of tea then head to the Covent Garden outlet of Primrose Bakery, a family owned enterprise which makes the most scrumptious ... More
 
 
 
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Penhaligon's
London > Shopping > Perfume and Cosmetics
41 Wellington Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 2 minutes from The Parrot
For a sweet-smelling, sensory overload, Penhaligon's has to be the place to go. From the original Hammam Bouquet to the Winston Churchill's favourite - the Blenheim ... More
 
 
 
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Homage at The Waldorf Hilton
London > Restaurants > International restaurants
22 The Aldwych, The Waldorf Hilton, , Aldwych, Covent Garden, London WC2B | Same location as The Parrot
Homage is located in one of the stately ballrooms of the Waldorf Hilton right next to Covent Garden. As you might expect, it is a ... More
 
 
 
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Lundenwic
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
45 Aldwych, Covent Garden, London WC2B | 1 minute from The Parrot
Oli Hiam and Dom Hamdy, the pair behind gourmet scotch eggs pop-up Scotchtails extend beyond the meat-wrapped egg snack to fresh salads, sandwiches and toasties with ... More
 
 
 
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Jidori
London > Restaurants > Japanese restaurants
15 Catherine Street, WC2B | 1 minute from The Parrot
The team behind Jidori, the much-loved yakitori restaurant in Dalston comes to Covent Garden. Taking up residence across multiple floors of a terraced house on Catherine ... More
 
 
 
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Near The Parrot
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Courtauld Institute of Art
London > Education > Arts and Drama
Somerset House, Covent Garden, London WC2R | 3 minutes from The Parrot
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
 
 
 
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Saw Swee Hock Student Centre
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
1 Sheffield Street, Holborn, London WC2A | 3 minutes from The Parrot
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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The London Film School
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
24 Shelton Street, Covent Garden, WC2H | 5 minutes from The Parrot
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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The Parrot gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
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The Sanctuary
London > Leisure > Fitness
12 Floral Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 4 minutes from The Parrot
This day spa exclusively for women is a total pampering experience from the minute you step through the door. Located in bustling Covent Garden you'll soon ... More
 
 
 
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The Hospital Club
London > Leisure > Arts Centres
24 Endell Street, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 5 minutes from The Parrot
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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Thai Square Spa
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
25 Shelton Street, 40 Earlham Street, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 6 minutes from The Parrot
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 Marquess of Anglesey
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
39 Bow Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 2 minutes from The Parrot
Gastropub ... More
 
 
 
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Philomena's Irish Bar
London > Nightlife > Pubs
40 Great Queen Street, Covent Garden, London WC2B | 4 minutes from The Parrot
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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Lamb & Flag
London > Nightlife > Pubs
33 Rose Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 5 minutes from The Parrot
One of the oldest pubs in London, the Lamb & Flag was once known as the Bucket of Blood, thanks to the bare-knuckle fights held here. ... More
 
 
 
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Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near The Parrot.
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Silver Fleet - Woods River Cruises
London > Business > Venue Hire
Somerset House South Wing Strand, Covent Garden, London WC2R | 3 minutes from The Parrot
Enjoy a luxury cruise on the Silver Fleet. Departing from the Savoy Pier and cruising along the Thames. A classy way to see the Thames.... More
 
 
 
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Somerset House
London > Business > Venue Hire
Somerset House, Strand, Covent Garden, London WC2R | 3 minutes from The Parrot
Somerset House, once the site of a spectacular Tudor palace, now includes a magnificent 18th century art gallery housing celebrated collections belonging to the Courtauld Institute Gallery, ... More
 
 
 
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Royal Society Of Arts
London > Business > Venue Hire
8 John Adam Street, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 5 minutes from The Parrot
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Tina - The Tina Turner Musical
Tina - The Tina Turner Musical
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Aldwych Theatre 1 minute walk from The Parrot

Phyllida Lloyd, director of Mamma Mia!, helms a life-affirming musical based on the life of legendary artist Tina Turner, written ...More

 
The Play That Goes Wrong
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Duchess Theatre 1 minute walk from The Parrot

Award-winning company Theatre Mischief presents a hilarious play-within-a-play about an amateur dramatic society staging a murder mystery, which is beset ...More

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Theatre | Until 14th September 2019 

Novello Theatre 1 minute walk from The Parrot

Through the story-telling magic of the songs of ABBA, we meet Donna, a feisty forty-something single mum, who recalls the ...More

 
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Comedy | On 23rd March 2019 

ME London 1 minute walk from The Parrot

Poignant, honest stand-up from Darren Harriott, with Ahir Shah and Ivo Graham....More

The Lion King
The Lion King
Theatre | Until 29th September 2019 

The Lyceum Theatre 1 minute walk from The Parrot

The Lion King tells the story of Simba - the epic adventure of his battles, his friendships, his dreams and ...More

 
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Exhibitions | Until 31st December 2020 

London Transport Museum 2 minutes walk from The Parrot

Explore the world of transport engineering in the Future Engineers gallery, a permanent display at the London Transport Museum since ...More

 
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Exhibitions | Until 14th July 2019 

London Transport Museum 2 minutes walk from The Parrot

The Poster Prize for Illustration 2019 displays 100 shortlisted competition entries as chosen by an independent panel of judges. Taking ...More

 
Yamato Drummers Of Japan: Passion
Concerts | Until 31st March 2019 

Peacock Theatre 3 minutes walk from The Parrot

The Taiko drummers return to the UK with an energetic display of rhythm and musicianship, bringing with them the traditional ...More

Hanna Moon & Joyce Ng: English As A Second Language
Exhibitions | Until 28th April 2019 

Somerset House 3 minutes walk from The Parrot

The two fashion photographers present new works in direct response to the historical setting of Somerset House....More

Royal Ballet and San Francisco Ballet: Frankenstein
Dance | Until 23rd March 2019 

Royal Opera House 3 minutes walk from The Parrot

The Royal Ballet and San Francisco Ballet come together at the Royal Opera House for Liam Scarlett's full-length ...More

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