Octave

 
 
ADDRESS
27-29 Endell Street, Covent Garden, London WC2H 9BA
 
 
TELEPHONE
 
OPENING TIMES
Mon to Wed 5pm-11pm, Thu to Sat 5pm-2am
 
PRICES
Set Menus £25-£28 three courses | a la cart main courses £12-£16 | pre-theatre £13 two courses, £15 three courses £5 cover charge on live music nights
 

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OctaveThough it looks like a club from the outside, Octave is definitely more of a place for socialising, drinking and dining, than for listening to music in respectful silence. On the night we went there was an excellent trio playing, who started off with some light jazz standards during dinner and went on to the harder stuff later in the evening. The food was modern European - though an emphasis on grills and smoky flavours suggested an American influence. It was good simple stuff, and more than matched by a superb cocktail menu, heavily focused on mojitos and caipirinhas, that kept us at our table long after we meant to leave.

 

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Underground Stations

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Covent Garden Tube Station
 
2 minutes walk
 
Leicester Square Tube Station
 
5 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
Charing Cross Railway Station
 
10 minutes walk
 
City Thameslink Station
 
18 minutes walk
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
Holborn NCP
 
3 minutes walk
 
Drury Lane NCP
 
3 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £93  33% off
Seven Dials, WC2H | 2 minutes from Octave
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Radisson Blu Edwardian Bloomsbury Street Hotel
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £75  34% off
9-13 Bloomsbury Street, WC1B | 4 minutes from Octave
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Thistle Holborn, The Kingsley
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £76  28% off
Bloomsbury Way, WC1A | 5 minutes from Octave
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Alternative Jazz Clubs nearest Octave

Nearest to Octave
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Ray's Jazz At Foyles
London > Entertainment > Jazz Clubs
113-119 Charing Cross Road, Soho, London WC2H | 4 minutes from Octave
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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Ronnie Scott's
London > Entertainment > Jazz Clubs
47 Frith Street, Soho, London W1D | 6 minutes from Octave
The legendary Ronnie Scott's has been a Mecca for the international jazz community since 1959. Created by music-lovers for music-lovers, it has played host to almost ... More
 
 
 
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The Boisdale Jazz & Cigar Club
London > Entertainment > Jazz Clubs
15 Eccleston Street, Belgravia, Victoria, London SW1W | 33 minutes from Octave
A tartan clad jazz, cigar and supper club, Boisdale of Belgravia has an the old fashioned charm of a gentlemen's club. Situated in an elegant Regency ... 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 Octave
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 Octave
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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Shaftesbury Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
210 Shaftesbury Avenue, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 3 minutes from Octave
A large and appealingly shabby Edwardian theatre which has produced almost a century of successful popular theatre and musicals. The most notorious of these was probably ... More
 
 
 
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London Coliseum - English National Opera (ENO), St Martin's Lane, WC2N | 6 minutes from Octave
Emma Thompson returns to the London stage for the first time in 25 years to play Mrs. Lovett in Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet ...More
 
 
 
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London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 17th December 2014 to 9th May 2015
Playhouse Theatre, Northumberland Avenue, WC2N | 10 minutes from Octave
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Treasure Island (Over 10s)
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 22nd December 2014 to 8th April 2015
National Theatre: Olivier Theatre, South Bank, SE1 | 12 minutes from Octave
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Sights and Attractions near Octave

The best museums, galleries, attractions near Octave
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Elms Lesters Painting Rooms
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
135 Flitcroft Street, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 3 minutes from Octave
Elms Lesters Painting Rooms are housed in an extraordinary space, purpose built as a painting studio in 1904. Since 1984 the gallery has been specialising in ... More
 
 
 
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London Film Museum Covent Garden
London > Attractions > Museums
45 Wellington Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 4 minutes from Octave
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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St Paul's Covent Garden
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Bedford Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 4 minutes from Octave
Affectionately known as "The Actors' Church", St Paul's in Covent Garden is in the heart of theatreland and has long been associated with the theatre community. ... More
 
 
 
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Shopping near Octave

The best shops and markets near Octave
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Blackout II
London > Shopping > Clothing
51 Endell Street, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 1 minute from Octave
Blackout II is one of London's premier stores for all vintage clothing and accessories. Two floors of stylish and fun period clothing and accessories for men ... More
 
 
 
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Birkenstock
London > Shopping > Shoes
70 Neal Street, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 1 minute from Octave
Every summer, the London streets are ablaze with a rich array of sandals and flip-flops. Clumpy, frumpy and built for comfort, Birckenstock footwear has become fashionable ... More
 
 
 
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Natural Shoe Store
London > Shopping > Shoes
21 Neal Street, Covent Garden, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 1 minute from Octave
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Restaurants near Octave

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Scoop
London > Restaurants > Ice Cream Parlour
40 Shorts Gardens, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 1 minute from Octave
If you've ever walked across the Piazza del Duomo in Milan you'll know that Italian 'gelato' is part of the culture. Here Matteo and his friends ... More
 
 
 
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The 10 Cases
London > Restaurants >
16 Endell Street, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 1 minute from Octave
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Rock & Sole Plaice
London > Restaurants > Fish and Seafood
47 Endell Street, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 1 minute from Octave
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English [Out There!]
London > Education > English Language Courses
10 Coptic Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1A | 4 minutes from Octave
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The Method Studio
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
Conway Hall, 25 Red Lion Square, Holborn, London WC1R | 9 minutes from Octave
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School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS)
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
Thornhaugh Street, Russell Square, Bloomsbury, London WC1H | 11 minutes from Octave
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The Hospital Club
London > Leisure > Arts Centres
24 Endell Street, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 1 minute from Octave
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 | 2 minutes from Octave
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The Sanctuary
London > Leisure > Fitness
12 Floral Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 3 minutes from Octave
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Philomena's Irish Bar
London > Nightlife > Pubs
40 Great Queen Street, WC2B | 3 minutes from Octave
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Polpo at Ape and Bird
London > Nightlife > Pubs
142 Shaftesbury Avenue, WC2H | 3 minutes from Octave
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The Marquess of Anglesey
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
39 Bow Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 4 minutes from Octave
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Detroit Bar
London > Nightlife > Bars
35 Earlham Street, Covent Garden, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 1 minute from Octave
Covent Garden "style" bar serving cocktails and a chilled out, trendy vibe. Considered to be one of London’s original “style” or “concept” bars, despite being on the ... More
 
 
 
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Lowlander Beer Cafe
London > Nightlife > Bars
36 Drury Lane, Covent Garden, London WC2B | 2 minutes from Octave
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The American Bar at The Savoy
London > Nightlife > Bars
The Savoy, Strand, WC2R | 3 minutes from Octave
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The Congress Centre
London > Business > Venue Hire
23-28 Great Russell Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1B | 5 minutes from Octave
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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St Martins Lane Hotel
London > Business > Venue Hire
45 St. Martin's Lane, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 6 minutes from Octave
To enter the stunning St Martins Lane Hotel in the heart of London's Theatreland you pass through the tallest revolving door in London, a luminescent yellow-glass ... More
 
 
 
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British Museum
London > Business > Venue Hire
Great Russell Street, Bloomsbury, Bloomsbury, London WC1B | 6 minutes from Octave
If you wanted to thoroughly explore the British Museum, it would take months, if not years. Over seven millions objects from all over the world are ... More
 
 
 
 

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Closer
Closer
Theatre | Until 4th April 2015 

The Donmar Warehouse 1 minute walk from Octave

Patrick Marber's Olivier Award-winning play, Closer, is revived on stage for the first time since its premiere back in 1997. ...More

 
The Royal Ballet: Swan Lake
The Royal Ballet: Swan Lake
Dance | Until 9th April 2015 

Royal Opera House 2 minutes walk from Octave

With the instantly recognisable soaring score of Tchaikovsky and the wonderfully dark story of good set against evil, Swan Lake ...More

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

Royal Opera House 2 minutes walk from Octave

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 2 minutes walk from Octave

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

Tuesday Fiesta
Clubbing and Nightlife | On 3rd March 2015 

Guanabara 2 minutes walk from Octave

DJ Carioca supplies Brazilian and Latin....More

Memphis The Musical
Memphis The Musical
Theatre | Until 28th March 2015 

Shaftesbury Theatre 3 minutes walk from Octave

Beverley Knight and Killian Donnelly star in Joe DiPietro and David Bryan's Memphis the Musical set in the underground nightclubs ...More

 
Black Valley Diamonds
Concerts | Until 28th April 2015 

The Roadhouse 4 minutes walk from Octave

The London-based band plays blues rock originals and covers....More

Ghost Stories
Ghost Stories
Theatre | Until 15th March 2015 

Arts Theatre 4 minutes walk from Octave

Following a phenomenally successful run at the Lyric Hammersmith and a West End transfer Ghost Stories comes to the Arts ...More

 
Once
Once
Theatre | Until 21st March 2015 

Phoenix Theatre 4 minutes walk from Octave

Having taken Broadway by storm, winning eight awards at the 2012 Tony Awards including Best New Musical and Best Actor, ...More

 
The Woman In Black
The Woman In Black
Theatre | Until 10th June 2015 

Fortune Theatre 4 minutes walk from Octave

One of the less well-known West-End fixtures, this adaptation of Susan Hill's gothic novel has been packing out houses since ...More

 
 
 
 
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