The Wheatsheaf  

 
 
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25 Rathbone Place, Fitzrovia, London W1T 1JB
 
 
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OPENING TIMES
Comedy - Doors open 8.45pm, Show starts 9.30pm, Show Ends 11.15pm
 
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Comedy Tickets £12 Online
 

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Stop at The Wheatsheaf on Rathbone Place and you'll be having a pint where people like George Orwell, Anthony Burgess and Dylan Thomas have stopped and supped before you. Framed copies of articles on the walls at the front of the bar allude to the pub's literary past. There's much to recommend this small pub which feels like not much has changed in the intervening years. There's some fantastic stain glass windows and wooden panelling as well as good cask ale. The upstairs space is home to comedy nights hosted by The 99 Club as well as monthly meetings of The New Sheridan Club (a decendent of The Chap magazine) and the Sohemian Society who meet here to read, talk and about famous Fitzrovian and Soho characters. The Wheatsheaf is well worth a visit to get away from the mayhem of Tottenham Court Road and Oxford Street.

 

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Goodge Street Tube Station
 
4 minutes walk
 
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Euston Railway Station
 
14 minutes walk
 
Charing Cross Railway Station
 
16 minutes walk
 
 
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Soho Masterpark
 
5 minutes walk
 
Collingwood House NCP
 
6 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £99  39% off
11-13 Bayley Street, WC1B | 2 minutes from The Wheatsheaf
The idea behind the first class service at this hotel is to offer guests a personal touch and inspiration for creative minds. With cutting edge design ... More
 
 
 
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London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel
50 Berners Street, W1T | 3 minutes from The Wheatsheaf
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London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £110  35% off
10 Carlisle Street, W1D | 4 minutes from The Wheatsheaf
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Storm Nightclub, 28a Leicester Square, Soho, London WC2H | 10 minutes from The Wheatsheaf
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London > Entertainment > Comedy Clubs
1a Oxendon Street, Soho, London SW1Y | 10 minutes from The Wheatsheaf
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Tattershall Castle, Victoria Embankment, Westminster, London SW1A | 18 minutes from The Wheatsheaf
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1 Soho Square, Soho, London W1D | 3 minutes from The Wheatsheaf
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Dominion Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
268-269 Tottenham Court Road, Bloomsbury, London W1T | 4 minutes from The Wheatsheaf
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London > Entertainment > Theatres
21 Dean Street, Soho, London W1D | 4 minutes from The Wheatsheaf
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The Wheatsheaf, 268-269 Tottenham Court Road, W1T | 4 minutes from The Wheatsheaf
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London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 23rd October 2019 to 29th March 2020
The Wheatsheaf, 28 Old Compton Street, W1D | 6 minutes from The Wheatsheaf
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The Wheatsheaf, Charing Cross Road, WC2H | 6 minutes from The Wheatsheaf
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London > Shopping > Musician Supplies
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London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
26 Rathbone Place, Fitzrovia, London W1T | 1 minute from The Wheatsheaf
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TAP Coffee No.26
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
No.26 Rathbone Place, W1T | 1 minute from The Wheatsheaf
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23 Rathbone Place, W1T | 1 minute from The Wheatsheaf
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London > Education > Adult Education
18-22 Chenies Street, WC1E | 4 minutes from The Wheatsheaf
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London > Education > English Language Courses
10 Coptic Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1A | 6 minutes from The Wheatsheaf
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25-33 Berners Street, W1T | 3 minutes from The Wheatsheaf
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London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
21 Stacey Street, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 6 minutes from The Wheatsheaf
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77a Wells Street, Fitzrovia, London W1T | 3 minutes from The Wheatsheaf
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77a Wells Street, Fitzrovia, London W1T | 3 minutes from The Wheatsheaf
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The Toucan
London > Nightlife > Pubs
19 Carlisle Street, Soho, London W1D | 4 minutes from The Wheatsheaf
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Bourne & Hollingsworth
London > Nightlife > Bars
28 Rathbone Place, Fitzrovia, London W1T | 1 minute from The Wheatsheaf
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Jerusalem Bar and Kitchen
London > Nightlife > Bars
33-34 Rathbone Place, Fitzrovia, London W1T | 1 minute from The Wheatsheaf
Most Londoners must have been to Jerusalem's basement bar over the years. It's been ... More
 
 
 
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Drakes Tabanco
London > Nightlife > Bars
3 Windmill Street, Fitzrovia, London W1T | 1 minute from The Wheatsheaf
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The Rathbone Hotel
London > Business > Venue Hire
30 Rathbone Street, Fitzrovia, London W1T | 2 minutes from The Wheatsheaf
Centrally located in Fitzrovia, it's a short walk from The Rathbone to Oxford Street, Soho and London's theatre district. With high speed wireless broadband available in ... More
 
 
 
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The Sanderson Hotel
London > Business > Venue Hire
50 Berners Street, Fitzrovia, London W1T | 3 minutes from The Wheatsheaf
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The Congress Centre
London > Business > Venue Hire
23-28 Great Russell Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1B | 5 minutes from The Wheatsheaf
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