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The Arts Club on Dover Street boasts a long history as a private members club having been founded in 1863 by, amongst others, Charles Dickens, Anthony Trollope, and Lord Leighton. There's still an air of exclusivity about the place today with celebs like Gwyneth Paltrow and Stella McCartney having a hand in the design and membership costing a cool £1,000 a year. Co-owner restaurateur Arjun Waney (responsible for Zuma, Roka, and La Petite Maison) has appointed Sir Peter Blake as president of the Club Nouveau basement club where Mark Ronson is director of music - surely the coolest of creative pairings. Chief executive Brian Clivaz, co-founder of Home House and all round host with the most, will be at the helm to meet, greet and sweep guests from dinner in the restaurant or at the oyster bar to cigars in the garden or upstairs to the main bar, library and drawing room. While it may be tricky to get in without stumping up for membership, mere mortals can visit The Arts Club on Wednesdays and Saturday mornings if they book in advance. Once there, don't just gawp at the celebs, look out for contemporary art by the likes of George Condo, Tomas Saraceno and Matthew Darbyshire.

 

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Green Park Tube Station
 
2 minutes walk
 
Piccadilly Circus Tube Station
 
7 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

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

 
Arlington House Pure Parking
 
3 minutes walk
 
Burlington Car Park
 
4 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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The May Fair Hotel London
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £171  22% off
Stratton Street, W1J | 1 minute from The Arts Club
The luxurious May Fair Hotel is located in sophisticated Mayfair, resurgent again as London's true luxury quarter. The May Fair puts you in a peaceful spot ... More
 
 
 
Holiday Inn London Mayfair
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £128  23% off
3 Berkeley Street, W1J | 2 minutes from The Arts Club
Just to the West of theatreland, Mayfair is one of the most exclusive places to live in the world, full of stunning architecture and right next ... More
 
 
 
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London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £194  22% off
7-8 Park Place, SW1A | 3 minutes from The Arts Club
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The Arts Club, 187 Piccadilly, W1J | 4 minutes from The Arts Club
As the first biographer to be granted access to King George VI's private diaries, Andrew Roberts's account of the life of Churchill will undoubtedly be one ...More
 
 
 
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The Arts Club, 8 King Street, SW1Y | 4 minutes from The Arts Club
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The Arts Club, 16 Denman Street, W1D | 7 minutes from The Arts Club
Matt Cardle officially joins the cast of Strictly Ballroom The Musical from 8th August, taking over the role of band leader, Wally Strand, from Will Young ...More
 
 
 
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218-223 Piccadilly, Piccadilly Circus, Soho, London W1V | 7 minutes from The Arts Club
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63-65 Haymarket, St James's, London SW1Y | 8 minutes from The Arts Club
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7-14 Coventry Street, Soho, London W1D | 9 minutes from The Arts Club
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37 Dover Street, Mayfair, London W1S | 1 minute from The Arts Club
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London > Attractions > Art Galleries
29 New Bond Street, Mayfair, London W1S | 1 minute from The Arts Club
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Colnaghi Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
15 Old Bond Street, Mayfair, London W1S | 2 minutes from The Arts Club
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9 Albemarle Street, Mayfair, London W1S | 1 minute from The Arts Club
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27 Berkeley Street, Mayfair, London W1J | 1 minute from The Arts Club
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London > Restaurants > Fish and Seafood
11 Dover Street, Mayfair, London W1S | 1 minute from The Arts Club
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10 Dover Street, W1S | 1 minute from The Arts Club
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15B Little Portland Street, Fitzrovia, London W1W | 12 minutes from The Arts Club
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London > Education > Adult Education
19 Wigmore Street, Marylebone, London W1U | 12 minutes from The Arts Club
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16 Shepherd Market, Mayfair, London W1J | 4 minutes from The Arts Club
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41 Farm Street, Mayfair, London W1J | 6 minutes from The Arts Club
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Mahiki
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
1 Dover Street, Mayfair, Mayfair, London W1S | 1 minute from The Arts Club
A favourite with young royals - Princes Harry and William, Princesses Beatrice and Eugenie have been spotted here... all at the same time. And ... More
 
 
 
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Charlie Berkeley Street
London > Nightlife > Bars
15 Berkeley Street, Mayfair, London W1J | 1 minute from The Arts Club
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Funky Buddha
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
15 Berkeley Street, Mayfair, London W1J | 1 minute from The Arts Club
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Dover Street Restaurant and Bar
London > Business > Venue Hire
8-10 Dover Street, Mayfair, Mayfair, London W1S | 1 minute from The Arts Club
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Stratton Street, Mayfair, London W1J | 1 minute from The Arts Club
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The Ritz Hotel
London > Business > Venue Hire
150 Piccadilly, St James's, London W1J | 1 minute from The Arts Club
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