The Arts Club

 
 
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40 Dover Street, Mayfair, London W1S 4NP 
 
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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.

 

LondonTown.com - The Arts Club Location Map

 
 
 
Underground Stations

Underground Stations

 
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
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

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

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London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £134  26% off
Stratton Street, W1J | 1 minute from The Arts Club
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150 Piccadilly, W1J | 2 minutes from The Arts Club
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33 Albemarle Street, W1S | 2 minutes from The Arts Club
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218-223 Piccadilly, Piccadilly Circus, Soho, London W1V | 7 minutes from The Arts Club
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London > Entertainment > Comedy Clubs
1a Oxendon Street, Soho, London SW1Y | 9 minutes from The Arts Club
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London > Entertainment > Theatres
8 Argyll Street, Soho, London W1F | 9 minutes from The Arts Club
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Mallett Ely House
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
37 Dover Street, 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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London > Attractions > Art Galleries
24 Grafton Street, W1S | 2 minutes from The Arts Club
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London > Shopping > Department Stores
17-18 Dover Street, Mayfair, London W1S | 1 minute from The Arts Club
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London > Shopping > Jewellery
27 Burlington Arcade, Mayfair, London W1J | 1 minute from The Arts Club
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London > Shopping > Shoes
35 Dover Street, 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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London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
40 Albermarle Street, Mayfair, London W1S | 1 minute from The Arts Club
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London > Education > Cookery Courses
15B Little Portland Street, W1W | 12 minutes from The Arts Club
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London > Education > Adult Education
19 Wigmore Street, W1U | 12 minutes from The Arts Club
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118 Marylebone Lane, Marylebone, London W1U | 15 minutes from The Arts Club
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London > Nightlife > Pubs
16 Shepherd Market, Mayfair, London W1J | 4 minutes from The Arts Club
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London > Nightlife > Pubs
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
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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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London > Nightlife > Bars
Brown's Hotel, 33 Albermarle Street, Mayfair, London W1S | 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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Portrait paintings by the 16th-century Italian artist Giovanni Battista Moroni, known as a contemporary of Titian, go on display at ...More

 
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Illustration Cupboard 3 minutes walk from The Arts Club

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Royal Academy Of Arts at 6 Burlington Gardens 3 minutes walk from The Arts Club

Allen Jones' reputation was established while he was still a student at the Royal College of Art in ...More

 
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Royal Academy Of Arts at 6 Burlington Gardens 3 minutes walk from The Arts Club

Exhibition presenting a diverse range of drawings, prints and key paintings from the past thirty five years showing the extraordinary ...More

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An exhibition of works for sale and loan by one of the leading French sculptors of the late 19th century, ...More

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