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A chain of sock and hosiery specialists. Also stocks a range of male and female accessories. As you can imagine they offer a bewildering variety of socks.

 

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St Martins Lane, A Morgans Original
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £189  33% off
45 St Martin's Lane, WC2N | 3 minutes from Sock Shop
One of the first design hotels, it certainly hasn't lost any of its cool appeal and continues to impress with great service and high standards. The ... More
 
 
 
Strand Palace Hotel London
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £78  26% off
372 Strand, WC2R | 3 minutes from Sock Shop
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
 
 
 
Radisson Blu Edwardian Mercer Street
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £118  33% off
Seven Dials, WC2H | 4 minutes from Sock Shop
In the middle of Covent Garden, the Radisson Blu Edwardian Mercer Street (formally the Mountbatten) is perfect for those wanting to be in the heart of ... More
 
 
 
 
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Jigsaw
London > Shopping > Ladies Fashion
21 Long Acre, Covent Garden, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 1 minute from Sock Shop
A British female fashion chain that started in Hampstead. Jigsaw sells affordable fashionable clothes for women and children which they design in-house. Since 2002 they have ... More
 
 
 
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& Other Stories
London > Shopping > Ladies Fashion
St Martin's Courtyard, 132-133 Long Acre, WC2E | 1 minute from Sock Shop
Scandinavian design emporium & Other Stories has six shops in London including this one in St. Martin's Courtyard in Covent ... More
 
 
 
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Poste Mistress
London > Shopping > Ladies Fashion
61-63 Monmouth Street, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 3 minutes from Sock Shop
Poste Mistress is the designer off-shoot of high street shoe shop Office. Its unique collection, only available here and at Harvey Nichols, features designers such as ... More
 
 
 
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The best shops and markets near Sock Shop
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Jones
London > Shopping > Menswear
13 Floral Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 1 minute from Sock Shop
Dedicated to designer menswear including formal tailoring from Westwood, Gaultier, Dries van Noten, Helmut Lang and Alexander McQueen, and more relaxed diffusion lines from Fake and ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Sanctuary
London > Shopping > Health and Beauty
12 Floral Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 1 minute from Sock Shop
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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Tintin Shop
London > Shopping > Gifts and Luxuries
34 Floral Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 1 minute from Sock Shop
Billions of blue blistering barnacles, they've only gone and opened up a Tintin Shop in Covent Garden, dedicated entirely to Herge's bequiffed reporter and his faithful ... More
 
 
 
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The Importance Of Being Earnest
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 20th July to 20th October 2018
Sock Shop, 404 Strand, WC2R | 2 minutes from Sock Shop
Concluding the Classic Spring Oscar Wilde Season, The Importance of Being Earnest is staged at the Vaudeville Theatre this summer. Olivier Award-winner Sophie Thompson takes ...More
 
 
 
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The Lieutenant Of Inishmore
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 23rd June to 8th September 2018
Sock Shop, St Martin's Lane, WC2N | 3 minutes from Sock Shop
Poldark star Aidan Turner makes his West End stage debut this June, starring as terrorist Mad Padraic in Martin McDonagh's The Lieutenant of Inishmore. Michael Grandage ...More
 
 
 
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Young Frankenstein
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 28th September 2017 to 29th September 2018
Sock Shop, 2 Charing Cross Road, WC2H | 4 minutes from Sock Shop
Ross Noble, Lesley Joseph and Hadley Fraser lead the cast of Young Frankenstein, Mel Brooks' uproarious musical based on his Oscar-nominated 1974 film about a New ...More
 
 
 
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Arts Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
6-7 Great Newport Street, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 3 minutes from Sock Shop
The Arts Theatre was built in 1927 as a members club, which allowed it to circumvent the censorship laws and perform unusual and avant garde fare. ... More
 
 
 
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London Coliseum - English National Opera (ENO)
London > Entertainment > Theatres
St Martin's Lane, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 3 minutes from Sock Shop
London Coliseum is a magnificent historic building and an excellent venue in which to enjoy the soaring sounds and high drama of some truly thrilling operas. ... More
 
 
 
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Wyndham's Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Charing Cross Road, Soho, London WC2H | 3 minutes from Sock Shop
Wyndham's Theatre opened in Charing Cross Road on 16th November 1899 and was owned by Charles Wyndham. One of its biggest hits was Sandy Wilson's The ... More
 
 
 
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The best museums, galleries, attractions near Sock Shop
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St Paul's Covent Garden
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Bedford Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 1 minute from Sock Shop
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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Covent Garden East Piazza
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Covent Garden Piazza, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 1 minute from Sock Shop
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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London Transport Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
Covent Garden Piazza, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 3 minutes from Sock Shop
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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Palm Court Brasserie
London > Restaurants > Brasseries
39 King Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E | Same location as Sock Shop
Having often walked past Palm Court Brasserie, it hadn’t escaped my notice that this Covent Garden eatery is forever chock-a-block with diners. This is supposedly a ... More
 
 
 
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The Ivy Market Grill
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
1a Henrietta Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 1 minute from Sock Shop
Found in the heart of Covent Garden, just off the piazza, The Ivy Market Grill offers a sophisticated yet more relaxed version ... More
 
 
 
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Clos Maggiore
London > Restaurants > French restaurants
33 King Street, Covent Garden, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 1 minute from Sock Shop
This independent culinary gem in the vicinity of Covent Garden’s chain-filled streets provides an endearing glimpse of rural southern France. A cosy, indoor courtyard is festooned ... More
 
 
 
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Education near Sock Shop

Near Sock Shop
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The London Film School
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
24 Shelton Street, Covent Garden, WC2H | 2 minutes from Sock Shop
The London Film School is the oldest-established international school of film technique in the world. The school has contributed significantly to ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Courtauld Institute of Art
London > Education > Arts and Drama
Somerset House, Covent Garden, London WC2R | 6 minutes from Sock Shop
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Saw Swee Hock Student Centre
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
1 Sheffield Street, Holborn, London WC2A | 7 minutes from Sock Shop
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 Sanctuary
London > Leisure > Fitness
12 Floral Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 1 minute from Sock Shop
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Thai Square Spa
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
25 Shelton Street, 40 Earlham Street, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 3 minutes from Sock Shop
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 Hospital Club
London > Leisure > Arts Centres
24 Endell Street, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 4 minutes from Sock Shop
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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The best pubs near London Sock Shop.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Lamb & Flag
London > Nightlife > Pubs
33 Rose Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 1 minute from Sock Shop
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Marquess of Anglesey
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
39 Bow Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 3 minutes from Sock Shop
Gastropub ... More
 
 
 
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The Salisbury
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
90 St Martins Lane, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 3 minutes from Sock Shop
Gastropub ... More
 
 
 
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Sock Shop clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
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Adventure Bar, Covent Garden
London > Nightlife > Bars
20 Bedford Street, WC2E | 2 minutes from Sock Shop
A former wine cellar, the Adventure Bar in Covent Garden is a subterranean den of delight, with cocktails, food, tunes and parties. ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
B.Y.O.C
London > Nightlife > Bars
28 Bedfordbury Street, Covent Garden, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 2 minutes from Sock Shop
A speakeasy bar with a twist, B.Y.O.C is a cocktail bar that doesn't stock any alcohol. But, before snubbing it in disgust, you can relax in ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Detroit Bar
London > Nightlife > Bars
35 Earlham Street, Covent Garden, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 3 minutes from Sock Shop
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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Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near Sock Shop.
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St Martins Lane Hotel
London > Business > Venue Hire
45 St. Martin's Lane, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 3 minutes from Sock Shop
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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Royal Society Of Arts
London > Business > Venue Hire
8 John Adam Street, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 4 minutes from Sock Shop
... More
 
 
 
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Odeon, Leicester Square
London > Business > Venue Hire
24-26 Leicester Square, Soho, London WC2H | 5 minutes from Sock Shop
One of London's biggest cinemas, the Odeon Leicester Square regularly plays host to premieres and awards ceremonies as well as screening the week's big releases. Aside ... More
 
 
 
 

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The Tempest
Theatre | Until 28th July 2018 

St Paul's Covent Garden 1 minute walk from Sock Shop

Daniel Winder directs iris Theatre's outdoor staging of Shakespeare's drama of magic and illusion, which begins with a storm that ...More

Royal Opera: La Boheme
Royal Opera: La Boheme
Concerts | Until 20th July 2018 

Royal Opera House 2 minutes walk from Sock Shop

Nicola Luisotti and Paul Wynne Griffiths conduct Richard Jones's production of Puccini's passionate opera about a Parisian courtesan. This is ...More

 
Kinky Boots
Kinky Boots
Theatre | Until 29th September 2018 

Adelphi Theatre 2 minutes walk from Sock Shop

Inspired by a true story and based on the 2005 British film of the same name, Kinky Boots is really ...More

 
An Ideal Husband
Theatre | Until 14th July 2018 

Vaudeville Theatre 2 minutes walk from Sock Shop

The Oscar Wilde Season at the Vaudeville continues with the enduring popular comedy of class and political chicanery about an ...More

Year of Engineering: London Transport Museum
Exhibitions | Until 24th September 2018 

London Transport Museum 3 minutes walk from Sock Shop

In 2018 the London Transport Museum hosts a Year of Engineering exploring engineering feats like Crossrail and the Brunel tunnel. ...More

Poster Girls
Exhibitions | Until 2nd January 2019 

London Transport Museum 3 minutes walk from Sock Shop

Female focussed exhibition Poster Girls at the London Transport Museum puts the spotlight on 20th and 21st century women graphic ...More

Matilda The Musical
Matilda The Musical
Theatre | Until 10th February 2019 

Cambridge Theatre 3 minutes walk from Sock Shop

The Royal Shakespeare Company's multiple award-winning musical adaptation of Roald Dahl's celebrated children's book Matilda is a big hit at ...More

 
Ruthless! The Musical
Theatre | Until 23rd June 2018 

Arts Theatre 3 minutes walk from Sock Shop

The all-female camp cult classic makes its way to London following its critical acclaim off-Broadway. Ruthless tells the satirical story ...More

Lorna Shaw: Work-In-Progress.
Comedy | On 22nd June 2018 

Arts Theatre 3 minutes walk from Sock Shop

A trial of a new routine in front of a live audience by the stand-up....More

The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie
The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie
Theatre | Until 28th July 2018 

The Donmar Warehouse 3 minutes walk from Sock Shop

This June, the Donmar Warehouse presents a stage version of Muriel Spark's novel, The Prime Of Miss Jean Brodie, to ...More

 

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