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Africa House, Holborn, 64-78 Kingsway, London WC2B 6AD
 
 
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Underground Stations

Underground Stations

 
Holborn Tube Station
 
0 minutes walk
 
Chancery Lane Tube Station
 
6 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
Farringdon Rail
 
13 minutes walk
 
Charing Cross Railway Station
 
13 minutes walk
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
Bloomsbury Square Car Park
 
3 minutes walk
 
Drury Lane NCP
 
3 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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London Calendar 2019

With an exciting calendar of entertainment, 2019 is another special year in London. Find out what's happening throughout the capital with our thorough guide to the best 2019 London events.

 
THE BEST

Hotels near Abbey

Near Abbey
Club Quarters Lincoln's Inn Fields
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £88  35% off
61 Lincoln's Inn Fields, WC2A | 1 minute from Abbey
Lincoln's Inn Fields is the 4th Club Quarters hotel in London. The hotel is an ideal accommodation choice for business and leisure travellers with close links ... More
 
 
 
Rosewood London
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £350  27% off
252 High Holborn, WC1V | 2 minutes from Abbey
Located in High Holborn, Rosewood London is the most luxurious hotel in the area and is nearby to the capital's main business district and a number ... More
 
 
 
Thistle Holborn, The Kingsley
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £73  38% off
Bloomsbury Way, WC1A | 4 minutes from Abbey
Set in the heart of the West End, Thistle Holborn - The Kingsley is well positioned with the British Museum very close by and the entertainments ... More
 
 
 
 
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Alternative Banks nearest Abbey

Nearest to Abbey
Cheltenham & Gloucester
London > Useful Numbers > Banks
120 High Holborn, Holborn, London WC1V | 1 minute from Abbey
... More
 
 
 
National Westminster Bank
London > Useful Numbers > Banks
Connaught House, 65 Aldwych, Holborn, London WC2B | 6 minutes from Abbey
... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Barclays Bank
London > Useful Numbers > Banks
Piccadilly Circus, St James's, London W1J | 17 minutes from Abbey
This state-of-the-art flagship branch of Barclays at Piccadilly Circus, opened on 18th December 2008, has more in common with an Apple Store than a boring old ... More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Events near Abbey

Near Abbey
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
School of Rock
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 24th October 2016 to 5th January 2020
Abbey, Drury Lane, WC2B | 4 minutes from Abbey
Students at a prestigious prep school "stick it to the man" with encouragement from their substitute teacher - wannabe rock star Dewey Finn - in the ...More
 
 
 
Ends Today
Dance With The Royal Ballet
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: Friday 22nd November 2019 - 2.15pm
Abbey, Bow Street, WC2E | 6 minutes from Abbey
Literary & Education, Dance Workshop....More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Matilda The Musical
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 18th October - 24th May 2020
Abbey, Earlham Street, Seven Dials, Soho, London WC2H | 8 minutes from Abbey
The Royal Shakespeare Company's multiple award-winning musical adaptation of Roald Dahl's celebrated children's book Matilda is a big hit at the Cambridge Theatre in London's West ...More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Entertainment near Abbey

Near Abbey
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Peacock Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Portugal Street, Holborn, London WC2A | 3 minutes from Abbey
This theatre is a major force on the national and international dance scene, with an innovative programme from Sadler's Wells that is keeping London's finger ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
New London Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Drury Lane, Covent Garden, London WC2B | 4 minutes from Abbey
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Top Secret Comedy Club @ The Africa Centre
London > Entertainment > Live Music
170 Drury Lane, Covent Garden, London WC2B | 4 minutes from Abbey
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
 
 
 
THE BEST

Sights and Attractions near Abbey

The best museums, galleries, attractions near Abbey
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Sir John Soane's Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
13 Lincoln's Inn Fields, Holborn, London WC2A | 1 minute from Abbey
An appealingly higgledy-piggledy treasure trove of artefacts, the extraordinary Sir John Soane's Museum elegantly located on Lincoln's Inn Fields is well worth an exploratory rummage. Lurking ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The College
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
12-42 Southampton Row, Holborn, London WC1B | 2 minutes from Abbey
Formerly home to Central Saint Martins and the Cochrane Theatre before the famous fashion college moved to a new home in King's Cross in 2011, The ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Museum Of Freemasonry
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Freemasons Hall, 60 Great Queen Street, Covent Garden, London WC2B | 3 minutes from Abbey
Aimed at freemasons and non-freemasons alike, the Museum of Freemasonry provides the chances to learn all about freemasonry and its cultural richness. The museum is ... More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Shopping near Abbey

The best shops and markets near Abbey
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Charles Worthington
London > Shopping > Hair and Grooming
28 Great Queen Street, Covent Garden, London WC2B | 3 minutes from Abbey
Service is a watchword at this salon, where clients are guaranteed a first-class hairdressing experience. Celebrity coiffeur Worthington personally trains all his staff and standards are ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Bloomsbury Flowers
London > Shopping > Florists
29 Great Queen Street, Covent Garden, London WC2B | 3 minutes from Abbey
Bloomsbury Flowers don't do off-the-peg, so if you want to be in and out in two minutes think again. However, if you want to impress with ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Old Curiosity Shop
London > Shopping > Shoes
13 Portsmouth Street, Holborn, London WC2A | 3 minutes from Abbey
16th century shop and literary landmark. With its precarious overhanging upper storey, uneven floorboards, sloping roof and wooden beams, this 16th century building warrants its title as ... More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Restaurants near Abbey

What are the best dining options near Abbey London?
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Fleet River Bakery
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
71 Lincoln's Inn Fields, Holborn, London WC2A | 1 minute from Abbey
The food offering is chalked up on the blackboard at the Fleet River Bakery cafe in Lincoln's Inn Fields where a full wine list is served ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Ship Tavern
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
12 Gate Street, Holborn, London WC2A | 1 minute from Abbey
British Cuisine... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Espresso Room, Holborn
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
71 Lincoln's Inn Fields, WC2A | 1 minute from Abbey
Renowned as one of London's best, and first, speciality coffee shops The Espresso Room serves some of the finest coffee in town. ... More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Education near Abbey

Near Abbey
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Method Studio
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
Conway Hall, 25 Red Lion Square, Holborn, London WC1R | 4 minutes from Abbey
Learn to act by becoming the person you are portraying. Think yourself into the role... eat what they would eat, weigh what they would weigh, behave ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Saw Swee Hock Student Centre
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
1 Sheffield Street, Holborn, London WC2A | 4 minutes from Abbey
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
English [Out There!]
London > Education > English Language Courses
10 Coptic Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1A | 6 minutes from Abbey
English [Out There!] takes a very hands-on approach to learning English. The course places an emphasis on using what you have learned. Students are taken out ... More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Leisure near Abbey

Abbey gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Sense Spa at Rosewood London
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
252 High Holborn, Holborn, London WC1V | 1 minute from Abbey
Launched in November 2013, the Sense Spa at Rosewood London is a sanctuary within central London. With Rosewood being an award-winning signature spa brand, visitors can ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Lincoln's Inn Fields
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Holborn, Holborn, London WC2A | 3 minutes from Abbey
The largest public square in London, Lincoln's Inn Fields has a rich and varied history. In 1683 it was the site of the public beheading of ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
All Star Lanes, Holborn
London > Leisure > Activities
Victoria House, Bloomsbury Place, Bloomsbury, London WC1B | 4 minutes from Abbey
This fun bowling alley and restaurant is a great place for a gang of you to spend a memorable night out trying to out-do each other. ... More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Pubs near Abbey

The best pubs near London Abbey.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Princess Louise
London > Nightlife > Pubs
208 High Holborn, Covent Garden, London WC1V | 2 minutes from Abbey
The flagship London pub of Yorkshire's oldest brewery, Samuel Smith, the Princess Louise has been carefully restored to her original Victorian layout complete with snugs, removed ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Philomena's Irish Bar
London > Nightlife > Pubs
40 Great Queen Street, Covent Garden, London WC2B | 3 minutes from Abbey
Philomena's is an Irish themed bar and sports cafe on Great Queen Street, just two minutes walk from Covent Garden tube station. A great place to ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Marquess of Anglesey
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
39 Bow Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 6 minutes from Abbey
Gastropub ... More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Nightlife near Abbey

Abbey clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Scarfes Bar
London > Nightlife > Bars
252 High Holborn, Holborn, Holborn, London WC1V | 2 minutes from Abbey
Named after the cartoonist Gerald Scarfe (whose characterful illustrations adorn the bar's walls), Scarfes Bar is a shining beacon in the otherwise lacking High Holborn area. ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The American Bar at The Savoy
London > Nightlife > Bars
The Savoy, Strand, Covent Garden, London WC2R | 4 minutes from Abbey
During The Savoy's �220million refit the American Bar was barely touched, ensuring it stayed true to its traditional, sleek design that is synonymous with the iconic ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Beaufort Bar at The Savoy
London > Nightlife > Bars
The Savoy, Strand, Covent Garden, London WC2R | 4 minutes from Abbey
The second of two bars in The Savoy, the Beaufort Bar is a glamorous affair. The bar continues the hotel's Art Deco theme with plush black ... More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Meeting venue hire near Abbey

Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near Abbey.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Sir John Soane's Museum
London > Business > Venue Hire
13 Lincoln's Inn Fields, Holborn, London WC2A | 1 minute from Abbey
An appealingly higgledy-piggledy treasure trove of artefacts, the extraordinary Sir John Soane's Museum elegantly located on Lincoln's Inn Fields is well worth an exploratory rummage. Lurking ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Honourable Society of Lincoln's Inn
London > Business > Venue Hire
Treasury Office, Holborn, London WC2A | 4 minutes from Abbey
... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
British Museum
London > Business > Venue Hire
Great Russell Street, Bloomsbury, Bloomsbury, London WC1B | 6 minutes from Abbey
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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Near Abbey

 
 
 
Hogarth: Place And Progress
Exhibitions | Until 5th January 2020 

Sir John Soane's Museum 1 minute walk from Abbey

All of the 18th-century artist's paintings and engravings are united for the first time, in this in-depth examination of his ...More

The Elyx Chalet at Rosewood London
The Elyx Chalet at Rosewood London
Seasonal | Until 29th February 2020 

Rosewood London 1 minute walk from Abbey

The Rosewood hotel's stunning courtyard is transformed into a Swedish winter wonderland with a wooden lodge where fairy lights and ...More

 
The Snowman
The Snowman
Theatre | Until 5th January 2020 

Peacock Theatre 3 minutes walk from Abbey

Bill Alexander directs Birmingham Repertory Theatre's musical adaptation of Raymond Briggs' children's story about the airborne adventures of a boy ...More

 
School of Rock
School of Rock
Theatre | Until 5th January 2020 

New London Theatre 4 minutes walk from Abbey

Students at a prestigious prep school "stick it to the man" with encouragement from their substitute teacher - wannabe rock ...More

 
Halloween at The Savoy's Beaufort Bar
Halloween at The Savoy's Beaufort Bar
Seasonal | Until 1st December 2019 

Beaufort Bar at The Savoy 4 minutes walk from Abbey

If you want to add some class to your Halloween celebrations, gets your fangs into one of the most glamorous ...More

 
Life Through Extraordinary Mirrors
Exhibitions | Until 23rd November 2019 

October Gallery 5 minutes walk from Abbey

A group exhibition of paintings, sculpture and photography by Romuald Hazoume, Cyrus Kabiru, Eddy Kamuanga Ilunga, Zak Ove, Alexis Peskine, ...More

Tina - The Tina Turner Musical
Tina - The Tina Turner Musical
Theatre | Until 27th June 2020 

Aldwych Theatre 5 minutes walk from Abbey

Phyllida Lloyd, director of Mamma Mia!, helms a life-affirming musical based on the life of legendary artist Tina Turner, written ...More

 
& Juliet
Theatre | Until 30th May 2020 

Shaftesbury Theatre 6 minutes walk from Abbey

Luke Sheppard directs a jukebox musical which reimagines Shakespeare's Juliet as a feisty survivor of love's vicissitudes. The book is ...More

Royal Opera: Death In Venice
Royal Opera: Death In Venice
Concerts | Until 6th December 2019 

Royal Opera House 6 minutes walk from Abbey

David McVicar directs a brand new Royal Opera House production based on Britten's opera about an older writer who becomes ...More

 
Royal Opera: The Magic Flute
Royal Opera: The Magic Flute
Concerts | Until 27th November 2019 

Royal Opera House 6 minutes walk from Abbey

David McVicar's classic production of Mozart's The Magic Flute gives the traditionalist's take on the magical fable and has proved ...More

 

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Taking in the charming streets of Marylebone from Baker Street Station to Wigmore Street, Baker Street Quarter covers an attractive swathe of central London that's rich in history....More

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Given the queues can get pretty long at the original Bancone pasta bar in Covent ...More

 
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A destination bar with a modern edge, No 35 Mackenzie Walk brings all the signature ...More

 
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In a historic building next to Borough Market, husband and wife team Jon and Nicole Warren have set up the second branch of Mimo, their cookery school born in Spain's Basque Country....More

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Batera - Pinxtos by Mimo
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Dining 

Close to cookery school Mimo, the husband and wife team behind the award-winning school and ...More

 
FishWorks Covent Garden
FishWorks Covent Garden
Dining 

Combining an in-house fish counter with a seafood restaurant and private dining room, FishWorks puts ...More

 
Manteca
Manteca
Dining 

Inspired by his travels through Rome and Napoli, chef Chris Leach presents a restaurant centred ...More

 
EllaMia
EllaMia
Dining 

Serving artisan coffee and colourful croissants in a pastel pink room, luxury coffee shop EllaMia ...More

 
Do You Like Chocolate? Afternoon Tea at Kimpton Fitzroy London
Do You Like Chocolate? Afternoon Tea at Kimpton Fitzroy London
Dining 

What better way to celebrate the season of ...More

 
Royal Opera: Otello
Royal Opera: Otello
Concerts | From 9th December 

Royal Opera House

Keith Warner's 2017 production of Verdi's Otello - "the hottest ticket" of the year (The ...More

 
Cinderella at New Wimbledon Theatre
Cinderella at New Wimbledon Theatre
Theatre | From 7th December 

New Wimbledon Theatre

Samantha Womack plays The Wicked Stepmother opposite Lesley ...More

 
TuckShop: Cinderella
TuckShop: Cinderella
Theatre | From 15th December 

Trafalgar Studios

Baga Chipz from RuPaul's Drag Race UK stars as The Wicked Stepmother opposite Britain's Got ...More

 
Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs
Theatre | From 7th December 

Richmond Theatre

Comedian, writer, presenter and actress Jo Brand stars as The Wicked Queen when Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs comes to Richmond Theatre this winter. The much loved ...More

House of Illustration Winter Fair
House of Illustration Winter Fair
Shopping | On 14th December 

House of Illustration

From illustrated calendars to clothing, stationery to ceramics, ...More

 
The Lost Thing
The Lost Thing
Theatre | From 7th December 

Linbury Theatre

The Royal Opera and Candoco Dance Company combine in this first big family show in ...More

 
Oi Frog & Friends!
Oi Frog & Friends!
Theatre | From 29th November 

Lyric Shaftesbury Avenue

Fun family entertainment for the over threes, Oi Frog & Friends! is an action-packed play ...More

 
Black Beauty: Red Bridge Arts & Traverse Theatre Company (Over 5s)
Black Beauty: Red Bridge Arts & Traverse Theatre Company (Over 5s)
Theatre | From 14th December 

Southbank Centre: Purcell Room

Storytelling, music and puppetry combine in a re-telling ...More

 
Crisis Icebreaker Challenge
Crisis Icebreaker Challenge
Sporting Events | On 14th December 

Brockwell Lido

Don't dip your toe in the water, just ...More

 
City Island Ice Rink
City Island Ice Rink
Sporting Events | From 12th December 

London City Island

An open-air, 45-person ice skating rink takes up residence at London City Island for first ...More

 
Hopewell Square
Hopewell Square
Attractions 

Public square within City Island in east London, home to English National Ballet and English ...More

 
Top 10 Cocktail Bars in London
Top 10 Cocktail Bars in London
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The list of the World's 50 Best ...More

 
Worlds Best 50 Bars in London
Article 

The list of the World's 50 Best Bars was revealed in October 2019 and we learned that London has 10 of them. That's more than any other ...More

Top 10 Bars for London Cocktail Week
Top 10 Bars for London Cocktail Week
Article 

Ten days of cocktails, over 35 pop-up cocktail ...More

 
Autumn 2019 in London
Feature 

Summer may be over but that isn't an excuse for hibernating - and why would ...More

 
 
 
 
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