AKA  

 
 
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18 West Central Street, Covent Garden, London WC1A 1JJ
 
 
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Smart, comfortable West End bar with a sophisticated dance music policy. Doubles up as an extra room for The End nightclub at the weekend, though separate entry is usually available.

 

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Underground Stations

Underground Stations

 
 
Holborn Tube Station
 
5 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
Charing Cross Railway Station
 
13 minutes walk
 
Euston Railway Station
 
17 minutes walk
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
Holborn NCP
 
1 minutes walk
 
Bloomsbury Square Car Park
 
3 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Thistle Holborn, The Kingsley
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £67  38% off
Bloomsbury Way, WC1A | 2 minutes from AKA
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
 
 
 
Radisson Blu Edwardian Bloomsbury Street Hotel
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £93  34% off
9-13 Bloomsbury Street, WC1B | 2 minutes from AKA
Near to the British Museum, this Edwardian hotel is something of a Bloomsbury landmark. Relaunched in January 2009 following a '25million makeover, each of the 174 ... More
 
 
 
Radisson Blu Edwardian Kenilworth Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £60  24% off
97 Great Russell Street, WC1B | 3 minutes from AKA
Conforming to the Radisson Blu Edwardian brand of mixing designer décor with designer locations, the Kenilworth has everything you'd expect from this established chain. 50 metres ... More
 
 
 
 
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Alternative Bars nearest AKA

Nearest to AKA
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The London Cocktail Club - Shaftesbury Avenue
London > Nightlife > Bars
224a Shaftesbury Avenue, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 1 minute from AKA
The London Cocktail Club is a members bar but - luckily for us - it's not a very exclusive one; it's free ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The American Bar at The Savoy
London > Nightlife > Bars
The Savoy, Strand, Covent Garden, London WC2R | 1 minute from AKA
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
 
 
 
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Beaufort Bar at The Savoy
London > Nightlife > Bars
The Savoy, Strand, Covent Garden, London WC2R | 1 minute from AKA
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
 
 
 
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Nightlife near AKA

AKA clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Princess Louise
London > Nightlife > Pubs
208 High Holborn, Covent Garden, London WC1V | 3 minutes from AKA
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 | 4 minutes from AKA
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
 
 
 
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Polpo at Ape and Bird
London > Nightlife > Pubs
142 Shaftesbury Avenue, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 5 minutes from AKA
When Russell Norman, famed for Polpo and as The Restaurant Man on BBC2, opened his first pub in November 2013 it seemed ... More
 
 
 
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Events near AKA

Near AKA
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Motown The Musical
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 11th February 2016 to 18th February 2017
Shaftesbury Theatre, 210 Shaftesbury Avenue, WC2H | 1 minute from AKA
Telling the story of Berry Gordy, who went from being a featherweight boxer to Motown music mogul, Motown The Musical transfers from Broadway to the West ...More
 
 
 
School of Rock
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 24th October 2016 to 12th February 2017
New London Theatre, Drury Lane, WC2B | 3 minutes from AKA
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
 
 
 
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Stomp
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 1st August 2010 to 8th January 2017 - Various Times
Ambassadors Theatre, West Street, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 6 minutes from AKA
Stomp stages an aural assault on your senses at the Ambassadors Theatre. There is no plot, no dialogue and nobody speaks a word. Instead a group ...More
 
 
 
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Entertainment near AKA

Near AKA
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Shaftesbury Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
210 Shaftesbury Avenue, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 1 minute from AKA
A large and appealingly shabby Edwardian theatre which has produced almost a century of successful popular theatre and musicals. The most notorious of these was probably ... More
 
 
 
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New London Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Drury Lane, Covent Garden, London WC2B | 3 minutes from AKA
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
 
 
 
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Top Secret Comedy Club @ The Africa Centre
London > Entertainment > Live Music
170 Drury Lane, Covent Garden, London WC2B | 3 minutes from AKA
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
 
 
 
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Sights and Attractions near AKA

The best museums, galleries, attractions near AKA
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Cartoon Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
35 Little Russell Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1A | 1 minute from AKA
Combining art with humour, this addition to London's museum-cum-gallery scene is refreshingly vibrant. From political cartoons of Thatcher, Brown, Bush and Blair to rare originals on ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
British Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
Great Russell Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1B | 3 minutes from AKA
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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Elms Lesters Painting Rooms
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
135 Flitcroft Street, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 4 minutes from AKA
Elms Lesters Painting Rooms are housed in an extraordinary space, purpose built as a painting studio in 1904. Since 1984 the gallery has been specialising in ... More
 
 
 
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Shopping near AKA

The best shops and markets near AKA
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
James Smith & Sons
London > Shopping > Specialists
53 New Oxford Street, Covent Garden, London WC1A | 1 minute from AKA
James Smith & Sons is an historic Victorian family business specialising in umbrellas, walking sticks and canes. Commonly known as "the Umbrella Shop", this immaculately presented ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Aveda
London > Shopping > Hair and Grooming
174-177 High Holborn, Covent Garden, London WC1V | 1 minute from AKA
Environmentally conscious hair and make-up brand with 'lifestyle' stores like this one in High Holborn - where there's even a herb garden on the roof terrace. ... More
 
 
 
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Arthur Beale
London > Shopping > Sporting Goods
194 Shaftesbury Avenue, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 2 minutes from AKA
Trading for over one hundred years, Arthur Beale is a long-standing specialist shop in London but it's also something of an anomaly: the last place you'd ... More
 
 
 
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Restaurants near AKA

What are the best dining options near AKA London?
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Naru Restaurant
London > Restaurants > Korean restaurants
230 Shaftesbury Avenue, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 1 minute from AKA
Korean Cuisine... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Savoir Faire
London > Restaurants > International restaurants
42 New Oxford Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1A | 1 minute from AKA
... More
 
 
 
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Konaki
London > Restaurants > Greek restaurants
5 Coptic Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1A | 1 minute from AKA
Greek cuisine ... More
 
 
 
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Education near AKA

Near AKA
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
English [Out There!]
London > Education > English Language Courses
10 Coptic Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1A | 1 minute from AKA
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
 
 
 
Cambridge School of English
London > Education > English Language Courses
3 Stukely Street, Covent Garden, London WC2B | 2 minutes from AKA
Less than 12 per group. Under £200... More
 
 
 
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The Method Studio
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
Conway Hall, 25 Red Lion Square, Holborn, London WC1R | 7 minutes from AKA
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
 
 
 
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Leisure near AKA

AKA gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Hospital Club
London > Leisure > Arts Centres
24 Endell Street, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 3 minutes from AKA
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Phoenix Garden
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
21 Stacey Street, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 4 minutes from AKA
In the shadow of both Centrepoint and St Giles-in-the-Fields Church, hidden from most tourists and residents alike, lies this beautiful West End garden. Originally a car ... More
 
 
 
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All Star Lanes, Bloomsbury
London > Leisure > Activities
Victoria House, Bloomsbury Place, Bloomsbury, London WC1B | 4 minutes from AKA
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
 
 
 
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Pubs near AKA

The best pubs near London AKA.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Princess Louise
London > Nightlife > Pubs
208 High Holborn, Covent Garden, London WC1V | 3 minutes from AKA
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 | 4 minutes from AKA
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
Polpo at Ape and Bird
London > Nightlife > Pubs
142 Shaftesbury Avenue, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 5 minutes from AKA
When Russell Norman, famed for Polpo and as The Restaurant Man on BBC2, opened his first pub in November 2013 it seemed ... More
 
 
 
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Meeting venue hire near AKA

Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near AKA.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Congress Centre
London > Business > Venue Hire
23-28 Great Russell Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1B | 3 minutes from AKA
Based at Congress House, the headquarters of the Trades Union Congress, the Congress Centre offers several meeting and conference rooms for hire within an architecturally-renowned Grade ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
British Museum
London > Business > Venue Hire
Great Russell Street, Bloomsbury, Bloomsbury, London WC1B | 3 minutes from AKA
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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68 Dean Street
London > Business > Venue Hire
68 Dean Street, Soho, London W1D | 8 minutes from AKA
This stylish private house in Soho is suitable for photo shoots, meetings, press events, filming and for a limited range of social events such as dinners ... More
 
 
 
 

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The Royal Opera: Werther
Concerts | Until 13th July 2016 

Royal Opera House 1 minute walk from Aka

Joyce DiDonato and Vittorio Grigolo lead the cast in Benoit Jacquot's production of Massenet's operatic tragedy, Werther . Based ...More

Matilda The Musical
Matilda The Musical
Theatre | Until 28th May 2017 

Cambridge Theatre 3 minutes walk from Aka

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

 
The Lion King
The Lion King
Theatre | Until 4th June 2017 

The Lyceum Theatre 3 minutes walk from Aka

The Lion King tells the story of Simba - the epic adventure of his battles, his friendships, his dreams and ...More

 
Faith Healer
Theatre | Until 20th August 2016 

The Donmar Warehouse 3 minutes walk from Aka

Following her productions of Fathers and Sons and Philadelphia, Here I Come!, Lyndsey Turner returns to the ...More

Quentin Crisp: Naked Hope
Theatre | On 26th June 2016 

Arts Theatre 4 minutes walk from Aka

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English National Opera: Tristan And Isolde
Concerts | Until 9th July 2016 

London Coliseum - English National Opera (ENO) 4 minutes walk from Aka

Edward Gardner conducts Wagner's opera with heldentenor Stuart Skelton as Tristan, and American dramatic soprano Heidi Melton as Isolde. Daniel ...More

DJ Lady Lloyd
Clubbing and Nightlife | Until 26th June 2016 

Ku Bar 6 minutes walk from Aka

Retro pop classics from the 1980s and 1990s. With support from DJ Vicki Vivacious....More

Magic Carpet Storytelling (Under 5s)
Kids Events | Until 26th June 2016 

National Gallery 6 minutes walk from Aka

Stories inspired by pictures in the National Gallery....More

Valerie Leon In Conversation With Robert Ross
Exhibitions | On 26th June 2016 

Leicester Square Theatre 6 minutes walk from Aka

This first public presentation of Forever Carrying On, is proudly hosted by Robert Ross as part of his popular conversational ...More

Musical Magic Carpet
Kids Events | Until 26th June 2016 

National Gallery 6 minutes walk from Aka

Storytelling sessions for 2-5 year olds....More

 
 
 
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