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.

 

LondonTown.com - AKA Location Map

 
 
 
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 £76  38% off
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    London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £88  37% off
    9-13 Bloomsbury Street, WC1B | 2 minutes from AKA
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    London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £55  23% off
    97 Great Russell Street, WC1B | 3 minutes from AKA
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    The London Cocktail Club - Shaftesbury Avenue
    London > Nightlife > Bars
    224a Shaftesbury Avenue, 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
     
     
     
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    The American Bar at The Savoy
    London > Nightlife > Bars
    The Savoy, Strand, 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, WC2R | 1 minute from AKA
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    The Princess Louise
    London > Nightlife > Pubs
    208 High Holborn, Covent Garden, London WC1V | 3 minutes from AKA
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    40 Great Queen Street, WC2B | 4 minutes from AKA
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    142 Shaftesbury Avenue, WC2H | 5 minutes from AKA
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    London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 28th March 2009 to 13th February 2016
    New London Theatre, Drury Lane, Covent Garden, London WC2B | 3 minutes from AKA
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    The Winter's Tale
    London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 17th October 2015 to 16th January 2016
    Garrick Theatre, 2 Charing Cross Road, WC2H | 9 minutes from AKA
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    London > Events > Concerts  Dates: 6th June to 2nd July 2015 - 7pm-9.45pm
    London Coliseum - English National Opera (ENO), St Martin's Lane, WC2N | 9 minutes from AKA
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    London > Entertainment > Theatres
    210 Shaftesbury Avenue, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 1 minute from AKA
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    London > Entertainment > Live Music
    170 Drury Lane, Covent Garden, London WC2B | 3 minutes from AKA
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    35 Little Russell Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1A | 1 minute from AKA
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    London > Attractions > Museums
    Great Russell Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1B | 3 minutes from AKA
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    Elms Lesters Painting Rooms
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    135 Flitcroft Street, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 4 minutes from AKA
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    London > Shopping > Specialists
    53 New Oxford Street, Covent Garden, London WC1A | 1 minute from AKA
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    London > Shopping > Hair and Grooming
    174-177 High Holborn, Covent Garden, London WC1V | 1 minute from AKA
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    London > Shopping > Sporting Goods
    194 Shaftesbury Avenue, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 2 minutes from AKA
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    London > Education > English Language Courses
    10 Coptic Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1A | 1 minute from AKA
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    London > Education > Universities and Colleges
    Conway Hall, 25 Red Lion Square, Holborn, London WC1R | 7 minutes from AKA
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    London > Education > Universities and Colleges
    1 Sheffield Street, WC2A | 7 minutes from AKA
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    London > Leisure > Arts Centres
    24 Endell Street, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 3 minutes from AKA
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    London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
    21 Stacey Street, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 4 minutes from AKA
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    London > Leisure > Activities
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    London > Nightlife > Pubs
    40 Great Queen Street, WC2B | 4 minutes from AKA
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    142 Shaftesbury Avenue, WC2H | 5 minutes from AKA
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    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
     
     
     
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    London > Business > Venue Hire
    Great Russell Street, Bloomsbury, Bloomsbury, London WC1B | 3 minutes from AKA
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    London > Business > Venue Hire
    13 Lincoln's Inn Fields, Holborn, London WC2A | 6 minutes from AKA
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    Theatre | Until 13th February 2016 

    New London Theatre 3 minutes walk from Aka

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    Exhibitions | Until 25th May 2015 

    British Museum 3 minutes walk from Aka

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    Exhibitions | Until 31st May 2015 

    British Museum 3 minutes walk from Aka

    A selection of objects, artworks and artefacts which are connected to the history of trade in the Indian Ocean....More

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    Exhibitions | Until 2nd August 2015 

    British Museum 3 minutes walk from Aka

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    Exhibitions | Until 22nd June 2015 

    British Museum 3 minutes walk from Aka

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    Exhibitions | Until 16th August 2015 

    British Museum 3 minutes walk from Aka

    This exhibition will focus on the printed propaganda that either reviled or glorified Napoleon Bonaparte, on both sides of the ...More

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    Exhibitions | Until 8th July 2015 

    British Museum 3 minutes walk from Aka

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    Exhibitions | Until 12th July 2015 

    British Museum 3 minutes walk from Aka

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