The Corner Store  

 
 
ADDRESS
33 Wellington Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E 7BN
 
 
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OPENING TIMES
Mon-Sat: 12pm-11pm | Sun: 12pm-10.30pm | Live Comedy: Wed-Sun, 9pm
 
PRICES
Live comedy: £12.50
 

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The Corner StoreThis warm-welcoming pub in the West End is home to London's award-winning five-nights-a-week boutique comedy club The Funny Side of Covent Garden. Renowned for its good burgers and roasts, The Corner Store is a friendly place to drink (it has nice, comfy sofas and quirky cinema-style folding chairs) and has a large function room available for hire. Given its location, the pub is popular with tourists and students. Recent gripes have been made about staff being slightly stuffy.

The Funny Side of Covent Garden runs shows five nights a week (Wed-Sun) at The Corner Store and has a second venue in the City for Thursday night shows. The club claims to offer an upmarket yet friendly alternative to the usual London comedy experience, with the British Theatre Guide describing the West End venue as "a firmly established favourite on the London comedy circuit ? an evening of original, laugh-out-loud comedy". With space for just 60-odd people, the Funny Side is normally always sold out and so it's best to book in advance. Having opened its doors in 2006, the Covent Garden venue won the best small comedy venue category in the Chortle Awards 2007. The club also runs twice monthly comedy courses in association with Sprout Ideas. See www.thefunnyside.info for details and full listings.

 

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Covent Garden Tube Station
 
3 minutes walk
 
Leicester Square Tube Station
 
6 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
Charing Cross Railway Station
 
7 minutes walk
 
City Thameslink Station
 
15 minutes walk
 
 
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Drury Lane NCP
 
4 minutes walk
 
Upper St Martins Lane NCP
 
5 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Aldwych, WC2B | 2 minutes from The Corner Store
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20 Bedford Street, WC2E | 4 minutes from The Corner Store
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The Corner Store, St Martin's Lane, WC2N | 5 minutes from The Corner Store
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The Corner Store, 2 Charing Cross Road, WC2H | 6 minutes from The Corner Store
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Russell Street, Covent Garden, London WC2B | 1 minute from The Corner Store
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Aldwych, Covent Garden, London WC2B | 2 minutes from The Corner Store
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45 Wellington Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E | Same location as The Corner Store
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Covent Garden Piazza, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 1 minute from The Corner Store
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38 Tavistock Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 1 minute from The Corner Store
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42 Tavistock Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 1 minute from The Corner Store
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Byron
London > Restaurants > American restaurants
33-35 Wellington Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E | Same location as The Corner Store
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London > Restaurants > Brasseries
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30 Wellington Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 1 minute from The Corner Store
American Cuisine. Booking advised. Occasional live entertainment. ... More
 
 
 
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Somerset House, Covent Garden, London WC2R | 4 minutes from The Corner Store
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The Sanctuary
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12 Floral Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 3 minutes from The Corner Store
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25 Shelton Street, 40 Earlham Street, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 4 minutes from The Corner Store
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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Silver Fleet - Woods River Cruises
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Somerset House South Wing Strand, Covent Garden, London WC2R | 4 minutes from The Corner Store
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Somerset House
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Royal Society Of Arts
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Poster Girls
Exhibitions | Until 2nd January 2019 

London Transport Museum WC2E 7BB WC2E 7BN - 0 minute walk from The Corner Store

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

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Theatre Royal Drury Lane 1 minute walk from The Corner Store

Broadway comes to the West End in 2017 with classic musical 42nd Street. Replacing Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, the ...More

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Theatre | Until 25th February 2018 

Duchess Theatre 1 minute walk from The Corner Store

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Theatre | Until 25th March 2018 

The Lyceum Theatre 1 minute walk from The Corner Store

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

 
Mamma Mia!
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Theatre | Until 20th October 2018 

Novello Theatre 2 minutes walk from The Corner Store

Through the story-telling magic of the songs of ABBA, we meet Donna, a feisty forty-something single mum, who recalls the ...More

 
99 Club Covent Garden: Early Show
Comedy | On 20th January 2018 

Strand Palace Hotel 2 minutes walk from The Corner Store

Sharp wit and insightful storytelling from Ivo Graham. Plus Keith Farnan and a guest act....More

99 Club Covent Garden: Late Show
Comedy | On 20th January 2018 

Strand Palace Hotel 2 minutes walk from The Corner Store

Sharp wit and insightful storytelling from Ivo Graham. Plus Darren Harriott and a guest act....More

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Comedy | On 20th January 2018 

Strand Palace Hotel 2 minutes walk from The Corner Store

Sharp wit and insightful storytelling from Ivo Graham. Plus Keith Farnan and Darren Harriott....More

La Petite Soiree
Theatre | Until 3rd February 2018 

Aldwych Theatre 2 minutes walk from The Corner Store

A family-friendly version of the Olivier Award-winning cabaret spectacular. This afternoon show includes many of the same performers as La ...More

La Soiree
La Soiree
Theatre | Until 3rd February 2018 

Aldwych Theatre 2 minutes walk from The Corner Store

The Olivier Award-winning La Soiree cabaret switches its spiegeltent for the West End this winter, taking up residency at the ...More

 

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