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Downstairs at Albannach, Westminster, 66 Trafalgar Square, London WC2N 5DS
 
 
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OPENING TIMES
Wednesday: 5pm-1am, Thursday-Saturday: 5pm-3am
 
PRICES
Free before 10pm, £10 thereafter, £7 for guest list
 

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DoonPop "Doonstairs" from Trafalgar Square's Scottish bar and restaurant Albannach and you enter the world of Doon, a cocktail lounge named after the river extolled by the poetry of Robert Burns. The black and crimson interior means the first impression is one of doom, but the superb service and the expansive, ingenious drinks list soon puts an end to any gloom. Cleverly titled cocktails provide an entertaining and exciting start to the evening, at around £10 a pop the cocktails are admittedly far from two-a-penny, but they are exceedingly good. Cheaper beers, wines and straight spirits are readily available, and for whiskey connoisseurs the selection - from Albannach's impressive reserves - is second to none. Just inside the entrance an open bar and dance-floor area gives onto low-ceilinged corridors with private booths which are stylish but cramped. Resident DJs add to the ambience by playing a mix of funk, groove and Latin Jazz. All in all, Doon is a razzed-up piece of the Highlands, perfectly placed in the heart of the West End.

 

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Charing Cross Tube Station
 
3 minutes walk
 
Embankment Underground Station
 
5 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
Charing Cross Railway Station
 
4 minutes walk
 
Victoria Railway Station
 
21 minutes walk
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
Q-Park Trafalgar
 
1 minutes walk
 
Leicester Square Masterpark
 
4 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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The Trafalgar Hotel London
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £122  24% off
2 Spring Gardens, SW1A | 1 minute from Doon
Almost in the shadow of Nelson's Column, and with the Palaces of Whitehall looming behind it, this hotel is at the heart of the Capital. ... More
 
 
 
Club Quarters Trafalgar Square
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8 Northumberland Avenue, WC2N | 1 minute from Doon
A fantastic nineteenth century exterior hides a thoroughly modern hotel, with clean, minimalist design in the rooms. The biggest draw is the location, in the very ... More
 
 
 
The Grand at Trafalgar Square
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8 Northumberland Avenue, WC2N | 1 minute from Doon
A visually stunning building, The Grand at Trafalgar Square is a quintessential London hotel, located within the restored landmark Northumberland House - formerly the Victoria Hotel. ... More
 
 
 
 
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Vista Bar
London > Nightlife > Bars
The Trafalgar, Trafalgar Square, Westminster, London SW1A | 1 minute from Doon
This bar is all about location, location, location. Just a few steps from Nelson's Column, Vista is a rooftop bar upon the boutique Trafalgar Hotel. The ... More
 
 
 
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Walkers Of Whitehall
London > Nightlife > Bars
15 Craig's Court, St James's, London SW1A | 1 minute from Doon
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Rockwell
London > Nightlife > Bars
The Trafalgar, 2 Spring Gardens, Westminster, London SW1A | 1 minute from Doon
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The Sherlock Holmes
London > Nightlife > Pubs
10 Northumberland Street, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 3 minutes from Doon
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The Harp
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47 Chandos Place, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 4 minutes from Doon
The Harp, a welcoming bar in Covent Garden, is a traditional pub where the emphasis is firmly on real ale - earning it CAMRA's National Pub ... More
 
 
 
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The Reform Club
London > Nightlife > Pubs
104 Pall Mall, St James's, London SW1Y | 4 minutes from Doon
Located in the heart of London's traditional Clubland in Pall Mall, The Reform Club was founded in 1836 and was membership was initially restricted to those who ... More
 
 
 
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London > Events > Concerts  Dates: 27th February to 14th March 2017
Doon, St Martin's Lane, WC2N | 4 minutes from Doon
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Doon, 2 Charing Cross Road, WC2H | 4 minutes from Doon
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Doon, 29 Shaftesbury Avenue, W1D | 7 minutes from Doon
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Haymarket, SW1Y | 3 minutes from Doon
The Haymarket Theatre was built by John Potter on the site of the King's Head Inn and the Gun Smith shop in 1702. It has had ... More
 
 
 
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London Coliseum - English National Opera (ENO)
London > Entertainment > Theatres
St Martin's Lane, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 4 minutes from Doon
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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Playhouse Theatre
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Northumberland Avenue, Westminster, London WC2N | 4 minutes from Doon
A short step away from the main strip of West End theatres, the Playhouse's stylish curved facade is rather lost among the towering architecture of Charing ... More
 
 
 
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Admiralty Arch
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
The Mall, Westminster, London SW1A | 1 minute from Doon
Admiralty Arch, a grade I listed building just off Trafalgar Square, was commissioned by Edward VII in memory of his mother, Queen Victoria. The inscription reads ... More
 
 
 
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Trafalgar Square
London > Attractions > Other Attractions
Central London, Westminster, London WC2N | 1 minute from Doon
Lord Nelson, Britain's greatest military hero, and the mighty lions that surround him, pay testament to the position of Trafalgar Square at the heart of the ... More
 
 
 
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Trafalgar Square, Westminster, London WC2N | 1 minute from Doon
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Davenports Magic Shop
London > Shopping > Specialists
7 Charing Cross Underground Shopping Arcade, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 4 minutes from Doon
From budding Harry Potters and bumbling Tommy Coopers to dynamic David Copperfields, Davenports is a haven for magicians of every level and ability. Non-magicians too are ... More
 
 
 
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Dover Street Market
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18-22 Haymarket, Mayfair, London SW1Y | 4 minutes from Doon
A department store but not as we know it, Dover Street Market is Harvey Nics for the hip. A haven for high end fashion brands like ... More
 
 
 
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Godiva
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28 Haymarket, Soho, London SW1Y | 5 minutes from Doon
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66 Trafalgar Square, Westminster, London WC2N | Same location as Doon
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Pret A Manger
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62-65 Trafalgar Square, Westminster, London WC2N | Same location as Doon
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The London Film School
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24 Shelton Street, Covent Garden, WC2H | 9 minutes from Doon
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Courtauld Institute of Art
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Somerset House, Covent Garden, London WC2R | 11 minutes from Doon
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10 Coptic Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1A | 14 minutes from Doon
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ESPA Life at Corinthia
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So SPA Sofitel St James
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6 Waterloo Place, St James's, London SW1Y | 3 minutes from Doon
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Victoria Embankment Gardens
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Victoria Embankment, Villiers Street, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 4 minutes from Doon
Created in 1874, the Victoria Embankment Gardens run parallel to the River Thames, creating a green walkway between Waterloo Bridge and Embankment, and are dotted with ... More
 
 
 
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The Clarence
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
53 Whitehall, Westminster, London SW1A | 2 minutes from Doon
Just a hundred yards from Trafalgar Square, the MOD and the Horse Guard's Parade, The Clarence has an undeniably impressive location that attracts both locals and ... More
 
 
 
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116 Pall Mall, St James's, London SW1Y | 2 minutes from Doon
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1 Suffolk Place, St James's, London SW1Y | 3 minutes from Doon
A hip designer hotel by Tim and Kit Kemp in a grand building on the prestigious Haymarket, the broad boulevard street making for an impressive entrance. ... More
 
 
 
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Banqueting House
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Whitehall, Westminster, London SW1A | 4 minutes from Doon
The only surviving section of Whitehall Palace. In its heyday the largest royal palace in Europe, this historic venue is the only surviving section of Whitehall Palace ... More
 
 
 

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