Essex Serpent

 
 

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6 King Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E 8HN
 
 
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The Essex Serpent serves good food at reasonable prices, with swift and friendly service.
Three level pub and restaurant with a great cosy cellar bar – self contained and perfect for intimate parties.

 

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Covent Garden Tube Station
 
2 minutes walk
 
Leicester Square Tube Station
 
4 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
Charing Cross Railway Station
 
6 minutes walk
 
City Thameslink Station
 
17 minutes walk
 
 
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St Martins Lane NCP
 
2 minutes walk
 
Upper St Martins Lane NCP
 
3 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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    St Martins Lane, A Morgans Original
    London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £199  25% off
    45 St Martin's Lane, WC2N | 2 minutes from Essex Serpent
    One of the first design hotels, it certainly hasn't lost any of its cool appeal and continues to impress with great service and high standards. The ... More
     
     
     
    Strand Palace Hotel London
    London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £49  29% off
    372 Strand, WC2R | 3 minutes from Essex Serpent
    This West End Art Deco hotel right on the Strand and next to Covent Garden is in a fantastic location for accessing central London and theatreland. ... More
     
     
     
    Radisson Blu Edwardian Mercer Street
    London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £97  25% off
    Seven Dials, WC2H | 4 minutes from Essex Serpent
    In the middle of Covent Garden, the Radisson Blu Edwardian Mercer Street (formally the Mountbatten) is perfect for those wanting to be in the heart of ... More
     
     
     
     
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    Lamb & Flag
    London > Nightlife > Pubs
    33 Rose Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 1 minute from Essex Serpent
    One of the oldest pubs in London, the Lamb & Flag was once known as the Bucket of Blood, thanks to the bare-knuckle fights held here. ... More
     
     
     
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    The Harp
    London > Nightlife > Pubs
    47 Chandos Place, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 3 minutes from Essex Serpent
    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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    B.Y.O.C
    London > Nightlife > Bars
    28 Bedfordbury Street, Covent Garden, WC2N | 1 minute from Essex Serpent
    A speakeasy bar with a twist, B.Y.O.C is a cocktail bar that doesn't stock any alcohol. But, before snubbing it in disgust, you can relax in ... More
     
     
     
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    Light Bar
    London > Nightlife > Bars
    45 St Martin's Lane, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 2 minutes from Essex Serpent
    The Light Bar on the ground floor of the stylish St Martins Lane hotel has some of the best cocktails in London - they make a ... More
     
     
     
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    Detroit Bar
    London > Nightlife > Bars
    35 Earlham Street, Covent Garden, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 3 minutes from Essex Serpent
    Covent Garden "style" bar serving cocktails and a chilled out, trendy vibe. Considered to be one of London’s original “style” or “concept” bars, despite being on the ... More
     
     
     
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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 | 4 minutes from Essex Serpent
    Two years in the making, actor and director Kenneth Branagh presents a five-play, year-long season at the Garrick Theatre in 2015. Launching the season, this reimagined ...More
     
     
     
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    War Horse
    London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 28th March 2009 to 13th February 2016
    New London Theatre, Drury Lane, Covent Garden, London WC2B | 5 minutes from Essex Serpent
    This moving adaptation of Michael Morpurgo's World War I epic War Horse gets a West End transfer to the New London Theatre after two critically acclaimed ...More
     
     
     
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    Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown
    London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 17th December 2014 to 9th May 2015
    Playhouse Theatre, Northumberland Avenue, WC2N | 6 minutes from Essex Serpent
    Olivier-Award winner Tamsin Greig (Episodes, Green Wing, Jumpy, God of Carnage), who made her name as Debbie Aldridge in Radio 4's The Archers, makes her musical ...More
     
     
     
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    London Coliseum - English National Opera (ENO)
    London > Entertainment > Theatres
    St Martin's Lane, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 3 minutes from Essex Serpent
    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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    Arts Theatre
    London > Entertainment > Theatres
    6-7 Great Newport Street, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 3 minutes from Essex Serpent
    The Arts Theatre was built in 1927 as a members club, which allowed it to circumvent the censorship laws and perform unusual and avant garde fare. ... More
     
     
     
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    Wyndham's Theatre
    London > Entertainment > Theatres
    Charing Cross Road, Soho, London WC2H | 3 minutes from Essex Serpent
    Wyndham's Theatre opened in Charing Cross Road on 16th November 1899 and was owned by Charles Wyndham. One of its biggest hits was Sandy Wilson's The ... More
     
     
     
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    St Paul's Covent Garden
    London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
    Bedford Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 1 minute from Essex Serpent
    Affectionately known as "The Actors' Church", St Paul's in Covent Garden is in the heart of theatreland and has long been associated with the theatre community. ... More
     
     
     
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    London Transport Museum
    London > Attractions > Museums
    Covent Garden Piazza, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 3 minutes from Essex Serpent
    After a two-year, £22 million refurbishment the London Transport Museum reopened on 22 November 2007 revealing more exhibition space than before. The museum travels back through ... More
     
     
     
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    London Film Museum Covent Garden
    London > Attractions > Museums
    45 Wellington Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 3 minutes from Essex Serpent
    The London Film Museum, located on the site of the Theatre Museum in the original Flower Cellars in the heart of Covent Garden, is the second ... More
     
     
     
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    The Sanctuary
    London > Shopping > Health and Beauty
    12 Floral Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 1 minute from Essex Serpent
    This day spa exclusively for women is a total pampering experience from the minute you step through the door. Located in bustling Covent Garden you'll soon ... More
     
     
     
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    Jones
    London > Shopping > Menswear
    13 Floral Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 1 minute from Essex Serpent
    Dedicated to designer menswear including formal tailoring from Westwood, Gaultier, Dries van Noten, Helmut Lang and Alexander McQueen, and more relaxed diffusion lines from Fake and ... More
     
     
     
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    The Apple Store: Covent Garden
    London > Shopping > Electronics
    1 The Piazza, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 1 minute from Essex Serpent
    Following the runaway success of its flagship Regent Street branch, Apple has opened a three-storey gadget emporium in Covent Garden. Located in a former nightclub and ... More
     
     
     
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    London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
    5 King Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E | Same location as Essex Serpent
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    Joe's Southern Kitchen and Bar
    London > Restaurants > American restaurants
    34 King Street, Covent Garden, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 1 minute from Essex Serpent
    From 4th July 2013, a significant date in any American diary, Navajo Joe in Covent Garden - a long-standing American restaurant in London which had occupied ... More
     
     
     
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    Clos Maggiore
    London > Restaurants > French restaurants
    33 King Street, Covent Garden, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 1 minute from Essex Serpent
    This independent culinary gem in the vicinity of Covent Garden’s chain-filled streets provides an endearing glimpse of rural southern France. A cosy, indoor courtyard is festooned ... More
     
     
     
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    Saw Swee Hock Student Centre
    London > Education > Universities and Colleges
    1 Sheffield Street, WC2A | 7 minutes from Essex Serpent
    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
     
     
     
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    English [Out There!]
    London > Education > English Language Courses
    10 Coptic Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1A | 8 minutes from Essex Serpent
    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
     
     
     
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    The Method Studio
    London > Education > Universities and Colleges
    Conway Hall, 25 Red Lion Square, Holborn, London WC1R | 12 minutes from Essex Serpent
    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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    Thai Square Spa
    London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
    25 Shelton Street, 40 Earlham Street, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 3 minutes from Essex Serpent
    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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    Victoria Embankment Gardens
    London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
    Victoria Embankment, Villiers Street, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 4 minutes from Essex Serpent
    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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    St Martins Lane Hotel
    London > Business > Venue Hire
    45 St. Martin's Lane, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 2 minutes from Essex Serpent
    To enter the stunning St Martins Lane Hotel in the heart of London's Theatreland you pass through the tallest revolving door in London, a luminescent yellow-glass ... More
     
     
     
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    Royal Society Of Arts
    London > Business > Venue Hire
    8 John Adam Street, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 4 minutes from Essex Serpent
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    Odeon, Leicester Square
    London > Business > Venue Hire
    24-26 Leicester Square, WC2H | 4 minutes from Essex Serpent
    One of London's biggest cinemas, the Odeon Leicester Square regularly plays host to premieres and awards ceremonies as well as screening the week's big releases. Aside ... More
     
     
     
     

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    Monday at The Roadhouse
    Clubbing and Nightlife | On 27th April 2015 

    The Roadhouse 1 minute walk from Essex Serpent

    Dance, urban, indie and pop courtesy of DJ Elle Tiyo....More

    Oppenheimer
    Theatre | Until 23rd May 2015 

    Vaudeville Theatre 2 minutes walk from Essex Serpent

    Angus Jackson directs Tom Morton-Smith's historical drama about the Manhattan Project and the discovery of atomic fission during the Second ...More

    Lunchtime Recitals
    Concerts | On 27th April 2015 

    Linbury Studio Theatre 2 minutes walk from Essex Serpent

    A performance by student musicians, with Jonathan Santagada, piano and Maruta Staravoitava, flute....More

    Royal Opera: Il Turco In Italia
    Concerts | Until 27th April 2015 

    Royal Opera House 2 minutes walk from Essex Serpent

    Rossini's comic opera about a bored wife who seeks to fall in love with someone else. Directed by Moshe Leiser ...More

    Amused Moose Soho's Special New Material Night
    Comedy | On 27th April 2015 

    Arts Theatre 3 minutes walk from Essex Serpent

    With Alex Zane, Bec Hill, Yianni, Danny Ward, Diane Morgan, Barry Ferns, Chris Betts, Andy Storey and MC Mark Dolan....More

    American Buffalo
    American Buffalo
    Theatre | Until 27th June 2015 

    Wyndham's Theatre 3 minutes walk from Essex Serpent

    Homeland star Damian Lewis stars in Daniel Evans' production, of David Mamet's drama, American Buffalo, in which three small-time crooks ...More

     
    Gypsy
    Gypsy
    Theatre | Until 28th November 2015 

    Savoy Theatre 4 minutes walk from Essex Serpent

    Imelda Staunton stars as Mama Rose in the West End transfer of the critically acclaimed Chichester Festival Theatre production of ...More

     
    The Vote
    The Vote
    Theatre | Until 7th May 2015 

    The Donmar Warehouse 4 minutes walk from Essex Serpent

    Performed in real-time for theatre and television, The Vote takes audiences to a fictional polling station between 8.30 and 10.30pm ...More

     
    Life's a Drag
    Theatre | Until 1st June 2015 

    CellarDoor 4 minutes walk from Essex Serpent

    Cheeky humour from a variety of London's drag artists as they perform their turns on stage....More

    Mamma Mia!
    Mamma Mia!
    Theatre | Until 25th October 2015 

    Novello Theatre 4 minutes walk from Essex Serpent

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

     
     
     
     
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