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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Underground Stations

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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  41% 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 £33  37% 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  26% 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, Covent Garden, London 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 Play That Goes Wrong
    London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 5th September 2014 to 5th September 2015
    Duchess Theatre, Catherine Street, WC2B | 4 minutes from Essex Serpent
    Presented by the award-winning, international comedy company Mischief Theatre, The Play That Goes Wrong follows the inept and accident prone Cornley Polytechnic Drama Society ...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
     
     
     
    The 3 Little Pigs
    London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 5th August to 6th September 2015
    Palace Theatre, Shaftesbury Avenue, W1A | 5 minutes from Essex Serpent
    The Big Bad Wolf attempts to huff and puff the three little superstar piglets into submission in Stiles and Drewe's musical retelling of the children's story. ...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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    Muffinski's
    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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    Courtauld Institute of Art
    London > Education > Arts and Drama
    Somerset House, Covent Garden, London WC2R | 6 minutes from Essex Serpent
    The Courtauld is one of the most prestigious art schools in the country, affiliated with the Oxbridge system and boasting a huge private location and prime ... More
     
     
     
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    Saw Swee Hock Student Centre
    London > Education > Universities and Colleges
    1 Sheffield Street, Holborn, London 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 Sanctuary
    London > Leisure > Fitness
    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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    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, Soho, London 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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    I Believe in Unicorns
    I Believe in Unicorns
    Theatre | Until 30th August 2015 

    Vaudeville Theatre 2 minutes walk from Essex Serpent

    Back at the Vaudeville Theatre following a successful run here last year, Michael Morpurgo's children's book about a little boy ...More

     
    Yinka Shonibare: Globe Head Ballerina
    Yinka Shonibare: Globe Head Ballerina
    Exhibitions | Until 19th June 2017 

    Royal Opera House 2 minutes walk from Essex Serpent

    A new piece of artwork by Yinka Shonibare will be displayed on the exterior of the Royal Opera House this ...More

     
    Royal Opera House Backstage Tours
    Tours | Until 31st December 2015 

    Royal Opera House 2 minutes walk from Essex Serpent

    Home to The Royal Ballet and The Royal Opera, the magnificent Royal Opera House opens its doors for unprecedented access ...More

    The Prize for Illustration 2015: London Places & Spaces
    The Prize for Illustration 2015: London Places & Spaces
    Exhibitions | Until 6th September 2015 

    London Transport Museum 3 minutes walk from Essex Serpent

    Selected by a panel of judges from over 1,000 submissions, these 100 shortlisted entries by illustrators and students of illustration ...More

     
    Breakthrough: Crossrail's Tunnelling Story
    Breakthrough: Crossrail's Tunnelling Story
    Exhibitions | Until 31st August 2015 

    London Transport Museum 3 minutes walk from Essex Serpent

    See what's going on under our streets when Breakthrough: Crossrail's Tunnelling Story brings a five metre high, walk-through installation of ...More

     
    American Idiot
    Theatre | Until 22nd November 2015 

    Arts Theatre 3 minutes walk from Essex Serpent

    2011 X Factor finalist Amelia Lily stars in American Idiot, the Green Day musical at the Arts Theatre from 17th ...More

    The Understudy Waiting In The Wings
    Theatre | On 30th August 2015 

    Arts Theatre 3 minutes walk from Essex Serpent

    Performance of iconic musical numbers by Ceili O'Connor and special guests, directed by Tim Evans....More

    The Mentalists
    The Mentalists
    Theatre | Until 26th September 2015 

    Wyndham's Theatre 3 minutes walk from Essex Serpent

    Stephen Merchant makes his West End debut opposite Steffan Rhodri in Richard Bean's darkly comic two-hander about friends Ted and ...More

     
    Hetty Feather (Over 7s)
    Hetty Feather (Over 7s)
    Theatre | Until 6th September 2015 

    Duke of York's Theatre 3 minutes walk from Essex Serpent

    Jacqueline Wilson's Hetty Feather is brought to life on the Duke of York's Theatre stage this summer following a successful ...More

     
    The Lion King
    The Lion King
    Theatre | Until 3rd January 2016 

    The Lyceum Theatre 4 minutes walk from Essex Serpent

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

     
     
     
     
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