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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
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
 
 
 
Radisson Blu Edwardian Mercer Street
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £118  25% off
Seven Dials, WC2H | 4 minutes from Essex Serpent
Boutique haven in Covent Garden's vibrant Seven Dials village. Guests can enjoy stylish, comfortable rooms, smart TV and free high-speed Wi-Fi on unlimited devices. Monmouth Kitchen ... More
 
 
 
The Waldorf Hilton Hotel London
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £157  25% off
Aldwych, WC2B | 4 minutes from Essex Serpent
Positioned between the City's Square Mile and the thriving West End, this grand, Edwardian Hilton hotel welcomes guests with a patisserie and champagne bar in the ... More
 
 
 
 
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Alternative Pubs nearest Essex Serpent

The best pubs near London Essex Serpent.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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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Nightlife near Essex Serpent

Essex Serpent clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
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Blame Gloria
London > Nightlife > Bars
20 Bedford Street, WC2E | 1 minute from Essex Serpent
A subterranean den of delight, with cocktails, tunes and parties, Blame Gloria is a basement bar in Covent Garden where the wallpaper is based on ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Eve Bar
London > Nightlife > Bars
34 Southampton Street, WC2E | 2 minutes from Essex Serpent
A short hop below Frog, Adam Handling's restaurant in Covent Garden, is Eve Bar, the chef's first stand-alone cocktail joint. He's brought in talented mixologist Sam ... More
 
 
 
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Events near Essex Serpent

Near Essex Serpent
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Waitress
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 8th February 2019 to 4th July 2020
Essex Serpent, 18-20 Maiden Lane, The Strand, WC2R | 2 minutes from Essex Serpent
Based on the 2007 film by Adrienne Shelley, Waitress the musical tells the story of Jenna, an expert pie maker in a small town who dreams ...More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Touching The Void
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 9th November 2019 to 29th February 2020
Essex Serpent, St Martins Lane, WC2N | 3 minutes from Essex Serpent
The true story of two young climbers who get into trouble has already been told in a BAFTA-winning film and now it comes to the stage ...More
 
 
 
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The Play That Goes Wrong
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 5th September 2014 to 3rd May 2020
Essex Serpent, 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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Near Essex Serpent
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Royal Opera House
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Bow Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 2 minutes from Essex Serpent
This impressive building in the heart of Covent Garden has been playing host to major stars of the classical music world since 1858. The third ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Linbury Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Bow Street, Covent Garden, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 2 minutes from Essex Serpent
Part of the Royal Opera House , the Linbury Theatre was completely refurbished in December 2018 revealing, "a handsome new ... 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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Sights and Attractions near Essex Serpent

The best museums, galleries, attractions near Essex Serpent
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St Paul's Church, 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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Covent Garden East Piazza
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Covent Garden Piazza, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 1 minute from Essex Serpent
A visit to Covent Garden is a must, whether you intend to shop, sightsee or soak in the carnival atmosphere. The focal ... 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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Shopping near Essex Serpent

The best shops and markets near Essex Serpent
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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 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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The Shop at Bluebird
London > Shopping > House and Garden
29 Floral Street, Carriage Hall, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 1 minute from Essex Serpent
In summer 2018 The Shop at Bluebird moved to Covent Garden and it's even more spectacular than the original on Kings ... More
 
 
 
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Muffinski's
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
5 King Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E | Same location as Essex Serpent
Cafes... 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 provides an endearing glimpse of rural southern France. Clos Maggiore is centred on ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Palm Court Brasserie
London > Restaurants > Brasseries
39 King Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 1 minute from Essex Serpent
Having often walked past Palm Court Brasserie, it hadn’t escaped my notice that this Covent Garden eatery is forever chock-a-block with diners. This is supposedly a ... More
 
 
 
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Education near Essex Serpent

Near Essex Serpent
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The London Film School
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
24 Shelton Street, Covent Garden, WC2H | 3 minutes from Essex Serpent
The London Film School is the oldest-established international school of film technique in the world. The school has contributed significantly to ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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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Essex Serpent gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
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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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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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Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near Essex Serpent.
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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
... More
 
 
 
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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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Tiffany & Co. Scented Winter Wonderland and Ice Skating
Tiffany & Co. Scented Winter Wonderland and Ice Skating
Seasonal | Until 26th December 2019 

Covent Garden East Piazza 1 minute walk from Essex Serpent

Covent Garden's East Piazza is transformed into a wintry scene complete with ice rink thanks to Tiffany & Co who've ...More

 
Christmas in Covent Garden
Christmas in Covent Garden
Seasonal | Until 1st January 2020 

Covent Garden Piazza 1 minute walk from Essex Serpent

Last Christmas actress Emilia Clarke, Emma Thompson and Director Paul Feig officially switch on the Covent Garden Christmas lights on ...More

 
Waitress
Waitress
Theatre | Until 4th July 2020 

Adelphi Theatre 2 minutes walk from Essex Serpent

Based on the 2007 film by Adrienne Shelley, Waitress the musical tells the story of Jenna, an expert pie maker ...More

 
Magic Goes Wrong
Theatre | Until 31st May 2020 

Vaudeville Theatre 2 minutes walk from Essex Serpent

Mischief Theatre, creators of The Play That Goes Wrong, join forces with master magicians Penn & Teller to conjure an ...More

The Lost Thing
The Lost Thing
Theatre | Until 4th January 2020 

Linbury Theatre 2 minutes walk from Essex Serpent

The Royal Opera and Candoco Dance Company combine in this first big family show in the Royal Opera House's Linbury ...More

 
The Royal Ballet: Coppelia
Dance | Until 7th January 2020 

Royal Opera House 2 minutes walk from Essex Serpent

Coppelia, first staged by Ninette de Valois, founder of The Royal Ballet, in 1954 has not been staged at the ...More

The Royal Ballet: The Sleeping Beauty
The Royal Ballet: The Sleeping Beauty
Dance | Until 16th January 2020 

Royal Opera House 2 minutes walk from Essex Serpent

The Sleeping Beauty holds a special place in The Royal Ballet's history - it was the first production at its ...More

 
Hidden London: The Exhibition
Hidden London: The Exhibition
Exhibitions | Until 1st January 2021 

London Transport Museum 3 minutes walk from Essex Serpent

Experience an 'abandoned' Tube station and discover stories about Churchill in the Blitz at the London Transport Museum's exhibition, Hidden ...More

 
Untangling the Tracks
Untangling the Tracks
Exhibitions | Until 31st May 2020 

London Transport Museum 3 minutes walk from Essex Serpent

The London Transport Museum looks at the history of the Thameslink train line with its new exhibition, Untangling the Tracks. ...More

 
Future Engineers
Future Engineers
Exhibitions | Until 31st December 2020 

London Transport Museum 3 minutes walk from Essex Serpent

Explore the world of transport engineering in the Future Engineers gallery, a permanent display at the London Transport Museum since ...More

 

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