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New bar and non-smoking restaurant just opened on the top floor of the pub.
Friendly staff, swift service and a jovial atmosphere, off the beaten path and just far enough from the manic buzz of Leicester square to not be over run with tourists, and yet still close enough to be easily accessible.

 

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Piccadilly Circus Tube Station
 
3 minutes walk
 
Leicester Square Tube Station
 
3 minutes walk
 
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Charing Cross Railway Station
 
6 minutes walk
 
Victoria Railway Station
 
22 minutes walk
 
 
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Leicester Square Masterpark
 
1 minutes walk
 
Q-Park Trafalgar
 
3 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Thistle Trafalgar Square, The Royal Trafalgar
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £104  36% off
Whitcomb Street, WC2H | 1 minute from Hand & Racquet
Thistle Trafalgar Square, The Royal Trafalgar is a recently refurbished 4 star hotel located right in the heart of London's famous West End. Leicester Square, Piccadilly ... More
 
 
 
Radisson Blu Edwardian Hampshire Hotel
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £123  35% off
Leicester Square, WC2H | 1 minute from Hand & Racquet
Overlooking Leicester Square - the setting for London's regular film premieres - the Radisson Blu Edwardian Hampshire has glamorous, exclusive décor to match its high-profile setting: ... More
 
 
 
Every Hotel Piccadilly
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £112  31% off
Coventry Street, W1D | 1 minute from Hand & Racquet
Located right next to Leicester Square, in the heart of London's West End, the Every Hotel Piccadilly is the perfect hotel for those wanting to enjoy ... More
 
 
 
 
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The best pubs near London Hand & Racquet.
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Waxy O'Connor's
London > Nightlife > Pubs
14-16 Rupert Street, Soho, London W1D | 3 minutes from Hand & Racquet
Located where it is, Waxy's is fairly predictable. It's busy, it's Irish and it's got a fair smattering of tourists, but it also has that certain ... More
 
 
 
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Waxy's Little Sister
London > Nightlife > Pubs
20 Wardour Street, Soho, London W1D | 3 minutes from Hand & Racquet
If you're not up for the hectic atmosphere of Waxy O'Connors it might be worth slipping across the street to her infinitely more tranquil Little Sister. ... More
 
 
 
 
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Wyld Bar
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
10 Wardour Street, Leicester Square, Soho, London W1D | 2 minutes from Hand & Racquet
In typical W Hotel style, the Wyld Bar on the first floor of the Leicester Square hotel is very cool. Drop in for after work drinks ... More
 
 
 
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Cork & Bottle
London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
44 Cranbourn Street, Soho, London WC2H | 3 minutes from Hand & Racquet
Located in the heart of the West End you’d expect it to be packed with the usual crowds but hidden in a basement below a sex ... More
 
 
 
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Bar Rumba
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
36 Shaftesbury Avenue, Soho, London W1D | 3 minutes from Hand & Racquet
Located nearby to Leicester Square, Bar Rumba is a lively bar that's ideal for late-night partying in the West End. Having moved away from its urban ... More
 
 
 
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The Go-Between
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 27th May to 15th October 2016
Apollo Theatre, 29 Shaftesbury Avenue, W1D | 4 minutes from Hand & Racquet
The Olivier and Tony Award-winning Michael Crawford returns to the West End in 2016 to star in The Go-Between at the Apollo Theatre. Directed by Roger ...More
 
 
 
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This Is Living
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 17th May to 11th June 2016
Trafalgar Studios, 14 Whitehall, SW1A | 5 minutes from Hand & Racquet
After a critically acclaimed run in Edinburgh in 2014, Liam Borrett's debut play now gets its London premiere with a staging at the Trafalgar Studios. This ...More
 
 
 
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The Spoils
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 27th May to 13th August 2016
Trafalgar Studios, 14 Whitehall, SW1A | 5 minutes from Hand & Racquet
American actor Jesse Eisenberg makes his British theatre debut this May to star in his own play, The Spoils. The Oscar-nominee plays Ben, a rich, entitled ...More
 
 
 
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Haymarket Theatre Royal
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Haymarket, SW1Y | 1 minute from Hand & Racquet
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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Comedy Store
London > Entertainment > Comedy Clubs
1a Oxendon Street, Soho, London SW1Y | 2 minutes from Hand & Racquet
The Comedy Store is the spiritual home of stand-up in the UK. Despite being the best large comedy venue in the country, the Store still succeeds ... More
 
 
 
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Prince of Wales Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Coventry Street, Soho, London W1D | 2 minutes from Hand & Racquet
Theatres have stood on this spot since 1884, perfectly placed to draw the attention of the great crowds moving between Piccadilly Circus and Leicester Square. The ... More
 
 
 
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The best museums, galleries, attractions near Hand & Racquet
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National Portrait Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
St Martin's Place, WC2H | 2 minutes from Hand & Racquet
The National Portrait Gallery houses portraits of significant figures from the late 15th century to the present day. This isn't the place to come for serious ... More
 
 
 
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Leicester Square
London > Attractions > Other Attractions
Leicester Square, Soho, London WC2H | 2 minutes from Hand & Racquet
With Trafalgar Square to the south, Piccadilly Circus to the west, China Town to the north and Covent Garden to the east, Leicester Square is right ... More
 
 
 
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The West End
London > Attractions > Other Attractions
Soho, London WC2H | 2 minutes from Hand & Racquet
Taking in Oxford Street, Regent Street and Bond Street, Soho, Theatreland, Chinatown, Covent Garden and Leicester Square, The West End really does have it ... More
 
 
 
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The best shops and markets near Hand & Racquet
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Dover Street Market
London > Shopping > Department Stores
18-22 Haymarket, Mayfair, London SW1Y | 1 minute from Hand & Racquet
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
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
28 Haymarket, Soho, London SW1Y | 2 minutes from Hand & Racquet
Belgium's finest export, the first Godiva was opened in Brussels approximately 75 years ago by master chocolatier Joseph Draps and named after the legendary Lady Godiva. ... More
 
 
 
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Ben & Jerry's
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
The Empire, 5-6 Leicester Square, Soho, London WC2H | 2 minutes from Hand & Racquet
Fosil Fuel, Phish Food and Baked Alaska, no, not a tour of the Natural History Museum but the names that Ben & Jerry have come up ... More
 
 
 
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The Stockpot
London > Restaurants > Brasseries
40 Panton Street, Soho, London SW1Y | 1 minute from Hand & Racquet
Despite its central location between Leicester Square and Piccadilly Circus, The Stockpot offers traditional English fare at decent prices in the heart of tourist London. With ... More
 
 
 
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Woodlands
London > Restaurants > Vegetarian restaurants
37 Panton Street, Soho, London SW1Y | 1 minute from Hand & Racquet
South Indian cuisine. Booking advised for dinner. Vegan dishes. ... More
 
 
 
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Strada
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
Panton House, 39 Panton Street, Soho, London SW1Y | 1 minute from Hand & Racquet
Strada has started something of a pizza revolution. The chain has blossomed thanks largely to its focus on fresh, high quality ingredients, and efficient, friendly service. ... More
 
 
 
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Education near Hand & Racquet

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ELS Language Centre, London
London > Education > English Language Courses
3 Charing Cross Road, Soho, London WC2H | 2 minutes from Hand & Racquet
8 students per class. Under £200pw.... More
 
 
 
Lamai Cookery School
London > Education > Cookery Courses
Venues across London, Soho, London WC2H | 2 minutes from Hand & Racquet
Thai food is the cuisine of the moment - green curries, red curries, satays, are everywhere. To the uninitiated,it's very difficult to recreate at home. But, ... More
 
 
 
London Institute of Technology and English
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
1 Sherwood Street, Soho, London W1F | 4 minutes from Hand & Racquet
... More
 
 
 
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AWAY Spa W London
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
10 Wardour Street, Soho, London W1D | 2 minutes from Hand & Racquet
On the 6th floor of the W London the AWAY Spa certainly takes you away from the manic pace of life in Leicester Square ... More
 
 
 
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So SPA Sofitel St James
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
6 Waterloo Place, St James's, London SW1Y | 4 minutes from Hand & Racquet
Opened in July 2009, So SPA by Sofitel is a stunning relaxation space - all marble and modern design - housed within the Sofitel St James ... More
 
 
 
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Victoria Embankment Gardens
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Victoria Embankment, Villiers Street, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 6 minutes from Hand & Racquet
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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Haymarket Hotel
London > Business > Venue Hire
1 Suffolk Place, St James's, London SW1Y | 1 minute from Hand & Racquet
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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Odeon, Leicester Square
London > Business > Venue Hire
24-26 Leicester Square, Soho, London WC2H | 2 minutes from Hand & Racquet
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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Institute of Directors - IOD
London > Business > Venue Hire
116 Pall Mall, St James's, London SW1Y | 3 minutes from Hand & Racquet
... More
 
 
 
 

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Royal Opera House: Frankenstein
Dance | Until 27th May 2016 

Royal Opera House 1 minute walk from Hand & Racquet

Royal Ballet Artist in Residence Liam Scarlett presents a full-length narrative ballet-adaptation of Mary Shelley's Gothic novel, which deals with ...More

Oedipe
Concerts | Until 8th June 2016 

Royal Opera House 1 minute walk from Hand & Racquet

Johan Reuter, John Tomlinson, Sarah Connolly and Sophie Bevan perform in The Royal Opera House ...More

The Winter's Tale
The Winter's Tale
Dance | Until 10th June 2016 

Royal Opera House 1 minute walk from Hand & Racquet

After creating Alice's Adventures in Wonderland for The Royal Ballet in 2011 - the company's first full length ...More

 
Frankenstein
Dance | Until 27th May 2016 

Royal Opera House 1 minute walk from Hand & Racquet

The Royal Opera House hosts the world premiere of Liam Scarlett's new full-length ballet, ...More

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

Royal Opera House 1 minute walk from Hand & Racquet

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

 
Bobbi Brown Afternoon Tea at Balthazar
Bobbi Brown Afternoon Tea at Balthazar
Foodie Events | Until 29th September 2016 

Balthazar 2 minutes walk from Hand & Racquet

Plumped up lips made from sponge, chocolate torte as gel eyeliner, and rhubarb and ginger cream lined up like brush-on ...More

 
The Woman In Black
The Woman In Black
Theatre | Until 30th July 2016 

Fortune Theatre 2 minutes walk from Hand & Racquet

One of the less well-known West-End fixtures, this adaptation of Susan Hill's gothic novel has been packing out houses since ...More

 
Sicily: Culture And Conquest - Helena Attlee, Dirk Booms And Tom Holland
Exhibitions | On 25th May 2016 

Stanford's 3 minutes walk from Hand & Racquet

Authors discuss the new British Museum exhibition....More

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
Theatre | Until 7th January 2017 

Theatre Royal Drury Lane 3 minutes walk from Hand & Racquet

Nominated for a staggering seven gongs in the 2014 Olivier Awards including Best New Musical, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory ...More

 
Kinky Boots
Kinky Boots
Theatre | Until 14th January 2017 

Adelphi Theatre 3 minutes walk from Hand & Racquet

Inspired by a true story and based on the 2005 British film of the same name, Cyndi Lauper and Harvey ...More

 
 
 
 
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