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Leicester Square Tube Station
 
6 minutes walk
 
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Charing Cross Railway Station
 
12 minutes walk
 
Euston Railway Station
 
18 minutes walk
 
 
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China Town Masterpark
 
4 minutes walk
 
Holborn NCP
 
5 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Radisson Blu Edwardian Mercer Street
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £141  39% off
Seven Dials, WC2H | 3 minutes from Portavia
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
 
 
 
The Nadler Soho Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £83  26% off
10 Carlisle Street, W1D | 3 minutes from Portavia
Promising 'the bill you pay at check-out is what you thought you'd pay when you checked in', the Nadler Hotels specialise in stylish, affordable accommodation. The ... More
 
 
 
Radisson Blu Edwardian Bloomsbury Street Hotel
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £116  27% off
9-13 Bloomsbury Street, WC1B | 3 minutes from Portavia
Near to the British Museum, this Edwardian hotel is something of a Bloomsbury landmark. Relaunched in January 2009 following a '25million makeover, each of the 174 ... More
 
 
 
 
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Pizza Express
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
20 Greek Street, Soho, London W1D | 2 minutes from Portavia
Pizza Express has become something of a London institution. Serving consistently excellent Italian pizzas quickly in pleasant unfussy surroundings, this is always a convenient and acceptable ... More
 
 
 
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Trattoria Da Aldo
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
51 Greek Street, Soho, Soho, London W1D | 2 minutes from Portavia
Brimming with warm Italian charm, Trattoria Da Aldo offers a wholly authentic selection of regional delicacies. As well as fresh meats, fish and pasta dishes, a ... More
 
 
 
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Pizza Express
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
10 Dean Street, Soho, London W1D | 2 minutes from Portavia
Pizza Express has become something of a London institution. Serving consistently excellent Italian pizzas quickly in pleasant unfussy surroundings, this is always a convenient and acceptable ... More
 
 
 
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Flat Iron, Denmark Street
London > Restaurants > American restaurants
9 Denmark Street, WC2H | 1 minute from Portavia
Like the Beak Street original and Covent Garden location, this Denmark Street branch of Flat Iron boasts a ... More
 
 
 
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The Gay Hussar
London > Restaurants > Eastern European restaurants
2 Greek Street, Soho, Soho, London W1D | 1 minute from Portavia
This superb Hungarian restaurant in the heart of Soho is a traditional meeting spot for the political classes. Intrigues and deals have been hatched in here ... More
 
 
 
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Woo Jung
London > Restaurants > Korean restaurants
59 St. Giles High Street, Charing Cross, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 1 minute from Portavia
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Motown The Musical
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 11th February 2016 to 28th October 2017
Portavia, 210 Shaftesbury Avenue, WC2H | 4 minutes from Portavia
Telling the story of Berry Gordy, who went from being a featherweight boxer to Motown music mogul, Motown The Musical transfers from Broadway to the West ...More
 
 
 
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Matilda The Musical
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 18th October 2011 to 15th October 2017 - Various Times
Portavia, Earlham Street, Seven Dials, Soho, London WC2H | 4 minutes from Portavia
The Royal Shakespeare Company's multiple award-winning musical adaptation of Roald Dahl's celebrated children's book Matilda is a big hit at the Cambridge Theatre in London's West ...More
 
 
 
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Les Miserables
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 1st January 2010 to 14th October 2017 - Various Times
Portavia, Shaftesbury Avenue, Soho, London W1D | 5 minutes from Portavia
Jean Valjean, released on parole after 19 years on the chain gang, finds that the yellow ticket-of-leave he must, by law, display condemns him to be ...More
 
 
 
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Ray's Jazz At Foyles
London > Entertainment > Jazz Clubs
113-119 Charing Cross Road, Soho, London WC2H | 1 minute from Portavia
Jazz up your afternoon coffee break with a trip to Ray's shop and café on the first floor of Foyles' bookshop on Charing Cross Road. The ... More
 
 
 
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Phoenix Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Charing Cross Road, Soho, London WC2H | 2 minutes from Portavia
Built in 1930, the Phoenix Theatre is a curious mix of classical theatre architecture and the Art Deco style. The columns and arches of the Phoenix ... More
 
 
 
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Dominion Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
268 Tottenham Court Road, Bloomsbury, London W1T | 2 minutes from Portavia
Huge, but now slightly shabby, theatre which plays host to big, rocking musicals. The Dominion has a huge stage and hundreds of seats - on a ... More
 
 
 
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Sights and Attractions near Portavia

The best museums, galleries, attractions near Portavia
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The House Of St Barnabas
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
1 Greek Street, Soho, London W1D | 1 minute from Portavia
Grand Georgian house built in 1746 and used as 'House of Charity' since 1846. The House of St Barnabas at No 1 Greek Street, available for ... More
 
 
 
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Centre Point
London > Attractions > Sights
101-103 New Oxford Street, WC1A | 1 minute from Portavia
One of London's best known landmarks, Centre Point has been used as a navigational tool since the 1960s. Lost in Soho's back streets, ... More
 
 
 
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Elms Lesters Painting Rooms
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
135 Flitcroft Street, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 2 minutes from Portavia
Elms Lesters Painting Rooms are housed in an extraordinary space, purpose built as a painting studio in 1904. Since 1984 the gallery has been specialising in ... More
 
 
 
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The best shops and markets near Portavia
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Riflemaker Soho Square
London > Shopping > Art and Design
1 Greek Street, Soho Square, Soho, London W1D | 1 minute from Portavia
This is the second Riflemaker gallery to open in London and, like the original in nearby Beak Street, is housed in an historic building. The Grade ... More
 
 
 
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Milroy's of Soho
London > Shopping > Specialists
3 Greek Street, Soho, London W1D | 1 minute from Portavia
If pirates hoarded whiskey, rather than gold doubloons, this would be their island hideaway. This veritable treasure trove of malts has a truly international contingent to ... More
 
 
 
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Grant & Cutler at Fowles
London > Shopping > Books
113-119 Charing Cross Road, Soho, London WC2H | 1 minute from Portavia
Originally a foreign language book shop (indeed arguably the best in London), Grant & Cutler at Fowles now stocks an impressive array of World Cinema titles ... More
 
 
 
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English [Out There!]
London > Education > English Language Courses
10 Coptic Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1A | 4 minutes from Portavia
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 London Film School
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
24 Shelton Street, Covent Garden, WC2H | 5 minutes from Portavia
The London Film School is the oldest-established international school of film technique in the world. The school has contributed significantly to ... More
 
 
 
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School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS)
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
Thornhaugh Street, Russell Square, Bloomsbury, London WC1H | 9 minutes from Portavia
The School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS) is among the best schools for the studies of foreign cultures and languages in the world. In fact, ... More
 
 
 
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Portavia gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
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Phoenix Garden
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
21 Stacey Street, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 2 minutes from Portavia
In the shadow of both Centrepoint and St Giles-in-the-Fields Church, hidden from most tourists and residents alike, lies this beautiful West End garden. Originally a car ... More
 
 
 
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Thai Square Spa
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
25 Shelton Street, 40 Earlham Street, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 4 minutes from Portavia
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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The Hospital Club
London > Leisure > Arts Centres
24 Endell Street, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 5 minutes from Portavia
Before it was a hip private members' club designed specifically for the creative industries - complete with bar and dining rooms, cinema, TV and recording studios ... More
 
 
 
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The best pubs near London Portavia.
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The Toucan
London > Nightlife > Pubs
19 Carlisle Street, Soho, London W1D | 2 minutes from Portavia
This is not so much a restaurant as a tiny atmospheric Irish bar. Having grown out of its minuscule basement into the bar upstairs it's always ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Norman's Coach & Horses
London > Nightlife > Pubs
29 Greek Street, Soho, London W1D | 3 minutes from Portavia
Claiming to be 'the West End's Best Known Pub', Norman's Coach & Horses certainly has more than its fair share of unique features. Firstly there's the ... More
 
 
 
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Polpo at Ape and Bird
London > Nightlife > Pubs
142 Shaftesbury Avenue, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 3 minutes from Portavia
When Russell Norman, famed for Polpo and as The Restaurant Man on BBC2, opened his first pub in November 2013 it seemed ... More
 
 
 
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Portavia clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
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Simmons Soho
London > Nightlife > Bars
2 Bateman Street, W1D | 2 minutes from Portavia
Well known for its cocktails which come in quaint tea cups, Simmons is a quirky bar offering a tea party with a difference - where ... More
 
 
 
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The Phoenix Artist Club
London > Nightlife > Bars
1 Phoenix Street, Charing Cross Road, Soho, London WC2H | 2 minutes from Portavia
Beneath the Phoenix Theatre lies this charming escape from the norm. Something of a 'hidden gem' the Phoenix Artist Club is secreted away down a little ... More
 
 
 
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Tea Room
London > Nightlife > Bars
23-24 Greek Street, W1D | 2 minutes from Portavia
Nestled below Bun House - a steamed bun cafe on the corner of Greek Street and Old Compton Street - Tea Room ... More
 
 
 
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Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near Portavia.
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The Congress Centre
London > Business > Venue Hire
23-28 Great Russell Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1B | 3 minutes from Portavia
Based at Congress House, the headquarters of the Trades Union Congress, the Congress Centre offers several meeting and conference rooms for hire within an architecturally-renowned Grade ... More
 
 
 
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68 Dean Street
London > Business > Venue Hire
68 Dean Street, Soho, London W1D | 3 minutes from Portavia
This stylish private house in Soho is suitable for photo shoots, meetings, press events, filming and for a limited range of social events such as dinners ... More
 
 
 
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British Museum
London > Business > Venue Hire
Great Russell Street, Bloomsbury, Bloomsbury, London WC1B | 6 minutes from Portavia
If you wanted to thoroughly explore the British Museum, it would take months, if not years. Over seven millions objects from all over the world are ... More
 
 
 
 

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An American In Paris
An American In Paris
Theatre | Until 30th September 2017 

Dominion Theatre 2 minutes walk from Portavia

The award-winning An American In Paris transfers from Broadway to London, arriving at the Dominion Theatre in March 2017. Described ...More

 
Aladdin
Aladdin
Theatre | Until 2nd June 2018 

Prince Edward Theatre 2 minutes walk from Portavia

The Broadway hit from the producer of The Lion King, Aladdin arrived in London in summer 2016. The story of ...More

 
Lady Rizo: Red, White And Indigo
Comedy | Until 5th August 2017 

Soho Theatre 2 minutes walk from Portavia

The cabaret diva, comedian and chanteuse ponders her love-hate relationship with America with musical accompaniment from a trio featuring acclaimed ...More

Touch
Touch
Theatre | Until 26th August 2017 

Soho Theatre 2 minutes walk from Portavia

The creators of cult hit theatre show Fleabag, which also went on to be a well-received TV show, reunite to ...More

 
Finding Nana
Theatre | Until 25th July 2017 

Soho Theatre 2 minutes walk from Portavia

New Perspectives presents Jane Upton's piece about her grandmother. Directed by Katie Posner....More

Aditi Mittal: Global Village Idiot: Edinburgh Preview
Comedy | Until 25th July 2017 

Soho Theatre 2 minutes walk from Portavia

The star of the BBC Radio 4 series, A Beginner's Guide to India brings her latest act to the stage....More

Andy Parsons: Slacktivist Action Group
Comedy | On 24th July 2017 

Soho Theatre 2 minutes walk from Portavia

The Mock The Week funny man joins Rupa Huq MP, Miranda Sawyer and Glenn Wool to discuss a current topic ...More

The Mousetrap
The Mousetrap
Theatre | Until 6th January 2018 

St Martin's Theatre 3 minutes walk from Portavia

The longest running show in theatre history, Agatha Christie's The Mousetrap has been delighting and perplexing audiences for over 46 ...More

 
Anthem
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The Roxy 3 minutes walk from Portavia

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Acoustic Jazz Lounge
Concerts | On 24th July 2017 

Ronnie Scott's 3 minutes walk from Portavia

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