The Souk  

 
 
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8 Adelaide Street, Covent Garden, London WC2N 4HZ
 
 
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Open Mon-Fri 8:00-19:00, Sat 12:00-18:00 | Closed Sun
 

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Underground Stations

Underground Stations

 
Charing Cross Tube Station
 
2 minutes walk
 
Embankment Underground Station
 
3 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
Charing Cross Railway Station
 
3 minutes walk
 
Blackfriars Railway Station
 
19 minutes walk
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
St Martins Lane NCP
 
2 minutes walk
 
Q-Park Trafalgar
 
5 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Amba Hotel Charing Cross
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £136  21% off
The Strand, WC2N | 1 minute from The Souk
Located within walking distance from Trafalgar Square and Covent Garden, the Amba Hotel Charing Cross is ideal for guests looking to be near to all the ... More
 
 
 
St Martins Lane, A Morgans Original
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £205  37% off
45 St Martin's Lane, WC2N | 2 minutes from The Souk
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
 
 
 
The Trafalgar St. James London, Curio Collection by Hilton
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £168  40% off
2 Spring Gardens, SW1A | 3 minutes from The Souk
Almost in the shadow of Nelson's Column, and with the Palaces of Whitehall looming behind it, this hotel is at the heart of the Capital. ... More
 
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Gaby's
London > Restaurants > Middle Eastern restaurants
30 Charing Cross Road, WC2H | 3 minutes from The Souk
A friendly, efficient deli-come-diner which serves a range of meals encompassing the cooking styles of the Middle East, Greece and Italy. The plastic menu photo-cards look ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Kebab Queen
London > Restaurants > Middle Eastern restaurants
4 Mercer Walk, WC2H | 5 minutes from The Souk
Six years in development, Kebab Queen raises the humble kebab to Michelin star aspirations through a seven course tasting menu ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Maison Bab
London > Restaurants > Middle Eastern restaurants
4 Mercer Walk, WC2H | 5 minutes from The Souk
They've already given the humble kebab a makeover with Le Bab but Stephen Tozer and Ed Brunet take it to another level ... More
 
 
 
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Terroirs Wine Bar
London > Restaurants > French restaurants
5 William IV Street, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 1 minute from The Souk
Tucked away in an inauspicious sunken level location between The Strand and Covent Garden, Terroirs is a real gem of a wine bar and bistro. The ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Barrafina Adelaide Street
London > Restaurants > Spanish restaurants
10 Adelaide Street, Covent Garden, London WC2N | Same location as The Souk
After a five year wait, restaurateurs Sam and Eddie Hart open the second branch of Barrafina, this time occupying a corner site on Adelaide Street in ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Tandoor Chop House
London > Restaurants > Indian/South Asian restaurants
8 Adelaide Street, WC2N | Same location as The Souk
North Indian communal eatery meets classic British chop house in Tandoor Chop House , brought to us by the ... More
 
 
 
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Events near The Souk

Near The Souk
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Waitress
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 8th February to 19th October 2019
The Souk, 18-20 Maiden Lane, The Strand, WC2R | 3 minutes from The Souk
Transferring from Broadway, the Waitress musical comes to the Adelphi Theatre for its UK premiere in February. The first musical to have an all-female creative team, ...More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Starry Messenger
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 16th May to 10th August 2019
The Souk, Charing Cross Road, WC2H | 3 minutes from The Souk
Hollywood star and multiple Tony Award winner Matthew Broderick makes his West End debut at Wyndham's Theatre opposite Elizabeth McGovern from Downton Abbey. The star of ...More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Secret Diary Of Adrian Mole Aged 13 3/4: The Musical
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 15th June to 12th October 2019
The Souk, West Street, WC2H | 6 minutes from The Souk
The late Sue Townsend's best-selling comedy novel about a misunderstood, hapless teenager experiencing teen angst becomes a musical. Set in 1980s Leicester, this critically acclaimed stage ...More
 
 
 
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Near The Souk
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
London Coliseum - English National Opera (ENO)
London > Entertainment > Theatres
St Martin's Lane, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 1 minute from The Souk
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Playhouse Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Northumberland Avenue, Westminster, London WC2N | 3 minutes from The Souk
A short step away from the main strip of West End theatres, the Playhouse's stylish curved facade is rather lost among the towering architecture of Charing ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Wyndham's Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Charing Cross Road, Soho, London WC2H | 3 minutes from The Souk
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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Sights and Attractions near The Souk

The best museums, galleries, attractions near The Souk
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
St Martin-in-the-Fields
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Trafalgar Square, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 1 minute from The Souk
This historic church of St Martin-in-the-Fields overlooking Trafalgar Square was built in 1726 and is the best known work of Scottish architect James Gibbs whose ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Strand Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
32 John Adam Street, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 1 minute from The Souk
Part of the Proud Galleries family, Proud Central became The Strand Gallery in 2010 expanding from a photography gallery to an exhibition space for all disciplines ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
British Optical Association Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
42 Craven Street, WC2N | 2 minutes from The Souk
Run by the Worshipful Company of Spectacle Makers the British Optical Association Museum in Charing Cross features historic examples of London-made spectacles from ... More
 
 
 
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The best shops and markets near The Souk
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Davenports Magic Shop
London > Shopping > Specialists
7 Charing Cross Underground Shopping Arcade, Covent Garden, London WC2N | Same location as The Souk
From budding Harry Potters and bumbling Tommy Coopers to dynamic David Copperfields, Davenports is a haven for magicians of every level and ability. Non-magicians too are ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Pan de Vie
London > Shopping > Delicatessens
5 New Row, WC2N | 3 minutes from The Souk
Combining classic European baking with exotic flavours of the Far East, Pan de Vie delivers a visual treat of brilliantly-coloured sweet patisseries and ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Hardys Original Sweet Shop
London > Shopping > Children's Gifts and Toys
25 New Row, Covent Garden, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 3 minutes from The Souk
Retro sweet shops are all the rage at the moment. In the Covent Garden area alone you'll find half a dozen of them, one of which ... More
 
 
 
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Education near The Souk

Near The Souk
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The London Film School
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
24 Shelton Street, Covent Garden, WC2H | 6 minutes from The Souk
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 | 7 minutes from The Souk
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 | 10 minutes from The Souk
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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Leisure near The Souk

The Souk gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Victoria Embankment Gardens
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Victoria Embankment, Villiers Street, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 2 minutes from The Souk
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
ESPA Life at Corinthia
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
Whitehall Place, Westminster, London SW1A | 4 minutes from The Souk
The people at Espa take grooming pretty seriously, and quite rightly, when it comes to appearances it's often best to leave it to the experts. You'll ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Sanctuary
London > Leisure > Fitness
12 Floral Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 4 minutes from The Souk
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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Pubs near The Souk

The best pubs near London The Souk.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Harp
London > Nightlife > Pubs
47 Chandos Place, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 1 minute from The Souk
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Sherlock Holmes
London > Nightlife > Pubs
10 Northumberland Street, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 2 minutes from The Souk
Thirsty Sherlock Holmes fans look no further than this homage to the great detective himself and to original Victorian pubs. While you indulge in a soothing ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Salisbury
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
90 St Martins Lane, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 3 minutes from The Souk
Gastropub ... More
 
 
 
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The Souk clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Mr Fogg's Society of Exploration
London > Nightlife > Bars
1A Bedford Street, WC2E | 2 minutes from The Souk
Mr Fogg's adventures around the globe (well, London, more like) continue apace with the opening of ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Library
London > Nightlife > Bars
112 St Martin's Lane , Covent Garden, London WC2N | 2 minutes from The Souk
Private members club housed in a five story town house, with a restaurant, hotel, bar and nightclub. Members are voted in by a committee but it's ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Blind Spot
London > Nightlife > Bars
45 St Martins Lane, WC2N | 2 minutes from The Souk
A late-night speakeasy within St Martins Lane Hotel, Blind Spot is hidden behind the faƧade of a boutique tea counter and a secret golden ... More
 
 
 
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Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near The Souk.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
St Martins Lane Hotel
London > Business > Venue Hire
45 St. Martin's Lane, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 2 minutes from The Souk
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Royal Society Of Arts
London > Business > Venue Hire
8 John Adam Street, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 3 minutes from The Souk
... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Odeon, Leicester Square
London > Business > Venue Hire
24-26 Leicester Square, Soho, London WC2H | 4 minutes from The Souk
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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Machine Learning In Finance: A Quantitative Approach
Exhibitions | Until 26th June 2019 

Charing Cross Hotel 1 minute walk from The Souk

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On Your Feet!
Theatre | Until 31st August 2019 

London Coliseum - English National Opera (ENO) 1 minute walk from The Souk

Jerry Mitchell directs the UK premiere staging of the hip-shaking Broadway musical, which charts the love story of Gloria and ...More

Summer Safari
Summer Safari
Foodie Events | Until 1st September 2019 

Mr Fogg's Society of Exploration 2 minutes walk from The Souk

Take a trip to Africa via Covent Garden this summer with the Summer Safari at Mr Fogg's Society of Exploration. ...More

 
Bridget Riley: Messengers
Bridget Riley: Messengers
Exhibitions | Until 30th June 2019 

National Gallery 2 minutes walk from The Souk

The artist presents coloured discs painted directly onto the surface of the National Gallery's Annenberg Court. This small, free exhibition ...More

 
Sorolla: Spanish Master of Light
Sorolla: Spanish Master of Light
Exhibitions | Until 7th July 2019 

National Gallery 2 minutes walk from The Souk

In spring 2019 the National Gallery stages the first exhibition in the UK for over a century of the work ...More

 
Take One Picture 2019
Exhibitions | Until 11th August 2019 

National Gallery 2 minutes walk from The Souk

Joseph Wright of Derby's An Experiment On A Bird In The Air Pump is the basis for works in a ...More

Bartolome Bermejo: Master Of The Spanish Renaissance
Exhibitions | Until 29th September 2019 

National Gallery 2 minutes walk from The Souk

This exhibition brings together six of Bermejo's paintings that have never been seen outside of Spain, including the triptych of ...More

Sea Star: Sean Scully
Exhibitions | Until 11th August 2019 

National Gallery 2 minutes walk from The Souk

New abstract paintings by the artist known for his admiration for colour, composition and power of painting, inspired by the ...More

Bitter Wheat
Bitter Wheat
Theatre | Until 28th August 2019 

Garrick Theatre 2 minutes walk from The Souk

Money. Sex. Power. You only need one of them according to Bitter Wheat, David Mamet's new play about a depraved ...More

 
Rosmersholm
Rosmersholm
Theatre | Until 20th July 2019 

Duke of York's Theatre 2 minutes walk from The Souk

Tom Burke, the actor who plays detective Cormoran Strike in the BBC series based on JK Rowling's crime novels, and ...More

 

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