Playin' Games

 
 
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Holborn Tube Station
 
5 minutes walk
 
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
Charing Cross Railway Station
 
12 minutes walk
 
Euston Railway Station
 
18 minutes walk
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
Holborn NCP
 
0 minutes walk
 
Drury Lane NCP
 
3 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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London Calendar 2014

Discover the best of London's entertainment this year with our comprehensive guide to 2014's top events. From theatre to art and music to sport, London in 2014 has something for everyone - so read on to find out what London town has to offer.

 
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Hotels near Playin' Games

Near Playin' Games
Thistle Holborn, The Kingsley
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £76  28% off
Bloomsbury Way, WC1A | 2 minutes from Playin' Games
Set in the heart of the West End, Thistle Holborn - The Kingsley is well positioned with the British Museum very close by and the entertainments ... More
 
 
 
Radisson Blu Edwardian Bloomsbury Street Hotel
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £75  32% off
9-13 Bloomsbury Street, WC1B | 2 minutes from Playin' Games
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
 
 
 
Radisson Blu Edwardian Kenilworth Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £58  39% off
97 Great Russell Street, WC1B | 3 minutes from Playin' Games
Conforming to the Radisson Blu Edwardian brand of mixing designer décor with designer locations, the Kenilworth has everything you'd expect from this established chain. 50 metres ... More
 
 
 
 
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Alternative Specialists nearest Playin' Games

Nearest to Playin' Games
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
James Smith & Sons
London > Shopping > Specialists
53 New Oxford Street, Covent Garden, London WC1A | 1 minute from Playin' Games
James Smith & Sons is an historic Victorian family business specialising in umbrellas, walking sticks and canes. Commonly known as "the Umbrella Shop", this immaculately presented ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Classic Camera- The Leica Shop
London > Shopping > Specialists
2 Pied Bull Yard, off Bury Place, Bloomsbury, London WC1A | 3 minutes from Playin' Games
... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Tea House
London > Shopping > Specialists
15 Neal Street, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 4 minutes from Playin' Games
Neal Street's famous Tea House sells more than 100 different type of teas from all around the world as well as various teapots, crockery and accessories. ... More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Shopping near Playin' Games

The best shops and markets near Playin' Games
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Aveda
London > Shopping > Hair and Grooming
174-177 High Holborn, Covent Garden, London WC1V | 1 minute from Playin' Games
Environmentally conscious hair and make-up brand with 'lifestyle' stores like this one in High Holborn - where there's even a herb garden on the roof terrace. ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Arthur Beale
London > Shopping > Sporting Goods
194 Shaftesbury Avenue, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 2 minutes from Playin' Games
Trading for over one hundred years, Arthur Beale is a long-standing specialist shop in London but it's also something of an anomaly: the last place you'd ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Birkenstock
London > Shopping > Shoes
70 Neal Street, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 2 minutes from Playin' Games
Every summer, the London streets are ablaze with a rich array of sandals and flip-flops. Clumpy, frumpy and built for comfort, Birckenstock footwear has become fashionable ... More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Events near Playin' Games

Near Playin' Games
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
War Horse
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 28th March 2009 to 14th February 2015
New London Theatre, Drury Lane, Covent Garden, London WC2B | 2 minutes from Playin' Games
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street, A Musical Thriller
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: 30th March to 12th April 2015
London Coliseum - English National Opera (ENO), St Martin's Lane, WC2N | 9 minutes from Playin' Games
Emma Thompson returns to the London stage for the first time in 25 years to play Mrs. Lovett in Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet ...More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 17th December 2014 to 9th May 2015
Playhouse Theatre, Northumberland Avenue, WC2N | 13 minutes from Playin' Games
Olivier-Award winner Tamsin Greig (Episodes, Green Wing, Jumpy, God of Carnage), who made her name as Debbie Aldridge in Radio 4's The Archers, makes her musical ...More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Entertainment near Playin' Games

Near Playin' Games
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Shaftesbury Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
210 Shaftesbury Avenue, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 1 minute from Playin' Games
A large and appealingly shabby Edwardian theatre which has produced almost a century of successful popular theatre and musicals. The most notorious of these was probably ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Top Secret Comedy Club @ The Africa Centre
London > Entertainment > Live Music
170 Drury Lane, Covent Garden, London WC2B | 2 minutes from Playin' Games
This new Covent Garden alternative to the West End tourist traps has welcomed the likes of filthy San Franciscan Scott Capurro and TV favourite Andi Osho. ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
New London Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Drury Lane, Covent Garden, London WC2B | 2 minutes from Playin' Games
Although this site has been an entertainment venue since at least the mid-19th century, the New London Theatre only opened its doors in 1973, making it ... More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Sights and Attractions near Playin' Games

The best museums, galleries, attractions near Playin' Games
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Cartoon Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
35 Little Russell Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1A | 2 minutes from Playin' Games
Combining art with humour, this addition to London's museum-cum-gallery scene is refreshingly vibrant. From political cartoons of Thatcher, Brown, Bush and Blair to rare originals on ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Elms Lesters Painting Rooms
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
135 Flitcroft Street, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 3 minutes from Playin' Games
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
British Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
Great Russell Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1B | 4 minutes from Playin' Games
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
 
 
 
THE BEST

Restaurants near Playin' Games

What are the best dining options near Playin' Games London?
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Naru Restaurant
London > Restaurants > Korean restaurants
230 Shaftesbury Avenue, WC2H | 1 minute from Playin' Games
Korean Cuisine... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Le Pain Quotidien
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
174 High Holborn, Covent Garden, London WC1V | 1 minute from Playin' Games
... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Savoy Grill
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
The Savoy Hotel, Strand, Covent Garden, London WC2R | 1 minute from Playin' Games
The Savoy Grill, along with The Savoy Hotel, reopened in 2010 following a three-year £220m refurbishment to reveal a "moodily lit" and "glamorous" dining room with ... More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Education near Playin' Games

Near Playin' Games
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
English [Out There!]
London > Education > English Language Courses
10 Coptic Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1A | 2 minutes from Playin' Games
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Method Studio
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
Conway Hall, 25 Red Lion Square, Holborn, London WC1R | 7 minutes from Playin' Games
Learn to act by becoming the person you are portraying. Think yourself into the role... eat what they would eat, weigh what they would weigh, behave ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS)
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
Thornhaugh Street, Russell Square, Bloomsbury, London WC1H | 9 minutes from Playin' Games
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
 
 
 
THE BEST

Leisure near Playin' Games

Playin' Games gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Hospital Club
London > Leisure > Arts Centres
24 Endell Street, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 2 minutes from Playin' Games
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Thai Square Spa
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
25 Shelton Street, 40 Earlham Street, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 4 minutes from Playin' Games
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
Phoenix Garden
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
21 Stacey Street, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 4 minutes from Playin' Games
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
 
 
 
THE BEST

Pubs near Playin' Games

The best pubs near London Playin' Games.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Princess Louise
London > Nightlife > Pubs
208 High Holborn, Covent Garden, London WC1V | 3 minutes from Playin' Games
The flagship London pub of Yorkshire's oldest brewery, Samuel Smith, the Princess Louise has been carefully restored to her original Victorian layout complete with snugs, removed ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Philomena's Irish Bar
London > Nightlife > Pubs
40 Great Queen Street, WC2B | 3 minutes from Playin' Games
Philomena's is an Irish themed bar and sports cafe on Great Queen Street, just two minutes walk from Covent Garden tube station. A great place to ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Polpo at Ape and Bird
London > Nightlife > Pubs
142 Shaftesbury Avenue, WC2H | 5 minutes from Playin' Games
When Russell Norman, famed for Polpo, Spuntino and Mishkin's, and as The Restaurant Man on BBC2, opened his first pub in November 2013 it seemed ... More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Nightlife near Playin' Games

Playin' Games clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The American Bar at The Savoy
London > Nightlife > Bars
The Savoy, Strand, WC2R | 1 minute from Playin' Games
During The Savoy's £220million refit the American Bar was barely touched, ensuring it stayed true to its traditional, sleek design that is synonymous with the iconic ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Beaufort Bar at The Savoy
London > Nightlife > Bars
The Savoy, Strand, WC2R | 1 minute from Playin' Games
The second of two bars in The Savoy, the Beaufort Bar is a glamorous affair. The bar continues the hotel's Art Deco theme with plush black ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Lowlander Beer Cafe
London > Nightlife > Bars
36 Drury Lane, Covent Garden, London WC2B | 3 minutes from Playin' Games
The reputation of the Benelux breweries precedes them and this themed bar captures the flair of Dutch cafe culture too. The impressive row of shiny silver ... More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Meeting venue hire near Playin' Games

Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near Playin' Games.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Congress Centre
London > Business > Venue Hire
23-28 Great Russell Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1B | 3 minutes from Playin' Games
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
British Museum
London > Business > Venue Hire
Great Russell Street, Bloomsbury, Bloomsbury, London WC1B | 4 minutes from Playin' Games
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Sir John Soane's Museum
London > Business > Venue Hire
13 Lincoln's Inn Fields, Holborn, London WC2A | 6 minutes from Playin' Games
An appealingly higgledy-piggledy treasure trove of artefacts, the extraordinary Sir John Soane's Museum elegantly located on Lincoln's Inn Fields is well worth an exploratory rummage. Lurking ... More
 
 
 
 

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The Caricatures of Mark Boxer
The Caricatures of Mark Boxer
Exhibitions | Until 22nd March 2015 

The Cartoon Museum 2 minutes walk from Playin' Games

The Caricatures of Mark Boxer at the Cartoon Museum is an exhibition dedicated to the British 60s cartoonist, who was ...More

 
Forro Do Guanabara
Clubbing and Nightlife | On 25th January 2015 

Guanabara 2 minutes walk from Playin' Games

An evening of Forro dance and music, featuring dance classes from Carlos Andre and performances from singer, composer and accordionist ...More

War Horse
War Horse
Theatre | Until 14th February 2015 

New London Theatre 2 minutes walk from Playin' Games

This moving adaptation of Michael Morpurgo's World War I epic War Horse gets a West End transfer to the New ...More

 
Ancient Lives, New Discoveries
Exhibitions | Until 19th April 2015 

British Museum 4 minutes walk from Playin' Games

An installation of eight people who were mummified in ancient Egypt and Sudan, including a priest's daughter, a temple doorkeeper ...More

Germany: Memories of a Nation
Germany: Memories of a Nation
Exhibitions | Until 25th January 2015 

British Museum 4 minutes walk from Playin' Games

A 1953 Volkswagen Beetle and a porcelain rhino are just some of the many objects from a 600 year period ...More

 
Connecting Continents: Indian Ocean Trade And Exchange
Exhibitions | Until 31st May 2015 

British Museum 4 minutes walk from Playin' Games

A selection of objects, artworks and artefacts which are connected to the history of trade in the Indian Ocean....More

Reshuffling The Deck: Card Game Workshop (Over 7s)
Kids Events | On 25th January 2015 

British Museum 4 minutes walk from Playin' Games

Create your own personalised cards to take home....More

Royal Opera House: Andrea Chenier
Concerts | Until 6th February 2015 

Royal Opera House 4 minutes walk from Playin' Games

In a new Royal Opera House production, David McVicar directs Andrea Chenier, Umberto Giordano's passionate drama of liberty and love ...More

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

Royal Opera House 4 minutes walk from Playin' Games

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

 
Sunday Salsa: Intermediate & Advance
Sporting Events | Until 29th March 2015 

Salsa! 4 minutes walk from Playin' Games

Dance workshop....More

 

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Alternative Afternoon Tea in London
Alternative Afternoon Tea in London

Afternoon Tea is one tradition that London has perfected and there are countless venues serving finger sandwiches, dainty cakes ...More

 
London 2015: New Openings
London 2015: New Openings

The Sky Garden atop the Walkie Talkie, a new art gallery from Damien Hirst and Biblioteka, a new £15 ...More

 
The Last of the De Mullins
The Last of the De Mullins
Theatre | 3rd February 2015 - 28th February 2015 

Jermyn Street Theatre

Stephen McGill and Joel Marvin present a play set in the Edwardian England of 1908 in which one woman defies ...More

 
Islands
Theatre | Until 21st February 2015 

Bush Theatre

The Bush Theatre is enjoying huge success under artistic director Madani Younis who took over at the west London ...More

The Great Spitalfields Pancake Race
The Great Spitalfields Pancake Race
Exhibitions | On 17th February 2015 

The Old Truman Brewery

In celebration of Shrove Tuesday, pancake enthusiasts leg it down Dray Walk at The Old Truman Brewery near Brick Lane ...More

 
3 Billy Pigs (Ages 3-8)
Theatre | 18th February 2015 - 22nd February 2015 

The Little Angel Theatre

Beautifully crafted puppets tell the story of the Three Billy Pigs, a new show from Noisy Oyster for children of ...More

Skylodge: Grimm Dinner
Foodie Events | Until 7th February 2015 

Skylodge

Having done Apres Ski and Lumberjack themes, Skylodge has now moved location once more and returns to its Bavarian roots ...More

Tapas Revolution Shoreditch
Tapas Revolution Shoreditch
Opened February 2015 

Spanish chef Omar Allibhoy continues the expansion of his Spanish food empire which began with Tapas Revolution in Westfield Shepherd's ...More

 
Fenchurch Seafood Bar and Grill
Fenchurch Seafood Bar and Grill
Opened 5th January 2015 

High up on level 37 of 20 Fenchurch Street (Rafael Vinoly's top heavy building also known as the Walkie Talkie) ...More

 
The Cocktail Trading Company Development Bar and Table
The Cocktail Trading Company Development Bar and Table
Opened Mid-January 2015 

Situated in the basement below Central & Co, on Great Marlborough Street, The Cocktail Trading Co Development Bar & Table, ...More

 
 
 
 
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