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Charing Cross Railway Station
 
12 minutes walk
 
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18 minutes walk
 
 
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3 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Thistle Holborn, The Kingsley
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £71  31% 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 £116  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 £86  26% 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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Nearest to Playin' Games
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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
 
 
 
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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
 
 
 
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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
 
 
 
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The best shops and markets near Playin' Games
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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
 
 
 
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Office
London > Shopping > Shoes
57 Neal Street, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 2 minutes from Playin' Games
Office is the place to go for the season’s must-have shoe that won’t break the bank. It’s very fashionable and the sharpest shapes sell-out fast. The Neal ... More
 
 
 
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Events near Playin' Games

Near Playin' Games
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Motown The Musical
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 11th February 2016 to 28th October 2017
Playin' Games, 210 Shaftesbury Avenue, WC2H | 1 minute from Playin' Games
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 - 15th October 2017
Playin' Games, Earlham Street, Seven Dials, Soho, London WC2H | 4 minutes from Playin' Games
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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The Play That Goes Wrong
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 5th September 2014 to 25th February 2018
Playin' Games, Catherine Street, WC2B | 7 minutes from Playin' Games
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 Playin' Games
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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
 
 
 
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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
 
 
 
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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
 
 
 
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The best museums, galleries, attractions near Playin' Games
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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
 
 
 
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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
 
 
 
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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
 
 
 
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What are the best dining options near Playin' Games London?
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Naru Restaurant
London > Restaurants > Korean restaurants
230 Shaftesbury Avenue, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 1 minute from Playin' Games
Korean Cuisine... More
 
 
 
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Le Pain Quotidien
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
174 High Holborn, Covent Garden, London WC1V | 1 minute from Playin' Games
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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
 
 
 
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Education near Playin' Games

Near Playin' Games
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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
 
 
 
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The London Film School
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
24 Shelton Street, Covent Garden, WC2H | 4 minutes from Playin' Games
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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Saw Swee Hock Student Centre
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
1 Sheffield Street, Holborn, London WC2A | 7 minutes from Playin' Games
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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Playin' Games gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
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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
 
 
 
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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 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
 
 
 
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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
 
 
 
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Pubs near Playin' Games

The best pubs near London Playin' Games.
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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, Covent Garden, London 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
 
 
 
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Polpo at Ape and Bird
London > Nightlife > Pubs
142 Shaftesbury Avenue, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 5 minutes from Playin' Games
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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Playin' Games clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
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The London Cocktail Club - Shaftesbury Avenue
London > Nightlife > Bars
224a Shaftesbury Avenue, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 1 minute from Playin' Games
The London Cocktail Club is a members bar but - luckily for us - it's not a very exclusive one; it's free ... More
 
 
 
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The American Bar at The Savoy
London > Nightlife > Bars
The Savoy, Strand, Covent Garden, London 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
 
 
 
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Beaufort Bar at The Savoy
London > Nightlife > Bars
The Savoy, Strand, Covent Garden, London 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
 
 
 
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Meeting venue hire near Playin' Games

Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near Playin' Games.
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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
 
 
 
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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
 
 
 
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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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Motown The Musical
Motown The Musical
Theatre | Until 28th October 2017 

Shaftesbury Theatre 1 minute walk from Playin' Games

Telling the story of Berry Gordy, who went from being a featherweight boxer to Motown music mogul, Motown The Musical ...More

 
Tibor Hajas: Action Works
Exhibitions | Until 30th June 2017 

Austin/Desmond Fine Art 3 minutes walk from Playin' Games

Exhibitions & Art, Photography....More

Committee
Committee
Theatre | Until 12th August 2017 

The Donmar Warehouse 3 minutes walk from Playin' Games

Hadley Fraser, Josie Rourke and Tom Deering have transformed the real-life event of the collapse of Kids Company into a ...More

 
Where The Thunderbird Lives: Cultural Resilience On The Northwest Coast Of North America
Exhibitions | Until 27th August 2017 

British Museum 4 minutes walk from Playin' Games

Traditional objects from Northwest Coast Peoples spanning thousands of years, including ceremonial masks and rattles, woven robes and baskets, contemporary ...More

Hokusai: Beyond the Great Wave
Hokusai: Beyond the Great Wave
Exhibitions | Until 13th August 2017 

British Museum 4 minutes walk from Playin' Games

Without Japanese printmaker Katsushika Hokusai, "Impressionism might never have happened", so says Jason Farago, writing for the BBC. It's a ...More

 
Living Histories: Contemporary Arab Artists
Exhibitions | Until 22nd October 2017 

British Museum 4 minutes walk from Playin' Games

Recent acquisitions of posters, prints, drawings, photographs and artists' books, featuring many artists from Syria whose work has been produced ...More

Desire, Love, Identity: Exploring LGBTQ Histories
Exhibitions | Until 15th October 2017 

British Museum 4 minutes walk from Playin' Games

Coins, prints and small sculptures highlighting the history of LGBTQ culture in a display marking the 50th anniversary of the ...More

Japanese Woodblock Printing
Exhibitions | Until 16th July 2017 

British Museum 4 minutes walk from Playin' Games

A display revealing the processes behind the ancient Japanese art form, prominent in the country during the Edo period, and ...More

Places Of The Mind: British Watercolour Landscapes 1850-1950
Exhibitions | Until 27th August 2017 

British Museum 4 minutes walk from Playin' Games

Watercolour landscapes from both the Victorian era and modern times by James McNeil Whistler, Edward Burne-Jones, John Singer Sargent, Muirhead ...More

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

Dominion Theatre 4 minutes walk from Playin' Games

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

 

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Alma Tadema: At Home in Antiquity
Exhibitions | From 7th July 

Leighton House Museum

The largest exhibition ever staged at Leighton House Museum, Alma-Tadema: At Home in Antiquity is devoted to one of the most popular artists of the Victorian era. Over ...More

Dean & Deluca
Shopping 

Originally opened in 1977, renowned New York deli Dean and DeLuca comes to London in 2017 for its first European site....More

Tatler's English Roses 2017 in association with Michael Kors
Exhibitions | From 30th June 

Saatchi Gallery

Tatler magazine is brought to thrilling life with portraits, behind the scenes video and an interactive disco booth featuring works by the acclaimed photographer David Burton....More

Tero Saarinen Company: Morphed
Tero Saarinen Company: Morphed
Dance | On 10th August 

Southbank Centre

A band of seven men bursting with strong ...More

 
Iceland Dance Company: Sacrifice
Iceland Dance Company: Sacrifice
Dance | From 18th August 

Southbank Centre

Iceland Dance Company presents the UK premiere of ...More

 
Cirkus Cirkor: Limits
Cirkus Cirkor: Limits
Dance | From 13th August 

Southbank Centre: Royal Festival Hall

Combining limitless energy with acrobatic artistry, this playful and poetic contemporary circus performance takes a ...More

 
Tales From The Arabian Nights
Tales From The Arabian Nights
Theatre | From 9th August 

Greenwich Park

The first promenade production by London Bubble, the ...More

 
Tales From The Arabian Nights
Tales From The Arabian Nights
Theatre | From 1st August 

Southwark Park

The first promenade production by London Bubble, the ...More

 
Zip World London
Zip World London
Sporting Events | From 6th July 

Archbishop's Park

Zip through the skies at up to 50 miles per hour on the fastest zip ...More

 
Archbishop's Park
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Immaculate 10 acre park, once part of Lambeth Palaces private gardens, is the largest green space on the Southbank....More

Oasis Farm Waterloo
Leisure 

Half-acre farm transforms a strip of wasteland in Waterloo into a garden and a haven for nature....More

Waterloo Food Month
Waterloo Food Month
Foodie Events | From 29th June 

Lower Marsh

Waterloo Food Month gets underway on Thursday 29th June with a street party along Lower ...More

 
Leake Street Pocket Park
Leisure 

An urban oasis of shrubs, perennials, grasses, climbers and trees at the entrance to one of the most well known graffiti hotspots in London....More

Lower Marsh Market
Shopping 

Weekday food market. Add arts and crafts stalls on a Saturday....More

Florentine
Florentine
Dining 

Bringing all-day dining to Lambeth, Florentine is ideal for everything from breakfast and brunch through ...More

 
Rockwell Bar and Restaurant
Dining 

Hotel bar on Trafalgar Square with public roof terrace offering views over the bronze lions and Nelson's Column....More

Trafalgar St. James
Trafalgar St. James
Hotels 

The Trafalgar Square hotel has a major upgrade in 2017 becoming the Trafalgar St. James, ...More

 
The Green Man
The Green Man
Drinking 

A previously run down neighbourhood pub in Paddington has been preserved by PubLove, adding a ...More

 
Nine Lives
Nine Lives
Drinking 

The founders of Sweet&Chilli, experts in cocktail research and creation, are behind this late night ...More

 
Hampstead Beach
Hampstead Beach
Seasonal | From 2nd July 

JW3

Summer's coming to Hampstead with an urban beach at JW3 with golden sand, free entry, ...More

 
Best Beaches in London
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There's need to leave town when you're in search of sand, feel the grains ...More

 
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London's street food scene has really taken ...More

 
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