The Albion Emporium

 
 
ADDRESS
38 Tavistock Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E 7PB 
 
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OPENING TIMES
Mon to Fri 8:30 - 19:00, Sat 10:00 - 19:00, Sun 11:00 - 18:00
 

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The Albion EmporiumAs British as a bacon buttie, buying your groceries at The Albion Emporium is like getting first dibs on Mrs Beeton's pantry. A bastion of Britishness, the food emporium sells 'comestibles and beverages' that come from the British Isles as well as produce quintessentially linked to the country. Think meat pies made from centuries old recipes, old fashioned chutneys and cheeses from Cheddar Gorge and beyond. There are, of course, plenty of teas to choose from, country cordials, orchard apple juice, regional ales, ciders and lashings of ginger beer. For the complete English picnic experience, pack your Somerset willow hamper with a selection of seasonal products and artisan goods including freshly baked bread. You can also sample the specialist foodstuffs at tasting events and festivals throughout the year, some of which are staged to celebrate historically important moments in British history. The Sherlock Holmes Appreciation Society and The Chap regularly hold their meetings in the privacy of the Refectory out the back.

 

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Underground Stations

Underground Stations

 
Covent Garden Tube Station
 
4 minutes walk
 
Temple Tube Station
 
6 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
Charing Cross Railway Station
 
7 minutes walk
 
City Thameslink Station
 
14 minutes walk
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
Drury Lane NCP
 
5 minutes walk
 
Upper St Martins Lane NCP
 
6 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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One Aldwych
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £217  31% off
1 Aldwych, WC2B | 1 minute from The Albion Emporium
A Large, modern luxury hotel right in the middle of the West End, a few minutes walk from Covent Garden. One Aldwych is exceptionally well equipped, ... More
 
 
 
The Waldorf Hilton Hotel London
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £128  33% off
Aldwych, WC2B | 1 minute from The Albion Emporium
Positioned between the City's Square Mile and the thriving West End, this grand, Edwardian Hilton hotel welcomes guests with a patisserie and champagne bar in the ... More
 
 
 
ME London
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £191  22% off
336-337 The Strand, WC2R | 1 minute from The Albion Emporium
A luxurious 5-star hotel situated right in the heart of the city, ME London offers guests a lavish accommodation experience. Floor-to-ceiling windows provide the impeccable guestrooms ... More
 
 
 
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Primrose Bakery
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
42 Tavistock Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E | Same location as The Albion Emporium
If cupcakes are you cup of tea then head to the Covent Garden outlet of Primrose Bakery, a family owned enterprise which makes the most scrumptious ... More
 
 
 
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Hope and Greenwood
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
1 Russell Street, Covent Garden, London WC2B | 1 minute from The Albion Emporium
Excellent ice cream in the summer and a delicious-looking Christmas window in the winter are the kind of thing that make this candy shop a special ... More
 
 
 
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Godiva
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
17 The Piazza, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 2 minutes from The Albion Emporium
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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Penhaligon's
London > Shopping > Perfume and Cosmetics
41 Wellington Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 1 minute from The Albion Emporium
130-year-old scent emporium with royal warrants. For a sweet-smelling, sensory overload, Penhaligon’s has to be the place to go. From the original Hammam Bouquet to the Winston ... More
 
 
 
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Lush
London > Shopping > Perfume and Cosmetics
Unit 10 The Piazza Covent Garden, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 2 minutes from The Albion Emporium
An overpowering mix of perfumes assaults the nose before you even enter these premises, which offer a huge mix of fizzing bath bombs to suit all ... More
 
 
 
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Benjamin Pollock's Toyshop
London > Shopping > Children's Gifts and Toys
44 The Market, Covent Garden, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 2 minutes from The Albion Emporium
This tiny shop in the heart of Covent Garden is crammed full of traditional toys but is probably most famous for its selection of toy theatres ... More
 
 
 
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War Horse
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 28th March 2009 to 14th February 2015
New London Theatre, Drury Lane, Covent Garden, London WC2B | 5 minutes from The Albion Emporium
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
 
 
 
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Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 20th December 2014 to 9th May 2015
Playhouse Theatre, Northumberland Avenue, WC2N | 8 minutes from The Albion Emporium
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
 
 
 
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Urinetown The Musical
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 29th September 2014 to 24th January 2015
Apollo Theatre, 29 Shaftesbury Avenue, Westminster, London W1D | 11 minutes from The Albion Emporium
After a hugely successful run at the St James Theatre at the beginning of 2014 Urinetown moves to the Apollo Theatre on 29th September 2014 making ...More
 
 
 
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Aldwych Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Aldwych, Covent Garden, London WC2B4LD | 1 minute from The Albion Emporium
With the Waldorf Hotel sandwiched inbetween them, the Aldwych and Strand theatres were originally built to work as a pair. The Aldwych is probably most noted for ... More
 
 
 
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Novello Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Aldwych, Covent Garden, London WC2B | 1 minute from The Albion Emporium
Built in 1905 to form a pair with the near-identical Aldwych Theatre, the Novello Theatre (formerly known as the Strand Theatre) is one of London's more ... More
 
 
 
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Theatre Royal Drury Lane
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Catherine Street, Covent Garden, London WC2B | 1 minute from The Albion Emporium
London's oldest theatre is also its most spectacular, with a palatial auditorium that is among the most impressive in the world. The first theatre on this ... More
 
 
 
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London Transport Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
Covent Garden Piazza, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 1 minute from The Albion Emporium
After a two-year, £22 million refurbishment the London Transport Museum reopened on 22 November 2007 revealing more exhibition space than before. The museum travels back through ... More
 
 
 
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London Film Museum Covent Garden
London > Attractions > Museums
45 Wellington Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 1 minute from The Albion Emporium
The London Film Museum, located on the site of the Theatre Museum in the original Flower Cellars in the heart of Covent Garden, is the second ... More
 
 
 
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Courtauld Institute Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
Courtauld Institute of Art, Somerset House, Covent Garden, London WC2R | 3 minutes from The Albion Emporium
Manet's 'Bar at the Folies-Bergeres', Van Gogh's 'Self-Portrait with a Bandaged Ear' and Renoir's 'La Loge' are just a few of the celebrated artworks displayed at ... More
 
 
 
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Sofra
London > Restaurants > Turkish restaurants
36 Tavistock Street, Covent Garden, , Covent Garden, London WC2E | Same location as The Albion Emporium
Turkish cuisine. ... More
 
 
 
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Christopher's
London > Restaurants > American restaurants
18 Wellington Street, Covent Garden, , Covent Garden, London WC2E | 1 minute from The Albion Emporium
The best of the Americas over two floors of this grade II listed building in the heart of Covent Garden and overlooking Waterloo Bridge. Lobsters (flown ... More
 
 
 
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Cote
London > Restaurants > French restaurants
17 - 21 Tavistock Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 1 minute from The Albion Emporium
Offering French bistro fare served at reasonable prices, Côte is open all day so you can enjoy breakfast from 8am or tuck into steak frites for ... More
 
 
 
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English [Out There!]
London > Education > English Language Courses
10 Coptic Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1A | 9 minutes from The Albion Emporium
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 Method Studio
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
Conway Hall, 25 Red Lion Square, Holborn, London WC1R | 10 minutes from The Albion Emporium
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
 
 
 
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Career Energy
London > Education > Careers Services
4-6 Staple Inn, Holborn, London WC1V | 11 minutes from The Albion Emporium
Situated in the heart of London, Career Energy – formed in March 2002 - offers comprehensive advice on careers, career change and job searching. They’ll analyse ... More
 
 
 
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The Sanctuary
London > Leisure > Fitness
12 Floral Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 3 minutes from The Albion Emporium
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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Thai Square Spa
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
25 Shelton Street, 40 Earlham Street, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 5 minutes from The Albion Emporium
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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Sense Spa at Rosewood London
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
252 High Holborn, WC1V | 7 minutes from The Albion Emporium
Launched in November 2013, the Sense Spa at Rosewood London is a sanctuary within central London. With Rosewood being an award-winning signature spa brand, visitors can ... More
 
 
 
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The Marquess of Anglesey
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
39 Bow Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 1 minute from The Albion Emporium
Gastropub ... More
 
 
 
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Philomena's Irish Bar
London > Nightlife > Pubs
40 Great Queen Street, WC2B | 4 minutes from The Albion Emporium
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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Lamb & Flag
London > Nightlife > Pubs
33 Rose Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 5 minutes from The Albion Emporium
One of the oldest pubs in London, the Lamb & Flag was once known as the Bucket of Blood, thanks to the bare-knuckle fights held here. ... More
 
 
 
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The Lobby Bar at One Aldwych
London > Nightlife > Bars
1 Aldwych, Covent Garden, London WC2B | 1 minute from The Albion Emporium
Named one of the top five hotel bars in the world by the Sunday Telegraph, the Lobby Bar at the chic One Aldwych hotel is renowned ... More
 
 
 
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Lowlander Beer Cafe
London > Nightlife > Bars
36 Drury Lane, Covent Garden, London WC2B | 4 minutes from The Albion Emporium
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
 
 
 
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B.Y.O.C
London > Nightlife > Bars
28 Bedfordbury Street, Covent Garden, WC2N | 5 minutes from The Albion Emporium
A speakeasy bar with a twist, B.Y.O.C is a cocktail bar that doesn't stock any alcohol. But, before snubbing it in disgust, you can relax in ... More
 
 
 
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Silver Fleet - Woods River Cruises
London > Business > Venue Hire
Somerset House South Wing Strand, Covent Garden, London WC2R | 3 minutes from The Albion Emporium
Enjoy a luxury cruise on the Silver Fleet. Departing from the Savoy Pier and cruising along the Thames. A classy way to see the Thames.... More
 
 
 
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Somerset House
London > Business > Venue Hire
Somerset House, Strand, Covent Garden, London WC2R | 3 minutes from The Albion Emporium
Somerset House, once the site of a spectacular Tudor palace, now includes a magnificent 18th century art gallery housing celebrated collections belonging to the Courtauld Institute Gallery, ... More
 
 
 
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Royal Society Of Arts
London > Business > Venue Hire
8 John Adam Street, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 5 minutes from The Albion Emporium
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Bakersfield Mist
Bakersfield Mist
Theatre | Until 30th August 2014 

Duchess Theatre WC2B 5LA WC2E 7PB - 0 minute walk from The Albion Emporium

Kathleen Turner, who famously bared all when she last appeared in the West End - in a stage adaptation of ...More

 
Saturday Afternoon High Tease & Burlesque
Clubbing and Nightlife | Until 27th September 2014 

CellarDoor 1 minute walk from The Albion Emporium

An eclectic showcase of cabaret, burlesque, bands and tunes. Acts include Miss Ivy Paige, Dr John, Some Like It Hot ...More

Saturday Night Diva
Clubbing and Nightlife | Until 27th September 2014 

CellarDoor 1 minute walk from The Albion Emporium

Burlesque and cabaret tunes from the 1920s onwards with DJ Amanda Pet and Chrys Columbine....More

Mamma Mia!
Mamma Mia!
Theatre | Until 25th April 2015 

Novello Theatre 1 minute walk from The Albion Emporium

Through the story-telling magic of the songs of ABBA, we meet Donna, a feisty forty-something single mum, who recalls the ...More

 
The Lion King
The Lion King
Theatre | Until 4th January 2015 

The Lyceum Theatre 1 minute walk from The Albion Emporium

The Lion King tells the story of Simba - the epic adventure of his battles, his friendships, his dreams and ...More

 
Goodbye Piccadilly
Goodbye Piccadilly
Exhibitions | Until 8th March 2015 

London Transport Museum 1 minute walk from The Albion Emporium

Follow the London buses driven to the front during World War I, find out how women made up the transport ...More

 
Goodbye Piccadilly - From Home Front To Western Front
Exhibitions | Until 8th March 2015 

London Transport Museum 1 minute walk from The Albion Emporium

A major exhibition featuring posters for recruitment and propaganda, a woman bus conductor's uniform, a B-type bus from 1911, and ...More

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
Theatre | Until 30th May 2015 

Theatre Royal Drury Lane 1 minute walk from The Albion Emporium

Nominated for a staggering seven Oliviers in this year's Olivier Awards including Best New Musical, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory ...More

 
Bring Up the Bodies
Bring Up the Bodies
Theatre | Until 6th September 2014 

Aldwych Theatre 2 minutes walk from The Albion Emporium

The Royal Shakespeare Company's new dramatisation of Hilary Mantel's Man Booker Prize winning novels 'Bring Up the Bodies' and 'Wolf ...More

 
Wolf Hall
Wolf Hall
Theatre | Until 6th September 2014 

Aldwych Theatre 2 minutes walk from The Albion Emporium

Hilary Mantel's Man Booker Prize winning historic novels 'Wolf Hall' and 'Bring Up the Bodies' transfer from the Royal Shakespeare ...More

 
 
 
 
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