Avenue of the Stars  

 
 
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Covent Garden, Covent Garden, London WC2E 9ED
 
 

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Avenue of the StarsThe first hundred names are now down on London's answer to the Hollywood Walk of Fame. On the pavement outside St Paul's church in Covent Garden's Piazza, known as the actors' church, great Shakespeareans like Sir Lawrence Olivier rub shoulders with comedians The Two Ronnies, and rock stars The Rolling Stones.

There's a good mixture of names from the present (Ant & Dec, Billy Connolly) with the biggest British figures of the twentieth century (Charlie Chaplin, Alfred Hitchcock) and anyone from the Commonwealth is allowed in, so there's a star for Australian Hollywood actress Nicole Kidman.

It's a slightly eccentric selection (room for Dame Edna Everage but not Dame Judi Dench? Ricky Gervais not Richard Attenborough?), but they'll be adding new names every year, so there should be plenty of time to recognise all the greats. And it's a much more attractive spot than Hollywood Boulevard.

 

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Covent Garden Tube Station
 
2 minutes walk
 
Leicester Square Tube Station
 
3 minutes walk
 
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Charing Cross Railway Station
 
5 minutes walk
 
City Thameslink Station
 
18 minutes walk
 
 
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St Martins Lane NCP
 
2 minutes walk
 
Upper St Martins Lane NCP
 
3 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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St Martins Lane, A Morgans Original
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £189  34% off
45 St Martin's Lane, WC2N | 2 minutes from Avenue of the Stars
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
 
 
 
Strand Palace Hotel London
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £78  37% off
372 Strand, WC2R | 3 minutes from Avenue of the Stars
This West End Art Deco hotel right on the Strand and next to Covent Garden is in a fantastic location for accessing central London and theatreland. ... More
 
 
 
Amba Hotel Charing Cross
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £133  31% off
The Strand, WC2N | 4 minutes from Avenue of the Stars
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
 
 
 
 
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London > Attractions > Sights
Trafalgar Square, Westminster, London SW1Y | 5 minutes from Avenue of the Stars
Master tactician, inspirational leader, patriotic martyr, Admiral Lord Horatio Nelson is one of England's great heroes. His Nelson's Column statue is at the very heart of ... More
 
 
 
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The Fourth Plinth
London > Attractions > Sights
Trafalgar Square, Westminster, London WC2N | 5 minutes from Avenue of the Stars
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London > Attractions > Sights
Whitehall, Westminster, London SW1A | 7 minutes from Avenue of the Stars
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St Paul's Church, Covent Garden
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Bedford Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E | Same location as Avenue of the Stars
Affectionately known as "The Actors' Church", St Paul's in Covent Garden is in the heart of theatreland and has long been associated with the theatre community. ... More
 
 
 
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Covent Garden East Piazza
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Covent Garden Piazza, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 2 minutes from Avenue of the Stars
A visit to Covent Garden is a must, whether you intend to shop, sightsee or soak in the carnival atmosphere. The focal ... More
 
 
 
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London Transport Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
Covent Garden Piazza, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 3 minutes from Avenue of the Stars
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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Waitress
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 8th February to 19th October 2019
Avenue of the Stars, 18-20 Maiden Lane, The Strand, WC2R | 2 minutes from Avenue of the Stars
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
 
 
 
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The Starry Messenger
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 16th May to 10th August 2019
Avenue of the Stars, Charing Cross Road, WC2H | 3 minutes from Avenue of the Stars
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
 
 
 
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The Price
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Avenue of the Stars, Charing Cross Road, WC2H | 3 minutes from Avenue of the Stars
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London Coliseum - English National Opera (ENO)
London > Entertainment > Theatres
St Martin's Lane, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 2 minutes from Avenue of the Stars
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
 
 
 
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Arts Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
6-7 Great Newport Street, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 3 minutes from Avenue of the Stars
The Arts Theatre was built in 1927 as a members club, which allowed it to circumvent the censorship laws and perform unusual and avant garde fare. ... More
 
 
 
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Royal Opera House
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Bow Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 3 minutes from Avenue of the Stars
This impressive building in the heart of Covent Garden has been playing host to major stars of the classical music world since 1858. The third ... More
 
 
 
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The Shop at Bluebird
London > Shopping > House and Garden
29 Floral Street, Carriage Hall, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 1 minute from Avenue of the Stars
In summer 2018 The Shop at Bluebird moved to Covent Garden and it's even more spectacular than the original on Kings ... More
 
 
 
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Jones
London > Shopping > Menswear
13 Floral Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 1 minute from Avenue of the Stars
Dedicated to designer menswear including formal tailoring from Westwood, Gaultier, Dries van Noten, Helmut Lang and Alexander McQueen, and more relaxed diffusion lines from Fake and ... More
 
 
 
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The Sanctuary
London > Shopping > Health and Beauty
12 Floral Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 1 minute from Avenue of the Stars
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Paul
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
29 Bedford Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E | Same location as Avenue of the Stars
Branches of this cool French cafe abound across the Channel, but this was the first one to open in London. Paul serves epic eclairs, excellent coffee ... More
 
 
 
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Le Restaurant de Paul
London > Restaurants > French restaurants
29 Bedford Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E | Same location as Avenue of the Stars
Popular French bakery chain Paul has branched out with its very first all-day dining brasserie and they've made the leap on the site of their flagship ... More
 
 
 
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La Goccia
London > Restaurants > Modern European restaurants
1 Floral Court, WC2E | 1 minute from Avenue of the Stars
In the summer of 2017, Petersham Nurseries opened its first venue beyond its bucolic Richmond home, launching a lifestyle destination ... More
 
 
 
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The London Film School
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
24 Shelton Street, Covent Garden, WC2H | 3 minutes from Avenue of the Stars
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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Courtauld Institute of Art
London > Education > Arts and Drama
Somerset House, Covent Garden, London WC2R | 6 minutes from Avenue of the Stars
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
 
 
 
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Saw Swee Hock Student Centre
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
1 Sheffield Street, Holborn, London WC2A | 8 minutes from Avenue of the Stars
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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The Sanctuary
London > Leisure > Fitness
12 Floral Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 1 minute from Avenue of the Stars
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 | 3 minutes from Avenue of the Stars
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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Victoria Embankment Gardens
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Victoria Embankment, Villiers Street, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 4 minutes from Avenue of the Stars
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
 
 
 
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Lamb & Flag
London > Nightlife > Pubs
33 Rose Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 1 minute from Avenue of the Stars
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 Salisbury
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
90 St Martins Lane, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 2 minutes from Avenue of the Stars
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The Harp
London > Nightlife > Pubs
47 Chandos Place, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 2 minutes from Avenue of the Stars
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
 
 
 
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Blame Gloria
London > Nightlife > Bars
20 Bedford Street, WC2E | 1 minute from Avenue of the Stars
A subterranean den of delight, with cocktails, tunes and parties, Blame Gloria is a basement bar in Covent Garden where the wallpaper is based on ... More
 
 
 
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B.Y.O.C
London > Nightlife > Bars
28 Bedfordbury Street, Covent Garden, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 1 minute from Avenue of the Stars
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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Blind Spot
London > Nightlife > Bars
45 St Martins Lane, WC2N | 2 minutes from Avenue of the Stars
Set behind the facade of a boutique tea counter and a secret golden hand-shaped handle is Blind Spot at ... More
 
 
 
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St Martins Lane Hotel
London > Business > Venue Hire
45 St. Martin's Lane, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 2 minutes from Avenue of the Stars
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
 
 
 
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Royal Society Of Arts
London > Business > Venue Hire
8 John Adam Street, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 3 minutes from Avenue of the Stars
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Odeon, Leicester Square
London > Business > Venue Hire
24-26 Leicester Square, Soho, London WC2H | 4 minutes from Avenue of the Stars
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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