Little Venice

 
 
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Maida Vale, Little Venice, London W2 1TH 
 

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Little VeniceAs the name suggests, Little Venice is interspersed with waterways. While you'll never mistake it for the Italian city, it does have some superb restuarants, bars and cafes lending the whole area a cosmopolitan, laid back vibe. When Robert Browning coined the term Little Venice he was describing the point where the Paddington Arm of the Grand Union Canal meets the Regents Canal encompasses however it now refers to the whole area at the south of Maida Vale. Paddington Basin, a short walk from Little Venice, is currently being redeveloped on a scale to rival London's Docklands. Watch this space. For a scenic water-side walk, follow the canal route north-east for 2.5 miles and you'll end up in Camden where you can see the Lock and the markets, or stroll across to Regents Park and London Zoo.

 

LondonTown.com - Little Venice Location Map

 
 
 
Underground Stations

Underground Stations

 
Warwick Avenue Tube Station
 
6 minutes walk
 
Edgware Road Tube Station
 
8 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
 
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
Church Street Masterpark
 
6 minutes walk
 
Lanark Road NCP
 
6 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Hotels near Little Venice

Near Little Venice
Comfort Inn Edgware Road Hotel
London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel   from £37  42% off
450 Edgware Road, W2 | 3 minutes from Little Venice
There's a certain pop art breeziness to the red and white décor of this cheap-and-cheerful hotel. Clean, bright bedrooms with plain pine fittings and a jolly ... More
 
 
 
Europa House Apartments London
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £154  24% off
79A Randolph Avenue, W9 | 6 minutes from Little Venice
Considering their close proximity to Paddington Station and the high standard of accommodation these serviced apartments come at a relatively reasonable price. Overlooking three and a ... More
 
 
 
The Colonnade Hotel London
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £67  27% off
2 Warrington Crescent, W9 | 7 minutes from Little Venice
Little Venice's tranquil waterways, colourful narrow boats and meandering canals are easily reached from The Colonnade hotel, which is also conveniently located for easy access to ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
London Central Mosque
London > Attractions > Other Attractions
146 Park Road, Marylebone, London NW8 | 11 minutes from Little Venice
Vast Islamic mosque in Regent's Park. With its huge, gold dome, the London Central Mosque gleams out above the dense green canopy of Regent’s Park. Designed in ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Oxford Street
London > Attractions > Other Attractions
Oxford Street, Marylebone, London W1C | 26 minutes from Little Venice
With over 200 million visitors a year, more than 300 shops and 5 million square feet of retail space, Oxford Street lays claim to being London's ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Portobello Road Market
London > Attractions > Other Attractions
Portobello Road, Notting Hill, London W11 | 26 minutes from Little Venice
The famous Portobello Road antiques and flea market in Notting Hill takes place every Saturday although there are also stalls from Monday to Friday. Running from ... More
 
 
 
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Sights and Attractions near Little Venice

The best museums, galleries, attractions near Little Venice
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Mark Jason Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
1 Bell Street, Marylebone, London NW1 | 7 minutes from Little Venice
After several years healthy trading since 2001, the Mark Jason Gallery moved premises to Edgware Road from New Bond Street. This is a great gallery founded ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Jason's Canal Boat Trip
London > Attractions > Boats
Jason's Wharf, Opposite 60 Blomfield Road, Little Venice, London W9 | 7 minutes from Little Venice
Jason's Trip takes passengers on a boat ride along the Regent's Canal, starting from Little Venice and heading all the way across North West London to ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Subway Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
1 Edgware Road Subway, Bayswater, London W2 | 8 minutes from Little Venice
Take the pedestrian subway below Edgware Road and Harrow Road and you'll come across a hidden corner of culture in the Subway Gallery. Situated under landmarks ... More
 
 
 
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Events near Little Venice

Near Little Venice
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London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: Saturday 10th and Sunday 11th January 2015 - 10am-5pm
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Tatsuo Miyajima: KU
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 3rd and 5th to 9th Jan 2015 - Various Times
Lisson Gallery, 52-54 Bell Street, Marylebone, London NW1 | 8 minutes from Little Venice
Exhibition of the artist's work in their first solo show....More
 
 
 
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The Twelve Holy Nights
London > Events > Seasonal  Dates: 24th December 2014 to 6th January 2015
Rudolf Steiner House, Park Road, NW1 | 13 minutes from Little Venice
Seasonal celebration....More
 
 
 
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Entertainment near Little Venice

Near Little Venice
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Idler Academy
London > Entertainment >
81 Westbourne Park Road, Bayswater, London W2 | 17 minutes from Little Venice
If you like your coffee with a strong shot of philosophy, The Idler Academy is the place for you. This cafe-cum-centre of learning was set up ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Screen on Baker Street
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
96-98 Baker Street, Marylebone, London W1U | 17 minutes from Little Venice
Two intimate screening rooms, plush seating and high-tech facilities make The Screen on Baker Street a good choice for film lovers in the area. Tucked away ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Open Air Theatre, Regent's Park
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Inner Circle, Regent's Park, Regent's Park, London NW1 | 22 minutes from Little Venice
If stuffy auditoriums aren't your thing, the Open Air Theatre in the heart of Regent's Park offers a chance to enjoy quality theatre under a star-lit ... More
 
 
 
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Shopping near Little Venice

The best shops and markets near Little Venice
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Raoul's Cafe Maida Vale
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
13 Clifton Road, Little Venice, London W9 | 3 minutes from Little Venice
A great place for a big breakfast, especially if you've overdone it the night before - not only can we recommend the eggs and bacon but ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Winery
London > Shopping > Wine Merchants
4 Clifton Road, Little Venice, London W9 | 3 minutes from Little Venice
Formerly a Victorian pharmacy, The Winery’s soaring stacks of original wooden shelves now host gleaming bottles of Burgundy and Claret instead of dusty bottles of potions ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Alfie's Antique Market
London > Shopping > Markets
13-25 Church Street, Marylebone, London NW8 | 6 minutes from Little Venice
Alfie's, one of the largest indoor antique markets in London, is a well known secret among decorators and interior designers who come to trawl the stalls ... More
 
 
 
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Restaurants near Little Venice

What are the best dining options near Little Venice London?
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Cafe Laville
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
439 Edgware Road, Little Venice, London W2 | Same location as Little Venice
The Edgware Road has long been the haunt of London’s North African enclave and on a hot summer’s day it’s often more Maghreb than Marylebone. Along ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
D1 Coffee
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
1 Aberdeen Place, NW8 | 1 minute from Little Venice
The coffee at D1 is worth travelling for. Although expensive, they serve Monmouth coffee that will keep you coming back for more. They also do good ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Mandalay
London > Restaurants > South East Asian restaurants
444 Edgeware Road, Maida Vale, London W2 | 3 minutes from Little Venice
Burmese cuisine. Booking essential. ... More
 
 
 
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Education near Little Venice

Near Little Venice
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
La Cucina Caldesi
London > Education > Cookery Courses
118 Marylebone Lane, Marylebone, London W1U | 23 minutes from Little Venice
The Caldesi family first set up a cooking school in Giancarlo's native Tuscany. His 'Return to Tuscany' was captured by BBC cameras and dished up on ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
L'Atelier des Chefs
London > Education > Adult Education
19 Wigmore Street, W1U | 27 minutes from Little Venice
Whether you're a Nigella or not in the kitchen, the L'atelier des Chefs cookery school can teach you something. Classes are given in the basement kitchens ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Cookery School
London > Education > Cookery Courses
15B Little Portland Street, W1W | 30 minutes from Little Venice
Awarded The Best City Cookery School 2013, the Cookery School at Little Portland Street has been teaching people to make simple, honest food for more than ... More
 
 
 
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Leisure near Little Venice

Little Venice gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Lord's Cricket Ground
London > Leisure > Spectator Sport
St. John's Wood Road, St John's Wood, London NW8 | 6 minutes from Little Venice
This revered ancient cricket ground has been the site of many a historic victory and many more England batting collapses. While Lord's Cricket Ground has long ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Landmark Spa & Health Club
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
Landmark Hotel, 222 Marylebone Road, Marylebone, London NW1 | 12 minutes from Little Venice
The spa in the basement of the Landmark London hotel is small but spoiling with luxury E'SPA treatments and the use of the 15-metre ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Iyengar Yoga Institute
London > Leisure > Fitness
223a Randolph Avenue, Maida Vale, London W9 | 15 minutes from Little Venice
The only purpose-built yoga centre in Europe boasts two yoga studios with underfloor heating. The specially designed skylights, built into the building's structure, make maximum use ... More
 
 
 
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Pubs near Little Venice

The best pubs near London Little Venice.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Warrington
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
93 Warrington Crescent, Maida Vale, London W9 | 6 minutes from Little Venice
Following on from the success of his first gastropub The Narrow in Wapping, Gordon Ramsay continues to make in-roads into the beer-and-fine-dining market with this restored ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Prince Alfred & Formosa Dining Rooms
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
5A Formosa Street, Maida Vale, , Maida Vale, London W9 | 7 minutes from Little Venice
Gastropub ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Idlewild
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
55 Shirland Road, Maida Vale, London W9 | 10 minutes from Little Venice
Glamourous gastropub with a cocktail bar upstairs, Idlewild in Maida Vale has something for everyone if you enjoy fine dining and casually chic surroundings. From the ... More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Nightlife near Little Venice

Little Venice clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Westbourne House
London > Nightlife > Bars
65 Westbourne Grove, Bayswater, London W2 | 17 minutes from Little Venice
Boasting an elegant design, this large venue is a popular place for perusing the long and imaginative cocktail list. Westbourne House is more of a bar ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Purl
London > Nightlife > Bars
50/54 Blandford Street, W1U | 20 minutes from Little Venice
Drinks come with a pre warning at this flamboyant cocktail bar. Purl is a speakeasy bar that prides itself in its extravagant cocktail menu, which sees ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Chakana
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
23 Orchard Street, W1H | 22 minutes from Little Venice
David Beckham, One Direction and Pixie Lott have all partied at Chakana, a late-night Inca-inspired lounge bar brought to you by Nick House, the entrepreneur behind ... More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Meeting venue hire near Little Venice

Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near Little Venice.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Wallace Collection
London > Business > Venue Hire
Hertford House, Manchester Square, Marylebone, London W1U | 21 minutes from Little Venice
... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Electric Cinema
London > Business > Venue Hire
191 Portobello Road, Notting Hill, Notting Hill, London W11 | 26 minutes from Little Venice
... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Kensington Palace
London > Business > Venue Hire
Kensington Gardens, Kensington, London W8 | 27 minutes from Little Venice
Conference facilities can accomodate for up to 1040 people.... More
 
 
 
 

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Ben Uri Centenary Exhibition: Uncovering A Century Of Art, Identity And Migration
Exhibitions | Until 1st October 2015 

The Ben Uri Gallery 19 minutes walk from Little Venice

To celebrate Ben Uri's foundation in 1915, this unique exhibition exploring the experience of identity and migration during the last ...More

The Harbour House Singers: Workshop
Exhibitions | Until 22nd February 2015 

The Ben Uri Gallery 19 minutes walk from Little Venice

Learn a variety of songs from around the world....More

Sunday Spice At The Cinnamon Club
Leisure | Until 28th December 2014 

Cinephilia West 21 minutes walk from Little Venice

This December sees best restaurant in London, The Cinnamon Club, open its doors on Sundays, for the perfect warming take ...More

Hyde Park Winter Wonderland
Hyde Park Winter Wonderland
Seasonal | Until 4th January 2015 

Hyde Park 24 minutes walk from Little Venice

Throughout late November and December a large area of Hyde Park near Hyde Park Corner is transformed into a Winter ...More

 
Zemlinsky Quartet
Concerts | On 28th December 2014 

Wigmore Hall 1.33 miles from Little Venice

The quartet performs Haydn's String Quartet In G Minor No 3 'Rider', Janacek's String Quartet No 2 'Intimate Letters' and ...More

London Haydn Quartet
Concerts | On 28th December 2014 

Wigmore Hall 1.33 miles from Little Venice

The period ensemble presents Haydn's String Quartet In G Op 76 No 1 and Dvorak's String Quartet In E Flat ...More

Designing The 20th Century: The Life And Work Of Abram Games
Exhibitions | Until 4th January 2015 

Jewish Museum 1.65 miles from Little Venice

Curated by the Jewish Museum in conjunction with Abram Games' children, this installation featuring examples of designs, posters and emblems, ...More

Freud and Eros: Love, Lust and Longing
Exhibitions | Until 22nd February 2015 

Freud Museum 1.7 miles from Little Venice

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Christmas With The Rat Pack
Concerts | On 28th December 2014 

London Palladium 1.71 miles from Little Venice

Take a trip back in time to the glamorous, glitzy nights of Vegas in the company of three of the ...More

Airing Cupboard
Clubbing and Nightlife | On 28th December 2014 

The Lockside Lounge 1.74 miles from Little Venice

House and techno from resident and guest DJs....More

 

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The Hard Problem
The Hard Problem
Theatre | 21st January 2015 - 16th April 2015 

National Theatre: Dorfman Theatre

Sir Nicholas Hytner's last production at the National before he steps down as Artistic Director will be Tom Stoppard's neuroscience ...More

 
UVNYE Party at Bounce
UVNYE Party at Bounce
Seasonal | On 31st December 2014 

Bounce

See in the New Year with a little healthy competition at the home of ping pong, Bounce. Hosting a UVNYE ...More

 
Ben Howard
Ben Howard
Concerts | 16th April 2015 - 18th April 2015 

Alexandra Palace

After two sell-out nights at the Brixton Academy in December 2014, Ben Howard performs three nights at Alexandra Palace this ...More

 
A View From The Bridge
A View From The Bridge
Theatre | 11th February 2015 - 11th April 2015 

Wyndham's Theatre

Ivo Van Hove's five star Young Vic production of Arthur Miller's A View From The Bridge transfers to the Wyndham's ...More

 
Fireworks (Al'ab Nariya)
Theatre | 12th February 2015 - 14th March 2015 

Royal Court Theatre

Looking at what it's like to be a Palestinian child living under siege, Dalia Taha's Fireworks (Al'ab Nariya) at the ...More

Pennethorne's Cafe Bar
Pennethorne's Cafe Bar
Opened 28th November 2014 

Named after the 19th century English architect Sir James Pennethorne, the man who designed the Somerset House New Wing in ...More

 
108 Brasserie
108 Brasserie
Opened 7th November 2014 

Located on Marylebone Lane, in The Marylebone Hotel on the corner of Bulstrode Street, the spacious and stylish 108 Brasserie ...More

 
Fields
Fields
Opened 30th November 2014 

An all-day cafe on Clapham Common located next to the skate park on Rookery Road SW4, Fields is the brainchild ...More

 
 
 
 
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