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Charing Cross Tube StationThis station gives access to the Northern and Bakerloo Underground lines and the mainline terminal runs services to Kent and suburban destinations in south London.

Sitting right at the top of the Strand, a couple of hundred metres from Trafalgar Square, it's simple to walk over the bridge to the attractions of the South Bank which include the London Eye and the Royal Festival Hall.

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Charing Cross Railway Station
1 minutes walk
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19 minutes walk
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Hotels near Charing Cross Tube Station

Near Charing Cross Tube Station
Amba Hotel Charing Cross
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel † from £93† 26% off
The Strand, WC2N | 1 minute from Charing Cross Tube Station
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
Corinthia Hotel London
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel † from £285† 35% off
Whitehall Place, SW1A | 2 minutes from Charing Cross Tube Station
With 294 bedrooms, multi-level penthouse suites and terraces offering spectacular views of the River Thames, Trafalgar Square and Whitehall - the £300 million restoration of the ... More
The Trafalgar Hotel London
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel † from £134† 42% off
2 Spring Gardens, SW1A | 2 minutes from Charing Cross Tube Station
Almost in the shadow of Nelson's Column, and with the Palaces of Whitehall looming behind it, this hotel is at the heart of the Capital. ... More
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Alternative Underground Stations nearest Charing Cross Tube Station

Nearest to Charing Cross Tube Station
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Liverpool Street Tube Station
London > Travel > Underground Stations
Liverpool Street, City, London EC2M | 2 miles from Charing Cross Tube Station
One of London's busiest commuter stations at the heart of financial London. Regular trains depart Liverpool Street for destinations in Essex and East Anglia. The Stansted ... More
Embankment Underground Station
London > Travel > Underground Stations
Villiers Street, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 2 minutes from Charing Cross Tube Station
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Covent Garden Tube Station
London > Travel > Underground Stations
41 Long Acre, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 6 minutes from Charing Cross Tube Station
Exit Covent Garden Tube into the heart of London's Theatreland, around every corner you'll stumble on one of the city's famous playhouses. Left out of the ... More
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Travel near Charing Cross Tube Station

Near Charing Cross Tube Station
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Circular Hop-on Hop-off Trip - Crown River Cruises
London > Travel > Boats
Blackfriars Pier, The Old Pump House, Paul's Walk, City, London EC4V | 23 minutes from Charing Cross Tube Station
This fun circular trip by Crown River Cruises allows you to traverse the banks of the Thames over a stretch jam-packed with famous landmarks and fabulous ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
London Cycling Campaign
London > Travel > Bicycles
2 Newhams Row, SE1 | 23 minutes from Charing Cross Tube Station
This bunch of eco-friendly pedal-pushers want to get London moving...by bicycle! London Cycling Campaign is a charitable company set up to expound the views of those ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Bankside Pier
London > Travel > River Piers
Bankside, Bankside, London SE1 | 23 minutes from Charing Cross Tube Station
Bankside Pier is located next to the Shakespeare's Globe Theatre and close to Tate Modern. From Bankside Pier a†hop-on hop-off circular cruise operates during summer and ... More
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Events near Charing Cross Tube Station

Near Charing Cross Tube Station
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 | 2 minutes from Charing Cross Tube Station
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
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 | 3 minutes from Charing Cross Tube Station
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
Treasure Island (Over 10s)
London > Events > Theatre †Dates: 22nd December 2014 to 8th April 2015
National Theatre: Olivier Theatre, South Bank, SE1 | 6 minutes from Charing Cross Tube Station
Seeing Treasure Island activates that "little spark of adolescent runaway that still hankers after adventure and treasure," so says the Financial Times. The National ...More
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Entertainment near Charing Cross Tube Station

Near Charing Cross Tube Station
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Playhouse Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Northumberland Avenue, Westminster, London WC2N | 2 minutes from Charing Cross Tube Station
A short step away from the main strip of West End theatres, the Playhouse's stylish curved facade is rather lost among the towering architecture of Charing ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
London Coliseum - English National Opera (ENO)
London > Entertainment > Theatres
St Martin's Lane, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 3 minutes from Charing Cross Tube Station
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
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Savoy Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Strand, Covent Garden, London WC2R | 4 minutes from Charing Cross Tube Station
Situated alongside the Savoy Hotel, the building of the current theatre with its Art Deco auditorium, was financed by Richard d'Oyly Carte with the considerable profits ... More
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Sights and Attractions near Charing Cross Tube Station

The best museums, galleries, attractions near Charing Cross Tube Station
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The Strand Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
32 John Adam Street, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 1 minute from Charing Cross Tube Station
Part of the Proud Galleries family, Proud Central became The Strand Gallery in 2010 expanding from a photography gallery to an exhibition space for all disciplines ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
St Martin-in-the-Fields
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Trafalgar Square, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 2 minutes from Charing Cross Tube Station
This historic church of St Martin-in-the-Fields overlooking Trafalgar Square was built in 1726 and is the best known work of Scottish architect James Gibbs whose ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Trafalgar Square
London > Attractions > Other Attractions
Central London, Westminster, London WC2N | 3 minutes from Charing Cross Tube Station
Lord Nelson, Britain's greatest military hero, and the mighty lions that surround him, pay testament to the position of Trafalgar Square at the heart of the ... More
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Shopping near Charing Cross Tube Station

The best shops and markets near Charing Cross Tube Station
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Davenports Magic Shop
London > Shopping > Specialists
7 Charing Cross Underground Shopping Arcade, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 2 minutes from Charing Cross Tube Station
From budding Harry Potters and bumbling Tommy Coopers to dynamic David Copperfields, Davenports is a haven for magicians of every level and ability. Non-magicians too are ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Hardys Original Sweet Shop
London > Shopping > Children's Gifts and Toys
25 New Row, Covent Garden, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 4 minutes from Charing Cross Tube Station
Retro sweet shops are all the rage at the moment. In the Covent Garden area alone you'll find half a dozen of them, one of which ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Tenderproduct
London > Shopping > Art and Design
6 Cecil Court, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 4 minutes from Charing Cross Tube Station
Tenderproduct is the second tender venture by Etan Ilfeld, who previously founded the neighbouring Tenderpixel Gallery, an innovative space for emerging talent. Tenderproduct is a shop ... More
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Restaurants near Charing Cross Tube Station

What are the best dining options near Charing Cross Tube Station London?
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Champagne Charlies
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
17 The Arches, Villiers St, WC2N | 1 minute from Charing Cross Tube Station
British Cuisine... More
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The Terrace, Amba Hotel Charing Cross
London > Restaurants > Afternoon Tea
The Strand, WC2N | 1 minute from Charing Cross Tube Station
In the centre of London's world famous West End, right on The Strand, is The Terrace, an all-day dining venue and bar located within the Amba ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Pret A Manger
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
25 Villiers Street, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 1 minute from Charing Cross Tube Station
Pret sells up market fast food, hand made from natural ingredients, to take away or eat on site, in its trademark no nonsense chrome interiors. The ... More
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Education near Charing Cross Tube Station

Near Charing Cross Tube Station
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
English [Out There!]
London > Education > English Language Courses
10 Coptic Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1A | 12 minutes from Charing Cross Tube Station
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 | 17 minutes from Charing Cross Tube Station
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
Career Energy
London > Education > Careers Services
4-6 Staple Inn, Holborn, London WC1V | 17 minutes from Charing Cross Tube Station
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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Leisure near Charing Cross Tube Station

Charing Cross Tube Station gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Victoria Embankment Gardens
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Victoria Embankment, Villiers Street, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 1 minute from Charing Cross Tube Station
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
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
ESPA Life at Corinthia
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
Whitehall Place, Westminster, London SW1A | 2 minutes from Charing Cross Tube Station
The people at Espa take grooming pretty seriously, and quite rightly, when it comes to appearances it's often best to leave it to the experts. You'll ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Sanctuary
London > Leisure > Fitness
12 Floral Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 6 minutes from Charing Cross Tube Station
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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Pubs near Charing Cross Tube Station

The best pubs near London Charing Cross Tube Station.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Sherlock Holmes
London > Nightlife > Pubs
10 Northumberland Street, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 1 minute from Charing Cross Tube Station
Thirsty Sherlock Holmes fans look no further than this homage to the great detective himself and to original Victorian pubs. While you indulge in a soothing ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Harp
London > Nightlife > Pubs
47 Chandos Place, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 2 minutes from Charing Cross Tube Station
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
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Clarence
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
53 Whitehall, SW1A | 3 minutes from Charing Cross Tube Station
Gastropub... More
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Nightlife near Charing Cross Tube Station

Charing Cross Tube Station clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Gordon's Wine Bar
London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
47 Villiers Street, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 1 minute from Charing Cross Tube Station
Home to Samuel Pepys in the 1680s, the building housing Gordon’s is now home to a regular, thriving crowd of drinkers of all ages and all ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Rockwell
London > Nightlife > Bars
The Trafalgar, 2 Spring Gardens, Westminster, London SW1A | 2 minutes from Charing Cross Tube Station
Hotel bar on Trafalgar Square with public roof terrace. This bar is all about location, location, location. Just a few steps from Nelson's Column, the Trafalgar Hotel ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Bassoon Bar
London > Nightlife > Bars
Corinthia Hotel London, Whitehall Place, Westminster, London SW1A | 3 minutes from Charing Cross Tube Station
The cocktails in the Bassoon Bar are very good, expensive, yes, but very, very good. Not only that but the bar has a piano which is ... More
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Meeting venue hire near Charing Cross Tube Station

Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near Charing Cross Tube Station.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Royal Society Of Arts
London > Business > Venue Hire
8 John Adam Street, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 3 minutes from Charing Cross Tube Station
... More
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St Martins Lane Hotel
London > Business > Venue Hire
45 St. Martin's Lane, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 4 minutes from Charing Cross Tube Station
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
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Banqueting House
London > Business > Venue Hire
Whitehall, Westminster, London SW1A | 5 minutes from Charing Cross Tube Station
The only surviving section of Whitehall Palace. In its heyday the largest royal palace in Europe, this historic venue is the only surviving section of Whitehall Palace ... More

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The Night Of Electric Voices
Theatre | On 1st March 2015 

London Coliseum - English National Opera (ENO) 3 minutes walk from Charing Cross Tube Station

A bi-annual charity concert celebrating rock musicals featuring performers from London and New York, including soloists from the City of ...More

Surreal Sunsets
Exhibitions | On 1st March 2015 

National Gallery 3 minutes walk from Charing Cross Tube Station

With artist Thomas Gosebruch....More

Life Drawing For All Abilities: Workshop
Exhibitions | On 1st March 2015 

Mall Galleries 5 minutes walk from Charing Cross Tube Station

Drawing class led by Sue Relph....More

Sunday In The Arts
Theatre | Until 1st March 2015 

Arts Theatre 6 minutes walk from Charing Cross Tube Station

An exciting new monthly West End cabaret night featuring the best talent London has to offer. Hosted by Anthony Williamson ...More

Lewis Schaffer: International Man Of Misery
Comedy | Until 26th April 2015 

Leicester Square Theatre 6 minutes walk from Charing Cross Tube Station

Controversial humour from the London-based New York stand-up, who explains why documentary filmmakers follow him around the capital....More

Return Of The King: Michael Jackson Tribute
Music | On 1st March 2015 

Leicester Square Theatre 6 minutes walk from Charing Cross Tube Station

Tej'ai Sullivan performs the songs of the pop phenomenon....More

Retro Sundays
Clubbing and Nightlife | Until 26th April 2015 

Ku Bar 7 minutes walk from Charing Cross Tube Station

Resident VJ Vicki Vivacious and DJs Lady Lloyd and Pablo spin 1980s, 1990s and 2000s hits....More

Comedy Store Players
Comedy | On 1st March 2015 

Comedy Store 7 minutes walk from Charing Cross Tube Station

Improvisational humour from Paul Merton, Josie Lawrence, Richard Vranch, Neil Mullarkey, Andy Smart and Lee Simpson....More

Piccadilly Comedy Club
Comedy | Until 1st March 2015 

The Comedy Pub 7 minutes walk from Charing Cross Tube Station

Laconic observations and sardonic, deadpan gags from Ian Moore. Also featuring Jonny Pelham, Ben Clover, Arse Freshpea and MC Mike ...More

The Royal Ballet: Swan Lake
The Royal Ballet: Swan Lake
Dance | Until 9th April 2015 

Royal Opera House 7 minutes walk from Charing Cross Tube Station

With the instantly recognisable soaring score of Tchaikovsky and the wonderfully dark story of good set against evil, Swan Lake ...More

 
 
 
 
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