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Corinthia Hotel London
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £244  21% off
Whitehall Place, SW1A | 2 minutes from Embankment Underground 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
 
 
 
Amba Hotel Charing Cross
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £111  24% off
The Strand, WC2N | 3 minutes from Embankment Underground 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
 
 
 
The Royal Horseguards - A Guoman Hotel
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £117  36% off
2 Whitehall Court, SW1A | 3 minutes from Embankment Underground Station
Emulating the style of a French chateau, this grand Victorian residence, built in 1884, occupies a prime location within Westminster. It's worth staying at the Grade ... More
 
 
 
 
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Alternative Underground Stations nearest Embankment Underground Station

Nearest to Embankment Underground Station
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Charing Cross Tube Station
London > Travel > Underground Stations
Trafalgar Square, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 2 minutes from Embankment Underground Station
Charing Cross Tube Station gives access to the Northern and Bakerloo Underground lines and the mainline terminal runs services to Kent and suburban destinations in south ... More
 
 
 
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Whitechapel Station
London > Travel > Underground Stations
277 Whitechapel Road, Tower Hamlets, London E1 | 2.8 miles from Embankment Underground Station
Whitechapel Tube station is located within Zone 2 on the District and Hammersmith & City lines. When Crossrail comes in 2018 the station will have a ... More
 
 
 
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Liverpool Street Tube Station
London > Travel > Underground Stations
Liverpool Street, City, London EC2M | 36 minutes from Embankment Underground 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
 
 
 
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Travel near Embankment Underground Station

Near Embankment Underground Station
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Waterloo Railway Station
London > Travel > Railway Stations
Waterloo Station, South Bank, London SE1 | 9 minutes from Embankment Underground Station
For a station that covers nearly 25 acres in total, there's very little space during rush hour as throngs of people desperately try to glimpse the ... More
 
 
 
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Circular Hop-on Hop-off Trip - Crown River Cruises
London > Travel > Boats
Blackfriars Pier, The Old Pump House, Paul's Walk, City, London EC4V | 21 minutes from Embankment Underground 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
 
 
 
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London Cycling Campaign
London > Travel > Bicycles
2 Newhams Row, SE1 | 21 minutes from Embankment Underground 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
 
 
 
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Events near Embankment Underground Station

Near Embankment Underground Station
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The Importance Of Being Earnest
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 20th July to 20th October 2018
Embankment Underground Station, 404 Strand, WC2R | 4 minutes from Embankment Underground Station
Concluding the Classic Spring Oscar Wilde Season, The Importance of Being Earnest is staged at the Vaudeville Theatre this summer. Olivier Award-winner Sophie Thompson takes ...More
 
 
 
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Young Frankenstein
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 28th September 2017 to 29th September 2018
Embankment Underground Station, 2 Charing Cross Road, WC2H | 6 minutes from Embankment Underground Station
Ross Noble, Lesley Joseph and Hadley Fraser lead the cast of Young Frankenstein, Mel Brooks' uproarious musical based on his Oscar-nominated 1974 film about a New ...More
 
 
 
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The Lieutenant Of Inishmore
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 23rd June to 8th September 2018
Embankment Underground Station, St Martin's Lane, WC2N | 7 minutes from Embankment Underground Station
Poldark star Aidan Turner makes his West End stage debut this June, starring as terrorist Mad Padraic in Martin McDonagh's The Lieutenant of Inishmore. Michael Grandage ...More
 
 
 
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Near Embankment Underground Station
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Playhouse Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Northumberland Avenue, Westminster, London WC2N | 1 minute from Embankment Underground 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
 
 
 
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Boat Show Comedy Club
London > Entertainment > Comedy Clubs
Tattershall Castle, Victoria Embankment, Westminster, London SW1A | 2 minutes from Embankment Underground Station
The Boat Show Comedy Club aboard the Tattershall Castle has consistently good line-ups and has played host to some of the finest comedy acts on the ... More
 
 
 
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Savoy Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Strand, Covent Garden, London WC2R | 4 minutes from Embankment Underground 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 Embankment Underground Station

The best museums, galleries, attractions near Embankment Underground Station
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The Strand Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
32 John Adam Street, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 2 minutes from Embankment Underground 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
 
 
 
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British Optical Association Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
42 Craven Street, WC2N | 3 minutes from Embankment Underground Station
Run by the Worshipful Company of Spectacle Makers the British Optical Association Museum in Charing Cross features historic examples of London-made spectacles from ... More
 
 
 
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Cenotaph
London > Attractions > Sights
Whitehall, Westminster, London SW1A | 4 minutes from Embankment Underground Station
Standing solemnly in the middle of Whitehall, visitors could be forgiven for passing the Cenotaph by unnoticed. But every November it becomes the focus of Britain's ... More
 
 
 
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Shopping near Embankment Underground Station

The best shops and markets near Embankment Underground Station
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Davenports Magic Shop
London > Shopping > Specialists
7 Charing Cross Underground Shopping Arcade, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 3 minutes from Embankment Underground 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
 
 
 
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Foyles Royal Festival Hall
London > Shopping > Books
Riverside, Level 1, Royal Festival Hall, South Bank Centre, South Bank, London SE1 | 5 minutes from Embankment Underground Station
The family-run Foyles book shop has been in the book selling business since 1906. Around 30,000 books are stocked at this branch on a broad range ... More
 
 
 
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Pan de Vie
London > Shopping > Delicatessens
5 New Row, WC2N | 6 minutes from Embankment Underground Station
Combining classic European baking with exotic flavours of the Far East, Pan de Vie delivers a visual treat of brilliantly-coloured sweet patisseries and ... More
 
 
 
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Eat Cafe
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
39 Villiers Street, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 1 minute from Embankment Underground Station
Food to go in its simplest form. Freeshly baked bread for hand-made made sandwhiches; home made soups; simple salads. Another high street option for fresh. fast ... More
 
 
 
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Herman Ze German - Villiers Street
London > Restaurants >
19 Villiers Street, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 1 minute from Embankment Underground Station
For healthy and efficient fast food in a central location try London's inaugural Herman Ze German outlet on Villiers Street between Charing Cross and Embankment. Open ... More
 
 
 
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Pret A Manger
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
25 Villiers Street, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 2 minutes from Embankment Underground 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 Embankment Underground Station

Near Embankment Underground Station
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Courtauld Institute of Art
London > Education > Arts and Drama
Somerset House, Covent Garden, London WC2R | 6 minutes from Embankment Underground Station
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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The London Film School
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
24 Shelton Street, Covent Garden, WC2H | 9 minutes from Embankment Underground Station
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 | 11 minutes from Embankment Underground Station
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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Embankment Underground Station gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
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Victoria Embankment Gardens
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Victoria Embankment, Villiers Street, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 2 minutes from Embankment Underground 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
 
 
 
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ESPA Life at Corinthia
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
Whitehall Place, Westminster, London SW1A | 3 minutes from Embankment Underground 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
 
 
 
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London Marriott Hotel County Hall Spa
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
Westminster Bridge Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 6 minutes from Embankment Underground Station
Fancy detoxing in the building where the Greater London Council used to run the city? The Spa at the London Marriott County ... More
 
 
 
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Pubs near Embankment Underground Station

The best pubs near London Embankment Underground Station.
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The Sherlock Holmes
London > Nightlife > Pubs
10 Northumberland Street, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 3 minutes from Embankment Underground 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
 
 
 
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The Clarence
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
53 Whitehall, Westminster, London SW1A | 4 minutes from Embankment Underground Station
Just a hundred yards from Trafalgar Square, the MOD and the Horse Guard's Parade, The Clarence has an undeniably impressive location that attracts both locals and ... More
 
 
 
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The Harp
London > Nightlife > Pubs
47 Chandos Place, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 4 minutes from Embankment Underground 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
 
 
 
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Embankment Underground Station clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
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Gordon's Wine Bar
London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
47 Villiers Street, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 1 minute from Embankment Underground 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
 
 
 
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Bassoon Bar
London > Nightlife > Bars
Corinthia Hotel London, Whitehall Place, Westminster, London SW1A | 2 minutes from Embankment Underground 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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Walkers Of Whitehall
London > Nightlife > Bars
15 Craig's Court, St James's, London SW1A | 4 minutes from Embankment Underground Station
Built in 1694 on Craig's Court, just south of Trafalgar Square, Walkers of Whitehall was originally ... More
 
 
 
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Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near Embankment Underground Station.
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Royal Society Of Arts
London > Business > Venue Hire
8 John Adam Street, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 2 minutes from Embankment Underground Station
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London Eye Venue Hire
London > Business > Venue Hire
Jubilee Gardens, South Bank, South Bank, London SE1 | 5 minutes from Embankment Underground Station
The London Eye (or Millennium Wheel) elbowed its way onto the capital's tourist scene as one of the statement pieces to mark the turn of the ... More
 
 
 
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Banqueting House
London > Business > Venue Hire
Whitehall, Westminster, London SW1A | 5 minutes from Embankment Underground 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 Jungle
The Jungle
Theatre | Until 3rd November 2018 

Playhouse Theatre 1 minute walk from Embankment Underground Station

It won five star reviews during its Young Vic run and now The Jungle, an immersive play from Good Chance ...More

 
Dreamgirls
Dreamgirls
Theatre | Until 25th September 2018 

Savoy Theatre 4 minutes walk from Embankment Underground Station

A multi-award winning hit on Broadway and a 2006 film starring Beyonce, Dreamgirls returns thirty-five years after the original 1981Tony ...More

 
Translations
Translations
Theatre | Until 11th August 2018 

National Theatre: Olivier Theatre 4 minutes walk from Embankment Underground Station

Thirteen years after it was last staged at the National Theatre, Brian Friel's modern classic, Translations, returns. Ciaran Hinds and ...More

 
Exit the King
Exit the King
Theatre | Until 8th September 2018 

National Theatre: Olivier Theatre 4 minutes walk from Embankment Underground Station

This July at the National's Olivier Theatre, Patrick Marber (the author of Closer, who more recently adapted Three Days in ...More

 
Bettina Aust & Robert Aust
Concerts | On 17th July 2018 

St Martin-in-the-Fields 4 minutes walk from Embankment Underground Station

The clarinettist and pianist siblings perform Bassi's Concert Fantasia On Motives from 'Rigoletto' For Clarinet And Piano, Burgmuller's Duo For ...More

Two For The Seesaw
Theatre | Until 4th August 2018 

Trafalgar Studios 4 minutes walk from Embankment Underground Station

Gary Condes directs Charles Dorfman and Elsie Bennet in William Gibson's comedy drama about an unhappily married Nebraskan lawyer, who ...More

Killer Joe
Killer Joe
Theatre | Until 18th August 2018 

Trafalgar Studios 4 minutes walk from Embankment Underground Station

He's more usually seen on the big screen but this spring/summer Pirates of the Caribbean actor Orlando Bloom takes to ...More

 
Kinky Boots
Kinky Boots
Theatre | Until 29th September 2018 

Adelphi Theatre 5 minutes walk from Embankment Underground Station

Inspired by a true story and based on the 2005 British film of the same name, Kinky Boots is really ...More

 
Circa Peepshow
Circa Peepshow
Dance | Until 18th August 2018 

Underbelly Festival 5 minutes walk from Embankment Underground Station

The Brisbane-based circus ensemble, Circa, known for their "artful acrobatics" (The Guardian) and described as "human poetry in motion" by ...More

 
Thomas Cole's Journey
Thomas Cole's Journey
Exhibitions | Until 7th October 2018 

National Gallery 5 minutes walk from Embankment Underground Station

The National Gallery stages the first exhibition to establish British-born Thomas Cole, one of America's leading painters of the mid-19th ...More

 

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Company Wayne McGregor: Autobiography
Company Wayne McGregor: Autobiography
Dance | From 26th July 

Sadler's Wells Theatre

This immersive dance performance choreographed by Wayne McGregor ...More

 
Levan
Levan
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Following the success of Salon, Nicholas Balfe and his team head further south to Peckham ...More

 
The Shop at Bluebird
The Shop at Bluebird
Shopping 

In summer 2018 The Shop at Bluebird moved to Covent Garden and it's even more ...More

 
London National Park City Week
London National Park City Week
Tours | From 21st July 

Various Venues London

This July, the Mayor of London presents the ...More

 
Helix and Iris
Helix and Iris
Dining 

Previously London's highest private member's club, Searcys at The Gherkin relaunched as new restaurant and ...More

 
Wimbledon Park Food Festival
Wimbledon Park Food Festival
Foodie Events | From 25th August 

Wimbledon Park

The Wimbledon Park Food Festival returns for its ...More

 
The Great British Beer Festival
The Great British Beer Festival
Exhibitions | From 7th August 

Olympia Exhibition Centre

Over 66,000 people flock to this massive celebration ...More

 
Park Cafe Queen's Park
Dining 

In January 2018 the Park Cafe in Queen's Park was taken on by the people who run the local neighbourhood restaurant, The Alice House....More

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This former office building a few minutes walk from Tottenham Court Road's Crossrail Station has been transformed into a budget hotel, the Z Tottenham Court Road....More

Night Tales
Night Tales
Dining 

Having popped up all over London, Night Tales now presents its first permanent residence, setting ...More

 
Z Covent Garden
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One of two Z Hotels to open in summer 2018, Z Covent Garden joins Z Tottenham Court Road in offering small but comfortable rooms at affordable rates....More

Grom Gelato
Grom Gelato
Dining 

The first London gelato for the Italian brand founded by Federico Grom and Guido Martinetti, ...More

 
Manifesto
Manifesto
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The menu at this pizzeria on Northcote Road is short: six pizzas, one weekly 'gourmet ...More

 
Jin Bo Law
Jin Bo Law
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Sitting on the 14th floor of the Dorsett City London, Jin Bo Law offers unrivalled ...More

 
Jamavar Women's Club
Jamavar Women's Club
Foodie Events | From 30th July 

Jamavar

This summer, high-end Indian restaurant Jamavar hosts the Jamavar Women's Club in its subterranean bar. ...More

 
How to Catch a Star
How to Catch a Star
Kids Events | From 23rd August 

Southbank Centre: Purcell Room

Based on Oliver Jeffers' beautifully illustrated book, Branar Teatar do Phaisti return to the Southbank ...More

 
Monstersaurus
Monstersaurus
Kids Events | From 7th August 

Southbank Centre: Purcell Room

From the creators of Aliens Love Underpants comes Monstersaurus, an energetic show full of science, ...More

 
James Graham's Sketching
James Graham's Sketching
Theatre | From 26th September 

Wilton's Music Hall

He's one of the hottest playwrights in London right now - three of his plays ...More

 
Desperately Seeking The Exit All-Star Reading
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Theatre | On 26th July 

Arts Theatre

Peter Michael Marino's successful solo show, Desperately Seeking ...More

 
Eastern Electrics Festival
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Morden Park

Returning to Morden Park, Eastern Electrics extends to ...More

 
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