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Attractive Christopher Wren designed church with a regularly changing programme of classical music from the London Festival Orchestra including appearances from the London Festival Orchestra.

 

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Piccadilly Circus Tube Station
 
3 minutes walk
 
Green Park Tube Station
 
6 minutes walk
 
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Charing Cross Railway Station
 
11 minutes walk
 
Victoria Railway Station
 
19 minutes walk
 
 
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Leicester Square Masterpark
 
4 minutes walk
 
Burlington Car Park
 
4 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Le Meridien Piccadilly
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £215  39% off
21 Piccadilly, W1J | 1 minute from St. James's
A hotel that is distinctly in the old English style, with magnificent antique décor, staff who are attentive, discreet, and ever so polite and, most importantly, ... More
 
 
 
Cafe Royal Hotel
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £283  42% off
68 Regent Street, W1B | 1 minute from St. James's
Café Royal is a 160-bedroom 5-star luxury hotel on Regent Street, in London's city centre overlooking Piccadilly Circus. The hotel has conference facilities, a cafe, bar ... More
 
 
 
Cavendish London Hotel
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £136  21% off
81 Jermyn Street, SW1Y | 2 minutes from St. James's
Situated on prestigious Jermyn Street, in the heart of Piccadilly, the 4 star deluxe Cavendish Hotel is perfectly located for London's theatres, shops and arts. It ... More
 
 
 
 
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Wigmore Hall
London > Entertainment > Classical Music
36 Wigmore Street, Marylebone, London W1U | 14 minutes from St. James's
Built by the Bechstein piano company in 1901, this grandiose concert hall is regarded by many as London's best venue for chamber and solo performances. Wigmore ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Southbank Centre: Purcell Room
London > Entertainment > Classical Music
Belvedere Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 17 minutes from St. James's
Housed in the same modernist block as the Royal Festival Hall and sandwiched between it and the Hayward Gallery, the Purcell Room has a 372-seat auditorium, ... More
 
 
 
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Westminster Cathedral
London > Entertainment > Classical Music
42 Francis Street, Westminster, London SW1P | 18 minutes from St. James's
Neo-Byzantine Roman Catholic church. London’s only example of neo-Byzantine architecture and principal Roman Catholic Church, offers a magnificent campanile that emerges 274 feet into the sky. While ... More
 
 
 
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Near St. James's
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Criterion Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
218-223 Piccadilly, Piccadilly Circus, Soho, London W1V | 3 minutes from St. James's
The tiny entrance of the Criterion Theatre is almost invisible among the massive advertisements, traffic and crowds of Piccadilly Circus. To ignore it, however, is to ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Crystal Maze LIVE Experience West End
London > Entertainment >
22-32 Shaftesbury Avenue, Trocadero, W1D | 3 minutes from St. James's
From spring 2019 the Crystal Maze LIVE Experience comes to the West End. After three successful years in Angel, Islington (open until 28th ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Empire Cinema Haymarket
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
63-65 Haymarket, St James's, London SW1Y | 4 minutes from St. James's
The independently-owned Empire owns cinemas at 14 locations across the UK including this one, the three screen Empire Cinema on Haymarket in London's ... More
 
 
 
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Thriller Live
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 1st January 2015 to 5th April 2020
St. James's, Shaftesbury Avenue, W1D | 4 minutes from St. James's
Michael Jackson's untimely death may have propelled this musical into orbit; Thriller - Live became a tribute show overnight with the obvious decision that the show ...More
 
 
 
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Only Fools And Horses: The Musical
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 9th February 2019 to 3rd February 2020
St. James's, 18 Suffolk Street, Haymarket, SW1Y | 4 minutes from St. James's
Paul Whitehouse and Jim Sullivan bring John Sullivan's much-loved sitcom to the London stage with Only Fools and Horses The Musical. Staged at the Theatre Royal ...More
 
 
 
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Les Miserables
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 1st January 2010 to 13th July 2019 - Various Times
St. James's, Shaftesbury Avenue, Soho, London W1D | 5 minutes from St. James's
Jean Valjean, released on parole after 19 years on the chain gang, finds that the yellow ticket-of-leave he must, by law, display condemns him to be ...More
 
 
 
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The best museums, galleries, attractions near St. James's
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Hauser & Wirth (Piccadilly)
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
196A Piccadilly, St James's, London W1J | 1 minute from St. James's
Art-dealer, gallery-owner and collector Iwan Wirth was recently voted one of the ten most powerful people in the art world. Hauser & Wirth London opened at ... More
 
 
 
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Hauser & Wirth
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
23 Savile Row, W1B | 1 minute from St. James's
Hauser & Wirth , the gallery set up by art-dealer, gallery-owner and collector Iwan Wirth, opened its first London gallery in 2003 on Piccadilly. ... More
 
 
 
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White Cube Mason's Yard
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
25-26 Mason's Yard, Off Duke Street, St James's, London SW1Y | 2 minutes from St. James's
In 2000, Jay Jopling's pioneering White Cube gallery - the spiritual home of the Young British Artists - upped sticks from its original home in St ... More
 
 
 
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The best shops and markets near St. James's
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Waterstone's - Piccadilly
London > Shopping > Books
203-206 Piccadilly, St James's, London W1J | 1 minute from St. James's
The biggest bookshop in Europe, Waterstone's - Piccadilly boasts a huge floorspace formerly occupied by Simpson's - the iconic menswear department store. This five-floor flagship store ... More
 
 
 
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Aquascutum, Jermyn Street
London > Shopping > Clothing
106 Jermyn Street, SW1Y | 1 minute from St. James's
Aquascutum invented the first waterproof cloth in 1853 (hence the name) and today the brand is still going strong. Having closed its historic Regent Street home, where ... More
 
 
 
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T.M. Lewin
London > Shopping > Menswear
103-108 Jermyn Street, St James's, London SW1Y | 1 minute from St. James's
T.M.Lewin was established in 1898 in Jermyn Street by Thomas Mayes Lewin and nearly 100 years ago he became one of the first tailors to come ... More
 
 
 
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Caffe Nero
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
35 Jermyn Street, St James's, London W1J | Same location as St. James's
One of the most attractive branches of the popular cafe chain, set next to St James's Piccadilly.... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Fortnum & Mason: Fountain Restaurant
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
181 Piccadilly, St James's, London W1A | 1 minute from St. James's
The Royal Family's favourite food hall has undergone what can only be described as a sympathetic refurbishment - by which I mean it's retained every ounce ... More
 
 
 
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Fortnum & Mason: The Parlour
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
181 Piccadilly, St James's, London W1A | 1 minute from St. James's
How simply delicious. A 1950s ice cream parlour in one of London's oldest department stores. Done up in candy pink and white stripes, you can sit ... More
 
 
 
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Near St. James's
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The London Film School
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
24 Shelton Street, Covent Garden, WC2H | 11 minutes from St. James's
The London Film School is the oldest-established international school of film technique in the world. The school has contributed significantly to ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Cookery School
London > Education > Cookery Courses
15B Little Portland Street, Fitzrovia, London W1W | 12 minutes from St. James's
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
L'Atelier des Chefs
London > Education > Adult Education
19 Wigmore Street, Marylebone, London W1U | 13 minutes from St. James's
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
 
 
 
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Catalyst Health and Fitness Ltd
London > Leisure > Fitness
30 Bury Street, St James's, London SW1Y | 3 minutes from St. James's
Catalyst personal trainers are among the best in London. Get fit without doing yourself an injury, lose weight with a specially devised programme or build your ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Urban Golf Soho
London > Leisure > Golf
33 Great Pulteney Street, Soho, London W1F | 4 minutes from St. James's
OK, so you may not be able to soak up the rays on this indoor course but it's a brilliant idea that has been stylishly executed. ... More
 
 
 
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So SPA Sofitel St James
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
6 Waterloo Place, St James's, London SW1Y | 4 minutes from St. James's
Opened in July 2009, So SPA by Sofitel is a stunning relaxation space - all marble and modern design - housed within the Sofitel St James ... More
 
 
 
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The best pubs near London St. James's.
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The Reform Club
London > Nightlife > Pubs
104 Pall Mall, St James's, London SW1Y | 4 minutes from St. James's
Located in the heart of London's traditional Clubland in Pall Mall, The Reform Club was founded in 1836 and was membership was initially restricted to those who ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Waxy O'Connor's
London > Nightlife > Pubs
14-16 Rupert Street, Soho, London W1D | 4 minutes from St. James's
Located where it is, Waxy's is fairly predictable. It's busy, it's Irish and it's got a fair smattering of tourists, but it also has that certain ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Blue Posts
London > Nightlife > Pubs
28 Rupert Street, Soho, London W1D | 5 minutes from St. James's
Across the road from Chinatown, a pub had stood on the site of The Blue Posts at 28 Rupert Street since 1739. ... More
 
 
 
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St. James's clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
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Fortnum & Mason: 1707 Wine Bar
London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
181 Piccadilly, St James's, London W1A | 1 minute from St. James's
The Fortnum's wine bar has had a makeover as part of the store's refurbishment in 2007, three hundred years after this grand old department store first ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Longitude 0°8
London > Nightlife > Bars
Le Meridien Piccadilly, 21 Piccadilly, Mayfair, London W1J | 1 minute from St. James's
The Le Meridien hotel's in-house bar, Longitude 0°8, is a stylish destination that uses music and lighting to offer a unique experience dependant on whether you ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Electric Carousel
London > Nightlife >
215-217 Piccadilly, St James's, London W1J | 2 minutes from St. James's
The team behind Madame Jojo's (RIP) return (hurrah!) with The Electric Carousel on the site where the legendary Pigalle Supper Club used to be, at 215-217 ... More
 
 
 
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Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near St. James's.
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195 Piccadilly (BAFTA)
London > Business > Venue Hire
195 Piccadilly, St James's, London W1J | 1 minute from St. James's
The home of the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) is also available to hire for your own event. The iconic building at 195 ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Royal Academy of Arts
London > Business > Venue Hire
Burlington House, Piccadilly, Mayfair, London W1J | 3 minutes from St. James's
Lord Burlington's spectacular London palace is home to the Royal Academy of Arts, a set of galleries that houses the country's premier art school and a ... More
 
 
 
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Dover Street Restaurant and Bar
London > Business > Venue Hire
8-10 Dover Street, Mayfair, Mayfair, London W1S | 4 minutes from St. James's
This long established night spot in Mayfair's Dover Street has been providing Londoners with a sophisticated setting to enjoy food, drink and live entertainment for 30 ... More
 
 
 
 

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Love, Interrupted: Simon Thomas in conversation
Exhibitions | On 27th June 2019 

Waterstone's - Piccadilly 1 minute walk from St. James's

Beloved and highly successful broadcaster, Simon Thomas, will be joining us in store to discuss his new memoir - Love, ...More

London Art Week
Exhibitions | Until 5th July 2019 

Guy Peppiatt Fine Art 2 minutes walk from St. James's

Galleries and auction houses around St James's and Mayfair stage exhibitions spanning 5,000 years of art, showcasing pre-contemporary paintings, drawings, ...More

Green Bar Summer Terrace with Veuve Clicquot
Green Bar Summer Terrace with Veuve Clicquot
Seasonal | Until 1st September 2019 

Cafe Royal 2 minutes walk from St. James's

Step off Regent Street into the Green Bar Summer Terrace, a bright, verdant terrace created in partnership with Veuve Clicquot ...More

 
John Smedley: 235
John Smedley: 235
Exhibitions | Until 2nd October 2019 

St James's Market 3 minutes walk from St. James's

Launching at London Craft Week on 1st May, luxury knitwear brand John Smedley marks its 235th year with a free ...More

 
Royal Academy Summer Exhibition
Royal Academy Summer Exhibition
Exhibitions | Until 12th August 2019 

Royal Academy of Arts 3 minutes walk from St. James's

A highlight of this year's Summer Exhibition at the Royal Academy is an animal-themed 'menagerie' in the Central Hall, with ...More

 
The Lehman Trilogy
The Lehman Trilogy
Theatre | Until 3rd August 2019 

Piccadilly Theatre 3 minutes walk from St. James's

Following a sold-out run at the National Theatre, the critically acclaimed The Lehman Trilogy transfers to the Piccadilly Theatre in ...More

 
Crystal Maze LIVE Experience West End
Crystal Maze LIVE Experience West End
Exhibitions | Until 30th June 2019 

The Crystal Maze LIVE Experience West End 3 minutes walk from St. James's

From spring 2019 the Crystal Maze LIVE Experience comes to the West End. After three successful years in Angel, Islington ...More

 
The Best In Stand Up
Comedy | On 27th June 2019 

Comedy Store 4 minutes walk from St. James's

Impassioned rants about the ups and downs of everyday life from Canadian emigree Allyson June Smith. Plus The Noise Next ...More

Thriller Live
Thriller Live
Theatre | Until 5th April 2020 

Lyric Shaftesbury Avenue 4 minutes walk from St. James's

Michael Jackson's untimely death may have propelled this musical into orbit; Thriller - Live became a tribute show overnight with ...More

 
The Phantom of the Opera
The Phantom of the Opera
Theatre | Until 5th October 2019 

Her Majesty's Theatre 4 minutes walk from St. James's

Andrew Lloyd Webber's most enduring hit has been running since 1984 and is still as popular with audiences and critics ...More

 

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