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Welcome to our guide for the area around SW1A 1BP in City of Westminster. Below we present a selection of upcoming events, local attractions and great places to eat and shop.

The nearest underground station to SW1A 1BP is Green Park Tube Station which is about 8 minutes to the North West.

 

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Underground Stations

Underground Stations

 
Green Park Tube Station
 
5 minutes walk
 
St James's Park Tube Station
 
7 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
Charing Cross Railway Station
 
12 minutes walk
 
Victoria Railway Station
 
14 minutes walk
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
Arlington House Pure Parking
 
4 minutes walk
 
Q-Park Trafalgar
 
7 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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What's on in London 2019

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The Stafford London Hotel
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £218  39% off
St James's Place, SW1A | 3 minutes from SW1A 1BP
This Mayfair institution is in a 17th-century building hidden down a quiet side street behind The Ritz. Decorated in a smart, traditional style, the mews rooms ... More
 
 
 
Cavendish London Hotel
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £136  42% off
81 Jermyn Street, SW1Y | 4 minutes from SW1A 1BP
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
 
 
 
The May Fair, A Radisson Collection Hotel
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £170  38% off
Stratton Street, W1J | 6 minutes from SW1A 1BP
The May Fair, A Radisson Collection Hotel, is located in sophisticated Mayfair, resurgent again as London's true luxury quarter. The hotel puts you in a peaceful ... More
 
 
 
 
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Stargazing in Piccadilly
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 18th, 19th, 20th and 21st Jul 2019 - 12.30pm
SW1A 1BP, 203-206 Piccadilly, W1J | 6 minutes from SW1A 1BP
Join us this week for a special space-themed treasure hunt!...More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Phantom of the Opera
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 9th January - 5th October 2019
SW1A 1BP, Haymarket, St James's, London SW1Y | 7 minutes from SW1A 1BP
Andrew Lloyd Webber's most enduring hit has been running since 1984 and is still as popular with audiences and critics as it ever was. Phantom of ...More
 
 
 
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Only Fools And Horses: The Musical
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 9th February 2019 to 3rd February 2020
SW1A 1BP, 18 Suffolk Street, Haymarket, SW1Y | 8 minutes from SW1A 1BP
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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Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Empire Cinema Haymarket
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
63-65 Haymarket, St James's, London SW1Y | 7 minutes from SW1A 1BP
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Theatre Royal Haymarket
London > Entertainment > Theatres
18 Suffolk Street, Haymarket, SW1Y | 8 minutes from SW1A 1BP
The Haymarket Theatre was built by John Potter on the site of the King's Head Inn and the Gun Smith shop in 1702. It has had ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Criterion Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
218-223 Piccadilly, Piccadilly Circus, Soho, London W1V | 8 minutes from SW1A 1BP
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
 
 
 
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Sights and Attractions near SW1A 1BP

The best museums, galleries, attractions near SW1A 1BP
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Clarence House
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
St James's Palace, St James's, London SW1 | 1 minute from SW1A 1BP
The home of the Queen Mother from 1953 to 2002, a tour of Clarence House is an excellent way of experiencing the living history of the ... More
 
 
 
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Spencer House
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
27 St James's Place, St James's, London SW1A | 2 minutes from SW1A 1BP
Spencer family's 18th London residence. The ancestral home of Diana, Princess of Wales, the Spencer family hasn’t lived in this, their London residence, since 1926. Following ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Alan Cristea Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
43 Pall Mall, Mayfair, London SW1Y | 2 minutes from SW1A 1BP
Alan Cristea Gallery is the largest publisher and dealer of artists' prints and editions in Europe. Set up by Alan Cristea, who brings with him twenty ... More
 
 
 
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Shopping near SW1A 1BP

The best shops and markets near SW1A 1BP
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Lock & Co
London > Shopping > Clothing
6 St James's Street, St James's, London SW1A | 1 minute from SW1A 1BP
Founded in 1676, for centuries Lock & Co. has been the place to shop for a top hat if you're off to Ascot. The quaint shop ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
John Lobb
London > Shopping > Shoes
9 St James's Street, St James's, London SW1A | 1 minute from SW1A 1BP
This historic bootmakers in St James's, set up in 1849, may be steeped in history but it's still the place to go for top quality tailor-made ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Berry Bros & Rudd
London > Shopping > Wine Merchants
3 St James's Street, St James's, London SW1A | 1 minute from SW1A 1BP
300-year-old wine emporium. From £5 bottles of Berry’s Good Ordinary Claret to £7000 bottles of Romanée Conti this historic wine emporium has something to suit every palate. ... More
 
 
 
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Boulestin
London > Restaurants > French restaurants
5 St James' Street, St James's, London SW1A | 1 minute from SW1A 1BP
Named after legendary French chef Marcel Boulestin, this St James' Street restaurant from Joel Kissin takes its inspiration from the original Boulestin which stood on Covent ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Chutney Mary
London > Restaurants > Indian/South Asian restaurants
73 James Street, Chelsea, , Fulham, London SW1A | 2 minutes from SW1A 1BP
After 25 years in Chelsea, Chutney Mary relocated to 73 St James's Street in April 2015 on the site that used to be Wheeler's. With the ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Pret A Manger
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
21 Crown Passage, St James's, London SW1Y | 2 minutes from SW1A 1BP
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 SW1A 1BP

Near SW1A 1BP
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The London Film School
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
24 Shelton Street, Covent Garden, WC2H | 16 minutes from SW1A 1BP
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 | 17 minutes from SW1A 1BP
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 | 18 minutes from SW1A 1BP
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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Leisure near SW1A 1BP

SW1A 1BP gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Catalyst Health and Fitness Ltd
London > Leisure > Fitness
30 Bury Street, St James's, London SW1Y | 3 minutes from SW1A 1BP
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
Green Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Piccadilly, St James's, London W1J | 5 minutes from SW1A 1BP
Although many of the parks in London are officially owned by the sovereign, it is the four central London parks (one of which is Green Park) ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
So SPA Sofitel St James
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
6 Waterloo Place, St James's, London SW1Y | 5 minutes from SW1A 1BP
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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Pubs near SW1A 1BP

The best pubs near London SW1A 1BP.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Reform Club
London > Nightlife > Pubs
104 Pall Mall, St James's, London SW1Y | 5 minutes from SW1A 1BP
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
Two Chairmen Public House
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
39 Dartmouth Street, Westminster, London SW1H | 7 minutes from SW1A 1BP
Two minutes away from Parliament Square and the Cabinet warm rooms, the Two Chairmen Public House is an olde worlde pub that retains a number of ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Ye Grapes
London > Nightlife > Pubs
16 Shepherd Market, Mayfair, London W1J | 8 minutes from SW1A 1BP
Built in 1882 this gorgeous Victorian pub could be the perfect spot for a night out, if you can find it, that is. Very close to ... More
 
 
 
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SW1A 1BP clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Dukes Hotel: Cognac and Cigar Garden
London > Nightlife > Bars
35 St James's Place, St James's, London SW1A | 2 minutes from SW1A 1BP
Famous for its martinis - a favourite with James Bond author Ian Fleming - Dukes Hotel extends its drinking area to include an outdoor Cognac and ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Rivoli Bar
London > Nightlife > Bars
The Ritz Hotel, St James's, London W1J | 5 minutes from SW1A 1BP
The Rivoli Bar, an intimate cocktail lounge within the famous Ritz Hotel, re-opened in 2001 after a closure of some twenty years with interiors stylishly updated ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Mahiki
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
1 Dover Street, Mayfair, Mayfair, London W1S | 6 minutes from SW1A 1BP
A favourite with young royals - Princes Harry and William, Princesses Beatrice and Eugenie have been spotted here... all at the same time. And ... More
 
 
 
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Meeting venue hire near SW1A 1BP

Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near SW1A 1BP.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Spencer House
London > Business > Venue Hire
27 St James's Place, St James's, London SW1A | 2 minutes from SW1A 1BP
Spencer family's 18th London residence. The ancestral home of Diana, Princess of Wales, the Spencer family hasn’t lived in this, their London residence, since 1926. Following ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Ritz Hotel
London > Business > Venue Hire
150 Piccadilly, St James's, London W1J | 5 minutes from SW1A 1BP
World famous luxury hotel, right on Piccadilly, with a roof terrace looking across Green Park. The fine food (particularly the Afternoon Tea) at the Ritz attract ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
195 Piccadilly (BAFTA)
London > Business > Venue Hire
195 Piccadilly, St James's, London W1J | 6 minutes from SW1A 1BP
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
 
 
 
 
 

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Queen Victoria's Palace
Queen Victoria's Palace
Exhibitions | Until 29th September 2019 

Buckingham Palace 6 minutes walk from Sw1a 1bp

One of several London exhibitions marking the 200th anniversary of Queen Victoria's birth, Queen Victoria's Palace at Buckingham Palace tells ...More

 
Leonardo da Vinci: A Life In Drawing
Leonardo da Vinci: A Life In Drawing
Exhibitions | Until 13th October 2019 

The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace 6 minutes walk from Sw1a 1bp

To celebrate Leonardo da Vinci, who died 500 years ago, the Royal Collection, which owns the world's "most eye-popping hoard ...More

 
Summer Opening of the State Rooms at Buckingham Palace
Summer Opening of the State Rooms at Buckingham Palace
Tours | Until 29th September 2019 

Buckingham Palace 6 minutes walk from Sw1a 1bp

Every summer inquisitive visitors get the chance to look around Buckingham Palace and admire the grand State Rooms used by ...More

 
Helene Schjerfbeck
Exhibitions | Until 27th October 2019 

Royal Academy of Arts 7 minutes walk from Sw1a 1bp

Over 60 paintings of landscapes and still life by the Finnish icon in the first major exhibition of her work ...More

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

Royal Academy of Arts 7 minutes walk from Sw1a 1bp

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

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

Her Majesty's Theatre 7 minutes walk from Sw1a 1bp

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

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

St James's Market 7 minutes walk from Sw1a 1bp

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

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

Cafe Royal 8 minutes walk from Sw1a 1bp

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

 
Only Fools And Horses: The Musical
Only Fools And Horses: The Musical
Theatre | Until 3rd February 2020 

Theatre Royal Haymarket 8 minutes walk from Sw1a 1bp

Paul Whitehouse and Jim Sullivan bring John Sullivan's much-loved sitcom to the London stage with Only Fools and Horses The ...More

 
Where Is Peter Rabbit'
Theatre | Until 1st September 2019 

Theatre Royal Haymarket 8 minutes walk from Sw1a 1bp

Sheila Carter directs and choreographs a musical adventure based on the original tales of Beatrix Potter, devised by Roger Glossop ...More

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Two Last Nights! Show Business in Georgian Britain
Two Last Nights! Show Business in Georgian Britain
Exhibitions | From 20th September 

The Foundling Museum

The Foundling Museum teaches Londoners everything they need ...More

 
William Blake
William Blake
Exhibitions | From 11th September 

Tate Britain

This autumn, Tate Britain showcases William Blake's work as he intended it to be shown ...More

 
Allpress Lates
Allpress Lates
Foodie Events | From 26th July 

Allpress Espresso Roastery And Cafe

Pioneering coffee company Allpress Espresso, which started out as a coffee cart in New Zealand ...More

 
The Hansom Bar, St Pancras Renaissance Hotel
The Hansom Bar, St Pancras Renaissance Hotel
Drinking 

Located within the St Pancras Renaissance Hotel, the ...More

 
Hidden Brunch
Hidden Brunch
Foodie Events | On 25th August 

McQueen

Providing Londoners with an August bank holiday to remember, Love Parties Group - famed for ...More

 
Blakes x Monkey 47 Seasonal Dinner
Blakes x Monkey 47 Seasonal Dinner
Foodie Events | On 24th July 

Blakes Hotel London

World-renowned boutique hotel Blakes Hotel is partnering with ...More

 
Best Street Food and Food Halls in London
Best Street Food and Food Halls in London
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Looking for the best places to fill up ...More

 
Best Food Halls in London
Best Food Halls in London
Article 

With Market Halls, Arcade and Seven Dials Market opening in one year, food halls ...More

 
Seven Dials Market
Seven Dials Market
Dining 

Street food specialists KERB have taken on the entire space at St Thomas Neal's Warehouse, ...More

 
Pick & Cheese
Pick & Cheese
Dining 

Choose from over 25 different cheeses, brought to you on a conveyor belt at Pick ...More

 
Mythos: A Trilogy - Gods. Heroes. Men
Mythos: A Trilogy - Gods. Heroes. Men
Theatre | From 13th September 

London Palladium

Following on from his acclaimed book, Mythos: The ...More

 
Arcade Food Theatre
Dining 

On the ground floor of the Centre Point building, Arcade is a modern food hall featuring seven independent kitchens, a coffee and bakery counter, three bars, an outdoor terrace and 'The Loft', an incubation space....More

Paradise Soho
Paradise Soho
Dining 

It started out as a supper club at Balham's Brother Marcus but in 2019 Sri ...More

 
The Great British Beer Festival
The Great British Beer Festival
Exhibitions | From 6th August 

Olympia Exhibition Centre

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

 
Fiesta de Mexico
Fiesta de Mexico
Foodie Events | From 26th July 

Guildhall Yard

Providing a taste of Mexico right in the heart of London, Fiesta de Mexico recreates ...More

 
Blank
Theatre | From 11th October 

The Donmar Warehouse

Staged in celebration of the 40th anniversary of Clean Break theatre company, which works with women affected by the criminal justice system, Blank receives its full-length premiere at the Donmar Warehouse this autumn. The new ...More

Appropriate
Appropriate
Theatre | From 16th August 

The Donmar Warehouse

After wowing audiences with The Octoroon at the National Theatre, American writer Branden Jacobs-Jenkins returns ...More

 
Patch & Picnic
Patch & Picnic
Dining 

The South Bank is a lovely spot for a Thames-side stroll in summer but if ...More

 
Wembley Park Market
Wembley Park Market
Shopping 

An indoor, permanent market, Wembley Park Market brings together a line-up of independent and local ...More

 
The Fellowship and Star
The Fellowship and Star
Drinking 

Historic pub the Fellowship Inn was given a new lease of life in 2019 when ...More

 
London Events 2019
Feature 

Cate Blanchett comes to the National Theatre in 2019, the Spice Girls reunite and Christian Dior is the Designer of Dreams at the V&A. New musicals are dedicated to Dolly Parton, Pirates and Mary Poppins, ...More

Boots Covent Garden
Boots Covent Garden
Services 

Having undergone a makeover in summer 2019, Boots in Covent Garden is a state of ...More

 
Moon Landing 50th Anniversary in London
Moon Landing 50th Anniversary in London
Article 

London is marking the 50th anniversary of ...More

 
Where to Celebrate Pride in London
Where to Celebrate Pride in London
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Follow the rainbow flags to find out where ...More

 
Best Rooftop Restaurants in London
Best Rooftop Restaurants in London
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With the arrival of more skyscrapers comes the ...More

 
Best Rooftop Bars in London
Best Rooftop Bars in London
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Sundown over the city skyline is best enjoyed ...More

 
 
 
 
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