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Welcome to our guide for the area around SW1A 1BW 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 1BW is Green Park Tube Station which is about 6 minutes to the North West.


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Underground Stations

Underground Stations

Green Park Tube Station
4 minutes walk
St James's Park Tube Station
8 minutes walk
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

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

Car Parks

Arlington House Pure Parking
3 minutes walk
Carrington Street NCP
6 minutes walk

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London Events 2019

Find out the best London 2019 events with our comprehensive guide to the top entertainment in the city throughout the year. From January through to December, 2019 is packed with unmissable events - so read on to get the best out of London town.

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The Stafford London Hotel
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel † from £218† 38% off
St James's Place, SW1A | 2 minutes from SW1A 1BW
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
The May Fair, A Radisson Collection Hotel
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel † from £170† 21% off
Stratton Street, W1J | 5 minutes from SW1A 1BW
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
Cavendish London Hotel
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel † from £136† 30% off
81 Jermyn Street, SW1Y | 5 minutes from SW1A 1BW
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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Emma Stibbon: Fire And Ice
London > Events > Exhibitions †Dates: 3rd to 31st July 2019 - Various Times
SW1A 1BW, 43 Pall Mall, SW1Y | 4 minutes from SW1A 1BW
Sketches made by the artist during research expeditions to the Arctic and Antarctic Oceans, Iceland, Norway, France, Italy and Hawai'i of landscapes that have been fashioned ...More
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Mick Moon
London > Events > Exhibitions †Dates: 28th June to 31st July 2019 - Various Times
SW1A 1BW, 43 Pall Mall, SW1Y | 4 minutes from SW1A 1BW
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Jeff Wall
London > Events > Exhibitions †Dates: 28th June to 7th September 2019 - 10am-6pm
SW1A 1BW, 25-26 Mason's Yard, Off Duke Street, SW1Y | 5 minutes from SW1A 1BW
Striking large-format photographs, which emulate the narrative grandeur of 19th-century history paintings....More
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Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Other Palace
London > Entertainment > Theatres
12 Palace Street, SW1E | 8 minutes from SW1A 1BW
Formerly the St. James Theatre, The Other Palace officially opens its doors in February 2017, as part of Andrew Lloyd Webber's The Really ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Other Palace Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
12 Palace Street, Westminster, London SW1E | 8 minutes from SW1A 1BW
Billed by its operators as 'the first newly built central London theatre in 30 years', St James Theatre opened to the public in ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Empire Cinema Haymarket
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
63-65 Haymarket, St James's, London SW1Y | 9 minutes from SW1A 1BW
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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Sights and Attractions near SW1A 1BW

The best museums, galleries, attractions near SW1A 1BW
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Spencer House
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
27 St James's Place, St James's, London SW1A | 2 minutes from SW1A 1BW
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
Clarence House
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
St James's Palace, St James's, London SW1 | 3 minutes from SW1A 1BW
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
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Alan Cristea Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
43 Pall Mall, Mayfair, London SW1Y | 4 minutes from SW1A 1BW
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 1BW

The best shops and markets near SW1A 1BW
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Truefitt and Hill
London > Shopping > Hair and Grooming
71 St James Street, St James's, London SW1A | 2 minutes from SW1A 1BW
As any gentleman knows, there are times when only a shave by the finest of barbers will do. It's a bit like going to the gym ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Lock & Co
London > Shopping > Clothing
6 St James's Street, St James's, London SW1A | 2 minutes from SW1A 1BW
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
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John Lobb
London > Shopping > Shoes
9 St James's Street, St James's, London SW1A | 2 minutes from SW1A 1BW
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
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Restaurants near SW1A 1BW

What are the best dining options near SW1A 1BW London?
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Thirty Six by Nigel Mendham at DUKES LONDON
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
35 St. Jame's Place, St James's, London SW1A | 2 minutes from SW1A 1BW
British Cuisine... 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 1BW
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
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Luciano
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
72 St. Jamess Street, St James's, London SW1A | 2 minutes from SW1A 1BW
Named after Marco Pierre White's son,†Luciano is located on St. James's Street in the former famed Madame Prunier site. The Italian restaurant is a joint venture ... More
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Education near SW1A 1BW

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Cookery School
London > Education > Cookery Courses
15B Little Portland Street, Fitzrovia, London W1W | 17 minutes from SW1A 1BW
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 | 17 minutes from SW1A 1BW
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
The London Film School
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
24 Shelton Street, Covent Garden, WC2H | 17 minutes from SW1A 1BW
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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Leisure near SW1A 1BW

SW1A 1BW gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
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Green Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Piccadilly, St James's, London W1J | 3 minutes from SW1A 1BW
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
Catalyst Health and Fitness Ltd
London > Leisure > Fitness
30 Bury Street, St James's, London SW1Y | 3 minutes from SW1A 1BW
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
May Fair Spa
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
May Fair Hotel, Stratton Street, Mayfair, London W1J | 6 minutes from SW1A 1BW
The subterranean spa within the luxury May Fair Hotel offers a tailed experience emphasising wellbeing and health. All of the spa treatments have been carefully ... More
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Pubs near SW1A 1BW

The best pubs near London SW1A 1BW.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Ye Grapes
London > Nightlife > Pubs
16 Shepherd Market, Mayfair, London W1J | 6 minutes from SW1A 1BW
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
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Reform Club
London > Nightlife > Pubs
104 Pall Mall, St James's, London SW1Y | 6 minutes from SW1A 1BW
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
The Only Running Footman
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
5 Charles Street, Mayfair, London W1J | 8 minutes from SW1A 1BW
One of two venues belonging to The Meredith Group who also run The Portman in Portman Village, The Only Running Footman is a popular pub, restaurant ... More
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Nightlife near SW1A 1BW

SW1A 1BW 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 1BW
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 | 4 minutes from SW1A 1BW
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
Funky Buddha
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
15 Berkeley Street, Mayfair, London W1J | 5 minutes from SW1A 1BW
Between the Victorian elegance of Berkley Square and the Imperial magnificence of Piccadilly, you might be surprised to find a club that oozes with Eastern decadence, ... More
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Meeting venue hire near SW1A 1BW

Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near SW1A 1BW.
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 1BW
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 | 4 minutes from SW1A 1BW
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
The May Fair
London > Business > Venue Hire
Stratton Street, Mayfair, London W1J | 5 minutes from SW1A 1BW
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Emma Stibbon: Fire And Ice
Exhibitions | Until 31st July 2019 

Alan Cristea Gallery 4 minutes walk from Sw1a 1bw

Sketches made by the artist during research expeditions to the Arctic and Antarctic Oceans, Iceland, Norway, France, Italy and Hawai'i ...More

Mick Moon
Exhibitions | Until 31st July 2019 

Alan Cristea Gallery 4 minutes walk from Sw1a 1bw

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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 4 minutes walk from Sw1a 1bw

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

 
Escape Room: Leonardo Artmergency!
Exhibitions | Until 5th October 2019 

The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace 4 minutes walk from Sw1a 1bw

Literary & Education, Art Workshop....More

Jeff Wall
Exhibitions | Until 7th September 2019 

White Cube Mason's Yard 5 minutes walk from Sw1a 1bw

Striking large-format photographs, which emulate the narrative grandeur of 19th-century history paintings....More

The Great Romantics: Season Finale
Concerts | On 19th July 2019 

St James's Church Piccadilly 7 minutes walk from Sw1a 1bw

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Summer Exhibition 2019
Exhibitions | Until 12th August 2019 

Royal Academy of Arts 7 minutes walk from Sw1a 1bw

The world's largest open submission art show, bringing together multiple disciplines such as prints, paintings, film, photography, sculpture and architectural ...More

Felix Vallotton: Painter Of Disquiet
Exhibitions | Until 29th September 2019 

Royal Academy of Arts 7 minutes walk from Sw1a 1bw

Paintings and prints by the artist who captured the emotional undercurrents of Paris at the turn of the 20th century....More

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

Royal Academy of Arts 7 minutes walk from Sw1a 1bw

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

 
Celebrate the Moon Landings
Kids Events | Until 31st August 2019 

Waterstone's - Piccadilly 7 minutes walk from Sw1a 1bw

This July marks the 50th anniversary of the record-breaking Apollo 11 spaceflight that made Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin the ...More

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

The Foundling Museum

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

 
William Blake
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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
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Allpress Espresso Roastery And Cafe

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McQueen

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Blakes Hotel London

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

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

 
Mythos: A Trilogy - Gods. Heroes. Men
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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

 
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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

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

 
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