Aldwych

 
 
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Aldwych, Covent Garden, City of Westminster, London WC2R
 
 

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

The nearest station to Aldwych is Temple Tube Station which is about 3 minutes to the South East.

Aldwych is in the London area of Covent Garden.

 

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Underground Stations

Underground Stations

 
Temple Tube Station
 
3 minutes walk
 
Covent Garden Tube Station
 
6 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
Charing Cross Railway Station
 
9 minutes walk
 
City Thameslink Station
 
11 minutes walk
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
Drury Lane NCP
 
6 minutes walk
 
St Martins Lane NCP
 
8 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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    ME London
    London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £205  24% off
    336-337 The Strand, WC2R | 1 minute from Aldwych
    A luxurious 5-star hotel situated right in the heart of the city, ME London offers guests a lavish accommodation experience. Floor-to-ceiling windows provide the impeccable guestrooms ... More
     
     
     
    The Waldorf Hilton Hotel London
    London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £149  29% off
    Aldwych, WC2B | 2 minutes from Aldwych
    Positioned between the City's Square Mile and the thriving West End, this grand, Edwardian Hilton hotel welcomes guests with a patisserie and champagne bar in the ... More
     
     
     
    Strand Palace Hotel London
    London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £33  40% off
    372 Strand, WC2R | 3 minutes from Aldwych
    This West End Art Deco hotel right on the Strand and next to Covent Garden is in a fantastic location for accessing central London and theatreland. ... More
     
     
     
     
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    Events near Aldwych

    Near Aldwych
    Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
    The Play That Goes Wrong
    London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 5th September 2014 to 5th September 2015
    Duchess Theatre, Catherine Street, WC2B | 2 minutes from Aldwych
    Presented by the award-winning, international comedy company Mischief Theatre, The Play That Goes Wrong follows the inept and accident prone Cornley Polytechnic Drama Society ...More
     
     
     
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    War Horse
    London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 28th March 2009 to 13th February 2016
    New London Theatre, Drury Lane, Covent Garden, London WC2B | 7 minutes from Aldwych
    This moving adaptation of Michael Morpurgo's World War I epic War Horse gets a West End transfer to the New London Theatre after two critically acclaimed ...More
     
     
     
    The 3 Little Pigs
    London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 5th August to 6th September 2015
    Palace Theatre, Shaftesbury Avenue, W1A | 11 minutes from Aldwych
    The Big Bad Wolf attempts to huff and puff the three little superstar piglets into submission in Stiles and Drewe's musical retelling of the children's story. ...More
     
     
     
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    Near Aldwych
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    Aldwych Theatre
    London > Entertainment > Theatres
    Aldwych, Covent Garden, London WC2B4LD | 2 minutes from Aldwych
    With the Waldorf Hotel sandwiched inbetween them, the Aldwych and Strand theatres were originally built to work as a pair. The Aldwych is probably most noted for ... More
     
     
     
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    Novello Theatre
    London > Entertainment > Theatres
    Aldwych, Covent Garden, London WC2B | 2 minutes from Aldwych
    Built in 1905 to form a pair with the near-identical Aldwych Theatre, the Novello Theatre (formerly known as the Strand Theatre) is one of London's more ... More
     
     
     
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    Theatre Royal Drury Lane
    London > Entertainment > Theatres
    Catherine Street, Covent Garden, London WC2B | 3 minutes from Aldwych
    London's oldest theatre is also its most spectacular, with a palatial auditorium that is among the most impressive in the world. The first theatre on this ... More
     
     
     
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    Sights and Attractions near Aldwych

    The best museums, galleries, attractions near Aldwych
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    Courtauld Institute Gallery
    London > Attractions > Art Galleries
    Courtauld Institute of Art, Somerset House, Covent Garden, London WC2R | 2 minutes from Aldwych
    Manet's 'Bar at the Folies-Bergeres', Van Gogh's 'Self-Portrait with a Bandaged Ear' and Renoir's 'La Loge' are just a few of the celebrated artworks displayed at ... More
     
     
     
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    Somerset House
    London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
    Strand, Covent Garden, London WC2R | 2 minutes from Aldwych
    Somerset House, once the site of a spectacular Tudor palace, now includes a magnificent 18th century art gallery housing celebrated collections belonging to the Courtauld Institute Gallery, ... More
     
     
     
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    Somerset House: Embankment Galleries
    London > Attractions > Art Galleries
    Strand, Covent Garden, London WC2R | 2 minutes from Aldwych
    Opened on 24th April 2008, the Embankment Galleries at Somerset House offer 750 square metres of exhibition space where the Hermitage Rooms used to be. Exhibitions ... More
     
     
     
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    Shopping near Aldwych

    The best shops and markets near Aldwych
    Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
    The Albion Emporium
    London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
    38 Tavistock Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 3 minutes from Aldwych
    As British as a bacon buttie, buying your groceries at The Albion Emporium is like getting first dibs on Mrs Beeton's pantry. A bastion of Britishness, ... More
     
     
     
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    Primrose Bakery
    London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
    42 Tavistock Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 3 minutes from Aldwych
    If cupcakes are you cup of tea then head to the Covent Garden outlet of Primrose Bakery, a family owned enterprise which makes the most scrumptious ... More
     
     
     
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    Penhaligon's
    London > Shopping > Perfume and Cosmetics
    41 Wellington Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 3 minutes from Aldwych
    130-year-old scent emporium with royal warrants. For a sweet-smelling, sensory overload, Penhaligon’s has to be the place to go. From the original Hammam Bouquet to the Winston ... More
     
     
     
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    Restaurants near Aldwych

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    Thai Square
    London > Restaurants > Thai restaurants
    148 The Strand, Covent Garden, London WC2R | 1 minute from Aldwych
    Thai cuisine. ... More
     
     
     
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    India Club
    London > Restaurants > Indian/South Asian restaurants
    Strand Continental Hotel, 143 Strand, Covent Garden, London WC2R | 1 minute from Aldwych
    Originally the home of the Curry Club set up in 1962, the India Club feels like it hasn't changed since Asian food introduced to this country ... More
     
     
     
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    Thai Square
    London > Restaurants > Thai restaurants
    148 The Strand, Covent Garden, London WC2R | 1 minute from Aldwych
    This branch of Thai Square located on The Strand is close to Covent Garden and Charing Cross Station, making it convenient for theatre-goers or for a ... More
     
     
     
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    Education near Aldwych

    Near Aldwych
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    Courtauld Institute of Art
    London > Education > Arts and Drama
    Somerset House, Covent Garden, London WC2R | 2 minutes from Aldwych
    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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    Saw Swee Hock Student Centre
    London > Education > Universities and Colleges
    1 Sheffield Street, Holborn, London WC2A | 3 minutes from Aldwych
    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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    Career Energy
    London > Education > Career Services
    4-6 Staple Inn, Holborn, London WC1V | 9 minutes from Aldwych
    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 Aldwych

    Aldwych gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
    Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
    The Sanctuary
    London > Leisure > Fitness
    12 Floral Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 6 minutes from Aldwych
    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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    Lincoln's Inn Fields
    London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
    Holborn, Holborn, London WC2A | 7 minutes from Aldwych
    The largest public square in London, Lincoln's Inn Fields has a rich and varied history. In 1683 it was the site of the public beheading of ... More
     
     
     
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    Sense Spa at Rosewood London
    London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
    252 High Holborn, Holborn, London WC1V | 7 minutes from Aldwych
    Launched in November 2013, the Sense Spa at Rosewood London is a sanctuary within central London. With Rosewood being an award-winning signature spa brand, visitors can ... More
     
     
     
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    Pubs near Aldwych

    The best pubs near London Aldwych.
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    Edgar Wallace
    London > Nightlife > Pubs
    40 Essex Street, Holborn, London WC2R | 4 minutes from Aldwych
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    The Marquess of Anglesey
    London > Restaurants > Gastropub
    39 Bow Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 4 minutes from Aldwych
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    Philomena's Irish Bar
    London > Nightlife > Pubs
    40 Great Queen Street, Covent Garden, London WC2B | 6 minutes from Aldwych
    Philomena's is an Irish themed bar and sports cafe on Great Queen Street, just two minutes walk from Covent Garden tube station. A great place to ... More
     
     
     
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    Nightlife near Aldwych

    Aldwych clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
    Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
    The Lobby Bar at One Aldwych
    London > Nightlife > Bars
    1 Aldwych, Covent Garden, London WC2B | 2 minutes from Aldwych
    Named one of the top five hotel bars in the world by the Sunday Telegraph, the Lobby Bar at the chic One Aldwych hotel is renowned ... More
     
     
     
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    Lowlander Beer Cafe
    London > Nightlife > Bars
    36 Drury Lane, Covent Garden, London WC2B | 6 minutes from Aldwych
    The reputation of the Benelux breweries precedes them and this themed bar captures the flair of Dutch cafe culture too. The impressive row of shiny silver ... More
     
     
     
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    B.Y.O.C
    London > Nightlife > Bars
    28 Bedfordbury Street, Covent Garden, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 7 minutes from Aldwych
    A speakeasy bar with a twist, B.Y.O.C is a cocktail bar that doesn't stock any alcohol. But, before snubbing it in disgust, you can relax in ... More
     
     
     
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    Meeting venue hire near Aldwych

    Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near Aldwych.
    Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
    Silver Fleet - Woods River Cruises
    London > Business > Venue Hire
    Somerset House South Wing Strand, Covent Garden, London WC2R | 2 minutes from Aldwych
    Enjoy a luxury cruise on the Silver Fleet. Departing from the Savoy Pier and cruising along the Thames. A classy way to see the Thames.... More
     
     
     
    Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
    Somerset House
    London > Business > Venue Hire
    Somerset House, Strand, Covent Garden, London WC2R | 2 minutes from Aldwych
    Somerset House, once the site of a spectacular Tudor palace, now includes a magnificent 18th century art gallery housing celebrated collections belonging to the Courtauld Institute Gallery, ... More
     
     
     
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    Two Temple Place
    London > Business > Venue Hire
    Two Temple Place, Holborn, London WC2R | 4 minutes from Aldwych
    With its castle like façade and a striking interior, Two Temple Place is one of London's most prestigious settings for corporate and private events. As well ... More
     
     
     
     

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    The Courtauld Collection
    Exhibitions | Until 31st December 2015 

    The Courtauld Gallery 2 minutes walk from Aldwych

    Paintings, sculpture, drawings and prints from the early Renaissance period to the 20th century....More

    Jonathan Richardson The Elder: Self-Portraits
    Exhibitions | Until 20th September 2015 

    The Courtauld Gallery 2 minutes walk from Aldwych

    A collection of self-portraits by Jonathan Richardson....More

    The Jam: About The Young Idea
    Exhibitions | Until 31st August 2015 

    Somerset House 2 minutes walk from Aldwych

    This multi-media exhibition documents the rise to fame and success of the popular mod band, through the 1970s and 1980s....More

    Unfinished: Works From The Courtauld Gallery
    Exhibitions | Until 20th September 2015 

    The Courtauld Gallery 2 minutes walk from Aldwych

    Paintings, drawings, prints and sculpture from the Renaissance to the early twentieth century that are considered to be unfinished....More

    Out Of Chaos - Ben Uri: 100 Years In London
    Exhibitions | Until 13th December 2015 

    Somerset House 2 minutes walk from Aldwych

    A celebratory display including works by the first Jewish Royal Academician, Solomon Hart, Mark Gertler, David Bomberg, First World War ...More

    Unseen Waterloo: The Conflict Revisited
    Exhibitions | Until 31st August 2015 

    Somerset House 2 minutes walk from Aldwych

    Photographer Sam Faulkner presents a series of imagined portraits meant to depict soldiers who served at the Battle of Waterloo....More

    UnfinishedÂ… Works from The Courtauld Gallery
    Exhibitions | Until 20th September 2015 

    The Courtauld Gallery 2 minutes walk from Aldwych

    A showcase of paintings, sculpture, prints and drawings from the Renaissance to the 20th century that have all be described ...More

    Beautiful - The Carole King Musical
    Beautiful - The Carole King Musical
    Theatre | Until 13th February 2016 

    Aldwych Theatre 2 minutes walk from Aldwych

    Marc Bruni directs the London transfer of the two-time Tony Award-winning Broadway musical, Beautiful - The Carole King Musical, which ...More

     
    Mamma Mia!
    Mamma Mia!
    Theatre | Until 25th October 2015 

    Novello Theatre 2 minutes walk from Aldwych

    Through the story-telling magic of the songs of ABBA, we meet Donna, a feisty forty-something single mum, who recalls the ...More

     
    The Play That Goes Wrong
    The Play That Goes Wrong
    Theatre | Until 5th September 2015 

    Duchess Theatre 2 minutes walk from Aldwych

    Presented by the award-winning, international comedy company Mischief Theatre, The Play That Goes Wrong follows the inept and accident prone ...More

     
     
     
     
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