Bloomsbury Square

 
 
ADDRESS
Bloomsbury Square, Bloomsbury, Camden, London WC1A 
 

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

The nearest station to Bloomsbury Square is Holborn Tube Station which is about 3 minutes to the South East.

Bloomsbury Square is in the London area of Bloomsbury.

 

LondonTown.com - Bloomsbury Square Location Map

 
 
 
Underground Stations

Underground Stations

 
Holborn Tube Station
 
3 minutes walk
 
Russell Square Tube Station
 
6 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
Farringdon Rail
 
15 minutes walk
 
Eurostar
 
15 minutes walk
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
Bloomsbury Square Car Park
 
1 minutes walk
 
Holborn NCP
 
4 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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What's on in London 2014

Discover the best of London's entertainment this year with our comprehensive guide to 2014's top events. From theatre to art and music to sport, London in 2014 has something for everyone - so read on to find out what London town has to offer.

 
THE BEST

Hotels near Bloomsbury Square

Near Bloomsbury Square
Grange Holborn Hotel London
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £99  21% off
50-60 Southampton Row, WC1B | 1 minute from Bloomsbury Square
The Grange Holborn is positioned right where the West End meets the City, giving guests the perfect opportunity to explore all aspects of London throughout the ... More
 
 
 
The Buckingham London
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £69  28% off
39-40 Bedford Place, WC1B | 1 minute from Bloomsbury Square
A beautiful townhouse property located in London's peaceful Bloomsbury area, The Buckingham provides an intimate and comfortable setting with its luxury studios and suites. With all ... More
 
 
 
DoubleTree by Hilton London - West End
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £55  40% off
92 Southampton Row, WC1B | 2 minutes from Bloomsbury Square
The DoubleTree by Hilton London - West End hotel is perfectly located in London's historic Bloomsbury district, between Holborn and Russell Square tube stations for convenient ... More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Events near Bloomsbury Square

Near Bloomsbury Square
Uncle Vanya
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 23rd April to 3rd May 2014
Wyndham's Theatre, Charing Cross Road, Soho, London WC2H | 12 minutes from Bloomsbury Square
Last year saw London stage four revivals of Anton Checkov's Uncle Vanya and now 2014 welcomes another. Russian director Andrei Konchalovsky transfers his ...More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Weir
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 16th January to 19th April 2014
Wyndham's Theatre, Charing Cross Road, Soho, London WC2H | 12 minutes from Bloomsbury Square
Conor McPherson's drama transfers to London's West End in January 2014 following a hugely successful run at the Donmar Warehouse in 2013. McPherson's The Weir ...More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Curious Incident Of The Dog In The Night-Time
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 24th June to 25th October 2014
Gielgud Theatre, Shaftesbury Avenue, Soho, London W1D | 13 minutes from Bloomsbury Square
The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Nighttime has been cancelled at the Apollo Theatre. It will transfer to the Gielgud Theatre on 24th June ...More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Entertainment near Bloomsbury Square

Near Bloomsbury Square
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Top Secret Comedy Club @ The Africa Centre
London > Entertainment > Live Music
170 Drury Lane, Covent Garden, London WC2B | 5 minutes from Bloomsbury Square
This new Covent Garden alternative to the West End tourist traps has welcomed the likes of filthy San Franciscan Scott Capurro and TV favourite Andi Osho. ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Shaftesbury Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
210 Shaftesbury Avenue, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 5 minutes from Bloomsbury Square
A large and appealingly shabby Edwardian theatre which has produced almost a century of successful popular theatre and musicals. The most notorious of these was probably ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
New London Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Drury Lane, Covent Garden, London WC2B | 5 minutes from Bloomsbury Square
Although this site has been an entertainment venue since at least the mid-19th century, the New London Theatre only opened its doors in 1973, making it ... More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Sights and Attractions near Bloomsbury Square

The best museums, galleries, attractions near Bloomsbury Square
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
British Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
Great Russell Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1B | 3 minutes from Bloomsbury Square
If you wanted to thoroughly explore the British Museum, it would take months, if not years. Over seven millions objects from all over the world are ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Conway Hall
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
25 Red Lion Square, Holborn, Holborn, London WC1R | 3 minutes from Bloomsbury Square
Conway Hall is a landmark of London's independent intellectual, political and cultural life. Completed in 1929 at a cost of about £45,000, the name was chosen ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Cartoon Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
35 Little Russell Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1A | 4 minutes from Bloomsbury Square
Combining art with humour, this addition to London's museum-cum-gallery scene is refreshingly vibrant. From political cartoons of Thatcher, Brown, Bush and Blair to rare originals on ... More
 
 
 
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Shopping near Bloomsbury Square

The best shops and markets near Bloomsbury Square
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Gekoski
London > Shopping > Books
Pied Bull Yard, 15 Bloomsbury Square, Bloomsbury, London WC1A | 1 minute from Bloomsbury Square
Based in Bloomsbury, beside the British Museum, it's not surprising R. A. Gekoski Booksellers has a particular interest in the Bloomsbury Group. Established in 1982, it's ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
London Review Bookshop
London > Shopping > Books
14 Bury Place, Bloomsbury, London WC1A | 2 minutes from Bloomsbury Square
Opened in May 2003, with Alan Bennett cutting the ribbon, the London Review Bookshop is a welcome addition to the city's dwindling ranks of independent bookshops. ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Classic Camera- The Leica Shop
London > Shopping > Specialists
2 Pied Bull Yard, off Bury Place, Bloomsbury, London WC1A | 2 minutes from Bloomsbury Square
... More
 
 
 
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Restaurants near Bloomsbury Square

What are the best dining options near Bloomsbury Square London?
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Hummus Bros
London > Restaurants > Vegetarian restaurants
Victoria House, 37-63 Southampton Row, Bloomsbury, London WC1B | On Bloomsbury Square
Dedicated to the humble chickpea, this sleek and shiny eatery in the heart of Holborn serves up probably the tastiest hummus in town. Produced to a ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
All Star Lanes - Holborn
London > Restaurants > American restaurants
Victoria House, Bloomsbury Place, WC1B | On Bloomsbury Square
American Cuisine... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Koto Japanese Restaurant
London > Restaurants > Japanese restaurants
50-60 Southampton Row, Grange Holborn Hotel, WC1B | 1 minute from Bloomsbury Square
Japanese Cuisine... More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Education near Bloomsbury Square

Near Bloomsbury Square
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Method Studio
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
Conway Hall, 25 Red Lion Square, Holborn, London WC1R | 3 minutes from Bloomsbury Square
Learn to act by becoming the person you are portraying. Think yourself into the role... eat what they would eat, weigh what they would weigh, behave ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
English [Out There!]
London > Education > English Language Courses
10 Coptic Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1A | 4 minutes from Bloomsbury Square
English [Out There!] takes a very hands-on approach to learning English. The course places an emphasis on using what you have learned. Students are taken out ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS)
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
Thornhaugh Street, Russell Square, Bloomsbury, London WC1H | 7 minutes from Bloomsbury Square
The School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS) is among the best schools for the studies of foreign cultures and languages in the world. In fact, ... More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Leisure near Bloomsbury Square

Bloomsbury Square gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
All Star Lanes, Bloomsbury
London > Leisure > Activities
Victoria House, Bloomsbury Place, Bloomsbury, London WC1B | On Bloomsbury Square
This fun bowling alley and restaurant is a great place for a gang of you to spend a memorable night out trying to out-do each other. ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Sense Spa at Rosewood London
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
252 High Holborn, WC1V | 4 minutes from Bloomsbury Square
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Lincoln's Inn Fields
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Holborn, Holborn, London WC2A | 6 minutes from Bloomsbury Square
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
 
 
 
THE BEST

Pubs near Bloomsbury Square

The best pubs near London Bloomsbury Square.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Princess Louise
London > Nightlife > Pubs
208 High Holborn, Covent Garden, London WC1V | 3 minutes from Bloomsbury Square
The flagship London pub of Yorkshire's oldest brewery, Samuel Smith, the Princess Louise has been carefully restored to her original Victorian layout complete with snugs, removed ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Queens Larder Restaurant & Pub
London > Nightlife > Pubs
1 Queen's Square, Bloomsbury, Bloomsbury, London WC1N | 3 minutes from Bloomsbury Square
... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Philomena's Irish Bar
London > Nightlife > Pubs
40 Great Queen Street, WC2B | 5 minutes from Bloomsbury Square
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
 
 
 
THE BEST

Nightlife near Bloomsbury Square

Bloomsbury Square clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Scarfes Bar
London > Nightlife > Bars
252 High Holborn, Holborn, WC1V | 3 minutes from Bloomsbury Square
Named after the cartoonist Gerald Scarfe (whose characterful illustrations will adorn the bar's walls), Scarfes Bar is a shining beacon in the otherwise lacking High Holborn ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The American Bar at The Savoy
London > Nightlife > Bars
The Savoy, Strand, WC2R | 4 minutes from Bloomsbury Square
During The Savoy's £220million refit the American Bar was barely touched, ensuring it stayed true to its traditional, sleek design that is synonymous with the iconic ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Beaufort Bar at The Savoy
London > Nightlife > Bars
The Savoy, Strand, WC2R | 4 minutes from Bloomsbury Square
The second of two bars in The Savoy, the Beaufort Bar is a glamorous affair. The bar continues the hotel's Art Deco theme with plush black ... More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Meeting venue hire near Bloomsbury Square

Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near Bloomsbury Square.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
British Museum
London > Business > Venue Hire
Great Russell Street, Bloomsbury, Bloomsbury, London WC1B | 3 minutes from Bloomsbury Square
If you wanted to thoroughly explore the British Museum, it would take months, if not years. Over seven millions objects from all over the world are ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Sir John Soane's Museum
London > Business > Venue Hire
13 Lincoln's Inn Fields, Holborn, London WC2A | 5 minutes from Bloomsbury Square
An appealingly higgledy-piggledy treasure trove of artefacts, the extraordinary Sir John Soane's Museum elegantly located on Lincoln's Inn Fields is well worth an exploratory rummage. Lurking ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Congress Centre
London > Business > Venue Hire
23-28 Great Russell Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1B | 6 minutes from Bloomsbury Square
Based at Congress House, the headquarters of the Trades Union Congress, the Congress Centre offers several meeting and conference rooms for hire within an architecturally-renowned Grade ... More
 
 
 
 

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Germany divided - Baselitz and his generation
Germany divided - Baselitz and his generation
Exhibitions | Until 31st August 2014 

British Museum 3 minutes walk from Bloomsbury Square

Featuring over 90 works by some of the leading names in contemporary art, this exhibition of post-1945 prints and drawings ...More

 
Wise Men From The East: Zoroastrian Traditions In Persia And Beyond
Exhibitions | Until 27th April 2014 

British Museum 3 minutes walk from Bloomsbury Square

This small exhibition explains Zoroastrianism, an ancient but living religion named after the Prophet Zarathustra, through objects and coins from ...More

Vikings: Life And Legend
Vikings: Life And Legend
Exhibitions | Until 22nd June 2014 

British Museum 3 minutes walk from Bloomsbury Square

Weapons, coins, jewellery and the surviving timbers of a 37-metre-long Viking warship go on display at the British Museum's brand ...More

 
Ganesha: Removing Obstacles Across Asia: Talk
Exhibitions | On 16th April 2014 

British Museum 3 minutes walk from Bloomsbury Square

A discussion about the god of beginnings....More

Spitting Image
Spitting Image
Exhibitions | Until 1st June 2014 

The Cartoon Museum 4 minutes walk from Bloomsbury Square

This exhibition at the Cartoon Museum will feature cartoons, caricatures, puppets, teapots and other weird and wonderful ephemera from the ...More

 
Diverse Maniere: Piranesi, Fantasy and Excess
Diverse Maniere: Piranesi, Fantasy and Excess
Exhibitions | Until 1st June 2014 

Sir John Soane's Museum 5 minutes walk from Bloomsbury Square

Sir John Soane's Museum has one of the richest holdings of graphic work by Italian artist Giovanni Piranesi and this ...More

 
Circo Do Guanabara
Clubbing and Nightlife | On 16th April 2014 

Guanabara 5 minutes walk from Bloomsbury Square

Resident DJs play dance and Latin, with circus acts, burlesque acts, samba ballerina and showgirls, fire breathers, hula-hoopers and contortionists....More

From Here To Eternity
Theatre | Until 26th April 2014 

Shaftesbury Theatre 5 minutes walk from Bloomsbury Square

Following a ten-year absence from the London theatre scene, the much loved lyricist Tim Rice returns with From Here to ...More

War Horse
War Horse
Theatre | Until 14th February 2015 

New London Theatre 5 minutes walk from Bloomsbury Square

This moving adaptation of Michael Morpurgo's World War I epic War Horse gets a West End transfer to the New ...More

 
Photographs From Rwanda
Exhibitions | Until 4th June 2014 

The Wiener Library 6 minutes walk from Bloomsbury Square

This photographic exhibition at The Wiener Library features photographer David Graham's portraits of survivors of the Rwandan genocide to mark ...More

 
 
 
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