Essex Street  

 
 
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Essex Street, Holborn, City of Westminster, London EC4Y
 
 

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Welcome to our guide for the area around Essex Street 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 Essex Street is Temple Tube Station which is about 2 minutes to the South West.

Essex Street is in the London area of Holborn.

 

LondonTown.com - Essex Street Location Map

 
 
 
Underground Stations

Underground Stations

 
Temple Tube Station
 
2 minutes walk
 
Chancery Lane Tube Station
 
8 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
City Thameslink Station
 
8 minutes walk
 
Blackfriars Railway Station
 
8 minutes walk
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
Drury Lane NCP
 
9 minutes walk
 
Snowhill NCP
 
10 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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What's on in London 2018

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Apex Temple Court Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £86  26% off
1-2 Serjeant's Inn, EC4Y | 4 minutes from Essex Street
Amazing hotel, located right in the heart of the city. The Apex Temple Court Hotel is a landmark building that has been converted into a four ... More
 
 
 
ME London
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £188  31% off
336-337 The Strand, WC2R | 5 minutes from Essex Street
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 £124  25% off
Aldwych, WC2B | 6 minutes from Essex Street
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
 
 
 
 
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Events near Essex Street

Near Essex Street
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World Illustration Awards 2018 Exhibition
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 6th to 20th June 2018 - Various Times
Essex Street, Strand, WC2R | 4 minutes from Essex Street
The shortlisted works explore what illustration means today, how it shapes our world and understanding and how the art form itself is changing....More
 
 
 
Mamma Mia!
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 6th September 2012 to 2nd March 2019
Essex Street, Aldwych, Covent Garden, London WC2B | 6 minutes from Essex Street
Through the story-telling magic of the songs of ABBA, we meet Donna, a feisty forty-something single mum, who recalls the distant memories of carefree days and ...More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Lion King
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 24th September 2002 to 29th September 2018 - Various Times
Essex Street, 21 Wellington Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 6 minutes from Essex Street
The Lion King tells the story of Simba - the epic adventure of his battles, his friendships, his dreams and his journey from wide-eyed cub to ...More
 
 
 
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Entertainment near Essex Street

Near Essex Street
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Funny Side of Covent Garden (Upstairs at The George)
London > Entertainment > Comedy Clubs
213 Strand, Holborn, London WC2R | 1 minute from Essex Street
The Funny Side comedy group runs comedy clubs in three locations in London, including the flagship Covent Garden venue above The George pub which puts on ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Somerset House
London > Entertainment > Arts Centres
Strand, Covent Garden, London WC2R | 4 minutes from Essex Street
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 ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
HMS President
London > Entertainment >
Kings Reach, Victoria Embankment, Holborn, London EC4Y | 4 minutes from Essex Street
One of the last three surviving warships of the Royal Navy built during the First World War and the first type of warship built specifically for ... More
 
 
 
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Sights and Attractions near Essex Street

The best museums, galleries, attractions near Essex Street
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Two Temple Place
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
2 Temple Place, Holborn, London WC2R | 1 minute from Essex Street
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Middle Temple Hall
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Middle Temple Lane, Holborn, London EC4Y | 1 minute from Essex Street
Middle Temple Hall, completed in 1574, is late-Gothic in style. Its attractions are a rare double-hammer beam roof, an intricately carved screen (which, although heavily damaged ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Store Studios
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
180 The Strand, WC2R | 2 minutes from Essex Street
A creative space and broadcast studios housed in a Brutalist building, Store Studios, 180 The Strand launched in October 2016 with 'The ... More
 
 
 
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Shopping near Essex Street

The best shops and markets near Essex Street
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Ede & Ravenscroft
London > Shopping > Clothing
93 Chancery Lane, Holborn, London WC2A | 4 minutes from Essex Street
Founded in Aldwych in 1689 Ede and Ravenscroft has the rare distinction of being the tailors and robe makers of choice for twelve coronations and holds ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Old Curiosity Shop
London > Shopping > Shoes
13 Portsmouth Street, Holborn, London WC2A | 5 minutes from Essex Street
16th century shop and literary landmark. With its precarious overhanging upper storey, uneven floorboards, sloping roof and wooden beams, this 16th century building warrants its title as ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Natural Kitchen
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
15-17 New Street Square, Fetter Lane, City, London EC4A | 5 minutes from Essex Street
Organic, wild and artisan food is supplied by the likes of the River Cottage at this food emporium which, is the second Natural Kitchen to open ... More
 
 
 
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Restaurants near Essex Street

What are the best dining options near Essex Street London?
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Apostrophe
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
215 The Strand, Holborn, London WC2R | 1 minute from Essex Street
Apostrophe are a fast expanding chain of boulangerie / patisseries with a reputation for superb coffee which is their main stock in trade. Proprietor Amir Chen ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Thai Square at the Wig & Pen
London > Restaurants > Thai restaurants
229 - 230 Strand, Aldwych, Holborn, London WC2R | 1 minute from Essex Street
Formally the famous Wig and Pen Club, this branch of Thai Square occupies a building that's supposedly the only one on the Strand to have survived ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Caffe Nero
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
181 Strand, Holborn, London WC2R | 2 minutes from Essex Street
Nero is probably the best of the Capital’s coffee shop chains. Offers a wide range of authentic Italian coffee in a pleasant relaxed environment. Snacks include ... More
 
 
 
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Education near Essex Street

Near Essex Street
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Courtauld Institute of Art
London > Education > Arts and Drama
Somerset House, Covent Garden, London WC2R | 4 minutes from Essex Street
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Saw Swee Hock Student Centre
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
1 Sheffield Street, Holborn, London WC2A | 5 minutes from Essex Street
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Career Energy
London > Education > Career Services
4-6 Staple Inn, Holborn, London WC1V | 7 minutes from Essex Street
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 Essex Street

Essex Street gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Chang's Hapkido Academy
London > Leisure > Martial Arts
Topnotch Health Club, 3 Tudor Street, City, London EC4Y | 6 minutes from Essex Street
Grandmaster Gedo Chang's Hapkido martial arts schools emphasises practical self-defence, confidence, balance and fitness. The ancient Korean martial art of Hapkido is made up of three components: ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Bernie Spain Gardens
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Upper Ground, South Bank, South Bank, London SE1 | 7 minutes from Essex Street
Located between Oxo Tower Wharf and Gabriel's Wharf, Bernie Spain Gardens is a pleasant green space to stop off on a riverside walk along the South ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Lincoln's Inn Fields
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Holborn, Holborn, London WC2A | 7 minutes from Essex Street
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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Pubs near Essex Street

The best pubs near London Essex Street.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Edgar Wallace
London > Nightlife > Pubs
40 Essex Street, Holborn, London WC2R | 1 minute from Essex Street
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Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Hilliard
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
26A Tudor Street, City, London EC4Y | 5 minutes from Essex Street
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Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Ye Olde Cheshire Cheese
London > Nightlife > Pubs
145 Fleet Street, City, London EC4A | 5 minutes from Essex Street
Sprawling 17th century tavern with rabbit-warren of bars and a rich history. Steeped in history, this pub’s story stretches back through the reigns of fifteen monarchs. While ... More
 
 
 
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Nightlife near Essex Street

Essex Street clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Proud Embankment
London > Nightlife >
8 Victoria Embankment, WC2R | 4 minutes from Essex Street
Baz Luhrmann meets Cirque du Soleil at Proud Embankment, an immersive cabaret-dining experience and the largest club of its kind in ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Lobby Bar at One Aldwych
London > Nightlife > Bars
1 Aldwych, Covent Garden, London WC2B | 6 minutes from Essex Street
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Grays & Feather
London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
26 Wellington Street, WC2E | 6 minutes from Essex Street
Specialising in sparkling wines Grays & Feather offers an exploration, education and, most importantly, enjoyment - without breaking the bank - of fizz. From the rolling ... More
 
 
 
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Meeting venue hire near Essex Street

Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near Essex Street.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Two Temple Place
London > Business > Venue Hire
Two Temple Place, Holborn, London WC2R | 1 minute from Essex Street
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Middle Temple Hall
London > Business > Venue Hire
2 Plowden Buildings Middle Temple Lane, Holborn, London EC4Y | 1 minute from Essex Street
Middle Temple Hall, completed in 1574, is late-Gothic in style. Its attractions are a rare double-hammer beam roof, an intricately carved screen (which, although heavily damaged ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Silver Fleet - Woods River Cruises
London > Business > Venue Hire
Somerset House South Wing Strand, Covent Garden, London WC2R | 4 minutes from Essex Street
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
 
 
 

Alternate names and popular misspellings for Essex Street

Essex Street, Esex Street, Esex Stret
 
 

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Artists At Work
Exhibitions | Until 15th July 2018 

The Courtauld Institute Of Art 4 minutes walk from Essex Street

Drawn principally from a specialist private collection of drawings, the display focuses on depictions of artists' studios - symbolic, actual ...More

Print! Tearing It Up - Independent British Magazines Changing The World
Exhibitions | Until 22nd August 2018 

Somerset House 4 minutes walk from Essex Street

An exploration of the history and impact of the British independent magazine scene today....More

World Illustration Awards 2018 Exhibition
Exhibitions | Until 20th June 2018 

Somerset House 4 minutes walk from Essex Street

The shortlisted works explore what illustration means today, how it shapes our world and understanding and how the art form ...More

Kimchi And Chips: Halo
Exhibitions | Until 27th June 2018 

Somerset House 4 minutes walk from Essex Street

In this new installation, for the neoclassical courtyard around 200 mirrors will reflect the light of the sun through the ...More

Es Devlin: Mask
Exhibitions | Until 31st August 2018 

Somerset House 4 minutes walk from Essex Street

A new projection-mapped sculptural work made specifically for Somerset House and Photo London....More

Complex Value$
Exhibitions | Until 24th June 2018 

Somerset House 4 minutes walk from Essex Street

The works in the exhibition by Studio resident artists Alan Warburton, AlbumCorp and Fraud take a critical look at systematic ...More

Tina
Tina
Theatre | Until 16th February 2019 

Aldwych Theatre 5 minutes walk from Essex Street

Phyllida Lloyd, director of Mamma Mia!, helms a life-affirming musical based on the life of legendary artist Tina Turner, written ...More

 
TriOperas
Theatre | Until 1st July 2018 

Peacock Theatre 5 minutes walk from Essex Street

Pamela Tan-Nicholson's opera musical fusing shortened versions of Carmen, Madam Butterfly and Turandot with hip hop, punk, rap and rock, ...More

Mamma Mia!
Mamma Mia!
Theatre | Until 2nd March 2019 

Novello Theatre 6 minutes walk from Essex Street

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
Theatre | Until 7th April 2019 

Duchess Theatre 6 minutes walk from Essex Street

Award-winning company Theatre Mischief presents a hilarious play-within-a-play about an amateur dramatic society staging a murder mystery, which is beset ...More

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White City Place
White City Place
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Previously home to the BBC and north of Television Centre, White City Place is home ...More

 
MoreYoga Tower Bridge
MoreYoga Tower Bridge
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The 14th yoga studio from MoreYoga, this Tower Bridge space has an intimate feel with ...More

 
Armed Forces Day Festival
Kids Events | On 30th June 

RAF Museum

On Saturday 30th June 2018 the RAF Museum officially re-opens its doors for a free festival celebrating its multi-million pound refurbishment on the same day as the Armed Forces Day Festival. The double celebration is ...More

RAF100 Parade and Flypast
Exhibitions | On 10th July 

The Mall

On Tuesday 10th July, one hundred days after the official 100th birthday of the Royal Air Force, up to 100 aircraft representing the RAF's history will fly over Buckingham Palace. In the hour and a ...More

V For
V For
Foodie Events | From 1st August 

The Old Truman Brewery

This August, the Old Truman Brewery hosts brand new vegan lifestyle festival, V For. Offering ...More

 
Jim's Cafe
Jim's Cafe
Dining 

Serving steak and eggs and liquorice whiskey sours in Clapton, Jim's Cafe is one of ...More

 
Soane's Kitchen
Soane's Kitchen
Dining 

Inside the original walled kitchen garden at Pitzhanger Manor, Soane's Kitchen is a beautiful cafe ...More

 
Southbank Centre Beach
Southbank Centre Beach
Attractions 

Every summer, from the end of May until the beginning of September, the Southbank Centre ...More

 
Farmer J
Farmer J
Dining 

Bringing produce from British fields to the City, Jonathan Recanati's Farmer J offers protein- and ...More

 
London Shuffle Club
London Shuffle Club
Sport 

After three years of pop ups in places like the Truman Brewery, the shuffleboard experts, ...More

 
Yen Burger
Yen Burger
Dining 

Japanese urban-inspired restaurant in Borough offering premium Asian-influenced burgers....More

 
East Village Wellness Day
East Village Wellness Day
Sporting Events | On 23rd June 

East Village

Following on from World Yoga Day on 21st June, East Village presents the East Village ...More

 
Gillian Horsup
Shopping 

Vintage costume jewellery and accessories....More

Royal Opera: Don Giovanni
Royal Opera: Don Giovanni
Concerts | From 29th June 

Royal Opera House

Kasper Holten's "thoughtul and attentive" (Telegraph) 2014 production of Mozart's drama returns to the Royal ...More

 
Queer And Now
Queer And Now
Exhibitions | On 23rd June 

Tate Britain

Back for its second year and following on from the 2017 Queer British Art exhibition, ...More

 
Vegan Nights
Vegan Nights
Dining 

After the roaring success of the original Vegan Nights market in late 2017 the meat ...More

 
The Muppets Take The O2
The Muppets Take The O2
Theatre | From 13th July 

The O2 Arena

They've been entertaining audiences for over 60 years but this is the first time the ...More

 
This Is Not For You
This Is Not For You
Theatre | From 30th June 

Royal Artillery Square

The world premiere of Graeae Theatre Company's moving tribute to Britain's wounded soldiers, directed by ...More

 
When We Have Sufficiently Tortured Each Other
When We Have Sufficiently Tortured Each Other
Theatre | From 4th January 

National Theatre

Cate Blanchett makes her debut at the National ...More

 
Nederlands Dans Theater 1
Nederlands Dans Theater 1
Dance | From 26th June 

Sadler's Wells Theatre

The Dutch dance company, "One of world dance's truly great companies" (Daily Telegraph), performs two ...More

 
Summer in London
Summer in London
Feature 

With events taking place in the parks and gardens, in the car parks and on ...More

 
Best Vegan Restaurants in London
Best Vegan Restaurants in London
Article 

Plant-based eating is trending in London. From burgers ...More

 
London Celebrates 250 Years of the Circus
London Celebrates 250 Years of the Circus
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In 2018 London celebrates the 250th anniversary ...More

 
The Best Boutique Hotels in London
The Best Boutique Hotels in London
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November in London 2018
November in London 2018
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There's an explosion of fireworks on the 5th, Star Wars gets the full orchestra treatment ...More

 
November in London 2018
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There's an explosion of fireworks on the 5th, Star Wars gets the full orchestra treatment at the Royal Albert Hall and Gainsborough's Family Album opens at the National Portrait Gallery, it's all in London in ...More

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At the best immersive experiences in London the ...More

 
 
 
 
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