Great James Street  

 
 
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Great James Street, Bloomsbury, Camden, London WC1N
 
 

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

The nearest station to Great James Street is Chancery Lane Tube Station which is about 6 minutes to the South East.

Great James Street is in the London area of Bloomsbury.

 

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Underground Stations

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Chancery Lane Tube Station
 
6 minutes walk
 
Holborn Tube Station
 
6 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
 
Farringdon Rail
 
10 minutes walk
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
Bloomsbury Square Car Park
 
6 minutes walk
 
Brunswick Square NCP
 
7 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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London Events 2017

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Goodenough Club
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £29  23% off
23 Mecklenburgh Square, WC1N | 4 minutes from Great James Street
Blending the traditional with the modern, the Goodenbough Club aims to help guests make a home away from home with its four-star accommodation. Housed within five ... More
 
 
 
DoubleTree by Hilton London - West End
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £84  38% off
92 Southampton Row, WC1B | 4 minutes from Great James Street
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
 
 
 
Grange Holborn Hotel London
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £85  38% off
50-60 Southampton Row, WC1B | 4 minutes from Great James Street
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
 
 
 
 
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#LondonTrending
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 4th May to 28th August 2017 - 10am
Great James Street, Guildhall Yard, Off Gresham Street, EC2P | 6 minutes from Great James Street
Exhibitions & Art, Painting....More
 
 
 
Ongoing
Marc Quinn: Drawn From Life
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 28th March to 23rd September 2017 - 10am-5pm
Great James Street, 13 Lincoln's Inn Fields, WC2A | 6 minutes from Great James Street
An exhibition of new work by the artist. A series of ethereal, fragmentary sculptures will be placed among the various antique casts and sculptures that fill ...More
 
 
 
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Miss Smith's Books
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: Tuesday 25th July 2017 - 10.30am-4.30pm
Great James Street, 40 Brunswick Square, WC1N | 7 minutes from Great James Street
Literary & Education, Kids' Workshop....More
 
 
 
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Near Great James Street
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Curzon Bloomsbury
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
The Brunswick, Bloomsbury, London WC1N | 6 minutes from Great James Street
The arthouse Renoir Cinema underwent a major refurbishment in 2015 by The Curzon Cinema Group. Reopening as the Curzon Bloomsbury, the new name pays homage to ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Horse Hospital
London > Entertainment > Arts Centres
30 Colonnade, Bloomsbury, London WC1N | 7 minutes from Great James Street
As the name suggests, The Horse Hospital wasn't always the modern arts venue it is today. Once home to sick and injured horses - many references ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Theatre Delicatessen
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Guardian House, 119 Farringdon Road, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 7 minutes from Great James Street
Taking over the old Guardian building in Farringdon and filling it with rehearsal rooms and performance spaces, Theatre Delicatessen not only takes an entrepreneurial approach to ... More
 
 
 
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Sights and Attractions near Great James Street

The best museums, galleries, attractions near Great James Street
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Conway Hall
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
25 Red Lion Square, Holborn, Holborn, London WC1R | 2 minutes from Great James Street
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
Charles Dickens Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
48 Doughty Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1N | 4 minutes from Great James Street
Charles Dickens brought London to life with his imaginative depictions of city life and his fascination and passion for the foggy Victorian streets have inspired two ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Coram's Fields
London > Attractions > Attractions for Kids
93 Guilford Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1N | 4 minutes from Great James Street
Coram's Fields is a special place for children where adults are allowed in only if accompanied by a child. Tucked away in the city centre it ... More
 
 
 
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Shopping near Great James Street

The best shops and markets near Great James Street
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Simon Carter Bloomsbury
London > Shopping > Menswear
36A Lamb's Conduit Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1N | 1 minute from Great James Street
Founded by a businessman of the same name in the 1980s, Simon Carter is a menswear retailer known especially for their accessories such as cufflinks, ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Ben Pentreath Ltd
London > Shopping > House and Garden
17 Rugby Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1N | 1 minute from Great James Street
Ben, the man behind this pretty interiors shop in Bloomsbury, is an architectural designer now based in London after spending five years in New York. His ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
French's Dairy
London > Shopping > Jewellery
13 Rugby Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1N | 1 minute from Great James Street
Artist Maggie Owen took a former dairy and turned it into an Art Deco emporium dripping in achingly hip designer jewellery. And the good news is ... More
 
 
 
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Restaurants near Great James Street

What are the best dining options near Great James Street London?
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Bea's of Bloomsbury
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
44 Theobald's Road, Bloomsbury, London WC1X | 1 minute from Great James Street
An oasis of cupcake calm, Bea's of Bloomsbury provide afternoon teas for the weary passer-by turning off the noisy Theobald's Road. Bea Vo's Bloomsbury patisserie "feels ... More
 
 
 
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Fryer's Delight
London > Restaurants > Fish and Seafood
19 Theobald's Road, Bloomsbury, London WC1X | 1 minute from Great James Street
Fish & Chips ... More
 
 
 
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Pret A Manger
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
15 Theobalds Road, Bloomsbury, London WC1X | 1 minute from Great James Street
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 Great James Street

Near Great James Street
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Method Studio
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
Conway Hall, 25 Red Lion Square, Holborn, London WC1R | 2 minutes from Great James Street
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
 
 
 
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London Wine Academy
London > Education > Evening Classes
Garden Floor, 6 Coldbath Square, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 6 minutes from Great James Street
One day workshops, offering a friendly no-nonsense approach to teaching about wine, suitable for everyone from beginners to experts. Courses take place at the following venues: Atlas PH, ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Career Energy
London > Education > Career Services
4-6 Staple Inn, Holborn, London WC1V | 7 minutes from Great James 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 Great James Street

Great James Street gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Ted's Grooming Room & Ottoman Lounge
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
31 Theobalds Road, Bloomsbury, London WC1X | 2 minutes from Great James Street
Inspired by the skills and techniques of the Ottoman Empire's barbers, Ted's Grooming Room provides a sanctuary for men seeking the perfect shave. With ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Sense Spa at Rosewood London
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
252 High Holborn, Holborn, London WC1V | 5 minutes from Great James Street
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
All Star Lanes, Bloomsbury
London > Leisure > Activities
Victoria House, Bloomsbury Place, Bloomsbury, London WC1B | 5 minutes from Great James Street
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
 
 
 
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Pubs near Great James Street

The best pubs near London Great James Street.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Duke (of York)
London > Nightlife > Pubs
7 Roger Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1N | 2 minutes from Great James Street
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The Lamb
London > Nightlife > Pubs
94 Lamb's Conduit Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1N | 3 minutes from Great James Street
On the peaceful, pedestrianised Lamb's Conduit Street, hidden behind an 18th century facade, is The Lamb, a beautifully preserved Grade II listed Victorian pub. The pub ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Cittie of Yorke
London > Nightlife > Pubs
22 High Holborn, Holborn, London WC1V | 5 minutes from Great James Street
Although the site of the Cittie of Yorke has been home to a public house since the 15th century, it has been housed in many different ... More
 
 
 
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Nightlife near Great James Street

Great James Street clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Perseverance
London > Nightlife > Bars
63 Lamb's Conduit Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1N | 2 minutes from Great James Street
Formerly run by Billy Drew (who has opened The Chippy in Soho), The Perseverance in Lamb's Conduit Street re-opened in April 2007 under new management. It's ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Scarfes Bar
London > Nightlife > Bars
252 High Holborn, Holborn, Holborn, London WC1V | 4 minutes from Great James Street
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
Ghost Farringdon
London > Nightlife >
113-117 Farringdon Road, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 8 minutes from Great James Street
Most people's gripe about South Ken's graffiti chic venue Ghost INC is that it would be better suited to the edgier East End than the haughty ... More
 
 
 
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Meeting venue hire near Great James Street

Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near Great James Street.
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Honourable Society of Gray's Inn
London > Business > Venue Hire
8 South Square, Gray's Inn, Holborn, London WC1R | 5 minutes from Great James Street
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Sir John Soane's Museum
London > Business > Venue Hire
13 Lincoln's Inn Fields, Holborn, London WC2A | 6 minutes from Great James Street
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 Foundling Museum
London > Business > Venue Hire
40 Brunswick Square, Bloomsbury, London WC1N | 7 minutes from Great James Street
The Foundling Museum is one of London's real hidden treasures. Originally established in 1739 as a hospital which looked after abandoned children, the museum now tells ... More
 
 
 
 

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Marc Quinn: Drawn From Life
Exhibitions | Until 23rd September 2017 

Sir John Soane's Museum 6 minutes walk from Great James Street

An exhibition of new work by the artist. A series of ethereal, fragmentary sculptures will be placed among the various ...More

#LondonTrending
Exhibitions | Until 28th August 2017 

Guildhall Art Gallery 6 minutes walk from Great James Street

Exhibitions & Art, Painting....More

Miss Smith's Books
Exhibitions | On 25th July 2017 

The Foundling Museum 7 minutes walk from Great James Street

Literary & Education, Kids' Workshop....More

Sheraz Yousaf: The Pursuit Of Manly-ness
Comedy | On 25th July 2017 

The Betsey Trotwood 8 minutes walk from Great James Street

A witty stand-up show based on the idea of manliness, what it takes to make a man, and whether it ...More

Where The Thunderbird Lives: Cultural Resilience On The Northwest Coast Of North America
Exhibitions | Until 27th August 2017 

British Museum 9 minutes walk from Great James Street

Traditional objects from Northwest Coast Peoples spanning thousands of years, including ceremonial masks and rattles, woven robes and baskets, contemporary ...More

The Beach Bar at The Montague
The Beach Bar at The Montague
Seasonal | Until 24th September 2017 

Afternoon Tea at The Montague 9 minutes walk from Great James Street

Enjoy a Bahamian beach setting, complete with real sand underfoot and a beach-hut style thatched roof, at The Beach Bar ...More

 
Hokusai: Beyond the Great Wave
Hokusai: Beyond the Great Wave
Exhibitions | Until 13th August 2017 

British Museum 9 minutes walk from Great James Street

Without Japanese printmaker Katsushika Hokusai, "Impressionism might never have happened", so says Jason Farago, writing for the BBC. It's a ...More

 
Living Histories: Contemporary Arab Artists
Exhibitions | Until 22nd October 2017 

British Museum 9 minutes walk from Great James Street

Recent acquisitions of posters, prints, drawings, photographs and artists' books, featuring many artists from Syria whose work has been produced ...More

Places Of The Mind: British Watercolour Landscapes 1850-1950
Exhibitions | Until 27th August 2017 

British Museum 9 minutes walk from Great James Street

Watercolour landscapes from both the Victorian era and modern times by James McNeil Whistler, Edward Burne-Jones, John Singer Sargent, Muirhead ...More

Desire, Love, Identity: Exploring LGBTQ Histories
Exhibitions | Until 15th October 2017 

British Museum 9 minutes walk from Great James Street

Coins, prints and small sculptures highlighting the history of LGBTQ culture in a display marking the 50th anniversary of the ...More

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Bang Bang Oriental
Bang Bang Oriental
Dining 

London's biggest Asian foodhall. Over 20 food kiosks, bubble tea and seating for up to ...More

 
Percolate Open Air
Percolate Open Air
Clubbing and Nightlife | On 29th July 

Three Mills Island

After hosting parties in some of London's best clubs over the past five years, the ...More

 
The Coal Shed
The Coal Shed
Dining 

The team behind The Coal Shed and The Salt Room in Brighton go from coast ...More

 
Lucky & Joy
Lucky & Joy
Dining 

From the co-founder of The Art of Dining, Chinese pop-up Lucky & Joy comes to ...More

 
The Grand Cork Experiment
Exhibitions | From 28th July 

15 Bateman Street

Renowned for their quirky and immersive events, sensory food experts Bompas & Parr have collaborated with the Portuguese Cork Association to present The Grand Cork Experiment. An immersive wine tasting like no other, it will ...More

Pique-Nique
Dining 

From the owner of Casse-Croûte across the road comes a French cafe style restaurant full of French bistro classics cooked on the rotisserie....More

Shakespeare's Telling Tales
Kids Events | From 28th July 

Shakespeare's Globe Theatre

This week, Shakespeare's Globe hosts a weekend-long festival celebrating the joy of storytelling. Shakespeare's Telling Tales will include everything from talks with leading children's authors to practical workshops ...More

Pitch Stratford
Pitch Stratford
Dining 

Brand new for summer 2017, Pitch Stratford is an open air space in the heart ...More

 
Food For Being Looked At
Food For Being Looked At
Exhibitions | From 27th July 

Photographers' Gallery

A new exhibition at The Photographers' Gallery, Food For Being Looked At explores the new ...More

 
Rolls-Royce Great Expectations
Rolls-Royce Great Expectations
Exhibitions | From 29th July 

Bonhams

This summer, renowned auctioneers Bonhams present an exhibition ...More

 
Coal Rooms
Coal Rooms
Dining 

Originally part of Peckham Rye's train station in the 1930s Coal Room is a restaurant ...More

 
The Art of the Football Shirt
Exhibitions | From 26th July 

The Old Truman Brewery

Curated by fashion historian Neal Heard, The Art of the Football Shirt explores the relationship between football and popular culture. In the exhibition, Heard shares his vast knowledge, ...More

Gladiators
Gladiators
Sporting Events | On 14th September 

Merchant Square

Reviving the '90s TV show Gladiators comes to Merchant Square for one day only, challenging ...More

 
Merchant Square
Merchant Square
Attractions 

Modern development at the heart of Paddington's waterways. Home to Thomas Heatherwick's Rolling Bridge and ...More

 
Go Ape - Cockfosters
Go Ape - Cockfosters
Sport 

Go Ape at Cockfosters in Trent Park, in 413 acres of London's Green Belt, has ...More

 
Go Ape - Alexandra Palace
Go Ape - Alexandra Palace
Attractions 

Join the Go Ape tree top adventure at Alexandra Palace and swing through the trees, ...More

 
Bar Elba
Bar Elba
Drinking 

The first of its kind in the area, Bar Elba is a brand new rooftop ...More

 
Fantastic Mr Fox
Fantastic Mr Fox
Theatre | From 28th July 

Lyric Hammersmith

A playful re-telling of Roald Dahl's popular tale, Fantastic Mr Fox, by Maria Aberg who ...More

 
Lorde
Lorde
Concerts | On 27th September 

Alexandra Palace

Fresh from her storming Glastonbury performance, Lorde comes to Alexandra Palace promoting long-awaited new album ...More

 
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Kidult thrill seekers looking for an adrenaline ...More

 
Wonderland
Wonderland
Theatre | From 7th August 

Richmond Theatre

This is the last chance you have to see the critically acclaimed Wonderland, as Frank ...More

 
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