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.

 

LondonTown.com - Great James Street Location Map

 
 
 
Underground Stations

Underground Stations

 
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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What's on in London 2014

Plan the perfect year in London with our pick of the capital's best events in 2014. From January through to December, every month boasts an impressive line-up of entertainment. So, take a look at our guide and be sure not to miss a thing.

 
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Hotels near Great James Street

Near Great James Street
DoubleTree by Hilton London - West End
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £72  40% 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 £99  24% 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
 
 
 
Rosewood London
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £263  36% off
252 High Holborn, WC1V | 5 minutes from Great James Street
Located in High Holborn, Rosewood London is the most luxurious hotel in the area and is nearby to the capital's main business district and a number ... More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Events near Great James Street

Near Great James Street
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
War Horse
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 28th March 2009 to 14th February 2015
New London Theatre, Drury Lane, Covent Garden, London WC2B | 9 minutes from Great James Street
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Memphis The Musical
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 9th October 2014 to 28th March 2015
Shaftesbury Theatre, 210 Shaftesbury Avenue, WC2H | 10 minutes from Great James Street
Beverley Knight and Killian Donnelly star in Joe DiPietro and David Bryan's Memphis the Musical set in the underground nightclubs of 1950s Memphis. Already a smash ...More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Play That Goes Wrong
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 5th September 2014 to 1st February 2015
Duchess Theatre, Catherine Street, WC2B | 12 minutes from Great James Street
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
 
 
 
THE BEST

Entertainment near Great James Street

Near Great James Street
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Renoir Cinema
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
Brunswick Shopping Centre, Marchmont Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1N | 6 minutes from Great James Street
Almost invisible in the ridiculous 1960s sci-fi architecture of the Brunswick Centre, the two-screen arthouse Renoir Cinema is a firm favourite with London's film buffs. It ... 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, 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
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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, 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?
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Fryer's Delight
London > Restaurants > Fish and Seafood
19 Theobald's Road, Bloomsbury, London WC1X | 1 minute from Great James Street
Fish & Chips ... More
 
 
 
THE BEST

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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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 > Careers 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
 
 
 
THE BEST

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, 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, 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
 
 
 
THE BEST

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
... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
THE BEST

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, 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
 
 
 
THE BEST

Meeting venue hire near Great James Street

Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near Great James Street.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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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Finders Keepers Loosers Weepers
Exhibitions | Until 28th February 2015 

Conway Hall 2 minutes walk from Great James Street

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Finding
Exhibitions | Until 30th January 2015 

The Foundling Museum 7 minutes walk from Great James Street

Exhibition in response to the Museum's Collection and the Foundling Hospital story, with lecturers and students from Central Saint Martins ...More

Dawn Chorus
Exhibitions | Until 4th January 2015 

The Foundling Museum 7 minutes walk from Great James Street

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Superman Was A Foundling
Exhibitions | Until 30th April 2015 

The Foundling Museum 7 minutes walk from Great James Street

Award-winning writer Lemn Sissay MBE presents a visual exploration of the character who has come to play an important role ...More

Swedish Christmas
Swedish Christmas
Exhibitions | Until 21st December 2014 

Theatre Delicatessen 7 minutes walk from Great James Street

Catering for the 60,000 Swedes living in London and anyone gripped by a love of all things 'Scandi', Swedish Christmas ...More

 
War, Art And Surgery
Exhibitions | Until 14th February 2015 

Hunterian Museum 8 minutes walk from Great James Street

This exhibition of War, Art And Surgery at the Hunterian Museum - part of the First World War centenary commemorations ...More

Connecting Continents: Indian Ocean Trade And Exchange
Exhibitions | Until 31st May 2015 

British Museum 9 minutes walk from Great James Street

A selection of objects, artworks and artefacts which are connected to the history of trade in the Indian Ocean....More

Germany: Memories of a Nation
Germany: Memories of a Nation
Exhibitions | Until 25th January 2015 

British Museum 9 minutes walk from Great James Street

A 1953 Volkswagen Beetle and a porcelain rhino are just some of the many objects from a 600 year period ...More

 
Witches and Wicked Bodies
Witches and Wicked Bodies
Exhibitions | Until 11th January 2015 

British Museum 9 minutes walk from Great James Street

Co-curated by artist and writer Deanna Petherbridge, Witches and Wicked Bodies at the British Museum explores the changing depictions in ...More

 
Ming: 50 Years That Changed China
Ming: 50 Years That Changed China
Exhibitions | Until 4th January 2015 

British Museum 9 minutes walk from Great James Street

Through spectacular objects from 15th century China, Ming: 50 Years That Changed China, the blockbuster autumn exhibition at the British ...More

 
 

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Christmas Pantos in London
Christmas Pantos in London

Pantomimes are an integral part of the festive calendar - Oh no, they're not! Oh yes, they are! - so ...More

 
Family Christmas Shows in London
Family Christmas Shows in London

There are some wonderfully creative shows for families to enjoy this season. From classic fairytales and modern dramas, through ...More

 
Club NME NYE Ball
Club NME NYE Ball
Concerts | On 31st December 2014 

KOKO

Club NME NYE Ball is on hand to help you see in 2015 against a soundtrack of emerging new music. ...More

 
Being A Man
Being A Man
Exhibitions | 27th November 2015 - 29th November 2015 

Southbank Centre

Jude Kelly, the Southbank Centre's Artistic Director, presents the second BAM - Being A Man festival, providing a platform for ...More

 
Adventures Of The Black Square: Abstract Art And Society 1915-2015
Exhibitions | 15th January 2015 - 6th April 2015 

Whitechapel Gallery

Follow a century of Abstract art from 1915 to today, shedding new light on the evolution of geometric abstraction. Adventures ...More

The Black Keys
The Black Keys
Concerts | On 3rd March 2015 

The O2 Arena

Contemporary blues-rock from the award-winning American two-piece, The Black Keys, comes to London's 02 Arena as part of their Turn ...More

 
RADIANCE: The Passion Of Marie Curie
RADIANCE: The Passion Of Marie Curie
Theatre | 4th February 2015 - 28th February 2015 

Tabard Theatre

The French scientist Marie Curie embarks on a love affair with a married physicist, saving her from a deep depression ...More

 
Babaji Pide
Opened December 2014 

Alan Yau, the restaurateur who created Wagamama, Busaba Eathai, Hakkasan, and Yauatcha, is behind this Turkish pizzeria on Shaftesbury Avenue. ...More

Snaps & Rye
Snaps & Rye
Opened 30th November 2014 

Breakfast on homemade Danish pastries and enjoy traditional Danish rye bread for lunch at Snaps & Rye where meatballs and ...More

 
Roka Aldwych
Opened 3rd November 2014 

One of two new Roka restaurants to open in 2014, Roka Aldwych occupies a huge space with over 150 covers ...More

 
 
 
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