Great Ormond Street

 
 
ADDRESS
Great Ormond Street, Bloomsbury, Camden, London WC1N 
 

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Welcome to our guide for the area around Great Ormond 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 Ormond Street is Russell Square Tube Station which is about 4 minutes to the North West.

Great Ormond Street is in the London area of Bloomsbury.

 

LondonTown.com - Great Ormond Street Location Map

 
 
 
Underground Stations

Underground Stations

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

Railway Stations

 
 
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
Brunswick Square NCP
 
4 minutes walk
 
Russell Court NCP
 
6 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Christmas Trees in London

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Events 2009

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Festive Fun in London

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Christmas Lights in London

Bond Street Christmas Lights Junction of Old Bond Street and Burlington Gardens, W1 23rd November 2006 - 6th January 2007 London’s most expensive shopping street will be ablaze with...

 
 
Easter Family Fun

Easter in Harrods 8th April - 17th April 2006 Harrods is putting on a scrumptious display of Easter activities this year. The shop never does things by...

 
 
London Events 2014

With an exciting calendar of events, London 2014 is shaping up to be another special year. Find out the best of what's happening throughout the capital this year with our thorough guide to 2014's finest entertainment.

 
THE BEST

Hotels near Great Ormond Street

Near Great Ormond Street
DoubleTree by Hilton London - West End
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £55  40% off
92 Southampton Row, WC1B | 3 minutes from Great Ormond 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
 
 
 
Bloomsbury Park Hotel London
London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel   from £50  35% off
Southampton Row, WC1B | 3 minutes from Great Ormond Street
The gorgeous Victorian building that houses the Thistle Bloomsbury Park is tall enough to offer great views of London from the top rooms. Located between the ... More
 
 
 
Mercure London Bloomsbury
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £71  34% off
130 134 Southampton Row, WC1B | 3 minutes from Great Ormond Street
Situated close to Russell Square and the British Museum; the Mercure London Bloomsbury is just a stroll away from a number of London's iconic landmarks. Then ... More
 
 
 
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Events near Great Ormond Street

Near Great Ormond 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 Ormond 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
The Pajama Game
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 2nd May to 13th September 2014
Shaftesbury Theatre, 210 Shaftesbury Avenue, WC2H | 9 minutes from Great Ormond Street
Chichester Festival Theatre has a happy knack of bringing first class musical revivals to the West End - with 'Singin' in the Rain', 'Sweeney ...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 | 13 minutes from Great Ormond 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
 
 
 
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Entertainment near Great Ormond Street

Near Great Ormond Street
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Renoir Cinema
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
Brunswick Shopping Centre, Marchmont Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1N | 4 minutes from Great Ormond 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 | 4 minutes from Great Ormond 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
Top Secret Comedy Club @ The Africa Centre
London > Entertainment > Live Music
170 Drury Lane, Covent Garden, London WC2B | 9 minutes from Great Ormond Street
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
 
 
 
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Sights and Attractions near Great Ormond Street

The best museums, galleries, attractions near Great Ormond Street
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Coram's Fields
London > Attractions > Attractions for Kids
93 Guilford Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1N | 2 minutes from Great Ormond 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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Conway Hall
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
25 Red Lion Square, Holborn, Holborn, London WC1R | 3 minutes from Great Ormond 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 Ormond 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
 
 
 
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Shopping near Great Ormond Street

The best shops and markets near Great Ormond Street
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The People's Supermarket
London > Shopping > Supermarkets
72-78 Lamb's Conduit Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1N | 1 minute from Great Ormond Street
Rumour has it that The People's Supermarket fought off Tesco this a site on Lamb's Conduit Street, one of London's most independently spirited neighbourhoods. The sight ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Ben Pentreath Ltd
London > Shopping > House and Garden
17 Rugby Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1N | 2 minutes from Great Ormond 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 | 2 minutes from Great Ormond 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 Ormond Street

What are the best dining options near Great Ormond Street London?
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Espresso Room
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
31-35 Great Ormond Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1N | 1 minute from Great Ormond Street
A small but perfectly formed independent coffee shop, The Espresso Room has just got room enough to house coffee, tea, sandwiches, cakes and whole beans by ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
La Gourmandina
London > Restaurants > French restaurants
57 Lamb's Conduit Street, WC1N | 1 minute from Great Ormond Street
French Cuisine... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Cigala
London > Restaurants > Spanish restaurants
54 Lambs Conduit Street, Russell Square, , Bloomsbury, London WC1N | 1 minute from Great Ormond Street
This expensive Spanish restaurant is in a lovely corner of town, and serves authentic and delicious fare, cooked to consistently high standards. However, many many visitors ... More
 
 
 
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Education near Great Ormond Street

Near Great Ormond Street
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 Great Ormond 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 | 8 minutes from Great Ormond 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
School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS)
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
Thornhaugh Street, Russell Square, Bloomsbury, London WC1H | 8 minutes from Great Ormond Street
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
 
 
 
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Leisure near Great Ormond Street

Great Ormond 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 | 3 minutes from Great Ormond 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
All Star Lanes, Bloomsbury
London > Leisure > Activities
Victoria House, Bloomsbury Place, Bloomsbury, London WC1B | 4 minutes from Great Ormond 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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Sense Spa at Rosewood London
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
252 High Holborn, WC1V | 6 minutes from Great Ormond 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
 
 
 
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Pubs near Great Ormond Street

The best pubs near London Great Ormond Street.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Lamb
London > Nightlife > Pubs
94 Lamb's Conduit Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1N | 1 minute from Great Ormond 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
Duke (of York)
London > Nightlife > Pubs
7 Roger Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1N | 3 minutes from Great Ormond Street
... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Queens Larder Restaurant & Pub
London > Nightlife > Pubs
1 Queen's Square, Bloomsbury, Bloomsbury, London WC1N | 3 minutes from Great Ormond Street
... More
 
 
 
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Nightlife near Great Ormond Street

Great Ormond 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 | 1 minute from Great Ormond 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 | 5 minutes from Great Ormond 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
The American Bar at The Savoy
London > Nightlife > Bars
The Savoy, Strand, WC2R | 8 minutes from Great Ormond Street
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
 
 
 
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Meeting venue hire near Great Ormond Street

Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near Great Ormond Street.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Foundling Museum
London > Business > Venue Hire
40 Brunswick Square, Bloomsbury, London WC1N | 5 minutes from Great Ormond 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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Sir John Soane's Museum
London > Business > Venue Hire
13 Lincoln's Inn Fields, Holborn, London WC2A | 7 minutes from Great Ormond 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
British Museum
London > Business > Venue Hire
Great Russell Street, Bloomsbury, Bloomsbury, London WC1B | 7 minutes from Great Ormond Street
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
 
 
 
 

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Ablade Glover: 80 Year Anniversary
Exhibitions | Until 2nd August 2014 

October Gallery 3 minutes walk from Great Ormond Street

Paintings reflecting the warmth and colour reminiscent of the artist's native Africa....More

Progress
Progress
Exhibitions | Until 7th September 2014 

The Foundling Museum 5 minutes walk from Great Ormond Street

To mark the 250th anniversary of William Hogarth's death, the Foundling Museum presents Progress, bringing together for the first time ...More

 
Books About Town: Bloomsbury Trail
Books About Town: Bloomsbury Trail
Kids Events | Until 15th September 2014 

Various Venues, Bloomsbury 5 minutes walk from Great Ormond Street

The Bloomsbury area has long been associated with literary types making it an ideal area for a Books About Town ...More

 
Mail Rail: An Exhibition Of Photographs
Exhibitions | Until 31st December 2014 

British Postal Museum & Archive 6 minutes walk from Great Ormond Street

Photographs taken throughout the Mail Rail network by Bradley Photography, Northumberland, documenting postal and transport history....More

Peace Breaks Out! London and Paris in the summer of 1814
Peace Breaks Out! London and Paris in the summer of 1814
Exhibitions | Until 13th September 2014 

Sir John Soane's Museum 7 minutes walk from Great Ormond Street

The summer of 1814, following the exile of Napoleon to Elba, saw 'the English popping across the Channel like champagne ...More

 
Introducing The Ancient Maya To The Classroom: Workshop
Business Events | Until 29th August 2014 

Senate House Venue Hire 7 minutes walk from Great Ormond Street

In preparation for the new primary history curriculum, a day workshop on the Ancient Maya is being held where teachers ...More

Ancient Egyptian Coffins: Craft Traditions And Functionality: Conference
Business Events | Until 29th July 2014 

British Museum 7 minutes walk from Great Ormond Street

Presentation of the results of recent study....More

Contemporary Japanese Prints: Noda Tetsuya's 'Diary' Series
Exhibitions | Until 5th October 2014 

British Museum 7 minutes walk from Great Ormond Street

Prints spanning the artist's life and career, presenting intimate portraits of his family and the landscapes encountered on his travels....More

Gems Of Chinese Painting: A Voyage Along The Yangzi River
Exhibitions | Until 31st August 2014 

British Museum 7 minutes walk from Great Ormond Street

Historical paintings and ceramics reflecting the beauty and culture of south-east China....More

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

British Museum 7 minutes walk from Great Ormond Street

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

 
 
 
 
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