Great Russell Street

 
 
ADDRESS
Great Russell Street, Bloomsbury, Camden, London WC1B 
 

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Welcome to our guide for the area around Great Russell 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 Russell Street is Tottenham Court Road Tube Station which is about 4 minutes to the South West.

Great Russell Street is in the London area of Bloomsbury.

 

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Underground Stations

Underground Stations

 
 
Holborn Tube Station
 
6 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
Charing Cross Railway Station
 
15 minutes walk
 
Euston Railway Station
 
15 minutes walk
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

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

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January in London 2012

Hajj: Journey to the Heart of Islam British Museum, WC1B 3DG 26th January 2012 - 15th April 2012 One of the five pillars of Islam central to Muslim...

 
 
February in London 2012

Mine to Medals British Museum, WC1B 3DG 8th February 2011 - 10th September 2012 For some this British Museum exhibition may be as close as they'll get to...

 
 
May in London 2012

Picasso Prints: The Vollard Suite British Museum, WC1B 3DG 3rd May 2012 - 3rd September 2012 The British Museum has recently been fortunate enough to acquire the complete...

 
 
June in London 2012

Shakespeare: Staging the World British Museum, WC1B 3DG 19th June 2012 - 25th November 2012 The British Museum has teamed up with the Royal Shakespeare Company this year...

 
 
Free London Museums

British Museum Great Russell Street, WC1B 3DG The British Museum's Great Court with its magnificent glass and steel roof by Sir Norman Foster is an exhibition...

 
 
London Calendar 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 Russell Street

Near Great Russell Street
Radisson Blu Edwardian Kenilworth Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £58  38% off
97 Great Russell Street, WC1B | 1 minute from Great Russell Street
Conforming to the Radisson Blu Edwardian brand of mixing designer décor with designer locations, the Kenilworth has everything you'd expect from this established chain. 50 metres ... More
 
 
 
Radisson Blu Edwardian Bloomsbury Street Hotel
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £75  27% off
9-13 Bloomsbury Street, WC1B | 1 minute from Great Russell Street
Near to the British Museum, this Edwardian hotel is something of a Bloomsbury landmark. Relaunched in January 2009 following a '25million makeover, each of the 174 ... More
 
 
 
Thistle Holborn, The Kingsley
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £76  27% off
Bloomsbury Way, WC1A | 2 minutes from Great Russell Street
Set in the heart of the West End, Thistle Holborn - The Kingsley is well positioned with the British Museum very close by and the entertainments ... More
 
 
 
 
THE BEST

Events near Great Russell Street

Near Great Russell 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 | 5 minutes from Great Russell 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
Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street, A Musical Thriller
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: 30th March to 12th April 2015
London Coliseum - English National Opera (ENO), St Martin's Lane, WC2N | 11 minutes from Great Russell Street
Emma Thompson returns to the London stage for the first time in 25 years to play Mrs. Lovett in Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet ...More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Scottsboro Boys
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 4th October 2014 to 21st February 2015
Garrick Theatre, 2 Charing Cross Road, South Bank, London WC2H | 11 minutes from Great Russell Street
It's 1931, nine young black men aged between 12 and 19 are travelling on a train through Scottsboro, looking for a new life. Following a sold ...More
 
 
 
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Entertainment near Great Russell Street

Near Great Russell Street
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Shaftesbury Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
210 Shaftesbury Avenue, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 3 minutes from Great Russell Street
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
Dominion Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
268 Tottenham Court Road, Bloomsbury, London W1T | 3 minutes from Great Russell Street
Huge, but now slightly shabby, theatre which plays host to big, rocking musicals. The Dominion has a huge stage and hundreds of seats - on a ... More
 
 
 
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 Great Russell 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 Russell Street

The best museums, galleries, attractions near Great Russell Street
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
British Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
Great Russell Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1B | 1 minute from Great Russell 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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Cartoon Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
35 Little Russell Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1A | 1 minute from Great Russell Street
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Architectural Association School Of Architecture
London > Attractions > House and Garden
36 Bedford Square, Bloomsbury, London WC1B | 3 minutes from Great Russell Street
The Architectural Association School of Architecture, the UK's oldest school of architecture, was originally set up in 1847 and moved to Bedford Square in 1917. Set ... More
 
 
 
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Shopping near Great Russell Street

The best shops and markets near Great Russell Street
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
James Smith & Sons
London > Shopping > Specialists
53 New Oxford Street, Covent Garden, London WC1A | 2 minutes from Great Russell Street
James Smith & Sons is an historic Victorian family business specialising in umbrellas, walking sticks and canes. Commonly known as "the Umbrella Shop", this immaculately presented ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
L Cornelissen & Son
London > Shopping > Art and Design
105 Great Russell Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1B | 2 minutes from Great Russell Street
Established in 1855, little has changed in this enchanting art supplies shop. Inside, it's charming and old-fashioned. Towering shelves sweep up to the ceiling, lined ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
London Review Bookshop
London > Shopping > Books
14 Bury Place, Bloomsbury, London WC1A | 3 minutes from Great Russell Street
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
 
 
 
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Restaurants near Great Russell Street

What are the best dining options near Great Russell Street London?
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Tea and Tattle
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
41 Great Russell Street, WC1B | 1 minute from Great Russell Street
British Cuisine... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Scoff & Banter
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
Radisson Edwardian Kenilworth Hotel, 97 Great Russell Street, Bloomsbury, Bloomsbury, London WC1B | 1 minute from Great Russell Street
Located with the Radisson Blu Edwardian hotel, Scoff & Banter is modern restaurant that's nearby to the British Museum. Diners can choose from seasonal British dishes ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Great Court Restaurant
London > Restaurants > International restaurants
The British Museum, Great Russell Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1B | 1 minute from Great Russell Street
International cuisine ... More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Education near Great Russell Street

Near Great Russell Street
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
English [Out There!]
London > Education > English Language Courses
10 Coptic Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1A | 1 minute from Great Russell Street
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 | 6 minutes from Great Russell 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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Method Studio
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
Conway Hall, 25 Red Lion Square, Holborn, London WC1R | 8 minutes from Great Russell 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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Leisure near Great Russell Street

Great Russell Street 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 | 4 minutes from Great Russell 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
The Hospital Club
London > Leisure > Arts Centres
24 Endell Street, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 5 minutes from Great Russell Street
Before it was a hip private members' club designed specifically for the creative industries - complete with bar and dining rooms, cinema, TV and recording studios ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Phoenix Garden
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
21 Stacey Street, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 5 minutes from Great Russell Street
In the shadow of both Centrepoint and St Giles-in-the-Fields Church, hidden from most tourists and residents alike, lies this beautiful West End garden. Originally a car ... More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Pubs near Great Russell Street

The best pubs near London Great Russell Street.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Princess Louise
London > Nightlife > Pubs
208 High Holborn, Covent Garden, London WC1V | 5 minutes from Great Russell Street
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 | 6 minutes from Great Russell Street
... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Philomena's Irish Bar
London > Nightlife > Pubs
40 Great Queen Street, WC2B | 6 minutes from Great Russell Street
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 Great Russell Street

Great Russell Street clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The American Bar at The Savoy
London > Nightlife > Bars
The Savoy, Strand, WC2R | 4 minutes from Great Russell 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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Beaufort Bar at The Savoy
London > Nightlife > Bars
The Savoy, Strand, WC2R | 4 minutes from Great Russell Street
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Bourne & Hollingsworth
London > Nightlife > Bars
28 Rathbone Place, Fitzrovia, London W1T | 6 minutes from Great Russell Street
Prohibition-era themed basement bar in Fitzrovia, with a good line in retro comedy. The joke is that it's a bar dodging the law by masquerading as ... More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Meeting venue hire near Great Russell Street

Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near Great Russell Street.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
British Museum
London > Business > Venue Hire
Great Russell Street, Bloomsbury, Bloomsbury, London WC1B | 1 minute from Great Russell 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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Congress Centre
London > Business > Venue Hire
23-28 Great Russell Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1B | 2 minutes from Great Russell Street
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Rathbone Hotel
London > Business > Venue Hire
30 Rathbone Street, W1T | 7 minutes from Great Russell Street
Centrally located in Fitzrovia, it's a short walk from The Rathbone to Oxford Street, Soho and London's theatre district. With high speed wireless broadband available in ... More
 
 
 
 

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Curator's Introduction To Ancient Lives, New Discoveries: Lecture
Exhibitions | On 29th January 2015 

British Museum 1 minute walk from Great Russell Street

An illustrated introduction to the exhibition....More

Slowing Down The Damage: Preventive Conservation At The British Museum: Talk
Exhibitions | On 29th January 2015 

British Museum 1 minute walk from Great Russell Street

A chance to discover more about preventive conservation at the Museum....More

Little Feet: Korean Encounters (Under 5s)
Kids Events | On 29th January 2015 

British Museum 1 minute walk from Great Russell Street

A relaxed chance for under 5s and their carers to explore, touch, listen to, look at and smell Korean culture....More

Psoy Korolenko: "My Uncle"
Music | On 29th January 2015 

Pushkin House 3 minutes walk from Great Russell Street

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Club Tropicana
Clubbing and Nightlife | On 29th January 2015 

Guanabara 5 minutes walk from Great Russell Street

Latin vibes provided by dancers, percussion and DJs, featuring the Gladys Cavalcante Spectacular, Basil and DJ Bruno playing Latin, soul ...More

Dirrty
Clubbing and Nightlife | Until 26th March 2015 

The Borderline 5 minutes walk from Great Russell Street

Resident DJs spin electro, hip hop, R&B and pop....More

Florrie
Florrie
Concerts | On 29th January 2015 

The Borderline 5 minutes walk from Great Russell Street

Having garnered some attention with numerous independent releases, British singer-songwriter Florrie signed to major record label, Sony Music, in 2014 ...More

 
Radio
Clubbing and Nightlife | Until 26th March 2015 

The Roxy 5 minutes walk from Great Russell Street

The Radio DJs play 1980s pop, indie and disco....More

The Barry Wise Wise Tour Of Soho
Comedy | Until 28th February 2015 

Soho Square 6 minutes walk from Great Russell Street

An immersive theatre, comedy and musical performance performed in the streets on Soho which presents a tongue-in-cheek history of the ...More

WitTank: Old School Secrets
Comedy | Until 31st January 2015 

Soho Theatre 7 minutes walk from Great Russell Street

The sketch and character comedy troupe invite you into the ostentatiously furnished corridors of The School....More

 

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April in London 2015
April in London 2015

Kristin Scott Thomas plays The Queen and Enda Walsh adapts Roald Dahl's The Twits for the Royal Court in ...More

 
Family Friendly Events in London
Family Friendly Events in London

This February half-term, from Monday 16th until Friday 20th February 2015, children can meet the animal actors of the ...More

 
Gay Down With Dating
Seasonal | On 12th February 2015 

The Vauxhall Griffin

After the success of their original Down With Dating event, Feeling Gloomy now present their inaugural gay event. Taking place ...More

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
Theatre | Until 4th June 2016 

Theatre Royal Drury Lane

Nominated for a staggering seven gongs in the 2014 Olivier Awards including Best New Musical, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory ...More

 
American Buffalo
American Buffalo
Theatre | 16th April 2015 - 27th June 2015 

Wyndham's Theatre

Homeland star Damian Lewis stars in Daniel Evans' production, of David Mamet's drama, American Buffalo, in which three small-time crooks ...More

 
Michael Flatley's Lord Of The Dance: Dangerous Games
Michael Flatley's Lord Of The Dance: Dangerous Games
Dance | 9th March 2015 - 5th September 2015 

Dominion Theatre

Irish-American dancer and choreographer Michael Flatley, who has turned Irish dancing into a spine tingling show spectacular, directs this dynamic ...More

 
Cirque Eloize: Cirkopolis
Cirque Eloize: Cirkopolis
Dance | 17th February 2015 - 28th February 2015 

Peacock Theatre

Performing within an inventive stage design and accompanied by an original musical score and video projections, twelve Cirque Eloize acrobats ...More

 
Honest Burgers Clapham
Honest Burgers Clapham
Opened 10th January 2015 

Gourmet burger chain Honest Burgers, launched in Brixton Market in 2011 by founders Tom Barton, Dorian Waite and Phil Eeles, ...More

 
Jinjuu
Jinjuu
Opened 13th January 2015 

Described by the Evening Standard as one of the "best new London restaurants opening in 2015" before it even opened, ...More

 
Tapas Revolution Shoreditch
Tapas Revolution Shoreditch
Opened February 2015 

Spanish chef Omar Allibhoy continues the expansion of his Spanish food empire which began with Tapas Revolution in Westfield Shepherd's ...More

 
 
 
 
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