Great Russell Street  

 
 
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Great Russell Street, Bloomsbury, Camden, London WC1B
 
 

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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

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Holborn Tube Station
 
6 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

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

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

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London's Best Events 2017

Find out the best London 2017 events with our comprehensive guide to the top entertainment in the city throughout the year. From January through to December, 2017 is packed with unmissable events - so read on to get the best out of London town.

 
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Radisson Blu Edwardian Kenilworth Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £82  35% 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 £116  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 £71  23% 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
 
 
 
 
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Events near Great Russell Street

Near Great Russell Street
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Motown The Musical
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 11th February 2016 to 28th October 2017
Great Russell Street, 210 Shaftesbury Avenue, WC2H | 3 minutes from Great Russell Street
Telling the story of Berry Gordy, who went from being a featherweight boxer to Motown music mogul, Motown The Musical transfers from Broadway to the West ...More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
An American In Paris
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 4th March to 30th September 2017
Great Russell Street, 268-269 Tottenham Court Road, W1T | 3 minutes from Great Russell Street
The award-winning An American In Paris transfers from Broadway to London, arriving at the Dominion Theatre in March 2017. Described by The New York Times as ...More
 
 
 
School of Rock
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 24th October 2016 to 14th January 2018
Great Russell Street, Drury Lane, WC2B | 5 minutes from Great Russell Street
Students at a prestigious prep school "stick it to the man" with encouragement from their substitute teacher - wannabe rock star Dewey Finn - in the ...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
New London Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Drury Lane, Covent Garden, London WC2B | 5 minutes from Great Russell Street
Although this site has been an entertainment venue since at least the mid-19th century, the New London Theatre only opened its doors in 1973, making it ... 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
 
 
 
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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
 
 
 
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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?
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Tea and Tattle
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
41 Great Russell Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1B | 1 minute from Great Russell Street
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Scoff & Banter, Bloomsbury
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
Radisson Edwardian Kenilworth Hotel, 97 Great Russell Street, Bloomsbury, Bloomsbury, London WC1B | 1 minute from Great Russell Street
Located near the British Museum and the Dominion Theatre, Scoff & Banter Bloomsbury is great for afternoon tea, pre-theatre ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Pizza Express
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
30 Coptic Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1A | 1 minute from Great Russell Street
Pizza Express has become something of a London institution. Serving consistently excellent Italian pizzas quickly in pleasant unfussy surroundings, this is always a convenient and acceptable ... More
 
 
 
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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 London Film School
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
24 Shelton Street, Covent Garden, WC2H | 6 minutes from Great Russell Street
The London Film School is the oldest-established international school of film technique in the world. The school has contributed significantly to ... 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
 
 
 
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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
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Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Philomena's Irish Bar
London > Nightlife > Pubs
40 Great Queen Street, Covent Garden, London 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
 
 
 
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Nightlife near Great Russell Street

Great Russell Street clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Flight Club Bloomsbury
London > Nightlife > Bars
55 New Oxford Street, WC1A | 2 minutes from Great Russell Street
Flight Club set its sights on bringing darts out of dark, dingy pubs and into the 21st century and they've hit ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The London Cocktail Club - Shaftesbury Avenue
London > Nightlife > Bars
224a Shaftesbury Avenue, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 3 minutes from Great Russell Street
The London Cocktail Club is a members bar but - luckily for us - it's not a very exclusive one; it's free ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The American Bar at The Savoy
London > Nightlife > Bars
The Savoy, Strand, Covent Garden, London 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
 
 
 
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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, Fitzrovia, London 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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Living Histories: Contemporary Arab Artists
Exhibitions | Until 22nd October 2017 

British Museum 1 minute walk from Great Russell Street

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

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

British Museum 1 minute walk from Great Russell Street

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

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

British Museum 1 minute walk from Great Russell Street

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

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

British Museum 1 minute walk from Great Russell Street

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

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

British Museum 1 minute walk from Great Russell Street

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

An American In Paris
An American In Paris
Theatre | Until 30th September 2017 

Dominion Theatre 3 minutes walk from Great Russell Street

The award-winning An American In Paris transfers from Broadway to London, arriving at the Dominion Theatre in March 2017. Described ...More

 
Motown The Musical
Motown The Musical
Theatre | Until 28th October 2017 

Shaftesbury Theatre 3 minutes walk from Great Russell Street

Telling the story of Berry Gordy, who went from being a featherweight boxer to Motown music mogul, Motown The Musical ...More

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

Afternoon Tea at The Montague 3 minutes walk from Great Russell Street

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

 
School of Rock
School of Rock
Theatre | Until 14th January 2018 

New London Theatre 5 minutes walk from Great Russell Street

Students at a prestigious prep school "stick it to the man" with encouragement from their substitute teacher - wannabe rock ...More

 
Angaleena Presley
Concerts | On 20th July 2017 

The Borderline 5 minutes walk from Great Russell Street

The Kentucky-born singer-songwriter brings her country material across the Atlantic to the UK's stages....More

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

Minnow
Minnow
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Sseasonal, modern European dishes, with a nod to the flavours of the Indian Ocean from ...More

 
Sub Cult
Sub Cult
Dining 

Street food sandwiches by Sub Cult, famed for its USA deli-style sub rolls, are served ...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

 
The Rose Festival
Foodie Events | From 21st July 

Geffrye Museum

The Geffrye Museum hosts the UK's first-ever Rosé Festival this July. The first event of its kind dedicated to the tipple, it will welcome 3,000 visitors to embark on a celebration of food, entertainment and, ...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

 
Opera Holland Park Open Day
Opera Holland Park Open Day
Concerts | On 23rd July 

Holland Park Theatre

Part of the Opera Holland Park season, the ...More

 
Ultimate Aqua Splash
Ultimate Aqua Splash
Sporting Events | From 24th July 

Aquatics Centre

Slide from the diving platforms used in the 2012 Olympics, take on the floating assault ...More

 
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Italian Pizza Masterclass with Francesco Mazzei
Italian Pizza Masterclass with Francesco Mazzei
Foodie Events | From 23rd July 

Somerset House

The Peroni Ambra Terrace - popping up at ...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

 
Dino Snores For Grown-ups
Dino Snores For Grown-ups
Exhibitions | On 4th August 

Natural History Museum

Usually aimed at children, the Natural History Museum extends its late night Dino Snores event ...More

 
Wanderlust 108
Wanderlust 108
Exhibitions | On 23rd September 

Victoria Park

Producers of the largest yoga lifestyle events in the world, Wanderlust present the world's only ...More

 
Hamburg On Tour In London
Concerts | From 20th October 

The Boiler House

Exporting the very best Hamburg has to offer, Hamburg on Tour is coming to London this October. Europe's innovative and culturally diverse hot spot, Hamburg has risen up the city break must visit top ten ...More

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mother
Dining 

For their first restaurant outside of Denmark mother owners David Biffani and Nick Pound have ...More

 
Breddos Taqueria
Breddos Taqueria
Dining 

More than double the size of the original, the 84-cover Breddos Taqueria on Kingly Street ...More

 
Yeomanry House
Business 

An army careers centre, Yeomanry House is home to AFCO London....More

Suvlaki Shoreditch
Suvlaki Shoreditch
Dining 

Traditional grilled meat skewers cooked over hot coals are the signature dish at Greek restaurant ...More

 
Long Arm Pub
Long Arm Pub
Drinking 

The flagship site of the Long Arm Pub & Brewery this Worship Street pub comes ...More

 
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