Horse Guards Road

 
 
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Horse Guards Road, St James's, City of Westminster, London SW1A 
 

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Welcome to our guide for the area around Horse Guards Road in City of Westminster. Below we present a selection of upcoming events, local attractions and great places to eat and shop.

The nearest station to Horse Guards Road is Westminster Tube Station which is about 5 minutes to the South East.

Horse Guards Road is in the London area of St James's.

 

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Underground Stations

Underground Stations

 
Westminster Tube Station
 
5 minutes walk
 
St James's Park Tube Station
 
6 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
Charing Cross Railway Station
 
7 minutes walk
 
Victoria Railway Station
 
16 minutes walk
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
Q-Park Trafalgar
 
5 minutes walk
 
Leicester Square Masterpark
 
8 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

Further articles featuring Horse Guards Road on LondonTown.com

 
London's Outdoor Spaces

St James's Park Park Office, The Store Yard, Horse Guards Road, SW1A 2BJ St James's Park with Green Park, Hyde Park and ...

 
 
London Remembers the Queen Mother

Friday 5 April - Ceremonial Procession to Westminster Hall The Queen Mother's coffin, draped in her Royal Standard and bearing her crown, was carried in a...

 
 
London Calendar 2014

Discover the best of London's entertainment this year with our comprehensive guide to 2014's top events. From theatre to art and music to sport, London in 2014 has something for everyone - so read on to find out what London town has to offer.

 
THE BEST

Hotels near Horse Guards Road

Near Horse Guards Road
Sofitel London St James Hotel
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £161  38% off
6 Waterloo Place, SW1Y | 5 minutes from Horse Guards Road
Located in a Grade II listed building, in the former home of Cox's and King's bank, the Sofitel St James is an exceptional five star hotel ... More
 
 
 
The Trafalgar Hotel London
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £125  36% off
2 Spring Gardens, SW1A | 6 minutes from Horse Guards Road
Almost in the shadow of Nelson's Column, and with the Palaces of Whitehall looming behind it, this hotel is at the heart of the Capital. ... More
 
 
 
Club Quarters Trafalgar Square
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £89  30% off
8 Northumberland Avenue, WC2N | 6 minutes from Horse Guards Road
A fantastic nineteenth century exterior hides a thoroughly modern hotel, with clean, minimalist design in the rooms. The biggest draw is the location, in the very ... More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Events near Horse Guards Road

Near Horse Guards Road
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 17th December 2014 to 9th May 2015
Playhouse Theatre, Northumberland Avenue, WC2N | 7 minutes from Horse Guards Road
Olivier-Award winner Tamsin Greig (Episodes, Green Wing, Jumpy, God of Carnage), who made her name as Debbie Aldridge in Radio 4's The Archers, makes her musical ...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 | 9 minutes from Horse Guards Road
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
Urinetown The Musical
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 29th September 2014 to 24th January 2015
Apollo Theatre, 29 Shaftesbury Avenue, Westminster, London W1D | 11 minutes from Horse Guards Road
After a hugely successful run at the St James Theatre at the beginning of 2014 Urinetown moves to the Apollo Theatre on 29th September 2014 making ...More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Entertainment near Horse Guards Road

Near Horse Guards Road
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Playhouse Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Northumberland Avenue, Westminster, London WC2N | 7 minutes from Horse Guards Road
A short step away from the main strip of West End theatres, the Playhouse's stylish curved facade is rather lost among the towering architecture of Charing ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Comedy Store
London > Entertainment > Comedy Clubs
1a Oxendon Street, Soho, London SW1Y | 9 minutes from Horse Guards Road
The Comedy Store is the spiritual home of stand-up in the UK. Despite being the best large comedy venue in the country, the Store still succeeds ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Prince of Wales Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Coventry Street, Soho, London W1D | 9 minutes from Horse Guards Road
Theatres have stood on this spot since 1884, perfectly placed to draw the attention of the great crowds moving between Piccadilly Circus and Leicester Square. The ... More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Sights and Attractions near Horse Guards Road

The best museums, galleries, attractions near Horse Guards Road
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Churchill War Rooms
London > Attractions > Museums
Clive Steps, King Charles Street, Westminster, London SW1A | 3 minutes from Horse Guards Road
Winston Churchill directed the troops during World War II from a small warren of underground rooms, which are now open to the public. Visitors to the ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Horse Guards Parade
London > Attractions > Other Attractions
Whitehall, Westminster, London SW1A | 3 minutes from Horse Guards Road
Horse Guards Parade is the setting for various military ceremonies throughout the year including the Trooping the Colour which marks the Queen's official birthday. At the ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Household Cavalry Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
Horse Guards, Whitehall, Westminster, London SW1A | 3 minutes from Horse Guards Road
Visitors to the Household Cavalry Museum can watch troopers working with their horses in the original 18th century stables (via a glazed screen) and hear accounts ... More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Shopping near Horse Guards Road

The best shops and markets near Horse Guards Road
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Lock & Co
London > Shopping > Clothing
6 St James's Street, St James's, London SW1A | 7 minutes from Horse Guards Road
Founded in 1676, for centuries Lock & Co. has been the place to shop for a top hat if you're off to Ascot. The quaint shop ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
John Lobb
London > Shopping > Shoes
9 St James's Street, St James's, London SW1A | 7 minutes from Horse Guards Road
This historic bootmakers in St James's, set up in 1849, may be steeped in history but it's still the place to go for top quality tailor-made ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Berry Bros & Rudd
London > Shopping > Wine Merchants
3 St James's Street, St James's, London SW1A | 7 minutes from Horse Guards Road
300-year-old wine emporium. From £5 bottles of Berry’s Good Ordinary Claret to £7000 bottles of Romanée Conti this historic wine emporium has something to suit every palate. ... More
 
 
 
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Restaurants near Horse Guards Road

What are the best dining options near Horse Guards Road London?
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Inn the Park - St James's Park
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
St James's Park, St James's, London SW1A2BJ | 1 minute from Horse Guards Road
Inn the Park is the brainchild of famed restaurateur Oliver Peyton, his idea being to cook up quality alternatives to the soggy sandwiches and warm cola ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Roux at Parliament Square
London > Restaurants > French restaurants
RICS, Parliament Square, Westminster, London SW1P | 4 minutes from Horse Guards Road
Michelin-starred chef Michel Roux Jnr of Le Gavroche fame has put his name to this Westminster restaurant. Roux at Parliament Square is lucky to be located in a ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Clarence
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
53 Whitehall, SW1A | 5 minutes from Horse Guards Road
Gastropub... More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Education near Horse Guards Road

Near Horse Guards Road
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
English [Out There!]
London > Education > English Language Courses
10 Coptic Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1A | 19 minutes from Horse Guards Road
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
Cookery School
London > Education > Cookery Courses
15B Little Portland Street, W1W | 20 minutes from Horse Guards Road
Awarded The Best City Cookery School 2013, the Cookery School at Little Portland Street has been teaching people to make simple, honest food for more than ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
L'Atelier des Chefs
London > Education > Adult Education
19 Wigmore Street, W1U | 22 minutes from Horse Guards Road
Whether you're a Nigella or not in the kitchen, the L'atelier des Chefs cookery school can teach you something. Classes are given in the basement kitchens ... More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Leisure near Horse Guards Road

Horse Guards Road gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
So SPA Sofitel St James
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
6 Waterloo Place, St James's, London SW1Y | 5 minutes from Horse Guards Road
Opened in July 2009, So SPA by Sofitel is a stunning relaxation space - all marble and modern design - housed within the Sofitel St James ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
ESPA Life at Corinthia
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
Whitehall Place, Westminster, London SW1A | 6 minutes from Horse Guards Road
The people at Espa take grooming pretty seriously, and quite rightly, when it comes to appearances it's often best to leave it to the experts. You'll ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Catalyst Health and Fitness Ltd
London > Leisure > Fitness
30 Bury Street, St James's, London SW1Y | 8 minutes from Horse Guards Road
Catalyst personal trainers are among the best in London. Get fit without doing yourself an injury, lose weight with a specially devised programme or build your ... More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Pubs near Horse Guards Road

The best pubs near London Horse Guards Road.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Red Lion Pub
London > Nightlife > Pubs
48 Parliament Street, Whitehall, Westminster, London SW1A | 4 minutes from Horse Guards Road
Right across the street from the Houses of Parliament, the Red Lion is perfectly positioned for politicos to pop in for a pint after a heated ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Clarence
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
53 Whitehall, SW1A | 5 minutes from Horse Guards Road
Gastropub... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Two Chairmen Public House
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
39 Dartmouth Street, SW1H | 5 minutes from Horse Guards Road
Two minutes away from Parliament Square and the Cabinet warm rooms, the Two Chairmen Public House is an olde worlde pub that retains a number of ... More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Nightlife near Horse Guards Road

Horse Guards Road clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Institute of Contemporary Art Bar & Cafe
London > Nightlife > Bars
12 Carlton House Terrace, The Mall, St James's, London SW1Y | 4 minutes from Horse Guards Road
The Institute of Contemporary Art on The Mall (just down the road from the Queen's pad) is a great place for a trendy drink after taking ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Vista
London > Nightlife > Bars
The Trafalgar, Trafalgar Square, SW1A | 5 minutes from Horse Guards Road
This bar is all about location, location, location. Just a few steps from Nelson's Column, Vista is a rooftop bar upon the boutique Trafalgar Hotel. The ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Rockwell
London > Nightlife > Bars
The Trafalgar, 2 Spring Gardens, Westminster, London SW1A | 6 minutes from Horse Guards Road
Hotel bar on Trafalgar Square with public roof terrace. This bar is all about location, location, location. Just a few steps from Nelson's Column, the Trafalgar Hotel ... More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Meeting venue hire near Horse Guards Road

Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near Horse Guards Road.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Churchill Museum and Cabinet War Rooms
London > Business > Venue Hire
King Charles Street, Westminster, London SW1A | 3 minutes from Horse Guards Road
... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Banqueting House
London > Business > Venue Hire
Whitehall, Westminster, London SW1A | 3 minutes from Horse Guards Road
The only surviving section of Whitehall Palace. In its heyday the largest royal palace in Europe, this historic venue is the only surviving section of Whitehall Palace ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Queen Elizabeth II Conference Centre
London > Business > Venue Hire
Broad Sanctuary, Westminster, London SW1P | 4 minutes from Horse Guards Road
Seven floors of purpose-built meeting space in the heart of Westminster, the Queen Elizabeth II Conference Centre (QEIICC) is a well known permanent conference space situated ... More
 
 
 
 
 

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The White Horse
The White Horse
Exhibitions | Until 5th March 2015 

British Council 5 minutes walk from Horse Guards Road

Walk down The Mall to Spring Gardens and you'll see a life-size White Horse, a marble and resin sculpture ...More

 
Sikes And Nancy
Theatre | Until 3rd January 2015 

Trafalgar Studios 5 minutes walk from Horse Guards Road

James Swanton performs one of Charles Dickens's more controversial works. Adapted from the grislier material in Oliver Twist, Sikes And ...More

East is East
East is East
Theatre | Until 3rd January 2015 

Trafalgar Studios 5 minutes walk from Horse Guards Road

Award-winning playwright Ayub Khan Din's first play, East is East, which premiered at the Royal Court and was later turned ...More

 
Miss Havisham's Expectations
Theatre | Until 3rd January 2015 

Trafalgar Studios 5 minutes walk from Horse Guards Road

Laced with laudanum, sometimes feeling witty, Nancy Havisham toys with love, loss and ageing, recalling moments from the book Great ...More

Katharina Fritsch: Hahn Cock
Katharina Fritsch: Hahn Cock
Exhibitions | Until 31st January 2015 

Trafalgar Square 6 minutes walk from Horse Guards Road

A 4.7m (14ft) high sculpture of a cockerel in ultramarine blue is the latest sculpture to roost on the ...More

 
The Phantom of the Opera
The Phantom of the Opera
Theatre | Until 26th September 2015 

Her Majesty's Theatre 6 minutes walk from Horse Guards Road

Andrew Lloyd Webber's most enduring hit has been running since 1984 and is still as popular with audiences and critics ...More

 
Houses of Parliament Guided Tours
Houses of Parliament Guided Tours
Tours | Until 31st December 2015 

Houses of Parliament 7 minutes walk from Horse Guards Road

One of the world's most iconic buildings is The Palace of Westminster, more commonly known as the Houses of Parliament. ...More

 
Great Britain
Great Britain
Theatre | Until 10th January 2015 

Haymarket Theatre Royal 7 minutes walk from Horse Guards Road

Richard Bean's topical drama largely based on the phone hacking scandal transfers from the National Theatre to the West End ...More

 
Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown
Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown
Theatre | Until 9th May 2015 

Playhouse Theatre 7 minutes walk from Horse Guards Road

Olivier-Award winner Tamsin Greig (Episodes, Green Wing, Jumpy, God of Carnage), who made her name as Debbie Aldridge in Radio ...More

 
Boat Show Comedy Club
Boat Show Comedy Club
Comedy | Until 27th December 2014 

Tattershall Castle 7 minutes walk from Horse Guards Road

For the past twelve years the Boat Show Comedy Club aboard the Tattershall Castle has played host to some of ...More

 
 

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January in London 2015
January in London 2015

Cirque Du Soleil perform at the Royal Albert Hall, The Nether transfers to the West End and James McAvoy ...More

 
Christmas Toy Shopping in London
Christmas Toy Shopping in London

From dolls houses to rocking horses, to ipads and Wiis, London's toy shops are brimming with all sorts of magical ...More

 
Disappearing Dining Club: NYE Dinner Dance All Nighter
Disappearing Dining Club: NYE Dinner Dance All Nighter
Seasonal | On 31st December 2014 

Trinity Buoy Wharf

The prize for finding the most unique venue this New Year has to go to the Disappearing Dining Club, who ...More

 
Natural History Museum Ice Rink
Natural History Museum Ice Rink
Kids Events | Until 4th January 2015 

Natural History Museum

The Natural History Museum's annual icing-over of its gardens kicks off again from 30th October. The 1,000 square ...More

 
Taylor Swift: The 1989 World Tour
Taylor Swift: The 1989 World Tour
Concerts | On 27th June 2015 

Hyde Park

Global superstar and seven-time Grammy Award winner Taylor Swift is the first headliner announced for Barclaycard presents British Summer Time ...More

 
Krapp's Last Tape
Krapp's Last Tape
Theatre | 19th June 2015 - 21st June 2015 

Barbican Centre

Visionary directory and visual artist Robert Wilson brings Samuel Beckett's haunting Krapp's Last Tape to life for the Barbican International ...More

 
Ice Rink Canary Wharf
Ice Rink Canary Wharf
Seasonal | Until 28th February 2015 

Canary Wharf Ice Rink

Nestled beneath the world-famous mirrored towers of Canary Wharf , this glittering outdoor London Ice ...More

 
M restaurants
M restaurants
Opened 28th November 2014 

The first solo project from Martin Williams, who left his role as Managing Director of Gaucho Restaurants after almost a ...More

 
Sky Garden
Sky Garden
Opens 5th January 2015 

The free-to-access Sky Garden occupying the top three floors of Rafael Vinoly's 37 storey, 525ft 20 Fenchurch Street (aka the ...More

 
Bocconcino Pizzeria
Bocconcino Pizzeria
Opened 1st December 2014 

Authentic wood-fired pizzas and freshly made pasta dishes are the order of the day at Bocconcino Pizzeria, a high-end pizza ...More

 
 
 
 
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