Houghton Street

 
 
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Houghton Street, Covent Garden, City of Westminster, London WC2A
 
 

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Welcome to our guide for the area around Houghton Street 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 Houghton Street is Temple Tube Station which is about 4 minutes to the South East.

Houghton Street is in the London area of Covent Garden.

 

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Underground Stations

Underground Stations

 
Temple Tube Station
 
4 minutes walk
 
Holborn Tube Station
 
6 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
Charing Cross Railway Station
 
10 minutes walk
 
City Thameslink Station
 
11 minutes walk
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
Drury Lane NCP
 
5 minutes walk
 
Bloomsbury Square Car Park
 
8 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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What's on in London 2014

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    The Waldorf Hilton Hotel London
    London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £142  39% off
    Aldwych, WC2B | 3 minutes from Houghton Street
    Positioned between the City's Square Mile and the thriving West End, this grand, Edwardian Hilton hotel welcomes guests with a patisserie and champagne bar in the ... More
     
     
     
    ME London
    London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £192  41% off
    336-337 The Strand, WC2R | 3 minutes from Houghton Street
    A luxurious 5-star hotel situated right in the heart of the city, ME London offers guests a lavish accommodation experience. Floor-to-ceiling windows provide the impeccable guestrooms ... More
     
     
     
    Club Quarters Lincoln's Inn Fields
    London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £69  39% off
    61 Lincoln's Inn Fields, WC2A | 4 minutes from Houghton Street
    Lincoln's Inn Fields is the 4th Club Quarters hotel in London. The hotel is an ideal accommodation choice for business and leisure travellers with close links ... More
     
     
     
     
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    Events near Houghton Street

    Near Houghton Street
    Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
    War Horse
    London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 28th March 2009 to 13th February 2016
    New London Theatre, Drury Lane, Covent Garden, London WC2B | 6 minutes from Houghton 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
     
     
     
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    The Winter's Tale
    London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 17th October 2015 to 16th January 2016
    Garrick Theatre, 2 Charing Cross Road, WC2H | 10 minutes from Houghton Street
    Two years in the making, actor and director Kenneth Branagh presents a five-play, year-long season at the Garrick Theatre in 2015. Launching the season, this reimagined ...More
     
     
     
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    Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown
    London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 17th December 2014 to 9th May 2015
    Playhouse Theatre, Northumberland Avenue, WC2N | 11 minutes from Houghton Street
    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
     
     
     
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    Entertainment near Houghton Street

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    Peacock Theatre
    London > Entertainment > Theatres
    Portugal Street, Holborn, London WC2A | 2 minutes from Houghton Street
    This theatre is a major force on the national and international dance scene, with an innovative programme from Sadler's Wells that is keeping London's finger ... More
     
     
     
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    Theatre Royal Drury Lane
    London > Entertainment > Theatres
    Catherine Street, Covent Garden, London WC2B | 3 minutes from Houghton Street
    London's oldest theatre is also its most spectacular, with a palatial auditorium that is among the most impressive in the world. The first theatre on this ... More
     
     
     
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    Aldwych Theatre
    London > Entertainment > Theatres
    Aldwych, Covent Garden, London WC2B4LD | 3 minutes from Houghton Street
    With the Waldorf Hotel sandwiched inbetween them, the Aldwych and Strand theatres were originally built to work as a pair. The Aldwych is probably most noted for ... More
     
     
     
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    Sights and Attractions near Houghton Street

    The best museums, galleries, attractions near Houghton Street
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    Hunterian Museum
    London > Attractions > Museums
    35-43 Lincoln's Inn Fields, Holborn, London WC2A | 2 minutes from Houghton Street
    The Hunterian Museum within the Royal College of Surgeons boasts a host of enlightening, permanent and temporary, galleries and exhibitions. Housed in the college, the Hunterian ... More
     
     
     
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    Inns of Court and Royal Courts of Justice
    London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
    Strand, Holborn, London WC2A | 3 minutes from Houghton Street
    A stunning example of Gothic architecture, London's Inns of Court date back to before the 14th century. It is here that barristers train and traditionally practice. ... More
     
     
     
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    Courtauld Institute Gallery
    London > Attractions > Art Galleries
    Courtauld Institute of Art, Somerset House, Covent Garden, London WC2R | 4 minutes from Houghton Street
    Manet's 'Bar at the Folies-Bergeres', Van Gogh's 'Self-Portrait with a Bandaged Ear' and Renoir's 'La Loge' are just a few of the celebrated artworks displayed at ... More
     
     
     
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    Shopping near Houghton Street

    The best shops and markets near Houghton Street
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    The Old Curiosity Shop
    London > Shopping > Shoes
    13 Portsmouth Street, Holborn, London WC2A | 2 minutes from Houghton Street
    16th century shop and literary landmark. With its precarious overhanging upper storey, uneven floorboards, sloping roof and wooden beams, this 16th century building warrants its title as ... More
     
     
     
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    Hope and Greenwood
    London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
    1 Russell Street, Covent Garden, London WC2B | 3 minutes from Houghton Street
    Excellent ice cream in the summer and a delicious-looking Christmas window in the winter are the kind of thing that make this candy shop a special ... More
     
     
     
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    The Albion Emporium
    London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
    38 Tavistock Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 3 minutes from Houghton Street
    As British as a bacon buttie, buying your groceries at The Albion Emporium is like getting first dibs on Mrs Beeton's pantry. A bastion of Britishness, ... More
     
     
     
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    Restaurants near Houghton Street

    What are the best dining options near Houghton Street London?
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    The Delaunay
    London > Restaurants > Brasseries
    55 Aldwych, Holborn, London WC2B | On Houghton Street
    Jeremy King and Chris Corbin, "the nation's most polished and enterprising restaurateurs" (The Independent), the pair responsible for The Wolseley, have taken inspiration from the grand ... More
     
     
     
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    Roka Aldwych
    London > Restaurants > Japanese restaurants
    71 Aldwych, WC2B | 1 minute from Houghton Street
    One of two new Roka restaurants to open in 2014, Roka Aldwych occupies a huge space with over 150 covers both at the bar and in ... More
     
     
     
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    Pret A Manger
    London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
    29 Kingsway, Covent Garden, London WC2B | 2 minutes from Houghton 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
     
     
     
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    Education near Houghton Street

    Near Houghton Street
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    Saw Swee Hock Student Centre
    London > Education > Universities and Colleges
    1 Sheffield Street, WC2A | 2 minutes from Houghton Street
    The award-winning Saw Swee Hock Student Centre, designed by Irish architects O'Donnell + Tuomey and awarded the RIBA London Building of the Year Award in 2014, ... More
     
     
     
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    Career Energy
    London > Education > Careers Services
    4-6 Staple Inn, Holborn, London WC1V | 7 minutes from Houghton 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
     
     
     
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    The Method Studio
    London > Education > Universities and Colleges
    Conway Hall, 25 Red Lion Square, Holborn, London WC1R | 8 minutes from Houghton 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 Houghton Street

    Houghton Street gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
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    Lincoln's Inn Fields
    London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
    Holborn, Holborn, London WC2A | 5 minutes from Houghton Street
    The largest public square in London, Lincoln's Inn Fields has a rich and varied history. In 1683 it was the site of the public beheading of ... More
     
     
     
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    Sense Spa at Rosewood London
    London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
    252 High Holborn, WC1V | 5 minutes from Houghton 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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    The Sanctuary
    London > Leisure > Fitness
    12 Floral Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 6 minutes from Houghton Street
    This day spa exclusively for women is a total pampering experience from the minute you step through the door. Located in bustling Covent Garden you'll soon ... More
     
     
     
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    Pubs near Houghton Street

    The best pubs near London Houghton Street.
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    Edgar Wallace
    London > Nightlife > Pubs
    40 Essex Street, Holborn, London WC2R | 3 minutes from Houghton Street
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    The Marquess of Anglesey
    London > Restaurants > Gastropub
    39 Bow Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 4 minutes from Houghton Street
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    Philomena's Irish Bar
    London > Nightlife > Pubs
    40 Great Queen Street, WC2B | 5 minutes from Houghton 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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    Houghton Street clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
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    The Lobby Bar at One Aldwych
    London > Nightlife > Bars
    1 Aldwych, Covent Garden, London WC2B | 3 minutes from Houghton Street
    Named one of the top five hotel bars in the world by the Sunday Telegraph, the Lobby Bar at the chic One Aldwych hotel is renowned ... More
     
     
     
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    Lowlander Beer Cafe
    London > Nightlife > Bars
    36 Drury Lane, Covent Garden, London WC2B | 5 minutes from Houghton Street
    The reputation of the Benelux breweries precedes them and this themed bar captures the flair of Dutch cafe culture too. The impressive row of shiny silver ... More
     
     
     
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    Scarfes Bar
    London > Nightlife > Bars
    252 High Holborn, Holborn, WC1V | 7 minutes from Houghton 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
     
     
     
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    Meeting venue hire near Houghton Street

    Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near Houghton Street.
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    Royal College of Surgeons
    London > Business > Venue Hire
    35-43 Lincoln's Inn Fields, Holborn, London WC2A | 2 minutes from Houghton Street
    The Royal College of Surgeons is not only an institute at the forefront of surgical education and training, but its outstanding rooms provide the perfect space ... More
     
     
     
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    The Royal Courts of Justice
    London > Business > Venue Hire
    Strand, Holborn, London WC2A | 3 minutes from Houghton Street
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    Silver Fleet - Woods River Cruises
    London > Business > Venue Hire
    Somerset House South Wing Strand, Covent Garden, London WC2R | 4 minutes from Houghton Street
    Enjoy a luxury cruise on the Silver Fleet. Departing from the Savoy Pier and cruising along the Thames. A classy way to see the Thames.... More
     
     
     

    Alternate names and popular misspellings for Houghton Street

    Houghton Street, Houghton Stret
     
     

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    London Children's Ballet: Snow White
    Dance | Until 26th April 2015 

    Peacock Theatre 2 minutes walk from Houghton Street

    LCB's Snow White is a feast for the eyes, with glorious costumes, an original musical score performed by a live ...More

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

    Theatre Royal Drury Lane 3 minutes walk from Houghton Street

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

     
    The Play That Goes Wrong
    The Play That Goes Wrong
    Theatre | Until 5th September 2015 

    Duchess Theatre 3 minutes walk from Houghton Street

    Presented by the award-winning, international comedy company Mischief Theatre, The Play That Goes Wrong follows the inept and accident prone ...More

     
    The Lion King
    The Lion King
    Theatre | Until 4th October 2015 

    The Lyceum Theatre 4 minutes walk from Houghton Street

    The Lion King tells the story of Simba - the epic adventure of his battles, his friendships, his dreams and ...More

     
    The Unseen Emporium
    Exhibitions | Until 5th May 2015 

    Somerset House 4 minutes walk from Houghton Street

    Exploration of materials, science and design, with the opportunity to purchase from a range of gifts....More

    Maggi Hambling: War Requiem & Aftermath
    Exhibitions | Until 31st May 2015 

    Somerset House 4 minutes walk from Houghton Street

    Site-specific installation, sculpture, painting and film by the British artist....More

    Secret 7''
    Secret 7''
    Exhibitions | Until 3rd May 2015 

    Somerset House 4 minutes walk from Houghton Street

    With a similar format to the RCA's secret postcard sale, Secret 7" sees artists such as Sir Peter Blake, Yoko ...More

     
    Pick Me Up
    Pick Me Up
    Exhibitions | Until 4th May 2015 

    Somerset House 4 minutes walk from Houghton Street

    Returning to the spectacular Somerset House for its 6th year in April 2015, graphic art festival Pick Me Up asks ...More

     
    Pick Me Up: Graphic Arts Festival 2015
    Exhibitions | Until 4th May 2015 

    Somerset House 4 minutes walk from Houghton Street

    Contemporary drawings and prints by graphic artists, creative groups and galleries from all over the world, where festival-goers can watch ...More

    Renaissance Modern
    Exhibitions | Until 7th June 2015 

    The Courtauld Gallery 4 minutes walk from Houghton Street

    A collaboration between students from both The Courtauld Institute of Art and the University of Manchester, exploring the aspects of ...More

     
     
     
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