Houghton Street

 
 
ADDRESS
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.

 

LondonTown.com - Houghton Street Location Map

 
 
 
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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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 Houghton Street

Near Houghton Street
The Waldorf Hilton Hotel London
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £139  30% 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 £191  24% 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
 
 
 
One Aldwych
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £204  32% off
1 Aldwych, WC2B | 3 minutes from Houghton Street
A Large, modern luxury hotel right in the middle of the West End, a few minutes walk from Covent Garden. One Aldwych is exceptionally well equipped, ... More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Events near Houghton Street

Near Houghton 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 | 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
 
 
 
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 Houghton 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
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
 
 
 
THE BEST

Entertainment near Houghton Street

Near Houghton Street
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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?
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
THE BEST

Education near Houghton Street

Near Houghton Street
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
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 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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
English [Out There!]
London > Education > English Language Courses
10 Coptic Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1A | 9 minutes from Houghton 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
 
 
 
THE BEST

Leisure near Houghton Street

Houghton Street gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
THE BEST

Pubs near Houghton Street

The best pubs near London Houghton Street.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Edgar Wallace
London > Nightlife > Pubs
40 Essex Street, Holborn, London WC2R | 3 minutes from Houghton Street
... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Marquess of Anglesey
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
39 Bow Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 4 minutes from Houghton Street
Gastropub ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
THE BEST

Nightlife near Houghton Street

Houghton Street clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
THE BEST

Meeting venue hire near Houghton Street

Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near Houghton Street.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Royal Courts of Justice
London > Business > Venue Hire
Strand, Holborn, London WC2A | 3 minutes from Houghton Street
... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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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The Snowman
The Snowman
Theatre | Until 4th January 2015 

Peacock Theatre 2 minutes walk from Houghton Street

This staging of Raymond Briggs's The Snowman by Sadler's Wells, suitable for children aged 4 and over and ...More

 
War, Art And Surgery
Exhibitions | Until 14th February 2015 

Hunterian Museum 2 minutes walk from Houghton Street

This exhibition of War, Art And Surgery at the Hunterian Museum - part of the First World War centenary commemorations ...More

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
Theatre | Until 30th May 2015 

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 1st February 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 29th March 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

 
Guy Bourdin: Image Maker
Guy Bourdin: Image Maker
Exhibitions | Until 15th March 2015 

Somerset House 4 minutes walk from Houghton Street

With more than 100 works and previously unseen material, Somerset House presents the UK's largest ever exhibition on influential photographer ...More

 
Egon Schiele: The Radical Nude
Egon Schiele: The Radical Nude
Exhibitions | Until 18th January 2015 

The Courtauld Gallery 4 minutes walk from Houghton Street

Erotic drawings and watercolours of male and female nudes, some of an explicit nature, Egon Schiele: The Radical Nude provides ...More

 
Skate At Somerset House
Skate At Somerset House
Seasonal | Until 11th January 2015 

Somerset House 4 minutes walk from Houghton Street

The grand 18th-century courtyard of Somerset House makes for a spectacular backdrop for one of the most popular ice rinks ...More

 
Goodbye Piccadilly
Goodbye Piccadilly
Exhibitions | Until 8th March 2015 

London Transport Museum 4 minutes walk from Houghton Street

Follow the London buses driven to the front during World War I, find out how women made up the transport ...More

 
Forro Do Guanabara
Clubbing and Nightlife | On 28th December 2014 

Guanabara 6 minutes walk from Houghton Street

An evening of Brazilian entertainment featuring dance demonstrations and live music from Zeu Azevedo & Forrodaqui band playing Forro....More

 

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Christmas Sweets and Treats in London
Christmas Sweets and Treats in London

Calling all sweet tooths. Tis the season to overdose on sugar and not feel terribly guilty immediately after scoffing ...More

 
London West End Shows this Christmas
London West End Shows this Christmas

With both Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice launching musicals in London this Christmas - plus two wonderful Roald ...More

 
Waiting for Godot
Waiting for Godot
Theatre | 4th June 2015 - 13th June 2015 

Barbican Centre

Part of the Barbican's International Beckett Season, the Sydney Theatre Company presents their take on Samuel Beckett's controversial Waiting for ...More

 
The Heresy of Love
Theatre | 13th July 2015 - 5th September 2015 

Shakespeare's Globe Theatre

A new production of Helen Edmundson's critically-acclaimed The Heresy of Love will be staged at Shakespeare's Globe this July. Taking ...More

Snowdrop Days 2015
Snowdrop Days 2015
Exhibitions | 31st January 2015 - 8th February 2015 

Chelsea Physic Garden

See the snowdrops at the historic botanical gardens and enjoy a walk through nature at the charming Chelsea Physic Garden, ...More

 
Uncle Barts New Year's Eve House Party
Uncle Barts New Year's Eve House Party
Seasonal | On 31st December 2014 

Barts

This New Year Uncle Barts and his pals are hosting their fifth annual house party at Barts, the bar hidden ...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

 
The Queensbury Kitchen
The Queensbury Kitchen
Opened 10th December 2014 

From the team behind The Queensbury gastropub and right around the corner from it, comes The Queensbury Kitchen, a moden ...More

 
Brew Putney
Brew Putney
Opened 24th November 2014 

At 3,000 square feet Brew Putney on Lower Richmond Road is the fourth and largest Brew Cafe, offering not ...More

 
Babaji Pide
Opened December 2014 

Alan Yau, the restaurateur who created Wagamama, Busaba Eathai, Hakkasan, and Yauatcha, is behind this Turkish pizzeria on Shaftesbury Avenue. ...More

 
 
 
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