Parliament Square

 
 
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Parliament Square, Westminster, City of Westminster, London SW1P 
 

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  • Visitor Information

Welcome to our guide for the area around Parliament Square 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 Parliament Square is Westminster Tube Station which is about 2 minutes to the North East.

Parliament Square is in the London area of Westminster.

 

LondonTown.com - Parliament Square Location Map

 
 
 
Underground Stations

Underground Stations

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

Railway Stations

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

Car Parks

 
Q-Park Westminster
 
4 minutes walk
 
Q-Park Trafalgar
 
9 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

Further articles featuring Parliament Square on LondonTown.com

 
January in London 2012

New Year's Day Parade 2012 Parliament Square, SW1P 3JX 1st January 2012 More than 10,000 performers representing 20 countries world-wide will gather in Central London on 1 January...

 
 
April in London 2012

Virgin London Marathon 2012 Greenwich Park, SE10 9NF 22nd April 2012 - 23rd April 2012 Every April, 30,000 runners flood the streets of the capital to do battle...

 
 
Walk the Procession Route

Walk The Procession Route Buckingham Palace to Westminster Abbey The newly married couple travelled from Westminster Abbey to Buckingham Palace in a horse...

 
 
Free London Attractions

Houses of Parliament Parliament Square, Westminster, St Margaret Street, SW1A 0AA Home to the two seats of Parliament - the Commons and the Lords - visitors are...

 
 
Where to Watch The Royal Wedding

Along The Procession Route Buckingham Palace to Westminster Abbey Friday 29th April 2011 If you want to catch a glimpse of the royal couple in person on their wedding...

 
 
What's on in London 2014

With an exciting calendar of events, London 2014 is shaping up to be another special year. Find out the best of what's happening throughout the capital this year with our thorough guide to 2014's finest entertainment.

 
THE BEST

Hotels near Parliament Square

Near Parliament Square
Conrad London St. James
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £174  38% off
22-28 Broadway, SW1H | 5 minutes from Parliament Square
With Buckingham Palace, the Houses of Parliament, St James's Park and the Thames all on its doorstep, Conrad London St. James is the ideal option for ... More
 
 
 
St Ermin's Hotel - Autograph Collection
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £131  37% off
2 Caxton Street, SW1H | 7 minutes from Parliament Square
A listed Victorian building, this hotel has kept the old English charm beautifully intact while offering guests comfortable rooms and efficient Italian service. It's located in ... More
 
 
 
The Royal Horseguards - A Guoman Hotel
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £145  31% off
2 Whitehall Court, SW1A | 7 minutes from Parliament Square
Emulating the style of a French chateau, this grand Victorian residence, built in 1884, occupies a prime location within Westminster. It's worth staying at the Grade ... More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Events near Parliament Square

Near Parliament Square
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 | 9 minutes from Parliament Square
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 | 12 minutes from Parliament Square
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 | 12 minutes from Parliament Square
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
 
 
 
THE BEST

Entertainment near Parliament Square

Near Parliament Square
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
St John's Smith Square
London > Entertainment > Classical Music
Smith Square, Westminster, London SW1P | 6 minutes from Parliament Square
Situated in the heart of Westminster, this stunning 18th century church was designed by architect Thomas Archer and completed in 1728. It is considered one of ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Playhouse Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Northumberland Avenue, Westminster, London WC2N | 9 minutes from Parliament Square
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
The Slug And Lettuce
London > Entertainment > Comedy Clubs
County Hall, 5 Chicheley Street, South Bank, London SE1 | 9 minutes from Parliament Square
Situated in the heart of London at Southbank, and right in front of tourists' favourite the London Eye, The Slug and Lettuce is the perfect place ... More
 
 
 
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Sights and Attractions near Parliament Square

The best museums, galleries, attractions near Parliament Square
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
St Margaret's Church
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
St Margaret's Church, Westminster, London SW1P | 1 minute from Parliament Square
Standing between Westminster Abbey and the Houses of Parliament, St Margaret's Church is commonly called "the parish church of the House of Commons". A fine 16th ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Supreme Court
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Parliament Square, SW1P | 1 minute from Parliament Square
The Supreme Court, the highest court in the United Kingdom, is housed in the former Middlesex Guildhall, an impressive Portland stone building by Scottish architect James ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
House of Lords
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Parliament Square, Westminster, London SW1P | 2 minutes from Parliament Square
The Upper House of the British Parliament, the House of Lords is part of the Palace of Westminster, more commonly known as the Houses of Parliament. ... More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Shopping near Parliament Square

The best shops and markets near Parliament Square
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
William Curley, Harrods
London > Shopping > Delicatessens
Brompton Road, Knightsbridge, SW1X | 11 minutes from Parliament Square
The William Curley chocolate empire continues to swell with the opening of the patissier and chocolatier's latest concession in Harrods. Curley has worked with ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Foyles Royal Festival Hall
London > Shopping > Books
Riverside, Level 1, Royal Festival Hall, South Bank Centre, South Bank, London SE1 | 11 minutes from Parliament Square
The family-run Foyles book shop has been in the book selling business since 1906. Around 30,000 books are stocked at this branch on a broad range ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Crockatt and Powell
London > Shopping > Books
119-120 Lower Marsh, South Bank, London SE1 | 11 minutes from Parliament Square
If you hate the commercial, branded feel of mega bookshops like Waterstones and Borders this one's a treat. Crockatt and Powell is an independent bookshop that ... More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Restaurants near Parliament Square

What are the best dining options near Parliament Square London?
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Roux at Parliament Square
London > Restaurants > French restaurants
RICS, Parliament Square, Westminster, London SW1P | 1 minute from Parliament Square
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
Houses of Parliament - Afternoon Tea
London > Restaurants > Afternoon Tea
Houses of Parliament, SW1A | 2 minutes from Parliament Square
Enjoy afternoon tea in one of the world's most iconic buildings, The Palace of Westminster. More commonly known as the Houses of Parliament, the palace's history ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Cellarium Cafe and Terrace
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
20 Dean's Yard, Westminster Abbey, SW1P | 3 minutes from Parliament Square
British Cuisine... More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Education near Parliament Square

Near Parliament Square
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
English [Out There!]
London > Education > English Language Courses
10 Coptic Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1A | 22 minutes from Parliament Square
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 | 25 minutes from Parliament Square
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
Career Energy
London > Education > Careers Services
4-6 Staple Inn, Holborn, London WC1V | 26 minutes from Parliament Square
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
 
 
 
THE BEST

Leisure near Parliament Square

Parliament Square gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
London Marriott Hotel County Hall Spa
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
Westminster Bridge Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 7 minutes from Parliament Square
Fancy detoxing in the building where the Greater London Council used to run the city? The Spa at the London Marriott County ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Jubilee Gardens
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
3 Belvedere Road, South Bank, South Bank, London SE1 | 7 minutes from Parliament Square
The concrete promenade along the South Bank greatly benefits from this large patch of green grass for striders, strollers and sightseers to relax on. Not ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
ESPA Life at Corinthia
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
Whitehall Place, Westminster, London SW1A | 8 minutes from Parliament Square
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
 
 
 
THE BEST

Pubs near Parliament Square

The best pubs near London Parliament Square.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Red Lion Pub
London > Nightlife > Pubs
48 Parliament Street, Whitehall, Westminster, London SW1A | 2 minutes from Parliament Square
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
Two Chairmen Public House
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
39 Dartmouth Street, SW1H | 5 minutes from Parliament Square
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Clarence
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
53 Whitehall, SW1A | 7 minutes from Parliament Square
Gastropub... More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Nightlife near Parliament Square

Parliament Square clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Bassoon Bar
London > Nightlife > Bars
Corinthia Hotel London, Whitehall Place, Westminster, London SW1A | 8 minutes from Parliament Square
The cocktails in the Bassoon Bar are very good, expensive, yes, but very, very good. Not only that but the bar has a piano which is ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Tapster
London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
3 Brewers Green, Buckingham Gate, Westminster, London SW1H | 8 minutes from Parliament Square
Wine Bar ... More
 
 
 
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 | 8 minutes from Parliament Square
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
 
 
 
THE BEST

Meeting venue hire near Parliament Square

Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near Parliament Square.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Queen Elizabeth II Conference Centre
London > Business > Venue Hire
Broad Sanctuary, Westminster, London SW1P | 2 minutes from Parliament Square
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Churchill Museum and Cabinet War Rooms
London > Business > Venue Hire
King Charles Street, Westminster, London SW1A | 2 minutes from Parliament Square
... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Central Hall Westminster
London > Business > Venue Hire
Storey's Gate, Westminster, London SW1H | 3 minutes from Parliament Square
Central London's largest conference and events venue has welcomed an array of illustrious speakers through the ages - including Gandhi, Churchill and the Prince of Wales. ... More
 
 
 
 
 

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What's On Today

Near Parliament Square

 
 
 
Julie Verhoeven: Whiskers Between My Legs
Exhibitions | Until 18th January 2015 

Institute of Contemporary Arts (ICA) 9 minutes walk from Parliament Square

The artist and designer creates an immersive installation in the Fox Reading Room that explores concepts of femininity and representations ...More

Bloomberg New Contemporaries 2014
Bloomberg New Contemporaries 2014
Exhibitions | Until 25th January 2015 

Institute of Contemporary Arts (ICA) 9 minutes walk from Parliament Square

An important barometer of contemporary art, Bloomberg New Contemporaries returns to the ICA galleries for a fifth year running. Marking ...More

 
Free Live Music, Night Out
Music | On 27th December 2014 

Primo Bar 9 minutes walk from Parliament Square

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The Mikado
Theatre | Until 3rd January 2015 

Charing Cross Theatre 10 minutes walk from Parliament Square

A Noel Coward-inspired, re-conceived take on Gilbert and Sullivan's popular operetta, featuring Rebecca Caine as Katisha and Mark Heenehan as ...More

End User
Exhibitions | Until 18th January 2015 

Southbank Centre 11 minutes walk from Parliament Square

International artists use a critical approach to the complexities of the internet. Their works looks into how the web alters ...More

Mirrorcity
Mirrorcity
Exhibitions | Until 4th January 2015 

Southbank Centre 11 minutes walk from Parliament Square

Presented in a wide variety of media, this group exhibition includes works by artists who seek to address the dilemmas, ...More

 
An Unknown Soldier: An Exhibition By Henningham Family Press
An Unknown Soldier: An Exhibition By Henningham Family Press
Exhibitions | Until 4th January 2015 

The Poetry Library 11 minutes walk from Parliament Square

A contemporary response to the first world war, An Unknown Soldier is an exhibition of screenprints, illustrations and poems by ...More

 
There Was An Old Woman: Oily Cart
Theatre | Until 4th January 2015 

Southbank Centre: Royal Festival Hall 11 minutes walk from Parliament Square

Oily Cart's beautiful new show will delight children aged 3 to 5, taking young ones on a journey through the ...More

Timber: Cirque Alfonse
Timber: Cirque Alfonse
Theatre | Until 31st December 2014 

Southbank Centre 11 minutes walk from Parliament Square

First seen at the Southbank Centre in July last year, Timber!, a circus show featuring a family from ...More

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

Her Majesty's Theatre 11 minutes walk from Parliament Square

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

 
 

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Theatre is a hot ticket in May with the opening of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Simon Russell Beale ...More

 
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Diana Vishneva: On The Edge
Diana Vishneva: On The Edge
Dance | 14th April 2015 - 18th April 2015 

London Coliseum - English National Opera (ENO)

The Russian leading ballerina, Principal Dancer at American Ballet Theatre and a star of the Mariinsky Ballet, Diana Vishneva performs ...More

 
Fireworks (Al'ab Nariya)
Theatre | 12th February 2015 - 14th March 2015 

Royal Court Theatre

Looking at what it's like to be a Palestinian child living under siege, Dalia Taha's Fireworks (Al'ab Nariya) at the ...More

Idina Menzel
Idina Menzel
Concerts | On 27th June 2015 

SSE Arena, Wembley

The New York-born singer-songwriter who will forever be known as the voice of Elsa in Disney's Frozen, performs hits and ...More

 
Alex Edelman: Millennial
Alex Edelman: Millennial
Comedy | 13th January 2015 - 31st January 2015 

Soho Theatre

New York based comedian Alex Edelman brings his debut show Millennial to the Soho Theatre in January 2015. A recent ...More

 
Henley Royal Regatta 2015
Henley Royal Regatta 2015
Sporting Events | 1st July 2015 - 5th July 2015 

Henley-on-Thames

Henley Regatta is a historic occasion, set in a riverside village that has hardly changed in the last two centuries ...More

 
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Opened 8th November 2014 

Heddon Street Kitchen hit the headlines the day it opened, on Saturday 8th November 2014, as 100 diners failed to ...More

 
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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

 
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Opened January 2015 

Z Hotels, the boutique-budget hotel group which offers out-of-town prices in city central locations in London, Liverpool and Glasgow opens ...More

 
 
 
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