Red Lion Square

 
 
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Red Lion Square, Holborn, Camden, London WC1R
 
 

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Welcome to our guide for the area around Red Lion Square in Camden. Below we present a selection of upcoming events, local attractions and great places to eat and shop.

The nearest station to Red Lion Square is Holborn Tube Station which is about 3 minutes to the South West.

Red Lion Square is in the London area of Holborn.

 

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Underground Stations

Underground Stations

 
Holborn Tube Station
 
3 minutes walk
 
Chancery Lane Tube Station
 
6 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
Farringdon Rail
 
12 minutes walk
 
City Thameslink Station
 
14 minutes walk
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

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

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    Citadines Holborn Covent Garden Apart-Hotel
    London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £118  25% off
    94-99 High Holborn, WC1V | 1 minute from Red Lion Square
    These luxurious fully-fitted apartments are hidden right in the heart of London's West End within easy reach of theatres, restaurants and iconic sights. Nearby Covent ... More
     
     
     
    Rosewood London
    London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £213  42% off
    252 High Holborn, WC1V | 2 minutes from Red Lion Square
    Located in High Holborn, Rosewood London is the most luxurious hotel in the area and is nearby to the capital's main business district and a number ... More
     
     
     
    Grange Holborn Hotel London
    London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £89  30% off
    50-60 Southampton Row, WC1B | 3 minutes from Red Lion Square
    The Grange Holborn is positioned right where the West End meets the City, giving guests the perfect opportunity to explore all aspects of London throughout the ... More
     
     
     
     
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    Events near Red Lion Square

    Near Red Lion Square
    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 Red Lion Square
    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 Play That Goes Wrong
    London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 5th September 2014 to 5th September 2015
    Duchess Theatre, Catherine Street, WC2B | 9 minutes from Red Lion Square
    Presented by the award-winning, international comedy company Mischief Theatre, The Play That Goes Wrong follows the inept and accident prone Cornley Polytechnic Drama Society ...More
     
     
     
    The 3 Little Pigs
    London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 5th August to 6th September 2015
    Palace Theatre, Shaftesbury Avenue, W1A | 12 minutes from Red Lion Square
    The Big Bad Wolf attempts to huff and puff the three little superstar piglets into submission in Stiles and Drewe's musical retelling of the children's story. ...More
     
     
     
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    Top Secret Comedy Club @ The Africa Centre
    London > Entertainment > Live Music
    170 Drury Lane, Covent Garden, London WC2B | 6 minutes from Red Lion Square
    This new Covent Garden alternative to the West End tourist traps has welcomed the likes of filthy San Franciscan Scott Capurro and TV favourite Andi Osho. ... More
     
     
     
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    New London Theatre
    London > Entertainment > Theatres
    Drury Lane, Covent Garden, London WC2B | 6 minutes from Red Lion Square
    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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    Peacock Theatre
    London > Entertainment > Theatres
    Portugal Street, Holborn, London WC2A | 6 minutes from Red Lion Square
    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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    Sights and Attractions near Red Lion Square

    The best museums, galleries, attractions near Red Lion Square
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    Conway Hall
    London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
    25 Red Lion Square, Holborn, Holborn, London WC1R | 1 minute from Red Lion Square
    Conway Hall is a landmark of London's independent intellectual, political and cultural life. Completed in 1929 at a cost of about £45,000, the name was chosen ... More
     
     
     
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    The College
    London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
    12-42 Southampton Row, Holborn, London WC1B | 1 minute from Red Lion Square
    Formerly home to Central Saint Martins and the Cochrane Theatre before the famous fashion college moved to a new home in King's Cross in 2011, The ... More
     
     
     
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    Victoria House
    London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
    Bloomsbury Square, Bloomsbury, London WC1B | 3 minutes from Red Lion Square
    This Grade II listed building, a stunning neoclassical landmark constructed in the 1920s, was extensively remodelled in 2003 to provide 300,000 square feet of prime office, ... More
     
     
     
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    Simon Carter Bloomsbury
    London > Shopping > Menswear
    36A Lamb's Conduit Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1N | 3 minutes from Red Lion Square
    Founded by a businessman of the same name in the 1980s, Simon Carter is a menswear retailer known especially for their accessories such as cufflinks, ... More
     
     
     
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    Gekoski
    London > Shopping > Books
    Pied Bull Yard, 15 Bloomsbury Square, Bloomsbury, London WC1A | 4 minutes from Red Lion Square
    Based in Bloomsbury, beside the British Museum, it's not surprising R. A. Gekoski Booksellers has a particular interest in the Bloomsbury Group. Established in 1982, it's ... More
     
     
     
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    Ben Pentreath Ltd
    London > Shopping > House and Garden
    17 Rugby Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1N | 4 minutes from Red Lion Square
    Ben, the man behind this pretty interiors shop in Bloomsbury, is an architectural designer now based in London after spending five years in New York. His ... More
     
     
     
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    The Bountiful Cow
    London > Restaurants > American restaurants
    51 Eagle Street, Holborn, Holborn, London WC1R | 1 minute from Red Lion Square
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    Pizza Express
    London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
    99 High Holborn, Holborn, London WC1V | 1 minute from Red Lion Square
    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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    Hush Brasserie - Holborn
    London > Restaurants > Modern European restaurants
    95-97 High Holborn, Holborn, London WC1V | 1 minute from Red Lion Square
    Hush Holborn is the second brasserie in the Hush chain and promises to offer the same inviting atmosphere and warming food as the renowned Mayfair location. ... More
     
     
     
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    Education near Red Lion Square

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    The Method Studio
    London > Education > Universities and Colleges
    Conway Hall, 25 Red Lion Square, Holborn, London WC1R | 1 minute from Red Lion Square
    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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    Saw Swee Hock Student Centre
    London > Education > Universities and Colleges
    1 Sheffield Street, Holborn, London WC2A | 6 minutes from Red Lion Square
    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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    English [Out There!]
    London > Education > English Language Courses
    10 Coptic Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1A | 7 minutes from Red Lion 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
     
     
     
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    Leisure near Red Lion Square

    Red Lion Square gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
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    Ted's Grooming Room & Ottoman Lounge
    London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
    31 Theobalds Road, Bloomsbury, London WC1X | 1 minute from Red Lion Square
    Inspired by the skills and techniques of the Ottoman Empire's barbers, Ted's Grooming Room provides a sanctuary for men seeking the perfect shave. With ... More
     
     
     
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    Sense Spa at Rosewood London
    London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
    252 High Holborn, Holborn, London WC1V | 2 minutes from Red Lion Square
    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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    All Star Lanes, Bloomsbury
    London > Leisure > Activities
    Victoria House, Bloomsbury Place, Bloomsbury, London WC1B | 3 minutes from Red Lion Square
    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
     
     
     
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    Pubs near Red Lion Square

    The best pubs near London Red Lion Square.
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    The Princess Louise
    London > Nightlife > Pubs
    208 High Holborn, Covent Garden, London WC1V | 3 minutes from Red Lion Square
    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
     
     
     
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    Queens Larder Restaurant & Pub
    London > Nightlife > Pubs
    1 Queen's Square, Bloomsbury, Bloomsbury, London WC1N | 5 minutes from Red Lion Square
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    The Lamb
    London > Nightlife > Pubs
    94 Lamb's Conduit Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1N | 5 minutes from Red Lion Square
    On the peaceful, pedestrianised Lamb's Conduit Street, hidden behind an 18th century facade, is The Lamb, a beautifully preserved Grade II listed Victorian pub. The pub ... More
     
     
     
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    Red Lion Square clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
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    Scarfes Bar
    London > Nightlife > Bars
    252 High Holborn, Holborn, Holborn, London WC1V | 1 minute from Red Lion Square
    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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    The Perseverance
    London > Nightlife > Bars
    63 Lamb's Conduit Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1N | 4 minutes from Red Lion Square
    Formerly run by Billy Drew (who has opened The Chippy in Soho), The Perseverance in Lamb's Conduit Street re-opened in April 2007 under new management. It's ... More
     
     
     
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    The American Bar at The Savoy
    London > Nightlife > Bars
    The Savoy, Strand, Covent Garden, London WC2R | 6 minutes from Red Lion Square
    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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    Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near Red Lion Square.
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    Sir John Soane's Museum
    London > Business > Venue Hire
    13 Lincoln's Inn Fields, Holborn, London WC2A | 3 minutes from Red Lion Square
    An appealingly higgledy-piggledy treasure trove of artefacts, the extraordinary Sir John Soane's Museum elegantly located on Lincoln's Inn Fields is well worth an exploratory rummage. Lurking ... More
     
     
     
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    Honourable Society of Lincoln's Inn
    London > Business > Venue Hire
    Treasury Office, Holborn, London WC2A | 5 minutes from Red Lion Square
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    Honourable Society of Gray's Inn
    London > Business > Venue Hire
    8 South Square, Gray's Inn, Holborn, London WC1R | 5 minutes from Red Lion Square
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    Language Courses In Spanish, Italian, French, Brazilian-Portuguese And German
    Exhibitions | Until 25th September 2015 

    Conway Hall 1 minute walk from Red Lion Square

    Lunchtime and evening courses from beginner to advanced....More

    Forro Do Guanabara
    Clubbing and Nightlife | Until 27th September 2015 

    Guanabara 6 minutes walk from Red Lion Square

    Forro music and dance, with live performances from singer, composer and accordionist, Zeu Azevedo and the Forrodaqui band and dance ...More

    War Horse
    War Horse
    Theatre | Until 13th February 2016 

    New London Theatre 6 minutes walk from Red Lion Square

    This moving adaptation of Michael Morpurgo's World War I epic War Horse gets a West End transfer to the New ...More

     
    Explore Islamic Patterns (Over 7s)
    Kids Events | On 30th August 2015 

    British Museum 6 minutes walk from Red Lion Square

    Use smartphones to explore Islamic designs....More

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

    Theatre Royal Drury Lane 8 minutes walk from Red Lion Square

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

     
    Foundlings At War: Military Bands
    Exhibitions | Until 5th October 2015 

    The Foundling Museum 9 minutes walk from Red Lion Square

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    26 Pairs Of Eyes
    Exhibitions | Until 26th September 2015 

    The Foundling Museum 9 minutes walk from Red Lion Square

    Twenty-six sestudes, written works that feature exactly 62 words, shown alongside the artefacts from the collection that inspired their creation. ...More

    Geoffrey Preston: Lines Of Beauty
    Exhibitions | Until 6th September 2015 

    The Foundling Museum 9 minutes walk from Red Lion Square

    A review of the 400-year-old tradition of decorative plasterwork, from the Rococo splendour of the Foundling Hospital Court Room to ...More

    Yinka Shonibare: Globe Head Ballerina
    Yinka Shonibare: Globe Head Ballerina
    Exhibitions | Until 19th June 2017 

    Royal Opera House 9 minutes walk from Red Lion Square

    A new piece of artwork by Yinka Shonibare will be displayed on the exterior of the Royal Opera House this ...More

     
    Royal Opera House Backstage Tours
    Tours | Until 31st December 2015 

    Royal Opera House 9 minutes walk from Red Lion Square

    Home to The Royal Ballet and The Royal Opera, the magnificent Royal Opera House opens its doors for unprecedented access ...More

     
     
     
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