Russell Square

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Russell Square, Bloomsbury, Camden, London WC1B†

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

The nearest station to Russell Square is Russell Square Tube Station which is about 2 minutes to the North East.

Russell Square is in the London area of Bloomsbury.

LondonTown.com - Russell Square Location Map

Underground Stations

Underground Stations

Russell Square Tube Station
2 minutes walk
Holborn Tube Station
7 minutes walk
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

Camden Road Overground Station
30 minutes walk
Euston Railway Station
12 minutes walk
Car Parks

Car Parks

Russell Court NCP
3 minutes walk
Brunswick Square NCP
4 minutes walk

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Romantic Restaurants

Ciao Bella 86-90 Lamb's Conduit St, Bloomsbury, WC1N 3LZ This authentic Italian restaurant in Bloomsbury is a gem and should be in everyone's address book. Unfailingly lively,...

Egg Hunts

Hopping Mad! | Chocolate Bunny Hunt The Foundling Museum, WC1N 1AZ 3rd & 4th April 2010 Create and make Easter-themed items at the Foundling Museum on...

Fun for One

Bloomsbury Bowling Underneath Tavistock Hotel, Tavistock Place, WC1H 9EU This concept bar is an inspired idea: eight lanes of bowling, in a stylish venue, with a classy...

Dining Out

Ciao Bella 86-90 Lamb's Conduit St, Bloomsbury, WC1N 3LZ This authentic Italian restaurant in Bloomsbury is a gem and should be in everyone's address book. Unfailingly lively,...

Hot Dates

Love on the Streets London Review Bookshop, WC1A 2JL 10th February 2010 For those who can't wait for the weekend, how about a romantic midweek stroll through the...

London Events 2014

Find out what's happening in London throughout 2014 with our comprehensive guide to the best entertainment in the city for the year ahead. From January through to December, 2014 is shaping up to be something special - so read on to get the best out of London town.

THE BEST

Hotels near Russell Square

Near Russell Square
Hotel Russell London
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel † from £59† 29% off
Russell Square, WC1B | 2 minutes from Russell Square
The Hotel Russell is a huge Victorian pile with stately art deco reception rooms and luxurious accommodation. The opulent public areas have recently undergone a £20 ... More
The Montague on the Gardens
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel † from £130† 39% off
15 Montague Street, WC1B | 2 minutes from Russell Square
Overlooking the gardens of Montague Garden Square, this sedate hotel has a peaceful feel even though the British Museum is right next door and Covent Garden's ... More
Grange White Hall Hotel London
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel † from £69† 32% off
2-5 Montague Street, WC1B | 2 minutes from Russell Square
The Grange White Hall Hotel is uniquely located in a quieter part of London's busy West End area, overlooking the world famous British Museum. With its ... More
THE BEST

Events near Russell Square

Near Russell Square
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 | 8 minutes from Russell 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
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Stomp
London > Events > Theatre †Dates: 1st August 2010 to 21st December 2014 - Various Times
Ambassadors Theatre, West Street, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 12 minutes from Russell Square
Stomp stages an aural assault on your senses at the Ambassadors Theatre. There is no plot, no dialogue and nobody speaks a word. Instead a group ...More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Play That Goes Wrong
London > Events > Theatre †Dates: 5th September 2014 to 1st February 2015
Duchess Theatre, Catherine Street, WC2B | 13 minutes from Russell 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
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Entertainment near Russell Square

Near Russell Square
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Horse Hospital
London > Entertainment > Arts Centres
30 Colonnade, Bloomsbury, London WC1N | 2 minutes from Russell Square
As the name suggests, The Horse Hospital wasn't always the modern arts venue it is today. Once home to sick and injured horses - many references ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Renoir Cinema
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
Brunswick Shopping Centre, Marchmont Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1N | 4 minutes from Russell Square
Almost invisible in the ridiculous 1960s sci-fi architecture of the Brunswick Centre, the two-screen arthouse Renoir Cinema is a firm favourite with London's film buffs. It ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Shaftesbury Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
210 Shaftesbury Avenue, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 7 minutes from Russell Square
A large and appealingly shabby Edwardian theatre which has produced almost a century of successful popular theatre and musicals. The most notorious of these was probably ... More
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Sights and Attractions near Russell Square

The best museums, galleries, attractions near Russell Square
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Russell Square
London > Attractions >
Bloomsbury, WC1B | 2 minutes from Russell Square
The grade II listed Russell Square is a large green space located within the Bloomsbury district with its own cafe, overlooked by the Hotel Russell and ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Wiener Library
London > Attractions > Museums
29 Russell Square, WC1B | 2 minutes from Russell Square
The Wiener Library is the world's oldest library dedicated to the study of the Holocaust, its causes and legacies. The library also hosts a regular programme ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
British Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
Great Russell Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1B | 3 minutes from Russell Square
If you wanted to thoroughly explore the British Museum, it would take months, if not years. Over seven millions objects from all over the world are ... More
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Shopping near Russell Square

The best shops and markets near Russell Square
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
London Review Bookshop
London > Shopping > Books
14 Bury Place, Bloomsbury, London WC1A | 4 minutes from Russell Square
Opened in May 2003, with Alan Bennett cutting the ribbon, the London Review Bookshop is a welcome addition to the city's dwindling ranks of independent bookshops. ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Classic Camera- The Leica Shop
London > Shopping > Specialists
2 Pied Bull Yard, off Bury Place, Bloomsbury, London WC1A | 4 minutes from Russell Square
... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Gekoski
London > Shopping > Books
Pied Bull Yard, 15 Bloomsbury Square, Bloomsbury, London WC1A | 4 minutes from Russell 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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Restaurants near Russell Square

What are the best dining options near Russell Square London?
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Antalya Restaurant - Russell Square
London > Restaurants > Turkish restaurants
103-105 Southampton Row, WC1B | 1 minute from Russell Square
Turkish Cuisine... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Blue Door Bistro
London > Restaurants > International restaurants
Montague Hotel, 15 Montague Street, , Bloomsbury, London WC1B | 2 minutes from Russell Square
The Blue Door Bistro is an informal eatery located within Bloomsbury's Montague Hotel. Light and relaxed at lunch, cosy and candlelit by night. They serve simple ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Level Restaurant
London > Restaurants > Modern European restaurants
The DoubleTree by Hilton, 92 Southampton Row, WC1B | 2 minutes from Russell Square
Conveniently situated in the Russell Square Park Inn Hotel, Waterfalls Restaurant serves fresh dishes complemented with gourmet wines in a modern, fresh atmosphere with direct street ... More
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Education near Russell Square

Near Russell Square
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS)
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
Thornhaugh Street, Russell Square, Bloomsbury, London WC1H | 3 minutes from Russell Square
The School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS) is among the best schools for the studies of foreign cultures and languages in the world. In fact, ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
English [Out There!]
London > Education > English Language Courses
10 Coptic Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1A | 6 minutes from Russell 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
The Method Studio
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
Conway Hall, 25 Red Lion Square, Holborn, London WC1R | 6 minutes from Russell 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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Leisure near Russell Square

Russell Square gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
All Star Lanes, Bloomsbury
London > Leisure > Activities
Victoria House, Bloomsbury Place, Bloomsbury, London WC1B | 4 minutes from Russell 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
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Dolphin Swimming Club
London > Leisure > Activities
U of L Pool, Malet Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1E | 5 minutes from Russell Square
Swimming lessons for children and aquaphobic adults. This is one of the more popular swimming schools in London, and one of the most long-running, with over ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Ted's Grooming Room & Ottoman Lounge
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
31 Theobalds Road, WC1X | 6 minutes from Russell 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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Pubs near Russell Square

The best pubs near London Russell Square.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Queens Larder Restaurant & Pub
London > Nightlife > Pubs
1 Queen's Square, Bloomsbury, Bloomsbury, London WC1N | 2 minutes from Russell Square
... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Lamb
London > Nightlife > Pubs
94 Lamb's Conduit Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1N | 6 minutes from Russell 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
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Princess Louise
London > Nightlife > Pubs
208 High Holborn, Covent Garden, London WC1V | 6 minutes from Russell 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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Nightlife near Russell Square

Russell Square clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Perseverance
London > Nightlife > Bars
63 Lamb's Conduit Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1N | 6 minutes from Russell 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
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Scarfes Bar
London > Nightlife > Bars
252 High Holborn, Holborn, WC1V | 7 minutes from Russell 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
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The American Bar at The Savoy
London > Nightlife > Bars
The Savoy, Strand, WC2R | 7 minutes from Russell 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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Meeting venue hire near Russell Square

Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near Russell Square.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
British Museum
London > Business > Venue Hire
Great Russell Street, Bloomsbury, Bloomsbury, London WC1B | 3 minutes from Russell Square
If you wanted to thoroughly explore the British Museum, it would take months, if not years. Over seven millions objects from all over the world are ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Foundling Museum
London > Business > Venue Hire
40 Brunswick Square, Bloomsbury, London WC1N | 6 minutes from Russell Square
The Foundling Museum is one of London's real hidden treasures. Originally established in 1739 as a hospital which looked after abandoned children, the museum now tells ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Congress Centre
London > Business > Venue Hire
23-28 Great Russell Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1B | 6 minutes from Russell Square
Based at Congress House, the headquarters of the Trades Union Congress, the Congress Centre offers several meeting and conference rooms for hire within an architecturally-renowned Grade ... More

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The Montague Ski Lodge at Christmas
The Montague Ski Lodge at Christmas
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Ancient Lives, New Discoveries
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British Museum 3 minutes walk from Russell Square

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Witches and Wicked Bodies
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Exhibitions | Until 11th January 2015 

British Museum 3 minutes walk from Russell Square

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Ming: 50 Years That Changed China
Ming: 50 Years That Changed China
Exhibitions | Until 4th January 2015 

British Museum 3 minutes walk from Russell Square

Through spectacular objects from 15th century China, Ming: 50 Years That Changed China, the blockbuster autumn exhibition at the British ...More

 
Hogarth's London
Exhibitions | Until 18th January 2015 

The Cartoon Museum 5 minutes walk from Russell Square

The Cartoon Museum displays compelling images by English painter, printmaker and pictorial satirist William Hogarth in their exhibition Hogarth's London. ...More

Karate: Workshop
Sporting Events | Until 26th February 2015 

University Of London Union 5 minutes walk from Russell Square

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War Horse
War Horse
Theatre | Until 14th February 2015 

New London Theatre 8 minutes walk from Russell Square

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

 
The Institute of Sexology
The Institute of Sexology
Exhibitions | Until 20th September 2015 

Wellcome Collection 9 minutes walk from Russell Square

From 20th November 2014, the Wellcome Collection's new Gallery 2 opens with 'The Institute of Sexology', a candid exploration of ...More

 
Once
Once
Theatre | Until 4th July 2015 

Phoenix Theatre 10 minutes walk from Russell Square

Having taken Broadway by storm, winning eight awards at the 2012 Tony Awards including Best New Musical and Best Actor, ...More

 
L'Apartement Du Progres
Exhibitions | Until 16th January 2015 

19 Greek Street 11 minutes walk from Russell Square

An exhibition of upcycled goods from artists including Nina Tolstrup....More

 

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J.M. Barrie's Peter Pan
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