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
 
Goodge Street Tube Station
 
7 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
Camden Road Overground Station
 
29 minutes walk
 
Euston Railway Station
 
11 minutes walk
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

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

Further articles featuring Russell Square on LondonTown.com

 
Autumn 2014 in London's Bloomsbury

Ming treasures are revealed at the British Museum and the Wellcome Collection opens its new gallery with 'The Institute of Sexology, just some of...

 
 
October in London 2013

A long awaited exhibition on former Bauhaus teacher Paul Klee takes place at Tate Modern this October and the Frieze Art Fair draws the world's...

 
 
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 Calendar 2015

Discover what's on in London 2015 with our comprehensive guide to the best events. From theatre to art and music to sport, London 2015 has something for everyone - so read on to find out what London town has to offer.

 
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    Hotel Russell London
    London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £68  26% 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 £145  36% 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  24% 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 13th February 2016
    New London Theatre, Drury Lane, Covent Garden, London WC2B | 9 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
     
     
     
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    Stomp
    London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 1st August 2010 to 21st December 2015 - 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
     
     
     
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    The Railway Children
    London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 16th December 2014 to 3rd January 2016
    King's Cross Railway Station, Euston Road, N1 | 14 minutes from Russell Square
    Mike Kenny's Olivier Award-winning adaptation of The Railway Children, staged at Waterloo three years ago, is now arriving at King's Cross Theatre. E Nesbitt's classic tale ...More
     
     
     
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    Entertainment near Russell Square

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    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
     
     
     
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    Curzon Bloomsbury
    London > Entertainment > Cinemas
    The Brunswick, Bloomsbury, London WC1N | 4 minutes from Russell Square
    The arthouse Renoir Cinema underwent a major refurbishment in 2015 by The Curzon Cinema Group. Reopening as the Curzon Bloomsbury, the new name pays homage to ... More
     
     
     
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    Dominion Theatre
    London > Entertainment > Theatres
    268 Tottenham Court Road, Bloomsbury, London W1T | 7 minutes from Russell Square
    Huge, but now slightly shabby, theatre which plays host to big, rocking musicals. The Dominion has a huge stage and hundreds of seats - on a ... More
     
     
     
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    Sights and Attractions near Russell Square

    The best museums, galleries, attractions near Russell Square
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    Russell Square
    London > Attractions >
    Bloomsbury, Bloomsbury, London 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
     
     
     
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    The Wiener Library
    London > Attractions > Museums
    29 Russell Square, Bloomsbury, London 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
     
     
     
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    British Museum
    London > Attractions > Museums
    Great Russell Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1B | 4 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
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    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
     
     
     
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    The Classic Camera- The Leica Shop
    London > Shopping > Specialists
    2 Pied Bull Yard, off Bury Place, Bloomsbury, London WC1A | 4 minutes from Russell Square
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    Gekoski
    London > Shopping > Books
    Pied Bull Yard, 15 Bloomsbury Square, Bloomsbury, London WC1A | 5 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?
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    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
     
     
     
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    Antalya Restaurant - Russell Square
    London > Restaurants > Turkish restaurants
    103-105 Southampton Row, Bloomsbury, London WC1B | 2 minutes from Russell Square
    Turkish Cuisine... More
     
     
     
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    The Level Restaurant
    London > Restaurants > Modern European restaurants
    The DoubleTree by Hilton, 92 Southampton Row, Bloomsbury, London WC1B | 3 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
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    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
     
     
     
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    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
     
     
     
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    The Method Studio
    London > Education > Universities and Colleges
    Conway Hall, 25 Red Lion Square, Holborn, London WC1R | 7 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
    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
    All Star Lanes, Bloomsbury
    London > Leisure > Activities
    Victoria House, Bloomsbury Place, Bloomsbury, London WC1B | 5 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
     
     
     
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    Ted's Grooming Room & Ottoman Lounge
    London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
    31 Theobalds Road, Bloomsbury, London WC1X | 7 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.
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    Queens Larder Restaurant & Pub
    London > Nightlife > Pubs
    1 Queen's Square, Bloomsbury, Bloomsbury, London WC1N | 2 minutes from Russell Square
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    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 | 7 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.
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    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
    The London Cocktail Club - Shaftesbury Avenue
    London > Nightlife > Bars
    224a Shaftesbury Avenue, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 7 minutes from Russell Square
    The London Cocktail Club is a members bar but - luckily for us - it's not a very exclusive one; it's free ... More
     
     
     
    Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
    Scarfes Bar
    London > Nightlife > Bars
    252 High Holborn, Holborn, Holborn, London 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
     
     
     
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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.
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    British Museum
    London > Business > Venue Hire
    Great Russell Street, Bloomsbury, Bloomsbury, London WC1B | 4 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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    Missionaries and Idols in Polynesia
    Exhibitions | Until 26th September 2015 

    School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS) 3 minutes walk from Russell Square

    Missionaries and Idols in Polynesia at the Brunei Gallery within SOAS documents the London Missionary Society from 1792 to 1825, ...More

    Ancient Mexican Art: An Important Influence In The Work Of Henry Moore: Talk
    Exhibitions | On 1st August 2015 

    British Museum 4 minutes walk from Russell Square

    A 45-minute talk by Elizabeth Baquedano....More

    Ancient Egyptian Journey To The Afterlife: Workshop
    Exhibitions | On 1st August 2015 

    British Museum 4 minutes walk from Russell Square

    Borrow a mobile device to explore the galleries....More

    Indigenous Australia: Enduring Civilisation
    Indigenous Australia: Enduring Civilisation
    Exhibitions | Until 2nd August 2015 

    British Museum 4 minutes walk from Russell Square

    Indigenous Australia at the British Museum is the first major exhibition in the UK to present the history of both ...More

     
    Size Zero Opera: Incident
    Concerts | Until 2nd August 2015 

    The Drill Hall 6 minutes walk from Russell Square

    The company presents an historical drama by Chris Gendall, based on the 48 Japanese prisoners of war who were killed ...More

    Minerva Scientifica
    Concerts | Until 2nd August 2015 

    The Drill Hall 6 minutes walk from Russell Square

    Electric Voice Theatre presents a cascade of fascinating, dramatic works by some of the UK's leading female composers, inspired by ...More

    Oh Whistle & I'll Come!
    Concerts | Until 2nd August 2015 

    The Drill Hall 6 minutes walk from Russell Square

    A contemporary adaptation of M.R. James' classic ghost story....More

    A Telephone Call
    Concerts | Until 2nd August 2015 

    The Drill Hall 6 minutes walk from Russell Square

    Tom Randle's one-act opera based on the poetry of Dorothy Parker....More

    The Dressing Room
    Concerts | Until 2nd August 2015 

    The Drill Hall 6 minutes walk from Russell Square

    A singer prepares for her role and reflects on her curious existence in this fictional world backstage at an opera ...More

    Minerva Scientifica: The Franklin Effect
    Concerts | Until 2nd August 2015 

    The Drill Hall 6 minutes walk from Russell Square

    A musical work inspired by Rosalind Franklin, the controversial, ill-treated legend of x-ray crystallography....More

     
     
     
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