Strand

 
 
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Strand, Covent Garden, City of Westminster, London WC2B 
 

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Welcome to our guide for the area around Strand 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 Strand is Temple Tube Station which is about 3 minutes to the South East.

Strand is in the London area of Covent Garden.

 

LondonTown.com - Strand Location Map

 
 
 
Underground Stations

Underground Stations

 
Temple Tube Station
 
3 minutes walk
 
Covent Garden Tube Station
 
6 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
Charing Cross Railway Station
 
9 minutes walk
 
City Thameslink Station
 
11 minutes walk
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
Drury Lane NCP
 
6 minutes walk
 
St Martins Lane NCP
 
8 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

Further articles featuring Strand on LondonTown.com

 
January in London 2012

Hajj: Journey to the Heart of Islam British Museum, WC1B 3DG 26th January 2012 - 15th April 2012 One of the five pillars of Islam central to Muslim...

 
 
February in London 2012

London Fashion Week Somerset House, WC2R 1LA 17th February 2012 - 22nd February 2012 This February London Fashion Week will be once again injecting a burst of style...

 
 
March in London 2012

Sweeney Todd Adelphi Theatre, WC2R 0NS 10th March 2012 - 22nd September 2012 The disturbingly humorous Sweeney Todd is returning to the West End in 2012. Starring Michael...

 
 
April in London 2012

World Photo London Somerset House, WC2R 1LA 27th April 2012 - 20th May 2012 This year Somerset House will once again be the host to World Photo London,...

 
 
June in London 2012

London Jewellery Week Somerset House, WC2R 1LA 11th June 2012 - 17th June 2012 There can be precious few people who aren't partial to a sparkling piece of...

 
 
What to do in London Throughout 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 Strand

Near Strand
ME London
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £191  21% off
336-337 The Strand, WC2R | 1 minute from Strand
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
 
 
 
The Waldorf Hilton Hotel London
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £142  41% off
Aldwych, WC2B | 2 minutes from Strand
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
 
 
 
Strand Palace Hotel London
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £68  33% off
372 Strand, WC2R | 3 minutes from Strand
This West End Art Deco hotel right on the Strand and next to Covent Garden is in a fantastic location for accessing central London and theatreland. ... More
 
 
 
 
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Events near Strand

Near Strand
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 Strand
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 | 8 minutes from Strand
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 | 9 minutes from Strand
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
 
 
 
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Entertainment near Strand

Near Strand
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Aldwych Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Aldwych, Covent Garden, London WC2B4LD | 2 minutes from Strand
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Novello Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Aldwych, Covent Garden, London WC2B | 2 minutes from Strand
Built in 1905 to form a pair with the near-identical Aldwych Theatre, the Novello Theatre (formerly known as the Strand Theatre) is one of London's more ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Theatre Royal Drury Lane
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Catherine Street, Covent Garden, London WC2B | 3 minutes from Strand
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
 
 
 
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Sights and Attractions near Strand

The best museums, galleries, attractions near Strand
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Courtauld Institute Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
Courtauld Institute of Art, Somerset House, Covent Garden, London WC2R | 2 minutes from Strand
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Somerset House
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Strand, Covent Garden, London WC2R | 2 minutes from Strand
Somerset House, once the site of a spectacular Tudor palace, now includes a magnificent 18th century art gallery housing celebrated collections belonging to the Courtauld Institute Gallery, ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Somerset House: Embankment Galleries
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
Strand, Covent Garden, London WC2R | 2 minutes from Strand
Opened on 24th April 2008, the Embankment Galleries at Somerset House offer 750 square metres of exhibition space where the Hermitage Rooms used to be. Exhibitions ... More
 
 
 
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Shopping near Strand

The best shops and markets near Strand
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Albion Emporium
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
38 Tavistock Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 3 minutes from Strand
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Primrose Bakery
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
42 Tavistock Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 3 minutes from Strand
If cupcakes are you cup of tea then head to the Covent Garden outlet of Primrose Bakery, a family owned enterprise which makes the most scrumptious ... 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 Strand
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
 
 
 
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Restaurants near Strand

What are the best dining options near Strand London?
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Thai Square
London > Restaurants > Thai restaurants
148 The Strand, Covent Garden, London WC2R | 1 minute from Strand
This branch of Thai Square located on The Strand is close to Covent Garden and Charing Cross Station, making it convenient for theatre-goers or for a ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Cucina Asellina
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
ME London Hotel, 336-337 Strand, WC2R | 1 minute from Strand
Based on the popular Asellina restaurant attached to the Gansevoort Park Hotel in downtown New York, Cucina Asellina presents Italian home-cooked food in a contemporary setting. ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
STK - London
London > Restaurants > American restaurants
ME London Hotel, 336-337 Strand, WC2R | 1 minute from Strand
Steak is the main attraction at STK, an American import which has already seen success in New York and now comes to the Foster + Partners ... More
 
 
 
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Education near Strand

Near Strand
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Career Energy
London > Education > Careers Services
4-6 Staple Inn, Holborn, London WC1V | 9 minutes from Strand
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 | 10 minutes from Strand
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 | 10 minutes from Strand
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 Strand

Strand gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Sanctuary
London > Leisure > Fitness
12 Floral Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 6 minutes from Strand
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Lincoln's Inn Fields
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Holborn, Holborn, London WC2A | 7 minutes from Strand
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 | 7 minutes from Strand
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
 
 
 
THE BEST

Pubs near Strand

The best pubs near London Strand.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Marquess of Anglesey
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
39 Bow Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 4 minutes from Strand
Gastropub ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Edgar Wallace
London > Nightlife > Pubs
40 Essex Street, Holborn, London WC2R | 4 minutes from Strand
... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Philomena's Irish Bar
London > Nightlife > Pubs
40 Great Queen Street, WC2B | 6 minutes from Strand
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 Strand

Strand 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 | 2 minutes from Strand
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 | 6 minutes from Strand
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
Detroit Bar
London > Nightlife > Bars
35 Earlham Street, Covent Garden, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 8 minutes from Strand
Covent Garden "style" bar serving cocktails and a chilled out, trendy vibe. Considered to be one of London’s original “style” or “concept” bars, despite being on the ... More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Meeting venue hire near Strand

Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near Strand.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Silver Fleet - Woods River Cruises
London > Business > Venue Hire
Somerset House South Wing Strand, Covent Garden, London WC2R | 2 minutes from Strand
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Somerset House
London > Business > Venue Hire
Somerset House, Strand, Covent Garden, London WC2R | 2 minutes from Strand
Somerset House, once the site of a spectacular Tudor palace, now includes a magnificent 18th century art gallery housing celebrated collections belonging to the Courtauld Institute Gallery, ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Royal Courts of Justice
London > Business > Venue Hire
Strand, Holborn, London WC2A | 4 minutes from Strand
... More
 
 
 
 

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PJ Harvey: Recording in Progress
PJ Harvey: Recording in Progress
Concerts | Until 14th February 2015 

Somerset House 2 minutes walk from Strand

For four weeks, PJ Harvey, her band, producers and engineers will record her ninth album from inside a glass-encased studio ...More

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

Somerset House 2 minutes walk from Strand

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

 
Mapping the City
Mapping the City
Exhibitions | Until 15th February 2015 

Somerset House 2 minutes walk from Strand

The New Wing at Somerset House reopens in January 2015 with Mapping the City, an innovative exhibition presented in collaboration ...More

 
The Play That Goes Wrong
The Play That Goes Wrong
Theatre | Until 1st February 2015 

Duchess Theatre 2 minutes walk from Strand

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 3 minutes walk from Strand

The Lion King tells the story of Simba - the epic adventure of his battles, his friendships, his dreams and ...More

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

Theatre Royal Drury Lane 3 minutes walk from Strand

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

 
Goodbye Piccadilly
Goodbye Piccadilly
Exhibitions | Until 19th April 2015 

London Transport Museum 4 minutes walk from Strand

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

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

Hunterian Museum 4 minutes walk from Strand

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

Royal Opera House: Andrea Chenier
Concerts | Until 6th February 2015 

Royal Opera House 6 minutes walk from Strand

In a new Royal Opera House production, David McVicar directs Andrea Chenier, Umberto Giordano's passionate drama of liberty and love ...More

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

Royal Opera House 6 minutes walk from Strand

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

 
 

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Family Friendly Events in London
Family Friendly Events in London

This February half-term, from Monday 16th until Friday 20th February 2015, children can meet the animal actors of the ...More

 
June in London 2015
June in London 2015

Taylor Swift, The Who and Barbara Hepworth come to London in June 2015 when annual favourites the Royal Academy ...More

 
English National Opera: The Pirates of Penzance
English National Opera: The Pirates of Penzance
Concerts | 9th May 2015 - 13th June 2015 

London Coliseum - English National Opera (ENO)

One of the most "eye-catching elements" of the ENO's 2014/15 season is Mike Leigh's The Pirates of Penzance. "Leigh's interest ...More

 
Cirque Berserk
Cirque Berserk
Kids Events | 9th February 2015 - 10th February 2015 

New Wimbledon Theatre

A highlight of Winter Wonderland in London's Hyde Park, Cirque Berserk comes to New Wimbledon Theatre in February 2015 following ...More

 
English National Ballet: My First Ballet: Swan Lake
Dance | 2nd April 2015 - 12th April 2015 

Peacock Theatre

English National Ballet continues its tradition of presenting its My First Ballet series at The Peacock each spring ...More

Shoe Kangaroo And The Big Bad Boot: Garlic Theatre (Ages 4-7)
Shoe Kangaroo And The Big Bad Boot: Garlic Theatre (Ages 4-7)
Theatre | On 14th February 2015 

Lyric Hammersmith

Meet the wondrous, magical Shoe Kangaroo on the island of lost shoes as Garlic Theatre takes children aged 4 to ...More

 
The Districts
The Districts
Concerts | On 3rd February 2015 

The 100 Club

The four-piece band who hail from Pennsylvania and who caused a sensation at SXSW last year comes to London's celebrated ...More

 
Bleecker Street Burger
Bleecker Street Burger
Opened January 2015 

The stylish Bleecker Street Burger matt black truck has moved around town a bit - it was part of KERB, ...More

 
Harringay Local Store
Harringay Local Store
Opened 12th January 2015 

Harringay locals, couple Ebony and Paul Harding, are behind this supermarket with a difference. Harringay Local Store unites their two ...More

 
Sky Garden
Sky Garden
Opened 5th January 2015 

The free-to-access Sky Garden, occupying the top three floors of Rafael Vinoly's 37 storey, 525ft 20 Fenchurch Street (aka the ...More

 
 
 
 
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