Strand

ADDRESS
Strand, Covent Garden, City of Westminster, London WC2R†

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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 Covent Garden Tube Station which is about 4 minutes to the North West.

Strand is in the London area of Covent Garden.

LondonTown.com - Strand Location Map

Underground Stations

Underground Stations

Covent Garden Tube Station
4 minutes walk
Embankment Underground Station
5 minutes walk
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

Charing Cross Railway Station
5 minutes walk
City Thameslink Station
15 minutes walk
Car Parks

Car Parks

St Martins Lane NCP
5 minutes walk
Upper St Martins Lane NCP
6 minutes walk

Images in or near Strand

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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...

London's Best Events 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 Strand

Near Strand
Strand Palace Hotel London
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel † from £68† 38% off
372 Strand, WC2R | On 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
ME London
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel † from £191† 29% off
336-337 The Strand, WC2R | 2 minutes 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† 39% off
Aldwych, WC2B | 3 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
THE BEST

Events near Strand

Near Strand
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 | 5 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 | 6 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
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
THE BEST

Entertainment near Strand

Near Strand
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Savoy Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Strand, Covent Garden, London WC2R | 1 minute from Strand
Situated alongside the Savoy Hotel, the building of the current theatre with its Art Deco auditorium, was financed by Richard d'Oyly Carte with the considerable profits ... More
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
THE BEST

Sights and Attractions near Strand

The best museums, galleries, attractions near Strand
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
London Transport Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
Covent Garden Piazza, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 2 minutes from Strand
After a two-year, £22 million refurbishment the London Transport Museum reopened on 22 November 2007 revealing more exhibition space than before. The museum travels back through ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
London Film Museum Covent Garden
London > Attractions > Museums
45 Wellington Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 2 minutes from Strand
The London Film Museum, located on the site of the Theatre Museum in the original Flower Cellars in the heart of Covent Garden, is the second ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Courtauld Institute Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
Courtauld Institute of Art, Somerset House, Covent Garden, London WC2R | 3 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
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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 | 2 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 | 2 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
Penhaligon's
London > Shopping > Perfume and Cosmetics
41 Wellington Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 2 minutes from Strand
130-year-old scent emporium with royal warrants. For a sweet-smelling, sensory overload, Penhaligon’s has to be the place to go. From the original Hammam Bouquet to the Winston ... More
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Restaurants near Strand

What are the best dining options near Strand London?
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Smollensky's on the Strand
London > Restaurants > American restaurants
105 Strand, Covent Garden, , Covent Garden, London WC2R | On Strand
Delivering delicious American inspired flavours Smollensky‚€™s on the Strand is a long standing West End favourite. The cosmopolitan dining room features a split level space hosting ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Simpson's-in-the-Strand
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
100 Strand, Covent Garden, London WC2R | On Strand
Simpson's-in-the-Strand is an excellent choice for "high-class comfort food", so says The Telegraph whose well-heeled readers will feel perfectly at home in ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Strand Carvery
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
The Strand Palace Hotel, 372 Strand, Covent Garden, London WC2R | On Strand
Contemporary design blends with traditional cuisine in this hotel restaurant in the West End. Choose from an extensive cold buffet featuring an assortment of seafood, asparagus, ... More
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Education near Strand

Near Strand
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
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Method Studio
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
Conway Hall, 25 Red Lion Square, Holborn, London WC1R | 12 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
Career Energy
London > Education > Careers Services
4-6 Staple Inn, Holborn, London WC1V | 12 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
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 | 4 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
Victoria Embankment Gardens
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Victoria Embankment, Villiers Street, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 4 minutes from Strand
Created in 1874, the Victoria Embankment Gardens run parallel to the River Thames, creating a green walkway between Waterloo Bridge and Embankment, and are dotted with ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Thai Square Spa
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
25 Shelton Street, 40 Earlham Street, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 6 minutes from Strand
Let the Thai Square Spa transport you to the shores of Asia with their traditional Thai spa treatment rooms, smack bang in the centre of Covent ... More
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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 | 3 minutes from Strand
Gastropub ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Lamb & Flag
London > Nightlife > Pubs
33 Rose Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 5 minutes from Strand
One of the oldest pubs in London, the Lamb & Flag was once known as the Bucket of Blood, thanks to the bare-knuckle fights held here. ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Harp
London > Nightlife > Pubs
47 Chandos Place, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 5 minutes from Strand
The Harp, a welcoming bar in Covent Garden, is a traditional pub where the emphasis is firmly on real ale - earning it CAMRA's National Pub ... 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
B.Y.O.C
London > Nightlife > Bars
28 Bedfordbury Street, Covent Garden, WC2N | 4 minutes from Strand
A speakeasy bar with a twist, B.Y.O.C is a cocktail bar that doesn't stock any alcohol. But, before snubbing it in disgust, you can relax in ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Gordon's Wine Bar
London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
47 Villiers Street, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 5 minutes from Strand
Home to Samuel Pepys in the 1680s, the building housing Gordon’s is now home to a regular, thriving crowd of drinkers of all ages and all ... 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
Royal Society Of Arts
London > Business > Venue Hire
8 John Adam Street, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 3 minutes from Strand
... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Silver Fleet - Woods River Cruises
London > Business > Venue Hire
Somerset House South Wing Strand, Covent Garden, London WC2R | 3 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 | 3 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

Also in Strand

Our recommendations in the same street as Strand

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Boots
336-337
ME London Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
73-76
Leon Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
125
Aroma
377
WH Smith
399
Frasers
415
430
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Friday Folies Bergere
Theatre | Until 1st February 2015 

CellarDoor 1 minute walk from Strand

A cabaret and burlesque show starring legendary performer Holly Penfield and beautiful piano virtuoso Chrys Columbine, plus other femmes fatales....More

Royal Opera: Big Sing Fridays
Concerts | Until 6th March 2015 

Linbury Studio Theatre 4 minutes walk from Strand

Explore the world of opera and sing with music staff and guest artists in the Paul Hamlyn Hall....More

Listen to the Silence: Zonzo Compagnie (Over 6s)
Theatre | Until 1st February 2015 

Linbury Studio Theatre 4 minutes walk from Strand

Production of the Year at the 2012 International Young Audiences Music Award....More

G-A-Y Camp Attack
Clubbing and Nightlife | Until 27th March 2015 

Heaven 5 minutes walk from Strand

Unabashedly cheesy retro hits from the 1970s to the noughties for an energetic gay crowd....More

The Covent Garden Comedy Club
Comedy | On 30th January 2015 

Covent Garden Comedy Club, The Arches 5 minutes walk from Strand

Stand-up comedy by Wayne Deakin, Phil Chapman, Brendan Reece and Steve Budeja....More

Faulty Towers: The Dining Experience
Theatre | Until 31st August 2015 

Charing Cross Hotel 5 minutes walk from Strand

An interactive comedy drama inspired by the TV programme, offering the chance to dine with neurotic Basil, domineering Sybil and ...More

Behind The Beautiful Forevers
Behind The Beautiful Forevers
Theatre | Until 13th April 2015 

National Theatre: Olivier Theatre 6 minutes walk from Strand

Meera Syal stars in Behind the Beautiful Forevers, David Hare's adaptation of Katherine Boo's book - "a small classic of ...More

 
Bach Violin Concertos By Candlelight
Concerts | On 30th January 2015 

St Martin-in-the-Fields 6 minutes walk from Strand

A performance led by American-born British conductor John Landor....More

The Nether
The Nether
Theatre | Until 25th April 2015 

Duke of York's Theatre 6 minutes walk from Strand

An intricate crime drama and a haunting thriller set in the year 2050, The Nether is a futuristic fantasy in ...More

 
Away From Home
Theatre | Until 8th February 2015 

Arts Theatre 6 minutes walk from Strand

An edgy, moving and subversive show laced with sharp humour in which Kyle is comfortable with his life as an ...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

 
London 2015: New Openings
London 2015: New Openings

The Sky Garden atop the Walkie Talkie, a new art gallery from Damien Hirst and Biblioteka, a new £15 ...More

 
Valentine's Day Cooking for Two
Valentine's Day Cooking for Two
Seasonal | On 14th February 2015 

Billingsgate Seafood School

If dinner for two cooked by someone else seems all too easy and cliché this Valentine's Day, head to the ...More

 
Dotty The Dragon: Blunderbus Theatre Company (Ages 3-7)
Dotty The Dragon: Blunderbus Theatre Company (Ages 3-7)
Theatre | 17th February 2015 - 21st February 2015 

Lyric Hammersmith

A baby fire-breathing dragon called Dotty pays a surprise visit to children playing in the orchard in this enchanting fairytale ...More

 
Painting Paradise: The Art Of The Garden
Painting Paradise: The Art Of The Garden
Exhibitions | 20th March 2015 - 11th October 2015 

The Queen's Gallery, Buckingham Palace

Scenes from royal gardens at Buckingham Palace, Whitehall and Hampton Court are shown in Painting Paradise, an exhibition ...More

 
The Charlatans, Factory Floor, The Quietus DJs
Concerts | On 16th March 2015 

Roundhouse

A one-off performance by the respected indie-rock legends, in support of the release of their "triumphant" twelfth studio album, ...More

Handa's Surprise
Handa's Surprise
Kids Events | On 21st February 2015 

Half Moon Young People's Theatre

Handa is taking seven delicious fruits as a surprise - but seven different animals have seven very different ideas. Travel ...More

 
Bonnie Gull Seafood Bar
Bonnie Gull Seafood Bar
Opens 3rd February 2015 

Nick Lloyd Webber (son of Andrew) has created his first original score for the stage for this musical version of ...More

 
Z Shoreditch
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

Fenchurch Seafood Bar and Grill
Fenchurch Seafood Bar and Grill
Opened 5th January 2015 

High up on level 37 of 20 Fenchurch Street (Rafael Vinoly's top heavy building also known as the Walkie Talkie) ...More

 
 
 
 
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