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ADDRESS
10 Beak Street, Soho, London W1F 9RA
 
 
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OPENING TIMES
12:00 - 3:00
 
PRICES
Main Courses £3.50 - £12.50
 

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GemSet over two floors and with a 3am licence, Gem (formerly known as Digress) is a typical Soho late night bar. The main attraction is it's easy to find, just off Regent Street, and that late licence comes in handy when you want to party longer than the pubs stay open. The Main Bar has two walls of windows, making it light, airy and popular for lunch - a bar menu includes favourites like scampi, chips and steak but you can also get a Greek salad or a baguette if you prefer something lighter. At night, the bar's candle-lit ambiance and comfy sofas and give it a dark, party atmosphere, perfect for enjoying a messy cocktail and a bit of a boogie. The Moroccan Bar downstairs, centred around the dancefloor, comes with ornate mirrors, cushions and metal lanterns typical of Morocco. If you want some privacy, book one of the themed booths overlooking the bar and dancefloor - and you can have your own mini private party.

 

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Piccadilly Circus Tube Station
 
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Oxford Circus Tube Station
 
5 minutes walk
 
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Railway Stations

 
Charing Cross Railway Station
 
14 minutes walk
 
Euston Railway Station
 
22 minutes walk
 
 
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Burlington Car Park
 
2 minutes walk
 
Broadwick Masterpark
 
3 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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London > Apartment > Apartment   from £167  36% off
5 Maddox Street, W1S | 3 minutes from Gem
Edgy, urban and very hip, these distinguished apartments are a shopper's seventh heaven. Located near Regents Street, Maddox Street is a stylish sanctuary of tranquility offering ... More
 
 
 
Cafe Royal Hotel
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £298  30% off
68 Regent Street, W1B | 3 minutes from Gem
Café Royal is a 160-bedroom 5-star luxury hotel on Regent Street, in London's city centre overlooking Piccadilly Circus. The hotel has conference facilities, a cafe, bar ... More
 
 
 
The Courthouse Hotel
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £191  38% off
19 - 21 Great Marlborough Street, W1F | 4 minutes from Gem
A swimming pool, spa, fitness room and a range of meeting rooms have been sympathetically accommodated within this historic 5-star Soho hotel. A Grade II listed ... More
 
 
 
 
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Bob Bob Ricard Club Room
London > Nightlife > Bars
1 Upper James Street, Soho, London W1F | 1 minute from Gem
The £3 million Club Room under retro cool David Collins designed Soho restaurant Bob Bob Ricard gives late night revellers the class and sophistication of an ... More
 
 
 
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Belowzero Ice Bar
London > Nightlife > Bars
31-33 Heddon Street, Mayfair, London W1B | 1 minute from Gem
Just off Regent Street, on the pedestrianised food haven of Heddon Street, Belowzero is a stylish ice bar, lounge and restaurant. Kept at a chilled -5 ... More
 
 
 
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Graphic
London > Nightlife > Bars
4 Golden Square, Piccadilly, Soho, London W1F | 1 minute from Gem
Graphic is a drinking den with two identities: by day it's a cool Soho cafe bar, but by night it becomes a cocktail bar with DJs ... More
 
 
 
 
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Disco
London > Nightlife >
13 Kingly Court, Soho, London W1B | 1 minute from Gem
Technically, disco never died but it has been in need of a revival, which is lucky because 2013 saw the opening of Disco in Soho. Created ... More
 
 
 
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Vinoteca Soho
London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
53-55 Beak Street, Soho, London W1F | 2 minutes from Gem
Since opening their first Vinoteca in 2005 in Farringdon's St John Street, Brett Woonton, Charlie Young and Elena Ares have quenched a thirst for wine bars ... More
 
 
 
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Antidote Wine Bar
London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
12a Newburgh Street, Soho, London W1F | 2 minutes from Gem
The wines at Antidote Wine Bar on Newburgh Street are made from grapes grown without any nasty chemical fertilizers, pesticides, herbicides and artificial additives. That really ... More
 
 
 
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Thriller Live
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 1st January 2015 to 5th April 2020
Gem, Shaftesbury Avenue, W1D | 4 minutes from Gem
Michael Jackson's untimely death may have propelled this musical into orbit; Thriller - Live became a tribute show overnight with the obvious decision that the show ...More
 
 
 
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Everybody's Talking About Jamie
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 6th November 2017 to 28th September 2019
Gem, 29 Shaftesbury Avenue, W1D | 4 minutes from Gem
Tom MacRae's musical Everybody's Talking About Jamie transfers to London's Apollo Theatre after an acclaimed run at the Sheffield Theatre. Despite being openly gay and confident ...More
 
 
 
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London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 20th September 2019 to 5th January 2020
Gem, 6 Panton Street, SW1Y | 6 minutes from Gem
Most people think about putting their feet up at the age of 80 but Ian McKellen, star of stage and legend on screen, celebrated his 80th ...More
 
 
 
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London Palladium
London > Entertainment > Theatres
8 Argyll Street, Soho, London W1F | 4 minutes from Gem
For those who owned televisions in the 1950s and 1960s, the London Palladium is quite simply the most famous variety theatre in the world. Stars who ... More
 
 
 
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Boulevard Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Walker's Court, W1F | 4 minutes from Gem
Fawn James, granddaughter of entertainment impresario Paul Raymond, who opened the original Boulevard Theatre as the Revuebar in 1958 ... More
 
 
 
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Criterion Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
218-223 Piccadilly, Piccadilly Circus, Soho, London W1V | 4 minutes from Gem
The tiny entrance of the Criterion Theatre is almost invisible among the massive advertisements, traffic and crowds of Piccadilly Circus. To ignore it, however, is to ... More
 
 
 
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The best museums, galleries, attractions near Gem
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Marian Goodman Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
5-8 Lower John Street, W1F | 2 minutes from Gem
Described by The Guardian as the "gallerist with the golden touch" New Yorker Marian Goodman is the "most respected dealer" in that ... More
 
 
 
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Lazinc
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
29 Sackville Street, W1S | 3 minutes from Gem
Formerly located at Rathbone Place in Fitzrovia, when it was known as the Lazarides gallery, Lazinc was first established in 2006 by contemporary ... More
 
 
 
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Pace Gallery London
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
6 Burlington Gardens, Mayfair, London W1S | 3 minutes from Gem
New York art gallery Pace opens its second London space at 6 Burlington Gardens on 4th October 2012, a 9,000 square foot space in the presitgious ... More
 
 
 
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The best shops and markets near Gem
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Play Lounge
London > Shopping > Games and Hobbies
19 Beak Street, Soho, London W1F | 1 minute from Gem
It’s quite a lofty concept – to fuse the concepts of design, art and illustration with toy culture – but they seem to pull it off ... More
 
 
 
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Massimo Dutti
London > Shopping > Clothing
156 Regent Street, Soho, London W1B | 1 minute from Gem
Well tailored Spanish clothing label offering sophisticated men's and womenswear as well as accessories. When it first started, however, back in 1985, it was a men-only ... More
 
 
 
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Anthropologie
London > Shopping > Ladies Fashion
158 Regent Street, Soho, London W1B | 1 minute from Gem
Described by The Telegraph as "America's dream shop", the opening of this Anthropologie store on Regent Street in October 2009 - the first Anthropolgie in ... More
 
 
 
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Nopi
London > Restaurants > Middle Eastern restaurants
21 Warwick Street, Soho, London W1B | 1 minute from Gem
The brainchild of the team behind Ottolenghi, Nopi is an all-day brasserie with a Middle-east and Asian inspired menu. With inventive and well presented dishes that ... More
 
 
 
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The Sanctum Gent's Afternoon Tea
London > Restaurants > Afternoon Tea
Sanctum Soho Hotel, 20 Warwick Street, Soho, London W1B | 1 minute from Gem
With afternoon tea often considered to be a girly affair, the Sanctum Soho Hotel rectifies this with the masculine Gents Afternoon Tea. Made up ... More
 
 
 
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Myung Ga
London > Restaurants > Korean restaurants
1 Kingly Street, Soho, London W1B | 1 minute from Gem
Myung Ga A calm and stylish oasis in the middle of the West End, Myung Ga sets it’s customers down at low wooden table in a space ... More
 
 
 
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Cookery School
London > Education > Cookery Courses
15B Little Portland Street, Fitzrovia, London W1W | 7 minutes from Gem
Awarded The Best City Cookery School 2013, the Cookery School at Little Portland Street has been teaching people to make simple, honest food for more than ... More
 
 
 
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L'Atelier des Chefs
London > Education > Adult Education
19 Wigmore Street, Marylebone, London W1U | 9 minutes from Gem
Whether you're a Nigella or not in the kitchen, the L'atelier des Chefs cookery school can teach you something. Classes are given in the basement kitchens ... More
 
 
 
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The London Film School
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
24 Shelton Street, Covent Garden, WC2H | 11 minutes from Gem
The London Film School is the oldest-established international school of film technique in the world. The school has contributed significantly to ... More
 
 
 
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Triyoga Soho
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
Unit 2.4-2.6 Kingly Court, Soho, London W1B | 1 minute from Gem
On the second floor of the Kingly Court complex off Carnaby Street, Triyoga offers busy city people a refuge where they can centre themselves. One of ... More
 
 
 
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The Beauty Lounge
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
1 Kingly Court, Soho, London W1B | 1 minute from Gem
All therapists at The Beauty Lounge in Kingly Court work in the media, fashion and beauty industry so when you go for a make-up leseson you'll ... More
 
 
 
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Urban Golf Soho
London > Leisure > Golf
33 Great Pulteney Street, Soho, London W1F | 2 minutes from Gem
OK, so you may not be able to soak up the rays on this indoor course but it's a brilliant idea that has been stylishly executed. ... More
 
 
 
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Endurance
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
90 Berwick Street,, Soho, London W1F | 4 minutes from Gem
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The Blue Posts
London > Nightlife > Pubs
28 Rupert Street, Soho, London W1D | 5 minutes from Gem
Across the road from Chinatown, a pub had stood on the site of The Blue Posts at 28 Rupert Street since 1739. ... More
 
 
 
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Waxy O'Connor's
London > Nightlife > Pubs
14-16 Rupert Street, Soho, London W1D | 5 minutes from Gem
Located where it is, Waxy's is fairly predictable. It's busy, it's Irish and it's got a fair smattering of tourists, but it also has that certain ... More
 
 
 
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Royal Academy of Arts
London > Business > Venue Hire
Burlington House, Piccadilly, Mayfair, London W1J | 4 minutes from Gem
Lord Burlington's spectacular London palace is home to the Royal Academy of Arts, a set of galleries that houses the country's premier art school and a ... More
 
 
 
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195 Piccadilly (BAFTA)
London > Business > Venue Hire
195 Piccadilly, St James's, London W1J | 4 minutes from Gem
The home of the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) is also available to hire for your own event. The iconic building at 195 ... More
 
 
 
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68 Dean Street
London > Business > Venue Hire
68 Dean Street, Soho, London W1D | 5 minutes from Gem
This stylish private house in Soho is suitable for photo shoots, meetings, press events, filming and for a limited range of social events such as dinners ... More
 
 
 
 

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Blues singer and harmonica player, who draws inspiration from Snooky Pryor, Jimmy Reed and Muddy Waters....More

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Exhibitions | Until 7th September 2019 

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Works by the avant garde artist, who taught at the Bauhaus School, spanning the 1920s to the 1940s including photography, ...More

Vivian Maier: Colour Photographs
Exhibitions | Until 14th September 2019 

Chris Beetles Fine Photographs 3 minutes walk from Gem

Lesser-known colour works by a Chicago-based photographer (1926-2009) who was unknown in her lifetime but is increasingly appreciated as an ...More

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Exhibitions | Until 27th October 2019 

Royal Academy of Arts 4 minutes walk from Gem

Over 60 paintings by 'Finland's Munch' go on display at the Royal Academy of Arts in the first major exhibition ...More

 
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Exhibitions | Until 29th September 2019 

Royal Academy of Arts 4 minutes walk from Gem

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