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Red Lion Pub  

 
 
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48 Parliament Street, Westminster, Whitehall, London SW1A 2NH
 
 
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Weekdays: 8am-11pm; Sat: 8am-9pm; Sun: 9am-9pm
 

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Red Lion PubRight across the street from the Houses of Parliament, the Red Lion is perfectly positioned for politicos to pop in for a pint after a heated debate. Equally, it appeals to tourists taking in the sights of Westminster and Big Ben and, at around 100 metres from Downing Street, it's also the Prime Minister's local. But despite its furiously busy location - between the Cenotaph and Big Ben - the Red Lion manages to retain all the trappings of a traditional pub including wood-panelled walls, stained glass windows and strong ales. On a hot summer's day you can take your drink outside - into the back garden or the front of the pub. 'A Great British Tradition' is the wording around the pub's walls and it certainly lives up to that motto.

 

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Underground Stations

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Westminster Tube Station
 
1 minutes walk
 
Embankment Underground Station
 
7 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
Charing Cross Railway Station
 
7 minutes walk
 
Victoria Railway Station
 
18 minutes walk
 
 
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Q-Park Westminster
 
6 minutes walk
 
Q-Park Trafalgar
 
7 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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The Royal Horseguards - A Guoman Hotel
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £146  21% off
2 Whitehall Court, SW1A | 5 minutes from Red Lion Pub
Emulating the style of a French chateau, this grand Victorian residence, built in 1884, occupies a prime location within Westminster. It's worth staying at the Grade ... More
 
 
 
Corinthia Hotel London
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £335  38% off
Whitehall Place, SW1A | 6 minutes from Red Lion Pub
With 294 bedrooms, multi-level penthouse suites and terraces offering spectacular views of the River Thames, Trafalgar Square and Whitehall - the £300 million restoration of the ... More
 
 
 
The Trafalgar St. James London, Curio Collection by Hilton
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £128  36% off
2 Spring Gardens, SW1A | 7 minutes from Red Lion Pub
Almost in the shadow of Nelson's Column, and with the Palaces of Whitehall looming behind it, this hotel is at the heart of the Capital. ... More
 
 
 
 
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Corinthia Hotel London, Whitehall Place, Westminster, London SW1A | 5 minutes from Red Lion Pub
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15 Craig's Court, St James's, London SW1A | 7 minutes from Red Lion Pub
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2 Spring Gardens, Trafalgar Square, SW1A | 7 minutes from Red Lion Pub
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Red Lion Pub, 14 Whitehall, SW1A | 6 minutes from Red Lion Pub
New Perspectives' award-winning staging of Chigozie Obioma's powerful allegory of brotherhood based on the Man Booker Prize shortlisted novel. Adapted for the stage by Gbolahan Obisesan, ...More
 
 
 
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Red Lion Pub, 14 Whitehall, SW1A | 6 minutes from Red Lion Pub
Toby Stephens and Claire Skinner (best known for her role as the mother in Outnumbered) star in Peter Nichols' bittersweet comedy A Day in the Death ...More
 
 
 
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Red Lion Pub, 12 Carlton House Terrace, The Mall, SW1Y | 7 minutes from Red Lion Pub
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Tattershall Castle, Victoria Embankment, Westminster, London SW1A | 6 minutes from Red Lion Pub
The Boat Show Comedy Club aboard the Tattershall Castle has consistently good line-ups and has played host to some of the finest comedy acts on the ... More
 
 
 
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London > Entertainment > Theatres
Northumberland Avenue, Westminster, London WC2N | 7 minutes from Red Lion Pub
A short step away from the main strip of West End theatres, the Playhouse's stylish curved facade is rather lost among the towering architecture of Charing ... More
 
 
 
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County Hall, 5 Chicheley Street, South Bank, London SE1 | 8 minutes from Red Lion Pub
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Victoria Embankment, Westminster, London SW1A | 1 minute from Red Lion Pub
Westminster Bridge lies on the Thames between the Houses of Parliament and County Hall with the delights of the Southbank Centre and the National Theatre beyond. ... More
 
 
 
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Downing Street, SW1A | 3 minutes from Red Lion Pub
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Westminster, Westminster, London SW1A | 3 minutes from Red Lion Pub
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Riverside, Level 1, Royal Festival Hall, South Bank Centre, South Bank, London SE1 | 9 minutes from Red Lion Pub
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7 Charing Cross Underground Shopping Arcade, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 9 minutes from Red Lion Pub
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Crockatt and Powell
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119-120 Lower Marsh, South Bank, London SE1 | 10 minutes from Red Lion Pub
If you hate the commercial, branded feel of mega bookshops like Waterstones and Borders this one's a treat. Crockatt and Powell is an independent bookshop that ... More
 
 
 
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Caffe Nero
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
1-2 Bridge Street, Westminster, London SW1A | 2 minutes from Red Lion Pub
Nero is probably the best of the Capital’s coffee shop chains. Offers a wide range of authentic Italian coffee in a pleasant relaxed environment. Snacks include ... More
 
 
 
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Roux at Parliament Square
London > Restaurants > French restaurants
RICS, Parliament Square, Westminster, London SW1P | 3 minutes from Red Lion Pub
Michelin-starred chef Michel Roux Jnr of Le Gavroche fame has put his name to this Westminster restaurant. Roux at Parliament Square is lucky to be located in a ... More
 
 
 
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Houses of Parliament - Afternoon Tea
London > Restaurants > Afternoon Tea
Houses of Parliament, Westminster, London SW1A | 3 minutes from Red Lion Pub
Enjoy afternoon tea in one of the world's most iconic buildings, The Palace of Westminster. More commonly known as the Houses of Parliament, the palace's history ... More
 
 
 
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Courtauld Institute of Art
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Somerset House, Covent Garden, London WC2R | 14 minutes from Red Lion Pub
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The London Film School
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
24 Shelton Street, Covent Garden, WC2H | 15 minutes from Red Lion Pub
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Saw Swee Hock Student Centre
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1 Sheffield Street, Holborn, London WC2A | 18 minutes from Red Lion Pub
The award-winning Saw Swee Hock Student Centre, designed by Irish architects O'Donnell + Tuomey and awarded the RIBA London Building of the Year Award in 2014, ... More
 
 
 
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London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
3 Belvedere Road, South Bank, South Bank, London SE1 | 6 minutes from Red Lion Pub
The concrete promenade along the South Bank greatly benefits from this large patch of green grass for striders, strollers and sightseers to relax on. Not ... More
 
 
 
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ESPA Life at Corinthia
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
Whitehall Place, Westminster, London SW1A | 6 minutes from Red Lion Pub
The people at Espa take grooming pretty seriously, and quite rightly, when it comes to appearances it's often best to leave it to the experts. You'll ... More
 
 
 
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Broad Sanctuary, Westminster, London SW1P | 3 minutes from Red Lion Pub
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