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RockwellThis bar is all about location, location, location. Overlooking Trafalgar Square, the Rockwell bar within the Trafalgar St. James hotel is a lush affair from a bygone era. Walls are clad with exotic murals while ferns and large Longifolia Cabana trees create a tropical retreat. The bar area, designed by BradyWillams, opens up to banquettes upholstered in luxurious fabrics, looking like a return to 17th century London when exotic fauna and travelling menageries came to the city. Heading up the bar is Marco Ercolano, previously at The Rivoli Bar at The Ritz and Mr Fogg's, whose cocktails mix white port with Champagne and watermelon. Others put the focus on English sparkling wine while mocktails source ingredients from below the streets of Clapham, from Growing Underground. Select light bites from the bar menu and choose from marinated chicken skewers and ceviche tacos as well as Welsh lamb and brioche sliders. The Rockwell is bang on trend but for a close encounter with Nelson on his column it's hard to beat The Rooftop bar.

 

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Q-Park Trafalgar
 
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The Trafalgar St. James London, Curio Collection by Hilton
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £128  25% off
2 Spring Gardens, SW1A | Same location as Rockwell
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
 
 
 
Club Quarters Trafalgar Square
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £118  36% off
8 Northumberland Avenue, WC2N | 1 minute from Rockwell
A fantastic nineteenth century exterior hides a thoroughly modern hotel, with clean, minimalist design in the rooms. The biggest draw is the location, in the very ... More
 
 
 
The Grand at Trafalgar Square
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £108  27% off
8 Northumberland Avenue, WC2N | 1 minute from Rockwell
A visually stunning building, The Grand at Trafalgar Square is a quintessential London hotel, located within the restored landmark Northumberland House - formerly the Victoria Hotel. ... More
 
 
 
 
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Walkers Of Whitehall
London > Nightlife > Bars
15 Craig's Court, St James's, London SW1A | 1 minute from Rockwell
Built in 1694 on Craig's Court, just south of Trafalgar Square, Walkers of Whitehall was originally ... More
 
 
 
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The Rooftop St. James
London > Nightlife > Bars
2 Spring Gardens, SW1A | 2 minutes from Rockwell
The Trafalgar Hotel was treated to a major upgrade in 2017, reopening as The Trafalgar St. James, and as a result, the rooftop bar was also ... More
 
 
 
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Institute of Contemporary Art Bar & Cafe
London > Nightlife > Bars
12 Carlton House Terrace, The Mall, St James's, London SW1Y | 3 minutes from Rockwell
The Institute of Contemporary Art on The Mall (just down the road from the Queen's pad) is a great place for a trendy drink after taking ... More
 
 
 
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The Sherlock Holmes
London > Nightlife > Pubs
10 Northumberland Street, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 1 minute from Rockwell
Thirsty Sherlock Holmes fans look no further than this homage to the great detective himself and to original Victorian pubs. While you indulge in a soothing ... More
 
 
 
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Gordon's Wine Bar
London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
47 Villiers Street, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 3 minutes from Rockwell
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
 
 
 
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The Harp
London > Nightlife > Pubs
47 Chandos Place, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 3 minutes from Rockwell
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
 
 
 
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Near Rockwell
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Touching The Void
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 9th November 2019 to 29th February 2020
Rockwell, St Martins Lane, WC2N | 4 minutes from Rockwell
The true story of two young climbers who get into trouble has already been told in a BAFTA-winning film and now it comes to the stage ...More
 
 
 
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Waitress
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 8th February 2019 to 4th January 2020
Rockwell, 18-20 Maiden Lane, The Strand, WC2R | 6 minutes from Rockwell
Transferring from Broadway, the Waitress musical comes to the Adelphi Theatre for its UK premiere in February. The first musical to have an all-female creative team, ...More
 
 
 
Thriller Live
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 1st January 2015 to 5th April 2020
Rockwell, Shaftesbury Avenue, W1D | 8 minutes from Rockwell
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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Playhouse Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Northumberland Avenue, Westminster, London WC2N | 3 minutes from Rockwell
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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London Coliseum - English National Opera (ENO)
London > Entertainment > Theatres
St Martin's Lane, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 4 minutes from Rockwell
London Coliseum is a magnificent historic building and an excellent venue in which to enjoy the soaring sounds and high drama of some truly thrilling operas. ... More
 
 
 
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Boat Show Comedy Club
London > Entertainment > Comedy Clubs
Tattershall Castle, Victoria Embankment, Westminster, London SW1A | 4 minutes from Rockwell
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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Cenotaph
London > Attractions > Sights
Whitehall, Westminster, London SW1A | 1 minute from Rockwell
Standing solemnly in the middle of Whitehall, visitors could be forgiven for passing the Cenotaph by unnoticed. But every November it becomes the focus of Britain's ... More
 
 
 
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Trafalgar Square
London > Attractions > Other Attractions
Central London, Westminster, London WC2N | 1 minute from Rockwell
Lord Nelson, Britain's greatest military hero, and the mighty lions that surround him, pay testament to the position of Trafalgar Square at the heart of the ... More
 
 
 
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The Fourth Plinth
London > Attractions > Sights
Trafalgar Square, Westminster, London WC2N | 2 minutes from Rockwell
The Fourth Plinth in Trafalgar Square remained empty after its completion in 1841 - it was designed for an equestrian statue of one of Britain's Colonial ... More
 
 
 
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Davenports Magic Shop
London > Shopping > Specialists
7 Charing Cross Underground Shopping Arcade, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 3 minutes from Rockwell
From budding Harry Potters and bumbling Tommy Coopers to dynamic David Copperfields, Davenports is a haven for magicians of every level and ability. Non-magicians too are ... More
 
 
 
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Tenderproduct
London > Shopping > Art and Design
6 Cecil Court, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 5 minutes from Rockwell
Tenderproduct is the second tender venture by Etan Ilfeld, who previously founded the neighbouring Tenderpixel Gallery, an innovative space for emerging talent. Tenderproduct is a shop ... More
 
 
 
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Dover Street Market
London > Shopping > Department Stores
18-22 Haymarket, Mayfair, London SW1Y | 5 minutes from Rockwell
A department store but not as we know it, Dover Street Market is Harvey Nics for the hip. A haven for high end fashion brands like ... More
 
 
 
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Watatsumi
London > Restaurants > Japanese restaurants
7 Northumberland Avenue, Westminster, London WC2N | 1 minute from Rockwell
Watatsumi is a high end Japanese restaurant at the prestigious Club Quarters Hotel, located just off Trafalgar Square right in the heart of London. Tradition Japanese ... More
 
 
 
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Boyds Grill & Wine Bar
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
8 Northumberland Avenue, Westminster, London WC2N | 1 minute from Rockwell
Located only a short stroll from Trafalgar Square - towards the river and sharing a space with the Club Quarters Hotel - Boyds Grill & Wine ... More
 
 
 
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BB Bakery Afternoon Tea Bus Tour
London > Restaurants > Afternoon Tea
8 Northumberland Avenue, Westminster, London WC2N | 1 minute from Rockwell
If sitting in a hushed hotel nibbling quietly on finger sandwiches isn't your thing, gather your friends and book onto the BB Bakery Afternoon Tea Bus ... More
 
 
 
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The London Film School
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
24 Shelton Street, Covent Garden, WC2H | 9 minutes from Rockwell
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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Courtauld Institute of Art
London > Education > Arts and Drama
Somerset House, Covent Garden, London WC2R | 10 minutes from Rockwell
The Courtauld is one of the most prestigious art schools in the country, affiliated with the Oxbridge system and boasting a huge private location and prime ... More
 
 
 
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Saw Swee Hock Student Centre
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
1 Sheffield Street, Holborn, London WC2A | 13 minutes from Rockwell
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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ESPA Life at Corinthia
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
Whitehall Place, Westminster, London SW1A | 2 minutes from Rockwell
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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Victoria Embankment Gardens
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Victoria Embankment, Villiers Street, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 3 minutes from Rockwell
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
 
 
 
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So SPA Sofitel St James
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
6 Waterloo Place, St James's, London SW1Y | 5 minutes from Rockwell
Opened in July 2009, So SPA by Sofitel is a stunning relaxation space - all marble and modern design - housed within the Sofitel St James ... More
 
 
 
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The Clarence
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
53 Whitehall, Westminster, London SW1A | 1 minute from Rockwell
Just a hundred yards from Trafalgar Square, the MOD and the Horse Guard's Parade, The Clarence has an undeniably impressive location that attracts both locals and ... More
 
 
 
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The Sherlock Holmes
London > Nightlife > Pubs
10 Northumberland Street, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 1 minute from Rockwell
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The Harp
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47 Chandos Place, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 3 minutes from Rockwell
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Rockwell
London > Nightlife > Bars
2 Spring Gardens, Trafalgar Square, SW1A | Same location as Rockwell
This bar is all about location, location, location. Overlooking Trafalgar Square, the Rockwell bar within the Trafalgar St. James hotel is a lush affair from a ... More
 
 
 
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Walkers Of Whitehall
London > Nightlife > Bars
15 Craig's Court, St James's, London SW1A | 1 minute from Rockwell
Built in 1694 on Craig's Court, just south of Trafalgar Square, Walkers of Whitehall was originally ... More
 
 
 
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The Rooftop St. James
London > Nightlife > Bars
2 Spring Gardens, SW1A | 2 minutes from Rockwell
The Trafalgar Hotel was treated to a major upgrade in 2017, reopening as The Trafalgar St. James, and as a result, the rooftop bar was also ... More
 
 
 
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Banqueting House
London > Business > Venue Hire
Whitehall, Westminster, London SW1A | 4 minutes from Rockwell
The only surviving section of Whitehall Palace. In its heyday the largest royal palace in Europe, this historic venue is the only surviving section of Whitehall Palace ... More
 
 
 
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Institute of Directors - IOD
London > Business > Venue Hire
116 Pall Mall, St James's, London SW1Y | 4 minutes from Rockwell
... More
 
 
 
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Haymarket Hotel
London > Business > Venue Hire
1 Suffolk Place, St James's, London SW1Y | 4 minutes from Rockwell
A hip designer hotel by Tim and Kit Kemp in a grand building on the prestigious Haymarket, the broad boulevard street making for an impressive entrance. ... More
 
 
 
 

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Camden Fringe
Camden Fringe
Comedy | Until 25th August 2019 

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Bringing together comedy, theatre, poetry, dance and much more, the Camden Fringe boasts 300 different productions and (some very odd) ...More

 
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Theatre | Until 1st September 2019 

Charing Cross Hotel 2 minutes walk from Rockwell

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Exhibitions | Until 29th September 2019 

National Gallery 3 minutes walk from Rockwell

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The Contemporary Nude
Exhibitions | Until 18th August 2019 

Mall Galleries 3 minutes walk from Rockwell

Hesketh Hubbard Art Society members exhibit drawings made at their life drawing classes....More

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Exhibitions | Until 29th August 2019 

Institute of Contemporary Arts (ICA) 3 minutes walk from Rockwell

Students associated with the Islington Centre for Refugees and Migrants present a group exhibition exploring voice, political expression and notions ...More

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Melika Ngombe performs a set of experimental electronic sounds. Also performing is Moor Mother....More

Rirkrit Tiravanija: Untitled 2019 (The Form Of The Flower Is Unknown To The Seed)
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A sake bar with communal seating and tables containing artworks and special lighting challenges the traditional exhibition format in favour ...More

Cindy Sherman
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Exhibitions | Until 15th September 2019 

National Portrait Gallery 3 minutes walk from Rockwell

Well known American photographer Cindy Sherman famously made her name in the 1990s using herself as her subject. This exhibition ...More

 
BP Portrait Award 2019
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Exhibitions | Until 20th October 2019 

National Portrait Gallery 3 minutes walk from Rockwell

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