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Bedford & Strand  

 
 
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1a Bedford Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E 9HH
 
 
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Weekdays 12:00-15:00,17:30-22:00. Sat 11:00-16:00,17:00-22:00
 

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Bedford & StrandBedford and Strand, wine room and bistro, answers the ongoing demand in London for honest and straightforward bars and restaurants. Open weekdays and perfect to drop in and relax between visiting the sites of London or during a shopping spree, Bedford and Strand offers it casual deli menu throughout the day. Highlights include the all day deli menu and an impressive classic bistro dishes on the a la carte menu. The critically acclaimed wine list which offers excellent variety with a 90 strong list, 28 house wines by glass, all at outstanding value starting at ?3.75 per glass. Classic cocktails for summer include caipirinha, French 75 and Champagne julep.

 

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Charing Cross Tube Station
 
2 minutes walk
 
Embankment Underground Station
 
3 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
Charing Cross Railway Station
 
3 minutes walk
 
Blackfriars Railway Station
 
18 minutes walk
 
 
Car Parks

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

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What to do in London throughout 2020

Discover what's on in London 2020 with our comprehensive guide to the best events. From theatre to art and music to sport, London 2020 has something for everyone - so read on to find out what London town has to offer.

 
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Corinthia Hotel London
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £390  29% off
Whitehall Place, SW1A | 4 minutes from Bedford & Strand
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 £162  23% off
2 Spring Gardens, SW1A | 4 minutes from Bedford & Strand
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 £78  39% off
8 Northumberland Avenue, WC2N | 4 minutes from Bedford & Strand
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
 
 
 
 
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Adam Street
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
9 Adam Street, The Strand, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 1 minute from Bedford & Strand
Part members club... More
 
 
 
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Rules
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
35 Maiden Lane, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 2 minutes from Bedford & Strand
Named after Thomas Rule who founded the place in 1798, Rules is the oldest restaurant in London yet manages to keep up with even the most ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Frog by Adam Handling
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
34-38 Southampton Street, WC2E | 2 minutes from Bedford & Strand
The flagship restaurant for Adam Handling, one of the hottest young chefs in London, Frog by Adam Handling ... More
 
 
 
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Near Bedford & Strand
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Pret A Manger
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
421 The Strand, Covent Garden, London WC2R | 1 minute from Bedford & Strand
Pret sells up market fast food, hand made from natural ingredients, to take away or eat on site, in its trademark no nonsense chrome interiors. The ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
TGI Friday's
London > Restaurants > American restaurants
6 Bedford Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 1 minute from Bedford & Strand
The best and brightest of the family-oriented US chains, TGI Friday's has an authentically American enthusiasm for food and drink, and some of its homeland's commitment ... More
 
 
 
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Strand Tandoori
London > Restaurants > Indian/South Asian restaurants
45 Bedford Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 1 minute from Bedford & Strand
Indian/South Asian Cuisine... More
 
 
 
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Near Bedford & Strand
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Waitress
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 8th February 2019 to 4th July 2020
Bedford & Strand, 18-20 Maiden Lane, The Strand, WC2R | 1 minute from Bedford & Strand
Based on the 2007 film by Adrienne Shelley, Waitress the musical tells the story of Jenna, an expert pie maker in a small town who dreams ...More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Touching The Void
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 9th November 2019 to 29th February 2020
Bedford & Strand, St Martins Lane, WC2N | 3 minutes from Bedford & Strand
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Seagull
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 11th March to 30th May 2020
Bedford & Strand, Northumberland Avenue, WC2N | 4 minutes from Bedford & Strand
Emilia Clarke from Game Of Thrones makes her West End debut as Nina in Anya Reiss's modern update of Anton Chekhov's drama of overlapping love triangles. ...More
 
 
 
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London Coliseum - English National Opera (ENO)
London > Entertainment > Theatres
St Martin's Lane, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 2 minutes from Bedford & Strand
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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Savoy Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Strand, Covent Garden, London WC2R | 3 minutes from Bedford & 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
 
 
 
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Playhouse Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Northumberland Avenue, Westminster, London WC2N | 4 minutes from Bedford & Strand
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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Sights and Attractions near Bedford & Strand

The best museums, galleries, attractions near Bedford & Strand
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The Strand Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
32 John Adam Street, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 1 minute from Bedford & Strand
Part of the Proud Galleries family, Proud Central became The Strand Gallery in 2010 expanding from a photography gallery to an exhibition space for all disciplines ... More
 
 
 
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St Paul's Church, Covent Garden
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Bedford Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 2 minutes from Bedford & Strand
Affectionately known as "The Actors' Church", St Paul's in Covent Garden is in the heart of theatreland and has long been associated with the theatre community. ... More
 
 
 
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St Martin-in-the-Fields
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Trafalgar Square, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 3 minutes from Bedford & Strand
This historic church of St Martin-in-the-Fields overlooking Trafalgar Square was built in 1726 and is the best known work of Scottish architect James Gibbs whose ... More
 
 
 
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Shopping near Bedford & Strand

The best shops and markets near Bedford & Strand
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Davenports Magic Shop
London > Shopping > Specialists
7 Charing Cross Underground Shopping Arcade, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 2 minutes from Bedford & Strand
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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Pan de Vie
London > Shopping > Delicatessens
5 New Row, WC2N | 3 minutes from Bedford & Strand
Combining classic European baking with exotic flavours of the Far East, Pan de Vie delivers a visual treat of brilliantly-coloured sweet patisseries and ... More
 
 
 
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Hardys Original Sweet Shop
London > Shopping > Children's Gifts and Toys
25 New Row, Covent Garden, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 3 minutes from Bedford & Strand
Retro sweet shops are all the rage at the moment. In the Covent Garden area alone you'll find half a dozen of them, one of which ... More
 
 
 
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Education near Bedford & Strand

Near Bedford & Strand
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The London Film School
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
24 Shelton Street, Covent Garden, WC2H | 5 minutes from Bedford & Strand
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 | 6 minutes from Bedford & Strand
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 | 9 minutes from Bedford & Strand
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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Victoria Embankment Gardens
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Victoria Embankment, Villiers Street, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 2 minutes from Bedford & 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
 
 
 
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The Sanctuary
London > Leisure > Fitness
12 Floral Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 3 minutes from Bedford & 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
 
 
 
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ESPA Life at Corinthia
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
Whitehall Place, Westminster, London SW1A | 5 minutes from Bedford & Strand
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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Pubs near Bedford & Strand

The best pubs near London Bedford & Strand.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Harp
London > Nightlife > Pubs
47 Chandos Place, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 2 minutes from Bedford & 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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Lamb & Flag
London > Nightlife > Pubs
33 Rose Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 3 minutes from Bedford & 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
 
 
 
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The Salisbury
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
90 St Martins Lane, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 3 minutes from Bedford & Strand
Gastropub ... More
 
 
 
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Bedford & Strand clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
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Mr Fogg's Society of Exploration
London > Nightlife > Bars
1A Bedford Street, WC2E | Same location as Bedford & Strand
Mr Fogg's adventures around the globe (well, London, more like) continue apace with the opening of ... More
 
 
 
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Blame Gloria
London > Nightlife > Bars
20 Bedford Street, WC2E | 2 minutes from Bedford & Strand
A subterranean den of delight, with cocktails, tunes and parties, Blame Gloria is a basement bar in Covent Garden where the wallpaper is based on ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Eve Bar
London > Nightlife > Bars
34 Southampton Street, WC2E | 2 minutes from Bedford & Strand
A short hop below Frog, Adam Handling's restaurant in Covent Garden, is Eve Bar, the chef's first stand-alone cocktail joint. He's brought in talented mixologist Sam ... More
 
 
 
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Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near Bedford & Strand.
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Royal Society Of Arts
London > Business > Venue Hire
8 John Adam Street, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 2 minutes from Bedford & Strand
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St Martins Lane Hotel
London > Business > Venue Hire
45 St. Martin's Lane, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 2 minutes from Bedford & Strand
To enter the stunning St Martins Lane Hotel in the heart of London's Theatreland you pass through the tallest revolving door in London, a luminescent yellow-glass ... More
 
 
 
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Odeon, Leicester Square
London > Business > Venue Hire
24-26 Leicester Square, Soho, London WC2H | 5 minutes from Bedford & Strand
One of London's biggest cinemas, the Odeon Leicester Square regularly plays host to premieres and awards ceremonies as well as screening the week's big releases. Aside ... More
 
 
 
 

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Waitress
Waitress
Theatre | Until 4th July 2020 

Adelphi Theatre 1 minute walk from Bedford & Strand

Based on the 2007 film by Adrienne Shelley, Waitress the musical tells the story of Jenna, an expert pie maker ...More

 
English National Opera: Carmen
English National Opera: Carmen
Concerts | Until 27th February 2020 

London Coliseum - English National Opera (ENO) 2 minutes walk from Bedford & Strand

Calixto Bieito's "tough, dark, spare and intelligent" (The Guardian) production of Bizet's classic love story about Don Jose and his ...More

 
The Nitery by Gizzi Erskine
The Nitery by Gizzi Erskine
Foodie Events | Until 30th April 2020 

St Martins Lane Kitchen 2 minutes walk from Bedford & Strand

At The Nitery chef, food writer and broadcaster Gizzi Erskine delivers a restaurant with the atmosphere of a night club ...More

 
9 To 5 The Musical
9 To 5 The Musical
Theatre | Until 4th April 2020 

Savoy Theatre 3 minutes walk from Bedford & Strand

Dolly Parton's signature sass is stamped all over this empowering musical version of the 1980 movie in which she co-starred. ...More

 
Celebrating 70 Years Of Free Lunchtime Music
Concerts | Until 29th December 2020 

St Martin-in-the-Fields 3 minutes walk from Bedford & Strand

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Touching The Void
Touching The Void
Theatre | Until 29th February 2020 

Duke of York's Theatre 3 minutes walk from Bedford & Strand

The true story of two young climbers who get into trouble has already been told in a BAFTA-winning film and ...More

 
Nicolaes Maes: Dutch Master of the Golden Age
Nicolaes Maes: Dutch Master of the Golden Age
Exhibitions | Until 31st May 2020 

National Gallery 3 minutes walk from Bedford & Strand

Downton Abbey has proved the nation's fascination with the upstairs and downstairs divide in high society, so many will be ...More

 
Dear Evan Hansen
Dear Evan Hansen
Theatre | Until 30th May 2020 

Noel Coward Theatre 4 minutes walk from Bedford & Strand

Michael Greif directs the Tony Award-winning musical about a teenage outcast who becomes a focal point for a community's grief ...More

 
Cyrano De Bergerac
Cyrano De Bergerac
Theatre | Until 29th February 2020 

Playhouse Theatre 4 minutes walk from Bedford & Strand

James McAvoy returns to the West End starring as the soldier and poet with a nose as huge as his ...More

 
Hidden London: The Exhibition
Hidden London: The Exhibition
Exhibitions | Until 1st January 2021 

London Transport Museum 4 minutes walk from Bedford & Strand

Experience an 'abandoned' Tube station and discover stories about Churchill in the Blitz at the London Transport Museum's exhibition, Hidden ...More

 

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Super Nature
Super Nature
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A new art fair inspired by the joy of plants comes to the Garden Museum ...More

 
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Mama London

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Darkfield: Seance - Flight - Coma
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Theatre | From 28th February 

Lewis Cubitt Park and Square

Described as a 'multi-sensory sonic theme park' Darkfield ...More

 
Easter at the Southbank Centre
Easter at the Southbank Centre
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Southbank Centre

This Easter hop down to the Southbank Centre ...More

 
Steve Martin & Martin Short: The Funniest Show In Town At The Moment
Steve Martin & Martin Short: The Funniest Show In Town At The Moment
Comedy | From 14th March 

Royal Albert Hall

The Hollywood actors, comedians and decades-long friends cross ...More

 
Shazia Mirza: Coconut
Shazia Mirza: Coconut
Comedy | On 7th March 

Southbank Centre

Insightful social and cultural observations mixed with personal anecdotes from the award-winning Birmingham-born stand-up. Shazia ...More

 
Formafantasma: Cambio
Formafantasma: Cambio
Exhibitions | From 4th March 

Serpentine Sackler Gallery

At the intersection of design, contemporary art and research, Italian design duo Formafantasma examines the ...More

 
Richard Alston Dance Company: Final Edition
Richard Alston Dance Company: Final Edition
Dance | From 7th March 

Sadler's Wells Theatre

The final ever performances of Richard Alston Dance ...More

 
Hamlet
Hamlet
Theatre | From 30th March 

National Theatre: Dorfman

An energetic retelling of Hamlet for eight to 12 year olds, this hour-long introduction to ...More

 
Cutting Room
Cutting Room
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Cutting Room is a cute restaurant with live music in the basement bar downstairs....More

 
Mardi Gras at Pop Brixton
Mardi Gras at Pop Brixton
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A taste of New Orleans comes to London this February when Pop Brixton presents the ...More

 
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A collection of contemporary venue spaces located in Westminster's Millbank Tower, an 118-metre high skyscraper ...More

 
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George & Vulture
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The tallest pub in London, the George & Vulture has stood tall against the changing ...More

 
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Chop'd City Point
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Chop'd is a good salad, soup and breakfast place where food is freshly made each ...More

 
London Graphic Centre
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For artists and designers the London Graphic Centre has been a well known location in Covent Garden since the flagship store opened in 1996....More

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Explore London's canals in Camden, Little Venice and beyond on a self-drive boating from Paddington....More

 
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The Conductor
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The Conductor is a Fullers pub and restaurant on Fleet Place in Farringdon serving indulgent ...More

 
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