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Great Queen StreetFans of St John in Farringdon (described by us as "one of the best restaurants in the capital"), The Eagle nearby ("the original and arguably one of London's best gastropubs") and The Anchor & Hope in Waterloo ("a London landmark"), will love Great Queen Street. This is thanks to the same team behind these three London favourites: Tom Norrington-Davies (from the Eagle) is head chef; Robert Shaw (also Anchor & Hope) is in charge of front of house; Jonathon Jones (chef at Anchor & Hope) is a partner; and Mike Belben (ex-Eagle) is an investor. With names like these it's no surprise that the daily changing dishes are swooned over. Don't be fooled by the casual, rustic decor, the food here would beat many classy restaurants even if it doesn't have the starched white table cloths . As at St John meat is a speciality and for sophisticated carnivores seven-hour roasted shoulder of Hereford lamb should surely be sampled. Adventurous eaters will love the warm salad of snails with crispy bacon or beef heart with a baked beetroot and horseradish salad; there's plenty to keep the taste buds intrigued. And, unlike the Hope & Anchor, you can thankfully book a table; doing so will not disappoint.

 

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Club Quarters Lincoln's Inn Fields
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £115  40% off
61 Lincoln's Inn Fields, WC2A | 3 minutes from Great Queen Street
Lincoln's Inn Fields is the 4th Club Quarters hotel in London. The hotel is an ideal accommodation choice for business and leisure travellers with close links ... More
 
 
 
The Waldorf Hilton Hotel London
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £97  26% off
Aldwych, WC2B | 4 minutes from Great Queen Street
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
 
 
 
Radisson Blu Edwardian Mercer Street
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £131  38% off
Seven Dials, WC2H | 5 minutes from Great Queen Street
Boutique haven in Covent Garden's vibrant Seven Dials village. Guests can enjoy stylish, comfortable rooms, smart TV and free high-speed Wi-Fi on unlimited devices. Monmouth Kitchen ... More
 
 
 
 
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Boulevard Brasserie
London > Restaurants > Brasseries
40 Wellington Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 4 minutes from Great Queen Street
Set just 50 yards back from the Piazza, Boulevard Brasserie is one of the area's iconic fixtures. Serving great food since 1991, this grande dame of ... More
 
 
 
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Balthazar
London > Restaurants > Brasseries
4-7 Russell Street, Covent Garden, London WC2B | 4 minutes from Great Queen Street
Fifteen years on from the launch of his New York Parisian-style brasserie Keith McNally returned home with a London branch of Balthazar, sharing the old Theatre ... More
 
 
 
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Brasserie Max
London > Restaurants > Brasseries
Covent Garden Hotel, 10 Monmouth Street, Covent Garden, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 5 minutes from Great Queen Street
The restaurant at the Firmdale's Covent Garden Hotel on Monmouth Street, Brasserie Max is a buzzy bar and restaurant popular for pre and post theatre dining. ... More
 
 
 
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The Black Penny
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
34 Great Queen Street, Covent Garden, London WC2B | Same location as Great Queen Street
Inspired by England's original coffee houses, The Black Penny isn't your average coffee shop. Spread across two floors, the coffee house serves hearty breakfasts, seasonal salads, ... More
 
 
 
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Margot
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
45 Great Queen Street, WC2B | Same location as Great Queen Street
One of London's best loved Maitre d's Paulo de Tarso leaves his role at Bar Boulud at London's Mandarin Oriental Hyde Park to open his own ... More
 
 
 
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Shoryu Ramen Covent Garden
London > Restaurants >
35 Great Queen Street, WC2B | Same location as Great Queen Street
A spin off from the Japan Centre, one of the largest Japanese shops in London, this mini chain of ramen restaurants concentrates on ... More
 
 
 
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The Play That Goes Wrong
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 5th September 2014 to 2nd May 2021
Great Queen Street, Catherine Street, WC2B | 4 minutes from Great Queen Street
Presented by the award-winning, international comedy company Mischief Theatre, The Play That Goes Wrong follows the inept and accident prone Cornley Polytechnic Drama Society ...More
 
 
 
Mamma Mia!
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 6th September 2012 to 19th September 2020
Great Queen Street, Aldwych, Covent Garden, London WC2B | 5 minutes from Great Queen Street
Through the story-telling magic of the songs of ABBA, we meet Donna, a feisty forty-something single mum, who recalls the distant memories of carefree days and ...More
 
 
 
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Life of Pi
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 22nd June to 4th October 2020
Great Queen Street, Charing Cross Road, WC2H | 8 minutes from Great Queen Street
Based on one of the best-loved works of fiction, Yann Martel's Man Booker Prize winning novel, Life of Pi is brought to the stage "in her ...More
 
 
 
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Gillian Lynne Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
166 Drury Lane, Covent Garden, London WC2B | 1 minute from Great Queen Street
Although this site has been an entertainment venue since at least the mid-19th century, the Gillian Lynne Theatre only opened its doors in 1973, making it ... More
 
 
 
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Top Secret Comedy Club @ The Africa Centre
London > Entertainment > Live Music
170 Drury Lane, Covent Garden, London WC2B | 1 minute from Great Queen Street
This new Covent Garden alternative to the West End tourist traps has welcomed the likes of filthy San Franciscan Scott Capurro and TV favourite Andi Osho. ... More
 
 
 
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Fortune Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Russell Street, Covent Garden, London WC2B | 3 minutes from Great Queen Street
The first theatre built after World War I is an astonishing piece of architecture. Built in 1922-4, it preceded the arrival of the Art Deco and ... More
 
 
 
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Museum Of Freemasonry
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Freemasons Hall, 60 Great Queen Street, Covent Garden, London WC2B | 1 minute from Great Queen Street
Aimed at freemasons and non-freemasons alike, the Museum of Freemasonry provides the chances to learn all about freemasonry and its cultural richness. The museum is ... More
 
 
 
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London Film Museum Covent Garden
London > Attractions > Museums
45 Wellington Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 4 minutes from Great Queen Street
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
 
 
 
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London Transport Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
Covent Garden Piazza, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 4 minutes from Great Queen Street
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
 
 
 
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Charles Worthington
London > Shopping > Hair and Grooming
28 Great Queen Street, Covent Garden, London WC2B | 1 minute from Great Queen Street
Service is a watchword at this salon, where clients are guaranteed a first-class hairdressing experience. Celebrity coiffeur Worthington personally trains all his staff and standards are ... More
 
 
 
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Bloomsbury Flowers
London > Shopping > Florists
29 Great Queen Street, Covent Garden, London WC2B | 1 minute from Great Queen Street
Bloomsbury Flowers don't do off-the-peg, so if you want to be in and out in two minutes think again. However, if you want to impress with ... More
 
 
 
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SugarSin
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
1 Russell Street, Covent Garden, Covent Garden, London WC2B | 1 minute from Great Queen Street
Covent Garden got a little bit sweeter at the beginning of 2012 with the opening of SugarSin. Run by Swedish sisters Anna and ... More
 
 
 
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The London Film School
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
24 Shelton Street, Covent Garden, WC2H | 4 minutes from Great Queen Street
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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Saw Swee Hock Student Centre
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
1 Sheffield Street, Holborn, London WC2A | 4 minutes from Great Queen Street
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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English [Out There!]
London > Education > English Language Courses
10 Coptic Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1A | 5 minutes from Great Queen Street
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
 
 
 
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h Club London
London > Leisure > Arts Centres
24 Endell Street, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 3 minutes from Great Queen Street
On the site of the old St Paul's Hospital in Covent Garden, hip private members' club h Club London has been designed specifically for the creative ... More
 
 
 
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Thai Square Spa
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
25 Shelton Street, 40 Earlham Street, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 4 minutes from Great Queen Street
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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The Sanctuary
London > Leisure > Fitness
12 Floral Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 4 minutes from Great Queen Street
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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Philomena's Irish Bar
London > Nightlife > Pubs
40 Great Queen Street, Covent Garden, London WC2B | Same location as Great Queen Street
Philomena's is an Irish themed bar and sports cafe on Great Queen Street, just two minutes walk from Covent Garden tube station. A great place to ... More
 
 
 
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The Princess Louise
London > Nightlife > Pubs
208 High Holborn, Covent Garden, London WC1V | 3 minutes from Great Queen Street
The flagship London pub of Yorkshire's oldest brewery, Samuel Smith, the Princess Louise has been carefully restored to her original Victorian layout complete with snugs, removed ... More
 
 
 
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The Marquess of Anglesey
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
39 Bow Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 3 minutes from Great Queen Street
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Lowlander Beer Cafe
London > Nightlife > Bars
36 Drury Lane, Covent Garden, London WC2B | 1 minute from Great Queen Street
The reputation of the Benelux breweries precedes them and this themed bar captures the flair of Dutch cafe culture too. The impressive row of shiny silver ... More
 
 
 
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The American Bar at The Savoy
London > Nightlife > Bars
The Savoy, Strand, Covent Garden, London WC2R | 2 minutes from Great Queen Street
During The Savoy's �220million refit the American Bar was barely touched, ensuring it stayed true to its traditional, sleek design that is synonymous with the iconic ... More
 
 
 
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Beaufort Bar at The Savoy
London > Nightlife > Bars
The Savoy, Strand, Covent Garden, London WC2R | 2 minutes from Great Queen Street
The second of two bars in The Savoy, the Beaufort Bar is a glamorous affair. The bar continues the hotel's Art Deco theme with plush black ... More
 
 
 
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Sir John Soane's Museum
London > Business > Venue Hire
13 Lincoln's Inn Fields, Holborn, London WC2A | 4 minutes from Great Queen Street
An appealingly higgledy-piggledy treasure trove of artefacts, the extraordinary Sir John Soane's Museum elegantly located on Lincoln's Inn Fields is well worth an exploratory rummage. Lurking ... More
 
 
 
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The Congress Centre
London > Business > Venue Hire
23-28 Great Russell Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1B | 6 minutes from Great Queen Street
Based at Congress House, the headquarters of the Trades Union Congress, the Congress Centre offers several meeting and conference rooms for hire within an architecturally-renowned Grade ... More
 
 
 
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British Museum
London > Business > Venue Hire
Great Russell Street, Bloomsbury, Bloomsbury, London WC1B | 6 minutes from Great Queen Street
If you wanted to thoroughly explore the British Museum, it would take months, if not years. Over seven millions objects from all over the world are ... More
 
 
 
 

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The Woman In Black
The Woman In Black
Theatre | Until 27th March 2021 

Fortune Theatre 3 minutes walk from Great Queen Street

One of the less well-known West End fixtures, this adaptation of Susan Hill's gothic novel has been packing out houses ...More

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

London Transport Museum 4 minutes walk from Great Queen Street

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

 
Future Engineers
Future Engineers
Exhibitions | Until 31st December 2020 

London Transport Museum 4 minutes walk from Great Queen Street

Explore the world of transport engineering in the Future Engineers gallery, a permanent display at the London Transport Museum since ...More

 
The Play That Goes Wrong
The Play That Goes Wrong
Theatre | Until 2nd May 2021 

Duchess Theatre 4 minutes walk from Great Queen Street

Presented by the award-winning, international comedy company Mischief Theatre, The Play That Goes Wrong follows the inept and accident prone ...More

 
Hello, Dolly!
Hello, Dolly!
Theatre | Until 6th March 2021 

Adelphi Theatre 6 minutes walk from Great Queen Street

Multi Olivier and BAFTA Award winning Imelda Staunton plays meddlesome socialite turned matchmaker Dolly Levi, taking the title role in ...More

 
Harry Potter and the Cursed Child
Harry Potter and the Cursed Child
Theatre | Until 24th January 2021 

Palace Theatre 7 minutes walk from Great Queen Street

From the 36,000 retweets Harry Potter creator J.K. Rowling got when she announced the ...More

 
The Prince of Egypt
The Prince of Egypt
Theatre | Until 31st October 2020 

Dominion Theatre 7 minutes walk from Great Queen Street

With new musical numbers and lavish sets, The Prince of Egypt brings a glittering production based on the Dreamworks film ...More

 
Life of Pi
Life of Pi
Theatre | Until 4th October 2020 

Wyndham's Theatre 8 minutes walk from Great Queen Street

Based on one of the best-loved works of fiction, Yann Martel's Man Booker Prize winning novel, Life of Pi is ...More

 
Nicolaes Maes: Dutch Master Of The Golden Age
Exhibitions | Until 20th September 2020 

National Gallery 9 minutes walk from Great Queen Street

Nearly 50 paintings and drawings show how the artist moved away from historical and biblical paintings, to portraits and scenes ...More

Titian: Love, Desire, Death
Exhibitions | Until 17th January 2021 

National Gallery 9 minutes walk from Great Queen Street

All six works in the series of paintings showing Classical myths primarily taken from the Roman poet Ovid's 'Metamorphoses', commissioned ...More

 
 
 
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