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Covent Garden Tube Station
 
6 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
Charing Cross Railway Station
 
12 minutes walk
 
Euston Railway Station
 
17 minutes walk
 
 
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Holborn NCP
 
3 minutes walk
 
Upper St Martins Lane NCP
 
4 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Radisson Blu Edwardian Bloomsbury Street Hotel
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £116  28% off
9-13 Bloomsbury Street, WC1B | 3 minutes from First Out
Near to the British Museum, this Edwardian hotel is something of a Bloomsbury landmark. Relaunched in January 2009 following a '25million makeover, each of the 174 ... More
 
 
 
Radisson Blu Edwardian Mercer Street
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £139  28% off
Seven Dials, WC2H | 3 minutes from First Out
In the middle of Covent Garden, the Radisson Blu Edwardian Mercer Street (formally the Mountbatten) is perfect for those wanting to be in the heart of ... More
 
 
 
Radisson Blu Edwardian Kenilworth Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £58  36% off
97 Great Russell Street, WC1B | 3 minutes from First Out
Conforming to the Radisson Blu Edwardian brand of mixing designer décor with designer locations, the Kenilworth has everything you'd expect from this established chain. 50 metres ... More
 
 
 
 
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Alternative Bars nearest First Out

Nearest to First Out
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Flight Club Bloomsbury
London > Nightlife > Bars
55 New Oxford Street, WC1A | 2 minutes from First Out
Flight Club set its sights on bringing darts out of dark, dingy pubs and into the 21st century and they've hit ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Phoenix Artist Club
London > Nightlife > Bars
1 Phoenix Street, Charing Cross Road, Soho, London WC2H | 2 minutes from First Out
Beneath the Phoenix Theatre lies this charming escape from the norm. Something of a 'hidden gem' the Phoenix Artist Club is secreted away down a little ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Simmons Soho
London > Nightlife > Bars
2 Bateman Street, W1D | 3 minutes from First Out
Well known for its cocktails which come in quaint tea cups, Simmons is a quirky bar offering a tea party with a difference - where ... More
 
 
 
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Nightlife near First Out

First Out clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Polpo at Ape and Bird
London > Nightlife > Pubs
142 Shaftesbury Avenue, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 3 minutes from First Out
When Russell Norman, famed for Polpo and as The Restaurant Man on BBC2, opened his first pub in November 2013 it seemed ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Norman's Coach & Horses
London > Nightlife > Pubs
29 Greek Street, Soho, London W1D | 3 minutes from First Out
Claiming to be 'the West End's Best Known Pub', Norman's Coach & Horses certainly has more than its fair share of unique features. Firstly there's the ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Toucan
London > Nightlife > Pubs
19 Carlisle Street, Soho, London W1D | 3 minutes from First Out
This is not so much a restaurant as a tiny atmospheric Irish bar. Having grown out of its minuscule basement into the bar upstairs it's always ... More
 
 
 
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Events near First Out

Near First Out
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Stomp
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 1st August - 7th January 2018
First Out, West Street, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 4 minutes from First Out
Stomp stages an aural assault on your senses at the Ambassadors Theatre. There is no plot, no dialogue and nobody speaks a word. Instead a group ...More
 
 
 
School of Rock
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 24th October 2016 to 13th January 2019
First Out, Drury Lane, WC2B | 5 minutes from First Out
Students at a prestigious prep school "stick it to the man" with encouragement from their substitute teacher - wannabe rock star Dewey Finn - in the ...More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Ferryman
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 20th June 2017 to 6th January 2018
First Out, Shaftesbury Avenue, W1D | 6 minutes from First Out
Following a sold out run at the Royal Court, (the fastest selling show in the theatre's history) Jez Butterworth's The Ferryman is enjoying an equally popular ...More
 
 
 
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Entertainment near First Out

Near First Out
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Dominion Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
268-269 Tottenham Court Road, Bloomsbury, London W1T | 2 minutes from First Out
Huge theatre which plays host to big, rocking musicals, the Dominion Theatre, though built in 1928, underwent a £6 million restoration in 2017. Originally used as ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Ray's Jazz At Foyles
London > Entertainment > Jazz Clubs
113-119 Charing Cross Road, Soho, London WC2H | 2 minutes from First Out
Jazz up your afternoon coffee break with a trip to Ray's shop and café on the first floor of Foyles' bookshop on Charing Cross Road. The ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Phoenix Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Charing Cross Road, Soho, London WC2H | 2 minutes from First Out
Built in 1930, the Phoenix Theatre is a curious mix of classical theatre architecture and the Art Deco style. The columns and arches of the Phoenix ... More
 
 
 
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Sights and Attractions near First Out

The best museums, galleries, attractions near First Out
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Centre Point
London > Attractions > Sights
101-103 New Oxford Street, WC1A | 1 minute from First Out
One of London's best known landmarks, Centre Point has been used as a navigational tool since the 1960s. Lost in Soho's back streets, ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Elms Lesters Painting Rooms
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
135 Flitcroft Street, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 1 minute from First Out
Elms Lesters Painting Rooms are housed in an extraordinary space, purpose built as a painting studio in 1904. Since 1984 the gallery has been specialising in ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The House Of St Barnabas
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
1 Greek Street, Soho, London W1D | 2 minutes from First Out
Grand Georgian house built in 1746 and used as 'House of Charity' since 1846. The House of St Barnabas at No 1 Greek Street, available for ... More
 
 
 
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Shopping near First Out

The best shops and markets near First Out
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Moroso
London > Shopping > House and Garden
22-24 St Giles High Street, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 1 minute from First Out
Opened during the London Design Festival and the 100% Design exhibition 2007, this Italian furniture shop at the crossroads of Oxford Street and Tottenham Court Road ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Grant & Cutler at Fowles
London > Shopping > Books
113-119 Charing Cross Road, Soho, London WC2H | 2 minutes from First Out
Originally a foreign language book shop (indeed arguably the best in London), Grant & Cutler at Fowles now stocks an impressive array of World Cinema titles ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Forbidden Planet
London > Shopping > Books
179 Shaftesbury Avenue, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 2 minutes from First Out
Crammed with the cream of cult entertainment this shop is a seventh heaven for sci-fi fans. In the old days, Forbidden Planet just stocked every ... More
 
 
 
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Restaurants near First Out

What are the best dining options near First Out London?
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Woo Jung
London > Restaurants > Korean restaurants
59 St. Giles High Street, Charing Cross, Covent Garden, London WC2H | Same location as First Out
... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Fernandez and Wells Denmark Street
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
1-3 Denmark Street, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 1 minute from First Out
Journalist Rick Wells and ex-Monmouth manager Jorge Fernandez clearly enjoy the simple things in life and that's what you'll get when you go to ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Smoking Goat
London > Restaurants > Thai restaurants
7 Denmark Street, WC2H | 1 minute from First Out
Opened in 2014, Soho dive bar and dining room Smoking Goat was Ben Chapman's first restaurant and its success has led to Kiln ... More
 
 
 
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Education near First Out

Near First Out
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
English [Out There!]
London > Education > English Language Courses
10 Coptic Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1A | 3 minutes from First Out
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The London Film School
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
24 Shelton Street, Covent Garden, WC2H | 4 minutes from First Out
The London Film School is the oldest-established international school of film technique in the world. The school has contributed significantly to ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
RADA Chenies Street
London > Education > Adult Education
18-22 Chenies Street, WC1E | 7 minutes from First Out
One of three RADA sites across London, this Chenies Street building contains rehearsal rooms, the finance department, RADA Enterprises, the RADA Marketing department, ... More
 
 
 
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Leisure near First Out

First Out gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Phoenix Garden
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
21 Stacey Street, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 1 minute from First Out
In the shadow of both Centrepoint and St Giles-in-the-Fields Church, hidden from most tourists and residents alike, lies this beautiful West End garden. Originally a car ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Hospital Club
London > Leisure > Arts Centres
24 Endell Street, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 4 minutes from First Out
Before it was a hip private members' club designed specifically for the creative industries - complete with bar and dining rooms, cinema, TV and recording studios ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Thai Square Spa
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
25 Shelton Street, 40 Earlham Street, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 4 minutes from First Out
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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Pubs near First Out

The best pubs near London First Out.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Polpo at Ape and Bird
London > Nightlife > Pubs
142 Shaftesbury Avenue, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 3 minutes from First Out
When Russell Norman, famed for Polpo and as The Restaurant Man on BBC2, opened his first pub in November 2013 it seemed ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Norman's Coach & Horses
London > Nightlife > Pubs
29 Greek Street, Soho, London W1D | 3 minutes from First Out
Claiming to be 'the West End's Best Known Pub', Norman's Coach & Horses certainly has more than its fair share of unique features. Firstly there's the ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Toucan
London > Nightlife > Pubs
19 Carlisle Street, Soho, London W1D | 3 minutes from First Out
This is not so much a restaurant as a tiny atmospheric Irish bar. Having grown out of its minuscule basement into the bar upstairs it's always ... More
 
 
 
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Meeting venue hire near First Out

Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near First Out.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Congress Centre
London > Business > Venue Hire
23-28 Great Russell Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1B | 2 minutes from First Out
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
68 Dean Street
London > Business > Venue Hire
68 Dean Street, Soho, London W1D | 4 minutes from First Out
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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British Museum
London > Business > Venue Hire
Great Russell Street, Bloomsbury, Bloomsbury, London WC1B | 5 minutes from First Out
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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Big Bad Funk Club
Clubbing and Nightlife | Until 30th November 2017 

The Borderline 1 minute walk from First Out

A midweek spectacular with DJs spinning funk, soul, disco and Motown....More

Only Girl
Concerts | On 23rd November 2017 

The Borderline 1 minute walk from First Out

The singer-songwriter plays understated pop with soaring R&B infused melodies....More

An American In Paris
An American In Paris
Theatre | Until 28th April 2018 

Dominion Theatre 2 minutes walk from First Out

The award-winning An American In Paris transfers from Broadway to London, arriving at the Dominion Theatre in March 2017. Described ...More

 
The Exorcist
Theatre | Until 17th March 2018 

Phoenix Theatre 2 minutes walk from First Out

Adapted for the stage by John Pielmeier from William Peter Blatty's best-selling novel, the demonic possession of a young girl ...More

City: David Levene
Exhibitions | Until 7th December 2017 

Foyles - Charing Cross Road 2 minutes walk from First Out

The award-winning Guardian photographer exhibits images from around the world, including those included in his latest book....More

Motown The Musical
Motown The Musical
Theatre | Until 5th January 2019 

Shaftesbury Theatre 3 minutes walk from First Out

Telling the story of Berry Gordy, who went from being a featherweight boxer to Motown music mogul, Motown The Musical ...More

 
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Exhibitions | On 23rd November 2017 

Waterstone's - Tottenham Court Road 3 minutes walk from First Out

The first and best London comedy cabaret by and for lovers of literature...More

Seven Dials Christmas Lights & Shopping Evening
Seven Dials Christmas Lights & Shopping Evening
Seasonal | Until 9th December 2017 

Seven Dials 3 minutes walk from First Out

See the Seven Dials Christmas lights installation being launched and get your gifts wrapped up for free at the Seven ...More

 
The Mousetrap
The Mousetrap
Theatre | Until 6th January 2018 

St Martin's Theatre 3 minutes walk from First Out

The longest running show in theatre history, Agatha Christie's The Mousetrap has been delighting and perplexing audiences for over 46 ...More

 
Aladdin
Aladdin
Theatre | Until 2nd June 2018 

Prince Edward Theatre 3 minutes walk from First Out

The Broadway hit from the producer of The Lion King, Aladdin arrived in London in summer 2016. The story of ...More

 

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Paloma Faith
Concerts | On 14th March 

The O2 Arena

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Rag 'n' Bone Man
Concerts | On 8th March 

Alexandra Palace

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Theatre | From 28th March 

Park Theatre

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Concerts | On 7th March 

Royal Albert Hall

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Dance | From 26th March 

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Dance | From 8th February 

SSE Arena, Wembley

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Harry's Dolci
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Christmas in London 2017
Christmas in London 2017
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Jack Solomons Club
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