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Leicester Square Tube Station
 
3 minutes walk
 
Piccadilly Circus Tube Station
 
3 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
Charing Cross Railway Station
 
8 minutes walk
 
Euston Railway Station
 
23 minutes walk
 
 
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Leicester Square Masterpark
 
2 minutes walk
 
China Town Masterpark
 
2 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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What to do in London throughout 2020

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Radisson Blu Edwardian Hampshire Hotel
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £143  32% off
Leicester Square, WC2H | 2 minutes from Friendly Society
The Hampshire Hotel is located in the heart of film and Theatreland. Guests can enjoy superb Mexican- Peruvian sharing plates at Leicester Square Kitchen with drinks ... More
 
 
 
Cafe Royal Hotel
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £388  41% off
68 Regent Street, W1B | 4 minutes from Friendly Society
Café Royal is a 160-bedroom 5-star luxury hotel on Regent Street, in London's city centre overlooking Piccadilly Circus. The hotel has conference facilities, a cafe, bar ... More
 
 
 
Le Meridien Piccadilly
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel
21 Piccadilly, W1J | 5 minutes from Friendly Society
A hotel that is distinctly in the old English style, with magnificent antique décor, staff who are attentive, discreet, and ever so polite and, most importantly, ... More
 
 
 
 
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Alternative Bars nearest Friendly Society

Nearest to Friendly Society
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Perception
London > Nightlife > Bars
W London Leicester Square, 10 Wardour Street, W1D | 1 minute from Friendly Society
Opened in late 2017, The Perception has taken over the lobby of the W London. Designed by Amsterdam-based firm Concrete, the bar is inspired by London's ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Mulwray
London > Nightlife > Bars
Rupert Court, 28 Rupert Street, W1D | 1 minute from Friendly Society
Located above newly restored pub The Blue Posts - reopened in late 2017 after a major renovation - The Mulwray is a smart cocktail bar ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Opium Cocktail & Dim Sum Parlour
London > Nightlife > Bars
The Jade Door, 15-16 Gerrard Street, Soho, London W1D | 1 minute from Friendly Society
Hidden behind an unassuming jade door in Chinatown an intoxicating world of hedonism awaits. The Opium Cocktail & Dim Sum Parlour is a maze of nine ... More
 
 
 
 
Bars in Soho
 
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Nightlife near Friendly Society

Friendly Society clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Waxy's Little Sister
London > Nightlife > Pubs
20 Wardour Street, Soho, London W1D | Same location as Friendly Society
If you're not up for the hectic atmosphere of Waxy O'Connors it might be worth slipping across the street to her infinitely more tranquil Little Sister. ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Blue Posts
London > Nightlife > Pubs
28 Rupert Street, Soho, London W1D | 1 minute from Friendly Society
Across the road from Chinatown, a pub had stood on the site of The Blue Posts at 28 Rupert Street since 1739. ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Waxy O'Connor's
London > Nightlife > Pubs
14-16 Rupert Street, Soho, London W1D | 1 minute from Friendly Society
Located where it is, Waxy's is fairly predictable. It's busy, it's Irish and it's got a fair smattering of tourists, but it also has that certain ... More
 
 
 
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Events near Friendly Society

Near Friendly Society
Thriller Live
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 1st January 2015 to 5th April 2020
Friendly Society, Shaftesbury Avenue, W1D | 2 minutes from Friendly Society
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Uncle Vanya
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 14th January to 2nd May 2020
Friendly Society, 6 Panton Street, SW1Y | 3 minutes from Friendly Society
Toby Jones plays the disaffected Uncle Vanya while Richard Armitage is the local doctor Astrov as Olivier Award-winner Conor McPherson - who directed a landmark production ...More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Touching The Void
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 9th November 2019 to 29th February 2020
Friendly Society, St Martins Lane, WC2N | 4 minutes from Friendly Society
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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Entertainment near Friendly Society

Near Friendly Society
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Cineworld Leicester Square
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
5-6 Leicester Square, WC2H | 1 minute from Friendly Society
Cineworld on the north side of Leicester Square is a state-of-the-art nine screen cinema in the centre of London which shows ... More
 
 
 
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Picturehouse Central
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
7-14 Coventry Street, Soho, London W1D | 1 minute from Friendly Society
A vast and much needed improvement on the old Cineworld cinema in the Trocodero, Picturehouse Central opened in June 2015 and was treated to a full ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Prince Charles Cinema
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
7 Leicester Place, Soho, London WC2H | 1 minute from Friendly Society
Having achieved almost cult status, this reasonably-priced, independent cinema in the heart of Leicester Square is not quite the true hidden gem it once was. ... More
 
 
 
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Sights and Attractions near Friendly Society

The best museums, galleries, attractions near Friendly Society
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Leicester Square
London > Attractions > Other Attractions
Leicester Square, Soho, London WC2H | 1 minute from Friendly Society
With Trafalgar Square to the south, Piccadilly Circus to the west, China Town to the north and Covent Garden to the east, Leicester Square is right ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The West End
London > Attractions > Other Attractions
Soho, London WC2H | 1 minute from Friendly Society
Taking in Oxford Street, Regent Street and Bond Street, Soho, Theatreland, Chinatown, Covent Garden and Leicester Square, The West End really does have it ... More
 
 
 
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Horse and Dolphin Yard
London > Attractions >
Soho, London W1D | 1 minute from Friendly Society
Walking from Gerrard Street to Shaftesbury Avenue in the Chinatown area of Soho you'll come across the pedestrianised Horse & Dolphin Yard which gets its name ... More
 
 
 
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Shopping near Friendly Society

The best shops and markets near Friendly Society
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Bubblewrapwaffle
London > Shopping > Delicatessens
24 Wardour Street, W1D | 1 minute from Friendly Society
Traditional Hong Kong egg waffles are an envelope for decadent ice cream, chocolate and strawberry fillings. An Instagram ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
SeeWoo
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
18-20 Lisle Street, Soho, London WC2H | 1 minute from Friendly Society
SeeWoo's flagship store is located on Lisle Street in the heart of London's bustling Chinatown. Starting as a small grocery in 1975 serving local needs, SeeWoo ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Ben & Jerry's
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
Vue West End, 3 Cranbourn Street, Leicester Square, Soho, London WC2H | 1 minute from Friendly Society
Fosil Fuel, Phish Food and Baked Alaska, no, not a tour of the Natural History Museum but the names that Ben & Jerry have come up ... More
 
 
 
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Restaurants near Friendly Society

What are the best dining options near Friendly Society London?
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Golden Dragon
London > Restaurants > Chinese restaurants
28 Gerrard Street, Soho, London W1D | 1 minute from Friendly Society
Stylish, huge and well-run, his is one of the more popular places with the locals of Chinatown and on weekends it’s completely packed. The house specialities ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Jade Garden
London > Restaurants > Chinese restaurants
15 Wardour Street, Soho, London W1D | 1 minute from Friendly Society
Chinese cuisine ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Cafe TPT
London > Restaurants > Chinese restaurants
21 Wardour Street, Soho, London W1D | 1 minute from Friendly Society
... More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Education near Friendly Society

Near Friendly Society
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The London Film School
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
24 Shelton Street, Covent Garden, WC2H | 6 minutes from Friendly Society
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
English [Out There!]
London > Education > English Language Courses
10 Coptic Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1A | 9 minutes from Friendly Society
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
Cookery School
London > Education > Cookery Courses
15B Little Portland Street, Fitzrovia, London W1W | 11 minutes from Friendly Society
Awarded The Best City Cookery School 2013, the Cookery School at Little Portland Street has been teaching people to make simple, honest food for more than ... More
 
 
 
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Friendly Society gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
AWAY Spa W London
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
10 Wardour Street, Soho, London W1D | 1 minute from Friendly Society
On the 6th floor of the W London the AWAY Spa certainly takes you away from the manic pace of life in Leicester Square ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Urban Golf Soho
London > Leisure > Golf
33 Great Pulteney Street, Soho, London W1F | 4 minutes from Friendly Society
OK, so you may not be able to soak up the rays on this indoor course but it's a brilliant idea that has been stylishly executed. ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Phoenix Garden
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
21 Stacey Street, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 5 minutes from Friendly Society
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
 
 
 
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Pubs near Friendly Society

The best pubs near London Friendly Society.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Waxy's Little Sister
London > Nightlife > Pubs
20 Wardour Street, Soho, London W1D | Same location as Friendly Society
If you're not up for the hectic atmosphere of Waxy O'Connors it might be worth slipping across the street to her infinitely more tranquil Little Sister. ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Blue Posts
London > Nightlife > Pubs
28 Rupert Street, Soho, London W1D | 1 minute from Friendly Society
Across the road from Chinatown, a pub had stood on the site of The Blue Posts at 28 Rupert Street since 1739. ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Waxy O'Connor's
London > Nightlife > Pubs
14-16 Rupert Street, Soho, London W1D | 1 minute from Friendly Society
Located where it is, Waxy's is fairly predictable. It's busy, it's Irish and it's got a fair smattering of tourists, but it also has that certain ... More
 
 
 
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Meeting venue hire near Friendly Society

Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near Friendly Society.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Odeon, Leicester Square
London > Business > Venue Hire
24-26 Leicester Square, Soho, London WC2H | 2 minutes from Friendly Society
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
68 Dean Street
London > Business > Venue Hire
68 Dean Street, Soho, London W1D | 3 minutes from Friendly Society
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Haymarket Hotel
London > Business > Venue Hire
1 Suffolk Place, St James's, London SW1Y | 3 minutes from Friendly Society
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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99 Comedy Club Leicester Square
Comedy | On 18th February 2020 

Ruby Blue 1 minute walk from Friendly Society

Sly wit and verbal flourishes from self-deprecating Eton and Oxford graduate Ivo Graham, plus Tez Ilyas and Laura Lexx....More

Musik
Theatre | Until 1st March 2020 

Leicester Square Theatre 1 minute walk from Friendly Society

Frances Barber's cabaret show, scripted by Jonathan Harvey with music by Pet Shop Boys, tells the story of a global ...More

The Book Of Mormon
The Book Of Mormon
Theatre | Until 4th April 2020 

Prince of Wales Theatre 2 minutes walk from Friendly Society

Creators of Southpark (Trey Parker and Matt Stone) have turned their satirical eyes to the cheery world of musicals. With ...More

 
The Edge
Comedy | On 18th February 2020 

Comedy Store 2 minutes walk from Friendly Society

A night of interactive, improvised humour from Geoff Norcott, Abigoliah Schamaun, Sean Meo, Luke Toulson, Steve Gribbin and Alex Kealy....More

Les Miserables
Les Miserables
Theatre | Until 17th October 2020 

Sondheim Theatre 2 minutes walk from Friendly Society

Jean Valjean, released on parole after 19 years on the chain gang, finds that the yellow ticket-of-leave he must, by ...More

 
Upstart Crow
Upstart Crow
Theatre | Until 25th April 2020 

Gielgud Theatre 2 minutes walk from Friendly Society

David Mitchell makes his West End debut in Ben Elton's stage adaptation of the critically acclaimed BBC TV sitcom, Upstart ...More

 
Everybody's Talking About Jamie
Everybody's Talking About Jamie
Theatre | Until 29th August 2020 

Apollo Theatre 2 minutes walk from Friendly Society

Tom MacRae's musical Everybody's Talking About Jamie transfers to London's Apollo Theatre after an acclaimed run at the Sheffield Theatre. ...More

 
Thriller Live
Thriller Live
Theatre | Until 5th April 2020 

Lyric Shaftesbury Avenue 2 minutes walk from Friendly Society

Michael Jackson's untimely death may have propelled this musical into orbit; Thriller - Live became a tribute show overnight with ...More

 
Body Worlds
Body Worlds
Exhibitions | Until 11th September 2020 

London Pavilion 2 minutes walk from Friendly Society

A fascinating exhibition which fuses science, art and health education, Body Worlds offers a unique insight into the human body. ...More

 
Magic Mike Live
Magic Mike Live
Dance | Until 28th June 2020 

The Hippodrome 2 minutes walk from Friendly Society

Picking up from where Dirty Dancing left off, Channing Tatum presents an adults-only dance and acrobatic spectacular based on the ...More

 

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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 design's ...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
Dining 

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
Clubbing and Nightlife | On 29th February 

Pop Brixton

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

 
London Dog Week
London Dog Week
Exhibitions | From 23rd March 

Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park

Cuddle up with your favourite canine at special 'Pup-Up Shops' and 'Cuddle Clubs' popping up ...More

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

 
George & Vulture
George & Vulture
Drinking 

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

 
George & Vulture
George & Vulture
Dining 

British cuisine....More

 
Chop'd City Point
Chop'd City Point
Dining 

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

 
London Graphic Centre
Shopping 

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

Jean Dubuffet
Jean Dubuffet
Exhibitions | From 30th September 

Barbican Art Gallery

As part of the year-long Inside Out series, the Barbican Art Gallery presents a major ...More

 
Woman in the Window
Woman in the Window
Exhibitions | From 14th October 

Dulwich Picture Gallery

Completing the 2020 exhibition programme at Dulwich Picture Gallery, Woman in the Window looks at ...More

 
Club Golf
Club Golf
Sporting Events | From 19th February 

Coal Drops Yard

A crazy golf course inspired by the King's Cross rave culture of the '80s and ...More

 
Pancake Day at Ask for Janice
Foodie Events | On 25th February 

Ask For Janice

One of London's best pancake spots all year round, Ask For Janice is putting on a special menu for Pancake Day with both sweet and savoury options to ...More

OperaGlass Works: The Turn of the Screw
OperaGlass Works: The Turn of the Screw
Concerts | From 26th March 

Wilton's Music Hall

Following glowing reviews for its debut production, The ...More

 
GoBoat Paddington
GoBoat Paddington
Transport 

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

 
The Conductor
The Conductor
Drinking 

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

 
The Lanesborough Club & Spa
The Lanesborough Club & Spa
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A subterranean sanctuary in the heart of central ...More

 
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Bulgari Spa London
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Split across two levels, the vast 2,000 square metre Bulgari Spa is the crowning glory ...More

 
London Events 2020
London Events 2020
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New musicals put Pretty Woman and The Prince of Egypt centre stage, and blockbuster ...More

 
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Best Valentine's Day Events in London
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Six illuminating light shows to brighten the ...More

 
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New Hotels in London 2020
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Overlooking Bloomsbury's Russell Square, Kimpton Fitzroy London launched in October 2018. Its Grade II listed ...More

 
 
 
 
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