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Leicester Square Tube Station
 
3 minutes walk
 
 
Railway Stations

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Charing Cross Railway Station
 
10 minutes walk
 
Euston Railway Station
 
20 minutes walk
 
 
Car Parks

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China Town Masterpark
 
2 minutes walk
 
Upper St Martins Lane NCP
 
3 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Radisson Blu Edwardian Mercer Street
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £139  22% off
Seven Dials, WC2H | 3 minutes from Lab
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
 
 
 
The Nadler Soho Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £108  33% off
10 Carlisle Street, W1D | 4 minutes from Lab
Promising 'the bill you pay at check-out is what you thought you'd pay when you checked in', the Nadler Hotels specialise in stylish, affordable accommodation. The ... More
 
 
 
Every Hotel Piccadilly
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £50  30% off
Coventry Street, W1D | 5 minutes from Lab
Located right next to Leicester Square, in the heart of London's West End, the Every Hotel Piccadilly is the perfect hotel for those wanting to enjoy ... More
 
 
 
 
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Alternative Bars nearest Lab

Nearest to Lab
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Phoenix Artist Club
London > Nightlife > Bars
1 Phoenix Street, Charing Cross Road, Soho, London WC2H | 1 minute from Lab
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
Tea Room
London > Nightlife > Bars
23-24 Greek Street, W1D | 1 minute from Lab
Nestled below Bun House - a steamed bun cafe on the corner of Greek Street and Old Compton Street - Tea Room ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Kettner's Champagne Bar
London > Nightlife > Bars
29 Romilly Street, Soho, London W1D | 1 minute from Lab
Celebrate in style at this elegant yet wholly unpretentious Baroque champagne bar in the heart of Soho. Dimly-lit, effortlessly elegant and with gleaming Mahogany surfaces, Kettner's ... More
 
 
 
 
Bars in Soho
 
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Nightlife near Lab

Lab clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Norman's Coach & Horses
London > Nightlife > Pubs
29 Greek Street, Soho, London W1D | 1 minute from Lab
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
Polpo at Ape and Bird
London > Nightlife > Pubs
142 Shaftesbury Avenue, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 1 minute from Lab
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
Meza
London > Nightlife > Mediterranean restaurants
100 Wardour Street, Soho, Soho, London W1F | 3 minutes from Lab
If you come to sample the delights of the West End and get a craving for some Mediterranean food you can’t do better than this sleek, ... More
 
 
 
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Events near Lab

Near Lab
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Lieutenant Of Inishmore
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 23rd June to 8th September 2018
Lab, St Martin's Lane, WC2N | 4 minutes from Lab
Poldark star Aidan Turner makes his West End stage debut this June, starring as terrorist Mad Padraic in Martin McDonagh's The Lieutenant of Inishmore. Michael Grandage ...More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Young Frankenstein
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 28th September 2017 to 29th September 2018
Lab, 2 Charing Cross Road, WC2H | 5 minutes from Lab
Ross Noble, Lesley Joseph and Hadley Fraser lead the cast of Young Frankenstein, Mel Brooks' uproarious musical based on his Oscar-nominated 1974 film about a New ...More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
English National Opera: The Marriage Of Figaro
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: 29th March - 14th April 2018
Lab, St Martin's Lane, WC2N | 6 minutes from Lab
Actress Fiona Shaw returns to direct the second revival of her production of Mozart's The Marriage of Figaro by the English National Opera at the London ...More
 
 
 
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Entertainment near Lab

Near Lab
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Found111
London > Entertainment > Theatres
111 Charing Cross Road, WC2H | 1 minute from Lab
Found111 is a temporary theatre space housed at 111 Charing Cross Road, the original site of the Central St Martins School of Art. Having been ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Prince Edward Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Old Compton Street, Soho, London W1D | 1 minute from Lab
The Prince Edward Theatre was designed by Edward Stone and opened in 1930 with a performance of the musical ‘Rio Rita’. Just a few years later, ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Palace Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Shaftesbury Avenue, Soho, London W1A | 1 minute from Lab
The towering Palace Theatre dominates Cambridge Circus. Five storeys of dark-red brick with octagonal towers on the top give it a looming aspect better suited to ... More
 
 
 
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Sights and Attractions near Lab

The best museums, galleries, attractions near Lab
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19 Greek Street
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
19 Greek Street, Soho, London W1D | 1 minute from Lab
19 Greek Street is a gallery and interior design practice promoting sustainable and socially responsible design. "Eloquently demonstrating that eclectic design and functionality can indeed go ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Soho
London > Attractions > Other Attractions
Soho, London W1D | 2 minutes from Lab
Soho, the set of streets and alleyways between Oxford Street, Shaftesbury Avenue, Charing Cross Road and Regent Street is one of the most cosmopolitan parts of ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The House Of St Barnabas
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
1 Greek Street, Soho, London W1D | 2 minutes from Lab
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 Lab

The best shops and markets near Lab
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Foyles - Charing Cross Road
London > Shopping > Books
107 Charing Cross Road, Soho, London WC2H | 1 minute from Lab
Great British bookshop Foyles has been trading since 1903 and in 2014 it moves out of its home for more than 80 years at 113-119 Charing ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Maison Bertaux Gallery
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
28 Greek Street, Soho, London W1D | 1 minute from Lab
A Soho landmark since 1871 - when Soho really was the only place in Britain where you could eat decent continental food - Maison Bertaux is ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
MADE Soho
London > Shopping > House and Garden
100 Charing Cross Road, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 1 minute from Lab
Chic, successful online furniture store MADE invites customers to come in and touch, sit on and test out a selection of their products at their flagship ... More
 
 
 
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Restaurants near Lab

What are the best dining options near Lab London?
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Ramen Taro
London > Restaurants > Japanese restaurants
10 Old Compton Street, Soho, London W1D | 1 minute from Lab
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Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Bone Daddies Shackfuyu
London > Restaurants > Japanese restaurants
14a Old Compton Street, Soho, London W1D | 1 minute from Lab
Originally opened as a year-long pop-up, Shackfuyu by Bone Daddies, was given permanent status in December 2015, re-opening with a marble top bar ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Stockpot
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
18 Old Compton Street, Soho, London W1D | 1 minute from Lab
Hearty, traditional British home cooking in central location. ... More
 
 
 
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Education near Lab

Near Lab
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The London Film School
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
24 Shelton Street, Covent Garden, WC2H | 4 minutes from Lab
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 | 6 minutes from Lab
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
RADA Chenies Street
London > Education > Adult Education
18-22 Chenies Street, WC1E | 10 minutes from Lab
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 Lab

Lab 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 Lab
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
Thai Square Spa
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
25 Shelton Street, 40 Earlham Street, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 3 minutes from Lab
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
AWAY Spa W London
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
10 Wardour Street, Soho, London W1D | 4 minutes from Lab
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
 
 
 
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Pubs near Lab

The best pubs near London Lab.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Norman's Coach & Horses
London > Nightlife > Pubs
29 Greek Street, Soho, London W1D | 1 minute from Lab
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
Polpo at Ape and Bird
London > Nightlife > Pubs
142 Shaftesbury Avenue, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 1 minute from Lab
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
The Toucan
London > Nightlife > Pubs
19 Carlisle Street, Soho, London W1D | 3 minutes from Lab
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 Lab

Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near Lab.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
68 Dean Street
London > Business > Venue Hire
68 Dean Street, Soho, London W1D | 2 minutes from Lab
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
Odeon, Leicester Square
London > Business > Venue Hire
24-26 Leicester Square, Soho, London WC2H | 4 minutes from Lab
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
The Congress Centre
London > Business > Venue Hire
23-28 Great Russell Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1B | 5 minutes from Lab
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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Aladdin
Aladdin
Theatre | Until 2nd June 2018 

Prince Edward Theatre 1 minute walk from Lab

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

 
Harry Potter and the Cursed Child
Harry Potter and the Cursed Child
Theatre | Until 22nd July 2018 

Palace Theatre 1 minute walk from Lab

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

 
The Exorcist
Theatre | Until 17th March 2018 

Phoenix Theatre 1 minute walk from Lab

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

Ruby Turner
Concerts | Until 21st February 2018 

Ronnie Scott's 1 minute walk from Lab

The long-established British Jamaican singer performs her R&B and soul material....More

Martin Carr
Concerts | On 20th February 2018 

The Borderline 2 minutes walk from Lab

Indie rock from the former songwriter, guitarist and creative force behind The Boo Radleys and Bravecaptain....More

Beginning
Beginning
Theatre | Until 24th March 2018 

Ambassadors Theatre 2 minutes walk from Lab

A new play by David Eldridge, Beginning invites the audience to be a fly on the wall at Laura's party. ...More

 
Dust
Theatre | Until 17th March 2018 

Soho Theatre 2 minutes walk from Lab

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Rose Matafeo: Sassy Best Friend
Comedy | Until 24th February 2018 

Soho Theatre 2 minutes walk from Lab

The New Zealand comedian returns with an hour of sketch and stand-up about her 25-year struggle with being the sassy ...More

All Or Nothing - The Mod Musical
All Or Nothing - The Mod Musical
Theatre | Until 11th March 2018 

Arts Theatre 3 minutes walk from Lab

Based on the story of Small Faces, one of the most acclaimed mod groups, All or Nothing - The Mod ...More

 
The York Realist
The York Realist
Theatre | Until 24th March 2018 

The Donmar Warehouse 3 minutes walk from Lab

Donmar Associate Robert Hastie, who delighted Donmar audiences with his celebrated productions of My Night with Reg and Splendour, directs ...More

 

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Everything Everything
Everything Everything
Concerts | On 10th March 

Alexandra Palace

The Manchester quartet, Everything Everything, praised by The Guardian for its "nerd-rock" and by the ...More

 
Merry Men by Tom Sellers
Merry Men by Tom Sellers
Foodie Events | From 4th April 

The Ugly Duck

Tom Sellers is keeping himself busy while his Michelin-starred Restaurant Story is being refurbished (closed ...More

 
The Bloomsbury Club Bar
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Taking inspiration from the 1920s and '30s - the golden era of cocktails - The Bloomsbury Club Bar is an inviting Art Deco retreat serving delectable classic and contemporary cocktails. ...More

Steven Wilson
Steven Wilson
Concerts | From 27th March 

Royal Albert Hall

Grammy-nominated progressive rock musician and record producer Steven Wilson ("the most successful British artist you've ...More

 
The Coral Room
The Coral Room
Drinking 

A thing of beauty, The Coral Room breathes new life into The Bloomsbury Hotel with ...More

 
Stereophonics
Stereophonics
Concerts | From 2nd March 

SSE Arena, Wembley

Welsh rockers Stereophonics, led by Kelly Jones, known for their hits including Dakota, Maybe Tomorrow ...More

 
Paul Weller
Paul Weller
Concerts | On 3rd March 

The O2 Arena

The singer-songwriter and former frontman of The Jam and The Style Council - affectionately known ...More

 
London Landmarks Half Marathon
London Landmarks Half Marathon
Sporting Events | On 25th March 

Downing Street

A brand new half marathon through Westminster and ...More

 
Made in North Korea: Everyday Graphics from the DPRK
Exhibitions | From 23rd February 

House of Illustration

This February, The House of Illustration presents the UK's first ever exhibition of graphic design from North Korea. Made in North Korea: Everyday Graphics from the DPRK draws ...More

Friday Late: Future of Dating
Friday Late: Future of Dating
Exhibitions | On 23rd February 

Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum

The latest Friday Late at the V&A looks ...More

 
DC Exhibition: Dawn of Super Heroes
DC Exhibition: Dawn of Super Heroes
Exhibitions | From 23rd February 

The O2 Arena

After a successful run in Paris, the DC ...More

 
Downing Street
Downing Street
Attractions 

Closed to ordinary members of the public, the entrance to Downing Street is gated and ...More

 
Amber
Dining 

Middle-Eastern and Mediterranean food is served against a backdrop of dusky pinks, ash wood tables and succulent greens at Amber, the all-day Aldgate East restaurant....More

Eat & Drink Festival
Eat & Drink Festival
Foodie Events | From 17th March 

Olympia London

Returning to Olympia London for its second year, the Eat & Drink Festival brings together ...More

 
Konditor & Cook
Konditor & Cook
Shopping 

The first Konditor & Cook shop, bakery and heart of the operation opened in 1993. ...More

 
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London Events 2018
London Events 2018
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The Old Vic celebrates its bicentenary in 2018, the Royal Academy of Arts is ...More

 
August in London 2018
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Summer favourites like the Notting Hill Carnival and Kids Week return and two Open Air Theatre productions are staged in London during August 2018. ...More

July in London 2018
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A Monster Calls at the Old Vic in July 2018 when Lovebox and Citadel move to Brockwell Park and Wimbledon serves up an ace. Sam Mendes directs The Lehman Trilogy at the National where Rhys ...More

 
 
 
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