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165 Charing Cross Road, Soho, London WC2H 0EL
 
 
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Formerly known as LA2 before being bought up by the Mean Fiddler Group, this mid-sized music venue has played host to the best in modern music from established songwriters to up-and-coming bands. One of the few venues in central London to host the kind of cheap-and-cheerful indie nights that are the basis of Camden's nightlife, the Mean Fiddler is an enjoyably sweaty venue for moshers and students.

 

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Leicester Square Tube Station
 
6 minutes walk
 
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Charing Cross Railway Station
 
13 minutes walk
 
Euston Railway Station
 
17 minutes walk
 
 
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Holborn NCP
 
5 minutes walk
 
China Town Masterpark
 
5 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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The Nadler Soho Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £125  25% off
10 Carlisle Street, W1D | 3 minutes from Mean Fiddler
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
 
 
 
Radisson Blu Edwardian Bloomsbury Street Hotel
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £116  28% off
9-13 Bloomsbury Street, WC1B | 3 minutes from Mean Fiddler
Elegant hotel in historic Bloomsbury offering comfortable, stylish rooms with cityscape views, and free high- speed W-iFi on unlimited devices. The exclusive 7th Floor gives extra ... More
 
 
 
Radisson Blu Edwardian Kenilworth Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £79  30% off
97 Great Russell Street, WC1B | 4 minutes from Mean Fiddler
Welcoming hotel in historic Bloomsbury offering comfortable, stylish rooms with cityscape views and free high-speed Wi-Fi on unlimited devices. Scoff and Banter serves a superb menu ... More
 
 
 
 
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Alternative Live Music nearest Mean Fiddler

Nearest to Mean Fiddler
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Top Secret Comedy Club @ The Africa Centre
London > Entertainment > Live Music
170 Drury Lane, Covent Garden, London WC2B | 7 minutes from Mean Fiddler
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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Southbank Centre: Royal Festival Hall
London > Entertainment > Live Music
Belvedere Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 18 minutes from Mean Fiddler
Located by the River Thames, with sweeping views of the capital from the London Eye to St Paul's Cathedral, the Southbank Centre is a unique metropolitan ... More
 
 
 
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The Piano Works
London > Entertainment > Live Music
113-117 Farringdon Road, EC1R | 21 minutes from Mean Fiddler
Housed in an intimately lit Victorian warehouse, The Piano Works is a non-stop live music venue where in-house musicians take centre ... More
 
 
 
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Near Mean Fiddler
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Ray's Jazz At Foyles
London > Entertainment > Jazz Clubs
113-119 Charing Cross Road, Soho, London WC2H | 2 minutes from Mean Fiddler
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
 
 
 
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Dominion Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
268-269 Tottenham Court Road, Bloomsbury, London W1T | 2 minutes from Mean Fiddler
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
 
 
 
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Soho Square
London > Entertainment >
1 Soho Square, Soho, London W1D | 2 minutes from Mean Fiddler
Popular lunchtime spot in the heart of London's media industry, Soho Square is located at the centre of Soho and provides a ... More
 
 
 
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Near Mean Fiddler
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Mary Poppins
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 23rd October 2019 to 29th March 2020
Mean Fiddler, 28 Old Compton Street, W1D | 3 minutes from Mean Fiddler
Zizi Strallen stars as the practically perfect Mary Poppins in Cameron Mackintosh's musical production which returns to its original West End home at the Prince Edward ...More
 
 
 
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The Secret Diary Of Adrian Mole Aged 13 3/4: The Musical
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 15th June to 12th October 2019
Mean Fiddler, West Street, WC2H | 4 minutes from Mean Fiddler
The late Sue Townsend's best-selling comedy novel about a misunderstood, hapless teenager experiencing teen angst becomes a musical. Set in 1980s Leicester, this critically acclaimed stage ...More
 
 
 
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Matilda The Musical
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 18th October - 24th May 2020
Mean Fiddler, Earlham Street, Seven Dials, Soho, London WC2H | 5 minutes from Mean Fiddler
The Royal Shakespeare Company's multiple award-winning musical adaptation of Roald Dahl's celebrated children's book Matilda is a big hit at the Cambridge Theatre in London's West ...More
 
 
 
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The best museums, galleries, attractions near Mean Fiddler
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The House Of St Barnabas
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
1 Greek Street, Soho, London W1D | 1 minute from Mean Fiddler
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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Centre Point
London > Attractions > Sights
101-103 New Oxford Street, WC1A | 1 minute from Mean Fiddler
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
 
 
 
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Isis Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
20 Hanway Street, Fitzrovia, London W1T | 2 minutes from Mean Fiddler
This Soho gallery is owned by John Marchant, friend and supporter of Antony Hegarty - of Antony and the Johnsons fame. It was here that the ... More
 
 
 
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Riflemaker Soho Square
London > Shopping > Art and Design
1 Greek Street, Soho Square, Soho, London W1D | 1 minute from Mean Fiddler
This is the second Riflemaker gallery to open in London and, like the original in nearby Beak Street, is housed in an historic building. The Grade ... More
 
 
 
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Milroy's of Soho
London > Shopping > Specialists
3 Greek Street, Soho, London W1D | 1 minute from Mean Fiddler
If pirates hoarded whiskey, rather than gold doubloons, this would be their island hideaway. This veritable treasure trove of malts has a truly international contingent to ... More
 
 
 
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Grant & Cutler at Fowles
London > Shopping > Books
113-119 Charing Cross Road, Soho, London WC2H | 2 minutes from Mean Fiddler
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
 
 
 
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Eat Cafe
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
16A Soho Square, Soho, London W1D | 1 minute from Mean Fiddler
Food to go in its simplest form. Freshly baked bread for hand-made made sandwhiches; home made soups; simple salads. Another high street option for fresh. fast ... More
 
 
 
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VIVI
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
Centre Point, New Oxford Street, 11 St Giles Square, WC2H | 1 minute from Mean Fiddler
Inspired by the 1960s, echoing Centre Point's 1966 completion, the menu at VIVI is unashamedly nostalgic British comfort food. Housed in the distinctive 385 foot ... More
 
 
 
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Arcade Food Theatre
London > Restaurants >
101-103 New Oxford Street, WC1A | 1 minute from Mean Fiddler
On the ground floor of the Centre Point building, Arcade is a modern food hall featuring seven independent kitchens, a coffee ... More
 
 
 
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English [Out There!]
London > Education > English Language Courses
10 Coptic Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1A | 4 minutes from Mean Fiddler
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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The London Film School
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
24 Shelton Street, Covent Garden, WC2H | 5 minutes from Mean Fiddler
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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RADA Chenies Street
London > Education > Adult Education
18-22 Chenies Street, WC1E | 7 minutes from Mean Fiddler
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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Phoenix Garden
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
21 Stacey Street, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 2 minutes from Mean Fiddler
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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Thai Square Spa
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
25 Shelton Street, 40 Earlham Street, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 5 minutes from Mean Fiddler
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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h Club London
London > Leisure > Arts Centres
24 Endell Street, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 5 minutes from Mean Fiddler
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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The Toucan
London > Nightlife > Pubs
19 Carlisle Street, Soho, London W1D | 2 minutes from Mean Fiddler
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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Norman's Coach & Horses
London > Nightlife > Pubs
29 Greek Street, Soho, London W1D | 3 minutes from Mean Fiddler
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
 
 
 
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Polpo at Ape and Bird
London > Nightlife > Pubs
142 Shaftesbury Avenue, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 4 minutes from Mean Fiddler
When Russell Norman, famed for Polpo and as The Restaurant Man on BBC2, opened his first pub in November 2013 it seemed ... More
 
 
 
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Mean Fiddler clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
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Murder Inc.
London > Nightlife > Bars
36 Hanway Street, W1T | 2 minutes from Mean Fiddler
From the trio of owner-bartenders behind The Cocktail Trading Company comes Murder Inc., a neon lit ... More
 
 
 
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Simmons Soho
London > Nightlife > Bars
2 Bateman Street, W1D | 2 minutes from Mean Fiddler
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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The Coral Room
London > Nightlife > Bars
16-22 Great Russell Street, WC1B | 2 minutes from Mean Fiddler
Acclaimed designer Martin Brudnizki - responsible for the interiors at Dean Street Townhouse, Hix and Scarfes Bar - has breathed new life into The ... More
 
 
 
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Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near Mean Fiddler.
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The Congress Centre
London > Business > Venue Hire
23-28 Great Russell Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1B | 3 minutes from Mean Fiddler
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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68 Dean Street
London > Business > Venue Hire
68 Dean Street, Soho, London W1D | 4 minutes from Mean Fiddler
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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The Rathbone Hotel
London > Business > Venue Hire
30 Rathbone Street, Fitzrovia, London W1T | 5 minutes from Mean Fiddler
Centrally located in Fitzrovia, it's a short walk from The Rathbone to Oxford Street, Soho and London's theatre district. With high speed wireless broadband available in ... More
 
 
 
 

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Come From Away
Theatre | Until 14th September 2019 

Phoenix Theatre 2 minutes walk from Mean Fiddler

Christopher Ashley directs the UK premiere staging of the Tony Award-winning musical about the residents of a small Newfoundland community, ...More

Alice Snedden: Self-Titled
Comedy | Until 23rd July 2019 

Soho Theatre 2 minutes walk from Mean Fiddler

The New Zealand performer brings her show of personal anecdotes and reflections on society to the live stage....More

Josh Wolf
Comedy | Until 24th July 2019 

Soho Theatre 2 minutes walk from Mean Fiddler

The US-based comedian, actor, and writer brings his stand-up show to the stages of the United Kingdom....More

Whitewash
Theatre | Until 27th July 2019 

Soho Theatre 2 minutes walk from Mean Fiddler

Gabriel Bisset-Smith's comedy-drama that explores living in London, race, class and identity. Charlotte Bennett directs....More

Cocoon Central Dance Team: The Garden Party
Comedy | Until 3rd August 2019 

Soho Theatre 2 minutes walk from Mean Fiddler

The New York-originating three-piece performs its comedy-dance routine....More

The View UpStairs
Theatre | Until 24th August 2019 

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Max Vernon's new musical - set in an abandoned building that is soon discovered as the UpStairs Lounge, a 70s ...More

Jena Friedman: Miscarriage Of Justice: Work In Progress
Comedy | Until 23rd July 2019 

Soho Theatre 2 minutes walk from Mean Fiddler

The stand-up comedian, writer, filmmaker and political satirist from New Jersey gladly shares her sharp political voice....More

Aladdin
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Theatre | Until 27th July 2019 

Prince Edward Theatre 3 minutes walk from Mean Fiddler

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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Ronnie Scott's 3 minutes walk from Mean Fiddler

Showcasing an eclectic mix of musical styles, ranging from R&B, contemporary jazz, Hip Hop, Classical and modern popular music, Ruby ...More

Steve Gadd Band
Concerts | Until 27th July 2019 

Ronnie Scott's 3 minutes walk from Mean Fiddler

The long-established drummer from New York, leads the band as they play a set of jazz, rock, blues and more....More

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