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Red Lion Pub  

 
 
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48 Parliament Street, Westminster, Whitehall, London SW1A 2NH
 
 
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Weekdays: 8am-11pm; Sat: 8am-9pm; Sun: 9am-9pm
 

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Red Lion PubRight across the street from the Houses of Parliament, the Red Lion is perfectly positioned for politicos to pop in for a pint after a heated debate. Equally, it appeals to tourists taking in the sights of Westminster and Big Ben and, at around 100 metres from Downing Street, it's also the Prime Minister's local. But despite its furiously busy location - between the Cenotaph and Big Ben - the Red Lion manages to retain all the trappings of a traditional pub including wood-panelled walls, stained glass windows and strong ales. On a hot summer's day you can take your drink outside - into the back garden or the front of the pub. 'A Great British Tradition' is the wording around the pub's walls and it certainly lives up to that motto.

 

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Underground Stations

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Westminster Tube Station
 
1 minutes walk
 
Embankment Underground Station
 
7 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
Charing Cross Railway Station
 
7 minutes walk
 
Victoria Railway Station
 
18 minutes walk
 
 
Car Parks

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Q-Park Westminster
 
6 minutes walk
 
Q-Park Trafalgar
 
7 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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The Royal Horseguards - A Guoman Hotel
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £137  23% off
2 Whitehall Court, SW1A | 5 minutes from Red Lion Pub
Emulating the style of a French chateau, this grand Victorian residence, built in 1884, occupies a prime location within Westminster. It's worth staying at the Grade ... More
 
 
 
Corinthia Hotel London
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £365  31% off
Whitehall Place, SW1A | 6 minutes from Red Lion Pub
With 294 bedrooms, multi-level penthouse suites and terraces offering spectacular views of the River Thames, Trafalgar Square and Whitehall - the £300 million restoration of the ... More
 
 
 
The Trafalgar St. James London, Curio Collection by Hilton
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £162  31% off
2 Spring Gardens, SW1A | 7 minutes from Red Lion Pub
Almost in the shadow of Nelson's Column, and with the Palaces of Whitehall looming behind it, this hotel is at the heart of the Capital. ... More
 
 
 
 
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Corinthia Hotel London, Whitehall Place, Westminster, London SW1A | 5 minutes from Red Lion Pub
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15 Craig's Court, St James's, London SW1A | 7 minutes from Red Lion Pub
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2 Spring Gardens, Trafalgar Square, SW1A | 7 minutes from Red Lion Pub
This bar is all about location, location, location. Overlooking Trafalgar Square, the Rockwell bar within the Trafalgar St. James hotel is a lush affair from a ... More
 
 
 
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A Taste Of Honey
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Red Lion Pub, 14 Whitehall, South Bank, London SW1A | 6 minutes from Red Lion Pub
Covering race, class, gender and sexual orientation, A Taste of Honey was a great defining and taboo-breaking play of the 1950s, and from December it comes ...More
 
 
 
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A Day in the Death of Joe Egg
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 21st September to 30th November 2019
Red Lion Pub, 14 Whitehall, SW1A | 6 minutes from Red Lion Pub
Toby Stephens and Claire Skinner (best known for her role as the mother in Outnumbered) star in Peter Nichols' bittersweet comedy A Day in the Death ...More
 
 
 
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The Girl Who Fell
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 15th October to 23rd November 2019 - Various Times
Red Lion Pub, 14 Whitehall, SW1A | 6 minutes from Red Lion Pub
Hannah Price directs the world premiere staging of Sarah Rutherford's darkly humorous drama about a mother's struggle to come to terms with her daughter's suicide. Claire ...More
 
 
 
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Tattershall Castle, Victoria Embankment, Westminster, London SW1A | 6 minutes from Red Lion Pub
The Boat Show Comedy Club aboard the Tattershall Castle has consistently good line-ups and has played host to some of the finest comedy acts on the ... More
 
 
 
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Playhouse Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Northumberland Avenue, Westminster, London WC2N | 7 minutes from Red Lion Pub
A short step away from the main strip of West End theatres, the Playhouse's stylish curved facade is rather lost among the towering architecture of Charing ... More
 
 
 
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The Slug And Lettuce
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County Hall, 5 Chicheley Street, South Bank, London SE1 | 8 minutes from Red Lion Pub
Situated in the heart of London at Southbank, and right in front of tourists' favourite the London Eye, The Slug and Lettuce is the perfect place ... More
 
 
 
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Westminster Bridge
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Victoria Embankment, Westminster, London SW1A | 1 minute from Red Lion Pub
Westminster Bridge lies on the Thames between the Houses of Parliament and County Hall with the delights of the Southbank Centre and the National Theatre beyond. ... More
 
 
 
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Downing Street, SW1A | 3 minutes from Red Lion Pub
Best known for the house at no. 10, Downing Street is at the heart of Westminster and British politics. Closed to members of the public, the ... More
 
 
 
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London > Attractions > Other Attractions
Westminster, Westminster, London SW1A | 3 minutes from Red Lion Pub
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Riverside, Level 1, Royal Festival Hall, South Bank Centre, South Bank, London SE1 | 9 minutes from Red Lion Pub
The family-run Foyles book shop has been in the book selling business since 1906. Around 30,000 books are stocked at this branch on a broad range ... More
 
 
 
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London > Shopping > Specialists
7 Charing Cross Underground Shopping Arcade, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 9 minutes from Red Lion Pub
From budding Harry Potters and bumbling Tommy Coopers to dynamic David Copperfields, Davenports is a haven for magicians of every level and ability. Non-magicians too are ... More
 
 
 
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Crockatt and Powell
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119-120 Lower Marsh, South Bank, London SE1 | 10 minutes from Red Lion Pub
If you hate the commercial, branded feel of mega bookshops like Waterstones and Borders this one's a treat. Crockatt and Powell is an independent bookshop that ... More
 
 
 
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London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
1-2 Bridge Street, Westminster, London SW1A | 2 minutes from Red Lion Pub
Nero is probably the best of the Capital’s coffee shop chains. Offers a wide range of authentic Italian coffee in a pleasant relaxed environment. Snacks include ... More
 
 
 
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Roux at Parliament Square
London > Restaurants > French restaurants
RICS, Parliament Square, Westminster, London SW1P | 3 minutes from Red Lion Pub
Michelin-starred chef Michel Roux Jnr of Le Gavroche fame has put his name to this Westminster restaurant. Roux at Parliament Square is lucky to be located in a ... More
 
 
 
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Houses of Parliament - Afternoon Tea
London > Restaurants > Afternoon Tea
Houses of Parliament, Westminster, London SW1A | 3 minutes from Red Lion Pub
Enjoy afternoon tea in one of the world's most iconic buildings, The Palace of Westminster. More commonly known as the Houses of Parliament, the palace's history ... More
 
 
 
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Courtauld Institute of Art
London > Education > Arts and Drama
Somerset House, Covent Garden, London WC2R | 14 minutes from Red Lion Pub
The Courtauld is one of the most prestigious art schools in the country, affiliated with the Oxbridge system and boasting a huge private location and prime ... More
 
 
 
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The London Film School
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
24 Shelton Street, Covent Garden, WC2H | 15 minutes from Red Lion Pub
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 | 18 minutes from Red Lion Pub
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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London Marriott Hotel County Hall Spa
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Fancy detoxing in the building where the Greater London Council used to run the city? The Spa at the London Marriott County ... More
 
 
 
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Jubilee Gardens
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
3 Belvedere Road, South Bank, South Bank, London SE1 | 6 minutes from Red Lion Pub
The concrete promenade along the South Bank greatly benefits from this large patch of green grass for striders, strollers and sightseers to relax on. Not ... More
 
 
 
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Whitehall Place, Westminster, London SW1A | 6 minutes from Red Lion Pub
The people at Espa take grooming pretty seriously, and quite rightly, when it comes to appearances it's often best to leave it to the experts. You'll ... More
 
 
 
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Broad Sanctuary, Westminster, London SW1P | 3 minutes from Red Lion Pub
Seven floors of purpose-built meeting space in the heart of Westminster, the Queen Elizabeth II Conference Centre (QEIICC) is a well known permanent conference space situated ... More
 
 
 
 

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Witness For The Prosecution
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Set the Debating Chamber of London's County Hall - a room which resembles a courtroom in every way - Lucy ...More

 
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This autumn, Rochelle Canteen at the Institute of Contemporary Arts hosts a series of food, drink and art takeovers. Against ...More

 
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The Berlin collective's work, with its emphasis on homoeopathic beliefs, is presented as an evolving communal and holistic methodology, encompassing ...More

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Mall Galleries 7 minutes walk from Red Lion Pub

Small works by lesser-known artists, independently selected by six prominent figures in the art world....More

Rirkrit Tiravanija: Untitled 2019 (The Form Of The Flower Is Unknown To The Seed)
Exhibitions | Until 28th June 2020 

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A sake bar with communal seating and tables containing artworks and special lighting challenges the traditional exhibition format in favour ...More

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Following on from last year's Divine Proportions, Shotgun Carousel return to The Vaults with another immersive experience, this time presenting ...More

 
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Sam Shepard's drama stars Christopher Fairbank and Joseph Marcell as two old friends, and bitter rivals, reflecting on life and ...More

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