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Rugby Tavern  

 
 
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19 Great James Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1N 3ES
 
 
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Mon-Sat: 11am-11pm; Sun: 12noon-10pm
 

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Russell Square Tube Station
 
6 minutes walk
 
Holborn Tube Station
 
6 minutes walk
 
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Farringdon Rail
 
11 minutes walk
 
 
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Brunswick Square NCP
 
6 minutes walk
 
Bloomsbury Square Car Park
 
6 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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DoubleTree by Hilton London - West End
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £91  38% off
92 Southampton Row, WC1B | 4 minutes from Rugby Tavern
The DoubleTree by Hilton London - West End hotel is perfectly located in London's historic Bloomsbury district, between Holborn and Russell Square tube stations for convenient ... More
 
 
 
Rosewood London
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £350  28% off
252 High Holborn, WC1V | 5 minutes from Rugby Tavern
Located in High Holborn, Rosewood London is the most luxurious hotel in the area and is nearby to the capital's main business district and a number ... More
 
 
 
Crowne Plaza Kings Cross
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £54  26% off
1 Kings Cross Road, WC1X | 7 minutes from Rugby Tavern
Halfway between the City and the west End, the Bloomsbury area is an oasis of calm in the very heart of the capital. It's a lovely ... More
 
 
 
 
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Duke (of York)
London > Nightlife > Pubs
7 Roger Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1N | 2 minutes from Rugby Tavern
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The Lamb
London > Nightlife > Pubs
94 Lamb's Conduit Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1N | 2 minutes from Rugby Tavern
On the peaceful, pedestrianised Lamb's Conduit Street, hidden behind an 18th century facade, is The Lamb, a beautifully preserved Grade II listed Victorian pub. The pub ... More
 
 
 
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Queens Larder Restaurant & Pub
London > Nightlife > Pubs
1 Queen's Square, Bloomsbury, Bloomsbury, London WC1N | 5 minutes from Rugby Tavern
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The Perseverance
London > Nightlife > Bars
63 Lamb's Conduit Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1N | 1 minute from Rugby Tavern
Formerly run by Billy Drew (who has opened The Chippy in Soho), The Perseverance in Lamb's Conduit Street re-opened in April 2007 under new management. It's ... More
 
 
 
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Scarfes Bar
London > Nightlife > Bars
252 High Holborn, Holborn, Holborn, London WC1V | 5 minutes from Rugby Tavern
Named after the cartoonist Gerald Scarfe (whose characterful illustrations adorn the bar's walls), Scarfes Bar is a shining beacon in the otherwise lacking High Holborn area. ... More
 
 
 
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Ghost Farringdon
London > Nightlife >
113-117 Farringdon Road, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 8 minutes from Rugby Tavern
Most people's gripe about South Ken's graffiti chic venue Ghost INC is that it would be better suited to the edgier East End than the haughty ... More
 
 
 
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Beautiful Books: Dickens And The Business Of Christmas
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 20th November 2019 to 19th April 2020 - 10am-5pm
Rugby Tavern, 48 Doughty Street, WC1N | 3 minutes from Rugby Tavern
A display exploring a Victorian publishing phenomenon and a string of Christmas books by Charles Dickens that continue to influence the season more than 170 years ...More
 
 
 
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Atmospheres: Artists Of The Transvangarde
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 6th February to 28th March 2020 - 12.30pm-5.30pm
Rugby Tavern, 24 Old Gloucester Street, WC1N | 4 minutes from Rugby Tavern
A group exhibition of contemporary art from around the world including the work of pioneering photographer James Barnor....More
 
 
 
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The Elyx Chalet at Rosewood London
London > Events > Seasonal  Dates: 7th November 2019 to 29th February 2020
Rugby Tavern, 252 High Holborn, WC1V | 6 minutes from Rugby Tavern
The Rosewood hotel's stunning courtyard is transformed into a Swedish winter wonderland with a wooden lodge where fairy lights and fir trees add to the festive ...More
 
 
 
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London Welsh Centre
London > Entertainment >
157-163 Gray's Inn Road, WC1X | 5 minutes from Rugby Tavern
A cultural and community centre on Grays Inn Road the London Welsh Centre has been promoting Welsh culture and language in London since ... More
 
 
 
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Curzon Bloomsbury
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
The Brunswick, Bloomsbury, London WC1N | 6 minutes from Rugby Tavern
The arthouse Renoir Cinema underwent a major refurbishment in 2015 by The Curzon Cinema Group. Reopening as the Curzon Bloomsbury, the new name pays homage to ... More
 
 
 
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The Horse Hospital
London > Entertainment > Arts Centres
30 Colonnade, Bloomsbury, London WC1N | 6 minutes from Rugby Tavern
As the name suggests, The Horse Hospital wasn't always the modern arts venue it is today. Once home to sick and injured horses - many references ... More
 
 
 
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Lambs Conduit Street
London > Attractions >
WC1N | 1 minute from Rugby Tavern
This charming Bloomsbury shopping street, linking Coram's Fields to Theobald's Road, follows an old route to Lamb's Conduit. Some of the ... More
 
 
 
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Conway Hall
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
25 Red Lion Square, Holborn, Holborn, London WC1R | 3 minutes from Rugby Tavern
Conway Hall is a landmark of London's independent intellectual, political and cultural life. Completed in 1929 at a cost of about £45,000, the name was chosen ... More
 
 
 
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Charles Dickens Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
48 Doughty Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1N | 3 minutes from Rugby Tavern
Charles Dickens brought London to life with his imaginative depictions of city life and his fascination and passion for the foggy Victorian streets have inspired two ... More
 
 
 
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Ben Pentreath Ltd
London > Shopping > House and Garden
17 Rugby Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1N | 1 minute from Rugby Tavern
Ben, the man behind this pretty interiors shop in Bloomsbury, is an architectural designer now based in London after spending five years in New York. His ... More
 
 
 
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French's Dairy
London > Shopping > Jewellery
13 Rugby Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1N | 1 minute from Rugby Tavern
Artist Maggie Owen took a former dairy and turned it into an Art Deco emporium dripping in achingly hip designer jewellery. And the good news is ... More
 
 
 
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Simon Carter Bloomsbury
London > Shopping > Menswear
36A Lamb's Conduit Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1N | 1 minute from Rugby Tavern
Founded by a businessman of the same name in the 1980s, Simon Carter is a menswear retailer known especially for their accessories such as cufflinks, ... More
 
 
 
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Cigala
London > Restaurants > Spanish restaurants
54 Lambs Conduit Street, Russell Square, Bloomsbury, London WC1N | 1 minute from Rugby Tavern
This expensive Spanish restaurant is in a lovely corner of town, and serves authentic and delicious fare, cooked to consistently high standards. However, many many visitors ... More
 
 
 
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Bea's of Bloomsbury
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
44 Theobald's Road, Bloomsbury, London WC1X | 1 minute from Rugby Tavern
An oasis of cupcake calm, Bea's of Bloomsbury provide afternoon teas for the weary passer-by turning off the noisy Theobald's Road. Bea Vo's Bloomsbury patisserie "feels ... More
 
 
 
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La Gourmandina
London > Restaurants > French restaurants
57 Lamb's Conduit Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1N | 1 minute from Rugby Tavern
French Cuisine... More
 
 
 
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The Method Studio
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
Conway Hall, 25 Red Lion Square, Holborn, London WC1R | 3 minutes from Rugby Tavern
Learn to act by becoming the person you are portraying. Think yourself into the role... eat what they would eat, weigh what they would weigh, behave ... More
 
 
 
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London Wine Academy
London > Education > Evening Classes
Garden Floor, 6 Coldbath Square, Clerkenwell, London EC1R | 6 minutes from Rugby Tavern
One day workshops, offering a friendly no-nonsense approach to teaching about wine, suitable for everyone from beginners to experts. Courses take place at the following venues: Atlas PH, ... More
 
 
 
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Career Energy
London > Education > Career Services
4-6 Staple Inn, Holborn, London WC1V | 7 minutes from Rugby Tavern
Situated in the heart of London, Career Energy – formed in March 2002 - offers comprehensive advice on careers, career change and job searching. They’ll analyse ... More
 
 
 
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Ted's Grooming Room & Ottoman Lounge
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
31 Theobalds Road, Bloomsbury, London WC1X | 2 minutes from Rugby Tavern
Inspired by the skills and techniques of the Ottoman Empire's barbers, Ted's Grooming Room provides a sanctuary for men seeking the perfect shave. With ... More
 
 
 
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All Star Lanes, Holborn
London > Leisure > Activities
Victoria House, Bloomsbury Place, Bloomsbury, London WC1B | 5 minutes from Rugby Tavern
This fun bowling alley and restaurant is a great place for a gang of you to spend a memorable night out trying to out-do each other. ... More
 
 
 
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Sense Spa at Rosewood London
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
252 High Holborn, Holborn, London WC1V | 6 minutes from Rugby Tavern
Launched in November 2013, the Sense Spa at Rosewood London is a sanctuary within central London. With Rosewood being an award-winning signature spa brand, visitors can ... More
 
 
 
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Honourable Society of Gray's Inn
London > Business > Venue Hire
8 South Square, Gray's Inn, Holborn, London WC1R | 5 minutes from Rugby Tavern
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The Foundling Museum
London > Business > Venue Hire
40 Brunswick Square, Bloomsbury, London WC1N | 6 minutes from Rugby Tavern
The Foundling Museum is one of London's real hidden treasures. Originally established in 1739 as a hospital which looked after abandoned children, the museum now tells ... More
 
 
 
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Sir John Soane's Museum
London > Business > Venue Hire
13 Lincoln's Inn Fields, Holborn, London WC2A | 6 minutes from Rugby Tavern
An appealingly higgledy-piggledy treasure trove of artefacts, the extraordinary Sir John Soane's Museum elegantly located on Lincoln's Inn Fields is well worth an exploratory rummage. Lurking ... More
 
 
 
 

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Beautiful Books: Dickens And The Business Of Christmas
Exhibitions | Until 19th April 2020 

Charles Dickens Museum 3 minutes walk from Rugby Tavern

A display exploring a Victorian publishing phenomenon and a string of Christmas books by Charles Dickens that continue to influence ...More

Atmospheres: Artists Of The Transvangarde
Exhibitions | Until 28th March 2020 

October Gallery 4 minutes walk from Rugby Tavern

A group exhibition of contemporary art from around the world including the work of pioneering photographer James Barnor....More

The Elyx Chalet at Rosewood London
The Elyx Chalet at Rosewood London
Seasonal | Until 29th February 2020 

Rosewood London 6 minutes walk from Rugby Tavern

The Rosewood hotel's stunning courtyard is transformed into a Swedish winter wonderland with a wooden lodge where fairy lights and ...More

 
Portraying Pregnancy: From Holbein To Social Media
Exhibitions | Until 26th April 2020 

The Foundling Museum 6 minutes walk from Rugby Tavern

Paintings, prints, photographs, sculpture and textiles exploring representations of the pregnant female body through portraits, spanning 500 years and featuring ...More

Portraying Pregnancy
Portraying Pregnancy
Exhibitions | Until 26th April 2020 

The Foundling Museum 6 minutes walk from Rugby Tavern

The Foundling Museum presents the first major exhibition to explore the pregnant female body through portraits from the past 500 ...More

 
Living with art: Picasso to Celmins
Living with art: Picasso to Celmins
Exhibitions | Until 5th March 2020 

British Museum 9 minutes walk from Rugby Tavern

Works by everyone from Pablo Picasso and Henri Matisse to David Hockney and Bridget Riley go on display at the ...More

 
Troy: Myth and Reality
Troy: Myth and Reality
Exhibitions | Until 8th March 2020 

British Museum 9 minutes walk from Rugby Tavern

Be enchanted by the epic legend of the city of Troy, the place which inspired Greek myths about a horse ...More

 
ZooNation: The Kate Prince Company: Message In A Bottle
Dance | Until 21st March 2020 

Peacock Theatre 9 minutes walk from Rugby Tavern

Triple Olivier Award nominee Prince choreographs a spectacular dance theatre show about three separated siblings on a journey of self-discovery, ...More

& Juliet
& Juliet
Theatre | Until 3rd October 2020 

Shaftesbury Theatre 10 minutes walk from Rugby Tavern

Luke Sheppard directs a jukebox musical which reimagines Shakespeare's Juliet as a feisty survivor of love's vicissitudes. "A fun, feminist ...More

 
Faulty Towers: The Original Dining Experience
Faulty Towers: The Original Dining Experience
Theatre | Until 30th April 2020 

Radisson Blu Edwardian Bloomsbury Street Hotel 10 minutes walk from Rugby Tavern

Combine a meal out, the bright lights of the West End and a bellyful of laughs with this globetrotting production ...More

 

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Hamlet
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National Theatre: Dorfman

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Cutting Room
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Cutting Room is a cute restaurant with live music in the basement bar downstairs....More

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

 
London Graphic Centre
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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
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Barbican Art Gallery

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

 
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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

 
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Club Golf
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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
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Concerts | From 26th March 

Wilton's Music Hall

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

 
Waterworks Festival
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WaterWorks Nature Reserve

A blend of DJ sets and live acts, Waterworks is a brand new electronic dance ...More

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

 
Tate Modern Turns 20
Tate Modern Turns 20
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Tate Modern

First officially opened by Her Majesty The Queen on 11th May 2000, Tate Modern marks ...More

 
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