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The Old Red Lion  

 
 
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72 High Holborn, Holborn, London WC1V 6LS
 
 
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Weekdays: 12noon-12midnight; Sat: 5pm-12midnight; Sun: closed
 

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Holborn Tube Station
 
3 minutes walk
 
Chancery Lane Tube Station
 
4 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
Farringdon Rail
 
11 minutes walk
 
City Thameslink Station
 
12 minutes walk
 
 
Car Parks

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Bloomsbury Square Car Park
 
4 minutes walk
 
Drury Lane NCP
 
5 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Rosewood London
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £350  41% off
252 High Holborn, WC1V | 1 minute from The Old Red Lion
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
 
 
 
Club Quarters Lincoln's Inn Fields
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £78  41% off
61 Lincoln's Inn Fields, WC2A | 3 minutes from The Old Red Lion
Lincoln's Inn Fields is the 4th Club Quarters hotel in London. The hotel is an ideal accommodation choice for business and leisure travellers with close links ... More
 
 
 
DoubleTree by Hilton London - West End
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £91  31% off
92 Southampton Row, WC1B | 5 minutes from The Old Red Lion
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
 
 
 
 
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Cittie of Yorke
London > Nightlife > Pubs
22 High Holborn, Holborn, London WC1V | 4 minutes from The Old Red Lion
Although the site of the Cittie of Yorke has been home to a public house since the 15th century, it has been housed in many different ... More
 
 
 
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The Princess Louise
London > Nightlife > Pubs
208 High Holborn, Covent Garden, London WC1V | 4 minutes from The Old Red Lion
The flagship London pub of Yorkshire's oldest brewery, Samuel Smith, the Princess Louise has been carefully restored to her original Victorian layout complete with snugs, removed ... More
 
 
 
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Philomena's Irish Bar
London > Nightlife > Pubs
40 Great Queen Street, Covent Garden, London WC2B | 6 minutes from The Old Red Lion
Philomena's is an Irish themed bar and sports cafe on Great Queen Street, just two minutes walk from Covent Garden tube station. A great place to ... More
 
 
 
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Scarfes Bar
London > Nightlife > Bars
252 High Holborn, Holborn, Holborn, London WC1V | 2 minutes from The Old Red Lion
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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The Perseverance
London > Nightlife > Bars
63 Lamb's Conduit Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1N | 5 minutes from The Old Red Lion
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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The American Bar at The Savoy
London > Nightlife > Bars
The Savoy, Strand, Covent Garden, London WC2R | 6 minutes from The Old Red Lion
During The Savoy's �220million refit the American Bar was barely touched, ensuring it stayed true to its traditional, sleek design that is synonymous with the iconic ... More
 
 
 
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The Elyx Chalet at Rosewood London
London > Events > Seasonal  Dates: 7th November 2019 to 29th February 2020
The Old Red Lion, 252 High Holborn, WC1V | 1 minute from The Old Red Lion
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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ZooNation: The Kate Prince Company: Message In A Bottle
London > Events > Dance  Dates: 6th February to 21st March 2020 - Various Times
The Old Red Lion, Portugal Street, WC2A | 5 minutes from The Old Red Lion
Triple Olivier Award nominee Prince choreographs a spectacular dance theatre show about three separated siblings on a journey of self-discovery, based on the songs of Sting ...More
 
 
 
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School of Rock
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 24th October 2016 to 1st March 2020
The Old Red Lion, Drury Lane, WC2B | 6 minutes from The Old Red Lion
Students at a prestigious prep school "stick it to the man" with encouragement from their substitute teacher - wannabe rock star Dewey Finn - in the ...More
 
 
 
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Peacock Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Portugal Street, Holborn, London WC2A | 5 minutes from The Old Red Lion
This theatre is a major force on the national and international dance scene, with an innovative programme from Sadler's Wells that is keeping London's finger ... More
 
 
 
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New London Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Drury Lane, Covent Garden, London WC2B | 6 minutes from The Old Red Lion
Although this site has been an entertainment venue since at least the mid-19th century, the New London Theatre only opened its doors in 1973, making it ... More
 
 
 
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Top Secret Comedy Club @ The Africa Centre
London > Entertainment > Live Music
170 Drury Lane, Covent Garden, London WC2B | 6 minutes from The Old Red Lion
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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Sir John Soane's Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
13 Lincoln's Inn Fields, Holborn, London WC2A | 2 minutes from The Old Red Lion
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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Conway Hall
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
25 Red Lion Square, Holborn, Holborn, London WC1R | 3 minutes from The Old Red Lion
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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The College
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
12-42 Southampton Row, Holborn, London WC1B | 3 minutes from The Old Red Lion
Formerly home to Central Saint Martins and the Cochrane Theatre before the famous fashion college moved to a new home in King's Cross in 2011, The ... More
 
 
 
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London Silver Vaults
London > Shopping > Gifts and Luxuries
Chancery House 53-64 Chancery Lane, Holborn, London WC2A | 4 minutes from The Old Red Lion
This is a collection of thirty shops containing the largest display of silver under one roof in the world. Also included are high class jewellery and ... More
 
 
 
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The Old Curiosity Shop
London > Shopping > Shoes
13 Portsmouth Street, Holborn, London WC2A | 4 minutes from The Old Red Lion
16th century shop and literary landmark. With its precarious overhanging upper storey, uneven floorboards, sloping roof and wooden beams, this 16th century building warrants its title as ... More
 
 
 
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Simon Carter Bloomsbury
London > Shopping > Menswear
36A Lamb's Conduit Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1N | 4 minutes from The Old Red Lion
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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Picasso inspired Afternoon Tea at Rosewood London
London > Restaurants > Afternoon Tea
252 High Holborn, Rosewood London, WC1V | 1 minute from The Old Red Lion
Named Best Contemporary Afternoon Tea two years in a row, Rosewood London offers an artistic take on afternoon tea with a ... More
 
 
 
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Mirror Room
London > Restaurants > Mediterranean restaurants
252 High Holborn, Holborn, London WC1V | 1 minute from The Old Red Lion
Described as "the social hub of Rosewood London", the Mirror Room is one of two restaurants in the new hotel and is the fine dining option ... More
 
 
 
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Holborn Dining Room
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
252 High Holborn, Holborn, London WC1V | 1 minute from The Old Red Lion
The launch of the luxury Rosewood London on High Holborn was one of the new hotel highlights of 2013, and from February 2014 the hotel's in-house ... 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 The Old Red Lion
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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Saw Swee Hock Student Centre
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
1 Sheffield Street, Holborn, London WC2A | 5 minutes from The Old Red Lion
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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Career Energy
London > Education > Career Services
4-6 Staple Inn, Holborn, London WC1V | 5 minutes from The Old Red Lion
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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Sense Spa at Rosewood London
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
252 High Holborn, Holborn, London WC1V | 1 minute from The Old Red Lion
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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Lincoln's Inn Fields
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Holborn, Holborn, London WC2A | 1 minute from The Old Red Lion
The largest public square in London, Lincoln's Inn Fields has a rich and varied history. In 1683 it was the site of the public beheading of ... More
 
 
 
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Ted's Grooming Room & Ottoman Lounge
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
31 Theobalds Road, Bloomsbury, London WC1X | 3 minutes from The Old Red Lion
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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Sir John Soane's Museum
London > Business > Venue Hire
13 Lincoln's Inn Fields, Holborn, London WC2A | 2 minutes from The Old Red Lion
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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Honourable Society of Lincoln's Inn
London > Business > Venue Hire
Treasury Office, Holborn, London WC2A | 3 minutes from The Old Red Lion
... More
 
 
 
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Honourable Society of Gray's Inn
London > Business > Venue Hire
8 South Square, Gray's Inn, Holborn, London WC1R | 4 minutes from The Old Red Lion
... More
 
 
 
 

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

Rosewood London 1 minute walk from The Old Red Lion

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

 
School of Rock
School of Rock
Theatre | Until 1st March 2020 

New London Theatre 6 minutes walk from The Old Red Lion

Students at a prestigious prep school "stick it to the man" with encouragement from their substitute teacher - wannabe rock ...More

 
Outlines
Exhibitions | Until 27th March 2020 

Austin/Desmond Fine Art 6 minutes walk from The Old Red Lion

Exhibitions & Art, Drawings/Illustration....More

The Female Pilot Club
Theatre | On 26th February 2020 

Museum Of Comedy 6 minutes walk from The Old Red Lion

Top comedy actors read new sitcom scripts written by women....More

Tina - The Tina Turner Musical
Tina - The Tina Turner Musical
Theatre | Until 27th June 2020 

Aldwych Theatre 7 minutes walk from The Old Red Lion

Phyllida Lloyd, director of Mamma Mia!, helms a life-affirming musical based on the life of legendary artist Tina Turner, written ...More

 
& Juliet
& Juliet
Theatre | Until 3rd October 2020 

Shaftesbury Theatre 8 minutes walk from The Old Red Lion

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

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

British Museum 8 minutes walk from The Old Red Lion

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 8 minutes walk from The Old Red Lion

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

 
Royal Opera: La Traviata
Royal Opera: La Traviata
Concerts | Until 23rd March 2020 

Royal Opera House 8 minutes walk from The Old Red Lion

Richard Eyre's production of La Traviata, celebrating its 25th anniversary, is a well-rehearsed formula for the Royal Opera but time ...More

 
The Play That Goes Wrong
The Play That Goes Wrong
Theatre | Until 2nd May 2021 

Duchess Theatre 8 minutes walk from The Old Red Lion

Presented by the award-winning, international comedy company Mischief Theatre, The Play That Goes Wrong follows the inept and accident prone ...More

 

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Park Row
Park Row
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Set within a Grade II listed Art Deco dining room, Park Row is better known ...More

 
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A luxurious spa, complete with a space for yoga and three treatment rooms Bamford Wellness Spa Brompton Cross is a centre for serious relaxation....More

Montague on the Gardens: Mix It
Montague on the Gardens: Mix It
Foodie Events | From 29th February 

The Montague on the Gardens Hotel

Bottomless cocktail making experience Mix It pops upat ...More

 
The Gruffalo at Kew Gardens
Kids Events | From 4th April 

Kew Gardens (Royal Botanic Gardens)

Grab your map and paint on some whiskers this Easter ready for a Gruffalo hunt at Kew Gardens. Immersing little ones in the world of Julia Donaldson's much-loved ...More

Kidbrooke Village
Kidbrooke Village
Attractions 

Redevelopment of the notorious Ferrier Estate in Greenwich, which was completely demolished to make way ...More

 
Easter at IWM London
Kids Events | From 4th April 

IWM London (Imperial War Museums)

The IWM London invites families to enjoy a special line-up of events and activities throughout the Easter holiday, including the chance to become a spy for the day. Coinciding with the release of the latest ...More

Myddelton House
Myddelton House
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Created by E A Bowles (1865-1954), Myddelton House Gardens features many unusual plants and includes ...More

 
Baraka Restaurant and Bar
Baraka Restaurant and Bar
Dining 

With open flame Mangal cooking and ancient recipes from across the Ottoman Empire, Baraka is ...More

 
Super Nature
Super Nature
Exhibitions | From 28th March 

Garden Museum

A new art fair inspired by the joy of plants comes to the Garden Museum ...More

 
Drag Bingo and Bottomless Bubbles
Drag Bingo and Bottomless Bubbles
Clubbing and Nightlife | On 28th February 

Mama London

Eccentric east London hotel Mama London presents an ...More

 
Darkfield: Seance - Flight - Coma
Darkfield: Seance - Flight - Coma
Theatre | From 28th February 

Lewis Cubitt Park and Square

Described as a 'multi-sensory sonic theme park' Darkfield ...More

 
Easter at the Southbank Centre
Easter at the Southbank Centre
Seasonal | From 4th April 

Southbank Centre

This Easter hop down to the Southbank Centre ...More

 
Steve Martin & Martin Short: The Funniest Show In Town At The Moment
Steve Martin & Martin Short: The Funniest Show In Town At The Moment
Comedy | From 14th March 

Royal Albert Hall

The Hollywood actors, comedians and decades-long friends cross ...More

 
Shazia Mirza: Coconut
Shazia Mirza: Coconut
Comedy | On 7th March 

Southbank Centre

Insightful social and cultural observations mixed with personal anecdotes from the award-winning Birmingham-born stand-up. Shazia ...More

 
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 the ...More

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

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

 
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George & Vulture
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Chop'd City Point
Chop'd City Point
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Chop'd is a good salad, soup and breakfast place where food is freshly made each ...More

 
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