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SamarkandA grand entrance welcomes you into the basement dining room of Samarkand, a Fitzrovia restaurant offering Uzbek cuisine evocative of the Silk Road. Open for lunch and dinner, Samarkand celebrates the melting pot of cultures in this corner of the east, offering traditional dishes with a contemporary touch. Dishes, all favourites which founder Sanjar Nabiev remembers from his childhood in Uzbekistan, recall traditional favourites like jizbiz (lamb chops with sauteed potatoes), fatinon (a flaky, buttery bread), somsa (pastry parcel filled with lamb or sweet potato), and the signature plov - a classic Uzbekistan dish of fried rice served with lamb and vegetables. Enjoy a pre-dinner drink in the mezzanine lounge bar and choose from the impressive selection of vodka which can be paired with dishes, sipped alone or with bar snacks of pickled vegetables and aubergine caviar.

 

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Goodge Street Tube Station
 
2 minutes walk
 
 
Railway Stations

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Euston Railway Station
 
13 minutes walk
 
 
 
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Collingwood House NCP
 
4 minutes walk
 
Soho Masterpark
 
6 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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The Rathbone Hotel London
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £67  29% off
30 Rathbone Street, W1T | 1 minute from Samarkand
Centrally located in Fitzrovia, it's a short walk from The Rathbone to Oxford Street, Soho and London's theatre district. The hotel restaurant opens for breakfast and ... More
 
 
 
Sanderson, A Morgans Hotel
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £239  24% off
50 Berners Street, W1T | 2 minutes from Samarkand
Slick design, statement furniture and modern fittings, this is what you get from the Schrager-Starck design partnership. From the funky lobby and the bar (very busy ... More
 
 
 
My Bloomsbury London
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £66  38% off
11-13 Bayley Street, WC1B | 3 minutes from Samarkand
The idea behind the first class service at this hotel is to offer guests a personal touch and inspiration for creative minds. With cutting edge design ... More
 
 
 
 
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Pita Gourmet
London > Restaurants > Middle Eastern restaurants
34 Berners Street, Fitzrovia, London W1T | 2 minutes from Samarkand
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Yalla Yalla
London > Restaurants > Middle Eastern restaurants
12 Winsley Street, Fitzrovia, London W1W | 4 minutes from Samarkand
Excellent Lebanese street food is served in this restaurant in Winsley Street, near Oxford Circus. Yalla Yalla offers budget priced Beirut street food in the seedy ... More
 
 
 
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Tabun Kitchen
London > Restaurants > Middle Eastern restaurants
77 Berwick Street, W1F | 6 minutes from Samarkand
Following a refresh in summer 2017, Tabun Kitchen in Soho offers a modern Palestinian tasting menu, frozen mint mojitos and a ... More
 
 
 
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Fino
London > Restaurants > Spanish restaurants
33 Charlotte Street, (Entrance on Rathbone Street), Fitzrovia, London W1T | Same location as Samarkand
If you think 'quick, cheap bites' when you think of tapas, this place will make you think again. Dishes are way beyond the average sharing plates ... More
 
 
 
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Zizzi - West End Charlotte Street
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
33-41 Charlotte Street, Fitzrovia, London W1T | Same location as Samarkand
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Herman Ze German - Fitzrovia
London > Restaurants >
33 Charlotte Street, Fitzrovia, London W1T | Same location as Samarkand
It all started in 2008 when German-born, Brighton-based friends Florian Frey and Azadeh Falakshahi started importing homemade sausages from their family butcher in the Black Forest ... More
 
 
 
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An American In Paris
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 4th March 2017 to 28th April 2018
Samarkand, 268-269 Tottenham Court Road, W1T | 6 minutes from Samarkand
The award-winning An American In Paris transfers from Broadway to London, arriving at the Dominion Theatre in March 2017. Described by The New York Times as ...More
 
 
 
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Dick Whittington
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 9th December 2017 to 14th January 2018
Samarkand, 8 Argyll Street, W1F | 7 minutes from Samarkand
After staging Cinderella (the first pantomime at the theatre for 29 years) last Christmas, the London Palladium now presents another pantomime with a new production of ...More
 
 
 
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Summerhill
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Friday 22nd September 2017 - 7pm
Samarkand, 16 Manette Street, W1D | 7 minutes from Samarkand
The four-piece combo from london comprising Seori Burnett, Neil Scott, Keith Gilles and Iain Shedden play jangling country rock characterised by heartfelt vocals. With support from ...More
 
 
 
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The Wheatsheaf
London > Entertainment > Comedy Clubs
25 Rathbone Place, Fitzrovia, London W1T | 2 minutes from Samarkand
Stop at The Wheatsheaf on Rathbone Place and you'll be having a pint where people like George Orwell, Anthony Burgess and Dylan Thomas have stopped and ... More
 
 
 
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Soho Square
London > Entertainment >
1 Soho Square, Soho, London W1D | 5 minutes from Samarkand
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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Dominion Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
268-269 Tottenham Court Road, Bloomsbury, London W1T | 6 minutes from Samarkand
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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Pollock's Toy Museum
London > Attractions > Attractions for Kids
1 Scala Street, Fitzrovia, London W1T | 2 minutes from Samarkand
Crammed inside two townhouses (one 18th, the other 19th century) on a pretty sidestreet you'll find this historic haven for toys of all kinds. Named after ... More
 
 
 
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Fitzrovia Chapel
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Fitzroy Place, Pearson Square (off Mortimer St), W1T | 2 minutes from Samarkand
The beautifully restored Fitzrovia Chapel, formerly at Middlesex Hospital, underwent a two million pound restoration and reopened in 2015, unveiled to the public for ... More
 
 
 
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Lazarides Rathbone
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
11 Rathbone Place, Fitzrovia, London W1T | 3 minutes from Samarkand
Steve Lazarides' Rathbone Place gallery spans just under 4,000 square feet of space for exhibitions, studios, and offices in a five-storey Georgian building. Home to ... More
 
 
 
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Paradise Row
London > Shopping > Art and Design
74 Newman Street, Fitzrovia, London W1T | 2 minutes from Samarkand
Paradise Row was opened in October 2006 by Nick Hackworth, an art critic for the Evening Standard for some seven years. The gallery, part of a ... More
 
 
 
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Almost Famous
London > Shopping > Ladies Fashion
5 Percy Street, Fitzrovia, London W1T | 2 minutes from Samarkand
Almost Famous started out selling limited runs of classy denim, but this flagship store marks their expansion into a whole range of elegant ladies clothes. Born ... More
 
 
 
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Hobgoblin
London > Shopping > Musician Supplies
24 Rathbone Place, Fitzrovia, London W1T | 2 minutes from Samarkand
This busy musical curios shop has London's best choice of folk instruments and a large range of guitars, accordions, recorders, bongo drums and other percussion instruments. ... More
 
 
 
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RADA Chenies Street
London > Education > Adult Education
18-22 Chenies Street, WC1E | 4 minutes from Samarkand
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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Cookery School
London > Education > Cookery Courses
15B Little Portland Street, Fitzrovia, London W1W | 6 minutes from Samarkand
Awarded The Best City Cookery School 2013, the Cookery School at Little Portland Street has been teaching people to make simple, honest food for more than ... More
 
 
 
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School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS)
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
Thornhaugh Street, Russell Square, Bloomsbury, London WC1H | 7 minutes from Samarkand
The School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS) is among the best schools for the studies of foreign cultures and languages in the world. In fact, ... More
 
 
 
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Agua at Sanderson
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
The Sanderson, 50 Berners Street, Fitzrovia, London W1T | 2 minutes from Samarkand
Walking into the clean white space that is the Agua Spa at The Sanderson is instantly calming, relaxing and heavenly. There are 14 private treatment rooms, ... More
 
 
 
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Dolphin Swimming Club
London > Leisure > Activities
U of L Pool, Malet Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1E | 6 minutes from Samarkand
Swimming lessons for children and aquaphobic adults. This is one of the more popular swimming schools in London, and one of the most long-running, with over ... More
 
 
 
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Fitzroy Square Garden
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Fitzroy Square, Fitzrovia, London W1T | 6 minutes from Samarkand
Fitzroy Square is one of London's finest squares and the only London square designed by Robert Adam. It is named after Charles Fitzroy, 4th Duke of ... More
 
 
 
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The Adam and Eve
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
77a Wells Street, Fitzrovia, London W1T | 3 minutes from Samarkand
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The Adam & Eve
London > Nightlife > Pubs
77a Wells Street, Fitzrovia, London W1T | 3 minutes from Samarkand
Situated on Wells Street by Oxford Circus, The Adam & Eve is one of the most central pubs within the Geronimo Inns group offering a welcome ... More
 
 
 
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King & Queen
London > Nightlife > Pubs
1 Foley Street, Fitzrovia, London W1W | 4 minutes from Samarkand
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Vagabond Wines Charlotte Street
London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
25 Charlotte Street, W1T | 1 minute from Samarkand
The second Vagabond store, following on from the original wine bar in Fulham, can be found in ... More
 
 
 
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Drakes Tabanco
London > Nightlife > Bars
3 Windmill Street, Fitzrovia, London W1T | 1 minute from Samarkand
Drakes Tabanco opens on 7th October 2013. Serving fine and rare sherry wines straight from barrel, alongside a Spanish and British food menu, Drakes Tabanco is ... More
 
 
 
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Jerusalem Bar and Kitchen
London > Nightlife > Bars
33-34 Rathbone Place, Fitzrovia, London W1T | 2 minutes from Samarkand
Most Londoners must have been to Jerusalem's basement bar over the years. It's been ... More
 
 
 
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The Rathbone Hotel
London > Business > Venue Hire
30 Rathbone Street, Fitzrovia, London W1T | 1 minute from Samarkand
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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The Sanderson Hotel
London > Business > Venue Hire
50 Berners Street, Fitzrovia, London W1T | 2 minutes from Samarkand
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The Congress Centre
London > Business > Venue Hire
23-28 Great Russell Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1B | 6 minutes from Samarkand
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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