The Wheatsheaf  

 
 
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25 Rathbone Place, Fitzrovia, London W1T 1JB
 
 
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OPENING TIMES
Comedy - Doors open 8.45pm, Show starts 9.30pm, Show Ends 11.15pm
 
PRICES
Comedy Tickets £12 Online
 

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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 supped before you. Framed copies of articles on the walls at the front of the bar allude to the pub's literary past. There's much to recommend this small pub which feels like not much has changed in the intervening years. There's some fantastic stain glass windows and wooden panelling as well as good cask ale. The upstairs space is home to comedy nights hosted by The 99 Club as well as monthly meetings of The New Sheridan Club (a decendent of The Chap magazine) and the Sohemian Society who meet here to read, talk and about famous Fitzrovian and Soho characters. The Wheatsheaf is well worth a visit to get away from the mayhem of Tottenham Court Road and Oxford Street.

 

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Sanderson, A Morgans Hotel
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel
50 Berners Street, W1T | 3 minutes from The Wheatsheaf
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
 
 
 
The Nadler Soho Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel
10 Carlisle Street, W1D | 4 minutes from The Wheatsheaf
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 Kenilworth Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £108  22% off
97 Great Russell Street, WC1B | 5 minutes from The Wheatsheaf
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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Museum Of Comedy
London > Entertainment > Comedy Clubs
Bloomsbury Way, St Georges Church, WC1A | 8 minutes from The Wheatsheaf
Opened in spring 2014, the Museum of Comedy is "particularly strong on the history of British comedy" (Evening Standard). Combining live ... More
 
 
 
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The 99 Club
London > Entertainment > Comedy Clubs
Storm Nightclub, 28a Leicester Square, Soho, London WC2H | 10 minutes from The Wheatsheaf
Playing across multiple venues across London seven days a week and 52 weeks a year - do they really put on shows on Christmas Day? - ... More
 
 
 
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Comedy Store
London > Entertainment > Comedy Clubs
1a Oxendon Street, Soho, London SW1Y | 10 minutes from The Wheatsheaf
The Comedy Store is the spiritual home of stand-up in the UK. Despite being the best large comedy venue in the country, the Store still succeeds ... More
 
 
 
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Soho Square
London > Entertainment >
1 Soho Square, Soho, London W1D | 3 minutes from The Wheatsheaf
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 | 4 minutes from The Wheatsheaf
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 Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
21 Dean Street, Soho, London W1D | 4 minutes from The Wheatsheaf
The Soho Theatre Company was formed in 1969 by Verity Bargate and Fred Proud, but it didn't have a permanent home until 2000, when its current ... More
 
 
 
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Adam Kay: This Is Going To Hurt
London > Events > Comedy  Dates: 3rd to 7th Mar 2021 - Various Times
The Wheatsheaf, Shaftesbury Avenue, W1A | 7 minutes from The Wheatsheaf
Adam reads aloud unsettling entries from his diary as a junior doctor and intersperses the anecdotes with songs....More
 
 
 
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Jimmy Carr: Terribly Funny
London > Events > Comedy  Dates: 9th to 14th Mar 2021 - 8pm
The Wheatsheaf, Shaftesbury Avenue, W1A | 7 minutes from The Wheatsheaf
Deadpan, black humour and one-liners from the British TV favourite, known for his role as host of 8 Out Of 10 Cats, attempting to make light ...More
 
 
 
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The Show Must Go On - Live At The Palace
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 17th to 21st Mar 2021 - Various Times
The Wheatsheaf, Shaftesbury Avenue, W1A | 7 minutes from The Wheatsheaf
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Isis Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
20 Hanway Street, Fitzrovia, London W1T | 2 minutes from The Wheatsheaf
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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Architectural Association School Of Architecture
London > Attractions > House and Garden
36 Bedford Square, Bloomsbury, London WC1B | 3 minutes from The Wheatsheaf
The Architectural Association School of Architecture, the UK's oldest school of architecture, was originally set up in 1847 and moved to Bedford Square in 1917. Set ... More
 
 
 
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The Building Centre
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
26 Store Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1E | 3 minutes from The Wheatsheaf
Open to the public as well as construction professionals, The Building Centre houses a permanent exhibition of a 1:1500 scale model of Central London. Current major ... More
 
 
 
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Hobgoblin
London > Shopping > Musician Supplies
24 Rathbone Place, Fitzrovia, London W1T | 1 minute from The Wheatsheaf
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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Almost Famous
London > Shopping > Ladies Fashion
5 Percy Street, Fitzrovia, London W1T | 1 minute from The Wheatsheaf
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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Paradise Row
London > Shopping > Art and Design
74 Newman Street, Fitzrovia, London W1T | 2 minutes from The Wheatsheaf
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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Tapped and Packed
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
26 Rathbone Place, Fitzrovia, London W1T | 1 minute from The Wheatsheaf
Tapped and Packed - so called because that's what you do when you're dosing a coffee machine - has all the ingredients to become one of ... More
 
 
 
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TAP Coffee No.26
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
No.26 Rathbone Place, W1T | 1 minute from The Wheatsheaf
One of the three branches of this small chain, TAP Coffee No.26 follows the same formula as the others, focusing on proper ... More
 
 
 
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Pisqu
London > Restaurants > South American restaurants
23 Rathbone Place, W1T | 1 minute from The Wheatsheaf
Feeding London's new appetite for Peruvian food, Pisqu on Rathbone Place uses quality, fresh ingredients, many of which have been sourced from the Amazon and Andes, ... More
 
 
 
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RADA Chenies Street
London > Education > Adult Education
18-22 Chenies Street, WC1E | 4 minutes from The Wheatsheaf
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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English [Out There!]
London > Education > English Language Courses
10 Coptic Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1A | 6 minutes from The Wheatsheaf
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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Cookery School
London > Education > Cookery Courses
15B Little Portland Street, Fitzrovia, London W1W | 7 minutes from The Wheatsheaf
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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Frame Fitzrovia
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25-33 Berners Street, W1T | 3 minutes from The Wheatsheaf
Drop in and pay-as-you-go, Frame offers flexibility and fun workouts, from sweat drenched cardio to mindful meditation. Doing the gym differently, Frame puts you through ... More
 
 
 
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London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
The Sanderson, 50 Berners Street, Fitzrovia, London W1T | 3 minutes from The Wheatsheaf
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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Phoenix Garden
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
21 Stacey Street, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 6 minutes from The Wheatsheaf
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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The Adam and Eve
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
77a Wells Street, Fitzrovia, London W1T | 3 minutes from The Wheatsheaf
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The Adam & Eve
London > Nightlife > Pubs
77a Wells Street, Fitzrovia, London W1T | 3 minutes from The Wheatsheaf
Situated on Wells Street by Oxford Circus, The Adam & Eve is one of the most central pubs within the Young's pub group offering a welcome ... More
 
 
 
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The Toucan
London > Nightlife > Pubs
19 Carlisle Street, Soho, London W1D | 4 minutes from The Wheatsheaf
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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Bourne & Hollingsworth
London > Nightlife > Bars
28 Rathbone Place, Fitzrovia, London W1T | 1 minute from The Wheatsheaf
Prohibition-era themed basement bar in Fitzrovia, with a good line in retro comedy. The joke is that it's a bar dodging the law by masquerading as ... More
 
 
 
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Jerusalem Bar and Kitchen
London > Nightlife > Bars
33-34 Rathbone Place, Fitzrovia, London W1T | 1 minute from The Wheatsheaf
Most Londoners must have been to Jerusalem's basement bar over the years. It's been ... More
 
 
 
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Drakes Tabanco
London > Nightlife > Bars
3 Windmill Street, Fitzrovia, London W1T | 1 minute from The Wheatsheaf
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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The Rathbone Hotel
London > Business > Venue Hire
30 Rathbone Street, Fitzrovia, London W1T | 2 minutes from The Wheatsheaf
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 | 3 minutes from The Wheatsheaf
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The Congress Centre
London > Business > Venue Hire
23-28 Great Russell Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1B | 5 minutes from The Wheatsheaf
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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Adam Kay: This Is Going To Hurt
Comedy | Until 7th March 2021 

Palace Theatre 7 minutes walk from The Wheatsheaf

Adam reads aloud unsettling entries from his diary as a junior doctor and intersperses the anecdotes with songs....More

Six The Musical
Theatre | Until 18th April 2021 

Lyric Shaftesbury Avenue 9 minutes walk from The Wheatsheaf

Toby Marlow and Lucy Moss' playful musical history lesson about Henry VIII and his six wives, which puts the spotlight ...More

Pretty Woman: The Musical
Theatre | Until 4th September 2021 

Piccadilly Theatre 9 minutes walk from The Wheatsheaf

Aimie Atkinson plays Vivian Ward and Danny Mac is Edward Lewis in the romantic musical based on the 1990 film, ...More

Wellcome Collection: Being Human
Wellcome Collection: Being Human
Exhibitions | Until 1st September 2021 

Wellcome Collection 11 minutes walk from The Wheatsheaf

Replacing Medicine Now as a permanent display at the Wellcome Collection, Being Human is a free exhibition which takes a ...More

 
Here Come The Boys
Dance | Until 15th May 2021 

Garrick Theatre 12 minutes walk from The Wheatsheaf

CBBC star Karim Zeroual hosts a competitive dance-off between Strictly Come Dancing favourites Aljaz Skorjanec, Pasha Kovalev, Robin Windsor and ...More

The Woman In Black
The Woman In Black
Theatre | Until 27th March 2021 

Fortune Theatre 12 minutes walk from The Wheatsheaf

One of the less well-known West End fixtures, this adaptation of Susan Hill's gothic novel has been packing out houses ...More

 
Hello, Dolly!
Hello, Dolly!
Theatre | Until 6th March 2021 

Adelphi Theatre 13 minutes walk from The Wheatsheaf

Multi Olivier and BAFTA Award winning Imelda Staunton plays meddlesome socialite turned matchmaker Dolly Levi, taking the title role in ...More

 
Songs For A New World
Theatre | Until 14th March 2021 

Vaudeville Theatre 13 minutes walk from The Wheatsheaf

Seimi Campbell directs David Hunter, Rachel John, Cedric Neal and Rachel Tucker in a limited West End run of Jason ...More

Fourth Plinth: Heather Phillipson THE END
Fourth Plinth: Heather Phillipson THE END
Exhibitions | Until 26th March 2022 

Trafalgar Square 14 minutes walk from The Wheatsheaf

London born artist Heather Philipson puts an ice cream with a cherry on top on The Fourth Plinth in Trafalgar ...More

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

Duchess Theatre 14 minutes walk from The Wheatsheaf

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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