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Smart, comfortable West End bar with a sophisticated dance music policy. Doubles up as an extra room for The End nightclub at the weekend, though separate entry is usually available.

 

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The Montague on the Gardens
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel
15 Montague Street, WC1B | 5 minutes from AKA
Overlooking the gardens of Montague Garden Square, this sedate hotel has a peaceful feel even though the British Museum is right next door and Covent Garden's ... More
 
 
 
Rosewood London
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel
252 High Holborn, WC1V | 6 minutes from AKA
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
 
 
 
Holiday Inn London Bloomsbury
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £93  26% off
Coram Street, WC1N | 9 minutes from AKA
This is a smart, modern hotel located in one of the Capital's oldest and most beautiful areas. Bloomsbury is a great place to stay since it's ... More
 
 
 
 
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Alternative Bars nearest AKA

Nearest to AKA
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
London Cocktail Week Pop Up
London > Nightlife > Bars
5-7 Grape Street, WC2H | 1 minute from AKA
A pop-up bar just for London Cocktail Week 2019, this Covent Garden subterranean speakeasy is the place to go for mixology demonstrations and masterclasses as well ... More
 
 
 
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The London Cocktail Club - Shaftesbury Avenue
London > Nightlife > Bars
224a Shaftesbury Avenue, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 1 minute from AKA
The London Cocktail Club is a members bar but - luckily for us - it's not a very exclusive one; it's free ... More
 
 
 
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The American Bar at The Savoy
London > Nightlife > Bars
The Savoy, Strand, Covent Garden, London WC2R | 1 minute from AKA
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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Nightlife near AKA

AKA clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
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The Princess Louise
London > Nightlife > Pubs
208 High Holborn, Covent Garden, London WC1V | 3 minutes from AKA
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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Circus London
London > Nightlife > American restaurants
27-29 Endell Street, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 3 minutes from AKA
Opened mid January 2010, Circus is a hip eaterie serving Pan-American cuisine and boasting an interior design by Tom Dixon. More than just a dining experience, ... More
 
 
 
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Philomena's Irish Bar
London > Nightlife > Pubs
40 Great Queen Street, Covent Garden, London WC2B | 4 minutes from AKA
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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Events near AKA

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The Prince Of Egypt
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 1st July 2021 to 8th January 2022 - Various Times
AKA, 268-269 Tottenham Court Road, W1T | 4 minutes from AKA
Scott Schwartz directs a biblical musical based on the DreamWorks Animation film, which includes the Oscar-winning song When You Believe, with music and lyrics by Stephen ...More
 
 
 
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Matilda The Musical
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 22nd June 2021 to 9th January 2022 - Various Times
AKA, Earlham Street, Seven Dials, WC2H | 4 minutes from AKA
The Royal Shakespeare Company presents Dennis Kelly and Tim Minchin's multi-award-winning musical adaptation of Roald Dahl's much loved tale about an extremely clever girl, who uses ...More
 
 
 
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The Mousetrap
London > Events > Film Events  Dates: 17th May 2021 to 30th January 2022 - Various Times
AKA, West Street, WC2H | 6 minutes from AKA
Long-running adaptation of Agatha Christie's murder mystery replete with a legendary twist, in which nothing is quite what it seems as Detective Sergeant Trotter arrives at ...More
 
 
 
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Entertainment near AKA

Near AKA
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Shaftesbury Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
210 Shaftesbury Avenue, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 1 minute from AKA
A large and appealingly shabby Edwardian theatre which has produced almost a century of successful popular theatre and musicals. The most notorious of these was probably ... More
 
 
 
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Museum Of Comedy
London > Entertainment > Comedy Clubs
Bloomsbury Way, St Georges Church, WC1A | 1 minute from AKA
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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Gillian Lynne Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
166 Drury Lane, Covent Garden, London WC2B | 3 minutes from AKA
Although this site has been an entertainment venue since at least the mid-19th century, the Gillian Lynne Theatre only opened its doors in 1973, making it ... More
 
 
 
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Sights and Attractions near AKA

The best museums, galleries, attractions near AKA
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The Cartoon Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
63 Wells Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1A | 1 minute from AKA
Combining art with humour, The Cartoon Museum is a museum-cum-gallery with a refreshingly vibrant personality. After 13 years on Little Russell Street in Bloomsbury, ... More
 
 
 
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British Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
Great Russell Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1B | 3 minutes from AKA
If you wanted to thoroughly explore the British Museum, it would take months, if not years. Over seven millions objects from all over the world are ... More
 
 
 
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Centre Point
London > Attractions > Sights
101-103 New Oxford Street, WC1A | 3 minutes from AKA
One of London's best known landmarks, Centre Point has been used as a navigational tool since the 1960s. Lost in Soho's back streets, ... More
 
 
 
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Shopping near AKA

The best shops and markets near AKA
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James Smith & Sons
London > Shopping > Specialists
53 New Oxford Street, Covent Garden, London WC1A | 1 minute from AKA
James Smith & Sons is an historic Victorian family business specialising in umbrellas, walking sticks and canes. Commonly known as "the Umbrella Shop", this immaculately presented ... More
 
 
 
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Aveda
London > Shopping > Hair and Grooming
174-177 High Holborn, Covent Garden, London WC1V | 1 minute from AKA
Environmentally conscious hair and make-up brand with 'lifestyle' stores like this one in High Holborn - where there's even a herb garden on the roof terrace. ... More
 
 
 
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Arthur Beale
London > Shopping > Sporting Goods
194 Shaftesbury Avenue, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 2 minutes from AKA
Trading for over one hundred years, Arthur Beale is a long-standing specialist shop in London but it's also something of an anomaly: the last place you'd ... More
 
 
 
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Naru Restaurant
London > Restaurants > Korean restaurants
230 Shaftesbury Avenue, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 1 minute from AKA
Korean Cuisine... More
 
 
 
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Savoir Faire
London > Restaurants > International restaurants
42 New Oxford Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1A | 1 minute from AKA
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Konaki
London > Restaurants > Greek restaurants
5 Coptic Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1A | 1 minute from AKA
Greek cuisine ... More
 
 
 
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Education near AKA

Near AKA
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
English [Out There!]
London > Education > English Language Courses
10 Coptic Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1A | 1 minute from AKA
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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Le Cordon Bleu
London > Education > Adult Education
15 Bloomsbury Square, Marylebone, London WC1A | 3 minutes from AKA
The London HQ of famed culinary institution Le Cordon Bleu , the cookery school widely considered as the guardian of French culinary techniques, trains ... More
 
 
 
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The London Film School
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
24 Shelton Street, Covent Garden, WC2H | 4 minutes from AKA
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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AKA gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
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h Club London
London > Leisure > Arts Centres
24 Endell Street, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 3 minutes from AKA
On the site of the old St Paul's Hospital in Covent Garden, hip private members' club h Club London has been designed specifically for the creative ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Phoenix Garden
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
21 Stacey Street, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 4 minutes from AKA
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
All Star Lanes, Holborn
London > Leisure > Activities
Victoria House, Bloomsbury Place, Bloomsbury, London WC1B | 4 minutes from AKA
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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Pubs near AKA

The best pubs near London AKA.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Princess Louise
London > Nightlife > Pubs
208 High Holborn, Covent Garden, London WC1V | 3 minutes from AKA
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Philomena's Irish Bar
London > Nightlife > Pubs
40 Great Queen Street, Covent Garden, London WC2B | 4 minutes from AKA
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Norman's Coach & Horses
London > Nightlife > Pubs
29 Greek Street, Soho, London W1D | 6 minutes from AKA
Claiming to be 'the West End's Best Known Pub', Norman's Coach & Horses certainly has more than its fair share of unique features. Firstly there's the ... More
 
 
 
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Meeting venue hire near AKA

Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near AKA.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Congress Centre
London > Business > Venue Hire
23-28 Great Russell Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1B | 3 minutes from AKA
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
British Museum
London > Business > Venue Hire
Great Russell Street, Bloomsbury, Bloomsbury, London WC1B | 3 minutes from AKA
If you wanted to thoroughly explore the British Museum, it would take months, if not years. Over seven millions objects from all over the world are ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Sir John Soane's Museum
London > Business > Venue Hire
13 Lincoln's Inn Fields, Holborn, London WC2A | 6 minutes from AKA
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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Andrew Lloyd Webber's Cinderella
Theatre | Until 13th February 2022 

Gillian Lynne Theatre 3 minutes walk from Aka

The fairy tale heroine shall go the royal ball when Laurence Connor directs a musical comedy with a book by ...More

The Prince Of Egypt
Theatre | Until 8th January 2022 

Dominion Theatre 4 minutes walk from Aka

Scott Schwartz directs a biblical musical based on the DreamWorks Animation film, which includes the Oscar-winning song When You Believe, ...More

Mary Poppins
Theatre | Until 13th February 2022 

Prince Edward Theatre 6 minutes walk from Aka

Step in time with Zizi Strallen as Mary Poppins and Charlie Stemp as chimney sweep Bert in Richard Eyre's revival ...More

Frozen: The Musical
Theatre | Until 3rd April 2022 

Theatre Royal Drury Lane 7 minutes walk from Aka

Michael Grandage directs a magical stage musical based on the Disney animated film, which charts the journey of two sisters ...More

The Play That Goes Wrong
Theatre | Until 30th January 2022 

Duchess Theatre 8 minutes walk from Aka

Award-winning company Theatre Mischief presents a hilarious play-within-a-play about an amateur dramatic society staging a murder mystery, which is beset ...More

Life Of Pi
Theatre | Until 27th February 2022 

Wyndham's Theatre 8 minutes walk from Aka

Max Webster directs the West End transfer of Lolita Chakrabarti's stage adaptation of the novel by Yann Martel about a ...More

Les Miserables
Theatre | Until 13th February 2022 

Sondheim Theatre 9 minutes walk from Aka

Alain Boublil and Claude-Michel Schonberg's long-running musical adaptation of Victor Hugo's revolutionary novel of tragedy and loss plays out a ...More

The Ocean At The End Of The Lane
Theatre | Until 12th February 2022 

Duke of York's Theatre 9 minutes walk from Aka

Alex returns to the old Sussex farmhouse of his youth and recalls a battle against dark, ancient forces with his ...More

The Drifters Girl
Theatre | Until 26th March 2022 

Garrick Theatre 9 minutes walk from Aka

Beverley Knight plays Faye Treadwell, manager of The Drifters, in the world premiere staging of a musical about the woman ...More

Get Up, Stand Up! The Bob Marley Musical
Theatre | Until 3rd April 2022 

Lyric Shaftesbury Avenue 10 minutes walk from Aka

Clint Dyer directs a celebration of the life of the music superstar from humble beginnings in the hills of rural ...More

 
 
 
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