CellarDoor  

 
 
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Zero Aldwych, Covent Garden, London WC2E 7DN
 
 
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CellarDoorThe Victorians built their public buildings on a grand scale and they built to last, which is why this former public toilet makes a surprisingly chic and comfortable 60-seat bar. The steps down are in the middle of the street, just opposite the Lyceum Theatre. Things are pretty intimate here, but there's no sense that you're cramped, just the pleasure of being close to the stage, and on friendly terms with neighbouring tables. The cocktails are excellent, and they've found a novel way of getting round the smoking ban by selling snuff behind the bar. The decor is a seductive futuristic take on Weimar Germany, with purple neon a dominant theme. As a tribute to the venue's original purpose, they also have some decidedly... unusual toilets. A progamme of jazz, cabaret and burlesque enlivens the small stage on most evenings and the low-arched roof and chic decor create a speakeasy atmosphere that would be impossible to replicate in a more conventional space.

 

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Covent Garden Tube Station
 
4 minutes walk
 
Temple Tube Station
 
5 minutes walk
 
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Charing Cross Railway Station
 
7 minutes walk
 
City Thameslink Station
 
14 minutes walk
 
 
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Drury Lane NCP
 
5 minutes walk
 
St Martins Lane NCP
 
6 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Strand Palace Hotel London
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £81  31% off
372 Strand, WC2R | 1 minute from CellarDoor
This West End Art Deco hotel right on the Strand and next to Covent Garden is in a fantastic location for accessing central London and theatreland. ... More
 
 
 
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336-337 The Strand, WC2R | 1 minute from CellarDoor
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Aldwych, WC2B | 1 minute from CellarDoor
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1 Islington Green, Islington, London N1 | 36 minutes from CellarDoor
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Aldwych, Covent Garden, London WC2B4LD | 1 minute from CellarDoor
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Catherine Street, Covent Garden, London WC2B | 2 minutes from CellarDoor
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CellarDoor, Catherine Street, WC2B | 1 minute from CellarDoor
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CellarDoor, Drury Lane, WC2B | 6 minutes from CellarDoor
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CellarDoor, 210 Shaftesbury Avenue, WC2H | 8 minutes from CellarDoor
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Strand, Covent Garden, London WC2R | 3 minutes from CellarDoor
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38 Tavistock Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 1 minute from CellarDoor
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Primrose Bakery
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42 Tavistock Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 1 minute from CellarDoor
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41 Wellington Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 1 minute from CellarDoor
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21 Wellington Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E | Same location as CellarDoor
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13 Exeter Street, Covent Garden, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 1 minute from CellarDoor
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Somerset House, Covent Garden, London WC2R | 3 minutes from CellarDoor
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40 Great Queen Street, Covent Garden, London WC2B | 5 minutes from CellarDoor
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The Lobby Bar at One Aldwych
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1 Aldwych, Covent Garden, London WC2B | 1 minute from CellarDoor
Named one of the top five hotel bars in the world by the Sunday Telegraph, the Lobby Bar at the chic One Aldwych hotel is renowned ... More
 
 
 
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Lowlander Beer Cafe
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36 Drury Lane, Covent Garden, London WC2B | 4 minutes from CellarDoor
The reputation of the Benelux breweries precedes them and this themed bar captures the flair of Dutch cafe culture too. The impressive row of shiny silver ... More
 
 
 
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20 Bedford Street, WC2E | 4 minutes from CellarDoor
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Silver Fleet - Woods River Cruises
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Somerset House South Wing Strand, Covent Garden, London WC2R | 3 minutes from CellarDoor
Enjoy a luxury cruise on the Silver Fleet. Departing from the Savoy Pier and cruising along the Thames. A classy way to see the Thames.... More
 
 
 
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Somerset House, Strand, Covent Garden, London WC2R | 3 minutes from CellarDoor
Somerset House, once the site of a spectacular Tudor palace, now includes a magnificent 18th century art gallery housing celebrated collections belonging to the Courtauld Institute Gallery, ... More
 
 
 
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