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Electric Birdcage †

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11 Haymarket, St James's, London SW1Y 4BP
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Electric BirdcageEven by the standards of designer Shaun Clarkson (who also created La Pigalle, Atlantic Bar & Grill and Jerusalem) this is a madly over-the-top bar. Austin Powers and Alice in Wonderland seem to have been the major influences, though that really only scratches the surface of the craziness. Giant rearing horses, panthers and human hands greet you at every turn, the walls and floor of the back bar are a queasy-making check pattern, the front bar is a carousel and the poor DJ has been stuck in a cage. There are plenty of normal - and expertly created - cocktails on the menu, but it's well worth venturing into more eccentric areas: a coriander mojito was an absolute revelation, while the 'Electric' house specialities (one of which costs £96, and arrives in a glass the size of a beachball), are wonderful examples of cocktails that just taste like delicious fruit juices. The food is also very good: dim sum were bursting with freshness, carefully prepared, and fairly priced. Electric Birdcage is too eccentric for many people's taste, but you'd be daft not to at least pop in for a look, and the party crowd will absolutely love it.

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Piccadilly Circus Tube Station
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Leicester Square Tube Station
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Charing Cross Railway Station
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Victoria Railway Station
21 minutes walk
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Leicester Square Masterpark
1 minutes walk
Q-Park Trafalgar
3 minutes walk

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Radisson Blu Edwardian Hampshire Hotel
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel † from £143† 24% off
Leicester Square, WC2H | 2 minutes from Electric Birdcage
The Hampshire Hotel is located in the heart of film and Theatreland. Guests can enjoy superb Mexican- Peruvian sharing plates at Leicester Square Kitchen with drinks ... More
Cafe Royal Hotel
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel † from £388† 31% off
68 Regent Street, W1B | 4 minutes from Electric Birdcage
Café Royal is a 160-bedroom 5-star luxury hotel on Regent Street, in London's city centre overlooking Piccadilly Circus. The hotel has conference facilities, a cafe, bar ... More
The Trafalgar St. James London, Curio Collection by Hilton
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel † from £162† 39% off
2 Spring Gardens, SW1A | 4 minutes from Electric Birdcage
Almost in the shadow of Nelson's Column, and with the Palaces of Whitehall looming behind it, this hotel is at the heart of the Capital. ... More
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The Rooftop St. James
London > Nightlife > Bars
2 Spring Gardens, SW1A | 3 minutes from Electric Birdcage
The Trafalgar Hotel was treated to a major upgrade in 2017, reopening as The Trafalgar St. James, and as a result, the rooftop bar was also ... More
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Institute of Contemporary Art Bar & Cafe
London > Nightlife > Bars
12 Carlton House Terrace, The Mall, St James's, London SW1Y | 3 minutes from Electric Birdcage
The Institute of Contemporary Art on The Mall (just down the road from the Queen's pad) is a great place for a trendy drink after taking ... More
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The Perception
London > Nightlife > Bars
W London Leicester Square, 10 Wardour Street, W1D | 3 minutes from Electric Birdcage
Opened in late 2017, The Perception has taken over the lobby of the W London. Designed by Amsterdam-based firm Concrete, the bar is inspired by London's ... More
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The Rialto Casino, Piccadilly
London > Nightlife >
3-4 Coventry Street, W1D | 3 minutes from Electric Birdcage
Housed in a beautiful Grade II listed 1913 building, The Rialto Casino, Piccadilly puts the glamour into gambling. Formerly a cinematographic theatre, the grand venue boasts ... More
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Waxy O'Connor's
London > Nightlife > Pubs
14-16 Rupert Street, Soho, London W1D | 3 minutes from Electric Birdcage
Located where it is, Waxy's is fairly predictable. It's busy, it's Irish and it's got a fair smattering of tourists, but it also has that certain ... More
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The Electric Carousel
London > Nightlife >
215-217 Piccadilly, St James's, London W1J | 3 minutes from Electric Birdcage
The team behind Madame Jojo's (RIP) return (hurrah!) with The Electric Carousel on the site where the legendary Pigalle Supper Club used to be, at 215-217 ... More
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Uncle Vanya
London > Events > Theatre †Dates: 14th January to 2nd May 2020
Electric Birdcage, 6 Panton Street, SW1Y | 1 minute from Electric Birdcage
Toby Jones plays the disaffected Uncle Vanya while Richard Armitage is the local doctor Astrov as Olivier Award-winner Conor McPherson - who directed a landmark production ...More
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Touching The Void
London > Events > Theatre †Dates: 9th November 2019 to 29th February 2020
Electric Birdcage, St Martins Lane, WC2N | 4 minutes from Electric Birdcage
The true story of two young climbers who get into trouble has already been told in a BAFTA-winning film and now it comes to the stage ...More
Thriller Live
London > Events > Theatre †Dates: 1st January 2015 to 5th April 2020
Electric Birdcage, Shaftesbury Avenue, W1D | 4 minutes from Electric Birdcage
Michael Jackson's untimely death may have propelled this musical into orbit; Thriller - Live became a tribute show overnight with the obvious decision that the show ...More
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Theatre Royal Haymarket
London > Entertainment > Theatres
18 Suffolk Street, Haymarket, SW1Y | 1 minute from Electric Birdcage
The Haymarket Theatre was built by John Potter on the site of the King's Head Inn and the Gun Smith shop in 1702. It has had ... More
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Empire Cinema Haymarket
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
63-65 Haymarket, St James's, London SW1Y | 1 minute from Electric Birdcage
The independently-owned Empire owns cinemas at 14 locations across the UK including this one, the three screen Empire Cinema on Haymarket in London's ... More
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Comedy Store
London > Entertainment > Comedy Clubs
1a Oxendon Street, Soho, London SW1Y | 2 minutes from Electric Birdcage
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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Stephen Wiltshire Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
5 Royal Opera Arcade, Pall Mall, St James's, London SW1Y | 1 minute from Electric Birdcage
Stephen Wiltshire's art work would be impressive even if you didn't know who he is. But his intricate and architecturally accurate pen and ink sketches are ... More
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St James's Market
London > Attractions >
St James's, SW1Y | 2 minutes from Electric Birdcage
An impressive 450 million pound development in the heart of London, St James's Market ... More
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National Portrait Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
St Martin's Place, WC2H | 3 minutes from Electric Birdcage
The National Portrait Gallery houses portraits of significant figures from the late 15th century to the present day. This isn't the place to come for serious ... More
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Dover Street Market
London > Shopping > Department Stores
18-22 Haymarket, Mayfair, London SW1Y | 1 minute from Electric Birdcage
A department store but not as we know it, Dover Street Market is Harvey Nics for the hip. A haven for high end fashion brands like ... More
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Godiva
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
28 Haymarket, Soho, London SW1Y | 2 minutes from Electric Birdcage
Belgium's finest export, the first Godiva was opened in Brussels approximately 75 years ago by master chocolatier Joseph Draps and named after the legendary Lady Godiva. ... More
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Lillywhite's
London > Shopping > Sporting Goods
24 Lower Regent Street, St James's, London SW1Y | 3 minutes from Electric Birdcage
Lillywhite’s probably owes its landmark sport shop status to its position in Piccadilly Circus more than anything, but this would be ignoring its remarkable heritage. Its founders, ... More
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Prezzo
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
Kinghouse, 8 Haymarket, St James's, London SW1Y | Same location as Electric Birdcage
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Mint Leaf Restaurant
London > Restaurants > Indian/South Asian restaurants
Suffolk Place, St James's, London SW1Y | 1 minute from Electric Birdcage
Mint Leaf is huge. There's a crowded cocktail bar giving on to two large dining rooms. Low lighting, solid wood furniture and delightfully squishy seats create ... More
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Brumus
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
Haymarket Hotel, 1 Suffolk Place, St James's, London SW1Y | 1 minute from Electric Birdcage
From the same group who brought us the media trendy Charlotte Street Hotel and the Soho Hotel comes the Haymarket Hotel – and its in-house eating ... More
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The London Film School
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
24 Shelton Street, Covent Garden, WC2H | 8 minutes from Electric Birdcage
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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English [Out There!]
London > Education > English Language Courses
10 Coptic Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1A | 12 minutes from Electric Birdcage
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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Courtauld Institute of Art
London > Education > Arts and Drama
Somerset House, Covent Garden, London WC2R | 12 minutes from Electric Birdcage
The Courtauld is one of the most prestigious art schools in the country, affiliated with the Oxbridge system and boasting a huge private location and prime ... More
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So SPA Sofitel St James
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
6 Waterloo Place, St James's, London SW1Y | 3 minutes from Electric Birdcage
Opened in July 2009, So SPA by Sofitel is a stunning relaxation space - all marble and modern design - housed within the Sofitel St James ... More
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AWAY Spa W London
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
10 Wardour Street, Soho, London W1D | 3 minutes from Electric Birdcage
On the 6th floor of the W London the AWAY Spa certainly takes you away from the manic pace of life in Leicester Square ... More
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Urban Golf Soho
London > Leisure > Golf
33 Great Pulteney Street, Soho, London W1F | 6 minutes from Electric Birdcage
OK, so you may not be able to soak up the rays on this indoor course but it's a brilliant idea that has been stylishly executed. ... More
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Waxy O'Connor's
London > Nightlife > Pubs
14-16 Rupert Street, Soho, London W1D | 3 minutes from Electric Birdcage
Located where it is, Waxy's is fairly predictable. It's busy, it's Irish and it's got a fair smattering of tourists, but it also has that certain ... More
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Waxy's Little Sister
London > Nightlife > Pubs
20 Wardour Street, Soho, London W1D | 3 minutes from Electric Birdcage
If you're not up for the hectic atmosphere of Waxy O'Connors it might be worth slipping across the street to her infinitely more tranquil Little Sister. ... More
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The Reform Club
London > Nightlife > Pubs
104 Pall Mall, St James's, London SW1Y | 3 minutes from Electric Birdcage
Located in the heart of London's traditional Clubland in Pall Mall,†The Reform Club was founded in 1836 and was membership was initially restricted to those who ... More
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Haymarket Hotel
London > Business > Venue Hire
1 Suffolk Place, St James's, London SW1Y | Same location as Electric Birdcage
A hip designer hotel by Tim and Kit Kemp in a grand building on the prestigious Haymarket, the broad boulevard street making for an impressive entrance. ... More
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Institute of Directors - IOD
London > Business > Venue Hire
116 Pall Mall, St James's, London SW1Y | 2 minutes from Electric Birdcage
... More
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Odeon, Leicester Square
London > Business > Venue Hire
24-26 Leicester Square, Soho, London WC2H | 3 minutes from Electric Birdcage
One of London's biggest cinemas, the Odeon Leicester Square regularly plays host to premieres and awards ceremonies as well as screening the week's big releases. Aside ... More

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