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6 King Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E 8HN
 
 
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The Essex Serpent serves good food at reasonable prices, with swift and friendly service.
Three level pub and restaurant with a great cosy cellar bar – self contained and perfect for intimate parties.

 

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Radisson Blu Edwardian Mercer Street
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £131  21% off
Seven Dials, WC2H | 4 minutes from Essex Serpent
Boutique haven in Covent Garden's vibrant Seven Dials village. Guests can enjoy stylish, comfortable rooms, smart TV and free high-speed Wi-Fi on unlimited devices. Monmouth Kitchen ... More
 
 
 
The Waldorf Hilton Hotel London
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £179  31% off
Aldwych, WC2B | 4 minutes from Essex Serpent
Positioned between the City's Square Mile and the thriving West End, this grand, Edwardian Hilton hotel welcomes guests with a patisserie and champagne bar in the ... More
 
 
 
ME London
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel
336-337 The Strand, WC2R | 5 minutes from Essex Serpent
A luxurious 5-star hotel situated right in the heart of the city, ME London offers guests a lavish accommodation experience. Floor-to-ceiling windows provide the impeccable guestrooms ... More
 
 
 
 
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The best pubs near London Essex Serpent.
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Lamb & Flag
London > Nightlife > Pubs
33 Rose Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 1 minute from Essex Serpent
One of the oldest pubs in London, the Lamb & Flag was once known as the Bucket of Blood, thanks to the bare-knuckle fights held here. ... More
 
 
 
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Mr Fogg's Tavern
London > Nightlife > Pubs
58 St Martin's Lane, WC2N | 2 minutes from Essex Serpent
Themed around explorer Phileas Fogg, this traditional Victorian tavern in the heart of Covent Garden's ... More
 
 
 
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Essex Serpent clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
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Blame Gloria
London > Nightlife > Bars
20 Bedford Street, WC2E | 1 minute from Essex Serpent
A subterranean den of delight, with cocktails, tunes and parties, Blame Gloria is a basement bar in Covent Garden where the wallpaper is based on ... More
 
 
 
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B.Y.O.C
London > Nightlife > Bars
28 Bedfordbury Street, Covent Garden, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 1 minute from Essex Serpent
A speakeasy bar with a twist, B.Y.O.C is a cocktail bar that doesn't stock any alcohol. But, before snubbing it in disgust, you can relax in ... More
 
 
 
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Eve Bar
London > Nightlife > Bars
34 Southampton Street, WC2E | 2 minutes from Essex Serpent
A short hop below Frog, Adam Handling's restaurant in Covent Garden, is Eve Bar, the chef's first stand-alone cocktail joint. He's brought in talented mixologist Sam ... More
 
 
 
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Waitress
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 8th February 2019 to 4th July 2020
Essex Serpent, 18-20 Maiden Lane, The Strand, WC2R | 2 minutes from Essex Serpent
Based on the 2007 film by Adrienne Shelley, Waitress the musical tells the story of Jenna, an expert pie maker in a small town who dreams ...More
 
 
 
The Doctor
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 20th April to 18th July 2020
Essex Serpent, St Martins Lane, WC2N | 3 minutes from Essex Serpent
Described by the Guardian as 'one of the peak theatrical performances of the year', Juliet Stevenson reprises her role in Robert Icke's The Doctor when it ...More
 
 
 
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The Play That Goes Wrong
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 5th September 2014 to 2nd May 2021
Essex Serpent, Catherine Street, WC2B | 4 minutes from Essex Serpent
Presented by the award-winning, international comedy company Mischief Theatre, The Play That Goes Wrong follows the inept and accident prone Cornley Polytechnic Drama Society ...More
 
 
 
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Royal Opera House
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Bow Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 2 minutes from Essex Serpent
The Royal Opera House building is closed to the public from Tuesday 17th March 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic and all performances are cancelled up ... More
 
 
 
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Linbury Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Bow Street, Covent Garden, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 2 minutes from Essex Serpent
Part of the Royal Opera House , the Linbury Theatre was completely refurbished in December 2018 revealing, "a handsome new ... More
 
 
 
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London Coliseum - English National Opera (ENO)
London > Entertainment > Theatres
St Martin's Lane, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 3 minutes from Essex Serpent
London Coliseum is a magnificent historic building and an excellent venue in which to enjoy the soaring sounds and high drama of some truly thrilling operas. ... More
 
 
 
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The best museums, galleries, attractions near Essex Serpent
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St Paul's Church, Covent Garden
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Bedford Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 1 minute from Essex Serpent
Affectionately known as "The Actors' Church", St Paul's in Covent Garden is in the heart of theatreland and has long been associated with the theatre community. ... More
 
 
 
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Covent Garden East Piazza
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Covent Garden Piazza, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 1 minute from Essex Serpent
A visit to Covent Garden is a must, whether you intend to shop, sightsee or soak in the carnival atmosphere. The focal ... More
 
 
 
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London Transport Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
Covent Garden Piazza, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 3 minutes from Essex Serpent
After a two-year, £22 million refurbishment the London Transport Museum reopened on 22 November 2007 revealing more exhibition space than before. The museum travels back through ... More
 
 
 
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The best shops and markets near Essex Serpent
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Jones
London > Shopping > Menswear
13 Floral Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 1 minute from Essex Serpent
Dedicated to designer menswear including formal tailoring from Westwood, Gaultier, Dries van Noten, Helmut Lang and Alexander McQueen, and more relaxed diffusion lines from Fake and ... More
 
 
 
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The Sanctuary
London > Shopping > Health and Beauty
12 Floral Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 1 minute from Essex Serpent
This day spa exclusively for women is a total pampering experience from the minute you step through the door. Located in bustling Covent Garden you'll soon ... More
 
 
 
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The Shop at Bluebird
London > Shopping > House and Garden
29 Floral Street, Carriage Hall, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 1 minute from Essex Serpent
In summer 2018 The Shop at Bluebird moved to Covent Garden and it's even more spectacular than the original on Kings ... More
 
 
 
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Muffinski's
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
5 King Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E | Same location as Essex Serpent
Cafes... More
 
 
 
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Clos Maggiore
London > Restaurants > French restaurants
33 King Street, Covent Garden, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 1 minute from Essex Serpent
This independent culinary gem in the vicinity of Covent Garden provides an endearing glimpse of rural southern France. Clos Maggiore is centred on ... More
 
 
 
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Palm Court Brasserie
London > Restaurants > Brasseries
39 King Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 1 minute from Essex Serpent
Having often walked past Palm Court Brasserie, it hadn’t escaped my notice that this Covent Garden eatery is forever chock-a-block with diners. This is supposedly a ... More
 
 
 
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Education near Essex Serpent

Near Essex Serpent
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The London Film School
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
24 Shelton Street, Covent Garden, WC2H | 3 minutes from Essex Serpent
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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Courtauld Institute of Art
London > Education > Arts and Drama
Somerset House, Covent Garden, London WC2R | 6 minutes from Essex Serpent
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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Saw Swee Hock Student Centre
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
1 Sheffield Street, Holborn, London WC2A | 7 minutes from Essex Serpent
The award-winning Saw Swee Hock Student Centre, designed by Irish architects O'Donnell + Tuomey and awarded the RIBA London Building of the Year Award in 2014, ... More
 
 
 
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Essex Serpent gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
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The Sanctuary
London > Leisure > Fitness
12 Floral Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 1 minute from Essex Serpent
This day spa exclusively for women is a total pampering experience from the minute you step through the door. Located in bustling Covent Garden you'll soon ... More
 
 
 
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Thai Square Spa
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
25 Shelton Street, 40 Earlham Street, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 3 minutes from Essex Serpent
Let the Thai Square Spa transport you to the shores of Asia with their traditional Thai spa treatment rooms, smack bang in the centre of Covent ... More
 
 
 
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Victoria Embankment Gardens
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Victoria Embankment, Villiers Street, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 4 minutes from Essex Serpent
Created in 1874, the Victoria Embankment Gardens run parallel to the River Thames, creating a green walkway between Waterloo Bridge and Embankment, and are dotted with ... More
 
 
 
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Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near Essex Serpent.
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St Martins Lane Hotel
London > Business > Venue Hire
45 St. Martin's Lane, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 2 minutes from Essex Serpent
To enter the stunning St Martins Lane Hotel in the heart of London's Theatreland you pass through the tallest revolving door in London, a luminescent yellow-glass ... More
 
 
 
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Royal Society Of Arts
London > Business > Venue Hire
8 John Adam Street, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 4 minutes from Essex Serpent
... More
 
 
 
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Odeon, Leicester Square
London > Business > Venue Hire
24-26 Leicester Square, Soho, London WC2H | 4 minutes from Essex Serpent
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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Waitress
Waitress
Theatre | Until 4th July 2020 

Adelphi Theatre 2 minutes walk from Essex Serpent

Based on the 2007 film by Adrienne Shelley, Waitress the musical tells the story of Jenna, an expert pie maker ...More

 
Royal Ballet: The Dante Project
Dance | Until 1st June 2020 

Royal Opera House 2 minutes walk from Essex Serpent

The Royal Ballet's resident choreographer Wayne McGregor presents the world premiere of a dance piece inspired by Dante's Divine Comedy ...More

Hidden London: The Exhibition
Hidden London: The Exhibition
Exhibitions | Until 1st January 2021 

London Transport Museum 3 minutes walk from Essex Serpent

Experience an 'abandoned' Tube station and discover stories about Churchill in the Blitz at the London Transport Museum's exhibition, Hidden ...More

 
Untangling the Tracks
Untangling the Tracks
Exhibitions | Until 31st May 2020 

London Transport Museum 3 minutes walk from Essex Serpent

The London Transport Museum looks at the history of the Thameslink train line with its new exhibition, Untangling the Tracks. ...More

 
Future Engineers
Future Engineers
Exhibitions | Until 31st December 2020 

London Transport Museum 3 minutes walk from Essex Serpent

Explore the world of transport engineering in the Future Engineers gallery, a permanent display at the London Transport Museum since ...More

 
Hairspray the Musical
Hairspray the Musical
Theatre | Until 29th August 2020 

London Coliseum - English National Opera (ENO) 3 minutes walk from Essex Serpent

The London Coliseum is transformed into 1962 Baltimore this spring when the Tony Award-winning production of Hairspray the Musical returns ...More

 
Leopoldstadt
Leopoldstadt
Theatre | Until 13th June 2020 

Wyndham's Theatre 3 minutes walk from Essex Serpent

Tom Stoppard's epic family drama and "his most personal play yet" (The Times) comes to the West End in January ...More

 
In the Blood
In the Blood
Theatre | Until 6th June 2020 

The Donmar Warehouse 4 minutes walk from Essex Serpent

The first production in Michael Longhurst's second season as artistic director at the Donmar Warehouse will be Pulitzer Prize-winner Suzan-Lori ...More

 
The Lion King
The Lion King
Theatre | Until 30th May 2020 

The Lyceum Theatre 4 minutes walk from Essex Serpent

The Lion King tells the story of Simba - the epic adventure of his battles, his friendships, his dreams and ...More

 
City Of Angels
City Of Angels
Theatre | Until 5th September 2020 

Garrick Theatre 4 minutes walk from Essex Serpent

A hit for the Donmar in 2014 when it ran as the theatre's Christmas production, Cy Coleman and David Zippel's ...More

 

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