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FreudDespite being located on the busy Shaftesbury Avenue, Freud Bar does a good job at keeping its location under wraps. Accessed via a New York-style black metal staircase, which looks like it leads to a staff-only basement, this underground cocktail bar is far from obvious. Once inside, those in the know are greeted with a small, industrial style cocktail bar that has concrete benches for seats. With a generous menu of high quality cocktails and a dozen or so bottled beers the bar pulls in the crowds and often sees a number of drinkers seated upon its indoor staircase and any other space available. With its discrete location this bar has a 'locals only' feels to it and is an ideal spot for a cheeky after work drink or pre-club cocktails.

 

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Covent Garden Tube Station
 
4 minutes walk
 
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
Charing Cross Railway Station
 
11 minutes walk
 
Euston Railway Station
 
18 minutes walk
 
 
Car Parks

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Holborn NCP
 
2 minutes walk
 
Upper St Martins Lane NCP
 
3 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Radisson Blu Edwardian Mercer Street
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £134  42% off
Seven Dials, WC2H | 2 minutes from Freud
In the middle of Covent Garden, the Radisson Blu Edwardian Mercer Street (formally the Mountbatten) is perfect for those wanting to be in the heart of ... More
 
 
 
Radisson Blu Edwardian Bloomsbury Street Hotel
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £109  34% off
9-13 Bloomsbury Street, WC1B | 3 minutes from Freud
Near to the British Museum, this Edwardian hotel is something of a Bloomsbury landmark. Relaunched in January 2009 following a '25million makeover, each of the 174 ... More
 
 
 
Radisson Blu Edwardian Kenilworth Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £77  37% off
97 Great Russell Street, WC1B | 4 minutes from Freud
Conforming to the Radisson Blu Edwardian brand of mixing designer décor with designer locations, the Kenilworth has everything you'd expect from this established chain. 50 metres ... More
 
 
 
 
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The London Cocktail Club - Shaftesbury Avenue
London > Nightlife > Bars
224a Shaftesbury Avenue, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 1 minute from Freud
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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Flight Club Bloomsbury
London > Nightlife > Bars
55 New Oxford Street, WC1A | 2 minutes from Freud
Flight Club set its sights on bringing darts out of dark, dingy pubs and into the 21st century and they've hit ... More
 
 
 
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Detroit Bar
London > Nightlife > Bars
35 Earlham Street, Covent Garden, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 2 minutes from Freud
Covent Garden "style" bar serving cocktails and a chilled out, trendy vibe. Considered to be one of London’s original “style” or “concept” bars, despite being on the ... More
 
 
 
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Polpo at Ape and Bird
London > Nightlife > Pubs
142 Shaftesbury Avenue, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 3 minutes from Freud
When Russell Norman, famed for Polpo and as The Restaurant Man on BBC2, opened his first pub in November 2013 it seemed ... More
 
 
 
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Philomena's Irish Bar
London > Nightlife > Pubs
40 Great Queen Street, Covent Garden, London WC2B | 4 minutes from Freud
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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Norman's Coach & Horses
London > Nightlife > Pubs
29 Greek Street, Soho, London W1D | 4 minutes from Freud
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London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 11th February 2016 to 28th October 2017
Freud, 210 Shaftesbury Avenue, WC2H | 1 minute from Freud
Telling the story of Berry Gordy, who went from being a featherweight boxer to Motown music mogul, Motown The Musical transfers from Broadway to the West ...More
 
 
 
School of Rock
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 24th October 2016 to 28th May 2017
Freud, Drury Lane, WC2B | 3 minutes from Freud
Students at a prestigious prep school "stick it to the man" with encouragement from their substitute teacher - wannabe rock star Dewey Finn - in the ...More
 
 
 
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The Play That Goes Wrong
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 5th September 2014 to 10th September 2017
Freud, Catherine Street, WC2B | 7 minutes from Freud
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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Shaftesbury Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
210 Shaftesbury Avenue, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 1 minute from Freud
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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Phoenix Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Charing Cross Road, Soho, London WC2H | 3 minutes from Freud
Built in 1930, the Phoenix Theatre is a curious mix of classical theatre architecture and the Art Deco style. The columns and arches of the Phoenix ... More
 
 
 
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New London Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Drury Lane, Covent Garden, London WC2B | 3 minutes from Freud
Although this site has been an entertainment venue since at least the mid-19th century, the New London Theatre only opened its doors in 1973, making it ... More
 
 
 
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Elms Lesters Painting Rooms
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
135 Flitcroft Street, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 2 minutes from Freud
Elms Lesters Painting Rooms are housed in an extraordinary space, purpose built as a painting studio in 1904. Since 1984 the gallery has been specialising in ... More
 
 
 
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Centre Point
London > Attractions > Sights
101-103 New Oxford Street, WC1A | 3 minutes from Freud
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The Cartoon Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
35 Little Russell Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1A | 3 minutes from Freud
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The best shops and markets near Freud
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Arthur Beale
London > Shopping > Sporting Goods
194 Shaftesbury Avenue, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 1 minute from Freud
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Forbidden Planet
London > Shopping > Books
179 Shaftesbury Avenue, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 1 minute from Freud
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Office
London > Shopping > Shoes
57 Neal Street, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 1 minute from Freud
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London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
198 Shaftesbury Avenue, WC2H | Same location as Freud
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London > Restaurants > British restaurants
1 Monmouth Street, WC2H | 1 minute from Freud
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Pix
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63 Neal Street, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 1 minute from Freud
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English [Out There!]
London > Education > English Language Courses
10 Coptic Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1A | 3 minutes from Freud
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The London Film School
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
24 Shelton Street, Covent Garden, WC2H | 3 minutes from Freud
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Saw Swee Hock Student Centre
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
1 Sheffield Street, Holborn, London WC2A | 8 minutes from Freud
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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The Hospital Club
London > Leisure > Arts Centres
24 Endell Street, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 2 minutes from Freud
Before it was a hip private members' club designed specifically for the creative industries - complete with bar and dining rooms, cinema, TV and recording studios ... More
 
 
 
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Phoenix Garden
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
21 Stacey Street, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 2 minutes from Freud
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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Thai Square Spa
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
25 Shelton Street, 40 Earlham Street, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 3 minutes from Freud
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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The best pubs near London Freud.
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Polpo at Ape and Bird
London > Nightlife > Pubs
142 Shaftesbury Avenue, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 3 minutes from Freud
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Philomena's Irish Bar
London > Nightlife > Pubs
40 Great Queen Street, Covent Garden, London WC2B | 4 minutes from Freud
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The Congress Centre
London > Business > Venue Hire
23-28 Great Russell Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1B | 3 minutes from Freud
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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British Museum
London > Business > Venue Hire
Great Russell Street, Bloomsbury, Bloomsbury, London WC1B | 5 minutes from Freud
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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68 Dean Street
London > Business > Venue Hire
68 Dean Street, Soho, London W1D | 6 minutes from Freud
This stylish private house in Soho is suitable for photo shoots, meetings, press events, filming and for a limited range of social events such as dinners ... More
 
 
 
 

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Matilda The Musical
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