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Euston Railway Station
 
20 minutes walk
 
 
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China Town Masterpark
 
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The Nadler Soho Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £108  27% off
10 Carlisle Street, W1D | 3 minutes from G-A-Y Bar
Promising 'the bill you pay at check-out is what you thought you'd pay when you checked in', the Nadler Hotels specialise in stylish, affordable accommodation. The ... More
 
 
 
Radisson Blu Edwardian Mercer Street
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £141  24% off
Seven Dials, WC2H | 3 minutes from G-A-Y Bar
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
 
 
 
Every Hotel Piccadilly
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £50  33% off
Coventry Street, W1D | 4 minutes from G-A-Y Bar
Located right next to Leicester Square, in the heart of London's West End, the Every Hotel Piccadilly is the perfect hotel for those wanting to enjoy ... More
 
 
 
 
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Kettner's Champagne Bar
London > Nightlife > Bars
29 Romilly Street, Soho, London W1D | 1 minute from G-A-Y Bar
Celebrate in style at this elegant yet wholly unpretentious Baroque champagne bar in the heart of Soho. Dimly-lit, effortlessly elegant and with gleaming Mahogany surfaces, Kettner's ... More
 
 
 
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Tea Room
London > Nightlife > Bars
23-24 Greek Street, W1D | 1 minute from G-A-Y Bar
Nestled below Bun House - a steamed bun cafe on the corner of Greek Street and Old Compton Street - Tea Room ... More
 
 
 
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Simmons Soho
London > Nightlife > Bars
2 Bateman Street, W1D | 1 minute from G-A-Y Bar
Well known for its cocktails which come in quaint tea cups, Simmons is a quirky bar offering a tea party with a difference - where ... More
 
 
 
 
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Norman's Coach & Horses
London > Nightlife > Pubs
29 Greek Street, Soho, London W1D | 1 minute from G-A-Y Bar
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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Polpo at Ape and Bird
London > Nightlife > Pubs
142 Shaftesbury Avenue, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 2 minutes from G-A-Y Bar
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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Meza
London > Nightlife > Mediterranean restaurants
100 Wardour Street, Soho, Soho, London W1F | 2 minutes from G-A-Y Bar
If you come to sample the delights of the West End and get a craving for some Mediterranean food you can’t do better than this sleek, ... More
 
 
 
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The Ferryman
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 20th June 2017 to 6th January 2018
G-A-Y Bar, Shaftesbury Avenue, W1D | 3 minutes from G-A-Y Bar
Following a sold out run at the Royal Court, (the fastest selling show in the theatre's history) Jez Butterworth's The Ferryman is enjoying an equally popular ...More
 
 
 
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The Comedy About A Bank Robbery
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 31st March 2016 to 1st April 2018
G-A-Y Bar, 218-223 Piccadilly, Piccadilly Circus, W1V | 5 minutes from G-A-Y Bar
Mischief Theatre, creators of The Play That Goes Wrong - winner of the Olivier Award for Best New Comedy - and Peter Pan Goes Wrong, have ...More
 
 
 
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Young Frankenstein
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 28th September 2017 to 10th February 2018
G-A-Y Bar, 2 Charing Cross Road, WC2H | 6 minutes from G-A-Y Bar
Ross Noble, Lesley Joseph and Hadley Fraser lead the cast of Young Frankenstein, Mel Brooks' uproarious musical based on his Oscar-nominated 1974 film about a New ...More
 
 
 
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Prince Edward Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Old Compton Street, Soho, London W1D | 1 minute from G-A-Y Bar
The Prince Edward Theatre was designed by Edward Stone and opened in 1930 with a performance of the musical ‘Rio Rita’. Just a few years later, ... More
 
 
 
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Ronnie Scott's
London > Entertainment > Jazz Clubs
47 Frith Street, Soho, London W1D | 1 minute from G-A-Y Bar
The legendary Ronnie Scott's has been a Mecca for the international jazz community since 1959. Created by music-lovers for music-lovers, it has played host to almost ... More
 
 
 
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Curzon Soho
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
93-107 Shaftesbury Avenue, Soho, London W1D | 1 minute from G-A-Y Bar
This cracking, refurbished Soho cinema shows a broad-range of art-house films. The three screens feature Dolby THX sound and ample leg-room. The regular Sunday double-bills ... More
 
 
 
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Soho
London > Attractions > Other Attractions
Soho, London W1D | 1 minute from G-A-Y Bar
Soho, the set of streets and alleyways between Oxford Street, Shaftesbury Avenue, Charing Cross Road and Regent Street is one of the most cosmopolitan parts of ... More
 
 
 
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19 Greek Street
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
19 Greek Street, Soho, London W1D | 1 minute from G-A-Y Bar
19 Greek Street is a gallery and interior design practice promoting sustainable and socially responsible design. "Eloquently demonstrating that eclectic design and functionality can indeed go ... More
 
 
 
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The House Of St Barnabas
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
1 Greek Street, Soho, London W1D | 2 minutes from G-A-Y Bar
Grand Georgian house built in 1746 and used as 'House of Charity' since 1846. The House of St Barnabas at No 1 Greek Street, available for ... More
 
 
 
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Sunspel
London > Shopping > Clothing
40 Old Compton Street, Soho, London W1D | 1 minute from G-A-Y Bar
British clothing company Sunspel have a proud history of innovation and were the first to introduce boxer shorts to the UK back in 1947 - their ... More
 
 
 
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Maison Bertaux Gallery
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
28 Greek Street, Soho, London W1D | 1 minute from G-A-Y Bar
A Soho landmark since 1871 - when Soho really was the only place in Britain where you could eat decent continental food - Maison Bertaux is ... More
 
 
 
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Algerian Coffee Stores
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
52 Old Compton Street, Soho, London W1D | 1 minute from G-A-Y Bar
Offering over 140 blends of coffee (including Arabic and Lebanese) and 200 types of tea sourced from around the world this Soho-based shop is a haven ... More
 
 
 
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Little Italy
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
21 Frith Street, Soho, London W1D | 1 minute from G-A-Y Bar
Italian cuisine. Tables on patio. ... More
 
 
 
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Bar Italia
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
22 Frith Street, Soho, London W1D | 1 minute from G-A-Y Bar
Bar Italia is a near 24-hour traditional Italian cafe in the heart of Soho. This small, authentic Italian coffee bar has a continental feel. The tiled ... More
 
 
 
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Ceviche
London > Restaurants > South American restaurants
17 Frith Street, Soho, London W1D | 1 minute from G-A-Y Bar
London may have its fair share of Mexican burrito bars but Ceviche in Soho claims to be London's first Peruvian restaurant - and it may well ... More
 
 
 
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The London Film School
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
24 Shelton Street, Covent Garden, WC2H | 5 minutes from G-A-Y Bar
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 | 6 minutes from G-A-Y Bar
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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RADA Chenies Street
London > Education > Adult Education
18-22 Chenies Street, WC1E | 10 minutes from G-A-Y Bar
One of three RADA sites across London, this Chenies Street building contains rehearsal rooms, the finance department, RADA Enterprises, the RADA Marketing department, ... More
 
 
 
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Phoenix Garden
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
21 Stacey Street, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 2 minutes from G-A-Y Bar
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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AWAY Spa W London
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
10 Wardour Street, Soho, London W1D | 3 minutes from G-A-Y Bar
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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Thai Square Spa
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
25 Shelton Street, 40 Earlham Street, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 4 minutes from G-A-Y Bar
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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Norman's Coach & Horses
London > Nightlife > Pubs
29 Greek Street, Soho, London W1D | 1 minute from G-A-Y Bar
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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Polpo at Ape and Bird
London > Nightlife > Pubs
142 Shaftesbury Avenue, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 2 minutes from G-A-Y Bar
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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The Toucan
London > Nightlife > Pubs
19 Carlisle Street, Soho, London W1D | 3 minutes from G-A-Y Bar
This is not so much a restaurant as a tiny atmospheric Irish bar. Having grown out of its minuscule basement into the bar upstairs it's always ... More
 
 
 
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68 Dean Street
London > Business > Venue Hire
68 Dean Street, Soho, London W1D | 1 minute from G-A-Y Bar
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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Odeon, Leicester Square
London > Business > Venue Hire
24-26 Leicester Square, Soho, London WC2H | 4 minutes from G-A-Y Bar
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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The Congress Centre
London > Business > Venue Hire
23-28 Great Russell Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1B | 6 minutes from G-A-Y Bar
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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Aladdin
Aladdin
Theatre | Until 2nd June 2018 

Prince Edward Theatre W1D 4HS W1D 4UR - 0 minute walk from G-a-y Bar

The Broadway hit from the producer of The Lion King, Aladdin arrived in London in summer 2016. The story of ...More

 
Viva Cuba
Concerts | On 18th August 2017 

Ronnie Scott's W1D 4HT W1D 4UR - 0 minute walk from G-a-y Bar

Live Cuban bands and DJs reaffirm the historical association between Ronnie Scott's Jazz Club and the island of Cuba....More

The James Taylor Quartet
Concerts | Until 19th August 2017 

Ronnie Scott's W1D 4HT W1D 4UR - 0 minute walk from G-a-y Bar

The internationally-acclaimed Hammond organ player performs a blend of jazz, soul and funk with his quartet and vocalist Yvonne Yanney....More

Viva Cuba
Concerts | Until 29th December 2017 

Ronnie Scott's W1D 4HT W1D 4UR - 0 minute walk from G-a-y Bar

Live Cuban bands and DJs reaffirm the historical association between Ronnie Scott's Jazz Club and the island of Cuba....More

Cartographic Colour
Exhibitions | Until 5th September 2017 

Foyles - Charing Cross Road 1 minute walk from G-a-y Bar

Giles Revell's work explores the role that colour plays in our visual perception of the world around us....More

Harry Potter And The Cursed Child Part II
Theatre | Until 22nd July 2018 

Palace Theatre 1 minute walk from G-a-y Bar

Harry contends with the ghosts of the past while his youngest son Albus struggles with the weight of a family ...More

The Mousetrap
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St Martin's Theatre 1 minute walk from G-a-y Bar

The longest running show in theatre history, Agatha Christie's The Mousetrap has been delighting and perplexing audiences for over 46 ...More

 
Evita
Theatre | Until 14th October 2017 

Phoenix Theatre 2 minutes walk from G-a-y Bar

To marks the 65th anniversary of the death of Eva Peron, Bob Tomson and Bill Kenwright co-direct the musical love ...More

Good Pop! Bad Pop!
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The Borderline 2 minutes walk from G-a-y Bar

Kick off the weekend with the best and worst of pop music....More

Parker Millsap
Concerts | On 18th August 2017 

The Borderline 2 minutes walk from G-a-y Bar

The American singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist from Oklahoma plays a blend of blues, country, Americana, and folk....More

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