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Goodge Street Tube Station
 
6 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

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Charing Cross Railway Station
 
14 minutes walk
 
Euston Railway Station
 
15 minutes walk
 
 
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Holborn NCP
 
5 minutes walk
 
Soho Masterpark
 
7 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Radisson Blu Edwardian Kenilworth Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £73  42% off
97 Great Russell Street, WC1B | 2 minutes from Y Swim
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
 
 
 
Radisson Blu Edwardian Bloomsbury Street Hotel
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £109  34% off
9-13 Bloomsbury Street, WC1B | 2 minutes from Y Swim
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
 
 
 
My Bloomsbury London
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £91  39% off
11-13 Bayley Street, WC1B | 2 minutes from Y Swim
The idea behind the first class service at this hotel is to offer guests a personal touch and inspiration for creative minds. With cutting edge design ... More
 
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Queens Ice & Bowl
London > Leisure > Sports Facilities
17 Queensway, Bayswater, London W2 | 2.5 miles from Y Swim
A huge indoor ice rink, 12 bowling lanes, plenty of retro arcade machines and a British diner - Queens Ice and Bowl ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
York Hall Leisure Centre
London > Leisure > Sports Facilities
5-15 Old Ford Road, Tower Hamlets, London E2 | 3.4 miles from Y Swim
York Hall Leisure Centre in Bethnal Green includes a gym, day spa, 33-metre swimming pool, Turkish bath and offers a wide range of exercise classes but ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
London Fencing Club
London > Leisure > Sports Facilities
Norman Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 32 minutes from Y Swim
Excellent fencing courses for beginners with highly trained coaches, good facilities and years of experience teaching this ancient, noble sport. Fencing is very good fun and ... More
 
 
 
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Y Swim gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
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Phoenix Garden
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
21 Stacey Street, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 4 minutes from Y Swim
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Agua at Sanderson
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
The Sanderson, 50 Berners Street, Fitzrovia, London W1T | 6 minutes from Y Swim
Walking into the clean white space that is the Agua Spa at The Sanderson is instantly calming, relaxing and heavenly. There are 14 private treatment rooms, ... More
 
 
 
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The Hospital Club
London > Leisure > Arts Centres
24 Endell Street, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 6 minutes from Y Swim
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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Events near Y Swim

Near Y Swim
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Girls
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 28th January to 22nd April 2017
Y Swim, Charing Cross Road, WC2H | 4 minutes from Y Swim
Based on the true story, film and award-winning play Calendar Girls, Gary Barlow and Tim Firth's new British musical, The Girls, opens at the Phoenix Theatre ...More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Motown The Musical
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 11th February 2016 to 28th October 2017
Y Swim, 210 Shaftesbury Avenue, WC2H | 4 minutes from Y Swim
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
 
 
 
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Mayerling
London > Events > Dance  Dates: 23rd April to 13th May 2017
Y Swim, Bow Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 8 minutes from Y Swim
Kenneth Macmillan's harrowing tale of Crown Prince Rudolf's passage from a lonely youth, through a series of affairs, and finally to suicidal erotomania, returns to the ...More
 
 
 
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Near Y Swim
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Dominion Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
268 Tottenham Court Road, Bloomsbury, London W1T | 1 minute from Y Swim
Huge, but now slightly shabby, theatre which plays host to big, rocking musicals. The Dominion has a huge stage and hundreds of seats - on a ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Wheatsheaf
London > Entertainment > Comedy Clubs
25 Rathbone Place, Fitzrovia, London W1T | 3 minutes from Y Swim
Stop at The Wheatsheaf on Rathbone Place and you'll be having a pint where people like George Orwell, Anthony Burgess and Dylan Thomas have stopped and ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Ray's Jazz At Foyles
London > Entertainment > Jazz Clubs
113-119 Charing Cross Road, Soho, London WC2H | 3 minutes from Y Swim
Jazz up your afternoon coffee break with a trip to Ray's shop and café on the first floor of Foyles' bookshop on Charing Cross Road. The ... More
 
 
 
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Sights and Attractions near Y Swim

The best museums, galleries, attractions near Y Swim
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Architectural Association School Of Architecture
London > Attractions > House and Garden
36 Bedford Square, Bloomsbury, London WC1B | 1 minute from Y Swim
The Architectural Association School of Architecture, the UK's oldest school of architecture, was originally set up in 1847 and moved to Bedford Square in 1917. Set ... More
 
 
 
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Isis Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
20 Hanway Street, Fitzrovia, London W1T | 1 minute from Y Swim
This Soho gallery is owned by John Marchant, friend and supporter of Antony Hegarty - of Antony and the Johnsons fame. It was here that the ... More
 
 
 
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Centre Point
London > Attractions > Sights
101-103 New Oxford Street, WC1A | 2 minutes from Y Swim
One of London's best known landmarks, Centre Point has been used as a navigational tool since the 1960s. Lost in Soho's back streets, ... More
 
 
 
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Shopping near Y Swim

The best shops and markets near Y Swim
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Waterstone's - Tottenham Court Road
London > Shopping > Books
19-20 Tottenham Court Road, W1T | 1 minute from Y Swim
Located just two minutes from the busy Tottenham Court Road station this three storey new build Waterstone's bookshop is more than just ... More
 
 
 
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Ask
London > Shopping > Electronics
248 Tottenham Court Road, Bloomsbury, London W1T | 1 minute from Y Swim
Of all the cheap electronics shops clustered together along Tottenham Court Road, Ask is probably the pick of the bunch. Four floors of all the latest ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
L Cornelissen & Son
London > Shopping > Art and Design
105 Great Russell Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1B | 1 minute from Y Swim
Established in 1855, little has changed in this enchanting art supplies shop. Inside, it's charming and old-fashioned. Towering shelves sweep up to the ceiling, lined ... More
 
 
 
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Restaurants near Y Swim

What are the best dining options near Y Swim London?
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VQ Bloomsbury
London > Restaurants >
111a Great Russell Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1B | Same location as Y Swim
Eighteen years after opening the original Vingt Quatre in Chelsea the 24-hour restaurant rebranded as VQ and opened a second restaurant space on Great Russell Street, ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Malabar Junction
London > Restaurants > Indian/South Asian restaurants
107 Great Russell Street, Bloomsbury, Bloomsbury, London WC1B | 1 minute from Y Swim
South Indian cuisine. Booking advised. ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Hakkasan Hanway Place
London > Restaurants > Chinese restaurants
8 Hanway Place, Fitzrovia, London W1T | 1 minute from Y Swim
Boasting the first Michelin Star ever awarded to a Chinese restaurant, Hakkasan can justly claim to be the best of its kind in London. The food ... More
 
 
 
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Education near Y Swim

Near Y Swim
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English [Out There!]
London > Education > English Language Courses
10 Coptic Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1A | 3 minutes from Y Swim
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The London Film School
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
24 Shelton Street, Covent Garden, WC2H | 6 minutes from Y Swim
The London Film School is the oldest-established international school of film technique in the world. The school has contributed significantly to ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS)
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
Thornhaugh Street, Russell Square, Bloomsbury, London WC1H | 7 minutes from Y Swim
The School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS) is among the best schools for the studies of foreign cultures and languages in the world. In fact, ... More
 
 
 
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Y Swim gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Phoenix Garden
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
21 Stacey Street, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 4 minutes from Y Swim
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Agua at Sanderson
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
The Sanderson, 50 Berners Street, Fitzrovia, London W1T | 6 minutes from Y Swim
Walking into the clean white space that is the Agua Spa at The Sanderson is instantly calming, relaxing and heavenly. There are 14 private treatment rooms, ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Hospital Club
London > Leisure > Arts Centres
24 Endell Street, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 6 minutes from Y Swim
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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Pubs near Y Swim

The best pubs near London Y Swim.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Toucan
London > Nightlife > Pubs
19 Carlisle Street, Soho, London W1D | 4 minutes from Y Swim
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Norman's Coach & Horses
London > Nightlife > Pubs
29 Greek Street, Soho, London W1D | 5 minutes from Y Swim
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Polpo at Ape and Bird
London > Nightlife > Pubs
142 Shaftesbury Avenue, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 5 minutes from Y Swim
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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Y Swim clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Bourne & Hollingsworth
London > Nightlife > Bars
28 Rathbone Place, Fitzrovia, London W1T | 3 minutes from Y Swim
Prohibition-era themed basement bar in Fitzrovia, with a good line in retro comedy. The joke is that it's a bar dodging the law by masquerading as ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Drakes Tabanco
London > Nightlife > Bars
3 Windmill Street, Fitzrovia, London W1T | 4 minutes from Y Swim
Drakes Tabanco opens on 7th October 2013. Serving fine and rare sherry wines straight from barrel, alongside a Spanish and British food menu, Drakes Tabanco is ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The London Cocktail Club - Shaftesbury Avenue
London > Nightlife > Bars
224a Shaftesbury Avenue, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 4 minutes from Y Swim
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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Meeting venue hire near Y Swim

Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near Y Swim.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Congress Centre
London > Business > Venue Hire
23-28 Great Russell Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1B | 2 minutes from Y Swim
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
British Museum
London > Business > Venue Hire
Great Russell Street, Bloomsbury, Bloomsbury, London WC1B | 4 minutes from Y Swim
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Rathbone Hotel
London > Business > Venue Hire
30 Rathbone Street, Fitzrovia, London W1T | 5 minutes from Y Swim
Centrally located in Fitzrovia, it's a short walk from The Rathbone to Oxford Street, Soho and London's theatre district. With high speed wireless broadband available in ... More
 
 
 
 
 

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Royal Opera: Die Meistersinger Von Nurnberg
Royal Opera: Die Meistersinger Von Nurnberg
Concerts | Until 31st March 2017 

Royal Opera House 1 minute walk from Y Swim

Kasper Holten ends his tenure as The Royal Opera's Director of Opera with this new production of Wagner's opera about ...More

 
Yinka Shonibare: Globe Head Ballerina
Yinka Shonibare: Globe Head Ballerina
Exhibitions | Until 19th June 2017 

Royal Opera House 1 minute walk from Y Swim

A new piece of artwork by Yinka Shonibare will be displayed on the exterior of the Royal Opera House this ...More

 
42nd Street
Theatre | Until 22nd July 2017 

Theatre Royal Drury Lane 3 minutes walk from Y Swim

Broadway comes to the West End in 2017 with classic musical 42nd Street. Replacing Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, the ...More

Stepping Out
Stepping Out
Theatre | Until 17th June 2017 

Vaudeville Theatre 3 minutes walk from Y Swim

Amanda Holden, Angela Griffin, Tracy-Ann Oberman, Tamzin Outhwaite and Nicola Stephenson star in Richard Harris' bittersweet comedy drama, Stepping Out, ...More

 
Matilda The Musical
Matilda The Musical
Theatre | Until 15th October 2017 

Cambridge Theatre 3 minutes walk from Y Swim

The Royal Shakespeare Company's multiple award-winning musical adaptation of Roald Dahl's celebrated children's book Matilda is a big hit at ...More

 
The Lion King
The Lion King
Theatre | Until 4th June 2017 

The Lyceum Theatre 3 minutes walk from Y Swim

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

 
Limehouse
Limehouse
Theatre | Until 15th April 2017 

The Donmar Warehouse 3 minutes walk from Y Swim

A thrilling new drama by Steve Waters, Limehouse fictionalises a power struggle at the heart of British politics in 1981 ...More

 
The Play That Goes Wrong
The Play That Goes Wrong
Theatre | Until 10th September 2017 

Duchess Theatre 3 minutes walk from Y Swim

Presented by the award-winning, international comedy company Mischief Theatre, The Play That Goes Wrong follows the inept and accident prone ...More

 
Mamma Mia!
Mamma Mia!
Theatre | Until 14th October 2017 

Novello Theatre 3 minutes walk from Y Swim

Through the story-telling magic of the songs of ABBA, we meet Donna, a feisty forty-something single mum, who recalls the ...More

 
The Wipers Times
Theatre | Until 13th May 2017 

Arts Theatre 4 minutes walk from Y Swim

Following a successful tour, Ian Hislop and Nick Hewman's The Wipers Times transfers to the West End this March to ...More

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Foodie Events | On 14th April 

Alexandra Palace

The UK's largest German Bier Festival, Springfest, is back this Easter, bringing a taste of Stuttgart to Alexandra Palace....More

Rick Stein, Barnes
Rick Stein, Barnes
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Rick Stein, famous for his fish restaurants, comes to the capital for the first time, ...More

 
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Smart yet informal all-day cafe, bar and wine shop with around 1,000 wines from all ...More

 
Trawler Trash
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Originally home to the oldest fish and chip shop in London, Trawler Trash on Islington's Upper Street is re-invigorating the great British tradition....More

Machiya
Dining 

Japanese restaurant Machiya is by the people behind critically acclaimed Kanada-Ya....More

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Kilburn pizza restaurant comes from the guys who set up the famous Trianon Vomero pizzeria ...More

 
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Radici
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An authentic Italian trattoria in Islington from celebrated chef Francesco Mazzei, chef patron of Sartoria ...More

 
Festival Embassy
Festival Embassy
Concerts | On 25th March 

The House Of St Barnabas

In the lead up to Bestival, The House of St Barnabas has partnered with the ...More

 
Mercer & Co
Mercer & Co
Dining 

Serving salt beef and cocktails in Islington's Chapel Market....More

 
Race Horse Company: Around
Race Horse Company: Around
Theatre | From 13th April 

Jacksons Lane Theatre

Charming circus show from the Finnish company....More

 
Prosecco Springs
Prosecco Springs
Foodie Events | From 14th May 

Oval Space

London already has festivals dedicated to wine, beer and coffee and now it's the turn ...More

 
Your East End
Your East End
Kids Events | Until 19th March 

Museum of London Docklands

The Museum of London Docklands invites Londoners to explore what the East End means to ...More

 
Robotics Easter Challenge
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Kids Events | From 17th April 

National Army Museum

This Easter head to the newly reopened National Army Museum and see if you can ...More

 
The Poetry Brothel
The Poetry Brothel
Theatre | On 18th March 

The Betsey Trotwood

Offering more than just poetry, the Poetry Brothel is a unique and immersive event that ...More

 
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Pocahontas And After: Cultural Day
Business Events | On 18th March 

British Library

This March, the British Library explores the historic ...More

 
All About Piano! Festival
All About Piano! Festival
Concerts | From 2nd May 

Institut Francais Du Royaume-Uni

Launched in 2013 following the restoration of the Institut français' grand piano, All About Piano ...More

 
The Piano Brothers
The Piano Brothers
Concerts | On 2nd April 

Cine Lumiere

The closing act of this year's All About Piano! festival....More

 
London Events 2017
London Events 2017
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Imelda Staunton stars in two London stage shows in 2017, David Tennant and Damian Lewis ...More

 
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This weekend in London: 24th - 26th March
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Make the most of your precious time ...More

 
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New Hotels in London 2019
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London 2017: Theatre (January to June)
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Damian Lewis, Imelda Staunton and Griff Rhys Jones tread the boards in London's West End in 2017. Discover the hottest theatre tickets in town with our top ...More

 
 
 
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