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Lunch: Mon-Sat 12pm-3pm | Dinner: Mon-Sat 5.30pm-10.30pm | Sunday hours: 12pm-9pm
 

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AuroraThis corner of Soho has more than its fair share of restaurants we repeatedly return to. Opposite Andrew Edmunds and a few doors down from Mildred's, Aurora is another great little find. In summer, the courtyard garden out the back is a pretty and romantic spot. It may feel like a place for 'those in the know' but plenty of people know about this so it's no surprise that it's popular too - booking is advised. The food is consistently good. Choose from a monthly changing menu which always includes main course options of meat, fish and a veggie dish. Generous portions, reasonably priced food and an intimate, relaxed atmosphere mean you'll be more than satisfied and leave resolving to return.

 

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Underground Stations

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Piccadilly Circus Tube Station
 
5 minutes walk
 
Oxford Circus Tube Station
 
6 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
Charing Cross Railway Station
 
13 minutes walk
 
Euston Railway Station
 
21 minutes walk
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
Broadwick Masterpark
 
1 minutes walk
 
Brewer Street NCP
 
2 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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The Nadler Soho Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £108  28% off
10 Carlisle Street, W1D | 3 minutes from Aurora
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
 
 
 
The Courthouse Hotel
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £141  24% off
19 - 21 Great Marlborough Street, W1F | 3 minutes from Aurora
A swimming pool, spa, fitness room and a range of meeting rooms have been sympathetically accommodated within this historic 5-star Soho hotel. A Grade II listed ... More
 
 
 
Cafe Royal Hotel
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £270  36% off
68 Regent Street, W1B | 4 minutes from Aurora
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
 
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Bistro 1
London > Restaurants > Mediterranean restaurants
75 Beak Street, Soho, London W1F | 1 minute from Aurora
Mediterranean Restaurant... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Aurelia Restaurant
London > Restaurants > Mediterranean restaurants
13-14 Cork Street, Mayfair, London W1S | 6 minutes from Aurora
Mediterranean Cuisine... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Mortimer House Kitchen
London > Restaurants > Mediterranean restaurants
Mortimer Street, W1T | 7 minutes from Aurora
On the ground floor of 'work and wellbeing' club Mortimer House, Mortimer House Kitchen is open to both members ... More
 
 
 
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Dining near Aurora

Near Aurora
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Mildred's
London > Restaurants > Vegetarian restaurants
45 Lexington Street, Soho, London W1F | 1 minute from Aurora
Established in 1988, Mildred's is a Soho institution that has gone from strength to strength, worth a visit whether you're vegetarian or not. They have a ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Andrew Edmunds
London > Restaurants > Modern European restaurants
46 Lexington Street, Soho, London W1F | 1 minute from Aurora
Widely regarded as "the most romantic restaurant in London", the rustic wooden furniture, cosy booths and dim lighting certainly make Andrew Edmunds a great place for ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Ginger & White
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
1 Silver Place, Soho, London W1F | 1 minute from Aurora
Following the first two coffee shops in NW3, Ginger & White come to central London, to Soho, for their third opening which launched on 13th July ... More
 
 
 
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Events near Aurora

Near Aurora
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Gruffalo's Child: Tall Stories
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 22nd November 2017 to 7th January 2018
Aurora, Shaftesbury Avenue, Soho, London W1D | 3 minutes from Aurora
The sequel to The Gruffalo, which proved such a hit and a popular Christmas outing in the West End, The Gruffalo's Child is a stage version ...More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Ferryman
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 20th June 2017 to 6th January 2018
Aurora, Shaftesbury Avenue, W1D | 3 minutes from Aurora
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Comedy About A Bank Robbery
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 31st March 2016 to 1st April 2018
Aurora, 218-223 Piccadilly, Piccadilly Circus, W1V | 4 minutes from Aurora
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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Entertainment near Aurora

Near Aurora
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Gielgud Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Shaftesbury Avenue, Soho, London W1D | 3 minutes from Aurora
From the outside, the Gielgud Theatre is an impressive sight, towering four storeys over Shaftesbury Avenue, its height further emphasized by the turret on top. The ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
London Palladium
London > Entertainment > Theatres
8 Argyll Street, Soho, London W1F | 4 minutes from Aurora
For those who owned televisions in the 1950s and 1960s, the London Palladium is quite simply the most famous variety theatre in the world. Stars who ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Soho Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
21 Dean Street, Soho, London W1D | 4 minutes from Aurora
The Soho Theatre Company was formed in 1969 by Verity Bargate and Fred Proud, but it didn't have a permanent home until 2000, when its current ... More
 
 
 
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Sights and Attractions near Aurora

The best museums, galleries, attractions near Aurora
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Lights Of Soho
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
Brewer Street, Soho, London W1F | 2 minutes from Aurora
A new gallery space dedicated to light art. ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Unit London
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
147 Wardour Street, W1F | 2 minutes from Aurora
Founded in 2013 by two young artists, Unit London was born from a desire to break down the barriers of elitism and ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Marian Goodman Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
5-8 Lower John Street, W1F | 3 minutes from Aurora
Described by The Guardian as the "gallerist with the golden touch" New Yorker Marian Goodman is the "most respected dealer" in that ... More
 
 
 
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The best shops and markets near Aurora
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Fernandez and Wells Food & Wine
London > Shopping > Delicatessens
43 Lexington Street, Soho, London W1F | 1 minute from Aurora
The whole leg of ham hanging in the window and butcher's block inside instantly indicate that what you get at this upmarket deli is fresh, quality ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Oasis
London > Shopping > Ladies Fashion
12-14 Argyll Street, Soho, London W1F | 1 minute from Aurora
Female fashion retail chain. Oasis sells stylish but fun clothes produced by the in-house design team.... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Hideout
London > Shopping > Clothing
7 Upper St James Street, Soho, London W1F | 1 minute from Aurora
One-stop solution to all your street-wear problems – home-grown brands like Gimme 5 and GoodEnough hang next to exclusive designs straight off the boat. Don't miss ... More
 
 
 
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Education near Aurora

Near Aurora
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Cookery School
London > Education > Cookery Courses
15B Little Portland Street, Fitzrovia, London W1W | 7 minutes from Aurora
Awarded The Best City Cookery School 2013, the Cookery School at Little Portland Street has been teaching people to make simple, honest food for more than ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The London Film School
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
24 Shelton Street, Covent Garden, WC2H | 9 minutes from Aurora
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
L'Atelier des Chefs
London > Education > Adult Education
19 Wigmore Street, Marylebone, London W1U | 10 minutes from Aurora
Whether you're a Nigella or not in the kitchen, the L'atelier des Chefs cookery school can teach you something. Classes are given in the basement kitchens ... More
 
 
 
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Aurora gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Urban Golf Soho
London > Leisure > Golf
33 Great Pulteney Street, Soho, London W1F | 1 minute from Aurora
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Triyoga
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
Unit 2.4-2.6 Kingly Court, Soho, London W1B5PW | 2 minutes from Aurora
On the second floor of the Kingly Court complex off Carnaby Street, Triyoga offers busy city people a refuge where they can centre themselves. One of ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Beauty Lounge
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
1 Kingly Court, Soho, London W1B | 2 minutes from Aurora
All therapists at The Beauty Lounge in Kingly Court work in the media, fashion and beauty industry so when you go for a make-up leseson you'll ... More
 
 
 
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Pubs near Aurora

The best pubs near London Aurora.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Endurance
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
90 Berwick Street,, Soho, London W1F | 1 minute from Aurora
... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Toucan
London > Nightlife > Pubs
19 Carlisle Street, Soho, London W1D | 4 minutes from Aurora
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
Waxy O'Connor's
London > Nightlife > Pubs
14-16 Rupert Street, Soho, London W1D | 4 minutes from Aurora
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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Nightlife near Aurora

Aurora clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Vinoteca Soho
London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
53-55 Beak Street, Soho, London W1F | 1 minute from Aurora
Since opening their first Vinoteca in 2005 in Farringdon's St John Street, Brett Woonton, Charlie Young and Elena Ares have quenched a thirst for wine bars ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Milk & Honey
London > Nightlife > Bars
61 Poland Street, Soho, London W1F | 1 minute from Aurora
With no number on its door, no name emblazoned outside, a ring-before-you-arrive guest policy, an underground location and some rather interesting house rules, this bar oozes ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Bob Bob Ricard Club Room
London > Nightlife > Bars
1 Upper James Street, Soho, London W1F | 1 minute from Aurora
The £3 million Club Room under retro cool David Collins designed Soho restaurant Bob Bob Ricard gives late night revellers the class and sophistication of an ... More
 
 
 
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Meeting venue hire near Aurora

Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near Aurora.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
68 Dean Street
London > Business > Venue Hire
68 Dean Street, Soho, London W1D | 3 minutes from Aurora
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Royal Academy of Arts
London > Business > Venue Hire
Burlington House, Piccadilly, Mayfair, London W1J | 6 minutes from Aurora
Lord Burlington's spectacular London palace is home to the Royal Academy of Arts, a set of galleries that houses the country's premier art school and a ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
195 Piccadilly (BAFTA)
London > Business > Venue Hire
195 Piccadilly, St James's, London W1J | 6 minutes from Aurora
The home of the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) is also available to hire for your own event. The iconic building at 195 ... More
 
 
 
 

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The Quarter of Curiosity Shop
The Quarter of Curiosity Shop
Exhibitions | Until 31st October 2017 

Carnaby Newburgh Quarter 2 minutes walk from Aurora

Open for a limited time this Halloween, The Quarter of Curiosity Shop brings atmospheric installations and parties to the Newburgh ...More

 
The New Atlantics
Concerts | On 20th October 2017 

100 Wardour Street 2 minutes walk from Aurora

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Thomas Schutte
Exhibitions | Until 11th November 2017 

Frith Street Gallery 2 minutes walk from Aurora

An exhibition of sculpture and works on paper immersed in the legacies of minimalism and conceptualism, all while experimenting with ...More

BLOW UP
Clubbing and Nightlife | Until 22nd December 2017 

St Moritz 3 minutes walk from Aurora

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Annie
Annie
Theatre | Until 18th February 2018 

Piccadilly Theatre 3 minutes walk from Aurora

It's a hard-knock life in 1930s New York during the Great Depression in the feel good, Tony Award-winning musical. Based ...More

 
The Ferryman
The Ferryman
Theatre | Until 6th January 2018 

Gielgud Theatre 3 minutes walk from Aurora

Following a sold out run at the Royal Court, (the fastest selling show in the theatre's history) Jez Butterworth's The ...More

 
The Simon & Garfunkel Story
The Simon & Garfunkel Story
Theatre | Until 4th November 2017 

Lyric Shaftesbury Avenue 3 minutes walk from Aurora

Award-winning actor Dean Elliott writes and directs a 50th anniversary celebration of the musical duo featuring original photos and film ...More

 
Les Miserables
Les Miserables
Theatre | Until 3rd March 2018 

Queen's Theatre 3 minutes walk from Aurora

Jean Valjean, released on parole after 19 years on the chain gang, finds that the yellow ticket-of-leave he must, by ...More

 
Thriller Live
Theatre | Until 1st April 2018 

Lyric Shaftesbury Avenue 3 minutes walk from Aurora

A slickly choreographed, multimedia celebration of the music and career of Michael Jackson and the Jackson 5 includes the hits ...More

Wendy McMurdo - Indeterminate Objects (Classrooms)
Exhibitions | Until 17th December 2017 

Photographers' Gallery 3 minutes walk from Aurora

Combining still photography and animation, the project alludes to the co-existence and pervasive nature of these different spaces through which ...More

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Smoking Goat
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Opened in 2014, Soho dive bar and dining room Smoking Goat is a popular side ...More

 
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Dining 

Ben Chapman, Brian Hannon and head chef Ali Borer open a second Smoking Goat, in ...More

 
Shake Shack Cambridge Circus
Shake Shack Cambridge Circus
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The Watch House
Dining 

A former spice factory near Tower Bridge has become a cool coffee shop, offering signature cocktails at night....More

The Watch House
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Once a shelter for men guarding St Mary Magdalane Church graveyard at night, now a cosy Bermondsey Street coffee shop....More

The Watch House
The Watch House
Dining 

Chancery Lane coffee shop The Watch House becomes, from 5pm each evening, a cosy wine ...More

 
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Dining 

Claw Carnaby is the first bricks and mortar site for the seafood specialist....More

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Chefs Joel Braham, Alex Coppard and Oded Mizrachi repeat the success of their much-loved Stoke ...More

 
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The team behind Jamavar honour the men who use Mumbai's local railway to deliver home ...More

 
Picasso
Theatre | From 1st November 

The Playground Theatre

The refurbished London theatre opens with Terry d'Alfonso's biographical drama, which explores the professional triumphs and personal tribulations of the revered Spanish painter and sculptor. Peter Tate plays the title role, directed by Michael Hunt....More

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200 seat Ladbroke Grove theatre house in a former bus depot....More

 
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The Grand, Clapham

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Awful Auntie
Theatre | From 2nd November 

Richmond Theatre

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Exhibitions | From 10th November 

Olympia London

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Exhibitions | From 22nd November 

White Cube Bermondsey

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Jermyn Street Theatre

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Exhibitions | From 30th November 

Serpentine Sackler Gallery

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Foodie Events | On 23rd November 

The Boiler House

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Concerts | On 12th November 

SSE Arena, Wembley

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