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Bedford & Strand  

 
 
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1a Bedford Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E 9HH
 
 
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Weekdays 12:00-15:00,17:30-22:00. Sat 11:00-16:00,17:00-22:00
 

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Bedford & StrandBedford and Strand, wine room and bistro, answers the ongoing demand in London for honest and straightforward bars and restaurants. Open weekdays and perfect to drop in and relax between visiting the sites of London or during a shopping spree, Bedford and Strand offers it casual deli menu throughout the day. Highlights include the all day deli menu and an impressive classic bistro dishes on the a la carte menu. The critically acclaimed wine list which offers excellent variety with a 90 strong list, 28 house wines by glass, all at outstanding value starting at ?3.75 per glass. Classic cocktails for summer include caipirinha, French 75 and Champagne julep.

 

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Charing Cross Tube Station
 
2 minutes walk
 
Embankment Underground Station
 
3 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
Charing Cross Railway Station
 
3 minutes walk
 
Blackfriars Railway Station
 
18 minutes walk
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
St Martins Lane NCP
 
2 minutes walk
 
Upper St Martins Lane NCP
 
5 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Amba Hotel Charing Cross
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £136  37% off
The Strand, WC2N | 2 minutes from Bedford & Strand
Located within walking distance from Trafalgar Square and Covent Garden, the Amba Hotel Charing Cross is ideal for guests looking to be near to all the ... More
 
 
 
St Martins Lane, A Morgans Original
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £205  23% off
45 St Martin's Lane, WC2N | 2 minutes from Bedford & Strand
One of the first design hotels, it certainly hasn't lost any of its cool appeal and continues to impress with great service and high standards. The ... More
 
 
 
Strand Palace Hotel London
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £78  39% off
372 Strand, WC2R | 3 minutes from Bedford & Strand
This West End Art Deco hotel right on the Strand and next to Covent Garden is in a fantastic location for accessing central London and theatreland. ... More
 
 
 
 
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Adam Street
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
9 Adam Street, The Strand, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 1 minute from Bedford & Strand
Part members club... More
 
 
 
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Rules
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
35 Maiden Lane, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 2 minutes from Bedford & Strand
Named after Thomas Rule who founded the place in 1798, Rules is the oldest restaurant in London yet manages to keep up with even the most ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Frog by Adam Handling
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
34-38 Southampton Street, WC2E | 2 minutes from Bedford & Strand
The flagship restaurant for Adam Handling, one of the hottest young chefs in London, Frog by Adam Handling ... More
 
 
 
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Near Bedford & Strand
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Pret A Manger
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
421 The Strand, Covent Garden, London WC2R | 1 minute from Bedford & Strand
Pret sells up market fast food, hand made from natural ingredients, to take away or eat on site, in its trademark no nonsense chrome interiors. The ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
TGI Friday's
London > Restaurants > American restaurants
6 Bedford Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 1 minute from Bedford & Strand
The best and brightest of the family-oriented US chains, TGI Friday's has an authentically American enthusiasm for food and drink, and some of its homeland's commitment ... More
 
 
 
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Strand Tandoori
London > Restaurants > Indian/South Asian restaurants
45 Bedford Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 1 minute from Bedford & Strand
Indian/South Asian Cuisine... More
 
 
 
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Near Bedford & Strand
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Waitress
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 8th February to 19th October 2019
Bedford & Strand, 18-20 Maiden Lane, The Strand, WC2R | 1 minute from Bedford & Strand
Transferring from Broadway, the Waitress musical comes to the Adelphi Theatre for its UK premiere in February. The first musical to have an all-female creative team, ...More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Touching The Void
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 9th November 2019 to 29th February 2020
Bedford & Strand, St Martins Lane, WC2N | 3 minutes from Bedford & Strand
The true story of two young climbers who get into trouble has already been told in a BAFTA-winning film and now it comes to the stage ...More
 
 
 
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The Starry Messenger
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 16th May to 10th August 2019
Bedford & Strand, Charing Cross Road, WC2H | 4 minutes from Bedford & Strand
Hollywood star and multiple Tony Award winner Matthew Broderick makes his West End debut at Wyndham's Theatre opposite Elizabeth McGovern from Downton Abbey. The star of ...More
 
 
 
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London Coliseum - English National Opera (ENO)
London > Entertainment > Theatres
St Martin's Lane, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 2 minutes from Bedford & Strand
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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Savoy Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Strand, Covent Garden, London WC2R | 3 minutes from Bedford & Strand
Situated alongside the Savoy Hotel, the building of the current theatre with its Art Deco auditorium, was financed by Richard d'Oyly Carte with the considerable profits ... More
 
 
 
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Playhouse Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Northumberland Avenue, Westminster, London WC2N | 4 minutes from Bedford & Strand
A short step away from the main strip of West End theatres, the Playhouse's stylish curved facade is rather lost among the towering architecture of Charing ... More
 
 
 
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Sights and Attractions near Bedford & Strand

The best museums, galleries, attractions near Bedford & Strand
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The Strand Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
32 John Adam Street, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 1 minute from Bedford & Strand
Part of the Proud Galleries family, Proud Central became The Strand Gallery in 2010 expanding from a photography gallery to an exhibition space for all disciplines ... More
 
 
 
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St Paul's Church, Covent Garden
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Bedford Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 2 minutes from Bedford & Strand
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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St Martin-in-the-Fields
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Trafalgar Square, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 3 minutes from Bedford & Strand
This historic church of St Martin-in-the-Fields overlooking Trafalgar Square was built in 1726 and is the best known work of Scottish architect James Gibbs whose ... More
 
 
 
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The best shops and markets near Bedford & Strand
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Davenports Magic Shop
London > Shopping > Specialists
7 Charing Cross Underground Shopping Arcade, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 2 minutes from Bedford & Strand
From budding Harry Potters and bumbling Tommy Coopers to dynamic David Copperfields, Davenports is a haven for magicians of every level and ability. Non-magicians too are ... More
 
 
 
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Pan de Vie
London > Shopping > Delicatessens
5 New Row, WC2N | 3 minutes from Bedford & Strand
Combining classic European baking with exotic flavours of the Far East, Pan de Vie delivers a visual treat of brilliantly-coloured sweet patisseries and ... More
 
 
 
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Hardys Original Sweet Shop
London > Shopping > Children's Gifts and Toys
25 New Row, Covent Garden, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 3 minutes from Bedford & Strand
Retro sweet shops are all the rage at the moment. In the Covent Garden area alone you'll find half a dozen of them, one of which ... More
 
 
 
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Near Bedford & Strand
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The London Film School
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
24 Shelton Street, Covent Garden, WC2H | 5 minutes from Bedford & Strand
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 Bedford & Strand
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 | 9 minutes from Bedford & Strand
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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Bedford & Strand gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
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Victoria Embankment Gardens
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Victoria Embankment, Villiers Street, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 2 minutes from Bedford & Strand
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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The Sanctuary
London > Leisure > Fitness
12 Floral Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 3 minutes from Bedford & Strand
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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ESPA Life at Corinthia
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
Whitehall Place, Westminster, London SW1A | 5 minutes from Bedford & Strand
The people at Espa take grooming pretty seriously, and quite rightly, when it comes to appearances it's often best to leave it to the experts. You'll ... More
 
 
 
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The best pubs near London Bedford & Strand.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Harp
London > Nightlife > Pubs
47 Chandos Place, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 2 minutes from Bedford & Strand
The Harp, a welcoming bar in Covent Garden, is a traditional pub where the emphasis is firmly on real ale - earning it CAMRA's National Pub ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Lamb & Flag
London > Nightlife > Pubs
33 Rose Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 3 minutes from Bedford & Strand
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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The Salisbury
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
90 St Martins Lane, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 3 minutes from Bedford & Strand
Gastropub ... More
 
 
 
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Bedford & Strand clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
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Mr Fogg's Society of Exploration
London > Nightlife > Bars
1A Bedford Street, WC2E | Same location as Bedford & Strand
Mr Fogg's adventures around the globe (well, London, more like) continue apace with the opening of ... More
 
 
 
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Blame Gloria
London > Nightlife > Bars
20 Bedford Street, WC2E | 2 minutes from Bedford & Strand
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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Eve Bar
London > Nightlife > Bars
34 Southampton Street, WC2E | 2 minutes from Bedford & Strand
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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Royal Society Of Arts
London > Business > Venue Hire
8 John Adam Street, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 2 minutes from Bedford & Strand
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St Martins Lane Hotel
London > Business > Venue Hire
45 St. Martin's Lane, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 2 minutes from Bedford & Strand
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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Odeon, Leicester Square
London > Business > Venue Hire
24-26 Leicester Square, Soho, London WC2H | 5 minutes from Bedford & Strand
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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Summer Safari
Summer Safari
Foodie Events | Until 1st September 2019 

Mr Fogg's Society of Exploration

Take a trip to Africa via Covent Garden this summer with the Summer Safari at Mr Fogg's Society of Exploration. ...More

 
Waitress
Waitress
Theatre | Until 19th October 2019 

Adelphi Theatre 1 minute walk from Bedford & Strand

Transferring from Broadway, the Waitress musical comes to the Adelphi Theatre for its UK premiere in February. The first musical ...More

 
On Your Feet!
Theatre | Until 31st August 2019 

London Coliseum - English National Opera (ENO) 2 minutes walk from Bedford & Strand

Jerry Mitchell directs the UK premiere staging of the hip-shaking Broadway musical, which charts the love story of Gloria and ...More

9 To 5 The Musical
9 To 5 The Musical
Theatre | Until 4th April 2020 

Savoy Theatre 3 minutes walk from Bedford & Strand

Dolly Parton's signature sass is stamped all over this empowering musical version of the 1980 movie in which she co-starred. ...More

 
Floral Court Al Fresco
Floral Court Al Fresco
Foodie Events | Until 21st July 2019 

Petersham Nurseries Covent Garden 3 minutes walk from Bedford & Strand

Enjoy an evening of music and food under the stars this July with Floral Court Al Fresco at Petersham Nurseries ...More

 
Leona Crasi
Concerts | On 19th July 2019 

St Martin-in-the-Fields 3 minutes walk from Bedford & Strand

The Romanian pianist performs Schubert 's Sonata In C Minor, Rotaru's Debumessquise and Liszt's Dante Sonata....More

Belmont Ensemble Of London
Concerts | On 19th July 2019 

St Martin-in-the-Fields 3 minutes walk from Bedford & Strand

Peter G Dyson conducts Bach's Brandenburg Concerto No 3, Air 'On The G String', Brandenburg Concerto No 5 and Brandenburg ...More

Rosmersholm
Rosmersholm
Theatre | Until 20th July 2019 

Duke of York's Theatre 3 minutes walk from Bedford & Strand

Tom Burke, the actor who plays detective Cormoran Strike in the BBC series based on JK Rowling's crime novels, and ...More

 
Take One Picture 2019
Exhibitions | Until 11th August 2019 

National Gallery 3 minutes walk from Bedford & Strand

Joseph Wright of Derby's An Experiment On A Bird In The Air Pump is the basis for works in a ...More

Bartolome Bermejo: Master Of The Spanish Renaissance
Exhibitions | Until 29th September 2019 

National Gallery 3 minutes walk from Bedford & Strand

This exhibition brings together six of Bermejo's paintings that have never been seen outside of Spain, including the triptych of ...More

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