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Great Queen StreetFans of St John in Farringdon (described by us as "one of the best restaurants in the capital"), The Eagle nearby ("the original and arguably one of London's best gastropubs") and The Anchor & Hope in Waterloo ("a London landmark"), will love Great Queen Street. This is thanks to the same team behind these three London favourites: Tom Norrington-Davies (from the Eagle) is head chef; Robert Shaw (also Anchor & Hope) is in charge of front of house; Jonathon Jones (chef at Anchor & Hope) is a partner; and Mike Belben (ex-Eagle) is an investor. With names like these it's no surprise that the daily changing dishes are swooned over. Don't be fooled by the casual, rustic decor, the food here would beat many classy restaurants even if it doesn't have the starched white table cloths . As at St John meat is a speciality and for sophisticated carnivores seven-hour roasted shoulder of Hereford lamb should surely be sampled. Adventurous eaters will love the warm salad of snails with crispy bacon or beef heart with a baked beetroot and horseradish salad; there's plenty to keep the taste buds intrigued. And, unlike the Hope & Anchor, you can thankfully book a table; doing so will not disappoint.

 

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Underground Stations

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Holborn Tube Station
 
3 minutes walk
 
Covent Garden Tube Station
 
4 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
Charing Cross Railway Station
 
11 minutes walk
 
City Thameslink Station
 
15 minutes walk
 
 
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Drury Lane NCP
 
1 minutes walk
 
Holborn NCP
 
3 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Kingsway Hall Hotel London
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £83  30% off
Great Queen Street, WC2B | 1 minute from Great Queen Street
Well-equipped, comfortable rooms await guests to this elegantly modern hotel in the heart of Theatreland. Set yourself up for the day with a hearty breakfast or ... More
 
 
 
Club Quarters Lincoln's Inn Fields
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £79  33% off
61 Lincoln's Inn Fields, WC2A | 3 minutes from Great Queen Street
Lincoln's Inn Fields is the 4th Club Quarters hotel in London. The hotel is an ideal accommodation choice for business and leisure travellers with close links ... More
 
 
 
The Waldorf Hilton Hotel London
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £124  41% off
Aldwych, WC2B | 4 minutes from Great Queen Street
Positioned between the City's Square Mile and the thriving West End, this grand, Edwardian Hilton hotel welcomes guests with a patisserie and champagne bar in the ... More
 
 
 
 
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Boulevard Brasserie
London > Restaurants > Brasseries
40 Wellington Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 4 minutes from Great Queen Street
Set just 50 yards back from the Piazza, Boulevard Brasserie is one of the area's iconic fixtures. Serving great food since 1991, this grande dame of ... More
 
 
 
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Balthazar
London > Restaurants > Brasseries
4-7 Russell Street, Covent Garden, London WC2B | 4 minutes from Great Queen Street
Fifteen years on from the launch of his New York Parisian-style brasserie Keith McNally returned home with a London branch of Balthazar, sharing the old Theatre ... More
 
 
 
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Brasserie Max
London > Restaurants > Brasseries
Covent Garden Hotel, 10 Monmouth Street, Covent Garden, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 5 minutes from Great Queen Street
The restaurant at the Firmdale's Covent Garden Hotel on Monmouth Street, Brasserie Max is a buzzy bar and restaurant popular for pre and post theatre dining. ... More
 
 
 
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The Black Penny
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
34 Great Queen Street, Covent Garden, London WC2B | Same location as Great Queen Street
Inspired by England's original coffee houses, The Black Penny isn't your average coffee shop. Spread across two floors, the coffee house serves hearty breakfasts, seasonal salads, ... More
 
 
 
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Margot
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
45 Great Queen Street, WC2B | Same location as Great Queen Street
One of London's best loved Maitre d's Paulo de Tarso leaves his role at Bar Boulud at London's Mandarin Oriental Hyde Park to open his own ... More
 
 
 
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Shoryu Ramen Covent Garden
London > Restaurants >
35 Great Queen Street, WC2B | Same location as Great Queen Street
A spin off from the Japan Centre, one of the largest Japanese shops in London, this mini chain of ramen restaurants concentrates on ... More
 
 
 
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Events near Great Queen Street

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School of Rock
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 24th October 2016 to 13th January 2019
Great Queen Street, Drury Lane, WC2B | 1 minute from Great Queen Street
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 25th February 2018
Great Queen Street, Catherine Street, WC2B | 4 minutes from Great Queen Street
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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Stomp
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 1st August - 7th January 2018
Great Queen Street, West Street, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 6 minutes from Great Queen Street
Stomp stages an aural assault on your senses at the Ambassadors Theatre. There is no plot, no dialogue and nobody speaks a word. Instead a group ...More
 
 
 
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New London Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Drury Lane, Covent Garden, London WC2B | 1 minute from Great Queen Street
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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Top Secret Comedy Club @ The Africa Centre
London > Entertainment > Live Music
170 Drury Lane, Covent Garden, London WC2B | 1 minute from Great Queen Street
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Fortune Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Russell Street, Covent Garden, London WC2B | 3 minutes from Great Queen Street
The first theatre built after World War I is an astonishing piece of architecture. Built in 1922-4, it preceded the arrival of the Art Deco and ... More
 
 
 
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The best museums, galleries, attractions near Great Queen Street
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London Film Museum Covent Garden
London > Attractions > Museums
45 Wellington Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 4 minutes from Great Queen Street
The London Film Museum, located on the site of the Theatre Museum in the original Flower Cellars in the heart of Covent Garden, is the second ... More
 
 
 
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London Transport Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
Covent Garden Piazza, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 4 minutes from Great Queen Street
After a two-year, £22 million refurbishment the London Transport Museum reopened on 22 November 2007 revealing more exhibition space than before. The museum travels back through ... More
 
 
 
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Sir John Soane's Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
13 Lincoln's Inn Fields, Holborn, London WC2A | 4 minutes from Great Queen Street
An appealingly higgledy-piggledy treasure trove of artefacts, the extraordinary Sir John Soane's Museum elegantly located on Lincoln's Inn Fields is well worth an exploratory rummage. Lurking ... More
 
 
 
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Charles Worthington
London > Shopping > Hair and Grooming
28 Great Queen Street, Covent Garden, London WC2B | 1 minute from Great Queen Street
Service is a watchword at this salon, where clients are guaranteed a first-class hairdressing experience. Celebrity coiffeur Worthington personally trains all his staff and standards are ... More
 
 
 
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Bloomsbury Flowers
London > Shopping > Florists
29 Great Queen Street, Covent Garden, London WC2B | 1 minute from Great Queen Street
Bloomsbury Flowers don't do off-the-peg, so if you want to be in and out in two minutes think again. However, if you want to impress with ... More
 
 
 
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SugarSin
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
1 Russell Street, Covent Garden, Covent Garden, London WC2B | 1 minute from Great Queen Street
Covent Garden got a little bit sweeter at the beginning of 2012 with the opening of SugarSin. Run by Swedish sisters Anna and ... More
 
 
 
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The London Film School
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
24 Shelton Street, Covent Garden, WC2H | 4 minutes from Great Queen Street
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Saw Swee Hock Student Centre
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
1 Sheffield Street, Holborn, London WC2A | 4 minutes from Great Queen Street
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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English [Out There!]
London > Education > English Language Courses
10 Coptic Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1A | 5 minutes from Great Queen Street
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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Great Queen Street gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
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The Hospital Club
London > Leisure > Arts Centres
24 Endell Street, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 3 minutes from Great Queen Street
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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Thai Square Spa
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
25 Shelton Street, 40 Earlham Street, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 4 minutes from Great Queen Street
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 Sanctuary
London > Leisure > Fitness
12 Floral Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 4 minutes from Great Queen Street
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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Philomena's Irish Bar
London > Nightlife > Pubs
40 Great Queen Street, Covent Garden, London WC2B | Same location as Great Queen Street
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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The Princess Louise
London > Nightlife > Pubs
208 High Holborn, Covent Garden, London WC1V | 3 minutes from Great Queen Street
The flagship London pub of Yorkshire's oldest brewery, Samuel Smith, the Princess Louise has been carefully restored to her original Victorian layout complete with snugs, removed ... More
 
 
 
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The Marquess of Anglesey
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
39 Bow Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 3 minutes from Great Queen Street
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Great Queen Street clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
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Lowlander Beer Cafe
London > Nightlife > Bars
36 Drury Lane, Covent Garden, London WC2B | 1 minute from Great Queen Street
The reputation of the Benelux breweries precedes them and this themed bar captures the flair of Dutch cafe culture too. The impressive row of shiny silver ... More
 
 
 
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The American Bar at The Savoy
London > Nightlife > Bars
The Savoy, Strand, Covent Garden, London WC2R | 2 minutes from Great Queen Street
During The Savoy's £220million refit the American Bar was barely touched, ensuring it stayed true to its traditional, sleek design that is synonymous with the iconic ... More
 
 
 
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Beaufort Bar at The Savoy
London > Nightlife > Bars
The Savoy, Strand, Covent Garden, London WC2R | 2 minutes from Great Queen Street
The second of two bars in The Savoy, the Beaufort Bar is a glamorous affair. The bar continues the hotel's Art Deco theme with plush black ... More
 
 
 
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Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near Great Queen Street.
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Sir John Soane's Museum
London > Business > Venue Hire
13 Lincoln's Inn Fields, Holborn, London WC2A | 4 minutes from Great Queen Street
An appealingly higgledy-piggledy treasure trove of artefacts, the extraordinary Sir John Soane's Museum elegantly located on Lincoln's Inn Fields is well worth an exploratory rummage. Lurking ... More
 
 
 
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The Congress Centre
London > Business > Venue Hire
23-28 Great Russell Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1B | 6 minutes from Great Queen Street
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 | 6 minutes from Great Queen Street
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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School of Rock
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Theatre | Until 13th January 2019 

New London Theatre 1 minute walk from Great Queen Street

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Dance | Until 11th May 2018 

Royal Opera House 3 minutes walk from Great Queen Street

The Royal Ballet celebrates the work of the late great British choreographer Kenneth MacMillan with three mixed programmes that bring ...More

 
Royal Ballet: The Nutcracker
Dance | Until 10th January 2018 

Royal Opera House 3 minutes walk from Great Queen Street

The Royal Ballet Sinfonia is joined by the London Oratory Junior Choir, for Peter Wright's production of Tchaikovsky's enchanting tale ...More

Royal Opera: Cavalleria Rusticana/Pagliacci
Concerts | Until 13th January 2018 

Royal Opera House 3 minutes walk from Great Queen Street

Damiano Michieletto's Olivier Award-winning productions of Mascagni and Leoncavallo's one-act operas, conducted by Daniel Oren, and with casts featuring Elina ...More

The Royal Ballet: The Nutcracker
The Royal Ballet: The Nutcracker
Dance | Until 10th January 2018 

Royal Opera House 3 minutes walk from Great Queen Street

That great seasonal stalwart The Nutcracker starts playing at the Royal Opera House on the 5th December, offering families a ...More

 
42nd Street
Theatre | Until 10th February 2018 

Theatre Royal Drury Lane 3 minutes walk from Great Queen Street

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

The Snowman
The Snowman
Theatre | Until 31st December 2017 

Peacock Theatre 3 minutes walk from Great Queen Street

This staging of Raymond Briggs's The Snowman by Sadlers Wells, suitable for children aged 4 and over, staged in the ...More

 
La Soiree
La Soiree
Theatre | Until 3rd February 2018 

Aldwych Theatre 4 minutes walk from Great Queen Street

The Olivier Award-winning La Soiree cabaret switches its spiegeltent for the West End this winter, taking up residency at the ...More

 
Motown The Musical
Motown The Musical
Theatre | Until 5th January 2019 

Shaftesbury Theatre 4 minutes walk from Great Queen Street

Telling the story of Berry Gordy, who went from being a featherweight boxer to Motown music mogul, Motown The Musical ...More

 
Belleville
Belleville
Theatre | Until 3rd February 2018 

The Donmar Warehouse 4 minutes walk from Great Queen Street

James Norton, star of War & Peace and Happy Valley, and Imogen Poots play American newlyweds living a too-perfect life ...More

 

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