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Leicester Square Tube Station
 
6 minutes walk
 
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Charing Cross Railway Station
 
12 minutes walk
 
Euston Railway Station
 
18 minutes walk
 
 
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China Town Masterpark
 
4 minutes walk
 
Holborn NCP
 
5 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Radisson Blu Edwardian Mercer Street
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £139  35% off
Seven Dials, WC2H | 3 minutes from Portavia
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
 
 
 
The Nadler Soho Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £108  40% off
10 Carlisle Street, W1D | 3 minutes from Portavia
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 Bloomsbury Street Hotel
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £116  37% off
9-13 Bloomsbury Street, WC1B | 3 minutes from Portavia
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
 
 
 
 
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Pizza Express
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
20 Greek Street, Soho, London W1D | 2 minutes from Portavia
Pizza Express has become something of a London institution. Serving consistently excellent Italian pizzas quickly in pleasant unfussy surroundings, this is always a convenient and acceptable ... More
 
 
 
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Trattoria Da Aldo
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
51 Greek Street, Soho, Soho, London W1D | 2 minutes from Portavia
Brimming with warm Italian charm, Trattoria Da Aldo offers a wholly authentic selection of regional delicacies. As well as fresh meats, fish and pasta dishes, a ... More
 
 
 
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Pizza Express
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
10 Dean Street, Soho, London W1D | 2 minutes from Portavia
Pizza Express has become something of a London institution. Serving consistently excellent Italian pizzas quickly in pleasant unfussy surroundings, this is always a convenient and acceptable ... More
 
 
 
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Flat Iron, Denmark Street
London > Restaurants > American restaurants
9 Denmark Street, WC2H | 1 minute from Portavia
Like the Beak Street original and Covent Garden location, this Denmark Street branch of Flat Iron boasts a ... More
 
 
 
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Smoking Goat
London > Restaurants > Thai restaurants
7 Denmark Street, WC2H | 1 minute from Portavia
Opened in 2014, Soho dive bar and dining room Smoking Goat was Ben Chapman's first restaurant and its success has led to Kiln ... More
 
 
 
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The Gay Hussar
London > Restaurants > Eastern European restaurants
2 Greek Street, Soho, Soho, London W1D | 1 minute from Portavia
This superb Hungarian restaurant in the heart of Soho is a traditional meeting spot for the political classes. Intrigues and deals have been hatched in here ... More
 
 
 
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Events near Portavia

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Stomp
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 1st August - 7th January 2018
Portavia, West Street, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 4 minutes from Portavia
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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The Ferryman
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 20th June 2017 to 6th January 2018
Portavia, Shaftesbury Avenue, W1D | 5 minutes from Portavia
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 Gruffalo's Child: Tall Stories
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 22nd November 2017 to 7th January 2018
Portavia, Shaftesbury Avenue, Soho, London W1D | 6 minutes from Portavia
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
 
 
 
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Ray's Jazz At Foyles
London > Entertainment > Jazz Clubs
113-119 Charing Cross Road, Soho, London WC2H | 1 minute from Portavia
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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Phoenix Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Charing Cross Road, Soho, London WC2H | 2 minutes from Portavia
Built in 1930, the Phoenix Theatre is a curious mix of classical theatre architecture and the Art Deco style. The columns and arches of the Phoenix ... More
 
 
 
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Dominion Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
268-269 Tottenham Court Road, Bloomsbury, London W1T | 2 minutes from Portavia
Huge theatre which plays host to big, rocking musicals, the Dominion Theatre, though built in 1928, underwent a £6 million restoration in 2017. Originally used as ... More
 
 
 
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Sights and Attractions near Portavia

The best museums, galleries, attractions near Portavia
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The House Of St Barnabas
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
1 Greek Street, Soho, London W1D | 1 minute from Portavia
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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Centre Point
London > Attractions > Sights
101-103 New Oxford Street, WC1A | 1 minute from Portavia
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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Elms Lesters Painting Rooms
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
135 Flitcroft Street, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 2 minutes from Portavia
Elms Lesters Painting Rooms are housed in an extraordinary space, purpose built as a painting studio in 1904. Since 1984 the gallery has been specialising in ... More
 
 
 
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The best shops and markets near Portavia
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Riflemaker Soho Square
London > Shopping > Art and Design
1 Greek Street, Soho Square, Soho, London W1D | 1 minute from Portavia
This is the second Riflemaker gallery to open in London and, like the original in nearby Beak Street, is housed in an historic building. The Grade ... More
 
 
 
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Milroy's of Soho
London > Shopping > Specialists
3 Greek Street, Soho, London W1D | 1 minute from Portavia
If pirates hoarded whiskey, rather than gold doubloons, this would be their island hideaway. This veritable treasure trove of malts has a truly international contingent to ... More
 
 
 
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Grant & Cutler at Fowles
London > Shopping > Books
113-119 Charing Cross Road, Soho, London WC2H | 1 minute from Portavia
Originally a foreign language book shop (indeed arguably the best in London), Grant & Cutler at Fowles now stocks an impressive array of World Cinema titles ... More
 
 
 
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English [Out There!]
London > Education > English Language Courses
10 Coptic Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1A | 4 minutes from Portavia
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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The London Film School
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
24 Shelton Street, Covent Garden, WC2H | 5 minutes from Portavia
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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RADA Chenies Street
London > Education > Adult Education
18-22 Chenies Street, WC1E | 7 minutes from Portavia
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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Portavia 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 | 2 minutes from Portavia
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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Thai Square Spa
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
25 Shelton Street, 40 Earlham Street, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 4 minutes from Portavia
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 Hospital Club
London > Leisure > Arts Centres
24 Endell Street, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 5 minutes from Portavia
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 Portavia

The best pubs near London Portavia.
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The Toucan
London > Nightlife > Pubs
19 Carlisle Street, Soho, London W1D | 2 minutes from Portavia
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 | 3 minutes from Portavia
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 | 3 minutes from Portavia
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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Portavia clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
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Simmons Soho
London > Nightlife > Bars
2 Bateman Street, W1D | 2 minutes from Portavia
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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The Phoenix Artist Club
London > Nightlife > Bars
1 Phoenix Street, Charing Cross Road, Soho, London WC2H | 2 minutes from Portavia
Beneath the Phoenix Theatre lies this charming escape from the norm. Something of a 'hidden gem' the Phoenix Artist Club is secreted away down a little ... More
 
 
 
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Tea Room
London > Nightlife > Bars
23-24 Greek Street, W1D | 2 minutes from Portavia
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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Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near Portavia.
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The Congress Centre
London > Business > Venue Hire
23-28 Great Russell Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1B | 3 minutes from Portavia
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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68 Dean Street
London > Business > Venue Hire
68 Dean Street, Soho, London W1D | 3 minutes from Portavia
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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British Museum
London > Business > Venue Hire
Great Russell Street, Bloomsbury, Bloomsbury, London WC1B | 6 minutes from Portavia
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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The Temperance Movement
Concerts | On 20th November 2017 

The Borderline 1 minute walk from Portavia

The five-piece performs original rock and blues material....More

City: David Levene
Exhibitions | Until 7th December 2017 

Foyles - Charing Cross Road 2 minutes walk from Portavia

The award-winning Guardian photographer exhibits images from around the world, including those included in his latest book....More

The Exorcist
Theatre | Until 17th March 2018 

Phoenix Theatre 2 minutes walk from Portavia

Adapted for the stage by John Pielmeier from William Peter Blatty's best-selling novel, the demonic possession of a young girl ...More

An American In Paris
An American In Paris
Theatre | Until 28th April 2018 

Dominion Theatre 2 minutes walk from Portavia

The award-winning An American In Paris transfers from Broadway to London, arriving at the Dominion Theatre in March 2017. Described ...More

 
Aladdin
Aladdin
Theatre | Until 2nd June 2018 

Prince Edward Theatre 2 minutes walk from Portavia

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

 
Fin Taylor: Lefty Tighty Righty Loosey
Comedy | Until 25th November 2017 

Soho Theatre 2 minutes walk from Portavia

Taylor mounts a full-on attack on the present-day Left and its moral high ground....More

The Wunderkammer
Comedy | On 20th November 2017 

Soho Theatre 2 minutes walk from Portavia

Improvised comedy from leading UK group Do Not Adjust Your Stage....More

Jon Pointing: Act Natural
Comedy | Until 25th November 2017 

Soho Theatre 2 minutes walk from Portavia

In this much anticipated debut show, Jon Pointing presents Cayden Hunter, an actor who will demonstrate the importance of selflessness ...More

Harry Hill: Adventures In Entertainment (Work In Progress)
Comedy | Until 25th November 2017 

Soho Theatre 2 minutes walk from Portavia

Join Harry Hill as he test drives his latest idea of what a joke is....More

Ronny Chieng
Comedy | Until 25th November 2017 

Soho Theatre 2 minutes walk from Portavia

The New York-based, Malaysian comedian appears in the UK for the first time in two years....More

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The Hayward Gallery

Kicking off the gallery's 50th anniversary year, 2018 sees the Hayward Gallery host the first major retrospective in the UK of the work of Andreas Gursky. Considered one of the most significant photographers of our ...More

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