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116 Piccadilly, Mayfair, London W1J 7BJ
 
 
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Breakfast 7am-11am (weekends, 11.30am), Lunch 12.30pm-2.30pm, Dinner 5.30pm-10.30pm
 

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The AthenaeumThe Athenaeum's in-house restaurant prides itself in high quality food that's suitable for every occasion, including intimate meals, business dinners and celebratory cocktails. Serving breakfast, lunch and dinner, it focuses on traditional English dishes with daily Best of British specials. The menu changes according to the season and guests can expect hearty options such as roast stuffed saddle of rabbit, pan seared halibut, and beef and English ale pie. They also promise that if you don't see what you want on the menu, just ask and they'll cook it for you.

 

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Underground Stations

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Green Park Tube Station
 
5 minutes walk
 
Hyde Park Corner Tube Station
 
5 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
Victoria Railway Station
 
13 minutes walk
 
Charing Cross Railway Station
 
20 minutes walk
 
 
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Carrington Street NCP
 
2 minutes walk
 
Hilton Hotel NCP
 
3 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Athenaeum Hotel London
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £187  34% off
116 Piccadilly, W1J | Same location as The Athenaeum
Situated opposite Royal Parks and Buckingham Palace, and just down the road from national museums and galleries, The Athenaeum Hotel & Residences is an independent, award-winning ... More
 
 
 
Hilton London Green Park Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £80  25% off
Half Moon Street, W1J | 2 minutes from The Athenaeum
Fourteen hundred-year-old townhouses have been knocked together to create this unusual Hilton Hotel, at the heart of London's smartest area. The discreet luxuries of Mayfair are ... More
 
 
 
Park Lane Mews Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £62  42% off
2 Stanhope Row, W1J | 2 minutes from The Athenaeum
Offering high quality service, beautifully decorated rooms and exquisite cuisine, the Park Lane Mews Hotel provides perfect inner city 4 star accommodation. With a traditional boutique ... More
 
 
 
 
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Galvin at the Athenaeum
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
116 Piccadilly, W1J | Same location as The Athenaeum
With Galvin at the Athenaeum, part of a big four-month revamp of the Athenaeum Hotel in 2016, the Michelin-starred Galvin brothers have another restaurant-within-a-hotel in the ... More
 
 
 
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The Palm Court
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
Piccadilly Lane, Mayfair, London W1J | 1 minute from The Athenaeum
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Ormer Mayfair
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
Flemings Mayfair, 7-12 Half Moon Street, W1J | 3 minutes from The Athenaeum
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The Athenaeum Hotel, 116 Piccadilly, Mayfair, London W1J | Same location as The Athenaeum
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The Athenaeum Afternoon Tea
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116 Piccadilly, Mayfair, Mayfair, London W1J | Same location as The Athenaeum
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Citrus
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
The Park Lane Hotel, Piccadilly, Green Park, Mayfair, London W1J | 1 minute from The Athenaeum
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The Athenaeum, Birdcage Walk, SW1A | 7 minutes from The Athenaeum
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12 Palace Street, SW1E | 9 minutes from The Athenaeum
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St James Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
12 Palace Street, Westminster, London SW1E | 9 minutes from The Athenaeum
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London > Entertainment > Theatres
Victoria Street, Victoria, London SW1E | 11 minutes from The Athenaeum
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Mayfair, W1J | 2 minutes from The Athenaeum
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Wellington Arch
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Hyde Park Corner, Belgravia, London W1J | 4 minutes from The Athenaeum
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149 Piccadilly, Hyde Park Corner, Belgravia, London W1J | 4 minutes from The Athenaeum
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Simon Carter Mayfair
London > Shopping > Menswear
34 Shepherd Market, Mayfair, London W1J | 3 minutes from The Athenaeum
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Heywood Hill
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10 Curzon Street, Mayfair, London W1J | 3 minutes from The Athenaeum
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The Athenaeum, 116 Piccadilly, Mayfair, London W1J | Same location as The Athenaeum
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Ye Grapes
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16 Shepherd Market, Mayfair, London W1J | 3 minutes from The Athenaeum
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5 Charles Street, Mayfair, London W1J | 5 minutes from The Athenaeum
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Punch Bowl
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41 Farm Street, Mayfair, London W1J | 6 minutes from The Athenaeum
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The Whisky Bar
London > Nightlife > Bars
The Athenaeum, 116 Piccadilly, Mayfair, London W1J | Same location as The Athenaeum
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Whisky Mist
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
London Hilton Hotel, 35 Hertford Street, Mayfair, London W1J | 2 minutes from The Athenaeum
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Metropolitan Hotel, 19 Old Park Lane, Mayfair, London W1K | 2 minutes from The Athenaeum
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54 Park Lane, Mayfair, London W1K | 5 minutes from The Athenaeum
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Matilda The Musical
Matilda The Musical
Theatre | Until 15th October 2017 

Cambridge Theatre 3 minutes walk from The Athenaeum

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Saint Joan
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Theatre | Until 18th February 2017 

The Donmar Warehouse 3 minutes walk from The Athenaeum

Olivier-nominated Gemma Arterton takes the role of Joan of Arc in Saint Joan at the Donmar Warehouse this autumn. Directed ...More

 
Half A Sixpence
Theatre | Until 6th May 2017 

Noel Coward Theatre 4 minutes walk from The Athenaeum

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Theatre | Until 11th March 2017 

Wyndham's Theatre 5 minutes walk from The Athenaeum

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This House
Theatre | Until 25th February 2017 

Garrick Theatre 5 minutes walk from The Athenaeum

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Motown The Musical
Theatre | Until 28th October 2017 

Shaftesbury Theatre 5 minutes walk from The Athenaeum

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

 
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Theatre | Until 6th January 2018 

St Martin's Theatre 5 minutes walk from The Athenaeum

The longest running show in theatre history, Agatha Christie's The Mousetrap has been delighting and perplexing audiences for over 46 ...More

 
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Comedy | On 16th January 2017 

Ku Bar 6 minutes walk from The Athenaeum

Observational humour from trained actor and TV and radio writer, Hal Cruttenden. Also featuring Ivo Graham and Ellie Taylor....More

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Clubbing and Nightlife | Until 26th June 2017 

Ku Bar 6 minutes walk from The Athenaeum

Dirty pop courtesy of residents on rotation featuring DJ Rodrigo, DJ Kerol, DJ Charlie, DJ Vicki Vivacious, DJ Lady Lloyd ...More

Kuklub
Clubbing and Nightlife | Until 24th June 2017 

Ku Bar 6 minutes walk from The Athenaeum

DJ Rodrigo, DJ Kerol, DJ Charlie, DJ Vicki Vivacious, DJ Lady Lloyd and DJ Pablo play pop and party anthems....More

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