The Souk  

 
 
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8 Adelaide Street, Covent Garden, London WC2N 4HZ
 
 
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Open Mon-Fri 8:00-19:00, Sat 12:00-18:00 | Closed Sun
 

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Underground Stations

Underground Stations

 
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
 
19 minutes walk
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
St Martins Lane NCP
 
2 minutes walk
 
Q-Park Trafalgar
 
5 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Amba Hotel Charing Cross
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £111  34% off
The Strand, WC2N | 1 minute from The Souk
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 £189  38% off
45 St Martin's Lane, WC2N | 2 minutes from The Souk
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
 
 
 
The Trafalgar St. James London, Curio Collection by Hilton
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £179  23% off
2 Spring Gardens, SW1A | 3 minutes from The Souk
Almost in the shadow of Nelson's Column, and with the Palaces of Whitehall looming behind it, this hotel is at the heart of the Capital. ... More
 
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Gaby's
London > Restaurants > Middle Eastern restaurants
30 Charing Cross Road, WC2H | 3 minutes from The Souk
A friendly, efficient deli-come-diner which serves a range of meals encompassing the cooking styles of the Middle East, Greece and Italy. The plastic menu photo-cards look ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Tarboush I
London > Restaurants > Middle Eastern restaurants
11 Wardour Street, Soho, London W1D | 6 minutes from The Souk
Tarboush is now Tarboush I and has a sister restaurant on the Edgware Road. Tarboush caters for a young and trendy crowd; you’ll see tables of ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Barbary
London > Restaurants > Middle Eastern restaurants
16 Neal's Yard, WC2H | 7 minutes from The Souk
What happens when you can't get a seat in one of London's most desirable restaurants? They open a new one, thankfully. The second ... More
 
 
 
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Dining near The Souk

Near The Souk
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Terroirs Wine Bar
London > Restaurants > French restaurants
5 William IV Street, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 1 minute from The Souk
Tucked away in an inauspicious sunken level location between The Strand and Covent Garden, Terroirs is a real gem of a wine bar and bistro. The ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Barrafina Adelaide Street
London > Restaurants > Spanish restaurants
10 Adelaide Street, Covent Garden, London WC2N | Same location as The Souk
After a five year wait, restaurateurs Sam and Eddie Hart open the second branch of Barrafina, this time occupying a corner site on Adelaide Street in ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Tandoor Chop House
London > Restaurants > Indian/South Asian restaurants
8 Adelaide Street, WC2N | Same location as The Souk
North Indian communal eatery meets classic British chop house in Tandoor Chop House , brought to us by the ... More
 
 
 
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Events near The Souk

Near The Souk
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Young Frankenstein
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 28th September 2017 to 29th September 2018
The Souk, 2 Charing Cross Road, WC2H | 2 minutes from The Souk
Ross Noble, Lesley Joseph and Hadley Fraser lead the cast of Young Frankenstein, Mel Brooks' uproarious musical based on his Oscar-nominated 1974 film about a New ...More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Lieutenant Of Inishmore
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 23rd June to 8th September 2018
The Souk, St Martin's Lane, WC2N | 3 minutes from The Souk
Poldark star Aidan Turner makes his West End stage debut this June, starring as terrorist Mad Padraic in Martin McDonagh's The Lieutenant of Inishmore. Michael Grandage ...More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Importance Of Being Earnest
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 20th July to 20th October 2018
The Souk, 404 Strand, WC2R | 3 minutes from The Souk
Concluding the Classic Spring Oscar Wilde Season, The Importance of Being Earnest is staged at the Vaudeville Theatre this summer. Olivier Award-winner Sophie Thompson takes ...More
 
 
 
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Entertainment near The Souk

Near The Souk
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
London Coliseum - English National Opera (ENO)
London > Entertainment > Theatres
St Martin's Lane, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 1 minute from The Souk
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Playhouse Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Northumberland Avenue, Westminster, London WC2N | 3 minutes from The Souk
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Wyndham's Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Charing Cross Road, Soho, London WC2H | 3 minutes from The Souk
Wyndham's Theatre opened in Charing Cross Road on 16th November 1899 and was owned by Charles Wyndham. One of its biggest hits was Sandy Wilson's The ... More
 
 
 
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Sights and Attractions near The Souk

The best museums, galleries, attractions near The Souk
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St Martin-in-the-Fields
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Trafalgar Square, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 1 minute from The Souk
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Strand Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
32 John Adam Street, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 1 minute from The Souk
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
British Optical Association Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
42 Craven Street, WC2N | 2 minutes from The Souk
Run by the Worshipful Company of Spectacle Makers the British Optical Association Museum in Charing Cross features historic examples of London-made spectacles from ... More
 
 
 
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Shopping near The Souk

The best shops and markets near The Souk
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Davenports Magic Shop
London > Shopping > Specialists
7 Charing Cross Underground Shopping Arcade, Covent Garden, London WC2N | Same location as The Souk
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Pan de Vie
London > Shopping > Delicatessens
5 New Row, WC2N | 3 minutes from The Souk
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Hardys Original Sweet Shop
London > Shopping > Children's Gifts and Toys
25 New Row, Covent Garden, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 3 minutes from The Souk
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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Education near The Souk

Near The Souk
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The London Film School
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
24 Shelton Street, Covent Garden, WC2H | 6 minutes from The Souk
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
Courtauld Institute of Art
London > Education > Arts and Drama
Somerset House, Covent Garden, London WC2R | 7 minutes from The Souk
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Saw Swee Hock Student Centre
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
1 Sheffield Street, Holborn, London WC2A | 10 minutes from The Souk
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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Leisure near The Souk

The Souk gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Victoria Embankment Gardens
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Victoria Embankment, Villiers Street, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 2 minutes from The Souk
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
ESPA Life at Corinthia
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
Whitehall Place, Westminster, London SW1A | 4 minutes from The Souk
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Sanctuary
London > Leisure > Fitness
12 Floral Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 4 minutes from The Souk
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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Pubs near The Souk

The best pubs near London The Souk.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Harp
London > Nightlife > Pubs
47 Chandos Place, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 1 minute from The Souk
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
The Sherlock Holmes
London > Nightlife > Pubs
10 Northumberland Street, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 2 minutes from The Souk
Thirsty Sherlock Holmes fans look no further than this homage to the great detective himself and to original Victorian pubs. While you indulge in a soothing ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Salisbury
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
90 St Martins Lane, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 3 minutes from The Souk
Gastropub ... More
 
 
 
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Nightlife near The Souk

The Souk clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Library
London > Nightlife > Bars
112 St Martin's Lane , Covent Garden, London WC2N | 2 minutes from The Souk
Private members club housed in a five story town house, with a restaurant, hotel, bar and nightclub. Members are voted in by a committee but it's ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Blind Spot
London > Nightlife > Bars
45 St Martins Lane, WC2N | 2 minutes from The Souk
Set behind the facade of a boutique tea counter and a secret golden hand-shaped handle is Blind Spot at ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Den St Martins Lane
London > Nightlife > Bars
45 St Martin's Lane, WC2N | 2 minutes from The Souk
An oak-panelled snug at St Martins Lane , The Den is the perfect place to enjoy afternoon tea, curl up with ... More
 
 
 
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Meeting venue hire near The Souk

Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near The Souk.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
St Martins Lane Hotel
London > Business > Venue Hire
45 St. Martin's Lane, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 2 minutes from The Souk
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Royal Society Of Arts
London > Business > Venue Hire
8 John Adam Street, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 3 minutes from The Souk
... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Odeon, Leicester Square
London > Business > Venue Hire
24-26 Leicester Square, Soho, London WC2H | 4 minutes from The Souk
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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Royal Opera House BP Big Screens
Royal Opera House BP Big Screens
Concerts | Until 12th July 2018 

Trafalgar Square 3 minutes walk from The Souk

Three Royal Opera House productions are broadcast live on a giant screen in Trafalgar Square in a magnificent free summer ...More

 
The Tempest
Theatre | Until 28th July 2018 

St Paul's Covent Garden 3 minutes walk from The Souk

Daniel Winder directs iris Theatre's outdoor staging of Shakespeare's drama of magic and illusion, which begins with a storm that ...More

LIFT Festival
LIFT Festival
Theatre | Until 22nd July 2018 

Various Venues London 3 minutes walk from The Souk

The London International Festival of Theatre (or LIFT, if you prefer) returns to the capital in 2018 at theatres, arts ...More

 
99 Club Leicester Square
Comedy | On 20th June 2018 

Ruby Blue 5 minutes walk from The Souk

Social observations from Dane Baptiste, plus Marlon Davis and Chris McCausland....More

Sh*t-Faced Shakespeare: Romeo And Juliet
Theatre | Until 1st September 2018 

Leicester Square Theatre 5 minutes walk from The Souk

The internationally-acclaimed company perform the story of Shakespeare's star-crossed lovers, with one member of the group selected at random to ...More

The Phantom of the Opera
The Phantom of the Opera
Theatre | Until 2nd March 2019 

Her Majesty's Theatre 6 minutes walk from The Souk

Andrew Lloyd Webber's most enduring hit has been running since 1984 and is still as popular with audiences and critics ...More

 
Royal Opera: La Boheme
Royal Opera: La Boheme
Concerts | Until 20th July 2018 

Royal Opera House 6 minutes walk from The Souk

Nicola Luisotti and Paul Wynne Griffiths conduct Richard Jones's production of Puccini's passionate opera about a Parisian courtesan. This is ...More

 
Brief Encounter
Brief Encounter
Theatre | Until 9th September 2018 

Empire Cinema Haymarket 6 minutes walk from The Souk

Ten years after Emma Rice brought Kneehigh Theatre's award-winning production of Noel Coward's Brief Encounter to the West End it ...More

 
The Lion King
The Lion King
Theatre | Until 29th September 2018 

The Lyceum Theatre 6 minutes walk from The Souk

The Lion King tells the story of Simba - the epic adventure of his battles, his friendships, his dreams and ...More

 
Comedy Store Players
Comedy | On 20th June 2018 

Comedy Store 6 minutes walk from The Souk

Suki Webster, Lee Simpson, Richard Vranch, Andy Smart and Stephen Frost performs an improvised routine....More

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After the roaring success of the original Vegan Nights market in late 2017 the meat ...More

 
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Royal Artillery Square

The world premiere of Graeae Theatre Company's moving tribute to Britain's wounded soldiers, directed by ...More

 
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National Theatre

Cate Blanchett makes her debut at the National ...More

 
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Sadler's Wells Theatre

The Dutch dance company, "One of world dance's truly great companies" (Daily Telegraph), performs two ...More

 
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All-day bar and cocktail lounge located atop the DoubleTree by Hilton - Tower of London....More

 
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Creative work space that's home to film and photography studios, desk rentals, set kitchens and ...More

 
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