Arthur Beale  

 
 
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194 Shaftesbury Avenue, Covent Garden, London WC2H 8JP
 
 
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Mon-Weds 9am-6pm, Thurs & Fri 9am-8pm, Sat 10am-8pm, Sun 11am-5pm
 

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Trading for over one hundred years, Arthur Beale is a long-standing specialist shop in London but it's also something of an anomaly: the last place you'd expect to find a yachting shop selling everything the boat enthusiast needs is in the middle of the city, miles from the sea. But that's exactly what you get here. Even if you're not a sailor and you don't own a boat this shop is worth visiting for its fascinating collection of boat hooks, buoys, ropes and things you never knew a sailor needed. If you are fortunate enough to possess a floating fibreglass beauty, moored in the marina, this is the place to come for expert advice on everthing from the redesign of your bathrooms to replenishing your rigging - which is manufactured on the premises in a small workshop in the basement.

 

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Underground Stations

Underground Stations

 
Covent Garden Tube Station
 
4 minutes walk
 
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
Charing Cross Railway Station
 
11 minutes walk
 
Euston Railway Station
 
19 minutes walk
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
Holborn NCP
 
2 minutes walk
 
Upper St Martins Lane NCP
 
3 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Radisson Blu Edwardian Mercer Street
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £118  42% off
Seven Dials, WC2H | 1 minute from Arthur Beale
Boutique haven in Covent Garden's vibrant Seven Dials village. Guests can enjoy stylish, comfortable rooms, smart TV and free high-speed Wi-Fi on unlimited devices. Monmouth Kitchen ... More
 
 
 
Radisson Blu Edwardian Bloomsbury Street Hotel
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £116  30% off
9-13 Bloomsbury Street, WC1B | 3 minutes from Arthur Beale
Elegant hotel in historic Bloomsbury offering comfortable, stylish rooms with cityscape views, and free high- speed W-iFi on unlimited devices. The exclusive 7th Floor gives extra ... More
 
 
 
Radisson Blu Edwardian Kenilworth Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £79  24% off
97 Great Russell Street, WC1B | 4 minutes from Arthur Beale
Welcoming hotel in historic Bloomsbury offering comfortable, stylish rooms with cityscape views and free high-speed Wi-Fi on unlimited devices. Scoff and Banter serves a superb menu ... More
 
 
 
 
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Lillywhite's
London > Shopping > Sporting Goods
24 Lower Regent Street, St James's, London SW1Y | 10 minutes from Arthur Beale
Lillywhite’s probably owes its landmark sport shop status to its position in Piccadilly Circus more than anything, but this would be ignoring its remarkable heritage. Its founders, ... More
 
 
 
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Sweaty Betty
London > Shopping > Sporting Goods
1 Carnaby Street, W1F | 10 minutes from Arthur Beale
A year shy of its 20th birthday and creators of cool gym gear, Sweaty Betty, opened this flagship shop on Carnaby Street; three floors of spot-on ... More
 
 
 
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Niketown
London > Shopping > Sporting Goods
236 Oxford Street, Fitzrovia, London W1C | 12 minutes from Arthur Beale
Every swoosh-lover’s dream – the UK’s flagship Nike store is the only place in the country to see the omnipresent sports brand’s full range all together. As ... More
 
 
 
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Forbidden Planet
London > Shopping > Books
179 Shaftesbury Avenue, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 1 minute from Arthur Beale
Crammed with the cream of cult entertainment this shop is a seventh heaven for sci-fi fans. In the old days, Forbidden Planet just stocked every ... More
 
 
 
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Office
London > Shopping > Shoes
57 Neal Street, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 1 minute from Arthur Beale
Office is the place to go for the season’s must-have shoe that won’t break the bank. It’s very fashionable and the sharpest shapes sell-out fast. The Neal ... More
 
 
 
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Neal's Yard Remedies
London > Shopping > Health and Beauty
15 Neal's Yard, Covent Garden, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 1 minute from Arthur Beale
Neal's Yard Remedies are still going strong after more than two decades and they continue to stand by their commitment to creating only natural remedies and ... More
 
 
 
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The Secret Diary Of Adrian Mole Aged 13 3/4: The Musical
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 15th June to 12th October 2019
Arthur Beale, West Street, WC2H | 3 minutes from Arthur Beale
The late Sue Townsend's best-selling comedy novel about a misunderstood, hapless teenager experiencing teen angst becomes a musical. Set in 1980s Leicester, this critically acclaimed stage ...More
 
 
 
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The Starry Messenger
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 16th May to 10th August 2019
Arthur Beale, Charing Cross Road, WC2H | 6 minutes from Arthur Beale
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
 
 
 
Thriller Live
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 1st January 2015 to 5th April 2020
Arthur Beale, Shaftesbury Avenue, W1D | 8 minutes from Arthur Beale
Michael Jackson's untimely death may have propelled this musical into orbit; Thriller - Live became a tribute show overnight with the obvious decision that the show ...More
 
 
 
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Shaftesbury Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
210 Shaftesbury Avenue, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 1 minute from Arthur Beale
A large and appealingly shabby Edwardian theatre which has produced almost a century of successful popular theatre and musicals. The most notorious of these was probably ... More
 
 
 
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Phoenix Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Charing Cross Road, Soho, London WC2H | 3 minutes from Arthur Beale
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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St. Martin's Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
West Street, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 3 minutes from Arthur Beale
Designed as a companion theatre to the New Ambassador’s, which stands next to it, separated only by the narrow Tower Court, St Martin’s was completed in ... More
 
 
 
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Elms Lesters Painting Rooms
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
135 Flitcroft Street, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 2 minutes from Arthur Beale
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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Centre Point
London > Attractions > Sights
101-103 New Oxford Street, WC1A | 3 minutes from Arthur Beale
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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The Cartoon Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
35 Little Russell Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1A | 3 minutes from Arthur Beale
Combining art with humour, this addition to London's museum-cum-gallery scene is refreshingly vibrant. From political cartoons of Thatcher, Brown, Bush and Blair to rare originals on ... More
 
 
 
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Freud
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
198 Shaftesbury Avenue, WC2H | 1 minute from Arthur Beale
Open since the '80s, this industrial underground venue is still as popular as it ever was, for those who know how to find it that is. ... More
 
 
 
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The Bowler
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
1 Monmouth Street, WC2H | 1 minute from Arthur Beale
A ballsy move from street food entrepreneur Jez Felwick, The Bowler puts meatballs on the main stage, for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Set up with backing ... More
 
 
 
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Thai Square - Covent Garden
London > Restaurants > Thai restaurants
166 - 170 Shaftesbury Avenue, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 1 minute from Arthur Beale
Thai Square is a consistently reliable chain of Thai restaurants where the food tastes exactly how Thai food should: hot and sharp, as well as rich ... More
 
 
 
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The London Film School
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
24 Shelton Street, Covent Garden, WC2H | 3 minutes from Arthur Beale
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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English [Out There!]
London > Education > English Language Courses
10 Coptic Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1A | 3 minutes from Arthur Beale
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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Saw Swee Hock Student Centre
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
1 Sheffield Street, Holborn, London WC2A | 8 minutes from Arthur Beale
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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The Hospital Club
London > Leisure > Arts Centres
24 Endell Street, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 2 minutes from Arthur Beale
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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Phoenix Garden
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
21 Stacey Street, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 2 minutes from Arthur Beale
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 | 2 minutes from Arthur Beale
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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Polpo at Ape and Bird
London > Nightlife > Pubs
142 Shaftesbury Avenue, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 3 minutes from Arthur Beale
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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Norman's Coach & Horses
London > Nightlife > Pubs
29 Greek Street, Soho, London W1D | 4 minutes from Arthur Beale
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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Philomena's Irish Bar
London > Nightlife > Pubs
40 Great Queen Street, Covent Garden, London WC2B | 4 minutes from Arthur Beale
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 London Cocktail Club - Shaftesbury Avenue
London > Nightlife > Bars
224a Shaftesbury Avenue, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 2 minutes from Arthur Beale
The London Cocktail Club is a members bar but - luckily for us - it's not a very exclusive one; it's free ... More
 
 
 
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Flight Club Bloomsbury
London > Nightlife > Bars
55 New Oxford Street, WC1A | 2 minutes from Arthur Beale
Flight Club set its sights on bringing darts out of dark, dingy pubs and into the 21st century and they've hit ... More
 
 
 
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Detroit Bar
London > Nightlife > Bars
35 Earlham Street, Covent Garden, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 2 minutes from Arthur Beale
Covent Garden "style" bar serving cocktails and a chilled out, trendy vibe. Considered to be one of London’s original “style” or “concept” bars, despite being on the ... More
 
 
 
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The Congress Centre
London > Business > Venue Hire
23-28 Great Russell Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1B | 3 minutes from Arthur Beale
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 | 5 minutes from Arthur Beale
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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68 Dean Street
London > Business > Venue Hire
68 Dean Street, Soho, London W1D | 6 minutes from Arthur Beale
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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Sweet Charity
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Cambridge Theatre 2 minutes walk from Arthur Beale

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Royal Ballet: Romeo and Juliet
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Dance | Until 11th June 2019 

Royal Opera House 4 minutes walk from Arthur Beale

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Within the Golden Hour / New Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui / Flight Pattern
Dance | Until 21st May 2019 

Royal Opera House 4 minutes walk from Arthur Beale

The contemporary face of The Royal Ballet is put forward with revivals of works by Christopher Wheeldon and Crystal Pite ...More

Jeffrey Bernard is Unwell
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Prince Edward Theatre 4 minutes walk from Arthur Beale

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