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The Albion Emporium  

 
 
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38 Tavistock Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E 7PB
 
 
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Mon to Fri 8:30 - 19:00, Sat 10:00 - 19:00, Sun 11:00 - 18:00
 

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The Albion EmporiumAs British as a bacon buttie, buying your groceries at The Albion Emporium is like getting first dibs on Mrs Beeton's pantry. A bastion of Britishness, the food emporium sells 'comestibles and beverages' that come from the British Isles as well as produce quintessentially linked to the country. Think meat pies made from centuries old recipes, old fashioned chutneys and cheeses from Cheddar Gorge and beyond. There are, of course, plenty of teas to choose from, country cordials, orchard apple juice, regional ales, ciders and lashings of ginger beer. For the complete English picnic experience, pack your Somerset willow hamper with a selection of seasonal products and artisan goods including freshly baked bread. You can also sample the specialist foodstuffs at tasting events and festivals throughout the year, some of which are staged to celebrate historically important moments in British history. The Sherlock Holmes Appreciation Society and The Chap regularly hold their meetings in the privacy of the Refectory out the back.

 

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Covent Garden Tube Station
 
4 minutes walk
 
Temple Tube Station
 
6 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
Charing Cross Railway Station
 
7 minutes walk
 
City Thameslink Station
 
14 minutes walk
 
 
Car Parks

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Drury Lane NCP
 
5 minutes walk
 
Upper St Martins Lane NCP
 
6 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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The Waldorf Hilton Hotel London
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £175  22% off
Aldwych, WC2B | 1 minute from The Albion Emporium
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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London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel
336-337 The Strand, WC2R | 1 minute from The Albion Emporium
A luxurious 5-star hotel situated right in the heart of the city, ME London offers guests a lavish accommodation experience. Floor-to-ceiling windows provide the impeccable guestrooms ... More
 
 
 
Strand Palace Hotel London
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372 Strand, WC2R | 2 minutes from The Albion Emporium
This West End Art Deco hotel right on the Strand and next to Covent Garden is in a fantastic location for accessing central London and theatreland. ... More
 
 
 
 
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Primrose Bakery
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
42 Tavistock Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E | Same location as The Albion Emporium
If cupcakes are you cup of tea then head to the Covent Garden outlet of Primrose Bakery, a family owned enterprise which makes the most scrumptious ... More
 
 
 
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Godiva
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17 The Piazza, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 2 minutes from The Albion Emporium
Belgium's finest export, the first Godiva was opened in Brussels approximately 75 years ago by master chocolatier Joseph Draps and named after the legendary Lady Godiva. ... More
 
 
 
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Tea Palace
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12 Covent Garden Market, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 2 minutes from The Albion Emporium
From Hand Tied Jasmine Snowdragon Spirals and Dragon Phoenix Pearls to Ceylon Ratnapurna and Lemon Shimmer, there are over 148 different types of tea on offer ... More
 
 
 
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44 The Market, Covent Garden, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 2 minutes from The Albion Emporium
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Lush
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Unit 10 The Piazza Covent Garden, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 2 minutes from The Albion Emporium
An overpowering mix of perfumes assaults the nose before you even enter these premises, which offer a huge mix of fizzing bath bombs to suit all ... More
 
 
 
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The Albion Emporium, 18-20 Maiden Lane, The Strand, WC2R | 3 minutes from The Albion Emporium
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The Albion Emporium, Drury Lane, WC2B | 5 minutes from The Albion Emporium
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Aldwych, Covent Garden, London WC2B | 1 minute from The Albion Emporium
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Russell Street, Covent Garden, London WC2B | 2 minutes from The Albion Emporium
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Covent Garden Piazza, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 1 minute from The Albion Emporium
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Covent Garden Piazza, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 2 minutes from The Albion Emporium
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Christopher's
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18 Wellington Street, Covent Garden, , Covent Garden, London WC2E | 1 minute from The Albion Emporium
The best of the Americas over two floors of this grade II listed building in the heart of Covent Garden and overlooking Waterloo Bridge. Lobsters (flown ... More
 
 
 
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36 Tavistock Street, Covent Garden, Covent Garden, London WC2E | Same location as The Albion Emporium
Turkish cuisine. ... More
 
 
 
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Champagne + Fromage
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22 Wellington Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 1 minute from The Albion Emporium
Champagne and cheese make the perfect pairing at shop-cum-bistro, Champagne + Fromage. Secreted away on Wellington Street in Covent Garden, Champagne + Fromage is Gallic at ... More
 
 
 
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Somerset House, Covent Garden, London WC2R | 3 minutes from The Albion Emporium
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
 
 
 
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24 Shelton Street, Covent Garden, WC2H | 5 minutes from The Albion Emporium
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12 Floral Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 3 minutes from The Albion Emporium
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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h Club London
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24 Endell Street, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 5 minutes from The Albion Emporium
On the site of the old St Paul's Hospital in Covent Garden, hip private members' club h Club London has been designed specifically for the creative ... More
 
 
 
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25 Shelton Street, 40 Earlham Street, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 5 minutes from The Albion Emporium
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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39 Bow Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 1 minute from The Albion Emporium
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Philomena's Irish Bar
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40 Great Queen Street, Covent Garden, London WC2B | 4 minutes from The Albion Emporium
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Lamb & Flag
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33 Rose Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 5 minutes from The Albion Emporium
One of the oldest pubs in London, the Lamb & Flag was once known as the Bucket of Blood, thanks to the bare-knuckle fights held here. ... More
 
 
 
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Grays & Feather
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26 Wellington Street, WC2E | 1 minute from The Albion Emporium
Specialising in sparkling wines Grays & Feather offers an exploration, education and, most importantly, enjoyment - without breaking the bank - of fizz. From the rolling ... More
 
 
 
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The Lobby Bar at One Aldwych
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1 Aldwych, Covent Garden, London WC2B | 1 minute from The Albion Emporium
Named one of the top five hotel bars in the world by the Sunday Telegraph, the Lobby Bar at the chic One Aldwych hotel is renowned ... More
 
 
 
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The Waldorf Hilton, WC2B | 1 minute from The Albion Emporium
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Somerset House South Wing Strand, Covent Garden, London WC2R | 3 minutes from The Albion Emporium
Enjoy a luxury cruise on the Silver Fleet. Departing from the Savoy Pier and cruising along the Thames. A classy way to see the Thames.... More
 
 
 
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Somerset House
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Somerset House, Strand, Covent Garden, London WC2R | 3 minutes from The Albion Emporium
Somerset House, once the site of a spectacular Tudor palace, now includes a magnificent 18th century art gallery housing celebrated collections belonging to the Courtauld Institute Gallery, ... More
 
 
 
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8 John Adam Street, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 5 minutes from The Albion Emporium
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