Essex Street  

 
 
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Essex Street, Holborn, City of Westminster, London EC4Y
 
 

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Welcome to our guide for the area around Essex Street in City of Westminster. Below we present a selection of upcoming events, local attractions and great places to eat and shop.

The nearest station to Essex Street is Temple Tube Station which is about 2 minutes to the South West.

Essex Street is in the London area of Holborn.

 

LondonTown.com - Essex Street Location Map

 
 
 
Underground Stations

Underground Stations

 
Temple Tube Station
 
2 minutes walk
 
Chancery Lane Tube Station
 
8 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
City Thameslink Station
 
8 minutes walk
 
Blackfriars Railway Station
 
8 minutes walk
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
Drury Lane NCP
 
9 minutes walk
 
Snowhill NCP
 
10 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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London Events 2018

With an exciting calendar of entertainment, 2018 is another special year in London. Find out what's happening throughout the capital with our thorough guide to the best 2018 London events.

 
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Apex Temple Court Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £86  24% off
1-2 Serjeant's Inn, EC4Y | 4 minutes from Essex Street
Amazing hotel, located right in the heart of the city. The Apex Temple Court Hotel is a landmark building that has been converted into a four ... More
 
 
 
ME London
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £188  21% off
336-337 The Strand, WC2R | 5 minutes from Essex Street
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
 
 
 
The Waldorf Hilton Hotel London
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £124  37% off
Aldwych, WC2B | 6 minutes from Essex Street
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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TriOperas
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 23rd May to 1st July 2018 - Various Times
Essex Street, Portugal Street, WC2A | 5 minutes from Essex Street
Pamela Tan-Nicholson's opera musical fusing shortened versions of Carmen, Madam Butterfly and Turandot with hip hop, punk, rap and rock, complemented by energetic displays of acrobatics, ...More
 
 
 
Mamma Mia!
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 6th September 2012 to 2nd March 2019
Essex Street, Aldwych, Covent Garden, London WC2B | 6 minutes from Essex Street
Through the story-telling magic of the songs of ABBA, we meet Donna, a feisty forty-something single mum, who recalls the distant memories of carefree days and ...More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Lion King
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 24th September - 29th September 2018
Essex Street, 21 Wellington Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 6 minutes from Essex Street
The Lion King tells the story of Simba - the epic adventure of his battles, his friendships, his dreams and his journey from wide-eyed cub to ...More
 
 
 
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Entertainment near Essex Street

Near Essex Street
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Funny Side of Covent Garden (Upstairs at The George)
London > Entertainment > Comedy Clubs
213 Strand, Holborn, London WC2R | 1 minute from Essex Street
The Funny Side comedy group runs comedy clubs in three locations in London, including the flagship Covent Garden venue above The George pub which puts on ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Somerset House
London > Entertainment > Arts Centres
Strand, Covent Garden, London WC2R | 4 minutes from Essex Street
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 ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
HMS President
London > Entertainment >
Kings Reach, Victoria Embankment, Holborn, London EC4Y | 4 minutes from Essex Street
One of the last three surviving warships of the Royal Navy built during the First World War and the first type of warship built specifically for ... More
 
 
 
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Sights and Attractions near Essex Street

The best museums, galleries, attractions near Essex Street
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Two Temple Place
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
2 Temple Place, Holborn, London WC2R | 1 minute from Essex Street
With its castle like façade and a striking interior, Two Temple Place is one of London's most prestigious settings for corporate and private events. As well ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Middle Temple Hall
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Middle Temple Lane, Holborn, London EC4Y | 1 minute from Essex Street
Middle Temple Hall, completed in 1574, is late-Gothic in style. Its attractions are a rare double-hammer beam roof, an intricately carved screen (which, although heavily damaged ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Store Studios
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
180 The Strand, WC2R | 2 minutes from Essex Street
A creative space and broadcast studios housed in a Brutalist building, Store Studios, 180 The Strand launched in October 2016 with 'The ... More
 
 
 
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Shopping near Essex Street

The best shops and markets near Essex Street
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Ede & Ravenscroft
London > Shopping > Clothing
93 Chancery Lane, Holborn, London WC2A | 4 minutes from Essex Street
Founded in Aldwych in 1689 Ede and Ravenscroft has the rare distinction of being the tailors and robe makers of choice for twelve coronations and holds ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Old Curiosity Shop
London > Shopping > Shoes
13 Portsmouth Street, Holborn, London WC2A | 5 minutes from Essex Street
16th century shop and literary landmark. With its precarious overhanging upper storey, uneven floorboards, sloping roof and wooden beams, this 16th century building warrants its title as ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Natural Kitchen
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
15-17 New Street Square, Fetter Lane, City, London EC4A | 5 minutes from Essex Street
Organic, wild and artisan food is supplied by the likes of the River Cottage at this food emporium which, is the second Natural Kitchen to open ... More
 
 
 
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What are the best dining options near Essex Street London?
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Apostrophe
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
215 The Strand, Holborn, London WC2R | 1 minute from Essex Street
Apostrophe are a fast expanding chain of boulangerie / patisseries with a reputation for superb coffee which is their main stock in trade. Proprietor Amir Chen ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Thai Square at the Wig & Pen
London > Restaurants > Thai restaurants
229 - 230 Strand, Aldwych, Holborn, London WC2R | 1 minute from Essex Street
Formally the famous Wig and Pen Club, this branch of Thai Square occupies a building that's supposedly the only one on the Strand to have survived ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Caffe Nero
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
181 Strand, Holborn, London WC2R | 2 minutes from Essex Street
Nero is probably the best of the Capital’s coffee shop chains. Offers a wide range of authentic Italian coffee in a pleasant relaxed environment. Snacks include ... More
 
 
 
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Education near Essex Street

Near Essex Street
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Courtauld Institute of Art
London > Education > Arts and Drama
Somerset House, Covent Garden, London WC2R | 4 minutes from Essex Street
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 | 5 minutes from Essex Street
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Career Energy
London > Education > Career Services
4-6 Staple Inn, Holborn, London WC1V | 7 minutes from Essex Street
Situated in the heart of London, Career Energy – formed in March 2002 - offers comprehensive advice on careers, career change and job searching. They’ll analyse ... More
 
 
 
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Leisure near Essex Street

Essex Street gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Chang's Hapkido Academy
London > Leisure > Martial Arts
Topnotch Health Club, 3 Tudor Street, City, London EC4Y | 6 minutes from Essex Street
Grandmaster Gedo Chang's Hapkido martial arts schools emphasises practical self-defence, confidence, balance and fitness. The ancient Korean martial art of Hapkido is made up of three components: ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Bernie Spain Gardens
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Upper Ground, South Bank, South Bank, London SE1 | 7 minutes from Essex Street
Located between Oxo Tower Wharf and Gabriel's Wharf, Bernie Spain Gardens is a pleasant green space to stop off on a riverside walk along the South ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Lincoln's Inn Fields
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Holborn, Holborn, London WC2A | 7 minutes from Essex Street
The largest public square in London, Lincoln's Inn Fields has a rich and varied history. In 1683 it was the site of the public beheading of ... More
 
 
 
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Pubs near Essex Street

The best pubs near London Essex Street.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Edgar Wallace
London > Nightlife > Pubs
40 Essex Street, Holborn, London WC2R | 1 minute from Essex Street
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Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Hilliard
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
26A Tudor Street, City, London EC4Y | 5 minutes from Essex Street
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Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Ye Olde Cheshire Cheese
London > Nightlife > Pubs
145 Fleet Street, City, London EC4A | 5 minutes from Essex Street
Sprawling 17th century tavern with rabbit-warren of bars and a rich history. Steeped in history, this pub’s story stretches back through the reigns of fifteen monarchs. While ... More
 
 
 
THE BEST

Nightlife near Essex Street

Essex Street clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Proud Embankment
London > Nightlife >
8 Victoria Embankment, WC2R | 4 minutes from Essex Street
Baz Luhrmann meets Cirque du Soleil at Proud Embankment, an immersive cabaret-dining experience and the largest club of its kind in ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Lobby Bar at One Aldwych
London > Nightlife > Bars
1 Aldwych, Covent Garden, London WC2B | 6 minutes from Essex Street
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Grays & Feather
London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
26 Wellington Street, WC2E | 6 minutes from Essex Street
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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Meeting venue hire near Essex Street

Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near Essex Street.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Two Temple Place
London > Business > Venue Hire
Two Temple Place, Holborn, London WC2R | 1 minute from Essex Street
With its castle like façade and a striking interior, Two Temple Place is one of London's most prestigious settings for corporate and private events. As well ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Middle Temple Hall
London > Business > Venue Hire
2 Plowden Buildings Middle Temple Lane, Holborn, London EC4Y | 1 minute from Essex Street
Middle Temple Hall, completed in 1574, is late-Gothic in style. Its attractions are a rare double-hammer beam roof, an intricately carved screen (which, although heavily damaged ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Silver Fleet - Woods River Cruises
London > Business > Venue Hire
Somerset House South Wing Strand, Covent Garden, London WC2R | 4 minutes from Essex Street
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
 
 
 

Alternate names and popular misspellings for Essex Street

Essex Street, Esex Street, Esex Stret
 
 

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Tina
Tina
Theatre | Until 16th February 2019 

Aldwych Theatre 5 minutes walk from Essex Street

Phyllida Lloyd, director of Mamma Mia!, helms a life-affirming musical based on the life of legendary artist Tina Turner, written ...More

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

The Lyceum Theatre 6 minutes walk from Essex Street

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

 
42nd Street
42nd Street
Theatre | Until 20th October 2018 

Theatre Royal Drury Lane 6 minutes walk from Essex Street

Grammy Award winner Sheena Easton plays legendary diva Dorothy Brock in the hit Broadway musical 42nd Street at London's Theatre ...More

 
Dreamgirls
Dreamgirls
Theatre | Until 25th September 2018 

Savoy Theatre 7 minutes walk from Essex Street

A multi-award winning hit on Broadway and a 2006 film starring Beyonce, Dreamgirls returns thirty-five years after the original 1981Tony ...More

 
Chess
Chess
Theatre | Until 2nd June 2018 

London Coliseum - English National Opera (ENO) 12 minutes walk from Essex Street

Laurence Connor directs the first West End revival since the original 1986 production, which starred Elaine Paige, of Chess. The ...More

 
Motown The Musical
Motown The Musical
Theatre | Until 5th January 2019 

Shaftesbury Theatre 12 minutes walk from Essex Street

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

 
Quiz
Quiz
Theatre | Until 16th June 2018 

Noel Coward Theatre 12 minutes walk from Essex Street

Following a sell-out run at Chichester Festival Theatre, Quiz, the play about 'the coughing Major' who famously cheated on Who ...More

 
Red
Theatre | Until 28th July 2018 

Wyndham's Theatre 13 minutes walk from Essex Street

American abstract expressionist painter Mark Rothko prepares for the greatest challenge of his career under the gaze of his loyal ...More

Young Frankenstein
Young Frankenstein
Theatre | Until 29th September 2018 

Garrick Theatre 13 minutes walk from Essex Street

Ross Noble, Lesley Joseph and Hadley Fraser lead the cast of Young Frankenstein, Mel Brooks' uproarious musical based on his ...More

 
Mood Music
Mood Music
Theatre | Until 30th June 2018 

Old Vic Theatre 15 minutes walk from Essex Street

The world premiere of Mood Music, a new play by Joe Penhall, author of the award-winning West End musical Sunny ...More

 

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Theatre | From 20th July 

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