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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.

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Temple Tube Station
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City Thameslink Station
8 minutes walk
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Car Parks

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Drury Lane NCP
9 minutes walk
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Snowhill NCP
10 minutes walk

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    Apex Temple Court Hotel London

    Apex Temple Court Hotel

    from 93 40% off
    1-2 Serjeant's Inn, London, EC4Y 1LL 4 minutes away from Essex Street

    Amazing brand new hotel, located right in the heart of the city. The Apex Temple Court Hotel is a landmark building that has been converted into ...More

    ME London London

    ME London

    from 205 37% off
    336-337 The Strand, London, WC2R 1HA 5 minutes away 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

    The Waldorf Hilton Hotel London

    from 149 38% off
    Aldwych, London, WC2B 4DD 6 minutes away 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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    Events near Essex Street

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    The Play That Goes Wrong London
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    The Play That Goes Wrong

    Dates: 5th September 2014 to 5th September 2015
    Duchess Theatre, Catherine Street, London, WC2B 5LA 6 minutes away from Essex Street

    Presented by the award-winning, international comedy company Mischief Theatre, The Play That Goes Wrong follows the inept and accident prone Cornley Polytechnic Drama Society ...More

    War Horse London
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    War Horse

    Dates: 28th March 2009 to 13th February 2016
    New London Theatre, Drury Lane, Covent Garden, WC2B 5PW 9 minutes away from Essex Street

    This moving adaptation of Michael Morpurgo's World War I epic War Horse gets a West End transfer to the New London Theatre after two critically acclaimed ...More

    The Painkiller London
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    The Painkiller

    Dates: 5th March to 30th April 2016
    Garrick Theatre, 2 Charing Cross Road, London, WC2H 0HH 13 minutes away from Essex Street

    Sean Foley directs this adaptation of Francis Veber's classic play, The Painkiller, as part of Kenneth Branagh's five-play season at the Garrick Theatre. The production sees ...More

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    Entertainment near Essex Street

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    The Funny Side of Covent Garden (Upstairs at The George) London
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    The Funny Side of Covent Garden (Upstairs at The George)

    213 Strand, Holborn, WC2R 1AP 1 minutes away 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

    HMS President London
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    HMS President

    Kings Reach, Victoria Embankment, Holborn, EC4Y 0HJ 4 minutes away 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

    Peacock Theatre London
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    Peacock Theatre

    Portugal Street, Holborn, WC2A 2HT 5 minutes away from Essex Street

    This theatre is a major force on the national and international dance scene, with an innovative programme from Sadler's Wells that is keeping London's finger ...More

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    Sights and Attractions near Essex Street

    The best museums, galleries, attractions near Essex Street
    Two Temple Place London
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    Two Temple Place

    2 Temple Place, Holborn, WC2R 3BD 1 minutes away from Essex Street

    With its castle like faade and a striking interior, Two Temple Place is one of London's most prestigious settings for corporate and private events. As well ...More

    Middle Temple Hall London
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    Middle Temple Hall

    Middle Temple Lane, Holborn, EC4Y 9AT 1 minutes away 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

    Temple Church London
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    Temple Church

    Fleet Street, Temple, Holborn, EC4Y 7BL 2 minutes away from Essex Street

    Temple Church sits within the Inner Temple of the Inns of Court, and was originally consecrated in 1185 as the spiritual and actual home of the ...More

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    Shopping near Essex Street

    The best shops and markets near Essex Street
    Ede & Ravenscroft London
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    Ede & Ravenscroft

    93 Chancery Lane, Holborn, WC2A 1DU 4 minutes away 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

    The Old Curiosity Shop London
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    The Old Curiosity Shop

    13 Portsmouth Street, Holborn, WC2A 2ES 5 minutes away 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

    The Natural Kitchen London
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    The Natural Kitchen

    15-17 New Street Square, Fetter Lane, City, EC4A 3AP 5 minutes away 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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    Restaurants near Essex Street

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    Apostrophe London
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    Apostrophe

    215 The Strand, Holborn, WC2R 1AP 1 minutes away 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

    Thai Square at the Wig & Pen London
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    Thai Square at the Wig & Pen

    229 - 230 Strand, Aldwych, Holborn, WC2R 1BF 1 minutes away 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

    Caffe Nero London
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    Caffe Nero

    181 Strand, Holborn, WC2R 1EF 2 minutes away 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
    Courtauld Institute of Art London
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    Courtauld Institute of Art

    Somerset House, Covent Garden, WC2R 0RN 4 minutes away 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

    Saw Swee Hock Student Centre London
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    Saw Swee Hock Student Centre

    1 Sheffield Street, Holborn, WC2A 2EY 5 minutes away 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

    Career Energy London
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    Career Energy

    4-6 Staple Inn, Holborn, WC1V 7QH 7 minutes away 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.
    Chang's Hapkido Academy London
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    Chang's Hapkido Academy

    Topnotch Health Club, 3 Tudor Street, City, EC4Y 0AH 6 minutes away 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

    Bernie Spain Gardens London
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    Bernie Spain Gardens

    Upper Ground, South Bank, South Bank, SE1 9PP 7 minutes away 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

    Lincoln's Inn Fields London
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    Lincoln's Inn Fields

    Holborn, Holborn, WC2A 3EQ 7 minutes away 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.
    Edgar Wallace London
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    Edgar Wallace

    40 Essex Street, Holborn, WC2R 3JF 1 minutes away from Essex Street

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    Hilliard London
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    Hilliard

    26A Tudor Street, City, EC4Y 0AY 5 minutes away from Essex Street

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    Ye Olde Cheshire Cheese London
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    Ye Olde Cheshire Cheese

    145 Fleet Street, City, EC4A 2BU 5 minutes away 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

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    Essex Street clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
    The Lobby Bar at One Aldwych London
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    The Lobby Bar at One Aldwych

    1 Aldwych, Covent Garden, WC2B 4BZ 6 minutes away 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

    Oxo Tower Bar & Brasserie London
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    Oxo Tower Bar & Brasserie

    Oxo Tower Wharf, Barge House Street, South Bank, SE1 9PH 7 minutes away from Essex Street

    Boasting one of the best views in town, the Oxo Tower Bar is perfect for combining a spot of leisurely (if static) sightseeing with some classy ...More

    Galadari London
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    Galadari

    Crowne Plaza London - The City Hotel, 19 New Bridge Street, City, EC4V 6DB 7 minutes away from Essex Street

    A penthouse-inspired restaurant and bar with a stunning 88 metre rooftop terrace Galadari offers diners Japanese food and show-stopping views of St Paul's, No. 1 Blackfriars, ...More

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    Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near Essex Street.
    Two Temple Place London
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    Two Temple Place

    Two Temple Place, Holborn, WC2R 3BD 1 minutes away from Essex Street

    With its castle like faade and a striking interior, Two Temple Place is one of London's most prestigious settings for corporate and private events. As well ...More

    Middle Temple Hall London
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    Middle Temple Hall

    2 Plowden Buildings Middle Temple Lane, Holborn, EC4Y 9AT 1 minutes away 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

    Silver Fleet - Woods River Cruises London
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    Silver Fleet - Woods River Cruises

    Somerset House South Wing Strand, Covent Garden, WC2R 1LA 4 minutes away 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

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    Alternate names and popular misspellings for Essex Street

    Essex Street, Esex Street, Esex Stret

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    Clubbing and Nightlife | On 1st August 2015
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    Temple Pier  3 minutes walk from Essex Street

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    Beautiful - The Carole King Musical
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    Theatre | Until 13th February 2016
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    Aldwych Theatre  5 minutes walk from Essex Street

    Marc Bruni directs the London transfer of the two-time Tony Award-winning Broadway musical, Beautiful - The Carole King Musical, which ... More

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    Tours | Until 31st December 2016
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    Dr Johnson's House  5 minutes walk from Essex Street

    A 300 year old town house, nestled amongst a maze of courts and alleys. It was built in 1700 and ... More

    Mamma Mia!
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    Theatre | Until 25th October 2015
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    Novello Theatre  6 minutes walk 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 ... More

    The Play That Goes Wrong
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    Theatre | Until 5th September 2015
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    Duchess Theatre  6 minutes walk from Essex Street

    Presented by the award-winning, international comedy company Mischief Theatre, The Play That Goes Wrong follows the inept and accident prone ... More

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    Clubbing and Nightlife | Until 26th September 2015
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    CellarDoor  6 minutes walk from Essex Street

    An evening of cabaret and burlesque, with entertainment and drag DJs.... More

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    Theatre | Until 26th September 2015
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    CellarDoor  6 minutes walk from Essex Street

    An afternoon of forbidden pleasures with cabaret, cards and burlesque in the company of some of London's most decadent artistes, ... More

    The Lion King
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    Theatre | Until 3rd January 2016
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    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

    Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
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    Theatre | Until 4th June 2016
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    Theatre Royal Drury Lane  6 minutes walk from Essex Street

    Nominated for a staggering seven gongs in the 2014 Olivier Awards including Best New Musical, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory ... More

    The Woman In Black
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    Theatre | Until 16th January 2016
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    Fortune Theatre  7 minutes walk from Essex Street

    One of the less well-known West-End fixtures, this adaptation of Susan Hill's gothic novel has been packing out houses since ... More

     
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