Great Russell Street

 
 
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Great Russell Street, Bloomsbury, Camden, London WC1B
 
 

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

The nearest station to Great Russell Street is Tottenham Court Road Tube Station which is about 4 minutes to the South West.

Great Russell Street is in the London area of Bloomsbury.

 

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Underground Stations

Underground Stations

 
 
Holborn Tube Station
 
6 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
Charing Cross Railway Station
 
15 minutes walk
 
Euston Railway Station
 
15 minutes walk
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
Holborn NCP
 
3 minutes walk
 
Bloomsbury Square Car Park
 
4 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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January in London 2012

Hajj: Journey to the Heart of Islam British Museum, WC1B 3DG 26th January 2012 - 15th April 2012 One of the five pillars of Islam central to Muslim...

 
 
February in London 2012

Mine to Medals British Museum, WC1B 3DG 8th February 2011 - 10th September 2012 For some this British Museum exhibition may be as close as they'll get to...

 
 
May in London 2012

Picasso Prints: The Vollard Suite British Museum, WC1B 3DG 3rd May 2012 - 3rd September 2012 The British Museum has recently been fortunate enough to acquire the complete...

 
 
June in London 2012

Shakespeare: Staging the World British Museum, WC1B 3DG 19th June 2012 - 25th November 2012 The British Museum has teamed up with the Royal Shakespeare Company this year...

 
 
Free London Museums

British Museum Great Russell Street, WC1B 3DG The British Museum's Great Court with its magnificent glass and steel roof by Sir Norman Foster is an exhibition...

 
 
London's Best Events 2015

Discover what's on in London 2015 with our comprehensive guide to the best events. From theatre to art and music to sport, London 2015 has something for everyone - so read on to find out what London town has to offer.

 
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    Radisson Blu Edwardian Kenilworth Hotel
    London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £56  35% off
    97 Great Russell Street, WC1B | 1 minute from Great Russell Street
    Conforming to the Radisson Blu Edwardian brand of mixing designer décor with designer locations, the Kenilworth has everything you'd expect from this established chain. 50 metres ... More
     
     
     
    Radisson Blu Edwardian Bloomsbury Street Hotel
    London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £88  26% off
    9-13 Bloomsbury Street, WC1B | 1 minute from Great Russell Street
    Near to the British Museum, this Edwardian hotel is something of a Bloomsbury landmark. Relaunched in January 2009 following a '25million makeover, each of the 174 ... More
     
     
     
    Thistle Holborn, The Kingsley
    London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £76  38% off
    Bloomsbury Way, WC1A | 2 minutes from Great Russell Street
    Set in the heart of the West End, Thistle Holborn - The Kingsley is well positioned with the British Museum very close by and the entertainments ... More
     
     
     
     
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    Events near Great Russell Street

    Near Great Russell Street
    Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
    War Horse
    London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 28th March 2009 to 13th February 2016
    New London Theatre, Drury Lane, Covent Garden, London WC2B | 5 minutes from Great Russell 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 3 Little Pigs
    London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 5th August to 6th September 2015
    Palace Theatre, Shaftesbury Avenue, W1A | 7 minutes from Great Russell Street
    The Big Bad Wolf attempts to huff and puff the three little superstar piglets into submission in Stiles and Drewe's musical retelling of the children's story. ...More
     
     
     
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    The Play That Goes Wrong
    London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 5th September 2014 to 5th September 2015
    Duchess Theatre, Catherine Street, WC2B | 10 minutes from Great Russell 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
     
     
     
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    Shaftesbury Theatre
    London > Entertainment > Theatres
    210 Shaftesbury Avenue, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 3 minutes from Great Russell Street
    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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    Dominion Theatre
    London > Entertainment > Theatres
    268 Tottenham Court Road, Bloomsbury, London W1T | 3 minutes from Great Russell Street
    Huge, but now slightly shabby, theatre which plays host to big, rocking musicals. The Dominion has a huge stage and hundreds of seats - on a ... More
     
     
     
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    Top Secret Comedy Club @ The Africa Centre
    London > Entertainment > Live Music
    170 Drury Lane, Covent Garden, London WC2B | 5 minutes from Great Russell Street
    This new Covent Garden alternative to the West End tourist traps has welcomed the likes of filthy San Franciscan Scott Capurro and TV favourite Andi Osho. ... More
     
     
     
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    Sights and Attractions near Great Russell Street

    The best museums, galleries, attractions near Great Russell Street
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    British Museum
    London > Attractions > Museums
    Great Russell Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1B | 1 minute from Great Russell Street
    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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    The Cartoon Museum
    London > Attractions > Museums
    35 Little Russell Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1A | 1 minute from Great Russell Street
    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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    Architectural Association School Of Architecture
    London > Attractions > House and Garden
    36 Bedford Square, Bloomsbury, London WC1B | 3 minutes from Great Russell Street
    The Architectural Association School of Architecture, the UK's oldest school of architecture, was originally set up in 1847 and moved to Bedford Square in 1917. Set ... More
     
     
     
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    Shopping near Great Russell Street

    The best shops and markets near Great Russell Street
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    James Smith & Sons
    London > Shopping > Specialists
    53 New Oxford Street, Covent Garden, London WC1A | 2 minutes from Great Russell Street
    James Smith & Sons is an historic Victorian family business specialising in umbrellas, walking sticks and canes. Commonly known as "the Umbrella Shop", this immaculately presented ... More
     
     
     
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    L Cornelissen & Son
    London > Shopping > Art and Design
    105 Great Russell Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1B | 2 minutes from Great Russell Street
    Established in 1855, little has changed in this enchanting art supplies shop. Inside, it's charming and old-fashioned. Towering shelves sweep up to the ceiling, lined ... More
     
     
     
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    London Review Bookshop
    London > Shopping > Books
    14 Bury Place, Bloomsbury, London WC1A | 3 minutes from Great Russell Street
    Opened in May 2003, with Alan Bennett cutting the ribbon, the London Review Bookshop is a welcome addition to the city's dwindling ranks of independent bookshops. ... More
     
     
     
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    Restaurants near Great Russell Street

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    Tea and Tattle
    London > Restaurants > British restaurants
    41 Great Russell Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1B | 1 minute from Great Russell Street
    British Cuisine... More
     
     
     
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    Scoff & Banter
    London > Restaurants > British restaurants
    Radisson Edwardian Kenilworth Hotel, 97 Great Russell Street, Bloomsbury, Bloomsbury, London WC1B | 1 minute from Great Russell Street
    Located with the Radisson Blu Edwardian hotel, Scoff & Banter is modern restaurant that's nearby to the British Museum. Diners can choose from seasonal British dishes ... More
     
     
     
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    The Great Court Restaurant
    London > Restaurants > International restaurants
    The British Museum, Great Russell Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1B | 1 minute from Great Russell Street
    International cuisine ... More
     
     
     
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    Education near Great Russell Street

    Near Great Russell Street
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    English [Out There!]
    London > Education > English Language Courses
    10 Coptic Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1A | 1 minute from Great Russell Street
    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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    School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS)
    London > Education > Universities and Colleges
    Thornhaugh Street, Russell Square, Bloomsbury, London WC1H | 6 minutes from Great Russell Street
    The School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS) is among the best schools for the studies of foreign cultures and languages in the world. In fact, ... More
     
     
     
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    The Method Studio
    London > Education > Universities and Colleges
    Conway Hall, 25 Red Lion Square, Holborn, London WC1R | 8 minutes from Great Russell Street
    Learn to act by becoming the person you are portraying. Think yourself into the role... eat what they would eat, weigh what they would weigh, behave ... More
     
     
     
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    Leisure near Great Russell Street

    Great Russell Street gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
    Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
    All Star Lanes, Bloomsbury
    London > Leisure > Activities
    Victoria House, Bloomsbury Place, Bloomsbury, London WC1B | 4 minutes from Great Russell Street
    This fun bowling alley and restaurant is a great place for a gang of you to spend a memorable night out trying to out-do each other. ... More
     
     
     
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    The Hospital Club
    London > Leisure > Arts Centres
    24 Endell Street, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 5 minutes from Great Russell Street
    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 | 5 minutes from Great Russell Street
    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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    Pubs near Great Russell Street

    The best pubs near London Great Russell Street.
    Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
    The Princess Louise
    London > Nightlife > Pubs
    208 High Holborn, Covent Garden, London WC1V | 5 minutes from Great Russell Street
    The flagship London pub of Yorkshire's oldest brewery, Samuel Smith, the Princess Louise has been carefully restored to her original Victorian layout complete with snugs, removed ... More
     
     
     
    Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
    Queens Larder Restaurant & Pub
    London > Nightlife > Pubs
    1 Queen's Square, Bloomsbury, Bloomsbury, London WC1N | 6 minutes from Great Russell Street
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    Philomena's Irish Bar
    London > Nightlife > Pubs
    40 Great Queen Street, Covent Garden, London WC2B | 6 minutes from Great Russell Street
    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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    Nightlife near Great Russell Street

    Great Russell Street clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
    Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
    The London Cocktail Club - Shaftesbury Avenue
    London > Nightlife > Bars
    224a Shaftesbury Avenue, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 3 minutes from Great Russell Street
    The London Cocktail Club is a members bar but - luckily for us - it's not a very exclusive one; it's free ... More
     
     
     
    Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
    The American Bar at The Savoy
    London > Nightlife > Bars
    The Savoy, Strand, Covent Garden, London WC2R | 4 minutes from Great Russell Street
    During The Savoy's £220million refit the American Bar was barely touched, ensuring it stayed true to its traditional, sleek design that is synonymous with the iconic ... More
     
     
     
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    Beaufort Bar at The Savoy
    London > Nightlife > Bars
    The Savoy, Strand, Covent Garden, London WC2R | 4 minutes from Great Russell Street
    The second of two bars in The Savoy, the Beaufort Bar is a glamorous affair. The bar continues the hotel's Art Deco theme with plush black ... More
     
     
     
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    Meeting venue hire near Great Russell Street

    Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near Great Russell Street.
    Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
    British Museum
    London > Business > Venue Hire
    Great Russell Street, Bloomsbury, Bloomsbury, London WC1B | 1 minute from Great Russell Street
    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
     
     
     
    Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
    The Congress Centre
    London > Business > Venue Hire
    23-28 Great Russell Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1B | 2 minutes from Great Russell Street
    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
     
     
     
    Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
    The Rathbone Hotel
    London > Business > Venue Hire
    30 Rathbone Street, Fitzrovia, London W1T | 7 minutes from Great Russell Street
    Centrally located in Fitzrovia, it's a short walk from The Rathbone to Oxford Street, Soho and London's theatre district. With high speed wireless broadband available in ... More
     
     
     
     

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    Islamic Art In Central Asia: Talk
    Exhibitions | On 28th August 2015 

    British Museum 1 minute walk from Great Russell Street

    Independent speaker Roberta Marin discusses religious artworks in the region....More

    Michael Flatley's Lord Of The Dance: Dangerous Games
    Michael Flatley's Lord Of The Dance: Dangerous Games
    Dance | Until 5th September 2015 

    Dominion Theatre 3 minutes walk from Great Russell Street

    Irish-American dancer and choreographer Michael Flatley, who has turned Irish dancing into a spine tingling show spectacular, directs this dynamic ...More

     
    Aliens Love Underpants (Over 3s)
    Aliens Love Underpants (Over 3s)
    Theatre | Until 5th September 2015 

    Dominion Theatre 3 minutes walk from Great Russell Street

    "Aliens love underpants, of every shape and size, but there are no underpants in space, so here's a ...More

     
    Memphis The Musical
    Memphis The Musical
    Theatre | Until 31st October 2015 

    Shaftesbury Theatre 3 minutes walk from Great Russell Street

    Beverley Knight and Killian Donnelly star in Joe DiPietro and David Bryan's Memphis the Musical set in the underground nightclubs ...More

     
    Tiger Feet Club
    Clubbing and Nightlife | Until 28th August 2015 

    The Alley Cat 4 minutes walk from Great Russell Street

    DJ Casper plays rock'n'roll and rockabilly....More

    Rhythms Of The City
    Clubbing and Nightlife | Until 25th September 2015 

    Guanabara 5 minutes walk from Great Russell Street

    DJ Limao and Matthew Bandy supply soul reggae, garage, D&B, swing, Latin and house....More

    War Horse
    War Horse
    Theatre | Until 13th February 2016 

    New London Theatre 5 minutes walk from Great Russell Street

    This moving adaptation of Michael Morpurgo's World War I epic War Horse gets a West End transfer to the New ...More

     
    I Love The 90s
    Clubbing and Nightlife | Until 25th September 2015 

    The Borderline 5 minutes walk from Great Russell Street

    DJs play retro pop, rock and dance tracks from the 1990s....More

    Amped
    Clubbing and Nightlife | Until 25th September 2015 

    The Borderline 5 minutes walk from Great Russell Street

    DJs Little Chris & George (Cherry Cola) plus guests spin indie, alternative and electro/guitar pop....More

    Joyriders
    Clubbing and Nightlife | Until 25th September 2015 

    The Roxy 5 minutes walk from Great Russell Street

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