Houghton Street

 
 
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Houghton Street, Covent Garden, City of Westminster, London WC2A
 
 

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Welcome to our guide for the area around Houghton 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 Houghton Street is Temple Tube Station which is about 4 minutes to the South East.

Houghton Street is in the London area of Covent Garden.

 

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Underground Stations

Underground Stations

 
Temple Tube Station
 
4 minutes walk
 
Holborn Tube Station
 
6 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
Charing Cross Railway Station
 
10 minutes walk
 
City Thameslink Station
 
11 minutes walk
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
Drury Lane NCP
 
5 minutes walk
 
Bloomsbury Square Car Park
 
8 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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    The Waldorf Hilton Hotel London
    London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £149  37% off
    Aldwych, WC2B | 3 minutes from Houghton 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
     
     
     
    ME London
    London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £195  33% off
    336-337 The Strand, WC2R | 3 minutes from Houghton 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
     
     
     
    Club Quarters Lincoln's Inn Fields
    London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £62  38% off
    61 Lincoln's Inn Fields, WC2A | 4 minutes from Houghton Street
    Lincoln's Inn Fields is the 4th Club Quarters hotel in London. The hotel is an ideal accommodation choice for business and leisure travellers with close links ... More
     
     
     
     
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    Events near Houghton Street

    Near Houghton 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 | 6 minutes from Houghton 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
     
     
     
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    wonder.land
    London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 27th November 2015 to 30th January 2016
    National Theatre, South Bank, South Bank, SE1 | 9 minutes from Houghton Street
    A brand new musical inspired by Alice in Wonderland, wonder.land is Damon Albarn and Moira Buffini's hotly anticipated musical take on Lewis Carroll's much admired ...More
     
     
     
    The 3 Little Pigs
    London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 5th August to 6th September 2015
    Palace Theatre, Shaftesbury Avenue, W1A | 11 minutes from Houghton 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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    Peacock Theatre
    London > Entertainment > Theatres
    Portugal Street, Holborn, London WC2A | 2 minutes from Houghton 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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    Theatre Royal Drury Lane
    London > Entertainment > Theatres
    Catherine Street, Covent Garden, London WC2B | 3 minutes from Houghton Street
    London's oldest theatre is also its most spectacular, with a palatial auditorium that is among the most impressive in the world. The first theatre on this ... More
     
     
     
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    Aldwych Theatre
    London > Entertainment > Theatres
    Aldwych, Covent Garden, London WC2B4LD | 3 minutes from Houghton Street
    With the Waldorf Hotel sandwiched inbetween them, the Aldwych and Strand theatres were originally built to work as a pair. The Aldwych is probably most noted for ... More
     
     
     
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    Sights and Attractions near Houghton Street

    The best museums, galleries, attractions near Houghton Street
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    Hunterian Museum
    London > Attractions > Museums
    35-43 Lincoln's Inn Fields, Holborn, London WC2A | 2 minutes from Houghton Street
    The Hunterian Museum within the Royal College of Surgeons boasts a host of enlightening, permanent and temporary, galleries and exhibitions. Housed in the college, the Hunterian ... More
     
     
     
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    Inns of Court and Royal Courts of Justice
    London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
    Strand, Holborn, London WC2A | 3 minutes from Houghton Street
    A stunning example of Gothic architecture, London's Inns of Court date back to before the 14th century. It is here that barristers train and traditionally practice. ... More
     
     
     
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    Courtauld Institute Gallery
    London > Attractions > Art Galleries
    Courtauld Institute of Art, Somerset House, Covent Garden, London WC2R | 4 minutes from Houghton Street
    Manet's 'Bar at the Folies-Bergeres', Van Gogh's 'Self-Portrait with a Bandaged Ear' and Renoir's 'La Loge' are just a few of the celebrated artworks displayed at ... More
     
     
     
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    Shopping near Houghton Street

    The best shops and markets near Houghton Street
    Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
    The Old Curiosity Shop
    London > Shopping > Shoes
    13 Portsmouth Street, Holborn, London WC2A | 2 minutes from Houghton 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
     
     
     
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    The Albion Emporium
    London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
    38 Tavistock Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 3 minutes from Houghton Street
    As 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, ... More
     
     
     
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    Primrose Bakery
    London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
    42 Tavistock Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 3 minutes from Houghton Street
    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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    Restaurants near Houghton Street

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    The Delaunay
    London > Restaurants > Brasseries
    55 Aldwych, Holborn, London WC2B | On Houghton Street
    Jeremy King and Chris Corbin, "the nation's most polished and enterprising restaurateurs" (The Independent), the pair responsible for The Wolseley, have taken inspiration from the grand ... More
     
     
     
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    Roka Aldwych
    London > Restaurants > Japanese restaurants
    71 Aldwych, Holborn, London WC2B | 1 minute from Houghton Street
    One of two new Roka restaurants to open in 2014, Roka Aldwych occupies a huge space with over 150 covers both at the bar and in ... More
     
     
     
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    Pret A Manger
    London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
    29 Kingsway, Covent Garden, London WC2B | 2 minutes from Houghton Street
    Pret sells up market fast food, hand made from natural ingredients, to take away or eat on site, in its trademark no nonsense chrome interiors. The ... More
     
     
     
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    Education near Houghton Street

    Near Houghton Street
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    Saw Swee Hock Student Centre
    London > Education > Universities and Colleges
    1 Sheffield Street, Holborn, London WC2A | 2 minutes from Houghton 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
     
     
     
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    Courtauld Institute of Art
    London > Education > Arts and Drama
    Somerset House, Covent Garden, London WC2R | 4 minutes from Houghton 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
     
     
     
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    Career Energy
    London > Education > Career Services
    4-6 Staple Inn, Holborn, London WC1V | 7 minutes from Houghton 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 Houghton Street

    Houghton Street gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
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    Lincoln's Inn Fields
    London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
    Holborn, Holborn, London WC2A | 5 minutes from Houghton 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
     
     
     
    Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
    Sense Spa at Rosewood London
    London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
    252 High Holborn, Holborn, London WC1V | 5 minutes from Houghton Street
    Launched in November 2013, the Sense Spa at Rosewood London is a sanctuary within central London. With Rosewood being an award-winning signature spa brand, visitors can ... More
     
     
     
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    The Sanctuary
    London > Leisure > Fitness
    12 Floral Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 6 minutes from Houghton Street
    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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    Pubs near Houghton Street

    The best pubs near London Houghton Street.
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    Edgar Wallace
    London > Nightlife > Pubs
    40 Essex Street, Holborn, London WC2R | 3 minutes from Houghton Street
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    The Marquess of Anglesey
    London > Restaurants > Gastropub
    39 Bow Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 4 minutes from Houghton Street
    Gastropub ... More
     
     
     
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    Philomena's Irish Bar
    London > Nightlife > Pubs
    40 Great Queen Street, Covent Garden, London WC2B | 5 minutes from Houghton 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 Houghton Street

    Houghton Street clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
    Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
    The Lobby Bar at One Aldwych
    London > Nightlife > Bars
    1 Aldwych, Covent Garden, London WC2B | 3 minutes from Houghton 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
    Lowlander Beer Cafe
    London > Nightlife > Bars
    36 Drury Lane, Covent Garden, London WC2B | 5 minutes from Houghton Street
    The reputation of the Benelux breweries precedes them and this themed bar captures the flair of Dutch cafe culture too. The impressive row of shiny silver ... More
     
     
     
    Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
    Scarfes Bar
    London > Nightlife > Bars
    252 High Holborn, Holborn, Holborn, London WC1V | 7 minutes from Houghton Street
    Named after the cartoonist Gerald Scarfe (whose characterful illustrations will adorn the bar's walls), Scarfes Bar is a shining beacon in the otherwise lacking High Holborn ... More
     
     
     
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    Meeting venue hire near Houghton Street

    Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near Houghton Street.
    Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
    Royal College of Surgeons
    London > Business > Venue Hire
    35-43 Lincoln's Inn Fields, Holborn, London WC2A | 2 minutes from Houghton Street
    The Royal College of Surgeons is not only an institute at the forefront of surgical education and training, but its outstanding rooms provide the perfect space ... 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 Houghton 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
     
     
     
    Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
    Somerset House
    London > Business > Venue Hire
    Somerset House, Strand, Covent Garden, London WC2R | 4 minutes from Houghton 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 Gallery, ... More
     
     
     

    Alternate names and popular misspellings for Houghton Street

    Houghton Street, Houghton Stret
     
     

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    The Play That Goes Wrong
    The Play That Goes Wrong
    Theatre | Until 5th September 2015 

    Duchess Theatre 3 minutes walk from Houghton Street

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

     
    Saturday Night Diva
    Clubbing and Nightlife | Until 26th September 2015 

    CellarDoor 4 minutes walk from Houghton Street

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

    Saturday Afternoon High Tea & Tease
    Theatre | Until 26th September 2015 

    CellarDoor 4 minutes walk from Houghton Street

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

    Breakthrough: Crossrail's Tunnelling Story
    Breakthrough: Crossrail's Tunnelling Story
    Exhibitions | Until 31st August 2015 

    London Transport Museum 4 minutes walk from Houghton Street

    See what's going on under our streets when Breakthrough: Crossrail's Tunnelling Story brings a five metre high, walk-through installation of ...More

     
    Jongleurs Comedy Club
    Comedy | On 29th August 2015 

    Sway 4 minutes walk from Houghton Street

    Stand-up from Toby Hadoke, Andrew Bird, Adam Bloom....More

    99 Club Covent Garden
    Comedy | On 29th August 2015 

    Strand Palace Hotel 5 minutes walk from Houghton Street

    Sharp anecdotes and storytelling mixed with topical gags from Matt Green. Also featuring Jarlath Regan, Spencer Brown and MC Tom ...More

    Basil Live Percussion
    Clubbing and Nightlife | Until 26th September 2015 

    Guanabara 6 minutes walk from Houghton Street

    A session with the resident percussionist, combining Latin percussion, bongos, congas and drums....More

    Wednesday at Roadhouse
    Clubbing and Nightlife | On 29th August 2015 

    The Roadhouse 6 minutes walk from Houghton Street

    DJ and vocalist Elle Tiyo supplies dance, pop, indie and urban....More

    Pop Up Comedy Week
    Comedy | On 29th August 2015 

    National Theatre 9 minutes walk from Houghton Street

    John Fothergill takes no prisoners, Rebecca Humphries performs as Dizney Rascal and there is a secret special guest at the ...More

    Stomp
    Stomp
    Theatre | Until 21st December 2015 

    Ambassadors Theatre 9 minutes walk from Houghton Street

    Stomp stages an aural assault on your senses at the Ambassadors Theatre. There is no plot, no dialogue and nobody ...More

     
     
     
     
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