Parliament Square

 
 
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Parliament Square, Westminster, City of Westminster, London SW1P
 
 

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Welcome to our guide for the area around Parliament Square 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 Parliament Square is Westminster Tube Station which is about 2 minutes to the North East.

Parliament Square is in the London area of Westminster.

 

LondonTown.com - Parliament Square Location Map

 
 
 
Underground Stations

Underground Stations

 
Westminster Tube Station
 
2 minutes walk
 
St James's Park Tube Station
 
6 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
Charing Cross Railway Station
 
9 minutes walk
 
Victoria Railway Station
 
16 minutes walk
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
Q-Park Westminster
 
4 minutes walk
 
Q-Park Trafalgar
 
9 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

Further articles featuring Parliament Square on LondonTown.com

 
August in London 2015

Benedict Cumberbatch takes on Hamlet for a 12-week run at the Barbican, the Notting Hill Carnival brings colour to W12 and SW4 brings beats...

 
 
January in London 2015

Cirque Du Soleil perform at the Royal Albert Hall, The Nether transfers to the West End and James McAvoy gives us something to look...

 
 
April in London 2015

Kristin Scott Thomas plays The Queen and Enda Walsh adapts Roald Dahl's The Twits for the Royal Court in April 2015....

 
 
April in London 2014

Justin Timberlake returns to the O2 for his first solo performance since 2007 and the Bank of England Museum reopens with the Curiosities from the...

 
 
Celebrity Chefs in London

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QEIICC: Nearby Dining

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QEIICC: Nearby Nightlife

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April in London 2013

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QEIICC: Travel

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London Ceremonies and Traditions

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In the Footsteps of the Royal Wedding

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April in London 2012

The Queen celebrates her birthday with the annual Gun Salutes in Hyde Park - though the official celebrations don't take place until June. Other things...

 
 
January in London 2012

New Year in London starts with a colourful parade with marching bands and open top buses making their way through the city streets. It's a...

 
 
January in London 2012

New Year's Day Parade 2012 Parliament Square, SW1P 3JX 1st January 2012 More than 10,000 performers representing 20 countries world-wide will gather in Central London on 1 January...

 
 
April in London 2012

Virgin London Marathon 2012 Greenwich Park, SE10 9NF 22nd April 2012 - 23rd April 2012 Every April, 30,000 runners flood the streets of the capital to do battle...

 
 
Walk the Procession Route

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Free London Attractions

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Where to Watch The Royal Wedding

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What to do in London throughout 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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    Conrad London St. James
    London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £133  38% off
    22-28 Broadway, SW1H | 5 minutes from Parliament Square
    With Buckingham Palace, the Houses of Parliament, St James's Park and the Thames all on its doorstep, Conrad London St. James is the ideal option for ... More
     
     
     
    The Royal Horseguards - A Guoman Hotel
    London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £136  34% off
    2 Whitehall Court, SW1A | 7 minutes from Parliament Square
    Emulating the style of a French chateau, this grand Victorian residence, built in 1884, occupies a prime location within Westminster. It's worth staying at the Grade ... More
     
     
     
    St Ermin's Hotel - Autograph Collection
    London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £104  28% off
    2 Caxton Street, SW1H | 7 minutes from Parliament Square
    Retaining its classic architecture, evocative Art Nouveau styling and Rococco plaster work, the St Ermin's has been given a distinctive, modern and highly textural look and ... More
     
     
     
     
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    Events near Parliament Square

    Near Parliament Square
    Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
    The Winter's Tale
    London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 17th October 2015 to 16th January 2016
    Garrick Theatre, 2 Charing Cross Road, WC2H | 12 minutes from Parliament Square
    Two years in the making, actor and director Kenneth Branagh presents a five-play, year-long season at the Garrick Theatre in 2015. Launching the season, this reimagined ...More
     
     
     
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    The Painkiller
    London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 5th March to 30th April 2016
    Garrick Theatre, 2 Charing Cross Road, WC2H | 12 minutes from Parliament Square
    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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    The Importance Of Being Earnest
    London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 24th June to 7th November 2015
    Vaudeville Theatre, 404 Strand, WC2R | 14 minutes from Parliament Square
    David Suchet, best known for his role as the precise Belgian detective Hercule Poirot, purses his lips as Lady Bracknell in Oscar Wilde's razor-sharp satire on ...More
     
     
     
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    Entertainment near Parliament Square

    Near Parliament Square
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    St John's Smith Square
    London > Entertainment > Classical Music
    Smith Square, Westminster, London SW1P | 6 minutes from Parliament Square
    Situated in the heart of Westminster, this stunning 18th century church was designed by architect Thomas Archer and completed in 1728. It is considered one of ... More
     
     
     
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    Boat Show Comedy Club
    London > Entertainment > Comedy Clubs
    Tattershall Castle, Victoria Embankment, Westminster, London SW1A | 8 minutes from Parliament Square
    The Boat Show Comedy Club aboard the Tattershall Castle has consistently good line-ups and has played host to some of the finest comedy acts on the ... More
     
     
     
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    Playhouse Theatre
    London > Entertainment > Theatres
    Northumberland Avenue, Westminster, London WC2N | 9 minutes from Parliament Square
    A short step away from the main strip of West End theatres, the Playhouse's stylish curved facade is rather lost among the towering architecture of Charing ... More
     
     
     
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    Sights and Attractions near Parliament Square

    The best museums, galleries, attractions near Parliament Square
    Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
    St Margaret's Church
    London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
    St Margaret's Church, Westminster, London SW1P | 1 minute from Parliament Square
    Standing between Westminster Abbey and the Houses of Parliament, St Margaret's Church is commonly called "the parish church of the House of Commons". A fine 16th ... More
     
     
     
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    The Supreme Court
    London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
    Parliament Square, Westminster, London SW1P | 1 minute from Parliament Square
    The Supreme Court, the highest court in the United Kingdom, is housed in the former Middlesex Guildhall, an impressive Portland stone building by Scottish architect James ... More
     
     
     
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    House of Lords
    London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
    Parliament Square, Westminster, London SW1P | 2 minutes from Parliament Square
    The Upper House of the British Parliament, the House of Lords is part of the Palace of Westminster, more commonly known as the Houses of Parliament. ... More
     
     
     
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    Shopping near Parliament Square

    The best shops and markets near Parliament Square
    Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
    William Curley, Harrods
    London > Shopping > Delicatessens
    Brompton Road, Knightsbridge, Westminster, London SW1X | 11 minutes from Parliament Square
    The William Curley chocolate empire continues to swell with the opening of the patissier and chocolatier's latest concession in Harrods. Curley has worked with ... More
     
     
     
    Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
    Foyles Royal Festival Hall
    London > Shopping > Books
    Riverside, Level 1, Royal Festival Hall, South Bank Centre, South Bank, London SE1 | 11 minutes from Parliament Square
    The family-run Foyles book shop has been in the book selling business since 1906. Around 30,000 books are stocked at this branch on a broad range ... More
     
     
     
    Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
    Crockatt and Powell
    London > Shopping > Books
    119-120 Lower Marsh, South Bank, London SE1 | 11 minutes from Parliament Square
    If you hate the commercial, branded feel of mega bookshops like Waterstones and Borders this one's a treat. Crockatt and Powell is an independent bookshop that ... More
     
     
     
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    Restaurants near Parliament Square

    What are the best dining options near Parliament Square London?
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    Roux at Parliament Square
    London > Restaurants > French restaurants
    RICS, Parliament Square, Westminster, London SW1P | 1 minute from Parliament Square
    Michelin-starred chef Michel Roux Jnr of Le Gavroche fame has put his name to this Westminster restaurant. Roux at Parliament Square is lucky to be located in a ... More
     
     
     
    Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
    Houses of Parliament - Afternoon Tea
    London > Restaurants > Afternoon Tea
    Houses of Parliament, Westminster, London SW1A | 2 minutes from Parliament Square
    Enjoy afternoon tea in one of the world's most iconic buildings, The Palace of Westminster. More commonly known as the Houses of Parliament, the palace's history ... More
     
     
     
    Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
    The Cellarium Cafe and Terrace
    London > Restaurants > British restaurants
    20 Dean's Yard, Westminster Abbey, Westminster, London SW1P | 3 minutes from Parliament Square
    British Cuisine... More
     
     
     
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    Education near Parliament Square

    Near Parliament Square
    Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
    Courtauld Institute of Art
    London > Education > Arts and Drama
    Somerset House, Covent Garden, London WC2R | 16 minutes from Parliament Square
    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 | 20 minutes from Parliament Square
    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
    English [Out There!]
    London > Education > English Language Courses
    10 Coptic Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1A | 22 minutes from Parliament Square
    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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    Leisure near Parliament Square

    Parliament Square gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
    Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
    London Marriott Hotel County Hall Spa
    London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
    Westminster Bridge Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 7 minutes from Parliament Square
    Fancy detoxing in the building where the Greater London Council used to run the city? The Spa at the London Marriott County ... More
     
     
     
    Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
    Jubilee Gardens
    London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
    3 Belvedere Road, South Bank, South Bank, London SE1 | 7 minutes from Parliament Square
    The concrete promenade along the South Bank greatly benefits from this large patch of green grass for striders, strollers and sightseers to relax on. Not ... More
     
     
     
    Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
    ESPA Life at Corinthia
    London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
    Whitehall Place, Westminster, London SW1A | 8 minutes from Parliament Square
    The people at Espa take grooming pretty seriously, and quite rightly, when it comes to appearances it's often best to leave it to the experts. You'll ... More
     
     
     
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    Pubs near Parliament Square

    The best pubs near London Parliament Square.
    Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
    Red Lion Pub
    London > Nightlife > Pubs
    48 Parliament Street, Whitehall, Westminster, London SW1A | 2 minutes from Parliament Square
    Right across the street from the Houses of Parliament, the Red Lion is perfectly positioned for politicos to pop in for a pint after a heated ... More
     
     
     
    Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
    Two Chairmen Public House
    London > Restaurants > Gastropub
    39 Dartmouth Street, Westminster, London SW1H | 5 minutes from Parliament Square
    Two minutes away from Parliament Square and the Cabinet warm rooms, the Two Chairmen Public House is an olde worlde pub that retains a number of ... More
     
     
     
    Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
    The Clarence
    London > Restaurants > Gastropub
    53 Whitehall, Westminster, London SW1A | 7 minutes from Parliament Square
    Gastropub... More
     
     
     
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    Nightlife near Parliament Square

    Parliament Square clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
    Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
    Bassoon Bar
    London > Nightlife > Bars
    Corinthia Hotel London, Whitehall Place, Westminster, London SW1A | 8 minutes from Parliament Square
    The cocktails in the Bassoon Bar are very good, expensive, yes, but very, very good. Not only that but the bar has a piano which is ... More
     
     
     
    Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
    The Tapster
    London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
    3 Brewers Green, Buckingham Gate, Westminster, London SW1H | 8 minutes from Parliament Square
    Wine Bar ... More
     
     
     
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    Institute of Contemporary Art Bar & Cafe
    London > Nightlife > Bars
    12 Carlton House Terrace, The Mall, St James's, London SW1Y | 8 minutes from Parliament Square
    The Institute of Contemporary Art on The Mall (just down the road from the Queen's pad) is a great place for a trendy drink after taking ... More
     
     
     
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    Meeting venue hire near Parliament Square

    Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near Parliament Square.
    Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
    The Queen Elizabeth II Conference Centre
    London > Business > Venue Hire
    Broad Sanctuary, Westminster, London SW1P | 2 minutes from Parliament Square
    Seven floors of purpose-built meeting space in the heart of Westminster, the Queen Elizabeth II Conference Centre (QEIICC) is a well known permanent conference space situated ... More
     
     
     
    Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
    Churchill Museum and Cabinet War Rooms
    London > Business > Venue Hire
    King Charles Street, Westminster, London SW1A | 2 minutes from Parliament Square
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    Central Hall Westminster
    London > Business > Venue Hire
    Storey's Gate, Westminster, London SW1H | 3 minutes from Parliament Square
    Central London's largest conference and events venue has welcomed an array of illustrious speakers through the ages - including Gandhi, Churchill and the Prince of Wales. ... More
     
     
     
     
     

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    Houses of Parliament Guided Tours
    Houses of Parliament Guided Tours
    Tours | Until 31st December 2015 

    Houses of Parliament 2 minutes walk from Parliament Square

    One of the world's most iconic buildings is The Palace of Westminster, more commonly known as the Houses of Parliament. ...More

     
    Errollyn Wallen: Hawks And Horses
    Concerts | On 30th August 2015 

    St John's Smith Square 6 minutes walk from Parliament Square

    Peterborough Male Voice Choir, Peterborough Voices and Peterborough Youth Choir, along with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, perform a new work ...More

    Where's Jack' The Ripper Myths
    Kids Events | Until 31st August 2015 

    London Dungeon 7 minutes walk from Parliament Square

    The latest update on the serial killer....More

    Explorer Trail
    Kids Events | Until 31st August 2015 

    Sea Life London Aquarium 7 minutes walk from Parliament Square

    Become a LEGO City Deep Sea Explorer....More

    Eloise Hawser - Lives On Wire
    Exhibitions | Until 6th September 2015 

    Institute of Contemporary Arts (ICA) 9 minutes walk from Parliament Square

    Solo exhibition that presents modern and contemporary work by the artist which will include a pair of hand made loafers ...More

    Isa Genzken: Basic Research Paintings
    Exhibitions | Until 6th September 2015 

    Institute of Contemporary Arts (ICA) 9 minutes walk from Parliament Square

    Two prominent series of paintings spanning the late 1980s and early 90s. MLR (More Light Research) works from the early ...More

    Everything Is Architecture: Bau Magazine From The 60s And 70s
    Exhibitions | Until 27th September 2015 

    Institute of Contemporary Arts (ICA) 9 minutes walk from Parliament Square

    The ICA looks at the importance of Austrian Bau Magazine among UK planners with its exhibition Everything Is Architecture: Bau ...More

    Waterloo Lives: The Defence Of Hougoumont Farm
    Exhibitions | Until 28th November 2015 

    Guards Museum 9 minutes walk from Parliament Square

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    Clarence House
    Tours | Until 31st August 2015 

    Clarence House 9 minutes walk from Parliament Square

    The official residence of The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall, which also houses some of Queen Elizabeth's ...More

     
     
     
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