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Glass Room
London > Attractions
Embankment Pier, Victoria Embankment, WC2N | 1 minute from Embankment Underground Station
With Tom Dixon interiors, Glass Room is one of the more stylish ways to dine on the Thames. Brought to you by Bateaux... More
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The Strand Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
32 John Adam Street, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 2 minutes walk from Embankment Underground Station
Part of the Proud Galleries family, Proud Central became The Strand Gallery in 2010 expanding from a photography gallery to an exhibition space for all... More
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British Optical Association Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
42 Craven Street, WC2N | 3 minutes walk from Embankment Underground Station
Run by the Worshipful Company of Spectacle Makers the British Optical Association Museum in Charing Cross features historic examples of London-made spectacles... More
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Cenotaph
London > Attractions > Sights
Whitehall, Westminster, London SW1A | 4 minutes walk from Embankment Underground Station
Standing solemnly in the middle of Whitehall, visitors could be forgiven for passing the Cenotaph by unnoticed. But every November it becomes the focus of... More
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St Martin-in-the-Fields
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Trafalgar Square, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 4 minutes walk from Embankment Underground Station
This historic church of St Martin-in-the-Fields overlooking Trafalgar Square was built in 1726 and is the best known work of Scottish architect James Gibbs... More
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London Eye
London > Attractions > Sights
Jubilee Gardens, South Bank, South Bank, London SE1 | 5 minutes walk from Embankment Underground Station
The London Eye elbowed its way onto the capital's tourist scene as one of the statement pieces to mark the turn of the... More
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Trafalgar Square
London > Attractions > Other Attractions
Central London, Westminster, London WC2N | 5 minutes walk from Embankment Underground Station
Lord Nelson, Britain's greatest military hero, and the mighty lions that surround him, pay testament to the position of Trafalgar Square at the heart of... More
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Nelson's Column
London > Attractions > Sights
Trafalgar Square, Westminster, London SW1Y | 5 minutes walk from Embankment Underground Station
Master tactician, inspirational leader, patriotic martyr, Admiral Lord Horatio Nelson is one of England's great heroes. His Nelson's Column statue is at the very heart... More
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The Fourth Plinth
London > Attractions > Sights
Trafalgar Square, Westminster, London WC2N | 5 minutes walk from Embankment Underground Station
The Fourth Plinth in Trafalgar Square remained empty after its completion in 1841 - it was designed for an equestrian statue of one of Britain's... More
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National Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
Trafalgar Square, Westminster, London WC2N | 5 minutes walk from Embankment Underground Station
The National Gallery dominates London's Trafalgar Square with its neo-classical columns and portico designed by William Wilkins adjoining the square on its east side where... More
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The Poetry Library
London > Attractions > Museums
Level 5, Royal Festival Hall, Belvedere Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 5 minutes walk from Embankment Underground Station
The most comprehensive and accessible collection of poetry from 1914 in Britain, The Poetry Library within the Southbank Centre contains 90,000 items and is still... More
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South Bank
London > Attractions
South Bank, London SE1 | 5 minutes walk from Embankment Underground Station
This stretch along the Thames is one of the cultural and social hubs of London with the Southbank Centre - which includes Royal Festival Hall,... More
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Horse Guards Parade
London > Attractions > Other Attractions
Whitehall, Westminster, London SW1A | 5 minutes walk from Embankment Underground Station
Horse Guards Parade is the setting for various military ceremonies throughout the year including the Trooping the Colour which marks the Queen's official birthday. At... More
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Household Cavalry Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
Horse Guards, Whitehall, Westminster, London SW1A | 5 minutes walk from Embankment Underground Station
Visitors to the Household Cavalry Museum can watch troopers working with their horses in the original 18th century stables (via a glazed screen) and hear... More
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Whitehall
London > Attractions > Other Attractions
Westminster, Westminster, London SW1A | 5 minutes walk from Embankment Underground Station
Whitehall is a historic London street with runs from Parliament Square at Westminster to Trafalgar Square. The street is recognised as the centre of the... More
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St Paul's Church, Covent Garden
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Bedford Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 6 minutes walk from Embankment Underground Station
Affectionately known as "The Actors' Church", St Paul's in Covent Garden is in the heart of theatreland and has long been associated with the theatre... More
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National Portrait Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
St Martin's Place, WC2H | 6 minutes walk from Embankment Underground Station
The National Portrait Gallery houses portraits of significant figures from the late 15th century to the present day. This isn't the place to come for... More
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The Hayward Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
Belvedere Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 6 minutes walk from Embankment Underground Station
The Hayward Gallery has been the originator or host of influential exhibitions since 1968. It mounts temporary exhibitions of contemporary and historical art. The gallery,... More
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Southbank Centre Beach
London > Attractions > Attractions for Kids
Queens Walk, SE1 | 6 minutes walk from Embankment Underground Station
Every summer, from the end of May until the beginning of September, the Southbank Centre brings the beach ... More
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Admiralty Arch
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
The Mall, Westminster, London SW1A | 6 minutes walk from Embankment Underground Station
Admiralty Arch, a grade I listed building just off Trafalgar Square, was commissioned by Edward VII in memory of his mother, Queen Victoria. The inscription... More
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Covent Garden East Piazza
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Covent Garden Piazza, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 6 minutes walk from Embankment Underground Station
A visit to Covent Garden is a must, whether you intend to shop, sightsee or soak in the carnival atmosphere. The... More
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London Transport Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
Covent Garden Piazza, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 6 minutes walk from Embankment Underground Station
After a two-year, 22 million refurbishment the London Transport Museum reopened on 22 November 2007 revealing more exhibition space than before. The museum travels back... More
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London Dungeon
London > Attractions > Attractions for Kids
Riverside Building, County Hall, Westminster Bridge Road, Bankside, London SE1 | 6 minutes walk from Embankment Underground Station
The London Dungeon closed its doors on its old Tooley Street home on 31st January 2013 (while London Bridge station is being redeveloped) and the... More
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Sea Life London Aquarium
London > Attractions > Attractions for Kids
County Hall, Westminster Bridge Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 6 minutes walk from Embankment Underground Station
The Sea Life London Aquarium features hundreds of varieties of fish and sea life from around the world. Here you'll come face-to-face with sharks and... More
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Somerset House: Embankment Galleries
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
Strand, Covent Garden, London WC2R | 6 minutes walk from Embankment Underground Station
Opened on 24th April 2008, the Embankment Galleries at Somerset House offer 750 square metres of exhibition space where the Hermitage Rooms used to be.... More
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The Courtauld Institute Of Art
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
Somerset House, Strand, Covent Garden, London WC2R | 6 minutes walk from Embankment Underground Station
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... More
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Shrek's Adventure
London > Attractions > Attractions for Kids
Riverside Building, County Hall, Westminster Bridge Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 6 minutes walk from Embankment Underground Station
Having already been the subject of a West End musical back in 2011, the Shrek saga is now the inspiration behind a new London attraction.... More
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Downing Street
London > Attractions
Downing Street, SW1A | 7 minutes walk from Embankment Underground Station
Best known for the house at no. 10, Downing Street is at the heart of Westminster and British politics. Closed to members of the public,... More
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London Film Museum Covent Garden
London > Attractions > Museums
45 Wellington Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 7 minutes walk from Embankment Underground Station
The London Film Museum, located on the site of the Theatre Museum in the original Flower Cellars in the heart of Covent Garden, is the... More
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Institute of Contemporary Arts (ICA)
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
12 Carlton House Terrace, The Mall, St James's, London SW1Y | 7 minutes walk from Embankment Underground Station
The Institute of Contemporary Arts boasts three galleries (with exhibitions changing approximately every six weeks), two cinemas, a theatre, restaurant, bookshop, late bar and cafe.... More
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Whitney: Queen Of The Night
Music | On 24th March 2019 

Savoy Theatre 4 minutes walk from Embankment Underground Station

Celebrate the music and life of Whitney Houston, with Brit School Champion Shanice Smith. Follow three decades of hits including ...More

Philharmonia Orchestra
Concerts | On 24th March 2019 

Southbank Centre 5 minutes walk from Embankment Underground Station

Douglas Boyd conducts Mozart's Overture To The Marriage Of Figaro and Piano Concerto No 17 In G with soloist Jonathan ...More

Navay Bahar: Persian Spring
Concerts | On 24th March 2019 

Southbank Centre 5 minutes walk from Embankment Underground Station

A celebration of the arrival of spring and the ancient Persian New Year, Norooz, with singer Sara Hamidi and Mahbanoo ...More

Chelsea Opera Group: Mefistofele
Concerts | On 24th March 2019 

Southbank Centre 5 minutes walk from Embankment Underground Station

Matthew Scott Rogers conducts a rare concert performance of Boito's opera based on Goethe's play Faust. Sung in Italian with ...More

The Lion King
The Lion King
Theatre | Until 29th September 2019 

The Lyceum Theatre 6 minutes walk from Embankment Underground Station

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

 
Royal Opera: La Forza Del Destino
Royal Opera: La Forza Del Destino
Concerts | Until 22nd April 2019 

Royal Opera House 8 minutes walk from Embankment Underground Station

Antonio Pappano conducts the revised version of Forza, in which Verdi's opera has a less melodramatic ending, in a Royal ...More

 
99 Comedy Club Leicester Square
Comedy | On 24th March 2019 

Ruby Blue 8 minutes walk from Embankment Underground Station

Honest, upbeat humour from Laura Lexx, on babies and breakdowns. Plus Ivo Graham and Darren Harriott....More

Murder, She Didn't Write: The Improvised Murder Mystery
Theatre | On 24th March 2019 

Leicester Square Theatre 8 minutes walk from Embankment Underground Station

A classic murder mystery is created on the spot in this ingenious and hilarious show from Bristol Improv Theatre's resident ...More

Frankie Boyle: Work In Progress With Support
Comedy | Until 29th April 2019 

Leicester Square Theatre 8 minutes walk from Embankment Underground Station

Controversial humour as the taboo-busting stand-up tries out new material that is guaranteed to offend those of a nervous disposition....More

Matilda The Musical
Matilda The Musical
Theatre | Until 24th May 2020 

Cambridge Theatre 9 minutes walk from Embankment Underground Station

The Royal Shakespeare Company's multiple award-winning musical adaptation of Roald Dahl's celebrated children's book Matilda is a big hit at ...More

 

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The ornate Pagoda at Kew affords spectacular views across the botanical gardens and beyond, across ...More

 
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Fawn James, granddaughter of entertainment impresario Paul Raymond, revives the striptease joint as a respectable ...More

 
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Traditional Hong Kong egg waffles are an envelope for decadent ice cream, chocolate and strawberry fillings....More

Shanghai Modern
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Bringing Shanghai to Chinatown Shanghai Modern specialises in delicious dumplings, noodles and traditional Shanghai dishes....More

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Award-winning Sichuanese restaurant, JinLi, adds a second restaurant in Chinatown with this 150 cover space in Central Cross....More

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Yiu Fat Noodle is the latest restaurant from the group behind Peruvian-inspired London restaurants Pachamama, ...More

 
Megan's at the Power Station
Megan's at the Power Station
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Megan's are a series of small, dog-friendly neighbourhood ...More

 
Tabby McTat
Tabby McTat
Theatre | From 6th April 

Southbank Centre: Queen Elizabeth Hall

This Easter holidays a musical adaptation of Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler's children's book comes ...More

 
In The Willows
In The Willows
Theatre | From 9th May 

New Wimbledon Theatre

Clive Rowe stars as Mr Badger in the hip hop musical adaptation of In the ...More

 
Abandoman: BassDrop
Abandoman: BassDrop
Comedy | From 10th July 

Underbelly Festival

Fast-paced musical comedy sketches and hip hop improvisations from Rob Broderick, who seamlessly weaves audience ...More

 
Mark Watson: How You Can Almost Win
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Comedy | On 13th June 

Underbelly Festival

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Trash Test Dummies
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Kids Events | From 29th May 

Underbelly Festival

Award-winning slapstick comedy circus show which takes wheelie bins to new heights and delivers a ...More

 
Criminal: An Improvised Murder Mystery
Criminal: An Improvised Murder Mystery
Comedy | On 25th May 

Underbelly Festival

Four comedians presents an anarchic night of improvised ...More

 
John Robins: Work In Progress
John Robins: Work In Progress
Comedy | On 15th May 

Underbelly Festival

More existential musings from the Perrier Award-winner, digital ...More

 
Sean McLoughlin: Hail Mary
Sean McLoughlin: Hail Mary
Comedy | On 11th May 

Underbelly Festival

Observational and anecdotal material from the comedian as ...More

 
Fantastic Beaver 2: The Rhymes Of Grindr-Wald
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Theatre | On 9th May 

Underbelly Festival

Star of Drag Queens of London, Miss Rosie ...More

 
Comedy Club 4 Kids
Comedy Club 4 Kids
Comedy | From 22nd April 

Underbelly Festival

Well known names in the comedy realm deliver top stand-up suitable for children as well ...More

 
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Cate Blanchett comes to the National Theatre in 2019, the Spice Girls reunite and Christian Dior is the Designer of Dreams at the V&A. New musicals are dedicated to Dolly Parton, Pirates and Mary Poppins, ...More

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