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British Museum, Great Russell Street, Bloomsbury, WC1B 3DG   
 
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Today (Friday) British Museum closes at 17.30
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1st January Where:
,   224a Shaftesbury Avenue    Covent Garden  WC2H
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The London Cocktail Club - Shaftesbury Avenue

224a Shaftesbury Avenue, Covent Garden, WC2H  8EB  3 minutes away from British Museum

The London Cocktail Club is a members bar but - luckily for us - it's not a very exclusive one; it's...  More

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1st January Where:
,   The Savoy, Strand    Covent Garden  WC2R
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The American Bar at The Savoy

The Savoy, Strand, Covent Garden, WC2R  0EU  4 minutes away from British Museum

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...  More

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1st January Where:
,   The Savoy, Strand    Covent Garden  WC2R
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Beaufort Bar at The Savoy

The Savoy, Strand, Covent Garden, WC2R  0EU  4 minutes away from British Museum

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...  More

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1st January Where:
,   208 High Holborn    Covent Garden  WC1V
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The Princess Louise

208 High Holborn, Covent Garden, WC1V  7BW  5 minutes away from British Museum

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,...  More

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1st January Where:
,   1 Queen's Square, Bloomsbury    Bloomsbury  WC1N
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Queens Larder Restaurant & Pub

1 Queen's Square, Bloomsbury, Bloomsbury, WC1N  3AR  5 minutes away from British Museum

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1st January Where:
,   252 High Holborn, Holborn    Holborn  WC1V
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Scarfes Bar

252 High Holborn, Holborn, Holborn, WC1V  7EN  6 minutes away from British Museum

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...  More

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1st January Where:
,   40 Great Queen Street    Covent Garden  WC2B
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Philomena's Irish Bar

40 Great Queen Street, Covent Garden, WC2B  5AA  6 minutes away from British Museum

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...  More

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1st January Where:
,   3 Windmill Street    Fitzrovia  W1T
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Drakes Tabanco

3 Windmill Street, Fitzrovia, W1T  2HY  6 minutes away from British Museum

Drakes Tabanco opens on 7th October 2013. Serving fine and rare sherry wines straight from barrel, alongside a Spanish and British food menu, Drakes Tabanco...  More

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1st January Where:
,   28 Rathbone Place    Fitzrovia  W1T
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Bourne & Hollingsworth

28 Rathbone Place, Fitzrovia, W1T  1JF  7 minutes away from British Museum

Prohibition-era themed basement bar in Fitzrovia, with a good line in retro comedy. The joke is that it's a bar dodging the law by masquerading...  More

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1st January Where:
,   36 Drury Lane    Covent Garden  WC2B
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Lowlander Beer Cafe

36 Drury Lane, Covent Garden, WC2B  5RR  7 minutes away from British Museum

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...  More

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1st January Where:
,   35 Earlham Street, Covent Garden    Covent Garden  WC2H
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Detroit Bar

35 Earlham Street, Covent Garden, Covent Garden, WC2H  9LA  7 minutes away from British Museum

Covent Garden "style" bar serving cocktails and a chilled out, trendy vibe. Considered to be one of London’s original “style” or “concept” bars, despite being on...  More

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1st January Where:
,   1 Phoenix Street, Charing Cross Road    Soho  WC2H
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The Phoenix Artist Club

1 Phoenix Street, Charing Cross Road, Soho, WC2H  0DT  7 minutes away from British Museum

Beneath the Phoenix Theatre lies this charming escape from the norm. Something of a 'hidden gem' the Phoenix Artist Club is secreted away down a...  More

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1st January Where:
,   63 Lamb's Conduit Street    Bloomsbury  WC1N
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The Perseverance

63 Lamb's Conduit Street, Bloomsbury, WC1N  3NB  8 minutes away from British Museum

Formerly run by Billy Drew (who has opened The Chippy in Soho), The Perseverance in Lamb's Conduit Street re-opened in April 2007 under new management....  More

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1st January Where:
,   19 Carlisle Street    Soho  W1D
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The Toucan

19 Carlisle Street, Soho, W1D  3BX  8 minutes away from British Museum

This is not so much a restaurant as a tiny atmospheric Irish bar. Having grown out of its minuscule basement into the bar upstairs it's...  More

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1st January Where:
,   37 Charlotte Street    Fitzrovia  W1T
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Shochu Lounge

37 Charlotte Street, Fitzrovia, W1T  1RR  8 minutes away from British Museum

Shochu Lounge's mixture of of rustic wood and shiny twenty-first century fittings is very Japanese, as is the low, moody lighting, and the cocktails, which...  More

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1st January Where:
,   142 Shaftesbury Avenue    Covent Garden  WC2H
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Polpo at Ape and Bird

142 Shaftesbury Avenue, Covent Garden, WC2H  8HJ  8 minutes away from British Museum

When Russell Norman, famed for Polpo, Spuntino and Mishkin's, and as The Restaurant Man on BBC2, opened his first pub in November 2013 it...  More

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1st January Where:
,   29 Greek Street    Soho  W1D
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Norman's Coach & Horses

29 Greek Street, Soho, W1D  5DH  8 minutes away from British Museum

Claiming to be 'the West End's Best Known Pub', Norman's Coach & Horses certainly has more than its fair share of unique features. Firstly there's...  More

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1st January Where:
,   94 Lamb's Conduit Street    Bloomsbury  WC1N
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The Lamb

94 Lamb's Conduit Street, Bloomsbury, WC1N  3LZ  8 minutes away from British Museum

On the peaceful, pedestrianised Lamb's Conduit Street, hidden behind an 18th century facade, is The Lamb, a beautifully preserved Grade II listed Victorian pub. The...  More

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1st January Where:
,   100 Oxford Street    Fitzrovia  W1D
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The 100 Club

100 Oxford Street, Fitzrovia, W1D  1LL  8 minutes away from British Museum

Founded in 1942, The 100 Club has made a name for itself by hosting innovative bands and has always been the vanguard of cutting edge...  More

1st January Where:
,   London EDITION, 10 Berners Street    Fitzrovia  W1T
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Punch Room

London EDITION, 10 Berners Street, Fitzrovia, W1T  3NP  9 minutes away from British Museum

Specialising in punches served from miniature cauldrons, the Punch Room is an exclusive reservations-only bar tucked away at the back of the London EDITION hotel....  More

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1st January Where:
,   London EDITION, 10 Berners Street    Fitzrovia  W1T
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Lobby Bar

London EDITION, 10 Berners Street, Fitzrovia, W1T  3NP  9 minutes away from British Museum

Ensuring guests at the London EDITION hotel are greeted with suitable grandeur, the Lobby Bar boasts a striking high stuccoed ceiling with a gargantuan stainless...  More

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1st January Where:
,   77 Dean Street    Soho  W1D
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Akbar

77 Dean Street, Soho, W1D  3SH  9 minutes away from British Museum

It sounds magnificent - décor based on the Indian Architecture of the Moghul period – but despite creating a fantastic, discreet atmosphere Akbar isn’t breaking...  More

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1st January Where:
,   29 Romilly Street    Soho  W1D
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Kettner's Champagne Bar

29 Romilly Street, Soho, W1D  5HP  9 minutes away from British Museum

Celebrate in style at this elegant yet wholly unpretentious Baroque champagne bar in the heart of Soho. Dimly-lit, effortlessly elegant and with gleaming Mahogany surfaces,...  More

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1st January Where:
,   Sanderson, 50 Berners Street    Fitzrovia  W1T3NG
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The Long Bar

Sanderson, 50 Berners Street, Fitzrovia, W1T3NG    9 minutes away from British Museum

For a little refinement and an expensive tipple, the Sanderson Hotel's Long Bar and Courtyard Garden is a very exclusive sanctuary. The courtyard is something...  More

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1st January Where:
,   54 Old Compton Street    Soho  W1D
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Admiral Duncan

54 Old Compton Street, Soho, W1D  4UB  9 minutes away from British Museum

This once staid gay pub has been the subject of much media attention in the wake of 1999’s tragic bomb attack. Today, it is a...  More

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1st January Where:
,   100 Wardour Street    Soho  W1F
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La Casa del Habano

100 Wardour Street, Soho, W1F  0TN  9 minutes away from British Museum

As soon as you step into the La Casa del Habanos bar you feel like you're in Cuba. Warm oranges and yellows stand out from...  More

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1st January Where:
,   100 Wardour Street    Soho  W1F
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Floridita

100 Wardour Street, Soho, W1F  0TN  9 minutes away from British Museum

The potent Daiquiri cocktails are the essential menu item in this impossibly chic Cuban-themed bar and restaurant. This dark basement is London's greatest tribute to...  More

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1st January Where:
,   100 Wardour Street    Soho  W1F
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Floridita's Rum Shack

100 Wardour Street, Soho, W1F  0TN  9 minutes away from British Museum

Late night bar Floridita injected a welcome burst of sunshine into London this year with the launch of its Rum Shack. Located under the restaurant's...  More

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1st January Where:
,   6-7 Great Newport Street    Covent Garden  WC2H
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The London Cocktail Club

6-7 Great Newport Street, Covent Garden, WC2H  7JA  9 minutes away from British Museum

The London Cocktail Club is a members bar but - luckily for us - it's not a very exclusive one; it's...  More

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1st January Where:
,   45 Berwick Street    Soho  W1F
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Yumchaa

45 Berwick Street, Soho, W1F  8SF  9 minutes away from British Museum

Tea is a time honoured tradition and Yumchaa owners Trinh Huang and her partner Sean believe a good cuppa is one that affords you a...  More

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What's On Today Near British Museum

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Exhibitions | Until 16th August 2015

This exhibition will focus on the printed propaganda that either reviled or glorified Napoleon Bonaparte, on both sides of the ... More

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Exhibitions | On 31st July 2015

A 45-minute gallery talk by David Stuttard.... More

Indigenous Australia: Enduring Civilisation
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Exhibitions | Until 2nd August 2015

Indigenous Australia at the British Museum is the first major exhibition in the UK to present the history of both ... More

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Kids Events | On 31st July 2015
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The Cartoon Museum  2 minutes walk from British Museum

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Memphis The Musical
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Theatre | Until 31st October 2015
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Shaftesbury Theatre  4 minutes walk from British Museum

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

Michael Flatley's Lord Of The Dance: Dangerous Games
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Dance | Until 5th September 2015
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Dominion Theatre  4 minutes walk from British Museum

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

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Exhibitions | Until 3rd October 2015
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October Gallery  5 minutes walk from British Museum

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Sporting Events | Until 31st July 2015
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October Gallery  5 minutes walk from British Museum

Stretch out, hang out and indulge with your friends for the perfect way to feed the soul! This July, Yoga ... More

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Exhibitions | Until 26th September 2015
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School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS)  5 minutes walk from British Museum

Missionaries and Idols in Polynesia at the Brunei Gallery within SOAS documents the London Missionary Society from 1792 to 1825, ... More

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Clubbing and Nightlife | Until 28th August 2015
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The Alley Cat  5 minutes walk from British Museum

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

 
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