Nightlife near Somerset House

ADDRESS
, Strand, Covent Garden, London WC2R 1LA
OPENING TIMES
10am-6pm
PRICES
Courtauld Gallery: 5 (Adults), 4 (Concs), FREE (Mondays 10am-2pm excl Public Holidays) | Embankment Galleries: 8 (Adults), 6 (Concs)
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The Lobby Bar at One Aldwych
London > Nightlife > Bars
1 Aldwych, Covent Garden, London WC2B | 3 minutes walk from Somerset House
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... More
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Edgar Wallace
London > Nightlife > Pubs
40 Essex Street, Holborn, London WC2R | 5 minutes walk from Somerset House
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Gordon's Wine Bar
London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
47 Villiers Street, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 6 minutes walk from Somerset House
Home to Samuel Pepys in the 1680s, the building housing Gordon’s is now home to a regular, thriving crowd of drinkers of all ages and... More
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Queen Elizabeth Hall Roof Garden
London > Nightlife > Bars
Belvedere Road, South Bank, London SE1 | 7 minutes walk from Somerset House
Designed by the Eden Project, the Queen Elizabeth Hall Roof Garden is the place to be on a summer's evening for stunning sundown views over... More
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Adventure Bar, Covent Garden
London > Nightlife > Bars
20 Bedford Street, WC2E | 7 minutes walk from Somerset House
A former wine cellar, the Adventure Bar in Covent Garden is a subterranean den of delight, with cocktails, food, tunes and... More
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Lowlander Beer Cafe
London > Nightlife > Bars
36 Drury Lane, Covent Garden, London WC2B | 7 minutes walk from Somerset House
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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Philomena's Irish Bar
London > Nightlife > Pubs
40 Great Queen Street, Covent Garden, London WC2B | 7 minutes walk from Somerset House
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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B.Y.O.C
London > Nightlife > Bars
28 Bedfordbury Street, Covent Garden, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 7 minutes walk from Somerset House
A speakeasy bar with a twist, B.Y.O.C is a cocktail bar that doesn't stock any alcohol. But, before snubbing it in disgust, you can relax... More
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Lamb & Flag
London > Nightlife > Pubs
33 Rose Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 7 minutes walk from Somerset House
One of the oldest pubs in London, the Lamb & Flag was once known as the Bucket of Blood, thanks to the bare-knuckle fights held... More
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The Harp
London > Nightlife > Pubs
47 Chandos Place, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 8 minutes walk from Somerset House
The Harp, a welcoming bar in Covent Garden, is a traditional pub where the emphasis is firmly on real ale - earning it CAMRA's National... More
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Light Bar
London > Nightlife > Bars
45 St Martin's Lane, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 8 minutes walk from Somerset House
The Light Bar on the ground floor of the stylish St Martins Lane hotel has some of the best cocktails in London - they make... More
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Oxo Tower Bar & Brasserie
London > Nightlife > Bars
Oxo Tower Wharf, Barge House Street, South Bank, London SE1 | 8 minutes walk from Somerset House
Boasting one of the best views in town, the Oxo Tower Bar is perfect for combining a spot of leisurely (if static) sightseeing with some... More
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Blind Spot
London > Nightlife > Bars
45 St Martins Lane, WC2N | 8 minutes walk from Somerset House
Set behind the facade of a boutique tea counter and a secret golden hand-shaped handle is Blind Spot at St... More
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The Den St Martins Lane
London > Nightlife > Bars
45 St Martin's Lane, WC2N | 8 minutes walk from Somerset House
An oak-panelled snug at St Martins Lane , The Den is the perfect place to enjoy afternoon tea, curl up... More
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The Sherlock Holmes
London > Nightlife > Pubs
10 Northumberland Street, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 8 minutes walk from Somerset House
Thirsty Sherlock Holmes fans look no further than this homage to the great detective himself and to original Victorian pubs. While you indulge in a... More
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Detroit Bar
London > Nightlife > Bars
35 Earlham Street, Covent Garden, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 8 minutes walk from Somerset House
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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Bassoon Bar
London > Nightlife > Bars
Corinthia Hotel London, Whitehall Place, Westminster, London SW1A | 9 minutes walk from Somerset House
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... More
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Library
London > Nightlife > Bars
112 St Martin's Lane , Covent Garden, London WC2N | 9 minutes walk from Somerset House
Private members club housed in a five story town house, with a restaurant, hotel, bar and nightclub. Members are voted in by a committee but... More
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The Thirsty Bear
London > Nightlife > Pubs
62 Stamford Street, South Bank, London SE1 | 9 minutes walk from Somerset House
If you're the kind of drinker who gets thirsty, very thirsty, and you don't have the time or patience to queue for at a very... More
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Dandelyan
London > Nightlife > Bars
Mondrian London, 20 Upper Ground, South Bank, London SE1 | 9 minutes walk from Somerset House
A sumptuous, Art Deco-inspired interior designed by Tom Dixon and views over the South Bank, Dandelyan is no unwanted weed. Instead it's a cut above... More
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Ye Olde Cheshire Cheese
London > Nightlife > Pubs
145 Fleet Street, City, London EC4A | 9 minutes walk from Somerset House
Sprawling 17th century tavern with rabbit-warren of bars and a rich history. Steeped in history, this pub’s story stretches back through the reigns of fifteen monarchs.... More
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The American Bar at The Savoy
London > Nightlife > Bars
The Savoy, Strand, Covent Garden, London WC2R | 9 minutes walk from Somerset House
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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Beaufort Bar at The Savoy
London > Nightlife > Bars
The Savoy, Strand, Covent Garden, London WC2R | 9 minutes walk from Somerset House
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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The London Cocktail Club
London > Nightlife > Bars
6-7 Great Newport Street, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 9 minutes walk from Somerset House
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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Rockwell
London > Nightlife > Bars
The Trafalgar, 2 Spring Gardens, Westminster, London SW1A | 10 minutes walk from Somerset House
Hotel bar on Trafalgar Square with public roof terrace. This bar is all about location, location, location. Just a few steps from Nelson's Column, the Trafalgar... More
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The Princess Louise
London > Nightlife > Pubs
208 High Holborn, Covent Garden, London WC1V | 10 minutes walk from Somerset House
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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The Tipperary
London > Nightlife > Pubs
66 Fleet Street, City, London EC4Y | 10 minutes walk from Somerset House
Visit this pub and you'll soon find out it's really not a long way to Tipperary. In fact it's merely a ten minute walk... More
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Walkers Of Whitehall
London > Nightlife > Bars
15 Craig's Court, St James's, London SW1A | 10 minutes walk from Somerset House
Built in 1694 on Craig's Court, just south of Trafalgar Square, Walkers of Whitehall was... More
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Cork & Bottle
London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
44 Cranbourn Street, Soho, London WC2H | 10 minutes walk from Somerset House
Located in the heart of the West End you’d expect it to be packed with the usual crowds but hidden in a basement below a... More
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Humble Grape Fleet Street
London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
1 St Brides Passage, Fleet Street, EC4Y | 10 minutes walk from Somerset House
A wine bar and shop selling wines directly from independent vineyards, Humble Grape opened its first wine bar and shop in... More
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Duchess Theatre 3 minutes walk from Somerset House

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