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The PlaceLondon's specialist venue for contemporary ballet, The Place plays a role in every aspect of this fast-growing art form. The London Contemporary Dance School offers classes to everyone from 5-year-old beginners and amateurs on evening classes to some of the world's top professionals. Two of London's best companies, Richard Alston Dance Company and the Robin Howard Dance Theatre have their homes here, and there is also a comfortable, versatile 300-seat theatre with a year-round programme of contemporary dance.

 

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BirdyBirdyLSO Soundhub composer Karol Nepelski brings Warszawskie Towarzystwo Sceniczne, a company from Poland to perform his adaptation of William Wharton's famous book.2018-08-16T19:00:00+01002018-08-16T00:00:00+0100 Where:
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I Do Need MeI Do Need MeMetta Theatre presents a verbatim opera based on the words of a two-year old child from composer Oliver Brignall.2018-08-16T20:15:00+01002018-08-16T00:00:00+0100 Where:
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I'm Not A Bit Like A ClownI'm Not A Bit Like A ClownMetta Theatre presents a verbatim opera based on the words of a two-year old child from composer Laura Bowler.2018-08-16T21:15:00+01002018-08-16T00:00:00+0100 Where:
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NonsensusNonsensusOperasonic presents an operatic work distilled from the transcripts of a three-question, door-to-door odyssey undertaken by independent data collector Stuart Farnsworth.2018-08-17T19:00:00+01002018-08-17T00:00:00+0100 Where:
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#echochamber#echochamberThe Aequitas Collective/Folk Opera Iceland present an operatic performance about social media.2018-08-17T19:50:00+01002018-08-17T00:00:00+0100 Where:
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AmphoraAmphoraHelen Caddick presents a performance inspired by the astonishing art and poetry of Dadaist Jean Arp and his love for the artist-dancer Sophie Taeuber, his collaborator and muse.2018-08-18T19:00:00+01002018-08-18T00:00:00+0100 Where:
The Place, 17  Duke's Road      WC1H 9PY
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Earth Makes No SoundEarth Makes No SoundFilament Theatre presents a collaborative choral work inspired by the elements and the changes happening to the Earth.2018-08-18T19:55:00+01002018-08-18T00:00:00+0100 Where:
The Place, 17  Duke's Road      WC1H 9PY
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Love Me To DeathLove Me To DeathReel To Real Opera presents Tom Randle's opera which explores the intense personal conflict and wide-reaching themes highlighted in the final years of Ruth Ellis, the last woman hanged in Britain.2018-08-18T20:55:00+01002018-08-18T00:00:00+0100 Where:
The Place, 17  Duke's Road      WC1H 9PY
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Love Me To Death
Touch Wood 2018Touch Wood 2018Works in progress by artists taking part in the Choreodrome development programme including Dan Watson, Darren Ellis, Eleanor Perry & Tim Spooner, Elinor Lewis, Frauke Requardt, James Finnemore, Lanre Malaolu, Simone Mousset, Sonia Sabri, Yukiko Masui and Zinzi Minott.2018-09-04T19:00:00+01002018-09-06T00:00:00+0100 Where:
The Place, 17  Duke's Road      WC1H 9PY
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Dadodans: KoKERSDadodans: KoKERSInventive and ambitious choreography from the the Dutch company, using cardboard tunes, playfulness and percussive sound.2018-10-06T10:30:00+01002018-10-06T00:00:00+0100 Where:
The Place, 17  Duke's Road      WC1H 9PY
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Euston Tube Station
 
4 minutes walk
 
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6 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
Camden Road Overground Station
 
21 minutes walk
 
 
 
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Arcade Car Parks
 
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Judd Street NCP
 
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Hilton London Euston Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £99  32% off
17-18 Upper Woburn Place, WC1H | 1 minute from The Place
The grand Victorian building that houses this hotel is surely one of the most impressive edifices in the Hilton chain. Located just a three-minute walk from ... More
 
 
 
ibis London Euston St Pancras
London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel
3 Cardington Street, NW1 | 5 minutes from The Place
Though this hotel is in one of the capital's busiest areas, a major public transport hub just outside the Congestion Charge Zone, its peaceful backstreet location ... More
 
 
 
Holiday Inn London Bloomsbury
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £80  42% off
Coram Street, WC1N | 6 minutes from The Place
This is a smart, modern hotel located in one of the Capital's oldest and most beautiful areas. Bloomsbury is a great place to stay since it's ... More
 
 
 
 
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Alternative Theatres nearest The Place

Nearest to The Place
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Bloomsbury Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
15 Gordon Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1H | 4 minutes from The Place
Bloomsbury Theatre main auditorium closed until Summer 2016. Bloomsbury Theatre Studio is unaffected and continues to operate as normal. Owned ... More
 
 
 
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RADA - Jerwood Vanbrugh Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Malet Street, WC1E | 7 minutes from The Place
RADA's 160-seat Jerwood Vanbrugh Theatre. ... More
 
 
 
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King's Cross Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Cnr Of King's Boulevard And Goods Way, King's Cross, London N1C | 8 minutes from The Place
A purpose built 1,000-seat theatre, complete with a railway track and platforms, created especially for Mike Kenny's Olivier Award-winning adaptation of E. Nesbit's 'The Railway Children'. ... More
 
 
 
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Entertainment near The Place

Near The Place
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The Magic Circle
London > Entertainment >
12 Stephenson Way, NW1 | 6 minutes from The Place
The purpose built headquarters of The Magic Circle in Euston houses a vast collection of posters and memorabilia relating to the history of mystery. The ... More
 
 
 
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Curzon Bloomsbury
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
The Brunswick, Bloomsbury, London WC1N | 6 minutes from The Place
The arthouse Renoir Cinema underwent a major refurbishment in 2015 by The Curzon Cinema Group. Reopening as the Curzon Bloomsbury, the new name pays homage to ... More
 
 
 
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The Horse Hospital
London > Entertainment > Arts Centres
30 Colonnade, Bloomsbury, London WC1N | 7 minutes from The Place
As the name suggests, The Horse Hospital wasn't always the modern arts venue it is today. Once home to sick and injured horses - many references ... More
 
 
 
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James Cook: The Voyages
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 27th April to 28th August 2018 - Various Times
The Place, 96 Euston Road, NW1 | 4 minutes from The Place
This exhibition will tell the story of Cook's three great voyages through original documents, many of which were produced by the artists, scientists and seamen on ...More
 
 
 
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Somewhere In Between
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 8th March to 27th August 2018
The Place, 183 Euston Road, NW1 | 5 minutes from The Place
Four contemporary artists worked together with scientists to question what it means to be human in the 21st Century. From synaesthesia to cattle breeding, free diving ...More
 
 
 
Today Only
Pop-up art exhibition
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: Wednesday 15th August 2018 - 10am
The Place, Euston Road, N1 | 8 minutes from The Place
...More
 
 
 
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Sights and Attractions near The Place

The best museums, galleries, attractions near The Place
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St Pancras Church
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Euston Road, Bloomsbury, London NW1 | 1 minute from The Place
Completed in 1822, St Pancras Church was the most expensive church to be constructed since St Paul's was rebuilt after the Great Fire. This Greek Revival ... More
 
 
 
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British Library
London > Attractions > Museums
96 Euston Road, King's Cross, London NW1 | 4 minutes from The Place
With over 150 million items, a copy of every publication produced in the UK and Ireland, artwork by artists such as Antony Gormley and Eduardo Paolozzi, ... More
 
 
 
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John Ritblat Gallery - Treasures of British Library
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
The British Library, 96 Euston Road, King's Cross, London NW1 | 4 minutes from The Place
The John Ritblat Gallery contains a permanent display of over 200 of the British Library's greatest treasures. It includes documents which made and recorded history, ... More
 
 
 
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Shopping near The Place

The best shops and markets near The Place
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Gay's the Word
London > Shopping > Books
66 Marchmont Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1N | 4 minutes from The Place
A broad selection of gay and lesbian interest books ranging from fiction, through biography, travel and counselling. Magazines and cards are also on offer.... More
 
 
 
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Alara Wholefoods
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
58 Marchmont Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1N | 4 minutes from The Place
Alara Wholefoods Health shop on Marchmont Street has been recommended by one of our readers, poet Kim Morrissey, who took the trouble to write in to ... More
 
 
 
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School of Life
London > Shopping > Specialists
70 Marchmont Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1N | 4 minutes from The Place
The School of Life offers so much more than your average shopping experience. In fact, it doesn't do it justice to label it a mere shop ... More
 
 
 
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What are the best dining options near The Place London?
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Number Twelve
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
Ambassadors Hotel, 12 Upper Woburn Place, Bloomsbury, London WC1H | 1 minute from The Place
... More
 
 
 
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Somerstown Coffee House
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
60 Chalton Street, King's Cross, London NW1 | 3 minutes from The Place
... More
 
 
 
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North Sea Fish Restaurant
London > Restaurants > Fish and Seafood
7 Leigh Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1H | 3 minutes from The Place
Fish & Chips ... More
 
 
 
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Education near The Place

Near The Place
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The Place
London > Education > Evening Classes
17 Duke's Road, Bloomsbury, London WC1H | Same location as The Place
London's specialist venue for contemporary dance, The Place plays a role in every aspect of this fast-growing art form. The London Contemporary Dance School offers degrees ... More
 
 
 
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The Bartlett School of Architecture
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
Wates House, 22 Gordon Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1H | 3 minutes from The Place
The Bartlett School of Architecture, on the corner of Huntley Street and Capper Street, is part of The Bartlett: UCL's global faculty of the built environment. ... More
 
 
 
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Slade School of Fine Art
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
UCL University, Gower Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1E | 5 minutes from The Place
Among the best regarded art schools in the world. The Slade is a fairly traditional school with an insistence on certain techniques within each undergraduate course, ... More
 
 
 
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Leisure near The Place

The Place gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
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St. Pancras Renaissance Hotel Spa
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
St Pancras Renaissance Hotel, Euston Road, King's Cross, London NW1 | 5 minutes from The Place
The lavishly restored St Pancras Renaissance Hotel has attracted a lot of attention since opening in 2011 as part of the grand Eurostar relocation. The Hotel's ... More
 
 
 
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Dolphin Swimming Club
London > Leisure > Activities
U of L Pool, Malet Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1E | 6 minutes from The Place
Swimming lessons for children and aquaphobic adults. This is one of the more popular swimming schools in London, and one of the most long-running, with over ... More
 
 
 
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Fitzroy Square Garden
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Fitzroy Square, Fitzrovia, London W1T | 10 minutes from The Place
Fitzroy Square is one of London's finest squares and the only London square designed by Robert Adam. It is named after Charles Fitzroy, 4th Duke of ... More
 
 
 
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Pubs near The Place

The best pubs near London The Place.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Marquis Cornwallis
London > Nightlife > Pubs
31 Marchmont Street, WC1N | 4 minutes from The Place
Always a popular choice for local workers and tourists taking in the delights of Bloomsbury, Marquis Cornwallis , located on Marchmont Street, close ... More
 
 
 
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The Betjeman Arms
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
Unit 53, St. Pancras International, King's Cross, London NW1 | 5 minutes from The Place
Gastropub... More
 
 
 
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The Harrison
London > Nightlife > Pubs
28 Harrison Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1H | 7 minutes from The Place
Originally built in the 1880s by Samuel Harrison to refresh the workers in his shoe factory, The Harrison pub's current building dates back to 1934. Owned ... More
 
 
 
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The Place clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
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Cosy Kettle
London > Nightlife > Bars
60 Chalton Street, King's Cross, London NW1 | 3 minutes from The Place
Hidden below the bustling Somers Town Coffee House, Cosy Kettle offers an intimate sanctuary away from the pub crowd. Opened in late 2013, the bar is ... More
 
 
 
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George's Bar
London > Nightlife > Bars
St Pancras Renaissance Hotel, Euston Road, NW1 | 5 minutes from The Place
Following a major redesign, the bar within The Gilbert Scott restaurant reopened as George's Bar in early 2018. Marcus Wareing's latest tribute to the building's original ... More
 
 
 
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GNH Bar
London > Nightlife > Bars
Great Northern Hotel, King's Cross, London N1C | 7 minutes from The Place
The GNH Bar takes up almost the entire ground floor of the Great Northern Hotel and opens directly onto the western concourse of King's Cross Station. ... More
 
 
 
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Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near The Place.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Friends House
London > Business > Venue Hire
173-177 Euston Road, Bloomsbury, London NW1 | 3 minutes from The Place
The historic headquarters of Quakers in Britain, Friends House in Euston has 23 function rooms including a large Meeting Hall which seats up to 1,100 guests. ... More
 
 
 
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British Library Conference Centre
London > Business > Venue Hire
96 Euston Road, King's Cross, London NW1 | 4 minutes from The Place
As the national library of the United Kingdom the British Library is renowned for its world class collection of books but its Conference Centre is something ... More
 
 
 
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The Foundling Museum
London > Business > Venue Hire
40 Brunswick Square, Bloomsbury, London WC1N | 7 minutes from The Place
The Foundling Museum is one of London's real hidden treasures. Originally established in 1739 as a hospital which looked after abandoned children, the museum now tells ... More
 
 
 
 
 

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Windrush: Songs In A Strange Land
Exhibitions | Until 21st October 2018 

British Library 4 minutes walk from The Place

Revisit 1948 and explore how the Windrush story is much more than the dawn of British multiculturalism it has come ...More

James Cook: The Voyages
Exhibitions | Until 28th August 2018 

British Library 4 minutes walk from The Place

This exhibition will tell the story of Cook's three great voyages through original documents, many of which were produced by ...More

Teeth
Teeth
Exhibitions | Until 16th September 2018 

Wellcome Collection 5 minutes walk from The Place

The first exhibition to chart the history of the teeth profession and how it has shaped the way we live ...More

 
Somewhere In Between
Somewhere In Between
Exhibitions | Until 27th August 2018 

Wellcome Collection 5 minutes walk from The Place

Four contemporary artists worked together with scientists to question what it means to be human in the 21st Century. From ...More

 
Tracey Emin
Exhibitions | Until 31st December 2018 

St Pancras International Station 5 minutes walk from The Place

Art installation suspended from the station's Victorian glass roof, stretching 20 metres across the famous Barlow Shed roof, hanging directly ...More

Club 150 at Searcys St Pancras
Club 150 at Searcys St Pancras
Clubbing and Nightlife | Until 9th September 2018 

Searcys St Pancras 5 minutes walk from The Place

This summer, the Searcys St Pancras Champagne Bar brings a taste of the South of France to London with the ...More

 
Sea
Exhibitions | Until 2nd September 2018 

The Foundling Museum 7 minutes walk from The Place

Exhibitions & Art, Sculpture....More

First Amongst Equals
First Amongst Equals
Exhibitions | Until 13th January 2019 

The Foundling Museum 7 minutes walk from The Place

The Foundling Museum celebrates the remarkable women who have shaped contemporary British society with the year-long First Amongst Equals. Spanning ...More

 
London 1938: Defending 'Degenerate' German Art
Exhibitions | Until 14th September 2018 

The Wiener Library 7 minutes walk from The Place

The exhibition explores the history and context of an exhibition held in 1938 at the New Burlington Galleries in London, ...More

Pop-up art exhibition
Exhibitions | On 15th August 2018 

King's Cross Railway Station 8 minutes walk from The Place

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Summer Jazz Weekender
Summer Jazz Weekender
Concerts | From 18th August 

Greenwich Peninsula

A weekend of free jazz hosted by Harry Christelis, the Summer Jazz Weekender brings award-winning ...More

 
Pergola Olympia
Pergola Olympia
Dining 

Pergola is back in west London and this time it's fully enclosed and open all ...More

 
1251 by James Cochran
1251 by James Cochran
Dining 

James Cochran leaves his EC3 restaurant in the City to set up 1251, a modern ...More

 
POPfit and Fabletics Celebrate Queen of Pop, MADONNA'S, 60th Birthday
 
POPfit Studio
POPfit Studio
Sport 

POPfit's boutique UK studio and the UK's first Fabletics store is on Sidworth Street in ...More

 
The Great Fete
The Great Fete
Exhibitions | On 18th August 

Alexandra Palace

A celebration of Alexandra Palace and its role since it first opened in 1875, The ...More

 
Paradise Now
Paradise Now
Exhibitions | From 7th September 

Eccleston Yards

This is just what we need after our hectic summer holidays... a free wellness playground ...More

 
Gasholder 11
Attractions 

Gasholders No. 11 is one of three gasholders, now in their new home north of Regent's Canal and next to Gasholder Park, known as the 'Siamese Triplet' because their frames are joined....More

Eyam
Eyam
Theatre | From 15th September 

Shakespeare's Globe Theatre

A drama set in Derbyshire in 1665 when plague strikes a village at war with ...More

 
Guy Barker's Big Band Christmas
Guy Barker's Big Band Christmas
Concerts | On 14th December 

Royal Albert Hall

A mixture of jazz classics, unearthed treasures and ...More

 
Whose Line Is It Anyway?
Whose Line Is It Anyway?
Comedy | From 15th December 

Royal Albert Hall

The legendary improv show celebrates its 30th birthday with an exclusive run of three festive ...More

 
Magic Mike Live
Magic Mike Live
Dance | From 10th November 

The Hippodrome

Picking up from where Dirty Dancing left off, Channing Tatum presents an adults-only dance and ...More

 
Dirty Dancing
Theatre | From 19th November 

New Wimbledon Theatre

Eleanor Bergstein's stage adaptation of her hugely successful 1987 film screenplay features all the hits (Hungry Eyes, I've Had the Time of My Life, She's like the Wind) and the famous reassurance that "nobody puts ...More

Violet Cakes
Shopping 

Claire Ptak started Violet Cakes as a market stall on Broadway Market before opening this cafe in Hackney in 2010 and in 2018 she was asked to make the royal wedding cake for Prince Harry ...More

Brick House Bakery East Dulwich
Brick House Bakery East Dulwich
Shopping 

Famous for their crusty, chewy, slow fermented sourdough, ...More

 
SOMNEX | The Sleep Show
SOMNEX | The Sleep Show
Exhibitions | From 12th October 

The Old Truman Brewery

No nodding off at the back... the first ever show dedicated to sleep will keep ...More

 
Blame Gloria
Drinking 

A subterranean den of delight, with cocktails, tunes and parties, Blame Gloria is a basement bar in Covent Garden....More

Simmons Farringdon
Simmons Farringdon
Drinking 

The rapidly expanding Simmons Group has cracked the code when it comes to running a ...More

 
Radisson Blu Edwardian Bloomsbury Street Hotel
Hotels 

Near to the British Museum, this Edwardian hotel is something of a Bloomsbury landmark....More

Crispin
Crispin
Dining 

The duo behind Scotchtails, the Borough Market scotch egg company, and founders of Scandi-inspired cafe ...More

 
World Cup 2018: Where to watch the final in London
World Cup 2018: Where to watch the final in London
Article 

This summer, the entire world will be ...More

 
Best Vegan Restaurants in London
Best Vegan Restaurants in London
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Plant-based eating is trending in London. From burgers ...More

 
 
 
 
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