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Charing Cross Tube StationCharing Cross Tube Station gives access to the Northern and Bakerloo Underground lines and the mainline terminal runs services to Kent and suburban destinations in south London. Sitting right at the top of the Strand, a couple of hundred metres from Trafalgar Square, it's simple to walk over the bridge to the attractions of the South Bank which include the London Eye and Royal Festival Hall.

 

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Amba Hotel Charing Cross
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £133  22% off
The Strand, WC2N | 1 minute from Charing Cross Tube Station
Located within walking distance from Trafalgar Square and Covent Garden, the Amba Hotel Charing Cross is ideal for guests looking to be near to all the ... More
 
 
 
Corinthia Hotel London
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £325  24% off
Whitehall Place, SW1A | 2 minutes from Charing Cross Tube Station
With 294 bedrooms, multi-level penthouse suites and terraces offering spectacular views of the River Thames, Trafalgar Square and Whitehall - the £300 million restoration of the ... More
 
 
 
The Trafalgar St. James London, Curio Collection by Hilton
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £159  23% off
2 Spring Gardens, SW1A | 2 minutes from Charing Cross Tube Station
Almost in the shadow of Nelson's Column, and with the Palaces of Whitehall looming behind it, this hotel is at the heart of the Capital. ... More
 
 
 
 
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Alternative Underground Stations nearest Charing Cross Tube Station

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Liverpool Street Tube Station
London > Travel > Underground Stations
Liverpool Street, City, London EC2M | 2 miles from Charing Cross Tube Station
One of London's busiest commuter stations at the heart of financial London. Regular trains depart Liverpool Street for destinations in Essex and East Anglia. The Stansted ... More
 
 
 
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Whitechapel Station
London > Travel > Underground Stations
277 Whitechapel Road, Tower Hamlets, London E1 | 2.9 miles from Charing Cross Tube Station
Whitechapel Tube station is located within Zone 2 on the District and Hammersmith & City lines. When Crossrail comes in 2018 the station will have a ... More
 
 
 
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Woolwich Station
London > Travel > Underground Stations
Dial Arch Square, SE18 | 8.4 miles from Charing Cross Tube Station
Part of the Crossrail network, Woolwich Station will take passengers to Canary Wharf in eight minutes, to ... More
 
 
 
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Waterloo Railway Station
London > Travel > Railway Stations
Waterloo Station, South Bank, London SE1 | 12 minutes from Charing Cross Tube Station
For a station that covers nearly 25 acres in total, there's very little space during rush hour as throngs of people desperately try to glimpse the ... More
 
 
 
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Circular Hop-on Hop-off Trip - Crown River Cruises
London > Travel > Boats
Blackfriars Pier, The Old Pump House, Paul's Walk, City, London EC4V | 23 minutes from Charing Cross Tube Station
This fun circular trip by Crown River Cruises allows you to traverse the banks of the Thames over a stretch jam-packed with famous landmarks and fabulous ... More
 
 
 
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Tate to Tate
London > Travel > Boats
Between Millbank & Bankside Power Station, Westminster, London SW1P | 23 minutes from Charing Cross Tube Station
This slick river service transports art lovers from one of the city's best galleries to another. Connecting Tate Britain with ... More
 
 
 
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Nine Night
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 1st December 2018 to 23rd February 2019
Charing Cross Tube Station, 14 Whitehall, SW1A | 3 minutes from Charing Cross Tube Station
Following a smash hit sold-out run at the National Theatre, Nine Night, Natasha Gordon's "remarkable debut play" (Evening Standard) transfers to Trafalgar Studios in the West ...More
 
 
 
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Waitress
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 8th February to 19th October 2019
Charing Cross Tube Station, 18-20 Maiden Lane, The Strand, WC2R | 4 minutes from Charing Cross Tube Station
Transferring from Broadway, the Waitress musical comes to the Adelphi Theatre for its UK premiere in February. The first musical to have an all-female creative team, ...More
 
 
 
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Only Fools And Horses: The Musical
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 9th February to 22nd June 2019
Charing Cross Tube Station, Haymarket, SW1Y | 6 minutes from Charing Cross Tube Station
Paul Whitehouse and Jim Sullivan bring John Sullivan's much-loved sitcom to the London stage with Only Fools and Horses The Musical. Staged at the Theatre Royal ...More
 
 
 
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Playhouse Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Northumberland Avenue, Westminster, London WC2N | 2 minutes from Charing Cross Tube Station
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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London Coliseum - English National Opera (ENO)
London > Entertainment > Theatres
St Martin's Lane, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 3 minutes from Charing Cross Tube Station
London Coliseum is a magnificent historic building and an excellent venue in which to enjoy the soaring sounds and high drama of some truly thrilling operas. ... More
 
 
 
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Boat Show Comedy Club
London > Entertainment > Comedy Clubs
Tattershall Castle, Victoria Embankment, Westminster, London SW1A | 3 minutes from Charing Cross Tube Station
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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Sights and Attractions near Charing Cross Tube Station

The best museums, galleries, attractions near Charing Cross Tube Station
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British Optical Association Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
42 Craven Street, WC2N | 1 minute from Charing Cross Tube Station
Run by the Worshipful Company of Spectacle Makers the British Optical Association Museum in Charing Cross features historic examples of London-made spectacles from ... More
 
 
 
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The Strand Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
32 John Adam Street, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 1 minute from Charing Cross Tube 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 disciplines ... More
 
 
 
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St Martin-in-the-Fields
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Trafalgar Square, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 2 minutes from Charing Cross Tube 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 whose ... More
 
 
 
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The best shops and markets near Charing Cross Tube Station
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Davenports Magic Shop
London > Shopping > Specialists
7 Charing Cross Underground Shopping Arcade, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 2 minutes from Charing Cross Tube Station
From budding Harry Potters and bumbling Tommy Coopers to dynamic David Copperfields, Davenports is a haven for magicians of every level and ability. Non-magicians too are ... More
 
 
 
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Pan de Vie
London > Shopping > Delicatessens
5 New Row, WC2N | 4 minutes from Charing Cross Tube Station
Combining classic European baking with exotic flavours of the Far East, Pan de Vie delivers a visual treat of brilliantly-coloured sweet patisseries and ... More
 
 
 
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Hardys Original Sweet Shop
London > Shopping > Children's Gifts and Toys
25 New Row, Covent Garden, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 4 minutes from Charing Cross Tube Station
Retro sweet shops are all the rage at the moment. In the Covent Garden area alone you'll find half a dozen of them, one of which ... More
 
 
 
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Champagne Charlies
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
17 The Arches, Villiers St, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 1 minute from Charing Cross Tube Station
British Cuisine... More
 
 
 
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The Terrace, Amba Hotel Charing Cross
London > Restaurants > Afternoon Tea
The Strand, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 1 minute from Charing Cross Tube Station
In the centre of London's world famous West End, right on The Strand, is The Terrace, an all-day dining venue and bar located within the Amba ... More
 
 
 
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Pret A Manger
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
25 Villiers Street, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 1 minute from Charing Cross Tube Station
Pret sells up market fast food, hand made from natural ingredients, to take away or eat on site, in its trademark no nonsense chrome interiors. The ... More
 
 
 
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Courtauld Institute of Art
London > Education > Arts and Drama
Somerset House, Covent Garden, London WC2R | 7 minutes from Charing Cross Tube Station
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
 
 
 
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The London Film School
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
24 Shelton Street, Covent Garden, WC2H | 7 minutes from Charing Cross Tube Station
The London Film School is the oldest-established international school of film technique in the world. The school has contributed significantly to ... More
 
 
 
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Saw Swee Hock Student Centre
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
1 Sheffield Street, Holborn, London WC2A | 11 minutes from Charing Cross Tube Station
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
 
 
 
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Victoria Embankment Gardens
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Victoria Embankment, Villiers Street, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 1 minute from Charing Cross Tube Station
Created in 1874, the Victoria Embankment Gardens run parallel to the River Thames, creating a green walkway between Waterloo Bridge and Embankment, and are dotted with ... More
 
 
 
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ESPA Life at Corinthia
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
Whitehall Place, Westminster, London SW1A | 2 minutes from Charing Cross Tube Station
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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The Sanctuary
London > Leisure > Fitness
12 Floral Street, Covent Garden, London WC2E | 6 minutes from Charing Cross Tube Station
This day spa exclusively for women is a total pampering experience from the minute you step through the door. Located in bustling Covent Garden you'll soon ... More
 
 
 
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The best pubs near London Charing Cross Tube Station.
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The Sherlock Holmes
London > Nightlife > Pubs
10 Northumberland Street, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 1 minute from Charing Cross Tube Station
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 soothing ... More
 
 
 
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The Harp
London > Nightlife > Pubs
47 Chandos Place, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 2 minutes from Charing Cross Tube Station
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 Pub ... More
 
 
 
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The Clarence
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
53 Whitehall, Westminster, London SW1A | 3 minutes from Charing Cross Tube Station
Just a hundred yards from Trafalgar Square, the MOD and the Horse Guard's Parade, The Clarence has an undeniably impressive location that attracts both locals and ... More
 
 
 
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Gordon's Wine Bar
London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
47 Villiers Street, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 1 minute from Charing Cross Tube Station
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 all ... More
 
 
 
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Walkers Of Whitehall
London > Nightlife > Bars
15 Craig's Court, St James's, London SW1A | 2 minutes from Charing Cross Tube Station
Built in 1694 on Craig's Court, just south of Trafalgar Square, Walkers of Whitehall was originally ... More
 
 
 
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Mr Fogg's Society of Exploration
London > Nightlife > Bars
1A Bedford Street, WC2E | 2 minutes from Charing Cross Tube Station
Mr Fogg's adventures around the globe (well, London, more like) continue apace with the opening of ... More
 
 
 
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Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near Charing Cross Tube Station.
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Royal Society Of Arts
London > Business > Venue Hire
8 John Adam Street, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 3 minutes from Charing Cross Tube Station
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St Martins Lane Hotel
London > Business > Venue Hire
45 St. Martin's Lane, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 4 minutes from Charing Cross Tube Station
To enter the stunning St Martins Lane Hotel in the heart of London's Theatreland you pass through the tallest revolving door in London, a luminescent yellow-glass ... More
 
 
 
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Banqueting House
London > Business > Venue Hire
Whitehall, Westminster, London SW1A | 5 minutes from Charing Cross Tube Station
The only surviving section of Whitehall Palace. In its heyday the largest royal palace in Europe, this historic venue is the only surviving section of Whitehall Palace ... More
 
 
 
 

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Caroline, Or Change
Caroline, Or Change
Theatre | Until 2nd March 2019 

Playhouse Theatre 2 minutes walk from Charing Cross Tube Station

Following a sell-out run at Chichester Festival Theatre and a successful staging at Hampstead Theatre, Michael Longhurst's production of Tony ...More

 
Choir Of The 21st Century
Concerts | On 21st February 2019 

St Martin-in-the-Fields 2 minutes walk from Charing Cross Tube Station

Max Barley conducts Sergei Rachmaninov's Vespers by candlelight....More

Brandenburg Sinfonia
Concerts | On 21st February 2019 

St Martin-in-the-Fields 2 minutes walk from Charing Cross Tube Station

Jeremy Backhouse conducts the orchestra and the Vivace Chorus in Faure's Requiem....More

English National Opera: Akhnaten
English National Opera: Akhnaten
Concerts | Until 7th March 2019 

London Coliseum - English National Opera (ENO) 3 minutes walk from Charing Cross Tube Station

Karen Kamensek conducts a revival of Phelim McDermott's Olivier Award-winning 2016 production of Philip Glass's opera set in ancient Egypt. ...More

 
Bridget Riley: Messengers
Bridget Riley: Messengers
Exhibitions | Until 30th June 2019 

National Gallery 3 minutes walk from Charing Cross Tube Station

The artist presents coloured discs painted directly onto the surface of the National Gallery's Annenberg Court. This small, free exhibition ...More

 
Valentine's Day Onboard Glass Room
Valentine's Day Onboard Glass Room
Seasonal | Until 24th February 2019 

Glass Room 3 minutes walk from Charing Cross Tube Station

Set sail on a romantic river dinner date in a Tom Dixon designed dining room this Valentine's, taking in the ...More

 
Nine Night
Nine Night
Theatre | Until 23rd February 2019 

Trafalgar Studios 3 minutes walk from Charing Cross Tube Station

Following a smash hit sold-out run at the National Theatre, Nine Night, Natasha Gordon's "remarkable debut play" (Evening Standard) transfers ...More

 
Elizabethan Treasures: Miniatures by Hilliard and Oliver
Elizabethan Treasures: Miniatures by Hilliard and Oliver
Exhibitions | Until 19th May 2019 

National Portrait Gallery 4 minutes walk from Charing Cross Tube Station

Small is beautiful and nowhere more so than at this National Portrait Gallery display, the first major exhibition on Tudor ...More

 
Home, I'm Darling
Home, I'm Darling
Theatre | Until 13th April 2019 

Duke of York's Theatre 4 minutes walk from Charing Cross Tube Station

The IT Crowd's Katherine Parkinson reprises her lead role in Home, I'm Darling, a dark comedy written by Laura Wade ...More

 
Waitress
Waitress
Theatre | Until 19th October 2019 

Adelphi Theatre 4 minutes walk from Charing Cross Tube Station

Transferring from Broadway, the Waitress musical comes to the Adelphi Theatre for its UK premiere in February. The first musical ...More

 

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A vast event space next to the Thames and overlooking Canary Wharf, Magazine London is ...More

 
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Adam Handling, the award-winning chef behind the Frog restaurants in Hoxton and Covent Garden, has ...More

 
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Inside the former Fountain Studios, Troubadour Wembley Park ...More

 
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A new multi-purpose state-of-the-art 1,200-seat theatre comes to ...More

 
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Bold prints, touches of neon and flashes of gold give this Slug and Lettuce located ...More

 
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The third Near & Far from the group behind The Magic Roundabout, and The Good ...More

 
Motley
Motley
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Located in the Qbic hotel in Whitechapel, Motley is an all-day bar and restaurant which ...More

 
Brixton Winter Carnival
Concerts | On 22nd February 

Electric Brixton

A carnival experience with Europe's largest static Carnival soundsystem. Performers include Ms Dynamite, Lotto Boyzz, Robbo Ranx, Rampage Sound, UCOM, Shabba DJs and DJ Illness....More

Brixton Disco Festival
Brixton Disco Festival
Clubbing and Nightlife | On 27th April 

Electric Brixton

Horse Meat Disco and Some Voices Choir get the party started at Brixton's multi-venue disco ...More

 
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Lazinc was first established in 2006 by contemporary art specialist Steve Lazarides....More

Stewart Copeland Lights Up The Orchestra
Stewart Copeland Lights Up The Orchestra
Concerts | On 30th March 

Southbank Centre

An orchestral celebration of Stewart Copeland's legendary career, ...More

 
David Gray
David Gray
Concerts | On 17th March 

Southbank Centre: Royal Festival Hall

Folk rock singer-songwriter and guitarist, David Gray, whose 1998 album White Ladder was the fifth ...More

 
The Zutons
The Zutons
Concerts | On 30th March 

Roundhouse

After nine years apart, Liverpool indie-rock band The Zutons celebrates the 15th anniversary of its ...More

 
David Rodigan & the Outlook Orchestra
Concerts | On 12th March 

Royal Albert Hall

After the success of the Royal Festival Hall and Somerset House with the Outlook Orchestra last year, Reggae star and veteran DJ David Rodigan performs Jamaican classics with ...More

Russian Ballet Icons Gala 2019
Russian Ballet Icons Gala 2019
Dance | On 31st March 

London Coliseum - English National Opera (ENO)

The Russian Ballet Icons Gala, an annual fixture ...More

 
Saburo Teshigawara's The Idiot
Saburo Teshigawara's The Idiot
Dance | From 20th March 

The Print Room at the Coronet

A man, a woman and a rat move ...More

 
Uniqlo Tate Late February
Uniqlo Tate Late February
Exhibitions | On 22nd February 

Tate Modern

Taking place on Friday 22nd, the February Uniqlo Late at Tate Modern celebrates women in ...More

 
V&A Friday Late: Sonic Boom
V&A Friday Late: Sonic Boom
Exhibitions | On 22nd February 

Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum

The V&A's February Friday Late, Sonic Boom, explores ...More

 
Vapiano Centre Point
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Located within the Centre Point development, Vapiano is a pasta place where you top up ...More

 
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Set on the cusp of Notting Hill on Westbourne Park Road, The Oak W2 is ...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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