Little Venice  

 
 
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Little VeniceAs the name suggests, Little Venice is interspersed with waterways. While you'll never mistake it for the Italian city, it does have some superb restuarants, bars and cafes lending the whole area a cosmopolitan, laid back vibe. When Robert Browning coined the term Little Venice he was describing the point where the Paddington Arm of the Grand Union Canal meets the Regents Canal encompasses however it now refers to the whole area at the south of Maida Vale. Paddington Basin, a short walk from Little Venice, is currently being redeveloped on a scale to rival London's Docklands. Watch this space. For a scenic water-side walk, follow the canal route north-east for 2.5 miles and you'll end up in Camden where you can see the Lock and the markets, or stroll across to Regents Park and London Zoo.

 

Little Venice events

 
Canalway CavalcadeCanalway CavalcadeCanalway CavalcadeCanalway Cavalcade is a distinctive waterway festival that has been taking place at Little Venice since 1983. Organised by Inland Waterways Association volunteers, there will be an array of boats, trade show stalls and boater gatherings at this festival for water lovers. As well as the boating activities, there will also be Morris dancing, competit2019-05-04T00:00:00+01002019-05-06T00:00:00+0100 Where:
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DATES  4th, 5th and 6th May 2019
Canalway Cavalcade is a distinctive waterway festival that has been taking place at Little Venice since 1983. Organised by Inland Waterways Association volunteers, there will be an array of boats, trade show stalls and boater gatherings at this festival for water lovers. As well as the boating activities, there will also be Morris dancing, competit... More about this event
 
 

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Underground Stations

Underground Stations

 
Warwick Avenue Tube Station
 
6 minutes walk
 
Edgware Road Tube Station
 
8 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
 
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
Church Street Masterpark
 
6 minutes walk
 
Lanark Road NCP
 
6 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Europa House Apartments London
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £163  35% off
79A Randolph Avenue, W9 | 6 minutes from Little Venice
In London's leafy Little Venice, Europa House offers 14 extremely spacious apartments in an elegant regency townhouse, with three acres of award-winning private gardens.  One of London's ... More
 
 
 
Hilton London Metropole Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £83  33% off
225 Edgware Road, W2 | 8 minutes from Little Venice
The Hilton London Metropole is a large modern hotel on Edgware Road, nearby to Madame Tussauds, London Zoo, Hyde Park and Paddington Station, making it easily ... More
 
 
 
Danubius Hotel Regents Park
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel
18 Lodge Road, NW87JT | 10 minutes from Little Venice
Stunning views of Lord's Cricket Ground makes this the hotel of choice for cricket enthusiasts, but it has plenty of other advantages too. A program ... More
 
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
London Central Mosque
London > Attractions > Other Attractions
146 Park Road, Marylebone, London NW8 | 11 minutes from Little Venice
Vast Islamic mosque in Regent's Park. With its huge, gold dome, the London Central Mosque gleams out above the dense green canopy of Regent’s Park. Designed in ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Oxford Street
London > Attractions > Other Attractions
Oxford Street, Marylebone, London W1C | 26 minutes from Little Venice
With over 200 million visitors a year, more than 300 shops and 5 million square feet of retail space, Oxford Street lays claim to being London's ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Portobello Road Market
London > Attractions > Other Attractions
Portobello Road, Notting Hill, London W11 | 26 minutes from Little Venice
The famous Portobello Road antiques and flea market in Notting Hill takes place every Saturday although there are also stalls from Monday to Friday. Running from ... More
 
 
 
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Sights and Attractions near Little Venice

The best museums, galleries, attractions near Little Venice
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Mark Jason Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
1 Bell Street, Marylebone, London NW1 | 7 minutes from Little Venice
After several years healthy trading since 2001, the Mark Jason Gallery moved premises to Edgware Road from New Bond Street. This is a great gallery founded ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Jason's Canal Boat Trip
London > Attractions > Boats
Jason's Wharf, Opposite 60 Blomfield Road, Little Venice, London W9 | 7 minutes from Little Venice
Jason's Trip takes passengers on a boat ride along the Regent's Canal, starting from Little Venice and heading all the way across North West London to ... More
 
 
 
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Paddington Central
London > Attractions >
1A Sheldon Square, W2 | 8 minutes from Little Venice
A peaceful canal-side new development within walking distance of Paddington Station and Marble Arch, Paddington Central is an 11 acre site, home to big ... More
 
 
 
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Events near Little Venice

Near Little Venice
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Canalway Cavalcade
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 4th, 5th and 6th May 2019
Little Venice, Maida Vale, Little Venice, London W2 | Same location as Little Venice
Canalway Cavalcade is a distinctive waterway festival that has been taking place at Little Venice since 1983. Organised by Inland Waterways Association volunteers, there will be ...More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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The Town Mouse and the Country Mouse
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 9th February to 24th March 2019
Little Venice, Opp 35 Blomfield Road, W9 | 6 minutes from Little Venice
These two famous cousins visit each other and both experience new sights and sounds as the Town Mouse goes to stay with the County Mouse. The ...More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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The Insect Circus
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 30th March to 28th April 2019
Little Venice, Opp 35 Blomfield Road, W9 | 6 minutes from Little Venice
The floating Puppet Theatre Barge invites you to The Insect Circus where grasshoppers, beetles, wasps and dragonflies flit and buzz about, brought to life with puppets, ...More
 
 
 
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Entertainment near Little Venice

Near Little Venice
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Cockpit Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Gateforth Street, Marylebone, London NW8 | 6 minutes from Little Venice
A vibrant fringe theatre in Marylebone, the Cockpit Theatre was designed by Edward Mendelsohn and built in 1969-70. Notable as London's first purpose-built theatre in-the-round since ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Lord's Cricket Ground
London > Entertainment > Spectator Sport
Lords Cricket Ground St. Johns Wood Road, St John's Wood, London NW8 | 6 minutes from Little Venice
This revered ancient cricket ground has been the site of many a historic victory and many more England batting collapses. While Lord's Cricket Ground has long ... More
 
 
 
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Puppet Theatre Barge
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Opp 35 Blomfield Road, W9 | 6 minutes from Little Venice
For a completely different kind of theatre experience, hop on board the Puppet Theatre Barge. Launched in 1982, this floating puppet theatre has 50 seats and ... More
 
 
 
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Shopping near Little Venice

The best shops and markets near Little Venice
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Raoul's Cafe Maida Vale
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
13 Clifton Road, Little Venice, London W9 | 3 minutes from Little Venice
A great place for a big breakfast, especially if you've overdone it the night before - not only can we recommend the eggs and bacon but ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Winery
London > Shopping > Wine Merchants
4 Clifton Road, Little Venice, London W9 | 3 minutes from Little Venice
Formerly a Victorian pharmacy, The Winery’s soaring stacks of original wooden shelves now host gleaming bottles of Burgundy and Claret instead of dusty bottles of potions ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Girl Can't Help It
London > Shopping > Clothing
Alfies Antiques Market, 13-25 Church Street, Marylebone, London NW8 | 6 minutes from Little Venice
This is a veritable treasure trove of sumptuous, genuine, vintage clothing put together by Sparkle Moore and Cad van Swankster and housed on the ground floor ... More
 
 
 
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Restaurants near Little Venice

What are the best dining options near Little Venice London?
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Cafe Laville
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
439 Edgware Road, Little Venice, London W2 | Same location as Little Venice
The Edgware Road has long been the haunt of London’s North African enclave and on a hot summer’s day it’s often more Maghreb than Marylebone. Along ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
D1 Coffee
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
1 Aberdeen Place, St John's Wood, London NW8 | 1 minute from Little Venice
The coffee at D1 is worth travelling for. Although expensive, they serve Monmouth coffee that will keep you coming back for more. They also do good ... More
 
 
 
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Mandalay
London > Restaurants > South East Asian restaurants
444 Edgeware Road, Maida Vale, London W2 | 3 minutes from Little Venice
Burmese cuisine. Booking essential. ... More
 
 
 
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Education near Little Venice

Near Little Venice
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
La Cucina Caldesi
London > Education > Cookery Courses
118 Marylebone Lane, Marylebone, London W1U | 23 minutes from Little Venice
The Caldesi family first set up a cooking school in Giancarlo's native Tuscany. His 'Return to Tuscany' was captured by BBC cameras and dished up on ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The LookOut, Hyde Park
London > Education > Other Attractions
Hyde Park, Hyde Park, London W2 | 25 minutes from Little Venice
Hidden in a copse of trees in Hyde Park, The LookOut is a tranquil haven in the heart of London. Home to the Isis Education Centre, ... More
 
 
 
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L'Atelier des Chefs
London > Education > Adult Education
19 Wigmore Street, Marylebone, London W1U | 27 minutes from Little Venice
Whether you're a Nigella or not in the kitchen, the L'atelier des Chefs cookery school can teach you something. Classes are given in the basement kitchens ... More
 
 
 
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Leisure near Little Venice

Little Venice gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Floating Pocket Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Merchant Square, Paddington, W2 | 8 minutes from Little Venice
A floating park in the Paddington Basin brings a beautiful green space to a forgotten section of the ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Landmark Spa & Health Club
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
Landmark Hotel, 222 Marylebone Road, Marylebone, London NW1 | 12 minutes from Little Venice
The spa in the basement of the Landmark London hotel is small but spoiling with luxury ESPA treatments and the use of the 15-metre swimming pool. ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Iyengar Yoga Institute
London > Leisure > Fitness
223a Randolph Avenue, Maida Vale, London W9 | 15 minutes from Little Venice
The only purpose-built yoga centre in Europe boasts two yoga studios with underfloor heating. The specially designed skylights, built into the building's structure, make maximum use ... More
 
 
 
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Pubs near Little Venice

The best pubs near London Little Venice.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Warrington
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
93 Warrington Crescent, Maida Vale, London W9 | 6 minutes from Little Venice
Following on from the success of his first gastropub The Narrow in Wapping, Gordon Ramsay continues to make in-roads into the beer-and-fine-dining market with this restored ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Prince Alfred & Formosa Dining Rooms
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
5A Formosa Street, Maida Vale, Maida Vale, London W9 | 7 minutes from Little Venice
Gastropub ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Green Man
London > Nightlife > Pubs
308 Edgware Road, W2 | 7 minutes from Little Venice
Taking previously run down neighbourhood pubs and preserving them by adding backpacker hostels to the upper floors, PubLove operates six leased pubs across London. The ... More
 
 
 
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Nightlife near Little Venice

Little Venice clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Westbourne House
London > Nightlife > Bars
65 Westbourne Grove, Bayswater, London W2 | 17 minutes from Little Venice
Boasting an elegant design, this large venue is a popular place for perusing the long and imaginative cocktail list. Westbourne House is more of a bar ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Dog House
London > Nightlife > Bars
62 Seymour Street , W1H | 18 minutes from Little Venice
Located beneath Italian restaurant Bernardi's . The Dog House is a playful basement cocktail bar that serves classic and modern Italian cocktails as well as Negroni, ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Purl
London > Nightlife > Bars
50/54 Blandford Street, Marylebone, London W1U | 20 minutes from Little Venice
Drinks come with a pre warning at this flamboyant cocktail bar. Purl is a speakeasy bar that prides itself in its extravagant cocktail menu, which sees ... More
 
 
 
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Meeting venue hire near Little Venice

Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near Little Venice.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Wallace Collection
London > Business > Venue Hire
Hertford House, Manchester Square, Marylebone, London W1U | 21 minutes from Little Venice
... More
 
 
 
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Electric Cinema
London > Business > Venue Hire
191 Portobello Road, Notting Hill, Notting Hill, London W11 | 26 minutes from Little Venice
... More
 
 
 
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Kensington Palace
London > Business > Venue Hire
Kensington Gardens, Kensington, London W8 | 27 minutes from Little Venice
Conference facilities can accomodate for up to 1040 people.... More
 
 
 
 

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The Tempest
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The Town Mouse and the Country Mouse
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Puppet Theatre Barge 6 minutes walk from Little Venice

These two famous cousins visit each other and both experience new sights and sounds as the Town Mouse goes to ...More

 
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Lisson Gallery 8 minutes walk from Little Venice

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