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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Proud Embankment
London > Nightlife
8 Victoria Embankment, WC2R | At Somerset House
Baz Luhrmann meets Cirque du Soleil at Proud Embankment, an immersive cabaret-dining experience and the largest club of its kind... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Grays & Feather
London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
26 Wellington Street, WC2E | 3 minutes walk from Somerset House
Specialising in sparkling wines Grays & Feather offers an exploration, education and, most importantly, enjoyment - without breaking the bank - of fizz. From the... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Parrot
London > Nightlife > Bars
The Waldorf Hilton, WC2B | 3 minutes walk from Somerset House
Actor, DJ and producer Idris Elba is set to ruffle feathers with The Parrot, an intimate cocktail bar within the Waldorf Hilton. It's all very... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Eve Bar
London > Nightlife > Bars
34 Southampton Street, WC2E | 4 minutes walk from Somerset House
A short hop below Frog, Adam Handling's restaurant in Covent Garden, is Eve Bar, the chef's first stand-alone cocktail joint. He's brought in talented mixologist... 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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Mr Fogg's Society of Exploration
London > Nightlife > Bars
1A Bedford Street, WC2E | 6 minutes walk from Somerset House
Mr Fogg's adventures around the globe (well, London, more like) continue apace with the opening of... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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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Blame Gloria
London > Nightlife > Bars
20 Bedford Street, WC2E | 7 minutes walk from Somerset House
A subterranean den of delight, with cocktails, tunes and parties, Blame Gloria is a basement bar in Covent Garden where the wallpaper is based... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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 ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Lyaness
London > Nightlife > Bars
Sea Containers London, 20 Upper Ground, SE1 | 9 minutes walk from Somerset House
Pioneering mixology maestro Ryan Chetiyawardana shook the industry as hard as he shakes his cocktails in 2018 when he announced the closure of... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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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Mamma Mia!
Mamma Mia!
Theatre | Until 7th March 2020 

Novello Theatre 3 minutes walk from Somerset House

Through the story-telling magic of the songs of ABBA, we meet Donna, a feisty forty-something single mum, who recalls the ...More

 
The Lion King
The Lion King
Theatre | Until 29th September 2019 

The Lyceum Theatre 3 minutes walk from Somerset House

The Lion King tells the story of Simba - the epic adventure of his battles, his friendships, his dreams and ...More

 
The Play That Goes Wrong
The Play That Goes Wrong
Theatre | Until 3rd May 2020 

Duchess Theatre 3 minutes walk from Somerset House

Presented by the award-winning, international comedy company Mischief Theatre, The Play That Goes Wrong follows the inept and accident prone ...More

 
9 To 5 The Musical
9 To 5 The Musical
Theatre | Until 4th April 2020 

Savoy Theatre 3 minutes walk from Somerset House

Dolly Parton's signature sass is stamped all over this empowering musical version of the 1980 movie in which she co-starred. ...More

 
Tina - The Tina Turner Musical
Tina - The Tina Turner Musical
Theatre | Until 21st December 2019 

Aldwych Theatre 4 minutes walk from Somerset House

Phyllida Lloyd, director of Mamma Mia!, helms a life-affirming musical based on the life of legendary artist Tina Turner, written ...More

 
Untangling the Tracks
Untangling the Tracks
Exhibitions | Until 31st May 2020 

London Transport Museum 4 minutes walk from Somerset House

The London Transport Museum looks at the history of the Thameslink train line with its new exhibition, Untangling the Tracks. ...More

 
Future Engineers
Future Engineers
Exhibitions | Until 31st December 2020 

London Transport Museum 4 minutes walk from Somerset House

Explore the world of transport engineering in the Future Engineers gallery, a permanent display at the London Transport Museum since ...More

 
The Poster Prize for Illustration 2019: London Stories
The Poster Prize for Illustration 2019: London Stories
Exhibitions | Until 14th July 2019 

London Transport Museum 4 minutes walk from Somerset House

The Poster Prize for Illustration 2019 displays 100 shortlisted competition entries as chosen by an independent panel of judges. Taking ...More

 
Three Sisters
Theatre | Until 29th June 2019 

Vaudeville Theatre 5 minutes walk from Somerset House

Maly Drama Theatre of St Petersburg returns to London with a reinvention of Chekhov's tragicomedy, directed by Lev Dodin. Olga, ...More

Waitress
Waitress
Theatre | Until 19th October 2019 

Adelphi Theatre 5 minutes walk from Somerset House

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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Pavlova's
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Tappit Hen
Tappit Hen
Drinking 

Stocking wines shipped by Davy's Wine Merchants, the Tappit Hen also recalls one the building's ...More

 
Small Steps And Giant Leaps: The 50th Anniversary Of The Moon Landing
Exhibitions | On 20th July 

Royal Institution of Great Britain

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Double Standard
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Grosvenor Square

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Prom 10: Public Service Broadcasting
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Concerts | On 25th July 

Royal Albert Hall

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Prom 20: Pekka Kuusisto
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Concerts | On 3rd August 

Royal Albert Hall

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Prom 7: Schumann, Schoenberg & Mozart
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Concerts | On 23rd July 

Royal Albert Hall

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Prom 12: National Youth Orchestra Of Great Britain
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Concerts | On 27th July 

Royal Albert Hall

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Prom 46: City Of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
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Concerts | On 22nd August 

Royal Albert Hall

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Prom 6: The Rite Of Spring
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Concerts | On 22nd July 

Royal Albert Hall

Edward Garner conducts Orchestra of the Royal Academy ...More

 
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