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Bloomsbury Square

Bloomsbury Square

A beautiful spot to sit in the sunshine!

DoubleTree by Hilton

DoubleTree by Hilton

Great for family or group dinners. Looks very classy and the food is delicious. Voucher deals are always available. If you think you can't afford the Hilton, think again!

London Film Museum

London Film Museum

'Bond in Motion' exhibition - see the actual cars and gadgets of 007 made famous by the movies!

The Savoy Hotel

The Savoy Hotel

World famous Omelette Arnold Bennett!

My Old Dutch

My Old Dutch

The best place for pancakes on Shrove Tuesday - or any day of the year for that matter!

Rosa's Thai Cafe

Rosa's Thai Cafe

Freshly made dishes with lots of taste - great for sharing and reasonably priced wine too.

The Zetter Townhouse

The Zetter Townhouse

Amazing cocktails - especially the Twinkles recommended by the waiter - impressive service, great atmosphere and a quirky, eccentric interior.

Kerbisher & Malt

Kerbisher & Malt

Sustainable and stylish fish and chips that taste fantastic!

Bone Daddies

Bone Daddies

A small but tasty menu of Japanese ramen dishes.

Gosh! Comics

Gosh! Comics

A wealth of graphic novels from a wide variety of genres.

Busaba Ethai

Busaba Ethai

This is the perfect place for a quick and tasty dinner with friends in central London. The pad thai is so tasty and they even have an app that you can save money with.

Porterhouse

Porterhouse

A traditional pub over a whopping 12 levels with a cosy atmosphere and two cocktails for £10 during happy hour! It's also a great place for watching sports...

Brasserie Blanc

Brasserie Blanc

One of world renowned chef Raymond Blanc's chain restaurants with delightful views over Covent Garden. Ideal for after work drinks or reasonably priced, freshly prepared meals.

Neal's Yard

Neal's Yard

Bohemian cafes and shops with a relaxed vibe - the brightly painted frontages add to the quirky nature of this delightful central back street.

The Crobar

The Crobar

Happy hour 4-9pm every day, which makes this place super cheap and cheerful for central London!

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Why not explore the nearby areas of Holborn, Bloomsbury, Covent Garden, Soho, Fitzrovia, Euston, West End, King's Cross, Clerkenwell and Marylebone

"Upon his death, architect John Soane bequeathed his house to the nation as long as nothing was added and nothing sold off..it is now the Soane Museum in Lincoln's Inn Fields."

Walk or take a bus ride along the Strand to soak in London's vibe...

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The restaurants along Charlotte Street are a great place to sit in the sunshine, watching the world go by...

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A rich vein of restaurants and cafes...I love walking down Charlotte Street without a reservation and dropping in to any place that takes my fancy...

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Child-friendly activities near WC1A

Bangladeshi under 5s Drop-In

Coram Parents Centre
Set in the peaceful grounds of Collingham Gardens, our drop-ins are funded by Camden Council. Drop-in for Bangladeshi families and their children. Website

After school Pottery Class

The 1A Centre
Our after school Pottery Class is a lot of fun and makes use of our fantastic facilities at 1A Arts. We have a pottery studio, complete with kiln, allowing kid's to explore their creativity. Colleen is our very talented pottery tutor and always makes it a fun experience! Website

Rhyme Time

Charing Cross Library
What a hidden gem this rhyme time is ... and it is going to get better. Robin Martin brings her wonderful voice and entertainment talents to the Charing Cross rhyme time in addition to the Wednesday session at the Mayfair library. Robin definitely adds West End panache to the Under Fives library sessions. Under 5's Website

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Dragon Hall
The Under 5s Drop In at Dragon Hall is on Friday mornings from 10am to 2pm, during school term time. All under 5s are welcome with their parents or carers. There is lots of space to run around, different activities each week including trips out to other venues Website

Family Art Sessions

October Gallery
The Family Programme at October Gallery has run successful family art sessions that use international art, multi-sensory activities and storytelling. Our FREE sessions run from 10am-11.30am on Saturday once a month and are suitable for Under 5s and older siblings. Website

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West End Children's Centre
Stay and Play. A safe and stimulating learning environment for babies and young children where parents can chat in an informal atmosphere. Set in the heart of Soho our Children's Centre offers services for children and their families throughout the West End. We give advice and practical support to families with young children. Languages spoken include Arabic Bengali Cantonese Hindi Portuguese and Tagalog. Our unique location in the heart of the city means we have good links with many of London's famous sites museums galleries and theatres. Website

Comedy Club 4 Kids (Over 6s) at Soho Theatre

Soho Theatre & Writers Centre
A proper comedy club for anyone over the age of six featuring the best comedians on the circuit doing what they do best but without the rude bits. Website

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