Places to go in Bloomsbury
Photography & Cameras
Bury Place, Holborn, WC1A 2JZ [map]
The Classic Camera is the only shop in the UK to exclusively deal in Leica cameras.
Northington Street, Cockpit Yard, WC1N 2NP [map]
Cockpit Arts is a unique provider of centres for contemporary crafts and the applied arts in London.
49-53 Gray's Inn Road, Holborn, WC1X 8PP [map]
Condor Cycles sell a wide range of bikes and related accessories.
9 Cosmo Place, Bloomsbury, WC1N 3AP [map]
Cosmoba serve a variety of Italian dishes at their restaurant and provide outside seating on the pavement.
China & Glassware
11 Cosmo Place, Bloomsbury, WC1N 3AP [map]
Josie and Katy Firmin run two linked studios in London and Kent, specialising in the production of hand-painted English bone china.
Marchmont Street, Bloomsbury, WC1N 1AP [map]
Crussh serve a wide selection of juices and smoothies that are 98% fat free, as well as a wide selection of sandwiches and soups, all guaranteed fresh for your enjoyment.
Wakefield Street, WC1N 1PG [map]
One of the most exciting not-for-profit art spaces in London, The Dairy Art Centre occupies a 12,500 sq ft milk deposit formerly used by Express Dairies.
Home & Gift
25A Museum Street, Holborn, WC1A 1JU [map]
Edwards & Todd sell an array of gifts, including jewellery, glassware, pure wool blankets, ceramics, bags, scarves and children's toys.
2 - 4 Herbrand Street, Bloomsbury, WC1N 1HX [map]
The Friend at Hand is a cosy little pub just tucked around the corner from Russell Square tube station.
Fish & Chips
19 Theobald's Road, Holborn, WC1X 8SL [map]
The Fryer's Delight serve a variety of fish and chip meals as well as sausages, burgers and fishcakes.
66 Marchmont Street, Bloomsbury, WC1N 1AB [map]
Gay's The Word was the first bookshop in Great Britain to be totally devoted to gay literature, and sells books on subjects including political, historical, philosophical and sexual perspectives on homosexuality.
17 Bloomsbury Square, Holborn, WC1A 2NJ [map]
The German Historical Institute London (GHIL) was officially opened on 4 November 1976 as an independent academic institution to promote research concentrating on the comparative history of Germany and Britain, on the history of the British Empire and Commonwealth and on Anglo-German relations.
56 New Oxford Street, WC1B 3ST [map]
The three districts that make up Midtown have it all.
Marchmont Street, Bloomsbury, WC1N 1AF [map]
Hare and Tortoise restaurants serve food from the far east through a growing network of outlets, serving sushi, dumplings, maki, lo mein, chow mein and rice dishes, all served in generous portions so you get great value for your money.
Senate House, Camden, WC1E 7HU [map]
The Institute of Historical Research is one of ten member Institutes of the School of Advanced Study, part of the University of London.
139 King's Cross Road, King's Cross, WC1X 9BJ [map]
Itadaki Zen is an organic and vegan Japanese restaurant.
6th Floor, Russell Square House, 10-12 Russell Square, WC1B 5EH [map]
The Japan Foundation is Japan's principal organisation for promoting international cultural exchange.
46 Great Russell Street, Bloomsbury, WC1B 3PA [map]
Jarndyce Antiquarian Booksellers sell a wide range of books and newspapers dating from the 18th and 19th centuries.
82 Marchmont Street, Bloomsbury, WC1N 1AG [map]
Judd Books sell a wide range of second hand and remainder books on history, economics and architecture.
Bureau de Change
156A Southampton Row, Bloomsbury, WC1B 5AR [map]
Kanoo Foreign Exchange are a Bureaux De Change.