Places to go in Bloomsbury
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…
56 New Oxford Street, WC1B 3ST [map]
The three districts that make up Midtown have it all. Bloomsbury, Holborn and St Giles sit right at the heart of London, sandwiched between the West End and the City, and they've been passed by for…
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…
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. Founded in 1921 by A. F. Pollard, the Institute of Historical…
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. They are situated opposite the British Museum.
38 Lambs Conduit Street, Bloomsbury, WC1N 3LD [map]
US fashion brand founded in 1983, now internationally established.
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.
5 Coptic Street, Holborn, WC1A 1NH [map]
Konaki Greek Restaurant serve a variety of Greek dishes. Catering for private parties of up to 50 people is available upon request. Seating in the garden area is provided.
50-60 Southampton Row, Bloomsbury, WC1B 4AR [map]
Koto is a Japanese/Sushi restaurant that serves a wide variety of dishes. They have a bar that is located in an adjacent room. They can cater for private parties of up to 50 people. The restaurant is…
94-98 Lambs Conduit Street, Bloomsbury, WC1N 3LZ [map]
Both this London pub and the street it's on take the name of philanthropist William Lamb. The Lamb was built in the early 18th century, improved in Victorian times and remains a popular pub to this day. The bar features Victorian remnants including rare snob screens, which would once have hidden a drinker's identity at the bar.
Art & Craft
105 Great Russell Street, Bloomsbury, WC1B 3RY [map]
L Cornelissen & Son sell a wide range of painting and drawing materials including pigments, textiles, oils, paints, pastels, charcoal, pencils and easels.
111 Great Russell Street, WC1B 3NQ [map]
This New-England-inspired Fitzrovia seafood shack is all about lobster. Feast on the crustacean in various forms amid lobster cages, clapper-boarded walls and colourful buoys
45 Burton Street, Bloomsbury, WC1H 9AL [map]
The Maghreb Bookshop sell a wide range of books on North Africa, the Arab world and Islam. A mail order service is also available. Opening times vary so please phone in advance.
107A Great Russell Street, Bloomsbury, WC1B 3NA [map]
Malabar Junction serve a variety of South Indian dishes at their restaurant, and can cater for private parties of up to 35 guests upon request. They also have a licensed bar area. A takeaway menu is…
36 Torrington Place, Bloomsbury, WC1E 7LY [map]
The Marlborough Arms is a beautiful old fashioned pub 5 minutes walk from Euston Station. We are Cask Marque accredited for the great quality of our cask ales. With fabulous British food to…
Fish & Chips
38 Great Russell Street, Bloomsbury, WC1B 3PP [map]
Munchkins is a seafood restaurant that serves a variety of dishes including fish and chips. Outside seating is provided on the pavement.
49 Great Russell Street, Bloomsbury, WC1B 3BA [map]
Visitors to the British Museum who have absorbed enough culture would do well to visit the Museum Tavern across the street. Here they can absorb culture of a different kind; much of the carved wooden…