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Russell Square

Russell Square, London WC1B 5EH, England
+44 20 7974 1693
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Square located in Bloomsbury central London, with easy access to nearby attractions like the British Museum, Covent Garden and Oxford Street for shopping.
  • Excellent29%
  • Very good55%
  • Average14%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“british museum” (77 reviews)
“green space” (14 reviews)
“small park” (8 reviews)
Russell Square, London WC1B 5EH, England
+44 20 7974 1693
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The square was the focal point of the development of the Bedford estate in the 18th century, with the statue of the 5th Lord Bedford not facing into the square, but out into the estate he created. Many of the original Georgian terraced houses survive,...More

Thank Ian C
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a lovely cafe. The service was quick. The place was well decorated and clean throughout (even the toilets, which is always a good sign). We had a baton sandwich each along with tea and a lovely buttered scone for approx £15. We were...More

Thank TripperLancs
Reviewed 1 week ago

I've eaten here many times and I hope that this fine establishment doesn’t change. Friendly staff, tasty food which surely must be home-made and reasonable sized portions and reasonable prices. Spotlessly clean toilets, a welcoming attitude, plenty of outside seating and warm inside. In the...More

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Reviewed 10 December 2017

Is a beautiful park near to british museum and a lot of hotels, also there is tube ( piccadilly line ) and supermarket too. is posible to arrive comercials shops streets walking osborn street and the others, the neighborhood is very quiet . and then...More

Thank peter s
Reviewed 4 December 2017

Having visited an exhibition at the British Museum we fancied an 'all day breakfast'. We had walked through Russel Square one the way to the BM and noticed the cafe. Breakfast was really good and only £6.00 each, pretty good for city centre.The coffee (an...More

Thank alan c
Reviewed 29 November 2017

Yoy can stroll around the park or sit on the grass and enjoy the sunshine! You can feed the squirrels and watch them climbing and jumping from one tree to another. There is also a small cafe if you want something to drink. Sometimes small...More

Thank helenr6977
Reviewed 27 November 2017 via mobile

Visited Russell Square as the bus dropped us here on the way back to the railway station. This is a lovely piece of green open space on the city centre. A real treat of a place to sit and watch the world go by or...More

Thank northants90
Reviewed 26 November 2017 via mobile

Found this lovely little oasis in the park, it was lovely sitting having breakfast and look out into the park. Shame about the rude awful Italian staff, I asked if they could put a drop of hot water into my tea, it wasn't hot enough,...More

Thank jopa28
Reviewed 12 November 2017 via mobile

Was my first visit at this brunch but definitely not the last. Really good atmosphere, very friendly staff!! The service was amazing, the manager was looking after us during the whole meal and kindly explained everything we wanted to know. She was super nice, a...More

Thank Mark RoŁand V
Reviewed 5 November 2017 via mobile

I have rarely walked through the centre of this garden square although I have walked along the surrounding roads many times. At both the North and South gates are detailed information boards giving separate versions of the history of the square, the landowners, its design...More

Thank sheepygold
Snuggly nestled within Central London is academic and
leafy Bloomsbury, an area that boasts walking distance
access to many of London's most popular attractions.
It is also home to some of Britain's most celebrated
museums, including the must-see British Museum.
Despite an understandable popularity with students,
tourists and day trippers, vast sections of Bloomsbury
retain a quiet, residential feel year round and
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Mac M
15 November 2017|
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Response from Andi M | Reviewed this property |
I use TFL (transport for london) website for my journey planner in London please google it and you can plan your journey hope this help
Mac M
15 November 2017|
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Response from Gakeitse | Reviewed this property |
While the Gatwick Express is the fastest and most direct way of getting to Victoria, it's also the most expensive. But stopping trains run regularly via Gatwick to Victoria so it might be worth getting a (return if... More
Gilian W
25 May 2016|
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Response from calypsoEastSussex | Reviewed this property |
If you walk to high Holborn, you can get the 38 bus to Victoria. Alternatively,get the Piccadilly line on the tube towards Heathrow, changing at either south Kensington or Gloucester Road and catch the Eastbound district... More