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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.
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Russell Square, London WC1B 5EH, England
Bloomsbury
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+44 20 7974 1693
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Reviewed yesterday

I daily visit Russell Square when I walk our dog and meet other people enjoying the park. In addition there is a nice coffee shop with Italian food in the garden.

Thank Albert K
Reviewed 1 week ago

I stopped off at Russell Square as I used it as a cut-through on my journey from Russell Square underground station to the British Museum. It's quite large compared to many of the garden squares in central London. While here you'll probably want to seek...More

Thank Marty B
Reviewed 1 week ago

great location, close to the west end as well as euston/kings cross. great transport infrastructure and great places to eat with a variety of dishs

Thank saniyyath c
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We walked to this little park (square) which had a fountain one evening to cool off after the hot day. There was a cute little girl about 2 years old circling 'round and 'round the fountain on a tiny little scooter. She was just precious...More

Thank Paul L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What a beautiful park which has a large number of huge well established trees which provide ample shade on a sunny day in London. It's attractive with sculpted bushes in beds and a foliage archway, along with a central water fountain display which is surrounded...More

Thank Cathinski
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

central place to stay for vists, great hotel restaurants shopping tube - food, tourists starbucks its got it all

Thank David Gerard S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Visited the gardens in centre of Russell Square, very pleasant with small central fountain and a cafe in the northern corner, plenty of benches and a nice vibe....shame that the grass was suffering in the heat, but it is free, just pay for a drink...More

Thank Vironment
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This park in Bloomsbury near Russel square station is very good and peaceful place to take some rest after visiting British Museum which is on walking distance from here. There is a restaurant within the park. It serves nice drinks and eats. So while taking...More

Thank ranjanapathak
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Just sit in the square or dine in the wonderful Italian family run Caffe Tropea, and watch the world go by ...

Thank Brendan H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Whilst in London for the weekend, we spent a bit of time in here watching the world go by. Plenty of benches to sit on. Café there although we didn't try it. We were struck with the peaceful nature of the place, despite the world...More

Thank Boddies
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Bloomsbury
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
...More
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leeroybaggins
6 August 2018|
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Response from Paul L | Reviewed this property |
We were there July 22 and it was running fine! And the parents of the cute little girl (maybe 2 yrs) let us take a picture of her going 'round and 'round the fountain on her tiny scooter.
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Hi_kitty123
4 May 2018|
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Response from Mike R | Reviewed this property |
Yes, it was yesterday.
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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
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