Strand
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About
The home of the Original Glazed doughnut and great coffee since 1937! Always made fresh daily, hand crafted and hand finished doughnuts for delicious, melt-in-your-mouth moments! Choose from double dozens, doughnut bundles, towers, wedding doughnuts, birthday doughnuts and personalised doughnuts. Order online for Click and Collect or visit is in shop today!
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The area
Neighbourhood: Covent Garden
Whether you're headed here to check out the multitude of shops, theaters, cafes, pubs, and restaurants, or simply to be among the multitude of people who pass through this pretty part of town, you'll love soaking up the festive and historic atmosphere in and around Covent Garden. Even if you don't have tickets to the opera or a show at one of the many famous theaters here, don't be surprised if find yourself captivated by some impromptu act of a street performer wowing the crowds in Covent Garden's Piazza. If you do have tickets, you'll be pleased to note that many of the local eateries accommodate theatergoers with prix fixe menus, early dinners, and later than usual opening hours. 


How to get there
  • Covent Garden • 5 min walk
  • Embankment • 6 min walk

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HINA W
Islamabad, Pakistan7,367 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2022 • Family
Strand is a thoroughfare in the City of Westminster. On our last trip to London we decided to cover all the sites of the Monopoly game. Strand was one such a place. It connects the Temple Bar with the Trafalgar Square. The name of this street comes from 'strond' which is the Old English word meaning the edge of the river. There are some renowned buildings here like the Royal Courts of Justice, the Savoy, the Somerset House, RAF Church and the Australia House. Historically, this was the first street in London to get buildings numbered during the reign of Charles II. The 17th century elite started shifting to the West End of London, so many shops, pubs and restaurants mushroomed. Then during 19th century it became the theatres and opera halls hub. Aldwych, Drury Lane, Lyceum, Gaiety and Duchess theatres are a few such establishments. I really liked the character of this street and the roundabout connected to it. Do try to pay a visit here as you can see some lovely buildings.
Written 12 July 2023
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therichastill
Stevenage, UK3,129 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2024 • Solo
The Strand is one of the more well known streets in the city of Westminster as it is immortalised in the London version of Monopoly. The road begins at Trafalgar Square and from here goes past Charing Cross railway station and Coutts bank. There are plenty of restaurants along the road and theatres as well.

It reaches Aldwych and here the road has been pedestrianised and you can walk past Somerset House and the former Strand Tube station which is now closed. After this the road returns and you walk past the Royal Courts of Justice. Shortly after here the road enters the City of London and becomes Fleet Street and leads you towards St Paul's Cathedral.

If you enjoy walking it's great to explore, alternatively jump on a London bus to see it from up high.
Written 24 February 2024
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MrsA
Wetherby, UK420 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2022 • Couples
We booked The Strand as it is so central, opposite The Savoy and a 2 minute walk to Covent Garden one way and The Thames another way.
I always get the busses in London as you see so much more and got a bus to Kensington Palace. The buses stop at Euston and Kings Cross too.
The staff were all friendly, efficient and welcoming. The rooms were modern, clean and very quiet. Very compact and small but great for a few days.
Breakfast was great value too with everything you would expect.
Would return due to its location.
Written 30 April 2022
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DoozeUK
Leicestershire, UK1,152 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2022 • Family
Walking from Trafalgar Square alone the Strands, gives you a good views of different sides of London Town. from the big hotels, including the Savoy, to the theatre district and onto the courts before hitting the City of London. There’s always a mix of people and sights to take in.
Written 21 August 2022
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barcaranger
Andorra la Vella, Andorra2,538 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Nov 2018
A key area linking the West End to the City with the centres of U.K. justice. Also extremely close to Covent Garden and my Alma Mata the London School of Economics. Some nice restaurants and lots of history. Wonderful area to stroll around particularly heading East along Fleet Street.
Written 15 November 2018
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Belgo96
Brisbane, Australia3,464 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2016 • Couples
The Strand is a richly historical thoroughfare in London. In the 1800s it was known as the center for book trade with many publishers and book sellers in the area. There are many elegant buildings along the Strand, with the Savoy and Somerset House, the most famous. There is also a really fascinating small church, St Clement Danes, which survived the great fire of 1666, was rebuilt by Christopher Wren in 1679 when it was deemed unsafe, badly damaged by the Blitz in WWII and then rebuilt inside again in the 1950s (survivor!). It is now the church of the Royal Airforce, who helped rebuild it and it has a lovely understated elegance inside. Try to see it. There is also Kings College Campus and the Charing Cross Station building is a nice historic railway building. The only disappointment to me now is that there are so many fast food chain stores along here, particularly near the Charing Cross Station end. However, if you like high quality coffee and don't like chain coffee, try Ludenwic - a tiny independent coffee cafe on the Strand (near the Hilton Waldorf) they do excellent coffee and cakes. Another thing I've observed on the Strand over the last two visits is that there are a lot of homeless people sleeping rough, particularly near the Charing Cross station end. They won't come up to you, but you will see them sleeping there.
Written 13 October 2016
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Zoe B
Worthing, UK1,348 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Nov 2016 • Solo
People seem to forget The Strand is a destination in it's own right and treat it as a thoroughfare from Trafalgar Square to Charing Cross, The Embankment & Covent Garden. It has some beautiful buildings, a lot of wonderful theatres, The Savoy and The Waldorf-Astoria hotels, and a wide variety of restaurants. Lovely for a stroll down.
Written 26 November 2016
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Joe K
queens, ny172 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2022 • Friends
Great location but the rooms are very small, you must spring for a bigger room to feel comfortable. The elevators are very tiny as well. The restaurant serves a great breakfast.
Written 20 April 2023
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olivehoover
Treviso, Italy1,383 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2018 • Friends
The Strand is an area in London that runs from Trafalgar Square into Fleet Street and it has a great vibe with a lot of interesting spots such as bars, theatres, restaurants and nice small streets.
I went there in order to visit an installation about futurism and art.
This area proposes great events every week.
Stay tuned.
Written 18 October 2018
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shane😁😁
Northamptonshire, UK14,431 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2016 • Friends
Walking along here reminded me of a more upmarket yet somewhat quieter version of Oxford Street.With many restaurants and shops as well as home to The Savoy...the Strand is about a mile long and is also the main A4 road.We tried a few places for a bite to eat whilst here...unfortunately our wallets that day only had so much in them!!Very expensive but glad we wandered it...
Written 4 December 2016
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