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Queen's Chapel of the Savoy

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Attended the Choral Eucharist on Advent Sunday, an absolute delight! The service took place in... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
dgale0204
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Is this a hidden gem?

Beautifully restored Chapel just off the Strand near Somerset House. It has an interesting - even... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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The Chapel is the last surviving building of a hospital founded by Henry VII for homeless people in 1512. It stands on the area of London known as the Savoy.The Chapel belongs to Her Majesty The Queen in Her Right as Duke of Lancaster. It is a...more
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Savoy Hill | jcn. of The Strand, London WC2R 0DA, England
Trafalgar Square / Embankment
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Attended the Choral Eucharist on Advent Sunday, an absolute delight! The service took place in beautiful surroundings, following the Book of Common Prayer format, and the music and singing was superb. A very friendly congregation and we were invited to a lovely post service reception....More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Beautifully restored Chapel just off the Strand near Somerset House. It has an interesting - even torrid history but very well worth a visit.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 2 October 2018

I adore going to small off the beaten path places to visit in London. This intimate chapel is visited by the Queen at Christmas time as well as other occasions. I was the only one there when I visited. It was interesting reading all the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 21 September 2018

Amazing Historic place. private chapel of the Queen open to the public, any one can visit for free! definitely deserve a visit to discover the history behind this hidden gem in central London. I suggest to visit on a Sunday morning to hear the Gentlemen...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 17 April 2018

20 members of my group went on a tour of the Savoy Chapel. We had booked a full tour which included 'tea and biscuits' . Instead we were surprised to be offered plates of scones and fruit cakes - which were both wonderful (I had...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed 8 March 2018 via mobile

If you are interested in history, heraldry and churches this is the place to visit. It is a lovely quiet refuge from the hubbub of The Strand and Waterloo Bridge. The fabric of the church is not very old but the site has a long...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank rabbit198
Reviewed 21 November 2017

Not much to add to some of the excellent reviews already made. This church is steeped in history and remains active on Sundays. Many are familiar with the Savoy Hotel but few are aware of the connection to the once powerful region of France and...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed 8 November 2017

This is a hidden gem and well worth a visit. You will get much more out of the place if you can organise a guided tour as the people there really bring the place to life.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Paul A
Reviewed 25 September 2017

This took place in the 18th Century because they were both deemed to be equally responsible for holding an unlicensed wedding IE no Banns being read out. You didn't have to do very much in those days to find yourself being lodged in Milbank -...More

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank Margaret Mary O
Reviewed 26 July 2017

Walking up from The Embankment Gardens to The Strand we stumbled across this charming chapel. We love old churches so went in and were delighted by it. Well worth half an hour away from the hustle and bustle.

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Tim G
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Trafalgar Square / Embankment
With its iconic Nelson’s Column, majestic oversized
lions and brightly-lit fountains, Trafalgar Square is
not just considered the heart of this bustling London
hub, but the very core of the city itself. Beyond this
esteemed gathering place are more famous icons, as
well as a disproportionate numbers of the city’s most
popular cultural attractions including the National
Gallery and many West End theaters. Along the way to
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