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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” (74 reviews)
“green space” (13 reviews)
“small park” (8 reviews)
Russell Square, London WC1B 5EH, England
+44 20 7974 1693
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Reviewed 1 week ago 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 2 weeks ago 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
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

During our most recent stay in the great city of London, we decided that we would spend some of our time in parts of the city which we had not explored during previous stays. Consequently, one day we took an extended walk in the area...More

Thank BigHugh51
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Russell Square is a lovely park located in the heart of Bloomsbury. It is close to the British Museum and a great place to spend a few hours relaxing, reading, eating lunch, strolling along the tree lined paths or visiting with a friend. It’s peaceful...More

Thank 449lesleym
Reviewed 17 October 2017

It was fun to take a break and watch people playing with their dogs. Beautiful active park in a nice neighborhood.

Thank maisonettetextiles
Reviewed 3 October 2017

It's a small park but the nice and cozy enough... there is also a cafe inside the park if I'm not mistaken

Thank Andi M
Reviewed 28 September 2017 via mobile

We go to this park as its just across the road from our hotel.its so relaxing lovely water feature lots of seats its also very quite hard to believe its in a very busy part of London by a main road.its great to sit and...More

Thank sortbread
Reviewed 22 September 2017 via mobile

Nice green park next to a busy street. There is a nice little cafe/restaurant with great eating options. Great place to relax after traveling or after the British museum

Thank Jeroen E
Reviewed 21 September 2017

We enjoyed our stay in London at the iconic, 4 star hotel, it was a good centrally located base for our trip. Decor was quite grand in the main areas but the main let down was the windows were single glazed so let in a...More

1  Thank Sousxie
Reviewed 12 September 2017 via mobile

This is a quaint little garden not far from the Russell square tube station and it has a cafe in the park its self as well as one on the corner outside. It is a refreshing burst of green but there are not enough park...More

Thank Louise C
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