Address: 1 Phoenix Street, London WC2H 8BU
Visitors to London keen to enjoy an escape from the norm can be sure to find everything they are looking for and more by heading to the Phoenix Artist Club.
What is the Phoenix Artist Club?
A lively and nostalgia-filled theatre bar and restaurant, the Phoenix Artist Club is renowned as being the place to go to for all those wishing for a fabulous dining experience and top-notch entertainment.
Situated in the original dressing and rehearsal rooms of The Phoenix Theatre, the club offers a charming and relaxed atmosphere that visitors will soak up and enjoy from the first moment they enter.
The walls are bedecked with posters, paintings and pictures all touching on the club’s rich history, while the beautiful art deco architecture sets off the many fantastic and delightful surprises that await in every corner of the venue.
With the Phoenix Theatre the venue for the debut of a host of Hollywood’s biggest names from the age of the silver screen, guests can learn all about the runs of such iconic names as Laurence Olivier, Noel Coward and Gertrude Lawrence, who all performed at the theatre in years gone by.
An array of great dishes, drinks and delights await all those that book a trip to the Phoenix Artist Club, with some of the standout cocktails on the extensive menu including One Sip More, Baby in a Corner, Luck Be a Lady and No17: The Spread Eagle, we’ll leave the rest to your imagination.
So, why not enjoy a drink and a meal while soaking up the opulent surroundings of this outstanding hidden gem of the London dining and theatre scene?
Opening hours for visitors
Guests can head to the Phoenix Artist Club between the hours of:
- Monday to Saturday – 10.30 am to 2.30 am
- Sunday – 12pm to 1.30 am
Meanwhile, the brasserie is open for food, drinks and entertainment on Tuesdays to Saturdays from 5.30 pm to 9.30 pm each evening.
However, in such a bustling and busy part of central London, it is not just Phoenix Artist Club that attracts millions of visitors to this area each year. Here are just some of the outstanding sights to see and attractions to explore that can be found in the surrounding area (all of which can be found within easy walking distance):
- Apollo Theatre (0.3 miles, six minutes’ travel time on foot)
- The National Gallery (0.5 miles, ten minutes)
- London Transport Museum (0.5 miles, ten minutes)
- Dominion Theatre (0.2 miles, four minutes)
- The Cartoon Museum (0.3 miles, seven minutes)
- The British Museum (0.4 miles, nine minutes)
- The Cochrane Theatre (0.6 miles, 11 minutes)
- Sir John Soane’s Museum (0.7 miles, 14 minutes)
- Lincoln’s Inn Fields (0.7 miles, 14 minutes)
- Theatre Royal, Drury Lane (0.5 miles, 11 minutes)
- Somerset House (0.7 miles, 15 minutes)
- Ripley’s Believe It or Not! London (0.4 miles, eight minutes)
Underground travel to the Phoenix Artist Club
Located in one of the best connected areas of the English capital in terms of access to the world-renowned Underground network, Tube stations that can be found in close proximity to the Phoenix Artist Club include:
- Covent Garden (Piccadilly line)
- Leicester Square (Northern and Piccadilly lines)
- Piccadilly Circus (Bakerloo and Piccadilly lines)
- Tottenham Court Road (Central and Northern lines)
- Charing Cross Underground (Bakerloo and Northern lines)
- Embankment (Bakerloo, Circle, District and Northern lines)
- Holborn (Central and Piccadilly lines)
- Oxford Circus (Bakerloo, Central and Victoria lines)
Meanwhile, overground rail links can also be reached for anyone heading into the area from further afield via the nearby station of Charing Cross. Full details of all rail and public transport links to the area can be found by heading to the official website of Transport for London.
Places to park at the Phoenix Artist Club
Individuals that are planning to drive during their time in the English capital are also extremely well catered for in terms of nearby parking options for the Phoenix Artist Club. Available nearby facilities include:
- Q-Park Chinatown (0.2 miles, four minutes’ travel time on foot)
- NCP Car Park London Shaftesbury (0.3 miles, six minutes)
- Brewer Street NCP (0.3 miles, six minutes)
- Shelton Street Car Park (0.3 miles, six minutes)
- Car Park Covent Garden (0.5 miles, nine minutes)
- Savoy Adelphi Car Park (0.6 miles, 12 minutes)
- Trafalgar Car Park (0.4 miles, nine minutes)
- Q-Park Trafalgar Square (0.6 miles, 13 minutes)
- Tolpuddle Street Car Park (0.5 miles, 11 minutes)
- Bloomsbury Square Car Park (0.5 miles, ten minutes)
However, motorists are reminded that traffic volumes can be high throughout the day in central London, especially during the busy morning and evening rush hours. It is therefore advisable for drivers to avoid taking to the roads at these times, while planning journeys in advance and pre-booking parking when possible is also recommended.