In our series of spotlighting some of the most popular neighbourhoods in London, within easy reach of Dolphin Square and Pimlico, we’re taking a look at one of the city’s growing business centres; Euston. Our guide aims to detail why staying in serviced apartments near Euston Station in London guarantees you direct access to this highly talked about area.
Join us in exploring Euston on a more personal level, as we provide a rundown of what you can expect to see, do, find, and enjoy. If you are ready to get started, let’s jump right in.
At a glance: London, Euston
A well-connected area in Central London, Euston serves as the perfect gateway into this great city; boasting superb transport links between Greater London and major cities around the country. Development in the area has rapidly propelled Euston onto the map as a place to be. A sharp rise in premium office space along Euston Road has contributed to continued attraction from the corporate professional.
Development has long been the focal point of Euston - efforts are underway to reconnect the surrounding neighbourhoods that have been divided by the station and its tracks. The arrival of HS2 comes with a redevelopment of Euston Station, the sixth busiest rail station in the United Kingdom. It’s long been a discussion that Euston is not particularly attractive to visitors. Carved up by busy roads, and a bustling rail terminal, it can be easy to underestimate Euston on first appearances.
Euston sits in the borough of Camden, on the north side of the Thames. It's located near Regent's Park, between Paddington and Clerkenwell. A step in the right direction can land you in the creative flare of Camden People’s Theatre, or a guided tour around the British library - one of the best ways to take it all in. Elsewhere, bars, restaurants and a range of boutique shops help animate the streets from dawn till dusk.
Things to do around London Euston: What to see and do
Visiting London without dipping your toes into some of the capital’s attractions is a trip unwisely spent. Whether a planned visit or time to kill, there are some great experiences to indulge in. Just a short walk from Euston Station lands you at the British Museum which houses one of the largest and most comprehensive collections in existence. Widely collected during the era of the British Empire, this museum is the historian’s treasure trove.
The British Library is undoubtedly one of the greatest libraries in the world - unsurprising since it holds an almost unimaginably large number of books. The Grade I listed building is fetching on the eye. But inside, the striking Entrance Hall is just the beginning of its architectural excellence. Enjoy inspiring exhibitions, archives, reading rooms and galleries reimagined.
Don’t want to be on your feet all day? With 466 seats, the Shaw Theatre sits just five minutes’ walk from both Euston and King’s Cross Stations. Originally built in 1971, and refurbished in 2019, the theatre has played host to a wide range of musicals and concerts. If you’re looking for the perfect panto, an evening at the theatre is not to be missed.
Restaurants near Euston
Once upon a time, Euston was all station and no substance. Today, delicious diners and lean lunchrooms pack street corners, all serving tasty treats to commuters and local Londoners. Here are three bites you must chow down on.
Roti King London
Always increasing in popularity, Roti King restaurant delivers authentic Malaysian dishes. Street food so good your tastebuds will thank you for paying a second, or third, visit. However, blink and you may miss the small rustic eatery. This hidden food delight sits around the corner from Euston Station, tucked away on Doric Way, NW1.
Honest Burgers Warren St
Honest food, honest beer, and good company. Honest Burgers Warren St are the A-game when it comes to a tasty patty or two. Located on Tottenham Court Road, this highly-rated restaurant serves up the best chicken, vegetarian and vegan dishes that result in rave reviews. Of course, you are encouraged to wash your plate down with a Burger Beer or Karma Cola.
St Pancras Brasserie by Searcys
Soak up the magnificence of St Pancras as you enjoy the Brasserie where old-world glamour meets fresh-faced flavours. A worthy stop after a long adventure, unwind in style under vintage-inspired lighting and surrounded by accents of the golden age of travel. St Pancras by Searcys is home to the longest Champagne bar in Europe and can be located on Upper Concourse in the heart of St Pancras International.
Euston Pubs and Bars
The Euston Tap
A go-to watering hole on Euston Road, The Euston Tap gives you the best possible selection of beer available from all over the world. Housed in one of Euston’s original Grade II-listed stone lodges, the atmosphere here never disappoints. Enjoy one of the artisan brews on draught at the bar or head upstairs to find small yet comfortable seating areas.
New Bloomsbury Set
Celebrate with friends in cosy bunkers and enjoy a range of refreshing cocktails to hand. On weekends, turn up the volume with modern-day classics and decade hits from the past. New Bloomsbury Set is an oasis located on Marchmont Street just a short walk from Euston Station itself.
Rumour has it, Simmons Bar has the happiest of happy hours that you will find in London. A cold beverage here serves as the perfect livener for a great evening ahead. Enjoy cocktails, beers, or bottomless afternoon tea just a second's walk of Euston Road. Simmons Bar sits on University Street over from the University College London.
Green spaces and outdoors
Euston Square Gardens
Home to the Euston War Memorial, this green area in front of Euston Station offers bench seating, mature trees and grassy areas to lounge on.
A large garden square in Bloomsbury, in the London Borough of Camden, Russell Square sits moments away from the University of London’s main buildings and the British Museum. Fun fact: Russell Square is almost exactly square.
Bedford Square Garden
Take a stroll around Bedford Square Garden and take in the glorious sights of Georgian townhouses and buildings nestled on the fence line. A private garden for the surrounding buildings, a visit to take in the well-kept gardens and architecture is worth your time.
Tavistock Square Garden
Built in 1806, Tavistock Square features public art, the centre-piece of the gardens is a statue of Mahatma Gandhi, sculpted by Fredda Brilliant and installed in 1968. The gardens is also home to the memorial honouring the victims and the efforts of those who gave assistance during the 2005 London bombings.
Office space near Euston
Flexible workspaces ensure important projects are completed on time, business meetings run smoothly, and workforces thrive without the distractions of working from home. The rise, and demand, of shared office space has spiked the trend in businesses opting to place their employees in coworking environments. In and near Euston, there are a number of coworking office spaces to help professionals from all industries succeed. Here are some handpicked favourites based on reviews.
These workspaces offer plenty of creative spirit, including hot-desking, meeting rooms, lounges, and everything you need to keep productivity high. Some may include refreshments on site. Better yet, they’re all nestled in some of Central London’s most sought-after postcodes.
Transport in London, Euston
Euston is a well-connected area servicing Central London for passengers arriving from other major cities. Euston has both overground and underground railway stations.
Travel by Train
Euston is a terminus station for train services running to and from stations on the west coast and in the northwest. These routes are perfect for people travelling for business or leisure to Liverpool, Birmingham, Glasgow, Edinburgh, Manchester, and many other of the UK’s biggest cities.
Travel by London Underground
Euston is served by the Victoria line and both Central branches of the Northern Line. London Underground stations are located in Travelcard Zone 1. These include:
- Euston Square Tube Station
- Warren Street Tube Station
- King’s Cross Tube Station
Travel By Bus
A number of buses operate on Euston Road, with access to nearby neighbourhoods including Tottenham Court Road, Marylebone, Mayfair, Covent Garden, and Pimlico.
- 24: Service between Hampstead Heath and Pimlico
- 27:Service between Chalk Farm and Hammersmith
- 29: Service between Trafalgar Square and Wood Green
- 134: Service between North Finchley and Warren Street
For full details and timetables, visit Transport for London.
How to get from London Euston to Pimlico
Getting from Euston Station to Pimlico is easy: just jump on the Victoria line from Euston Station to Pimlico Station and you’re there in ten minutes. Check out our essential travel guide for Victoria to Pimlico.
Dolphin Square Serviced Apartments near Euston Station London
Finding the right accommodation solution for your stay in London shouldn’t take up unnecessary time or energy. Dolphin Square’s serviced apartments offer all the convenience and benefits you need when away from home.
We believe in hassle-free living. Your corporate studio or apartment will provide the ultimate in comfort and sophistication, with contemporary furnishings, king-size beds, appliances, detailing and a wide range of facilities and amenities aimed at making your stay a pleasant and memorable one. Minimum contract: 90 nights.
Need to host your event? Our unique and spacious meeting space is in the heart of London. This versatile conference room offers a fully private space to host your event. Ideal for small executive meetings, residential conferencing, training courses or reception events.
Book your stay with us on your next trip to Euston
If you’re planning a visit to London, we would love to host you at Dolphin Square. Our Serviced Apartments offer the ultimate home away from home and serve as the perfect base, right in the heart of all the action. We have fantastic transport links, being a short walk from Pimlico Station, and offer a wide range of amenities located right on our doorstep.
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