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Contact us

The RSA's main building is located just behind the Strand in central London, within easy walking distance of underground and railway stations. This is where events from our public events programme take place, and the RSA Fellows' library and bar are housed here.

Our address is 8 John Adam Street, London WC2N 6EZ.

Nearest London Underground Stations

5 minute walk: Charing Cross (Northern Line, Bakerloo Line)
5 minute walk: Embankment (District and Circle Lines, Northern Line, Bakerloo Line)
10-15 minute walk: Covent Garden (Piccadilly Line)
10-15 minute walk: Leicester Square (Piccadilly and Northern Lines)

Nearest Mainline Stations

5 minute walk: Charing Cross
15-20 minute walk: Waterloo

Opening times

RSA House including Rawthmells Coffeehouse is open from 8.30am to 9pm, Monday to Friday.

(The Librarian is available on Tuesdays to Thursdays, between 9.30am – 5.30pm)

Please note RSA House is closed at weekends, on public holidays and between Christmas and New Year.


Rawthmells Coffeehouse:

The menu at Rawthmells changes seasonally. Please see our current All Day Dining Menu. Our Evening Menu can be found here and our Drinks Menu can be found here.

If you have any questions, or if you are visiting Rawthmells and have any access requirements, please get in touch to let us know ahead of your arrival, so we can ensure the best possible visit: / +44 (0)20 7930 5115 

For more access information, download the Rawthmells accessibility statement.

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Key contacts

Main Switchboard: 020 7930 5115 | Email General Enquiries
Main Fax: 020 7839 5805

Press Enquiries: 07799 737 970 | Email Press Enquiries
Enquiries relating to RSA Animate: Email RSA Animate
Fellowship Office: 020 7451 6939 | Email Fellowship
For guidance on complaints, please view our Complaints policy and procedure.

View our people page to find contact details of individual RSA staff