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London’s Wembley Stadium is one of the most famous sports venues in the UK. It’s easy to see why. The stadium is home to England’s national football team and has previously staged the Olympic Football Tournament and FIFA World Cup.
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Everything you need to know about visiting Wembley Stadium

Wembley boasts all the space and modern facilities you might expect, not to mention an enormous 90,000 capacity. If you have tickets to an event, learn all you need to know before you go here. From the accessibility and transport connections to the best restaurants and pubs nearby, you'll be ready for a perfect day at Wembley when your plan starts here.

Where is Wembley Stadium?

Wembley Stadium is the jewel of Wembley, a North-West London hamlet in the borough of Brent. The stadium sits 8 miles from Kings Cross St Pancras and Euston stations and around 6 miles away from Paddington. Are you wondering how to get to Wembley or which train station to get off at? It couldn't be easier. Wembley Park underground station is a 5-minute walk from the stadium, served by both Jubilee and Metropolitan tube lines. Wembley Central is another easy option, a short walk from the stadium connected to the London Overground and Bakerloo tube line.

Wembley Stadium history

Wembley first opened its doors in 1923 as the Empire Stadium. The Empire-Wembley was one of the most famous football grounds in the world during its lifetime. The original stadium was demolished in 2003 and replaced by the facility we know and love. The new Wembley opened in 2007. It's been one of London's most famous modern landmarks ever since. The enormous venue stands over 150 metres tall, with a capacity of 90,000; it's no surprise that Wembley is the largest stadium in England. But did you know this London landmark is also the second-largest in Europe?

Famous events at Wembley

The 2012 Summer Olympics were celebrated in London, the first games where every event had female competitors. The Olympics' 28 sporting events were held across 26 venues around London, with the Football Tournament hosted by the UK's most prominent sports venue – Wembley! As well as being the most significant sporting venue in the UK, Wembley Stadium has also played host to some of the biggest names in music. Madonna, Take That and Beyonce are a few global superstars boasting sell-out concerts in this iconic UK venue.

Things to do nearby

Are you looking for great things to do near Wembley Stadium? There are plenty of ways to entertain yourself before or after your event.

London Designer Outlet

London Designer Outlet is a stone's throw from the stadium. Hit the shops and find designer bargains; the semi-outdoor shopping centre is home to more than 50 stores, including global brands, with up to 70% off. Plus 20 restaurants, bars and cafés.

The best restaurants and pubs near Wembley Stadium

Hungry? Thirsty? Want to make a meal out of your event at Wembley? The area around the stadium boasts lots of excellent restaurants, bars and pubs, which means plenty of choices no matter what you fancy.

1. BOXPARK Wembley

For a buzzy pre-event atmosphere, make a beeline for BOXPARK Wembley. Wembley's take on the London institution hosts a diverse selection of street food traders. There's something for everyone, including juicy gourmet and vegan gourmet burgers, Malaysian, Indian and Philipino street foo. BOXPARK is also home to a dedicated space for exciting activities. Try your hand at axe throwing or crazy golf.

2. Pasta Remoli

Pasta Remoli is one of the best restaurants near the stadium. It's an Italian gem headed by Roman chef Simone Remoli. Head here for delicious plates of pasta that satisfy your carb cravings. Everything is made fresh in the kitchen; choose your pasta type, sauce and cheese, then watch your dish prepared in the airy open kitchen.

3. The White Horse

Prefer to warm up in a pub? The White Horse is one of the best pub restaurants near Wembley, with a spacious terrace for pre-match pints on sunny days. The menu offers classic pub favourites – pies, burgers, steak and chips – and changes to reflect seasonal produce.

The best hotels near Wembley Stadium

Forget commuting home after your event at Wembley; book a stay in a nearby hotel to make the most out of your experience. The best hotels are a short walk from the venue. Enjoy the best of the area and stroll to bed at a time that suits you. The ibis London Wembley is a minute's walk from the stadium and 30 minutes from Central London by tube; an ideal budget hotel near Wembley. The Novotel London Wembley is a 4-star alternative with a convenient location on Olympic Way.

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