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Reviewed 26 July 2018

This is a busy main road running sort of East to West from Holborn through Cambridge Circus to Piccadilly Circus. There are restaurants, bars and theatres along here but really I think the best areas to explore are accessed from here just off of the...More

Thank SevenoaksSinjun
Reviewed 7 July 2018 via mobile

Shops, restaurants, cafes, theatres - what's not to love? Soho is just off this busy street and there is so much to do and see around the area. You could spend hours here just browsing, eating, drinking and people watching. The heart of theatre land.

Thank Belle-Noel
Reviewed 30 June 2018

Major street in the West End running from Piccadilly Circus to New Oxford Street past Charing Cross Road. Many theatres, shops and cafes.

Thank Michael C
Reviewed 29 April 2018

This iconic street is the theatre capital of the country, brimming with theatres of all sizes, a great place to visit. 👍

Thank Steve57C
Reviewed 16 February 2018 via mobile

My other half took me to London to see a show, something I'd always wanted to do (but I'm from the North....said in a Jon Snow tone 😂), so Shaftesbury Avenue was a total delight. My eyes were like saucepan lids taking in all the...More

Thank Venture744495
Reviewed 15 February 2018 via mobile

This is a great part of London. There are many theatres, restaurants and cafes and it's easy to walk to many other parts of London from here. Soho is just off this Avenue, as is Piccadilly Circus and Trafalgar Square. Oxford Street and Regents Street...More

Thank Belle-Noel
Reviewed 4 February 2018

A very busy street mostly geared towards tourists but caters for the office works based on the street or nearby too; well worth walking through if you are in passing or nearby but not worth making a specific detour for it.

Thank RWandSW
Reviewed 20 January 2018 via mobile

The “Broadway” of London, I actually enjoy this theater district more! Definitely take in a show if you have the opportunity. Last minute tickets can get pretty cheap! My theater rule is to see something native to the country I’m in, if possible.

Thank Cara C
Reviewed 31 October 2017

While partaking in a long walking expedition through London's West End theatre district during our most recent stay in the city, we again found ourselves exploring Shaftsbury Avenue. A previous walk along this busy street had been a little disappointing. This visit, two years on...More

Thank BigHugh51
Reviewed 29 October 2017

Many theaters, restaurants and bars. Lots and lots of people. Great area to wander and enjoy the atmosphere.

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The go-to district for a good time in London, Soho
hosts a wealth of world-class theatres and a
compelling lineup of cafes, restaurants, pubs, bars,
and clubs. At Soho's core is London's original Red
Light District and the epicenter of the LGBT scene –
and thus the city's hottest nightlife. For shopping
enthusiasts, Soho is not only the home of London's
greatest concentration of boutique shops, but also the
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