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Charming Avenue

First time I came across Sicilian Avenue I basically stumbled across it. This is a most wonderful... read more

Reviewed 16 June 2018
places2seeplaces2go
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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
Always nice to see this piece of Italy

I always to short cut through the Sicilian Avenue from Bloomsbury Square Garden. There are nice... read more

Reviewed 9 March 2018
OZS969
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Budapest, Hungary
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Reviewed 30 June 2018

Staying in London for a long weekend break, we decided to explore on foot. We missed our destination and found ourselves in Holborn. After walking in a complete circle we again were confronted by the beautiful, narrow Sicilian Avenue. Gold embellished pillars and arches dominate...More

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Reviewed 16 June 2018

First time I came across Sicilian Avenue I basically stumbled across it. This is a most wonderful pedestrian little street in London. It is just off Bloomsbury Sq and is lined with small boutiques & several places to eat & drink. Many eateries have outdoor...More

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Reviewed 9 March 2018

I always to short cut through the Sicilian Avenue from Bloomsbury Square Garden. There are nice places to eat to long this short avenue. I love this architecture very much in London!

Thank OZS969
Reviewed 3 November 2017

Our most recent stay in London saw us one day taking a long walk along High Holborn. Just as we were crossing the very busy road from Bloomsbury Park, we came upon Sicilian Avenue. It is basically a short pedestrian only shopping street featuring one...More

Thank BigHugh51
Reviewed 24 August 2017

Italian style architecture and most distinguished buildings line this really pleasant small avenue . Plenty al fresco restaurants add to the ambiance. Delightful place

Thank IAN O
Reviewed 7 June 2017

This pedestrianised shopping street with a unique piece of London architecture is located on the apex of Southampton Row and Bloomsbury Way. The avenue has grand entrance ways of Ionic columns supporting elaborate balustrades with the name "Sicilian Avenue" inscribed on them. The area has...More

Thank nellielim
Reviewed 6 June 2017

We found this weird little piece of Italy walking around London - across from Bloomsbury Square. It was marked on my map of London just as a road or thoroughfare, but it has this Italian architecture. Kind of a surprise! We stopped for a coffee...More

Thank seagullrob
Reviewed 3 April 2017 via mobile

I was amazed to stumble upon this short, traffic free street in the middle of Holborn. I pride myself on knowing London very well having been born and raised and working most of my life here but had for some reason never been found myself...More

Thank Nidgehammer
Reviewed 10 February 2017

It was such a nice surprice to find out this small street in London! (Just a month ago, I was in Sicily.) There were several restaurants in there. Very nice!!!

Thank OZS969
Reviewed 18 January 2017

Worked round the corner from here for almost twenty years and never tired of strolling through Sicilian Avenue whenever I could. The shops and cafes may change sometimes, but the atmosphere of a world apart from the hustle and bustle all around certainly doesn't. Worth...More

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Inner London’s busiest streets crisscross quiet
cobbled lanes for an effect that can be urbane or
quaint – or an intriguing blend of both – depending on
the particular corner you turn. Due to its especially
convenient location, bustling Holborn hosts an
excellent range of hotels, eateries, and shops to suit
practically any taste or budget. With major
attractions like the British Museum and Somerset House
...More
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