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Charing Cross Road

Charing Cross Road, London W1, London SW1A 2DR, England
+44 20 7240 2042
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Charing Cross Road, London W1, London SW1A 2DR, England
Covent Garden
+44 20 7240 2042
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Another thoroughfare that many will pass through on their way elsewhere. This street connects a lot of other major sites, but in itself isn't necessarily noteworthy except for the number of booksellers.

Thank Edward W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very exciting street in the middle of the West End with theaters, restaurants and shops. Lots of people around and lots happening.

Thank Thomas V
Reviewed 15 May 2017

This is the road that runs from Tottenham Court Road towards Piccadilly Circus. Its a road of bookshops. I used to stay in the neighbourhood so walking down this road brings back nostalgic memories of my carefree student days.

Thank nellielim
Reviewed 3 May 2017 via mobile

Charming cross station is very busy. They have a hotel right inside the same compound as the railroad station. They also have a lovely monument that people can see from around. From the station one can walk to Trafalgar Square and national gallery. Also many...More

Thank youke_worldwide
Reviewed 20 April 2017

Charing Cross Road has traditionally been the centre of the second-hand and antiquarian bookshop trade as well as for modern bookshops which have sprung up in the area. Runs from Trafalgar Square to Oxford Street.

Thank Nomadman411978
Reviewed 20 April 2017

Having got off at Charing Cross mainline railway station, Charing cross road takes you past Trafalgar square, Leicester square, China town and the gives access to other areas such as Covent garden. Basically a good spine road to lead you where you want to go....More

1  Thank CIDERMAN1
Reviewed 20 April 2017

We walked down here from the Strand to Leicester Square. Full of high street names and coffee shops, lots of unique bookshops and other independents. One of the main thoroughfares that'll get you where you want to go. Hold onto the kids while walking as...More

1  Thank MrsBsTravels
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

Charing Cross Road has always been synonymous with bookshops both new and old as well as specific bookshops and also is a gateway into Covent Garden/The Strand/Londons Theatreland as well as other areas all within walking distance - there are a number of shops here...More

Thank streakey
Reviewed 26 February 2017

Carving its way through many places of interest in the West end of London including Soho,Shaftesbury Avenue(theatreland) and Leicester Square is this busy bustling road.Many bookshops frequent,however it is a pleasure to wander with places to eat and drink dotted around too....you can walk from...More

2  Thank shane s
Reviewed 24 February 2017 via mobile

This is a very busy street that has many bookshops here although not quite as many that there were a number of years ago but still enough to show that the area is unique for books with the speciality books Day and night this road...More

Thank badmintontim
Covent Garden
Whether you're headed here to check out the multitude
of shops, theaters, cafes, pubs, and restaurants, or
simply to be among the multitude of people who pass
through this pretty part of town, you'll love soaking
up the festive and historic atmosphere in and around
Covent Garden. Even if you don't have tickets to the
opera or a show at one of the many famous theaters
here, don't be surprised if find yourself captivated
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