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Shaftesbury Avenue

London, England
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Private Walking Tour: Harry Potter - Whitehall to the West End
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London is a vibrant, bustling metropolis and England’s capital city. London is the United Kingdom’s most popular tourist destination, with more than 16 million visitors taking in its rich variety of sights and sounds every year. Among the myriad attractions that draw people from all over the world are a number of streets that are steeped in historical significance for a number of reasons; among these is Shaftesbury Avenue in the city’s famed West End. Running for over a mile in a north-easterly direction from Piccadilly Circus to New Oxford Street, Shaftesbury Avenue takes in a number of the city’s more notable locales including Charing Cross Road and Cambridge Circus, and its length means that it straddles both the City of Westminster and the borough of Camden. Our website is your guide to Shaftesbury Avenue and London's West End. Find Hotels, Restaurants, Theatre shows, Attractions, Events and Things To Do in the heart of London.
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1 - 10 of 57 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Unfortunately, just lots of tacky tourist places and low end cafes most people just walking through on their way to or from the theatre there's really nothing to hang around here for. I went to the Odeon cinema which was nothing special, an ugly building.

Thank Louise V
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A great street in the centre of London's theatre land. Large tree lined street not over crowded. Plenty of local restaurants.

Thank PHE22
Reviewed 16 May 2017

This street in the West End of London runs from Piccadilly Circus to new Oxford Street. It is on the boundary of Chinatown with many theatres and restaurants located here. A bustling area with lots of street artists providing entertainment here in the evenings.

Thank nellielim
Reviewed 9 May 2017 via mobile

This is in the heart of the West End Theatre district amongst numerous touristy shops and pubs and restaurants and although is not as good as it used to be is still a good walk in central London

Thank badmintontim
Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

Great walk along a lot of the London theaters including the Palace where Harry Potter and Cursed Child is playing. Tree lined avenue - nice stores but much less crowded than Oxford St. Good way to walk between Piccadilly Circus and the Britain Museum (about...More

Thank drichrx
Reviewed 25 April 2017

This was a big wow for me as this street is lined with bunches of grand theaters and so many restaurants and bars. Also goes past Chinatown. Seems the middle of London.

Thank Thomas V
Reviewed 21 April 2017

Shaftesbury Avenue used to be one of the main theatre streets with many pubs and restaurants but in recent times this has given way to office bocks and it has lost much of its personality.

Thank Nomadman411978
Reviewed 22 March 2017 via mobile

Some shops; some food outlets. Best part of the road is that it gives access to Soho for much more character and Chinatown for (sometimes) better food. Not, in itself, a road to search out.

Thank Clivel_98
Reviewed 12 March 2017

We wandered along on a Sunday afternoon when it is much quieter. This is the heart of the West End theatre district. There are the Lyric, Apollo, Gielgud, Queen's, Palace and Shaftesbury theatres. The avenue is also the start of China Town.

Thank James P
Reviewed 8 March 2017 via mobile

This us an extremely busy area of London both day and night so you cannot get away from the crowds if you are around this area. This street interconnects with done of the most famous tourist destinations so you can understand why this area is...More

Thank streakey
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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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