Stanza

ADDRESS
93 - 107 Shaftesbury Avenue, Soho, London W1D 5DY†
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PRICES
Main Courses £9 - £18

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StanzaSurprisingly hard to find, given that it is located right in the middle of Shaftesbury Avenue, this is the former home of 1990s celebrity destination Teatro. It's been given a democratic makeover, to become Stanza, a bright bar/restaurant focused on hearty portions and friendly service. The chic-but-bleak modern space has been softened with a carpet, and dark furniture. Though it was empty on our Tuesday lunchtime visit, the long bar must give it a pleasant bustle at busier times. The food was thoroughly hearty, and sensibly priced. A blandly filling crab soup was followed by a joyous fish pie, whose ethereal mash was packed with maritime surprises. A good range of prices on the wine list and the menu means Stanza is suitable for most pockets.

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Underground Stations

Underground Stations

Leicester Square Tube Station
2 minutes walk
Piccadilly Circus Tube Station
5 minutes walk
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

Charing Cross Railway Station
9 minutes walk
Euston Railway Station
21 minutes walk
Car Parks

Car Parks

China Town Masterpark
1 minutes walk
Upper St Martins Lane NCP
3 minutes walk

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Hotels near Stanza

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The Groucho Club
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel
45 Dean Street, W1D | 1 minute from Stanza
Formed in 1985, The Groucho Club is a private members club that's open to men and women. With accommodation available to its members, there are 20 ... More
Hazlitt's Hotel London
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel † from £141† 38% off
6 Frith Street, W1D | 2 minutes from Stanza
If you're bored of staying in faceless international hotels, then you should try this quirky gem where no two rooms are the same. Georgian panelling, cavernous ... More
W London Leicester Square
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel † from £180† 24% off
10 Wardour Street, W1D | 3 minutes from Stanza
On the site of the landmark Swiss Centre, the W London - Leicester Square Hotel has given Leicester Square a landmark building to be proud of ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Dean Street Townhouse Dining Room
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
69-71 Dean Street, Soho, London W1D | 2 minutes from Stanza
Everything about the Dean Street Townhouse is very British from the Grade II listed four-storey Georgian building to the Dining Room with its "nursery-food menu" and ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
10 Greek Street
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
10 Greek Street, Soho, London W1D | 2 minutes from Stanza
"A bit of a diamond" is how Jay Rayner described 10 Greek Street in The Observer when a team from The Wapping Project first opened the ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Tredwell's
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
4a Upper St Martins Lane, WC2H | 3 minutes from Stanza
Marcus Wareing, the chef behind Michelin-starred London restaurant MARCUS at The Berkeley Hotel, turns restaurateur with Tredwell's, a casual British restaurant open seven days a week ... More
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Dining near Stanza

Near Stanza
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Konditor & Cook
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
Curzon Soho Cafe, 9 Shaftesbury Avenue, Soho, London W1D | Same location as Stanza
Magic Cakes, Curly Whirly creations and Wedding Cone cakes are all amazingly tasty sweet treats that have made Konditor & Cook famous. They also sell their ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Yming
London > Restaurants > Chinese restaurants
35 Greek Street, Soho, London W1D | 1 minute from Stanza
This excellent, friendly restaurant in Soho offers examples of Chinese cooking from all the various regions, from Tibet to Szechuan. The expertise with which these very ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Bar Shu
London > Restaurants > Chinese restaurants
28 Frith Street, Soho, London W1D | 1 minute from Stanza
It may be nestled among the 'Chinese' restaurants of Chinatown but Bar Shu is no ordinary Chinese restaurant tempered to suit British tastes. Instead it specialises ... More
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Events near Stanza

Near Stanza
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Urinetown The Musical
London > Events > Theatre †Dates: 29th September 2014 to 24th January 2015
Apollo Theatre, 29 Shaftesbury Avenue, Westminster, London W1D | 3 minutes from Stanza
After a hugely successful run at the St James Theatre at the beginning of 2014 Urinetown moves to the Apollo Theatre on 29th September 2014 making ...More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
War Horse
London > Events > Theatre †Dates: 28th March 2009 to 14th February 2015
New London Theatre, Drury Lane, Covent Garden, London WC2B | 7 minutes from Stanza
This moving adaptation of Michael Morpurgo's World War I epic War Horse gets a West End transfer to the New London Theatre after two critically acclaimed ...More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown
London > Events > Theatre †Dates: 20th December 2014 to 9th May 2015
Playhouse Theatre, Northumberland Avenue, WC2N | 10 minutes from Stanza
Olivier-Award winner Tamsin Greig (Episodes, Green Wing, Jumpy, God of Carnage), who made her name as Debbie Aldridge in Radio 4's The Archers, makes her musical ...More
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Entertainment near Stanza

Near Stanza
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Curzon Soho
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
93-107 Shaftesbury Avenue, Soho, London W1D | Same location as Stanza
This cracking, refurbished Soho cinema shows a broad-range of art-house films. The three screens feature Dolby THX sound and ample leg-room. The regular Sunday double-bills ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Palace Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Shaftesbury Avenue, Soho, London W1A | 1 minute from Stanza
The towering Palace Theatre dominates Cambridge Circus. Five storeys of dark-red brick with octagonal towers on the top give it a looming aspect better suited to ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Prince Edward Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Old Compton Street, Soho, London W1D | 1 minute from Stanza
The Prince Edward Theatre was designed by Edward Stone and opened in 1930 with a performance of the musical ‘Rio Rita’. Just a few years later, ... More
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Sights and Attractions near Stanza

The best museums, galleries, attractions near Stanza
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Soho
London > Attractions > Other Attractions
Soho, London W1D | 1 minute from Stanza
Soho, the set of streets and alleyways between Oxford Street, Shaftesbury Avenue, Charing Cross Road and Regent Street is one of the most cosmopolitan parts of ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Horse and Dolphin Yard
London > Attractions >
W1D | 1 minute from Stanza
Walking from Gerrard Street to Shaftesbury Avenue in the Chinatown area of Soho you'll come across the pedestrianised Horse & Dolphin Yard which gets its name ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Leicester Square
London > Attractions > Other Attractions
Leicester Square, Soho, London WC2H | 2 minutes from Stanza
With Trafalgar Square to the south, Piccadilly Circus to the west, China Town to the north and Covent Garden to the east, Leicester Square is right ... More
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Shopping near Stanza

The best shops and markets near Stanza
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Maison Bertaux Gallery
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
28 Greek Street, Soho, London W1D | 1 minute from Stanza
A Soho landmark since 1871 - when Soho really was the only place in Britain where you could eat decent continental food - Maison Bertaux is ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Loon Fung Supermarket
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
42-44 Gerrard Street, Soho, London W1D | 1 minute from Stanza
In the heart of China Town, this shop offers everything you ever needed to cook authentic Chinese food. The look and the smell is authentic, and ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Sunspel
London > Shopping > Clothing
40 Old Compton Street, Soho, London W1D | 1 minute from Stanza
British clothing company Sunspel have a proud history of innovation and were the first to introduce boxer shorts to the UK back in 1947 - their ... More
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Education near Stanza

Near Stanza
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
English [Out There!]
London > Education > English Language Courses
10 Coptic Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1A | 7 minutes from Stanza
English [Out There!] takes a very hands-on approach to learning English. The course places an emphasis on using what you have learned. Students are taken out ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Cookery School
London > Education > Cookery Courses
15B Little Portland Street, W1W | 11 minutes from Stanza
Awarded The Best City Cookery School 2013, the Cookery School at Little Portland Street has been teaching people to make simple, honest food for more than ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS)
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
Thornhaugh Street, Russell Square, Bloomsbury, London WC1H | 13 minutes from Stanza
The School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS) is among the best schools for the studies of foreign cultures and languages in the world. In fact, ... More
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Leisure near Stanza

Stanza gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
AWAY Spa W London
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
10 Wardour Street, W1D | 3 minutes from Stanza
On the 6th floor of the W London the AWAY Spa certainly takes you away from the manic pace of life in Leicester Square ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Phoenix Garden
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
21 Stacey Street, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 3 minutes from Stanza
In the shadow of both Centrepoint and St Giles-in-the-Fields Church, hidden from most tourists and residents alike, lies this beautiful West End garden. Originally a car ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Thai Square Spa
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
25 Shelton Street, 40 Earlham Street, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 4 minutes from Stanza
Let the Thai Square Spa transport you to the shores of Asia with their traditional Thai spa treatment rooms, smack bang in the centre of Covent ... More
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Pubs near Stanza

The best pubs near London Stanza.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Norman's Coach & Horses
London > Nightlife > Pubs
29 Greek Street, Soho, London W1D | 1 minute from Stanza
Claiming to be 'the West End's Best Known Pub', Norman's Coach & Horses certainly has more than its fair share of unique features. Firstly there's the ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Waxy's Little Sister
London > Nightlife > Pubs
20 Wardour Street, Soho, London W1D | 2 minutes from Stanza
If you're not up for the hectic atmosphere of Waxy O'Connors it might be worth slipping across the street to her infinitely more tranquil Little Sister. ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Waxy O'Connor's
London > Nightlife > Pubs
14-16 Rupert Street, Soho, London W1D | 3 minutes from Stanza
Located where it is, Waxy's is fairly predictable. It's busy, it's Irish and it's got a fair smattering of tourists, but it also has that certain ... More
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Nightlife near Stanza

Stanza clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Kettner's Champagne Bar
London > Nightlife > Bars
29 Romilly Street, Soho, London W1D | 1 minute from Stanza
Celebrate in style at this elegant yet wholly unpretentious Baroque champagne bar in the heart of Soho. Dimly-lit, effortlessly elegant and with gleaming Mahogany surfaces, Kettner's ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Admiral Duncan
London > Nightlife > Bars
54 Old Compton Street, Soho, London W1D | 1 minute from Stanza
This once staid gay pub has been the subject of much media attention in the wake of 1999’s tragic bomb attack. Today, it is a gathering ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Opium Cocktail & Dim Sum Parlour
London > Nightlife > Bars
The Jade Door, 15-16 Gerrard Street, W1D | 2 minutes from Stanza
Hidden behind an unassuming jade door in Chinatown an intoxicating world of hedonism awaits. The Opium Cocktail & Dim Sum Parlour is a maze of nine ... More
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Meeting venue hire near Stanza

Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near Stanza.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
68 Dean Street
London > Business > Venue Hire
68 Dean Street, Soho, London W1D | 2 minutes from Stanza
This stylish private house in Soho is suitable for photo shoots, meetings, press events, filming and for a limited range of social events such as dinners ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Odeon, Leicester Square
London > Business > Venue Hire
24-26 Leicester Square, WC2H | 3 minutes from Stanza
One of London's biggest cinemas, the Odeon Leicester Square regularly plays host to premieres and awards ceremonies as well as screening the week's big releases. Aside ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
St Martins Lane Hotel
London > Business > Venue Hire
45 St. Martin's Lane, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 5 minutes from Stanza
To enter the stunning St Martins Lane Hotel in the heart of London's Theatreland you pass through the tallest revolving door in London, a luminescent yellow-glass ... More

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Herr Kettner's Kabaret
Herr Kettner's Kabaret
Theatre | Until 21st November 2014 

Kettner's W1D 5HP W1D 5DY - 0 minute walk from Stanza

Londoners are invited into a world of hedonism and debauchery at Herr Kettner's Kabaret. Taking place at the two-story Baroque ...More

 
The Commitments
The Commitments
Theatre | Until 19th April 2015 

Palace Theatre 1 minute walk from Stanza

Roddy Doyle's bestselling novel 'The Commitments', best known as a hit film in the 1990s, comes to the London stage ...More

 
The W3 Jam Sessions
Concerts | Until 16th October 2014 

Ronnie Scott's 1 minute walk from Stanza

One of London's most celebrated funk soul jam nights, featuring various talent who have performed with the likes of Jessie ...More

Miss Saigon
Miss Saigon
Theatre | Until 25th October 2014 

Prince Edward Theatre 1 minute walk from Stanza

Miss Saigon makes a welcome return to London's West End in 2014, taking to the stage at the Prince Edward ...More

 
Thursday at Ku Bar
Clubbing and Nightlife | Until 27th November 2014 

Ku Bar 1 minute walk from Stanza

DJs Tasty Tim and Sharif spin electro, disco and house....More

The Mousetrap
The Mousetrap
Theatre | Until 27th June 2015 

St Martin's Theatre 1 minute walk from Stanza

The longest running show in theatre history, Agatha Christie's The Mousetrap has been delighting and perplexing audiences for over 46 ...More

 
Cheapskates
Clubbing and Nightlife | Until 30th October 2014 

Moonlighting 2 minutes walk from Stanza

Resident DJs and guests supply indie, electro and old-school vibes....More

Thirsty Thursday
Clubbing and Nightlife | Until 30th October 2014 

Thirst 2 minutes walk from Stanza

DJ Aiden spins funky house and disco....More

Stomp
Stomp
Theatre | Until 21st December 2014 

Ambassadors Theatre 2 minutes walk from Stanza

Stomp stages an aural assault on your senses at the Ambassadors Theatre. There is no plot, no dialogue and nobody ...More

 
 
 
 
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