Regent Street  

 
 
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Regent Street, Soho, London W1B 5SJ
 
 
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Most shops Mon to Sat 10am-7pm/8pm, until 9pm on Thu, Sun 12noon-6pm
 

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Regent StreetDon't be put off by the fact that Nash's sweeping design for Regent Street was inspired as a means of separating the riff-raff (Soho) from the well to do (Mayfair) back in the 1800s. Home to a number of large outlets offering everything from toys and trench coats to fabrics and food, Regent Street is a great place to window shop if nothing else. Strict building regulations mean that all the shops must blend in with the elegant architecture of the street. Perhaps the street's most famous resident is Liberty. Founded in 1875 the owner was so inspired by the musical The Mikado that he sought to bring Oriental goods to the capital. Beyond the store's mock Tudor façade, this influence can still be felt. Nearby is The Apple Store and flagship clothing stores including Banana Republic, Ted Baker and (further down) Aquascutum. Many of the shops along Regent Street (and especially Saville Row running parallel) are extremely expensive and suitable only for a very special occasion. However, if you have children, the world's best toy shop should give them something to remember! Hamleys (on Regent Street) is a London institution, a huge, well-run emporium stacked from floor to ceiling with excellent toys. It is a wonderful place to take a child, and fun for adults as well.

The main shopping section of the street lies between Oxford Circus to the north, and Piccadilly Circus to the south - a distance of about 3/4 of a mile.

 

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Regent Street Christmas LightsRegent Street Christmas LightsRegent Street Christmas LightsThe regal sweep of John Nash's famous shopping street has a great, festive atmosphere when the Christmas lights are switched on. Regent Street goes traffic-free for the official turning on of the lights and the Spirit of Christmas Theme returns, with a fleet of spectacular large-scale 'spirits' with widespread wings soaring over the street. The dis2018-11-21T00:00:00+00002018-12-31T00:00:00+0000 Where:
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The regal sweep of John Nash's famous shopping street has a great, festive atmosphere when the Christmas lights are switched on. Regent Street goes traffic-free for the official turning on of the lights and the Spirit of Christmas Theme returns, with a fleet of spectacular large-scale 'spirits' with widespread wings soaring over the street. The dis... More about this event
 
 

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Underground Stations

Underground Stations

 
Oxford Circus Tube Station
 
4 minutes walk
 
Piccadilly Circus Tube Station
 
6 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
Charing Cross Railway Station
 
15 minutes walk
 
Euston Railway Station
 
22 minutes walk
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
Burlington Car Park
 
2 minutes walk
 
Broadwick Masterpark
 
3 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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No 5 Maddox Street London
London > Apartment > Apartment   from £150  21% off
5 Maddox Street, W1S | 2 minutes from Regent Street
Edgy, urban and very hip, these distinguished apartments are a shopper's seventh heaven. Located near Regents Street, Maddox Street is a stylish sanctuary of tranquility offering ... More
 
 
 
The Courthouse Hotel
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £141  31% off
19 - 21 Great Marlborough Street, W1F | 3 minutes from Regent Street
A swimming pool, spa, fitness room and a range of meeting rooms have been sympathetically accommodated within this historic 5-star Soho hotel. A Grade II listed ... More
 
 
 
Cafe Royal Hotel
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £269  23% off
68 Regent Street, W1B | 5 minutes from Regent Street
Café Royal is a 160-bedroom 5-star luxury hotel on Regent Street, in London's city centre overlooking Piccadilly Circus. The hotel has conference facilities, a cafe, bar ... More
 
 
 
 
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Nearest to Regent Street
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Carnaby Street
London > Shopping > Street or Area
Carnaby Street, Soho, London W1F | 1 minute from Regent Street
The name Carnaby Street is synonymous with 1960s "Swinging London" - a phrase coined by Time magazine. Nowadays the area has gone through something of a ... More
 
 
 
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Bond Street
London > Shopping > Street or Area
Oxford Street, Mayfair, London W1S | 2 minutes from Regent Street
For serious fashionistas, Bond Street is the place to be seen in and to shop. Bond Street - formed of New and Old Bond Street - ... More
 
 
 
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Seven Dials
London > Shopping > Street or Area
Monmouth Street, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 11 minutes from Regent Street
The 'Seven Dials' refers to the layout of the cobbled streets in this scenic part of Covent Garden which includes Monmouth Street, Earlham Street and Mercer ... More
 
 
 
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The best shops and markets near Regent Street
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GIVe
London > Shopping > Ladies Fashion
171 Regent Street, Soho, London W1B | 1 minute from Regent Street
George Davis - founder of Next, famous for his George at Asda range and the man who brought Per Una to M&S - turns his hand ... More
 
 
 
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Hamleys
London > Shopping > Children's Gifts and Toys
188-196 Regent Street, Soho, London W1B | 1 minute from Regent Street
Stepping into Hamleys you are greeted by a colourful scene of frenetic activity. Miniature trains career under escalators, model planes circle above your head and ... More
 
 
 
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Burberry, Regent Street
London > Shopping > Clothing
121 Regent Street, Mayfair, London W1B | 1 minute from Regent Street
The flagship Burberry store on Regent Street sees fashion meet technology, with mirrors that transform into catwalk screens and staff members equipped with iPads so they ... More
 
 
 
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Near Regent Street
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Everybody's Talking About Jamie
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 6th November 2017 to 6th April 2019
Regent Street, 29 Shaftesbury Avenue, W1D | 5 minutes from Regent Street
Tom MacRae's musical Everybody's Talking About Jamie transfers to London's Apollo Theatre after an acclaimed run at the Sheffield Theatre. Despite being openly gay and confident ...More
 
 
 
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Les Miserables
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 1st January - 2nd March 2019
Regent Street, Shaftesbury Avenue, Soho, London W1D | 6 minutes from Regent Street
Jean Valjean, released on parole after 19 years on the chain gang, finds that the yellow ticket-of-leave he must, by law, display condemns him to be ...More
 
 
 
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Company
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 26th September to 22nd December 2018
Regent Street, Shaftesbury Avenue, W1D | 6 minutes from Regent Street
Marianne Elliott - best known for The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time and War Horse - directs a new take on Stephen Sondheim's ...More
 
 
 
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London Palladium
London > Entertainment > Theatres
8 Argyll Street, Soho, London W1F | 3 minutes from Regent Street
For those who owned televisions in the 1950s and 1960s, the London Palladium is quite simply the most famous variety theatre in the world. Stars who ... More
 
 
 
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Gielgud Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Shaftesbury Avenue, Soho, London W1D | 6 minutes from Regent Street
From the outside, the Gielgud Theatre is an impressive sight, towering four storeys over Shaftesbury Avenue, its height further emphasized by the turret on top. The ... More
 
 
 
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Criterion Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
218-223 Piccadilly, Piccadilly Circus, Soho, London W1V | 6 minutes from Regent Street
The tiny entrance of the Criterion Theatre is almost invisible among the massive advertisements, traffic and crowds of Piccadilly Circus. To ignore it, however, is to ... More
 
 
 
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The best museums, galleries, attractions near Regent Street
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Omer Tiroche Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
21 Conduit Street, W1S | 2 minutes from Regent Street
Mayfair art gallery owned by Omer Tiroche , considered one of London's most exciting young dealers. The focus is on modern, post-war and contemporary ... More
 
 
 
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Marian Goodman Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
5-8 Lower John Street, W1F | 3 minutes from Regent Street
Described by The Guardian as the "gallerist with the golden touch" New Yorker Marian Goodman is the "most respected dealer" in that ... More
 
 
 
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Pace Gallery London
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
6 Burlington Gardens, Mayfair, London W1S | 3 minutes from Regent Street
New York art gallery Pace opens its second London space at 6 Burlington Gardens on 4th October 2012, a 9,000 square foot space in the presitgious ... More
 
 
 
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Downtown Mayfair
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
15 New Burlington Place, Mayfair, London W1S | 1 minute from Regent Street
Downtown Mayfair is located between two of the most well known shopping streets in London, Savile Row, famous for its bespoke tailors and Regent Street. Its ... More
 
 
 
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Senor Ceviche Carnaby
London > Restaurants > South American restaurants
Kingly Court, Oxford Circus, Soho, London W1B | 1 minute from Regent Street
Billed as 'a playhouse of food, fun and cocktails', Senor Ceviche brings a taste of Peru to Kingly Court. ... More
 
 
 
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Dehesa
London > Restaurants > Spanish restaurants
25 Ganton Street, Soho, London W1F | 1 minute from Regent Street
Owners of terrific tapas bar Salt Yard, Sanja Morris and Simon Mullins, have turned their hand to delivering more of a fine dining experience with Dehesa ... More
 
 
 
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Cookery School
London > Education > Cookery Courses
15B Little Portland Street, Fitzrovia, London W1W | 6 minutes from Regent Street
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
 
 
 
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L'Atelier des Chefs
London > Education > Adult Education
19 Wigmore Street, Marylebone, London W1U | 8 minutes from Regent Street
Whether you're a Nigella or not in the kitchen, the L'atelier des Chefs cookery school can teach you something. Classes are given in the basement kitchens ... More
 
 
 
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La Cucina Caldesi
London > Education > Cookery Courses
118 Marylebone Lane, Marylebone, London W1U | 12 minutes from Regent Street
The Caldesi family first set up a cooking school in Giancarlo's native Tuscany. His 'Return to Tuscany' was captured by BBC cameras and dished up on ... More
 
 
 
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Triyoga
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
Unit 2.4-2.6 Kingly Court, Soho, London W1B5PW | 1 minute from Regent Street
On the second floor of the Kingly Court complex off Carnaby Street, Triyoga offers busy city people a refuge where they can centre themselves. One of ... More
 
 
 
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The Beauty Lounge
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
1 Kingly Court, Soho, London W1B | 1 minute from Regent Street
All therapists at The Beauty Lounge in Kingly Court work in the media, fashion and beauty industry so when you go for a make-up leseson you'll ... More
 
 
 
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Urban Golf Soho
London > Leisure > Golf
33 Great Pulteney Street, Soho, London W1F | 3 minutes from Regent Street
OK, so you may not be able to soak up the rays on this indoor course but it's a brilliant idea that has been stylishly executed. ... More
 
 
 
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The best pubs near London Regent Street.
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Endurance
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
90 Berwick Street,, Soho, London W1F | 4 minutes from Regent Street
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The Blue Posts
London > Nightlife > Pubs
28 Rupert Street, Soho, London W1D | 6 minutes from Regent Street
Across the road from Chinatown, a pub had stood on the site of The Blue Posts at 28 Rupert Street since 1739. ... More
 
 
 
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The Adam and Eve
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
77a Wells Street, Fitzrovia, London W1T | 6 minutes from Regent Street
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Disco
London > Nightlife >
13 Kingly Court, Soho, London W1B | 1 minute from Regent Street
Technically, disco never died but it has been in need of a revival, which is lucky because 2013 saw the opening of Disco in Soho. Created ... More
 
 
 
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Belowzero Ice Bar
London > Nightlife > Bars
31-33 Heddon Street, Mayfair, London W1B | 1 minute from Regent Street
Just off Regent Street, on the pedestrianised food haven of Heddon Street, Belowzero is a stylish ice bar, lounge and restaurant. Kept at a chilled -5 ... More
 
 
 
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Sketch - The Parlour and East Bar
London > Nightlife > Bars
9 Conduit Street, Mayfair, London W1S | 2 minutes from Regent Street
The Parlour, a restaurant and bar reserved for Sketch members, club nights and private events at night, is decked out in pinks, oranges, vibrant prints and ... More
 
 
 
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Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near Regent Street.
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Royal Academy of Arts
London > Business > Venue Hire
Burlington House, Piccadilly, Mayfair, London W1J | 4 minutes from Regent Street
Lord Burlington's spectacular London palace is home to the Royal Academy of Arts, a set of galleries that houses the country's premier art school and a ... More
 
 
 
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195 Piccadilly (BAFTA)
London > Business > Venue Hire
195 Piccadilly, St James's, London W1J | 5 minutes from Regent Street
The home of the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) is also available to hire for your own event. The iconic building at 195 ... More
 
 
 
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Dover Street Restaurant and Bar
London > Business > Venue Hire
8-10 Dover Street, Mayfair, Mayfair, London W1S | 6 minutes from Regent Street
This long established night spot in Mayfair's Dover Street has been providing Londoners with a sophisticated setting to enjoy food, drink and live entertainment for 30 ... More
 
 
 
 

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Carnaby Christmas Lights and Shopping Party
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London Palladium 3 minutes walk from Regent Street

Multi-Grammy award-winning US soul star Peabo Bryson performs classic tracks by Barry White accompanied by a 24-piece orchestra....More

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The Making Of An Artist: Learning To Draw
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Royal Academy of Arts 4 minutes walk from Regent Street

A display which illustrates how art, and in particular drawing, has been taught at the Royal Academy over the past ...More

Royal Academy Of Arts: Serpent And Shadow
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A Roman sculpture of a lost Greek original, the Laocoon, previously used as a teaching aid, is shown alongside historic ...More

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Sculptures from the RA Collection, many of them Diploma works presented to the gallery by new Academicians, which have been ...More

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