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Piccadilly CircusRight in the middle of the West End, Piccadilly Circus isn't a circus at all, but an enormous road junction where Piccadilly itself Regent Street, Shaftesbury Avenue and Haymarket all intersect. Formerly famed for its huge neon advertising hoardings, the twinkling lights are now confined to the building in the northwest corner. On the south side of the circus you'll find the Statue of Eros atop the Shaftesbury memorial fountain - this angel is a London icon. Nearby stand some of London's best theatres. Behind the Eros statue you'll find the entrance to the Criterion Theatre, a 600-seater built entirely underground. Just up Shaftesbury Avenue are the Piccadilly Theatre, Lyric Shaftesbury Avenue, Apollo Piccadilly, Palace Theatre and Queen's Theatre amongst others. On the west side at No. 1 Piccadilly is a giant music megastore, whilst sports enthusiasts can pick up some bargains at Lillywhite's. Leicester Square and St James's Park are just a short walk. Piccadilly Circus Tube Station gives access to the Piccadilly and Bakerloo tube lines.

 

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Underground Stations

Underground Stations

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

Railway Stations

 
Charing Cross Railway Station
 
9 minutes walk
 
Victoria Railway Station
 
22 minutes walk
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
Leicester Square Masterpark
 
2 minutes walk
 
Brewer Street NCP
 
3 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Every Hotel Piccadilly
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £50  42% off
Coventry Street, W1D | 2 minutes from Piccadilly Circus
Located right next to Leicester Square, in the heart of London's West End, the Every Hotel Piccadilly is the perfect hotel for those wanting to enjoy ... More
 
 
 
Cafe Royal Hotel
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £265  21% off
68 Regent Street, W1B | 2 minutes from Piccadilly Circus
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
 
 
 
Le Meridien Piccadilly
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £199  42% off
21 Piccadilly, W1J | 3 minutes from Piccadilly Circus
A hotel that is distinctly in the old English style, with magnificent antique décor, staff who are attentive, discreet, and ever so polite and, most importantly, ... More
 
 
 
 
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Nelson's Column
London > Attractions > Sights
Trafalgar Square, Westminster, London SW1Y | 6 minutes from Piccadilly Circus
Master tactician, inspirational leader, patriotic martyr, Admiral Lord Horatio Nelson is one of England's great heroes. His Nelson's Column statue is at the very heart of ... More
 
 
 
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The Fourth Plinth
London > Attractions > Sights
Trafalgar Square, Westminster, London WC2N | 6 minutes from Piccadilly Circus
The Fourth Plinth in Trafalgar Square remained empty after its completion in 1841 - it was designed for an equestrian statue of one of Britain's Colonial ... More
 
 
 
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Cenotaph
London > Attractions > Sights
Whitehall, Westminster, London SW1A | 8 minutes from Piccadilly Circus
Standing solemnly in the middle of Whitehall, visitors could be forgiven for passing the Cenotaph by unnoticed. But every November it becomes the focus of Britain's ... More
 
 
 
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St James's Market
London > Attractions >
St James's, SW1Y | 2 minutes from Piccadilly Circus
An impressive 450 million pound development in the heart of London, St James's Market ... More
 
 
 
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Lights Of Soho
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
Brewer Street, Soho, London W1F | 2 minutes from Piccadilly Circus
A new gallery space dedicated to light art. ... More
 
 
 
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Marian Goodman Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
5-8 Lower John Street, W1F | 3 minutes from Piccadilly Circus
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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The Starry Messenger
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 16th May to 10th August 2019
Piccadilly Circus, Charing Cross Road, WC2H | 5 minutes from Piccadilly Circus
Hollywood star and multiple Tony Award winner Matthew Broderick makes his West End debut at Wyndham's Theatre opposite Elizabeth McGovern from Downton Abbey. The star of ...More
 
 
 
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The Price
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 5th February to 27th April 2019
Piccadilly Circus, Charing Cross Road, WC2H | 5 minutes from Piccadilly Circus
This February, Wyndham's Theatre presents a new adaptation of Arthur Miller's The Price as a 50th anniversary celebration of the work. Directed by Jonathan Church, the ...More
 
 
 
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Rosmersholm
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 24th April to 20th July 2019
Piccadilly Circus, St Martins Lane, WC2N | 5 minutes from Piccadilly Circus
Tom Burke, the actor who plays detective Cormoran Strike in the BBC series based on JK Rowling's crime novels, and Hayley Atwell (a familiar face from ...More
 
 
 
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Criterion Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
218-223 Piccadilly, Piccadilly Circus, Soho, London W1V | 1 minute from Piccadilly Circus
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 Crystal Maze LIVE Experience West End
London > Entertainment >
22-32 Shaftesbury Avenue, Trocadero, W1D | 1 minute from Piccadilly Circus
From spring 2019 the Crystal Maze LIVE Experience comes to the West End. After three successful years in Angel, Islington (open until 28th ... More
 
 
 
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Picturehouse Central
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
7-14 Coventry Street, Soho, London W1D | 1 minute from Piccadilly Circus
A vast and much needed improvement on the old Cineworld cinema in the Trocodero, Picturehouse Central opened in June 2015 and was treated to a full ... More
 
 
 
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Anabela Chan
London > Shopping > Jewellery
6 Denman Place, Soho, London W1D | 1 minute from Piccadilly Circus
Hand-crafted magical, fun and fabulous jewels that tell stories is designer Anabela Chan's vision for her brand of jewellery. Her pieces, available at her London store ... More
 
 
 
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My Cup of Tea
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
5 Denman Place, Soho, London W1D | 1 minute from Piccadilly Circus
With specially sourced and blended teas and tisanes, working with multigenerational tea makers around the world, from Lithuania, Guatemala and France to India, Egypt and Japan, ... More
 
 
 
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Eyewear Concierge
London > Shopping > Opticians
2 Denman Place, Ham Yard Village, Soho, London W1D | 1 minute from Piccadilly Circus
Specialising in a one-to-one, high-spec/tech styling and custom-made service for handmade glasses and sunglasses, Eyewear Concierge has over 700 pairs of the highest quality independent eyewear ... More
 
 
 
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Criterion Restaurant
London > Restaurants > Modern European restaurants
224 Piccadilly, Soho, London W1J | 1 minute from Piccadilly Circus
What makes the Criterion special is its truly spectacular neo-Byzantine interior which has been wowing diners ever since its doors swung open in 1873. Positioned in ... More
 
 
 
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Rain Forest Cafe
London > Restaurants > American restaurants
20-24 Shaftesbury Avenue, Soho, London W1D | 1 minute from Piccadilly Circus
A tropical paradise for kids, at this buzzy cafe you can enjoy organic food in the company of animatronic animals and with the sounds of the ... More
 
 
 
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Piccadilly Grind
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
Unit 4, Piccadilly Circus Underground Station, St James's, London W1J | 1 minute from Piccadilly Circus
Following in the successful footsteps of well respected coffee shops Shoreditch Grind and Soho Grind, Piccadilly Grind delivers quality coffee to commuters on the tube. Raising ... More
 
 
 
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The London Film School
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
24 Shelton Street, Covent Garden, WC2H | 8 minutes from Piccadilly Circus
The London Film School is the oldest-established international school of film technique in the world. The school has contributed significantly to ... More
 
 
 
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Cookery School
London > Education > Cookery Courses
15B Little Portland Street, Fitzrovia, London W1W | 11 minutes from Piccadilly Circus
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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English [Out There!]
London > Education > English Language Courses
10 Coptic Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1A | 11 minutes from Piccadilly Circus
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
 
 
 
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AWAY Spa W London
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
10 Wardour Street, Soho, London W1D | 2 minutes from Piccadilly Circus
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
 
 
 
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Urban Golf Soho
London > Leisure > Golf
33 Great Pulteney Street, Soho, London W1F | 3 minutes from Piccadilly Circus
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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So SPA Sofitel St James
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
6 Waterloo Place, St James's, London SW1Y | 5 minutes from Piccadilly Circus
Opened in July 2009, So SPA by Sofitel is a stunning relaxation space - all marble and modern design - housed within the Sofitel St James ... More
 
 
 
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Waxy O'Connor's
London > Nightlife > Pubs
14-16 Rupert Street, Soho, London W1D | 1 minute from Piccadilly Circus
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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The Blue Posts
London > Nightlife > Pubs
28 Rupert Street, Soho, London W1D | 2 minutes from Piccadilly Circus
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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Waxy's Little Sister
London > Nightlife > Pubs
20 Wardour Street, Soho, London W1D | 2 minutes from Piccadilly Circus
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
 
 
 
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Jack Solomons Club
London > Nightlife > Bars
41 Great Windmill Street, W1D | 1 minute from Piccadilly Circus
Taking its name from teenage boxer 'Kid Mears' (real name Jack Solomons), who found fame and money in British boxing's golden years after ... More
 
 
 
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Bar Rumba
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
36 Shaftesbury Avenue, Soho, London W1D | 1 minute from Piccadilly Circus
Located nearby to Leicester Square, Bar Rumba is a lively bar that's ideal for late-night partying in the West End. Having moved away from its urban ... More
 
 
 
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The Electric Carousel
London > Nightlife >
215-217 Piccadilly, St James's, London W1J | 1 minute from Piccadilly Circus
The team behind Madame Jojo's (RIP) return (hurrah!) with The Electric Carousel on the site where the legendary Pigalle Supper Club used to be, at 215-217 ... More
 
 
 
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Haymarket Hotel
London > Business > Venue Hire
1 Suffolk Place, St James's, London SW1Y | 3 minutes from Piccadilly Circus
A hip designer hotel by Tim and Kit Kemp in a grand building on the prestigious Haymarket, the broad boulevard street making for an impressive entrance. ... More
 
 
 
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195 Piccadilly (BAFTA)
London > Business > Venue Hire
195 Piccadilly, St James's, London W1J | 4 minutes from Piccadilly Circus
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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Odeon, Leicester Square
London > Business > Venue Hire
24-26 Leicester Square, Soho, London WC2H | 4 minutes from Piccadilly Circus
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
 
 
 
 

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The Comedy Store Players
Comedy | On 24th March 2019 

Comedy Store 1 minute walk from Piccadilly Circus

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Lyric Shaftesbury Avenue 1 minute walk from Piccadilly Circus

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Leicester Square Theatre 3 minutes walk from Piccadilly Circus

A classic murder mystery is created on the spot in this ingenious and hilarious show from Bristol Improv Theatre's resident ...More

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Leicester Square Theatre 3 minutes walk from Piccadilly Circus

Controversial humour as the taboo-busting stand-up tries out new material that is guaranteed to offend those of a nervous disposition....More

Amused Moose National New Comic Award 2019: 2nd Semifinal
Comedy | On 24th March 2019 

Sanctum Soho Hotel 4 minutes walk from Piccadilly Circus

Semi-finalists Jamie dSouza, Lily Phillips, Mamoun Elegab, Ruby Carr, Stuart McPherson and Vitaly Flipsky go head-to-head, under the watchful gaze ...More

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Dance | Until 5th January 2020 

The Hippodrome 4 minutes walk from Piccadilly Circus

Picking up from where Dirty Dancing left off, Channing Tatum presents an adults-only dance and acrobatic spectacular based on the ...More

 
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Seven-piece ensemble paying homage to the sounds of Jelly Roll Morton and the New Orleans songbook....More

Gary Williams Sings Nat 'King' Cole's 40 Golden Greats
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The crooner, star of the West End's Rat Pack, performs a selection of swing and jazz numbers from the canon ...More

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