Regent Street  

 
 
ADDRESS
Regent Street, Soho, London W1B 5SJ
 
 
OPENING TIMES
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. The street also offers excellent homeware shops like Laura Ashley and there are some flagship clothing stores including Banana Republic and 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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Underground Stations

Underground Stations

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

Railway Stations

 
Charing Cross Railway Station
 
14 minutes walk
 
Victoria 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  34% off
5 Maddox Street, W1S | 3 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
 
 
 
Cafe Royal Hotel
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £255  39% off
68 Regent Street, W1B | 3 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
 
 
 
Le Meridien Piccadilly
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £144  34% off
21 Piccadilly, W1J | 3 minutes from Regent Street
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
 
 
 
 
Carnaby Street
London > Attractions > Other Attractions
Carnaby Street, Soho, London W1F | 2 minutes 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
 
 
 
The Gallery In Cork Street
London > Attractions > Other Attractions
28 Cork Street, Mayfair, London W1S | 2 minutes from Regent Street
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Bond Street
London > Attractions > Other Attractions
Oxford Street, Mayfair, London W1S | 3 minutes from Regent Street
For serious fashionistas, the area around Bond Street is the place to be seen in and shop! New Bond Street boasts one of the biggest and ... More
 
 
 
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Pace Gallery London
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
6 Burlington Gardens, Mayfair, London W1S | 2 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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Alan Cristea Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
31 Cork Street, Mayfair, London W1S | 3 minutes from Regent Street
Alan Cristea Gallery is the largest publisher and dealer of artists' prints and editions in Europe. Set up by Alan Cristea, who brings with him twenty ... More
 
 
 
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Colnaghi Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
15 Old Bond Street, Mayfair, London W1S | 4 minutes from Regent Street
Among the first galleries to be established in Europe, Colnaghi specialises in Old Master paintings and drawings from the fifteenth to the nineteenth centuries. Its clients ... More
 
 
 
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Jersey Boys
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 15th March 2014 to 26th March 2017
Regent Street, 16 Denman Street, Soho, London W1D | 3 minutes from Regent Street
Jersey Boys at the Piccadilly Theatre is the tale of four blue collar boys from the wrong side of the tracks who went on to become ...More
 
 
 
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Peter Pan Goes Wrong
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 20th October 2016 to 29th January 2017
Regent Street, 29 Shaftesbury Avenue, W1D | 4 minutes from Regent Street
After a successful run in 2015, Peter Pan Goes Wrong returns to the Apollo Theatre this October. The production by Mischief Theatre, creators of The Play ...More
 
 
 
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Les Miserables
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 1st January - 4th March 2017
Regent Street, Shaftesbury Avenue, Soho, London W1D | 5 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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London Palladium
London > Entertainment > Theatres
8 Argyll Street, Soho, London W1F | 4 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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Criterion Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
218-223 Piccadilly, Piccadilly Circus, Soho, London W1V | 4 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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Gielgud Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Shaftesbury Avenue, Soho, London W1D | 5 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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L'Occitane
London > Shopping > Health and Beauty
149 Regent Street, Mayfair, London W1B | 1 minute from Regent Street
Inspired by the South of France, this exotic little gem brings the beating sunshine and the summer glamour of San Tropez to Regent Street. L’Occitane’s ... More
 
 
 
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Karl Lagerfeld
London > Shopping >
145-147 Regent Street, Mayfair, London W1B | 1 minute from Regent Street
The biggest European Karl Lagerfeld store occupies a prime Regent Street spot, giving shoppers an insight into the world of Karl with Lagerfeld's cutting edge designs ... More
 
 
 
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Godiva
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
141 Regent Street, Mayfair, London W1B4JA | 1 minute from Regent Street
Belgium's finest export, the first Godiva was opened in Brussels approximately 75 years ago by master chocolatier Joseph Draps and named after the legendary Lady Godiva. ... More
 
 
 
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Department of Coffee and Social Affairs, Warwick Street
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
JLL, 30 Warwick St, Soho, London W1B | 1 minute from Regent Street
With the original branch opened in Leather Lane Market in 2010, the Department of Coffee and Social Affairs now has eight branches across London. Aiming to ... More
 
 
 
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Nopi
London > Restaurants > Middle Eastern restaurants
21 Warwick Street, Soho, London W1B | 1 minute from Regent Street
The brainchild of the team behind Ottolenghi, Nopi is an all-day brasserie with a Middle-east and Asian inspired menu. With inventive and well presented dishes that ... More
 
 
 
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The Sanctum Gent's Afternoon Tea
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Sanctum Soho Hotel, 20 Warwick Street, Soho, London W1B | 1 minute from Regent Street
With afternoon tea often considered to be a girly affair, the Sanctum Soho Hotel rectifies this with the masculine Gent's Afternoon Tea. Made up mainly of ... More
 
 
 
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Regent Academy of Fine Arts
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153 Regent Street, Mayfair, London W1B | 1 minute from Regent Street
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47 Great Marlborough Street, Soho, London W1F | 4 minutes from Regent Street
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1 Sherwood Street, Soho, London W1F | 4 minutes from Regent Street
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Triyoga
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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
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1 Kingly Court, Soho, London W1B | 1 minute from Regent Street
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Urban Golf Soho
London > Leisure > Golf
33 Great Pulteney Street, Soho, London W1F | 2 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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Endurance
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90 Berwick Street,, Soho, London W1F | 4 minutes from Regent Street
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Waxy O'Connor's
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14-16 Rupert Street, Soho, London W1D | 6 minutes from Regent Street
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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Waxy's Little Sister
London > Nightlife > Pubs
20 Wardour Street, Soho, London W1D | 6 minutes from Regent Street
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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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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Bob Bob Ricard Club Room
London > Nightlife > Bars
1 Upper James Street, Soho, London W1F | 2 minutes from Regent Street
The £3 million Club Room under retro cool David Collins designed Soho restaurant Bob Bob Ricard gives late night revellers the class and sophistication of an ... More
 
 
 
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Graphic
London > Nightlife > Bars
4 Golden Square, Piccadilly, Soho, London W1F | 2 minutes from Regent Street
Graphic is a drinking den with two identities: by day it's a cool Soho cafe bar, but by night it becomes a cocktail bar with DJs ... More
 
 
 
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Royal Academy of Arts
London > Business > Venue Hire
Burlington House, Piccadilly, Mayfair, London W1J | 3 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 | 4 minutes from Regent Street
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Dover Street Restaurant and Bar
London > Business > Venue Hire
8-10 Dover Street, Mayfair, Mayfair, London W1S | 5 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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Royal Opera: Manon Lescaut
Concerts | Until 12th December 2016 

Royal Opera House 1 minute walk from Regent Street

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Kinky Boots
Kinky Boots
Theatre | Until 14th January 2017 

Adelphi Theatre 3 minutes walk from Regent Street

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Dead Funny
Dead Funny
Theatre | Until 4th February 2017 

Vaudeville Theatre 3 minutes walk from Regent Street

An all-star cast which includes Katherine Parkinson (famous for The IT Crowd and Humans), Ralf Little (The Royle Family, Two ...More

 
The Lion King
The Lion King
Theatre | Until 4th June 2017 

The Lyceum Theatre 3 minutes walk from Regent Street

The Lion King tells the story of Simba - the epic adventure of his battles, his friendships, his dreams and ...More

 
School of Rock
School of Rock
Theatre | Until 12th February 2017 

New London Theatre 4 minutes walk from Regent Street

Students at a prestigious prep school "stick it to the man" with encouragement from their substitute teacher - wannabe rock ...More

 
Beautiful - The Carole King Musical
Beautiful - The Carole King Musical
Theatre | Until 18th February 2017 

Aldwych Theatre 4 minutes walk from Regent Street

Marc Bruni directs the London transfer of the two-time Tony Award-winning Broadway musical, Beautiful - The Carole King Musical, which ...More

 
Stomp
Stomp
Theatre | Until 8th January 2017 

Ambassadors Theatre 4 minutes walk from Regent Street

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

 
Half A Sixpence
Theatre | Until 22nd April 2017 

Noel Coward Theatre 4 minutes walk from Regent Street

Rachel Kavanaugh directs a musical adaptation of HG Wells's disguised autobiographical novel Kipps: The Story Of A Simple Soul, with ...More

No Man's Land
No Man's Land
Theatre | Until 17th December 2016 

Wyndham's Theatre 5 minutes walk from Regent Street

Seven years after starring in Waiting for Godot together, Ian McKellen and Patrick Stewart will reunite on the London stage ...More

 
The Dresser
The Dresser
Theatre | Until 14th January 2017 

Duke of York's Theatre 5 minutes walk from Regent Street

Ken Stott and Reece Shearsmith star in Ronald Harwood's backstage drama about an ageing Shakespearean actor. Sir, who refuses to ...More

 
 
 
 
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