Shaftesbury Avenue

ADDRESS
Shaftesbury Avenue, Soho, City of Westminster, London W1D†

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Welcome to our guide for the area around Shaftesbury Avenue in City of Westminster. Below we present a selection of upcoming events, local attractions and great places to eat and shop.

The nearest station to Shaftesbury Avenue is Piccadilly Circus Tube Station which is about 2 minutes to the South .

Shaftesbury Avenue is in the London area of Soho.

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Underground Stations

Underground Stations

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

Railway Stations

Charing Cross Railway Station
10 minutes walk
Euston Railway Station
23 minutes walk
Car Parks

Car Parks

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

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January in London 2012

Chinese New Year Celebrations Trafalgar Square, WC2N 5DS 29th January 2012 Chinese New Year in London is one of the most spectacular in the West with over 300,000...

February in London 2012

Singin' In The Rain Palace Theatre, W1A 4AF 4th February 2012 - 29th September 2012 Singin' In The Rain plays at London's Palace Theatre following a highly...

March in London 2012

Human Rights Watch International Film Festival Curzon Soho, W1D 5DY 23rd March 2012 - 1st April 2012 15 years since its launch, the Human Rights Watch Film Festival returns to...

April in London 2012

Long Day's Journey Into Night Apollo Theatre, W1D 7EZ 2nd April 2012 - 18th August 2012 David Suchet, Laurie Metcalf and Kyle Soller star in Eugene O'Neill's semi-autobiographical...

London Christmas Shows & Pantos

The Gruffalo: Tall Stories Theatre Company Lyric Shaftesbury Avenue, W1D 7ES 23rd November 2011 - 15th January 2012 The Gruffalo is a classic that kiddies just love and...

London Calendar 2014

With an exciting calendar of events, London 2014 is shaping up to be another special year. Find out the best of what's happening throughout the capital this year with our thorough guide to 2014's finest entertainment.

THE BEST

Hotels near Shaftesbury Avenue

Near Shaftesbury Avenue
Thistle Piccadilly Hotel London
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel † from £101† 23% off
Coventry Street, W1D | 2 minutes from Shaftesbury Avenue
Located right next to Leicester Square, in the heart of London's West End, the Thistle Piccadilly is the perfect hotel for those wanting to enjoy the ... More
Cafe Royal Hotel
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel † from £220† 41% off
68 Regent Street, W1B | 3 minutes from Shaftesbury Avenue
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
Radisson Blu Edwardian Hampshire Hotel
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel † from £107† 21% off
Leicester Square, WC2H | 3 minutes from Shaftesbury Avenue
Overlooking Leicester Square - the setting for London's regular film premieres - the Radisson Blu Edwardian Hampshire has glamorous, exclusive décor to match its high-profile setting: ... More
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Events near Shaftesbury Avenue

Near Shaftesbury Avenue
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street, A Musical Thriller
London > Events > Concerts †Dates: 30th March to 12th April 2015
London Coliseum - English National Opera (ENO), St Martin's Lane, WC2N | 6 minutes from Shaftesbury Avenue
Emma Thompson returns to the London stage for the first time in 25 years to play Mrs. Lovett in Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet ...More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown
London > Events > Theatre †Dates: 17th December 2014 to 9th May 2015
Playhouse Theatre, Northumberland Avenue, WC2N | 10 minutes from Shaftesbury Avenue
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
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 | 11 minutes from Shaftesbury Avenue
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
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Entertainment near Shaftesbury Avenue

Near Shaftesbury Avenue
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Gielgud Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Shaftesbury Avenue, Soho, London W1D | 1 minute from Shaftesbury Avenue
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
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Criterion Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
218-223 Piccadilly, Piccadilly Circus, Soho, London W1V | 1 minute from Shaftesbury Avenue
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
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Comedy Store
London > Entertainment > Comedy Clubs
1a Oxendon Street, Soho, London SW1Y | 2 minutes from Shaftesbury Avenue
The Comedy Store is the spiritual home of stand-up in the UK. Despite being the best large comedy venue in the country, the Store still succeeds ... More
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Sights and Attractions near Shaftesbury Avenue

The best museums, galleries, attractions near Shaftesbury Avenue
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Piccadilly Circus
London > Attractions > Sights
Piccadilly Circus, Soho, London W1J | 1 minute from Shaftesbury Avenue
Right 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 ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Lights Of Soho
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
Brewer Street, W1F | 1 minute from Shaftesbury Avenue
A new gallery space dedicated to light art. ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Horse and Dolphin Yard
London > Attractions >
W1D | 2 minutes from Shaftesbury Avenue
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
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Shopping near Shaftesbury Avenue

The best shops and markets near Shaftesbury Avenue
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Gelupo
London > Shopping > Delicatessens
7 Archer Street, Soho, Soho, London W1D | On Shaftesbury Avenue
From the team that bought you Bocca Di Lupo comes Gelupo, a traditional Italian gelateria, delicatessen and espresso bar in the heart of Soho. Gelupo is ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Anabela Chan
London > Shopping > Jewellery
6 Denman Place, W1D | 1 minute from Shaftesbury Avenue
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
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
My Cup of Tea
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
5 Denman Place, W1D | 1 minute from Shaftesbury Avenue
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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Restaurants near Shaftesbury Avenue

What are the best dining options near Shaftesbury Avenue London?
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Ed's Easy Diner
London > Restaurants > American restaurants
Trocadero Centre, Unit 34B, 19 Rupert Street, Soho, London W1D | On Shaftesbury Avenue
American Cuisine. ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Bubba Gump Shrimp Company
London > Restaurants > Fish and Seafood
Trocadero, 13 Coventry Street, W1D | On Shaftesbury Avenue
Bubba Gump Shrimp Company, the seafood restaurant chain inspired by the 1994 film Forrest Gump, comes to London opening at the Trocadero site once occupied by ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Yo! Sushi
London > Restaurants > Japanese restaurants
19 Rupert Street, Soho, London W1D | On Shaftesbury Avenue
For anyone who needs a fast, healthy lunch Yo! Sushi is the place to go. Its conveyor belt service means you've always got plenty of choice, ... More
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Education near Shaftesbury Avenue

Near Shaftesbury Avenue
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
English [Out There!]
London > Education > English Language Courses
10 Coptic Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1A | 10 minutes from Shaftesbury Avenue
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 | 10 minutes from Shaftesbury Avenue
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
L'Atelier des Chefs
London > Education > Adult Education
19 Wigmore Street, W1U | 13 minutes from Shaftesbury Avenue
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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Leisure near Shaftesbury Avenue

Shaftesbury Avenue 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 | 2 minutes from Shaftesbury Avenue
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
Urban Golf Soho
London > Leisure > Golf
33 Great Pulteney Street, Soho, London W1F | 3 minutes from Shaftesbury Avenue
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
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Beauty Lounge
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
1 Kingly Court, Soho, London W1B | 5 minutes from Shaftesbury Avenue
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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Pubs near Shaftesbury Avenue

The best pubs near London Shaftesbury Avenue.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Waxy O'Connor's
London > Nightlife > Pubs
14-16 Rupert Street, Soho, London W1D | 1 minute from Shaftesbury Avenue
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
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Waxy's Little Sister
London > Nightlife > Pubs
20 Wardour Street, Soho, London W1D | 1 minute from Shaftesbury Avenue
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
Endurance
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
90 Berwick Street,, Soho, London W1F | 3 minutes from Shaftesbury Avenue
... More
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Nightlife near Shaftesbury Avenue

Shaftesbury Avenue clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Bar Rumba
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
36 Shaftesbury Avenue, Soho, London W1D | On Shaftesbury Avenue
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
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Comedy Camp
London > Nightlife > Bars
3 Archer Street, Soho, London W1D | On Shaftesbury Avenue
Excellent, intimate bar with a mainly gay crowd in the middle of Soho, boasting the usual combination of expensive but superior cocktails and finger food, ... More
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Wyld Bar
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
10 Wardour Street, Leicester Square, W1D | 2 minutes from Shaftesbury Avenue
In typical W Hotel style, the Wyld Bar on the first floor of the Leicester Square hotel is very cool. Drop in for after work drinks ... More
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Meeting venue hire near Shaftesbury Avenue

Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near Shaftesbury Avenue.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
68 Dean Street
London > Business > Venue Hire
68 Dean Street, Soho, London W1D | 3 minutes from Shaftesbury Avenue
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
Haymarket Hotel
London > Business > Venue Hire
1 Suffolk Place, St James's, London SW1Y | 4 minutes from Shaftesbury Avenue
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
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Odeon, Leicester Square
London > Business > Venue Hire
24-26 Leicester Square, WC2H | 4 minutes from Shaftesbury Avenue
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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Comedy Carnival
Comedy | On 31st January 2015 

Bar Rumba W1D 7EP W1D - 0 minute walk from Shaftesbury Avenue

Stand-up acts from the UK and international circuits....More

99 Club Soho
Comedy | On 31st January 2015 

The Shadow Lounge 2 minutes walk from Shaftesbury Avenue

Stand up comedy from Kerry Godliman, Brett Goldstein, Matthew Osborn and MC Matt Green....More

The Best In Stand-Up
Comedy | On 31st January 2015 

Comedy Store 2 minutes walk from Shaftesbury Avenue

Storytelling and upbeat anecdotes from Sheffield-born stand-up and Chortle's Best Show Award winner 2010, Tom Wrigglesworth. Also featuring Andy Askins, ...More

Piccadilly Comedy Club
Comedy | On 31st January 2015 

The Comedy Pub 2 minutes walk from Shaftesbury Avenue

Stand-up routines from Star Of What Would Beyonce Do? Luisa Omielan, Dane Baptiste, Mark Silcox and Ben Clover. Introduced by ...More

Soho Comedy Club
Comedy | On 31st January 2015 

Soho Comedy Club 2 minutes walk from Shaftesbury Avenue

Comic and TV personality Dave Johns headlines a night of comedy, with support from Bethany Black and Tim Renkow. David ...More

House Of Burlesque...Banged UP!
Theatre | Until 31st January 2015 

Madame Jojo's 2 minutes walk from Shaftesbury Avenue

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Saturday at Ku Bar
Clubbing and Nightlife | Until 28th March 2015 

Ku Bar 3 minutes walk from Shaftesbury Avenue

Resident VJ Kerol and DJs Prince Persona and Alejandro supply house and dance....More

Los Padrinos de Salsa: Featuring Los Cabrones
Concerts | On 31st January 2015 

Floridita 3 minutes walk from Shaftesbury Avenue

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Fletch's Brew
Concerts | Until 31st January 2015 

Ronnie Scott's 3 minutes walk from Shaftesbury Avenue

Drummer Mark Fletcher leads his band, which includes pianist Jim Watson and trumpeter Freddie Gavita, as it plays jazz fusion ...More

The Animal Farm Hog Roast
Music | On 31st January 2015 

The Spice Of Life 4 minutes walk from Shaftesbury Avenue

A showcase event for new artists featuring The Lat Of Us, Stone Thieves, The Mojo Cams and Charlie Savigar....More

 

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Family Friendly Events in London
Family Friendly Events in London

This February half-term, from Monday 16th until Friday 20th February 2015, children can meet the animal actors of the ...More

 
May in London 2015
May in London 2015

Bend It Like Beckham goes from screen to London stage in May 2015, just one of the LondonTown top ...More

 
Peace Direct: Mark Rylance, Sophie Okonedo, Gina McKee
Peace Direct: Mark Rylance, Sophie Okonedo, Gina McKee
Theatre | On 8th February 2015 

Bush Hall

Mark Rylance, Sophie Okonedo, Gina McKee and Meera Syal speak the words of people who have made huge sacrifices (sometimes ...More

 
How Necessary is a Relationship
Exhibitions | On 11th February 2015 

School of Life

Lecturer, style educator and happiness consultant Samantha Clarke asks, "Do we need a relationship in order to live a ...More

The Last of the De Mullins
The Last of the De Mullins
Theatre | 3rd February 2015 - 28th February 2015 

Jermyn Street Theatre

Stephen McGill and Joel Marvin present a play set in the Edwardian England of 1908 in which one woman defies ...More

 
The War On Drugs
Concerts | 24th February 2015 - 2nd March 2015 

Brixton Academy

Indie-rock with elements of country from the four-strong band from Philadelphia fronted by Adam Granduciel. With their November tour having ...More

Treasure Island (Over 10s)
Treasure Island (Over 10s)
Theatre | Until 8th April 2015 

National Theatre: Olivier Theatre

Seeing Treasure Island activates that "little spark of adolescent runaway that still hankers after adventure and treasure," so ...More

 
Bonnie Gull Seafood Bar
Bonnie Gull Seafood Bar
Opens 3rd February 2015 

Nick Lloyd Webber (son of Andrew) has created his first original score for the stage for this musical version of ...More

 
Harringay Local Store
Harringay Local Store
Opened 12th January 2015 

Harringay locals, couple Ebony and Paul Harding, are behind this supermarket with a difference. Harringay Local Store unites their two ...More

 
The Cocktail Trading Company Development Bar and Table
The Cocktail Trading Company Development Bar and Table
Opened Mid-January 2015 

Situated in the basement below Central & Co, on Great Marlborough Street, The Cocktail Trading Co Development Bar & Table, ...More

 
 
 
 
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