Shaftesbury Avenue  

 
 
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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 Leicester Square Tube Station which is about 3 minutes to the South East.

Shaftesbury Avenue is in the London area of Soho.

 

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Underground Stations

Underground Stations

 
Leicester Square Tube Station
 
3 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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London West End Theatres

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What's on in London 2018

With an exciting calendar of entertainment, 2018 is another special year in London. Find out what's happening throughout the capital with our thorough guide to the best 2018 London events.

 
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Radisson Blu Edwardian Mercer Street
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £118  42% off
Seven Dials, WC2H | 3 minutes from Shaftesbury Avenue
In the middle of Covent Garden, the Radisson Blu Edwardian Mercer Street (formally the Mountbatten) is perfect for those wanting to be in the heart of ... More
 
 
 
Every Hotel Piccadilly
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £50  32% off
Coventry Street, W1D | 4 minutes from Shaftesbury Avenue
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
 
 
 
The Nadler Soho Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £108  31% off
10 Carlisle Street, W1D | 4 minutes from Shaftesbury Avenue
Promising 'the bill you pay at check-out is what you thought you'd pay when you checked in', the Nadler Hotels specialise in stylish, affordable accommodation. The ... More
 
 
 
 
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Events near Shaftesbury Avenue

Near Shaftesbury Avenue
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
We're Going On A Bear Hunt
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 4th July to 2nd September 2018
Shaftesbury Avenue, Shaftesbury Avenue, W1D | 4 minutes from Shaftesbury Avenue
Go squelching through mud, slide through the long grass and splash through water as you join a family happily hunting a big bear, 'We're not scared' ...More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Young Frankenstein
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 28th September 2017 to 29th September 2018
Shaftesbury Avenue, 2 Charing Cross Road, WC2H | 5 minutes from Shaftesbury Avenue
Ross Noble, Lesley Joseph and Hadley Fraser lead the cast of Young Frankenstein, Mel Brooks' uproarious musical based on his Oscar-nominated 1974 film about a New ...More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Tiger Who Came To Tea
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 28th June to 9th September 2018
Shaftesbury Avenue, 16 Denman Street, W1D | 5 minutes from Shaftesbury Avenue
David Wood's Olivier award-nominated musical adaptation of Judith Kerr's picture book The Tiger Who Came To Tea returns to the London ...More
 
 
 
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Entertainment near Shaftesbury Avenue

Near Shaftesbury Avenue
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Curzon Soho
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
93-107 Shaftesbury Avenue, Soho, London W1D | On Shaftesbury Avenue
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 Shaftesbury Avenue
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 Shaftesbury Avenue
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 Shaftesbury Avenue

The best museums, galleries, attractions near Shaftesbury Avenue
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Soho
London > Attractions > Other Attractions
Soho, London W1D | 1 minute from Shaftesbury Avenue
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 >
Soho, London W1D | 1 minute 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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
19 Greek Street
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
19 Greek Street, Soho, London W1D | 1 minute from Shaftesbury Avenue
19 Greek Street is a gallery and interior design practice promoting sustainable and socially responsible design. "Eloquently demonstrating that eclectic design and functionality can indeed go ... More
 
 
 
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Shopping near Shaftesbury Avenue

The best shops and markets near Shaftesbury Avenue
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Maison Bertaux Gallery
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
28 Greek Street, Soho, London W1D | On Shaftesbury Avenue
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
Sunspel
London > Shopping > Clothing
40 Old Compton Street, Soho, London W1D | 1 minute from Shaftesbury Avenue
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Loon Fung Supermarket
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
42-44 Gerrard Street, Soho, London W1D | 1 minute from Shaftesbury Avenue
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
 
 
 
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Restaurants near Shaftesbury Avenue

What are the best dining options near Shaftesbury Avenue London?
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Yming
London > Restaurants > Chinese restaurants
35 Greek Street, Soho, London W1D | On Shaftesbury Avenue
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
Kettner's
London > Restaurants > French restaurants
29 Romilly Street, Soho, London W1D | On Shaftesbury Avenue
This elegant Baroque building houses a French restaurant, champagne bar and a Soho House owned townhouse hotel with 33 rooms. Originally a grand hotel built in ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Bar Shu
London > Restaurants > Chinese restaurants
28 Frith Street, Soho, London W1D | On Shaftesbury Avenue
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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Education near Shaftesbury Avenue

Near Shaftesbury Avenue
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The London Film School
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
24 Shelton Street, Covent Garden, WC2H | 4 minutes from Shaftesbury Avenue
The London Film School is the oldest-established international school of film technique in the world. The school has contributed significantly to ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
English [Out There!]
London > Education > English Language Courses
10 Coptic Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1A | 7 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
RADA Chenies Street
London > Education > Adult Education
18-22 Chenies Street, WC1E | 11 minutes from Shaftesbury Avenue
One of three RADA sites across London, this Chenies Street building contains rehearsal rooms, the finance department, RADA Enterprises, the RADA Marketing department, ... More
 
 
 
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Leisure near Shaftesbury Avenue

Shaftesbury Avenue gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Phoenix Garden
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
21 Stacey Street, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 3 minutes from Shaftesbury Avenue
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
AWAY Spa W London
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
10 Wardour Street, Soho, London W1D | 3 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
Thai Square Spa
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
25 Shelton Street, 40 Earlham Street, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 4 minutes from Shaftesbury Avenue
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 Shaftesbury Avenue

The best pubs near London Shaftesbury Avenue.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Norman's Coach & Horses
London > Nightlife > Pubs
29 Greek Street, Soho, London W1D | On Shaftesbury Avenue
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
Polpo at Ape and Bird
London > Nightlife > Pubs
142 Shaftesbury Avenue, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 2 minutes from Shaftesbury Avenue
When Russell Norman, famed for Polpo and as The Restaurant Man on BBC2, opened his first pub in November 2013 it seemed ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Waxy's Little Sister
London > Nightlife > Pubs
20 Wardour Street, Soho, London W1D | 3 minutes 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
 
 
 
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Nightlife near Shaftesbury Avenue

Shaftesbury Avenue 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 | On Shaftesbury Avenue
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
Tea Room
London > Nightlife > Bars
23-24 Greek Street, W1D | 1 minute from Shaftesbury Avenue
Nestled below Bun House - a steamed bun cafe on the corner of Greek Street and Old Compton Street - Tea Room ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Phoenix Artist Club
London > Nightlife > Bars
1 Phoenix Street, Charing Cross Road, Soho, London WC2H | 1 minute from Shaftesbury Avenue
Beneath the Phoenix Theatre lies this charming escape from the norm. Something of a 'hidden gem' the Phoenix Artist Club is secreted away down a little ... 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 | 2 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
Odeon, Leicester Square
London > Business > Venue Hire
24-26 Leicester Square, Soho, London WC2H | 3 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
 
 
 
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 Shaftesbury Avenue
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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Harry Potter and the Cursed Child
Harry Potter and the Cursed Child
Theatre | Until 22nd July 2018 

Palace Theatre 1 minute walk from Shaftesbury Avenue

Judging by the 36,000 retweets Harry Potter creator J.K. Rowling got when she announced ...More

 
Aladdin
Theatre | Until 1st December 2018 

Prince Edward Theatre 1 minute walk from Shaftesbury Avenue

Street urchin Aladdin and Princess Jasmine embark on a magical carpet ride with the help of the Genie in a ...More

Locked Up
Theatre | Until 28th July 2018 

Tristan Bates Theatre 2 minutes walk from Shaftesbury Avenue

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Chicago
Chicago
Theatre | Until 6th October 2018 

Phoenix Theatre 2 minutes walk from Shaftesbury Avenue

Last staged in the West End back in 2012 - when it concluded a 15-year run - hit musical Chicago ...More

 
Pressure
Theatre | Until 1st September 2018 

Ambassadors Theatre 2 minutes walk from Shaftesbury Avenue

John Dove directs David Haig, Malcolm Sinclair and Laura Rogers in the Royal Lyceum Theatre, Edinburgh and Chichester Festival Theatre's ...More

Les Miserables
Les Miserables
Theatre | Until 2nd March 2019 

Queen's Theatre 3 minutes walk from Shaftesbury Avenue

Jean Valjean, released on parole after 19 years on the chain gang, finds that the yellow ticket-of-leave he must, by ...More

 
Imperium Part II: Dictator
Imperium Part II: Dictator
Theatre | Until 8th September 2018 

Gielgud Theatre 3 minutes walk from Shaftesbury Avenue

Part two of Robert Harris's ancient Rome-set novel of power politics, which follows orator Cicero as he attempts to wrest ...More

 
Motorcity
Motorcity
Clubbing and Nightlife | Until 14th December 2018 

The Borderline 3 minutes walk from Shaftesbury Avenue

Looking for a place to dance after dinner can be surprisingly hard in the heart of Soho. Step forward Motorcity ...More

 
99 Club Leicester Square
Comedy | On 17th July 2018 

Ruby Blue 3 minutes walk from Shaftesbury Avenue

Self-deprecating humour and punchy one-liners from 2011 BBC New Comedy Award-winner, Angela Barnes. Plus Chris McCausland and Nathan Caton....More

TEA TOTAL at W London
TEA TOTAL at W London
Foodie Events | Until 1st September 2018 

The Perception 3 minutes walk from Shaftesbury Avenue

If you've got a leisurely afternoon to spare and you like your afternoon tea sweet then give TEA TOTAL a ...More

 

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Brewhouse & Kitchen Hoxton
Brewhouse & Kitchen Hoxton
Drinking 

Underneath the arches of Hoxton Station, on the ...More

 
I'm Not Running
I'm Not Running
Theatre | From 2nd October 

National Theatre: Lyttelton Theatre

The world premiere of David Hare's new play I'm Not Running stars a strong cast ...More

 
Mamasons Dirty Ice Cream
Mamasons Dirty Ice Cream
Dining 

Founded by second generation Filipino Londoners Omar Shah and Mae Maglanoc, Mamasons opened this ice ...More

 
Mamasons Dirty Ice Cream
Mamasons Dirty Ice Cream
Dining 

Bringing Filipino street-style 'dirty' ice cream to London, Mamasons Dirty Ice Cream is named after ...More

 
Company Wayne McGregor: Autobiography
Company Wayne McGregor: Autobiography
Dance | From 26th July 

Sadler's Wells Theatre

This immersive dance performance choreographed by Wayne McGregor ...More

 
Levan
Levan
Dining 

Following the success of Salon, Nicholas Balfe and his team head further south to Peckham ...More

 
The Shop at Bluebird
The Shop at Bluebird
Shopping 

In summer 2018 The Shop at Bluebird moved to Covent Garden and it's even more ...More

 
London National Park City Week
London National Park City Week
Tours | From 21st July 

Various Venues London

This July, the Mayor of London presents the ...More

 
Helix and Iris
Helix and Iris
Dining 

Previously London's highest private member's club, Searcys at The Gherkin relaunched as new restaurant and ...More

 
Wimbledon Park Food Festival
Wimbledon Park Food Festival
Foodie Events | From 25th August 

Wimbledon Park

The Wimbledon Park Food Festival returns for its ...More

 
The Great British Beer Festival
The Great British Beer Festival
Exhibitions | From 7th August 

Olympia Exhibition Centre

Over 66,000 people flock to this massive celebration ...More

 
Park Cafe Queen's Park
Dining 

In January 2018 the Park Cafe in Queen's Park was taken on by the people who run the local neighbourhood restaurant, The Alice House....More

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Z Tottenham Court Road
Hotels 

A former office building a few minutes walk from Tottenham Court Road's Crossrail Station has ...More

 
Night Tales
Night Tales
Dining 

Having popped up all over London, Night Tales now presents its first permanent residence, setting ...More

 
Z Covent Garden
Z Covent Garden
Hotels 

One of two Z Hotels to open in summer 2018, Z Covent Garden joins Z ...More

 
Jamavar Women's Club
Jamavar Women's Club
Foodie Events | From 30th July 

Jamavar

This summer, high-end Indian restaurant Jamavar hosts the Jamavar Women's Club in its subterranean bar. ...More

 
Monstersaurus
Monstersaurus
Kids Events | From 7th August 

Southbank Centre: Purcell Room

From the creators of Aliens Love Underpants comes Monstersaurus, an energetic show full of science, ...More

 
How to Catch a Star
How to Catch a Star
Kids Events | From 23rd August 

Southbank Centre: Purcell Room

Based on Oliver Jeffers' beautifully illustrated book, Branar Teatar do Phaisti return to the Southbank ...More

 
James Graham's Sketching
James Graham's Sketching
Theatre | From 26th September 

Wilton's Music Hall

He's one of the hottest playwrights in London right now - three of his plays ...More

 
Desperately Seeking The Exit All-Star Reading
Desperately Seeking The Exit All-Star Reading
Theatre | On 26th July 

Arts Theatre

Peter Michael Marino's successful solo show, Desperately Seeking ...More

 
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Best Vegan Restaurants in London
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Plant-based eating is trending in London. From burgers ...More

 
London Celebrates 250 Years of the Circus
London Celebrates 250 Years of the Circus
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In 2018 London celebrates the 250th anniversary ...More

 
 
 
 
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