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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Radisson Blu Edwardian Mercer Street
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £148  36% 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  31% 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  28% 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
The Ferryman
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 20th June 2017 to 6th January 2018
Shaftesbury Avenue, Shaftesbury Avenue, W1D | 3 minutes from Shaftesbury Avenue
Following a sold out run at the Royal Court, (the fastest selling show in the theatre's history) Jez Butterworth's The Ferryman is enjoying an equally popular ...More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Gruffalo's Child: Tall Stories
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 22nd November 2017 to 7th January 2018
Shaftesbury Avenue, Shaftesbury Avenue, Soho, London W1D | 4 minutes from Shaftesbury Avenue
The sequel to The Gruffalo, which proved such a hit and a popular Christmas outing in the West End, The Gruffalo's Child is a stage version ...More
 
 
 
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Young Frankenstein
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 28th September 2017 to 10th February 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
 
 
 
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Entertainment near Shaftesbury Avenue

Near Shaftesbury Avenue
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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
 
 
 
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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
 
 
 
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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
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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
 
 
 
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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
 
 
 
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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
 
 
 
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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
 
 
 
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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?
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Bistro 1
London > Restaurants > French restaurants
27 Frith Street, Soho, London W1D | On Shaftesbury Avenue
French cuisine ... 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
 
 
 
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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
 
 
 
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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.
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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 Part II
Theatre | Until 21st October 2018 

Palace Theatre 1 minute walk from Shaftesbury Avenue

Harry contends with the ghosts of the past while his youngest son Albus struggles with the weight of a family ...More

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
Aladdin
Theatre | Until 2nd June 2018 

Prince Edward Theatre 1 minute walk from Shaftesbury Avenue

The Broadway hit from the producer of The Lion King, Aladdin arrived in London in summer 2016. The story of ...More

 
Viva Cuba
Concerts | On 22nd September 2017 

Ronnie Scott's 1 minute walk from Shaftesbury Avenue

Live Cuban bands and DJs reaffirm the historical association between Ronnie Scott's Jazz Club and the island of Cuba....More

The Mousetrap
The Mousetrap
Theatre | Until 6th January 2018 

St Martin's Theatre 1 minute walk from Shaftesbury Avenue

The longest running show in theatre history, Agatha Christie's The Mousetrap has been delighting and perplexing audiences for over 46 ...More

 
Viva Cuba
Concerts | Until 29th December 2017 

Ronnie Scott's 1 minute walk from Shaftesbury Avenue

Live Cuban bands and DJs reaffirm the historical association between Ronnie Scott's Jazz Club and the island of Cuba....More

The House of Wallpaper
The House of Wallpaper
Foodie Events | Until 4th October 2017 

19 Greek Street 1 minute walk from Shaftesbury Avenue

Experimental chef, Pedro Passinhas, is set to launch his latest pop-up restaurant 'Off the Wall & onto the Plate' during ...More

 
Simon Amstell: What Is This'
Comedy | Until 28th September 2017 

Leicester Square Theatre 2 minutes walk from Shaftesbury Avenue

The comedian, actor, writer and TV presenter embarks on his fifth UK stand up tour, which promises to be a ...More

Rob Delaney: More Meat
Comedy | Until 7th October 2017 

Leicester Square Theatre 2 minutes walk from Shaftesbury Avenue

One-liners from the American comedian and actor, star of the Channel 4 comedy, Catastrophe....More

Bridget Christie: A Preview For Her
Comedy | On 22nd September 2017 

Leicester Square Theatre 2 minutes walk from Shaftesbury Avenue

The Chortle award-winning comedian, writer and star of a Netflix special practices material for her next show....More

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