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West End

London, England (Westminster / Belgravia)
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Ranked #257 of 1,134 Attractions in London
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Type: Neighborhoods, Theaters
Activities: Shopping, Dining
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170 reviews 170 reviews
47 attraction reviews
219 helpful votes 219 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

Had a fantastic experience at the queens theatre, west end! Lovely old building. Amazing cast and music!!! Wonderful experience. My partner had his 1st experience of theatre and where better to start!!! Brilliant.

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Rochdale, United Kingdom
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114 reviews 114 reviews
53 attraction reviews
81 helpful votes 81 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

The west end of london is the home of the english tourist with the theatres , bars , restaurants and shops for the wife ! Take a stroll around and you will be pleasantly surprised at what you find and see. We had a great weekend here .enjoy

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Louisville, Kentucky
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110 reviews 110 reviews
108 attraction reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

No visit to London is complete without a show in the West End but it's fun to just walk around the area too. Walk around see all the different shows airing on any given night and do a bit of people watching.

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Hong Kong, China
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3,067 reviews 3,067 reviews
1,872 attraction reviews
7,835 helpful votes 7,835 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

London's West End is premiere location to watch a theatre performance in the English speaking world. Here you can find theatre houses on most street corners, with daytime and evening shows held every night of the year, particularly in the area around and between Leicester Square, Covent Garden and Piccadilly Circus. This is just a great location to catch a... More

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403 reviews 403 reviews
236 attraction reviews
213 helpful votes 213 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2014

If London had a tourist microcosm, an area that summed up everything about it that tourists would want to visit, it would be the West End, containing as it does London’s theatre district, numerous world-class shops, businesses, government buildings and sights. It’s why it’s one of the two international centres as defined in the London Plan. By day, there’s shopping,... More

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Barnsley, United Kingdom
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1,185 reviews 1,185 reviews
420 attraction reviews
3,435 helpful votes 3,435 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2014

The West End of London is the tourist Mecca. Shopping, theatre, wining & dining, it's all going on here. Spent a couple of hours strolling around in the Spring sunshine. Very pleasant!

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London, United Kingdom
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88 reviews 88 reviews
55 attraction reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2014

I love the West End. It's always full of life, and activity, even on the most dreary of days. There's always so much to see and do, from a Stage Show, to comedy clubs, eat and drink, it's all in this bustling part of the city.

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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341 attraction reviews
310 helpful votes 310 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2013

The best shopping in London, the top restaurants, the most famous theatres and night clubs and many of the key tourist attractions are in London's West End. Shoppers can wear out their shoe leather as they trek past the stores on Oxford Street and Regent Street. Some of the retail highlights include Selfridges, the largest department store in the UK,... More

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Milford Haven, United Kingdom
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56 reviews 56 reviews
42 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2013

Having been in the mod scene in the early 80s,going to carnaby street is like a trip to my roots and reminds me YES people pay good money for the monstrous things in my wardrobe.This is a place to wander round leisurely not rush,i found a pair of jeans for £120.00 ( ahh i remember when i had money to... More

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Cannock Chase
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41 reviews 41 reviews
5 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2013

Great show, and Darius Campbell is terrific. Super score and top cast . One or two really hum-able songs. Can't wait to get the cast recording. Shame the Shaftsbury wasn't more than 70% full; you don't know what you're missing.

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