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West End

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Address: London, England
Activities: Dining, Shopping
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If In London ... Do NOT Miss Seeing At Least One Play In The West End

The Broadway of London - The West End is THE place to be and see a play or musical. I have been attending West End productions for many years and have yet to be disappointed... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 19, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

The Broadway of London - The West End is THE place to be and see a play or musical. I have been attending West End productions for many years and have yet to be disappointed ... Even the understudies are fantastic! This trip - May 2015 - we saw: "The Audience" with Kristen Scott Thomas ... Brilliant! "Beautiful" ... Excellent... More 

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Basildon, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015 NEW

Great place for shopping, sight seeing, theatre etc, has everything that you need and good transport

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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

The Wedt End of London is a vibrant, fun place to spend a few hours. Full of places to eat, drink & a few shops along the way. To me Londons West End & Thestre Area are the heart of London :)

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Sandwich, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

Dining room area has improved enormously. but alas slightly to the detriment of the bar area; food, wine and service as good as before

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

Even if you're not going to go and see one of the world-famous shows that the West End of London has to offer, it is an experience in itself just to have a wander through the West End and see the fronts of the the theatres where the shows happen.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

A great place to walk, sightsee and get a taste of London. Shops, pubs, theaters, and throngs of people to watch. If they still have it, try the West End Pub Crawl. A number of associated pubs. At that time, visiting 5 pubs earned a tee shirt celebrating the West End Pub Crawl. I did get one.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

Great if you plan on seeing some stage productions but if you're not.... just have a walk through. Tons of shops and restaurants.

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014

This is the heart & engine of London. From shops to restaurants to bars to clubs to museums to tourist attractions to art galleries...you get the gist. This is where it all happens in London - most highly recommended.

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

Lots of theatres, shops, restaurants and bars. Good for people watching etc. easy to get around, and a great starting point

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

base of one year living in this amazing busy area i can say the real london is here not somewhere else , all shows and great nightlife happened in west end also if u want buy some souvenirs or football tickets . if u do not like busy places so you won't like here either .

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