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Located right in the heart of London's West End, this busy square is within easy walking distance to many of London's top theaters, the café society and nightlife delights of Soho.
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Leicester Square, London, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Went with family, it was lovely to see all the stall's with a variety of good to buy. Lovely to grab a snack have a drink and slow walk round. Take your time don't rush. Really enjoyable.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank WestMidlandsSamantha
Reviewed 1 week ago

To even walk through this area is to be annoyed by the sight of Yodas, Harry Potters, and other buskers plying their trade for your change (two pound coins preferred). To make it a 'destination' is to waste your time. It's chain restaurants and faux...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Neal S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had to walk to Leicester Sq tube as Covent Garden tube station was closed. The weather was atrocious and the square was packed with Christmas crowds. Not being local, we found it difficult to actually find the tube station as the signs were misleading....More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank robnh61
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Surrounding with casino, bar, restaurant. Happening most of the time and shop are close late night. Some open til late night. If you no place to go at night. You can come here, next to China town

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

As a Londoner I tend to avoid Leicester Square but chose to visit the Christmas Market to get in the spirit of the festive season. What a disappointment! A selection of the expected wooden chalets housed a small selection of stalls - the goods here...More

Thank feelinghungry99
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Besides being the "go to" place to buy discounted theater tickets, Leicester Square has a Christmas Market this season, with multiple places to eat, drink and shop.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank jpw710
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Watched Fantastic Beasts in the IMAX screen it was well worth the experience with a massive screen and amazing effects and sound

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank angeladQ9399LT
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went here during the Christmas market time. It was okay but the stalls weren't overly compelling. The area wasn't too crowded either. A ton of restaurants nearby though.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank LeviN_11
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The most busy square of all times. Events, performers and variety of food is some of the things that you see and want to be a part of. Leicester Square is always a good idea, especially in Christmas. Enjoy!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank lenap799
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went here for a couple of hours before a Christmas meal with work colleagues and had a really nice time. Had a little wonder about the Christmas Market and then stayed near the bar and had a few drinks. Was under a shelter which was...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Soho
The go-to district for a good time in London, Soho
hosts a wealth of world-class theatres and a
compelling lineup of cafes, restaurants, pubs, bars,
and clubs. At Soho's core is London's original Red
Light District and the epicenter of the LGBT scene –
and thus the city's hottest nightlife. For shopping
enthusiasts, Soho is not only the home of London's
greatest concentration of boutique shops, but also the
...More
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scarlett269
October 15, 2018|
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Response from V5588FMjoyceh | Reviewed this property |
The last train to Ealing is about 11.30, Piccadilly Line to Acton Then District to Ealing BUT the best thing to do is go onto tfl website, ‘journey planner’ then you can put in time and date you will be travelling and get an... More
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kevin c
September 6, 2018|
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Response from Kiran M | Reviewed this property |
I found tickets very pricey at booths . I bought ticket directly from official websites. Choice of seats are also available, you can ask your hotel reception for printout
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Ross T
December 13, 2017|
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Response from Chloelo | Reviewed this property |
I wouldn't make a special trip just for the market, but if you're passing through Leicester Square have a wander. Hyde park winter wonderland is extremely busy. There is a very lovely Christmas market along the south bank... More
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Jim-IL
NW Illinois
Heathrow to Victoria station (1 Replies)
We're staying in Leicester Square and we want to buy our 7 day travel cards on our way to the hotel. I assume we'd get the travel cards at Victoria station? What tube stops would work out the best? Thanks again.
April 22, 2014|
Response fromUSBusinessTraveller|
Jim, Leicester Square is just a short walk from Charing Cross National Rail station (almost next to Trafalgar Square). So there's probably no need to have to take a detour via Victoria for the travelcards.
Dakota20
St. Louis, MO
Dominion theatre near Leicester Square? (5 Replies)
Thinking of seeing a the Musical - We will rock you, when visiting London. Is the Dominion Theatre centrally located near the Theatre district? Thanks
September 26, 2008|
Response fromWestlondoner99|
Yes, its next to Tottenham Court Road tube so 1 tube stop or a 15 min walk from Leicester Square.
SKsunnylady
Petaling Jaya, Malaysia
Good Sunday Roast Around Leicester Square / Covent Market (2 Replies)
We'll be in London for the 1st time mid Nov and are looking forward to having our very 1st Sunday roasts. Can you please suggest a restaurant or pub that does a good Sunday roast? We plan to visit Camden market in the morning and the Covent Market after lunch. Read that Laughing Gravy is good but alas, we do not want to venture too far out from our planned activities of the day. Thanks!
May 09, 2011|
Response fromWansteader|
I think you probably intended to post this on the London Forum!