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A large area within central London, which covers smaller areas such as Mayfair and Soho; this is the place to be for all tourists in London with many attractions, shops... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A large area within central London, which covers smaller areas such as Mayfair and Soho; this is the place to be for all tourists in London with many attractions, shops, squares/circuses and a lot of night-life options.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 9, 2016

love the west end for nightlife, bars, shows, Chinatown eateries near there too ,excellent shows day and night ,many theatres

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 25, 2016

I love this area...The bars in the west end are my favorite part of London...so many different types of places to grab a drink or food, all very cool and unique...had so much fun here, I cant wait to go back one day

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 11, 2016

went to see breakfast at tiffinys was ok but wouldn't recommend it quite boring and not enough music for me

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 6, 2016

there is so much to see and do, what ever your tastes your sure to find something, don't always look at street level there is so much architecture to see and so much history.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 26, 2016

Most of the great musicals you will find in one of the many theaters. You can find a lot of restaurants with pre and post dinners, but most of the are open whole day. Small shops make it even more inviting.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 18, 2016 via mobile

This is where I have worked on and off for 18 years and it's still as fun and exciting as it was when I first started working in this area. It's vibrant, a bit grotty in parts, but wonderful! Loads of pubs, bars and restaurants to experience on every street and every corner. There is something for everyone. Close to... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 18, 2016

Fun to walk around and look at the colorful variety of people and night life. Charming part of London.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 12, 2016

London's West End is just one of the best places in the city! All the shops, the restaurants, the bars, the coffee shops and, most of all, the theatres and cinemas! Be sure to go to one of the many shows, there're excellent!!!! The food scene is amazing and the nightlife wonderful (thanks to Soho!)

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 8, 2016

Love the West End of London! It's where you can shop, go to the theater, enjoy one of the many parks and squares in the city, and the list goes on. The West End is one of the things that makes London the vibrant city that it is. Beautiful, exciting, and lots of variety!

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Set beside some of London's best parks and home to world-class galleries, luxurious hotels, and famed thoroughfares, the ultra upscale Mayfair is one of London's most exclusive haunts. Here the shopping is haute, the dining is exquisite, and the nightlife is vibrant. A casual stroll through the area’s chic streets will reveal that Michelin stars and chauffeured cars are practically the norm here. Even if you're on a tight budget, this exceptionally well connected swath of Central London is worth exploring, if only for the chance to take a peak at the goings on of upper crust English society.
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