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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
Soho
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There's lots of action and things going on here, but it's mostly glitzy stuff aimed at tourists. You can find a meal here very easily in the various fast food places, but it is not really worth coming here without a purpose, there is a...More

Thank Louise V
Reviewed 6 days ago

If you thought London was all class (and most of it is), then come check this out for some counterbalance. It is loaded with tourists, teens, junk stores and substandard eateries. Gobs of street performers and I would imagine pickpockets, so hold on tight. The...More

Thank ParkerSturbridge
Reviewed 1 week ago

While perhaps not as striking as Trafalgar Square, the area around Leicester Square is a fun place to hang out and watch for street performers. We were only passing through, but we saw a man with a Micheal Jackson marionette and a floating Yoda. I...More

Thank dreamspeaker
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife and I seen this last night, after we'd eaten, came back and had great food, I had southern fried chicken & pork, and my wife just had the southern fried chicken washed down with a bottle of my favourite wine Pinot Grigio, finished...More

Thank Jim H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If visiting London and want a hectic, street performer, tourist vibe, this is your place. Good people watching at night but this area won’t give you the true London experience. Better to walk over to 7 Dials, Covent Garden. Both busy areas but the vibe...More

Thank KurtD133
Reviewed 1 week ago

Always something happening, great place for all types of entertainment from Street Acts to Red Carpet Evenings! Can get anything, great shops, pubs, restaurants, the Lego Store, also great to walk through fron Trafalgar Square, Leicester Square and through to Piccadilly so experiencing Museums, Galleries,...More

Thank V5588FMjoyceh
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Leicester Square, an area in Central London surrounded by restaurants, pubs, the Radisson Blu Edwardian Hampshire Hotel, and tourism and theater vendors, is worth strolling around. In the center of Leicester Square is a statue of William Shakespeare surrounded by water fountains. And just around...More

1  Thank CJTravelerTexas
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Leicester Square is always a hive of activity. There’s so much to see and do. It’s full of shops, restaurants and cafes, the Odeon cinema (currently closed for refurbishment but usually where big film premieres are held) and nearby theatres. You get street entertainment of...More

Thank chrissieb94
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Leicester square is very busy.it was even crowed while raining very hard. There is numerous shops ,restaurants and theatres. A great place to enjoy London.

Thank Joyce P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our hotel was just off this vibrant square so we got to experience it at many different times of day. It was always busy with some sort of street entertainment from magicians to bell ringers. We felt safe walking through even at midnight. Always try...More

Thank Lee S
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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
16 October 2018|
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Response from Kiran M | Reviewed this property |
We went at Lycium theatre and got the last train,sorry didn’t remember the exact time but it was late night. Train station is at 5-7 min walk convent garden stop
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kevin c
7 September 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
14 December 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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