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West End

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Address: London, England
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Nightlife and Culture

This area of London is the place to be for theatres and restaurants especially from mid afternoon until late evening when it is really alive and vibrant There are more theatres... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
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Hastings, United Kingdom
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Hampshire, United Kingdom
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73 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good buzzing place to visit went to see a show which was fab and some lovely place to eat good day out followed by a great evening

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Hastings, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This area of London is the place to be for theatres and restaurants especially from mid afternoon until late evening when it is really alive and vibrant There are more theatres here in one place than anywhere else in the world with around 14 million visits per year - so this is where theatrical culture is! Generally the locals are... More 

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New Jersey
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 February 2017

The West End is always an exciting place to visit. it is unlike anywhere else in the world. Just soak up its rich heritage

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Burnaby, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 January 2017

Out of eleven days in London, we spent at least part of seven days in the West End. What does this tell you? Simple, there is plenty to do, see, and enjoy in the West End.

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2017 via mobile

Worth a visit. It's changed and not what it was.. but if your in London you have to visit.. You can find anything here, if your lucky... or try hard enough..

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Boulder, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017

West end was fun to people watch and window shop. Lots of unique places to eat. We enjoyed Dishoom for Indian food. If you are a Fitness buff, stop into Sweaty Betty for top-notch workout wear.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016

Had excellent walk around the area.It provides excellent attractions like Parks,Shopping,Entertainment and so on….

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Lincolnshire, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016

Most of this area is quite posh, but it is possible to find cheaper places to eat and drink. The west end covers quite a large chunk if central London

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Greater London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016

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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Sunshine Coast, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 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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Mayfair
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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