London is home to some of the most scenic squares and boulevards with Regent Street Boulevard in the heart of the city, among its most famous. A catchy mock Georgian styled street, it is visually striking making it picture perfect for Instagram posts. There are numerous upscale boutiques, and retail outlets along with cafes and trendy restaurants found in the area.
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Some of the things to do in the area include:
Enjoy the best of theatre in London:
The West End is the theatre capital of the UK, if not the world. The shows at the West End match those on Broadway (if not exceed) in terms of quality of productions, star power, sets and special effects etc. The titans of the theatre world only truly arrive on the world stage, after they have performed and wowed audiences at the West End. For theatre purists’ seeking the best quality shows, the West End is the ultimate experience. There are around 40 theatres showcasing the best of classics, contemporary and musicals, the likes of which have never been staged elsewhere. Shows like Phantom of the Opera, Wicked, Les Miserables and Mamma Mia have enthralled audiences at the West End and the world over. Those looking for cheap theatre tickets will find them at Leicester Square that has half-price TKTS kiosks and booths.
Enjoy the lively nightlife scene:
Entertainment at the West End is not just limited to the theatre, as the area also has some of the most glamorous cinemas in and around Leicester Square. These are frequently the locations of World premieres of major movies of Hollywood and European Cinema almost on a fortnightly basis. Leicester Square has much more in terms of entertainment with clubs, and bars and the opulent Hippodrome Casino, which is a 24-hour venue. Extremely popular with locals and visitors it hosts a plethora of live events and houses ritzy bars and an upscale restaurant as well. Hippodrome Casino is popular with the high-rollers and the epicentre of glamorous entertainment in the area.
Indulge in retail therapy:
The West End of London is home to some of the finest shopping locations and venues in the world. Places like Oxford Street, Carnaby Street, Bond Street and of course Regent Street are synonymous with world-class shopping. Drop in at St Christopher’s Place to shop at flagship venues of the likes of Ralph Lauren, Selfridges and Top Shop, to name just a few. Regent Street boasts of its own shopping gems like Burberry, Hamleys, Aquascutum and the popular Apple Stores, among numerous other upscale shopping venues. For more shopping options there is Soho with its landmark shopping venue, Liberty of London. Move to the east and there is the shopping haven of Covent Garden, another extremely well known retail destination.