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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
Leicester Square, London, England
Trafalgar Square / Embankment
+44 20 7434 4243
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Reviewed 5 days ago

tes, it does get very crowded, especially during the evening hours- but it has a fun vibe to it. Lot's of excitement

Thank jlantern3
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a partial pedestrian area with a great atmosphere and lots to offer. The Leicester Square district has lots of shops and shopping malls, restaurants and other eateries, pubs, cafes, cinemas, and theatres, street-artists trying to sell their goods, people walking about and chilling...More

Thank KodoDrummer
Reviewed 1 week ago

Enjoyed this square almost as much as Covent garden. Enjoy a filling Pizza slice whilst enjoying the many buscas Visit from the underground

Thank Angela H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We really liked coming to this Square. This is the theater district in London. In addition to the theaters, there are a lot of things to do here. There are a lot of restaurants, pubs, and nightclubs. When some of the pumps close at 1...More

Thank RahulMD
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place is wall to wall people especially on the weekends. It is very congested with crowds watching street performers. The location itself is average, but there are lots of restaurants to choose from.

Thank D_W_10017
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Leicester Square is considered to be the center of London's cinema. The square is the primary location in London for film premieres - similar to Grauman's Chinese Theatre in Hollywood. In the center of the square, you'll find a fountain with a monument for William...More

Thank Wendy S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice, but not really much to see once you see the statue. Nice place to read a book or sit and relax. Lots of restaurants in the vicinity.

Thank C B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Leicester Square is London's main Square when it comes to cinema's. There is a little park in the middle where people go to relax, read a paper or eat lunch. Just off the square are many bars and restaurants that open late. Within a few...More

Thank AvidTraveler12
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is an area between Piccadilly Circus and convent garden, it has got a nice square with water fountains in the middle, street performers and people chilling out. London is a city famous for its west end musicals. They are world class, and discounted tickets...More

Thank issa81 .
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We are in London once a year and love to roam around here. Love seeing all the people and the commotion. Lots to look at and lots to eat and drink. Wouldn't miss seeing all that fun and entertainment.

Thank Louvain71
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Trafalgar Square / Embankment
With its iconic Nelson’s Column, majestic oversized
lions and brightly-lit fountains, Trafalgar Square is
not just considered the heart of this bustling London
hub, but the very core of the city itself. Beyond this
esteemed gathering place are more famous icons, as
well as a disproportionate numbers of the city’s most
popular cultural attractions including the National
Gallery and many West End theaters. Along the way to
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Ross T
13 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
Luke B
6 December 2016|
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Response from HughesAl | Reviewed this property |
Wont let me post the link. If you type Leicester Square Christmas market into google you can follow the prompts.
Luke B
28 November 2016|
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Response from Nicole_Chee | Reviewed this property |
Actually is not that expensive and it hasn't got a big queue.