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Baddeley Cake
Beating the Tower Boundaries
Blessing of the Throats
Bonfire Night
Changing of the Quill
Doggett's Coat and Badge Race
Footbridge Rent of one Red Rose
Hot Cross Buns for the Widowís son
Mass for the executed Charles I
Quit Rents Ceremony
Vintners' Company Procession

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Thistle Piccadilly
"Good Points: My little girl and I thoroughly enjoyed our stay, the hotel, stakk and food all being to a very high standard.

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The Gaucho Grill
"Great food and service. However, I do not like to be surrounded by the remnance of dead animals. What were they thinking when they covered the place in ..." More

The Gaucho Grill
"I booked this restaurant for my first wedding anniversary. The service was fabulous from the second we walked in the door. The food they recommended brought a tear to my ..." More

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Once a grand residential area, Piccadilly today is a wide, busy street in London's West End, stretching from Hyde Park Corner past Green Park to Piccadilly Circus. Along the way, there's much to see and do. Piccadilly is graced by some splendid hotels: the Athenaem, Le Meridien, the Park Lane Sheraton and, most famously, the Ritz offer five-star hospitality. Always worth a visit is Fortnum & Mason, the Piccadilly store famed for its luxury food, wine and hampers. Another attraction is the Royal Academy of Arts, which hosts exhibitions and special events, while the Wellington Museum, in Apsley House, displays a collection of military memorabilia belonging to the first Duke Of Wellington, who lived there. Also in Piccadilly is St James's parish church, designed by Christopher Wren and consecrated in 1684. It has an adjacent market selling antiques, arts and crafts from Tuesday to Saturday. Piccadilly Circus is famed for the statue popularly known as Eros and for its neon advertising displays, although today's signs are fewer and more often lit by LED. Close to all the major shopping, dining and theatre districts, Piccadilly Circus is home to the Criterion Theatre and the Trocadero entertainment complex, soon to be modernised.

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Amora
Green Park
Ripley's Believe It Or Not
Royal Academy of Arts

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Piccadilly Backpackers Hostel *book online*

Casino

Gala Casino
The Ritz Club

Church

St James's Church

Flat Share

Easy Room Mate

Health and Fitness Club

LA Fitness

Market

Piccadilly Market

Pub and Bar

Atlantic Bar & Grill
Glassblower
Quod Restaurant and Bar
Ritz, London

Restaurant

Atlantic Bar & Grill
Bali Bali
Benihana
Bentley's
Caviar House

CC Club
Diverso
Elysium
Eve Club
Fakhreldine
Hic! Dinner and the wines of Deerfield Ranch
Le Piaf
Nama
Planet Hollywood
Quod Restaurant and Bar
Rainforest Cafe
Ritz, London
Ritz, London
Sports Cafe
TGI Fridays, Haymarket
Thai Pavilion
The Criterion
The Gaucho Grill
The Red Room at Waterstone's
The Straits Restaurant
The Terrace Restaurant
The Wolseley
Tiger Tiger
Woodlands Panton Street

Solicitor

Dr L Spedding
Lass Salt Garvin
Sloan & Co
Thompson & Lilley

Venue

Cafe Royal

Shops

Hatchards
Japan Centre Bookshop
Waterstones Booksellers Ltd
Boots
Rymans
Lush

Places to Stay near Piccadilly

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22 Jermyn Street (0.07 miles)

22 Jermyn Street
Founded in 1915 and in the third generation of Togna family ownership, this 13 suite/5 studio room luxury 'gem of a hotel' is wonderfully located 75 metres from Piccadilly Circus, the heart of London.

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Piccadilly Backpackers Hostel (0.11 miles)

Piccadilly Backpackers Hostel
Londonís MOST CENTRAL HOSTEL for the budget traveler! Located in Londonís central area of Piccadilly walking distance to Oxford and the best places in London. Every night youíll find something going on within the hotel, from ... More | visit website
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Haymarket Hotel (0.13 miles)

Haymarket Hotel
Country‑house charm meets London sophistication at this centrally located boutique hotel right on Piccadilly Circus. Kit Kemp's quirkily colourful interiors, an eye-popping indoor pool-cum-bar and a made-for-peoplewatching restaurant make the Haymarket Hotel a lavish and ... More | visit website
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Best Western Premier Shaftesbury Hotel (0.19 miles)

Best Western Premier Shaftesbury Hotel

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In the heart of London's Theatreland, The Shaftesbury is an air-conditioned boutique hotel with luxury features, free internet access and an excellent location. Best Western Premier Shaftesbury Hotel is located amid theatres, ... More

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The Cavendish London (0.21 miles)

The Cavendish London

Located on prestigious Jermyn Street in the heart of London's Piccadilly. Guests will discover that Theatreland, Buckingham Palace, The Houses of Parliament and London's most exclusive shopping districts are on the doorstep. Perfect for a ... More | visit website

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Sanctum Soho Hotel (0.23 miles)

Sanctum Soho Hotel

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Located in the heart of London's West End, the Sanctum Soho Hotel is a celebration of the neighbourhood in which it stands: like Soho itself, ... More

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Dean Street Townhouse (0.25 miles)

Dean Street Townhouse
Once home to Hogarth, Dean Street Townhouse has all the drama and decadence of the painterís pictures, along with cosmopolitan cool and a British brasserie. Various artists have passed through the 18th-century doors, and in ... More | visit website
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The Z Hotel Soho (0.27 miles)

The Z Hotel Soho
The Z Hotel Soho has everything you need for a couple of nights in town. Concentrated style, an out-of-town price and the West End Ė at your feet the moment you step out the door. ... More | visit website
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Hazlitts (0.33 miles)

Hazlitts

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Ideally located in the heart of London's Theatreland, Hazlitt's has an intimate charm that no large hotel can match.Our philosophy is simple: we have set out to create the kind of ... More | visit website

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St Martins Lane (0.34 miles)

St Martins Lane
With stunning, innovative design within Covent Garden, St Martinís Lane boasts spacious, chic rooms with designer furniture and London views. Guests can exercise in the largest hotel gym in Europe. The unique, designer rooms feature striking ... More | visit website

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