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Soho History
Birthplace of:
William Blake Dante G Rossetti Samuel Romilly
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Cultural Britain:
London Palladium
Folk Customs:
April Fools Day
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 Widow’s son
Mass for the executed Charles I
Quit Rents Ceremony
Vintners' Company Procession

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Soho Flea Market
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Westend Car Services
"I used this 'car service' to organise my travel home after New Years Eve. My booking was made well in advance, during the first week of November and was confirmed ..." More

Zilli Fish
"In the heart of Soho Zilli Fish on Brewer Street has the feel of a neighbourhood bistro, which is to its credit given the growing fame of its founder - ..." More

Westend Car Services
"Excellent service, driver arrived very quickly and was very polite. I recommend everyone to use this company.

Date visited: 19/09/2009 ..." More

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"Having been to Berwick street fruit market, it was a pleasure to have a coffee, at a small shop called Flat White, just beside the market, where we undoubtably had ..." More

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It's been described as "London's pounding heart". And while Soho may be bounded by the loud and crowded thoroughfares of Oxford Street, Shaftesbury Avenue, Regent Street and Charing Cross Road, this square mile of narrow streets and alleyways has an atmosphere all of its own, one which feels intimate and welcoming. Coffee shops, cosy restaurants and chic nightspots characterise the rebirth of an area which has cleaned up its act. The former red-light district has shaken off most of the sleazy trappings of yesteryear to present itself as a vibrant and contemporary enclave, with Old Compton Street's lively bars and cafés remaining central to London's gay culture. Music fans may regret the bulldozing of various legendary rock venues in and around Wardour Street, although the Ship pub, which could tell a tale or two, is still open for business, and the world-famous Ronnie Scott's Jazz Club continues in Frith Street. The old and the new co-exist comfortably around the streets and squares of the Soho community. The film industry maintains a traditional presence, the old Berwick Street market is as bustling and colourful as ever, and Chinatown keeps pulling in the crowds with its vivid street scenery and bargain prices.

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Association

British Film Institute

Attraction

House of St Barnabas-in-Soho

Casino

The Golden Nugget

Church

St Anne's Curch

Cinema

Metro London
Odeon Wardour Street

Club

Black's
Groucho Club
Madame JoJo's
Soho House
Teatro - The Romilly Room
The Shadow Lounge

Doctor

Wilson Barca

Estate Agent

Alan Josephs & Partners
Allen Bates & Co
Copping Joyce
James Lewis & Co
Palos K G
Realty Ltd
Wellgain Property Ltd

Pub and Bar

Abigail's Party
Admiral Duncan
Alphabet Bar
Blue Post
Blues Bistro & Bar
Carpenters Arms
Circus
Coach & Horses
Dean Street Townhouse
Dog House
Dragon Inn
Engine Room
French House
Glass House Stores
Graphic
Green Man
Kings Arms
Kings Head
Lucky Voice
LVPO

Mezzo
Old Coffee House
Ship
Soho Hotel
Sugar Reef
The Bar
The Carnaby
Toucan
Zebrano

Restaurant

Abigail's Party
Alastair Little Soho
Alphabet Bar
Amber Bar and Restaurant
Amici
Aston Bar and Restaurant
Bertorelli, Soho
Blues Bistro & Bar
Bodean's BBQ
Bunker Bierhall
Busaba Eathai

Cafe de Paris
Charlotte Street Hotel
Circus
Dean Street Townhouse
Detroit
Dial Restaurant & Bar
Dog House
E Capital
East at West
Elena's Etoile
French House
Fuel
Gabrielle's
Imli
Incognico
Jamies - Poland Street
Jewel
Ku De Ta
L'Arena
L'Escargot - The Ground Floor Restaurant
L'Escargot - The Picasso Room
La Trouvaille
Lab
Lindsay House Restaurant
LVPO
Maharani
Maison Touareg
Manzi's
Masala Zone
Mela
Melati
Mezzo
Mezzonine
New World
Opim
Opium
Phoenix Artist Club
Pop
Quo Vadis
Red Fort
Roka
Ruby Blue
Salsa
Salvador and Amanda
Shh Rooms
Signor Zilli
Six Degrees
Soho Hotel
Souk
Spiga
Sri Thai Soho
Strada
Sugar Club
Sugar Reef
Teatro - The Romilly Room
The Boardwalk
The Gay Hussar
The Red Fort
The Slug and Lettuce - Soho
Thirst
Vasco & Piero's Pavilion
Wagamama
Yauatcha
YMing
Yo! Sushi
Zebrano
Zilli Fish

School

Soho Parish CE School

Solicitor

Claude Hornby & Cox
Gersten & Nixon

Taxi

Freedom Cars
West End Car Services
Westend Car Services

Theatre

Headlong Theatre
Windmill Theatre

Venue

Century Club
The Gallery Soho
The Shadow Lounge

Sports Clubs

Central London Krav Maga (Martial Arts)

Shops

Foyles

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Blackwells
Bookcase
Comic Showcase
The Dover Bookshop Ltd
European Bookshop
Pordes Henry Books Ltd
Shipley Art
Sportspages Ltd
Jones the Bootmaker
Oddbins
Agent Provocateur
Kokon To-Zai
Concrete
Eddie Kerr
John Pearse
Mark Powell
Sam Arkus
Pixi
Lee Stafford
Fordham White
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Fabulous Flowers @ Relax
Boots
Rymans
Fresh & Wild (Soho)
Fair Share
All Saints
Alex Reade
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Places to Stay near Soho

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Best Western Premier Shaftesbury Hotel (0.09 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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Hazlitts (0.13 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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The Z Hotel Soho (0.14 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 – at your feet the moment you step out the door. ... More | visit website
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Sanctum Soho Hotel (0.22 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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Soho Hotel (0.23 miles)

Soho Hotel
The first "deluxe hotel" in the Soho district of central London. The property was created on the site of a former multi-story car park between Dean and Wardour Streets. Following the site's demolition, fresh construction ... More | visit website
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Courthouse Kempinski Hotel (0.24 miles)

Courthouse Kempinski Hotel
In a Grade II Listed building, this luxury hotel is in Central London, 2 minutes’ from Oxford Circus Tube. It boasts stylish rooms, fantastic international cuisine, indoor pool and spa. The air-conditioned rooms have a modern ... More | visit website
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22 Jermyn Street (0.27 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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Haymarket Hotel (0.30 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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Radisson Edwardian Mercer Street (0.30 miles)

Radisson Edwardian Mercer Street
Emerging from a £15 million makeover due for completion in July 2011, the Radisson Edwardian Mercer Street Hotel effortlessly blends with the boutique appeal of its neighbourhood. A landmark in Covent Garden’s Seven Dials village, ... More | visit website
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Seven Dials Hotel (0.33 miles)

Seven Dials Hotel

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The Seven Dials Hotel is situated in the heart of Covent Garden. Leicester Square, Piccadilly Circus and Oxford Street are three minutes walking distance. The hotel offers a warm and friendly welcome ... More

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