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West End and surrounding areas Area Guide

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Souli

Souli

Brekkie, lunch, fresh salads, fine sandwiches, uplifting juices and more... Perfect for any mood.

The Gallery, Sketch

The Gallery, Sketch

A stylish spot for afternoon tea, but be sure to check out the toilets that are shaped like eggs!

Ping Pong

Ping Pong

The best dim sum in London and superb strawberry puree lemonade! The set menu is fantastic too and a real bargain...

The Joint

The Joint

The best wings, ribs, burgers and pulled pork in town! It rivals even the most well known and popular barbecue restaurants.

Said

Said

The most dreamy place for a late night hot chocolate...

maple&FITZ

maple&FITZ

They do amazing salads that fill you up, while still feeling nice and healthy. And their cold-pressed juices are superb...

Manchester Square

Manchester Square

One of Marylebone's many charming garden squares...

Bobo Social

Bobo Social

Quirky small plates, an amazing concept and an atmosphere to match. Go with friends and try a new experimental food experience...

The Masons Arms

The Masons Arms

Traditional inside and out, this flower adorned local pub is in a great spot for Regent's Park.

La Fromagerie

La Fromagerie

An Aladdin's cave of foodie delights - fresh produce, charcuterie and a cheese room. If they let me into heaven, I hope it looks like this!

TKTS

TKTS

One of the best kept secrets in London apparently. The TKTS booth sits in the middle of Leicester Square and is the official ticket reseller for all of London's West End shows. Left over seats are passed to TKTS a few days before each show and sold at a phenomenal discount - sometimes more than half price!

Bonnie Gull

Bonnie Gull

Best seafood in town on the Fitzrovia coastline... Let the smell draw you in!

St James's Square

St James's Square

Beautifully maintained, this garden square is a real retreat from the hustle and bustle of central London - it's amazing how quiet it is!

easyGym

easyGym

A hidden gem gym at the top of the Plaza Shopping Centre. It's been the setting for a few famous ITV film shoots and has an excellent double gym class session on a Sunday morning!

Hedonism Wines

Hedonism Wines

A wine and spirits shop for those with a sophisticated palate - this is the place to go to pick up something extra special.

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With all the shops and restaurants, sometimes you forget that there are some beautiful residential properties around Charlotte Street.

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The restaurants along Charlotte Street are a great place to sit in the sunshine, watching the world go by...

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YMCA Club with creche

YMCA Club
Enjoy your own workout, have a dip in the pool or take five and relax in peace with a coffee while your little one is in safe hands. Our qualified play workers offer stimulating and varied play, in a warm and friendly environment. Website

Toddler FC

Central YMCA
Kick-start your child's football skills with our energetic sessions designed to improve technique and fitness led by our qualified football coaches. Website

Mini Mozart- Babies and Toddlers Concert and Class

Fitzvoria Community Centre
Mini Mozart is a fun and interactive live music class for babies and toddlers. The classes feature two or more live instruments; a clarinet, violin, flute, French horn, saxophone or trumpet with a piano accompanist. The idea of Mini Mozart is to get children actually listening, not just hearing. Children interact with our live musicians in a way that is impossible with recorded music. Website

Seven Dials Under 5s Stay and Play

Covent Garden Community Centre/ Seven Dials Club
Organised by local parents. In the Mercer Room at Covent Garden Community Centre. Large private room, toys provided Website

Comedy Club 4 Kids (Over 6s) at Soho Theatre

Soho Theatre & Writers Centre
A proper comedy club for anyone over the age of six featuring the best comedians on the circuit doing what they do best but without the rude bits. Website

One intuition

O2 workshop
At One inTuition, we believe everyone should have access to extra support during their academic career. By encouraging students to share tuition in small groups, we are able to keep our prices low and accessible. During sessions, students receive quality one-on-one support but can also learn alongside their peers. We specialize in Mathematics, English and Science (including Psychology) at GCSE and A-Level, as well as degree level Psychology. Website

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West End Children's Centre
Stay and Play. A safe and stimulating learning environment for babies and young children where parents can chat in an informal atmosphere. Set in the heart of Soho our Children's Centre offers services for children and their families throughout the West End. We give advice and practical support to families with young children. Languages spoken include Arabic Bengali Cantonese Hindi Portuguese and Tagalog. Our unique location in the heart of the city means we have good links with many of London's famous sites museums galleries and theatres. Website

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