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Soho - What to See and Where to Eat and Drink (1.6 Km)

Updated: May 30

Start at Tottenham Court Road Station

Finish at Piccadilly Circus Station


Soho, where every street has stories and menus to savour.

This route is a foodie's paradise, with many restaurants, cafes, bars, pubs, and eateries offering cuisines from around the world. It is a vibrant and busy area with a rich history that dates back to the late 1600s. Soho will provide you with a fantastic variety of dining, nightlife, and shopping options, especially along Greek Street, Dean Street, Frith Street, Brewer Street, Beak Street, Broadwick Street, Wardour Street, and Old Compton Streets.

It is great for bright lights, atmosphere, history, iconic sights, entertainment venues, crowds, transport links, shopping, theatres, and many places to eat, drink and be merry.



Morning - Most of this route will be reasonably quiet except for the areas around Piccadilly Circus. The best time to explore the route is early morning when the lighting is at its best and few people are around. It is also a great way to discover places for breakfast.

Day -This route gets busier during the day, from lunchtime onwards. However, there are plenty of places to stop for a light snack or a long lunch.

Evenings—This route is busiest in the evening. Most streets have plenty of places to stop for a drink or an evening meal.


This 1.6 km route starts at Tottenham Court Road Station and goes straight to the heart of Soho via Greek Street, Dean Street, Frith Street, and Old Compton Street, exploring all they have to offer. It then heads west along Brewers Street, with its array of eating and drinking establishments, before ending up amongst the bright neon lights of Piccadilly Circus.

See the route at speed (2:03)

Use this to see what the route looks like as if you were doing it at speed and to make you more familiar with what you will see along the way.



Use 'My Google Maps' to explore Soho's venues. If you are using a mobile device, the map can help you find the start point for the route, navigate to places of interest, and show your position on the map.


What to see and places to eat, drink and be merry.

What to See List

Soho Route - Pubs

Soho Route Bars

Soho Route - Places to Eat

Breakfast Venues near Soho

Soho Route - Things to Do



This gallery provides a descriptive and visual reference to many sights along this route.. Double-click to see the image in full size.



Soho History

 Around Greek Street and Soho Square

Other Soho Places and Facts



Click on the picture below to go on a 360 virtual tour of the shopping areas and look around.

Use the route to explore this location by looking around in 360, taking in the sights and sounds, listening to an audio recording about the area and going on a virtual tour.

This gallery provides more information on each of the areas shown in the virtual tour, using their 360 images.

Browse the gallery to find out what you can see along the way.



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