Morning 'Out' in St Giles - Eat, Drink and be Merry Photorun Information
Updated: Mar 8
This St Giles route is a hidden gem for food, drink and entertainment between Covent Garden and Soho.
This short 'Concierge styled' overview video is designed to give you a flavour of the area, whilst the rest of this blog is focused on providing you with guidance and a 'tasting menu'.
These Photoruns are designed to help you explore and know the area, so you are better informed when you come back later and consume some of the things that it has to offer, - As usual, it's best to best to do the Photoruns in the early morning when it's peaceful and looking its best. – and it's a great way to find and try out the best places for breakfast!
Location of the Photorun
Animated Map of the St Giles Photorun
This map shows the Photorun route starting outside Leicester Square station and finishing at Covent Garden station and tracing a route that goes past some of the eat, drink and be merry places in the area.
Animated map of the St Giles route with downloads and location tracking
Note this links to plotaroute.com, which has adverts
Start and Finish
Start at Tottenham Court Road Station End at Piccadilly Circus Station
The best time to do this photorun is at the weekends in the early morning when it is quiet and free from crowds and heavy traffic.
USEFUL RESOURCES WHEN DOING THE PHOTORUN
The Google map and the summary video are useful to have open when doing these Photoruns. They will help you remember what the route looks like and prevent you from getting lost.
There is also a Google map showing some of the places where you can get breakfast.
The Plotaroute map is an alternative guide where you can download the route to a device.
Photorun at Speed - (1.5 mins)
This short video gives a quick overview of the route and the sights and then shows you what the route would look like if you were running it at 25 mph.
SUPPORTING PHOTORUN INFORMATION
This section provides you with a virtual tour, a guide to the sights you can see, a brief history of the area and a gallery of some of the sights with a brief description of each.
Map and Virtual Tour - St Giles Route
This 'Visual Map' links to an interactive 360 map where you can immerse yourself into the location and look around its key sights as if you were there. You can go on a virtual tour, listen to the sounds of London and learn something about the history of each location point. This will help you get familiar with the area before your visit.
Gallery of Sights
This will gallery provides a descriptive and visual reference to many sights you will see along this photoroute. Double-click to see its full size.