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St James Piccadilly - What to See and Where to Eat and Drink (1.6 Km)

Updated: May 30

Start at Piccadilly Circus Station

Finish at Green Park Station


Discover the hidden areas of St James Piccadilly and its special eating and drinking haunts.

This route is located within the historic Court of St James, which used to serve the Kings and Queens of England and Scotland when they resided at St James Palace. It takes you on an ‘Eat, Drink and be Merry’ tour from Piccadilly Circus to Green Park via Jermyn Street, St James’s Palace. St James’s Street and Piccadilly passing some of London’s most famous restaurants and hotels.

The route is excellent for history, iconic sights, museums, gentleman’s clubs, hotels, narrow streets, art galleries, auction houses, narrow street, and places to eat, drink and be merry.



Morning- This route will be reasonably quiet in the morning but busier around Green Park. 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 will get busier along Piccadilly, Piccadilly Circus and Green Park

Evening - This route will be busy around Piccadilly Circus


This 1.6 km route It takes you on an ‘Eat, Drink and be Merry’ tour from Piccadilly Circus along Jermyn Street, and then explores the streets and squares of St James’s Piccadilly before emerging onto Pall Mall by St James’s Palace. It then heads up the wide thoroughfares of St James’s Street and Piccadilly to Green Park.

See the route at speed (2:10)

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 this route'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

St James's Piccadilly - Pubs and Bars

St James's Piccadilly - Places to Eat

St James's Piccadilly - 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.



Around Piccadilly Circu

Around Jermyn Street

Around Green Park

Around St James's Square



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.

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



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