Charing Cross Guide

Your All In London guide to Charing Cross

Charing Cross is really little more than a station and the junction where the Strand and Whitehall meet, however it is one of the busiest and most important stations in London, linking to the commuter belt south of the city. It is also used as the central point of London, from where distances to other areas are calculated. A walk heading north up Charing Cross Road leads to Soho, the Embankment is a stone’s throw away while the Strand has shops, restaurants, cafes and bars. Though primarily a commercial area, there are a few residences dotted around, mostly studio flats or one bedroom apartments available to let at extortionate prices.

Which borough is Charing Cross in?
Charing Cross is in the borough of City of Westminster

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What's On

Mar
11
Wed
Featured Event

The Syngenta Photography Award 2015 Scarcity-Waste

Location: Somerset House, The Strand, London
The following events are coming up soon and are all listed at locations within 1 mile from central Charing Cross.

Mar
31
Tue
Salsa Sessions:live Cuban Band Every Tuesday + Dj Javier
Floridita, 100 Wardour Street, London
Apr
1
Wed
A Better Breakfast RoadShow
London Waterloo
Apr
1
Wed
Models of Diversity show after party at Grosvenor Casino Piccadilly London
Grosvenor Casino Piccadilly London, 3-4 Coventry Street, London
Apr
1
Wed
Concert: Tenebrae by Candlelight
St Johns Smith Square, London
Apr
1
Wed
Quaglino's Presents, Elle and The Pocket Belles
Quaglinos, 16 Bury Street, St James's, London
Apr
1
Wed
'Atheism or Belief: Which is Evidence Based?'
Sixty One Whitehall, 61 Whitehall, London
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Our local reviews...

DINING
Rocket Holborn
6/10
NIGHTLIFE
The White Hart
7/10
DINING
Mangio
7/10
DINING
STK
6/10
NIGHTLIFE
The Rivoli Bar
9/10
NIGHTLIFE
The Charles Dickens
7/10

Things to try


The best things...

The Quilon Restaurant & Bar
Best for...
  • Restaurants for business lunches

Boisdale
Best for...
  • The best hotspots for jazz and dining

Memories Of China
Best for...
  • Our favourite Chinese food restaurants

Matsuri St James's
Best for...
  • The most fun you can have whilst eating

The Seafresh
Best for...
  • Where to find London's best fish and chips

Cafe Pacifico
Best for...
  • The best Mexican food in the capital
  • Bars which serve London's biggest drinks


Local offers



Nightlife

Bars & Clubs in Charing Cross
If you're looking for a pubs, bars and clubs in Charing Cross check out our listings.

Restaurants

Restaurants in Charing Cross
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Local Shops

Clothes & Fashion 16 businesses listed


Food & Drink 88 businesses listed


Health & Beauty 34 businesses listed


Home & Garden 8 businesses listed


Shops & Amenities 124 businesses listed


Taxis & Transport 4 businesses listed


Shopping Streets




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