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

Jul
5
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Featured Event

Summer Streets on Regent Street

Location: Regent Street, London W1
The following events are coming up soon and are all listed at locations within 1 mile from central Charing Cross.

Jul
1
Wed
Variations Exhibition
gallery@oxo, Oxo Tower Wharf, Barge House Street, South Bank, London
May
28
Thu
Lights of Soho presents 'City Lights'
Lights of Soho, 35 Brewer Street, Soho
Mar
26
Thu
Defining Beauty: The Body In Ancient Greek Art
British Museum, Great Russell Street, London
Apr
17
Fri
The Chinese Photobook
The Photographers' Gallery 16-18 Ramillies Street London
Jul
5
Sun
Summer Streets on Regent Street
Regent Street, London W1
Jul
3
Fri
Brown's London Art Weekend
Brown's Hotel, Albemarle Street, London
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Our local reviews...

DINING
Flesh & Buns
8/10
DINING
Dumpling Legend
7/10
NIGHTLIFE
Foundation Bar
5/10
DINING
Young Cheng
8/10
DINING
Shepherd's
8/10
DINING
Shoryu Ramen
8/10

Things to try


The best things...

The Quilon Restaurant & Bar
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  • Restaurants for business lunches

Boisdale
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  • The best hotspots for jazz and dining

Memories Of China
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  • Our favourite Chinese food restaurants

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

Quaglino's
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  • All night long: our top after-hours bars

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


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Nightlife

Bars & Clubs in Charing Cross
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Restaurants

Restaurants in Charing Cross
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Local Shops

Clothes & Fashion 16 businesses listed


Food & Drink 99 businesses listed


Health & Beauty 33 businesses listed


Home & Garden 8 businesses listed


Shops & Amenities 130 businesses listed


Taxis & Transport 4 businesses listed


Shopping Streets




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