Soho Guide

Your All In London guide to Soho

Arguably one of the most famous districts of London, Soho is a small area of approximately 1 square mile in the City of Westminster. Historically, Soho was originally part of Middlesex, but in 1889, it was incorporated into London as the city expanded. The small area includes some of the greatest landmarks in London such as Leicester Square, Piccadilly Circus and Carnaby Street.

A bohemian hangout, centre of sleaze, gay haunt and more recently foodie heaven, there is never a dull moment here. The best way to get a feel for the many faces of Soho is to meander your way around its narrow streets, allowing you to peruse independent record shops (yes, a few still exist!), wander into sex shops and strip clubs, people-watch at one of the cafes on Old Compton Street and dance the night away to cheesy pop at G.A.Y. Soho is also home to numerous TV, advertising and film companies, therefore expect media darlings galore in pubs after 5pm.

Which borough is Soho in?
Soho is in the borough of City of Westminster

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What's On

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The following events are coming up soon and are all listed at locations within 1 mile from central Soho.

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Showtime Cabaret
Café de Paris, 3-4 Coventry Street, London, United Kingdom.
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As Is
Trafalgar Studios (Studio 2), 14 Whitehall, London
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Comedy Carnival
Bar Rumba, 36 Shaftesbury Avenue, London
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Rock The Boat Summer Boat Party 2015!
The Golden Sunrise, Temple Pier, Victoria Embankment
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10th Brompton World Championship
St James's Park, London
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Castello Cheese & Ed's Easy Diner Team Up For 'Bacon Blues' Burger
Ed's Easy Diner, 12 Moor Street, Old Compton Street, London
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Our local reviews...

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

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Nightlife

Bars & Clubs in Soho
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Restaurants

Restaurants in Soho
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Local Shops

Clothes & Fashion 181 businesses listed


Food & Drink 190 businesses listed


Health & Beauty 115 businesses listed


Home & Garden 15 businesses listed


Shops & Amenities 180 businesses listed


Taxis & Transport 5 businesses listed


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