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

Apr
10
Fri
Featured Event

Secret 7"

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

Apr
19
Sun
Foundling Walk : Exhibition Special
The Foundling Museum
Apr
19
Sun
Rosewood London Slow Food and Living Market
Rosewood London, 252 High Holborn, London
Apr
13
Mon
London Book and Screen Week
All Across London
Apr
19
Sun
Gin & Jazz Night at Tredwell’s
Tredwell's, 4 Upper St. Martin's Lane, Covent Garden
Apr
4
Sat
London Eye Chocolate Tasting Experience
Coca-Cola London Eye, Riverside Building, County Hall, Westminster Bridge Road, London
Jan
31
Sat
Cotton to Gold: Extraordinary Collections of the Industrial North West
Two Temple Place, 2 Temple Place, London
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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 172 businesses listed


Food & Drink 176 businesses listed


Health & Beauty 102 businesses listed


Home & Garden 14 businesses listed


Shops & Amenities 174 businesses listed


Taxis & Transport 5 businesses listed


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