Seven Dials Guide

Your All In London guide to Seven Dials

Seven Dials Neighbours and Area Guide

Explore Seven Dials

Neighbouring regions...
Seven Dials is in the borough of Camden, click the links to see other regions.
Although the rebranding of Seven Dials as a shopping destination happened very recently, the name in fact dates back to the 18th century. MP Thomas Neale wanted to attract wealthy residents to the area, and he laid out the seven streets in such a way that the maximum number of houses could be built for the most profit. Unfortunately Seven Dials never flourished in the manner Neale had envisaged, and instead of becoming a fashionable West End haunt. It was soon hit by poverty and turned into a slum; gin shops abounded here at the height of the city’s problems with the spirit. Nowadays Seven Dials is closer to Neale’s ideal, home to hotels, theatres, boutiques and restaurants. In terms of fashion you’ll find everything from luxury underwear Coco de Mer to American Apparel, as well as restaurants like Hawksmoor Seven Dials and L’Atelier de Joël Robuchon, the Crazy Bear member’s club, and the five star Covent Garden Hotel.

What's On in the area

Mar
21
Wed
Secret Cinema Presents Blade Runner

Location: Secret location
May
22
Tue
Fate Unknown Series: Resources for Family Research
The Wiener Library, 29 Russell Square, London
May
22
Tue
Q Live An Evening Prince
Quaglino's, 16 Bury Street, London

May
22
Tue
Placeless People: Writing, Rights and Refugees
Institute of Advanced Legal Studies, University of London,

May
21
Mon
Tiff Stevenson 'Bombshell'
Soho Theatre, 21 Dean Street, Soho, London
Mar
21
Wed
Red, Blue, White: Global Colours
Getty Images Gallery 46 Eastcastle Street London

The following events are coming up soon and are all listed at locations within 1 mile from central Seven Dials.
Are you running an event nearby? Please add it to our listings for free.

Our local trusted reviews...

[Restaurant]
Jackson & Rye
7/10
[Restaurant]
PF Chang's Asian Table
8/10
[Nightlife]
Blind Spot
6/10
[Restaurant]
Temakinho
8/10

Experiences in the area...


The best places near here...

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

Food For Thought
Best for...
  • Great restaurants for Vegetarians
  • Top restaurants where you can bring your own booze


The Ivy
Best for...
  • Restaurants where you're likely to spot celebrities

Joe Allen
Best for...
  • Restaurants that serve a great brunch



Special offers close-by




Local Shops

Shopping Streets




See more London Regions

AIL on Social Media

Facebook logo Twitter logo Google G+ logo Instagram logo

What's New?