Seven Dials Guide

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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

Sep
21
Sat
Antony Gormley

Location: Royal Academy of Arts, Burlington House, Piccadilly, London
Oct
15
Tue
Teatime Live in partnership with WW – the new Weight Watchers
Century Club, 61-63 Shaftesbury Avenue, London
Oct
15
Tue
Italian group course. Intermediate level B1 in Holborn
Lingua Diversa Group, Conway Hall 25 Red Lion Square, London

Oct
15
Tue
The Stories We Tell
Asia House, 63 New Cavendish Street, London
Oct
15
Tue
Jonathan Goddard - While You Are Here
The Place, 17 Duke's Road, London

Sep
19
Thu
Four Giants of British Modernism
Beaux Arts Gallery, 48 Maddox Street, London
Oct
14
Mon
Sustainable Cocktails In Partnership With Elephant Gin
The Green Bar, Hotel Café Royal, 10 Air Street, London

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Our local trusted reviews...

[Restaurant]
Carluccio's
7/10
[Restaurant]
Piano Works West End
6/10

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



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