London’s West End
London’s West End is famous for its huge range of theatres, tourist attractions as well as its shopping. The area of the West is one of the most vibrant places in London. It is a must visit for tourists looking to soak up its unique atmosphere.
Things to do in the West End Culture and Shopping
London’s West End is not only renowned for its theatres, it is also one of London’s best areas for shopping, culture and food and drink. The most popular museums and galleries in the West End are The National Gallery, The National Portrait Gallery, The Royal Academy of Arts and the London Transport Museum.
Many visitors will come to the West End for some retail therapy. Oxford Street, Regent Street, Bond Street and St.Christopher’s Palace are littered with flagship stores such as Topshop, Selfridges, Hamleys, Ralph Lauren and The Apple Store.
If you are looking for high-end boutiques; Berwick Street, Carnaby Street and Kingly Court will not disappoint. Convent Garden is another lovely area to explore.
The Theatre in the West End
At the heart of the West End and what it is most famous for, is its theatre scene. The West End theatres along with the top Broadway theatres in New York are regarded as the highest quality theatres in the world. There are around 40 theatres in the West End, with musicals, classic plays and comedies being the most popular. For more information on what the theatres are showing now please click here.
Restaurants in the West End
The West End has a huge range of diverse food from fine dining to take outs. Chinatown has the highest volume of authentic Asian cuisine in the UK. If you are looking for Michelin starred restaurants you will find them in abundance in Mayfair. For pre-theatre dining Convent Garden’s Opera Quarter has the best range.
Q Apartments’ West End Serviced Apartment
Q Apartments West End One offers different solutions in this area. The nearest tube station is a mere 500 meters away. The LED TV, fully equipped kitchen and free Wi-Fi making it the ideal base for corporate and leisure travelers. For more information on Q Apartments in London please click here.