Leon Shaftesbury Avenue  

 
 
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62 Shaftesbury Avenue, Soho, London W1D 6LT
 
 
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With a focus on seasonal, fresh and natural food, Leon is a hugely popular chain which does the seemingly impossible - it makes fast food healthy. Like McDonalds, the food is served from chutes and comes quickly, unlike certain burger chains you can get things like kale and peanut salad and line caught cod fish finger wrap made with natural ingredients, good fats and good carbs. Everything is clearly labelled so whether you're following a gluten free or vegan diet you can see, at a glance which dishes are for you. This store on Shaftesbury Avenue, in the heart of the West End, is somewhat different to all the other Leon restaurants, it opens in February 2017 with the search for staff who are also hoping to appear on the West End stage so you may well get a show tune with your grilled halloumi wrap.

 

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Underground Stations

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Piccadilly Circus Tube Station
 
3 minutes walk
 
Leicester Square Tube Station
 
3 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
Charing Cross Railway Station
 
9 minutes walk
 
Euston Railway Station
 
22 minutes walk
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
Brewer Street NCP
 
2 minutes walk
 
Leicester Square Masterpark
 
3 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Every Hotel Piccadilly
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £50  28% off
Coventry Street, W1D | 2 minutes from Leon Shaftesbury Avenue
Located right next to Leicester Square, in the heart of London's West End, the Every Hotel Piccadilly is the perfect hotel for those wanting to enjoy ... More
 
 
 
Radisson Blu Edwardian Hampshire Hotel
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £143  25% off
Leicester Square, WC2H | 3 minutes from Leon Shaftesbury Avenue
Overlooking Leicester Square - the setting for London's regular film premieres - the Radisson Blu Edwardian Hampshire has glamorous, exclusive décor to match its high-profile setting: ... More
 
 
 
Thistle Trafalgar Square, The Royal Trafalgar
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £97  27% off
Whitcomb Street, WC2H | 4 minutes from Leon Shaftesbury Avenue
Thistle Trafalgar Square, The Royal Trafalgar is a recently refurbished 4 star hotel located right in the heart of London's famous West End. Leicester Square, Piccadilly ... More
 
 
 
 
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Wong Kei
London > Restaurants > Chinese restaurants
41 Wardour Street, Soho, London W1D | 1 minute from Leon Shaftesbury Avenue
Chinese cuisine. Separate room for parties. ... More
 
 
 
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Shuang Shuang
London > Restaurants > Chinese restaurants
64 Shaftesbury Avenue, W1D | 1 minute from Leon Shaftesbury Avenue
Chinese hot pot, a generous pot of simmering stock, traditionally sunk into the table, is the dish of the day at Shuang Shuang, Fah Sundravorakul's Chinatown ... More
 
 
 
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Pizza Express
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
29 Wardour Street, Soho, London W1D | 1 minute from Leon Shaftesbury Avenue
Pizza Express has become something of a London institution. Serving consistently excellent Italian pizzas quickly in pleasant unfussy surroundings, this is always a convenient and acceptable ... More
 
 
 
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The Gruffalo's Child: Tall Stories
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 22nd November 2017 to 7th January 2018
Leon Shaftesbury Avenue, Shaftesbury Avenue, Soho, London W1D | 1 minute from Leon Shaftesbury Avenue
The sequel to The Gruffalo, which proved such a hit and a popular Christmas outing in the West End, The Gruffalo's Child is a stage version ...More
 
 
 
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The Ferryman
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 20th June 2017 to 6th January 2018
Leon Shaftesbury Avenue, Shaftesbury Avenue, W1D | 1 minute from Leon Shaftesbury Avenue
Following a sold out run at the Royal Court, (the fastest selling show in the theatre's history) Jez Butterworth's The Ferryman is enjoying an equally popular ...More
 
 
 
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Young Frankenstein
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 28th September 2017 to 10th February 2018
Leon Shaftesbury Avenue, 2 Charing Cross Road, WC2H | 5 minutes from Leon Shaftesbury Avenue
Ross Noble, Lesley Joseph and Hadley Fraser lead the cast of Young Frankenstein, Mel Brooks' uproarious musical based on his Oscar-nominated 1974 film about a New ...More
 
 
 
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Gielgud Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Shaftesbury Avenue, Soho, London W1D | 1 minute from Leon Shaftesbury Avenue
From the outside, the Gielgud Theatre is an impressive sight, towering four storeys over Shaftesbury Avenue, its height further emphasized by the turret on top. The ... More
 
 
 
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Picturehouse Central
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
7-14 Coventry Street, Soho, London W1D | 1 minute from Leon Shaftesbury Avenue
A vast and much needed improvement on the old Cineworld cinema in the Trocodero, Picturehouse Central opened in June 2015 and was treated to a full ... More
 
 
 
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Prince Charles Cinema
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
7 Leicester Place, Soho, London WC2H | 2 minutes from Leon Shaftesbury Avenue
Having achieved almost cult status, this reasonably-priced, independent cinema in the heart of Leicester Square is not quite the true hidden gem it once was. ... More
 
 
 
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Horse and Dolphin Yard
London > Attractions >
Soho, London W1D | 1 minute from Leon Shaftesbury Avenue
Walking from Gerrard Street to Shaftesbury Avenue in the Chinatown area of Soho you'll come across the pedestrianised Horse & Dolphin Yard which gets its name ... More
 
 
 
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Lights Of Soho
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
Brewer Street, Soho, London W1F | 2 minutes from Leon Shaftesbury Avenue
A new gallery space dedicated to light art. ... More
 
 
 
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Soho
London > Attractions > Other Attractions
Soho, London W1D | 2 minutes from Leon Shaftesbury Avenue
Soho, the set of streets and alleyways between Oxford Street, Shaftesbury Avenue, Charing Cross Road and Regent Street is one of the most cosmopolitan parts of ... More
 
 
 
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Gelupo
London > Shopping > Delicatessens
7 Archer Street, Soho, Soho, London W1D | 1 minute from Leon Shaftesbury Avenue
From the team that bought you Bocca Di Lupo comes Gelupo, a traditional Italian gelateria, delicatessen and espresso bar in the heart of Soho. Gelupo is ... More
 
 
 
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Doughnut Time
London > Shopping >
96 Shaftesbury Avenue, W1D | 1 minute from Leon Shaftesbury Avenue
Well known in Australia, Damian Griffiths' Doughnut Time comes to London bringing t wo bespoke creations: Love Actually, a fragrant doughnut ... More
 
 
 
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I Camisa & Son
London > Shopping > Delicatessens
61 Old Compton Street, Soho, London W1D | 1 minute from Leon Shaftesbury Avenue
This small, family-run Italian delicatessen and grocers in Soho is a favourite with local workers and has a strong native following. In fact, you're bound to ... More
 
 
 
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The London Film School
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
24 Shelton Street, Covent Garden, WC2H | 6 minutes from Leon Shaftesbury Avenue
The London Film School is the oldest-established international school of film technique in the world. The school has contributed significantly to ... More
 
 
 
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English [Out There!]
London > Education > English Language Courses
10 Coptic Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1A | 9 minutes from Leon Shaftesbury Avenue
English [Out There!] takes a very hands-on approach to learning English. The course places an emphasis on using what you have learned. Students are taken out ... More
 
 
 
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Cookery School
London > Education > Cookery Courses
15B Little Portland Street, Fitzrovia, London W1W | 11 minutes from Leon Shaftesbury Avenue
Awarded The Best City Cookery School 2013, the Cookery School at Little Portland Street has been teaching people to make simple, honest food for more than ... More
 
 
 
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AWAY Spa W London
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
10 Wardour Street, Soho, London W1D | 1 minute from Leon Shaftesbury Avenue
On the 6th floor of the W London the AWAY Spa certainly takes you away from the manic pace of life in Leicester Square ... More
 
 
 
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Urban Golf Soho
London > Leisure > Golf
33 Great Pulteney Street, Soho, London W1F | 3 minutes from Leon Shaftesbury Avenue
OK, so you may not be able to soak up the rays on this indoor course but it's a brilliant idea that has been stylishly executed. ... More
 
 
 
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Phoenix Garden
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
21 Stacey Street, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 5 minutes from Leon Shaftesbury Avenue
In the shadow of both Centrepoint and St Giles-in-the-Fields Church, hidden from most tourists and residents alike, lies this beautiful West End garden. Originally a car ... More
 
 
 
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Waxy O'Connor's
London > Nightlife > Pubs
14-16 Rupert Street, Soho, London W1D | 1 minute from Leon Shaftesbury Avenue
Located where it is, Waxy's is fairly predictable. It's busy, it's Irish and it's got a fair smattering of tourists, but it also has that certain ... More
 
 
 
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Waxy's Little Sister
London > Nightlife > Pubs
20 Wardour Street, Soho, London W1D | 1 minute from Leon Shaftesbury Avenue
If you're not up for the hectic atmosphere of Waxy O'Connors it might be worth slipping across the street to her infinitely more tranquil Little Sister. ... More
 
 
 
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Norman's Coach & Horses
London > Nightlife > Pubs
29 Greek Street, Soho, London W1D | 3 minutes from Leon Shaftesbury Avenue
Claiming to be 'the West End's Best Known Pub', Norman's Coach & Horses certainly has more than its fair share of unique features. Firstly there's the ... More
 
 
 
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Opium Cocktail & Dim Sum Parlour
London > Nightlife > Bars
The Jade Door, 15-16 Gerrard Street, Soho, London W1D | 1 minute from Leon Shaftesbury Avenue
Hidden behind an unassuming jade door in Chinatown an intoxicating world of hedonism awaits. The Opium Cocktail & Dim Sum Parlour is a maze of nine ... More
 
 
 
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Bar Rumba
London > Nightlife > Nightclubs
36 Shaftesbury Avenue, Soho, London W1D | 1 minute from Leon Shaftesbury Avenue
Located nearby to Leicester Square, Bar Rumba is a lively bar that's ideal for late-night partying in the West End. Having moved away from its urban ... More
 
 
 
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Comedy Camp
London > Nightlife > Bars
3 Archer Street, Soho, London W1D | 1 minute from Leon Shaftesbury Avenue
Excellent, intimate bar with a mainly gay crowd in the middle of Soho, boasting the usual combination of expensive but superior cocktails and finger food, ... More
 
 
 
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68 Dean Street
London > Business > Venue Hire
68 Dean Street, Soho, London W1D | 2 minutes from Leon Shaftesbury Avenue
This stylish private house in Soho is suitable for photo shoots, meetings, press events, filming and for a limited range of social events such as dinners ... More
 
 
 
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Odeon, Leicester Square
London > Business > Venue Hire
24-26 Leicester Square, Soho, London WC2H | 3 minutes from Leon Shaftesbury Avenue
One of London's biggest cinemas, the Odeon Leicester Square regularly plays host to premieres and awards ceremonies as well as screening the week's big releases. Aside ... More
 
 
 
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Haymarket Hotel
London > Business > Venue Hire
1 Suffolk Place, St James's, London SW1Y | 4 minutes from Leon Shaftesbury Avenue
A hip designer hotel by Tim and Kit Kemp in a grand building on the prestigious Haymarket, the broad boulevard street making for an impressive entrance. ... More
 
 
 
 

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Everybody's Talking About Jamie
Everybody's Talking About Jamie
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Tom MacRae's musical Everybody's Talking About Jamie transfers to London's Apollo Theatre after an acclaimed run at the Sheffield Theatre. ...More

 
The Ferryman
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Theatre | Until 6th January 2018 

Gielgud Theatre 1 minute walk from Leon Shaftesbury Avenue

Following a sold out run at the Royal Court, (the fastest selling show in the theatre's history) Jez Butterworth's The ...More

 
Les Miserables
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Theatre | Until 3rd March 2018 

Queen's Theatre 1 minute walk from Leon Shaftesbury Avenue

Jean Valjean, released on parole after 19 years on the chain gang, finds that the yellow ticket-of-leave he must, by ...More

 
Comedy Carnival
Comedy | On 18th November 2017 

Bar Rumba 1 minute walk from Leon Shaftesbury Avenue

MC Phil Dinsdale introduces Britain's leading comedy magician Pete Firman, guitar-wielding satirist Steve Gribbin and Aussie funnyman Pete Jonas....More

99 Club Leicester Square
Comedy | On 18th November 2017 

Ruby Blue 2 minutes walk from Leon Shaftesbury Avenue

TV regulars Ivo Graham and Felicity Ward supply sharp stand-up and witty banter....More

Piccadilly Christmas Lights
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Seasonal | Until 25th December 2017 

Piccadilly Circus 2 minutes walk from Leon Shaftesbury Avenue

This year sees Piccadilly treated to its first-ever dedicated Christmas lights display. With the switch on taking place on Tuesday ...More

 
House of Burlesque at Christmas
House of Burlesque at Christmas
Theatre | Until 29th November 2017 

Leicester Square 2 minutes walk from Leon Shaftesbury Avenue

Queen of provocateurs, Tempest Rose and her House of Burlesque present a festive show for Christmas in Leicester Square. After ...More

 
Santa's Grotto in Leicester Square
Santa's Grotto in Leicester Square
Seasonal | Until 24th December 2017 

Leicester Square 2 minutes walk from Leon Shaftesbury Avenue

Part of Christmas in Leicester Square, when Underbelly's spiegeltent and a Christmas Market are set up, Santa's Grotto comes to ...More

 
Christmas in Leicester Square
Christmas in Leicester Square
Theatre | Until 6th January 2018 

Leicester Square 2 minutes walk from Leon Shaftesbury Avenue

A new place to get in the festive spirit, Christmas in Leicester Square returns for a second year in 2017, ...More

 
The Comedy About A Bank Robbery
The Comedy About A Bank Robbery
Theatre | Until 1st April 2018 

Criterion Theatre 2 minutes walk from Leon Shaftesbury Avenue

Mischief Theatre, creators of The Play That Goes Wrong - winner of the Olivier Award for Best New Comedy - ...More

 

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