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DivoNaming your restaurant 'amazing' (Divo in Ukranian) is a bold statement. And Divo promises amazing things - first off, it promises to be the first quality Ukrainian restaurant in London. On the spot where W'Sens used to be, the St. James's address is an indication of the clientele they're aiming for (Russian oligarchs and football club owners spring to mind). No expense has been spared on the interior, think baroque style, gilt trimmings, chandeliers and double height ceilings. If your Ukrainian is a little rusty here's a quick guide to what the menu means: Pid-shuboyu is a beetroot salad with pickled herring, apple and onion; varenyky (or perogies) are boiled dumplings, usually filled with potatoes, cabbage, cheese, or seasonal fruits, topped with butter and sugar; and shkvarky is fried pieces of salted pork fat and onions, accompanied with sour cream. But don't let that put you off, even if it does sound suspiciously like pork scratchings it's sure to taste far superior. There's also an impressive range of vodkas and Crimean wines - not something you'll find in many other London restaurants.

 

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

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Charing Cross Railway Station
 
8 minutes walk
 
Victoria Railway Station
 
19 minutes walk
 
 
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Q-Park Trafalgar
 
3 minutes walk
 
Leicester Square Masterpark
 
3 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Thistle Trafalgar Square, The Royal Trafalgar
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £105  42% off
Whitcomb Street, WC2H | 3 minutes from Divo
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
 
 
 
Le Meridien Piccadilly
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £176  28% off
21 Piccadilly, W1J | 4 minutes from Divo
A hotel that is distinctly in the old English style, with magnificent antique décor, staff who are attentive, discreet, and ever so polite and, most importantly, ... More
 
 
 
Every Hotel Piccadilly
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £50  30% off
Coventry Street, W1D | 4 minutes from Divo
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
 
 
 
 
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Daquise
London > Restaurants > Eastern European restaurants
20 Thurloe Street, South Kensington, London SW7 | 2 miles from Divo
Polish cuisine. Booking advised. Separate room for parties. ... More
 
 
 
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The Gay Hussar
London > Restaurants > Eastern European restaurants
2 Greek Street, Soho, Soho, London W1D | 10 minutes from Divo
This superb Hungarian restaurant in the heart of Soho is a traditional meeting spot for the political classes. Intrigues and deals have been hatched in here ... More
 
 
 
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Ognisko Polskie
London > Restaurants > Eastern European restaurants
55 Prince's Gate, Exhibition Road, South Kensington, London SW7 | 36 minutes from Divo
Polish cuisine. Booking advised. Separate room for parties. Tables on patio. Dress smart casual. ... More
 
 
 
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Villandry St. James's
London > Restaurants > Mediterranean restaurants
12 Waterloo Place, St James's, London SW1Y | Same location as Divo
Located in a 1913 Edwardian baroque building on Waterloo Place in St. James's, just off Pall Mall and close to Piccadilly Circus, Villandry St James's is ... More
 
 
 
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The Balcon
London > Restaurants > Brasseries
8 Pall Mall, St James's, London SW1Y | 1 minute from Divo
When tasked with designing The Balcon, the restaurant at Sofitel London St James, Russell Sage took inspiration from the interior design within Coco Chanel's 1920s Parisian ... More
 
 
 
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St Alban
London > Restaurants > Modern European restaurants
4-12 Lower Regent Street, St James's, London SW1Y | 1 minute from Divo
With restaurants like The Wolseley and previously Le Caprice, The Ivy and J. Sheekey under their collective belts, Chris Corbin and Jeremy King have been at ... More
 
 
 
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The Comedy About A Bank Robbery
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 31st March 2016 to 1st April 2018
Divo, 218-223 Piccadilly, Piccadilly Circus, W1V | 3 minutes from Divo
Mischief Theatre, creators of The Play That Goes Wrong - winner of the Olivier Award for Best New Comedy - and Peter Pan Goes Wrong, have ...More
 
 
 
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Young Frankenstein
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 28th September 2017 to 10th February 2018
Divo, 2 Charing Cross Road, WC2H | 6 minutes from Divo
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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Les Miserables
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 1st January - 14th October 2017
Divo, Shaftesbury Avenue, Soho, London W1D | 6 minutes from Divo
Jean Valjean, released on parole after 19 years on the chain gang, finds that the yellow ticket-of-leave he must, by law, display condemns him to be ...More
 
 
 
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Haymarket Theatre Royal
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Haymarket, SW1Y | 2 minutes from Divo
The Haymarket Theatre was built by John Potter on the site of the King's Head Inn and the Gun Smith shop in 1702. It has had ... More
 
 
 
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Comedy Store
London > Entertainment > Comedy Clubs
1a Oxendon Street, Soho, London SW1Y | 3 minutes from Divo
The Comedy Store is the spiritual home of stand-up in the UK. Despite being the best large comedy venue in the country, the Store still succeeds ... More
 
 
 
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Prince of Wales Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Coventry Street, Soho, London W1D | 3 minutes from Divo
Theatres have stood on this spot since 1884, perfectly placed to draw the attention of the great crowds moving between Piccadilly Circus and Leicester Square. The ... More
 
 
 
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Stephen Wiltshire Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
5 Royal Opera Arcade, Pall Mall, St James's, London SW1Y | 1 minute from Divo
Stephen Wiltshire's art work would be impressive even if you didn't know who he is. But his intricate and architecturally accurate pen and ink sketches are ... More
 
 
 
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St James's Market
London > Attractions >
St James's, SW1Y | 2 minutes from Divo
An impressive 450 million pound development in the heart of London, St James's Market is home to a sizeable ... More
 
 
 
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The Royal Society
London > Attractions > Venue Hire
6-9 Carlton House Terrace, St James's, London SW1Y | 3 minutes from Divo
... More
 
 
 
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Dover Street Market
London > Shopping > Department Stores
18-22 Haymarket, Mayfair, London SW1Y | 2 minutes from Divo
A department store but not as we know it, Dover Street Market is Harvey Nics for the hip. A haven for high end fashion brands like ... More
 
 
 
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T.M. Lewin
London > Shopping > Menswear
103-108 Jermyn Street, St James's, London SW1Y | 2 minutes from Divo
T.M.Lewin was established in 1898 in Jermyn Street by Thomas Mayes Lewin and nearly 100 years ago he became one of the first tailors to come ... More
 
 
 
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Jermyn Street
London > Shopping > Specialists
St James's, London SW1Y | 2 minutes from Divo
The name Jermyn Street is synonymous with gentlemen's outfitters and, more specifically shirt makers. Turnbull & Asser, shirt makers by royal appointment to HRH Prince of ... More
 
 
 
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The London Film School
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
24 Shelton Street, Covent Garden, WC2H | 10 minutes from Divo
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 | 14 minutes from Divo
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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Courtauld Institute of Art
London > Education > Arts and Drama
Somerset House, Covent Garden, London WC2R | 14 minutes from Divo
The Courtauld is one of the most prestigious art schools in the country, affiliated with the Oxbridge system and boasting a huge private location and prime ... More
 
 
 
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So SPA Sofitel St James
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
6 Waterloo Place, St James's, London SW1Y | 1 minute from Divo
Opened in July 2009, So SPA by Sofitel is a stunning relaxation space - all marble and modern design - housed within the Sofitel St James ... More
 
 
 
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Catalyst Health and Fitness Ltd
London > Leisure > Fitness
30 Bury Street, St James's, London SW1Y | 5 minutes from Divo
Catalyst personal trainers are among the best in London. Get fit without doing yourself an injury, lose weight with a specially devised programme or build your ... More
 
 
 
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AWAY Spa W London
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
10 Wardour Street, Soho, London W1D | 5 minutes from Divo
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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The Reform Club
London > Nightlife > Pubs
104 Pall Mall, St James's, London SW1Y | 1 minute from Divo
Located in the heart of London's traditional Clubland in Pall Mall, The Reform Club was founded in 1836 and was membership was initially restricted to those who ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Waxy O'Connor's
London > Nightlife > Pubs
14-16 Rupert Street, Soho, London W1D | 4 minutes from Divo
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Waxy's Little Sister
London > Nightlife > Pubs
20 Wardour Street, Soho, London W1D | 5 minutes from Divo
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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Divo clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
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The Electric Carousel
London > Nightlife >
215-217 Piccadilly, St James's, London W1J | 3 minutes from Divo
The team behind Madame Jojo's (RIP) return (hurrah!) with The Electric Carousel on the site where the legendary Pigalle Supper Club used to be, at 215-217 ... More
 
 
 
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Institute of Contemporary Art Bar & Cafe
London > Nightlife > Bars
12 Carlton House Terrace, The Mall, St James's, London SW1Y | 3 minutes from Divo
The Institute of Contemporary Art on The Mall (just down the road from the Queen's pad) is a great place for a trendy drink after taking ... More
 
 
 
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Fortnum & Mason: 1707 Wine Bar
London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
181 Piccadilly, St James's, London W1A | 3 minutes from Divo
The Fortnum's wine bar has had a makeover as part of the store's refurbishment in 2007, three hundred years after this grand old department store first ... More
 
 
 
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Institute of Directors - IOD
London > Business > Venue Hire
116 Pall Mall, St James's, London SW1Y | 2 minutes from Divo
... More
 
 
 
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Haymarket Hotel
London > Business > Venue Hire
1 Suffolk Place, St James's, London SW1Y | 2 minutes from Divo
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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195 Piccadilly (BAFTA)
London > Business > Venue Hire
195 Piccadilly, St James's, London W1J | 4 minutes from Divo
The home of the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) is also available to hire for your own event. The iconic building at 195 ... More
 
 
 
 

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The Phantom of the Opera
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Andrew Lloyd Webber's most enduring hit has been running since 1984 and is still as popular with audiences and critics ...More

 
Queen Anne
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Theatre | Until 30th September 2017 

Haymarket Theatre Royal 2 minutes walk from Divo

Romola Garai stars as Sarah, Duchess of Marlborough alongside Emma Cunniffe as Queen Anne in the West End transfer of ...More

 
Hamlet
Hamlet
Theatre | Until 2nd September 2017 

Harold Pinter Theatre 3 minutes walk from Divo

Starring Juliet Stevenson and Andrew Scott, Hamlet transfers from the Almeida Theatre to the Harold Pinter Theatre this June. Juliet ...More

 
Simpson's Comet Book Club
Exhibitions | On 25th July 2017 

Waterstone's - Piccadilly 3 minutes walk from Divo

Simpson's Comet Club, Piccadilly's Sci-Fi and Fantasy Book Club meets on the last Tuesday of each month our next meeting ...More

An Evening with Kathy Reichs
Exhibitions | On 25th July 2017 

Waterstone's - Piccadilly 3 minutes walk from Divo

Join us for an evening with best-selling crime novelist Kathy Reichs...More

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Exhibitions | On 25th July 2017 

Waterstone's - Piccadilly 3 minutes walk from Divo

The leading crime novelist discusses her first stand-alone thriller, Two Nights....More

The Cutting Edge
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Comedy Store 3 minutes walk from Divo

A night of topical humour, featuring Ian Stone, Pete Johansson, Scott Capurro, Sean Meo, Russell Hicks and Paul Thorne....More

The Book Of Mormon
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Theatre | Until 14th October 2017 

Prince of Wales Theatre 3 minutes walk from Divo

Creators of Southpark (Trey Parker and Matt Stone) have turned their satirical eyes to the cheery world of musicals. With ...More

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

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

 
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From the co-founder of The Art of Dining, Chinese pop-up Lucky & Joy comes to a railway arch in East London....More

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Renowned for their quirky and immersive events, sensory food experts Bompas & Parr have collaborated with the Portuguese Cork Association to present The Grand Cork Experiment. An immersive wine tasting like no other, it will ...More

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From the owner of Casse-Croûte across the road comes a French cafe style restaurant full of French bistro classics cooked on the rotisserie....More

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This week, Shakespeare's Globe hosts a weekend-long festival celebrating the joy of storytelling. Shakespeare's Telling Tales will include everything from talks with leading children's authors to practical workshops ...More

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