Paul  

 
 
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49 Old Compton Street, Soho, London W1D 6HL
 
 
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Mon to Sat 8:00 - 22:00, Sun 8:00 - 21:00
 

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Branches of this cool French cafe abound across London. Paul serves epic eclairs, excellent coffee and a fantastic array of tarts, cakes and pastries as well as serious sandwiches in elegant surroundings. With a selection of crepes and petit fours to sate every possible sugar-craving, Paul provides a taste of Paris in the heart of London. The dark chocolate tart is pure, decadent bliss. Take away available, plus a selection of breads and gateaux to buy.

 

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Underground Stations

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

Railway Stations

 
Charing Cross Railway Station
 
10 minutes walk
 
Euston Railway Station
 
21 minutes walk
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
Brewer Street NCP
 
2 minutes walk
 
China Town Masterpark
 
3 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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The Nadler Soho Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £108  42% off
10 Carlisle Street, W1D | 3 minutes from Paul
Promising 'the bill you pay at check-out is what you thought you'd pay when you checked in', the Nadler Hotels specialise in stylish, affordable accommodation. The ... More
 
 
 
Every Hotel Piccadilly
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £50  36% off
Coventry Street, W1D | 3 minutes from Paul
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 £136  29% off
Leicester Square, WC2H | 4 minutes from Paul
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
 
 
 
 
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Maoz
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
43 Old Comptton Street, Soho, London W1D | 1 minute from Paul
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Patisserie Valerie
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
44 Old Compton Street, Soho, London W1D | 1 minute from Paul
A Soho institution this wonderful cafe serves some of the best pastries in the city and a tempting array of cakes, coffees and other yummy things. ... More
 
 
 
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Brewed Boy
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
Rupert Street, Soho, London W1D | 1 minute from Paul
Brewed Boy - aka Rob Lockyear - spent eight years in Australia learning all about the coffee culture Down Under and has put all that know-how ... More
 
 
 
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London > Restaurants > Spanish restaurants
63 Old Compton Street, Soho, London W1D | 1 minute from Paul
One of the best Spanish restaurants in London, as the loyal crowds of Hispanic diners would suggest. This cosy, unpretentious restaurant doesn't take reservations, and it's ... More
 
 
 
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HIPCHIPS
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
49 Old Compton Street, W1D | Same location as Paul
No mere side dish here, HIPCHIPS promotes the humble potato crisp to hero ingredient and pairs the hand-made fries ... More
 
 
 
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Ho
London > Restaurants > South East Asian restaurants
55-59 Old Compton Street, Soho, London W1D | 1 minute from Paul
Rebranded as simply 'Ho', to make way for flagship sister restaurant The House of Ho on Percy Street, Fitzrovia, in December 2015, this ... More
 
 
 
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London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 20th June 2017 to 6th January 2018
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Paul, Shaftesbury Avenue, Soho, London W1D | 2 minutes from Paul
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Paul, 2 Charing Cross Road, WC2H | 5 minutes from Paul
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 Paul
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Ronnie Scott's
London > Entertainment > Jazz Clubs
47 Frith Street, Soho, London W1D | 1 minute from Paul
The legendary Ronnie Scott's has been a Mecca for the international jazz community since 1959. Created by music-lovers for music-lovers, it has played host to almost ... More
 
 
 
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Curzon Soho
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
93-107 Shaftesbury Avenue, Soho, London W1D | 2 minutes from Paul
This cracking, refurbished Soho cinema shows a broad-range of art-house films. The three screens feature Dolby THX sound and ample leg-room. The regular Sunday double-bills ... More
 
 
 
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London > Attractions > Other Attractions
Soho, London W1D | 1 minute from Paul
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Soho, London W1D | 1 minute from Paul
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London > Attractions > Art Galleries
Brewer Street, Soho, London W1F | 2 minutes from Paul
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I Camisa & Son
London > Shopping > Delicatessens
61 Old Compton Street, Soho, London W1D | 1 minute from Paul
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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Algerian Coffee Stores
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
52 Old Compton Street, Soho, London W1D | 1 minute from Paul
Offering over 140 blends of coffee (including Arabic and Lebanese) and 200 types of tea sourced from around the world this Soho-based shop is a haven ... More
 
 
 
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Gerry's
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
74 Old Compton Street, Soho, London W1D | 1 minute from Paul
If spirits are your tipple then this is the place to go. Gerry’s stocks an extraordinary selection of wines and unusual spirits from liqueurs to schnapps, ... More
 
 
 
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London > Education > Universities and Colleges
24 Shelton Street, Covent Garden, WC2H | 6 minutes from Paul
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10 Coptic Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1A | 8 minutes from Paul
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London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
10 Wardour Street, Soho, London W1D | 2 minutes from Paul
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London > Leisure > Golf
33 Great Pulteney Street, Soho, London W1F | 3 minutes from Paul
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London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
21 Stacey Street, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 4 minutes from Paul
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Waxy's Little Sister
London > Nightlife > Pubs
20 Wardour Street, Soho, London W1D | 2 minutes from Paul
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 | 2 minutes from Paul
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Waxy O'Connor's
London > Nightlife > Pubs
14-16 Rupert Street, Soho, London W1D | 2 minutes from Paul
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Admiral Duncan
London > Nightlife > Bars
54 Old Compton Street, Soho, London W1D | 1 minute from Paul
This once staid gay pub has been the subject of much media attention in the wake of 1999’s tragic bomb attack. Today, it is a gathering ... 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 Paul
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Kettner's Champagne Bar
London > Nightlife > Bars
29 Romilly Street, Soho, London W1D | 2 minutes from Paul
Celebrate in style at this elegant yet wholly unpretentious Baroque champagne bar in the heart of Soho. Dimly-lit, effortlessly elegant and with gleaming Mahogany surfaces, Kettner's ... More
 
 
 
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London > Business > Venue Hire
68 Dean Street, Soho, London W1D | 1 minute from Paul
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 | 4 minutes from Paul
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1 Suffolk Place, St James's, London SW1Y | 5 minutes from Paul
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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Lyric Shaftesbury Avenue 2 minutes walk from Paul

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