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This diminutive shop is a grand place to find underwear for boys come January. Aware sells a thorough range of men’s designers to the well-groomed, trendy crowd who patronize Old Compton Street. Boxers and briefs by Puma, Dolce & Gabbana, Hom, Calvin Klein and Versace are some of the super snazzy undies on offer. There’s a good selection of men’s swimwear too. An inspired venture of French ex-barrister Oliver Gazay, his shop boasts a loyal horde of aficionados.

 

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The Nadler Soho Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £128  39% off
10 Carlisle Street, W1D | 3 minutes from Aware
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
 
 
 
Radisson Blu Edwardian Mercer Street
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £131  26% off
Seven Dials, WC2H | 4 minutes from Aware
Boutique haven in Covent Garden's vibrant Seven Dials village. Guests can enjoy stylish, comfortable rooms, smart TV and free high-speed Wi-Fi on unlimited devices. Monmouth Kitchen ... More
 
 
 
Radisson Blu Edwardian Hampshire Hotel
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £143  40% off
Leicester Square, WC2H | 4 minutes from Aware
The Hampshire Hotel is located in the heart of film and Theatreland. Guests can enjoy superb Mexican- Peruvian sharing plates at Leicester Square Kitchen with drinks ... More
 
 
 
 
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Sunspel
London > Shopping > Clothing
40 Old Compton Street, Soho, London W1D | 1 minute from Aware
British clothing company Sunspel have a proud history of innovation and were the first to introduce boxer shorts to the UK back in 1947 - their ... More
 
 
 
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Palace Skateboards
London > Shopping > Clothing
26 Brewer Street, Soho, London W1F | 3 minutes from Aware
Founded by South Bank skate member, Lev Tanju, Palace has become London's most famous skate brand not only at home but worldwide. This Brewer Street store, ... More
 
 
 
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Unconditional+
London > Shopping > Clothing
16 Monmouth Street, Seven Dials, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 4 minutes from Aware
Philip Stephens' Unconditional label - popular with celebrities like Brad Pitt, Gwen Stefani, Cameron Diaz and David Beckham - is now available at Unconditional+, the label's ... More
 
 
 
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Algerian Coffee Stores
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
52 Old Compton Street, Soho, London W1D | 1 minute from Aware
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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Maitre Choux Soho
London > Shopping >
60 Dean Street, W1D | 1 minute from Aware
Chocolate eclairs, choux and chouquette pastries are expertly made at Maitre Choux , the creation of chef Joakim Prat and his business partner ... More
 
 
 
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Maison Bertaux Gallery
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
28 Greek Street, Soho, London W1D | 1 minute from Aware
A Soho landmark since 1871 - when Soho really was the only place in Britain where you could eat decent continental food - Maison Bertaux is ... More
 
 
 
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The Comedy About A Bank Robbery
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 31st March 2016 to 1st November 2020
Aware, 218-223 Piccadilly, Piccadilly Circus, W1V | 4 minutes from Aware
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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Pretty Woman: The Musical
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 13th February 2020 to 2nd January 2021
Aware, 16 Denman Street, W1D | 4 minutes from Aware
Everyone's favourite Hollywood love story comes alive on the London stage this February when Pretty Woman: The Musical transfers from Broadway to the West End with ...More
 
 
 
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The Prince of Egypt
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 5th February to 31st October 2020
Aware, 268-269 Tottenham Court Road, W1T | 5 minutes from Aware
With new musical numbers and lavish sets, The Prince of Egypt brings a glittering production based on the Dreamworks film to the Dominion stage. Journey through ...More
 
 
 
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Ronnie Scott's
London > Entertainment > Jazz Clubs
47 Frith Street, Soho, London W1D | 1 minute from Aware
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 | 1 minute from Aware
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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Prince Edward Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Old Compton Street, Soho, London W1D | 1 minute from Aware
The Prince Edward Theatre was designed by Edward Stone and opened in 1930 with a performance of the musical ‘Rio Rita’. Just a few years later, ... More
 
 
 
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Soho
London > Attractions > Other Attractions
Soho, London W1D | 1 minute from Aware
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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Horse and Dolphin Yard
London > Attractions >
Soho, London W1D | 1 minute from Aware
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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19 Greek Street
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
19 Greek Street, Soho, London W1D | 1 minute from Aware
19 Greek Street is a gallery and interior design practice promoting sustainable and socially responsible design. "Eloquently demonstrating that eclectic design and functionality can indeed go ... More
 
 
 
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Bistro 1
London > Restaurants > French restaurants
27 Frith Street, Soho, London W1D | 1 minute from Aware
French cuisine ... More
 
 
 
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Gauthier Soho
London > Restaurants > French restaurants
21 Romilly Street, Soho, , Soho, London W1D | 1 minute from Aware
French chef Alexis Gauthier, former chef patron of the Michelin-starred Pimlico restaurant Roussillon for ten years, has taken over Lindsay House, the Soho venue previously operated ... More
 
 
 
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Leon
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
36/38 Old Compton Street, Soho, London W1D | 1 minute from Aware
The excellent - and expanding - group of Leon restaurants welcome a new member to the family with a branch on Old Compton Street. The food ... More
 
 
 
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The London Film School
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
24 Shelton Street, Covent Garden, WC2H | 5 minutes from Aware
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 | 7 minutes from Aware
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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Le Cordon Bleu
London > Education > Adult Education
15 Bloomsbury Square, Marylebone, London WC1A | 10 minutes from Aware
The London HQ of famed culinary institution Le Cordon Bleu , the cookery school widely considered as the guardian of French culinary techniques, trains ... More
 
 
 
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Phoenix Garden
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
21 Stacey Street, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 3 minutes from Aware
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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AWAY Spa W London
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
10 Wardour Street, Soho, London W1D | 3 minutes from Aware
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 | 4 minutes from Aware
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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Norman's Coach & Horses
London > Nightlife > Pubs
29 Greek Street, Soho, London W1D | 1 minute from Aware
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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Waxy's Little Sister
London > Nightlife > Pubs
20 Wardour Street, Soho, London W1D | 3 minutes from Aware
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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The Blue Posts
London > Nightlife > Pubs
28 Rupert Street, Soho, London W1D | 3 minutes from Aware
Across the road from Chinatown, a pub had stood on the site of The Blue Posts at 28 Rupert Street since 1739. ... More
 
 
 
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Kettner's Champagne Bar
London > Nightlife > Bars
29 Romilly Street, Soho, London W1D | 1 minute from Aware
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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Admiral Duncan
London > Nightlife > Bars
54 Old Compton Street, Soho, London W1D | 1 minute from Aware
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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Simmons Soho
London > Nightlife > Bars
2 Bateman Street, W1D | 1 minute from Aware
Well known for its cocktails which come in quaint tea cups, Simmons is a quirky bar offering a tea party with a difference - where ... More
 
 
 
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68 Dean Street
London > Business > Venue Hire
68 Dean Street, Soho, London W1D | 1 minute from Aware
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 Aware
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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St Martins Lane Hotel
London > Business > Venue Hire
45 St. Martin's Lane, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 5 minutes from Aware
To enter the stunning St Martins Lane Hotel in the heart of London's Theatreland you pass through the tallest revolving door in London, a luminescent yellow-glass ... More
 
 
 
 

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Harry Potter and the Cursed Child
Harry Potter and the Cursed Child
Theatre | Until 24th January 2021 

Palace Theatre 2 minutes walk from Aware

From the 36,000 retweets Harry Potter creator J.K. Rowling got when she announced the ...More

 
Pretty Woman: The Musical
Pretty Woman: The Musical
Theatre | Until 2nd January 2021 

Piccadilly Theatre 4 minutes walk from Aware

Everyone's favourite Hollywood love story comes alive on the London stage this February when Pretty Woman: The Musical transfers from ...More

 
The Comedy About A Bank Robbery
The Comedy About A Bank Robbery
Theatre | Until 1st November 2020 

Criterion Theatre 4 minutes walk from Aware

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

 
The Prince of Egypt
The Prince of Egypt
Theatre | Until 31st October 2020 

Dominion Theatre 5 minutes walk from Aware

With new musical numbers and lavish sets, The Prince of Egypt brings a glittering production based on the Dreamworks film ...More

 
Titian: Love, Desire, Death
Exhibitions | Until 17th January 2021 

National Gallery 6 minutes walk from Aware

All six works in the series of paintings showing Classical myths primarily taken from the Roman poet Ovid's 'Metamorphoses', commissioned ...More

Sin
Exhibitions | Until 3rd January 2021 

National Gallery 6 minutes walk from Aware

A group exhibition exploring complex theological ideas and depictions of sinful everyday behaviour including works across the centuries by Bruegel, ...More

Artemisia
Exhibitions | Until 24th January 2021 

National Gallery 6 minutes walk from Aware

This first major exhibition of 17th-century Italian artist Artemisia Gentileschi's work includes two versions of her painting Judith Beheading Holofernes ...More

Fourth Plinth: Heather Phillipson THE END
Fourth Plinth: Heather Phillipson THE END
Exhibitions | Until 26th March 2022 

Trafalgar Square 7 minutes walk from Aware

London born artist Heather Philipson puts an ice cream with a cherry on top on The Fourth Plinth in Trafalgar ...More

 
Hello, Dolly!
Hello, Dolly!
Theatre | Until 6th March 2021 

Adelphi Theatre 8 minutes walk from Aware

Multi Olivier and BAFTA Award winning Imelda Staunton plays meddlesome socialite turned matchmaker Dolly Levi, taking the title role in ...More

 
Andrew Lloyd Webber's Cinderella
Theatre | Until 12th December 2020 

Gillian Lynne Theatre 8 minutes walk from Aware

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