Old Compton Street  

 
 
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Old Compton Street, Soho, City of Westminster, London W1D
 
 

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Welcome to our guide for the area around Old Compton Street in City of Westminster. Below we present a selection of upcoming events, local attractions and great places to eat and shop.

The nearest station to Old Compton Street is Leicester Square Tube Station which is about 3 minutes to the South East.

Old Compton Street is in the London area of Soho.

 

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Underground Stations

Underground Stations

 
Leicester Square Tube Station
 
3 minutes walk
 
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

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

Car Parks

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

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The Nadler Soho Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £108  37% off
10 Carlisle Street, W1D | 3 minutes from Old Compton Street
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 £139  25% off
Seven Dials, WC2H | 4 minutes from Old Compton Street
In the middle of Covent Garden, the Radisson Blu Edwardian Mercer Street (formally the Mountbatten) is perfect for those wanting to be in the heart of ... More
 
 
 
Every Hotel Piccadilly
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £50  23% off
Coventry Street, W1D | 4 minutes from Old Compton Street
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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Events near Old Compton Street

Near Old Compton Street
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Ferryman
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 20th June 2017 to 19th May 2018
Old Compton Street, Shaftesbury Avenue, W1D | 2 minutes from Old Compton Street
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Gruffalo's Child: Tall Stories
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 22nd November 2017 to 7th January 2018
Old Compton Street, Shaftesbury Avenue, Soho, London W1D | 3 minutes from Old Compton Street
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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Young Frankenstein
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 28th September 2017 to 10th February 2018
Old Compton Street, 2 Charing Cross Road, WC2H | 5 minutes from Old Compton Street
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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Near Old Compton Street
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Ronnie Scott's
London > Entertainment > Jazz Clubs
47 Frith Street, Soho, London W1D | On Old Compton Street
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Prince Edward Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Old Compton Street, Soho, London W1D | 1 minute from Old Compton Street
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Curzon Soho
London > Entertainment > Cinemas
93-107 Shaftesbury Avenue, Soho, London W1D | 1 minute from Old Compton Street
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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Sights and Attractions near Old Compton Street

The best museums, galleries, attractions near Old Compton Street
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Soho
London > Attractions > Other Attractions
Soho, London W1D | On Old Compton Street
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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19 Greek Street
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
19 Greek Street, Soho, London W1D | 1 minute from Old Compton Street
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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Horse and Dolphin Yard
London > Attractions >
Soho, London W1D | 2 minutes from Old Compton Street
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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Shopping near Old Compton Street

The best shops and markets near Old Compton Street
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Sunspel
London > Shopping > Clothing
40 Old Compton Street, Soho, London W1D | On Old Compton Street
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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Algerian Coffee Stores
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
52 Old Compton Street, Soho, London W1D | 1 minute from Old Compton Street
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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Maison Bertaux Gallery
London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
28 Greek Street, Soho, London W1D | 1 minute from Old Compton Street
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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What are the best dining options near Old Compton Street London?
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Leon
London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
36/38 Old Compton Street, Soho, London W1D | On Old Compton Street
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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Muriel's Kitchen
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
36 Old Compton Street, W1D | On Old Compton Street
Muriel's Kitchen was founded in 2011 by husband and wife team Sam and Charlotte Miller. Charlotte was inspired by her desire to re-create the food ... More
 
 
 
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Bistro 1
London > Restaurants > French restaurants
27 Frith Street, Soho, London W1D | On Old Compton Street
French cuisine ... More
 
 
 
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Education near Old Compton Street

Near Old Compton Street
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The London Film School
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
24 Shelton Street, Covent Garden, WC2H | 5 minutes from Old Compton Street
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 Old Compton Street
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 | 10 minutes from Old Compton Street
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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Leisure near Old Compton Street

Old Compton Street gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
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Phoenix Garden
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
21 Stacey Street, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 3 minutes from Old Compton Street
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
AWAY Spa W London
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
10 Wardour Street, Soho, London W1D | 3 minutes from Old Compton Street
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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Thai Square Spa
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
25 Shelton Street, 40 Earlham Street, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 4 minutes from Old Compton Street
Let the Thai Square Spa transport you to the shores of Asia with their traditional Thai spa treatment rooms, smack bang in the centre of Covent ... More
 
 
 
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Pubs near Old Compton Street

The best pubs near London Old Compton Street.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Norman's Coach & Horses
London > Nightlife > Pubs
29 Greek Street, Soho, London W1D | 1 minute from Old Compton Street
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Polpo at Ape and Bird
London > Nightlife > Pubs
142 Shaftesbury Avenue, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 2 minutes from Old Compton Street
When Russell Norman, famed for Polpo and as The Restaurant Man on BBC2, opened his first pub in November 2013 it seemed ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Waxy's Little Sister
London > Nightlife > Pubs
20 Wardour Street, Soho, London W1D | 3 minutes from Old Compton Street
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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Nightlife near Old Compton Street

Old Compton Street clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Kettner's Champagne Bar
London > Nightlife > Bars
29 Romilly Street, Soho, London W1D | On Old Compton Street
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Admiral Duncan
London > Nightlife > Bars
54 Old Compton Street, Soho, London W1D | 1 minute from Old Compton Street
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Tea Room
London > Nightlife > Bars
23-24 Greek Street, W1D | 1 minute from Old Compton Street
Nestled below Bun House - a steamed bun cafe on the corner of Greek Street and Old Compton Street - Tea Room ... More
 
 
 
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Meeting venue hire near Old Compton Street

Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near Old Compton Street.
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68 Dean Street
London > Business > Venue Hire
68 Dean Street, Soho, London W1D | 1 minute from Old Compton Street
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Odeon, Leicester Square
London > Business > Venue Hire
24-26 Leicester Square, Soho, London WC2H | 4 minutes from Old Compton Street
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
St Martins Lane Hotel
London > Business > Venue Hire
45 St. Martin's Lane, Covent Garden, London WC2N | 5 minutes from Old Compton Street
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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The W3 Sessions
Concerts | Until 28th December 2017 

Ronnie Scott's W1D 4HT W1D - 0 minute walk from Old Compton Street

Bassist Phil Simmonds presents the funk and soul night with invited guests....More

Fred Wesley & The New J.B.'s
Concerts | Until 14th December 2017 

Ronnie Scott's W1D 4HT W1D - 0 minute walk from Old Compton Street

Legendary bandleader and trombonist, known as one of the architects of funk, and responsible for penning many hits such as ...More

Aladdin
Aladdin
Theatre | Until 2nd June 2018 

Prince Edward Theatre 1 minute walk from Old Compton Street

The Broadway hit from the producer of The Lion King, Aladdin arrived in London in summer 2016. The story of ...More

 
Harry Potter and the Cursed Child
Harry Potter and the Cursed Child
Theatre | Until 22nd July 2018 

Palace Theatre 2 minutes walk from Old Compton Street

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

 
The Mousetrap
The Mousetrap
Theatre | Until 6th January 2018 

St Martin's Theatre 2 minutes walk from Old Compton Street

The longest running show in theatre history, Agatha Christie's The Mousetrap has been delighting and perplexing audiences for over 46 ...More

 
Harry Potter And The Cursed Child Part I
Theatre | Until 21st October 2018 

Palace Theatre 2 minutes walk from Old Compton Street

John Tiffany directs Jack Thorne's fantasy adventure based on an original story by JK Rowling, Thorne and Tiffany, which is ...More

Stewart Lee, Tania Chen & Steve Beresford
Concerts | On 14th December 2017 

Foyles - Charing Cross Road 2 minutes walk from Old Compton Street

The group, plus trombonist Alan Tomlinson., performs John Cage's Indeterminacy and Solo For Sliding Trombone....More

Stewart Lee, Tania Chen & Steve Beresford
Concerts | On 14th December 2017 

Foyles - Charing Cross Road 2 minutes walk from Old Compton Street

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Les Miserables
Les Miserables
Theatre | Until 3rd March 2018 

Queen's Theatre 2 minutes walk from Old Compton Street

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

 
Sinners Club
Theatre | Until 30th December 2017 

Soho Theatre 2 minutes walk from Old Compton Street

Lucy Rivers's dramatic song cycle is inspired by the true story of Ruth Ellis, the last woman to be hanged ...More

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Fun Home
Theatre | From 18th June 

The Young Vic

Winner of five Tony Awards, this is an electrifying musical version of Alison Bechdel's graphic novel which took America by storm. Fun House is derived from a comic that, according to The Observer (*spoiler alert*) ...More

Azzedine Alaia: The Couturier
Exhibitions | From 10th May 

Design Museum

A major new exhibition at the Design Museum, Azzedine Alaïa: The Couturier explores the career and creative process of the famed couturier and shoe designer. Before his untimely ...More

Eloise Hawser: By The Deep, By The Mark
Exhibitions | From 31st January 

Somerset House

A new work by artist Eloise Hawser, By The Deep, By The Mark presents playful parallels between extraordinary feats or civil engineering and the workings of the human ...More

The Inheritance
The Inheritance
Theatre | From 2nd March 

The Young Vic

In March 2018, Stephen Daldry directs this hilarious and profound heart-breaker; a major world premiere ...More

 
Videogames
Exhibitions | From 8th September 

Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum

Embracing the current renaissance in Videogames, the V&A presents a major new show this September. The first show to fully consider the complexity of video games as an important design field, it will look at ...More

The Future Starts Here
The Future Starts Here
Exhibitions | From 12th May 

Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum

A blockbuster spring exhibition, The Future Starts Here sees the V&A look at the power ...More

 
The Brothers Size
The Brothers Size
Theatre | From 19th January 

The Young Vic

Bijan Sheibani directs the long-awaited revival of this deeply moving fable about the rarely spoken ...More

 
ZooNation: The Kate Prince Company: Sylvia
Dance | From 1st September 

Old Vic Theatre

Dance, hip hop, soul and funk combine to bring to life the struggles of Sylvia Pankhurst, a leading figure in the Suffragette movement, in a dance drama co-written ...More

Fashioned From Nature
Exhibitions | From 21st April 

Victoria and Albert (V & A) Museum

The latest in a series of major fashion exhibitions at the V&A, Fashioned from Nature looks at the complex relationship between fashion and the natural world. Tracing back to 1600, it will explore how fashionable ...More

A Monster Calls
Theatre | From 7th July 

Old Vic Theatre

Sally Cookson - the director behind Jane Eyre and Peter Pan at the National Theatre - creates a stage version of Patrick Ness's magical realist novel, A Monster Calls, for the Old Vic, as part ...More

London Events 2018
London Events 2018
Feature 

The Old Vic celebrates its bicentenary in 2018, the Royal Academy of Arts is 250 ...More

 
June in London 2018
Article 

Summer concerts return to Kenwood House in June 2018, Michael Jackson is On the Wall at the National Portrait Gallery, Katy Perry plays the O2 and the LIFT festival gets a new Artistic Director....More

Crazy Coqs
Nightlife 

Sharing a doorman with Brasserie Zedel, Crazy Coqs is an intimate cabaret and live music venue....More

Scarlatto
Scarlatto
Dining 

Enver (manager) and best friend Toni (chef) would like to welcome you to their beautiful ...More

 
St Columba's Church of Scotland
Attractions 

The chapel for the London Scottish Regiment, a Grade II listed building, houses a fine array of Scottish county arms....More

May in London 2018
Article 

The Royal Ballet presents Queen Elizabeth, the Chelsea Flower Show blossoms, Rita Ora plays Brixton Academy and Regent's Park Open Air Theatre opens with Peter Pan in May 2018....More

Peckham Levels
Peckham Levels
Entertainment 

Previously a disused car park, the building that's home to rooftop bar Frank's Café has ...More

 
Hot-Tail Bar: Il Tetto
Hot-Tail Bar: Il Tetto
Drinking 

With winter terrace Il Tetto the roof of Selfridges award winning cocktail king Mr Lyan ...More

 
April in London 2018
Article 

Don't be fooled, Easter falls on 1st April in 2018. It's the London Marathon on 22nd and Chess returns to the West End for the first time since 1986. ...More

Christmas in London 2017
Christmas in London 2017
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Tis the season to be jolly, the decorations are up, the lights are on, the ...More

 
 
 
 
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