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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Discover what's on in London 2017 with our comprehensive guide to the best events. From theatre to art and music to sport, London 2017 has something for everyone - so read on to find out what London town has to offer.

 
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The Nadler Soho Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £138  29% 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 £134  30% 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  27% 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
Travesties
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 3rd February to 29th April 2017
Old Compton Street, 29 Shaftesbury Avenue, W1D | 3 minutes from Old Compton Street
This production of Travesties broke box office records at the Menier Chocolate Factory, becoming the first play in the company's history to sell out ahead of ...More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Miser
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 1st March to 3rd June 2017
Old Compton Street, 2 Charing Cross Road, WC2H | 5 minutes from Old Compton Street
Griff Rhys Jones takes the title role and comedian Lee Mack stars in a major revival of Moliere's classic comedy The Miser with Sean Foley directing ...More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Edward Albee's The Goat, Or Who Is Sylvia?
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 24th March to 24th June 2017
Old Compton Street, Haymarket, SW1Y | 6 minutes from Old Compton Street
Damian Lewis returns to the West End this March to star in Edward Albee's The Goat, Or Who Is Sylvia? The Tony Award-winning play follows Martin, ...More
 
 
 
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Entertainment near Old Compton Street

Near Old Compton Street
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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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Restaurants near Old Compton Street

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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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
Simmons Soho
London > Nightlife > Bars
2 Bateman Street, W1D | 1 minute from Old Compton Street
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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Meeting venue hire near Old Compton Street

Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near Old Compton Street.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
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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Nicholas Payton Trio
Concerts | Until 26th April 2017 

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

A jazz trumpet player who is widely considered one of the greatest artists of our time. Hailed as a virtuoso ...More

Aladdin
Aladdin
Theatre | Until 3rd June 2017 

Prince Edward Theatre 1 minute walk from Old Compton Street

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

 
Release by Patrick Ness: An exclusive book premiere
Exhibitions | On 26th April 2017 

Curzon Soho 1 minute walk from Old Compton Street

Join us at a very special event to celebrate the launch of the new novel for young adults from Patrick ...More

Harry Potter And The Cursed Child Part I
Theatre | Until 22nd July 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

Harry Potter And The Cursed Child Part II
Theatre | Until 22nd July 2018 

Palace Theatre 2 minutes walk from Old Compton Street

Harry contends with the ghosts of the past while his youngest son Albus struggles with the weight of a family ...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

 
Les Miserables
Les Miserables
Theatre | Until 14th October 2017 

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

 
Sophie Willan: On Record
Comedy | Until 29th April 2017 

Soho Theatre 2 minutes walk from Old Compton Street

Brutal honesty and raucous unpredictability from the stand-up....More

Kuklub
Clubbing and Nightlife | Until 24th June 2017 

Ku Bar 2 minutes walk from Old Compton Street

DJ Rodrigo, DJ Kerol, DJ Charlie, DJ Vicki Vivacious, DJ Lady Lloyd and DJ Pablo play pop and party anthems....More

The Lounge
Theatre | Until 20th May 2017 

Soho Theatre 2 minutes walk from Old Compton Street

China Plate and Inspector Sands present a black comedy set in a care home lounge, documenting the last day of ...More

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Dokke
Dokke
Dining 

Dokke, named after the medieval word for docking a boat, is Neil Wager's high-end cafe ...More

 
Margarita Rumble
Foodie Events | On 30th April 

The Yard

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Neo Bistro
Neo Bistro
Dining 

Alex Harper, former head chef of the Harwood Arms, returns to the kitchen in May ...More

 
London Flower School
London Flower School
Education 

Learn floristry techniques, create beautiful arrangements and be inspired to explore the world of flowers ...More

 
Dinings SW3
Dinings SW3
Dining 

Over a decade after their first restaurant, the team behind Dinings, the contemporary Japanese restaurant ...More

 
German Bierfest London
German Bierfest London
Foodie Events | From 27th April 

Mile End Park

The German Bierfest transforms Mile End Park into London's biggest ever beer garden this spring....More

 
Nightfall
Nightfall
Theatre | From 28th April 

The Bridge Theatre

Laurie Sansom stars in Barney Norris' bruising drama set on a family farm outside Winchester, ...More

 
Julius Caesar
Julius Caesar
Theatre | From 20th January 

The Bridge Theatre

Nicholas Hytner directs a promenade staging of Shakespeare's bloodthirsty tragedy in which Caesar returns to ...More

 
Young Marx
Young Marx
Theatre | From 18th October 

The Bridge Theatre

Nicholas Hytner directs the world premiere staging of Richard Bean and Clive Coleman's historical comedy ...More

 
Mildmay Festival Of Nature
Kids Events | From 6th May 

Newington Green

Community & Lifestyle, Family Event....More

Newington Green
Leisure 

Between Islington and Hackney, Newington Green is an area in north London named after the small green which doubles as a roundabout....More

Bold Tendencies
Bold Tendencies
Exhibitions | From 19th May 

Peckham Rye Multistory Car Park

The disused Peckham Rye Multi-Storey Car Park is put to good use over the summer ...More

 
VRX Europe 2017
VRX Europe 2017
Exhibitions | From 11th May 

Park Plaza Victoria Hotel

UK and Europe's most senior leadership enterprise VR/AR conference and expo, VRX Europe comes to ...More

 
Sci-Fi-London Festival
Sci-Fi-London Festival
Film Events | From 27th April 

Various Venues London

The Sci-Fi-London Film Festival lands this April offering ten days of film, live music and ...More

 
Art Beats
Art Beats
Exhibitions | On 12th May 

Old Spitalfields Market

New one-day event Art Beats launches at Old Spitalfields Market this May. ...More

 
Senor Ceviche Fitzrovia
Senor Ceviche Fitzrovia
Dining 

After bringing a taste of Peru to Carnaby, Senor Ceviche opened in Fitzrovia in 2017....More

 
Saucy Chip
Saucy Chip
Dining 

From festivals to Fitzrovia, the gourmet chippie Saucy Chip has found a permanent home at ...More

 
Madame D's
Madame D's
Dining 

Following the success of Gunpowder, Harneet and Devina Baweja open a second London restaurant, Madame ...More

 
Flight Club Bloomsbury
Flight Club Bloomsbury
Drinking 

Flight Club hits the bullseye, adding a second stylish club to its stable....More

 
Floating Pocket Park
Floating Pocket Park
Leisure 

A floating park in the Paddington Basin brings a beautiful green space to a forgotten ...More

 
London Events 2017
London Events 2017
Feature 

Imelda Staunton stars in two London stage shows in 2017, David Tennant and Damian Lewis ...More

 
 
 
 
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