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Charing Cross Road

Charing Cross Road, London W1, London SW1A 2DR, England
+44 20 7240 2042
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“book shops” (6 reviews)
“covent garden” (7 reviews)
Charing Cross Road, London W1, London SW1A 2DR, England
Covent Garden
+44 20 7240 2042
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A fun road close to Trafalgar Square. Very unique shops close by as well as various eateries. Definitely a stop for a Harry Potter fan.

Thank TravelBrianCO
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our most recent stay in London saw us again take a number of long walks through central London. One of those long walks took us from Trafalgar Square, up the Strand and then on to Charring Cross Road. We had visited Charring Cross Road while...More

Thank BigHugh51
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very busy area. Check what’s actually happening at trafalgar sq in form of demonstrations or events. Don’t ask anything from station reception at mainline station. Let’s just say I’ve met happier miserable people. Usual banks coffee shops etc around. Plenty of homeless beggars. If driving,...More

Thank Karl1664
Reviewed 25 September 2017

This road runs N from Trafalgar Square to Tottenham Court Road with lots of quirky side streets to the left and right.There is a good selection of theatres and bookshops - some of these are anitquarian dealers.The most famous shop of all on this road...More

Thank Margaret Mary O
Reviewed 7 September 2017

The Charing Cross Tube station is located near Trafalgar Square off Charing Cross Road. It is a critical underground location as it connects to Leister Square and other prominent locations in London. It is an old station, but serves its purpose. It could use upgrades....More

Thank Mike C
Reviewed 1 September 2017 via mobile

Charing Cross Road (A400) is a street in London from Trafalgar Square, going past Charing Cross railway station and up to Tottenham Court station. The road goes past Leicester Square underground station and ends at Oxford Street.

Thank rayrest
Reviewed 12 July 2017

Also known as the A400 the Charing Cross Road runs from Trafalgar Square to Oxford Street and connects many well-known London areas. It is a very busy street for both pedestrians and cars etc. so keep your wits about you. Among other things it is...More

1  Thank Peter R
Reviewed 3 July 2017 via mobile

An interesting road that connects Trafalgar Square to Oxford Street. Interesting architecture and an abundance of book shops.

1  Thank PHE22
Reviewed 28 June 2017 via mobile

The road itself is nothing special, but it does have some excellent antiquarian book shops on it. Found a good copy of Dore's London at Henry Pordes, who also had several more Dore books. The owner knows his stuff and where everything is.

Thank Clivel_98
Reviewed 7 June 2017

Another thoroughfare that many will pass through on their way elsewhere. This street connects a lot of other major sites, but in itself isn't necessarily noteworthy except for the number of booksellers.

Thank Edward W
Covent Garden
Whether you're headed here to check out the multitude
of shops, theaters, cafes, pubs, and restaurants, or
simply to be among the multitude of people who pass
through this pretty part of town, you'll love soaking
up the festive and historic atmosphere in and around
Covent Garden. Even if you don't have tickets to the
opera or a show at one of the many famous theaters
here, don't be surprised if find yourself captivated
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