Explore and eat your way round Soho with these Soho London day out tips
London’s soho area is diverse and everchanging and also the perfect day out. Read this day out guide to Soho London before you hop off of the London underground. If you want to know what to do in Soho, what to eat in Soho and where to go in Soho check out this extensive list of Soho London day out tips. These tips and walking tour will help you discover to make the most of your time there.
If you are a tourist there are plenty of Hotels in Soho so you can stay right in the heart of all of the action. In London it is sometimes nice to have an idea of where you are going so I’ve set up this handy itinerary of some places you can visit whilst you are staying in the area.
You can skip some and take your time or simply cram it all in, so here are my Soho London day out tips.
Accessing Soho London
So depending on which underground you get out from you can tailor make your day. The Soho area has four tube stations on its perimeter. Leicester Square is just outside and a good place to start and also good if you need to get some theatre tickets. You could also start at Tottenham court road, Piccadilly circus or Oxford street.
You can pretty much do anything in Soho and normally do not need to book. There is a mountain of shops restaurants, bars, theatres, cinemas and unusual places to go in London.
If I am heading to Soho on a day out I don’t normally plan it. I like to wander around taking it in and checking out how the locals live. For more Soho London days out tips read on.
Find unusual places in Soho
There are some amazing and unusual places to go in Soho London. If you are a Harry Potter fan then Minalima is a must. This is situated in between Leicester station and tottenham, court road in Greek street. A fabulous museum and shop for fantastical Beasts fans also.
Soho Food and eats
Soho London food varies and there is so much choice different cultures and plenty of cake shops! The whole area including Carnaby street area has a wide choice of restaurants. One of my new found favourites is Ceru a turkish restaurant which uses authentic ingredients and cooking methods.
Bodega negra is a fantastic mexican in Old Compton street. The outside of the restaurant is an eyeopener and you have to book in advance, but if you pop in to its Cafe side on Moor street you can experience similar food. You could also try some Indian specialities in Dishoom or Tamarind Kitchen or try some French Cuisine in Pierre Victoria at the top of Dean street or its sister restaurant Prix Fixe at the start.
For more fabulous Soho food you can head towards Kingly street you will find even more choice here. Kingly court is a fabulous undercover area over three stories with a plethora of restaurants.
Obica Mozzarella Bar is a fantastic Italian restaurant in Poland street where you experience fresh mozzarella flown in from Italy three times a week. You can even press for Champagne in Bob Bob ricard!
Shopping in Soho
Shopping should also be top on your list for Soho London. Of course the iconic Liberty stands proud on the corner of Soho’s streets and is must for anyone visiting London. Carnaby street has some quirky flagship stores including Vans, Iregular Choice and Adidas.
Vintage shops feature alot throughout Soho London, My favourite is Beyond Retro Vintage thrift shop in Great Marlborough street. For your designer vintage pieces you should head to Reign vintage in Berwick street.
Pretty parks in Soho
Soho even has some greenery in the form of two pretty parks in Soho, Soho Square and Golden square. With restaurants and Bars close by you can choose to sit in the sunshine on a picnic bench and take in the atmosphere.
Evening vibes in Soho
Graphic bar in Golden square is great to pop in to anytime of day a stylish bar serving cocktails and music with a DJ. 100 Wardour street is the place to be with more cocktails, dancing and late night trendy vibes.
Soho even has some themed bars including Cahoots a secret bar with a london underground theme and a 1940s atmosphere.
Have your cake and eat it in Soho
Theatre land in Soho
Soho has many theatre’s and some great shows to see. The amazing Disney’s Aladdin is at the Prince Edward theatre, Harry Potter is at the Palace theatre to name but a few. Check out my guide to getting theatre tickets on the cheap in London you may pick up a bargain!
So next time you need to know where to go in London refer to my Soho London day out tips.
You can use this handy map of Soho London to guide you to the best Food, Soho dancing and good vibes in this trendy area of London.
Thanks for reading my Soho London days out tips.
The spending money was gifted by Hotels.com, but all views are my own.