Regent Street  

 
 
ADDRESS
Regent Street, Soho, London W1B 5SJ
 
 
OPENING TIMES
Most shops Mon to Sat 10am-7pm/8pm, until 9pm on Thu, Sun 12noon-6pm
 

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Regent StreetDon't be put off by the fact that Nash's sweeping design for Regent Street was inspired as a means of separating the riff-raff (Soho) from the well to do (Mayfair) back in the 1800s. Home to a number of large outlets offering everything from toys and trench coats to fabrics and food, Regent Street is a great place to window shop if nothing else. Strict building regulations mean that all the shops must blend in with the elegant architecture of the street. Perhaps the street's most famous resident is Liberty. Founded in 1875 the owner was so inspired by the musical The Mikado that he sought to bring Oriental goods to the capital. Beyond the store's mock Tudor façade, this influence can still be felt. Nearby is The Apple Store and flagship clothing stores including Banana Republic, Ted Baker and (further down) Aquascutum. Many of the shops along Regent Street (and especially Saville Row running parallel) are extremely expensive and suitable only for a very special occasion. However, if you have children, the world's best toy shop should give them something to remember! Hamleys (on Regent Street) is a London institution, a huge, well-run emporium stacked from floor to ceiling with excellent toys. It is a wonderful place to take a child, and fun for adults as well.

The main shopping section of the street lies between Oxford Circus to the north, and Piccadilly Circus to the south - a distance of about 3/4 of a mile.

 

Regent Street events

 
Regent Street Christmas LightsRegent Street Christmas LightsRegent Street Christmas LightsThe regal sweep of John Nash's famous shopping street has a great, festive atmosphere when the Christmas lights are switched on. Regent Street goes traffic-free for the official turning on of the lights and the Spirit of Christmas Theme returns, with a fleet of spectacular large-scale 'spirits' with widespread wings soaring over the street. The dis2018-12-19T00:00:00+00002018-12-31T00:00:00+0000 Where:
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The regal sweep of John Nash's famous shopping street has a great, festive atmosphere when the Christmas lights are switched on. Regent Street goes traffic-free for the official turning on of the lights and the Spirit of Christmas Theme returns, with a fleet of spectacular large-scale 'spirits' with widespread wings soaring over the street. The dis... More about this event
 
 

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Underground Stations

Underground Stations

 
Oxford Circus Tube Station
 
4 minutes walk
 
Piccadilly Circus Tube Station
 
6 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
Charing Cross Railway Station
 
15 minutes walk
 
Euston Railway Station
 
22 minutes walk
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
Burlington Car Park
 
2 minutes walk
 
Broadwick Masterpark
 
3 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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No 5 Maddox Street London
London > Apartment > Apartment   from £150  33% off
5 Maddox Street, W1S | 2 minutes from Regent Street
Edgy, urban and very hip, these distinguished apartments are a shopper's seventh heaven. Located near Regents Street, Maddox Street is a stylish sanctuary of tranquility offering ... More
 
 
 
The Courthouse Hotel
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £141  37% off
19 - 21 Great Marlborough Street, W1F | 3 minutes from Regent Street
A swimming pool, spa, fitness room and a range of meeting rooms have been sympathetically accommodated within this historic 5-star Soho hotel. A Grade II listed ... More
 
 
 
Cafe Royal Hotel
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £269  34% off
68 Regent Street, W1B | 5 minutes from Regent Street
Café Royal is a 160-bedroom 5-star luxury hotel on Regent Street, in London's city centre overlooking Piccadilly Circus. The hotel has conference facilities, a cafe, bar ... More
 
 
 
 
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Alternative Street or Area nearest Regent Street

Nearest to Regent Street
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Carnaby Street
London > Shopping > Street or Area
Carnaby Street, Soho, London W1F | 1 minute from Regent Street
The name Carnaby Street is synonymous with 1960s "Swinging London" - a phrase coined by Time magazine. Nowadays the area has gone through something of a ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Bond Street
London > Shopping > Street or Area
Oxford Street, Mayfair, London W1S | 2 minutes from Regent Street
For serious fashionistas, Bond Street is the place to be seen in and to shop. Bond Street - formed of New and Old Bond Street - ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Seven Dials
London > Shopping > Street or Area
Monmouth Street, Covent Garden, London WC2H | 11 minutes from Regent Street
The 'Seven Dials' refers to the layout of the cobbled streets in this scenic part of Covent Garden which includes Monmouth Street, Earlham Street and Mercer ... More
 
 
 
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Shopping near Regent Street

The best shops and markets near Regent Street
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GIVe
London > Shopping > Ladies Fashion
171 Regent Street, Soho, London W1B | 1 minute from Regent Street
George Davis - founder of Next, famous for his George at Asda range and the man who brought Per Una to M&S - turns his hand ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Hamleys
London > Shopping > Children's Gifts and Toys
188-196 Regent Street, Soho, London W1B | 1 minute from Regent Street
Stepping into Hamleys you are greeted by a colourful scene of frenetic activity. Miniature trains career under escalators, model planes circle above your head and ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Burberry, Regent Street
London > Shopping > Clothing
121 Regent Street, Mayfair, London W1B | 1 minute from Regent Street
The flagship Burberry store on Regent Street sees fashion meet technology, with mirrors that transform into catwalk screens and staff members equipped with iPads so they ... More
 
 
 
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Events near Regent Street

Near Regent Street
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Everybody's Talking About Jamie
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 6th November 2017 to 28th September 2019
Regent Street, 29 Shaftesbury Avenue, W1D | 5 minutes from Regent Street
Tom MacRae's musical Everybody's Talking About Jamie transfers to London's Apollo Theatre after an acclaimed run at the Sheffield Theatre. Despite being openly gay and confident ...More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Les Miserables
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 1st January 2010 to 2nd March 2019 - Various Times
Regent Street, Shaftesbury Avenue, Soho, London W1D | 6 minutes from Regent Street
Jean Valjean, released on parole after 19 years on the chain gang, finds that the yellow ticket-of-leave he must, by law, display condemns him to be ...More
 
 
 
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Company
London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 26th September 2018 to 30th March 2019
Regent Street, Shaftesbury Avenue, W1D | 6 minutes from Regent Street
Marianne Elliott - best known for The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time and War Horse - directs a new take on Stephen Sondheim's ...More
 
 
 
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Near Regent Street
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London Palladium
London > Entertainment > Theatres
8 Argyll Street, Soho, London W1F | 3 minutes from Regent Street
For those who owned televisions in the 1950s and 1960s, the London Palladium is quite simply the most famous variety theatre in the world. Stars who ... More
 
 
 
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Gielgud Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
Shaftesbury Avenue, Soho, London W1D | 6 minutes from Regent Street
From the outside, the Gielgud Theatre is an impressive sight, towering four storeys over Shaftesbury Avenue, its height further emphasized by the turret on top. The ... More
 
 
 
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Criterion Theatre
London > Entertainment > Theatres
218-223 Piccadilly, Piccadilly Circus, Soho, London W1V | 6 minutes from Regent Street
The tiny entrance of the Criterion Theatre is almost invisible among the massive advertisements, traffic and crowds of Piccadilly Circus. To ignore it, however, is to ... More
 
 
 
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Sights and Attractions near Regent Street

The best museums, galleries, attractions near Regent Street
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Omer Tiroche Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
21 Conduit Street, W1S | 2 minutes from Regent Street
Mayfair art gallery owned by Omer Tiroche , considered one of London's most exciting young dealers. The focus is on modern, post-war and contemporary ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Marian Goodman Gallery
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
5-8 Lower John Street, W1F | 3 minutes from Regent Street
Described by The Guardian as the "gallerist with the golden touch" New Yorker Marian Goodman is the "most respected dealer" in that ... More
 
 
 
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Pace Gallery London
London > Attractions > Art Galleries
6 Burlington Gardens, Mayfair, London W1S | 3 minutes from Regent Street
New York art gallery Pace opens its second London space at 6 Burlington Gardens on 4th October 2012, a 9,000 square foot space in the presitgious ... More
 
 
 
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Restaurants near Regent Street

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Downtown Mayfair
London > Restaurants > Italian restaurants
15 New Burlington Place, Mayfair, London W1S | 1 minute from Regent Street
Downtown Mayfair is located between two of the most well known shopping streets in London, Savile Row, famous for its bespoke tailors and Regent Street. Its ... More
 
 
 
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Senor Ceviche Carnaby
London > Restaurants > South American restaurants
Kingly Court, Oxford Circus, Soho, London W1B | 1 minute from Regent Street
Billed as 'a playhouse of food, fun and cocktails', Senor Ceviche brings a taste of Peru to Kingly Court. ... More
 
 
 
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Dehesa
London > Restaurants > Spanish restaurants
25 Ganton Street, Soho, London W1F | 1 minute from Regent Street
Owners of terrific tapas bar Salt Yard, Sanja Morris and Simon Mullins, have turned their hand to delivering more of a fine dining experience with Dehesa ... More
 
 
 
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Education near Regent Street

Near Regent Street
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Cookery School
London > Education > Cookery Courses
15B Little Portland Street, Fitzrovia, London W1W | 6 minutes from Regent 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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L'Atelier des Chefs
London > Education > Adult Education
19 Wigmore Street, Marylebone, London W1U | 8 minutes from Regent Street
Whether you're a Nigella or not in the kitchen, the L'atelier des Chefs cookery school can teach you something. Classes are given in the basement kitchens ... More
 
 
 
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La Cucina Caldesi
London > Education > Cookery Courses
118 Marylebone Lane, Marylebone, London W1U | 12 minutes from Regent Street
The Caldesi family first set up a cooking school in Giancarlo's native Tuscany. His 'Return to Tuscany' was captured by BBC cameras and dished up on ... More
 
 
 
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Regent Street gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
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Triyoga
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
Unit 2.4-2.6 Kingly Court, Soho, London W1B5PW | 1 minute from Regent Street
On the second floor of the Kingly Court complex off Carnaby Street, Triyoga offers busy city people a refuge where they can centre themselves. One of ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
The Beauty Lounge
London > Leisure > Health and Beauty
1 Kingly Court, Soho, London W1B | 1 minute from Regent Street
All therapists at The Beauty Lounge in Kingly Court work in the media, fashion and beauty industry so when you go for a make-up leseson you'll ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Urban Golf Soho
London > Leisure > Golf
33 Great Pulteney Street, Soho, London W1F | 3 minutes from Regent Street
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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Pubs near Regent Street

The best pubs near London Regent Street.
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Endurance
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
90 Berwick Street,, Soho, London W1F | 4 minutes from Regent Street
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The Blue Posts
London > Nightlife > Pubs
28 Rupert Street, Soho, London W1D | 6 minutes from Regent Street
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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The Adam and Eve
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
77a Wells Street, Fitzrovia, London W1T | 6 minutes from Regent Street
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Nightlife near Regent Street

Regent Street clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Disco
London > Nightlife >
13 Kingly Court, Soho, London W1B | 1 minute from Regent Street
Technically, disco never died but it has been in need of a revival, which is lucky because 2013 saw the opening of Disco in Soho. Created ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Belowzero Ice Bar
London > Nightlife > Bars
31-33 Heddon Street, Mayfair, London W1B | 1 minute from Regent Street
Just off Regent Street, on the pedestrianised food haven of Heddon Street, Belowzero is a stylish ice bar, lounge and restaurant. Kept at a chilled -5 ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Sketch - The Parlour and East Bar
London > Nightlife > Bars
9 Conduit Street, Mayfair, London W1S | 2 minutes from Regent Street
The Parlour, a restaurant and bar reserved for Sketch members, club nights and private events at night, is decked out in pinks, oranges, vibrant prints and ... More
 
 
 
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Meeting venue hire near Regent Street

Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near Regent Street.
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Royal Academy of Arts
London > Business > Venue Hire
Burlington House, Piccadilly, Mayfair, London W1J | 4 minutes from Regent Street
Lord Burlington's spectacular London palace is home to the Royal Academy of Arts, a set of galleries that houses the country's premier art school and a ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
195 Piccadilly (BAFTA)
London > Business > Venue Hire
195 Piccadilly, St James's, London W1J | 5 minutes from Regent Street
The home of the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) is also available to hire for your own event. The iconic building at 195 ... More
 
 
 
Editor's Top Pick - Recommended
Dover Street Restaurant and Bar
London > Business > Venue Hire
8-10 Dover Street, Mayfair, Mayfair, London W1S | 6 minutes from Regent Street
This long established night spot in Mayfair's Dover Street has been providing Londoners with a sophisticated setting to enjoy food, drink and live entertainment for 30 ... More
 
 
 
 

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Bohemian Rhapsody Light Installation
Bohemian Rhapsody Light Installation
Exhibitions | Until 2nd January 2019 

Carnaby Street 1 minute walk from Regent Street

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Carnaby Christmas Lights and Shopping Party
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Seasonal | Until 2nd January 2019 

Carnaby Street 1 minute walk from Regent Street

This year's Carnaby Street Christmas Lights take the lyrics from famous songs by rock band Queen and puts them up ...More

 
Sketch at Christmas: Dulce Domum
Sketch at Christmas: Dulce Domum
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Sketch - The Glade 2 minutes walk from Regent Street

Not one or two, not even three or four, but six immersive installations make Christmas at sketch a must-see. It ...More

 
Fiona Tan: Elsewhere
Exhibitions | Until 12th January 2019 

Frith Street Gallery 3 minutes walk from Regent Street

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Snow White at the London Palladium
Snow White at the London Palladium
Theatre | Until 13th January 2019 

London Palladium 3 minutes walk from Regent Street

Produced by the Olivier Award-winning team behind last year's Dick Whittington, Snow White at the London Palladium features an all-star ...More

 
Jedd Novatt, Conversations With Gravity
Exhibitions | Until 30th January 2019 

Waddington Galleries 3 minutes walk from Regent Street

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Roman Vishniac Rediscovered
Exhibitions | Until 24th February 2019 

Photographers' Gallery 4 minutes walk from Regent Street

The first UK retrospective of Russian born American photographer, known for having created one of the most widely recognised and ...More

All I Know Is What's On The Internet
Exhibitions | Until 24th February 2019 

Photographers' Gallery 4 minutes walk from Regent Street

Photography and multimedia exploring 21st-century image culture and the boundaries between truth and fiction, machine and human, with works by ...More

Sam Lavigne: The Infinite Campaign
Exhibitions | Until 31st December 2018 

Photographers' Gallery 4 minutes walk from Regent Street

A multimedia installation commenting on the industrialisation of consumer identities, resulting from a script, written by the artist, that automatically ...More

Vasantha Yogananthan: A Myth Of Two Souls
Exhibitions | Until 6th January 2019 

Photographers' Gallery 4 minutes walk from Regent Street

An ongoing photographic series inspired by the Indian legend of The Ramayana, using large and medium-format cameras and a palette ...More

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