London's West End
London's West End is the commercial theatre district in London England. This Central London area is a very popular tourist hot spot because of the many wonderful theatres, fashionable areas and elite residences. The term 'West End' was coined back at the start of the 19th century as an ode to the tony areas to the west of Charing Cross.
The West End is the core of historical London. Reminiscent of the Roman and Mediaeval eras, London's West End is contained in one of the 32 boroughs or districts of London - City of Westminster. Through its development over the 17th, 18th, and 19th centuries, London's West End has metamorphosed into an entertainment zone. Originally consisting of palaces, ostentatious town houses and chic shops, today, the area has become a hub of performing arts and entertainment.
Today, the term 'West End' refers to the areas around Leicester Square and Covent Garden. It also includes the shopping district on Oxford Street, Regent Street, as well as Bond Street. Whatever the definition of London's West End, one thing is for certain; this area is not just beautiful, famous, and seeped in history, it is also home to some of the best acting talents in the world. London's West End is not just one of the most popular attractions in England but is considered as one of the theatrical capitals of the world and is sometimes referred to as "theatreworld".
Even if you prefer movies to theatre, visit London's West End as it's an eclectic mix of the modern and the Victorian and you can enjoy a session of shopping, or take advantage of one of our 2FOR1 offers at one of the plush restaurants , or simply enjoy a beer at one of the many pubs spread across the district. You simply can't avoid having a fantastic time when in London's West End!