Soho (London) Reviews
Description:Just North of the West End, stretching to Oxford Street. Also home to London's "Chinatown".
Newest Review: ... can easily spend £30 on a main course at Soho Townhouse which is attached to a very nice hotel. Or you can spend £7 in the family run Italian on Greek Street. There are many famous members clubs here like Soho House, The Groucho Club and Blacks. These are all very expensive and you need to visit with an exisiting member to get in. I live opposite one and it looks a little bit like my living ... more
Customer Soho (London) Reviews (3)
by - written on 24/10/11 (Very useful, 72 readings)
I moved to Soho about a month ago so its only fair that I should write a review about it! Soho is a district in London traditionally known as the sex and red light district. This is still true, and there are many red doorways if thats the kind of thing your after. However Soho is the best place to eat in London in my opinion, and there is literally something for everyone. You can easily spend £30 on a main course at Soho Townhouse which is attached to a very nice hotel. Or you can spend £7 in the family run Italian on Greek Street. There are many famous members clubs here like Soho House, The Groucho Club and Blacks. These are all very expensive and ... Read the complete review
by - written on 09/08/02, updated on 09/08/02 (Very useful, 315 readings)
Soho is the part of London I seem to spend most of my time in these days. There's so much to see and do, and always an electric, bustling atmosphere to enjoy. These days Soho enjoys a reputation for being brash, bold, on the edge and in your face. Restaurants, bars and exclusive clubs mingle with sex shops, strip joints and theatres galore. Cutting edge writers and artists mingle in the many coffee shops and cafes. Few people are aware that this was once one of the most fashionable areas in London, a place where the privileged dined and partied in style. *** WHAT TO SEE Although Soho is renowned for its hedonistic pleasures, There's ... Read the complete review
by - written on 07/09/00, updated on 07/09/00 (Very useful, 59 readings)
Soho has always been a place for misfits. This one-time hunting ground (Soho! being a huntman's call) was laid out in the late 17th century as part of the general 'Go West' development of the fast-expanding city. Successive waves of persecuted immigrants (Greeks, French protestants, Italians, etc) found cramped homes and some form of tolerance in the narrow streets circumscribed by today's Oxford Street, Regent Street, Charing Cross Road and Leicester Square. In the 19th century, John Galsworthy described Soho in The Forsyte Saga as '...untidy, full of Greeks, Ismaelites, cats, Italians, tomatoes, restaurants, organs, coloured stuffs, queer ... Read the complete review
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