London - The West End (Chapter)
This is the West End chapter from Lonely Planet's London guidebook.
With many of London's premier sights, postcodes and superlative restaurants, hotels and shops, the West End should be your first port of call. Iconic sights, buildings and museums, history and nightlife, shopping, parks and theatres, they are all here.
- visit the Houses of Parliament: few countries allow such unrestricted access to their parliament and it is a unique experience to be able to watch Members of Parliament debate the latest laws.
- enjoy fabulous Chinese cuisine in Soho and Chinatown
- hire a deckchair in St James's Park and enjoy regal views of London
- restaurants & bars
Coverage includes: Neighbourhood Top Five, Explore The West End, Local Life, Getting There & Away, Sights, Westminster, Bloomsbury & Fitzrovia, St James's, Soho & Chinatown, Covent Garden & Leicester Square, Whitehall, Holborn & The Strand, Marylebone, Mayfair, Eating, Walking Tour, Drinking & Nightlife, Entertainment and Shopping.
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