Global icon, cultural hub and entertainment epicentre, Leicester Square exists to entertain! It is one of the busiest spots in London and it is easy to see why. Situated in the heart of London’s theatreland, visitors flock here night after night to watch smash hit shows at many world-renowned theatres. It is also the beating heart of the British cinema and is home to many British film premieres. But aside from red carpets and movie stars, there are many other reasons to visit Leicester Square. The area has an abundance of bars and restaurants, perfect for food and drinks before or after a show. It is also within easy walking distance of Piccadilly Circus, Soho and Covent Garden. And with its own tube station on Charing Cross Road, Leicester Square is within easy reach.