Soho is a hard place to pin down. The district – and its southern subsection Chinatown – teems with tourists going to West End shows, media professionals marching to work, hungry patrons sampling some of London's best restaurants and people looking to have a long night out at one (or several) of the area's clubs, bars and pubs. But Soho was also home to many historical figures, including Mozart, Karl Marx and The Sex Pistols. Many Londoners still think it’s all about sex, but the fact is, Soho should be as notable for its history and culture as it is for the sleaze. Explore the best of Soho by wandering its busy streets, settling down for some unbeatable people-watching at a pavement café and soaking up the neighbourhood’s unique vibes.
Watch our video below to find out five hand-picked venues in the area:
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