Things to do in Fitzrovia
Fitzrovia has been described as an urban village with a bohemian history, and some of the words that come to mind if you were to describe this neighbourhood are swanky, trendy, chic and glamorous. A district in Central London, Fitzrovia is located close to London’s West End and is near Bloomsbury and Marylebone as well. There is plenty to do in Fitzrovia including:
- Soho: This is a neighbourhood in the vicinity that is characterised by retail, business, education and healthcare activities.
- Celeb sightings: Peaceful and very attractive, Fitzrovia was once home to celebrities such as George Bernard, Virginia Woolf and Arthur Rimbaud.
- Entertainment: Numerous small media organizations, pubs and restaurants are dotted around this area. You will always have a list of places to pick from for your breakfast, dinner, lunch or anything in between.
- Greenery: There are wide streets lined with tall buildings with side alleys, and you can witness a diversity of architectural styles from as early as the eighteenth century to the present times.
- Famous street: One of the most popular streets in Fitzrovia is Charlotte Street, which was formed in 1763. The street was named in honour of Queen Charlotte and is now home to a mix of 18th, 19th and 20th century buildings, popular restaurants, nightclubs and cafes.
- Noteworthy landmarks: Other notable buildings situated here include Saatchi & Saatchi advertising agency, University College London, Sass's Academy and Scala Theatre, among others.
If you plan on staying at a Fitzrovia serviced apartment then getting around town will be a breeze because Fitzrovia is very well connected by public transport. There are numerous buses serving the area and those taking the underground can head to the one of the nearest tube stations. Choose from:
- Goodge Street
- Warren Street
- Regent’s Park
- Euston Square
- Tottenham Court Road
- Euston (for overground and national rail services)