What's OnSummer in London on a Budget
Discover the best ways to make the most of your money while having a blast in the city. You don't need to break the bank to enjoy yourself – we've handpicked a list of fantastic things to do on a budget!
- Dates 31/07/2023
- Location West End, London, UK
- Price £
Scenes in The Square Trail
Step into the world of film and entertainment with the Scenes in The Square Trail at Leicester Square!This unique attraction brings to life the most iconic characters and film scenes from the past century, as bronze statues. When the sun sets, some of these statues even come alive with enchanting lighting, making the whole experience truly magical.
You can also listen to a FREE audio walking tour narrated by TV host Alex Zane! Alex Zane is a renowned Radio and TV presenter, known for hosting numerous premieres in Leicester Square, including Top Gun Maverick. He is also the host of the film podcast 'A Trip to the Movies'.
Find Harry Potter soaring on his broom, while DC's fearless Super Heroes Batman and Wonder Woman take on towering buildings. How about sharing a marmalade sandwich with Paddington Bear? Or snap a picture with the one and only Mr Bean!
If you're a fan of musicals, brush shoulders with stars like Mary Poppins and Gene Kelly as they burst into song. In the mood for some laughter? Enjoy the company of comedy legends Laurel and Hardy, along with the hilarious Bugs Bunny.
Say hello to the newest addition to the trail: Indiana Jones! Unveiled during the UK Premiere of "Indiana Jones and the Dial of Destiny" at Cineworld Leicester Square by Edith Bowman.
Don't miss out. Head down to Leicester Square today!
Art Reframed - A Must-see Public Art Installation
Discover London's art scene with 'Art Reframed,' a captivating public art installation brought to you by Art of London and the newly re-opened National Portrait Gallery.
Immerse yourself in a captivating public art installation featuring over 50 giant, colourful cubes gracing the skies of Coventry Street and Irving Street.
Guess who unveiled this amazing installation? None other than the talented actor and art enthusiast, Russell Tovey! The installation showcases celebrated portraits from the National Portrait Gallery, featuring iconic figures from film, literature, and music, such as William Shakespeare, Ira Aldridge, Noel Coward, and more!
And here's the cherry on top – make sure to spot Russell Tovey's portrait, displayed within the National Portrait Gallery alongside these larger-than-life masterpieces.
Experience the magic of our city's art and culture this summer like never before!
The Piano Works West-End
Enjoy an incredible and budget-friendly evening in London at The Piano Works West End!
Step into a one-of-a-kind experience where you're not just a guest, but also the DJ! Pick your favourite songs, and let their world-class musicians keep the party going all night while you indulge in delicious dinner and drinks.
But guess what's even cooler? How about doubling the fun with two whole hours of 50% off drinks every single day? That's right! Visit Piano Works between 5 pm and 7 pm each evening, and you'll get half off the entire drinks menu.
Are you planning to catch a show at the theatre? Kickstart your evening with their fantastic Pre-Theatre special! Enjoy a delightful 2-course meal, a glass of pink fizz, and live music from talented musicians, all for just £20 per person!
Catch incredible live music at The Piano Works West End and create lasting memories!
Pizza Express in London's West End
Head to Pizza Express on St Martins Lane, the place where you can enjoy incredible food without emptying your pockets!
This stylish and modern restaurant spans across two floors, creating a spacious and friendly atmosphere. Conveniently located just around the corner from The Duke of York's Theatre and Noël Coward Theatre, it's the perfect spot for a pre-theatre meal!
Let's explore the menu, a treasure trove of taste sensations! You'll find all your beloved classics, from the mouthwatering Dough Balls to the sizzling American Hot, and the wildly delicious Sloppy Giuseppe. But that's not all - They also have options for vegans and those with gluten-free preferences! And if you're looking for a lighter option, check out their delightful Leggera range.
How you choose to enjoy Pizza Express is entirely up to you! Whether you prefer dining in and soaking up the lively atmosphere, grabbing a tasty takeaway, or having it delivered right to your doorstep, get ready for a delicious treat. But wait, there's even more! Join the Pizza Express Club and unlock a world of exclusive rewards every time you dine. Who doesn't love a little something extra?
So, come on over and treat yourself to a fantastic dining experience at Pizza Express St Martins Lane. Good food, good vibes, and good times await you!
Discover the Flavours of Japan at Japan Centre
Japan Centre brings you the best tastes from all over Japan, from Hokkaido to Kyushu, for an incredible ramen experience.
Their menu offers a wide variety of options to suit every taste. Whether you love the savoury richness of Miso, the zesty goodness of Shio Salt, or prefer delightful Vegan options, Japan Centre has you covered!
If you're a ramen noodle lover, you'll be delighted with their selection. Choose between the chewy goodness of chijire wavy noodles or the silky smoothness of hosomen.
Step into a retro downtown ramen bar and feel the nostalgic charm of Showa era Japan. The lively alleyways are filled with authentic vibes reminiscent of Japan.
Plus, the menu includes pocket-friendly choices, so everyone can enjoy their delicious offerings.
Don't wait any longer! Immerse yourself in the vibrant ambience of Japan Centre and experience the true taste of Japan, right here in London!
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Newton to Shakespeare
Throughout the 17th century, Leicester Square was a notorious duelling location. Famous duels are said to have occurred here, including one between a Captain French and Captain Coote.