Piccadilly Circus

Piccadilly Circus – This is a famous road junction of five roads in London’s West End. Built in 1819 it was meant to connect Regent Street with the major shopping area of Piccadilly. Piccadilly derives its name from a 17th century frilled collar called piccadil. The tailor who made these collars lived in this area.
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Shopping in Piccadilly, London – Sackville St. to Old Bond St.

Continued from Shopping in Piccadilly, London – Regent St. (Piccadilly Circus) to Sackville St.

Shops/places of interest between Sackville St. and Old Bond St. (on Piccadilly leading off from Piccadilly Circus)-
Pret a Manger – Healthy fresh food. The policy is to use natural ingredients and avoid preservatives and other chemicals. They have sandwiches, wraps, salads, soups, bagels, juices and smoothies, baguettes, muffins et al.
Wasabi – Take away pre-packed low priced sushi and bento.
Minamoto Kitchoan – A store selling Japanese confectionery (more…)

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Shopping in Piccadilly, London – Regent St. (Piccadilly Circus) to Sackville St.

Continued from Shopping in Piccadilly, London – St James’s St. to Arlington St.

Shops/places of interest between Regent St. (Piccadilly Circus) and Sackville St.-
Zavvi  – Music (in CD, CS, DVD formats), DVD, Blu-ray, HD DVD, games, books (audio book, video book, hard and paper backs). Address : No. 1 Piccadilly, on the corner of Piccadilly and Regent St. and Piccadilly Circus. Has direct access (more…)

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