Leicester Square Underground Station

Venue Details & Map

Leicester Square Underground Station

Cranbourn Street


Tube Station Facilities
Northern line
Piccadilly line

Yelp Reviews

8.00 out of 5
based on 12 reviews

Top 5 reviews of Leicester Square Underground Station

4.0 out of 5
22 October 2016
by Emma D.

Perfectly located if you want to get to the Leicester Square area, Piccadilly, Soho or Charing Cross road and on both the Northern and Piccadilly line, so you're bound to change/leave through this station at some point during your time in London. It is a very busy station due to there being lots of tourists in the area but it is actually ok to navigate, apart from leaving/entering the station... more

4.0 out of 5
10 September 2012
by Alex S.

Hard to say correctly but easy to use.

This is my stop into Soho and I've always enjoyed coming in from the Northern Line. Yes, because of it's proximity to a few popular destinations (Chinatown being probably the biggest), it can be a little crowded with tourists. Plus, there are some monster long elevators, but everyone's usually polite and stands on the right side... usually.

Overall... more

4.0 out of 5
31 August 2015
by Frank D.

Lots of people at this tube station, but still good overall.

Man, when I used Leicester Square I had no idea everyone else in London was going to as well. Apparently a lot of tube transfers occur at this station, plus Chinatown is close by, so that would explain why so many people are here.

Despite the amount of people there, the tube station was not dirtied and crappy-looking. It looked... more

3.0 out of 5
17 December 2010
by Bruce K.

A busy transfer station for the Northern and Piccadilly Lines, Leicester Square is central to the Soho district. Extremely long escalators here, they are nearly the deepest on the entire Underground, 177 feet below street level.

The station is in Zone 1 with ticket barricades and an Oyster reader. If someone asks you to tell them how to say it, they're hunting for tourists. It's pronounced... more

4.0 out of 5
17 July 2011
by Yee Gan O.

My family used to play Monopoly in Malaysia for years before my sister and I came over to boarding school in England. From our extensive Malaysian-English vocabulary, we called it 'Lay-ses-ter' square whenever we played Monopoly.

Well, imagine my complete bewilderment when I came over to school in England and was told by my English friends that it was pronounced 'Lester' square. Really?? Can... more

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