From shopping to culture, you’ll find plenty to do in and near busy Oxford Street, especially if you’re hungry. After you’ve enjoyed the bounties of Oxford Street, you’ll want to enjoy the bounties at nearby Burger & Lobster.
From great drinks to delicious whole lobster, Burger & Lobster has a menu of incredible dishes, perfect for a family lunch near Oxford Street, dinner after a day of shopping, or a cocktail and lobster roll pit stop during your day of museum hopping.
Attraction and days out near Oxford Street
Regent Street is another major shopping street in the West End of London. It is named after George, the Prince Regent (later George IV). It runs from Waterloo Place in St James's at the southern end, through Piccadilly Circus and Oxford Circus, to All Souls Church. Additionally, Regent Street is known for its flagship retail stores, including Apple, Coach, Dior, Hamleys, Jaeger, Liberty, Nike, and Rolex. It is also home to several high-street brands, such as H&M, Topshop, and Zara. Perfect for some shopping, especially if you’re in the mood to treat yourself!
Regent Street is also a perfect thing to do near Oxford Street during the festive season when the Christmas lights turn on and light up the whole street and surrounding areas.
Bond Street is a major thoroughfare in the West End of London, known for its high-end shopping. It is located in the thriving district of Mayfair and is home to many flagship stores for some of the world's most prestigious fashion and luxury brands. Bond Street is not just about shopping, it is also home to several art galleries and auction houses, including the Royal Academy of Arts and Sotheby's. Nearby, you’ll also find some fantastic food at Burger & Lobster Bond Street.
Another vibrant bustling area of London, Soho is a cosmopolitan neighbourhood in the West End of London. It is known for its lively nightlife, eclectic mix of shops and restaurants, and diverse population. From bars and nightclubs to the variety of theatres and venues, Soho is always full to the brim with excited locals and tourists.
Another great thing to do near Oxford Street, the Science Museum is perfect for all the family! The Science Museum is known for its wide range of exhibits on science and technology, from the ancient world to the present day. Wander around the museum with big or little ones and enjoy the huge selection of exhibits, including the Apollo 10 command capsule, George Stephenson's Rocket steam locomotive, the Florence Nightingale Gallery and the Exploring Space Gallery.
If you’re in and around Oxford Street, the Science Museum is an absolute must-visit. One of London’s many museums, but one of the more unique and family-friendly, tourists to London and London locals should add this to their itinerary.
Kensington Gardens is one of London’s most beautiful public parks in the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea in London. They form part of the wider Kensington Estate, which is owned by the Crown. Kensington Gardens is famous for its striking gardens, including the Italian Garden, the Round Pond, and the Sunken Garden, providing an atmospheric location to enjoy a weekend stroll or perhaps take a romantic date. Once you’ve crawled the gardens and admired the statues, take a short walk to the nearby Burger & Lobster for a delicious meal and cocktails to match.
Hyde Park is one of the largest and most popular parks in London. Known for its beautiful gardens, large lakes, and historic monuments, Hyde Park is full of walkers, runners, cyclists and dog walkers seeking some green space in the bustling capital. Around Hyde Park, you’ll find attractions and monuments such as the Serpentine Lake, the Speakers' Corner, the Diana Memorial Fountain, the Rotten Row horse riding trail and the Albert Memorial.
The Wallace Collection is one of London’s many museums, housing a collection of fine and decorative arts from the 15th to the 19th centuries. The collection was formed by Sir Richard Wallace in the 18th and 19th centuries and is housed in Hertford House, a former townhouse in Manchester Square.
The Wallace Collection is a great place to visit for anyone who loves art, history, or culture, especially if you’re an appreciator of 18th century French art.
Royal Academy of Arts
The Royal Academy of Arts (RA) is an art institution based in Burlington House on Piccadilly in London. Founded in 1768, it has a unique position as an independent, privately funded institution led by eminent artists and architects. Its purpose is to promote the creation, enjoyment and appreciation of the visual arts through exhibitions, education and debate.
Visiting the RA, you’ll have the opportunity to see the huge variety of exhibits and artefacts, including over 900 paintings, 300 sculptures, 700 plaster casts, 25,000 prints and drawings, and 5,000 historic photographs.
The West End
The West End is one of the best things to do on Oxford Street. London's famous theatre district is home to some of the most famous and prestigious theatres in the world, including London Coliseum, London Palladium, Barbican and London Apollo. Here, you’ll be able to catch an evening or matinee show of some of the best productions in the world. From Matilda to Annie, The Lion King to BeetleJuice, there’s always something incredible to see near Oxford Street.
Food is Sorted
A visit to London truly isn’t the same without a quick detour to one of Burger and Lobster’s 9 branches dotted around London. Head over to Burger and Lobster for a delicious brunch, lunch or dinner and choose from a huge variety of delicious choices.
Our spring menu is fully in swing with some incredible Lobster Pasta, divine Mac and Cheese, a selection of incredible burgers and of course, the iconic Lobster Roll. Whatever you’re craving, the Burger and Lobster menu is certainly going to satisfy you.
Aside from food, you’ll also have a wide selection of delicious house-made cocktails, house beers and wine, and a huge choice of spirits, so you can indulge in the atmosphere at whatever time of the day.