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Baker Street, London

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Baker Street is a street in the Marylebone district of the City of Westminster in London. It is named after builder William Baker, who laid out the street in the 18th century. The street is most famous for its connection to the fictional detective Sherlock Holmes, who lived at a fictional 221B Baker Street address on the north of the street. The area was originally high class residential, but now is mainly occupied by commercial premises.Baker Street is a busy thoroughfare, lying in postcode areas NW1/W1 and forming part of the A41 there. It runs south from Regent's Park, the junction with Park Road, parallel to Gloucester Place, meeting Marylebone Road, Portman Square and Wigmore Street. At the junction with Wigmore Street, Baker Street turns into Orchard Street, which ends when it meets with Oxford Street. After Portman Square the road continues as Orchard Street.The street is served by the London Underground by Baker Street tube station, one of the world's oldest surviving underground stations. Next door is Transport for London's lost property office.
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  • Subway stop near the Museum of Sherlock and is a quiet street among other things. The other subway exit brings you to the wax museum. It is not a tourist road, although there are several bars and restaurants. near the Museum there is a London-style pub the Sherlock that offers a great brunch.
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  • It is a lot of traffic, the big Street. When you go to the Sherlock Holmes Museum I walked for the first time. Museum of thaj is happy. After a few years was revenge. Location too soon. Finally, I was very glad.
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  • Not in the Sherlock handle wall textures if you off by going to the Baker Street subway station, transfer to the ordinary! To say if you asked a station attendant is the Baker Street Museum was near to the (fun look for hidden Sherlock lol subway stations all over the place, so I think!
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  • Great place for lunch , very friendly staff .... healthy options ( meet/fish portions could improve as too small )
  • You may question if it is slightly too expensive, but the food is great and the stuff amazingly passionate. Have a selection of 3 salads or/and pick from the focaccia selection. You won't be disappointed (and incredibly, you'll manage to find a spot to sit also at lunch time!)
  • Staff is friendly, food is good, coffee was great, gets crowded though quite popular for its brunch.
  • Enjoyed a selection of 3 salads (good big portions) and a Panino at this cosy Italian deli and coffee shop. Very friendly service but get there early for lunch otherwise you may have to queue out the door as it is so popular! Sit outside when the sun is shining.
  • Friendly, efficient, best hot chocolate I've ever had.