Leicester square restaurants – Pulse of the West End. The West End is the thriving centre of London’s cultural district, teeming with theatres, clubs, bars and restaurants. Right at the centre of this hub of activity is the pedestrian-dedicated Leicester Square. It’s known as the centre of the UK’s cinematic scene and is the site of most of the European premieres of major films. Ready to feed the glitterati and the hundreds of thousands of visitors who come to the area to catch sight of them, are a plethora of upscale Leicester Square restaurants which offer everything from the most exotic of international foods to cutting edge fusion British cuisine. This is where it’s at for those who want to see and be seen while sampling some of the best food in the world.