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The Cow, Westbourne Grove

The Cow saloon bar and dining rooms is truly a hidden gem situated in Notting Hill but far enough out from the c... Read more →

The Flask, Hampstead

The Flask is tucked away on a pretty pedestrianised side street in the heart of Hampstead. Many of its beautifu... Read more →

The Westbourne, Westbourne Grove

Situated on the corner of one of Notting Hill’s most popular streets sits The Westbourne. A people spotting h... Read more →

The Dove, Hammersmith

A public house has stood on this site since the seventeenth century and over the years it has been frequented by... Read more →

The Star Tavern, Belgravia

This tidy, elegant pub is recognised as one of the best in Belgravia, and was famed in the 1960s for its crimina... Read more →

Admiral Cordington, London

Tucked away not far from South Kensington tube is the delightful Admiral Cordington pub, serving exceptional foo... Read more →

Fox & Grapes

The Fox and Grapes has been through a few incarnations in previous years, but has now settled into be a great ga... Read more →

The Pigeon Hole Cafe, Camberwell

The Pigeon Hole Cafe's pastel green exterior is calming and welcoming. This lovely cafe offers casual decor and ... Read more →

Lumberjack Cafe, Camberwell

The Lumberjack is a trendy and relaxing coffee joint in arty Camberwell. Just down from Camberwell College of Ar... Read more →

Oi spaghetti + tiramisù, Peckham

Oi Spaghetti + Tiramisu lets the love for Italian food shine, delicious pasta dishes and desserts are served in ... Read more →

Forza Win, Peckham

Focusing on simple and authentic Italian cuisine, Forza Win is a fantastic eatery in Peckham. ... Read more →

The Peckham Pelican, Peckham

The Peckham Pelican is a busy arts venue, cafe & bar. Serving 'unfussy' food and drink, The Pelican is a cool sp... Read more →

Crust Conductor, Peckham

Crust Conductor is a touring bus that offers an exciting space to enjoy hand baked pizza. The bus typically 'par... Read more →

The Hill Bakery & Deli, Camberwell

Journalist Adam Newey developed an interest in naturally leavened bread and began baking it for friends & family... Read more →

Rye Wax, Peckham

This cafe & bar is a fun and lively place to enjoy a beer. The space is open and relaxed, with plenty of records... Read more →

The Nines, Peckham

An open warehouse is cleverly and stylishly decorated with floral art, hanging plants and retro furniture. The N... Read more →

The Turpentine, Brixton

Creative, colourful and quirky. The Turpetine is an independent shop with a love for art and design. ... Read more →

Flowers by Birksen, Clapham

Flowers by Birksen was founded by Lisbeth Olesen and Tim Birks in 2007. Having met whilst studying floristry, th... Read more →

Doctor Espresso Mama V’s, Clapham

With an ethos to provide a 'holistic 1950s Italian coffee shop experience' Doctor Espresso Mama Vs is a delightf... Read more →

Maloko, Camberwell

Maloko is a rainbow colored eatery based in Camberwell, specializing in delicious crepes and vegan dishes. ... Read more →

Brixton Village, Brixton

A 1930s market arcade with a modern flare. Rainbow colored stalls, furniture and produce line the market which a... Read more →

20 Storey, Brixton

The luminous yellow and navy blue exterior is a vibrant welcome to 20 Storey. The store has a fun assortment of ... Read more →

Amathus City, Leadenhall Market

Amathus City is a successful wine retailer carrying over 600 brands. With a vast warehouse and retail store in L... Read more →

Core Bar, City of London

Core Bar offers a comfortable and stylish place to enjoy cocktails and delicious food.... Read more →

The Museum of London, Barbican

The Museum of London began in 1826, with a focus on archaeology. The first piece to be collected was a fragment ... Read more →

M.Moen & Sons, Clapham

M.Moen & Sons is an established butcher in Clapham. The royal blue exterior is classic and easily recognizable, ... Read more →

Pop Brixton

Pop Brixton is all about community, starting as a small project to use disused land and later becoming an epicen... Read more →

Cah-Chi, Earlsfield

This bustling Korean restaurant is popular for its delicious authentic dishes and attentive customer service. Fo... Read more →

Seven at Brixton

Open spaces, funky art and brunch. Seven at Brixton is a relaxed tapas & cocktail bar, serving a menu described ... Read more →

Halfway House, Earlsfield

Halfway House is a stylish and bustling pub, known for its modern decor and indulgent menu. ... Read more →

The Earlsfield

Once a train station ticket office, The Earlsfield is an immaculately restored pub. ... Read more →

Cantina Milita, Brixton

Cantina Militia is a charming bite size deli in Brixton. Specializing in Italian fare, stock up on all your cupb... Read more →

Yum-D, Brixton

This turquoise cafe serves fresh and homemade pan-Asian cuisine, from curry to Dim Sum and Thai fishcakes. ... Read more →

Brindisa Food Rooms, Brixton

Founded in 1988 by Monika Linton, Brindisa is a Spanish delicatessen which operates retail outlets in Borough Ma... Read more →

Brixi, Brixton

Voted London's 'Best Knick Knack Shop' in 2013, Brixi is quirky and vibrant. ... Read more →

Brickwood, Clapham

Brickwood is a popular coffee shop. One of 3 locations, the fresh mint exterior is vibrant and inviting. ... Read more →

Parissi, Brixton

Parissi is a passionate and friendly eatery, a perfect brunch spot in Brixton. ... Read more →

Lime, Brixton

Lime is known for its laid-back atmosphere and delicious but affordable food. You'll know the place when you see... Read more →

Diverse, Brixton

Beginning as a small silver jewellery stall in Brixton, Diverse is now a vibrant home decor and lifestyle shop. ... Read more →

Omnis, Brixton

Omnis is a stylish and eclectic home & lifestyle store in Brixton. Well established, the store has been featured... Read more →

The National Gallery, Trafalgar Square

Among the most visited art museums in the world, The National Gallery was established in 1824 after the British ... Read more →

Champagne + Fromage, Brixton

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The British Museum, Camden

Based on the collections of the physician and scientist Sir Hans Sloane, The British Museum is dedicated to expl... Read more →

National Portrait Gallery, City of Westminster

Opened in 1856 by Philip Henry Stanhope, Thomas Babington Macaulay and Thomas Carlyle, The National Portrait Gal... Read more →

Tate Britain, City of Westminster

Situated on the site of the former Millbank Prison, Tate Britain was founded in 1897 by Sir Henry Tate.... Read more →

The Cartoon Museum, Camden

Located not far from the British Museum, The Cartoon Museum was established by a group of cartoonists to preserv... Read more →

World on the Water, Kings Cross

'The London Bookbarge' is a fantastic idea that promotes reading. This little boat is a traveling library, allow... Read more →

The Windmill, Shoreditch

'London Pub, Italian Flavour'. The Windmill in Shoreditch is both an authentic london pub and Italian eatery. ... Read more →

The Fellow, Kings Cross

Discreet and sophisticated, The Fellow is a lounge and bar in Kings Cross. Its elegant and stylish exterior mixe... Read more →

Rotunda Restaurant, Kings Cross

From 'gate to plate'. Rotunda is an ethical restaurant that prides itself on exclusively serving meat from the R... Read more →

Pattern Coffee, Kings Cross

Looking for a laid back place to enjoy coffee? Try Pattern Coffee, a new space that offers arty decor and fresh ... Read more →

Hoxton Seven, Shoreditch

Spacious and stylish, The Hoxton Seven is a modern bar serving vibrant cocktails. ... Read more →

Drink, Shop & Do, Kings Cross

In December 2009 Kristie Bishop and Coralie Sleap decided to ditch their jobs and combine all of their crazy ide... Read more →

Searcys Champagne Bar, King’s Cross

Providing a touch of class to commuting, Searcys Champagne Bar at St.Pancras provides a sophisticated space to r... Read more →

Norfolk Arms, Kings Cross

'The Norfolk Arms is perfect for those looking for a change to the usual chain restaurants on offer'. This small... Read more →

Neal’s Yard Dairy, Covent Gardens

With vast knowledge and expertise, Neal's Yard Dairy is a connoisseur of fine cheese. You can find the store in ... Read more →

Lina Stores, Soho

This long-established and well loved Italian deli gets its name from its founder, Lina. Since its opening in 194... Read more →

Foyles, Waterloo

Providing a haven from the madness of Waterloo Station is Foyles Bookshop. The store is open plan and packed ful... Read more →

The Anchor, Southwark

A traditional pub with a nautical theme, The Anchor is in a prime location on the embankment overlooking the cit... Read more →

Science Museum, Kensington

A truly marvelous place full of wonder. The Science Museum in Kensington 'strives to be the best place in the wo... Read more →

Natural History Museum, Kensington

The Natural History Museum was opened in 1881 to display the late Sir Hans Sloane's artifact collection. The mus... Read more →

Electricity Showrooms, Shoreditch

The Electricity Showrooms is a pared back pub that serves great food & drink. The spacious interior is unpretent... Read more →

Passione Vino, Shoreditch

Meaning a 'passion for wine'. This quirky little wine shop was the brainchild of founders Luca Dusi and Federico... Read more →

Globe Theatre, Southwark

The Globe Theatre allows the audience a chance to experience life in Elizabethan times through its fascinating a... Read more →

Renzo, Shoreditch

Quiet and charming, Renzo is a haven away from the busy London streets. Unsurprisingly, this lovely coffee shop ... Read more →

The Jones Family Project, Shoreditch

As the name suggests, the Jones Family are behind this vibrant eatery. You can find The Jones Family Project in ... Read more →

Attendant, Shoreditch

Attendant was created to allow the busy Londoner a space to let go, collect their thoughts and treat themselves ... Read more →

Smokey Tails, Shoreditch

The creative and adventurous team behind Smokey Tails decided to set up permanent shop in Shoreditch. This came ... Read more →

Westland London, Shoreditch

Established in 1969, Westland has become a renowned antique supplier in the Shoreditch area of London. Visitng t... Read more →

The Lighterman, Kings Cross

The Lighterman is a sophisticated space, using innovative architecture and design to create a tranquil place to ... Read more →

The British Library, Kings Cross

Opened in 1998 by Her Majesty The Queen, The British Library is a vast space for knowledge. With a total floor a... Read more →

London Eye, Lambeth

Making up part of London’s iconic city skyline is the London Eye. This towering landmark was opened in 2000 an... Read more →

Lima Floral, Covent Garden

After the incredible success of the first Lima restaurant in Fitzrovia, Virgilio Martinez and his partners Gabri... Read more →

Crown & Anchor, Covent Garden

You can’t beat a traditional English pub. The Crown & Anchor offers guests a warm welcome, fantastic cask ale ... Read more →

Covent Garden Market

An area that began as a fruit-and-vegetable market has since grown into a vibrant epicentre for the arts. Covent... Read more →

The Enterprise, Chelsea

The Enterprise is a popular eatery and bar in Chelsea. With a simple yet luxurious interior, the restaurant is k... Read more →

The Ivy Chelsea Garden, Chelsea

Following the illustrious success of the original West End restaurant, The Ivy Chelsea was opened to offer guest... Read more →

The Conran Shop, Marylebone

Founded in 1974, Terence Conran opened the first Conran shop in Chelsea. Since then, the business has grown to o... Read more →

The Orange Public House & Hotel, Belgravia

An elegant pub in the heart of leafy Chelsea. The Orange has been immaculately restored and offers guests a tran... Read more →

Saatchi Gallery, Chelsea

Saatchi Gallery was opened in 1985 by wealthy businessman Charles Saatchi. Saatchi opened the gallery in order t... Read more →

Wild at Heart, Chelsea

Wild At Heart is a renowned Chelsea florist founded by the fantastic Nikki Tibbles. In the heart of Chelsea, the... Read more →

Ransom Gallery, Chelsea

Ransom Gallery is situated on Pimlico Road, a stylish area of restaurants and galleries in the affluent Royal Bo... Read more →

Lamberty Antiques, Chelsea

Founded in 1997, Lamberty is an extravagant antique curation. Owner Andrew Lamberty has been successful in bring... Read more →

No.11 Pimlico Road, Chelsea

No.11 Pimlico is known for its fresh and innovative design, sophisticated menu and relaxed atmosphere. ... Read more →

Titanias Garden, Marylebone

Forever changing with the seasons is the marvellous Titanias Garden in Marylebone, their shop evolves quarterly ... Read more →

The Ladbroke Arms, Notting Hill

Tucked away from the crowds is the charming Ladbroke Arms in Notting hill. The pub has won awards for its fine d... Read more →

Le Vieux Comptoir, Marylebone

Le Vieux Comptoir has a little bit of everything French. As wine merchants they opened primarily as a wine shop,... Read more →

Holland Park, Kensington

Holland Park is a bit lesser know with tourists as visitors are spoilt for choice when it comes to green spaces ... Read more →

Harrods, Knightsbridge

Harrods is a London landmark, known for its refined sense of luxury. The department store has a rich and varied ... Read more →

Design Museum, Kensington

The Design Museum in London has recently relocated to an architecturally fascinating building in Kensington, for... Read more →

Churchill Arms, Notting Hill

The Churchill Arms was built in 1750 and in the 1800s, Winston Churchill's Grandparents were regular visitors, w... Read more →

Mole, City of Westminster

Situated in popular Marylebone is Mole Taco Bar, purveyors of fine Mexican and South-American creations. With ex... Read more →

John & Jessie, Barnet

John and Jessie Florist in Kensington was founded by a brother and sister who set up shop at Kensington in 2008 ... Read more →

Kent & London, Shoreditch

It all started off with original designs inspired by traditional wooden furniture in Whitstable and has since ex... Read more →

Nude Coffee Roasters, Tower Hamlets

At Nude Coffee Roasters, they say ‘meticulous detail permeates everything we do’, from the baking of their t... Read more →

SCP, Shoreditch

If you're currently fixing up an old room and in search of some attractive decorative items to liven it up, then... Read more →

Inn 1888, Marylebone

Built in 1898, this Victorian pub is immaculately restored boasting plenty of original features. Visit Inn 1888 ... Read more →

Spitalfields Market, Tower Hamlets

Operating as a market for over 700 years is the renowned Spitalfields Market. It's now one of London's most favo... Read more →

New Moon, Shoreditch

New Moon mixes a traditional pub feel with modern dining. You can find this gem in Shoreditch.... Read more →

Spread Eagle, Shoreditch

The Spread Eagle in Hip Shoreditch is a lively pub and bar. Inside is a colourful miss-match of old picture fram... Read more →

Giorgio, Islington

Giorgio at Leadenhall is a passionate and traditional italian eatery. Located in one of the City of London's old... Read more →

Denton Antiques, Kensington

It all began when Mrs Mary Elizabeth Crick, who had firstly opened a book store, was offered the contents of a l... Read more →

The Barley Mow, Shoreditch

The Barley Mow is a small pub full of personality. Located in trendy Shoreditch, its oak clad interior and vibra... Read more →

Far Rockaway, Shoreditch

With an emphasis on seasonal ingredients, the menu changes regularly and features classic British dishes. A shor... Read more →

The Coach Makers, City of Westminster

The Coach Makers in Marylebone is a stylish and spacious pub with a great menu to match. With real ales on tap a... Read more →

The Huntsworth Wine Company, Kensington

Even Sommeliers would get weak at the knees seeing the fine range of wines at Huntsworth Wine Company LTD. Locat... Read more →

Golden Eagle, Marylebone

A traditional no frills pub in affluent Marylebone. The Golden Eagle offers a quintessentially British experienc... Read more →

Department of Coffee and Social Affairs, Tower Hamlets

Department of Coffee and Social Affairs is known for it's fine latte art and sleek minimalistic shops, generally... Read more →

The Old Shoreditch Station

Created out of an old decommissioned train station is The Old Shoreditch Station. Spread out over three rooms th... Read more →

The Shed, Kensington

The Gladwin Brothers were brought up on a vineyard in Sussex and after specialising in different trades, they ca... Read more →

Winter Wonderland, Hyde Park

Join the crowds to be at London's greatest winter attraction. Winter Wonderland is a spectacle, packed to the br... Read more →

Chamberlain’s, Islington

Opened in 2001 in one of the buildings within the 14th century Leadenhall Market, is the four floored fish and s... Read more →

Autograph, Shoreditch

Autograph ABP is a very interesting gallery space in London. Their main focus is photography and they promote ev... Read more →

Old Coffee House, Soho

Unfussy and friendly is how fans of the Old Coffee House describe this trusty Soho pub. Handy for several theatr... Read more →

Topolski, London

Tucked under the arches of Hungerford Bridge moments from Waterloo Station is award-winning Topolski – a café... Read more →

The Wells Tavern, Hampstead

This modern European gastropub is situated in a beautiful Grade II Georgian house in the centre of Hampstead, ju... Read more →

La Cage Imaginaire, Hampstead

Situated on a cobbled side street in the heart of Hampstead is La Cage Imaginaire. This intimate and traditiona... Read more →

The Horseshoe, Hampstead

Situated in a beautiful spot in the heart of old and picturesque Hampstead sits The Horseshoe. A contemporary, ... Read more →

Villa Bianca, Hampstead

Nestled in leafy Hampstead, Villa Bianca is a quiet Italian eatery established over 30 years ago. This restauran... Read more →

Duke Of Hamilton, Hampstead

One of the oldest in London, the Duke of Hamilton is a city pub with country values. ... Read more →

Wright Brothers Oyster & Porter House, Southwark

Wright Brothers Oyster and Porter House has a passion for ‘great ingredients cooked simply’. All produce i... Read more →

Jose, Southwark

José Tapas Bar, founded by world renowned chef Jose Pizzaro, is a tapas and sherry bar inspired by the ‘bustl... Read more →

The Mitre, Notting Hill

This stylish pub is located in the beautiful area of Holland Park. The Mitre is elegant and sophisticated, a per... Read more →

Camden Market, Chalk Farm

Camden Market opened in 1974 and started off as a temporary small arts and crafts fair in the backyard of Dingwa... Read more →

The Sir Richard Steele, Belsize Park

As soon as you enter the beautiful Victorian Sir Richard Steele pub (Steeles), you are immersed in a quirky ecce... Read more →

The Rutland Arms, Hammersmith

The Rutland Arms is a charming pub with an interesting history. Despite being bombed in World War II, the pub st... Read more →

The Crooked Billet

With comfy leather chairs, roaring fires in the Winter and a relaxed brick and wood interior, The Crooked Billet... Read more →

The Butter Bakery, Westbourne Grove

With a beautiful vintage green facade and large windows, The Butter Bakery serves freshly baked bread every day ... Read more →

The Little One, Primrose Hill

The Little One is a tiny cafe with a rustic exposed brick and wood interior. Cozy inside and with highly effici... Read more →

HG Walter, Hammersmith

Established in 1972, HG Walter is an independent, family-run business dedicated to perfecting traditional method... Read more →

The Princess Of Wales, Primrose Hill

This is a pub bursting with personality and style. Located in the beautiful Primrose Hill area of London, The Pr... Read more →

Primrose Hill Park

Primrose Hill park offers some of the most spectacular and unrivalled panoramas of London from its elevated view... Read more →

The Queens, Primrose Hill

Located just yards from Primrose Hill, The Queen's is a characterful pub with a contemporary interior. Its loc... Read more →

The Mitre, Notting Hill

This stylish pub is located in the beautiful area of Holland Park. The Mitre is elegant and sophisticated, a per... Read more →

Saporitalia, Notting Hill

Franco and Valentino Ferro, two brothers from Sorrento came to London 20 years ago. Working for some of the top ... Read more →

The Elgin, Notting Hill

This stylish pub is in the heart of West London and attracts those with a passion for food, art and a good cockt... Read more →

Pedlars General Store, Notting Hill

Selling vibrant homewares, bags, stationery and colourful gifts, Pedlars’ varied stock ranges from pieces prod... Read more →

Osteria Basilico, Notting Hill

Established since 1992 in the very heart of Notting Hill is the extremely popular Osteria Basilico. With a vibr... Read more →

C Lidgates Butcher and Charcutier, Notting Hill

Lidgate’s family butcher’s has five generations of knowledge in its famous shop in Holland Park, West London... Read more →

The Ginger Pig, Southwark

The Ginger Pig began over 20 years ago, with just three Tamworth pigs. They now farm over 3,000 acres and work w... Read more →

Provenance Village Butcher, Notting Hill

Provenance is a modern interpretation of a traditional family butcher. The founders grew up on New Zealand farm... Read more →

Wheatsheaf, Southwark

Wheatsheaf in Southwark is a little bit special. A converted VW serves liquid goods out back and the tyre-seat s... Read more →

The Watch House, Southwark

The Watch House is a luxury artisan coffee house with a philosophy of creating coffee and food with freshness, q... Read more →

The Washington, Belsize Park

On popular England’s Lane in Belsize Park lies The Washington. Embracing English eccentricity, this Victo... Read more →

Brindisa Borough Market Shop, Southwark

Located in the heart of Borough Market, this bustling shop offers an unrivalled range of delicious Spanish food ... Read more →

Borough Market, Southwark

Borough Market is rich with history and today it remains as significant as it has ever been. As London’s oldes... Read more →

The Prince Regent, Marylebone

Surrounded by the ornate Victorian architecture of Marylebone Village, The Prince Regent pub has a contemporary ... Read more →

The Back Room, Mayfair

The Back Room in London is a music-orientated hangout that ticks all the boxes in terms of impressive pizza's an... Read more →

South Bank, Southwark

Bounded by Westminster and Blackfriars Bridges, the area of South bank sits on the River Thames and is one of Lo... Read more →

Blue Anchor, Hammersmith

The Blue Anchor is a unique and traditional riverside family run pub situated right under Hammersmith Bridge wit... Read more →

Kensington Gardens

Kensington Gardens covers an impressive 265 acres and was originally part of neighbouring Hyde Park. The gardens... Read more →

Serpentine Sackler Gallery, Kensington

Somewhat unexpectedly, this innovative gallery space is located inside Hyde Park. Built in 2013 and a former 180... Read more →

St. James’s Park, Westminster

James's Park is one of London's most famous, due to it being surrounded by some of the most well-known landmarks... Read more →

Chamomile, Belsize Park

Get you're fix of American Pancakes and the ever-popular Full English at Chamomile's in Belize. Lunch examples i... Read more →

Barrett’s Butchers, Belsize Park

With over 100 years in the art of butchery, Barretts of Belsize has the cuts. They obviously sell a wide selecti... Read more →

The Prince Regent, London

Surrounded by the ornate Victorian architecture of Marylebone Village, The Prince Regent pub has a contemporary ... Read more →

The Regent’s Park

The Regent's Park was designed by John Nash, an architect renowned for his design of Buckingham Palace and Brigh... Read more →

Green Park, Westimister

The smallest of London’s eight Royal Parks, The Green Park is located close to Buckingham Palace and is a spac... Read more →

Hyde Park, London

Home to iconic landmarks including the Serpentine Lake, Speakers’ Corner and The Diana, Princess of Wales Memo... Read more →

The Cat’s Back

The Cat's Back is an old fashioned small victorian pub. It's tucked out the way near the river, located in the m... Read more →

Crooked Billet

The Crooked Billet is a friendly country pub within the bustling city of London. This pub is the perfect place t... Read more →

Putney by the River

Situated next to The River Thames, Putney is a hive of riverside activity. From the rowers and parkland to the ... Read more →

Richmond Hill

Rising from the Thames ancient meadow-lands, close to Richmond Palace and summiting around Richmond Park’s Ric... Read more →

Wimbledon Common

With a Windmill, beautiful ponds and nature trails, Wimbledon Common comes alive early in the morning with dog w... Read more →

Little Venice

Colourful and quaint narrow boats line the canal which runs through the affluent Maida Vale streets. Little Veni... Read more →

Black Truffle, Belsize Park

At Black Truffle, Cordon Bleu trained chefs produce a fantastic menu of flavoursome and nutritious food promotin... Read more →

CREAM, London

Cream in hip Shoreditch describes itself as ‘a daytime canteen’, and this stylish eatery works hard to be di... Read more →

The Orange, Westminster

Minutes from Sloane Square and the Kings Road is the beautifully restored The Orange. Light and airy with a str... Read more →

The Winemakers Club, City of London

A charming curiosity in the vibrant Smithfield area of London, the Winemaker’s Club will have wine fans squeal... Read more →

Harrilds & Sons, City of London

We love bars that celebrate a past life, and Harrild & Sons does this with aplomb, while treating customers to t... Read more →

The Blackfriar, City of London

Architects and historians cherish this Grade II listed pub for obvious reasons. Its quirky exterior makes it tot... Read more →

Sweetings, Westminster

Legendary Sweetings has been a City of London institution for more than a century, and claims to be the oldest f... Read more →

Cafe Below, City of London

Cafe Below is a City oasis that could not be more perfect. Essentially a friendly, family-run restaurant on Chea... Read more →

Bow Wine Vaults, City of London

This smart wine bar and brasserie has been a City staple for many years, loved for its relaxed atmosphere and gr... Read more →

Williamson’s Tavern, City of London

Located down a quaint alleyway a short stroll from Cheapside is Williamson’s Tavern - famous for holding the o... Read more →

Host Cafe, City of London

Host is a unique coffee shop housed inside St Mary Aldermary, a beautiful, historic church in Watling Street, EC... Read more →

Ye Olde Watling, City of London

Most London pubs have a story to tell, but few can boast the rich heritage and history of Ye Olde Watling in the... Read more →

The Wren, Westminster

Situated in a fully restored Christopher Wren designed church, a stone’s throw from St.Paul’s Cathedral and ... Read more →

The Dickens Inn, London

Quayside at St Katherine Docks is a beautiful restored 18th century warehouse housing a truly unique London pub.... Read more →

Dark Sugars, Bethnal Green

Chocolate decadence is very much on the menu at Dark Sugars on Brick Lane in London’s E1. The area has been Lo... Read more →

Society Club, London

What could be cooler than sipping a vodka martini while surrounding by literature? The Society Club facilitates ... Read more →

Albion, London

Round the corner from Shoreditch High Street is Albion, a large, airy artisan café and grocery shop catering fo... Read more →

Burro E Salvia, London

Pasta rules at Italian-owned Burro e Salvia in Shoreditch. Pop in to watch highly trained and friendly staff mak... Read more →

Barber Barber, London

For the best cut-throat shave or stylish beard trim, head to Barber Barber in Spitalfields Arts Market, the beat... Read more →

Verde & Co, London

Handy for the Old Truman’s Brewery and Old Spitalfields Market, Verde & Co personifies wonderful old East End ... Read more →

The Britannia, Southwark

Here’s a peaceful back street pub in up-and-coming Southwark that will delight fans of a quiet pint. The Brita... Read more →

Mug House, London

Here’s a true gem in what feels like a secret location. The Mug House pub is tucked away under London Bridge o... Read more →

The Bloody Oyster, London

The Bloody Oyster is delicious food on the move! This fun and vibrant restaurant is housed inside inside a conve... Read more →

Tattershall Castle, Whitehall

Climb aboard this floating bar during the summer months to sit out on the deck sipping drinks in the sun. Equall... Read more →

The Ship & Shovel, London

Very few pubs can claim to be split between two sides of the street and joined by an underground cellar. This is... Read more →

The Clarence, Whitehall

Stroll down Whitehall from Trafalgar Square and you can’t miss the Clarence. This large, elegant pub and rest... Read more →

The Admiralty, London

Inspired by HMS Victory, the Admiralty commandeers the south-west corner of Trafalgar Square, in the shadow of N... Read more →

Seven Stars, Holborn

Tiny, steeped in history and totally unique, the Seven Stars pub is popular with lawyers and their clients due t... Read more →

The Ship Tavern, Holborn

A few steps from Holborn tube station is a one of the oldest and loveliest pubs in London. The Ship Tavern on Ga... Read more →

Dog & Duck, Soho

This famous drinking hole was once frequented by the likes of John Constable and George Orwell, and today is a f... Read more →

Sun & 13 Cantons, Soho

Possibly Soho’s most vibrant bar, the Sun & 13 Cantons attracts a lively and glamorous clientele. As well as ... Read more →

Red Lion, Soho

Don’t be fooled by the small frontage of the Red Lion on Kingly Street. The interior is surprisingly spacious ... Read more →

The Iron Duke, Mayfair

Relaxed pubs are hard to find in the buzzing heart of London, which is why The Iron Duke is such a gem. You can ... Read more →

The Alfred Tennyson, Belgravia

Nestling in upscale Belgravia this delightful pub caters for a smart clientele looking for exceptional pub food ... Read more →

The Thomas Cubitt, London

Named after London’s legendary master builder, the Thomas Cubitt on Elizabeth Street in the heart of Belgravia... Read more →

The Blackfriar, City of London

Architects and historians cherish this Grade II listed pub for obvious reasons. Its quirky exterior makes it tot... Read more →

The Fox & Hounds, Westminster

This used to be one of London’s last remaining ‘beer only’ pubs until the late 1990s when it increased its... Read more →

V&A Museum, Kensington

The V & A Museum is an epicenter for decorative art and design. Firstly a museum of manufacturing, the museum wa... Read more →

Tate Modern, London

Formally an industrial power station, The Tate Modern is one of the leading contemporary art galleries in the wo... Read more →

Bread Ahead, Southwark

Bread Ahead sees the baking expertise of Matthew Jones and Justin Gellatly (formerly Head Baker at St John Baker... Read more →

The Punch Bowl, Mayfair

London pubs don’t get more sumptuously special than this grand old spot in Mayfair. Dating back to Georgian ti... Read more →

Haminados Westbourne Grove

Haminados is an unassuming, community style cafe with lovingly and freshly baked produce. Casual and relaxed, t... Read more →

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