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Things To Do in London

Things To Do in London

Looking for a new place to eat? Want a different pub to drink in? Discover new things to do and places to go across London.

Rio Boteco interior

A winning gold medal for the pop-up, Rio Boteco in Hackney

Royal China Queensway interior

Revisiting an old Chinese classic at Royal China Queensway

PAUL afternoon tea set

PAUL showing us L’Art de Vivre with their faultless afternoon tea offering

Gong bao chicken

A gastronomic Chinese odyssey with Andrew Wong

Sky Garden view

Live music sessions on top of the world at Sky Garden

1901 Wine bar interior

Explore exclusive wines at 1901 Wine Lounge at Andaz London Liverpool Street

Kojawan interior

Time to go back to the future at Kojawan

Shoryu Covent Garden interior 1

Shoryu: The King of Ramen extends into Covent Garden

Saka no hana Cherry blossom interior

A picture perfect dining experience at Sake no Hana, Mayfair

Souk Medina dining area

Souk Medina: Bringing the magic of Marrakesh to Covent Garden

Dalloway terrace tea set

Dalloway Terrace: Refined afternoon tea to savour in the heart of Bloomsbury

Bounce Venue

Burn off your calories and enjoy delectable delights at Bounce Shoreditch

Heist bank interior

No daylight robbery at Heist Bank, Paddington

Rok pickles

It is back to basics at Rök smokehouse, Shoreditch

The Savannah

Patience is a virtue at the Savannah restaurant, Euston

Lobster pasta

House of Godo: an authentic Italian takeaway experience

Pont St interior

Pont St: Top female chefs like Sophie Michell needs your support

Sugar cured salmon

José Pizarro shines in the playground of the bankers at Broadgate Circle

Lyan cellars wines

Wine and dine in atypical style at the Lyan Cellars pop-up

The Greek Larder exterior

The Greek Larder: Food from the Godfather of Greek cuisine in London

Avenue cookery school - Chestnut cake

Get inspired to cook at The Avenue Cookery School in Wandsworth

The Bunyadi - seabass and salmon

Experience ultimate liberation at The Bunyadi

Halloween afternoon tea

Lancaster London’s ARTea Afternoon Tea: A masterpiece for all food lovers

Radio Days Fashion Shop

Radio Days: Strike Vintage Gold in Waterloo

Lanes afternoon tea

Expect service fit for royalty at Lanes of London, Marble Arch

Belgo Holborn wall

It’s party time at Belgo Holborn with mussels and Belgian beer

Records in Phonica

London’s Best Record Shops

THE ALCHEMIST BAR

Forget shaken or stirred, have your cocktail set on fire at The Alchemist

Shuang Shuang hot-pot

Shuang Shuang: High-concept hot-pot restaurant in the heart of Chinatown

Smith and Wollensky steak

Sumptuous steaks to salivate over at Smith and Wollensky, Strand

The Life Goddess exterior

Experience the Mediterranean at the Life Goddess, greek experimental divine

Gaylord Vegetarian main courses

Gaylord: over 50 years of excellence serving Indian cuisine in the West End

Heliot Steak

There are only winners at the Heliot Steak House in Leicester Square

Pepper Tree Big Breakfast

Thai Food in London – Clapham Common

Kanada Ya Truffle Ramen

Kanada-Ya: Battle of the ramen bars on Panton Street in the West End

Duende roast quail

The mischievously charming Encant will tantalise your taste buds

Camino tapas

Experience a taste of Spain at Camino Bankside

Bottomless Pizza, Pimms and Prosecco at Ealing Park Tavern

Bottomless Pizza, Pimm’s and Prosecco and Ealing Park Tavern

Roof top cinema - Bussey building

Rooftop film Club: Enjoy cinematic classics on top of the Bussey Building, Peckham

Gaucho steaks

A masterclass in perfection at Gaucho Hampstead

Neighbourhood mac and cheese

Building a sense of community at Neighbourhood, Stratford

All Star Lanes main courses

Be bowled over by the gregarious British hospitality and fine American cuisine at All Star Lanes Bayswater

El Pirata paella

El Pirata of Mayfair: they just don’t make restaurants like this anymore

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The Prince Alfred: A gastropub fit for royalty

Vicino lobster spaghetti

Vicino: the trattoria serving honest, unpretentious and genuine Italian cooking

The Prince Albert interior

The Prince Albert: Impressing diners and drinkers since 1866

Bodeans exterior

A smorgasbord of meatilicious delights at Bodean’s BBQ Covent Garden

Kerb Camden

Feast on the best of world food at Kerb, Camden

Popdown by Cuisson interior

A social dining experience at Popdown by Cuisson, Borough Market

Wringle and Mangle chicken liver parfait

It’s more than a laundry for Hackney hipsters at Wringer and Mangle in London Fields

Rudie's - Lobster and avocado salsa

From Jamaica to Dalston, savour authentic jerk cuisine via Rudie’s

Steak from London Steakhouse Co.

Traditionalist are well catered for at London Steakhouse Co. in the City

Princess of Wales - Primrose Hill

The Princess of Wales Pub: Pride of Primrose Hill That Even Banksy Can’t Resist!

Senor Ceviche pork belly

Experience the exquisite taste of Peru at Señor Ceviche, Soho

Fig & Olive scallops

Islingtonites rejoice at the wonderful all day menu at Fig & Olive

Adam Handling

Adam Handling: From Masterchef to The Frog

The Trading House venue photo

The Trading house: An imbibing institution for the most demanding of drinkers at St. Pauls

Lamb chops

Westminster Kitchen: Another success story from restauranter Ibrahim Dogus

Sixty One Kitchen Chefs

Relax, Enjoy and Unwind in Modern British Neighbourhood Restaurant Sixty One

Sardine - lamb and trout dishes

Southern French comfort cooking at Sardine, Old Street

The trains on top of Village Underground

Best London Art Galleries

Kurobuta Japanese mushrooms

Kurobuta Marble Arch delivers top-notch Japanese sharing plates in a bustling environment

Engawa lunch set

Authenticity is the key at the Japanese restaurant Engawa in Piccadilly

Meat and Shake Ealing

Meat and Shake: Sublimed grilled meats and dreamy milkshakes for all Londoners

Tombo interior

Tombo: Come to Soho’s first authentic Poké and Matcha Bar

L'Anima summer vegetables

Italian cuisine with soul at L’Anima, Liverpool Street

Tibits Vegetarian Restaurant

Sumptuous Vegetarian Restaurant in London in Regents Street

Brew Cafe Putney

Fire up the BBQ with some Antipodean-style dining in Putney’s Brew Cafe

Trader Vic's Island fusion menu

Trader Vic’s: the original fusion restaurant that was ahead of its time

Endive tacos and grilled octopus

Travel the world from the comfort of Foley’s dining room in Fitzrovia

Seafood platter - Wright brothers

Wright Brothers Soho: a seafood paradise for shellfish aficionados

40 Dean Street: Linguine with fresh spaghetti

40 Dean Street: serving the Soho community with classic homemade Italian dishes

Cha Chaan Teng interior

Relive the nostalgia of old Hong Kong at Cha Chaan Teng in Holborn

Truffle and mushroom ravioli

Choice and variety are in abundance at Pasta Remoli, Finsbury Park

Patara interior

Enjoy a refined Thai culinary experience at Patara, Hampstead

One Canada Square - trout

It is time to savour One Canada Square’s bottomless after dark menu

The Betjeman arms - white chocolate panna cotta

A journey to discover the best of British at the Betjeman Arms

High Timber private dining room

Live life to the fullest at High Timber, St Paul’s

108 Brasserie - honey glazed veal

108 Brasserie: When you need good, simple and honest food

Cocktails at Eaton Square

Eaton Square Restaurant and Cocktail Bar- Flavours of the Mediterranean in the heart of Belgravia

Herman ze German

Herman ze German, Fitzrovia: ja, das ist wunderbar!

Junkyard golf

You will be crazy to miss Junkyard golf in Brick Lane

Raj gin fizz

Feel the East London vibe at Behind This Wall, Hackney

The interior of Uncorked

Best Wine Shops in London for Tastings

Atrium Kitchen interior

The very best of all-day dining in the heart of Camden at Atrium Kitchen

Two Ruba interior

Two Ruba: Cocktails that blossom at Tower Bridge

Graphic bar interior

The unstoppable gin revival continues courtesy of Graphic bar

The Gallery - interior

Discover the whisky for you with 101 choices at the Gallery, West Hampstead

Yumi skewers

You always get a hearty welcome at Yumi Izayaka on Shaftesbury Avenue

B&H Bar

Feel the spirit of summer with the imbibing masterclasses at Bourne and Hollingsworth Buildings

Cha Cha Moon terrace

Cha Cha Moon – Noodles to nourish your soul at Kingly Court, Carnaby Street

Brasserie Max lamb

Wine, dine and recline your seats at the luxury film club at Brasserie Max

Indigo lamb rump

Indigo restaurant: Where using the finest seasonal ingredients means more than advertising jargon

Dinner at the Twits bird pie

Dinner at the Twits: the most gloriously gruesome immersive dining experience you will ever experience

Mustard exterior

Hearty home comforts at Mustard, Shepherd’s Bush

Benitos bar

Benito’s Hat: Riding the Mexican wave of success

Beach bar paddle boat

Life’s a beach at the Montague on the Gardens hotel

Wunderlust at the Big Red

Wünderlust at the Big Red: You insatiable appetite will be satisfied by this double-decker

Muriel's Kitchen exterior

An oasis of calm at Muriel’s Kitchen in Soho

Zuma dessert platter

Zuma: A restaurant that truly stands the test of time

Hook wall display

Get hook’d on new school fish and chips at Camden Town

Samantha (Soak up summer- Fun in the Sun) Hampstead Heath Parliament Hill view2

Parliament Hill

Mussel men interior

Salivate at the sight of Mussel Men’s seafood selections

Fantastic Handyman

Fantastic handyman: when you need a real man around the house

Galvin HOP hot dog

Galvin HOP: Redefining the pub experience at Liverpool Street

Oslo concert hall

Sunday night blues never felt so wonderful at Oslo, Hackney

Marinated tuna

Escape the crowds of Oxford Street with a discreet dining experience at Hunter 486

Mary Ward Centre Adult Education College

5 Interesting Courses in London

Shackburgers

Shake Shack: Shaking up the burger scene on New Oxford Street

Blades interior

Blades at Hush: Where steak, lobster and whiskies reign supreme

Big Fernand first floor

Vive le Hambuges as long as they are made by Big Fernand

Hatchetts cheesecake

A new culinary institution is born at Hatchetts, Mayfair

Nordic Yulefest bar area

Experience magic and sparkle this Christmas at Nordic Yulefest

Le Garrick interior

Romance is in the air at Le Garrick Covent Garden

KuPP bar

Enjoy a carefree and alternative brunch at KuPP, Paddington Basin

Lucky Voice Soho

Fulfill your diva dreams at Lucky Voice Soho

Smith of Smithfield Front

Historical grade-II listed gastronomic bar & restaurant London

The Square Pig: Seared tuna

The Square Pig: a traditional English pub with a refreshed modern-day menu

Rocket Restaurants, London

Pornstars, mood lighting and Dolly Parton. Welcome to Rocket Holborn.

The Refinery Bankside exterior

Drake and Morgan delivers once again at The Refinery, Bankside

Frescobaldi interior

Treat yourself to a Winemaker’s dinner at Ristorante Frescobaldi

Oliver B

Top talent to watch out for in London for 2015

Trade Union - coffee shop and barber

Trade Union, Wapping: the pioneering model for new businesses

Bluebird interior

Bluebird: the iconic Chelsea venue is flying high again

OXBO starters

Your hunt for the perfect bottomless Sunday roast should end at OXBO Bankside

Trinity Arms interior

Trinity Arms: A traditional local pub you can rely on for Brixtonians

Gino: Seafood skewers

Gino D’Acampo My Restaurant: An Italian affair with Gino at Euston station

The Phoenix - brisket melt

Comfort food that will melt your heart at The Phoenix

Pisqu exterior

Journey into the Amazon with Pisqu’s head chef, William Ortiz

Chriskitch mushroom broth

Fine dining in a family friendly environment at Chriskitch Hoxton

Burgershack exterior

Burger Shack and Bar: Serving up popular British classics in Wimbledon Village

pulled-pork-resized

Haché Shoreditch: Gourmet Burgers with Global Garnishes

Smoked salmon and scrambled eggs

Polo Bar: the 24/7 Great British cafe in Liverpool Street

Aerial Hoop Acrobat

Move back in time at The Medieval Banquet

Squid ink pasta -Pizzicotto

It’s back to black at Pizzicotto, High Street Kensington

Stable kitchen

It is all about the pizza, pies and cider at the Stable Whitechapel

Frog exhibit in the Grant Museum of Zoology

Best Hidden Museums in London: Try these less known favourites

Inn the Park - ground floor

Inn the Park: An oasis of calm in the centre of town

Anglo Beetroot crisp

Enjoy the stripped back elegance of the tasting menu at Anglo, Farringdon

Monmouth Kitchen interior

Celebrate the culinary delights of the Mediterranean and South America at Monmouth Kitchen in Covent Garden

The Globe Tavern interior

Visit Bridget Jones’ local at The Globe Tavern, Borough Market

Sushi and robata sushi

It is all about the ingredients at Sushi and Robata, High Street Kensington

Carmelised pears - QP LDN

Flavours of the Amalfi coast delivered to your plate at QP LDN, Mayfair

Aaron and Remi at Smoke and Salt

Smoke and Salt: the perfect partners in crime at this Islington pop-up

Oklava open kitchen

Small plates of Turkish delights at Oklava, Shoreditch

Ichiyru Japanese Imperial udon

Ichiryu is the Ichiban choice for udon lovers in London

Circus performers

Life is a cabaret at Circus, Covent Garden

Ben's Canteen exterior

Prepare for an antipodean invasion at Ben’s Canteen, Battersea

Maple and Fitz Salad

Your detox regime starts right here at Maple and Fitz

Inamo interactive table

Inamo: Technology still reigns supreme at their new Covent Garden branch

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Experience the circle of life at GŎNG at Shangri-La Hotel

Ballie Ballerson - ball pit

Enjoy a bouncy night out at Ballie Ballerson, Stoke Newington

Omar Tapas Revolution

Omar Allibhoy’s Tapas Revolution brings accessible Spanish cuisine to Shoreditch

698B supper club - cod filo pastry and radish

Enjoy the Fabulous Adventures of 698B via Tabl

Balans Infamous burger

Balans Soho Society: A fitting tribute to the late Prady Balan

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10 Ways to Spice Up your 2015 Valentine’s Day in London

The Natural Philosopher interior

It is time for Bloody Marys and board games at the Natural Philosopher at Hackney

Butlers Wharf terrace

Sumptuous views and succulent steaks at Butlers Wharf Chop House

Jam Tree lamb kebab

Finding a hangover cure at the Jam Tree Chelsea

Roof East - Birdies crazy golf

Variety is the spice of life at Roof East, Stratford

Fu Manchu - Prawn and pork dumplings

It’s a dim sum surprise at Fu Manchu, Clapham North

Talli Joe food shot

Talli Joe: The standard-bearer for modern Indian cuisine

Main entrance of Boulestin

Boulestin Restaurant: French Dining in the Heart of Piccadilly

Duck and watermelon salad

Chi Kitchen: Jack of all trades, master of all

Alfred Tennyson Interior

Drink life to the lees at the Alfred Tennyson

La Terraza food and drinks

Putting the hip into Hackney at La Terraza, Number 90 Bar & Kitchen

Donostia social club - iberico salami

Donostia Social Club brings restaurant quality food to The King & Co in Clapham

The Marquis Cornwallis exterior

A Sunday roast fit for royalty at the The Marquis Cornwallis, Bloomsbury

The Crazy Coqs

Live At Zédel: Cocktails, lights and action in the heart of Soho

Backyard cinema

It’s a jungle out at Backyard Cinema’s Lost World at Borough

Petite Coree

The Petite Corée: the little neighbourhood bistro with a big heart

Boris Bikes

Getting Around London: 7 Alternative Ways to Get Around Town

Ye Olde Cheshire Cheese sign

Top 15 Oldest Pubs in London: Soak Up Some History

35 New Cavendish - egg and avocado

35 New Cavendish: Get the luxury of a private member’s club without the exorbitant prices

Primavera exterior

Primavera: A sparkling gem on a quiet stretch of New King’s Road

VQ24 Bloomsbury interior

Welcome to 24 hour London at VQ Bloomsbury

Jimmys pop-up -steak and lobster's tail

Surf n Turf with Jimmy’s Pop-up in Clapham via Tabl

Cielo Blanco exterior

Cielo Blanco: The modern face of Mexican Street food at Exmouth Market

Brother Marcus owners

Simple, decent and honest food at Brother Marcus, Balham

Columbia restaurant terrace

Get the Carnevale di Venezia experience at Columbia restaurant at Docklands Riverside

Leman Street Tavern inside

Leman Street Tavern: Another quality-assured offering from the Geronimo Inns

No 197 Fire station interior

Designer surroundings and an informal brunch menu at No197 Chiswick Fire Station

Rosa's cafe - Thai starters

There is no stopping the all-conquering Saiphin Moore at her latest restaurant, Rosa’s Thai Cafe in Victoria

Osteria 60 - Strawberry and Yoghurt

Deceptively simple Italian classics on offer at Osteria 60, Kensington

La Petite Provence

La Petite Provence at The Folly: A little gallic summer delight in the heart of the City

Night Tales - dancing

Night Tales: Keeping Hackney firmly hip and happening

Pavilion wines

Pavilion wines starts the foodie quarter revolution in Sloane Square

Rum Kitchen interior

Get the Caribbean vibe at Rum Kitchen, Brixton

Oyster and scallop gratin

Flying the flag for British cuisine at The Well, Clerkenwell

Liberty Facade

Liberty London: Beautiful British Fashion and Modern Design

Made of Dough Pop-up

Made of Dough: A new rising star on the London street food scene

Chocolate cupcakes from Primrose bakery

Best Bakeries in London to Indulge Your Sweet Tooth

The Alice House - Queen's Park interior

Enjoy the vintage glamour of The Alice House in Queen’s Park

Arlo's exterior

Arlo’s: Offering simplicity and substance for steak-lovers in Balham

Mestizo bar

Accept no substitutes, when you can get the real deal at Mestizo, Euston

Altitude London View

Surf and Turf to London’s best panoramic views

Zia Lucia

Exercise your democratic rights at Zia Lucia, Holloway Road

Grill on the Market room

It’s time for a steak out at Smithfield Market

Entrance

Get your daily dose of Chicken from WingsEggs

Panda by Otto Schade

Street Art in London: Top 27 Artists

Carluccio's Marriott Regents Park

A synergistic success for Carluccio’s at Marriott Regents Park

Medieval Banquet jester

Top Things To Do Along Thames Riverside

Pizza Pilgrim pizza

Achingly hip pizzas from the Elliott Brothers at Pizza Pilgrims Soho

Miss Behave's gameshow

Resistance is futile at the London Wonderground, Southbank

28-50 Lobster

28-50 Maddox Street: For those moments, when only Champagne will do for lunch

Maman Le Mot set

Revealing the secrets of the immersive theatrical experience Maman Le Mot

Mister Lasagna staff

Variety is the spice of life at Mister Lasagna in Soho

Egerton afternoon tea set

Escape the shopping madness of Knightsbridge at The Egerton House Hotel drawing room

Opso interior

Opso: It’s no Greek tragedy on Paddington Street, Marylebone

thinking bob

thinking bob : Taking social events off-line and back into the real world

Lima Floral interior

Lima Floral: A Peruvian gastronomic masterclass from Robert Ortiz

Townhouse at the Kensington interior

Smart casual dining delivered effortlessly at Town House at The Kensington

Cottons Notting Hill interior

Redefining our perception of Caribbean cuisine at Cottons, Notting Hill

The Loft Welcome sign

Serving up Anglo-American winners at the Loft, Wimbledon

Chai Ki Coconut prawns

Avant-garde Indian cuisine in the futuristic looking Crossrail Place, Canary Wharf

The Galley Interior

It’s a classy culinary encounter at Galley, Islington

Chicken liver parfait

Appearances can be deceiving at Aquum, Clapham

Gotto Trattoria interior

Fall in love with the breadbasket of Italy at Gotto Trattoria

Flora Indica - smoked venison

Admire the steam punk beauty of Flora Indica in Earl’s Court

Cafe Mish feature image

Discover the real origins of the gourmet sandwich at Cafe Mish in Mayfair

Summer berry Savarin Brasserie Blanc

Savour classic French dishes from Raymond Blanc at Brasserie Blanc Southbank

Jinjuu ssam platter

Judy Joo’s Jinjuu is a jubilant joy

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Retro lovers rejoice at the Coin Laundry at Exmouth Market

If you are looking for a no-attitude, friendly, laid-back neighbourhood bar, Coin Laundry at Exmouth Market must be high on your must-visit list

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