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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.

The Refinery Bankside exterior

Drake and Morgan delivers once again at The Refinery, Bankside

40 Dean Street: Linguine with fresh spaghetti

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

Rocket Restaurants, London

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

Talli Joe food shot

Talli Joe: The standard-bearer for modern Indian cuisine

Inn the Park - ground floor

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

35 New Cavendish - egg and avocado

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

Gino: Seafood skewers

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

Beach bar paddle boat

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

Engawa lunch set

Authenticity is the key at the Japanese restaurant Engawa in Piccadilly

Mister Lasagna staff

Variety is the spice of life at Mister Lasagna in Soho

Atrium Kitchen interior

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

Halloween afternoon tea

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

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

The Marquis Cornwallis exterior

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

La Petite Provence

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

Trade Union - coffee shop and barber

Trade Union, Wapping: the pioneering model for new businesses

Columbia restaurant terrace

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

Oklava open kitchen

Small plates of Turkish delights at Oklava, Shoreditch

Night Tales - dancing

Night Tales: Keeping Hackney firmly hip and happening

Maple and Fitz Salad

Your detox regime starts right here at Maple and Fitz

Duende roast quail

The mischievously charming Duende will tantalise your taste buds

Belgo Holborn wall

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

Bounce Venue

Burn off your calories and enjoy delectable delights at Bounce Shoreditch

Heliot Steak

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

Made of Dough Pop-up

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

The Betjeman arms - white chocolate panna cotta

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

Duck and watermelon salad

Chi Kitchen: Jack of all trades, master of all

The Gallery - interior

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

The Loft Welcome sign

Serving up Anglo-American winners at the Loft, Wimbledon

Petite Coree

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

Leman Street Tavern inside

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

The Bunyadi - seabass and salmon

Experience ultimate liberation at The Bunyadi

The Life Goddess exterior

Experience the Mediterranean at the Life Goddess, greek experimental divine

698B supper club - cod filo pastry and radish

Enjoy the Fabulous Adventures of 698B via Tabl

Rio Boteco interior

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

Kerb Camden

Feast on the best of world food at Kerb, Camden

Jinjuu ssam platter

Judy Joo’s Jinjuu is a jubilant joy

Cottons Notting Hill interior

Redefining our perception of Caribbean cuisine at Cottons, Notting Hill

Entrance

Get your daily dose of Chicken from WingsEggs

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Top talent to watch out for in London for 2015

Liberty Facade

Liberty London: Beautiful British Fashion and Modern Design

Panda by Otto Schade

Street Art in London: Top 27 Artists

Main entrance of Boulestin

Boulestin Restaurant: French Dining in the Heart of Piccadilly

The Phoenix - brisket melt

Comfort food that will melt your heart at The Phoenix

Summer berry Savarin Brasserie Blanc

Savour classic French dishes from Raymond Blanc at Brasserie Blanc Southbank

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

Parliament Hill

Yumi skewers

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

Grill on the Market room

It’s time for a steak out at Smithfield Market

Butlers Wharf terrace

Sumptuous views and succulent steaks at Butlers Wharf Chop House

Stable kitchen

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

Smith of Smithfield Front

Historical grade-II listed gastronomic bar & restaurant London

The interior of Uncorked

Best Wine Shops in London for Tastings

Carluccio's Marriott Regents Park

A synergistic success for Carluccio’s at Marriott Regents Park

Lyan cellars wines

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

Wringle and Mangle chicken liver parfait

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

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The Prince Alfred: A gastropub fit for royalty

Adam Handling

Adam Handling: From Masterchef to The Frog

Cafe Mish feature image

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

Souk Medina dining area

Souk Medina: Bringing the magic of Marrakesh to Covent Garden

L'Anima summer vegetables

Italian cuisine with soul at L’Anima, Liverpool Street

Altitude London View

Surf and Turf to London’s best panoramic views

Alfred Tennyson Interior

Drink life to the lees at the Alfred Tennyson

Mary Ward Centre Adult Education College

5 Interesting Courses in London

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Haché Shoreditch: Gourmet Burgers with Global Garnishes

Gaucho steaks

A masterclass in perfection at Gaucho Hampstead

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

Egerton afternoon tea set

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

OXBO starters

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

All Star Lanes main courses

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

Blades interior

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

Gong bao chicken

A gastronomic Chinese odyssey with Andrew Wong

Pont St interior

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

Graphic bar interior

The unstoppable gin revival continues courtesy of Graphic bar

Zia Lucia

Exercise your democratic rights at Zia Lucia, Holloway Road

Miss Behave's gameshow

Resistance is futile at the London Wonderground, Southbank

Records in Phonica

London’s Best Record Shops

1901 Wine bar interior

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

Fantastic Handyman

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

The Trading House venue photo

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

Kanada Ya Truffle Ramen

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

Radio Days Fashion Shop

Radio Days: Strike Vintage Gold in Waterloo

Wunderlust at the Big Red

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

Lucky Voice Soho

Fulfill your diva dreams at Lucky Voice Soho

Primavera exterior

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

Camino tapas

Experience a taste of Spain at Camino Bankside

Dalloway terrace tea set

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

Smith and Wollensky steak

Sumptuous steaks to salivate over at Smith and Wollensky, Strand

Omar Tapas Revolution

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

Frog exhibit in the Grant Museum of Zoology

Best Hidden Museums in London: Try these less known favourites

The trains on top of Village Underground

Best London Art Galleries

Bodeans exterior

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

Jimmys pop-up -steak and lobster's tail

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

Backyard cinema

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

Indigo lamb rump

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

Fu Manchu - Prawn and pork dumplings

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

Bottomless Pizza, Pimms and Prosecco at Ealing Park Tavern

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

Flora Indica - smoked venison

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

Circus performers

Life is a cabaret at Circus, Covent Garden

Tibits Vegetarian Restaurant

Sumptuous Vegetarian Restaurant in London in Regents Street

Muriel's Kitchen exterior

An oasis of calm at Muriel’s Kitchen in Soho

One Canada Square - trout

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

Lanes afternoon tea

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

VQ24 Bloomsbury interior

Welcome to 24 hour London at VQ Bloomsbury

Balans Infamous burger

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

Pizza Pilgrim pizza

Achingly hip pizzas from the Elliott Brothers at Pizza Pilgrims Soho

Mussel men interior

Salivate at the sight of Mussel Men’s seafood selections

Brasserie Max lamb

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

Big Fernand first floor

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

Herman ze German

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

thinking bob

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

Rosa's cafe - Thai starters

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

Cielo Blanco exterior

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

THE ALCHEMIST BAR

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

Sardine - lamb and trout dishes

Southern French comfort cooking at Sardine, Old Street

La Terraza food and drinks

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

Meat and Shake Ealing

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

The Savannah

Patience is a virtue at the Savannah restaurant, Euston

Hatchetts cheesecake

A new culinary institution is born at Hatchetts, Mayfair

Oslo concert hall

Sunday night blues never felt so wonderful at Oslo, Hackney

Pavilion wines

Pavilion wines starts the foodie quarter revolution in Sloane Square

Two Ruba interior

Two Ruba: Cocktails that blossom at Tower Bridge

The Crazy Coqs

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

Jam Tree lamb kebab

Finding a hangover cure at the Jam Tree Chelsea

Aerial Hoop Acrobat

Move back in time at The Medieval Banquet

Roof top cinema - Bussey building

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

Aaron and Remi at Smoke and Salt

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

Sixty One Kitchen Chefs

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

Opso interior

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

Galvin HOP hot dog

Galvin HOP: Redefining the pub experience at Liverpool Street

Ben's Canteen exterior

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

The Globe Tavern interior

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

Roof East - Birdies crazy golf

Variety is the spice of life at Roof East, Stratford

Shackburgers

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

Pepper Tree Big Breakfast

Thai Food in London – Clapham Common

Osteria 60 - Strawberry and Yoghurt

Deceptively simple Italian classics on offer at Osteria 60, Kensington

Inamo interactive table

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

Boris Bikes

Getting Around London: 7 Alternative Ways to Get Around Town

Hook wall display

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

The Prince Albert interior

The Prince Albert: Impressing diners and drinkers since 1866

Burgershack exterior

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

The Alice House - Queen's Park interior

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

Heist bank interior

No daylight robbery at Heist Bank, Paddington

Oyster and scallop gratin

Flying the flag for British cuisine at The Well, Clerkenwell

Kojawan interior

Time to go back to the future at Kojawan

KuPP bar

Enjoy a carefree and alternative brunch at KuPP, Paddington Basin

Sky Garden view

Live music sessions on top of the world at Sky Garden

PAUL afternoon tea set

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

Gotto Trattoria interior

Fall in love with the breadbasket of Italy at Gotto Trattoria

Cocktails at Eaton Square

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

The Greek Larder exterior

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

Neighbourhood mac and cheese

Building a sense of community at Neighbourhood, Stratford

Lobster pasta

House of Godo: an authentic Italian takeaway experience

Tombo interior

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

Cha Cha Moon terrace

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

Ichiyru Japanese Imperial udon

Ichiryu is the Ichiban choice for udon lovers in London

Junkyard golf

You will be crazy to miss Junkyard golf in Brick Lane

B&H Bar

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

Brew Cafe Putney

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

Shoryu Covent Garden interior 1

Shoryu: The King of Ramen extends into Covent Garden

Vicino lobster spaghetti

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

Squid ink pasta -Pizzicotto

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

Anglo Beetroot crisp

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

Townhouse at the Kensington interior

Smart casual dining delivered effortlessly at Town House at The Kensington

Saka no hana Cherry blossom interior

A picture perfect dining experience at Sake no Hana, Mayfair

Mustard exterior

Hearty home comforts at Mustard, Shepherd’s Bush

The Natural Philosopher interior

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

Princess of Wales - Primrose Hill

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

Rok pickles

It is back to basics at Rök smokehouse, Shoreditch

Benitos bar

Benito’s Hat: Riding the Mexican wave of success

Sushi and robata sushi

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

Chocolate cupcakes from Primrose bakery

Best Bakeries in London to Indulge Your Sweet Tooth

Shuang Shuang hot-pot

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

Medieval Banquet jester

Top Things To Do Along Thames Riverside

The Galley Interior

It’s a classy culinary encounter at Galley, Islington

Chriskitch mushroom broth

Fine dining in a family friendly environment at Chriskitch Hoxton

Ye Olde Cheshire Cheese sign

Top 15 Oldest Pubs in London: Soak Up Some History

Zuma dessert platter

Zuma: A restaurant that truly stands the test of time

Mestizo bar

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

Patara interior

Enjoy a refined Thai culinary experience at Patara, Hampstead

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The Lure of The Lighterman

There's no better place in London to kick off the weekend on a hot summer's day than at Granary Square.  The square has been part of a major redevelopment in Kings Cross that was once an underused industrial wasteland that has since transformed into a trendy area full of bars and restaurants.

21 Aug 2016 | 0 Comments

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