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The Ivy Café St. John's Wood is the newest addition to the gastronomy empire gradually being built by London's legendary restaurant The Ivy...
Finding lodgings with the best views at a friendly price was an impossible dream in London until recently. Times have changed, though – the newly opened CitizenM Tower of London...
The Dover Street Market is a shop in which you won't be disappointed even if you buy nothing at all – no other shopping emporium on earth is anything like it...

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Tramshed, London

Owned by chef and food writer Mark Hix (Esquire, The Independent), this is a special place for meat lovers. Perhaps you crave a truly superb steak...

The Ivy Café St. John's Wood, London

The Ivy Café St. John's Wood is the newest addition to the gastronomy empire gradually being built by London's legendary restaurant The Ivy...

Selfridges, London

If you had to name one thing that is discussed as passionately over dinner as the latest Iphone or Ipad model, then that would probably be the...

Le Gavroche, London

Back in 1982, Le Gavroche was the first British restaurant to win three Michelin stars; admittedly, it did lose one a decade later...

Dorset Square Hotel, London

The new Dorset Square Hotel in London is the seventh hotel in the collection of eccentric British hotelier duo - Tim & Kit Kemp, owners of Firmdale group...

Kensington Palace, London

After a two-year renovation worth nearly £2 million, Kensington Palace, the former residence of Queen Victoria and Princess Diana...

Dukes Bar, London

Dukes Bar, in the nostalgic and charming Dukes Hotel, hidden in a short lane off St. James Street, is one of the London's secret addresses...

Bentley's Oyster Bar & Grill, London

Bentley's Oyster Bar has been an institution since 1916, when respectable English gentlemen gathered for their evening...

Notes Music Cafe, London

Notes Music Coffee opened its doors in November of 2010 and has fast become one of the city's best-loved cafés...

ROYAL ACADEMY OF ARTS, London

The Royal Academy of Arts, founded in 1786 by King George III and currently located in Central London's Burlington House...

NATIONAL PORTRAIT GALLERY, London

Founded in 1856, this museum was the first portrait gallery in the world. It is housed in a building on St. Martin's Place near Trafalgar Square...

CUT, London

CUT is the European debut of the American Michelin-starred restaurant owner Wolfgang Puck, famous for his Oscar Awards banquets...

Royal Opera House, London

The range of opera productions staged at London's Royal Opera may undergo certain transformations in autumn 2011...

Brick Lane Market, London

Brick Lane market was formed in the 17th century as a fruit and vegetable market yet now has turned into the most popular hipsters'...

Camden Market, London

Camden Market consists of three open yards surrounding its main Victorian-style hall at the Grand Union canal...

Vauxhall Art Car Boot Fair, London

Vauxhall Art Car Boot Fair is a festival for art lovers and bargain hunters. Just for one day a year it gives a chance to haggle over Damien Hirst's...

Ace Hotel London Shoreditch, London

No place embodies London's creative spirit as well as the Ace Hote Shoreditch. At first glance it's hard to tell whether this is a hotel, a club or some private meeting space...

CitizenM Tower of London, London

Finding lodgings with the best views at a friendly price was an impossible dream in London until recently. Times have changed, though – the newly opened CitizenM Tower of London...

The Quality Chop House, London

Located on Farringdon Road near Exmouth Market, the Quality Chop House restaurant exists there ever since 1869, when poor people and immigrants...

The Garret, London

One of London's 'secret addresses', The Garret is a small discreet flat above the legendary Troubadour Cafe/Club which, among other things, was the first...

The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, London

Kew Gardens spreads over 121 hectares and is considered to be the largest public garden in the world with the greatest number...

Restaurant 34, London

A new gourmet destination has recently opened its doors at 34 Grosvenor Square, a stone's throw from the U.S. Embassy in London...

Simpson's-in-the-Strand, London

Simpson's-in-the-Strand, next to the equally legendary Savoy, opened its doors in 1828. The hotel is a London institution that was recently...

Rose Bakery, London

The Rose Bakery is a terrific place for breakfast, tea or a light lunch in creative and fashionable company. The café can be found inside designer...

THE INSTITUTE OF CONTEMPORARY ARTS (ICA), London

London's Institute of Contemporary Arts is located within Nash House on The Mall, just off Trafalgar Square. It is an artistic and cultural centre...

MUSEUM OF LONDON, London

A visit to the Museum of London will be an exciting event for anyone who is even slightly interested in the history of this metropolis...

Pollen Street Social, London

I first encountered chef Jason Atherton when he was running London's Maze Restaurant, the favourite haunt of local celebrities...

English National Opera, London

1904 saw Britain's largest, most modern and opulent theatre open in London; designed by the architect Frank Matcham...

Battersea, London

Unusual as it might seem, boot sale at Battersea Park School courtyard starts already in the afternoon. It proves that one person's junk is...

Wimbledon, London

Three times per week (Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday) the stadium is transformed into a marketplace with several hundreds of sellers...

Brixton Market, London

Brixton Market is the Europe's biggest Caribbean food market. Exotic fruit and vegetables, never-before-seen fish and flowers are sold by...