Guides to London

Guide to wow-factor restaurants in London

Wow-factor restaurants

Due to its sheer size and the variety on offer, London is rightfully regarded as a culinary paradise. But even here there are restaurants that stand above the rest. Whether it's because of the interior decoration, the presentation of the dishes, the flavour combinations or some other factor, these p...
2 Nov 2023
What to do this weekend in London

Weekend guide

London is bursting at the seams with incredible experiences and things to see and do, from galleries and museums to street food markets and pop-up events. Whether you're looking for the next best foodie event or want to hit up an art exhibition, there's bound to be something happening in the city to...
30 Nov 2023
The best restaurants for lunch in London

Lunch restaurants

Whether you’re enjoying a leisurely day out in London or you’re after something quick on your break from work, there are lots of places where you can find a delicious lunch. Ranging from speedy bites to lengthy, luxurious meals, foodies in the capital have plenty of choice all over the c...
22 Nov 2023
Guide to budget hotels in London

Budget hotels

London has a reputation for being an expensive city, and whilst this is true in some ways, that doesn’t mean there aren’t fantastic options for the budget-conscious visitor. The capital has lots of places to stay and there are plenty of great quality, good value hotels in London. If you’...
11 Oct 2023
London's hottest restaurants right now

Hot restaurants

In London we're lucky enough to have a huge range of exciting restaurants and top food trends to enjoy. But with fab new venues opening every day it can be tough to keep up with what's going on and which are the hottest tables around. We've got you covered with our guide to the hottest restaurants i...
27 Nov 2023
The guide to activities in London


London is a busy city with so much to see and do. Whether you’ve got lots of free time on your hands or only a few hours to spare, how do you decide how to keep occupied? Luckily there are lots of things to do in London, from museums and tours to cultural experiences or exhilarating activities...
12 Oct 2023
The best massages in London


When you're stressed out, your body aches, and you desperately need some time to unwind, treating yourself to a massage is a great form of self-care. From luxury spa experiences and traditional Thai massage to invigorating sports massages, there are plenty of massage places in London that'll leave y...
6 Sep 2023
Guide to spa hotels in London

Spa hotels

Sometimes we all need to step back from busy city life and take a moment to completely reset and recharge. From luxurious hotel sanctuaries to secret subterranean spas, London isn't short on places to stay that come decked out with a spa. Picking a place that ticks all of your boxes is half the chal...
21 Nov 2023
The best museums in London


With collections numbering millions of intriguing exhibits and carefully thought-out displays, London's museums are among the biggest and most popular in the world. They're a huge draw whether you're just visiting the city or live here – especially as the permanent collections in the major museums a...
15 Sep 2023
The best gyms and fitness studios in London

Gyms and fitness studios

Although the main form of exercise in London is probably traipsing up and down tube station corridors, the city offers a wealth of options for those looking to stay in shape. Whether you prefer lifting weights, practicing yoga, or taking high-intensity fitness classes, there's a gym in the capital t...
26 Sep 2023
Guide to the best boutique hotels in London

Boutique hotels

If you're looking for a snug, stylish stay in the beating heart of the city, you've come to the right place. London is brimming with beautiful boutique hotels that may be slightly smaller in size but certainly pack a punch when it comes to style and personality. Whether you want to stay in the old s...
23 Nov 2023
Guide to romantic hotels in London

Romantic hotels

Paris may be the official City of Love, but our vote sits firmly with London and all its lovey-dovey hotels, perfect for a romantic rendezvous. Some come kitted out with free-standing outdoor tubs, some with personal butler service, whilst others even have their own grand piano so you can channel yo...
7 Nov 2023
The best nail salons in London

Nail salons

Having your nails perfectly manicured makes you feel great and brings your whole look together. Visiting a nail salon in London for a quality mani or pedi lets you express yourself too, from simple and natural nails to modern and creative designs that are full of character. If your nails need some T...
21 Nov 2023
Guide to the best hair salons in London

Hair salons

Fabulous hair can make you look and feel your best at any age and whatever your style is. Of course, if you want hair that looks fantastic you need to start with finding the right salon. There’s a huge choice of hair salons in London with different specialisms so finding the one that’s i...
30 Oct 2023
The best beauty salons in London

Beauty salons

We can all agree that when you look good you feel good too, and a little pampering certainly never hurt anyone. Heading to a beauty salon to be preened is ideal if you’re preparing for a special event or you just want to refresh your looks and feel great. In London you can find a huge range of...
5 Sep 2023
Find the best London area for your stay

Accommodation by area of interest

With a city the size of London, some areas can be better than others depending on what you're looking to do while here, and picking the right one can save you a lot of time and money on travel. Unfortunately, it can be hard to know where to find lodging if you're unfamiliar with the city, which is w...
29 Aug 2023
The best nightclubs in London


If there's one thing London knows how to do right, it's partying. With the history of music so tightly intertwined with UK culture, it comes as no surprise that the city is at the forefront of the global clubbing scene. The sheer size of the city and the number of events every day might seem dauntin...
11 Oct 2023
Guide to the best hotels in London


As a global destination with millions of people coming through every year, navigating London's vast hospitality scene can be quite a challenge, and that's exactly where this guide comes in. Whether you're here for business or sightseeing, a lengthy break or just looking for a quick staycation to pam...
7 Nov 2023
Guide to the best spas in London


Life in London can be hectic, but a trip to a spa can be a great way to unwind or treat yourself. Fortunately, the capital has many peaceful spas to choose from when you need to get away from it all and focus on self-care. Whether you're looking for a calm atmosphere, innovative treatments, or high-...
29 Nov 2023
Guide to the best bars in London


Whether you’re into craft beer, cocktails, or wine, enjoying a drink with friends in a bar can be one of life’s little pleasures. London has a huge choice of bars all over the city, from the small and intimate to the big and raucous. If you’re looking for the ideal spot to savour y...
27 Nov 2023
Guide to the best barbers in London


Whether you’ve got a job interview lined up, a big date coming your way, a special occasion in the works or just want to treat yourself to a little pampering, a fresh cut and a clean shave are just the thing for the discerning gentlemen. London certainly isn’t lacking in barbershops, but...
14 Nov 2023
Guide to the best hostels in London


If you’re travelling to London on a budget, then you should definitely consider staying in a hostel to save some extra pennies for the more exciting stuff (like dining at a Soho hot spot, for example). There are so many amazing, budget-friendly options to choose from all over the city, from fe...
19 Sep 2023
Guide to the best new restaurants in London

New restaurants

Look, we'll level with you here – by the time you finish this paragraph, you'll already have fallen behind the swiftly changing restaurant scene in London. It's just the way it is with a city of this size and culinary verve, new spots popping up all over the place all the time. That being said, rest...
27 Nov 2023
The ultimate list of the best restaurants in London

London's best restaurants

You can find many good restaurants in London, but some are a cut above – and here they are. The top of the top, the best restaurants London has to offer. The ultimate handbook, cheat sheet and all-in-one “best of London” manual to essential London restaurants, gastropubs, and other good places to ea...
17 Nov 2023
Guide to the best cafés in London


Café, coffee shop, coffee house, espresso bar – no matter what you call them, London has plenty of places to hit up when you need a quick fix of java. The coffee shops in the capital range from speedy takeaway outposts to laidback eateries that place as much of an emphasis on the food a...
22 Nov 2023
The complete guide to brunch in London


Ah, brunch, that wondrous meal that makes it okay to order a cocktail with your breakfast. It's become a staple of the capital's culinary scene as well as its social affairs, with restaurants all over the place throwing eggs, avocado toast and bacon around willy-nilly. With so many to choose from, w...
27 Nov 2023
Guide to budget-friendly restaurants in Covent Garden

Budget-friendly restaurants in Covent Garden

With its hordes of tourists looking to spend their holiday money and upmarket boutiques on every street, Covent Garden isn't usually considered at the top of the list when it comes to cheap restaurants. However, there are still plenty of cheap eats to be found in this part of London if you know wher...
5 Sep 2023
The best bottomless brunch in London

Bottomless brunch

It's somewhat unclear what kickstarted London's passionate love for boozy bottomless brunches, but then again, they involve inordinate amounts of food and drinks in the company of your besties, so it's perhaps more appropriate to wonder why no one had thought of it sooner. In any case, today there a...
27 Nov 2023
Guide to Christmas markets in London

Christmas markets

Every November and December, London springs to life with all things festive. From Oxford Street's spectacular Christmas lights and pop-up ice rinks to cinemas showing festive flicks and more, there's so much to see and do in London throughout the festive period. However, one of the best things to do...
22 Nov 2023
Where to watch the fireworks on New Year's Eve in London

New Year's Eve fireworks

2024 is fast approaching and the official London New Year's Eve Fireworks are back with a literal bang to welcome in the new year. Scoring a spot in the ticketed area can be tough but luckily there are plenty of places you can go if you don't manage to get one. Whether you're partying the night away...
24 Nov 2023
The best Christmas dinners in London

Christmas dinners

With the festive season fast approaching, it's time to gather up your family, friends or co-workers, sit down behind a big table, and enjoy a traditional Christmas dinner with all the trimmings. Many of London's restaurants will be offering festive seasonal menus throughout Yuletide, so we're highli...
29 Nov 2023
Guide to budget-friendly restaurants in Soho

Budget-friendly restaurants in Soho

London can get expensive, and you can feel the pinch in particular when you're in central parts of the city like Soho. However, if you think you can't get an affordable meal in this area, you're in for a pleasant surprise. There are plenty of cheap eats in Soho, from fish and chips to Japanese cuisi...
5 Sep 2023
Where to develop film in London

Developing film

For those in the busy city of London, finding a trusted place to develop their beloved film is an ongoing mission. In this guide, we uncover the best destinations where film development is not just a service but an art. From hidden gems to well-known establishments, we'll explore the options availab...
16 Nov 2023
Guide to the best afternoon tea in London

Afternoon tea

England is the home of afternoon tea so where better to enjoy this treat than London? There are a huge variety of afternoon teas available throughout the city, ranging from classic experiences to boozy afternoons and creative twists on the traditional tea. Not sure how to find the perfect afternoon...
27 Nov 2023
Guide to the best pubs in London


Is there anything quite like a pub? The welcoming wooden furnishings, the unmistakable tang of joyous nights in the air, the shiny taps poking their marquees above the bar, the simple familiarity of the place, even if you've never been there before – pubs are a quintessentially British place a...
7 Nov 2023
Guide to bottomless dinner in London

Bottomless dinners

Sure, you’ve heard about bottomless brunch but have you ever considered bottomless dinner? On weekdays or when you’re more in the mood to finish your day with endless drinks than start with them, an all-you-can-drink meal is just what you’re looking for. In London you can take your...
19 Oct 2023
Guide to budget-friendly restaurants in London Bridge

Budget-friendly restaurants in London Bridge

From buzzy Borough Market to the iconic pasta spot Padella, there are many places you can pick up cheap eats in London Bridge. Sometimes you just don't want to dip deep into your pocket for a swanky meal in a posh restaurant, and when there's so much good food around that doesn't cost an arm and a l...
23 Nov 2023
Where to eat at Heathrow Airport

Restaurants at Heathrow Airport

If you're flying in or out of London there's a good chance you're going to pass through Heathrow Airport. And with airline food often not having the best reputation, getting something to eat before your flight might be a sensible idea. Being the largest London airport with four different terminals,...
28 Nov 2023
Where to find the best children's clothes shops in London

Children's clothes shops

Buying children’s clothes isn’t always easy – they’ve got to make your kids feel comfortable, stand up to some wear and tear, fit growing bodies, and look decent too. It might sound like an impossible task but fortunately there are lots of kids’ clothing shops in London...
15 Nov 2023
Guide to a weekend in London for history lovers

History-themed weekend

London's history stretches all the way back to Roman times, so it's no surprise that it's an exciting place to visit if you're fascinated by the past. Many of the city's pubs, restaurants, and venues have a rich history behind them, plus there are ample museums, historical sites and activities to di...
20 Oct 2023
Guide to the best padel courts in London

Padel courts

If you're looking for an exciting and energetic racket sport to try in London, then padel should be at the top of your list. Having originated in Mexico, padel tennis has been gaining popularity worldwide, including in London. It's a fun and social game that's played on a smaller court than tennis,...
10 Oct 2023
Guide to the best cinnamon buns in London

Cinnamon buns

Although they originated in Sweden, cinnamon buns are popular across Northern Europe, the USA, and London. When you're craving a sweet and sticky pastry that's full of flavour, the cinnamon buns London bakeries and cafés sell are sure to satisfy you. Numerous cinnamon rolls are available all over th...
21 Nov 2023
The best pub quizzes in London

Pub quizzes

What could be more fun than rolling up to your local pub and annihilating everyone at the quiz? A pub quiz in London is a great way to get your (most intelligent) friends together, show off your brainpower, and enjoy a few drinks and laughs along the way. Plus you can usually find a pub quiz on most...
26 Oct 2023
Guide to activity bars in London

Activity bars

A few drinks with friends is always a great laugh but sometimes you want to inject even more fun into your evening. Visiting a bar with activities in London lets you enjoy yourself, get competitive, and maybe even try something new. From axe throwing to video games and escape rooms, there’s lo...
29 Nov 2023
Where to eat at London Luton Airport

Restaurants at Luton Airport

London Luton Airport is a bustling hub for travellers from all over the world, connecting to a wide variety of destinations. Whether you're arriving or departing, you'll want to make the most of your time at the airport, and that includes finding the best places to eat while there. From fast food jo...
12 Oct 2023
Where to celebrate New Year's Eve in London

New Year's Eve 2023

If you're looking for things to do on New Year's Eve in London and a round-up of the hottest New Year's Eve parties, then you've come to the right place. New Year's Eve in the city is always a good time, mainly because Londoners really know how to throw a party to remember. Yep, you've got the world...
1 Dec 2023
Where to eat at Battersea Power Station

Food at Battersea Power Station

With the recent redevelopment of Battersea Power Station – which even included a swanky new tube station to make it more accessible than ever – the site has rapidly become a hotspot for dining and drinking in London. If you're keen to check out what's available, you might not know which of the excit...
24 Nov 2023
Guide to the best cafés in Soho

Cafés in Soho

It may measure one measly square mile, but Soho still packs a punch when it comes to gastronomy. It's long been a top spot for wining and dining in London, from cosy speakeasies and revolutionary restaurants to buzzy backstreet bars. But it doesn’t stop there; this eclectic neighbourhood also...
22 Nov 2023
Guide to the best restaurants in Leyton and Leytonstone

Restaurants in Leyton and Leytonstone

Leyton and Leytonstone are diverse, up-and-coming areas in East London, and it's no surprise that they're home to some of the tastiest food in the city. Whether you're in the mood for a hearty pub meal, a romantic Italian dinner, or something else entirely, you're sure to find something to love arou...
5 Sep 2023
Where to play darts in London

Where to play darts

Whether you’re just looking to throw a couple of darts between rounds of drinks or trying to put together a proper competition with your mates, you’re sure to hit the bullseye in the capital. There’s a plethora of darts bars, dedicated dart-playing venues, pubs with interactive dar...
5 Sep 2023