LONDON

Stay:

  • Apex Temple Court. 4* hotel with nice design close to famous Fleet Street. You can book it here.
  • Nottingham Place. 4* hotel in Marylebone with small apartments around the streets. You can book it here.
  • The Hoxton. Cool hotel right at Holborn with busy lobby bar and cute breakfast bags. You can book it here. They also feature events, have a look here.
  • My Hotel Chelsea. Charming quiet hotel close to Sloane Square with a cosy breakfast cafe and affordable rooms. You can book it here.
  • Arbor Hyde Park. 3* hotel with nicely designed rooms in a 19th century townhouse close to Paddington Station. The suites are spacey and the service attentive. You can book it here.
  • CitizenM Shoreditch. Newly opened branch of the convenient trendy hotel. Great location. You can book it here.

Eat:

 

Western

  • Albion is known for seasonal British food and has a branch in Shoreditch (very cute bakery)and Clerkenwell.
  • Try British Tapas in the underground at Old Tom & English. Watch out for a golden door bell to ring for entry.
  • Enjoy Michelin-starred food by Gordon Ramsay at Maze or Maze Grill.
  • To experience Jamie Oliver‘s creations, try out his restaurant Fifteen with its industrial atmosphere.
  • Called the "new Jamie Oliver", Michelin starred Tom Aikens opened one of his restaurants in a Townhouse in Chelsea: Tom‘s Kitchen.
  • Rochelle Canteen. Absolutely charming place set in the old Rochelle School. (if you have nice weather it is best) Food by Arnold&Henderson
  • Austrian specials are to be found at Fischer‘s in Marylebone. How about some fish "Brötchen" and "Schnitzels"?
  • If craving for burgers: Honest Burgers e.g. in Notting Hill

Asian

  • Get original and very affordable Chinese Dim Sum at Golden Dragon in Chinatown.
  • Love more dim sum? Go for Yauatcha with its flashy interiors.
  • Don‘t miss high-class Cantonese cuisine at Hakkasan.
  • Try trendy lively Korean food at Jinjuu.
  • For contemporary Nikkei (Japanese - Peruvian) food check out Kurt Zdesar‘s Chotto Matte in Soho.
  • For Indian food, stroll along Brick Lane and pick one. Thrillist has made a ranking of "every curry house" here.

Do & See:

 

Culture

Shopping

Afternoon Tea

  • In the Mirror Room of the Rosewood Hotel you will be served a delicious afternoon tea in a modern interior. 
  • Classic luxurious afternoon tea can be found at the Dorchester Hotel right at Hyde Park.
  • Get great tea at Fortnum and Mason‘s Diamond Jubilee Tea Salon.

Daytrips

  • From London there are a lot of buses taking you to the famous site of Stonehenge. Also popular day trips are for Windsor Castle or Bath.