• 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.
  • 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. 2017 opened branch of the convenient trendy hotel. Great location. You can book it here.
  • Pullman St. Pancras. Business hotel close to King‘s Cross and St. Pancras International stations. You can book it here.




  • Don‘t miss a visit in the fancy Sketch Gallery. Their interior design itself is worth a visit but food and service are really good as well! It is a complex with many fancy rooms.
  • Albion is known for seasonal British food and has a branch in Shoreditch (very cute bakery)and Clerkenwell.
  • 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
  • For something from the water go to North Sea Fish. You will not only find Fish & Chips – promise!


  • Get original and very affordable Chinese Dim Sum at Golden Dragon in Chinatown.
  • Love more dim sum? Go for Yauatcha with its flashy interiors in Soho.
  • Don‘t miss high-class Cantonese cuisine at Hakkasan.
  • Try trendy lively Korean food at Jinjuu.
  • Looking for some Korean BBQ? Visit one of the two Kimchee restaurants – nice interiors included.
  • 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.
  • Get fantastic Turkish food at Pitted Olive. They serve handmade dishes at very reasonable prices.

Do & See:




  • One of the most famous shopping streets of the world: Regent Street
  • Do food shopping at Whole Foods Market.
  • Stroll through the beautiful old Liberty department store.
  • For fashion shopping do not miss Selfridges.
  • Walk through the famous and lively markets of PortobelloPetticoat Lane or Brick Lane.
  • Fancy shopping in Shoreditch at Boxpark pop-up mall.
  • At Covent Garden you can eat, see plays and shop till you drop.
  • Beautiful and tasty souvenirs can be found at Fortnum & Mason.
  • The Monocle Shop is a store with beautifully selected objects and belongs to the Monocle Magazine.
  • Trunk is a cosy place to do shopping for gentlemen‘s fashion in Marylebone.
  • You will find more souvenirs for Him at one of the Pink stores.
  • The School of Life was founded by author and philosopher Alain de Botton. Its headquarter is in London and has a cute little shop and also a classroom for their courses.

Afternoon Tea

  • In the Mirror Room of the Rosewood Hotel you will be served a delicious afternoon tea in a modern interior. They always work on innovative ideas. 
  • 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.


  • 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.