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Best things to do in London

Discover the city through the eyes of locals. Find the best things to do, places to eat, and get priceless advice from the people who live here.

Music Venue
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“The O₂ Academy, Brixton, is one of London's leading music venues, nightclubs and theatres. Situated in Brixton. The building has hosted a range of leading rock acts since becoming a music venue in 1983. ”
146 locals recommend
Italian Restaurant
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“A fairly new addition to the Brixton bar scene, this bar-meets-restaurant meets-co-working-space is a perfect fit. Mixing simple, rustic decor with innovative menus and even their own house gin. The venue regularly hosts live bands and DJs, as well as serving some of the best pizza in Lambeth. ”
14 locals recommend
Nightclub
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“My favourite club in Brixton if not London. Banging main room and a chilled bar downstairs”
7 locals recommend
Park
“The iconic "Brixton beach" is our favourite skatepark, gritty urban and super friendly. Not the nearest though....”
7 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
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“you love off the beaten track, up and coming, locally roasted coffee? this is your place.”
5 locals recommend
Caribbean Restaurant
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“Great Caribbean scenery, vibe and Reggae music playing in the background gives this place a great feel. It's also spacious with a bar in the middle of the restaurant. They employ lots of young people too. It's ok for the vibe and the food gets 7 out of 10. Refill gets 9:10”
5 locals recommend
Salon / Barbershop
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“A wide range of postal services available, including banking, foreign exchange, licences of all kinds and passports. 5 mins walk away from apartment.”
2 locals recommend
Museum
“For all you chocoholics out there go and indulge your passion. Brixton Museum and Chocolate Factory was established by Isabel Alya a French artisan chocolatier who started her own brand 'Melange Chocolate'. The museum offers family workshops, drop in chocolate making workshops and tasting for adults. Enjoy!!! Directions: Bus No 3. ”
4 locals recommend
Bus Station
“Big gigs, book ahead. Caution, not all scalper tickets will pass. Buy scalped tickets at your own risk.”
5 locals recommend
Meal Takeaway
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“Love grilled chicken? well this is something of a landmark in the area. I personally love their Piri Piri flavor. They offer more than chicken :-)”
3 locals recommend
Bar
“Cattivo Bringing Italian coffee culture to the streets of Brixton, this gorgeous bar offers more than just a good macchiato. Boasting an array of decadent cocktails, and some delicious Italian small plates, Cattivo also offers live jazz and cabaret nights.”
4 locals recommend
Night Club
“Good vibes, good music, good venue, good location!! Cheap drinks, cheap cloakroom, cheap entrance! No dress code and I.D. is required! Great live PA's! Absolutely spot on and you can't go wrong!”
1 local recommends
Food
“I love eating a Nutella crepe or ice cream for this shop. Just note to have patience because employees can be under trained at times. ”
2 locals recommend
Store
“The Body Shop is an international beauty brand that does not test on animals. With their ethical values, you have peace of mind knowing the cosmetics were tested humanely. Additionally, the Body Shop is committed to bringing benefits to small-scale farmers and craftsman. Products include skin care, makeup, hair products, fragrances, men’s products, & gift sets. Purchase products with the Body Shop brand & you are protecting the planet and contributing to their charitable foundation. 3 mins walk away.”
2 locals recommend
Bus Station
“Excellent venue for live performances. The sound system is powerful and live instruments sound beautifully clear. All in all, a fantastic local venue in the buzzing area of Brixton! ”
1 local recommends
Postal Code
2 locals recommend