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.
“Many come to this secret Chelsea drinking den for the 1920s-themed experience – step through a clandestine entrance to find an intimate, plush-red speakeasy adorned with old paintings and antique lights, bar stools and stuffed animal heads – but, great character aside, the real reason to come is for the killer cocktails. The excellent bartenders can hustle you up a fresh concoction using herbs from the bar’s own garden, or try absinthe poured over sugar cubes for a instant fix. For groups, there are sharing beverages like The Mad Hatter (Russian Standard vodka, spiced berries and apple, topped with Prosecco) and cocktails served from large teapots. ”
“I love just wandering around this shop and picking up design ideas and a few trinkets. Brompton Cross has lots of great shops as does nearby Walton Street. Well worth a visit. ”
“If you are tired of all the walking and want to eat something light before passing out in bed. Itsu is the place, fast service, good food and good prices ”
“KX (pronounced Kicks) is a private members health club for elite clients on Draycott Avenue, with a spa, gym and restaurant. Well-known for its famous yet discrete members. ”