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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Nature
“Stockwood Discovery offers.. Free entry* Beautiful Gardens Award winning display of carriages Extensive local collection Ever changing exhibition Good children's playground Garden Cafe”
  • 5 locals recommend
Museum
“Great attraction for all - whether solo traveller, a couple or a family. It has a museum with interactive exhibitions, carriage and vehicle displays, well-kept gardens and a playground for little ones. There's even a cafe and free parking to take advantage of.”
  • 15 locals recommend
Shopping Mall
  • 1 local recommends
Bar
“Great tasty Italian food, very reasonably priced. Nice indoor courtyard where you can have your meal.”
  • 2 locals recommend
General Entertainment
“Whether you’re looking forward to seeing the latest Hollywood blockbuster, enjoying an evening of bowling and games, a night out wining and dining with friends or just want to burn some calories working out in a gym, The Galaxy offers all of this and more. A Leisure destination in the heart of Luton, The Galaxy provides fun and entertainment for all the family. It is home to many eateries, a 9 screen Cineworld Cinema, bowling alley, a state of the art Gym and much more. A fun and vibrant place, The Galaxy is easily accessible by car, bus and train and provides the ideal entertainment destination for you with a group of friends or the whole family.”
  • 5 locals recommend
Shopping Mall
“Bedfordshire's premier shopping centre! Lots of high street names including Debenhams, Boots, Marks and Spencer, WH Smith, River Island and many more plus a large selection of unique, independent stores.”
  • 5 locals recommend
Bus Station
“Download Citymapper for up to date directions: 1h 30 mins Hackney Central to Finchley Road & Frognal National Express bus to airport”
  • 8 locals recommend
Indian Restaurant
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“Papa J’s offers a tasty Indian food. Loads of tapas to choose from, the portion sizes are generous so be ready to feast. My personal favourites are Chicken 65 and chilly paneer. Reservation at busy times recommended. ”
  • 3 locals recommend
History Museum
“Wardown Park Museum is situated in the beautiful landscaped Wardown Park. Perfect for a family day out, the museum has many interesting displays and activities. The ground floor galleries include the Lace Gallery displaying some of the museum's extensive collection of local lace and the Bedfordshire and Hertfordshire gallery which tells the story of this local regiment. The ground floor also houses the special exhibitions gallery. On the first floor, the Luton Life gallery displays the stories of Lutonian and their life over the past 150 years. This gallery is highly interactive providing visitors with hands on exhibits, sensory panels and touch screen computers”
  • 6 locals recommend
Restaurant
  • 1 local recommends
Church
“It was not destroyed in the dissolution of the Monasteries and has many very uniques ancient features, as well as a beautiful modern stained glass window”
  • 3 locals recommend
Restaurant
Department Store
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“For the essentials you forgot, or for replacements of the items you've run out of, then visit the local supermarket where the best low prices deals are.”
  • 1 local recommends
Health
  • 1 local recommends
Bar
  • 1 local recommends

Top restaurants

Bar
“Great tasty Italian food, very reasonably priced. Nice indoor courtyard where you can have your meal.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Indian Restaurant
“Papa J’s offers a tasty Indian food. Loads of tapas to choose from, the portion sizes are generous so be ready to feast. My personal favourites are Chicken 65 and chilly paneer. Reservation at busy times recommended. ”
  • 3 locals recommend
Restaurant
  • 1 local recommends
Restaurant
Bar
  • 1 local recommends
Restaurant
“We all love a Costa coffee first thing in the morning before a shopping spree! The staff are always happy to help, so sit back and enjoy your caffeine fix in the comfort of a coffee shop inside The Mall.”
  • 2 locals recommend

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