London is a city of constant discovery. Its ever-changing skyline, vibrant restaurant scene and world-class shopping means that no two visits to the capital are ever the same. From the pop-up food outlets of Borough Market to the captivating night scene of Mayfair, the city is jam-packed with unique experiences… and we’ve got the inside scoop on where to find them.
Seamlessly blending the old with the new, London’s eclectic mix of cathedrals, galleries, monuments and skyscrapers is what makes this city unique. Take afternoon tea at the top of London’s latest architectural masterpiece The Shard for example. We mean, where else could you fuse a quintessentially British tradition with the height of modernism other than in London?
Talking of fusion, its culinary scene is another amalgamation. From eastern delights, such as the offerings at Nobu, Hakkasan or Zuma, to typically African flavours at Shaka Zulu and Brazillian fare at Gauchos, no meal in London will disappoint. Pre-and post-dinner drinks are also an event in themselves. For cocktails with a view try Madison at St Paul’s or Radio Rooftop Bar, and for an evening you won’t forget head to W Hotel in Leicester Square.
Electric restaurants and lively bars aside, London also has a softer side. Check in to any one of its five-star hotels to discover the true meaning of luxury. Sumptuous spas, generously-sized suites and unparalleled service makes any stay in the capital one to remember.
And don’t even get us started on its shopping culture. From the oversized department stores of Harvey Nichols, Selfridges and Harrods to the cobbled streets of Covent Garden which host a range of designer boutiques, fashionistas are well and truly spoilt for choice. For all your shopping needs, whether that be high street or high end, visit Regent or Oxford Street and for all you vintage vixens, Brick Lane is your number one stop.
Catering to couples, families and those visiting on business, London lends itself as a luxury holiday destination for all.
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Are you visiting London with little ones in tow? From the London Aquarium on Southbank to Ripleys Believe It Or Not! Museum, young minds will be totally blown away with the city’s exciting attractions. Of course, no child-friendly London stay would be complete without dinner at The Rainforest Café on Shaftesbury Avenue.
Good to know
- Must See: Buckingham Palace
- Best Foodie Hangout: Sexy Fish
- Instagram Opportunity: The London Eye
- After Dark Destination: Sketch
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