Madame-Tussaud
21 Aug 2015

Madame Tussauds

Want your chance to be pictured next to idols such as One Direction, the Queen and Michael Jackson? Well, Madame Tussauds is the next best thing, offering waxworks of hundreds of famous figures, ranging from rock stars to royalty. The range and breadth of the figures is exceptional, offering something

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hyde park
21 Aug 2015

Hyde Park

As the capital’s most iconic green space, Hyde Park is certainly not going to surprise many people with its inclusion on this site. It was the first name on our list when we were considering the royal parks, but not for the reasons that you might think. Its iconic status

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westfield-stratford
21 Aug 2015

Westfield Stratford City

Westfield Stratford City is something of a cinderella story. Built as the centre of a East London renaissance, it sprung up from the barren lands in 2012 as part of the Olympic games. Since then, it’s enjoyed continued popularity and gone on to establish itself as so much more than

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beaufort-bar-london
21 Aug 2015

Beaufort Bar

“Those left in the shade often grow unnoticed, until the time comes for them to rise up on their own.” Those words of wisdom always spring to mind when talking about the Beaufort Bar, The Savoy’s stunningly opulent little hideaway that lives in the perpetual shadow of the hotel’s more

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ramsay
21 Aug 2015

Restaurant Gordon Ramsay

The holy grail of the London culinary scene, Gordon Ramsay’s most famous restaurant is perhaps the city’s best. With its incredible 3 Michelin stars, exceptional staff and plethora of amazing talents it’s become a worldwide sensation that’s a must see for any foodie visiting the capital. It’s especially popular with

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Ritz
21 Aug 2015

The Ritz

When it comes to pure, unadulterated luxury, there are few places in the capital that can compete with the opulent surroundings at the Ritz. Arguably London’s most iconic hotel, it’s long been seen as the premier destination for the top class traveller. You only have to look at the grand,

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Palace_of_Westminster
21 Aug 2015

Houses of Parliament/Palace of Westminster

The Houses of Parliament are one of London’s great attractions, but much of what you currently know about them is actually incorrect. Many tourists have gazed upon its impressive spires and though of Guy Fawkes, the infamous English terrorist who wanted to destroy the buildings and bring a new order

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Natural_History_Museum
21 Aug 2015

Natural History Museum

Offering a wide variety of stunning exhibits and the kind of scientific marvels that will delight people of all ages, the Natural History Museum remains one of the capital’s most alluring attractions. There’s everything from towering dinosaurs, to exhibitions on the evolution of birds, and this wide spectrum is key

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Dirty-Martini
21 Aug 2015

Dirty Martini

Part of the recent craze for cocktails, Dirty Martini is one of the coolest chains in the capital. Its 3 branches are all very solid, although the Covent Garden one is particularly atmospheric. Be warned though: at peak times, it gets crowded and noisy so this isn’t the kind of

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gordans bar
21 Aug 2015

Gordon’s Wine Bar

Set in the atmospheric confines of an old wine cellar, Gordon’s has quickly become one of the city’s most recognisable bars. Nothing quite beats the effortless cool of bare brick and untreated wood, which simultaneously creates a blend of rustic and chic aesthetics. It’s the perfect spot for unwinding after

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