76 Walthamstowe High Street, E17 7LD Tel: 020 8520 2855
221 Northfield Avenue, W13 9QU Tel: 02085664050
48 Greek st, W1D 4EJ Tel: 02074372679
Marco Pierre White restaurant offering top French food.
237 Mile End Road, E1 4AA Tel: 02077027051
Pub-cum-brasserie on Mile End Road.
L.Terroni & Sons
138-140 Clerkenwell Rd, EC1R 5DL Tel: 02078371712
La Bodeguita del Medio
47 Kensington Court, W8, W8 5DA Tel: (020) 7938 4147
La Boutique–Nicolas Off–Licence
442 King's Road, SW10 0SV Tel:
Try-before-you-buy (in bulk)...
La Creperie de Hampstead
77 Hampstead High Street, NW3 1RE Tel:
30 Highbury Park, N5 2AA Tel: 02073597440
This has to be one of the finest things that this part...
593–599 Fulham Rd, SE17 2NG Tel:
You like a nice bit of Italian now and again don't you?
32 Putney High Street, SW15 1SQ Tel: 02087801022
384 Brixton Road, SW9 7AW Tel: 02072741919
Authenic Latin American restaurant near Brixton Station.
309 Chiswick High Road, W4 4HH Tel: 02089941661
Good breakfasts for all
9 The Broadway, N14 6PS Tel: 020 8882 7808
Flamenco style Spanish: low key but good fun
La Pampa Grille
4 Northcote Road, SW11 1NT Tel: 020 7924 1167
Finsbury Square, EC2A 1RR Tel: 02076385134
'The' place to 'do' breakfast in the city.
11 Charlotte St, W1T 1RQ Tel:
The best choice for cocktails this side of Soho.
803 Fulham Road, SW6 5HE Tel: 020 7471 4895
Tequila fans, here's a place where you can knock 'em back while...
28 Maiden Lane, WC2, WC2E 7JS Tel: 020 7240 7400
La Perla Bar and Grill
803 Fulham Road, SW6 5HE Tel:
176 Upper Street, N1 1RG Tel: 0207 3542843
Bargain South American food.
147 Stroud Green, N4 3PZ Tel: 02072812892
Cheap pizza institution.
La Porchetta Pollo Bar
20 Old Compton Street, Soho, W1, W1D 4TW Tel: 020 7734 5456
66-68 High Street, SW4 7UL Tel: 02076272173
Proper tapas and party atmosphere.
23-24 Maiden Lane, WC2E 7NA Tel: 02072409062
Hertsmere Rd West India Quay, E14 5HA Tel: 02075319990
Tapas restaurant with a lovely terrace area.
21 Essex Road, N1 2SA Tel: 02072263272
Great food in a great atmosphere. Simple, really.
La Vie en Rose
2 Broadway Market, E8 4QG Tel: 020 7249 9070
17 Chalk Farm Rd, NW1 8AG Tel: 02072672228
Skate shop below MSM records
12 Old Compton St, W1D 4TQ Tel:
Design, atmosphere and amazing cocktails.
Creekside, SE8 3DZ Tel: 02086918600
Impressive new building in which lies the world of dance.
Labour of Love
193 Upper Street, N1 1RQ Tel: 020 7354 9333
Despite its location at the arse-end of Upper Street, Labour of...
103 Brick Lane, E1 6SE Tel: 020 724 72431
Hunting for one-of-a-kind, cutting-edge fashion? Check out this...
Lady Luck Club@ Too2Much
Walker's Court, W1F 0ED Tel: 020 734 0377
The most seductive night in Soho
Lahore Kebab House
2 Umberston Street, E1, E1 1PY
Tel: 020 7488 2551
Lahore Original Kebab
148-150 Brent Street, NW4 2DR Tel: 020 8203 6904
Average food with a 'like it and be grateful" vibe
137 Fortress Road, NW5, NW5 2HR Tel: 020 7284 0600
Lamb & Flag
24 St James Street, W1U 1EQ Tel: 020 740 80132
Good for outdoor drinking
Lamb & Flag
33 Rose Street, WC2, WC2E 9EB Tel: 020 7405 8816
70 Crouch End Hill, N8 8AG Tel: 02083404677
Recommended massage parlour
Landseer British Kitchen
The Bloomsbury Hotel
16-22 Great Russel Street, WC1B 3NN Tel: 0207 3471222
5 Langley St, WC2H 9JA Tel: 020 78365005
Cool post-work hiding drinking place.
Cadogan Hotel, 21 Pont Street, SW1X 9SG Tel: 020 7201 6619
113 High Street, TW3 1QR Tel:
Don't judge a book by its cover.. or a pub by what it looks like... you know what we mean.
75 West End Lane, NW6 1RD Tel:
Club open till 3am on Fridays.
165 Draycott Avenue, SW3 3AJ Tel:
Small and intimate bar with sushi tapas.
24 Clapham Rd, SW9 0JG Tel: 02079785242
South London restaurant chain.
75 Bedford Hill, SW12 9HA Tel: 020 83551270
95 Columbia Road, E2 7RG Tel: 02077291147
Cool, family run tapas restaurant in Columbia Road.
2-3 Beauchamp Place, SW3 1NG Tel: 0207 5814296
Le Café Anglais
8 Porchester Gardens, W2, W2 4DB Tel: 020 7221 1415
140 Upper Street, N1 1QY Tel: 02073544088
215 Piccadilly, W1S 9HN Tel: (020) 7734 8142
Le QuecumBar & Brasserie
42–44 Battersea High Street, SW11 3HX Tel:
The only live gypsy jazz/swing bar in London
11 Turnpin Lane, SE10 9JA Tel: 07951 751153
A slice of Italy in Greenwich...great pannini and ciabattas.
Le Tea Cosy
51a Regents Park Rd, NW1 8XD Tel: (020) 7483 3378
Don your most bohemian garms and loiter around here like you own the place.
76–77 South Parade, W4 5LF Tel: 020 8742 2121
1a Harwood Terrace, SW6 2AF Tel:
Log fire kind of pub, quiet during the week, packed at weekends
101–102 Churchfield Road, W3 6DH Tel:
Swanky bar/restaurant combo with expansive outdoor seating area.
Leicester Square Restaurant
Radisson Leicester Square, St Martins Street, WC2H 7HL Tel: 0207 7930 8641
Leicester Square Theatre
6 Leicester Place, WC2H 7BX Tel: 0844 733433
380 Bowes Road, N11 1AH Tel:
No cheapskates allowed at this boozer
89 Regent's Park Rd, NW1 8UY Tel: 02075867454
Classy Greek restaurant. Celeb central.
4 Calvert Ave, E2 7JP Tel: 02077393628
Bargain fry-ups by day; Thai food by night.
35 Great Marlborough Street, W1F 7JB Tel: (020) 7437 5280
73–76 The Strand, WC2, WC2R 0DE Tel: 020 7240 3070
7 Canvey Street, The Blue Fin Building, SE1, SE1 9AN Tel: 020 7620 0035
3 Blore Court, W1V 3RG Tel: 02072875365
Don't worry, the name isn't a reference to the sexual orientation of the staff
Palace Theatre, W1D 6BA Tel: 08701602878
Brent Cross Shopping Centre, Unit Y14, Brent Cross, NW4 3FP Tel: 020 8201 6563
Leyton Orient FC
Matchroom Stadium Brisbane Road, E10 5NF Tel: 02089261111
Home of Leyton Orient FC (clearly).
100 Camden High Street, NW1, NW1 0LU Tel: 020 7485 4019
214 Regent Street, W1B 5AH Tel: 02077341234
Quality department store. Not as twee as you think.
Libre Bar Below
22 Great Marlborough Street, W1F 7HU Tel:
Little known venue for a perfect post show shandy.
St Martins Lane Hotel , WC2N 4HX Tel:
Light everywhere but on the purse.
11 Whitechapel Road, E1 1DU Tel: 020 7347 4719
1 Curtain Road, EC2A 3JX Tel:
Late bar with a relaxed attitude.
Lincoln House Hotel
33 Gloucester Place, W1U 8HZ Tel: 02074867630
Good-value and friendly hotel in spot-on location
Wellington Street, WC2E 7RQ Tel: 08702439000
You've seen the film...
8 Pitfield Street, N1 6HA Tel:
Possibly the smallest drinking hole of all time, Liquid is more of a barette.
209 Westbourne Park Rd, W11 1EA Tel:
Get horizontal in this chilled out bar.
123 Lordship Lane, SE22 8HU Tel: 020 8693 7744
174–180 Old Street, EC1V 9BP Tel:
Average, soulless expanse of a pub. OK for footy or pool.
171 Farringdon Road, EC1R 3AL Tel: 020 7278 1234
228 York Road, SW11 3SJ Tel: 0871 0757403
Little Bay, The
228 Belsize Road, NW6 4BT Tel: 020 7372 4699
A street just up from
the tube. Lots of fry-up type
4 Broadway Market, E8 4QJ Tel: 02072499070
Characterful Georgian restaurant in Hackney.
Little Hanoi Vietnamese Restaurant
147 Curtain Road 02077296868, EC2A 3QE Tel: 0207 7296868
Quality Vietnamese just off the main drag
21 Wellington St, WC2 E7DA Tel: 02078367161
Quality seafood restaurant chain without too much ponce and a relaxed interior.
443 Coldharbour Lane, SW9 8LN Tel:
Open 'til 2am, Fri-Sat 4am (admission Fri/Sat).
Lloyds Bar (Wetherspoons)
28 a–b Jamestown Rd, NW1 7BY Tel:
Gigantic and soulless chain bar.
316 Queensbridge Road, E8 3NH Tel: 020 72496727
3b Belvedere Road, SE1 7GP Tel: 020 7401 6734
222 Munster Road, SW6 6AY Tel: 020 7381 6137
222 Munster Road, SW6 6AY Tel: 020 7381 6137
225 Balham High Road, SW17 7BQ Tel: 020 86823553
Loch Fyne Restaurant
280-282 High Road, IG10 1RB Tel: 020 8532 5140
Loughton base of the seafood chain.
11 Eastyard, Camden Lock, NW1, NW1 8AB Tel: 020 7428 5929
129 Pritchards Road, E2 9AP Tel: 07515 360 721
35 Chalk Farm Rd, NW1 8NJ Tel:
Beer garden, roof terrace, Sunday roasts, cocktails, wine-list, beers and spot-on fabulous DJs.
64-65 Wilton Road, SW1V 1DE Tel: 020 7828 6908
222 Fulham Rd, SW10 9NB Tel:
The perfect place to drown your sorrows when it hits you that you'll never afford a pad in SW10.
London Arena Docklands
36 Limeharbour, E14 9TH Tel: 02075381212
New and very large concert arena.
London Bus Tours (The Original London Sightseeing Tour)
Routes start at Trafalgar Square, Tel:
55 York Road, SE1, SE1 7NJ Tel: 020 7928 3132
28–34 Tooley Street, SE1 2SZ Tel: 020 7403 7221
London Eye Riverboat Cruise
Waterloo Pier, SE1, SE1 7PB Tel: 0870 5000 600
London Eye, The
County Hall, Westminster Bridge Road, SE1, SE1 7PB Tel: 0870 5000 600
London Graphics Centre
16–18 Shelton Street, WC2, WC2H 9JL Tel: 020 7759 4500
Argyll Street, W1F 7TF Tel: (020) 7637 9041
Marylebone Road, NW1 5LR Tel: 02074861121
Gaze at the stars through this old favourite of telescope fans everywhere.
London Review Cake Shop
14 Bury Place, WC1A 2JL Tel: 020 7269 9030
London RIB Voyages
Trips depart from near the London Eye, SE1, Tel: 020 7928 2350
Regent's Park , NW1 4RY Tel: 0207 722 3333
Lots of cute animals to coo over and plenty of photo opportunities.
London's Transport Museum
Covent Garden Piazza, WC2, WC2E 7BB Tel: 020 7565 7299
Sanderson Hotel, 50 Berners Street, W1T 3NG Tel: 020 7851 6969
Drinking den for the very beautiful and the very rich.
Long Island Exchange Bar And Grill
2 Victoria Close, WD3 4EQ Tel:
44-48 Lonsdale Rd, W11 , W11 2DE Tel: 020 7727 4080
44–48 Lonsdale Rd, W11 2DE Tel:
If are reading this then you aren't cool enough to drink here.
5 Clipstone Street, W1W 6BB Tel: 020 7436 0035
Cosy, basement bar
Loong Kee Cafe
134G Kingsland Rd, E2 8DY Tel: 02077298344
Very cheap and very tasty Vietnamese cuisine.
19 Dering Street, W1R 9AA Tel: 02074931003
Hidden world of the most happening tunes and a revelling party crowd.
300 Creek Rd, SE10 9SW Tel:
Scary local pub vaguely redeemed 'cos it shows the footy.
Lord Nelson, The
17 Mora Street, EC1V 8BT Tel: 02072536389
Strip joint with free entry, arguably an indicator of the quality on offer.
50 Lichfield Road, E3 5AL Tel:
Your proper, no frills, local boozer.
Lord's Cricket Ground
St John's Road, NW8 8QZ Tel: 02072891611
Lord's is the spritual home of cricket.
697 Wandsworth Road, SW8, SW8 3JF Tel: 020 77652 6526
88 Atlantic Road, SW9 0X2 Tel: 0871 332 2905
1E Great Eastern Street, EC2A 3EJ Tel: 07720 707000
1 Whitby St, E2 7DP Tel:
The Naomi Campbell of bars...
POSK (Polish Cultural Centre)
238-246 King Street, W6 0RF Tel: 020 8741 3225
36 Drury Lane, WC2B 5RR Tel:
A celebration of all things Belgian
1820 Creechurch Lane, EC3, EC3A 5AY Tel: 020 7623 8813
127 Westbourne Park Rd, W2 5QL Tel: 02077276771
Mediocre American style diner.
Lucky Voice Karaoke
52 Poland Street, W1, W1F 7NH Tel: 020 7439 3660
349 Fulham Road, SW10 9TW Tel: 02073527739
Proper Italian deli packed with delicious stuff.
47 Belgrave Rd, SW1V 2BB Tel: (020) 7834 5897
2-4 Hoxton Square, N1 6NU Tel: 02076840201
Cinema noted for its penchant for festivals and general artyness.
354 Strand, WC2R 0HS Tel:
Yer average boozer with ok Sunday lunch.
Lyric - West End
Shaftesbury Avenue, W1D 7ES Tel: 020 7850 8760
Another theatre down in the West End.
Lyric Theatre - Hammersmith
King Street, W6 0QL Tel: 02087412311
West London theatre with Christmas pantos.