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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.
Park
“Hyde Park is a Grade I-listed major park in Central London. It is the largest of four Royal Parks that form a chain from the entrance of Kensington Palace through Kensington Gardens and Hyde Park, via Hyde Park Corner and Green Park past the main entrance to Buckingham Palace. (Wikipedia)”
  • 775 locals recommend
  • 13 Experiences
Palace
“take a lovely walk through the Marble Arch in Hyde park, the to Green Park to the Palace to ckeck if HM the Queen is at home”
  • 476 locals recommend
  • 89 Experiences
Science Museum
“The Natural History Museum has incredible architecture, in particular in the main hall. Try using a wide-angle lens or a GoPro to get a picture like below.”
  • 468 locals recommend
History Museum
“British museum is a public institution dedicated to human history, art and culture. Its permanent collection of some eight million works is among the largest and most comprehensive in existence, having been widely sourced during the era of the British Empire. ”
  • 525 locals recommend
  • 17 Experiences
Art Museum
“If you're into arts and crafts, this is the place to go. From sculpture to architecture, fashion to furniture, tapestries and ceramics, there's something for everyone. The courtyard is great for hanging out in summer and the café itself is a work of art.”
  • 450 locals recommend
  • 7 Experiences
Market
“Market on Saturdays, lovely to visit the market and go for a nice stroll in the park afterwards.”
  • 897 locals recommend
  • 3 Experiences
Nature
“The London Eye is a cantilevered observation wheel on the South Bank of the River Thames in London. It is Europe's tallest cantilevered observation wheel, and is the most popular paid tourist attraction in the United Kingdom with over 3.75 million visitors annually, and has made many appearances in popular culture. Wikipedia”
  • 470 locals recommend
  • 9 Experiences
Castle
“In the 1070s, William the Conqueror, fresh from his victory but nervous of rebellion, began to build a massive stone fortress in London to defend and proclaim his royal power. Nothing like it had ever been seen in England before.The Tower took around 20 years to build.”
  • 473 locals recommend
  • 44 Experiences
Market
“An East London must-do on a Sunday - go early to avoid the crowds! Lots of sweet coffee shops and things to buy.”
  • 1024 locals recommend
Park
“If you're in need of some green space and fresh air, head towards Regent's Park and enjoy the stunning rose garden, wildlife and even the fantastic summertime Open Air Theatre.”
  • 522 locals recommend
Department Store
“If you have money to spend this is the right place to go $$$ very expensive place.”
  • 432 locals recommend
Shopping Centre
“Shopping mall with hundreds of shops both expensive and cheap with excellent food court. If its raining, this is a good place to go.Cinema is here also. ”
  • 516 locals recommend
Park
“East London’s biggest and best park, also has a food market at the weekend!”
  • 696 locals recommend
Monument / Landmark
“THE NAME "BIG BEN" REFERS TO THE CLOCK TOWER'S LARGEST BELL, NOT THE CLOCK OR THE TOWER ITSELF. ”
  • 282 locals recommend
  • 60 Experiences
Science Museum
“The Science Museum entertaining and educational exhibits, including the Apollo 10 command module, a virtual reality space-descent experience, old Nokia mobiles and a sixteenth-century artificial arm. You can get your biology fix in The Welcome Wing, which showcases developments in contemporary science, medicine and tech. If you’re going with little ones, head to Pattern Pod or The Garden, where children can explore basic scientific principles with sound and water.”
  • 274 locals recommend
Art Museum
“Great for a rainy or sunny day. Do not miss the top floor terrace with views over the Thames and St Paul's Cathedral. Walk around Southbank and stop by any of its restaurants. ”
  • 354 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Indian Restaurant
“Amazing Indian fusion small plates and amazing cocktails at the bar downstairs. Make a booking or it could wait for a bit!! ”
  • 254 locals recommend
Shopping Centre
“Boxpark is the world’s first pop-up mall – fusing the concepts of modern street food and placing local and global brands side by side to create a unique shopping and dining destination.”
  • 183 locals recommend
Pakistani Restaurant
“($) Indian / Punjabi: Tayyabs - this one is probably our #1, make sure you book or the queue will be long. Great choices for vegetarians as well! ”
  • 245 locals recommend
Mediterranean Restaurant
“Excellent pastries and deserts. Perfect middle eastern breakfasts, and lovely dinner too if you enjoy light, fresh and healthy tapas & dishes created by chef Yotam Ottolenghi. ”
  • 221 locals recommend
Scenic Viewpoint
“If you want to see London, floor to ceiling views, one of the best cities in the world ”
  • 122 locals recommend
Café
“The Ritzy cinema opened in 1911 and was one of England’s earliest purpose built cinemas, seating over 750 seats in the single auditorium. This beautiful Victorian cinema is a 20 minute walk from the flat.”
  • 218 locals recommend
Café
“Favourite hangout of the young and moneyed Chelsea-ites, the food at Bluebird has traditionally played second fiddle to the cocktails. Newly-appointed executive chef Simon Gregory has, thankfully, upped the kitchen’s game considerably with the likes of salt baked kohlrabi and salsify and spice roasted baby chicken now the stars of the show.”
  • 108 locals recommend
Brewery
“Craft ale made in site and the most amazing pizzas. The perfect spot for a lazy afternoon, you can watch the boats go by on the canal, listen to the DJ spin some tunes and it really doesn't feel like you're in London!! ”
  • 196 locals recommend

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