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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.
Tapas Restaurant
“God it's good! Great tapas, lovely cosy vibe. Put your name on the list and go and grab a drink at an Exmouth Market pub while you wait for a little spot at the bar.”
  • 28 locals recommend
“Great for football fans or anyone who wants to watch a live football match for a very unique experience!”
  • 25 locals recommend
“Vintage radios, TVs and telephones decorate this offbeat, shabby-chic real ale bar, with live DJs.”
  • 19 locals recommend
Pizza Place
“Fresh stone baked Italian pizza in minutes with a number of authentic toppings available - perfect for lunch and dinner and right around the corner from me. ”
  • 20 locals recommend
“Very good food and nice friendly service. Comfortable and convenient, just across the road!”
  • 18 locals recommend
General Entertainment
“The only sightseeing tour that I recommend. Children love it! Make sure you book ahead and check details on their website.”
  • 17 locals recommend
Flea Market
“Small shops, coffee shop and food and drink places. Open Saturday and sometimes Sunday.”
  • 38 locals recommend
“Just past Kings Cross station, fun place to do crafty activities while you eat and drink (and turns into a fun bar at night too)”
  • 30 locals recommend
“East End boozer with Victorian decor, a menu of British pub grub and its own brewery in the cellar.”
  • 22 locals recommend
Department Store
“A great British brand supermarket. This is one of their small 'Simply Food' stores - small range but particularly good quality fruit & veg. Open 8am-10pm daily. Next to Little Waitrose, and a few doors down from Tesco and Boots at Notting Hill Gate.”
  • 23 locals recommend
“Resting spot with amazing views in the Trafalgar Tavern. Being able to count Charles Dickens and William Gladstone as past punters, this pub has been at the forefront of Britain’s naval history since 1837. The pub stands proudly on the bank of the river Thames, unlike most other riverside pubs which are only really enjoyable if you’re able to stand out in the sun to actually get a view of the river, there are quite a few tables in the pub which almost jut out on to the water so you have an unspoilt view. ”
  • 32 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
“Delicious coffee made using Campbell and Syme beans, food made by Salon Brixton and sweet treats too.”
  • 31 locals recommend
“It's a much-loved institution... one of only three puppet theatres in the country, the Little Angel Theatre doesn’t just put on puppet shows, it makes the figures in the attached workshop too. Dame Judi Dench, Clive Owen, Sir Simon Rattle and Michael Rosen are just some of the theatre's trustees. Established in 1961, the theatre features its own productions and travelling companies from abroad, developing and keeping puppetry alive and children amazed. ”
  • 36 locals recommend
“Countrified urban pub with wooden furniture, a huge beer garden, decking and patio area.”
  • 35 locals recommend
Grocery or Supermarket
“On the Corner by Sendero Speciality Coffee and is the best place for a small shop”
  • 24 locals recommend
“Historic forest park with beautiful big trees to walk under (perfect shaded area for when it's very hot), lawns for picnicking, a cafe (nice but expensive), kids' playground, toilets.”
  • 24 locals recommend