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Things to do in London

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”
  • 755 locals recommend
Palace
“Changing of the Guard takes place daily at 11am (10am on Sundays) and is free to watch. Although it has been temporarily suspended during corona to prevent large crowds. You can see traditional british army uniform but be careful not to get too close!”
  • 480 locals recommend
Science Museum
“Amazing building and with great exhibits all year round. enjoy the ice rink in the winter and the butterfly garden in the spring. ”
  • 470 locals recommend
Art Museum
“Great museum to visit for the Arts, culture, fashion, architecture and many more.”
  • 446 locals recommend
History Museum
“Home to the Rosetta Stone, this is the largest museum in London and a must see. It can definitely fill up a whole day, so plan ahead”
  • 528 locals recommend
Department Store
“Elaborate shopping emporium with glittering Egyptian Room and acclaimed Food Hall.”
  • 417 locals recommend
Market
“Only on Sundays Oasis of flowers on a lovely street with art galleries next to cupcake shops, vintage clothes stores, and antique shops. ”
  • 1039 locals recommend
Nature
“ This captivating trip is suitable for both children and adults. It is one of the tallest observation wheels in the world and can, therefore, give you the most amazing 40 minutes of your life. Get into your high-tech capsule and enjoy the thrill as you feel yourself rise to enjoy amazing views including Big Ben, Buckingham Palace, the Tower of London, and Houses of Parliament.”
  • 480 locals recommend
Park
“The Regents Park was designed in 1811 by renowned architect John Nash and includes stunning rose gardens. The park is the largest outdoor sports area in London catering for football, softball, rugby and it also has a cricket pitch.”
  • 509 locals recommend
Monument / Landmark
“Visit one of London's most famous and historical sites including Big Ben, Westminster Bridge, House of Parliament & London Eye.”
  • 279 locals recommend
Castle
“Allow yourself 2-3 hours to explore this iconic royal fortress- hear the captivating stories of London History while being dazzled by breathtaking architecture. Even if you cannot get in to see the Jewels - the riverside walk with its its numerous restaurants -and the Shad will occupy you day fully”
  • 467 locals recommend
Park
“It was built by Queen Victoria to give East End people a green space. It’s full of history.”
  • 698 locals recommend
Market
“Market on Saturdays, lovely to visit the market and go for a nice stroll in the park afterwards.”
  • 886 locals recommend
Shopping Centre
“One of the best shopping centre's in the city - brilliant for food, shopping, and everything in between.”
  • 496 locals recommend
Shopping Centre
“biggest shopping centre only 9 min by train from Sopra house with all brands and many restaurants , cinemas bars and entertainment. ”
  • 501 locals recommend
Science Museum
“The Science Museum is a major museum on Exhibition Road in South Kensington, London. It was founded in 1857 and today is one of the city's major tourist attractions, attracting 3.3 million visitors annually.”
  • 277 locals recommend

Top-rated experiences

Top restaurants

Indian Restaurant
“Wow - the best Indian food I've found in town and it doesn't cost a fortune! This is not your typical English Indian takeaway style food. It has more of a street style menu with the addition of being in really amazing restaurant interiors. You feel like you're in a colonial restaurant in India, its great! Side note- if you are less than 6 people you may have to queue at busy times but its so worth it and they bring you drinks while you wait! If you are more than 6, then you can book”
  • 253 locals recommend
Pakistani Restaurant
“Whitechapel, East End, favourite. Possibly the best place in London for an excellent Indian meal. Very busy, but food is worth the chaos and great for groups! Lamb chops are famous! ”
  • 246 locals recommend
Shopping Centre
“Very trendy and funky place to visit for bars, restaurants and overall a fab vibe ”
  • 187 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.”
  • 217 locals recommend
Mediterranean Restaurant
“Salads, but not as you know them, at Ottolenghi, the original outpost of the cookbook superstar.”
  • 215 locals recommend
Brewery
“Lovely lazy Sundays, great pizzas, hip art crowd, Sunday afternoon DJ, on the canal. Friday and Saturday nights get busy. Great base camp from which to explore the funky restaurants, barge bars and clubs of Hackney Wick.”
  • 197 locals recommend
French Restaurant
“Chef Brett Graham's innovative cooking, paired with fine wines in a smart, modern setting.”
  • 123 locals recommend
Café
“World-famous bar, restaurant, brunch to late night dinner place, full of "beautiful people"- 100 metres from the flat”
  • 103 locals recommend

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