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Scott's Guidebook


London-based American with a passion for travel

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Things to do in London

719 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Some of the world's best modern art.


Saint Paul's Cathedral

Saint Paul's Church Yard·Map·Website·

581 local Airbnb hosts recommend

You may enjoy just seeing it from outside, but a paid tour is available. St Paul's Cathedral is an Anglican cathedral, the seat of the Bishop of London and the mother church of the Diocese of Lond... read more


Millennium Bridge

Millennium Bridge·Map·Website·

50 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Pedestrian bridge opened in 2000. Great way to get back and forth from St. Paul's Cathedral to the Tate Modern.

7 local Airbnb hosts recommend

A stunning 33-meter marble lined pool. Gym and spa available too at affordable daily rates. Towel and locker rental available.



56 Maple Street·Map·Hours·

3 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Amazing Greek home-style cooking. Try the kleftiko, lamb shoulder roasted for many hours.


Fish Bone

82 Cleveland St·Map·Hours·

6 local Airbnb hosts recommend

The best fish and chips I've had in London. Totally great at the restaurant or take-away.


John Lewis

$$· 300 Oxford Street·Map·Hours·Website·

25 local Airbnb hosts recommend

A great mid-range department store if you need just about anything. They have a supermarket in the lower ground level that has a wide range of anything you might want or need.


The Riding House

$$$· 43-51 Great Titchfield Street·Map·Hours·Website·

51 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Delicious restaurant steps away from the flat. Sitting at the counter for breakfast is one of my favourite weekend activities.



$· 66 Great Titchfield Street·Map·Hours·Website·

27 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Really delicious coffee. The best flat white in the neighbourhood.



$$$· Stoney Street·Map·Hours·Website·

19 local Airbnb hosts recommend

One of the best places to enjoy a roast dinner (or lunch), set in the famous and scenic Borough Market.


The Attendant

26-27 Foley St·Map·Hours·Website·

20 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Cafe built into a Victorian toilet. An oddity that is worth visiting.


easyGym Oxford Street

120 Oxford St·Map·Hours·Website·

4 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Great gym on the top of a shopping centre on Oxford Street. Views, natural light, and good equipment. Very crowded for after-work times. Bring your own lock, soap, towel, and a sweat towel. Book yo... read more



193 Oxford St·Map·Hours·Website·

9 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Your nearest Boots, but it's a busy one. The quieter one is near Goodge Street station. Boots is the largest national chain of chemists (pharmacies). They have everything from tissues to deodorant ... read more



60 Great Titchfield St·Map·Hours·

2 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Really tasty Persian food and wonderful teas in a relaxed cafe atmosphere.

5 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Closest supermarket, open from 6am to 11pm every day except Christmas. They'll have just about everything you'll need.


The Green Man

36 Riding House St·Map·

2 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Famous cider pub.

9 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Really delicious pizza with sourdough crust, served on paper plates without cutlery.


Golden Jubilee Bridges

Golden Jubilee Bridges·Map·

4 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Really beautiful pair of pedestrian bridges that will take you to the South Bank of the Thames. Take the one from Northumberland Avenue, as it's less crowded and has a better view of Big Ben, the H... read more


Mac and Wild

$$$· 65 Great Titchfield St·Map·Hours·Website·

5 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Amazing beef & venison burgers. Book ahead--they fill up fast.

1 local Airbnb host recommends

Secret garden in the beautiful Regent's Park.

1 local Airbnb host recommends

Really great non-chain sushi restaurant with the infamous conveyor belt of food. Grab a green tea from the side of the restaurant while you're waiting.

2 local Airbnb hosts recommend

If you can't get a booking or a seat at the counter at the Riding House Cafe, Percy & Founders is a great second choice for a full English breakfast, or smart lunch or dinner. Really smart restaura... read more

12 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Fairly large supermarket for the basics. If you can't find something at the nearby Tesco Express, this one will have it. The lower-ground level of John Lewis is more attractive and has nicer things... read more