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Sebastian's Guidebook

Sebastian
Hi Guess you'd like to know something about who you're coming to stay with. I've been hosting on AirBnb since it's beginning in the UK. I think I was the fourth host in London. I've been away... read more

Things to do in London

869 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Long running local market!

398 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Great trendy space to pick up all kinds of things. Trendy clothes, little knick knacks and art. Lots of food stalls too. Great place to spend an afternoon.

218 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Great modern brutalist building full of cultural things to do

437 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Iconic green space with panoramic views of all London from Parliament Hill. Great for walks

#5

Whitechapel Gallery

Arts & CultureArt Galleries
$$$· 77-82 Whitechapel High St·Map·Hours·Website·

223 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Compact little museum full of interesting modern pieces. Great to visit as part of an afternoon exploring Brick Lane

115 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Great (and very popular!) option for breakfast

165 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Museum exploring the home from 1600 to today. In grand house and full of interesting things!

#8

The Book Club

Drinks & NightlifeBars
$$$$· 100-106 Leonard Street·Map·Hours·Website·

54 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Popular local bar with ping pong!

47 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Independent Coffee shop that roasts its own coffee. Great place for lunch or breakfast too

46 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Just a stone throw away from flat is very well connected underground station. On the Northern Line can get you everywhere in London.

241 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Pretty Hackney neighbourhood park off the beaten track. Next to lots of lovely neighbourhood shops in Stoke Newington

#12

Afghan Kitchen

Food SceneRestaurants
$· 35 Islington Green·Map·Hours·

35 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Delicious and very reasonable Afghan food. Not a huge restaurant so don't bring a huge group!

79 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Lovely communal garden with bar. Often has live music. Real hidden gem!

109 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Nearby market surrounded by lots of nice shops and cafes. Good selection of food stalls. Nice place to spend an afternoon!

#15

Bar Kick

Drinks & NightlifeBars
127 Shoreditch High Street·Map·Hours·Website·

31 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Great bar with lots of Fussball tables. Also does great tapas!

17 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Local Ping Pong hall. Great place to book for a fun evening. Table service of food and drink

#17

Fika

Food SceneRestaurants
161a Brick Lane·Map·Hours·Website·

14 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Trendy Scandinavian restaurant on the even more trendy Brick Lane!

14 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Delicious chocolate truffles to buy!

13 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Delicious Ice Cream parlour! The sundaes are particularly nice

#20

Indian Veg

Food SceneRestaurants
92-93 Chapel Market·Map·Hours·Website·

13 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Great budget option. All you can eat vegetarian Indian food for very reasonable price. Right along historic Chapel Market.

6 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Great Indian cuisine at heart of London's curry scene. Reasonable prices too! Halal option too for those that keep halal.

#22

Waitrose

EssentialsGrocery Stores
$$· 21 Liverpool Street·Map·Hours·Website·

45 local Airbnb hosts recommend

One stop away on the tube is a good place to pick up good quality food items!

50 local Airbnb hosts recommend

One stop away on tube is a good place to do a big shop

5 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Delicious French Patisserie on Upper Street.

18 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Convenient medium sized local store for groceries

#26

Blitz

ShoppingClothing Stores
$$$· 55-59 Hanbury Street·Map·Hours·Website·

10 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Great vintage clothes shop next to trendy Brick Lane

#27

Rough Trade

ShoppingStores
$$· 91 Brick Ln·Map·Hours·Website·

4 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Independent music shop full of CDs and Vinyl. Often does live performances.

3 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Local Gym a stone throw away

2 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Great Vietnamese restaurant on the Vietnamese Mile. Lots of very traditional and very reasonably priced restaurants along the Kingsland Road!

#30

Apex Pharmacy

199 Old St·Map·Hours·Website·

2 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Nearest local pharmacy

1 local Airbnb host recommends

Lovely classic looking pub with lovely wooden interior