Jon's Guidebook

Hi! I'm a writer, feminist, gamer, digital nomad and all-round nerd. I travel the world with my girlfriend Viv, working from my laptop, visiting amazing cities and meeting excellent people. I tr... read more

Things to do in London

83 local Airbnb hosts recommend

London's oldest music hall is tucked away a few minutes' walk from us. They have a nice bar with a great food menu and often have theatre and music.

7 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Recently renovated 24 hour cafe that's been part of the London scene since the 50s. It's a hole-in-the-wall opposite Liverpool St Station, perfect for a late-night bite. It's also got a 24-hour liq... read more



EssentialsGrocery Stores
$$· 41 Thomas More Street·Map·Hours·Website·

65 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Large, high quality supermarket. Has a reputation for being 'posh' but there are plenty of reasonably priced things, and the company is run on a profit share basis, so all workers also own the comp... read more


Cafe from Crisis London

66 Commercial St·Map·Hours·Website·

2 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Cheap, fresh, seasonal food run by homeless charity Crisis. Staff are homeless people learning skills and gaining confidence in a friendly environment. Open 8am-2/3pm.