VanZyl's Guidebook

VanZyl
I love travelling, it is an essential part of life for me and I consider myself lucky to have set foot in cities around the world and seen fascinating sites from every continent. London is a g... read more

Things to do in London

#1

Harrods

ShoppingStores
109-125 Knightsbridge·Map·Hours·Website·

417 local Airbnb hosts recommend

109-125 Knightsbridge London, Greater London SW1 Elaborate shopping emporium with glittering Egyptian Room and acclaimed Food Hall. 87-135 Brompton Rd, Knightsbridge, London SW1X 7XL, UK harrods.co... read more

229 local Airbnb hosts recommend

The crowning glory of Trafalgar Square, London's National Gallery is a vast space filled with Western European paintings from the 13th to the 19th centuries.

18 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Nick 'Soho House' Jones and Richard 'The Ivy' Caring have joined forces to create the destined-to-be-stylish Dean Street Townhouse hotel and restaurant in the heart of Soho. 020 7434 1775

116 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Green space with a lake with daily pelican feeding, a grass-roofed cafe and ceremonial displays. - Google London SW1A 2BJ, UK royalparks.org.uk +44 300 061 2350 Open : 5AM–12AM

94 local Airbnb hosts recommend

49 min (19.8 miles) via M4 Fastest route , avoids congestion on A4

#6

Hix

Drinks & NightlifeBars
$$$· 66-70 Brewer Street·Map·Hours·Website·

8 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Upscale British food in modern bistro setting with Damien Hirst mobiles and downstairs cocktail bar. - Google 66-70 Brewer St, Soho, London W1F 9UP, UK hixsoho.co.uk +44 20 7292 3518 Open : 11:30A... read more

75 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Closest tube station 4 min (0.2 mile) via Sherwood St and Brewer St

72 local Airbnb hosts recommend

41 min (9.3 miles) via A1203

49 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Spacious park with deckchair-scattered lawns, mature trees and views of regal local neighbours. - Google London SW1A 1BW, UK royalparks.org.uk +44 300 061 2350 Open 24 hour

#10

Jamie's Italian

Food SceneRestaurants
$$$· 11 Upper St Martin's Lane·Map·Hours·Website·

5 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Celebrity chef's relaxed Italian chain, with rustic menu and antipasti bar. - Google 17-19 Denman St, Soho, London W1D 7HW, UK jamieoliver.com +44 20 3376 3391 Open : 11:30AM–11PM Menu jamieoliv... read more

57 local Airbnb hosts recommend

41 min (9.3 miles) via A1203

50 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Eco-minded chain with natural & organic grocery items, housewares & other products (most sell wine). - Google 20 Glasshouse St, Soho, London W1B 5AR, UK wholefoodsmarket.com +44 20 7406 3100 Open n... read more

#13

Queen's Theatre

Everything Else
51 Shaftesbury Ave·Map·Website·

4 local Airbnb hosts recommend

A plain facade hides an ornate auditorium at this theatre, once known for drama, now musicals. - Google Shaftesbury Ave, Soho, London W1D 6BA, UK queenstheater.net +44 844 482 5160

4 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Corner pub with leather banquettes, mirrors, basement DJ bar and seasonal gastronomic residencies. - Google 21 Great Pulteney St, Carnaby, London W1F 9NG, UK sunand13cantons.co.uk +44 20 7734 0934 ... read more

4 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Lima the Peruvian restaurant Lima from Virgilio Martinez has become Michelin-starred and gained accolades: "One of the arresting qualities of dishes at Lima is their beauty" 020 3002 2640

2 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Contemporary European chain dishing up separate breakfast, afternoon tea, lunch and dinner menus. - Google 36-44 Brewer St, Soho, London W1F 9TB, UK bills-website.co.uk +44 20 7287 8712 Open : 8AM... read more

#17

Tesco Metro

EssentialsGrocery Stores
$· 10-16 Goodge Street·Map·Hours·

33 local Airbnb hosts recommend

173 Oxford St, Soho, London W1D 2JR, UK marksandspencer.com +44 20 7437 7722 Open : 9AM–9PM

3 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Compact Victorian pub with art deco touches serving real ale, bottled beer and British food. - Google The Queens Head, 15 Denman St, Soho, London W1D 7HN, UK queensheadpiccadilly.com +44 20 7437 15... read more

3 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Refurbished 1930s Soho theatre with people-watching outside balcony. Hosts long-running musicals. - Google Old Compton St, Soho, London W1D 4HS, UK princeedwardtheatre.co.uk +44 844 482 5151

#20

Marks & Spencer PLC

ShoppingStores
$$· 458 Oxford Street·Map·Hours·Website·

8 local Airbnb hosts recommend

173 Oxford St, Soho, London W1D 2JR, UK marksandspencer.com +44 20 7437 7722 Open : 9AM–9PM