Nainesh's Guidebook

Nainesh
I am a lecturer in 'Music Technology & Performance'. I also run a community music & arts organisation. I have a fairly good knowledge of London as I have always lived or worked around the capito... read more

Things to do in London

735 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Holds the largest collection of British art in the world from 1500 to the present day. Masterpieces by Gainsborough, Hogarth, Francis Bacon, Lucian Freud and Damien Hirst and others. Southwark Stn

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Londons newest Royal Park is only two stops away. Take the tube to Stratford

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Bars, galleries and restaurants (famous for its Indian/Bengali cuisine). Large flea market with stalls selling antiques, clothes, bric- a-brack

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Music venue, cinema, restaurants and Thames Clipper

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Take the DLR to Tower Gateway or Jubilee Line to Bermondsey/London Bridge. Her Majesty's Royal Palace and Fortress, known as the Tower of London, is a historic castle

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Whitechapel Gallery

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

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Fantastic East London gallery. Nearest tube station Aldgate/Aldgate East or 115 bus from Barking road and get off at London Metropoliton University on Commercial rd.

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Great views over London. Nearest tube is Westminster on the Jubilee Line

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Secret music venue with top class experimental musicians

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nearest tube is Green Park on the Jubilee Line

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Largest urban shopping and leisure destination in Europe

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I am within walking distance to the Excel Exhibition Centre

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Nearest tube is Westminster

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The biggest and most famous farmers market in London. Food stalls, restaurants and bars.

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Londons business centre, shopping centre, walks along the docks, bars and restaurants.

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Lot's of bars, clubs and restaurants

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Famous London music venue

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Design Museum

Arts & CultureMuseums
224-238 Kensington High St·Map·Hours·Website·

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Take the Jubilee Line to Bermondsey for the Design Museum. Find out what's om at http://designmuseum.org

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Royal Festival Hall, BFI (cinema), Hayward Gallery

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The Royal Observatory Greenwhich is the Prime Meridian of the world! Also visit the planetarium. DLR – Cutty Sark for Maritime Greenwich. By boat – from most central London piers)

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The history of London as a port. From the Romans to Canary Wharf. The building is 200 years old and the layout of the exhibits is very good. Tube either Canary Wharf (Jubilee Line) or Poplar (DLR)

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Billingsgate Market offers the largest selection of fish in the UK. Daily arrivals from the coast mean that this selection in the heart of East London is constantly being replenished.

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Royal Victoria Dock

Everything Else
$· 14 Western Gateway·Map·Hours·Website·

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Scenic & peaceful walk. There is a riverboat bar (summer only) and nearby restaurants. Take a cable car across to the 02 Centre in North Greenwhich. You can then get a river boat to central London.

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Famous London Bridge

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Within the original engine house in Tunnel Road, SE16, this permanent exhibition commemorates the world's first subaqueous tunnel built by Sir Marc Isambard Brunel assisted by his son Isambard Kingdom

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best of vintage and modern fashion and textile design

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Take the Emirates Cable Car to North Greenwich (O2 Centre). From here take a Thames Clipper Boat along the river to Cutty Sark, Tower Bridge, Tate Modern, the London Eye and other destinations

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Nearest tube station is Westminster on the Jubilee Line

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Pepenero

Food SceneRestaurants
114 Silvertown Way·Map·Hours·Website·

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Good local Italian restaurant with great service

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The Picture House (Independent Cinema), Theatre Royal (also has a nice bar), comedy and restaurants

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Londons only 'lighthouse' where Faraday conducted some of his work. A 50's American Diner; Container City (art based live/work spaces). A great part of 'undiscovered' London