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Gonçalo
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Things to do in London

869 local Airbnb hosts recommend

This is a quintessential London experience. Go early, catch Breakfast and wonder through quaint little shops. Afterwards go to Brick Lane Market. Bus 78 from Old Kent Road and get off at Shoreditch.

735 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Tate Modern needs no introduction. It's London's cathedral of modern art. Good for lazing close to the river.

338 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Another great London experience! Open everyday but best on Sundays and can be combined with Columbia Road and Brick Lane. Bus 78 from Old Kent Road and get off at Liverpool Street Station.

438 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Typical East London market with a vibrant alternative scene. Good shops and restaurants (great asian selection at the bottom half of the street). Best on weekends. Bus 78 from Old Kent Road.

495 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Iconic London landmark. Follow the river on the South side and walk till Waterloo Bridge (40 min). Great way of viewing the city. Catch bus 78 to Tower Bridge and 172 from Waterloo back home.

486 local Airbnb hosts recommend

London's oldest medieval royal palace. Now houses the crown jewels. Worth the visit. Bus 78 from Old Kent Road and get off at the Tower of London.

723 local Airbnb hosts recommend

London's premier food market in an unmissable experience on Saturday mornings. Catch bus 21 from Old Kent Road.

339 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Just a short walk away from the Tate Modern crossing the Millenium Bridge. Many restaurants and shops around. Bus 63 towards Kings X and get off at Aldgate Circus.

62 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Excellent restaurant (pricey) with stunning views of the city and St.Pauls Cathedral. Booking required T. 020 7803 3888. Catch 63 and get off at Blackfriars.

337 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Catch the best view in London from Western Europe's tallest building located in London Bridge. Book online a day before http://www.the-shard.com/viewing-gallery/

166 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Shoreditch is THE place to go for London's alternative hipster scene. Many bars, restaurants and small boutique shops to explore. Close to Columbia Road and Brick Lane. Bus 78 from Old Kent Road.

285 local Airbnb hosts recommend

London's favourite market square with many shops, restaurants, pubs and the Royal Opera House. Catch bus 172 from Old Kent Road and get off on the first stop after Waterloo Bridge. Walk 3 minutes.

51 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Small cinema with bar close to the apartment a short 20 minute walk. See what's on at http://shortwavecinema.com/Shortwave.dll/Home

57 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Great local bar with theatre and restaurant. Many other restaurants in the area. No booking required. Catch 63 to Southwark Underground station and walk 2 minutes.

213 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Large cultural centre with Royal Festival Hall, Galleries and many restaurants by the river. Catch bus 172 from Old Kent Road.

33 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Italian Restaurant with a great view of Tower Bridge. Romantic. Booking required T. 020 7403 8403. Catch 78 from Old Kent Road and get off at Tower Bridge.

#17

Del'Aziz

Food SceneRestaurants
11 Bermondsey Street·Map·Hours·

22 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Good restaurant with mediterranean cuisine. No booking required. Walk or catch bus 78 from Old Kent Road and get off at Bermondsey Square. Next door to Shortwave Cinema.

#18

The Gaucho Grill

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$$$· 2 More London Riverside·Map·Hours·Website·

18 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Argentinian meat flown from South America every day! No booking required. Expensive. Catch 78 from Old Kent Road and get off before Tower Bridge. Other restaurants in the area and view of Tower Bridge

#19

Wahaca

Food SceneRestaurants
$$· 119 Waterloo Rd·Map·Hours·Website·

17 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Excellent Mexican restaurant chain. Inexpensive and no booking required but gets really busy so you may need to wait for a table. Bus 172 to Waterloo Station. Opposite the station.

13 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Transport hub. Connects to Jubilee (Grey) Line for Bond Street, Green Park, Baker Street, Westminster and Canary Wharf. Catch Bus 63 and get off at Southwark station.

#21

Ping Pong

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$$· Belvedere Road·Map·Hours·Website·

11 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Excellent Chinese dumping restaurant. No booking required. Catch bus 172 to Waterloo Bridge.

10 local Airbnb hosts recommend

This is the oldest part of Roman London, the cross roads at the centre of the city. Now its the financial centre rebuilt after the bombing of WW2.

15 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Transport Hub to connect to Northern (Black - for Angel, Camden, Tottenham Court Road, Hampstead) and Bakerloo (Brown - for Picadilly, Oxford Circus, etc) underground lines. Catch bus 63.

4 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Good inexpensive fish restaurant in Borough Food Market. Open everyday and no booking required. Catch 21 from Old Kent Road and get off at London Bridge.

3 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Fancy some proper English food? Gourmet Fish & chips and pies are really good here. Set in the Southbank Centre. No booking required. Catch 178 from Old Kent Road and get off at Waterloo Bridge.

#26

Zucca

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$$· 184 Bermondsey St·Map·Website·

57 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Excellent Italian Restaurant. Booking required Tel. 020 7378 6809

#27

Blackfriars Bridge

Blackfriars Bridge·Map·Website·

4 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Transport Hub. Blackfriars Bridge is where you can change for Blackfriars Station and bus 63. Connects to Gatwick, Brighton, Luton and Heathrow.

#28

Tesco Filling Station

$· 107 Dunton Rd·Map·

1 local Airbnb host recommends

The closest supermarket to the apartment.