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Tim's Guidebook

Tim
Theatre and travel loving guy from London. We have a beautiful flat in Islington and a bedroom in Trafalgar Square that we rent out to guests. Our favourite travel destinations - Sydney, Bar... read more
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Things to do in London

18 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Pleasance Theatre London is the sister venue of the largest venue at the Edinburgh Fringe and shows world-class theatre and TV comedians at preview prices. You should definitely pay them a visit.

#2

Emirates Stadium

75 Drayton Park·Map·Website·

126 local Airbnb hosts recommend

This is the home to the world-famous Arsenal football club, and also has large scale concerts from time to time. It's a feat of engineering and worth checking out even for non-sports-fans.

179 local Airbnb hosts recommend

The world famous Camden market is on our doorstep - you can walk to it, or get a 29 bus from the top of Hillmarton Road and be there in minutes. Camden market is full of the wild and wonderful.

#4

Waitrose

$$· 366 Holloway Rd·Map·Hours·Website·

88 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Waitrose is a lovely supermarket that sells fresh fruit & veg and has a stocked deli counter and hot chickens cooked on site. It's popular with families and is upmarket in feel.

#5

Morrisons Store

$$· 10 Hertslet Road·Map·Hours·Website·

26 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Morrisons is our local big supermarket where you can buy pretty much anything you require. It has a fresh deli counter, cooked hot chickens, fish, meat, veg, fruit, and all other things you'd expect.

64 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Our local cinema, showing all the latest blockbusters

#7

Almeida Theatre

Almeida Street·Map·Website·

171 local Airbnb hosts recommend

We're so lucky to have this amazing theatre so close by - it produces new work that often later travels to the West End and even Broadway. There's usually something on every night.

#8

The Court Restaurant

Great Russell Street·Map·Hours·Website·

325 local Airbnb hosts recommend

The world-famous British Museum is two stops on the tube from our flat. You can easily spend a day at this behemoth of a building and barely scrape the surface of what it has to offer.

#9

Costa Coffee

$$· 382 Holloway Road·Map·Hours·Website·

6 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Nice coffee shop with WIFI in Holloway.

30 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Great theatre to head to and see cutting edge comedy and theatre - many huge TV comedians try out material here.

57 local Airbnb hosts recommend

The London terminal of the Eurostar, you can walk (or take one stop on the tube / 5 min bus ride) to St Pancras from our flat. You can get a train to Paris or other European cities here.

#12

Upper St

Upper St·Map·

169 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Boutique shops, trendy bars, cutting edge theatres, multiplex cinemas, cafes and restaurants- the perfect place to head to if you have a few hours to spare and want to avoid the normal tourist spots.

#13

Leicester Square

Leicester Square·Map·

92 local Airbnb hosts recommend

The heart of theatre land and where film premieres take place, Leicester Square is tourist central. We probably wouldn't recommend eating here, but it's definitely worth a visit.

#14

The George Shillibeer

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1 Carpenters Mews·Map·Hours·

8 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Huge floored gastropub with a beautiful outdoor courtyard area. They show sports some days, and have other events like quizzes and karaoke on others. Well priced and a menu that changes daily.

#15

Nisa Local

$$· 476 Caledonian Rd·Map·Hours·Website·

9 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Open 24 hours, including alcohol.

31 local Airbnb hosts recommend

This is our local tube station. It's served with trains to and from Central London until 1.30am every night (12.30am Sundays).

20 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Open until 11pm, good quality food

#18

Waitrose King's Cross

$$· Wharf Rd·Map·Hours·Website·

42 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Brand new supermarket, very nice inside

22 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Open until 11pm, good quality food

#20

Hillmarton Tandoori

3 Hillmarton Rd·Map·

2 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Local Indian Takeaway - very nice food, delivers.