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Mark's Guidebook

Mark

My name is Mark and I rent my large, bright apartment in the super central Covent Garden / Soho area of London.

Stay at Mark's place

Entire home/apt


Things to do in London

#1

Bar Italia

$· 22 Frith Street·Map·Hours·

27 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Iconic Italian coffee shop. Really cool and full of character.

95 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Organic supermarket including healthy prepared food options. I recommend the brown rice sushi.

#3

Tesco Metro

$· 22-25 Bedford Street·Map·Hours·Website·

10 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Standard supermarket offering all groceries.

#4

Marks & Spencer

$$· Covent Garden·Map·Hours·Website·

12 local Airbnb hosts recommend

High quality supermarket.

#5

Yauatcha

RestaurantsRestaurants
$$$· 15 Broadwick Street·Map·Hours·Website·

36 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Michelin starred Chinese restaurant with cool interior design. There is also a patisserie on the ground floor (which looks best at night due to their amazing lighting).

26 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Thai restaurant with excellent food and very reasonable prices (the owner is the same as the Michelin starred restaurant Yauatcha).

18 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Great brasserie (particularly good for midweek breakfast/brunch when it's less busy).

#8

The Ivy

RestaurantsRestaurants
$$$· 1-5 West Street·Map·Hours·Website·

27 local Airbnb hosts recommend

A culinary institution in London. Highly recommended for elegant pre or post theatre dining.

21 local Airbnb hosts recommend

The Delaunay is a European café-restaurant. Open for breakfast, lunch, brunch, afternoon tea and dinner. Very chic and grand.

#10

Roka

RestaurantsRestaurants
$$$· 37 Charlotte St·Map·Hours·Website·

53 local Airbnb hosts recommend

My favorite Japanese restaurant in London.

40 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Stylish Italian bakery selling fresh bread, pastries and cakes. They also serve excellent light meals such as pizzas and pastas.

#12

Tesco Metro

$· Dean St·Map·Hours·Website·

15 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Standard supermarket offering all groceries.

#13

Lamb & Flag

BarsBars
$$$· Covent Garden·Map·Hours·

5 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Little English Pub The Lamb and Flag played host to Charles Dickens, who was a regular when working in Catherine Street

#14

La Bodega Negra

$$$· 16 Moor Street·Map·Hours·Website·

8 local Airbnb hosts recommend

It's called a cafe but it's actually a bar (and restaurant) serving great margaritas with cool music.

#15

The Phoenix Garden

21 Stacey Street·Map·

3 local Airbnb hosts recommend

A peaceful little rustic garden minutes from the apartment open during the day

15 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Excellent Italian restaurant.

10 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Michelin starred French restaurant.

#18

Salisbury

BarsBars
$$· 90 St Martin's Ln·Map·Hours·

4 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Pub with magnificent Victorian features.

#19

Sainsbury's

$$· 15-17 Tottenham Court Rd·Map·Hours·Website·

20 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Download the Chop Chop app http://chopchopapp.co.uk/ and you can have Sainsbury's supermarket groceries and household products delivered within 60 minutes. It's amazing.

#20

M&S

$$· 55 Tottenham Court Rd·Map·

2 local Airbnb hosts recommend

High quality supermarket.

#21

Gymkhana

BarsBars
$$$· 42 Albemarle St·Map·Hours·Website·

9 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Indian Michelin starred restaurant in Mayfair.

#22

Bill's Restaurant

$· 3 Slingsby Pl·Map·Hours·Website·

7 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Great brunch restaurant.

#23

Jubille Hall Trust

30 Clare Market·Map·Website·

1 local Airbnb host recommends

Large gym with a huge range of free weights and cardio equipment (with reasonable day rates).

#24

Little Waitrose

$$· 227-233 Tottenham Court Road·Map·

20 local Airbnb hosts recommend

High quality (but small) supermarket.

1 local Airbnb host recommends

Excellent restaurant serving the "British Sunday Roast" classic.

#26

POLPO at Ape & Bird

BarsBars
$$· 142 Shaftesbury Ave·Map·Hours·Website·

4 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Great pizza for takeaway (or eat-in) just a 1 minute walk from the apartment. There is a also a gastro-pub attached with creative Italian food.

5 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Amazing Swedish bakery. I recommend the levain (white) bread and walnut rolls. Just a 2 minute walk from the apartment making breakfast runs easy!

#28

Hoppers

$· 49 Frith St·Map·Hours·Website·

20 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Just a 5 minute walk from the apartment is this Sri Lankan restaurant from the same owners as Michelin starred Indian Gymkhana. Excellent food with reasonable prices.

2 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Classic and good value Indian restaurant just a short 5 minute walk from the apartment. Tell them you know Mark and ask for their Gold Card on the way in to receive a discount on your bill.

2 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Excellent casual dining restaurant 30 seconds from my apartment (it's the sister restaurant of the highly regarded Bocca di Lupo).