Clive's Guidebook

Clive
Professional working in cultural programme development. I was born in London but was recently living in Seattle (US) - for five years. Missed the cultural attractions of London but I miss the ... read more
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Things to do in London

735 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Fantastic collection of Modern art from 20th and 21st con tries. It's also free to get in the galleries.

543 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Outstanding artefacts from around the world. A morning or afternoon would not be long enough to explore the collections.

95 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Great place to eat although booking is essential!

76 local Airbnb hosts recommend

The place to enjoy curry! Hugely popular, they don't take reservations so join the line - it's worth the wait!

141 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Upper Street is well known for its boutiques and bars.

109 local Airbnb hosts recommend

A selections of great restaurants, cafes and bakeries line this tiny street.

22 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Seres some of the best cocktails in London. The interior is straight out of a film set - amazing restoration.

22 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Compact urban nature reserve that is in the heart of London. Attracts a range of birds and small mammals that like being near to the canal. Best visited in the spring!

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Gail's

Food SceneBakeries
$$· 33-35 Exmouth Market·Map·Hours·Website·

17 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Great place for breakfast and coffee - all baked locally.

85 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Explore a London that most tourists miss! Skip the traffic and follow the canal along a 2 mile towpath from Kings Cross to Regents Park. The route takes in the cultural hub at Granary Square, shops... read more

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Pizza Union

Food SceneRestaurants
$· 246-250 Pentonville Rd·Map·Hours·Website·

14 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Great place to grab a good quality pizza - and cheap. Beware of the students that flock here!

14 local Airbnb hosts recommend

The upstairs restaurant has some great views over Granary Square. Always book in advance using an app like Open Table.

102 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Access to the five Tube lines allowing access to most of London's landmarks. Its also possible to get to Cambridge in 1 hour, York in 2.5 hours or Edinburgh in 4 hours.

109 local Airbnb hosts recommend

St Pancras station is the Eurosatar terminal that provides accessto major cities in Europe - Paris takes just over 3 hours so it can be a great extension to your visit! The station provides direc... read more

6 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Kids love Nando's - I'm not sure I share the same taste!

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Sainsbury's

EssentialsGrocery Stores
$$· 31-41 Liverpool Rd·Map·Hours·Website·

50 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Large budget supermarket.

24 local Airbnb hosts recommend

The best local supermarket - and it's a nice walk.

14 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Wonderful and historic play area for kids to burn off some energy. Grown ups are not allowed in unless accompanied by a child!

11 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Outstanding gallery often showing world class artists including Damien Hirst and Frank Stella.

4 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Great place to buy and drink good quality tea. It has a cafe inside. The railway station also has several stores in the central concourse.

9 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Visit Platform 9 3/4 and visit the store- beware of the queues to get into this tiny shop.

2 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Amazing example of neo-Gothic architecture. Pop in for tea or cocktails in the Gilbert Scott bar!

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The Amwell Arms

BarsBars
68 Amwell St·Map·Website·

2 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Quiet local pub in the heart of Victorian Finsbury.

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Postal Museum

MuseumsMuseums
15-20 Phoenix Pl·Map·Hours·Website·

0 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Explore the history of postal service but also discover a secret underground railway network!

5 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Great selection of upmarket stores, cafes and restaurants in a beautifully renovated railway depot.