Jon's Guidebook

Jon

Partner in a PR firm. Live between here and my place in the Peak District. Have an 11 year old son (play station therefore included)


Things to do in London

867 local Airbnb hosts recommend

The famous Saturday market in the East End. Best way is to walk up Goswell Road, pick up the canal path near Angel and enjoy the many sights and stops along the canal.

338 local Airbnb hosts recommend

"Trade the everyday for something unique" is the motto, and the mix of covered market stalls and cool permanent stores is a must visit. The marker started in the 13th century and remains unique pla... read more

218 local Airbnb hosts recommend

London's most complete complex of arts - theatre, music, cinema - down the street.

334 local Airbnb hosts recommend

A beacon for youth worldwide on search of their genre of choice. Endless independent clothing, jewellery and art stalls to fulfil your inner goth, punk, hippie, raver...and loads of places to eat.

114 local Airbnb hosts recommend

For jazz fans"

136 local Airbnb hosts recommend

World class ballet and dance on your doorstep.

83 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Stylish rooftop with great views. Booking essential. Goes til 1am at weekend.

#8

Moro

Food SceneRestaurants
$$· 34-36 Exmouth Market·Map·Hours·Website·

80 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Iconic Iberian in our favourite gastro street.

193 local Airbnb hosts recommend

We love this place, a must do for kids of all ages!

#10

Caravan

Food SceneRestaurants
$$· 11-13 Exmouth Market·Map·Hours·Website·

59 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Another ex mouth fsvourite. Mixed menu, lively, open from breakfast til late.

62 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Multi screen for all your blockbusters. Walking distance.

205 local Airbnb hosts recommend

The worlds largest antiques market....but a different slant every day - so check before heading over. Saturday is the main day. endless options for refreshment!

#13

The Book Club

Drinks & NightlifeBars
$$$$· 100-106 Leonard Street·Map·Hours·Website·

54 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Interesting mix of creative events, eating, drinking and music, games nights, club nights, craft classes.. And good food.

51 local Airbnb hosts recommend

First rate "modern European" internationally-renowned restaurant. Lovely setting and GREAT for brunch on a sunny day. Personally number one on the area, but I am a veggie so the meaty Michelin ... read more

130 local Airbnb hosts recommend

It's a great museum just about London, from prehistoric, through Roman etc. Just down the street.

50 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Well part cafe part bicycle shop. Great place for breakfast, especially if you like hanging out with cyclists...

127 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Good hunting any day but their famous antique market is Wednesday and Saturday. There's a book market on Thursday and Friday.

#18

The Gate Islington

Food SceneRestaurants
$$$· 370 Saint John Street·Map·Hours·Website·

49 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Excellent veggie restaurant up St. John st. Sister of the original Gate in Hammersmith, my all time veggie fsvourite.

45 local Airbnb hosts recommend

London's premier venue for hardcore clubbers. Runs all night with queues round the block. Tends to be rated in top five in the world by likes of Mixmag magazine. Ten minute walk.

41 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Highly respected venue for electronic and live music, a walk away in Shoreditch, runs til 4am. Check for listings. Julio Bashmore plays on my birthday September 30 - but I'll be in Ibiza so take m... read more

28 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Cool independent move theatre.... Book a comfy sofa for two and have food and drink served to your seats. Class.

27 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Beautiful restaurant overlooking Clerkenwell Green. Famous Australian chef! super food!

25 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Personal favourite for breakfast, hidden in little alley of Clerkenwell Road. A must-try.

21 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Your local Michelin-starred option.

24 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Refurbished pool and leisure centre in iconic setting. Two blocks away.

#26

Santore

Food SceneRestaurants
59 - 61 Exmouth Market·Map·Hours·Website·

21 local Airbnb hosts recommend

One of many great restaurants in our iconic neighbourhood car-free market street - amazing pizza and pasta. But they're all interesting along here.

#27

Foxlow

Food SceneRestaurants
$$· 69-73 St John St·Map·Hours·Website·

20 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Highly rates for steaks and roasts. Apparently. I'm a veggie so I'm going by the rave reviews!

18 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Our Olympic legacy - please use it. They rent everything (bmx, track, off-road) and they have excellent classes for kids and adults in the skills of bmx etc. and they are vastly under-subscribed ... read more

#29

Cafe Kick

Drinks & NightlifeBars
$$· 43 Exmouth Market·Map·Hours·Website·

19 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Because you can play table football, watch football and er...drink football. Strong Latin flavour and very friendly.

19 local Airbnb hosts recommend

Stunning roof terrace overlooking St Paul's. Busy in the evenings with banking types... But what a setting.