The Best of Londonist This Week

Think You Know the Tube Map? Here's Another Chance to Prove It

Let the battle continue


Fab Things to Do for Under a Fiver This Week: 20-26 November 2017

For a fiver or less.


Things to Do This Weekend in London: 18-19 November 2017

Open studios, yurt saunas and a ski village.


Crossrail May Be 87% Complete, but Its Trains Are Behind Schedule

The Crossrail timeline is still on track


Stay Toasty This Winter at Southbank Centre's Rooftop Sauna

A unique experience.


Tunnelling Is Now Complete on the Northern Line Extension. Here's How It Looks

Watch the break-through at Kennington


How Many of These Old School Bakeries Have You Visited?

Good, old fashioned loaves


In Pictures: 100 Years of Annoying Tube Passengers

A century of really annoying tube passengers


Pop on Your Costume and Go Swimming in These London Pools

London is overflowing with stunning swims


Go on an Icelandic Adventure Right Here in Hackney

Enjoy the spirit of Iceland without the expensive plane ticket


Discover London's Secret History With 20 Million Newspaper Pages

An archive that's addictive.


Our Pick of the Best Events Happening This Week: 20-26 November 2017

A Ferrari show, a fashion discussion and a fake news quiz.


Are You Ready to Take on Alexandra Palace's New 79m Zip Wire?

Feeling brave?


Fancy Winning an Afternoon Tea Cooking Masterclass for Two?

Prepared to perfection.


Wish You Knew the Thames Better? Here's How to Do It

"I feel like I'm expanding my London story."


Remember What the Original Overground Map Looked Like?

Oranger than Trump.


Vote for the London Bridge Redevelopment Project at the Civil Engineering Awards

Check out the 12 nominees.


Doss the Bank of England Change Your Old £5 Notes? We Went to Find Out

All is not lost.


Celebrate 70 Years of Ferraris in Style at the Design Museum

Stunning cars.


Seen Bond Street Station's New Ticket Hall Yet?

Just in time for all those Christmas shoppers


Food Review: Cottons Vauxhall

There are gems among the non-jerk dishes.


Peckham Has Got Yet Another Exceptional Restaurant

The perfect roast potatoes?


Enter the World of Indian Alternative Medicine in This Free Exhibition

Learn about Indian alternative medicine.


One More Reason to Visit John Lewis This Christmas

Cosying up for winter.


Heard This Hilarious Recording of a Smooth-Talking DLR Conductor?

"With this packed rush hour train, I feel like an ice cream myself."


A Map of London Film Locations

Spot the Monty Python reference


Check Out These Lovely Landscapes at Waterloo Station

Free to visit.


Do You Know the Secret to the Perfect Gin and Tonic?

15 million gallons per year later ...


Drain the Thames: A Plan From 1933

It seems unthinkable.


We're Seriously Happy About the Return of This Mexican Restaurant

Don't miss the margaritas


Skylon's Bottomless Brunch Comes With Extra Saxophone

Bottomless booze and a side of music


Squawk! London's Parakeets Star in New Children's Book

This'll have your kids begging to go down the park.


Flavour Bastard: What's All the Fuss About?

There are some hangover cures on offer


Ticket Alert: Watch Films Underground in Clapham's Deep Level Shelter

Cosy up underneath a blanket 180 steps underground.


It's Time to Get Your Freakshake On

Regular milkshake? Pah. It's all about the freakshake


The Port of London's History Finally Gets a Book

Excellent new history book for anyone interested in Docklands.


Tour the Courtauld Gallery With Bill Nighy

Dancing in front of a Van Gogh optional.


How to Get Covered in Squirrels in London

You're going to need some bigger nuts


Get Ready for the Festive Season With These Food and Drink Courses From City Lit

Christmas chocolate tasting?


Combine Festivity With Fondue at Camden's Cheese Bar

Give those sprouts a cheesy dipping.


Review: New Brunch Menu, in an Old, New York Restaurant, in a New Location... In London

Eating here is like watching the latest Tarantino movie -- reassuringly predictable, and with a great soundtrack to boot.


This Is What Happens When Jamaican Cuisine Meets the Sunday Roast

Huge portions are perfect for sharing


Footballer Statues Assemble

OK, we had to fudge the midfield a bit, but this is a STRONG team


Matilda the Musical Continues to Appeal to Audiences of All Ages

A classy alternative to pantomime this Christmas.


Did Someone Say MINIATURE RAILWAY? Hop on Board at Ruislip Lido

Train, beach, playground. Heaven.


Sorry, WHERE Does This Train Terminate Again?

Sorry, WHERE is this train going again?


Theatre Review: The Red Lion at Trafalgar Studios

A play that's as much about men's emotions as it is about football.


Discover the Afternoon Tea Inspired by Pop Art

Beautiful, bold and bright.


Brazilian Vegan Food Lands in Shoreditch

Veganism is not a passing craze.


The Quagmire of Debt Explored in the Trap

A play that needs more comedy. Or closure. Or both.


New Bond Street Overtakes Champs Élysées to Become Europe's Most Expensive Shopping Street

Upper 5th Avenue in NYC is still pricier.


Where to Eat Christmas Dinner on Christmas Day 2017 in London

Including the one with a 'press for champagne' button.


Fun Things to Do in London This Week: 13-19 November 2017

Fill your face with festive food at Taste of London.