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This Is Why You Should Absolutely Put Spitalfields City Farm On Your To-Do List

This Is Why You Should Absolutely Put Spitalfields City Farm On Your To-Do List

You might even get a feline guide. | By Londonist Staff
Do You Know About The Roman Girl Buried Beneath The Gherkin?

Do You Know About The Roman Girl Buried Beneath The Gherkin?

Human remains were found during its construction. | By Harry Rosehill
Time Portals, Temples And Trickery: This Is More Epic Than Your Average Escape Room

Time Portals, Temples And Trickery: This Is More Epic Than Your Average Escape Room

Taking London's obsession with escape rooms to the next level. | By Lydia Manch
Chimney Cakes: The Hungarian Dessert That Will Have You Salivating

Chimney Cakes: The Hungarian Dessert That Will Have You Salivating

We're in love. | By Lydia Manch
Inside The East End's Most Notorious Pub

Inside The East End's Most Notorious Pub

Pints with a side of gangster history. | By Will Noble
This Is Why You Should Definitely Visit Museum Of London Docklands

This Is Why You Should Definitely Visit Museum Of London Docklands

Oh, and it's completely free. | By Jordan Waite
Hipster Fad Or Hottest Food Trend? Meet The Pragel

Hipster Fad Or Hottest Food Trend? Meet The Pragel

Half pretzel, half bagel, full-on fad? | By Robert Greene
Ever Ridden The Egyptian Escalator Inside Harrods?

Ever Ridden The Egyptian Escalator Inside Harrods?

It's quite an experience. | By Will Noble
10 Things To Do At Liverpool Street Station

10 Things To Do At Liverpool Street Station

Time to kill? Here are some ideas. | By Will Noble
Discover Chinatown's Secret Sweet Spots

Discover Chinatown's Secret Sweet Spots

Where to get that sugar fix. | By Robert Greene
How Many Parts Of London Can You Recognise In This New Nike Ad?

How Many Parts Of London Can You Recognise In This New Nike Ad?

And how many of the cameos did you get? | By Harry Rosehill
The Heritage Routemaster Bus That's Perfect For London Sightseeing

The Heritage Routemaster Bus That's Perfect For London Sightseeing

All for the regular Oyster card fare. | By Laura Reynolds
This Restaurant Has Been Giving English Food A Good Name For Centuries

This Restaurant Has Been Giving English Food A Good Name For Centuries

Filling stomachs since 1757. | By Will Noble
Have You Spotted This Replica Of Sir Francis Drake's Ship?

Have You Spotted This Replica Of Sir Francis Drake's Ship?

Right next to Borough Market. | By Jordan Waite
Looking For The Best View Of St Paul's Cathedral? Try This Roof Terrace

Looking For The Best View Of St Paul's Cathedral? Try This Roof Terrace

Bonus points: it's free! | By Jordan Waite
London Has A Whole Shop Dedicated To Alice In Wonderland

London Has A Whole Shop Dedicated To Alice In Wonderland

Curiouser and curiouser. | By Laura Reynolds
The Little Oasis Of Calm In The Shadows Of Canary Wharf

The Little Oasis Of Calm In The Shadows Of Canary Wharf

And breathe... | By Jordan Waite
How Many Buses Can You Ride In An Hour?

How Many Buses Can You Ride In An Hour?

Challenge accepted. | By Geoff Marshall
Asian BBQ Meets Hot-Pot At This Steaming Soho Pop-Up

Asian BBQ Meets Hot-Pot At This Steaming Soho Pop-Up

It's time to get hands on. | By Eleana Overett
A Secret Bit Of London's Roman Wall You Can Actually Walk Through

A Secret Bit Of London's Roman Wall You Can Actually Walk Through

Roman tiles below, medieval stone above. | By Will Noble
Why We Love Roundwood Park: The Willesden Treasure Favoured By Locals

Why We Love Roundwood Park: The Willesden Treasure Favoured By Locals

First opened in 1895. | By Lydia Manch
Try Dinner And Dessert In One With Bubblewrap's New Cheesy Waffle

Try Dinner And Dessert In One With Bubblewrap's New Cheesy Waffle

An acquired taste, but we love it. | By Robert Greene
Seek Out The Remains Of Spitalfields' Oldest Building

Seek Out The Remains Of Spitalfields' Oldest Building

Rediscovered in 1999. | By Jordan Waite
A Whole New World Of Themed Afternoon Teas Continues With... Aladdin

A Whole New World Of Themed Afternoon Teas Continues With... Aladdin

Now booking until March 2018. | By Robert Greene
Discover This Secret Garden In A Bombed Out Church

Discover This Secret Garden In A Bombed Out Church

We'll show you the way. | By M@
'Strange' Diana And Dodi Memorial To Be Removed From Harrods

'Strange' Diana And Dodi Memorial To Be Removed From Harrods

It is not yet clear when it will go. | By Will Noble
Enjoy The Ultimate Fish Finger Sandwich At Poppie's Fish And Chips

Enjoy The Ultimate Fish Finger Sandwich At Poppie's Fish And Chips

A most superior sandwich. | By Robert Greene
A Look Into The Boozy, Beery Past Of St Pancras Station

A Look Into The Boozy, Beery Past Of St Pancras Station

The station has just celebrated its 150th anniversary. | By Robert Greene
Behind The Scenes At London City Airport: Part 1

Behind The Scenes At London City Airport: Part 1

A peek at the VIP lifestyle. | By Ross Miklaszewicz
How And Where To See The Pelicans Of St James's Park

How And Where To See The Pelicans Of St James's Park

Say hello to Louis, Vaclav and Gargi. | By M@
This Is What Happens When You Get A Singing Lesson From A Pearly King

This Is What Happens When You Get A Singing Lesson From A Pearly King

A quick ding-dong before Uncle Ned. | By Ross Miklaszewicz
The Leicester Square Bar Where The Cocktails Are Not Always As They Seem

The Leicester Square Bar Where The Cocktails Are Not Always As They Seem

We'll have one 'Rest In Peas' please. | By Robert Greene
An Ingenious Way To Cross All The DLR Platforms At Canary Wharf

An Ingenious Way To Cross All The DLR Platforms At Canary Wharf

Your timing needs to be spot on. | By Will Noble
Behind The Scenes At The Restoration Of Big Ben

Behind The Scenes At The Restoration Of Big Ben

Four bong-free years. | By Robert Greene
Taylor Swift Condescends To Visit A North London Kebab Shop In New Music Video

Taylor Swift Condescends To Visit A North London Kebab Shop In New Music Video

Not a chilli stain in sight. | By Harry Rosehill
London's Worst Tube Disaster Marked By Touching New Memorial

London's Worst Tube Disaster Marked By Touching New Memorial

Previously a plaque was in its place. | By M@
Eat, Drink, Create And Explore In This Transformed Peckham Car Park

Eat, Drink, Create And Explore In This Transformed Peckham Car Park

You can even get a haircut. | By Robert Greene
Driving The Crossrail Simulator

Driving The Crossrail Simulator

Incredibly detailed. | By Geoff Marshall
The Soho Toilet With An Unlikely Secret

The Soho Toilet With An Unlikely Secret

Far from bog standard. | By Robert Greene
Inside The World's Oldest Hat Shop

Inside The World's Oldest Hat Shop

It has the royal seal of approval. | By Robert Greene
Why Is This Apple Store On Regent Street Adorned With An Intricate Mosaic?

Why Is This Apple Store On Regent Street Adorned With An Intricate Mosaic?

It pays to look up. | By Londonist Staff
Could This Be London's Biggest Burger?

Could This Be London's Biggest Burger?

Not for the faint-hearted. | By Robert Greene
A Tribute To Golden Lane: The Estate Born Out Of London's Ashes

A Tribute To Golden Lane: The Estate Born Out Of London's Ashes

Time for an explore. | By Will Noble
Flock To Camden For Vegan Pie And Mash With All The Trimmings

Flock To Camden For Vegan Pie And Mash With All The Trimmings

Smothered in gravy. | By Robert Greene
Get Messy This Winter With Oozy Swiss Cheese Fondue

Get Messy This Winter With Oozy Swiss Cheese Fondue

Melted cheese? Yes please! | By Robert Greene
Snowy London Is Simply Magical

Snowy London Is Simply Magical

From riverside to countryside. | By Londonist Staff
2017's Highlights, As Chosen By Team Londonist

2017's Highlights, As Chosen By Team Londonist

Car factories, zip wires, and all the cheese. | By Londonist
Londonist's Most Watched Videos From 2017

Londonist's Most Watched Videos From 2017

From afternoon teas to abandoned stations. | By Ruth Hargreaves
Is This London's Most Exotic Afternoon Tea?

Is This London's Most Exotic Afternoon Tea?

Cinnamon clotted cream? Sign us up! | By Robert Greene
Where Can You Find London's Tamest Peacocks?

Where Can You Find London's Tamest Peacocks?

Makes a change from the pigeon. | By M@
Pop-Up Ice Bar Next To Tower Bridge Promises Thrills and Chills

Pop-Up Ice Bar Next To Tower Bridge Promises Thrills and Chills

Get those thermals on. | By Eleana Overett
See The London Pub Adorned With 92 Christmas Trees And 21,000 Lights

See The London Pub Adorned With 92 Christmas Trees And 21,000 Lights

It's quite the spectacle. | By Ross Miklaszewicz
Riding On The First Ever Night Overground Train

Riding On The First Ever Night Overground Train

East London line open all through the weekend. | By Geoff Marshall
Celebrate All Things Awfully British At This Top Notch Winter Cabin

Celebrate All Things Awfully British At This Top Notch Winter Cabin

Slippers, smoking jacket and personal butler provided. | By Robert Greene
Meet The Sassy Women Of Yesteryear's Tabloids

Meet The Sassy Women Of Yesteryear's Tabloids

Gasp! Shock! Horror! | By Will Noble
Taste A Tale As Old As Time At Beauty And The Beast Afternoon Tea

Taste A Tale As Old As Time At Beauty And The Beast Afternoon Tea

Don't believe us? Ask the dishes! | By Robert Greene
Here Is Why You Should Definitely Pay Mudchute Farm A Visit

Here Is Why You Should Definitely Pay Mudchute Farm A Visit

Animals and skyscrapers. What more could you want? | By M@
Ever Wondered Why Charing Cross Hospital Is In Hammersmith?

Ever Wondered Why Charing Cross Hospital Is In Hammersmith?

All is revealed. | By M@
Can You Answer These 3 Devilishly Difficult London Pub Quiz Questions?

Can You Answer These 3 Devilishly Difficult London Pub Quiz Questions?

From tube station names to wonky statues. | By Robert Greene
You Can Now Rent Your Own Christmas Karaoke Cabin. Yes. Really.

You Can Now Rent Your Own Christmas Karaoke Cabin. Yes. Really.

Because is it even really Christmas if no one's drunkenly singing? | By Robert Greene
Introducing The Deep-Fried Camembert Burger Straight From Your Cheesy Dreams

Introducing The Deep-Fried Camembert Burger Straight From Your Cheesy Dreams

So. Much. Ooze. | By Ross Miklaszewicz
The Spitalfields Sweet Shop Where You Can Make Your Own Lollipops

The Spitalfields Sweet Shop Where You Can Make Your Own Lollipops

Discover the art of spun candy. | By Robert Greene
Skate Like Royalty At Hampton Court Palace's Festive Ice Rink

Skate Like Royalty At Hampton Court Palace's Festive Ice Rink

Lovely. | By Ross Miklaszewicz
What's Going On In Leicester Square This Christmas?

What's Going On In Leicester Square This Christmas?

Spoiler alert: loads. | By Laura Reynolds
Christmas Is Getting Lit At Chiswick's Magic Lantern Festival

Christmas Is Getting Lit At Chiswick's Magic Lantern Festival

Over 50 installations across 65 acres. | By Londonist Staff
How To See London's Christmas Lights By Bus

How To See London's Christmas Lights By Bus

Bring some mince pies along for the ride. | By Harry Rosehill
You'd Have To Be Scrooge To Resist This Most Dickensian Christmas

You'd Have To Be Scrooge To Resist This Most Dickensian Christmas

Festive tradition meets literary magic. | By Londonist Staff
Faster, More Regular Tube Trains By 2022... Here's How

Faster, More Regular Tube Trains By 2022... Here's How

Heard of the Four Lines Modernisation program? | By Geoff Marshall
Introducing The Biskie: Part-Biscuit, Part-Cookie, Fully Delicious

Introducing The Biskie: Part-Biscuit, Part-Cookie, Fully Delicious

Find it at Cutter and Squidge in Soho. | By Robert Greene
Kew Gardens' Christmas Illuminations Are Simply Spectacular

Kew Gardens' Christmas Illuminations Are Simply Spectacular

Don't forget the laser beam show! | By Robert Greene
Ever Spotted One Of Harrods' Vintage Vehicles Nipping Around London?

Ever Spotted One Of Harrods' Vintage Vehicles Nipping Around London?

Elegant and eco-friendly. | By Londonist Staff
How Many Of These 8 London Buildings Can You Name?

How Many Of These 8 London Buildings Can You Name?

We haven't made it easy for you. | By Will Noble
Glide Around An 18th Century Courtyard At The Somerset House Ice Rink

Glide Around An 18th Century Courtyard At The Somerset House Ice Rink

All levels welcome. | By Robert Greene
Forget Flowers And Chocolates, Donut Bouquets Have Rolled Into Town

Forget Flowers And Chocolates, Donut Bouquets Have Rolled Into Town

Because the best gifts are the ones you can eat too. | By Robert Greene
The Traditional Taiwanese Snack Getting Londoners In A Spin

The Traditional Taiwanese Snack Getting Londoners In A Spin

Flavours from vanilla custard to matcha green tea. | By Elle Vickery
A Winter Forest Has Sprung Up In Central London

A Winter Forest Has Sprung Up In Central London

Cosy up in the tipi or explore the market. | By Robert Greene
Cakes And Conundrums Combine At This Sherlock Holmes Afternoon Tea

Cakes And Conundrums Combine At This Sherlock Holmes Afternoon Tea

Pass the scones, Watson. | By Robert Greene
Enjoy Wintry Richmond Park From Your Very Own Horse-Drawn Carriage

Enjoy Wintry Richmond Park From Your Very Own Horse-Drawn Carriage

Proceeds help fund Shire horse conservation initiatives. | By Robert Greene
Charlie And The Chocolate Factory Afternoon Tea Is Simply Scrumdiddlyumptious

Charlie And The Chocolate Factory Afternoon Tea Is Simply Scrumdiddlyumptious

Eat your way through the factory. | By Robert Greene
New Alcatraz-Themed Pop Up Bar Arrives In East London

New Alcatraz-Themed Pop Up Bar Arrives In East London

It has courted criticism from the get-go. | By Robert Greene
Fancy Ice Skating In The Tower Of London Moat?

Fancy Ice Skating In The Tower Of London Moat?

Then warm up in the bar afterwards. | By Laura Reynolds
New Winter Menu At Franco Manca Gives Us The Chills

New Winter Menu At Franco Manca Gives Us The Chills

Grab a pizza the action. | By Elle Vickery
It's Beginning To Look A Lot Like Christmas In Covent Garden

It's Beginning To Look A Lot Like Christmas In Covent Garden

Ooh, shiny. | By Laura Reynolds
Take A Look At Waterloo Station Back In 1961

Take A Look At Waterloo Station Back In 1961

It wasn't exactly quiet then, either. | By Will Noble
Seen Heathrow's Adorable Christmas Advert?

Seen Heathrow's Adorable Christmas Advert?

Awwwwww. | By Harry Rosehill
This Oxford Street Rooftop Bar Specialises In Melted Cheese

This Oxford Street Rooftop Bar Specialises In Melted Cheese

Escape the crowds with some raclette. | By Laura Reynolds
Rudie's New Sunday Roast Is Jamaican Us Crazy

Rudie's New Sunday Roast Is Jamaican Us Crazy

Lashings of jerk-rum gravy. | By Kyra Hanson
John Lewis Has A New Rooftop Garden Bar

John Lewis Has A New Rooftop Garden Bar

Cosying up for winter. | By Laura Reynolds
How Do You Like Your Christmas Dinner? Covered In Cheese, Of Course

How Do You Like Your Christmas Dinner? Covered In Cheese, Of Course

Nothing says festive like fondue. | By Laura Reynolds
Here's The Moment The Northern Line Extension's Tunnelling Was Completed

Here's The Moment The Northern Line Extension's Tunnelling Was Completed

Watch the break-through at Kennington. | By Geoff Marshall