Best Of Londonist: 10 June 2018

Your Sunday morning best of Londonist weekly round-up.

Is Travelling by Train Really Quicker Than by Car? We Put It to the Test

See you at the seaside.


Where to Find London's Best Gin & Tonics

At some point soon, you will need this list


Here's Why Old Spitalfields Market Is Our Favourite East End Shopping and Foodie Destination

Did you know about Old Spitalfields Friday vinyl market?


27,000 Women Will Walk Through the Streets of London This Weekend

This is big.


Where to Find London's Most Insta-Friendly Spot

Even when Big Ben's covered up?


The Midnight Apothecary Is an Oasis of Calm on a Summer Evening

A staple of summer in London.


OK, Who Thinks They Know London's History? Try This...

This is tough... but you'll learn a thing or two.


Cancelled: Oxford Street Pedestrianisation

Oxford Street to keep its vehicles


After 16 Years, London Bridge Water Feature Is Filled In

No more ankle twists, but still a sorry loss.


Real Time Map of London's Buses

God's-eye view of our four-wheeled friends.


London Foodies: Is Maiden Lane on Your Radar?

Foodies: you need to know about this tasty thoroughfare


Corpses, Scarred Battlefields and Soldiers in the Horrors of the First World War

Abandon all hope, ye who enter here.


New Olympic Park District Has Unintentionally Funny Name

The BBC and V&A are building on the Olympic Park


7 Fantastic Live Music Venues to Try This Month

Check out this epic month-long music line-up.


Could You Escape Crystal Palace's Fiendish Maze? There's Only One Way to Find Out

It dates from the 1870s!


6 Things That'll Happen When Heathrow Gets a Third Runway

"Gatwick gets really, really sarcy."


A £350M Banksy Pokes Fun at Brexit at Royal Academy's Summer Exhibition

So much art.


London's Best Gin Bars - the New Hitlist

Mother's ruin.


Having Done This Walk, We're Now Starting a Campaign for a Wine Valley in London

Unlike other London streams, this one hasn't been made into a sewer


Work 'From Home' in These Independent Cafés

Lattes and laptops.


Orlando Bloom Is Now Playing a Psychotic Hitman in the West End

Cast against type, Bloom impresses as the quietly menacing, disturbingly clinical Joe.


A Fantastic Free Exhibition on the Windrush Generation

Difficult to stomach but important.


London's Trams to Go Cashless

Another wing of London transport stops taking cash.


There Are Some Great British Dishes at the Great Northern Hotel

Seasonal and often stellar


Ticket Alert: Game of Thrones Live Concert

Daaa, da da da, da da da, da da da!


Have You Got the Nerve to Launch From This London Zip Wire 35 Metres High?

3... 2... 1... JUMP!


The English King Who Was Killed in Lambeth

Game of Thrones... it all happened in Lambeth!


Who Run the World? 8 Female Artists You Should Be Listening to Right Now

Coming to a London venue near you.


Make Roof East in Stratford Your Sky-High Summer Destination

Crazy golf, anyone?


We Took a Trip on the Maiden Voyage of the Murder Express

A three-course dinner with a dark secret


Should Upton Park's World Cup Sculpture Be Moved to Stratford?

All together now: "Three lions on a shirt... Jules Rimet still gleaming..."


Now It's All About Avocado in Your Ice Cream

This is how it's done


Get a Whiff of This Stunning Floral Afternoon Tea, Where Every Cake Is Meticulously Handmade

Handmade dew drops, for goodness sake...


Sea Containers Brunch Lacks a Little Sparkle

If it says 'bottomless', then that's what it must be


We're Left Feeling Wired After This Tequila-Laced Brunch

Endless frozen margaritas.


Reuben Kaye Is a 24 Karat Cabaret Star

Kander and Ebb-tinged acid tonguery.