Best Of Londonist: 18 August 2019

Your Sunday morning best of Londonist weekly round-up.

The Best Afternoon Teas Near London Museum's and Attractions

Cake on the Cutty Sark, and scones near the Science Museum.


These Tube Sketches Are Stuffed With Idiosyncratic Details

A snapshot of London life.


The What3Words Alternative Tube Map

Which three words represent your station?


How to Go Geocaching in London

Ever done this?


Strikes Are Planned on the Central and Victoria Lines at the End of August

Nooooo.


Hygge, You're Out. Gezellig, You're Up.

Is gezellig the new hygge?


Free and Cheap Events in London This Week: 19-25 August 2019

It's Carnival weekend!


Where to Find Some of the Most Mouth-Watering Steaks in London

Where to eat prime cuts of beef.


Has Boris Johnson Got It Wrong Once Again?

"Our customers are mostly from Latin America, so I’m speaking Spanish more than English"


Kew Gardens Lights Up for Enchanting After-Hours Late Chihuly Nights

This should be absolutely enchanting.


We've Selflessly Tracked Down the Best Macaroni Cheese in London

Gooey.


5 London Afternoon Teas Which Offer Magnificent Views

Putting the 'high' into high tea.


Georgian House Hotel Launches Wizard Themed Afternoon Tea

Well, THIS should be popular


'Sugar Cube' Building to Ventilate the Northern Line Approved for Euston

HS2 continues to reshape Euston.


Science Museum to Host First Ever Science Photography Exhibition

Who knew science could be so pretty?


25 Mind-Blowing Photos of London - Taken From a Helicopter This Summer

Icons from a new angle.


The Old Waterloo Bridge Ended Up in Some Odd Places...

Demolished in the 30s, and shipped around the world.


A Herd of Colourful Elephant Sculptures Has Marched Into South London

Ele-fantastic news for literature lovers.


Fantastic Themed Afternoon Teas in London

Alice in Wonderland, Mary Poppins and Van Gogh.


Breakfast in an Ancient Crypt? Head to Cheapside

St Mary-le-Bow's crypt cafe.


Where to Eat and Drink In… Earl’s Court

Early-morning breakfast to late-night drinks.


Your Change Is About to Get Bear-Y Nice, as Paddington Bear Features on New Coins

Absolutely mint.


This Legendary Austrian Restaurant Just Burned Down... Let's Help It Get Back on Its Feet

Tiroler Hut's been going for 52 years.


Rent a Brand New Home in the West London Neighbourhood Served by a Whopping 7 Railway Stations

From home to Oxford Circus in 20 minutes. Nice.


London Could Be Getting a Slavery Museum

Proposal is backed by Sadiq Khan.


A New Railcard Launching This Month Offers Young People 50% Off Train Fares

It's aimed at those travelling to work or internships.


Actually Shows There Are Three Sides to Every Story

A play that lacks balance.


Seven Dials Food Market Announces More of Its Traders

Covent Garden, meet your new lunch spot.


Winston Churchill's Mayfair Bachelor Pad Is on the Rental Market

Never was so much (rent) owed...


The Five Best Carbs at London's Newest Food Market

Load those carbs hard at London's newest food hall


These 200 Transport Geeks Just Created a Huge Human Tube Map

It's a Geoff Marshall thing.


Does the 'Eighth Continent' Herald the End of Life as We Know It?

Free street theatre exposes the grim truth of the 'eighth continent'.


This Smashing Exhibition Celebrates 40 Years Since the Clash's London Calling

Free exhibition coming to Museum of London.


This Giant Light-Up Chameleon Appears in Brick Lane This Month

Its colours are like our dreams.


Theatre Review: Once on This Island at Southwark Playhouse

A young, talented cast with an outstanding lead.