Best Of Londonist: 20 August 2017

Your Sunday morning best of Londonist weekly round-up.

In Pictures: London Rules That May Confuse You

Watch out, London signage guerillas are about

In Pictures: What Life Was Like in Victorian London

Including the District line construction.

Been Watching Glow on Netflix? Now Meet the Real Thing

"I've always done things women aren't meant to do"

The Central London Street Every Foodie Should Know About

Variety and quality.

In Photos: The Best of Shoreditch's Colourful Graffiti Art

What's your favourite?

Hitting You With Some Truths About Moving to London

How many times have you thought these?

Reviewed: London's Train Station Showers

Have you used one? Did you even know they existed?

Last Chance to Hear Big Ben Chiming for Four Years

Gather to hear the final bongs

We Promise We Haven't Made Up These Bizarre Press Releases

London is strange.

A Wonderful River Walk Through South-East London

Beautiful maps bring walk to life.

Secret Tunnels and Fake Bookshelves: Mysteries of Syon House

It was nearly turned into a sewage works.

London's Best Bookshop Cafes

A literary feast.

Meat Lovers Are in for a Treat at Hanger SW6

Flavours of Texas and New Orleans

The Soviet Submarine That Once Floated on the Thames

It's now in Kent.

Mapped: A History of the Post Office

Wow - who knew that London was so full of odd post boxes?

3 Images of a Future London Reclaimed by Nature

"I've always been a sucker for images of future and imaginary cities."

How Do London's Trainspotters Feel About Their Stereotype?


In Pictures: London's Best Garden Street Art

London's got the best garden street art

5 Years On: The Olympic Legacy in East London

What's your opinion on the Olympic Park of today?

The Best and Worst Exhibitions on in London Right Now

Be alone in the woods or see how silence leads to violence.

A Hidden Garden Centre in Nunhead

Hello taxidermy squirrel.

Visit Gabriel's Wharf for Some Seaside Action

No need to go all the way to the seaside

Why on Earth Would Anyone Go to Romford? Because It's Got All This...

No longer shall you turn your nose up.

Peppa Pig's London Trip Is Full of Geeky Detail

So unrealistic.

The Ultimate Food Festival Is Coming to London

Fancy entering the Foodies Festival Bake Off?

The Garden Bridge Has Officially Been Cancelled

The Garden Bridge Trust is "winding up the project".

Red Lion

Review: Roast's Brunch Menu

Forget lunch - head to Roast for brunch

Man Creates Tower Bridge in Seconds, Out of Lego

The real one took a bit longer.

Love Butterflies? Get Down to London's New Butterfly House

Butterflies and an over-stuffed walrus - what's not to like?

Bet You Didn't Know About These Secret Delights of Chinatown

A conveyor belt of delights in Chinatown

In Photos: Installing Crossrail's Escalators

With a fantastic timelapse too.

We Checked Out This Korean Fried Chicken Restaurant

Wings, bao and beer...

London Goes Crazy for Harry Potter Supper Club

Grab your Potter-loving friends.

Golden Lion

Busiest Night Tube Stations Revealed on Its First Anniversary

No wonder it's spreading to the Overground

Food Review: Bluebird Chelsea's Think Pink Afternoon Tea

Yes, it's the place the Made in Chelsea cast hang out.

Watch Adventure Films in a Tunnel Leading Under the Thames

Who needs Cineworld when you've got an underground shaft for screenings?

All Singers Welcome at London's Noraebang Venues

Noraebang are Korean private karaoke rooms, and here's where to find them in London

Elvis Is Still Alive! (Well, His Legacy Is Anyway)

Not all Elvis tributes acts are old white men


Feeling Lucky? Casumo Is Throwing a One-Off Pop-Up Extravaganza and It's Going to Be Epic

This is how all casinos should be.

Bendy Buses Could Return to London's Streets

They'd provide better disabled access.

London Trio Let 90s Rappers Finally Settle the Score

Get all rapped up in this.

There's More to This South Bank Restaurant Than the Views

Even without those views, this place still dazzles.

Elvis Is Coming to the O2

Some serious bling going on here.

Find Chocolate Ecstasy on This London Tour

So that's what chocolate's supposed to sound like.

Food Review: Zheng

Bring on the dumplings

Without This Londoner, Panto Would Be Very Different

A new art form, born of theatrical rivalries

5 Reasons You Should Take Part in Cancer Research UK's Shine Night Walk

There will be glitter, sweat and tears.


"Officer, I Have Brought a Leopard to See the Prime Minister"

A rather special guest.