Best Of Londonist: 22 May 2022

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Best Of Londonist: 22 May 2022

Your weekly Londonist roundup.

The Elizabeth Line Has Been Added To The New Tube Map

It's really happening!

A central section of the tube map, now with the purple of the Elizabeth line on it too

Where To Eat Pasta In London

Un chef's kiss grandissimo. 👩‍🍳

A pretty cobbled street - people dine al fresco beneath a rust coloured awning

Jubilee Bank Holiday Transport In London: Elizabeth Line, Night Tube, Purple Buses

Getting around the capital 2-5 June.

A purple and white Jubilee bus drives over Westminster Bridge, with the Houses of Parliament in the background

Celebrate The Queen's Platinum Jubilee At St Paul's Cathedral

Your guide to this utterly unique occasion. (sponsor)

The spectacular nave of St Paul's

7 Delightful Essex Tea Rooms Worth Leaving London For

Cafes in a chapel, a garden centre and a jam factory.

A series of tables and chairs set out on the floor of a former chapel. The church window can still be seen at the end of the building, and a counter has been installed over to the right.

The Buildings Of Sir Christopher Wren Mapped

Almost 100 buildings on one map.

Map marked with all the sites of Wren architecture

11 Things We All Forgot That Happened During The London 2012 Olympics

Where did all the swans go?

The Olympic rings in front of the swooshing Olympic swimming pool building

What The Fork! Get 50% Off At 100+ London Restaurants At This Food Festival

Last couple of weeks to make the most of this offer. (sponsor)

A pair of burgers and fries laid out on a table with tulips on it

Outdoor Cinema In London: Where To Watch Films Al Fresco This Summer

Ditch the multiplex for screening on rooftops and at stately homes.

A crowd of people on deckchairs watch a film - all with headphones on

The City Of London Dragons: It's About Time They All Had Names

Meet Spike, Saffron, Gresham and co...

A silver a red dragon holding a shield with a red cross, and flicking its tongue

Wimbledon Screenings: Where To Watch The 2022 Tennis Action On The Big Screen In London

Bring on the strawberries! 🍓

The backs of people's heads as they watch tennis on a huge screen on an outside wall

Review: The Objects Speak For Themselves At British Museum's Feminine Power

From Lilith to witches.

A psychedelic looking painting depicting a female god

Marble Hill Is Back: Riverside Villa Reopens

Restored interiors, a new lift and a refurbished cafe.

A white Palladian villa, as seen from the bottom of the garden, poking through trees

15 Beautiful Castles To Visit In Kent

Clifftop fortresses and beautiful country homes.

A multicoloured wildflower medal, with Hever Castle poking through in the distance

Ales Aplenty, Street Food And Live Music: City Beerfest Is Back!

Have they got brews for you. (sponsor)

Two beer glasses with pale are are clinked in front of the Guildhall building

Your Predictions: Day 1 Of The Elizabeth Line

Signal failures? Smooth running? Corgis on the line?

Last Updated 20 May 2022