Best Of Londonist: 30 April 2017

Your Sunday morning best of Londonist weekly round-up.

See What London Looked Like at the Outbreak of the Second World War

Regent Street looking atmospheric


This Is What London Looked Like in 1983

Including an astonishing view of Canary Wharf before it was redeveloped.


What Do 0203 Phone Numbers Mean?

Not everyone in London has a London code.


Fascinating Photos of London in 1990

Canary Wharf was still being built.


London's Most Unusual Bars

Date night = sorted


9 Things You Probably Didn't Know About Lewisham

Ballrooms, battles and big police stations


London's Best Old Fashioneds

The classic and the twisted


Quirky Dining: London Breakfasts

From snails and chips to dining with dogs


Ever Spotted These London Movie Bloopers?

Bet you never spotted any of these


St Paul's Station Wasn't Always Called St Paul's

And what did St Paul's station used to be called?


Fascinating Photos of London in 1928

Sheep on the loose in Aldwych.


London's Best Coffeeshops With a View

And boat-watching.


Ever Wondered What London Looked Like in 1900? Check Out These Photos

Regent Street buses and traditional pubs


Fascinating Photos of London in 1938

Trams, tobogganing and football fans.


In Photos: London in 1981

Ralph Lauren arrived in London


London's Best Set Lunch Menus

Say no to lunchtime Pot Noodle...


When Part of Peckham Was Almost Obliterated for the Channel Tunnel

It could have looked very different today.


London's Best Places to Drink Like You're in the Movies

Mission: Possible.


In Pictures: Carnaby Street Through the Decades

A photographic history of London's hippest street


In Pictures: London Commuters

Plus ca change...


Where to Find Intimate Dining in London

Delicious dining in the smallest of spaces


Things You Maybe Didn't Know About Tobacco Dock

Pirate ships, lions, armies, oh my!


The Buildings That Replaced London's Prisons

London had a lot of prisons


Video: Ever Been to Birkbeck Station?

Guess how many people use it each year?


Cocktails for £3.50 - Where to Find London's Best Value Cocktails

We'll have them all please.


London Has £12 Billion Worth of Empty Homes

Kensington & Chelsea is the worst offender


Statues of People in London Who Are Still Alive Today

Can you think of the one alive person all over London?


An Illustrated Map of London's Magnificent Seven

Click on a cemetery, see what you find.


Coram's Fields: Where Adults Must Be Accompanied by a Child

A great place for kids.


London's Best Bars for Hen Dos

Private tree houses to naughty cocktails,


Whip Up a Mint Julep at This Cocktail Class

Anyone for a zombie?


London's Best Beer Gardens Mapped

Ale fresco.


Sharks and Trenches: The Biggest Exhibitions on Right Now

Agree with our ratings?


A Door in a Wall Is Back With a Horsey Murder Mystery

Dust that trilby off.


Check Out West London for Cheap Rent and a Concierge

Acton is the new place to be.


Cheap Things to Do in London This Week: 1-7 May 2017

A Star Wars quiz, a Disney film screening and more.


It'll Take a Miracle for the Garden Bridge to Happen Now

Bad news for Joanna Lumley


Enid Blyton for Millennials - Why Does It Work?

Big kids should head to Literature Week


New Plaque for Punk's London Birthplace

Anyone remember the ROXY punk club? It now has a plaque


Fancy Cheaper Travel? Check Out CommuterClub

Joining this club is a no-brainer.


Pink Floyd and Canaletto Make for a Great Month Ahead of Art

20 tonnes of paper and a great wave.


40 Free Guided Walks Are Happening in London This May

An eclectic range of subjects.


Have Your Say on the Future of Oxford Street

Fill in this consultation form to help improve Oxford Street.


'Please Offer Me a Seat' Badge Goes Official

98% of people who've tried it recommend it.


Love Cheese? Check Out These Toasties

Cheese near Chancery Lane.