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Things to do in Central London, London

Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Park
“Victoria park is a beautiful park in the heart of Downtown London. If you like nature, this is a great place to go, and you can also walk to different restaurants or places nearby to help keep yourself busy. Depending on the time of year, their could be different festivals or events going on. In the winter time their is an ice rink to go skating. ”
  • 33 locals recommend
Hockey Arena
“Great place with lots of entertainment. Tons of concerts. Great way to watch professional sports. Reasonably priced. ”
  • 27 locals recommend
Museum
“Museum London is Southwestern Ontario's leading establishment for the collection and presentation of visual art and material culture. Through public and educational programming, special events and exhibitions, Museum London strives to promote the knowledge and enjoyment of regional art, culture and history.”
  • 13 locals recommend
Farmers Market
“This is a great places to try all local food, it is in the heart of downtown London. Walking distance to many other restaurants. It is also across the street from Budweiser gardens. Budweiser gardens is a great place for entertainment. Having the London Knights OHL hockey team playing on Fridays, as well as various concerts. ”
  • 20 locals recommend
Theatre
“Established, talented performers, alcohol & food available, ticket availability as well as memberships. ”
  • 15 locals recommend
Bakery
“Offering options for every dietary need - vegan, gluten free, dairy-free etc. - great fresh food!”
  • 23 locals recommend
Diner
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“This is a very popular spot for breakfast in London. They've got everything from simple aggs and bacon to pancakes stakes 4 high with thick-cut maple bacon between and eggs on top! Great place if you're abreakfast lover!”
  • 18 locals recommend
Brewery
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“One of my favorite places for date night in London. Me and my husband always get the same thing, the Cajun chicken & Brie Pizza. With the sifts pretzels and three dips. AMAZING! Always great service and very prompt. The drinks are equally amazing, with lots of variety!”
  • 16 locals recommend
Bakery
“why here? Because we love locally sourced coffee, Barista's with knowledge and lemon tarts and veggie quiche' . A local favorite!”
  • 11 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Great pub food and mature adult nightlife bar. Very busy on weekends and after local hockey games at Budweiser Gardens.”
  • 10 locals recommend
Café
“Trendy Coffee / Breakfast / Lunch place. A little Retro, a little Hipster....Friendly staff. Fresh ingredients and freshly made food each day.”
  • 15 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
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“Cool vibe with amazing coffee (get the flat white!) one block from our downtown home. They also serve a variety of pastries and have gluten free options. Try the daily toast specials. I love the smoked salmon toast!!”
  • 12 locals recommend
Bar
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“Our favourite London patio. SO MUCH SUN <3. Bring sunscreen. We recommend trying their Bulldogs out, they make great margaritas. ”
  • 12 locals recommend
Bar
“ Great place to go if you are going to Budweiser Gardens. It is located just a block from the Gardens. The food is really well prepared and tasty and the beer selection is one of the best I've ever seen.”
  • 10 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Fine dining at its best in the heart of downtown London. The owner Rob is a great host and is always there to ensure a perfect dining experience. ”
  • 12 locals recommend
Irish Pub
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“Lots of fun. Very busy University spot on the weekends. Great live bands that play modern pop covers.”
  • 5 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Bakery
“Offering options for every dietary need - vegan, gluten free, dairy-free etc. - great fresh food!”
  • 23 locals recommend
Diner
“This is a very popular spot for breakfast in London. They've got everything from simple aggs and bacon to pancakes stakes 4 high with thick-cut maple bacon between and eggs on top! Great place if you're abreakfast lover!”
  • 18 locals recommend
Bakery
“why here? Because we love locally sourced coffee, Barista's with knowledge and lemon tarts and veggie quiche' . A local favorite!”
  • 11 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Great pub food and mature adult nightlife bar. Very busy on weekends and after local hockey games at Budweiser Gardens.”
  • 10 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
“Cool vibe with amazing coffee (get the flat white!) one block from our downtown home. They also serve a variety of pastries and have gluten free options. Try the daily toast specials. I love the smoked salmon toast!!”
  • 12 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Fine dining at its best in the heart of downtown London. The owner Rob is a great host and is always there to ensure a perfect dining experience. ”
  • 12 locals recommend
Irish Pub
“Lots of fun. Very busy University spot on the weekends. Great live bands that play modern pop covers.”
  • 5 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Busy, good food, TV screens, roof top patio (seasonal), student favourite. ”
  • 5 locals recommend

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