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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.
Restaurant
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“Large space for food, drinks, and music. Check their website for what's on.”
  • 140 locals recommend
Recording Studio
“12 minutes away by bus is the historic and melodic Abbey Road studios, home of where The Beatles recorded music. Why not recreate the famous Abbey Road album cover whilst you are there? ”
  • 130 locals recommend
Park
“Lovely for families with small children as the park has a number of playgrounds and a mini zoo but equally great for solo travellers, couples, groups of friends or business travellers with easy access to Central London.”
  • 95 locals recommend
Bakery
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“Pain au chocolat almost as good as the ones in Paris. The best bakery in the area”
  • 87 locals recommend
Bar
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“This is where all the locals go for their family afternoon lunches but also for a great nighttime vibe too. Don't miss the Alice House, ​Queens Park - we might see you there.”
  • 68 locals recommend
Athletics & Sports
“The local park is only 5 mins walk from the property, and is a great place to go for a walk and get some fresh air. Gym available as well as football pitches and tennis court. Cafe with free wifi serving homemade pizza's and a wide range of other tasty dishes including breakfast, jacket potato etc... Also acts as a picturesque shortcut to Maida Vale tube station and surrounding area.”
  • 70 locals recommend
Pub
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“Great pub with a restaurant that serves outstanding steaks (book restaurant in advance to avoid disappointment). ”
  • 93 locals recommend
Bar
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“This is a fabulous local pub where all the locals hang out. The food here is fabulous and they have a great wine list. If you are lucky enough to be in London for any of the many sporting events that are on, you will find the pub full of locals cheering and drinking to their team's​ success (or losses!)”
  • 80 locals recommend
Farmers Market
“One of the best farmers markets in London. Every Sunday from 10am-2pm. Lots of fresh produce and street food. ”
  • 66 locals recommend
Italian Restaurant
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“Great Southern Italian food and hospitality! A little pricey but it's worth it. You'll need to book on the busy nights, but this is a fab spot that you wouldn't come across unless you knew it was there.”
  • 63 locals recommend
Bar
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“Fantastic, atmospheric local bar and restaurant. Cosy, atmospheric and very cool. ”
  • 56 locals recommend
Cinema
“Watch a movie on a sofa and get served a great burger and beer ( or glass of prosecco ) …. :)”
  • 53 locals recommend
Theatre
“I have only just discovered this wonderful local Theatre and am impressed. From the moment you walk through the doors you will be embraced by the vibrant atmosphere! Great use of colour and light to cheer the soul on a miserable February night. Staff were wonderful and incredibly helpful. We had a vegetarian platter which sounds boring, but was probably the best bar nibble i have ever had. ”
  • 56 locals recommend
Pub
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“The Elgin offers fresh specialist coffees, tasty homemade food and an extensive range of quality wines and beers.”
  • 41 locals recommend
Pizza Place
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“Delicious pizzas, really close to home. Great ice cream and nutella pizzas for pudding. ”
  • 45 locals recommend
History Museum
“down the road, very cute, Sigmund freud's old home and museum dedicated to him”
  • 43 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Restaurant
“Large space for food, drinks, and music. Check their website for what's on.”
  • 140 locals recommend
Bakery
“Pain au chocolat almost as good as the ones in Paris. The best bakery in the area”
  • 87 locals recommend
Bar
“This is where all the locals go for their family afternoon lunches but also for a great nighttime vibe too. Don't miss the Alice House, ​Queens Park - we might see you there.”
  • 68 locals recommend
Bar
“This is a fabulous local pub where all the locals hang out. The food here is fabulous and they have a great wine list. If you are lucky enough to be in London for any of the many sporting events that are on, you will find the pub full of locals cheering and drinking to their team's​ success (or losses!)”
  • 80 locals recommend
Italian Restaurant
“Great Southern Italian food and hospitality! A little pricey but it's worth it. You'll need to book on the busy nights, but this is a fab spot that you wouldn't come across unless you knew it was there.”
  • 63 locals recommend
Bar
“Fantastic, atmospheric local bar and restaurant. Cosy, atmospheric and very cool. ”
  • 56 locals recommend
Pub
“The Elgin offers fresh specialist coffees, tasty homemade food and an extensive range of quality wines and beers.”
  • 41 locals recommend
Pizza Place
“Delicious pizzas, really close to home. Great ice cream and nutella pizzas for pudding. ”
  • 45 locals recommend

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