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Best things to do in London

Discover the city according to locals. Find the best things to do, places to eat, and get priceless advice from the people who live here.

Music Venue
“VILLAGE UNDERGROUND IS HOUSED IN A RENOVATED TURN-OF-THE- CENTURY WAREHOUSE PRIMED FOR EVERYTHING FROM CONCERTS AND CLUB NIGHTS TO EXHIBITIONS, THEATRE, LIVE ART AND OTHER PERFORMANCES. ”
23 locals recommend
Social Club
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“Effra Social is taking you back to the 20th century in workings men club style! With a feeling of a village hall yet with modern touches and entertainment. ”
35 locals recommend
Coffee Shop
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“Delicious coffee made using Campbell and Syme beans, food made by Salon Brixton and sweet treats too.”
31 locals recommend
Pub
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“ This is a great pub, right in the middle of the Common. It's great in summer to sit outside in the green space, and in winter you can cosy up next to the fire.”
29 locals recommend
African Restaurant
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“Amazing Eritrean! I love this place so much. Super friendly, always fantastic food. Get one of the sharing selections.. And if you haven't had it before, do the coffee ceremony! (And Yes, Eritrean food is like Ethiopian:). ”
23 locals recommend
Farm
“A great place where kids can meet animals, you can try local food, there's a great cafe as well.”
35 locals recommend
Performing Arts Venue
“Walk along the canal to Kings Place: 2 state of the art concert halls deep underground, with a varied range of classical, jazz and folk music. Bar, restaurant and coffee inside or outside overlooking the canel. Traffic free. ”
36 locals recommend
Pub
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“This modern-vintage pub offers a kitchen with bookshelf-print wallpaper, comfortable leather sofas and chandeliers. ”
9 locals recommend
Pub
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“Lovely lovely posh pub just by Hampstead Heath. Big garden and lovely (if a bit expensive food), as well as ancient, cosy, interiors for a lovely afternoon/evening. ”
38 locals recommend
Corner Shop
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“Useful supermarket if you are going to the cafes on Fortess Road. 5 min walk away :)”
20 locals recommend
Theatre
“Situated at the heart of South West London, the Rose opened its doors in January 2008 and offers a unique theatrical centre to the entire region. It has its roots in Kingston, but serves more than a million people who live and work in the region.Under the leadership of Artistic Director, Stephen Unwin, the Rose offers a rich programme of artistic activity, for people from all backgrounds and tastes. It combines the highest artistic standards, a resolute commitment to learning, and a determination to involve the broader community in what we do.”
23 locals recommend
Pub
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“Traditional Victorian corner pub with tiled exterior, specialising in cask and real ales. ”
13 locals recommend
Argentinian Restaurant
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“Designer furnishings and cowhide fabrics create a lavish backdrop for Argentine food and wine. Saturday11am–12am Sunday11:30am–11pm Monday11:30am–11pm Tuesday11:30am–11pm Wednesday11:30am–11pm Thursday11:30am–12am Friday11:30am–12a”
27 locals recommend
Casino
“Large casino with slots and tables, plus big-screen sports and live entertainment. ”
11 locals recommend
Pub
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“The Kennington is my personal favourite for Sunday lunch as it serves great roasts and attracts a friendly, mixed crowd. It’s slightly further afield (15-minute walk) – but you can cut across Kennington Park, so it’s ideal if you feel like stretching your legs.”
30 locals recommend
Pub
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“Mid-range restaurant that offers all that you want from a British Cuisine fish and chips, sausage mash and a sticky toffee pudding for dessert”
13 locals recommend