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Daniel & Marsio
Daniel & Marsio
Joined in 2013
Daniel & Marsio

Guidebook for London

Food Scene
Authentic Japanese restaurant with an extensive and affordable menu. What it lacks in space is made up for by the experience! We always leave feeling very full!
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Eat Tokyo (Notting Hill Gate)
17 Notting Hill Gate
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Authentic Japanese restaurant with an extensive and affordable menu. What it lacks in space is made up for by the experience! We always leave feeling very full!
Fantastic 'underground' restaurant with opulent Art Deco styling. French style service & food, Cabaret Bar (booking required), American Bar. Good value, great location & feels like a special night out
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Brasserie Zédel
20 Sherwood St
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Fantastic 'underground' restaurant with opulent Art Deco styling. French style service & food, Cabaret Bar (booking required), American Bar. Good value, great location & feels like a special night out
Busy and very popular canteen style Italian eatery. You will be fighting for a seat in the evening. All the food is delicious and fresh and the atmosphere is buzzing. The queue is for the pizzeria.
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Princi
135 Wardour St
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Busy and very popular canteen style Italian eatery. You will be fighting for a seat in the evening. All the food is delicious and fresh and the atmosphere is buzzing. The queue is for the pizzeria.
Great 'oasis' park location! Delicious food by Chef Gary O'Sullivan. Set in a 17th century summer ballroom of the once great Holland House estate - now one of London's most beautiful garden parks.
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The Belvedere
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Great 'oasis' park location! Delicious food by Chef Gary O'Sullivan. Set in a 17th century summer ballroom of the once great Holland House estate - now one of London's most beautiful garden parks.
A little bit of Spain in West London, serving traditional, authentic Spanish food and wines. Delicious, fast and friendly - just when you need a break from all that shopping
Tapas Revolution
A little bit of Spain in West London, serving traditional, authentic Spanish food and wines. Delicious, fast and friendly - just when you need a break from all that shopping
Italian dishes - Jamie Oliver style. Huge restaurant with a big menu to match. Walking distance from our place.
Jamie's Italian Shepherd's Bush
1078 Ariel Way
Italian dishes - Jamie Oliver style. Huge restaurant with a big menu to match. Walking distance from our place.
Delicious and DIFFERENT Mexican food in a small, quirky establishment. Try the cactus! Really... cactus. Good place to buy 'Day if the Dead' memorabilia too. Authentic and well-priced tasty food.
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Taqueria
141-145 Westbourne Grove
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Delicious and DIFFERENT Mexican food in a small, quirky establishment. Try the cactus! Really... cactus. Good place to buy 'Day if the Dead' memorabilia too. Authentic and well-priced tasty food.
Delicious dim sum and Scottish seafood at the Dorsett Hotel - just down the road
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Shikumen
58 Shepherd's Bush Green
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Delicious dim sum and Scottish seafood at the Dorsett Hotel - just down the road
Delicious food, good service, nice ambiance and decor. Walking distance from 'home' at the Westfield Shopping Mall.
Balans Soho Society, Shepherds Bush
Delicious food, good service, nice ambiance and decor. Walking distance from 'home' at the Westfield Shopping Mall.
All-day American / French diner. Busy and bustling. Good food and great location. Great for a 'posh' breakfast with a perfect Bloody Mary...
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Electric Diner
191 Portobello Rd
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All-day American / French diner. Busy and bustling. Good food and great location. Great for a 'posh' breakfast with a perfect Bloody Mary...
Organic and fair trade coffee shop and celebrity-spotting hang-out. Great for people-watching. We have seen Annie Lennox here a few times... Right opposite 'The Electric' too, so more celebs there...
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Coffee Plant
180 Portobello Rd
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Organic and fair trade coffee shop and celebrity-spotting hang-out. Great for people-watching. We have seen Annie Lennox here a few times... Right opposite 'The Electric' too, so more celebs there...
A 'Very British' Thai restaurant - in Notting Hill Gate! What more could you want? Fabulous pub setting decorated to the MAX inside and out - probably London's most famous Thai restaurant.
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The Churchill Arms
119 Kensington Church St
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A 'Very British' Thai restaurant - in Notting Hill Gate! What more could you want? Fabulous pub setting decorated to the MAX inside and out - probably London's most famous Thai restaurant.
Delicious Portuguese custard tarts and more - plus one of the best browsing streets in London: fashion boutiques, bric-a-brac, antiques, street food, independent shops - walking distance too!
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Café O'Porto
62 Golborne Rd
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Delicious Portuguese custard tarts and more - plus one of the best browsing streets in London: fashion boutiques, bric-a-brac, antiques, street food, independent shops - walking distance too!
Stylish modern wine bar and restaurant which attracts a 'media' crowd. You never know who you might spot as it is right next to the BBC
Davy's at White City
201 Wood Lane
Stylish modern wine bar and restaurant which attracts a 'media' crowd. You never know who you might spot as it is right next to the BBC
Inventive seasonal Italian cuisine and fine wines in an airy riverside location with outdoor dining. An institution! If you like Italian food - this is one of the best in London. Not cheap - a treat!
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The River Café
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Inventive seasonal Italian cuisine and fine wines in an airy riverside location with outdoor dining. An institution! If you like Italian food - this is one of the best in London. Not cheap - a treat!
Head Chef Brett Graham has earned 2 Michelin stars for his upscale, modern fine dining mecca. Great wine and of course, delicious food.
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The Ledbury
127 Ledbury Rd
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Head Chef Brett Graham has earned 2 Michelin stars for his upscale, modern fine dining mecca. Great wine and of course, delicious food.
Yotam Ottolenghi's self-named bakery/cafe/take-away/foodie place. This is the original. Ready made food options to take away - or be lucky to get one of the few tables.
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Ottolenghi Notting Hill
63 Ledbury Rd
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Yotam Ottolenghi's self-named bakery/cafe/take-away/foodie place. This is the original. Ready made food options to take away - or be lucky to get one of the few tables.
Entertainment & Activities
Old-fashioned theatre-style cinema. We love it because Tuesday nights are so cheap £3.50 per ticket! And cheap = full, which makes the atmosphere great. You can also take your food & drinks inside
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The Coronet Theatre
103 Notting Hill Gate
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Old-fashioned theatre-style cinema. We love it because Tuesday nights are so cheap £3.50 per ticket! And cheap = full, which makes the atmosphere great. You can also take your food & drinks inside
Updated Edwardian cinema and bar with very comfortable seats and unique atmosphere
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Electric Cinema
191 Portobello Rd
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Updated Edwardian cinema and bar with very comfortable seats and unique atmosphere
London's oldest (but refurbished) spa, with pools, steam rooms, sauna, gym, physiotherapy, personal training, fitness class studios. Marble walls, crystal chandeliers, Grade II listed building. Nice!
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Porchester Centre
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London's oldest (but refurbished) spa, with pools, steam rooms, sauna, gym, physiotherapy, personal training, fitness class studios. Marble walls, crystal chandeliers, Grade II listed building. Nice!
Large indoor/outdoor climbing wall: 350 climbing routes, 110 roped lines, 17 different sessions. 14.5m high. Routes from grade F3-F8. Bouldering problems up to V10. 3 traverse walls. Private coaching
Urbanrock - The Westway Sports Centre, London
Large indoor/outdoor climbing wall: 350 climbing routes, 110 roped lines, 17 different sessions. 14.5m high. Routes from grade F3-F8. Bouldering problems up to V10. 3 traverse walls. Private coaching
Really wonderful independent cinema right near the Notting Hill Gate tube station. Incredible period interior, very comfortable seats, lovely staff and a great bar! Plus, they show really good movies!
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The Gate Picturehouse
87 Notting Hill Gate
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Really wonderful independent cinema right near the Notting Hill Gate tube station. Incredible period interior, very comfortable seats, lovely staff and a great bar! Plus, they show really good movies!
Excellent aquarium - huge tanks containing all sorts of sea life. Well organised and easy to reach / surrounded by other points of interest.
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SEA LIFE Centre London Aquarium
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Excellent aquarium - huge tanks containing all sorts of sea life. Well organised and easy to reach / surrounded by other points of interest.
Huge screen 3D cinema - the biggest in Britain. Watching a film here is a completely immersive experience and the programme ranges from the latest IMAX blockbusters to world-class alternative content and educational presentations. Conveniently located in Waterloo - easy to reach by public transport
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ODEON BFI IMAX
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Huge screen 3D cinema - the biggest in Britain. Watching a film here is a completely immersive experience and the programme ranges from the latest IMAX blockbusters to world-class alternative content and educational presentations. Conveniently located in Waterloo - easy to reach by public transport
British Film Institute. Part of the South Bank arts venue. Learn about film history, watch films etc.
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BFI Southbank
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British Film Institute. Part of the South Bank arts venue. Learn about film history, watch films etc.
One of the world's most famous sporting arenas. Football is the main sport played here, but the filed also hosts American Football and athletics. One of the venues for the 2012 Olympic Games and an important live music stadium.
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Wembley Stadium
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One of the world's most famous sporting arenas. Football is the main sport played here, but the filed also hosts American Football and athletics. One of the venues for the 2012 Olympic Games and an important live music stadium.
The home of cricket. World level matches and a cricket museum. A must for any fan.
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Lord's Cricket Ground
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The home of cricket. World level matches and a cricket museum. A must for any fan.
World-renowned waxwork museum featuring accurate representations of the famous and infamous from historical and contemporary times. Try to get a queue-jumping ticket in advance from tube station kiosks and other ticket outlets as the line is usually VERY long, especially at weekends and school holidays.
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Madame Tussauds London
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World-renowned waxwork museum featuring accurate representations of the famous and infamous from historical and contemporary times. Try to get a queue-jumping ticket in advance from tube station kiosks and other ticket outlets as the line is usually VERY long, especially at weekends and school holidays.
Home to the famous Wimbledon Tennis Championships. There's a tennis museum and you can explore the grounds and soak up the very special atmosphere. Hallowed ground for tennis fans. The tournament takes place at the end of June / 1st week of July
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All England Lawn Tennis & Croquet Club
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Home to the famous Wimbledon Tennis Championships. There's a tennis museum and you can explore the grounds and soak up the very special atmosphere. Hallowed ground for tennis fans. The tournament takes place at the end of June / 1st week of July
The main venue for international and other important rugby matches in London. Also used as a live music venue for rock & pop concerts.
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Twickenham Stadium
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The main venue for international and other important rugby matches in London. Also used as a live music venue for rock & pop concerts.
Shopping
Fantastic all-weather shopping mall with everything you need - right on our doorstep! Major high street shops, plus 'The Village' which has many designer stores. Also, huge cinema, restaurants, banks
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Westfield London
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Fantastic all-weather shopping mall with everything you need - right on our doorstep! Major high street shops, plus 'The Village' which has many designer stores. Also, huge cinema, restaurants, banks
The famous Portobello Road Market is a short walk, bus or tube ride from our place. Different daily. Food markets, bric-a-brac, antiques & collectables, vintage clothing, street food, pubs & cafes.
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Portobello Market
288 Portobello Road
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The famous Portobello Road Market is a short walk, bus or tube ride from our place. Different daily. Food markets, bric-a-brac, antiques & collectables, vintage clothing, street food, pubs & cafes.
Great place to source fresh produce from around the world. Especially good for Afro/Caribbean fruits and vegetables which might be hard to find in supermarkets. Excellent for cheap household items
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Shepherd's Bush Market Station
52 Uxbridge Rd
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Great place to source fresh produce from around the world. Especially good for Afro/Caribbean fruits and vegetables which might be hard to find in supermarkets. Excellent for cheap household items
Apple Store - can't live without it
Apple White City
Apple Store - can't live without it
John White framers. Bought a fantastic poster or antique map from Portobello Road? Get it framed professionally, affordably and locally at John White's. Ask for Leanne - she'll look after you.
J White Framing
489 Latimer Road
John White framers. Bought a fantastic poster or antique map from Portobello Road? Get it framed professionally, affordably and locally at John White's. Ask for Leanne - she'll look after you.
Fabulous 'secret' garden nursery nestled between lovely houses near the Little Venice canal area. Since 1851...
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Clifton Nurseries
5A Clifton Villas
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Fabulous 'secret' garden nursery nestled between lovely houses near the Little Venice canal area. Since 1851...
Early-morning flower and plant market which takes over an entire street in the East-End of London. Go for affordable plants and fresh flowers, breathe in the scent of exotic blooms and foliage, have coffee and croissants at one of the many cafes, find treasures and unusual things to buy in the boutique-style shops which line the street. Get there early and send the whole morning there for the best experience, although for best bargains you might want to hang around until the end...
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Columbia Road Flower Market
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Early-morning flower and plant market which takes over an entire street in the East-End of London. Go for affordable plants and fresh flowers, breathe in the scent of exotic blooms and foliage, have coffee and croissants at one of the many cafes, find treasures and unusual things to buy in the boutique-style shops which line the street. Get there early and send the whole morning there for the best experience, although for best bargains you might want to hang around until the end...
Parks & Nature
This is a beautiful, huge open space right near our home. It's a 'natural' but managed parkland, open all year to the public for walking, sunbathing, bird-spotting, jogging, kite-flying and relaxing.
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Wormwood Scrubs
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This is a beautiful, huge open space right near our home. It's a 'natural' but managed parkland, open all year to the public for walking, sunbathing, bird-spotting, jogging, kite-flying and relaxing.
One of the most beautiful parks in the world. BIG variety. Huge open spaces, small intimate manicured formal gardens, a zoo, tennis courts, boating lake, ponds, magnificent display of trees and plants
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The Regent's Park
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One of the most beautiful parks in the world. BIG variety. Huge open spaces, small intimate manicured formal gardens, a zoo, tennis courts, boating lake, ponds, magnificent display of trees and plants
Beautiful, wild, open space with a wonderful native bird population in a natural habitat reserve. You can reach this peaceful place from our place by bus (direct) or on the tube.
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WWT London Wetland Centre
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Beautiful, wild, open space with a wonderful native bird population in a natural habitat reserve. You can reach this peaceful place from our place by bus (direct) or on the tube.
Outdoor swimming in one of London's biggest open green spaces. There's a women-only pond, men's pond (read: 'very gay', but straight-friendly!) and a mixed pond. Sunbathe, relax & swim in fresh water
Highgate Circuit
Outdoor swimming in one of London's biggest open green spaces. There's a women-only pond, men's pond (read: 'very gay', but straight-friendly!) and a mixed pond. Sunbathe, relax & swim in fresh water
Fabulous and varied park for weekend strolling with Japanese garden, tennis courts, cafe and high-end Belvedere restaurant. A great walk-through route to reach Kensington High Street too!
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Holland Park Gardens
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Fabulous and varied park for weekend strolling with Japanese garden, tennis courts, cafe and high-end Belvedere restaurant. A great walk-through route to reach Kensington High Street too!
Peaceful stroll or cycle along the canal tow-path which takes you all the way in to Regents Park Zoo, Camden Town & Islington beyond. Perfectly flat - the water makes beautiful reflections of the sky
Paddington Branch
Peaceful stroll or cycle along the canal tow-path which takes you all the way in to Regents Park Zoo, Camden Town & Islington beyond. Perfectly flat - the water makes beautiful reflections of the sky
Perfect location for a walk along the River Thames. Really beautiful and serene. A great get-away from the busy London streets.
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Barnes Bridge
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Perfect location for a walk along the River Thames. Really beautiful and serene. A great get-away from the busy London streets.
London's greatest secret walled garden. Paid entry keeps the masses out. Inside discover the 2nd oldest botanical garden in UK (1673). 4 acres of tranquil & educational surroundings. Picnic or cafe?
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Chelsea Physic Garden
66 Royal Hospital Rd
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London's greatest secret walled garden. Paid entry keeps the masses out. Inside discover the 2nd oldest botanical garden in UK (1673). 4 acres of tranquil & educational surroundings. Picnic or cafe?
Best explored by car or bike because it's BIG! Spot free-roaming deer in one of Henry VIII's favourite hunting grounds. Hunting NOT allowed these days, but picnics and relaxing encouraged.
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Richmond Park
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Best explored by car or bike because it's BIG! Spot free-roaming deer in one of Henry VIII's favourite hunting grounds. Hunting NOT allowed these days, but picnics and relaxing encouraged.
Beautiful, tranquil canal area of London. Access the canal-side walk near to 'home' and walk / cycle all the way into the heart of the city via Little Venice, Regent's Park and Camden Town. Year-round
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Little Venice Room
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Beautiful, tranquil canal area of London. Access the canal-side walk near to 'home' and walk / cycle all the way into the heart of the city via Little Venice, Regent's Park and Camden Town. Year-round
Part of the beautiful canal system of West London. Great for relaxing walks as an alternative route 'into town' avoiding the roads
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Paddington Basin
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Part of the beautiful canal system of West London. Great for relaxing walks as an alternative route 'into town' avoiding the roads
Nice local park with three well-kept outdoor tennis courts.
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Kensington Memorial Park
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Nice local park with three well-kept outdoor tennis courts.
Beautiful and relaxing Japanese garden with waterfall, ponds and interesting plant species.
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Kyoto Garden
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Beautiful and relaxing Japanese garden with waterfall, ponds and interesting plant species.
Beautiful central London park connecting bustling Piccadilly to Buckingham Palace and The Mall - a must-visit place on your London walking itinerary.
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Green Park
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Beautiful central London park connecting bustling Piccadilly to Buckingham Palace and The Mall - a must-visit place on your London walking itinerary.
Essentials
Great local shop right across the road from our place. Very friendly staff and the quality and variety of fresh food is surprisingly good for a 'local' shop. Open early and late, 7 days a week.
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Nisa Local
235-239 Wood Lane
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Great local shop right across the road from our place. Very friendly staff and the quality and variety of fresh food is surprisingly good for a 'local' shop. Open early and late, 7 days a week.
Urgent Care & Walk-in Health Centre
Saint Charles Urgent Care Centre
Urgent Care & Walk-in Health Centre
Urgent Care Centre - 24-hrs a day, 7 days a week. Walking distance from 'home'. Health & Medical walk-in clinics too.
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Hammersmith Hospital
150 Du Cane Rd
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Urgent Care Centre - 24-hrs a day, 7 days a week. Walking distance from 'home'. Health & Medical walk-in clinics too.
Great for good quality food and groceries shopping. Excellent selection of wines and fresh produce.
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Waitrose & Partners Westfield London
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Great for good quality food and groceries shopping. Excellent selection of wines and fresh produce.
Everything Else
Fantastic indoor tennis centre and world-calss climbing wall for year-round sporting. 8 indoor acrylic (like Oz open) + 2 floodlit outdoor synthetic clay courts. Gay tennis group on Sunday afternoons.
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Westway Sports & Fitness Centre
1 Crowthorne Rd
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Fantastic indoor tennis centre and world-calss climbing wall for year-round sporting. 8 indoor acrylic (like Oz open) + 2 floodlit outdoor synthetic clay courts. Gay tennis group on Sunday afternoons.
Created in 1759, the gardens celebrated their 250th anniversary in 2009. The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew is the world's largest collection of living plants. Great in all weather conditions - magical!
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Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
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Created in 1759, the gardens celebrated their 250th anniversary in 2009. The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew is the world's largest collection of living plants. Great in all weather conditions - magical!
Relax & unwind at one of London's oldest authentic spa facilities. Steam rooms, hot rooms, cold plunge, Turkish baths. Beauty treatments such as seaweed wraps and massage. Don't expect new perfection.
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The Porchester Spa
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Relax & unwind at one of London's oldest authentic spa facilities. Steam rooms, hot rooms, cold plunge, Turkish baths. Beauty treatments such as seaweed wraps and massage. Don't expect new perfection.
Imperial College's brand new research facility and student campus. Lots of young, intelligent people around. There's a gym and the beginning of construction of West London's tallest building.
Wood Lane Studios - GradPad London
Imperial College's brand new research facility and student campus. Lots of young, intelligent people around. There's a gym and the beginning of construction of West London's tallest building.
Huge Victorian (founded 1886) exhibition and show complex. Trade shows, consumer events, antique fairs, art fairs.
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Olympia London
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Huge Victorian (founded 1886) exhibition and show complex. Trade shows, consumer events, antique fairs, art fairs.
Sightseeing
Follow Regents Canal towpath walk from just up the road from our house all the way into 'town' through local neighbourhoods and Regent's Park. Pass through Little Venice and London Zoo. Cycle or walk
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Little Venice
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Follow Regents Canal towpath walk from just up the road from our house all the way into 'town' through local neighbourhoods and Regent's Park. Pass through Little Venice and London Zoo. Cycle or walk
A beautiful old bridge with stunning views of the River Thames year-round. Easily accessible from Hammersmith, walk along the river bank to discover fantastic gastro pubs, beautiful homes and nature
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Hammersmith Bridge
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A beautiful old bridge with stunning views of the River Thames year-round. Easily accessible from Hammersmith, walk along the river bank to discover fantastic gastro pubs, beautiful homes and nature
Beautiful & large park to explore and stroll / skate around. So many things: fountains, statues, monuments, views, wild areas, formal gardens. Within half-an-hours' walk from our place too, or tube it
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Kensington Palace Gardens
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Beautiful & large park to explore and stroll / skate around. So many things: fountains, statues, monuments, views, wild areas, formal gardens. Within half-an-hours' walk from our place too, or tube it
Deep relaxation in the marvellous Wembley Temple - a shrine to Hindu deities. A magnificent hand-carved Indian limestone structure housing a perfectly calm & tranquil space for meditation & reflection
Shri Vallabh Nidhi Mandir - Ealing Road
Deep relaxation in the marvellous Wembley Temple - a shrine to Hindu deities. A magnificent hand-carved Indian limestone structure housing a perfectly calm & tranquil space for meditation & reflection
Paintings, archaeology and artefacts tracing the history of the Palace site from prehistoric times. Something to do on a rainy day, or after a nice stroll along the River Thames
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Fulham Palace
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Paintings, archaeology and artefacts tracing the history of the Palace site from prehistoric times. Something to do on a rainy day, or after a nice stroll along the River Thames
Iconic parliament buildings on the river Thames. History, architecture, intrigue, scandal and the heart of the British political world. A must-see building for photo opportunities as part of your walk along the Thames. Includes 'Big Ben' - the bell housed in side the clock tower now known as the Elizabeth Tower.
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Palace of Westminster
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Iconic parliament buildings on the river Thames. History, architecture, intrigue, scandal and the heart of the British political world. A must-see building for photo opportunities as part of your walk along the Thames. Includes 'Big Ben' - the bell housed in side the clock tower now known as the Elizabeth Tower.
Glide gracefully into the air above London's famous River Thames and catch far-reaching views in all directions beyond the city limits. Evening rides on this huge wheel are just as good as daytimes - choose between twinkling lights of central London or a breathtaking landmark-spotting daylight 'trip'.
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London Eye
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Glide gracefully into the air above London's famous River Thames and catch far-reaching views in all directions beyond the city limits. Evening rides on this huge wheel are just as good as daytimes - choose between twinkling lights of central London or a breathtaking landmark-spotting daylight 'trip'.
Explore a grand royal house where Queen Victoria, Diana Princess of Wales and other nobility lived. See the collection of royal fashion (clothing) up-close. Richly decorated rooms, oozing with history and fascinating stories. Set in the lovely Kensington Gardens and easy to reach with public transport.
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Kensington Palace
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Explore a grand royal house where Queen Victoria, Diana Princess of Wales and other nobility lived. See the collection of royal fashion (clothing) up-close. Richly decorated rooms, oozing with history and fascinating stories. Set in the lovely Kensington Gardens and easy to reach with public transport.
No trip to London is complete without visiting Buckingham Palace - the Queen's official London residence and state entertaining venue. In summer months it is possible to pay for a tour inside, but even when it's closed the photo opportunities in front of the famous gates are a must!
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Buckingham Palace
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No trip to London is complete without visiting Buckingham Palace - the Queen's official London residence and state entertaining venue. In summer months it is possible to pay for a tour inside, but even when it's closed the photo opportunities in front of the famous gates are a must!
Street famous for its antique markets, street fashion, second-hand good and collectables. Plenty of places to refresh yourself with food and drink. Wander around the stalls and permanent shops - lots of quirky one-off things to see. Also farmer's market type of fruit & veg / artisan bread and olives etc. Vintage heaven from clothing to bed linens, furniture to vinyl records. Look out for celebrities relaxing at The Electric.
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Portobello Road
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Street famous for its antique markets, street fashion, second-hand good and collectables. Plenty of places to refresh yourself with food and drink. Wander around the stalls and permanent shops - lots of quirky one-off things to see. Also farmer's market type of fruit & veg / artisan bread and olives etc. Vintage heaven from clothing to bed linens, furniture to vinyl records. Look out for celebrities relaxing at The Electric.