We want the City to be your home - a chance for you to live like a local. With our carefully curated knowledge of what to see, eat and do, you won't just tick off the usual tourist spots.

Sushisamba

Located on the 38th and 39th floors at 110 Bishopsgate, SUSHISAMBA Liverpool Street features the highest outdoor dining terraces in Europe, offering unparalleled, 360 degree views of the City. Two panoramic glass elevators whisk patrons from the ground to the 39th floor, opening up London from inside-out as the lifts climb further and further upwards.SUSHISAMBA’s main… Read more »

August Highlights

Forget any plans you had for August, unless they involved the many brilliant events, festivals and cultural happenings we’ve rounded-up below. There’s plenty going on to keep you entertained. Make sure you hit a music festival or two (or more) in August, and take advantage of the sunshine by getting involved in some outdoor events and eating at… Read more »

Notting Hill Carnival – FREE 25-27 August

It comes every summer. London sets aside the days encompassing their ‘bank holiday’ for one of the world’s largest street carnivals, Notting Hill Carnival. Each year, close to one million people attend this celebration of Caribbean heritage on the streets of Notting Hill. Celebrations include costume-clad Caribbeans dancing to traditional reggae, meringue, calypso, rumba, and… Read more »

15 Beautiful Beaches Near London For A Seaside Day Trip

Looking for a sunny getaway, but can’t afford the flight? Beach, please! There are stunning beaches within two hours of London, so grab your flip flops and sunnies for a day trip to one of these beauties. (For a swim in the city, check out our guide to London’s best lidos.)Event Website: www.southbankcentre.co.uk Believe it or… Read more »

The Secret London Guide To The Globe

For some 500 years, London has been a thriving hotbed of theatre, filling the playhouses with the work of playwrights new and old. In terms of sheer spectacle though, nowhere can best The Globe, the stunning replica of an Elizabethan playhouse that premiered many of Shakespeare’s best-loved works. Famed for their outdoor performances of The… Read more »

London Bar Bus

This Open Top Bus Tour Doubles Up As A Gorgeous Floral Bar. Sightseeing bus tour company, The Original Tour, have branched out into the booze bizz, launching the first ever London Bar Bus.Perfect for locals and tourists alike, the London Bar Bus is a dreamy alfresco drinking spot – combining the city’s best bits with… Read more »

Bateaux London

Bateaux London’s fleet includes two handsome boats, River Room and Glass Room, specially designed for dining and celebrating on the water. With an experienced captain at the helm, our boats sail daily for lunch, afternoon tea and dinner. You can also arrange to hire a room or the whole boat for your event. River views… Read more »

July Highlights

Ready for a scorcher? We mean the amazing line-up of July events, rather than the unreliable British summer, obviously. As well as the Wimbledon tennis finals, July also means we’re deep in music festival season Summer also means loads of new pop-ups, alfresco dining and hours spent lounging around London’s best rooftop bars. If you can drag… Read more »

Pride in London Parade 2019

Celebration, diversity, activism, a demonstration — whatever it means to you, Pride in London is back and set to be our biggest yet. Lesbian, trans, genderqueer or otherwise; wherever you identify, Pride in London is about the people, for the people. This year we’re celebrating 50 years since the birth of the modern LGBT+ rights… Read more »

Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Championships 2019

Soak up the buzzing atmosphere at one of the biggest sporting events of the year in Wimbledon, one of four annual Grand Slam tennis tournaments held around the world. Experience two weeks of first-class tennis, strawberries and cream, and good-natured queuing, at the Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Championships. The world of tennis descends on Wimbledon in… Read more »

Buckingham Palace tour: summer opening 2019

Explore the lavish interiors of the Queen’s official London residence, and one of the world’s few remaining working royal palaces, at Buckingham Palace this summer. Visit the official London residence of the Queen, as Buckingham Palace opens its doors to the public every summer. In 2019, Buckingham Palace is open to visitors From 22 July 2019… Read more »

Angler

Perched at the top of South Place Hotel, Angler is a Michelin-starred restaurant with a beautiful rooftop terrace, showcasing sustainable seafood from British waters. Executive Chef, Gary Foulkes’ picture-perfect plates and the extensive wine lists have established Angler as a destination dining experience. Although known for sensational seafood, vegetarians and carnivores are also well catered… Read more »

June Highlights

The sun is officially (hopefully) out, June in London is a magical time of year. Summer’s nearly here, the sun’s out (fingers crossed) and London’s parks are filled with flowers. The music festival season is kicking off, with plenty of great London festivals proudly repping the capital. There’s enough to make you wish you had more than just… Read more »

Movies On The River

Can you imagine watching a movie under the stars on the top deck of a boat, after a cruise along the Thames? This dream is a reality in the summer of 2019 with the return for a third annual season of Movies on the River – London’s first ever cinema on the Thames.For five nights… Read more »