London Neighbourhood Guide

The Best Covent Garden & Holborn Date Ideas Dating is complicated. But if you’re going to go anywhere, central London is a good place to start. And to further simplify things, we’ve come up with a bulletproof list of stupidly romantic things to do while you’re there….

Things To Do | London Bridge

The Golden Hinde Step aboard a real, honest-to-god pirate ship.

Bars | Aldwych

Radio Rooftop Bar An elegant rooftop spot with better views than a giraffe on stilts.

Restaurants | Greenwich

Goddards Classic pie & mash at one of London’s oldest restaurants.

Features | Notting Hill

Notting Hill 24 Hour Guide We can think of worse places to spend 24 hours. But we decided only to put the good ones anyway.

Restaurants | Spitalfields

Som Saa Top-level Thai dishes and cocktails in an industrial Spitalfields setting.

Bars | Covent Garden

Tropicana Beach Club It’s big, it’s bold, and while drinks aren’t quite free, it’s essentially everything George Michael dreamed of.

Things To Do | Elephant & Castle

Mercato Metropolitano An Italian market filled with street food stalls, live music, bars, cookery classes, and a mushroom farm.

London Neighbourhood Guide | Notting Hill

Best Date Ideas in Notting Hill If it worked for Hugh Grant….

Bars | Bethnal Green

NOLA A jazz-fuelled, sazarac-swilling Bethnal Green bar.

Restaurants | Fitzrovia

BAO Fitzrovia It’s double the size of the Soho original, and it has a whole new menu. Don’t worry though. The pork buns are still there.

Activities | Vauxhall

Whistle Punks Once in a while it’s nice to do something different. Like competitive axe throwing.