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imperial war museum london

LONDON | The Imperial War Museum London has the remit of including all conflicts in which British or Commonwealth forces have been involved since 1914, and aims “to provide for, and to encourage, the study and understanding of the history of modern war and ‘wartime experience’”. The museum has occupied the former Bethlem Royal

dennis severs' house spitalfields

LONDON | Dennis Severs’ House is one of London’s quirkiest gems and, despite its central location, has managed to stay off the radar of most visitors. Located on Folgate Street in Spitalfields, Dennis Severs’ House is a “still-life drama” created by Dennis Severs, an American artist who lived in the house

london valentine's day 2017

LONDON | Take it from us. An expensive dinner out or a romantic night in with your partner just won’t cut it in London this Valentine’s Day. There are so many quirky and fun events taking place all over the city for you to either impress your loved one with

london transport museum covent garden

LONDON | The London Transport Museum is one of London’s most fascinating museums, owing to its relevance to the modern day. Public transport is such an important part of London life and a visit to this museum helps put the modes of transport used today in their historical perspective. The museum

peckham refreshment rooms

LONDON | Peckham Refreshment Rooms is a small bar, cafe and restaurant located in an unassuming spot to the side of Peckham Rye station and when you walk inside, the unassuming nature of the place continues. It’s a simple space with light painted walls, a large wooden bar, tables and stools,

portobello star notting hill

LONDON | Portobello Star in Notting Hill has been a great bar for lovers of gin ever since opening it’s doors in 2008. Owner Jake Burger (Jack’s Bar, Leeds) not only created a fantastic gin bar, but also used the premises as the home for his own brand of gin, Portobello

morito hackney

LONDON | Morito Hackney Road is the third restaurant from Sam & Samantha Clark of Moro and Morito on Exmouth Market fame. Unlike the Exmouth Market location, the space is here is open and relatively large, with high concrete ceilings, concrete floors, and bright lights. Yes, it’s bright and airy but

old spitalfields market

LONDON | The Old Spitalfields Market is a covered market in Spitalfields, housed in buildings dating back to 1897, with two thirds rebuilt in the late 20th century. A market has existed on this site ever since King Charles proclaimed the market in 1638, when it was used for the

LONDON | The Geffrye Museum is one of London’s lesser known, quirky museums, and is housed in 18th-century Grade I-listed almshouses dating back to 1714. The museum deals with the topic of the home, and contains displays which recreate typical middle class London living rooms and gardens from the 1600s

beyond bread fitzrovia

LONDON | Beyond Bread bakery is a culinary pioneer with a range of naturally gluten-free foods, and has been selling its wares in London since 2015. The City Lane was invited to a Christmas brunch at their second branch in Islington (the original is in Fitzrovia), and had quite an