Ideas


Here are a selection of random things to do in London that have caught my eye, divided into the following sections:


Events & Festivals

Next Weekend

Future Special Events

Regular Events


Exhibitions

Audio Described Tours

Currently Open

Future Exhibitions

Other Lists

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Shows, Concerts & Films

Audio Described Plays

Concerts

Venues

Cinemas

See also the list of theatres, comedy clubs, cinemas, etc at the bottom of my London Theatres & Concerts page.

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Food & Drink

Venues

  • Beef & Brew – See Londonist article: Succulent Meat & Giant Yorkshires.
  • Big Easy – See Londonist article: Booze, Burgers & A Brand New Bar.
  • The Breakfast Club – “Locally world famous little yellow cafés and, you didn’t hear it from us, but some of our Dirty Little Secrets bars too…”
  • Coin Laundry – “Laid-back neighbourhood bar and restaurant serving up seasonal British food, cocktails and craft beers.”
  • Dans Le Noir – The “Dining In The Dark” concept intrigues me, and I know someone who works here.
  • Faulty Towers Dining Experience – A dining experience based on the hit TV sitcom. One third of the performance is scripted, with the rest improvised around the audience (see FAQs).
  • Feng Shang Princess – Floating Chinese restaurant, on a pagoda in Regent’s Park.
  • Gloria – New Italian restaurant (see article).
  • Japes – Chicago style deep dish pizza (see article).
  • Lady Dinah’s Cat Emporium – Feasting in the company of some fabulous felines.
  • Maxwell’s Bar & Grill – “An all-American diner-style venue serving up mouth-watering American classics including Burgers, Steaks, Ribs, Fajitas, Wings and in 2015, we introduced our famous Freakshakes.”
  • Monsieur Le Duck – Duck restaurant (see article).
  • Mr Fogg’s Society Of Exploration – Covent Garden Victorian themed bar themed around world exploration, as demonstrated by the menu, and a life size model of an Orient Express carriage to sit in and enjoy your drinks, plus a machine that will kickstart the making of your drinks for you.
  • Only Fools Cushty Dining Experience – “It’s the show you’ve all been asking for – and it’s brought to you by the people behind the worldwide smash hit, Faulty Towers The Dining Experience. This fully immersive show transports audiences to The Nags Head to meet the pride of Peckham in a night of wheeling, dealing and eating.”
  • Pasticceria Marchesi – Bakery owned by Prada, opening April 2019 (see article).
  • Piebury Corner – “Casual Dining Restaurant / Bar where you can sample handmade British Pies and Scotch Eggs, Crafts Beers and Cocktails whilst listening to the Piebury Collectives Music Selection.”
  • Radio Alice Pizzeria – “Radio Alice Hoxton is located in a Victorian school building, with high ceilings and an open kitchen so you can watch them make the pizzas. The terrace overlooking Hoxton Square is perfect for a sunny summers day or with a blanket and the heating on through winter!” – See Design My Night article & review.
  • Putney Pies – “The finest pies in the land.”
  • Sacro Cuore Pizzeria – “Traditional Neapolitan Pizzeria in Kensal Rise. The pizza we make is identical to what you would eat in Naples, the birthplace of pizza. We use the same ingredients, the same cooking method and the same oven. For us it is all about the pizza!”
  • Skylight
  • STK London – Steakhouse. See Londonist article.
  • Stonemasons Arms – Bar with board games available. Steak & Wine Night every Thursday (see menu).
  • Zia Lucia Pizzeria – See Londonist article.

Cuisine Recommendations

Venue Recommendations

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Gaming

Board Games

Video Games

Ten Pin Bowling

Pool Clubs

Other Games

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Parks & Gardens

Places

Lists

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Miscellaneous London Lists

Walks

Londonist

Secret London

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Travel Outside London

Rail Travel

  • Belmond British Pullman Steam Train Journeys – “Expect luxury, glamour and a dash of adventure on an unforgettable trip through the British countryside
    Restored to their former glory, the carriages are as famous today as in the heyday of train travel. Whether you prefer afternoon tea, flowing champagne or both, there’s a journey for everyone.”
  • Southeastern Trains – 2 For 1 Offers – For attractions, restaurants, tours, etc in London and Kent. You claim the voucher and present it with a National Rail ticket to get the deal.
  • UK Railtours – Special excursions by train to various destinations across the country

Scotland

Other

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