London City Secrets
From the best little restaurants, and where to go for your daily dose of culture, the ‘City Secrets’ guide provides you with the opportunity to experience London like a true local. Guided tours of London are available upon request, offering guests first-hand knowledge of the city and surrounding areas. For more information, please speak with reception.
This hip and modern pub is located in Exmouth Market and features industrial vibes with up to 20 different beers on tap. Mikkeller Brewpub London has also teamed up with Camden Legends Oli Baba’s from 12 till 9, on Tuesdays to Saturdays to bring you a scrumptious choice of nibbles to enjoy alongside your drink. Whether you’re looking for something light and refreshing or a dark and hearty stout, Mikkeller Brewpub has something for everyone.
Distance: 5-minute walk
Iberica is a high-end Spanish tapas restaurant and bar, with outstanding Spanish cuisine and a Michelin-starred executive chef. The menu features traditional Spanish favourites such as paella, tapas, and sangria, as well as modern dishes inspired by Chef Manzano’s contemporary style. The restaurant also offers an extensive wine list, featuring both Spanish and international wines. Iberica is the perfect place to enjoy a leisurely meal whether you are here on business, enjoying a leisurely visit or celebrating a special occasion.
Distance 8-minute walk
St John Bistro
Once you step in to St John Bistro, you’ll be transported back in time to a former smokehouse. The restaurant has been completely renovated, but it still retains the old-world charm of its previous life. The menu is focused on nose-to-tail dining, and the chefs of this Michelin stared restaurant located close to London’s Smithfield Market, only use the freshest ingredients. The result is a dining experience that is unlike any other.
Distance: 12-minute walk
The Quality Chop House
The Quality Chop House is a Modern British Cuisine and wine bar serving contemporary food while still keeping their quality ‘meaty’ past. In 2019, they celebrated their 150th anniversary and have even opened a butcher’s next door. The restaurant has been serving up quality meats for centuries. They’ve remined respectful of their traditional recipes and cooking methods, but also added a few new twists to their menu. The result is a delicious mix of old and new that will keep you coming back for more.
Distance: 3-minute walk
Holburn Dining Room
Serving up seasonal British cuisine with a twist, this charming restaurant offers a wonderful dining experience in a vibrant and inviting interior, with reclaimed oak floors, antique mirrors, and red leather banquettes. The traditional British recipes ‘with a twist’ are simply wonderful! From beautifully hand-crafted pies to fish and chips, you are bound to find something here to suit your taste.
Distance: 8-minute walk
Shoryu’s authentic Japanese cuisine has been wowing diners up and down the country and they can now be found at over 10 UK locations. The heart of their offer is their ramen that’s packed full of flavour and with a wide range of options to suit all taste buds. That’s not all they do – their Japanese street food is also worth checking out, and if you’re looking for something to wash it all down with, their extensive sake menu will definitely hit the spot! Alternatively, you can also try one of their unique house-made cocktails.
Distance: 8-minute walk
Whether you’re looking to do some high-end shopping, enjoy some delicious food, or take in a show, Covent Garden has you covered. It’s easy to reach by all types of transport and once you’re there, you’ll find plenty to do. The luxury shops and boutiques are great for shopping, the award-winning restaurants are perfect for dining, and the theatres are ideal for entertainment. If you’re looking for a spot in London that has it all, then Covent Garden is the place for you!
Distance: 20-minute walk