London Travel Guide
Housed in a hulking converted power station, this vast modern art showplace opened in 2000, but still breaks new ground with installations. Each year Tate Modern hosts the unique Unilever Series, where different artists are asked to create an installation for Turbine Hall.
Chocoholics rejoice at this shop in the Marylebone district, home to some of the most sought-after cocoa creations in London.
A throwback to Prohibition-era speakeasies, Montgomery Place has an unassuming façade that belies a sophisticated interior with dark leather seating, music-themed wallpaper, dim red lamps, and black-and-white prints of bartenders from decades past.
This brand-new five-floor spread opened last May in a Georgian town house that was once a brothel. The notorious, headline-grabbing gallery is run by Steve Lazarides, the onetime art director of London’s now-defunct SleazeNation magazine.
Camden Town in North West London hosts a group of open-air and indoor markets known as Camden Markets. Camden Stables, Camden Lock Village, Inverness Street, and Main Streets are a few in this collection.
The most fashion-forward men in London are raving about this Shoreditch style house established in 2010 by native fashion guru James Brown.
Established in 2000 by lawyers turned chocolatiers Helen and Simon Pattinson, this acclaimed sweet shop sells a wide array of handmade artisan chocolates, including organic and vegan items.
There’s simply no way to re-create an interior that exudes the convivial, gently timeworn atmosphere of this gem, built in 1835, which has remained virtually untouched for almost two centuries.
The Whitechapel Gallery is one of London’s premier venues for displaying contemporary art. After acquiring the Whitechapel Library and completing an extensive expansion project, the gallery has nearly doubled in size.