Gone are the days when London’s food scene left more than a little to be desired. These days the British capital is recognised as one of the world’s great foodie destinations, where Michelin-starred restaurants
26. Travel on the Thames Clipper service Plenty of cruise companies ply services along the Thames, but if you’d just like a quick, cheap jaunt, catch the Thames Clipper service popular with London commuters.
51. Spend your salary at the Burlington Arcade, Mayfair A covered promenade of high-end shops, Burlington Arcade became Britain’s first shopping arcade when it opened in 1819. Modern-day retailers nod
The weather in London this weekend Expect sunny but cold weather on Friday. A cloudier day awaits on Saturday and some rain is likely on Sunday. Follow the Kew Gardens Christmas trail Now that Kew Gardens’
London is home to many of the world’s most innovative and impressive chefs and its restaurants cater to all tastes and budgets with an ever-increasing selection of innovative and interesting restaurants
Leila’s Address: 17 Calvert Avenue, E2 7JP Details: 020 7729 9789 Leila's has big sociable tables, serves Monmouth coffee and has a grocery shop attached, selling - among other things - huge tins of tea.