Collected by Emily Mathieson , AFAR Contributor
Somerset House, Lancaster Pl, London WC2R 1LA, UK
Not far from Covent Garden, Somerset House combines lofty, 18th-century architecture and progressive 21st-century art. Inside, its restaurant is overseen by Skye Gyngell (who made her name at and garnered a Michelin star for her famous garden...
10 Shepherd Market, Mayfair, London W1J 7QF, UK
The critics are raving about this restaurant serving dishes such as confit duck with rhubarb puree from its wood grill in a cozy, dimly lit, old-fashioned setting in Mayfair. Its location—down a narrow alleyway—and name (recalling an...
21-22 Warwick St, Soho, London W1B 5NE, UK
Chef Yotam Ottolenghi has put a new spin on Israeli food at this glossy Soho dining spot where a creative set dine on black rice with coconut milk for brunch and roasted eggplant with maple seeds for dinner. Dangling golden lights and table...
1 Granary Square, Kings Cross, London N1C 4AA, UK
Caravan coffee is some of the strongest you'll try. Even inveterate coffee drinkers come away from Caravan with a slight tremor and a tendency to talk too fast. But if you think you can hack it, then get along to this popular haunt in Kings...
49 Brook St, Mayfair, London W1K 4HW, UK
Diane von Furstenberg’s Piano Suite is a sea of raspberry, chocolate, and ivory patterns. It features handcrafted Balinese trunks, Murano glass sculptures, a leather-top bar, as well as travel photos taken by the “Queen of Print”...
20 Sherwood St, Soho, London W1F 7ED, UK
This cavernous dining room is one of central London’s most affordable glamorous dining experiences. Gilded columns and uniformed waiters recall a Parisian brasserie, and the food is committedly French. Yet the set lunch (carottes...
- 1 History + Culture Airbnb Wants to Pay for You to Live in This Italian Village for a Whole Summer
- 2 Air Travel The Best Time to Buy Airline Tickets
- 3 Natural Wonders A Rare Super Blood Wolf Moon Will Be Visible Over America This Weekend
- 4 Packing Tips How to Pack a Suitcase
- 5 Where to Go Next Where to Travel in 2019 According to Your Astrological Sign