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London Travel Guide

These days, a new Ottolenghi restaurant opening or a new show at the Tate Modern is reason enough to book a last-minute trip. While you're there, we recommend balancing museum hopping with pub crawling, and hitting up as many markets as must-book restaurants. 

Plan Your London Trip

The Best Airbnbs in London
From Hyde Park to Shoreditch, and everywhere in between.
The Belmond British Pullman Is Taking ‘Downton Abbey’ Fans from London to Highclere Castle
The legendary luxury train is celebrating Downton Abbey’s big-screen debut with a pair of day trips to the historic home that inspired it all.
36 Best Hotels in London Right Now
Oh boy, do you have options.
15 Best Boutique Hotels in London
There's more to London's hotel scene than the big players.
Innovators: Kit Kemp on Designing Hotels That Are Purposefully Eccentric
The British designer and hotelier believes hotels should have a point of view.

More from London

Food & Drink
London's One Aldwych Hotel Now Serves a Virtual Reality Cocktail
At one London bar, your drink will take you to Scotland and back.
London's 7 Best Art Exhibits of 2017
We spoke with in-the-know Londoners about the most exciting shows on the calendar—plus where to eat well nearby.
News & Advice
London Might Be Getting a Tourist Tax
Visitors would pay up to five percent extra on their hotel bills.
Places to Stay
Where To Get High Tea Inspired By Banksy
Rosewood London has unveiled new edible masterpieces.
News & Advice
London Smog Deemed a 'Health Crisis'
A combination of cold weather and the use of wood-burning stoves is to blame.
This Restaurant Takes Exercise As a Form of Payment
Six minutes of high-intensity interval training gets you lunch.
Food & Drink
The Distillery in London Is a Hotel Dedicated to Gin
A hotel? Just for gin? We're sold.
London’s Design Museum Opens Its New Home
Minimalist master John Pawson has reinvented a mid-century icon.
Style & Culture
See Princess Diana's Most Famous Dresses at Kensington Palace, London
A new exhibition is set to celebrate her life as a fashion icon.
Why You Should Visit London Now (And What to Do When You Get There): Travelogue Podcast
Post-Brexit airfares to London are staggeringly cheap right now—so what are you waiting for? We asked our resident Brits to plan the perfect trip across the pond.
Why London Is the Best City for Shopping Right Now
It all starts with Brexit, naturally—but the city has never been better for high-end shopping excursions.
London Restaurant Sketch One-Ups the Chelsea Flower Show
One of Britain's coolest restaurants is decked out in spring florals.
Places to Stay
Robert De Niro Is Opening a Luxury Hotel in London
Following the success of his Greenwich Hotel in NYC, the actor has announced plans to open the Wellington Hotel in Covent Garden.
Food & Drink
How London Became One of the Best Food Cities in the World
London now boasts an incredible array of award-winning restaurants and critically acclaimed chefs. So it's time to get rid of those fish-and-chips stereotypes for good.
Where to Eat, Stay, and Play in Mayfair, London
Suit up and plan your travels around London's most stylish neighborhood with the map below.