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Tower Hill

A locals' guide to Tower Hill

"A large part of London's rich history in encased in the walls of the Tower of London."

Thomas Holmes

"Leadenhall Market's Grade II listed, 19th century structure feels as if you are stepping back to a more opulent era..."

Josh Walsh

"Tower Bridge is one of London's most iconic and beautiful landmarks that I love seeing on my way to work every day."

Dan Woods

What is your favourite place?

Where do Tower Hill locals go?

St Katharine Docks

Independent restaurants for dinner after a quick drink at The Dickens Inn or take a twilight stroll alongside the yachts.

Smith's Brasserie

A beautiful and high-quality restaurant serving the best fish meals in London.

The SkyLounge

At the top of the Doubletree by Hilton Hotel near Tower Bridge, this sophisticated bar has amazing views!

Duck & Waffle

This restaurant in The Heron is a great way to start the day and there's not a bad view either... Breakfast is a must!!

Aqua Shard

Not a bad way to start your day with breakfast at the Shard!

The Royal Exchange

A great place to pick up jewellery for a loved one while having lunch or afternoon tea.


A special occasion place - beautifully prepared food and stunning views.

Sushi Samba

Busy but buzzing and the cocktails are amazing. If you want to try sushi for the first time, no better place. Delicious!

The View From the Shard

A really nice afternoon out if you are new to London, have visitors or just want something to do one day. Amazing uninterrupted views over London and on a clear day you can see for over 30 miles!

The Folly

The Folly at Monument is like a Secret Garden! Perfect for weekend brunches, lazy lunches or catch ups after work - whatever the occasion, the Folly can do it!

Golden Hinde II

Is there anything more English than Morris dancing in front of Sir Francis Drake's galleon!?

The Culpeper

A great brunch menu on a Saturday and the service is excellent. The full English and the anchovy butter is a nice touch.

London Grind

The best coffee on a bridge! They also sell delicious cocktails and food too.

Ting at the Shangri-La

On the 35th floor of the Shard, Ting delivers the astonishing views that you would expect. What I didn't expect was the incredible food that was pretty good value for money - £55 for four mouth-watering courses and the prettiest dessert I've ever seen!

The Breakfast Club

Fantastic breakfast dishes served throughout the day, but be warned, it gets very busy at the weekend, so expect to queue.

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Why not explore the nearby areas of Aldgate, Wapping, Spitalfields, City, Whitechapel, Shoreditch, Barbican, Borough, Bermondsey and Southwark

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"Rumoured to be the oldest pub in the City, the Hoop and Grapes is still equipped with its "listening tube" that enables people in the cellar to eavesdrop on conversations in the bar. Probably used by the landlord in the time of Cromwell to listen out for any conspiracies that were being plotted!"

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Child-friendly activities near Tower Hill

Up Club-Drop In

The Unicorn Theatre
Join the Unicorn Play Club for free drop-in activities from portrait painting and potato printing to giant jenga and more! Just turn up to join. Website

NCT SE1 Bumps and Babes Group

Del Aziz,
Bumps and Babes groups are informal get togethers which are there to help parents to meet one another in a local venue. Anyone is welcome to come to a Bumps and Babes group. You don't have to be a NCT member. Website

Mini Moles babies group

Museum of London Shop
Learn, play and explore together. Website

Little Moles toddlers group

Museum of London Shop
This is a fun session for children who are walking-5 years and their carers and involves hands-on creative activities, exploring the galleries, songs, stories and refreshments. Website

Frame's Mums Club

Frame Shoreditch
A full body workout for Mums involving Boxing/Cheerleading/Toning and a whole lot of abs, all done to loud music. Take your little one with you and they can snooze in the pram, play on a mat or run around the room!


Golden Lane Sport & Fitness
Gymnastics is one of the most popular junior activities; spaces are in demand as this activity helps children develop physical strength, flexibility, agility, coordination and balance. Our classes and sessions are a great balance of structured learning and relaxed enjoyment, based around the British Gymnastic Association award scheme. Sessions run: Saturday 10:00 - 11:00 (5 - 7years) Saturday 11:00 - 12:00 (8 - 12 years) Website
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