A locals' guide to Central London
"Walking along Piccadilly, I love taking in the sites that central London has to offer."Christopher Sellwood
"A rich vein of restaurants and cafes...I love walking down Charlotte Street without a reservation and dropping in to any place that takes my fancy..."James Blackler
"The restaurants along Charlotte Street are a great place to sit in the sunshine, watching the world go by..."Alex Fleet
Where do Central London locals go?
I love this cocktail bar! It has a great atmosphere and is the perfect place to take a date.
Submitted by Edvin
Just off Piccadilly Circus, this Jamie's Italian is set within a converted pub and has a terrace too that is lovely on a summer's evening. The fresh pastas and cocktails are very tasty!
Submitted by Edvin
A great after work boozer. Some of its original features have been retained throughout the years, which give it an authentic pub feel.
Submitted by James
Without a shadow of a doubt, the best breakfast in London. A celeb hangout, you may be sat alongside Bernie and Tamara Ecclestone, Bill Nighy and Kylie Minogue.
Submitted by Annabelle
This rustic Italian restaurant and wine bar has a cosy atmosphere. It's a great place for a family get together or an intimate date.
Submitted by Aicha
Inn the Park
A fantastic place to watch the world go by, with an outdoor terrace to enjoy sunny days and stunning views of Whitehall and Buckingham Palace.
Submitted by Fi
Best seafood in town on the Fitzrovia coastline... Let the smell draw you in!
Submitted by Jack
Quirky small plates, an amazing concept and an atmosphere to match. Go with friends and try a new experimental food experience...
Submitted by Zahra
Fraq's Lobster Shack
Amazing lobster rolls and an even better location in a buzzing area just off Charlotte Street.
Submitted by Zahra
Just off Carnaby Street, this shop is like a Charlie and the Chocolate Factory for grown up's! All of the chocolates are hand made by the team and don't just look good, they taste amazing too...
Submitted by Hollie
The Royal Academy of Arts
A world-renowned gallery with leading exhibitions such as this one from the defiant Ai Weiwei!
Submitted by Dan
Mayfair Pizza Company
A hidden gem on a cobbled street in Mayfair. Simple bistro-style Italian food, a wood-fired pizza oven and really affordable for the Mayfair area.
Submitted by Ariella
Happy hour 4-9pm every day, which makes this place super cheap and cheerful for central London!
Submitted by Kevin
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Did you know?
"In 1997 Rick Buckley created a number of moulds of his nose and put them up around London. Setting them beneath CCTV cameras, Buckley was mocking the controversial use of video surveillance and the ones that are still intact have become known as the Seven Noses of Soho."
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