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Connaught Square

Prestigious and pleasant garden square moments from Hyde Park

"After 2 minutes in Hyde Park, you forget you're in the middle of the world's greatest city!"

Christopher Sellwood

"Watching the sun set from this penthouse apartment in Marylebone really takes your breath away..."

Tania Smith

"The garden squares in Bayswater really add to the area's charm."

David Roberts

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Grosvenor Square

Grosvenor Square on a balmy evening beats Hyde Park!

Hyde Park

Stunning views at sunset in London's back garden....

Hyde Park

Early morning runs are not too painful with sights like this!

Manchester Square

One of Marylebone's many charming garden squares...

Roots & Bulbs

Healthy and delicious feel-good smoothies, juices and salads. A healthy hot spot you'll be visiting over and over again!

The Providores and Tapa Room

This is a weekend central London must! Walk-in brunch at this hot spot is unbeatable - especially if you're lucky enough to catch a seat outside!

The Wallace Collection

Displaying a private collection of artworks from the 18th and 19th centuries. The plus point of museums in London is most of them are free to visit...

Chiltern Firehouse

Celeb hangout with grand surroundings - skip dinner and just book a hotel room!

Paul Rothe & Son

A fourth generation family delicatessen serving homemade sandwiches and lunchtime treats.

St Christopher's Place

After a busy day down Oxford Street, nothing beats a quiet escape to this hidden gem tucked in the heart of Marylebone.

Souli

Brekkie, lunch, fresh salads, fine sandwiches, uplifting juices and more... Perfect for any mood.

The Beehive

One of the best pubs in Marylebone and an amazing selection of lagers.

Paddington Street Gardens

A quiet spot moments from the fantastic cafes and restaurants in the heart of Marylebone. Don't forget your table tennis bats!

The Audley

A great after work boozer. Some of its original features have been retained throughout the years, which give it an authentic pub feel.

Marylebone Farmers' Market

Every Sunday 10am - 2pm, the market attracts many people far and wide. It's a no brainer for any London foodie!

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"The wold's first attempt at an indoor ice rink was tried at the Baker Street Bazaar near Portman Square in 1844. It lacked a certain popularity, as the ice being mad from hog's lard and chemical salts, had a distinct whiff of cheese wafting from it!"

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  1. About Connaught Square

    Connaught Square, in the City of Westminster (a London Borough), was the first square of city houses to be built in the Bayswater area. It was named after the Duke of Gloucester (who was also the Earl of Connaught), who had a house nearby. The current appearance of the square dates from the 1820s. The square is just north of Hyde Park, and to the west of Edgware Road. It is also within 300m of Marble Arch, and the western end of Oxford Street. Connaught Square's architecture is primarily Georgian. Redevelopment was initially planned in the early 18th century and the first of its 45 brick houses was built in 1828 as part of the Hyde Park estate by Thomas Allason.

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