A locals' guide to EC4Y
"When walking across stunning Millennium Bridge, it always makes me feel like a tourist in my own city."Thomas Holmes
"London's Southbank never fails to entertain with its food markets, restaurants, street art, shows, and exhibitions. It's my favourite place in London!"James Blackler
"The majesty of St Paul's Cathedral's architecture and the historical significance is amazing..."Josh Walsh
Where do EC4Y locals go?
London Film Museum
'Bond in Motion' exhibition - see the actual cars and gadgets of 007 made famous by the movies!
Submitted by Dan
Exceptional views over a number of London's most famous landmarks...
Submitted by Jonathan
St Paul's Cathedral
One of London's most famous landmarks with a beautiful, ornate interior and regular tours.
Submitted by Tom
Sports Bar & Grill, Farringdon
Every sport on multiple wide screens and great burgers. The champagne cocktails are to die for!
Submitted by Nicola
Konditor & Cook
They have a few stores around, but this is the best. Curly Whirly cake is the food stuff of legends, the most chocolatey chocolate cake ever!
Submitted by Matthew
The Grill on the Market
Steak, cocktails and very good fajitas... If you're a member you can even get 50% of food and 2-4-1 drinks!
Submitted by Daisy
The Thirsty Bear
The only pub where you can pull your own pints from your table! Every table also has its own iPad from which you can order drinks and food - the novelty will never wear off!
Submitted by Rosie
The Young Vic
A small theatre where all the seating has good angles. Reasonable ticket prices and performances by extremely talented people. There is also a food and drink area.
Submitted by Trish
The afternoon tea at One Aldwych is a magical experience. Inspired by Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, the steaming cocktail is just one of the culinary spectacles!
Submitted by Hayley
Very impressive meat dishes cooked in a proper American smoker. The ribs are fantastic!
Submitted by Sarah-Jane
The Bleeding Heart
Tucked away down an alleyway that is reputedly the site where Lady Hatton was found murdered in the 17th century, this collection of restaurants offers amazing French cuisine in a quaint surrounding.
Submitted by Adrian
Owned and operated by Japanese ladies, this gem on Cowcross Street opposite Farringdon Station offers quite simply the best selection of sushi and other Japanese food this side of Kyoto!
Submitted by Adrian
An industrial, but welcoming bar and restaurant hidden behind Tate Modern.
Submitted by Stephen
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"Connecting Smithfield Market and Farringdon Station, aptly named Cowcross Street was used as a route to take cows to market."
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