St Paul’s Church
The Earl of Bedford, the man who had commissioned Inigo Jones to design Convent Garden piazza, asked for the simplest possible church,...
Built in the 12th century, the Strand (from the Old English word for 'shore') runs by the Thames. Over the centuries its grandiose stone...
London Transport Museum
This entertaining and informative museum looks at how London developed as a result of better transport and contains everything from...
Lamb & Flag
The Lamb & Flag is pocket-sized but brimful of charm and history, squeezed into an alley (where poet John Dryden was mugged in...
This delightful cantina, a branch of an ever-expanding chain, styles itself as a ‘Mexican market eating’ experience. You can choose to...
35 Maiden Lane · interesting places nearby
Established in 1798, this posh and very British establishment is London’s oldest restaurant. The menu is inevitably meat-oriented – Rules specialises in classic game cookery, serving up tens of thousands of birds between mid-August and January from its own estate – but fish dishes are also available. Puddings are traditional: tarts, crumbles, sticky toffees and treacles with lashings of custard.