St Paul’s Church
When the Earl of Bedford commissioned Inigo Jones to design Covent Garden Piazza , he asked for a simple church 'not much better than a...
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London Transport Museum
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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.