Sir John Soane's Museum
This little museum is one of the most atmospheric and fascinating in London.The building is the beautiful, bewitching home of architect...
St George’s, Bloomsbury
Designed by Nicholas Hawksmoor, this superbly restored church (1730) is distinguished by its classical portico of Corinthian capitals...
With around 60 different types of vodka–from hazelnut to wheat-flavoured, simple old slivowica (plum brandy) to kosher – everyone...
Fleet River Bakery
Our favourite new cafe in London has gained even a few more points now it has extended its hours on Thursday and Friday. Good for lunch...
227 High Holborn · interesting places nearby
If you fancy Korean but want a bit more style thrown into the act, head for this spacious basement restaurant next to the Holborn tube station. The kimchi (pickled Chinese cabbage with chillies) is searing and the barbecues (£8 to £14) are done on your table.
The bibimbab – rice served in a sizzling pot topped with thinly sliced beef, preserved vegetables and chilli-laced soybean paste – is the best in town.