Temple of Mithras
A site not visible at the time of research is the 3rd-century Temple of Mithras. It was first uncovered in the 1950s during the...
One of Wren’s great churches, St Mary-le-Bow (1673) is famous as the church with the bells that still dictate who is – and who is not –...
St Stephen Walbrook
Just south of Mansion House, St Stephen Walbrook (1679) is considered to be the finest of Wren’s City churches and, as it was his first...
Perched atop One New Change with a drop-dead view of St Paul's and beyond, Madison offers one of the largest public open-air roof...
This very atmospheric cafe-restaurant, in the crypt of one of London’s most famous churches, offers excellent value and a tasty range of...
39 Queen Victoria St · interesting places nearby
A City institution, Sweeting’s dates to 1889. It hasn’t changed much, with its small sit-down dining area, mosaic floor and narrow counters, behind which stand waiters in white aprons. Dishes include sustainably sourced fish of all kinds (grilled, fried or poached), potted shrimps, eels and Sweeting’s famous fish pie (£16). Round it all off with a plate of spotted dick.