To escape the crowded streets and enjoy a picturesque, waterside angle on North London, take to the canals that once played such a...
The most elaborate and ordered of London’s many parks, this one was created around 1820 by John Nash, who planned to use it as an estate...
Wedged between well-heeled Regent’s Park and edgy Camden, the little neighbourhood of Primrose Hill is high on the wish list of most...
Perhaps because this is Primrose Hill, the interior is more cafe than pub. Still, it’s a good one, with a nice wine list, ales and...
York & Albany
This chic brasserie, part of chef Gordon Ramsay’s culinary empire, serves classics with a Mediterranean twist such as roast leg of...
London Zoo information
Lonely Planet review
These famous zoological gardens have come a long way since being established in 1828, with massive investment making conservation, education and breeding the name of the game. Highlights include Penguin Beach , Gorilla Kingdom , Animal Adventure (the new childrens' zoo) and Butterfly Paradise . Feeding sessions or talks take place during the day. Arachnophobes can ask about the zoo's Friendly Spider Programme, designed to cure fears of all things eight-legged and hairy.