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Time to Discover: Little Italy London

You’ve probably heard of Little Venice… and you’ve definitely heard of Chinatown… but have you heard of London’s Little Italy? Packed with delicious restaurants, charming bars, and plenty of Italian culture, this area is one of the coolest (yet underrated) spots to hang out in the capital. If you’re confused, don’t fret – we’ve got …

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Ye Olde Mitre: The Historic Tavern in Hatton Gardens

The folks at Ye Olde Mitre bill it as one of the most difficult to find pubs in London and, you know, they might just be right.  Though the likelihood of you accidentally stumbling across this pub are about 0.00001% it’s the fact that it’s so well hidden that makes it one of London’s best …

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Have You Spotted The Golden Boy of Pye Corner?

Standing well above eye level on the corner of Cock Lane (*giggle*) and Giltspur Street on what used to be a rather unpalatable part of the City of London, there’s a statue of a curiously fat golden boy, arms crossed and staring petulantly into the distance.  This is the very spot where the Great Fire …

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Best Hotels in Farringdon, London

Slightly outside of the craziness of the centre of town, Farringdon is a great place to base yourself for your London trip. In the past decade, new openings have transformed Farringdon’s hotel offering from slightly bland to the preferred spot for those in the know.   With its renowned streets, historic architecture and infamous Smithfield Market …

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9 Best Pubs in Farringdon & Clerkenwell For Cosy Chats and Proper Pints

Looking for a cosy pub to sink a few pints in? Farringdon and Clerkenwell are brimming with history… and more than their fair share of great pubs. Here’s your guide to the best pubs in Farringdon and Clerkenwell. Sure, cocktail bars are nice – but sometimes you can’t beat a really good pub. Luckily, the …

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12 Cool Bars in Farringdon & Clerkenwell for Cocktails, Wine and Late-Night Jaunts

Neighbouring areas Clerkenwell and Farringdon aren’t short on watering holes to quench your thirst and empty your pocket – but not all bars are created equal. Looking for the best Clerkenwell and Farringdon bars to ease you into the evening? Look no further. Farringdon (and its close neighbour Clerkenwell) is one of my favourite London …

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Oriole – The Bar That’s Singlehandedly Redefining London’s Speakeasy Scene

Oriole is Farringdon’s secret cocktail gem. Planning a visit? Here’s what you need to know before you go. Oriole has fast become one of my favourite cocktail bars in Farringdon. Scrap that, it’s one of my favourite drinking spots in London. London has a lot of cocktail bars – we all know that. So much …

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Postman’s Park: London’s Hidden Memorial to Heroic Self-Sacrifice

Postman’s Park is one of London’s secret spots – a touching and sad memorial to Londoners who lost their lives in heroic acts. Tucked away in the City of London, a short walk away from St Paul’s Cathedral, Postman’s Park is certainly one of London’s quirkier spots. While it might not look like anything special …

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