The essential edit of the 600+ hottest spots to eat, drink, shop, sleep, and hang out in London this autumn & winter.
Written by a London-based team, the guide has a special focus on emerging local designers, independent boutiques, small neighbourhood bars and fresh new restaurants that no other guide knows about yet.
Unique on the market, it is updated twice a year, so is at least a season ahead of the rest.
The guide features:
>A chapter analysing news & trends of the season: London Fashion Week Moves to Soho, The Relaunched Ivy, New Era for Matthew Williamson, Alexander McQueen to Grace 20£ Note?, Modern Pantry Finsbury Square, Night Tube Inaugurated, Broadgate Circle in the City, Mr. Hare Launches Ready-to-Wear, House of Holland Launches Men’s Line, Hussein Chalayan Presents Gravity Fatigue at Sadler’s Wells, Dover Street Market moves to West End, Cambridge Satchel Company Opens First Men’s Store, Hayward Gallery Closes for Renovations, Marques’Almeida Scoops Influential LVMH Prize, Shifting Scene on Mayfair’s Mount Street, Paris Imports…
>Hangouts and insider knowledge this season include recommendations from the London footwear phenomenon CHARLOTTE OLYMPIA DELLAL; head wine buyer for Nopi and Ottolenghi HEIDI KNUDSEN; fashion and media consultant TATSUO HINO; and NATASHA DAVIS, buyer and bookseller at Daunt Books…
>A new bunch of must-see events for this period: exhibitions, gigs, club nights, festivals…
>A short selection of hotels, from budget to 5-star luxury.
> ‘To Listen To’, a selection of recently released CDs from UK bands, to get you in the mood.
>A section dedicated to getting around: transport to and from and within London.
>A directory to everything from doctors and dentists, opening hours, to dry cleaners, tattoo parlours, beauticians and babysitters.
>Two useful indexes (alphabetical, by ‘tag’).
>Our unique ‘tagging’ system makes finding what you’re looking for super easy: for example ‘budget’, ‘open late’, ‘vegetarian’, ‘vintage’, or ‘wi-fi’…
>Space for your own notes.