The essential edit of the 600+ hottest spots to eat, drink, shop, sleep, and hang out in London this spring & summer.
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: Dover Street Market to Move, Spitalfields Restaurant Boom, Spring Restaurant Openings, New in Mayfair, Gareth Pugh Returns to London Fashion Week, Galliano chooses London for Margiela Début, Zetter Townhouse Marylebone opening soon….
>Hangouts and insider knowledge this season include recommendations from vintage bookselling phenomenon IDEA BOOKS, East End impresario, collector, dealer & curator, and freak, VIKTOR WYND, and “the smartest new name in London menswear,” the designer SEBASTIAAN PIETER.
>A new bunch of must-see events for this period: exhibitions, gigs, club nights, festivals…
>A selection of the best hotels and other accommodation, 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.