London, August 2012
Covent Garden is one of London, August 2012.

1. Covent Garden

London, Greater London
Neighborhood · 203 tips and reviews

Forbidden PlanetForbidden Planet: You're very close to the Best Geek Store in the World... well, we think so anyway. Find us at the top of Neal Street!

Leicester Square is one of London, August 2012.

2. Leicester Square

8.9
Leicester Sq, London, Greater London
Plaza · Leicester Square · 233 tips and reviews

Music Radio CreativeMusic Radio Creative: Watch the showbiz types heading in and out of Global Radio. Get an outside seat at Yates (the best place to do a bit of celeb spotting!)

Tower of London is one of London, August 2012.

3. Tower of London

9.4
Tower Hill, London, Greater London
Castle · St. Katharine's and Wapping · 482 tips and reviews
Forbidden Planet is one of London, August 2012.

4. Forbidden Planet

9.3
179 Shaftesbury Ave, London, Greater London
Comic Shop · Holborn and Covent Garden · 147 tips and reviews

Matt E.Matt Eats: The best shop in the world. Spend all your money here. All of it. Who needs food?

Shakespeare's Globe Theatre is one of London, August 2012.

5. Shakespeare's Globe Theatre

9.5
21 New Globe Walk (Bankside), London, Greater London
Theater · South Bank, London, Greater London · 171 tips and reviews

London24London24: Guided tours of the facility are offered throughout the day in the theatre's winter off-season. From May to September, however, Globe tours are only available in the morning.

Saatchi Gallery is one of London, August 2012.

6. Saatchi Gallery

9.4
Duke of York Sq (Kings Rd), Chelsea, Greater London
Art Gallery · chel · 162 tips and reviews

LondonistLondonist: You definitely want to get hold of the info booklet, or you're just looking at artfully arranged junk. The Richard Wilson room at the back is spectacular...in a stationary, gloopy way.

Trafalgar Square is one of London, August 2012.

7. Trafalgar Square

9.4
Trafalgar Sq, London, Greater London
Plaza · Piccadilly · 452 tips and reviews

JauntedJaunted: Bird poop central. Keep your eyes out for the peregrine falcon that chases away the pigeons.

Tate Modern is one of London, August 2012.

8. Tate Modern

9.4
53 Bankside, London, Greater London
Art Gallery · South Bank · 561 tips and reviews

Keith T.Keith Tomlinson: A wonderfully British take on Modern Art - don't pay for the exhibits that cost - most of the floors and the excellent Turbine Hall are free to visit

Piccadilly Circus is one of London, August 2012.

9. Piccadilly Circus

9.2
Piccadilly Circus, London, Greater London
Plaza · Piccadilly · 466 tips and reviews

Jon C.Jon Carter: UK version of Times Square, way cool!

Hyde Park is one of London, August 2012.

10. Hyde Park

9.7
Serpentine Rd, London, Greater London
Park · City of Westminster · 706 tips and reviews

Christian B.Christian Bisaillon: Sunday evenings are a great time to go. Enough people to give ambience but not too many to be overly crowded.

Natural History Museum is one of London, August 2012.

11. Natural History Museum

9.4
Cromwell Rd (Exhibition Rd), Queen's Gate, Greater London
History Museum · 405 tips and reviews

LondonistLondonist: One of the world's great museums. To avoid the queues, use the 'secret' entrance on Exhibition Road.

Victoria and Albert Museum (V&A) is one of London, August 2012.

12. Victoria and Albert Museum (V&A)

9.5
Cromwell Rd, Queen's Gate, Greater London
Art Museum · Queen's Gate, London, Greater London · 498 tips and reviews

LondonistLondonist: Want to see Christ's ass? There's a surreal model of Jesus on a donkey down in the basement level of the Medieval galleries.

Science Museum is one of London, August 2012.

13. Science Museum

9.3
Exhibition Rd, Queen's Gate, Greater London
Science Museum · 365 tips and reviews

Adrian H.Adrian Hon: Go to the Listening Post on the first floor - very neat art exhibit about online communications

Hard Rock Cafe London is one of London, August 2012.

14. Hard Rock Cafe London

9.0
150 Old Park Ln (at Piccadilly), Mayfair, Greater London
American Restaurant · Mayfair · 275 tips and reviews

Julian M.Julian Moreno: The Best honey mustard ever

Harrods is one of London, August 2012.

15. Harrods

9.3
87-135 Brompton Rd, London, Greater London
Department Store · Kensington and Chelsea · 827 tips and reviews

HISTORY UKHISTORY UK: Britain’s first escalators were installed at this famous department store in 1898. Women were offered brandy at the summit in order to calm their nerves.

Leadenhall Market is one of London, August 2012.

16. Leadenhall Market

8.8
Gracechurch St, London, Greater London
Market · City of London · 31 tips and reviews
OXO Tower Brasserie is one of London, August 2012.

17. OXO Tower Brasserie

8.3
OXO Tower Wharf (Barge House St), London, Greater London
Bistro · South Bank · 75 tips and reviews

CatchAChooCatchAChoo: Dinner overlooking the Thames from up above? It's got to be done

Neal's Yard is one of London, August 2012.

18. Neal's Yard

9.2
Neal's Yard, Covent Garden, Greater London
Plaza · 53 tips and reviews

LisasShareLisasShare: Water clock on Shorts Garden entrance. Quirky!

Oxford Circus is one of London, August 2012.

19. Oxford Circus

8.3
Oxford St (at Regent St), London, Greater London
Plaza · West End · 126 tips and reviews

SmartmaticSmartmatic: One of the busiest and most emblematic areas of London, where Regent Street and Oxford Street intersect.

Chinatown is one of London, August 2012.

20. Chinatown

London, Greater London
Neighborhood · 114 tips and reviews

Caliban 1.Caliban 10: Excellent dim sum, tables with lazy susans. Dim sum happy hour 2.30-5pm M-F. Read more.

Abbey Road Crossing is one of London, August 2012.

21. Abbey Road Crossing

8.2
Abbey Rd. (Garden Rd.), London, Greater London
Monument / Landmark · Abbey Road · 48 tips and reviews

New York HabitatNew York Habitat: Walk this iconic street and crosswalk where the Beatles posed for their famous Abbey Road album cover. A must even if you’re not a Beatles fan!

Legoland is one of London, August 2012.

22. Legoland

7.9
Winkfield Rd, Windsor
Theme Park · 103 tips and reviews
Burlington Arcade is one of London, August 2012.

23. Burlington Arcade

8.9
51 Piccadilly (near Old Bond St), London, Greater London
Shopping Mall · Mayfair · 24 tips and reviews