London's West End
Covent Garden Hotel is one of London's West End.

1. Covent Garden Hotel

10 Monmouth St, Greater London, Greater London
Hotel · Holborn and Covent Garden · 27 tips and reviews We love how rooms aren't cookie-cutter; each has its own unique décor that gives it character. From fun color combinations to different layouts, these rooms are special. Read more.

One Aldwych Hotel is one of London's West End.

2. One Aldwych Hotel

One Aldwych, London, Greater London
Hotel · Charing Cross · 33 tips and reviews Good to know: One Aldwych has a private contemporary art and sculpture collection of over 400 items displayed throughout the hotel. Read more.

St. Martin's Lane Hotel is one of London's West End.

3. St. Martin's Lane Hotel

45 St. Martin's Ln, London, Greater London
Hotel · 59 tips and reviews This is a great choice for a hip haunt in the Theater District with a young, hip, party crowd and high-concept design accents, including golden seats and life-sized chess pieces. Read more.

Soho Hotel is one of London's West End.

4. Soho Hotel

4 Richmond Mews, Soho, Greater London
Hotel · 52 tips and reviews Good to know: There’s another entrance to the hotel via Refuel Bar, which will take you to Wardour Street (much more convenient than the “front entrance”). Read more.

Charlotte Street Hotel is one of London's West End.

5. Charlotte Street Hotel

15-17 Charlotte St, Fitzrovia, Greater London
Hotel · 66 tips and reviews Even though Oscar is a bit of a scene, the hotel itself is quiet and low-key, almost hideaway-esque, and is known for its discretion. The Library is quite lovely for doing a bit of work. Read more.

Haymarket Hotel is one of London's West End.

6. Haymarket Hotel

1 Suffolk Pl, London, Greater London
Hotel · Piccadilly · 16 tips and reviews We liked the classic English décor with a funky twist and found it quite accessible. As owner Kit Kemp put it, the Haymarket is “the England of the present, not of the past.” Read more.

Sanderson Hotel is one of London's West End.

7. Sanderson Hotel

50 Berners St, London, Greater London
Hotel · West End · 61 tips and reviews We like the extras more than the rooms themselves–the Aqua Spa, Long Bar, Purple Bar, Billiard Room, and the fantastic courtyard garden are all compelling reasons to love this place. Read more.

Milk & Honey is one of London's West End.

8. Milk & Honey

61 Poland St, Soho, Greater London
Cocktail Bar · 75 tips and reviews Be in-the-know: Non-members need to make a reservation for before 11:00pm, unless going with a member. Make sure you know the address too; the club is unmarked from the street. Read more.

Refuel Bar & Restaurant is one of London's West End.

9. Refuel Bar & Restaurant

4 Richmond Mews, Soho, Greater London
Bar · 14 tips and reviews We love this bright, lively venue for a nibble or a drink. Fun fact? Name comes from history of its location: The Soho Hotel stands on the site of a former car park’s petrol pumps. Read more.

Long Bar is one of London's West End.

10. Long Bar

Sanderson Hotel, City of Westminster, Greater London
Hotel Bar · West End · 27 tips and reviews The terrace is a fantastic refuge in bustling central London, and the cocktails are first rate. This is a great place to start the evening, before making the walk to the bars of nearby Soho. Read more.

Hakkasan is one of London's West End.

11. Hakkasan

8 Hanway Pl, London, Greater London
Chinese Restaurant · Fitzrovia · 156 tips and reviews Ling Ling at Hakkasan serves a hot scene with wicked cocktails. And who doesn’t love a little eye candy? Read more.

London Jade Garden|翠園海鮮酒家 is one of London's West End.

12. London Jade Garden|翠園海鮮酒家

(Lisle St), Chinatown, Greater London
Dim Sum Restaurant · 29 tips and reviews If you’re going for dim sum, try to get there around 12:30pm-1:00pm and you won’t have to wait long. (Go later and risk food running out.) Read more.

J Sheekey Oyster Bar is one of London's West End.

13. J Sheekey Oyster Bar

St. Martins Ct., Charing Cross, Greater London
Seafood Restaurant · 78 tips and reviews It’s a neat London experience to eat in such a historic spot, and the fish really is excellent. Great place for a sophisticated meal with "local color," and convenient for pre/post- theater dining. Read more.

The Rock & Sole Plaice is one of London's West End.

14. The Rock & Sole Plaice

47 Endell St, Covent Garden, Greater London
Fish & Chips Shop · 82 tips and reviews This is London’s ultimate grease fix, whether you’re looking for a calorific afternoon snack, late night bite, or hangover remedy. Read more.

The Ivy Restaurant is one of London's West End.

15. The Ivy Restaurant

1-5 West St (Litchfield St), London, Greater London
English Restaurant · Leicester Square · 38 tips and reviews Scoring reservations at The Ivy is notoriously tough, but you’ll probably have more success if you shoot for off-peak times (we actually were able to walk in, late night). Read more.

Barrafina is one of London's West End.

16. Barrafina

54 Frith St, London, Greater London
Tapas Restaurant · Soho · 126 tips and reviews The tapas served here really are taste-like-Spain good. It’s definitely worth the wait. Perfect spot for a relaxed yet sophisticated tête-à-tête with friends or a date. Read more.

Bocca Di Lupo is one of London's West End.

17. Bocca Di Lupo

12 Archer St, Soho, Greater London
Italian Restaurant · 93 tips and reviews The dining room is lovely, but the seats at the counter in front of the chef have the best views in the house. Note (especially when booking) that all counter seating is called “kitchen view.” Read more.

Fernandez & Wells is one of London's West End.

18. Fernandez & Wells

73 Beak St (at Great Pulteney St), Soho, Greater London
Coffee Shop · 75 tips and reviews Their food and drink are spot on: coffees are expertly crafted, and cakes are exquisitely light. We could never come here without having at least one Portuguese custard tart. Read more.

Princi is one of London's West End.

19. Princi

135 Wardour St, Soho, Greater London
Bakery · 421 tips and reviews Great for a yummy quick bite but know that it's cash only! Also, make sure you get in the right queue: there are separate registers for drinks, sweets, and savories. Read more.

Sardo is one of London's West End.

20. Sardo

45 Grafton Way, Camden Town, Greater London
Italian Restaurant · Fitzrovia · 14 tips and reviews The food is absolutely lovely (particularly those phenomenal olives!!) and sensibly priced! The warm, relaxed atmosphere is soothing and welcoming. Oh yeah–and the service is flat out perfect. Read more.

Busaba Eathai is one of London's West End.

21. Busaba Eathai

22 Store St, Bloomsbury, Greater London
Thai Restaurant · 69 tips and reviews If you need a quick bite but don’t want to have to settle for a burger joint, this is a great option. It’s hip and cool with tasty food. Read more.

Great Queen Street is one of London's West End.

22. Great Queen Street

32 Great Queen St, Holborn and Covent Garden, Greater London
Gastropub · 34 tips and reviews The bar is a good hangout if you arrive early, and for after dinner there’s a new bar (Dive Bar) in the basement. Read more.

Hakkasan is one of London's West End.

23. Hakkasan

8 Hanway Pl, London, Greater London
Chinese Restaurant · Fitzrovia · 156 tips and reviews Hakkasan attracts a sophisticated mix of a crowd from London’s upper crust: foodies, celebs, powerful suits, and fashionistas. Read more.

National Gallery is one of London's West End.

24. National Gallery

Trafalgar Sq, London, Greater London
Art Gallery · Piccadilly · 332 tips and reviews Free, fantastic art–can’t get much better than that, though they seem to be trying with their excellent tour selection and event offerings. The gift shop is also one of the best in town. Read more.

National Portrait Gallery is one of London's West End.

25. National Portrait Gallery

St. Martin's Pl, London, Greater London
Art Gallery · Piccadilly · 139 tips and reviews Great lessons in British history from the Tudors to the present, through the faces of prominent citizens. Be sure to hit the contemporary exhibit featuring portraits of David Bowie by Stephen Finer, Read more.

Sir John Soane's Museum is one of London's West End.

26. Sir John Soane's Museum

13 Lincoln's Inn Fields, Holborn, Greater London
Museum · Holborn and Covent Garden · 46 tips and reviews There is a special candlelit opening on the first Tuesday of each month, 6-9pm, with last entry at 8:30pm. Look out for a range of architectural plans, including many that never came to fruition. Read more.

British Museum is one of London's West End.

27. British Museum

Great Russell St, London, Greater London
History Museum · Bloomsbury · 618 tips and reviews If you are a history buff or a lover of artifacts, plan for plenty of time here. The sheer size of the collection makes it difficult to see everything that you would like to see in one trip. Read more.

Liberty of London is one of London's West End.

28. Liberty of London

Great Marlborough St, London, Greater London
Department Store · Soho · 147 tips and reviews They’ve got a cool collection of contemporary furniture on the fourth floor and a neat little oyster bar tucked away on the lower ground floor. Read more.

The London Silver Vaults is one of London's West End.

29. The London Silver Vaults

Chancery Lane, London, Greater London
Antique Shop · City of London · 3 tips and reviews Although most of the silver is English, you can find treasures from every corner of the globe. Check out John Surtee at Vault #65–his diminutive shop deals in unique animal pieces. Read more.

The Spa at Chancery Court is one of London's West End.

30. The Spa at Chancery Court

252 High Holborn, London, Greater London
Spa · Holborn and Covent Garden · 3 tips and reviews This is a good spa for several friends to go together. All of the eight treatment rooms are soundproofed for the ultimate in silence during your treatments. Read more.

Agua At Sanderson is one of London's West End.

31. Agua At Sanderson

50 Berners Street London W1T 3NG, London, Greater London
Spa · West End · 3 tips and reviews The hotel’s intergalactic elevator that leads up to the spa is worth seeing, although the illuminated stairs have been jokingly named the “stairway to heaven” by the staff. Read more.