Both tourists and locals love London as it is the city that never sleeps. There is always something to do, whether you are still up at 4 o clock in the morning or awake as soon as the sun rises. From latealways something to do, whether you are still up at 4 o clock in the morning or awake as soon as the sun rises. night eating establishments to shops which are open 24/7, you will be able to find something which takes your fancy, even at unsociable hours.
Chinatown is an extremely popular destination if you are looking for a post-theatre meal, and pubs and clubs are open around the clock so you can carry on the evening in style if you are not ready to call it a day. Many London-dwelling residents love nothing more than to wake up on a Saturday morning and brunch with friends, as there is something quite special about having a long, leisurely catch up over Eggs Benedict and endless pots of freshly-brewed tea.
You can find all manner of delicacies if you visit the numerous markets, butchers and greengrocers plying their trade, regardless of weather conditions. You could purchase your wares from a well-known supermarket, but it will not taste as fresh as local produce. And there are plenty of open spaces if you want to lunch with the ladies al fresco, so why not pack a basket full of goodies and make your way to Hampstead Heath, Primrose Hill or Regents Park and soak up the sun?
Soho is the place to go for a memorable night on the tiles, as it is cosmopolitan, trendy and eclectic, and never fails to surprise. In the past, people used to perceive Soho as a seedy, rather dilapidated area where you would not wish to venture to after dark, but times have changed. Nowadays, it is a place where cultural diversity reigns supreme, and you can bar-hop at your leisure without having to worry about having to turn in early.
If you want an injection of culture, then the Gielgud Theatre, Queen’s Theatre and London Palladium will provide that much-needed respite from the hustle and bustle of city life. If you require a little retail therapy then Soho is a shopper’s haven. From quirky boutique outlets to retro boutiques and independent fashion stores, lovers of both vintage and modern clothing will find everything they could possibly hope for, and take home the bargain of the century.
If you are a die-hard foodie and have come to the capital in order to get a taste of haute cuisine, or want to experience new flavours from around the world then you certainly will not be disappointed.
You could indulge in a delightful Indian banquet, courtesy of the renowned Masala Zone or really push the boat out and spend the pennies on a Peruvian feast from Ceviche Soho. Fine French dining can be found at the salubrious Gaulthier Soho, which offers fine French cuisine in a quaint townhouse, and NOPI is a popular haunt due to its Asian-inspired sharing plates.
Barrio Soho and the Graphic Bar make the most divine cocktails, and if you are planning a trip to the theatre then you should make the most of their happy hour deals before taking your seats in the auditorium. nning a trip to the theatre then you should make the most of their happy hour deals before taking your seats in thExperienced mixologists will work their magic and produce a masterpiece which tastes absolutely fabulous to boot. If you are a real ale aficionado, then the Dog and Duck, the French House and the Argyll Arms (with its own in-built secret tunnel) will provide the perfect pint in which to sup whilst talking to the regulars.
Finding the ideal hotel near Soho can prove to be a difficult task, but if you do a little research beforehand then this will make your search a great deal easier. You have to find something which is relatively inexpensive, is situated close to all the sights and attractions and provides five star service across the board.
The Piccadilly London West End Hotel is luxurious, opulent and is in an extremely desirable location. You can book an appointment at the in-house spa if you are in need of a little pampering, and there is such a diverse range of options to choose from. Facials, deep tissue massages, manicures and pedicures are all on the menu, and you can even have your make-up done professionally so that you look a million dollars before you prepare yourself for a night on the tiles.
In order to make a booking, just call 020 7871 6000 and secure the finest suite in the establishment.