London Unveiled

great places to visit off the beaten path.

The Ship Tavern ~ 500 years of Ghosts ~ perfect for Halloween!

Dating back since 1549 The Ship Tavern is one of London’s oldest established pubs.   Originally a much smaller pub (about half the size of the current premises) built from … Continue reading

October 29, 2015 · 4 Comments

Duke’s Bar ~ Ian Fleming’s “local” & the inspiration for James Bond’s martini

UPDATED:  With the new James Bond film ‘Spectre’ about to be released, I thought a fresh publishing of one of LondonUnveiled’s more popular articles was warranted. Hidden down a secretive … Continue reading

October 24, 2015 · 15 Comments

The Wolseley – from Motorcars to Banking to a ‘Grand Cafe’

  Located on Piccadilly near the Ritz Hotel, is the Wolseley – now a restaurant in the ‘Grand Cafe’ European style, with a magnificent art deco restored space that was … Continue reading

July 20, 2015 · Leave a comment

The Sky Garden – London’s highest public garden with great views!

Visit the top of the ‘Walkie-Talkie’ building and find a public garden with great views – and its free!  Unlike the Shard that charges £24.95 you can come here and … Continue reading

March 28, 2015 · 13 Comments

Horse & Dolphin Yard… and a secret part of Chinatown unveiled!

While Chinatown is viewed by many as overly touristy, it has a great history and is a wonderful part of London in its own right.  There are plenty of little … Continue reading

January 18, 2015 · 8 Comments

The Grenadier Pub, London ~ Haunted, Hidden, & Historic

The Grenadier Pub is a wonderful pub to visit and every local or visitor to London alike should try to make it here at least once.  Hidden away on a … Continue reading

October 18, 2014 · 10 Comments

The American Bar at the Stafford ~ a unique cocktail bar with a great history.

Located on one of my favourite hidden courtyards in London is the ‘American Bar’, a truly unique place and well worth a visit.  This bar had previously been referenced briefly … Continue reading

August 25, 2014 · 6 Comments