London Unveiled

great places to visit off the beaten path.

The Supreme Court ~ Art gallery, Exhibitions, Tours… and open trials!

    The Supreme Court is walked past by thousands of tourists daily who come to view Westminster Abbey or Parliament.  But few visitors or locals know that this building … Continue reading

March 2, 2016 · 3 Comments

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

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

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 Musical Museum ~ a fascinating collection of self-playing instruments

This museum has nothing to do with West End musicals… but everything to do with self-playing ‘musical’ instruments.  This fascinating range of self-playing instruments and music rolls tells the story … Continue reading

September 15, 2014 · 1 Comment

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