Great place to lunch or brunch near LSE on Aldwych. Not cheap, but the food is excellent. There's also a coffee counter that does good cappuccinos and somewhat less good pretzels. Good place for a lunch date.
Great new offering in Soho/Fitzrovia. Been open about a year and undergone a refurb. Part cocktail bar, part coffee bar, bookstore and literary salon, this is a great hangout for the literati. The owner used to work for Harper Collins and knows the publishing industry well; her partner runs a...more
This is becoming the go-to place for big weddings where you want a beautiful, high ceiling building (used to be a town hall) where you otherwise control the aesthetics, can fit 200 people (without using a big hotel) and want to stay in central London. It's a great venue and the acoustics are...more
This is a Mayfair institution, one of the first private members clubs in London to really go big time in the 80s and 90s. I can't speak for its current clientele since I was there for a pre-wedding reception, but the decor is great fun, the cocktails are stupendous and the dance floor about...more
The LSE is one of the constituent colleges, schools and institutes in the University of London. It's a bastion of first-rate development and empirical economics, economic history, sociology and political science. Great location with lots of cafes nearby....more