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    Bocca di Lupo

    12 Archer St. (Soho)

    London

    (44) 020-7734-2223 | www.boccadilupo.com

    Regional Italian

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    • CUISINE

      Italian
    • RESERVATIONS

      Recommended
    • PRICE (APPETIZER; ENTRÉE)

      GBP 5-8; GBP 12-26
    • DRINKS AND WINE

      Good value all-Italian wine list; well-made cocktails
    • PRIVATE ROOM AVAILABLE?

      Yes
    • HOURS

      Mon.-Sat.: 12:30pm-3:00pm, 5:30pm-12:00am; Pre-theatre Menu: Mon.-Sat.: 5:30pm-7:00pm
    • BAR

      No
    • NOISE

      Medium
    • # OF SEATS

      50-100
    • TUBE

      Piccadilly Circus; Leicester Square
    • BEST FOR

      Lunch; dinner; pre-theater dining
    • YEAR OPENED

      2008
    • FAMOUS PLATES

      Spaghetti with lobster, mussels, and ginger; crisp fried artichokes; burnt almond granita with bitter chocolate sorbet
    • OUTDOOR DINING?

      No

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    Sardo

    45 Grafton Way (West End)

    London

    (44) 020-7387-2521 | www.sardo-restaurant.com

    Sardinian

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    • CUISINE

      Sardinian
    • RESERVATIONS

      Strongly recommended (especially for evenings)
    • PRICE

      Appetizer: GBP 8-11; Entree: GBP 12-17
    • DRINKS AND WINE

      Wide selection of Sardinian wine
    • PRIVATE ROOM AVAILABLE?

      No - but special area available for private parties
    • HOURS

      Mon.-Fri.: 12:00pm-3:00pm, 6:00pm-11:00pm; Sat.: 6:00pm-11:00pm
    • BAR

      No
    • NOISE

      Quiet/Medium
    • # OF SEATS

      50
    • TUBE

      Warren Street
    • BEST FOR

      Lunch; dinner
    • YEAR OPENED

      2001
    • FAMOUS PLATES

      Spaghetti bottarga; calamari ripieni; salsiccia sarda
    • OUTDOOR DINING?

      Yes

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    Charlotte Street Hotel

    15-17 Charlotte St. (Bloomsbury)

    London

    (44) 020-7806-2000 | www.firmdale.com

    Design Boutique

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    • FOOD

      Oscar - Modern British bistro; Afternoon afternoon tea in Oscar Bar, the Drawing Room, or The Library; 24-hour Room Service
    • PRICE (STANDARD DOUBLE)

      GBP 285
    • CONNECTIVITY

      Yes - Wi-Fi available in rooms
    • SPA

      No
    • DRINK

      Oscar Bar - bustling media favorite with light bites; Honour Bar in The Library
    • YEAR OPENED

      2000
    • FREE INTERNET?

      No
    • TUBE

      Goodge Street; Tottenham Court Road
    • ROOMS

      Designed in fresh, modern, and often colorful English style. Most rooms have walk-in showers. All have DVD/CD players and iPod docking stations.
    • # OF ROOMS

      52, including 13 suites
    • GYM

      Yes

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    The British Museum

    Great Russell St. (Bloomsbury)

    London

    (44) 020-7323-8000 | www.britishmuseum.org

    Historical Museum

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    • ATTRACTION

      Historical Museum
    • POPULAR TIMES

      Always
    • HIGHLIGHTS

      The Rosetta Stone (196 BC); Mummy of Cleopatra from Thebes (100 AD); Temple of Artemis at Ephesus
    • HOURS/TIMES

      Sat.-Wed.: 10:00am-5:30pm; Thurs.-Fri.: 10:00pm-8:30pm; Dec. 24-26 and Jan. 1: Closed
    • RESERVE IN ADVANCE

      No, but you can buy tickets for special exhibitions online
    • ALLOW

      4-5 hours
    • PRICE

      Free; fees for special exhibitions vary
    • WAIT TIME WITHOUT RESERVATION

      None
    • TUBE

      Holborn; Tottenham Court Road; Russell Square; Goodge Street

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    Busaba Eathai

    22 Store St. (Bloomsbury)

    London

    (44) 020-7299-7900 | www.busaba.com

    Quick Thai

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    • CUISINE

      Thai
    • RESERVATIONS

      Not accepted
    • PRICE (APPETIZER; ENTRÉE)

      GBP 6; GBP 9
    • DRINKS AND WINE

      Reasonably priced wine selection; fresh exotic juices
    • TUBE

      Goodge Street; Tottenham Court Road
    • HOURS

      Mon.-Thurs.: 12:00pm-11:00pm; Fri.-Sat.: 12:00pm-11:30pm; Sun.: 12:00pm-10:00pm
    • BAR

      No
    • NOISE

      Medium/Loud
    • OUTDOOR DINING?

      Yes
    • BEST FOR

      Lunch; dinner
    • YEAR OPENED

      2003
    • FAMOUS PLATES

      Mussaman duck curry; ginger beef; Thai calamari
    • PRIVATE ROOM AVAILABLE?

      Yes - for up to 20 people

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    Barrafina

    54 Frith St. (Soho)

    London

    (44) 020-7813-8016 | www.barrafina.co.uk

    Stool-Top Tapas

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    • CUISINE

      Tapas
    • RESERVATIONS

      Not accepted; expect to wait
    • PRICE (SMALL PLATES)

      ~GBP 5+ per plate
    • DRINKS AND WINE

      Good Spanish wine selection (most available by the glass)
    • PRIVATE ROOM AVAILABLE?

      No
    • HOURS

      Mon.-Sat.: 12:00pm-3:00pm, 5:00pm-11:00pm; Sun.: 1:00pm-3:30pm, 5:30pm-10:30pm
    • BAR

      No
    • NOISE

      Medium
    • # OF SEATS

      23 stools
    • TUBE

      Tottenham Court Road; Leicester Square; Piccadilly Circus
    • BEST FOR

      Lunch; dinner
    • YEAR OPENED

      2007
    • FAMOUS PLATES

      Gambas al ajillo; chorizo; tortilla; daily specials
    • OUTDOOR DINING?

      No

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    The Soho Hotel

    4 Richmond Mews (Soho)

    London

    (44) 020-7559-3000 | www.firmdale.com

    Design Boutique

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    • FOOD

      Refuel - breakfast, lunch, afternoon tea, dinner; The Drawing Room and The Library - afternoon tea; 24-hour Room Service
    • PRICE (STANDARD DOUBLE)

      GBP 280
    • CONNECTIVITY

      Yes - Wi-Fi available
    • SPA

      Yes - two treatment rooms managed by RH Health & Fitness; full range of services
    • DRINK

      Refuel - media industry crowd; Honor Bar (In -room mini-bars are also exceptionally well stocked.)
    • YEAR OPENED

      2004
    • FREE INTERNET?

      No
    • TUBE

      Tottenham Court Road; Piccadilly Circus
    • ROOMS

      Modern English style, spacious, bright; individually designed
    • # OF ROOMS

      91
    • GYM

      Yes - personal trainer available for general fitness and boxing sessions

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    Agua at the Sanderson

    50 Berners St. (West End)

    London

    (44) 020-7300-1414 | www.sandersonlondon.com/#/explore/?id=aguaspa

    Modern Design

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    • SERVICES

      Facials; massages; waxing; manis and pedis; body scrubs; spray tanning; personal training
    • APPOINTMENTS

      Required
    • COMPLEMENTARY FACILITIES

      Steam; gym; relaxation lounge
    • SIGNATURE TREATMENT

      Milk & Honey massage
    • PRICE (MILK & HONEY MASSAGE)

      GBP 75
    • TUBE

      Tottenham Court Road; Oxford Street
    • HOURS

      Daily: 10:00am-9:00pm
    • NOISE

      Quiet

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    Sanderson

    50 Berners St. (Fitzrovia)

    London

    (44) 020-7300-1400 | www.sandersonlondon.com

    Sleek Minimalism

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    • FOOD

      Suka - specializes in tapas-like dishes of Malaysian street food; 24-hour Room Service
    • PRICE (STANDARD DOUBLE)

      GBP 290
    • CONNECTIVITY

      Yes - Wi-Fi available
    • SPA

      Yes - 10,000 sq. ft. Agua Spa; airy, loft-like space
    • DRINK

      Long Bar - a light, corridor-like space; Purple Bar - intimate, guest-only (Obviously, we are partial to this one!)
    • YEAR OPENED

      1999
    • FREE INTERNET?

      No
    • TUBE

      Goodge Street; Tottenham Court Road; Oxford Circus
    • ROOMS

      Open rooms employing largely minimalist decor, with lots and lots of white (a bit too minimalist for us, to be honest)
    • # OF ROOMS

      150
    • GYM

      Yes

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    Hakkasan

    8 Hanway Pl. (Fitzrovia)

    London

    (44) 020-7927-7000 | www.hakkasan.com

    Glam Chinese

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    • CUISINE

      Cantonese
    • RESERVATIONS

      Required; book well in advance
    • PRICE

      Appetizer: GBP 3-20; Entree: GBP 10-30+
    • DRINKS AND WINE

      Award-winning wine list; great cocktails
    • PRIVATE ROOM AVAILABLE?

      Yes
    • HOURS

      Mon.-Wed.: 12:00pm-3:00pm, 6:00pm-11:00pm; Thurs.-Fri.: 12:00pm-3:00pm, 6:00pm-12:00am; Sat.: 12:00pm-4:00pm, 6:00pm-12:00am; Sun.:12:00pm-4:00pm, 6:00pm-11:00pm; Bar: Mon.-Wed.:12:00pm-12:30am; Thurs.-Sat.: 12:00pm-1:30am; Sun.: 12:00pm-12:00am
    • BAR

      Yes
    • NOISE

      Medium/Loud
    • # OF SEATS

      100-150
    • TUBE

      Tottenham Court Road
    • BEST FOR

      Dinner
    • YEAR OPENED

      2001
    • FAMOUS PLATES

      Any of the dim sum; roast silver cod with Champagne and honey sauce; Peking duck with Beluga caviar
    • OUTDOOR DINING?

      No

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    Ling Ling at Hakkasan

    8 Hanway Pl. (Fitzrovia)

    London

    (44) 020-7927-7000 | www.hakkasan.com

    Ultra Chic

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    • AMBIANCE

      Ultra Chic
    • DOOR POLICY

      Tough; diners at Hakkasan are accepted
    • SIGNATURE DRINK

      Hakkatini
    • NOISE

      Loud
    • TUBE

      Tottenham Court Road; Goodge Street
    • HOURS

      Mon.-Wed.: 12:00pm-12:30am; Thurs.-Sat.: 12:00pm-1:30am; Sun.: 12:00pm-12:30am
    • PRICE (COCKTAILS)

      GBP 10
    • BAR

      Yes - runs the length of the restaurant
    • OUTDOOR SPACE

      No
    • RESERVATIONS

      Definitely needed on the weekends
    • YEAR OPENED

      2001
    • FOOD SERVED?

      No - must go to restaurant area for food; separate reservations required
    • PRIVATE ROOM AVAILABLE?

      No

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    Milk & Honey

    61 Poland St. (Soho)

    London

    (44) 020-7065-6840 | www.mlkhny.com/london

    A-List Chill

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    • AMBIANCE

      A-List Chill
    • DOOR POLICY

      Non-members must have a reservation; weekend reservations for non-members are rare
    • SIGNATURE DRINK

      Cocktails or bespoke drinks
    • NOISE

      Loud music
    • TUBE

      Oxford Circus; Piccadilly Circus; Tottenham Court Road
    • HOURS

      Mon.-Fri..: 6:00pm-11:00pm (non-members), 6:00pm-3:00am (members); Sat.: 7:00pm-11:00pm (non-members), 7:00pm-3:00am (members)
    • PRICE (COCKTAILS)

      GBP 9
    • BAR

      Yes - Basement Bar (members only)
    • OUTDOOR SPACE

      No
    • RESERVATIONS

      Essential for non-members; not necessary but advised for members
    • YEAR OPENED

      2002
    • FOOD SERVED?

      Yes - snacks to complement the libations, ranging from jamon iberico to fritters
    • PRIVATE ROOM AVAILABLE?

      Yes - The Game Room (capacity 25 people)

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    Long Bar

    50 Berners St. (Fitzrovia)

    London

    (44) 020-7300-5587 | www.sandersonlondon.com

    Upbeat Modern

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    • AMBIANCE

      Upbeat Modern
    • DOOR POLICY

      Not Difficult
    • SIGNATURE DRINK

      Martinis (long list of seasonal picks)
    • NOISE

      Medium/Loud on weekend evenings and after work
    • TUBE

      Oxford Circus; Goodge Street; Tottenham Court Road
    • HOURS

      Mon.: 11:00am-1:00am; Tue.-Wed.: 11:00am-1:30am; Thurs.-Sat.: 11:00am-3:00am; Sun.: 12:00pm-10:30pm
    • PRICE (COCKTAILS)

      GBP 14
    • BAR

      Yes - 80 foot "long bar"
    • OUTDOOR SPACE

      Yes - great terrace
    • RESERVATIONS

      Accepted for terrace only
    • YEAR OPENED

      2000
    • FOOD SERVED?

      Yes
    • PRIVATE ROOM AVAILABLE?

      Yes

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    Refuel Bar

    The Soho Hotel, 4 Richmond Mews (Soho)

    London

    (44) 020-7559-3007 | www.sohohotel.com

    Lively Lounge

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    • AMBIANCE

      Lively Lounge
    • DOOR POLICY

      None
    • SIGNATURE DRINK

      Cocktails and wine
    • NOISE

      Medium - lively buzz
    • TUBE

      Tottenham Court Road; Piccadilly Circus
    • HOURS

      Mon.-Sat.: 7:00am-12:00am; Sun.: 8:00am-11:00pm
    • PRICE (COCKTAILS)

      GBP 10.50
    • BAR

      Yes - long zinc bar
    • OUTDOOR SPACE

      No
    • RESERVATIONS

      Not necessary
    • YEAR OPENED

      2004
    • FOOD SERVED?

      Yes - afternoon tea and tapas, bar snacks like burgers and sandwiches
    • PRIVATE ROOM AVAILABLE?

      Yes - separate secluded section from main dining area

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    Fernandez & Wells Café

    73 Beak St. (Soho)

    London

    (44) 020-7287-8124 | www.fernandezandwells.com

    Artisan Coffee

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    • CUISINE

      Coffee house
    • RESERVATIONS

      Not accepted
    • PRICE (SNACKS & CAKES; SANDWICHES)

      GBP 1.50-3; GBP 5-6
    • DRINKS AND WINE

      Specialty coffees; fresh juices
    • PRIVATE ROOM AVAILABLE?

      No
    • HOURS

      Mon.-Fri.: 7:30am-6:00pm; Sat.: 9:00am-6:00pm; Sun.: 10:00am-6:00pm
    • BAR

      No
    • NOISE

      Medium/Loud
    • # OF SEATS

      20-40
    • TUBE

      Oxford Circus; Piccadilly Circus
    • BEST FOR

      Lunch; quick bite; afternoon coffee
    • YEAR OPENED

      2007
    • FAMOUS PLATES

      Pasteis de Nata (Portuguese custard tarts); afogato (ice cream in espresso); fresh squeezed pomegranate juice
    • OUTDOOR DINING?

      No

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    Princi

    135 Wardour St. (Soho)

    London

    (44) 020-7478-8888 | www.princi.co.uk

    Italian Bakery

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    • CUISINE

      Italian Bakery
    • RESERVATIONS

      Not accepted
    • PRICE

      Appetizer: GBP 3-5; Entree: GBP 4-10
    • DRINKS AND WINE

      Small selection of wine; tea; Italian coffee
    • PRIVATE ROOM AVAILABLE?

      No
    • HOURS

      Mon.-Sat.: 7:00am-12:00am; Sun.: 9:00am-10:00pm
    • BAR

      No
    • NOISE

      Loud
    • # OF SEATS

      25-5-
    • TUBE

      Piccadilly Circus; Tottenham Court Road; Leicester Square
    • BEST FOR

      Lunch; quick bite; takeaway; light breakfast
    • YEAR OPENED

      2008
    • FAMOUS PLATES

      Olive bread; pizzas; desserts and pastries
    • OUTDOOR DINING?

      No

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    Liberty and Co.

    Great Marlborough St. (Soho)

    London

    (44) 020-7734-1234 | www.liberty.co.uk

    Luxury Design

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    • MERCHANDISE

      Furniture; homewares; fashion; accessories
    • PRICE (DRESSES; FURNITURE)

      GBP 150-1500; GBP 600-6000
    • STYLE

      Mix of classic and avant-garde
    • TUBE

      Oxford Circus; Piccadilly Circus
    • HOURS/TIMES

      Mon.-Sat.: 10:00am-9:00pm; Sun.: 12:00pm-6:00pm

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    Haymarket Hotel

    1 Suffolk Pl. (Westminster)

    London

    (44) 020-7470-4000  | www.firmdale.com

    Design Boutique

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    • FOOD

      Brumus Bar & Restaurant - fresh, seasonal food, three meals, afternoon tea; 24-hour Room Service
    • PRICE (STANDARD DOUBLE)

      GBP 250
    • CONNECTIVITY

      Yes - Wi-Fi available
    • SPA

      Yes - Soholistic operated by RH Health & Fitness; offers full range of treatments
    • DRINK

      Brumus Bar; Pool Bar - aside 18 meter indoor pool; The Conservatory - tea and drinks; Library Honour Bar
    • YEAR OPENED

      2007
    • FREE INTERNET?

      No
    • TUBE

      Piccadilly Circus; Leicester Square
    • ROOMS

      Light, modern, and airy with a contemporary yet distinctly English style
    • # OF ROOMS

      50
    • GYM

      Yes - super chic indoor pool as well

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    Covent Garden Hotel

    10 Monmouth St. (Covent Garden)

    London

    (44) 20-7806-1000 | www.firmdale.com

    Design Boutique

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    • FOOD

      Brasserie Max - breakfast, lunch, tea, dinner; Drawing Room/Tiffany's Library - afternoon tea; 24-hour Room Service
    • PRICE (STANDARD DOUBLE)

      GBP 300
    • CONNECTIVITY

      Yes - Wi-Fi available
    • SPA

      Yes - beauty room operated by Jenny Waite, with a full range of beauty/spa treatments
    • DRINK

      Drawing Room - honor bar
    • YEAR OPENED

      1996
    • FREE INTERNET?

      No
    • TUBE

      Leicester Square
    • ROOMS

      Each room individually designed, many with a decidedly feminine spin
    • # OF ROOMS

      58
    • GYM

      Yes

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    Rock and Sole Plaice

    45-47 Endell St. (Covent Garden)

    London

    (44) 020-7836-3785

    Fish and Chips

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    • CUISINE

      Fish and Chips
    • RESERVATIONS

      Not accepted
    • PRICE (FISH AND CHIPS)

      From GBP 7
    • DRINKS AND WINE

      Small selection of beer, wine, and soft drinks
    • PRIVATE ROOM AVAILABLE?

      Yes
    • HOURS

      Mon.-Sat.: 11:30am-11:00pm; Sun.: 12:00pm-10:00pm
    • BAR

      No
    • NOISE

      Medium/Loud
    • # OF SEATS

      25-50
    • TUBE

      Covent Garden; Tottenham Court Road
    • BEST FOR

      Lunch; quick bite
    • YEAR OPENED

      1871 (renovated in 1978)
    • FAMOUS PLATES

      Fish and chips; fish cakes
    • OUTDOOR DINING?

      Yes

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    Silver Vaults

    53-64 Chancery Ln. (Holborn)

    London

    (44) 020-7242-3844 | www.thesilvervaults.com

    Antique Silver

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    • MERCHANDISE

      Antique and contemporary silver pieces
    • PRICE

      Varies by vendor
    • STYLE

      Eclectic
    • TUBE

      Chancery Lane
    • HOURS/TIMES

      Mon.-Fri.: 9:00am-5:30pm; Sat.: 9:00am-1:00pm

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    Spa at Chancery Court

    Renaissance Chancery Court, 252 High Holburn St. (Holborn)

    London

    (44) 020-7829-7058 | www.spachancerycourt.com

    Swanky Spa

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    • SERVICES

      Massages; facials; waxing; nails; body wraps/scrubs
    • APPOINTMENTS

      3-7 days
    • COMPLEMENTARY FACILITIES

      Relaxation lounge; steam room; sauna
    • SIGNATURE TREATMENT

      Ayurvedic Dosha Packages
    • PRICE (AYURVEDIC DOSHA PACKAGES (115 MIN.))

      GBP 160
    • TUBE

      Holborn
    • HOURS

      Daily: 9:00am-9:00pm
    • NOISE

      Quiet

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    Sir John Soane's Museum

    13 Lincoln's Inn Fields (Holborn)

    London

    (44) 020-7405-2107 | www.soane.org

    Period Museum

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    • ATTRACTION

      Period Museum
    • RESERVE IN ADVANCE

      No
    • ALLOW

      1-1.5 hours
    • HOURS/TIMES

      Tue.-Sat.: free; Sat. Museum Tour (11:00am): GBP 5
    • WAIT TIME WITHOUT RESERVATION

      Up to 1 hour
    • TUBE

      Holborn
    • POPULAR TIMES

      Candlelit viewings; Saturday
    • HIGHLIGHTS

      Monk's parlor; Picture room

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    Great Queen Street

    32 Great Queen St. (Holborn)

    London

    (44) 020-7242-0622

    Gastropub

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    • CUISINE

      British Gastropub
    • RESERVATIONS

      Essential; book at least three days in advance
    • PRICE

      Appetizer: GBP 5-10; Entree: GBP 10-26; Set Lunch on Sun.: GBP 30
    • DRINKS AND WINE

      Good bartender; limited wine list
    • PRIVATE ROOM AVAILABLE?

      No
    • HOURS

      Mon.: 6:00pm-10:30pm; Tue.-Sat.: 12:00pm-2:30pm, 6:00pm-10:30pm; Sun.: 2:00pm sitting
    • BAR

      Yes
    • NOISE

      Medium
    • # OF SEATS

      50-75
    • TUBE

      Holborn; Covent Garden
    • BEST FOR

      Dinner
    • YEAR OPENED

      2007
    • FAMOUS PLATES

      Hare ragu; Arbroath smokies; buttermilk pudding with prunes
    • OUTDOOR DINING?

      Yes

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    National Gallery

    Trafalgar Square (Trafalgar Square)

    London

    (44) 020-7747-2885 | www.nationalgallery.org.uk

    European Masterpieces

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    • ATTRACTION

      European Masterpieces
    • POPULAR TIMES

      Weekends; school holidays
    • HIGHLIGHTS

      Free Friday concerts; special exhibitions
    • HOURS/TIMES

      Mon.-Thurs.: 10:00am-6:00pm; Fri.: 10:00am-9:00pm; Sat.-Sun.: 10:00am-6:00pm
    • RESERVE IN ADVANCE

      Yes - for special exhibitions
    • ALLOW

      1-5 hours
    • PRICE (GENERAL ADMISSION)

      Free; Tours and Audio Tours: Adults: GBP 3.50, Concessions: GBP 3; Special exhibit prices vary
    • WAIT TIME WITHOUT RESERVATION

      None
    • TUBE

      Charing Cross; Piccadilly Circus; Leicester Square

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    National Portrait Gallery

    2 St. Martin's Place (Trafalgar Square)

    London

    (44) 020-7306-0055  | www.npg.org.uk

    Portraits’ Place to Shine

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    • ATTRACTION

      Portraits' Place to Shine
    • RESERVE IN ADVANCE

      No
    • ALLOW

      2-3 hours
    • HOURS/TIMES

      Sat.-Wed.: 10:00am-6:00pm; Thurs.-Fri.: 10:00am-9:00pm
    • WAIT TIME WITHOUT RESERVATION

      None
    • TUBE

      Leicester Square; Charing Cross
    • POPULAR TIMES

      Afternoons and weekends
    • HIGHLIGHTS

      Gallery's contemporary collection including portraits of modern-day British celebs

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    Jade Garden

    15 Wardour St. (Chinatown)

    London

    (44) 020-7437-5065 | www.londonjadegarden.com

    Dim Sum

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    • CUISINE

      Chinese
    • RESERVATIONS

      Recommended for large groups; call to book. Not accepted Sundays.
    • PRICE

      Appetizer: GBP 2.50-7; Entree: GBP 6-20; Dim Sum: GBP 2-4
    • DRINKS AND WINE

      Standard cocktail and beer selection; wines
    • PRIVATE ROOM AVAILABLE?

      Yes
    • HOURS

      Daily: 12:00pm-11:30pm
    • BAR

      No
    • NOISE

      Loud
    • # OF SEATS

      50-75 in main dining room; banquet rooms available
    • TUBE

      Leicester Square; Piccadilly Circus
    • BEST FOR

      Dim Sum
    • YEAR OPENED

      1985
    • FAMOUS PLATES

      Dim sum; noodles; congee
    • OUTDOOR DINING?

      No

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    J Sheekey

    28-32 St. Martin's Ct. (Covent Garden)

    London

    (44) 020-7240-2565 | www.j-sheekey.co.uk

    Historic Seafood

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    • CUISINE

      Seafood
    • RESERVATIONS

      Strongly recommended, especially for pre-theater dining; book through their website
    • PRICE

      Appetizer: GBP 5-15; Entree: GBP 13-40
    • DRINKS AND WINE

      Good wine list, with many available by the glass
    • PRIVATE ROOM AVAILABLE?

      No
    • HOURS

      Restaurant: Mon.-Sat.: 12:00pm-3:00pm, 5:30pm-12:00am; Sun.: 12:00pm-3:30pm, 6:00pm-11:00pm; Oyster Bar: Mon.-Sat.: 12:00pm-12:00am, Sun.: 12:00pm-11:00pm
    • BAR

      Yes
    • NOISE

      Medium
    • # OF SEATS

      50-100
    • TUBE

      Leicester Square; Charing Cross; Covent Garden
    • BEST FOR

      Pre/post theater dining; lunch; dinner
    • YEAR OPENED

      1896 (renovated 1998)
    • FAMOUS PLATES

      Oysters; fish pie; desserts
    • OUTDOOR DINING?

      No

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    The Ivy

    1-5 West St. (Covent Garden)

    London

    (44) 020-7836-4751 | www.the-ivy.co.uk

    High-profile International

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    • CUISINE

      International
    • RESERVATIONS

      Essential
    • PRICE

      Appetizer: GBP 8-17; Entree: GBP 9-26
    • DRINKS AND WINE

      European wine list; good cocktails
    • PRIVATE ROOM AVAILABLE?

      Yes - seats 20-120
    • HOURS

      Mon.-Sat.: 12:00pm-3:00pm, 5:30pm-12:00am; Sun.: 12:00pm-3:30pm, 5:00pm-11:00pm
    • BAR

      Yes
    • NOISE

      Medium
    • # OF SEATS

      100-150
    • TUBE

      Leicester Square; Covent Garden; Tottenham Court Road
    • BEST FOR

      Pre/post theater dining; lunch; dinner
    • YEAR OPENED

      1917 (renovated in 1990)
    • FAMOUS PLATES

      Bang Bang chicken; crispy duck and watercress salad; Dover sole
    • OUTDOOR DINING?

      No

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