The crowded underground plus unpredictable weather…there’s something special about London! Fine dining, world-class theatre, landmarks, history and a colourful underground map. London has something for everyone. Onhotels offer Hotels to suit all budgets in a variety of locations.
Be it a short city-break or a longer stay, you will always find something of interest in London. Here are 3 popular attractions which Onhotels.com recommends:
Britain’s museum of modern art, houses major works by Picasso, Matisse, Cezanne and Rothko and more contemporary artists such as Matthew Barney. Housed in a former power station, the setting on the banks of the river Thames provides a unique visitor experience and the perfect excuse for a Sunday afternoon of cultured browsing!
|Address:||Bankside, London, SE1 9TG|
|Nearest Tube:||Southwark or Blackfriars|
|Telephone:||Switchboard/Ticket Office:||020 7887 8888|
|Recorded Information:||020 7887 8008|
The British Airways London Eye has become a relatively recent addition to the ever-expanding London skyline. In just 30 minutes, one is able to view over 55 of London’s most acclaimed landmarks, all from the comfort of a fully-enclosed passenger capsule. So long as you have a head for heights, this is definitely a must do attraction.
|Address:||Riverside Building, County Hall,
Westminster Bridge Road,
London, SE1 7PB
|Nearest Tube:||Waterloo or Westminster|
|Telephone:||Switchboard/Ticket Office:||0870 5000 600|
One of the world’s most famous palaces, the Tower of London has had many different uses over the years. Founded by William the Conqueror in 1066-7 and enlarged and modified over subsequent years, the tower houses the spectacular Crown Jewels and is the site of the execution of three English Queens..but don’t let that put you off!
|Address:||The Tower of London, London, EC3N 4AB|
|Nearest Tube:||Tower Hill|
|Telephone:||Information:||0870 756 6060|
Following the snaking river Thames, London is a truly remarkable capital city. This vast metropolis is home to many diverse cultures which help make London a truly 21st century city, offering theatre, fine dining, historical parks and palaces, designer shopping, sporting events and festivals.
Easy accessible by road, rail or air, London is home to the Royal family, numerous art collections, sporting clubs and the centre of politics in the United Kingdom, The Houses of Parliament.
Major banks and financial institutions have set up offices in the city and, more recently the re-developed Docklands area, cementing London’s importance as an important global economic centre.
Despite an ever-growing population of over seven million people, London enjoys a large number of parks and recreational areas, greater than any other comparable city in the world in fact. Such spaces are put to good use all year round, providing the opportunity for concerts, walking, picnics, relaxation or other sporting activities.
World-famous nightlife, designer boutiques, department stores to street markets….London has something for everyone!
With a wealth of cultural diversity, London is home to some fine restaurants. If you are looking for Sushi, Pie and Mash, Roast Beef and Yorkshire Pudding or the latest fusion dining experience, London is able to cater for all tastes and budgets. There always new openings and favoured celebrity hangouts, but Onhotels.com highlights:
Opened in November 2003, The Wolseley has quickly established itself to become renowned for fine cuisine and high-standards of service. Set within a grade II listed building on one of London’s most famous boulevards, the Wolseley is a café-restaurant in the Grand European Style.
|Address:||160 Piccadilly, London, W1J 9EB|
|Nearest Tube:||Piccadilly or Green Park|
|Telephone:||Reservations:||020 7499 6996|
The first Wagamama opened in London’s Bloomsbury in 1992. Their philosophy is simple; “To combine great, fresh and nutritious food in a sleek yet simple setting with helpful, friendly service and value for money”. The Wagamama concept is based on the ramen shops of Japan.
|Address:||Various Locations throughout
central and greater London
|Telephone:||See website for contact numbers||020 7499 6996|
A favourite celebrity hangout, with discreet yet personal service. Presentation of dishes is exceptional with dishes arriving on handcrafted plates. The fish is fresh and every mouthful should be savoured to truly enjoy its texture and to appreciate the love that has gone into preparing such an exquisite gastric experience.
|Address:||19 Old Park Lane, London, W1K 1LB|
|Nearest Tube:||Hyde Park Corner|
|Telephone:||Reservations:||020 7447 4747|