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London List   Last updated 23 Aug 2013
Groovy Shops
Algerian Coffee Stores Coffee, sweets, tea
Fopp Cheap CDs / DVDs
Selfridge's Famous up market department store
Harrods Famous up market department store
Fortnum & Mason Quirky up market department store & afternoon tea
Liberty Quirky up market department store
Denmark Street Guitar Shops
The Society Club Hard to describe. Books, exhibitions, drinks.
Eat & Drink - Daytime
  Baozi Inn   Sichuan cuisine, good for lunch. Try the house specials.
Busaba Thai
Maison Bertaux Been there forever Belgian cafe
Chuen Cheng Ku Proper trolley dim sum
Chinatown Restaurant Slightly up market dim sum (Japanese baby octopus is good)
St Martins Crypt Cafe under the church
Neals Yard Hippy snacks
Princi Excellent for brunch. Often busy.
  ICCO   Proper pizza. Cheap, filling and great for lunch. Try the special.
Eat & Drink - Evening
Hare & Tortoise Asian food
Zetter Town House Funky cocktail lounge
Kettners Champagne bar
Free Things to Do
  Tate Modern   Enormous modern art gallery housed in an old power station
Soanes Museum Quirky and little known
British Museum London's Best
National Portrait Gallery Traditional art gallery
National Gallery Traditional art gallery
Tate Gallery Modern art gallery
Portobello Market Weekend antique market
Camden Market Weekend clothing market
Millennium Bridge Walk across it
Hungerford Bridge Walk across it
South Bank Walk Walk along it
St Martins Free Lunchtime concerts
St James Free Lunchtime concerts
Money Things to Do
Tower of London
Tower Bridge
Westminster Abbey  (some parts at some times are free)
St Pauls
Hampden Court
Kensington Palace
Kew Gardens
HMS Belfast
Royal Festival Hall Classical / World (Southbank)

Wigmore Hall

Classical (Marylebone)

Ronnie Scotts Jazz (Soho)
Jazz Cafe Jazz (Camden)
The Vortex Jazz (Stoke Newington)
Pizza Express Jazz Jazz (Soho)
TicketMaster Ticket sales
Time Out Listings
Open Mic Curcuit Open mics in London
Price Charles Cinema Cheapish, quirky (avoid the pungent hobo night)
Met Office London
Transport For London
Tube Map
Steet Map
National Express
River Boats