London in 5 Days – Itineraries & Highlights

     Day 1Day 2Day 3Day 4Day 5
    WhereLondonAnderson Tour (1 Day Trip): Stonehenge & BathLondonLondonLondon
    MorningArrival to St Pancras Station 11.30 am
    (London Transportation Guide)
    Stonehenge-Brunch @ Wolseley
    -Changing of Guard @ Buckingham Palace (11.30 am)
    Borough MarketYauatcha Dim Sum
    LunchCorner Room, Town Hall HotelBathBorough Market
    AfternoonOxford StreetBath
    -Roman Bath
    -Bath Abbey
    -St James Park
    -Parliament House
    -Big Ben
    -No 10 Downing Street
    -Westminster Abbey
    -Westminster Bridge
    -National History Museum
    -London Bridge
    -Tower Bridge
    -Tower Hill/Towers of London
    -British Museum
    -Covent Garden
    EveningOxford StreetLondon Eye & Christmas Market-National History Museum
    -Shopping @ Harrods
    Picadilly Square
    DinnerSpitalfields BarTayyabs Indian CuisineWinter Wonderland Hyde ParkFour Seasons Roast Duck-The Princess of Shoreditch
    -Brick Lane Salt Beef Bagel


    Last week I have completed the first part of our trip – Paris in 5 Days – Itineraries & Highlights. I am so glad that the responses have been great so far. It seems like a lot of our readers are planning a trip to Europe this year. May I now present to you “London in 5 Days – Itineraries & Highlights”

    We enjoyed London a lot, mostly because of our friends who live here. My BFF Joanne and her boyfriend Guan are real foodies and they know their way around. Guan is a famous food blogger in London, he runs his own supper club at home and he recently contested in “The Taste”, a competitive reality television cooking show. So rest-assured we were so well-fed with some of the best cuisines in London. Read his blog here for some of the best recommendations in London, and even around Europe.

    London’s Most Value for Money Set Lunch
    Corner Room, Town Hall Hotel
    Address: Town Hall Hotel, Patriot Square, London E2 9NF, United Kingdom
    Phone: +44 20 7871 0460
    Hours: Opens 12:00 – 4:00 pm, 6:00 – 10:30 pm daily

    Getting Here: Bethnal Green metro station

    London’s Longest Shopping Street

    Oxford Street
    Hours: Monday – Friday 9.30am — 8pm, Thursday 9am — 10pm, Saturday 9am – 9pm, Sunday 12pm — 6pm *Some stores may vary.

    Getting Here: Bond Street: Central Line / Jubilee Line, Marble Arch: Central Line, Oxford Circus: Bakerloo Line /, Central Line / Victoria Line, Piccadilly Circus: Bakerloo Line / Piccadilly Line, Tottenham Court Road: Central Line / Northern Line

    London’s Best Hidden Underground Pub (with best conflakes ice cream ever) PB212102

    Spitalfields Bar
    Address: 157b Commercial Street, London E1 6BJ
    Phone: 020 7426 4856
    Hours: Monday to Thursday: 5.30-11pm (food available until 10.30pm), Friday: 5.30-Midnight (food available until 10.30pm), Saturday: 12pm-Midnight (food available 12-3pm and 4-10.30pm), Sunday: 12-11pm (food available until 12-8.30pm)
    Only take bookings for groups of 6 or more people. All other tables are available on a first come first served basis.

    Getting Here: Shoreditch High Street Station

    The Most Famous Prehistoric Monument in Europe

    Address: A344, Amesbury, Wiltshire SP4 7DE, United Kingdom
    Phone: +44 870 333 1181
    Hours: Opens daily from 9:30 – 17:00 (16 October to 15 March 2014), 9.30 – 19:00 (16 March to 15 October)
    Admission: £14.90

    Britain’s Most Beautiful City PB212316

    Bath – Bath is a city in the ceremonial county of Somerset in South West England. It is situated 97 miles west of London and 13 miles south-east of Bristol.

    The Roman Bath
    Address: Abbey Church Yard, Bath BA1 1LZ, United Kingdom
    Phone: +44 1225 477785 Hours:
    Opens daily from 9:30 am – 4:30 pm

    Most Profitable Landmark in London

    London Eye
    Address: Jubilee Gardens, South Bank, London SE1 7PB
    Phone: +44 871 781 3000
    Hours: January to March: 10am-8pm Daily | April to June: 10am-9pm Daily | July & August: 10am-9.30pm Daily | September to December: 10am-8.30pm Daily
    Admission: Price on the day: £19.95, Online Price: £17.96

    Getting Here: Water Loo Tube Station, Lambeth North Tube Station, Southwark Tube Station

    Best Authentic Indian Cuisine in London
    Address: 83-89 Fieldgate St, London E1 1JU, United Kingdom
    Phone:+44 20 7247 8521
    Hours: Opens daily from 12:00 pm – 12:00 am

    Getting Here: Whitechapel Tube Station

    Most Classy Cafe in London
    The Wolseley
    Address: 160 Piccadilly, London W1J 9EB, United Kingdom
    Phone:+44 20 7499 6996
    Hours: Monday to Thursday 7:00 am – 12:00 am, Friday to Sunday 8:00 am – 12:00 am

    Getting Here: Green Park Tube Station, Piccadilly Circus Tube Station

    Most Visited Palace in London
    Buckingham Palace
    Address: London SW1A 1AA, United Kingdom
    Phone:+44 20 7930 4832
    Hours: Guard Mounting takes place in the forecourt of Buckingham Palace at 11.30 am, and lasts about 45 minutes. Daily in summer months, alternate dates for the remainder of the year.
    Admission: £19.00

    Getting Here: Tube: Victoria, Green Park, St James’s Park or Hyde Park Corner

    (One of) The Most Beautiful Royal Parks in London
    St James Park
    Hours: Opens daily 05:00 – 00:00

    Getting Here: St. James’s Park (District and Circle Line), Charing Cross Station (Northern, Bakerloo and British Rail lines), Westminster (Jubilee, District and Circle Lines), Green Park (Piccadilly, Victoria and Jubilee Lines), Victoria (Victoria, Circle and District, British Rail lines)

    London’s Most Famous Landmark
    Big Ben
    Address: Westminster, London SW1A 0AA, United Kingdom

    Getting Here: Westminster Station
    House of Parliament
    Address: Westminster, London SW1A 0AA, United Kingdom

    Getting Here: Westminster Station

    London’s Museum with World-Famous Dinosaur Gallery
    National History Museum
    Address: Cromwell Rd, London SW7 5BD, United Kingdom
    Phone:+44 20 7942 5000
    Hours: Open daily 10:00 am – 5:45 pm
    Admission: FREE

    Getting Here: South Kensington station or Gloucester Road station.

    Most Famous Luxury Department Store in London
    Address: 87-135 Brompton Rd, London SW1X 7XL, United Kingdom
    Phone:+44 20 7730 1234
    Hours: Monday to Saturday 10:00 am – 8:00 pm, Sunday 11:30 am – 6.00 pm

    Getting Here: Knightsbridge Station

    London’s Best Christmas Market
    Winter Wonderland Hyde Park
    (mid November to end December every year)

    London’s Most Renowned Food Market
    Borough Market
    Address: 8 Southwark St, London SE1 1TL, United Kingdom
    Phone: +44 20 7407 1002
    Hours: Open Wednesday to Thurday 10am to 5pm, Saturday 10am to 6pm, Sunday 8am to 5pm

    Getting Here: The Market is located right next to London Bridge Station which is serviced by the Jubilee and Northern Lines on the Underground and by overground trains from all over London and the south of England.

    Most “Sang” After Bridge in London
    London Bridge

    Getting Here: Tower Hill station

    The Most Recognizable Bridge in London
    Tower Bridge

    Getting Here: Tower Hill station


    Best Museum in London
    British Museum
    Address: Great Russell St, London WC1B 3DG, United Kingdom
    Hours: Open daily 10:00 am – 5:30 pm
    Phone: +44 20 7323 8299

    Getting Here: Tottenham Court Road, Holborn, Russell Square, Goodge Street

    Best Roast Duck in London
    Four Seasons
    Address: 12 Gerrard Street, London W1D 5PR
    Tel: 020 7287 9995
    Hours: Open daily 12.00pm to 1.00am

    Getting Here: Piccadilly or Leicester Tube Station

    Best Michelin Starred Dim Sum in London
    Address: 15 Broadwick St, Soho, UK W1F 0DL
    Tel: (020) 7494 8888
    Hours: Open daily 12.00pm to 11.30 am

    Getting Here: Piccadilly Circus, Oxford Circus or Tottenham Road Station

    Most Famous Shopping Market in London
    Covent Garden
    Address: 41, The Market, London WC2E 8RF, United Kingdom
    Phone:+44 20 7395 3765

    Getting Here: Piccadilly Line. As it is a very busy station, it may be advisable to use the nearby Leicester Square, Charing Cross, Embankment or Holborn stations.

    Best Sunday Roast in London
    The Princess of Shoreditch
    Address: 76-78 Paul St, London EC2A 4NE, United Kingdom
    Phone:+44 20 7729 9270
    Hours: Monday 12:00 – 10:00 pm

    Getting Here: Old Street Station

    Best Salt Beef Bagel in London
    Brick Lane Beigel Bakery London
    Address: 159 Brick Lane, London E1 6SB, England
    Tel: 020 7729 0616
    Hours: Open 24 Hours

    Getting Here: Shoreditch High Street station.


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