Where to Stay
The stylish new boutique hotel from über-hoteliers Kit and Tim Kemp (The Soho Hotel, Charlotte Street Hotel) is in the heart of theaterland. Its Brumus Restaurant and Bar is a hit with locals and celebs.
Lunch and Afternoon Activity
Harvey Nichols Fifth Floor Café
London’s most fashionable department store has an equally lovely casual restaurant and a prized terrace overlooking Knightsbridge.
British Music Experience
This spanking-new interactive exhibition is dedicated to the British influence on popular music.
Choral Evensong at St. Paul’s
Take a break for a peaceful service of choral music in London’s cathedral.
Clapham is a bit out of tourist central, but The Loft has great views, well-priced drinks—try a jasmine and elderflower collins—and is a great place to interact with locals. Named best bar by Time Out.