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A London Valentine 2012

Valentine's Day is a time to get romantic whether you're perfectly partnered, ripe for romance or satisfyingly single... or somewhere in between all of that. In...

 
 
Perfect Presents

Murdock 5B Stafford Street, W1S 4RR Get yourself well groomed this Valentines' Day and head over to Murdock's for an old fashioned wet shave, a hair cut...

 
 
Romantic Restaurants

Rosemary Lane 61 Royal Mint Street, E1 8LG Tucked away on a back street near Tower Bridge is one of the East End's best-kept secrets....

 
 
Petal Power

Only Roses 257 Old Brompton Road, SW5 9HP If you've walked passed this fragrant rose specialist shop you'll most likely have stepped gingerly, trying not to crush...

 
 
Food of Love

Primrose Bakery 69 Gloucester Avenue, NW1 8LD Sugar-coated cupcakes are not just beloved by kids - they're for grown-ups too! Co-owners of Primrose Bakery, Martha Swift and...

 
 
What's on in London 2014

With an exciting calendar of events, London 2014 is shaping up to be another special year. Find out the best of what's happening throughout the capital this year with our thorough guide to 2014's finest entertainment.

 
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    Amba Hotel Charing Cross
    London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £93  29% off
    The Strand, WC2N | 1 minute from
    Located within walking distance from Trafalgar Square and Covent Garden, the Amba Hotel Charing Cross is ideal for guests looking to be near to all the ... More
     
     
     
    The Ampersand Hotel
    London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £128  25% off
    10 Harrington Road, SW7 | 1 minute from
    Discover The Ampersand Hotel, this 111 room boutique hotel combines contemporary design, service, food and technology within a building dating back to 1888. The rooms are ... More
     
     
     
    Andaz Liverpool Street Hotel
    London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £120  38% off
    40 Liverpool Street, EC2M | 1 minute from
    Housed in one of the great Victorian station hotels, this showstopper is a mixture of meticulous nineteenth century restoration and the glittering wit of Terence Conran's ... More
     
     
     
     
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    Hyde Park Winter Wonderland
    London > Events > Seasonal  Dates: 20th November 2015 to 3rd January 2016
    Hyde Park, Rangers Lodge, Hyde Park, London W2 | 1 minute from
    Throughout late November and December a large area of Hyde Park near Hyde Park Corner is transformed into a Winter Wonderland, complete with fairground ...More
     
     
     
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    Brompton World Championship
    London > Events > Sporting Events  Dates: Saturday 1st August 2015
    St James's Park, Horse Guards Road, SW1A | 1 minute from
    In 2015 the 10th annual Brompton World Championship comes to central London for the first time tying in with the Prudential RideLondon cycling festival. The London ...More
     
     
     
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    The Harvest
    London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 21st May to 20th June 2015
    Soho Theatre, 21 Dean Street, W1D | 1 minute from
    An ingenious comedy written by Belarusian Pavel Pryazhko and directed by Sir Michael Boyd, former artistic director of the Royal Shakespeare Company. "It's extremely funny", says ...More
     
     
     
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    Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance
    London > Entertainment > Theatres
    Creekside, Deptford, SE8 | 1 minute from
    Tate Modern architects Herzog & de Meuron went for a shimmering, plastic-clad building when tasked with designing the Trinity Laban building, a place where excellence in ... More
     
     
     
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    Cadogan Hall
    London > Entertainment > Classical Music
    5 Sloane Terrace, Belgravia, London SW1X | 1 minute from
    Cadogan Hall opened its doors on 18th June 2004 with a surprising lack of fanfare but is making up for that with a year of 10th ... More
     
     
     
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    Banana Cabaret
    London > Entertainment > Comedy Clubs
    77 Bedford Hill, Balham, SW12 | 1 minute from
    It's worth venturing all the way to Balham for this comedy club - it's a class act. The legendary Banana Cabaret has run every Friday and ... More
     
     
     
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    Sights and Attractions near

    The best museums, galleries, attractions near
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    Kew Gardens (Royal Botanic Gardens)
    London > Attractions > Parks and Gardens
    Kew, Richmond, TW9 | 1 minute from
    Since the 18th century, these extensive gardens have been the spiritual home of botany in England, if not in Europe. From the cooling glades of the ... More
     
     
     
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    Marble Hill House
    London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
    Richmond Road, Twickenham, TW1 | 1 minute from
    The waterside Palladian villa, Marble Hill House, was built for Henrietta Howard, the mistress of King George II when he was Prince of Wales. Set between ... More
     
     
     
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    Sutton House
    London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
    2 & 4 Homerton High Street, E9 | 1 minute from
    The royal connections of this rare, red-brick Tudor manor house reach back to Henry VIII whose Principal Secretary of State, Sir Ralph Sadler, built Sutton House ... More
     
     
     
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    Shopping near

    The best shops and markets near
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    E5 Bakehouse
    London > Shopping > Delicatessens
    Arch 395 Mentmore Terrace, E8 | 1 minute from
    Ben Mackinnon brings the art of sourdough baking to Hackney through his E5 Bakehouse located in a spruced up railway arch near London Fields in East ... More
     
     
     
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    Murdock
    London > Shopping > Hair and Grooming
    46 Redchurch Street, Shoreditch, London E27DP | 1 minute from
    Well groomed gentlemen come to Murdock's for an old fashioned wet shave, a hair cut and - for the more discerning - a manicure and shoe ... More
     
     
     
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    Paul A Young Fine Chocolates
    London > Shopping > Food and Drink Shops
    143 Wardour Street, Soho, London W1F | 1 minute from
    Soho is becoming rather blessed with a wonderful array of food destinations, and we're not just talking restaurants. The most recent is ... More
     
     
     
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    Restaurants near

    What are the best dining options near London?
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    Petersham Nurseries Cafe and Teahouse
    London > Restaurants > Modern European restaurants
    Off Petersham Road, Petersham, TW10 | 1 minute from
    When a top chef claims to be opening a 'simple', 'low-key' restaurant, it is usually press-speak for some folie de grandeur two doors down from the ... More
     
     
     
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    Bar Boulud
    London > Restaurants > French restaurants
    66 Knightsbridge, Mandarin Oriental Hyde Park Hotel, Hyde Park, London SW1X | 1 minute from
    Located in the basement of the famous Mandarin Oriental Hyde Park hotel in Knightsbridge, Bar Boulud is a charcuterie-centric bistro de luxe brought to you by ... More
     
     
     
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    E Pellicci
    London > Restaurants > Cafes and Delis
    332 Bethnal Green Road, Shoreditch, London E2 | 1 minute from
    Pellicci's is a classic example of fifties post-war cafe and a slice of East End history. The art-deco interior with wood-panelled walls which date back to ... More
     
     
     
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    Education near

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    Slade School of Fine Art
    London > Education > Universities and Colleges
    UCL University, Gower Street, Bloomsbury, London WC1E | 1 minute from
    Among the best regarded art schools in the world. The Slade is a fairly traditional school with an insistence on certain techniques within each undergraduate course, ... More
     
     
     
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    LSO St Luke's
    London > Education > Professional Training
    161 Old Street, Clerkenwell, London EC1V | 1 minute from
    This gorgeous 18th century Grade I listed Hawksmoor church is one of a number of London churches which has, in recent years, been converted into a ... More
     
     
     
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    Leiths School of Food and Wine - Evening Classes
    London > Education > Cookery Courses
    16-20 Wendell Road, W12 | 1 minute from
    Courses in practical cookery for enthusiastic amateurs at London's best cookery school. Evening courses at Leiths run from 6.45pm to 9.15pm on a variety of topics ... More
     
     
     
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    Leisure near

    gyms, sporting activities, health & beauty and fitness.
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    London Fields Lido
    London > Leisure > Activities
    London Fields, Westside, E8 | 1 minute from
    London's only Olympic sized heated outdoor swimming pool, the luxurious London Fields Lido was re-opened amid much excitement in October 2006 after almost 20 years of ... More
     
     
     
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    Hyde Park
    London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
    Rangers Lodge, Hyde Park, London W2 | 1 minute from
    Technically two different parks, Hyde Park and Kensington Gardens are in practical terms one huge, merging expanse. The 'split' dates back to 1728 when Queen Caroline, ... More
     
     
     
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    Hampstead Heath Swimming Ponds
    London > Leisure > Activities
    Hampstead Heath, NW5 | 1 minute from
    Since as early as 1860, and probably before, many hardy London folk have taken a dip before work in one of three wooded ponds on Hampstead ... More
     
     
     
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    Pubs near

    The best pubs near London .
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    The Victoria
    London > Restaurants > Gastropub
    10 West Temple Sheen, SW14 | 1 minute from
    Paul Merrett, Michelin star chef and presenter of BBC 2's 'Ever Wondered About Food' and author of 'Using the Plot Tales of an Allotment Chef' owns ... More
     
     
     
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    Effra
    London > Nightlife > Pubs
    38a Kellet Road, Brixton, London SW2 | 1 minute from
    By no means your average watering hole; the Effra defies most attempts at description or classification. From the outside it looks like a shabby South London ... More
     
     
     
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    The Surprise
    London > Restaurants > Gastropub
    6 Christchurch Terrace, SW3 | 1 minute from
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    Nightlife near

    clubs, bars, cabaret nights, casinos and interesting nightlife.
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    Colebrookes
    London > Nightlife > Wine Bars
    69 Colebrooke Row, Islington, Islington, London N1 | 1 minute from
    If the Government want to encourage more of a European café culture, they should send someone down to Colebrookes to take a look. Colebrookes takes the ... More
     
     
     
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    Milk & Honey
    London > Nightlife > Bars
    61 Poland Street, Soho, London W1F | 1 minute from
    With no number on its door, no name emblazoned outside, a ring-before-you-arrive guest policy, an underground location and some rather interesting house rules, this bar oozes ... More
     
     
     
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    Akbar
    London > Nightlife > Bars
    77 Dean Street, Soho, London W1D | 1 minute from
    It sounds magnificent - décor based on the Indian Architecture of the Moghul period – but despite creating a fantastic, discreet atmosphere Akbar isn’t breaking any ... More
     
     
     
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    Where to have your meeting, conference, exhibition, private dining or training course near .
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    Bistrotheque
    London > Business > Venue Hire
    23-27 Wadeson Street, Hackney, London E2 | 1 minute from
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    Petersham Nurseries
    London > Business > Venue Hire
    Off Petersham Road, Petersham, Richmond, TW10 | 1 minute from
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    30 St Mary Axe - Top Floor Restaurant at The Gherkin
    London > Business > Venue Hire
    30 St Mary Axe, Aldgate, City, London EC3A | 1 minute from
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