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                    OUR RECOMMENDATIONS
                                                                                       Hotel, London
                               Head of Marketing,
                               Frasers Hospitality,                                    High ceilings and plentiful natural
                               Malmaison and
                               Hotel du Vin                                            light mark the 171 rooms (below) at
                                                                                       this contemporary hideout in the heart
                    What’s the best-kept                                               of the Royal Borough of Kensington.
                    secret of the city?                                                The Checkmate Bar plus stylish lounge
                    Across London, there are                                           and restaurant add to the deal.
                    more than 900 blue plaques,
                    on buildings both humble
                    and grand, which honour
                    the notable men and    Bistrotheque for weekend
                    women who have lived   brunch and Hawksmoor
                    or worked in them. It’s   Spitalfields for steak. Rules
                    always fun to spot one   in Covent Garden is the
                    and think about the    oldest restaurant in London
                    person who lived there.  and quite an experience.

                    Where are your         What about some great
                    favourite places to shop?  nightlife spots?
                    For quirky homeware    Pop Brixton and Pergola
                    boutiques and clothes,   On The Roof in Paddington.
                    Boxpark (below) and    Shoreditch is full of funky
                    neighbouring Redchurch   bars and clubs. Malmaison
                    Street and Brick Lane   London is a great starting
                    are perfect to pick up   point for cocktails before
                    fantastic gifts – anything   you start exploring.
                    from artisanal tea at T2
                    to vintage clothing from   And where do you go for
                    Rokit.                 the best views of the city?
                                           The Tate Modern’s new
                    Where do you go for    extension, called Boiler
                    great eats?            House (above), has
                    Quilon for southwest   amazing views. And you
                    coastal Indian cuisine,   don’t need to buy a ticket.

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