Milly’s Favourites

Coming to London? Or lived here all your life?

Here are my favourites to get the most out of the city:

Best restaurant for all occasions: Opera Tavern

Best fancy restaurant: Dinner by Heston

Best tapas: Jose, Bermondsey street

Best Thai: Busaba Eathai

Best burger: Dirty Burger

Best steak: CUT

Best cappuccino: Kaffeine

Best brunch: Caravan

Best ice-cream: Chin Chin Labs

Best wine: Gordon’s Wine bar

Best Speakeasy: The Luggage Room

Best cocktail: Purl

Best macaroons: Pierre Herme

Best theatre: The Royal Court

Best Fringe theatre: Arcola

Best concert hall: Royal Albert Hall

Best outside opera (in summer months): Opera Holland Park

Best Park: Hampstead Heath

Best shop: Liberty

Best Flower market: Columbia Road

Best first date: Café Pacifico

Best nail bar: WAH Nails

Best facial: Geilly Green

Best Hairdresser: Taylor Taylor

Best vintage styling: The Painted Lady

Best jewellery shop: Tatty Devine

Best vintage shop: Retro Shops, Notting Hill

Best makeup shop: Shu Uemura

Best Museum: National History Museum

Best free art gallery: Gagosian Gallery

Best cinema: The Electric

Best hotel: Renaissance St Pancras

Best clothes market: Portobello

Best food market: Borough market

Best festival: Wilderness

Best event: Secret Cinema

Best club: Maggie’s