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Not so many years ago, during a London visit, I went to a restaurant, recommended by locals, and now I'm not able to fi… Read more

Lars Eirik October 17, 2022 answer

I'm arriving in London for a few days, and I am looking for a place where I can sit comfortably for a few hours each da… Read more

Nurit June 27, 2022 answer

I have to travel to Spanish embassy , don’t know if I’d have to go through a congestion charge area or not . Is it bes… Read more

Russell February 24, 2021 answer

I'm looking to find some intriguing new brands within a range of different European cities to create a new at home food… Read more

karis October 12, 2020 answer

I'm not from UK, coming for 2 months and I need a room (could be 5square meters for all I care) to practice trumpet pla… Read more

John May 25, 2020 answer

I have travelled to south London before and I have seen this building but I don't remember its address...if someone can… Read more

Sebastian May 9, 2020 answer

I am 21 year old newly graduate moving to Highbury in May and I am subletting a friends flat im wondering will it be s… Read more

Crystal April 23, 2020 answer

I am going on a trip with 12 guys and I'm looking for exciting activities to do. For example, "Dinner In The Sky", tha… Read more

Gregory March 6, 2020 answer

Hello! I am planning a group trip with 12 guys (25-32 years old). Currently, I am looking for a place to stay. I am … Read more

Gregory March 6, 2020 answer

Hello everyone, Where is best to buy musical theatre tickets from? Many thanks

Christina March 3, 2020 answer

I would like to find tranqeill pathes, with woods, Etc,.

Uri February 8, 2020 answer

if there aren’t, are there any places to go? i’m travelling alone

jimmi January 21, 2020 answer

- children are 10, 7 and 5, all girls - we want to do a museum - eat nice - see the famous fire works or have a nice… Read more

Marieke December 17, 2019 answer

Hi, I am going on a work trip to London and expect to be done by 11 PM. What can I do in London after this time? Figure… Read more

Stefanie December 16, 2019 answer

What’s its like Christmas in London. Things to do , places to try , food places .

Michael November 16, 2019 answer

We visited several years ago and came across an old pub. Inside was smallish but was sectioned off with wooden panellin… Read more

Paul October 12, 2019 answer

I have been out of the country for a couple of years. Friends are visiting me who have been here before. Which are the … Read more

Shaps October 11, 2019 answer

What is the best way to travel from London to Windsor Castle? Any tips and suggestions as what else to do around there?

Shaps October 11, 2019 answer

Hi! I work at a travel startup company Surprise Me. We create interactive self-guided tours in a mobile app because we … Read more

Ekaterina October 9, 2019 answer

I would like to know if there is a statue in London of Anne Boleyn. I read that there is one of Thomas More in Chelsea,… Read more

santi October 7, 2019 answer

Hey! Are there any hiking roads around/near London with beautiful views? Karolina

Karolina October 2, 2019 answer

Hello shoud I buy a musical tickets in London TKTS booth or from internet beforehand?

Karin September 21, 2019 answer

My husband's birthday is next week on September 26th. We live in NYC and want to celebrate it in the UK. Our trip i… Read more

Miss September 17, 2019 answer

Hi! I am visiting London in January 23rd and would like to have some ideas and tips about visiting London. I am travell… Read more

Karolina September 16, 2019 answer

hi! this would be our first time in London, and we are considering staying at the Cleyton hotel in city of London(cheap… Read more

ana September 16, 2019 answer

So I’ve visiting London for the third tike this year, give me some places that locals like to go, what is not on every … Read more

Rūta September 9, 2019 answer

We are looking for a best fried chicken in London, suggestions? 🤔

Rūta September 4, 2019 answer

Hi! I work at a travel startup company Surprise Me. We create interactive self-guided tours in a mobile app because we … Read more

Ekaterina September 2, 2019 answer

Hi guys, do you suggest any club that plays the commercial EDM for night out?

Renan August 25, 2019 answer

Hi.I wanna find a good place for entertainmend like a gaming space or some games in the nature,peacefull and enjoyable … Read more

Alexandru August 13, 2019 answer

Hello. My husband and I have one night in London this September. We will probably stay somewhere near Buckingham Palace… Read more

amanda August 7, 2019 answer

Hi everybody! I'm working at a travel company Surprise Me, we create self-guided tours in a mobile app. We're looking f… Read more

Ekaterina August 7, 2019 answer

How can I locate the fashion shops in London?

Vivian August 7, 2019 answer

I am looking for adult swimming lessons in London- any suggestions?

N. July 8, 2019 answer

I want to go to a good party/bar that is not mainstream, that there is good and special music and good vibes ... Is the… Read more

Yoav July 3, 2019 answer

Where do locals go for a traditional afternoon tea?

Thomas June 29, 2019 answer

Hi! I’m working at a travel startup. e create interactive self-guided tours, because we think that private tours are a … Read more

Kate June 22, 2019 answer

I recently learned there is a breakfast option at the Sky Pod Bar for £5. However, it requires a booking and the date I… Read more

Pamela June 14, 2019 answer apparently closed tonight :( and we really wanted to go there, it seems so much fun to throw yourself in the ball… Read more

Hi guys! So my friend and I are out in London at the end of May, celebrating our 21st birthdays. My friend has recently… Read more

Syd May 23, 2019 answer

Dear Londoners, how are you? Finally, I'm about to arrive and visit your beautiful city in the first week of June! It… Read more

Raffaele May 19, 2019 answer

Hello! My partner and I need to go to Tottenham to shoot some b-roll for a short-doc we're filming. We're just takin… Read more

Sally May 17, 2019 answer

First trip to London from U.S. Panic is setting in. 😯😯

Karri May 14, 2019 answer

Already done the big bus tour and seen big ben, tower bridge and london tower stuff, notting hill, camden market. An… Read more

Alex May 11, 2019 answer

Hey guys, so I’m looking for a nice coffee shop that stays open real late in west london, around chiswick/hounslow side… Read more

Alex May 10, 2019 answer

What are the best search sites to use when it comes to looking for rent in London? I'm looking for 1 year long rent and… Read more

Izabela May 1, 2019 answer

Two questions: 1. Is there anything like kitchen&bar place with live music where you can both drink, eat and have fun?… Read more

Which one would you recommend? :D

Looking for places to eat that are not as pricy but still decent . Thanks

Jeronimo March 8, 2019 answer

There are several websites where I can buy tickets to watch a musical. I wonder how do locals buy their tickets? Is the… Read more

Matt March 2, 2019 answer

Which is best for a social, solo female traveler?

Emily February 20, 2019 answer

Wondering if Tea and Tattle might be a good choice for two women traveling with boys aged 17 and 10 who really don't wa… Read more

Pamela February 16, 2019 answer

Is there a real ghost tour? A tour for adults, not suitable for small children, a frightening tour that focuses less on… Read more

Matan January 18, 2019 answer

On my map of London I see many paths through the green area labeled as Kew Gardens. There is also a path along the Tham… Read more

Arthur January 17, 2019 answer

Hi,so i would be very thankful for tips. Restaurants/pubs/cafes including breakfast/lunch/tea/dinner where i can take m… Read more

franzi January 13, 2019 answer

Im gonna be in london for 3 days , im in my 30s , musician, i like history, live music, budget eats, good food, bars t… Read more

Jeronimo January 4, 2019 answer

Which tour to the Cotswolds would you recommend? We would be staying in London but want to venture out for a day trip. … Read more

Matt January 4, 2019 answer

How safe is this area? I am considering living in a new building, very nice, but the area itself is what I am concerned… Read more

Alexandra January 3, 2019 answer

I will be in the UK for a holiday. I'm booking tickets for the Harry Potter Studio and will be taking the tube from Mar… Read more

Matt January 3, 2019 answer

Hello. I will be in London from January 2nd till January 6th and I would like to ask whether or not the christmas light… Read more

Irene December 13, 2018 answer

Me and my sister will be in London this month- which disco clubs for 16 years old plus ? Where in London? Thank you

mike December 6, 2018 answer

Hello, I would like to go to cinema in London to see Fantastic beasts. Where should I go? Is BFI IMAX worth ot?

Karin November 12, 2018 answer

will be in london for a few days this month (21-25 nov) staying near vauxhall. looking for the local spots to eat, must… Read more

tristan November 10, 2018 answer

coming to london 21 - 25 november and curious if there are some parties with more harder industrial techno/acid/bass mu… Read more

tristan November 10, 2018 answer

where can I listen broken to beat music in london (dego, IG culture, Kaidi Tatham, etc)

Eduardo November 8, 2018 answer

Hi all, short notice.. but I'm in London for work and was wondering if anyone would be interested in meeting up for a b… Read more

Brian November 7, 2018 answer

Hello, I am coming to London in the end of November for a week with my bf and I want to meet new people in addition to… Read more

Karin November 2, 2018 answer

What the bets food ordering app?

Izabela October 27, 2018 answer

Hello. Where do you recommend four guys in their thirty’s who are visiting London for one day? We are looking for an ar… Read more

Alec October 15, 2018 answer

I will be making a trip down to London in November in celebration of my 6 year old birthday.. I need some help from the… Read more

Nur October 12, 2018 answer

Hello everyone, I have a bit of an apart question. I was wondering how much a piercing in Camden Town could cost? … Read more

Sarah October 7, 2018 answer

Last year I found a enormous central london church which was selling a huge collection of charity christmas cards. I ca… Read more

Cathy October 2, 2018 answer

Where are your favourite spots for brunch? Any recommendations for bottomless brunch? Thanks in advance!

Kris September 24, 2018 answer

Recommendations on where I can go for traditional London food, afternoon tea and cocktail bars. I am even looking for s… Read more

Stacey September 17, 2018 answer

Where in London can I buy a long Chinese dress (QiPao)? It is Not available in China Town.

Shaps September 4, 2018 answer

Where can I find healthy food for a reasonable price in London such as fruit and vegs and all other daily necessary sup… Read more

Giacomo August 18, 2018 answer

Hi! We are two travellers from Turkey. I know my way around the city but anyone interested in joining us for a walking … Read more

Beliz July 26, 2018 answer

Hi. A little question for the true Londoners. Could you recommend places to go sightseeing or just to have a good time … Read more

Ilya July 24, 2018 answer

Hello we are looking for an full day tour from/to our hotel through London by public traffic. We have 2 nice guests in … Read more

Wolfgang July 14, 2018 answer

I have to pick my someone up from Victoria coach station. I’m driving from Cambridgeshire. Is it best to drive to Victo… Read more

Sam July 11, 2018 answer

Hi guys, please HELP wanted! I would like to watch the match between England and Croatia somewhere in London. I am n… Read more

Pavol July 11, 2018 answer

Looking at hotels in Kensington and have narrowed it down to either The Ampersand or The Milestone. Both look nice and… Read more

nan July 9, 2018 answer

Hello, I'm thinking of traveling to Cotswolds, but I'm not sure how to get there from the London Airport. I tried to… Read more

Izabela July 9, 2018 answer

Hi guys, I am sorry for too many questions but I have never ever had a chance to be part of Wimbledon. Is there any cha… Read more

Pavol July 5, 2018 answer

Want to stay near Heathrow as we have a 12;30 flight out. We will only have the afternoon and evening prior to enjoy so… Read more

Lois July 3, 2018 answer

Hi guys, I am currently in London for a business trip. Is there any place with a big screen where I can watch World… Read more

Pavol July 2, 2018 answer

So me and my sister are going to London but only for the weekend, any suggestion of what we can do with such short amou… Read more

Cecilia June 18, 2018 answer

My parents are coming to London to visit me for my birthday. My mum and I are going to the theatre but my step-dad does… Read more

Haven June 4, 2018 answer

I am a writer in the US and I am working on a scene that requires some sort of imperfection. I originally set the scene… Read more

Jill June 3, 2018 answer

Hi, I would like to know where can I find second hand clothes shops in London. Thank you!

Andrea May 14, 2018 answer

I want to know the places where Newton reflected, where Shakespere got inspired, where Dickens sat to write. Where shou… Read more

Victor May 7, 2018 answer

I'm going to London in August for nearly a week. Would you have some advices to give me to see a cabaret ? If I'm not w… Read more

Lo April 11, 2018 answer

We are a family of four traveling between Edinburgh and London by train. We are looking for a one or two night sta… Read more

Ricardo April 8, 2018 answer

Hi Londoners, I'm vegan and am visiting London for the first time as a vegan. I was wondering what are your favorite… Read more

Raiza April 1, 2018 answer

Would also be interested in pubs that serve vegan food

What is the cheapest way to get from Stansted Airport to London and back?

Hi guys! I have quite an unusual question and will be happy if anyone can help me: do you know about any exchange wi… Read more

Pavol February 2, 2018 answer

Going to London in May for two days. What's your favorite vegan restaurant in central London?

Raiza February 2, 2018 answer

Hi, our family of 4, 2 adults and 2 kids will be travelling to England in May 18 for 2 weeks. We plan to see a little o… Read more

Shacchee January 17, 2018 answer

I'm visiting London Feb 21-27. Are there any great places that have poetry readings or cafes where you can see people … Read more

Jonathan January 13, 2018 answer

Hey! We are coming to spend New Years in London - any recommendations where to go and what to see 30.12. - 02.01. ? See… Read more

Elina December 27, 2017 answer

Hi everyone, me and my boyfriend are visiting London on those dates and we would love to know where the locals go to ea… Read more

Anne December 22, 2017 answer

Please, I would like to know if is it possible to use dresses and skirts with pantyhose, or is it always very cold insi… Read more

Rafaela December 21, 2017 answer

wondering if there are any nicenewcomers in town. Been once to Nightjar near old street, was nice (a bit pricey but wel… Read more

Eric December 7, 2017 answer

Hello I am keen to visit london in summer and i need to plan . I need a nice friendly guide for approx 12 days covering… Read more

Vibha December 5, 2017 answer

Hello I am a single traveller and looking for a friendly young non professional guide who can show me london for a week… Read more

Vibha December 3, 2017 answer

Looking for the real London atmosphere ? Free from turists and giftshops ? Any cute cafees, nice little shops? Places w… Read more

Camilla November 20, 2017 answer

So going to London soon, first time, what is a must if you are only staying there for 24 hours?

Camilla November 19, 2017 answer

Hi, I’ve been to London before and found a lot of the bars were spread out so you had to walk a bit or get transport be… Read more

Daniel November 14, 2017 answer

Hi!!Any suggestions for a pre -theater ( Her majesty's theater) and a late afternoon ( Lyceum theater) place to eat ???

Where can I play darts in a tradtional pub in Islington?

mike November 7, 2017 answer

Hello locals! I’m looking for an interesting/original date spot in London that is also a hidden gem. Preferably with a … Read more

Melissa October 14, 2017 answer

I am in London now. And I want to buy something romantic for my girlfriend. What can I buy, and where?

Lysanne September 27, 2017 answer

Hello, Where in London is a good place to buy Chelsea Football Club gear such as jerseys / caps etc that are cheap? T… Read more

Narelle September 17, 2017 answer

Hello, We are arriving in London in 2 weeks, looking for supermarkets near Hyde Park that we can do a decent shop at… Read more

Narelle September 17, 2017 answer

Hello, We are arriving in London in 2 weeks and are thinking of a pub meal on our first night. Can you recommend an… Read more

Narelle September 17, 2017 answer

Best restaurants but reasonable near Mayfair

Susan September 13, 2017 answer

I'm going to buy oxford tube tickets to be sure i want to ask the system. I buy the ticket for the day and i choose the… Read more

Hi , i got 14hours layover in London before connecting to Aberdeen ... love to explore the city ... any ideas ? Thanks

Hesham August 21, 2017 answer

Hi , i got 14hours layover in London before connecting to Aberdeen ... love to explore the city ... any ideas ? Thanks

Hesham August 21, 2017 answer

Hi, a friend and I are going for a weeks break and would like a cool area to stay in, in reach of the beach and the bar… Read more

RALPH August 21, 2017 answer

What is the cheapest way to go to Oxford from London

Vinyasa power yoga Heat around 104 with humidity Music preferred Rental mat and towels available

Leslie July 31, 2017 answer

Good morning !!! Hopefully I find a flat in South bank area near to BOROUGH market and another flat near to Piccadil… Read more

Good morning !!! Hopefully I find a flat in South bank area near to BOROUGH market and another flat near to Piccadil… Read more

Where to party like a local this weekend? Any live gigs or live act happening where the locals would go? (First time in… Read more

Nabh July 15, 2017 answer

Hello, What are some good pubs that serve traditional / standard pub food (not gastro or fine food pubs) that are on t… Read more

Narelle July 12, 2017 answer

Hello, What is the best / most reputable website for purchasing West End show tickets from? We'd be wanting to book t… Read more

Narelle July 12, 2017 answer

Hello, I will be going to London in August and I've been looking up on how to travel as cheap as possible. I will be … Read more

Hello, I will be going to London in August and I've been looking up on how to travel as cheap as possible. I will be … Read more

We have to spend about 9 hours at Stansted airport between our flights. Are there any ways to make it more or less fun … Read more

Elena May 31, 2017 answer

I am looking for dainty oxford shoes for a reasonable size, which shoe stores can i visit around hydepark and trafalgar… Read more

Jazz May 24, 2017 answer

My boyfriend and i are visiting London. Where can we go to watch the Champions League final and soak up the london foot… Read more

Jazz May 23, 2017 answer

Which place would you recommend for parents who may have a pint with enough space to park a buggy? Thanks =D

Bruno May 22, 2017 answer

What is best place to visit or must-do activity on Sunday, 28th of May??

Zane May 20, 2017 answer

We would like to go out dancing Friday, 19th of May! Not looking for regular nightclub, more something smaller and with… Read more

Katrin May 19, 2017 answer

If you had money for just one paid attraction, which one would you choose?

Bruno May 18, 2017 answer

Good places to exchange euros to pounds.

Bruno May 17, 2017 answer

1. Can you as pedestrian walk across Tower Bridge on street level (without payment)? 2. A good Italian Restaurant in t… Read more

Lynge Te May 14, 2017 answer

We would love a good steakhouse. Pubs with mostly locals. Microbrew. Places to have fun for 4 guys from Iceland (age… Read more

What are average taxi fares? How do I aboid getting scammed to pay more for a taxi?

Paige May 2, 2017 answer

What are average taxi fares? How do I aboid getting scammed to pay more for a taxi?

Paige May 2, 2017 answer

Hi, I am in Lisbon for 4 days and I am looking for a great seafood restaurant or any good local Portuguese places to ea… Read more

Jigna April 19, 2017 answer

I'm looking for a non-touristy, good restaurant in walkable distance to London's Victoria Apollo theatre.

Jacquie April 10, 2017 answer

In London - I use ohmyrockness, bowery presents and brooklyn vegan - in NYC - are there any similar pubs in the UK?

Andrew April 2, 2017 answer

Visiting London in May and looking for a something cheap but with good location. Staying for 4 nights so it should be s… Read more

Katrin March 13, 2017 answer

What is the best neighborhood to stay in London? I was looking at Marlyebone. Thoughts?

Shannon March 7, 2017 answer

Any tips/suggestions would be greatly appreciated! Also as far as neighborhoods, which would you suggest to stay in tha… Read more

Shannon March 3, 2017 answer

Hello! I'm looking for the best apparel fabric warehouse in England, it could be anywhere. Maybe someone knows and c… Read more

Louise February 22, 2017 answer

Hi, locals! I'm planning a Europe trip and would like to see London without rain (don't laugh!!!). Ok, which do you thi… Read more

Ashok February 17, 2017 answer

Hi Londoners! I´m staying in London for 8 days the end of febuary and I want to see all that the different neighbourh… Read more

Anna-Maria February 10, 2017 answer

We'd like to go to Highclere Castle in April in combination with another town nearby.

Joe January 29, 2017 answer

hi locals i'm looking for cute shops with children's toys preferably in the Kendington/Chelsea area. any tips?

Rikke January 26, 2017 answer

I will visit London from 28-2 until 5-3. For me and my girlfriend I'm looking for tickets to watch Prime Minister's Que… Read more

Johan January 12, 2017 answer

We will be in London between Christmas and Newyear. We thought it wouldn't be that busy then (maybe somewhat naive of u… Read more

An December 5, 2016 answer

Do you have any tips on what to do in London around christmas?

Sara-Lynn November 13, 2016 answer

Hello to LAL community in London! This November we travel for a conference to London and we're trying to figure out the… Read more

Michal October 31, 2016 answer

Looking for some nice places to eat in london hip

Leopold September 6, 2016 answer

Hvordan og hvor mange steder kan osteri kort

Jørgen July 20, 2016 answer

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