See + Do in London

What to see, and where to eat (and drink) while in London for Velocity Europe 2013. If you have others to add to the list, please leave your suggestions as a comment at the bottom of this page.

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Ravi Shankhar (Indian - vegetarian)
133-135 Drummond Street, London
note: BYOB (there's a Sainsbury's at the station)
Closest station: Euston

Diwana Bhel Poori House (Indian - vegetarian)
121-123 Drummond St, London NW1 2HL
note: BYOB
Closest station: Euston

Pie room at Newman Arms (Comfort food)
23 Rathbone Street, Fitzrovia, W1T 1NG
Closest station: Goodge Street

Hawksmoor (Steak)
11 Langley Street, London WC2H 9JG
Closest station: Covent Garden

Mildred's (Vegetarian)
45 Lexington Street, London
Closest station: Piccadilly Circus

Great Queen Street (High End English)
32 Great Queen Street, London WC2B 5AA
Closest station: Covent Garden

Pubs and Bars

Royal Exchange
26 Sale Place, Lancaster Gate, W2 1PU
Closest station: Paddington

The Cleveland Arms
28 Chilworth Street, Lancaster Gate, W2 6DT
Closest station: Paddington

24 Craven Terrace, Lancaster Gate, London, W2 3QH
Closest station: Lancaster Gate

Experimental Cocktail Club
13A Gerrard St., London
Closest Station: Leicester Square

129 City Road, London EC1V 1JB
Closest Station: Old Street

69 Colebrooke Row
69 Colebrooke Row, London N1 8AA
Closest Station: Angel

Callooh Callay
65 Rivington Street, London EC2A 3AY
Closest Station: Old Street


British Museum - One of the largest and most comprehensive collections of human history and culture in the world. (Closest Station: Holborn)

Florence Nightingale Museum - This museum tells the real life story of Florence Nightingale, the founder of Modern Nursing and an ardent campaigner for health reform. (Closest Station: Westminster)

Tate / Tate Modern - Tate holds the national collection of British art from 1500 to the present day and international modern and contemporary art. (Closest Station: Southwark)

V & A Museum - The world's largest museum of decorative arts and design with over 4.5 million pieces. (Closest Station: South Kensington)

Science Museum - A historic collection of artifacts that document the evolution of science to modern day research. (Closest Station: South Kensington)

Hunterian Museum - Celebrating its bicentenary, the Hunter Museum is displaying the development of surgeons and surgery through human and animal anatomy from the past two centuries. (Closest Station: Holborn)

Museum of Transport - A detailed history of the Capital's transportation system and concepts for the future. (Closest Station: Covent Garden)

Borough Market (Friday/Saturday) - London's most renowned food market. (Closest Station: London Bridge)

Columbia Road Market (Saturday) - On a street with over 60 independent shops, take a stroll through the Columbia Road flower market and stop to smell the roses. (Closest Station: Old Street)

Brick Lane up market (Sunday) - Come to the Sunday Up Market for a taste of worldly cuisine, art, and fashion. (Closest Station: Liverpool Street)

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