Get the most out of London. From Dickensian charm to modern cool, London has it all - and this guide will help you find it. A wide selection of hotels, from classic to designer, offers a perfect variety to choose from, while antique hunters and style mavens alike will find personal happiness in this list of must-see boutiques and gourmands will delight in the restaurants, bars, and cafes selected here. Containing the complete collection of Angelika Taschen's sleeping, eating, and shopping recommendations, this compact compendium is a must for the discerning traveler and guarantees a most pleasant visit to the British capital. Highlights include: Number Sixteen, a 'South Kensington chic' hotel in a beautiful Victorian townhouse set in a romantic garden; the Wolseley, a grand cafe and restaurant in a reconverted 1920s car showroom beautifully renovated by David Collins; celebrity chef Jamie Oliver's restaurant and social project, Fifteen, where teenagers cook the meals; China Tang at the Dorchester, the place to be for the stars, and for delectable duck with plum sauce; The Rochelle Canteen, a chic lunch restaurant in a former schoolhouse; Historic London pub, the Grenadier, once frequented by the Duke of Wellington's troops; and, Dover Street Market, the multi-floor concept store founded in 2004 by Comme des Garcons. This book features British perfume at its best: Penhaligon's designer kitchenware from the 'King of Cutlery,' David Mellor.
Publisher: Taschen GmbH