Friday Seven in London


It has been a busy week for all, and for this week we take you to some of our favorites while out traveling for fun or business in the UK. London is always beautiful in the Spring, so it is definitely a good spot to be on your list if you haven't already been.

Hot Eats

For those that have never tried the culinary experience of a true Scandinavian restaurant Rök Smokehouse is sure to be a delight to experience. By source local British ingredients and combining with traditional and new recipes, Rök knows how to deliver a truly enjoyable experience for its guests. They currently offer two locations to choose from. Be sure to book early to secure a good reservation.

When you are on the lookout for a truly amazing experience of Sri Lankan food, with all the flare an spice that you would expect, Hoppers in Soho is sure to be the first place on the list to try. There variety and mix of spice and flavor is sure to be one you will never forget. 

Hot Stays

Having just undergone its most extensive renovation in its 115 year history, the Mandarin Oriental hotel in Hyde Park has captured all the beauty of park and paired with the finest a luxury stay would call for. 

If you are on the lookout for a pleasant stay at a fair price, one place that should be at the top of your list would be the Park Plaza Hotel at Westminster Bridge. They have thought everything out to provide your a very comfortable stay in its 4 star accommodations.

Hot Spots for Kids

If you have ever been to San Francisco's Night at the Museum in Golden Gate Park, you will know the unique and fun time that you and the family can have at these special times at the museums. Be sure to check out Time Out's list of Museum Nights. Going on through May 20th, there is sure to be a fun experience for you and the family.

Do you have any Sherlock Holmes fans in your family? If so, a new activity for the family is sure to catch you eye. The price isn't cheap, but it is sure to be a experience to remember. You and your family (up to 6 at a time) get to be a detective for a day with a real Scotland Yard detective and stylized crime scene somewhere in London (No experience is the same). It is your job to solve the case in 2 hours just as if you were Sherlock :)

Hot Shopping

If you are on the lookout for some unique finds and luxury fair, one place worth experiencing would be Covent Garden. Filled with unique food offerings, and shops to delight any fashionista, this is one place to spend the day for shopping.


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