One Aldwych is a gem of a boutique hotel located in London’s vibrant theatreland. We stayed for a night in December to soak up London’s Christmas atmosphere and kick-start that festive feeling. Thing is, once we’d stepped through the welcoming doors of One Aldwych we really didn’t want to leave…
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Sushi. Deliciously delicate and oh so pretty. I’ve always been partial to those little bite-sized gems and recently spent a fun afternoon discovering how to make them for myself. UNI is a Japanese and Peruvian fusion – ‘Nikkei’ – restaurant in London’s Belgravia offering sushi making master classes.
Blood Swept Lands and Seas of Red, the art installation at The Tower of London, will be completed on 11th November when the last of the poppies are set in place. The poppy installation, by Paul Cummins, commemorates the centenary of the start of the First World War in 1914.
The Meeting Place is a 30ft statue, by artist Paul Day, which stands under the station clock at St Pancras railway station in the International Eurostar terminal. The piece is intended to reflect the romanticism of train travel and is reminiscent of a scene from the film Brief Encounter.
There’s a fabulous little wine bar in Villiers Street outside Charing Cross Station and it’s supposed to be the oldest wine bar in London. Gordon’s Wine Bar.