Donmar Warehouse


Address:
41 Earlham St
Telephone:
0 844 871 7624
Website:
http://www.donmarwarehouse.com
Description: Tiny, brilliant theatre in Seven Dials, with standing tickets at £7.50 and £10 front row tickets released at 10AM every Monday.
Donmar Warehouse
 

Electric Cinema


Address:
Notting Hill (W11 2ED) and Shoreditch (E2 7DP)
Telephone:

Website:
https://www.electriccinema.co.uk/
Description: One-of-a-kind cinema experience with luxury seats (wide armchair leather seats with side tables). One of the top 5 oldest surviving cinemas in the UK, the one in Notting Hill (est. 1911) has a foot rest in every chair and also offers beds [seats two] on the front row, and sofa [seats two] at the last row.
Electric Cinema
 

Drink,Shop & Do


Address:
9 Caledonian road, N1 9DX, London
Telephone:
447477673981
Website:
www.drinkshopdo.com
Description: Design shop and café bar selling products from emerging designers alongside vintage furniture. Workshops,events,dance floor and bar.
Drink,Shop & Do
 

Westminster – Houses of Parliament


Address:
Westminster, London SW1A 0AA
Telephone:
020 7219 3000
Website:
http://www.parliament.uk/visiting/
Description: If you didn’t have the chance to see the Houses of Parliament with the College tour at the beginning of the year, do not despair! You can still get tours of the Parliament and sit in on the House of Commons.
Westminster – Houses of Parliament
 

Time Out


Address:

Telephone:

Website:
http://www.timeout.com/london
Description: Legendary website chock full of London recommendations. Also has ticket deals on plays and restaurants that are worth checking. Sign up to the mailing list to stay up to date.
Time Out
 

Victoria & Albert Museum


Address:
Cromwell Gardens, London SW7 2RL
Telephone:
020 7942 2000
Website:
http://www.vam.ac.uk
Description: World renowned free museum in South Ken. Find the beautiful café to enjoy afternoon tea. Hosts lates the last Friday of every month with activities and special events.
Victoria & Albert Museum
 

The Wallace Restaurant


Address:
The Wallace Collection, Hertford House, Manchester Square, London W1U 3BN
Telephone:
020 7563 9505
Website:
http://peytonandbyrne.co.uk/the-wallace-restaurant/index.html
Description: Tea room within the Wallace Collection – beautiful space. Great for afternoon tea or breakfast but they also do dinner a couple of nights a week. The Wallace Collection itself is a museum.
The Wallace Restaurant
 

The O2


Address:
Peninsula Square, London SE10 0DX
Telephone:
020 8463 2000
Website:
http://www.theo2.co.uk
Description: Huge arena in Greenwhich that hosts many international artists. Big names.
The O2
 

The Oval


Address:
Kia Oval, Kennington, London SE11 5SS
Telephone:
0844 375 1845
Website:
http://www.kiaoval.com/
Description: Famous cricket pitch on the southside of the river.
The Oval
 

The School of Life


Address:
70 Marchmont Street, London WC1N 1AB
Telephone:
020 7833 1010
Website:
http://www.theschooloflife.com/
Description: Just around the corner from Goodenough on Marchmont street. A pop science motivational shop.
The School of Life
 

The Chap Olympiad


Address:
Bedford Square, London, WC1
Telephone:

Website:
http://www.thechapolympiad.com/
Description: A yearly day of revelry in Bedford square in Bloomsbury. Includes such diverse activities as a swooning competition.
The Chap Olympiad
 

Tate Britain


Address:
Tate Britain, Millbank, London SW1P 4RG
Telephone:
020 7887 8888
Website:
http://www.tate.org.uk
Description: British masterpieces. Free.
Tate Britain
 

St-Etheldreda Church


Address:
14 Ely Place, London EC1N 6RY
Telephone:
020 7405 1061
Website:
http://www.stetheldreda.com/
Description: Oldest Catholic church in the country. Used for the movie “Four weddings and a Funeral”
St-Etheldreda Church
 

Tate Modern


Address:
Tate Modern, Bankside, London SE1 9TG
Telephone:
020 7887 8888
Website:
http://www.tate.org.uk/
Description: Impressive modern art collection. Free. Some paying exhibits.
Tate Modern
 

Somerset House


Address:
Somerset House, Strand, London WC2R 1LA
Telephone:
020 7845 4600
Website:
http://www.somersethouse.org.uk/
Description: Next to King’s College looking out over the Thames. Beautiful inner courtyard that becomes a skating rink at Christmas time. Home to the Courtauld Art Institute.
Somerset House
 

Sir John Soane’s Museum


Address:
13 Lincoln’s Inn Fields, London WC2A 3BP
Telephone:
020 7405 2107
Website:

Southbank Centre


Address:
Southbank Centre, Belvedere Rd, London SE1 8XX
Telephone:
0844 875 0073
Website:
http://www.southbankcentre.co.uk/
Description: A staple of the South Bank. Has a constantly changing line-up of festivals and markets. Good café spot for studying.
Southbank Centre
 

Royal Opera House


Address:
Royal Opera House, Bow Street, London WC2E 9DD
Telephone:
020 7240 1200
Website:
http://www.roh.org.uk
Description: The ROH hosts many ballets, operas and other productions through the year. Sign up to their student scheme and have the possibility of getting £10 student standby tickets a few days before a show. Tickets sell fast.
Royal Opera House
 

Secret Cinema


Address:

Telephone:

Website:
http://www.secretcinema.org/
Description: Stage screenings of famous movies with a twist. Immersive theathre. Sign up to the mailing list for more info.
Secret Cinema
 

Shoreditch Art Galleries


Address:
Shoreditch, London
Telephone:

Website:

Description: Every first Thursday of the month the independent galleries open their doors for an evening drinks reception.
Shoreditch Art Galleries
 

Royal Albert Hall


Address:
Kensington Gore, London SW7 2AP
Telephone:
020 7589 8212
Website:
http://www.royalalberthall.com
Description: Sign up for shows at GC reception to be entered in a raffle for one of the eight tickets for the GC box at RAH, or book tickets on your own. Definitely try and go to the Proms during the summer, the world’s largest classical music festival. Either sit in the GC box or queue up for £5 tickets. A British institution.
Royal Albert Hall
 

Royal Academy of Arts


Address:
Royal Academy of Arts, Burlington House, Piccadilly, London W1J 0BD
Telephone:
020 7300 8000
Website:
http://www.royalacademy.org.uk/
Description: A hidden beauty off of Picadilly street. Particularly good for the summer art show.
Royal Academy of Arts
 

Primrose Hill


Address:
Primrose Hill, London
Telephone:

Website:

Description: Beautiful hill north of Regent’s park with good views over London.
Primrose Hill
 

Natural History Museum


Address:
National History Museum, Cromwell Rd, London SW7 5BD
Telephone:
020 7942 5000
Website:
http://www.nhm.ac.uk
Description: Another free museum in South Kensington appreciated by all. Skating rink outside leading up to Christmas. Lates on the last Friday of the month.
Natural History Museum
 

National Theatre


Address:
National Theatre, Upper Ground, South Bank, London SE1 9PX
Telephone:
020 7452 3000
Website:
http://www.nationaltheatre.org.uk
Description: One of the brutalist structures on the South Bank of London, the NT puts on world class productions. If you are under 26, sign up to the Entry Pass program to have access to amazing tickets for £5.
National Theatre
 

Neal’s Yard


Address:
Neal’s Yard, London
Telephone:

Website:

London Open House Weekend


Address:

Telephone:

Website:
http://www.londonopenhouse.org/
Description: An opportunity to see the inside of many London buildings you wouldn’t otherwise. Enter your name in a draw to visit 10 Downing street. Usually around the end of September.
London Open House Weekend
 

London Welsh Centre


Address:
157-163 Grays Inn Road, London WC1X 8UE
Telephone:
020 7837 3722
Website:
http://www.londonwelsh.org/
Description: Right around the corner from Goodenough. Is a good place to go watch rugby, particularly the 6 Nations games during the winter.
London Welsh Centre
 

Liberty London


Address:
Regent Street, W1B 5AH
Telephone:
020 7734 1234
Website:
www.libertylondon.co.uk
Description: Small luxurious department store. Beautiful shopping experience! Great loyalty program with frequent discount vouchers. Basement has Margaret Dabbs pedicures.
Liberty London
 

Lord’s Cricket Ground


Address:
Lord’s Cricket Ground, St John’s Wood Rd, London NW8 8QN
Telephone:
020 7616 8500
Website:
http://www.lords.org/
Description: The home of cricket. Look out for tickets reserved for Goodenough during the summer.
Lord’s Cricket Ground
 

Koko


Address:
1A Camden High Street, London, NW1 7JE
Telephone:
0870 432 5527
Website:
http://www.koko.uk.com
Description: Famous Camden music venue with regular gigs.
Koko
 

Jermyn Street


Address:
Jermyn Street, London
Telephone:

Website:

Description: The street par excellence for men’s clothing shops (thinking Jermyn, Pink, etc.). In Mayfair.
Jermyn Street
 

Greenwich


Address:
Greenwich Observatory
Telephone:

Website:

Description: Head to Greenwich to visit Cutty Sark and the Maritime Museum. Cycle along the Thames or take a boat to get there.
Greenwich
 

Gresham College


Address:
Barnard’s Inn Hall, London EC1N 2HH
Telephone:
020 7831 0575
Website:
http://www.gresham.ac.uk/
Description: Glorified think thank off High Holborn. Offers lectures at lunch and in the evenings.
Gresham College
 

Hampstead Heath


Address:
Hamstead Heath, London
Telephone:

Website:

Description: A wonderful green space in the heart of North London. Has great bathing pools and vistas of London.
Hampstead Heath
 

Hatton Garden


Address:
Hatton Garden, London
Telephone:

Website:

Description: The traditional home of diamond stores in London.
Hatton Garden
 

Highgate Cemetery


Address:
Swainâs Lane, London N6 6PJ
Telephone:
020 8340 1834
Website:
http://www.highgatecemetery.org/
Description: An amazing cemetary. Make sure to go the closed side which is really the amazing bit. Lots of horror films filmed there. The west side is open all the time and has Karl Marx, Oscar Wilde and George Elliot and is more like a normal cemetery.
Highgate Cemetery
 

Hampstead Heath Swimming Ponds


Address:
Hamstead Heath, London
Telephone:

Website:
http://www.en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hampstead_Ponds
Description: Wonderful outdoor bathing ponds on Hampstead Heath. Seperate pools for ladies and men, as well as a mixed one. The ladies pond is enclosed by trees and very pleasant. Highly recommend.
Hampstead Heath Swimming Ponds
 

Globe Theatre


Address:
21 New Globe Walk, Bankside, London SE1 9DT
Telephone:
020 7902 1400
Website:
http://www.shakespearesglobe.com
Description: Replica of the original Shakespearian Globe Theatre. £5 to stand and see a play as a groundling.
Globe Theatre
 

Fortnum & Mason


Address:
181 Piccadilly, London W1A 1ER
Telephone:
020 7734 8040
Website:
http://www.fortnumandmason.com
Description: Grand store on Picadilly street. Delcious shortbread, marmelade and afternoon tea, as well as general visual wonderment. Reach with the 38 or 19 bus.
Fortnum & Mason
 

English National Opera


Address:
English National Opera, St Martin’s Ln, London WC2N 4ES
Telephone:
020 7836 0111
Website:
http://www.eno.org/
Description: Operas in English, can be more interesting than the ROH in Covent Garden. Last minute student tickets.
English National Opera
 

Denis Servers House


Address:
18 Folgate Street, London E1 6BX
Telephone:
020 7247 4013
Website:
http://www.dennissevershouse.co.uk/
Description: A sensory experience that gets visitors to interact with the lives of a family of Huguenot silk-weavers in a Shoreditch house.
Denis Servers House
 

Daunt Books, Marylebone


Address:
83 Marylebone High Street, London W1U 4QW
Telephone:
020 7224 2295
Website:
http://www.dauntbooks.co.uk/
Description: Famous bookshop on Marylebone High Street. Books are organised according to country.
Daunt Books, Marylebone
 

Chinatown


Address:
Chinatown, London
Telephone:

Website:

Description:
Chinatown
 

Clovelly Lobster Festival


Address:
near Bideford, Devon EX39 5TA
Telephone:
0123 743 1781
Website:
http://www.clovelly.co.uk/clovelly-events/lobster-and-crab-feast
Description: Rent a car, drive 4 hours west towards and beyond Bristol. Eat lobster and crab until your stomach explodes. Well worth multiple members clubbing together to rent a vehicle for a weekend and checking out the entire area of Devon and Cornwall.
Clovelly Lobster Festival
 

Charles Dicken’s Musem


Address:
48 Doughty Street, London WC1N 2LX
Telephone:
020 7405 2127
Website:
http://www.dickensmuseum.com
Description: The former home of Charles Dickens on Doughty street just around the corner from Goodenough. Nice café at the back.
Charles Dicken’s Musem
 

Columbia Road Flower Market


Address:
Columbia Road, London E2 7RG
Telephone:
020 7613 0876
Website:
http://www.columbiaroad.info/
Description: Sunday East-end flower market that has been a part of London life for over a century. Head there in the afternoon for the cheapest deals. Good to bring visiting friends to.
Columbia Road Flower Market
 

Brixton Market


Address:
Brixton Market, Electric Ave, London SW9 8JX
Telephone:

Website:
http://www.brixtonmarket.net
Description: Great market in Brixton with a wide variety of restaurants to choose from. Some restaurants should be reserved in advance.
Brixton Market
 

Broadway Market


Address:
Broadway Market, London
Telephone:

Website:
http://www.broadwaymarket.co.uk
Description: Great Saturday market in East London. Restaurants and shops line the road that fills up with food stalls. The crispy chicken burger is a personal favourite.
Broadway Market
 

Camden Market


Address:
Camden Market, Camden High St, London NW1 8NH
Telephone:
020 7284 2084
Website:
http://www.camden-market.org
Description: A staple of the cool London scene for years. Take a stroll along the locks and sample some of the food from the numerous food stalls. Mobbed with tourists on the weekend.
Camden Market
 

Borough Market


Address:
8 Southwark Street, London SE1 1TL
Telephone:
020 7407 1002
Website:
http://www.boroughmarket.org.uk
Description: A foodie lover’s paradise on the South Bank. Lots of food stalls and sample tasters. Closed on Sundays.
Borough Market
 

Brick Lane


Address:
Brick Lane, London
Telephone:

Website:
http://www.visitbricklane.org/
Description: Street in East London famous for having the most curry houses on a street in Britain, as well as for being the epicentre of Shoreditch cool. The Northern half is full of shops and on Sundays is a market with lots of yummy foodstalls as well.
Brick Lane
 

British Library


Address:
96 Euston Road, London NW1 2DB
Telephone:
0843 208 1144
Website:
http://www.bl.uk/
Description: Sign up for the readers card even if you don’t want to take books out as you can then study in all areas of the building. To do so you must provide proof of address and ID (preferably a passport, only UK citizens can show their driver’s license). Has a decent lunch service.
British Library
 

Barbican


Address:
Barbican, Silk Street, London EC2Y 8DS
Telephone:
020 7638 4141
Website:
http://www.barbican.org.uk/
Description: Post war complex in Clerkenwell that houses art exhibits, concerts and conferences.
Barbican