New to London? We’ve rounded up a few of our favourite London blogs that will help you live like a local in no time. Whether you’re on the lookout for a new coffee shop or restaurant, upcoming events or somewhere to escape to for the weekend – we’ve got you covered.
Featuring reviews of London restaurants and coverage of new openings, author Nina Fitton likes being ahead of the crowd. While the blog focuses mainly on the local London scene, Nina also includes a few of her favourite travel destinations in the UK and beyond.
This blog does what it says on the box. If you’re looking for reviews and launches of high-end restaurants, this is the site for you. You might need to put a few Pounds in the piggy bank, but if you want inspiration for a special night out, the Food Snobs are sure to help.
A blog offering a variety of mid-level dining options, a great selection of “staycation” suggestions and a few hidden gems – including the best Jack the Ripper tour of London.
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A London lucky packet showcasing everything from museum attractions and current affairs to concert announcements and local gig guides. Your free evenings might become a thing of the past if the Londonist has its way.
A comprehensive, up-to-the-minute guide to London life, news, culture and more. Timeout London will help you fall a little more in love with the city every day.
A popular lifestyle blog featuring beauty, food, events and exhibitions. There’s also a dedicated men’s section – covering essential topics like how to be James Bond for the day and 5 ways to celebrate World Beard Day.
This site shares a tried-and-tested things to do in London section, food discoveries, restaurant reviews and local getaways around the UK. The culturally inclined will appreciate the dedicated art section.