London is one of those places everyone should visit, at least once in their life. The view from the London Eye, a stroll through Hyde Park and a visit to Harrods are obvious musts when you travel to London. However, for lovers of Rock ’n Roll, retro, cocktails and Tiki, there are a lot of other really cool things to do in London!
This is our top 10!
1: Five Guys Burgers and Fries
Eat a burger at Five Guys Burgers and Fries. All toppings are free and their fries are amazing! Shake Shack and Gourmet Burger Kitchen (GBK) also serve great burgers!
If you would like a burger with a Hawaiian twist, try Kua ‘Aina. They also serve Hawaiian beers!
2: Hard Rock Cafe
Visit the first Hard Rock Cafe (1971) in the world. It has a small museum called the Vault full of guitars and other memerobilia.
3: Flat Iron Steak
Dine at Flat Iron Steak. They serve the best steak in town. It’s also the only thing on the menu!
4: Andy Warhol at Tate Modern
Visit Tate Modern and check out some of Andy Warhol’s famous popart.
Shop vintage style clothing at all three Collectif shops!
6: Viven of Holloway
Shop some more 1950s inspired clothing at Vivien of Holloway!
7: Moai at the British Museum
Check out Hoa Hakananai’a at the beautiful British Museum. A thousand year old moai sculpture from Rapa Nui (Easter Island).
8: Billy Fury House
Visit the house where Billy Fury (1940-1983) lived. Billy Fury might not sound familiar to you, but he had as many hit records (24) in the 60s as the Beatles!
Listen to: Wondrous Place (1960)
9: Ed’s Easy Diner
Listen to some great tunes from the jukebox while enjoing a burger and some fries at Ed’s Easy Diner!
10: Trader Vic’s
Drink a Mai Tai at Trader Vic’s! Trader Vic was the inventor of the drink and opened this amazing cocktailbar in 1963 in the basement of the London Hilton as the first Trader Vic’s outside of North America. They also serve great drinks at Trailer Happiness and the Beachcomber.
Extra – 11: Brighton
Take the train to Brighton. It’s only 50 minutes from Victoria station! Visit the Brighton Pier (1899) and some of their fabulous vintage stores. There is also a Collectif shop located in Brighton!