Q: What is it? A: A pretty new place for those who would like a hotel in a decent location that is not too expensive. Expect small rooms, though. The concept should be absolutely bombproof. London is notorious for expensive hotel rooms. In this city expensive may at the same time mean bad. But apparently [...]
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Q: What is it? A: A hotel with a sensible price tag and very helpful staff. Not exactly located in central London but at the same time only six stops from Piccadilly Circus. Not bad at all. You may get the feeling that you’re almost leaving London… It’s not just a feeling. There are only [...]
Q: What is it? A: It’s a hotel. A bit traditional (read; old-fashioned) yet carefully renovated and not too expensive, in the southwest corner of London. And a fine hotel, I should add. This hotel may be the answer… People ask me about hotels. That is all cool. That was actually the reason why Guidebook.se [...]
Q: What is it? A: In 2004, Hakkasan’s top dim sum chef gets a restaurant where he can focus on what he’s good at, and receives a Michelin star within one year of operation. Looks like a nightclub or a cocktail bar. Is not. Packed with beautiful people. Busy, bustling and one of the best. [...]
Q: What is it? A: An Italian embassy in Soho with fantastic pasta and an outstanding waiter. The fat of the land: Linguine with spider crab, tomato and basil. Dessert Sicilian style; a chocolate marzipan ball with rum and raisins in it. Brick building on 12 Archer Street, Soho. That’s where it’s at. I don’t know [...]
Q: What is it? A: A better hotel in Clerkenwell. Amazing bar. Amazing staff. Top atmosphere. The Zetter Townhouse. Instead of creating Zetter Mk 2, Mark Sainsbury and Michael Benyan developed a completely different concept; revolving around an eccentric aunt. Colours everywhere in room #11. Look closely and you may get a glimpse of the [...]