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Publisher Comments:

Fodors. For Choice Travel Experiences.

Fodors helps you unleash the possibilities of travel by providing the insightful tools you need to experience the trips you want. Although youre at the helm, Fodors offers the assurance of our expertise, the guarantee of selectivity, and the choice details that truly define a destination. Its like having a friend in London!

•Updated annually, Fodors London provides the most accurate and up-to-date information available in a guidebook.

Fodors London features options for a variety of budgets, interests, and tastes, so you make the choices to plan your trip of a lifetime.

•If its not worth your time, its not in this book. Fodors discriminating ratings, including our top tier Fodors Choice designations, ensure that youll know about the most interesting and enjoyable places in London.

•Experience London like a local! Fodors London includes unique photo-features that impart the citys culture, covering the Tower of London, Shakespeares Globe Theatre, the best ways to tour the Thames, and much more!

•Indispensable, customized trip planning tools include “Top Reasons to Go,” “Word of Mouth” advice from other travelers, and tips to help save money, bypass lines, and avoid common travel pitfalls.

•8 page color insert and full-color pullout map.

Visit Fodors.com for more ideas and information, travel deals, vacation planning tips, reviews and to exchange travel advice with other travelers.

Synopsis:

Fodors 2008 edition is completely revamped, and includes a new Experience London section, a separate neighborhoods chapter with easy-to-use indexes of the best places to eat and shop, dozens of different pub listings, and much more.

Synopsis:

Of all the worlds travel spots, London may be the most popular for repeat visitors. Despite a weaker dollar and uncertain international climate, over 3.5 million Americans visit the U.K. every year, and over 60% spend their time exclusively in the capital. Fodors London 2008 has been completely revamped to keep up with the destination that just wont quit!

·New “Experience London” section highlights the citys top attractions and niche offerings, to help both the first-time traveler and the repeat visitor plan the perfect trip

·New, separate "neighborhoods" chapters with easy-to-use indexes quickly point out the best eats and the chicest shops

·Tips from clever, opinionated local writers help you save money, bypass lines, and avoid common pitfalls

·Dozens of different pub listings for those seeking a river view or a true British brew

·Unique, pictorial layouts of the Thames River, Hyde Park, Westminster Abbey, and Londons famous street marketsto name a few

·Expanded lodging for all budgets, from the latest pod hotels to Londons oldest grande dame establishments

·Pullout map and color insert

Table of Contents

Be a Fodors Correspondent ............ 3

About This Book ............ 6

Chapter 1: Experience London ............ 7

London Today ............ 8

London Planner ............ 10

Whats Where ............ 12

Top London Attractions ............ 16

Great Itineraries ............ 18

Free (and Almost Free) Things to Do ............ 20

Beating the Pound ............ 22

Afternoon Tea ............ 23

Give the Sports Scene a Go ............ 24

London Like a Local ............ 26

London With Kids ............ 27

Off the Beaten Path ............ 28

Chapter 2: Westminster & Royal London ............ 37

Chapter 3: St. Jamess & Mayfair ............ 63

Chapter 4: Soho & Covent Garden ............ 77

Chapter 5: Bloomsbury & Legal London ............ 87

Chapter 6: The City ............ 103

Chapter 7: The East End ............ 127

Chapter 8: The South Bank ............ 139

Chapter 9: Kensington, Chelsea & Knightsbridge ............ 157

Chapter 10: Notting Hill & Bayswater ............ 173

Chapter 11: Regents Park & Hampstead ............ 185

Chapter 12: Greenwich ............ 199

Chapter 13: The Thames Upstream ............ 209

Chapter 14: Where to Eat ............ 219

The Scene ............ 220

Where to Eat Planner ............ 222

Best Bets for London Dining ............ 224

St. Jamess, Mayfair & Marylebone ............ 226

Soho & Covent Garden ............ 228

Bloomsbury, Fitzrovia & Hampstead ............ 230

The City, Clerkenwell & South Bank ............ 232

Kensington, Chelsea & Knightsbridge ............ 234

Notting Hill & Bayswater ............ 236

Restaurants (In Alphabetical Order) ............ 238

Chapter 15: Where to Stay ............ 271

The Scene ............ 272

Where to Stay Planner ............ 274

Best Bets for London Lodging ............ 276

Chapter 16: Pubs & Nightlife ............ 313

Pubs & Nightlife Planner ............ 314

Pubs ............ 315

Nightlife ............ 321

Chapter 17: Arts & Entertainment ............ 335

Arts & Entertainment Planner ............ 336

Chapter 18: Shopping ............ 351

Shopping Planner ............ 352

Chapter 19: Side Trips from London ............ 391

Side Trips from London Planner ............ 392

Bath ............ 393

Brighton ............ 395

Cambridge ............ 398

Canterbury ............ 401

Oxford ............ 405

Stratford-upon-Avon ............ 408

Windsor Castle ............ 411

Understanding London ............ 413

London At-A-Glance ............ 414

English Vocabulary ............ 415

Books & Movies ............ 418

travel smart London ............ 421

Index ............ 448

About Our Writers ............ 464

Features

A Tour of the Thames ............ 29

Westminster Abbey ............ 57

The British Museum ............ 92

St. Pauls Cathedral ............ 113

The Tower of London ............ 119

Shakespeare & the Globe Theatre ............ 151

Hyde Park & Kensington Gardens ............ 179

To Market, to Market ............ 385

Maps

Westminster & Royal London ............ 38

Westminster Abbey ............ 58

St. Jamess & Mayfair ............ 64

Soho & Covent Garden ............ 78

Bloomsbury & Legal London ............ 88

The British Museum ............ 95

The City ............ 104

St. Pauls Cathedral ............ 114

The Tower of London ............ 120

The East End ............ 128

The South Bank ............ 140

Kensington, Chelsea & Knightsbridge ............ 158

Notting Hill & Bayswater ............ 174

Hyde Park & Kensington Gardens ............ 180

Regents Park & Hampstead ............ 186

Greenwich ............ 200

The Thames Upstream ............ 210

London Dining and Lodging Atlas ............ 260-269

Pubs and Nightlife ............ 316

Shopping ............ 354

Shopping (A): Mayfair & Piccadilly ............ 357

Shopping (B): Marylebone ............ 359

Shopping (C): Bloomsbury ............ 360

Shopping (D): Soho & Covent Garden ............ 362

Shopping (E): Kensington & Knightsbridge ............ 365

Shopping (F): Chelsea & Belgravia ............ 366

Shopping (G): Notting Hill ............ 368

Shopping (H): Spitalfields and the East End ............ 370

London Side Trips ............ 396

London Postal Districts ............ 423

Product Details

ISBN:
9781400017904
Author:
Wang, Amy B
Publisher:
Fodor's
Manufactured:
Fodor's
Editor:
Wang, Amy B.
Author:
Fodor's
Subject:
Europe - Great Britain - General
Subject:
Europe - Great Britain - London
Subject:
London (england)
Subject:
Europe - Great Britain
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Fodor's Gold Guides
Publication Date:
20070828
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
8-PAGE COLOR SECTION
Pages:
480
Dimensions:
8.02x5.26x1.05 in. 1.16 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , Fodors 2008 edition is completely revamped, and includes a new Experience London section, a separate neighborhoods chapter with easy-to-use indexes of the best places to eat and shop, dozens of different pub listings, and much more.
"Synopsis" by , Of all the worlds travel spots, London may be the most popular for repeat visitors. Despite a weaker dollar and uncertain international climate, over 3.5 million Americans visit the U.K. every year, and over 60% spend their time exclusively in the capital. Fodors London 2008 has been completely revamped to keep up with the destination that just wont quit!

·New “Experience London” section highlights the citys top attractions and niche offerings, to help both the first-time traveler and the repeat visitor plan the perfect trip

·New, separate "neighborhoods" chapters with easy-to-use indexes quickly point out the best eats and the chicest shops

·Tips from clever, opinionated local writers help you save money, bypass lines, and avoid common pitfalls

·Dozens of different pub listings for those seeking a river view or a true British brew

·Unique, pictorial layouts of the Thames River, Hyde Park, Westminster Abbey, and Londons famous street marketsto name a few

·Expanded lodging for all budgets, from the latest pod hotels to Londons oldest grande dame establishments

·Pullout map and color insert

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