Synopses & Reviews
London’s Olympic stint yielded plenty of new or polished-up restaurants, hotels, and attractions, making this guide perfect for travelers heading to London after the Olympic festivities.
Illustrated Features: Magazine-style color features explore essential London, including classic sights like the Tower of London and Westminster Abbey as well as cultural experiences such as shopping in the city’s superb markets and exploring its famous green parks. Neighborhood shopping and dining spotlights show how to make the best of the city’s retail and culinary options.
Indispensable Trip Planning Tools: Convenient overviews of each neighborhood’s highlights make planning simple, as do features on top attractions, best bets for hotels and restaurants, free things to do, and family favorites. There’s also practical advice for getting around, and a pullout city map shows the Underground and includes key attractions, nearby dining, and great walks.
Discerning Recommendations: Fodor’s London 2013 offers savvy advice and recommendations from local writers to help travelers make the most of their time. Fodor’s Choice designates our best picks, from hotels to nightlife. “Word of Mouth” quotes from fellow travelers provide valuable insights.
TripAdvisor Reviews: Our experts’ hotel selections are reinforced by the latest customer feedback from TripAdvisor. Travelers can book their London stay with confidence, as only the best properties make the cut.
Fodor’s correspondents highlight the best of London, including its stunning sights, historic neighborhoods, and latest restaurants, hotels, boutiques, and clubs. Our local experts vet every recommendation to ensure you make the most of your time, whether it’s your first trip or your fifth.
MUST-SEE ATTRACTIONS from Big Ben to Buckingham Palace
PERFECT HOTELS for every budget
BEST RESTAURANTS to satisfy a range of tastes
GORGEOUS FEATURES on the Tower of London and the Thames
VALUABLE TIPS on when to go and ways to save
INSIDER PERSPECTIVE from local experts
COLOR PHOTOS AND MAPS to inspire and guide your trip