It’s Only a Game!

London has always been recognised for its diversity and cosmopolitan nature, and it continues to grow and develop as far as tourism, culture and entertainment is concerned. If you want to celebrate the culture, business and art of gaming and want to try out nearly 400 different games, then the London Games Festival is for you.

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It takes place from the 30th March to the 9th April 2017, giving you ample time to soak in the incredible atmosphere and pit your wits against fellow enthusiasts. Returning to the capital after an extremely successful first year, the festival showcases and pioneers the very finest of video games and interactive entertainment, with almost 40 events being held in 30 city-centre venues.

The 11-day festival is expected to attract around 50,000 visitors in 2017, including both consumers and industry professionals. Temple Tube Station is situated a mere 3 minutes’ walk away from the London Games Festival, so you do not even have to travel far in order to enjoy this incredible experience.

Parking-wise, Bouvier Street, Holborn Gate and Paternoster Square all have ample space in which to ensure that your vehicle is safe and secure whilst you spend a couple of hours losing yourself in gaming heaven.

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The Old Curiosity Shop has such a diverse and wide ranging array of cute knick-knacks which would make perfect gifts for loved ones at home. Godiva is a chocolate lover’s dream, as there are plenty of delicacies which are guaranteed to win the hearts of even the most ardent fan of savoury treats. And, if you are looking for a super-stylish suit which will wow everyone in the boardroom, then go to Jones, as you will certainly not be disappointed.

The Cheshire Cheese is a 17th century wood-panelled pub, serving up hearty British grub which is guaranteed to fill you up and make you feel satisfied. If you want to sample some modern European classics in grand, opulent surroundings then book a table at the Delaunay. For exquisite Thai cuisine with a difference, the Wig and Pen is an absolute joy, as the service is faultless and the food a real taste sensation.

Sometimes, you want to spend more than a day exploring the many attractions and museums which the capital has to offer. Therefore, a short break away at the Park Grand London Lancaster Gate Hotel is in order. You will be completely blown away by the incredible surroundings and sumptuous suites, and can even indulge in a gorgeous breakfast the morning after, completely free of charge.

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