As one of the largest cities in the world, London plays host for many hidden gems for entertainment and shopping alike. We are spoilt for choice when it comes to iconic London streets so when something off the beaten track starts to show itself to be the up and coming hot spot, guests at the Park Grand Hotel Lancaster Gate can now be the first to know.
Acton Mews – Hackney
Located in the stylish area of London Fields, Acton Mews is a short walk from London Fields and Broadway Market. Overlooking the beautiful canals which lead you to London’s Victoria Park, Acton Mews plays host to some of London’s best restaurants for the foodies. The Trip Kitchen and Bar is well known for its Cyrpiot and Turkish influenced food and Berber and Q manages to mingle American Barbeque flavours with Eastern Influences. Acton Mews is best found via Cambrdge Heath station, which serves the London Overground line to and from Liverpool Street.
Formosa Street – Maida Vale
Maida Vale near Notting Hill already holds many great opportunities for shopping with Portobello Market close by. On Formosa Street you can find an eclectic selection of pubs and restaurants. These include the glamorous Idlewild with its chic set up, fine dining experience and even a cocktail bar upstairs. If it’s something more traditional that you’re after, then walk down the street and past Formosa Street’s grand colonnaded houses to the Waterway Pub, located right on the canals of Little Venice.
Marylebone Lane – Marylebone
Marylebone lane is situated just off the already glamorous Marylebone High Street and holds a vast range of boutique shops and restaurants. VV Rouleaux is one of the go to’s for beautiful ribbon and decorations. The tiny Monocle shop, inspired by the current affairs magazine of the same name holds back catalogues of the printed editions, cosy knitwear and the best in men’s fashion. There are countless other independent shops to explore on the road which is no doubt the hip shopper’s heaven. Marylebone Lane is reachable via Bond street tube station on the Jubilee Line.
Lambs Conduit Street – Bloomsbury
Situated in West London, Lambs Conduit Street holds a rich variety of local traders and Coffee houses including the Conduit Coffee house, the trendy Universal Works and fashionable Oliver Spencer for the best in menswear. Lamb’s Conduit Street is a short walk from Russell Square tube station on the Piccadilly line.