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Luxury Holidays, Weekend Breaks and Short Breaks in London

Planning a luxury holiday, short or weekend breaks in London? Listed below are Britain's Finest places to stay, visit and eat in London to help you plan luxury holidays, weekend breaks and short breaks.

Outlaw's at The Capital (Restaurant)

The Capital Hotel, 22 Basil Street, Knightsbridge, London

Outlaw's at The Capital, The Capital Hotel, London, London

The bijou dining room has undergone a light refurbishment with new stripy carpet, banquette seating and polished wood tables to signal a more casual approach. Our... more

Hedone (Restaurant)

301/303 Chiswick High Road, London

Hedone, 301/303 Chiswick High Road, London, London

A multi-course tasting menu here might include the simple but impactful pairing of Cevennes onions with pear shavings or the freshest wild Dorset turbot served with... more

The Real Greek - Spitalfields (Restaurant)

6 Horner Square, Old Spitalfields Market, London

The Real Greek - Spitalfields, 6 Horner Square, London, London

Take a seat at the granite bar or in one of the cosy booths and enjoy the must-order souvláki (think kebab with a public school education)... more

Moro (Restaurant)

34/36 Exmouth Market, London

Moro, 34/36 Exmouth Market, London, London

Consequently the regularly changing menu is filled with Spanish, Moroccan, Lebanese and Turkish delights including Venison kibbe naayeh ( minced raw venison mixed with bulgur wheat... more

Les Deux Salons (Restaurant)

40/42 William IV Street, London

Les Deux Salons, 40/42 William IV Street, London, London

Must order dishes include the robustly flavoured snail and bacon pie and Les Deux Salons hot dog with fries. If your feeling brave, go for the... more

Gymkhana (Restaurant)

42 Albemarle Street, London

Gymkhana, 42 Albemarle Street, London, London

The era is evoked by ceiling fans hanging from the lacquered oak ceiling, cut glass wall lamps from Jaipur and hunting trophies from the Maharaja of... more

Jamie's Italian, Canary Wharf (Restaurant)

Unit 17, 2 Churchill Place, Canary Wharf, London

Jamie's Italian, Canary Wharf, Unit 17, London, London

It is exactly what you can expect from Jamie: a range of well-priced rustic Italian dishes where the simplicity of the dishes allow the quality of... more

Sketch (Restaurant)

9 Conduit Street, London

Sketch, 9 Conduit Street, London, London

The Lecture Room and Library is overseen by French culinary legend Pierre Gagnaire and serves opulent French haute cuisine. It has a startling bright orange and... more

Victor Hotel (Hotel)

51 Belgrave Road, London

Victor Hotel, 51 Belgrave Road, London, London

Guests can choose from single, double, twin and triple bedrooms which are clean and comfortable and have ensuite facilities. The Victor has an enviable location in... more

K Spa (Spa)

K West Hotel, Richmond Way, London

K Spa, K West Hotel, London, London

In fact K Spa has pioneered a number of new techniques and innovations such as the Snow Paradise, a first for the capital which dips to... more

Buckingham Palace, London, London

19 state rooms are open to the public for eight weeks of the year in summer so you can get a feel of the atmosphere and... more

Westminster Cathedral, Ambrosden Avenue, London, London

The Cathedral is world renowned for its wonderful music and choir. Visitors will find this a very special place to take refuge from the hustle and... more

The Chesterfield Mayfair (Hotel)

35 Charles Street, London

The Chesterfield Mayfair, 35 Charles Street, London, London

The hotel itself is a lovely combination of character and contemporary interiors, retaining its traditional original features and delivering a good old fashioned welcome, whilst not... more

Pizarro (Restaurant)

194 Bermondsey Street, London

Pizarro, 194 Bermondsey Street, London, London

But its also a restaurant based on the solid foundations of quality ingredients, sound cooking technique and delicious recipes. Don't miss the stupidly more-ish croquetas and... more

Rules (Restaurant)

35 Maiden Lane, Covent Garden, London

Rules, 35 Maiden Lane, London, London

The latter is a clue to the house speciality - as well as serving comfort food classics like steak and kidney pie, Rules has one of... more

The Ivy (Restaurant)

1/5 West Street, London

The Ivy, 1/5 West Street, London, London

There's something for everyone on the long eclectic menu. You can come for a simple lunch of shepherd's pie or classic Ivy hamburger or a romantic... more

Design Museum (Museum / Art Gallery)

28 Shad Thames, London

Design Museum, 28 Shad Thames, London, London

This place is undoubtedly the voice of contemporary design and a fascinating place to visit, teaching you everything from why a phone box turned out like... more

Malmaison - London (Hotel)

18/21 Charterhouse Square, London

Malmaison - London, 18/21 Charterhouse Square, London, London

On the edge of Clerkenwell, within shouting distance of the uber hip east London joints and a short hop on the bus or train from the... more

Lime Tree Hotel (Hotel)

135/137 Ebury Street, London

Lime Tree Hotel, 135/137 Ebury Street, London, London

All bedrooms offer private ensuite bathrooms, flat screen digital TVs and free WiFi access... more

The Clos Maggiore (Restaurant)

33 King Street, Coven Garden, London

The Clos Maggiore, 33 King Street, London, London

The food is mostly French (mais oui, what could be more romantic?) but with a few interesting twists and turns. Start with roasted duck foie gras... more

Merchants Tavern (Restaurant)

36 Charlotte Road, London

Merchants Tavern, 36 Charlotte Road, London, London

But do book a table in the restaurant. Chef Neil Borthwick’s glittering CV includes Michel Bras in France and The Square in London but this is... more

Chelsea Cloisters (Self Catering)

Sloane Avenue, Chelsea, London

Chelsea Cloisters, Sloane Avenue, London, London

Accommodation is available as studio's or one and two bedroom self catering apartments. The apartments can be occupied from 1 night to 6 months or more,... more

Stephens House & Gardens (Wedding Venue)

17 East End Road, Finchley, London N3 3QE, 17 East End Road, Finchley, London

Stephens House & Gardens, 17 East End Road,  Finchley, London N3 3QE, London, London

Stephens House is a licensed venue for ceremonies and with a range of rooms to choose from it can cater for any kind of event, from... more

Tudor Barn (Wedding Venue)

Well Hall Pleasuance, Well Hall Road, Eltham

Tudor Barn, Well Hall Pleasuance, Eltham, London

We also have stunning outdoor areas including the Moat terrace and the front lawn - both ideal outdoor locations for summer receptions. The Tudor Gallery can... more

Hakkasan (Restaurant)

8 Hanway Place, London

Hakkasan, 8 Hanway Place, London, London

As your eyes adjust to the light, note the dark wooden screens and latticing, and panels with traditionally drawn black and gold designs created by Christian... more

Cafe Murano (Restaurant)

33 St James's Street, London

Cafe Murano, 33 St James's Street, London, London

Service is notably slick and friendly while the food is out of this world good. Spinach and ricotta tortelli are little parcels of ethereally light cheese... more

Sonny's Kitchen (Restaurant)

94 Church Road, London

Sonny's Kitchen, 94 Church Road, London, London

At heart its a pizza and pasta restaurant, but a pizza and pasta of the gods. Your pizza might be topped with wagu beef and smoked... more

Spuntino (Restaurant)

61 Rupert Street, Soho, London

Spuntino, 61 Rupert Street, London, London

The bar has no phone and takes no reservations and has no details on its website beyond contact details and opening times. So take a punt... more

B&B London Organic (Bed & Breakfast)

4 Carlton Gardens, London

B&B London Organic, 4 Carlton Gardens, London, London

At B&B London Organic particular attention is paid to the rooms, each providing organic cotton bed linen, towels and toiletries to assure guests enjoy a restful... more

J Sheekey (Restaurant)

28/35 St Martin's Court, London

J Sheekey, 28/35 St Martin's Court, London, London

Among the classics like fresh oysters and dressed crab, you'll find chargrilled squid with roast red pepper and almond salsa, steamed mussels with spiced tomato and... more

Jamie's Italian, Islington (Restaurant)

North Retail, Angel Building, 403 St John Street, Islington, London

Jamie's Italian, Islington, North Retail, London, London

Pop in for a well priced cocktail and nibbles at the bar or settle in for a full three course meal of Oliver's particular take on... more

Umu (Restaurant)

14/16 Bruton Place, Mayfair, London

Umu, 14/16 Bruton Place, London, London

Umu offers Kyoto-style banqueting where head chef Yoshinori Ishii creates numerous well-balanced small dishes, including plenty of raw fish, which are ceremoniously brought to the table... more

Indian Zest (Restaurant)

21 Thames Street, Sunbury-on-Thames

Indian Zest, 21 Thames Street, Sunbury-on-Thames, London

The dark wood bar, together with the Indian artefacts and polo memorabilia, create a relaxed, yet refined, club atmosphere. The kitchen uses traditional ingredients with fresh... more

Chiswick House & Gardens (Garden)

Burlington Lane, Chiswick, London

Chiswick House & Gardens, Burlington Lane, London, London

Known to be to be the birthplace of the English Landscape Movement; the wonderful Roman-style Palladian villa was inspired by the Earl of Burlington’s grand tour... more

10 Greek street, London, London

Try some charcuterie or fried baby squid from the list of small plates served all day, or settle in for a three course meal from a... more

The Five Fields (Restaurant)

8/9 Blacklands Terrace, London

The Five Fields, 8/9 Blacklands Terrace, London, London

The jewel box of a room is decked out in shades of pale green, ochre and ivory with three tiled walls with a cocoa plant motif... more

Spa Illuminata (Spa)

63 South Audley Street, Mayfair, London

Spa Illuminata, 63 South Audley Street, London, London

Take your pick from a range of therapies; from aromatherapy and phytotherapy to the latest scientific techniques. That's not all, Spa Illuminata features two richly decorated... more

Maze (Restaurant)

10/13 Grosvenor Square, London

Maze, 10/13 Grosvenor Square, London, London

You may begin with jasmine and miso cured salmon with avocado, watermelon, radish and ponzu dressing. Cannon of lamb with braised shoulder, white aubergine purée and... more

Terroirs (Restaurant)

5 William IV Street, Covent Garden, London

Terroirs, 5 William IV Street, London, London

There’s a refreshing simplicity and purity about the menu, with platters of superb home made charcuterie and ripe cheeses as well as plats du jour like... more

Brasserie Blanc (Restaurant)

1 Watling Street, London

Brasserie Blanc, 1 Watling Street, London, London

But if you’re after something more straightforward, there’s a generously sized steak with your name on it. The wine list is very competitively priced but you... more

Goodman Canary Wharf (Restaurant)

3 South Quay, Discovery Dock East, South Quay, Canary Wharf, London

Goodman Canary Wharf, 3 South Quay, London, London

With its dark wood panelling and chocolate brown leather banquettes, Goodman is a grown-up, masculine sort of restaurant perfect for a business lunch but you can... more

King Street Apartments (Self Catering)

224A King Street, London

King Street Apartments, 224A King Street, London, London

The light and airy rental apartments have a homely atmosphere you won’t find in a hotel. And with your own cooking facilities, you can come and... more

St Pancras Spa (Spa)

St Pancras Renaissance Hotel, Euston Road, London

St Pancras Spa, St Pancras Renaissance Hotel, London, London

Journey down to the subterranean sanctuary and you won't be disappointed. The sublime selection of spa mod-cons - requisite for a first-class establishment - includes six... more

Medlar Restaurant (Restaurant)

438 Kings Road, Chelsea, London

Medlar Restaurant, 438 Kings Road, London, London

Seasonal ingredients from the British Isles and Europe are handled with accuracy and simplicity in a broadly French style so expect the likes of foie gras... more

One Leicester Street (Restaurant)

1 Leicester Street, London

One Leicester Street, 1 Leicester Street, London, London

Signature black pendant lights, white walls with a row of painted coat hooks, simple wooden chairs and open kitchen are all present and correct. This is... more

The Greenhouse (Restaurant)

27a Hay's Mews, Mayfair, London

The Greenhouse, 27a Hay's Mews, London, London

But the real works of art emanate from Antonin Bonnet's kitchen. The finest produce including Limousin veal sweetbread with wild garlic caramel, glazed leek and veal... more

Lord's Tour & MCC Museum, Lord's Ground, London, London

Also on display is fine art, portraits of notable cricketers, photographs and much more cricket memorabilia. Highlights of the tour are the world renowned `Ashes´, the... more

Hix Oyster & Chop House (Restaurant)

36/37 Greenhill Rents, Cowcross Street, London

Hix Oyster & Chop House, 36/37 Greenhill Rents, London, London

Its comes thickly sliced rather then carved paper thin so you can really taste it. Hix takes just as much care with the cuts of meat... more

Locanda Locatelli (Restaurant)

8 Seymour Street, London

Locanda Locatelli, 8 Seymour Street, London, London

It’s a stylish, sophisticated venue with beige leather booths, etched glass screens and low lighting that attracts celebrities looking for a discreet night out. Portions are... more

The Quilon Restaurant & Bar (Restaurant)

41 Buckingham Gate, London

The Quilon Restaurant & Bar, 41 Buckingham Gate, London, London

Chef Sriram Aylur has created a menu of contemporary, healthy dishes and doesn’t use butter or cream in his cuisine. There are an array of fixed... more

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