Think you’ve seen all of London? Looking for inspiration? To escape? A new weekend adventure or just a quiet, undisturbed corner? Check out Spotahome’s 10 best secret places in London you just have to see!
1. The seven noses of Soho
Bored over the weekend? Go find the non-human London noses, also known as the Seven Noses of Soho. If you’re a fan of sculptured body parts, we also suggest the hidden ears of Covent Garden.
Want to shamelessly sing along to Frozen (there is an ‘adults only’ event, don’t worry)? Binge-watch Disney? Have a Hunger Games marathon? Pay tribute to Meryl Streep? Then this is the place for you.
Address: 7 Leicester Pl, London WC2H 7BY, United Kingdom
Phone:[+44 20 7494 3654]( "Call via Hangouts")
3. Isabella Plantation in Richmond Park
Escape the city! Unless you’re allergic to bee pollen, in which case check out our next London secret!
4. Dennis Severs’ House
Ten sensual rooms that will take you back to the 18th Century to explore the family life of silk weavers. You CAN time travel! The house has been crowned as one of the rarest experiences of still-life drama.
Address: 18 Folgate St, London E1 6BX, United Kingdom
Phone: +44 20 7247 4013
Hours: Sun 12 pm – 4 pm / Mon 6 pm – 9 pm / Wed 6 pm – 9 pm
5. Hyde Park’s Pet Cemetery
Express condolences to Londoners’ loved ones. RIP. (We don’t want to ruin the mood of this article with an image.)
Unlike Prince Charles Cinema, Secret Cinema has an extra mystery to it – like a box of chocolates, you never know what you’ll get (there are no sing-a-longs though).
A Mexican restaurant? An erotic store? What’s on the menu?
Address: 9 Old Compton St, London W1D 5JE, United Kingdom
Phone: +44 20 7758 4100
Hours: Mon – Sat: 6 pm – 1 am / Sun: 6 pm – 12 am
Dining events with a big twist: Gothic Christmas special dinner? Sounds amazing!
<class="wp-caption aligncenter" id="attachment_4565" style="width: 2182px">Photo by Emli Bendixen
9. Phoenix Gardens
One of the smallest – but most charming – green areas of the city. Big things come in small packages!
Need a detective-themed bar? Hemingway’s Breakfast sounds delicious! (and explains a lot).
Address: 310c Earls Ct Rd, London SW5 9BA, United Kingdom
Phone:[+44 20 7373 3573]( "Call via Hangouts")
Hours: Tue – Thu: 5 pm – 12 am / Fri – Sat: 5 pm – 12:30 am
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