St John Restaurant
26 St John Street, EC1M 4AY
Fergus Henderson’s classic establishment that never ever fails, whether you pop in for a quick bite or drink in the bar or book in for a full Saturday night meal with good friends.
159 Farringdon Road, EC1R 3AL
Our adopted local. Loud, gritty and fabulously genuine — the inventors of the gastro pub.
Granger & Co
50 Sekforde Street, EC1R 0HA
For breakfast and brunch.
Sadler’s Wells Theatre
Rosebery Avenue, EC1R 4TN
Inspirational contemporary dance at its best with an amazing oeuvre of choreographic talent.
34-36 Exmouth Market, EC1R 4QE
The Moroccan classic. Amazing for tapas at the bar before a show at Sadler’s Wells.
1 Bartholomew Lane, EC2N 2AX
To cleanse the head and to ensure we can step out of the pool in style. Chris Walton and his amazing team whip us into shape, guide and soothe our broken bodies with their Olympic standard gym right next to the Bank of England fortress.
27 Clerkenwell Road, EC1M 5RN
For the best coffee in the hood.
8 Carthusian Street, EC1M 6EB
Incredibly sharp cuts with a total understanding for both our personalities, and styling with Aveda’s products to keep our hair looking fresh and healthy.
L Cornelissen & Son
105A Great Russell Street, WC1B 3RY
For all those high-end, hard-to-find artist’s supplies, including oil, acrylic, gold and silver leaf, charcoal, pastels and jesmonite.
Russell & Chapple
30-31 Store Street, London WC1E 7QE
An incredible selection of artists’ linen, cotton and polyester and a rare depth of knowledge that is so valuable. Add to that a huge selection of art supplies, from stretcher bars to paints and brushes for an invaluable treasure trove.