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The 500 hidden secrets of London / Tom Greig.

By: Greig, Tom.
Contributor(s): Mellish, Sam [photographer.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: 500 hidden secrets of.Publisher: Antwerp, Belgium : Uitgeverij Luster, [2016]Copyright date: ©2016Edition: Third updated edition.Description: 259 pages : colour illustrations, colour maps ; 18 cm.Content type: text | still image Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9789460581731; 9460581730.Other title: The five hundred hidden secrets of London.Subject(s): London (England) -- Guidebooks | London (England) -- Description and travelGenre/Form: Guidebooks.DDC classification: 914.21 Summary: "Where are the 5 best places to find street food? What are the 5 most innovative theatres? What are the best places for craft ale or the best place to dig for vintage vinyl? What are the 5 best resturants to grab lunch at in Soho? What are the 5 must-visit stalls at Borough Market and where are the best small museums and galleries? The 500 Hidden Secrets of London reveals these good-to-know addresses and many more. It is an affectionate guide to the city, written by London explorer Tom Greig. He has selected places and details that few people know, like the only modernist house open to the public, the historic church where you can hear avant-garde electronic music, or the art deco car park that hosts art installations and fashion shows. This is a book for visitors who want to avoid the usual tourist spots and for residents who are keen to track down the city's best-kept secrets." -- Page 4 of cover.
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Where are the 5 best places to find street food? Which are the 5 best restaurants to grab your lunch at in Soho? Which pubs have the most amazing interiors? Where are the best places to discover vintage vinyl? Which are the most innovative theatre companies? Where will you find the most unusual museums? The best places for an outdoor swim? 'The 500 Hidden Secrets of London' reveals these good-to-know places and many more. Discover a diverse range of under-the-radar yet outstanding addresses that will allow you to explore the best of the city away from the crowds. An affectionate and informed guide to London, written by a true local. This is a book for visitors who want to avoid the usual tourist spots and for residents who are keen to track down the city's best-kept secrets. AUTHOR: Tom Greig has lived and worked in London for almost 15 years. His work as a sales representative for arts publishers takes him across London on a daily basis. He has an intimate knowledge, and love, of the city. A former editor of IP1 Magazine, this is his first book. Sam Mellish is a London based photographer. His work has been internationally exhibited and widely published, and he is the author of three books. Imagery from his second book, Roadside Britain, is represented by the picture-story agency, Institute. SELLING POINTS: * An insider's guide to London and its hidden secrets and addresses * An inspirational and practical guide to London's finest and most interesting places, buildings, restaurants, shops, museums, galleries, neighbourhoods, gardens and cafes * A new edition in Luster's successful and attractive series of city guides * Photography by Sam Mellish 80 colour illustrations

Includes index.

"Where are the 5 best places to find street food? What are the 5 most innovative theatres? What are the best places for craft ale or the best place to dig for vintage vinyl? What are the 5 best resturants to grab lunch at in Soho? What are the 5 must-visit stalls at Borough Market and where are the best small museums and galleries? The 500 Hidden Secrets of London reveals these good-to-know addresses and many more. It is an affectionate guide to the city, written by London explorer Tom Greig. He has selected places and details that few people know, like the only modernist house open to the public, the historic church where you can hear avant-garde electronic music, or the art deco car park that hosts art installations and fashion shows. This is a book for visitors who want to avoid the usual tourist spots and for residents who are keen to track down the city's best-kept secrets." -- Page 4 of cover.