Top 20 Things To Do This Spring
Spring has finally sprung in London, so ditch those heavy winter jackets and opt for a light little number, all before getting familiar with some of the city's best events. From brand new pop-ups that promise the best of the season, to unique theatre shows and must-try food events, there's no shortage of ways to get familiar with the capital in the midst of spring, so we chose 20 of the best.
Located in the Kingsland Locke aparthotel, this East London brewpub features a kitchen, distillery and lineup of lip-smackingly good brews. This spring? Kraft Dalston should be the go-to for refreshing beers and fusion dishes in a paradise of indoor foliage.
The Prince of Wales is the Brixton boozer renowned for its incredible rooftop terrace. Hosting an unforgettable lineup of events this spring, the venue will be graced by the likes of Norman Jay MBE and HiFi Sean for late-night bashes that will see guests drinking and dancing in a Covid-safe environment.
Along with some very sexy rooms to rest your head, these hotels have rooftop hangouts that are perfect for stepping into spring in style. We've rounded up our ten favourite, from Shoreditch hotties through to an initiative doing good in the Royal Docks.
Wisteria hysteria? It's a thing. From pretty pubs adorned with the leafy stuff to West London terraces in full bloom, these are the places that you need to know. If you're after photogenic spots then you'll want to consult our guide to finding wisteria in the city.
Gearing up for a summer staycation? While we're all yearning to travel abroad, let's not forget that London is home to some dazzling sun-soaked spots. Explore our roundup of London's best swimming pools, lidos and ponds... and that bar to dry off in afterwards.
Spring is upon us, so you know what it's time for? As many sunny brunches as you can possibly find. Head on over to Bar Elba and you'll get to sip handcrafted cocktails and glasses of fizz with tasty brunch plates and stunning views to boot.
Fulham Beach is back, baby. Prepare to be transported from South London to a stunning jungle. Soak up the sun from your own private beach hut, explore a range of quirky activities and dance 'til dawn at themed parties.
One of London's most unique rooftop drinking spots, Skylight offers bookable booths and daybeds, alongside lawn games, customisable drinks packages and some of the city's finest views.
London's canals and waterways are treasure, and there's no better way to enjoy them by eating right on top of them. From cutesy brunch spots in barges to mega restaurants floating on the Thames, check out our recommendations for boat eateries this spring.
It opened in late 2019, and if you haven't made your way over to Chelsea Funhouse yet, make spring 2020 the time you do. Across several floors, Lollipop Project have created a wonder world of weirdness - from a unicorn head that pukes bubbles, through to a code cracking cocktail experience.
Doing it for the 'gram? Big on beautiful interiors? Heart swells with happiness when you see restaurant and bar design done right? Then we've just the selection of beautiful spots for you this spring, from the botanical down to the magical.
Among the best things to do in London this spring, The Southbank BBQ Club is the DIY grilling experience you won't want to miss out on. Located right by the Thames, the outdoor restaurant will be giving you great tips for warm weather cooking, alongside tasty tipples and views over the water.
One of the coolest places in London for drinking and dining outdoors is back this spring. Head over to Vauxhall Food & Beer Garden where you'll find a roster of unmissable events including rowdy weekend brunches that are perfect for alfresco weekend celebrations.
It might look like a railway arch to the untrained eye but this Hoxton spot is actual a portal into space, a zombie apocalypse and a dance showdown. 2020 still not doing it for ya? Let Otherworld whizz you away in this unique VR experience.
A fitting restaurant to celebrate the changing of the seasons, The Linnaean Cafe is a botanical beauty filled with floral-clad ceilings and a pastel colourscheme. The sustainable spot also serves up a delicious menu of vegan dishes for brunch lunch and dinner.
From parks filled with desert cacti and monstera to conservatories dedicated to the green stuff, our list of the best gardens around London has something for all you green-fingered folk. Think ponds, pergolas and sky-high rooftop gardens towering above the city.