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Bringing you the very best of London living and adventures away from home. All tried and tested by us at Bleak House.


The Brew House Café at Kenwood House

The Brew House Café at Kenwood House

Every good walk should have a destination, and Kenwood House is usually ours when we walk on the Heath. Click through to find out more.

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BLEAK HOUSE GUIDES MAY | COLUMBIA ROAD TO SPITALFIELDS

BLEAK HOUSE GUIDES MAY | COLUMBIA ROAD TO SPITALFIELDS

A walk through three of London's most famous markets to see how French Huguenots, Ashkenazi Jews and Bangladeshis have shaped the architecture and culture of this hugely important and inspiring part of our immigrant history.

Click through to download our hand drawn map of the walk.

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Bleak House Guides April | Chelsea

Bleak House Guides April | Chelsea

A pretty, springtime stroll through Chelsea to make the most of the magnolia, camellia and wisteria on display in every front garden.

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Jikoni | Marylebone

Jikoni | Marylebone


Jikoni in Marylebone is the prettiest restaurant in town. With its pale pink walls, Indian cotton tablecloths and patterned china plates it’s the perfect place for lunch with your interiors-loving girlfriends. 

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Bleak House Guide March | Chancery Lane to Borough Market

Bleak House Guide March | Chancery Lane to Borough Market

Aa walk of two halves passing through the empty medieval streets that sit at the centre of our ancient legal system, and across the river to the bustling 21st Century South Bank. 

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Bleak House Guide February | London Bridge to Limehouse

Bleak House Guide February | London Bridge to Limehouse

February's walk is a historical trip along the Pool of London where iconic landmarks give way to cobbled streets lined with beautiful wharves and cosy pubs.

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Greenberry Cafe | Primrose Hill

Greenberry Cafe | Primrose Hill

Without doubt our most visited London restaurant, Greenberry Café is a delight at any time of the day. It's a true neighbourhood eatery and is dog-friendly too.

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Dog-friendly Shops in Central London

Dog-friendly Shops in Central London

Sometimes you just don't want to leave your dog at home when you go shopping but it's hard to know where you can and can't take your dog.

Here is our tried and tested list of shops in Central London that will make your dog feel at home whilst you scratch the retail itch.

 

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Bleak House Guide January | Hampstead

Bleak House Guide January | Hampstead

A literary amble high up above the city in Hampstead featuring elegant Georgian townhouses, Victorian cottages, atmospheric graveyards and cosy pubs.

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The Best Dog-friendly restaurants in London

The Best Dog-friendly restaurants in London

Sometimes you really just don't want to leave your dog at home when you go out to eat. Here is a list of our favourite dog-friendly restaurants in London that serve great food and love dogs.

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Climbing Big Ben

Climbing Big Ben

Climbing Big Ben is one of the most rewarding activities London has to offer, and the best news it's entirely free. Read our review about this surprisingly emotional excursion.

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Bleak House Guide December | Mayfair at Christmas

Bleak House Guide December | Mayfair at Christmas

An impossibly festive walk through Mayfair. Luxury Bond Street jewellers, famous hotels and the Georgian shops of Piccadilly conspire to make this one of the prettiest parts of London at Christmas.

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