Category Archives: London

You Can Have A Picnic In The Buckingham Palace Garden This Summer

As lockdown is slowly easing, London is seeing more outdoor dining areas than ever before. This royal opportunity, however, is unlike any other: For the first time ever, Buckingham Palace is opening its garden to the public, allowing visitors to wander around and have a picnic on the grounds. In what is described as a “once-in-a-lifetime opportunity”, you […]

The Southbank Centre’s Delicious Riverside Food Market Is Reopening This Month

We could probably have just led with the news that the Southbank Centre is reopening, but as always, we here at Secret London are thinking of our stomachs first… Anyway, the Southbank Centre Food Market is back on April 30, which means that after too long a wait, we can now spend a lazy weekend wandering […]

The Luxury Garden Trends That Will Dominate Our Outdoor Spaces In Spring/Summer 2021

Our garden spaces have become perhaps more important to us than ever over the past year, with more time spent at home due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic and our outdoor spaces offering us a much-needed dose of fresh air when venturing further afield was off the cards. With the arrival of springtime and the […]

This Iconic Shoreditch Bar Is Reopening After 7 Years Of Being Closed

After a long winter of lockdowns, countless London bars and restaurants are gearing up to reopen for outdoor dining on April 12. For The Light Bar, however, it’s been a really long time coming: the popular Shoreditch venue is preparing for a grand reopening after a seven year-long break, beginning with its brand new outdoor terrace, The Yard. Located on the […]

The Magical London Market With A Wonderful History Of Wizards And Muggles

Not only has Leadenhall Market been used to represent Diagon Alley in Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone, but it was also one of the first places in London that women were allowed to work. It was also – fun fact – the first place you could ever buy cutlery! Though it’s been closed since December as […]

Outdoor Socialising Returns This Week, And Here’s What You Need To Know

England’s roadmap out of lockdown has provided plenty of hope for a return to normality in the coming months, and the first significant step arrives on Monday, March 29 with the return of outdoor socialising. Though we’ve been permitted to meet up with one person from outside our household in a social setting since March 8, […]