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Travel Guide: London

Welcome to "The Best of London," a travel guide featuring top restaurants, luxe hotels and spas, hot attractions and other essential information for sophisticated travelers and diners. Whether you are a local or tourist, GAYOT's destination guide will steer you to the hippest highlights in London and surrounding areas.

The Best of London

EVENT

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London Wonderground
Now in its fifth year, London Wonderground at Southbank Centre has fast become a hot attraction. The festival runs from May 5 to September 25, 2016, and is the ultimate blend of the circus, cabaret and carnival worlds. Catch a burlesque show, dance to electro beats or try your hand at sketching the bizarre. Tasty bites and libations will also be available, and those daring enough can ride the Star Flyer for views of London from way up high. Events take place in the 1920s-inspired Paradiso Spiegeltent and tickets are on sale.

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RESTAURANTS

The dining room at The Cinnamon Club, one of GAYOT's Top 10 Indian Restaurants in London
Top 10 Indian Restaurants in London
Indian culture is very much alive in London, so it's no wonder that South Asian cuisine is a significant part of the city's culinary scene. Take a look at GAYOT's Top 10 Indian Restaurants in London for dining spots serving the best tikka masala, spicy curries and more.

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HOTELS

A guest room at The Beaufort, one of GAYOT's Top 10 Value Hotels in London

Top 10 Value Hotels in London
Looking for the best places to stay in England's capital on a budget? Check out GAYOT's Top 10 Value Hotels in London for comfortable, chic accommodations that won't break the bank.

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SPA

The pool at St. Pancras Spa in London, England

Top 10 Spa Hotels Worldwide: The Spa at the St. Pancras Renaissance London Hotel
The subterranean spa of this historic hotel offers a welcome respite to weary train travelers. Perks include a Victorian tiled relaxation pool and your choice of one of four euphoric spa "journeys."

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TRAVEL FEATURE

Ellenborough Park in the Cotswolds

Ellenborough Park, Cotswolds
Dating back to the 1500s, Ellenborough Park was once owned by King Henry VII. Since then, the structure has served many purposes and is now a luxury hotel. Stay in one of 62 elegant guest rooms to enjoy exclusive amenities and explore the historic estate.

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