Welcome to London Online, the comprehensive city guide that has served millions of London locals and tourists since 1996. With its rich heritage, its iconic landmarks, the West End theatres, hundreds of museums, and fantastic choice of restaurants, pubs and clubs, London is unique and many consider it the most exciting city in the world. Use London Online to find out what's on and where to go in the UK's capital.


Attractions & Sightseeing Tours

A concise guide to London's best loved attractions including romantic cruises on the Thames, London's spectacular palaces, London's historic buildings, the famous London Bridge and the London Eye.


London is home to some of the world's finest art galleries, housing the complete spectrum from prehistoric artefacts to old masters to the latest contemporary art, film and media.

Ballet and Opera

Our guide to London Ballet and Opera features information on London's venues and details of forthcoming performances. You can also book tickets through London Online's box office.


Each year 30 million visitors marvel at London's hundreds of museums and their remarkable collections. Our museum guide covers the most famous and most popular of the London museums.

History of London

A history of London from Roman times until the 20th Century (history overview and City of London).

Tower of London

All about the Tower of London - the fortress, Royal residence, and infamous State prison built by William the Conqueror which is home to the Crown Jewels. Includes a virtual tour of the Tower.

The British Monarchy

Read all about the the Royal Family, and the lineage of kings and queens that reigned throughout Britain's history. Find out about famous coronations, the Crown Jewels and London's palaces.

London 2012 Olympic Games

All about the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games and the Olympic Park in the East of London.


What's On

See what events are taking place around London and book tickets for each event through London Online's box office.


Browse our restaurant guide and choose from thousands of restaurants of all cuisines across the capital.


Planning a night out or pub crawl? Check out our pub guide, listing thousands of pubs on hundreds of streets including some of London's finest.


We give you the low down on the best parties, and the best members' clubs. Find your perfect partner at LondonDating.co.uk, your guide to dating in the UK's capital.


London has a huge choice of activities for children including zoos, pantomimes, theme parks and museums. Our guide lists the best of London's children's attractions.


Hotels and Bed & Breakfasts

London Online provides the online booking facilities for hundreds of London's hotels. Our reservation system is easy to use, secure and has fantastic discounts.


Greater London is one the the largest and busiest cities in the world, so getting around can seem daunting. Our Transport guide provides help on travelling by bus, train, underground, taxi and airport transfers.

Where to Shop

The low-down on shopping in London with thousands of shop listings and reviews. From the upmarket boutiques of Mayfair and the grandiose flagship stores of Regent Street to Camden Town's trendy market stalls.

A-Z Street Index

An A-Z index of streets, roads and areas of Greater London. Lists shops, restaurants and local amenities for each street. Also see the origins of London's street names.


Financial articles from our sister site LondonFinance.com including articles on mortgages for London properties and financial product comparisons.

Business Finder

Looking for a business? Our business finder enables you to search thousands of London business listings.

London Recruitment & Jobs

LondonRecruitment will soon be launching in beta. If you are an employer or a recruitment agency, find out more about how you can advertise your positions at no charge.

London Facts & Figures

London facts including differing definitions of London, demographic and statistical information about London and details on the city's tranport network.

London Online Review Centre

Read and submit reviews of London shops and venues. Find the best value shops, the tastiest food, the most popular pubs...

The 32 London Boroughs

Greater London is composed of 32 boroughs and the City of London. Our clickable map of the London boroughs connects to articles about each borough.

The City of London

Read about the historic City of London - the square mile where the original London stood and where Europe's main financial district is today.

Politics & Government

Learn about the UK's political system, the main political parties, politicians, the Houses of Parliament and the prime minister.


Our regular Features section provides a series of one-off reports exploring all things London.


Good Pharmacy!

Review of Oakleigh Pharmacy, 253 Oakleigh Road North

By Mrs Nailia Jimenez on 15th December 2014

I am using the prescription services of this pharmacy. I am very happy with the staff, they are very helpful, and very polite. Thank you very much for being reliable and kindness.... Read more »

Best chiropodist ever

Review of Jennifer Ransome, 31 Queen Anne Street

By Iza on 11th December 2014

I have been going to Jennifer Ransome since I was in my late 20s / early 30s off and on because I no longer live in London. She is the most gentle... Read more »


Review of Kay & Kompany.Com, 69 Colney Hatch Lane

By Cara51 on 8th December 2014

Fantastic hair salon with warm and friendly, skilful staff who actually listen to what you want and advise when asked. The best salon experience I have had in a long time --... Read more »

Mince pies

Review of Percy Ingle Bakeries, Head Office, 210 Church Road

By Lisa Stillman on 6th December 2014

We have just bought mince pies (traditional ones) from this bakers in Romford. They are AMAZING......far superior to any that I have bought and 4 for £2.00 what a bargain....wish I had bought... Read more »

My favourite jumper!

Review of Cashmere By Design, 4 Elthorne Road

By Cutie on 6th December 2014

I have worn and worn this wonderful warm cashmere for years and I need a new one . Please sell on line It's a must have... Read more »

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