There is nothing quite like taking a well deserved break from our routine and there are plenty of destinations that are just ideal to spend a wonderful holiday. One such popular holiday destination is the Capital of Britain, London. It has everything and in fact more than exceeds expectation in terms of attractions to visit and things to do in the city.
You will find some of the finest luxury hotels in London. The key to enjoying a wonderful trip is to choose a hotel that is conveniently located in the city centre. The benefit is that it saves time on travel and also would offer easy access to most of the prominent tourist spots in the city centre.
If you are looking for a hotel that is spot on in terms of location and one that offers luxury at an affordable price, then look no further than the Montcalm Hotel London. While in the city a great place to hang out is Finsbury Park, which is well known for its terrific ethnic cafes and multicultural cuisine cafes and bistros. Some great places to grab a bite in Finsbury Park are....
Step out of the tube station and to its north near Tollington Park is The Front Room Cafe. It is a laid back and relaxed spot that serves freshly made delectable breakfasts and brunches. While there make it a point to sample their famous Eggs Florentine, which is an outright treat! It is poached to perfection and complemented with exquisite hollandaise sauce. For those who would prefer to opt for a classic British breakfast hop along to Blighty Coffee on Blackstock Road. It has a wonderful selection of fresh-roast coffee and they offer a variety of quintessential English style dishes. If you want to grab a bite while on a tour of the area there is the Happening Bagel Bakery located on Seven Sisters Road that offers some great take away treats to munch on.
For those who fancy Caribbean cuisine hop over to Lulu’s located on 84 Stroud Green Road that offers a smattering of traditional Caribbean fare including jerk chicken, ox tail and curried goat. It was earlier known as Hummingbird with present place being well known for its great food and friendly customer service. For the more health conscious to savour sumptuous salads and sandwiches pay a visit to Boulangerie Bon Matin that lies at the corner of Tollington Park and Stroud Green Road. Boulangerie offers a smattering of seasonal goodies and freshly-baked bread. If you are looking for a place that is more wallet friendly, head along to Le Rif on Seven Sisters Road which offers a generous North African lunch for less than a tenner.
Step out of Crouch Hill Station and just opposite it the gastro-pub The Old Dairy that is famous for its seasonal lunch and dinner menus apart from a fantastic variety of Sunday roasts. As it is very popular with visitors and locals especially, on the weekend it is best to make reservations in advance. For the finest of spicy Thai dishes drop in at the Faltering Fullback that is located on Perth Road.
Finsbury Park is home to a number of Turkish restaurants that serve a wide variety of Turkish dishes. Among the many fine restaurants with amazing Turkish cuisine there is Petek situated at Stroud Green Road that could lay claim to probably being the best of its kind in the area. The menu is eclectic ranging from seafood to grills and it is served in generous portions. For a fine variety of Korean and Japanese food there always is Dotori, which is close to Finsbury station that is popular for its gastronomic offerings. To ensure you get place in the evening it is advised to make a booking in advance.
In the same area to enjoy some of the best pizza served in that part of London pay a visit to Pizzeria Pappagone renowned for its authentic, thin-crust pizza with an amazing variety of toppings. There even is a street kiosk that serves artisanal ice-cream that is simply divine. For those who crave for curry try the rather unusual selection of spicy fare Yak and Yeti that is close by. For authentic Vietnamese food try Salvation in Noodles that is on Blackstock Road that is testament to the popularity of Vietnamese food in this part of the area. It also has a branch in Dalston that is called SiN that serves equally amazing Vietnamese dishes.
These are just a few of the many top class places to enjoy a great meal at on Finsbury Road. Being an area with a multicultural population it offers some of the finest authentic traditional dishes from all parts of the world. Just ensure you visit on an empty stomach to make the most of your trip to the area.