Honeymoon in London, United Kingdom

Article by Bailey

When it comes time to honeymoon, you and your spouse will most likely be looking for some relaxation, some down time, and maybe some adventure. London, United Kingdom is one location that has all of those essentials and more. The entire city is just chocked full of worldly cuisines, museums brimming with art and history, architectural masterpieces, and of course, lots of shopping!

London has an endless list of activities to do and places to stay or visit; perfect for a newlywed couple who are looking to dive in and experience this iconic city. We put together a list of our favorite spots to eat, drink, stay and play while on Honeymoon in London, United Kingdom.

Eat:

Sticks’n’Sushi - Covent Garden

This higher end sushi spot is a great place for lunch or dinner, and with the variety of à la carte items, you can keep within a budget while still enjoying the nicer restaurant scene in Central London. Being surrounded by Covent Garden and the West End, Sticks'n'Sushi is a perfect midday restaurant to pop into and enjoy sushi or cocktails.

Dishoom - Shoreditch

You will most likely find Dishoom on every 'top London restaurants' list, and there are many reasons why! Indian cuisine is very popular and special in the United Kingdom, and the flavors, atmosphere and brilliance at Dishoom are incomparable. It's recommended to make a reservation before visiting one of their restaurants, as they're usually packed full of customers waiting to enjoy, so make sure you book ahead of time with this one! You won't be disappointed.

Drink:

Radio Rooftop - West End

Rooftop bars are one of the trendiest ways to spend your time in London, and the locals will say just the same thing - Rooftop bars are everywhere! Radio Rooftop is the perfect spot to unwind, indulge, and relax with a cocktail. With little nibbles and a wide range of drinks to choose from, the 360-views of the London skyline are what really make this bar magical. 

Callooh Callay - Shoreditch/Old Street

Unique is the simplest way to describe this ultra-cool Alice in Wonderland-inspired London bar. With interesting concoctions such as their Long Tall Texan cocktail with Rye and Bourbon Whiskey and Ginger Ale, they sure like to keep you on your toes with yummy drinks and good company. 

Stay:

The Langham - West End

Coined as the first 'Grand Hotel' in Europe, The Langham was established in 1865 and still reigns as one of London's top hotels. Located in Central London in the heart of the West End, you'll have everything you need and more in the surrounding neighborhoods and boroughs. This is a 5-star hotel, so maybe for those looking to splurge a little on honeymoon accommodation! 

Dean Street Townhouse - Soho

Dean Street Townhouse is a sleek and comfortable boutique hotel in Soho, Central London. Near all of the major tourist spots and train lines, you can easily travel the city from this location. With restaurants on-site, pubs, bars, museums and shops in the local neighborhood, you'll truly be stuck for choice on where to spend your day. A great choice for those who want to be within arms reach of everything London has to offer!

Play:

Saatchi Gallery - Chelsea

Located in the chic neighborhood of Chelsea, West London, keep an eye out for the celebs as you make your way to Saatchi. One of the best art galleries in London, they often have limited time exhibits from well-known artists and photographers, as well as permanent exhibits which showcase beautiful pieces of artwork and sculptures from people around the world. You will definitely need a couple of hours here to really enjoy and take in the beauty! And don't worry about getting hungry - You're in Chelsea! There are some wonderful, local eateries in the area, too. 

Kew Gardens - Kew

For those looking to spend some time outdoors enjoying the British nature, head over to Kew Gardens. Beautiful greenhouses, plant displays and blooming florals fill up the large garden space and exhibits at this UNESCO World Heritage Site. Kew Gardens was formally originated in the 1700s, making is quite a historical place in British history and a stunning place to have a picnic in the summertime! 

Of course, these are just a few little gems found in this beautiful and bustling European city. We recommend doing research and trying places more off the beaten path - You may be surprised at what you find!