From Dickensian charm to modern cool, London has it all–and this guide will help you find it. With a selection of stylish hotels, from classic to designer; antique markets, vintage stores and the hippest boutiques; and all the best of the capital's restaurants, bars, tea rooms and pubs, Angelika Taschen's compact compendium is a must for the discerning traveller. Highlights include Number Sixteen, a chic South Kensington hotel in a beautiful Victorian townhouse with romatic gardens; The Wolseley, a grand café and restaurant in a reconverted 1920s car showroom beautifully renovated by star designer David Collins; celebrity chef Jamie Oliver's restaurant and social project, Fifteen, where teenagers cook the meals; China Tang at The Dorchester, where stars go for delectable duck with plum sauce; historic London pub, The Grenadier, once frequented by the Duke of Wellington's troops; Dover Street Market, the multi-floor concept store founded in 2004 by Comme des Garçons; and Penhaligon's, purveyors of classic English fragrances since 1872. "Taschen's London is the perfect guide to the capital." Sunday Express S Magazine, London. "These beautifully designed travel tomes from luxury publishing house Taschen are not your typical pocketbook guides to pack and carry around…but are chic coffee-table books for discerning and sophisticated travellers…the guides feature a mix of quirky illustrations and stylish photographs, and are packed with insider tips and precious advice that will make you shop, eat and sleep like a native New Yorker or Londoner. So whether it’s a shopping spree in the City of Lights you desire, or a night on Broadway in the Big Apple, these creative gems will take you on a magical journey in the comfort of your living room and provide plenty of inspiration before you embark on your next glamorous jaunt to one of these capitals of cool." Harper’s Bazaar, Singapore. Hardcover – 23.5 x 30cms 400 pages.