Best Of Londonist: 11 February 2018

Your Sunday morning best of Londonist weekly round-up.

The London to Amsterdam Eurostar Is Finally Happening

Are you as excited as us?


This Greasy Spoon Cafe Has Starred in Films, TV Shows and Adverts

Tourists, locals and hungover Londoners all flock here


The Little Oasis of Calm in the Shadows of Canary Wharf

300 metres of meandering walkways and exotic plants.


When Are They Going to Finish Building Westminster Abbey?

Look what might have been for Westminster Abbey


We Visited London's First Purpose Built New Anglican Church in Over Forty Years

This place has an awful good beer range considering it's a church


Looking for the Best View of St Paul's Cathedral? Try This Roof Terrace (It's Free!)

And you won't have to pay a penny.


Sadiq Khan Challenged Us to Ride 15 Buses in an Hour. This Is What Happened...

Sadiq Khan shares his tips for pretending to drive a bus...


A Map of London Rental Prices

Who on Earth has £14k a month to splash?


This Restaurant Has Been Giving English Food a Good Name for Centuries

About as far removed from a Pret at your desk as you can get


Drive a Tube, Bus or Clipper... If You're a Kid

Got kids? Let them drive the tube, or a bus...


Two Plays That Could Easily Hold Their Own in Front of a Larger London Audience

Beautifully simple and full of believable, likeable characters.


This Wimbledon Pub Lunch Doesn't Quite Hit the Spot

Have you been? Do you agree with our review?


This Carnaby Crab Restaurant Is Worth Shelling Out For

"A lip-smacking, Christmassy summer."


The Fatberg Is Now Enshrined at the Museum of London

Sewer mania.


Why Is There a Big Ship Right Next to Borough Market?

Now berthed near London Bridge.


The Literary Treasure Trove Tucked Away Behind Trafalgar Square

Book lovers, this is one for you


One Man's Obsession With the Golden Age of British Wrestling

Were 'Lady 'Miss Boobs' Emma' or 'Sizzling Suzy Keegan' really empowering alter egos?


The Biggest Robbery Ever to Take Place on South-Eastern Railway (No, Not the Fares)

A little-known chapter of London's criminal history.


London's Best Healthy Food With Deliveroo

Fascinating


Have You Tried This Scandinavian Sushi Restaurant?

Good at sticks. Good at sushi.


Set Sail for V&A and Board This Titanic Exhibition

A 5* exhibition.


Where Can You Still Ride a Heritage Routemaster Bus in London?

Transport history and excellent sightseeing, combined


Facebook to Erect Giant Thumbs Up Opposite Google’s King’s Cross HQ?

"King's Cross was once notorious as a centre of prostitution. In just 20 years it's gone from being the home of the base f**k, to the home of Facebook."


Julius Caesar Transforms the Bridge Theatre Into a Mosh Pit for a Baying, Howling, Dancing Crowd

The Trumpish metaphor is a dangerous one


Stage Review: Carmen by Georges Bizet at Royal Opera House

Otto Pichler‘s choreography carries the show on an ever-cresting wave of invention


Stroll Past Fridges of Raw Meat to Find This Soho Speakeasy

Cocktails in an old boxing gym.


This Might Just Be the Best Guide to Exploring London We've Ever Seen

We can't recommend this superb book highly enough


Fancy Designing the Oxford Street Christmas Lights?

Competition now open.


Read Our Review of Dry Powder at Hampstead Theatre Starring Hayley Atwell

Cut-throat corporate comedy.


Whatever Happened to Dippy the Dinosaur?

Where is our beloved plaster cast now? Packed up into shoe boxes and stuffed in the Natural History Museum's attic?