Best Of Londonist: 15 April 2018

Your Sunday morning best of Londonist weekly round-up.

This Hidden Soho Drinking Den Is Where London's Celebs Come to Booze

"We had Jennifer Lawrence down here recently. I had no idea who idea who she was."


12 Exhibitions to See and Two to Avoid as We Round-Up the London Art Scene

We round up the best and worst of London's art scene.


Read Personal Letters That Lay at the Bottom of the Atlantic for 70 Years

They were beautifully preserved.


Have You Visited the Other Natural History Museum?

Been to the Natural History Museum? The correct answer is 'which one?'


Oxo Tower's Not Afternoon Tea Is Proof That You Can Have Too Much of a Good Thing

Well it's certainly theatrical


Quiz: How Much Attention Do You Pay to Tube Station Names?

Have you even heard of all these stations?


The Best Beer Festivals in London in April 2018

Some annual favourites return.


Clerkenwell's Newest Chippy Doesn't Play by the Rules

Getting chippy with it.


Must-See Exhibition of the East End in Colour

We wish all exhibitions let you leave comments beneath the photos


Bottle-Aged Negronis and Perfect Pappardelle at Bar Termini Centrale

The desserts dazzle


A Giant, Inflatable Obstacle Course Is Coming to Alexandra Palace and We Are Pumped

Why should kids have all the fun?


Burlesque Megastar Dita Von Teese Reveals Her London to Us

What's the best burlesque you've seen in London?


Where Was London's First Pizza Restaurant?

Topped generously with trivia.


Dine Under Cherry Blossoms at This New Reopened Restaurant on London's South Bank

Gin and sake? Count us in.


A Third of London Jobs Could Be Automated in the Next 20 Years - Is Yours One of Them?

There's already a robot receptionist on the loose...


Big Fan of Friends? The Hit Show Tour Is Returning to London for the Ultimate Fan Experience

PIVOT!!!


Big Ben Suffers Another Blow

Maybe they should convert to digital.


Not Tried Venezuelan Cuisine? This Is What You're Missing.

Second branch of the buzzy Venezuelan restaurant opens in Bethnal Green.


Lost Lectures Returns!

We've been to these before, and they are epic


One of London's Best Speakeasies Now Has a Meat Smoker

Of all the gin joints in all the boroughs in all of London, Evans & Peel is certainly one of the most playful.


Make Small Changes to Your Commute to Avoid Unnecessary Air Pollution

Avoiding the tube is good for your health.


Have You Spotted the Latest Artwork at St Pancras?

Tracey Emin could brighten up your day.


Meet the 17th Century Poodle That Was Supposedly Invincible and Invisible

Meet the imaginatively named, Boy.


Buongiorno E Buonasera Proves That Not All Pizzas Are Made Equal

Fresh ingredients, piled high


How Long Is Your Borough's Waitlist for Social Housing?

Numbers that both expose and cloud the depth of London's housing crisis.


Meet the Lesser-Known Stone Animals Residing in London's Natural History Museum

An understated safari.


New, Fully Vegan Menu Unveiled at W London in Leicester Square

Be quick, it's only around 'til the summer.


Someone's Been Putting Delicious Recipes Up on Bermondsey's Walls

Who's been painting these recipes onto Bermondsey walls?


The Gormley Sculpture Hiding in West Hampstead

How did we not stumble on this before?


Get Yourself a Free Beer, and See if You Can Solve the Brewing Mystery...

Have a pint on the house


There's Now a Play About the Who Wants to Be a Millionaire Coughing Cheats

A production drunk on the television gimmicks it’s trying to critique.


Ballet With an American Accent Comes to Sadler's Wells

Two new works by the celebrated William Forsythe


Enjoy a Country Retreat in Marylebone With This Delightful English Garden Afternoon Tea

A most pleasant way to spend an afternoon


Comedy Review: Tom Allen at Soho Theatre

An eminently grabbable chance to catch the waspish comedian


Theatre Review: The Way of the World Is Fuelled by Wit

Deception brings delight in this stylish Restoration comedy.