The traditional pubs


Londoners are famous for their love of a good pub, and with over 6,000 pubs in the city there is plenty of choice. With such a rich history behind them, it’s no wonder why they are so popular. The locals take great pride in their beer, food and architecture and with such variety on offer it can be difficult to decide which one suits your needs best. But never fear: here are 10 of our favourites!

The afternoon tea

English afternoon tea is a quintessentially British tradition. It consists of a pot of tea, a selection of sweet and savory snacks, and occasional indulgences such as scones with clotted cream and jam. The ritual is meant to be enjoyed slowly over the course of an hour or so while relaxing with friends or family. This year, why not make your afternoon tea extra special by making it at home? Here are five simple steps that will help you get started:

The diverse cuisine

England is famous for the diversity of its cuisine. Whether it be the classically English dishes like fish and chips, or Indian curries, or any one of a number of ethnic restaurants, there are plenty of options for foodies.

The combination of traditional fare and international specialties makes it easy to try something new every day. From sushi to bangers and mash, England has something for everyone.