London Journals

Weekend in London

A June 2005 trip to London by PDT

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InterContinental London Hyde Park

Hotel | "Intercontinental"

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As you would expect from an Intercontinental, this is a great hotel. We were lucky enough to get a room on the club floor, so we had access to the club lounge for breakfast, afternoon tea, and evening drinks and canapés, and because of this, I have no idea what the other bars and restaurants are like! The hotel location is great - a taxi to Leicester Square costs about £8, and the underground is a 5- minute walk (Piccadilly Line, providing easy access to Heathrow and the city centre). Buckingham Palace is only a few minutes walk, and in 30 minutes, you can walk into Soho and Theatreland. The hotel is closed for renovations in October 2005 for 4 months or so, and presuming the staff...Read More

Member Rating 4 out of 5 on August 7, 2005

InterContinental London Hyde Park
1 HAMILTON PL HYDE PARK CORNER
London, England
+44-20-74093131

Chowki

Restaurant

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This is a great Indian restaurant in the heart of Theatreland.

It has a fantastic location and incredible prices! Each month, the menu features food from three Indian regions, so it is always changing. The food is fantastic - not just the standard Indian-food-for-Englishmen stuff they have in most Indian restaurants. We had a regional feast, and at £11.99 for three courses, were well impressed. We will definitely return, especially since by the time we get the chance, the menu will have changed.

Member Rating 5 out of 5 on August 7, 2005

Chowki
2-3 Denman St.
London, England W1D 7HA
020 7439 1330