Hidden gems from Londoners

Nearly 1,000 Londoners revealed a wild array of their favourite hidden gems across the capital from our recent promotion with the Evening Standard.

These included The Fan Museum in Greenwich, The Cross Bones Graveyard at London Bridge, Billingsgate Fish Market, The Parkland Walk in Finsbury Park, Gordon’s Wine Bar, Lady Dinah's Cat Cafe, the Museum of Water & Steam in Brentford right through to '…a quiet corner in the National Portrait Gallery'.

Londoners' top 20 hidden cultural gems

It's a very subjective thing of course, there were also a few strange ‘hidden gems’ like “CATFORD!” and “The Shard” but here's the list of some of the most popular hidden gems from Londoners.

  1. Sir John Soane’s Museum
  2. Walking along the Thames and Thames Path
  3. The Wallace Collection
  4. The Temple area, City of London
  5. Postman’s Park, City of London
  6. Horniman Museum
  7. Wilton's Music Hall
  8. Denis Severs House
  9. Pie and Mash shops – several!
  10. Fulham Palace, Bishops Park Fulham
  11. Little Venice
  12. Kyoto Gardens in Holland Park
  13. Leighton House, Kensington
  14. Isabella Plantations, Richmond Park
  15. Kenwood House
  16. Geffrye Museum
  17. Chelsea Physic Garden
  18. Fan Museum, Greenwich
  19. William Morris Gallery, Walthamstow
  20. The Guildhall, City of London