Marylebone is a chic and luxurious residential area in London, whilst being located in the heart of the west end of London it maintains a very laid back vibe. Named after a church dedicated to St. Mary, Marylebone is dotted with a number of streets that lend a unique old world charm.
1. The Best Cocktails In London
Marylebone is home to some of the best cocktail bars in London. Known for their chilled-out atmosphere, these bars serve classic drinks that are sure to give you a taste of royalty. If you’d rather get a caffeine fix, head straight to the Monocle Café that is known for serving delicious coffee.
Crave something alternative? Head to Wigmore Hall on a Sunday morning, where you can savor your cup of coffee while listening to classical music. If you want something extra or fancy, all roads lead to the Wallace Restaurant.
2. Unique vibe
Though located in close proximity to the famous Oxford Street, Marylebone has been able to preserve its identity. The area surrounds itself with green spaces and some of the city’s finest parks including Primrose Hill, Hyde Park, St James’s Park and Regent’s Park. These parks are a haven for people who want to spend some quality time away from the maddening city crowd of the city.
Marylebone is home to a number of classic Victorian buildings that have witnessed some of the most important events that shaped the country’s history. These buildings feature timeless Art Deco-style architecture and design elements that are sure to transport you into a bygone era. The residential area is dotted with tree-lined pavements, boutiques, and cafés that lend a sense of tranquility. Taking a stroll down the leafy streets of Marylebone is sure to help you relax your senses.
4. Marylebone Summer Fair
One of Greater London Properties favourite summer event – The Marylebone Summer Fair is a annual family-friendly, charity street festival. Artist’s from different parts of the country descend on Marylebone to give attendees a glimpse of their talent. Whether you are a music lover or an avid foodie, you won’t run out of things to do at the fair.
Fitness enthusiasts consider attending the fair a sacrosanct rule. The fair attracts fitness trainers who are more than happy sharing well-kept fitness secrets with attendees.
5. Shopping hotspots
Marylebone is a dream destination for shopaholics. The residential area is home to a number of shopping streets including Marylebone High Street but more interestingly they have some fantastic markets. Head to Cabbage and Frocks on a Saturday for some vintage gems.
6. The Best Restaurants
Marylebone is home to five Michelin-starred restaurants that serve delicacies that can make even the most ardent health food enthusiasts go weak in the knees. If you are craving for afternoon tea and brunch, head straight to the Landmark London Hotel else the Chiltern Firehouse’s menu has something for everyone. For a casual dining experience, visit Marylebone’s High Mood Food, Natural Kitchen or Good Life Eatery. After having a hearty meal, head straight to the classic cake shop, La Pâtisserie des Rêves that is known for baking some of the best cakes in the city.
7. Fabulous Location
Marylebone is located conveniently in close proximity to a number of attractions including Madame Tussauds, ZSL London Zoo, the Wallace Collection, and Marylebone Farmers’ Market. In addition, you can take your pick of tube stations with five nearby (Baker Street, Bond Street, Oxford Circus, Regent’s Park, and Great Portland Street) making your daily commutes a piece of cake.
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