London is home to many hidden treasures. Take a tour of the streets and stores that inspired the Harry Potter series, get behind the scenes at Wimbledon, and gain access to secret speakeasy clubs.Go to Episode
An off-the-radar street in London’s hip East End neighborhood that showcases vibrant street art by living legends like Banksy.
Brick Lane, London, England E1 4UT
The English Restaurant is the product of over 10 years’ work by couple Kay and Peter Sinden; this quintessentially British restaurant was a pioneer in turning the East End into a dining destination.
50/52 Brushfield Street, Spitalfields, London E1 6AG
Where art and food meet, literally. Suzzle is a coffee shop cum gallery on Brick Lane that serves up delicious cakes, great coffee and some of the hottest street art in the East End.
47 Brick Lane, London, E1 6PU
Another unique street in central London with esoteric shops that is believed to have helped inspire the Harry Potter.
Cecil Court, City of London, WC2N 4EZ, United Kingdom
The oldest family run magic shop in the world, Davenports is hidden under the Charring Cross tube station and is believed to be the real life “Flourish & Botts” –- the store where wizards buy their supplies in Harry Potter.
7 Charring Cross Underground Arcade, The Strand, London, WC2N 4HZ, United Kingdom
The oldest barber shop in the world, Trufitt & Hill has been making British men look their best for more than 200 years. In addition to haircuts, it offers traditional straight blade razor shaves, manicures and shoe shines.
71 Saint James's Street, City of Westminster, SW1A 1PH, United Kingdom
A hot boutique in London’s edgy East End, No One is an offshoot or an artists' collective and offers the chance to own an original from fashion's next design star.
1 Kingsland Road, Shoreditch, London, E2 8AA