24 Hours in London

A layover in London, Tony's "home away from home," means catching up with chef friends Marco Pierre White and Fergus Henderson. He has just enough time for a few pints and a visit to a real-life little shop ...

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Bar Italia

Tony and Fergus sit outside of the Soho London staple, Bar Italia. Fergus orders his standard combination of espresso and a shot of Fernet for both of them.

22 Frith St, London W1D 4RP, UK

 
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Bradley's Bar

A small bar with cheap drinks. If there isn’t enough room inside, patrons can drink in the streets.

42-44 Hanway St, London W1T 1UT, UK

 
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Cabman's Shelter

Tony's cab driver takes him to a "Cabman's Shelter" for a cup of rosie lee (tea) and a bacon sandwich.

Pont Street, Belgravia, London

 
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GJ Cleverley’s

Tony gets measured for handmade shoes by George Glasgow, the "main man" at Cleverley’s. The custom shoes are expensive but are expected to last a lifetime.

13 Royal Arcade, London W1S 4SL, UK

 
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St. James Park

Tony and Marco Pierre White walk with Marco's dog through St. James Park, one of the oldest and most beautiful parks in London. The dog pulls Tony along and makes an inappropriate bathroom stop in the middle of the sidewalk.

St James's Park, London, SW1E 6, UK

 
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St. John Hotel

The St. John Hotel is the latest brainchild of Tony’s good friend, chef Fergus Henderson. Tony sits down to a classic English breakfast in the dining area of the hotel for some fantastic blood sausage.

1-2 Leicester St, London WC2H 7BL, UK

 
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Sweeting's

Tony and Fergus go to Sweetings, one of the great institutions of "the city" (financial district). They have a few black velvets (Guinness and champagne), and dine on haddock and poached eggs, and fried scampi and chips.

39 Queen Victoria St, City of London EC4N 4SF, UK

 
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Thames Clippers

Tony takes a commuter boat ride on the Thames.

64 Orchard Pl, London E14 0JY, UK

 

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