Gay London London Travel Guide Travel Guides > United Kingdom > Gay London London Matt BramfordIntroducing London to a seasoned traveller is akin to introducing a single gay friend to Grindr. Its reputation precedes it. A cultural mecca, it is the birthplace of Keats, Woolf, Hitchcock, Bowie, McQueen and Beckham. Its skyline reads like an architectural tome; its restaurant scene represents every nook and cranny of the globe. What is left to write about a city like London that hasn’t been written before? A turbulent few years in the wake of political change has brought the best out in the city and her millions of residents. Yes, the UK’s capital has its problems, but its face is ever-changing. New LGBTQ spaces open often, to entertain and unite, while the city’s history remains as appealing as ever. London will welcome you into her ample bosom with open arms, always. Let Mr Hudson help you discover her best attractions with this London gay guide. Feel like getting away? Take a trip planned just for you, and let us do all the work. Discover Trip Design Hotels Things to do Things to see Food & Drink Shopping Nightlife Trip Design The best hotels in LondonHidden behind an unassuming door in the heart of East London, The Redchurch Townhouse is the latest offering from the Soho House Group. It is a hop, skip and a mince from its louder counterpart, Shoreditch House, and offers 37 exquisite rooms and two award-winning cocktail bars.The East offers plenty of other bedfellows, both classic and contemporary. The Town Hall Hotel in Bethnal Green elegantly mixes both, with its mid-century design aesthetic and modern British restaurants. US export The Ace Hotel is firmly in the contemporary camp, with modern rooms and a laid-back approach.Centrally, the Hoxton in Holborn is ideally located and offers design-led rooms and a community feel. New hotspot The Resident Soho is a chic, 78-room hotel with easy access to Soho’s bars and clubs. For a more intimate experience, The Zetter Townhouse in Clerkenwell is an eccentric 13-bedroom award-winning Georgian townhouse in the heart of the city. Redchurch Townhouse | Photo courtesy of Soho HouseiRecommended hotels in Gay London - London Hotels - Gay London - London The Zetter Townhouse The Zetter Townhouse is a quirky Georgian townhouse hotel located on a picturesque cobbled square in Clerkenwell, and boasts an award-winning cocktail lounge. Book on Booking.com Hotels - Gay London - London The Hoxton, Holborn The hotel houses 174 cleverly designed rooms, Hubbard & Bell, the main restaurant and bar run in partnership with Soho House & Co, Chicken Shop, Cheeky salon and Holborn Grind. Book on Booking.com Hotels - Gay London - London The Town Hall Hotel & Apartments In London’s vibrant East End, Town Hall Hotel & Apartments feature an indoor swimming pool. The Corner Room Restaurant offers big flavours that draw inspiration from the chef’s love of French cuisine. 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Book on Booking.com Hotels - Gay London - London Hotel Cafe Royal Hotel Café Royal is an iconic luxury 5-star hotel in the heart of central London. With the hotel situated to the South-West of Mayfair and Soho to the South, the property is positioned on Regent Street. Book on Booking.com Hotels - Gay London - London The Bloomsbury Hotel The Bloomsbury Hotel is located in the heart of the theatre district. Tottenham Court Road tube station and The British Museum are just 200 m from the hotel. Book on Booking.com Explore more hotels like this in London View on Booking.comPowered by Booking.comThank you for reading Mr Hudson.Subscribe to Travel Guides or log in to continue reading. Subscribe now Log inSpecial SelectionExclusive Mr Hudson offersOut now from gestaltenMr Hudson Explores Browse the Book Explore more The best concept stores in LondonIt will come as no surprise that London boasts a diverse range of concept stores. 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