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The restaurant at Petersham Nurseries

London's top 10 restaurants

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London claims to have the best restaurants in the world. It also has some of the most expensive. So before you splash the cash, check out this guide to 10 places that are definitely worth it

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London lunches – the top 10

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If you want to dine in style in London without paying £100+ a head, follow my advice and enjoy a lunchtime bargain

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London skyline

Where to Stay in London in 2011

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When you've spent much of your travel-writing life staying at London's rich bounty of hotels, you get pretty clued up on the best places to overnight in the capital

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Eating out on a budget in London

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London is an expensive city but you can still eat out cheaply. For under £10 you can try a range of different cuisines, and you can even eat at a Michelin-starred restaurant for under £20

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Culture comes free at the British Museum

London on a budget

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London doesn’t have to be expensive - you just need to know where to look to find entertainment, shopping bargains and even spa treatments that are easy on your pocket

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A trip on the Orient-Express is a rail treat

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Day trips don't come any more decadent than this: watching the Kent countryside slip by as you enjoy a slap-up brunch in the glamorous surroundings of the Orient-Express

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The Victoria Memorial and Buckingham Palace (© Robin Weaver)

A family trip to London that won't break the bank

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Camping in London in the colder months – you'd have to be mad, right? Well, no - give it a go, and you'll find it's actually quite a fun, cost-canny and convenient option

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You won't get very far in London without getting on this!

A budget guide to London

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Worried that taking a short break in London could cost you a fortune? Check out these insider tips on where to go and what to do, and you can enjoy the capital to the full without breaking the bank

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Budget London: a cheapskate's guide

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It is one of the world's most expensive cities, but a holiday in London doesn't have to cost the earth. There are plenty of cheap ways to eat, drink, travel and absorb the culture of the UK capital

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The London Eye gives you spectacular views right to the distant downs

A boat trip on the River Thames reveals the real London

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Destination: London

Spend a few days exploring the River Thames and you will get to know the true London from a unique perspective as unknown sides to the capital become gloriously clear.

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