London Lovin’: Langham Place

In Marylebone for a bit of sightseeing and neverending shopping. Popped by Langham place – best known for being home to BBC, London College of Fashion, and Roux at the Landau. London Langham Place London Langham Place Langham Place at Westminster is severely underrated. I love the wide selection of liberal brands: Tracey Neuls, Schuh, H&M’s Collection of Style, Hoss Intropia and Liberty of London. You also have your staples: Topshop, Urban Outfiters, Niketown, Uniqlo, Swatch, Pull & Bear, Alessi and Banana Republic. London Langham Place London Langham Place London Langham Place London Langham Place
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Also good for its night scene: King & Queen, Artesian, The Crown & Sceptre, as well as The Adam and Eve.

xoxo,
Viktoria Jean

Langham Place, Marylebone,
City of Westminster, London W1B

London Lovin’: 3 Cafès to try along Oxford Circus

Of many the indie and chain coffee joints along Oxford Circus,
I’ve made a list of 3 cafès I have to try when I’m back
(because seriously, I want to but can’t be downing too much caffeine)

JOE & THE JUICE
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281 Regent Street
London W1B 2HE
Neighbourhoods: Fitzrovia, Marylebone

CAFÈ ROUGE
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11 Little Clarendon St
Oxford
OX1 2HP

MUSTARD CAFÈ
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40 Margaret Street, Marylebone
London, W1G 0JH

London Lovin’: Wild & Coffee Company

Sniffing out the best brews on my London cafè-hunt, I stumbled upon Wild & Coffee Company along Oxford Street.  photo DSCN3977_zps2785a179.jpg

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Dying for a mid-day coffee fix, I was so glad to see that it’s been labelled ‘London’s best coffee’.
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Though small and subtle, the interior decor is amazingly cosy. A really awesome place to sit and read while sharing a bench-table with strangers.

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Every cup of coffee is freshly brewed by the baristas! (whom I couldn’t figure out were Spanish or Italian)
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After a short wait, I was served my coffee.
I almost shed tears of joy while gulping down this piping hot latte.
It was so good, I can’t begin to describe how good it is. I have no words.
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I loved their latte!!
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There’s a separate corner for more people to fill in, but it’s pretty dark and private. The room was so quiet I felt intrusive so I asked the barista for permission to snap these!
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Wild and Wood Coffee is mad famous for their cronuts and they’ve won a number of awards for both their coffee and cronuts, apparently.
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So, are they worthy of being in the running for ‘London’s best coffee’?
HELL YES!
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Before I left, the barista asked if I’d be here the next day and I said, sadly no.
Firstly I can’t remember the way.
Secondly I will be sniffing out cafès along Notting Hill in the ‘moro!

One New Oxford St.,
Greater London WC1A 1BA

London Lovin’: Marylebone Parish Church Gardens

Trekked to Marylebone High Street on foot from Oxford Circus Underground.
(Yes it was a loooong journey and walking is what I do when I hate staying in the hotel room with nothing to do)
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It’s a cool late-summer day with overcast skies but no sign of rain –
perfect for a lazy walk in a park!
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Every Saturday, Cabbages and Frocks Market takes over the grounds of Marylebone Parish Church. Brainchild of the organisers of the London Fashion Designer Sales, there’s a good mix of stalls selling everything from oils and balsamic vinegars to hand made jewellery and vintage designer wear.

St Marylebone Parish Church Grounds, Marylebone,
Marylebone High Street, London W1U 5BA