LONDONFOOD + DRINKARTS + CULTUREPEOPLEDESIGNSPACESGUIDES BOROUGHS LOCAL HEROMARTIN DEAN WRITEROne tourist cliché you feel visitors should battle the crowds for.I love the epic museums: the V&A, the British Museum, or the John Soane museum, which is much smaller and more magical. You can explore it by candlelight on some evenings, which is pretty amazing. FAVOURITES LATEST STORIES FILTER - ALLARTS + CULTUREDESIGNFOOD + DRINKGUIDESPEOPLESPACES Share A Platter Of Ethiopian Food With Friends At WolkiteISLINGTONanemptytextllineThe food at Wolkite is exquisite – spicy, hot, sour, and textured. Marie’s Cafe Serves Reliability On A PlateLAMBETHanemptytextllineIf you were to sum up Marie’s in a word, it would be “unpretentious”. Match Day at the Travellers TavernCITY OF WESTMINSTERanemptytextllineIt is a sparsely populated drinking den where the ups and downs of the “beautiful game” hum away in the background. In Conversation Feest’s Lottie TorkHACKNEYanemptytextllineThe team at Feest, which means “celebration” in Dutch, whips up a fresh menu every day that is rich in colour, flavour, and surprise. Grab A Pint At The Earl Of LonsdaleKENSINGTON AND CHELSEAanemptytextllineThe Earl of Lonsdale succeeds chiefly because the atmosphere is propitious to a good night. 12 Hours In And Around BrixtonLAMBETHanemptytextllineLike many of London’s multi-ethnic areas, you are spoilt for choice in Brixton. History And Half-Pints At The French HouseCITY OF WESTMINSTERanemptytextllineThe hundreds of photos hanging on its walls are reminders that one is drinking in an institution, supervised by many a famous, historically relevant, and sometimes even talented drunk. Experience The Icon That Is Battersea Power StationWANDSWORTHanemptytextllineWhile the now de-commissioned power station is closed to the public, the area around it is being developed into the Circus West Village.