5 star hotel, Belgravia
5 star hotel, Belgravia
Big John Recommends

Big John Recommends



Top London Tips from Head Concierge John Andrews

There’s never a shortage of great things to do in London so our fabulous Head Concierge John Andrews (previously named “Top Concierge Worldwide” by Luxury Travel Advisor) will be sharing some of his top London tips each month. He will help you get the best out of your stay in the capital and make sure you don’t miss the unmissable.

This month's recommendations are...




- State rooms at Buckingham Palace from 26th July - 28th September

- Fat Tyre Bike Tours

- Wembley Stadium Tours

- Arsenal Stdium Tours

- Chelsea Stadium Tours

- Harry Potter Studio Tours

- Imperial War Museum, re-opening on 19th July

- London Helicopter Tours

- Build-A-Bear

- The View from The Shard

- M& M World

- Disney Store




- Monty Python at The O2 Arena until 20th July

- Verger Tours at Westminster Abbey

- The Queens Gallery - The First Georgina

- The V&A - Wedding Dresses 1775 - 2014

- Highclere Castle

- Tours of the Houses of Parliament, Monday - Saturday from 31st July until 29th August

- Kew Gardens

- Chelsea Physic Gardens




- Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

- Matilda

- Lion King

- Wicked




- A Street Car Named Desire starring Gillian Anderson from 23rd July

- Miss Saigon - Musical revival

- Importance of Being Earnest starring Nigel Havers 

- BBC Proms at The Royal Albert Hall from 18th July

- The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time

- Porgy and Bess at Regent's Park Open Air Theatre from 17th July

- Wolf Hall and Bring up the Bodies by the Royal Shakespeare Company


Contact John or one of his team in Concierge for the latest information on what to do and where to go whilst staying at The Goring on +44 (0)20 7396 9000 or at concierge@thegoring.com.

John on the phone