Serviced Apartments in London
Fraser Residence City London
Tower of London
Situated on the north bank of River Thames in Central London, the World Heritage Site is a historic castle that is also Her Majesty’s Royal Palace and Fortress.
Officially opened in 1894, the Victorian bridge sits across the River Thames as an iconic symbol of London.
National Maritime Museum
Sail into the past to uncover the adventures of world-famous explorers in this largest maritime museum of the world.
The Cutty Sark
Built in 1869, the British clipper ship, now preserved as a museum ship, was one of the fastest and last tea clippers to be built.
The Museum of London Docklands
Using the latest presentation techniques, here at the museum, the history of London’s River Thames and Docklands is unravelled.
St Paul’s Cathedral
The Church of England cathedral sits at the top of Ludgate Hill, the highest point in the City of London.
Based on steak houses and brasseries of New York City, experience waterside dining in a spectacular outside terrace in this über-stylish restaurant.
The Attic at Pan Peninsula
The luxurious cocktail and champagne bar offers a great place to eat, drink, socialise and enjoy 360-degree panoramic views of Canary Wharf and River Thames from the UK’s tallest residential building.
Corney and Barrow Canary Wharf
Relax and enjoy the views in this stunning waterfront bar, which is renowned for its summertime barbecue parties.
The Fine Line Canary Wharf
Enjoy contemporary pub cuisine at this lively riverside bar that comes with an all-day kitchen.
The Parlour Bar
For quirky cocktails, a wide selection of wines or seasonally tempting food, the secret garden-inspired lounge is a must for cocktail lovers and excellent for pre- and post-dinner drinks.
Brodies Bar & Restaurant
For classic British food, wines, spirits and cocktails that are old-school, contemporary twists or new found, this is a fantastic place for group parties.
The Royal Observatory, Greenwich
Travel the universe in London’s only planetarium.
Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park
A sporting complex built for the 2012 Summer Olympics and the 2012 Summer Paralympics, the park contains the athletes' Olympic Village and several of the sporting venues, including the Olympic Stadium and London Aquatics Centre.
The Thames Path
Follow the trail of River Thames from its beginning to the end of the Thames Barrier in Greenwich, and discover enroute, the beauty of peaceful water meadows, unspoilt rural villages and historical towns.
Newham City Farm
One of London’s oldest city farms where children love to see the rare breeds, exotic birds and farmyard classics, while learning to care for them.
St James’ Park
Watch the world go by in this park surrounded by London’s most famous landmarks, including Buckingham Palace and Westminster.
Well known for its Speakers’ Corner, Hyde Park is one of London's best-loved parks with more than 4,000 trees, a lake, a meadow and rose gardens. Also located within is The Diana, Princess of Wales Memorial Fountain.
A great place for authentic Italian food at reasonable prices.
For fine Argentine steaks served with its wine and culture.
Le Relais de Venise - L'entrecote
A true Parisian eatery with a classic French brasserie interior.
Features rustic Italian dishes that are uniquely Jamie’s.
A lively Chinese restaurant that offers savoury snacks and dumplings, commonly known as “dim-sum”.
For Mexican cuisine that is both tasty and healthy.
TheO2, Greenwich peninsula
A great place for movies, entertainment, exhibitions, musicals, concerts and performances.
ExCel London Exhibition and Convention Centre
For international exhibitions and expositions.
A national museum of modern and contemporary art - Picasso, Rothko, Dali and Matisse, that is open to all for free.
The complex of artistic venues attracts more than 3 million visitors a year to its arts exhibitions and arts performances.
BFI London IMAX
The biggest cinema screen in the UK features larger-than-life 2D and 3D images and digital surround sound in its projections, as if you are part of the movie itself.
Shakespeare Globe Theatre
Originally built in 1599, the Elizabethan playhouse is home to many great plays and performances.
Here in Canada Square, it is a shoppers’ paradise with a huge shopping centre that opens seven days a week. Sleek and modern, it boasts more than 200 shops, with major high-street chains as well as a good selection of designer stores.
Westfield Stratford City
One of the largest urban shopping centres in Europe with about 300 stores and 70 restaurants, including a casino and 17-screen cinema.
One New Change
Designed by award-winning French architect overlooking St Paul’s Cathedral, the City development combines office space with a shopping centre in the heart of the financial district.
Borough Market is London’s most renowned food market - a source of exceptional British and international produce.
One of London’s best markets since the early 17th century. it now houses fashion, jewelry, food and music stalls which are best to visit on a Sunday.
Columbia Road Flower Market
People throng the street market on Sundays for its oasis of foliage and flowers; you can also visit the small art galleries, vintage clothes stores, delis, antique shops and lots more.
A high-end department store that dominates the west end of Oxford Street catering to the needs of every shopper and is a place to be seen for the label-conscious.
An upmarket department store that is well-loved for its food hall.
For designer fashion, beauty buys, food and wine.
For luxury goods, famous gifting, homeware brands and art fabrics.
Fortnum & Mason
A unique and beautiful department store well-known for high quality good, fine foods, hampers, teas and wine.
Along Sloan Street
The place to scout for art pieces, antiques and tiny crafts.
The place to scout for art pieces, antiques and tiny crafts.
Kensington Church Street
The place to scout for art pieces, antiques and tiny crafts.
Portobello and Bermondsey
If you are looking for something unique, this is the perfect place for antiques, special pieces and surprise finds!
Houses of Parliament and Big Ben (Part of the Palace of Westminster, a UNESCO World Heritage Site)
A neo-Gothic masterpiece and seat of the UK government, the Big Ben is an iconic landmark of London and UK in general. It is one of the most popular tourist attractions in the city.
Westminster Abbey (Part of the Palace of Westminster, a UNESCO World Heritage Site)
The Abbey is a famous English Gothic monastery church where coronations of kings and queens took place since 1066. A number of royal weddings also took place here, including that of Prince William and Catherine Middleton.
St. Paul’s Cathedral
This is Church of England Cathedral, one of the most recognisable sights of London which was the venue for royal weddings as well as funeral services of several famous people, such as Sir Winston Churchill and Lord Nelson.
Clarence House, which stands beside St James' Palace, was built between 1825 and 1827 for Prince William Henry, Duke of Clarence and once serves as the London home of Queen Elizabeth. Today, Clarence House is the official London residence of The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall.
Natural History Museum
A landmark museum of animals and natural phenomena, with hands-on exhibits and animatronic dinosaurs.
Maritime Greenwich was added to the list of World Heritage Sites in 1997 for the concentration and quality of buildings of historic and architectural interest in the area. The buildings are in clusters along the riverfront, in Greenwich Park, and in the Georgian and Victorian town centres.
The official London residence of British monarchy since 1837 is the administrative headquarters of the Monarch today.
A Royal Palace created in the Tudor period during the reign of King Henry VIII, the Hampton Court is the finest piece of Tudor architecture in Britain.
Both a Royal Palace and a working royal residence, the Kensington Palace was also the birthplace and childhood home of Queen Victoria and the home of Princess Diana. Today, Kensington Palace accommodates the offices and private apartments of a number of members of the Royal Family.
The Banqueting House, Whitehall, London, is the grandest and the only remaining component of the Palace of Whitehall. This magnificent building is particularly noted for its Rubens ceiling.
Standing at 202 feet high, the Monument is the tallest isolated stone column in the world. It offers panoramic views of City of London.
This was once a manor house that became known as Fulham Palace because bishops were considered to be the ‘princes of the church’. Today, it is a sought-after venue for weddings, parties and corporate events.
Ministry of Sound
A popular clubbing venue with four bars and dance floors was recently ranked seventh in the 2013 DJ Magazine top 100 clubs poll and has won the IDMA ‘World’s Best Sound System’ award for four consecutive years.
Kensington Roof Gardens
A nightclub with 0.6 hectares of three gardens themed differently: Spanish gardens, the Tudor gardens and the Woodlands gardens. The club proper is housed indoors and is open all year round.
Café de Paris
Featuring disco and a restaurant in an elegant building, here you will find great entertainment with regular cabaret shows.
One of the world’s top clubs, Fabric is an exciting dance venue that showcases anything from hip hop, breakbeat, dubstep, drum and bass to electro and techno.
333 Mother Bar
A 3-floor club with a low-lit bar, where DJs play a mix of dance floor classics.
Mahiki is a London nightclub in Dover Street, well known for its celebrity clientele and well-loved for its exotic cocktails, happy and fun atmosphere.
A club with an international appeal, good for parties that run into the early hours in the morning. The music is predominantly world-oriented, with African influence and appeal to crowds across all cultures.
This is Shoreditch’s premier entertainment venue that is perfect for parties.
The venue is housed under railway arches, showcasing an incredibly diverse range of music to a warm and friendly crowd. The club also offers tasty global street food canteen.
Seating up to 1,500, KOKO is host to both live music and club events. The building has undergone a massive refurbishment program which restored its original theatrical style, with six bars, a stage and a dance floor.
A club venue with the best music from the world’s greatest DJ and has three different themed rooms, combining a variety of spaces indoors and outdoors that are open 24-hours.
St. James’s Park
The Park is surrounded by three Royal palaces spanning 23 hectares (58 acres) with a lake that is home to the park's famous pelicans.
The Park has the largest outdoor sports area in London, with facilities for football, softball, rugby and cricket. Boating is available in the summer.
The Victoria Park is a large park, 86-hectare open space with canals, ponds, a pavilion, tennis courts and a sports ground.
The oldest of the Royal Parks offers spectacular views over the river Thames, a perfect place to take a break between visiting Greenwich's other attractions.
Hampstead Heath is just four miles from central London, with spectacular views of London from the top of the Parliament Hill. A perfect spot for kite-flying, strolls and picnics.
A park that is popular with joggers and families alike with the many play areas, Battersea Children's Zoo and a grand 1-km riverside promenade.
Lee Valley Park
Stretching 26 miles (42 km) along the River Lee, from East India Docks, past the Olympic Park and up to Ware in Hertfordshire, this huge park offers green spaces, nature reserves and ample options for sports. Guided tours are conducted on the first Sunday of every month.
One of London's largest open spaces with three ponds, tennis courts, grass pitches and a bandstand.
Well known for its prime cuts of matured beef and other British classics served in stripped-back, bare-brick surrounds. Hawksmoor favourites also include plum pudding belly ribs and the smooth potted smoked mackerel.
Social Eating House
Known as ‘The Blind Pig’, this is an upscale Modern British restaurant that features an ‘electric interior with a vintage twist of antique mirrored ceilings, reclaimed wooden chairs and a copper topped bar.
Golden Union Fish
A traditional-style, licensed fish and chip restaurant located in the heart of Soho, the restaurant has a distinct post-war ‘50s décor.
Gun (Pub food)
A riverside pub set at the end of a pretty, cobbled street near Billingsgate Market. The pub comprises a dining area with a terrace affording expansive views of the Thames. It is one of the best places to go for fresh fish and Portuguese classics, such as cataplana and estapada.
A highly relaxing restaurant and bar in a former foundry building, christened after Laurel and Hardy’s dog (also a colloquialism for whisky). The menu tantalizes with a combination of locally sourced food (cider-marinated lamb rump, pan-fried red mullet) and splendid roasts on Sunday.
A wholesome choice for a healthy breakfast or lunch, serving homemade dishes from pies, soups, to lasagna and even warming bowls of porridge laced with honey and maple syrup.
A Michelin-starred Italian business restaurant that is ideal for business entertainments.
Bocca di Lupo
The restaurant specialises in ‘the obscure and the delicious highlights of food and wine from all across Italy's twenty regions’. The ingredients are either homemade or carefully sourced from around Italy.
Specialising in tonkotsu ramen, where broths made of pork bones are simmered over long hours. The bowls are filled with noodles of your choice and served with selection of unusual toppings, like wasabi stalks and spicy-pickled mustard leaves.
Well-known for its tonkotsu with pork loin slices and crunchy kikurage (“cloud-ear” mushroom) served over thin handmade noodles (in a dish called Shiromaru Hakata Classic). Vegans should definitely try the seaweed and mushroom-broth version topped with fried tofu.
These scrumptious Shanghainese dumplings are sometimes called ‘soup dumplings’ which are steamed parcels containing both filling and ‘broth’.
Joy King Lau
A great place for Dim Sum with excellent value. The décor, menu and service is the epitome of old meets new.
This restaurant is adorned with red lanterns hanging high up in the huge red and gold dining rooms spread over several floors. It is one of the few places in town which offers a traditional dim-sum trolley experience.
A high-end, modern French restaurant with global influences, served in an understated dining room.
Green Man & French Horn
This bar-cum-restaurant is a long, narrow room with wooden furniture, bare brick walls, monochrome floor tiles and a long bar illuminated by factory lamps. The food is influenced by seasonal market produce, recipes and specialities of The Loire River, from the hills in the Ardèche to the oyster beds on the coast of Saint Nazaire.
A Michelin-starred restaurant of haute cuisine, the restaurant specialises in the ‘imaginative’ cuisine from the South West of France. The place is furnished with heavy wooden screens, a serene and urbane room of grey and gold with marble panels.
Here you will find Authentic French cooking with plenty of garlic-infused dishes in a wonderfully ‘Parisian’ atmosphere.
A large and welcoming Victorian pub, filled with bric-a-brac and Churchill memorabilia. The pub serves affordable Thai food served in the conservatory.
A large, light-filled restaurant at the top of Kensington Church Street offering menu with its focus on fresh fish and seafood.
A delightful café, located in a pretty conservatory that overlooks the Kensington Gardens, serving tea, coffee and lunch.
A perfect choice for meat lovers, the restaurant serves good quality barbecued meats and other traditional Brazilian dishes at reasonable prices.
This is a pedestrianised shopping street located near Oxford Street and Regent Street. It is home to numerous fashion and lifestyle retailers, including a large number of independent fashion boutiques.
A world renowned place for both locals and tourists, lanes of shops are housed in incredibly ‘secure subterranean vaults’ prized with the largest collection of silver in the world under one roof. From cutlery sets to picture frames and jewelry, you are bound to find all types of silverware here.
The largest urban shopping centre in Europe where you'll find high street favourites including Debenhams, Next, Marks & Spencer and House of Fraser. There are also more than 275 luxury, premium and high-street retailers showcasing over 700 brands as well as a cinema, gym and several dining establishments.
A truly distinctive place that features fashion, unique gifts, rare sweets, arts and crafts and handmade jewelry. Here, you will find the latest urban street wear, funky cosmetics and shoes on Neal Street.
The King’s Road excites with an eclectic mix of trendy boutiques, unique labels, designer shops and high-street staples, alongside a vast array of cafes and eateries.
Known worldwide as the home of bespoke British tailoring, Savile Row is the place to go for a handmade suit crafted the old-fashioned way. On the corner of this "golden mile" of tailoring is the Abercrombie & Fitch flagship store.
The Notting Hill is a venue famous for its vast array of small, unique shops selling unusual and vintage clothing, rare antiques, quirky gifts, books and organic food. The Portobello Road Market is nearby – a mile-long (1.6km) street with a vibrant array of different stalls set out daily.
Here at the Portobello Market, shops and stalls open daily. There is an antiques market that opens on Saturdays, a flea market on Portobello Green on Sunday mornings as well as an organic foods market on Thursdays.
Based in the heart of East London, Boxpark Shoreditch is the world’s first pop-up mall and the home of the pop-up store, with more than sixty carefully chosen fashion brands and food and drink retailers.
The Barbican in London is Europe's largest arts centre, comprising a concert hall, theatres, cinemas, art galleries, shops and a conservatory. It is also a base for the London Symphony Orchestra.
Founded in 1753, the British Museum’s remarkable collection spans over two million years of human history. Here, you will find world-famous objects such as the Rosetta Stone, Parthenon sculptures and Egyptian mummies.
The National Gallery displays over 2,000 Western European paintings from the middle ages to the 20th century. Discover inspiring art by Botticelli, Leonardo da Vinci, Rembrandt, Gainsborough, Turner, Renoir and Van Gogh.
National Portrait Gallery
The National Portrait Gallery houses the world’s largest collection of personalities and faces, from the late Middle Ages to the present day. Artists featured range from Holbein to Hockney, and the collection includes works across all media, from painting and sculpture to photography and video.
Royal Academy of Arts
The Royal Academy of Arts, founded in 1768, is the oldest fine arts institution in Britain. Situated in the heart of London's West End on Piccadilly, it is a place where art is made, exhibited and debated. It is universally renowned for hosting some of the capital's finest temporary and touring exhibitions.
London's Tate Britain holds the largest collection of British art in the world from 1500 to the present day. It is the oldest gallery in England, having opened in 1897 and houses a substantial collection of the works of J. M. W. Turner.
Royal Albert Hall
One of the world’s most famous stages, the Royal Albert Hall is opened by Queen Victoria in 1871, and has since hosted over 360 events, which include classical music, jazz, world music, circus, rock, pop, opera, dance, comedy and tennis. It is best known for holding The Proms concerts every summer since 1941.
Victoria & Albert Museum
The world's greatest museum of art and design represents more than 3,000 years of human creativity. Some of the highlights include the Medieval Renaissance galleries, which are home to some of the greatest surviving treasures from the period, the jewelry gallery and the British Galleries.
The gallery has been a major influence in the British art scene since its opening and serves as a career springboard to budding artists. In 2010, it became the Museum of Contemporary Art for London which since is open to the public.
It is the only gallery in the world created in the Brutalist style of architecture – a striking concrete form that Londoners either love or hate. It hosts three to four temporary modern or contemporary exhibitions each year.
Guildhall Art Gallery and Roman Amphitheatre
The gallery was established in 1886 as "a Collection of Art Treasures worthy of the capital city", with works dating from 1670 to the present, including 17th-century portraits, Pre-Raphaelite masterpieces and a fascinating range of paintings documenting London's dramatic history.
Glimpses of the former Roman amphitheatre can be witnessed here where thousands gathered to watch wild animal fights and gladiatorial combats, 2000 years ago.
The Courtauld Gallery is one of the finest art museums in the world and best known for its outstanding Impressionist and Post-Impressionist paintings and drawings. Displayed in the elegant Somerset House, world-famous artists from Monet and Botticelli to Van Gogh can be seen alongside a changing programme of temporary exhibitions.
Dulwich Picture Gallery
Founded in 1811, the England's first purpose-built art gallery houses one of the world's most important collections of European Old Master paintings. Dating from 1600s to the 1700s, the collection includes works by Rembrandt, Van Dyck, Poussin and Canaletto.
The Queen's Gallery was constructed 40 years ago at the Buckingham Palace, out of the bomb-damaged ruins of a chapel. It exhibits works of art from the Royal Collection on a rotating basis, with about 450 works on display at any one time.
The Wallace Collection
Located in an historic London townhouse, the Wallace Collection was once the grand home of Sir Richard and Lady Wallace. The museum houses a world-famous range of fine and decorative arts from the 15th to the 19th centuries with large holdings of French 18th-century pieces. Works by Titian, Canaletto, Rembrandt and Velàquez can also be found here.
Royal Opera House
The Royal Opera House offers an ideal place to watch and experience about world-class opera, music, ballet and dance.
A prominent theatre company that presents new plays, classic drama and Shakespeare productions.
The Globe Theatre was a theatre in London associated with William Shakespeare. The original building was once destroyed, and the present one was opened in 1997.
Lord’s Cricket Ground
This is the official ‘Home of Cricket’. Opened in June 1814, it is the most famous cricket grounds in the world.
Home to the world’s oldest tennis tournament which was first held in 1887, the Wimbledon is one of the four annual Grand Slam tennis tournaments held around the world.
Fraser Residence City London is strategically located in the financial district of London, often referred to as the ‘Square Mile’, moments away from the famous London Bridge. Within the vicinity of our serviced apartments is a plethora of London’s most popular galleries, theatres, museums, restaurants, bars, designer shops, a public leisure centre, and the world-famous Barbican Centre. Getting around London city is easy with the Monument underground at its doorstep.
Fraser Residence City, London
3 Lovat Lane
London EC3R 8DT
Facilities, Amenities and Services within the vicinity
- Tesco Supermarket (3-minute walk)
- Array of Restaurants, Cafes and Bars (3- to 5-minute walk)
- Marks & Spencer (retail and food, 5-minute walk)
- Newsagents (4-minute walk)
- Boots and Superdrugs chemists (5- to 10-minute walk)
- Banks (NatWest, Barclays, Lloyds, 5- to 15-minute walk)
- Paul’s bakery (10-minute walk)
- Hairdresser (5-minute walk)
- Post Office (8-minute walk)
- The Monument (1-minute walk)
- Leaden hall Market (5-minute walk)
- Borough Market (10-minute walk)
- Barbican Centre, Cinema and Concerts Hall (20-minute walk)
- CityPoint Gym (15-minute walk) – With exclusive offers for Fraser guests!
- One new change shopping Mall (10-minute walk)
- Tower Bridge (10-minute walk)
- Tower of London (10-minute walk)
- St Pauls Cathedral (15-minute walk)
Getting to Fraser Residence City
- Monument Station: Served by the Circle, District, Central and Northern lines Direct connection to London Liverpool Street Station (5 minutes away), King’s Cross St. Pancras Eurostar – (8 minutes), London Victoria (10 minutes) and London Paddington (20 minutes)
- Docklands Light Railway (DLR): Offers direct connection to Canary Wharf and London City Airport
Nearest Mainline Stations (10-minute walk)
- London Blackfriars: With direct access to London Gatwick Airport
- London Bridge Station
- London Liverpool Street: With direct access to London Stansted Airport
Nearest River Taxi:
- London Bridge Pier – Transport by boat on the river Thames, which calls at Waterloo, Embankment, Blackfriars, Bankside, Tower of London, Canary Wharf, Greenwich, QEII for the O2, etc.
- A wide selection of London Transport bus routes can be found around the property.
- Airport transfers can be arranged upon request.
The capital city of England, United Kingdom, London is a global city that leads in the areas of arts, commerce, education, entertainment, and media. It is one of the world’s most visited cities, attracting an international audience of businessmen and tourists alike. With a diverse range of peoples and cultures, numerous museums and galleries, London is also home to four UNESCO World Heritage Sites: the Tower of London, The Royal Botanic Gardens at Kew, The Palace of Westminster and Maritime Greenwich.
The London public transport network that comprises the well-known tubes, buses, trains and more is one of the most extensive in the world. One can travel at ease to different parts of the city for shopping, visiting the various places of interest or exploring the city with the London Pass.
Essential Facts of London
The official language in United Kingdom (UK) is English.
The local time in the UK in winter is referred to as Greenwich Mean Time (GMT). The local time in the UK in summer is referred to as British Summer Time (BST) which is GMT+1.
Visit the UK Visas and Immigration Service website at https://www.gov.uk/visas-immigration for information on visas for tourists, work, study, and other related information or useful contacts.
The British Pound Sterling (GBP) is used in the UK.
The standard VAT rate is 20%.
Tipping is not required in the UK. All staff in the UK, must by law, be paid at least the National Minimum Wage whether they receive tips or not.
Banks, in general are open as follows:
Mondays to Fridays, 09:00 to 17:00 hours
Saturdays (some branches), 09:00 to 14:00 hours
Mondays to Fridays, 09:00 to 17:00 hours
Shops, may vary but generally:
Mondays to Fridays, 09:00 to 19:00 hours
Saturdays and Sundays, 11:00 to 17:00 hours
The calling UK code is 44.
The electrical current in the UK is 230V/50Hz.
Public holidays in United Kingdom are called "Bank Holidays" and include:
- New Year's Day: 1st January
- Good Friday: varies
- Easter Monday: varies
- Early May Bank Holiday: 1st Monday of May
- Spring Bank Holiday: last Monday of May
- Summer bank Holiday: last Monday of August
- Christmas Day: 25th December
- Boxing Day: 26th December