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Discover London

Discover London

Welcome to London!

King’s location at the heart of London makes it an ideal starting point to venture out and explore the capital.

The city’s iconic buildings, world-famous arts and cultural offerings and bustling restaurants and cafés are right on King’s doorstep, providing unique opportunities to discover everything that London has to offer.

In these pages you'll find a round-up of the best foodie havens in and around King’s five campuses, alongside top picks of places to visit and explore during your time in the city. Click on the links below to find out more.



Food and Drink

You can’t study on an empty stomach and with King’s location at the heart of London, there are a host of eateries and coffee houses just around the corner.

Within these pages are a selection of some of the best places to eat, drink and get your caffeine fix without venturing too far from King’s campuses. But don’t worry, if you’re late for a lecture and have limited time to explore, King’s food also has plenty of tasty options.  


Green Spaces

London is a city of green spaces and parks. The capital's 3,000 parks – from the world-famous Hyde Park to the lesser know Brockwell Park – cover almost 18 per cent of London. That's more than the area of the city covered by railways and roads combined.

Click through to find a Top 10 of 'must visit' green spaces in and around King's. Try to take some time out to explore these vibrant, peaceful urban parks during your time in the city.



London’s cultural scene is second to none. As a global hub that’s home to the most innovative performers, artists, writers and venues it can sometimes be difficult to know where to start.

Click through for details of London's cultural highlights and places to visit close to King's five campuses. 


Reward your London experience

Earn recognition for your volunteering work in London and experiential learning outside of the classroom with King's Experience London Award. Click through to find out more.


Societies and volunteering in London

King's student societies serve the capital's needs: working with rough sleepers, supporting young refugee communities and much more. Click through for more details on how you can get involved.


London’s best study spaces

From relaxing cafés to world-famous reading spots, there are a wealth of inspirational places to escape the hustle and bustle of London life and get some all-important studying done. Click through for top study spots in London.

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