Saturday, 5 August 2017

Best Places in London for Instagram

Nowadays everyone is on the hunt for the perfect Instagram, so much so that it effects where we go for lunch, go on holiday and even what we were. So I've put together a list of nine of the best places to grab an Instagram in the most Instagramed place in the world, London. A few of these you would have definitely seen on your feed but a few you might not have. Plus a lot of these places involved food so you might as well give yourself some fuel for a day running around the city.

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Biscuiteers: 194 Kensington Park Road, Notting Hill
Now I may be biased as I do work for the company but I think Biscuiteers might be one of the most instagramed shops (and brands) ever. I constantly see the shop front on my feed and people are always tagging us (Biscuiteers) on Instagram. The beautiful hand painted illustrations do make for a lovely photo, plus there are loads of tasty biscuits and cakes inside which are also super fab to take a photo of. They also have an icing cafe on the Northcote Road if you're based in South London. 

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Sketch: 9 Conduit St, Mayfair
I was a little reluctant to include this in my list as I didn't have the best experience here but I can't deny that the place isn't beautiful. The pink interior of the parlour is bound to perk up anyone's feed and we can't forget about those toilets! Even social media queen Kylie Jenner is a fan

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Peggy Porschen: 116 Ebury St, Belgravia
The only place I feel rivals Biscuiteers as the most Instagrammed shop is Peggy Porschen! I happened to stumble across it one evening and managed to take snap whilst there was no one else in shot. I unfortunately was too late to try any of their delicious cakes but I really do hope to soon! I absolutely love the sugary pink colour of this shop and it's the perfect haven for a sweet toothed girl. 

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Chelsea in Bloom, Sloane Square (Runs during the Chelsea Flower Show)
I've wanted to visit Chelsea in Bloom for a few years now and this year I finally got the chance. Walking around the the area in the glorious sunshine, taking lots of floral snaps has to be one of my favourite things I've done so far this year. I can't wait to see what theme they have next year (as every year is  different) and doing it all over again. It does get very busy so you'll have to be patient, you have been warned...

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Liberty London: Regent St, W1B 5AH
One of the prettiest shops in London is located right off Oxford Street and leads you into the heart of Carnaby Street. A fantastic location to get shots of the iconic front as well as the gorgeous flowers by Wild At Heart by Nicki Tibbles. At Christmas they have the most wonderful window displays, last year it was themed around The Nutcracker ballet and it was just delightfully festive. Plus they have a cute tea room, treatment rooms and I have spotted a celeb or two in the loos!

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Berners Tavern: 10 Berners St, Fitzrovia 
This is a spot that I actually first saw on Instagram and thought I had to try for myself. It's a great place to get brunch and try out their scrumptious cocktails, I've had their waffles and they are not to be missed, the vanilla cream is so decadent and rich. The brunch menu is pretty reasonably priced as at night it transforms to a luxury restaurant and the prices get much higher. Berners Tavern is also part of The London Edition hotel which is an Instagram treat itself! I'd love to stay there one day! 

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Regent Street, Soho, W1B 5AZ
Regent Street is one of the best places to shop in London and is connected to so many locations which are perfect to Instagram! It's only a short walk to Sketch (mentioned above), so whilst your safely crossing the road to spend some more of your pay day cheque before having afternoon tea, why not try and get a snap of one of London's most iconic roads filled with taxis and red Routemaster buses.

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Bronte: Grand Buildings, 5EJ, 1-3 Strand
Bronte is the perfect place to take a tourist or a friend visiting for the day. You're only a stones throw away from lots of the tourist hot spots including the National Gallery, a short walk to Buckingham Palace or Covent Garden. The interior design of this place is so luxe and that's what makes it so special, it was built under the creative direction of Tom Dixon, the man responsible for those copper candles. It really is an Instagram dream...

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Westminster Bridge, London, SE1 7GL
This might be one of my favourite Instagram shots of all time. I snapped this whilst on the BB bakery afternoon tea bus, and I couldn't quite believe I'd got the shot. You could easily recreate this shot whilst popping to Regents Street to visit another one of my hotspots. I know if you take the 159 bus you go over the Westminster Bridge (and I'm sure many other buses do too). 

1 comment:

  1. This is such a great post idea! Definitely going to hunt down some of these places...

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