People often ask me about ideas on London on a budget. I recently did a trip to London staying at a low budget hotel and had a great 3 course dinner for less than £12!
The Pavilion Hotel offers rates from £69 including breakfast. I stayed in a single room and breakfast, served on a tray in your room. It’s located close to Edgware Road, on Sussex Gardens and all rooms are different decorated, very cool and quirky. I stayed in the ‘Monochrome Marilyn’, my friend got to stay in The War & Peace room, which was located towards the street so she had some hard time sleeping from all the noise from the traffic. But what can you expect for £69 per night, right?
And by the way, if you’re on a GI diet or sugar detox…skip the hotel breakfast…
There are a few coffee shops around the corner from the hotel, incl. Starbucks if you are looking for a healthier alternative.
Before going to bed we had a lovely meal at Brasserie Zédel located right by Piccadilly Circus. Great place, really good food at a bargain. You can have a set 3 course meal for less than £12! And I loved the atmospehere, very French, art-deco and very busy. Fully booked on a Wednesday night so make sure you book beforehand.
London doesn’t have to cost you much, you just have to be smart. Then of course, I always wish I had £1000 to shop for…shopping in London is very tempting….I will keep on dreaming….