Tony Cham­bers, ed­i­tor-in-chief of Wall­pa­per*, shares five Lon­don high­lights.

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The Bar­bican (bar­bican. org.uk), where I’ve lived for 22 years, is a neigh­bour­hood worth vis­it­ing for its cin­e­mas, the­atres, gal­leries, gar­dens and Bru­tal­ist ar­chi­tec­ture.

One of my all-time favourite restau­rants is St John (stjohn group.uk.com), run by Fer­gus Hen­der­son, a pi­o­neer of nose-to-tail din­ing. Great at­mos­phere, con­sis­tently bril­liant food and a cool bar.

Post­man’s Park, near St Paul’s Cathe­dral, is a lovely, re­lax­ing place with mov­ing memo­ri­als cel­e­brat­ing acts of hero­ism by ev­ery­day peo­ple.

The Marks­man (marks­man pub­li­c­house.com) in Hack­ney is a con­verted old boozer that man­ages to ac­com­mo­date a hip crowd with­out alien­at­ing long­stand­ing lo­cals. Great food by Tom Har­ris and in­te­ri­ors by Martino Gam­per.

Bloomberg’s new Euro­pean head­quar­ters (bloomberg.com/com­pany/ lon­don) is an im­pres­sive piece of con­tem­po­rary ar­chi­tec­ture by Sir Nor­man Fos­ter that, along with The Ned ho­tel, is bring­ing a buzz to the City.

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