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Drop your suitcases at the hotel and prepare for an afternoon exploring Marylebone’s most interesting art galleries. Start at the Cube Gallery on Crawford street, a small local gallery with an interesting selection of contemporary art from around the world.
16 Crawford St, Marylebone, London W1H 1BS, telephone: +44 20 7935 2600
Then head underground to Ambika P3, a warehouse exhibition space that specialises in incredible digital and video art installations
35 Marylebone Rd, Marylebone, London NW1 5LS, telephone: +44 20 7911 5876
Carry on to the Atlas Gallery, a commercial gallery that focuses exclusively on 20th century photography, with subject matter from fashion to journalism, street photography and wildlife.
49 Dorset St, Marylebone, London W1U 7NF, telephone: +44 20 7224 4192
Fashion Space Gallery
Lastly head over to the Fashion Space Gallery on John Prince’s Street. Located on the first floor of the London College of Fashion, exhibitions are fashion-focused and look at everything from leather and the history of facial hair to the work of fashion greats like Alexander McQueen and Coco Chanel.
20 John Prince's St, Marylebone, London W1G 0BJ, telephone: +44 20 7514 6166
Next, head over to Carousel in Marylebone. A bit of a hidden gem, this charming restaurant hosts a different chef every few weeks and launches some of London’s most talented and interesting young chefs. They also host evening courses in the private room upstairs, which [JZ1] are led by true experts in the field and include all materials as well as gifts to take home. Choose a class – be it modern calligraphy, terrarium making, urban yoga or wine tasting – and then head back to the restaurant afterwards to join the supperclub for dinner.
71 Blandford St, Marylebone, London W1U 8AB, telephone: +44 20 7487 5564
If it’s a weekend, begin the day with the famous Peruvian brunch at Pachamama , which is just around the corner from The Marylebone.
18 Thayer St, Marylebone, London W1U 3JY, telephone: +44 20 7935 9393
There’s just time to pop into Alfie’s Antiques, a large indoor market on Church Street in Lisson Grove, where over seventy-five dealers sell antiques under the same roof; including silver, furniture, jewellery, paintings, ceramics, glass and vintage clothing.
13-25 Church St, Marylebone, London NW8 8DT, telephone: +44 20 7723 6066
After dinner there’s just time for a quick glass of wine at the newly opened Clarette on Blandford Street. Owned by the heiress of the renowned Chateau Margaux wine estate, you’ll find an exceptional collection of fine French wines here, as well as tasty snacks at the bar.
44 Blandford St, Marylebone, London W1U 7HS, telephone: +44 20 3019 7750