5 star hotel, Belgravia
5 star hotel, Belgravia
Big John Recommends

Big John Recommends



Top London Tips from Head Concierge John Andrews

There’s never a shortage of great things to do in London so our fabulous Head Concierge John Andrews (previously named “Top Concierge Worldwide” by Luxury Travel Advisor) will be sharing some of his top London tips each month. He will help you get the best out of your stay in the capital and make sure you don’t miss the unmissable.

This month's recommendations are...


• Harry Potter Tours
• Newly Opened Imperial War Museum
• Ceremony of the Keys (To be pre-arranged)
• London Helicopter Tours
• Horse and Carriage Tours
• The View from The Shard
• Ride a rib along the Thames
• Lady Gaga at The O2 Arena – 23rd, 25th & 26th October
• Diversity at The O2 Arena – 30th November
• Wembley Stadium Tours
• Emirates Stadium Tours (Arsenal)
• Stamford Bridge Stadium Tours (Chelsea)


• Verger Tours at Westminster Abbey
• The V & A – Wedding Dresses until the 15th March
• The V & A – Horst Photography until the 4th January
• Parliament Tours – Saturdays only
• National Gallery – Rembrandt, the late works until the 1st January
• Tate Britain – Late Turner:  Painting set free until the 25th January
• Winter Olympia Art & Antiques Fair from the 3rd – 9th November
• Frieze London – From 15th – 18th October
• Kew Gardens


• Charlie and the Chocolate Factory – Musical
• Matilda – Musical
• Lion King – Musical
• Wicked – Musical
• Thriller - Musical
• War Horse – Play


• Miss Saigon – Musical
• The Book of Mormon – Musical
• Dirty Rotten Scoundrels – Musical with humour
• Once – Musical
• The Play That Goes Wrong – Play
• Shakespeare in Love - Play
• Lord of the Dance - Dance
• Kind Charles III - Play
• The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time – Play

Contact John or one of his team in Concierge for the latest information on what to do and where to go whilst staying at The Goring on +44 (0)20 7396 9000 or at concierge@thegoring.com.

John on the phone