Tavistock Bow’s ‘go-to’ girl and local resident Abi Cannon spills the beans on her favourite London haunts and hang-outs…
Name & Occupation?
Abi Cannon | Administrator, Tavistock Bow
Best coffee in town?
The Espresso Room, Great Ormond Street WC1
Your favourite street is?
Lambs Conduit Street, great shops and a wonderful atmosphere!
The shop you most frequent?
Bloomsbury Flowers on Great Queen Street WC2 for the most wonderful flower arrangments
Favourite watering hole?
Fairly Square which is tucked away on Red Lion Street, its a speciality fair-trade cafe & bar serving some great organic, ethically produce & fair-trade craft beers and amazing cocktails.
Best place for every day eats?
Fleet River Bakery at Lincolns Inn Fields, a great selection of fab sandwiches and freshly baked pastries.
Favourite place to eat for a treat?
The Lady Ottoline on Northington Street WC1 for the best Sunday roast and the most scrumptious desserts!
The view, building or piece of architecture that inspires you the most?
Christ Church, Spitalfields E1. The most amazing piece of Baroque Architecture by Hawksmoor, sometimes known as the St. Pauls of the East End. Its been lovingly restored in recent years and also serves as an amazing venue.
If you could change / improve anything in London?
24 Hour tube services, although it’s hopefully on the way!
What do you miss most when out of town?
Having everything I could ever possibly want or need right on my doorstep
The ultimate place in London to live would be?
Somewhere on the Embankment for the views
What’s a must do for anyone new to London?
Visit Somerset house, there are always really interesting exhibitions as well as outdoor ice skating in the winter.
Any top secret tips you’re willing to share?
Visit Columbia Road Flower Market. on a sunday, some beautiful flower stalls as well as some great boutique shops.