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Le Gavroche - first-class dining

Le Gavroche (French for 'The Urchin') is simply one of the best places to eat in the country. Situated in London's swanky Mayfair, it was opened in 1967 by Michel and Albert Roux, moving to its current location in 1981. Now run by Albert's son, Michelin-starred TV chef Michel Jr, Le Gavroche offers mouth-eatering, classic French dishes cooked up by top-notch chefs. A list of previous chefs there - including Gordon Ramsay and Marco Pierre White - reads like a who's who of the cooking world. Notable meals include Souffle Suissesse (cheese souffle baked on double cream) and Omelette Rothschild.

Brook Street - once home to musical legends Hendrix & Handel

As well as the fine dining of Le Gavroche, Brook Street also has two former homes of musical legends, now open to the public. 23 Brook Street was once the flat of 1960s guitar legend Jimi Hendrix. Separated by just a wall is number 25, an apartment that was lived in by famous 18th-century composer George Frideric Handel for 36 years. Both now contain exhibitions of the work of both musicians.

Waddington Custot Galleries - for modern and contemporary art

Located in Mayfair's Cork Street, Waddington Custot Galleries houses sculpture, oil and paper collections by some of the world's most renowned artists, including Peter Blake, the man behind the famous album cover for The Beatles' Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band. Looking for a cheap hotel Near Le Gavroche restaurant? Travelodge London Central Covent Garden Hotel, Travelodge London Central Marylebone Hotel and Travelodge London Central Euston Hotel are all 2 miles or less away from Mayfair.