Around St Mary's Hospital
Located in Paddington, St Mary's Hospital is right in the busy heart of west London. The sprawling Hyde Park is just a few minutes south, home to the excellent Serpentine Gallery and wonderful boating lake. For proper boats, make the short walk along the Grand Union Canal to Little Venice, a delightful junction of waterways and picturesque bridges where you can relax and watch the barges float by. Nearby Queensway is sprinkled with excellent Chinese and Asian restaurants and delis.
London's world-famous museums
St Mary's Hospital is within easy reach of the capital's most renowned museums. The iconic British Museum, with its stunning collection of ancient Egyptian mummies and classical Greek statues, is a must for history buffs, while art lovers should cross Hyde Park and head south to the famous Victoria and Albert, the world's leading museum of art and design. For something a bit different, The Cartoon Museum charts the history of the form from the 18th century to the present day.
London's global food scene
The UK capital boasts a world-leading food scene, thanks to its diverse population. In Soho you'll find everything from contemporary Indian food at Dishoom to mouth-watering steamed buns and super-popular chinese joint Bao. Just off the renowned Carnaby Street, Kingly Court is home to 21 cutting-edge eateries, with an atmospheric alfresco courtyard.
Looking for a cheap hotel Near St Mary's Hospital? Travelodge London Central Marylebone Hotel is to the north, or Travelodge London Central Covent Garden Hotel is right in the centre.