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Talk of the Town London

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5 Dec 2016
“Perfect way to get to know London”
28 Nov 2016
“tour of london was highlight of our trip. we were lucky to be able to get a second tour before we left.”
Talk of the Town London tours aim to provide the inside track on the London scene for locals and visitors alike. Try one of our tours - which can be scheduled to suit different palates (tell us what you like and we'll tell you what you will...more
London, England
St. James's
+44 20 3151 2565
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Reviewed 5 December 2016

I thoroughly enjoyed my recent walking tour. I took along a friend visiting London from Spain and she loved it! John is a brilliant and entertaining guide and made the tour a lot of fun. I would highly recommend this company to anyone visiting London...More

Date of experience: November 2016
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Reviewed 28 November 2016

It was my first visit to London. I was traveling with my son age 24 and his girlfriend. The tours were so good it kept all of us interested for 3 hours. The guides, John and Becky were both knowledgeable and entertaining. I would highly...More

Date of experience: November 2016
1  Thank ellengelber
Reviewed 16 November 2016

I've now been on two tours and both were very interesting and entertaining. The friendly guides have obviously done their homework and are very willing to engage with the audience. I highly recommend the tours to both tourists and locals.

Date of experience: December 2015
1  Thank Sam_Khan100
Reviewed 15 November 2016

We went on a Christmas Unwrapped tour on Christmas Eve and it was the perfect start to Christmas. John was knowledgeable, personable and engaging. The mulled wine was a lovely touch and kept us warm despite the chilly weather. The tour wasn't too long and...More

Date of experience: December 2015
1  Thank katemandeville
Reviewed 15 November 2016

This tour is great fun. The guide was animated and full of interesting trivia, and told a story throughout the walk. He was open to questions and knew much more than was part of his standard talk. It was really interesting to walk familiar streets...More

Date of experience: December 2015
1  Thank SPevensie
Reviewed 28 July 2016

We arrived at the designated meeting spot early, having booked this tour about 5 weeks prior over their website. The charge went through and I received an email confirmation that we were booked for the tour. On the day, we waited a full hour for...More

Date of experience: July 2016
1  Thank Summerblue
Kaye H, Owner at Talk of the Town London, responded to this reviewResponded 15 November 2016

Hi Summerblue Thanks for your comment - we always appreciate feedback, good or bad - but have no knowledge of the above incident. If you did book with Talk of the Town London, please can you email kaye@talkofthetownlondon.com with the details and we will look...More

Reviewed 15 April 2015

What a fantastic walking tour! I booked a private tour before our family trip to London. The prompt response from the company, which included many tour options, was a great start. We took the tour on our first afternoon in London. It was our children's...More

Date of experience: April 2015
1  Thank sapelltravel
Reviewed 26 December 2014

China Town is surrounded by many popular places such as Soho , Convent Garden , Piccadilly and Leicester Square . It is also in the heart of West End Theatre Land and red light district ! Lots of Chinese restaurants where one able to have...More

Date of experience: December 2014
3  Thank May Y
Reviewed 22 December 2014

A very enjoyable stroll around the Covent Garden area of London bringing Christmas past alive in London as twilight lit up the historical points of interest. John our guide not only told us some amazing facts about Cristmas past but gave us a handout to...More

Date of experience: December 2014
2  Thank Cupertino-kit
Reviewed 16 December 2014

I enjoyed a Christmas tour with our guide John. He wove Christmas traditions through the walk taking in various landmarks in central London. He captured the spirit of the Season and as we walked were warmed with the mulled wine. The tour finished on the...More

Date of experience: December 2014
1  Thank Marina F
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St. James's
Perennially fashionable since the days of Henry VIII,
the aristocratic “Clubland” of St James's is a premier
destination for high end craft and bespoke design.
Here you’ll lose count of the Royal Warrants (which
indicate that the Royal Family patronizes the
establishment) seen in shop front windows, even during
a short stroll to bordering Green Park or St James’s
Park. With the brightly lit and constantly buzzing
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