Batty Langley’s is ideally placed as the gateway to this corner of Old London. In among the cobbled streets and Georgian buildings that surround the hotel are some of the capital’s coolest pubs, bars, shops, restaurants and street markets.
The hotel itself looks and feels just like a rather grand, 300-year-old town house, complete with richly furnished drawing room, library, parlour and courtyard garden. The 29 characterful bedrooms are all furnished with genuine antiques and named after real people who lived in the area. All bathrooms have period fittings, refurbished, of course, to modern standards of efficiency.