We’ve all seen them, right? The top 10 best ways to eat an apple. The top 10 best ways to punch someone in the face. The top 10 best ways to shave a cat. Don’t look at me that way. It’s a real list. Check it out. In any event, there is a top 10 list for just about everything you could think of. Whether it’s the top 10 ways to pick a lock or how to cheat at cards. They are out there.
They’ve kind of taken over in a way, haven’t they? They are in your social media feeds and in your search results. Kind of like that annoying friend that keeps popping up at the most inopportune times. Well, unfortunately, I think they are here to stay.
People either love them or hate them. I think it all depends on the content and the mood of the person reading them. So, in honor of top 10 lists everywhere. I’ve taken it upon myself to rank the best top 10 lists about this wonderful city of London. I’m sure some of you will hate them and some of you will love them which is the whole point of this post.
With no further ado. Here is the top 10 list of the top 10 lists of London. Yes, read it again. It sounds weird, doesn’t it?
1 – The Top 10 British foods
While London is certainly known for its museums, architecture, galleries and even her high prices, she is also home to some of the most sophisticated food culture of the world. There are all kinds of food.
They say that London is famous for its architecture, museums, galleries and high prices but, in reality, it is the home to the world’s most sophisticated food culture. We have all sorts of foods and kitchens presented in the Big Smoke. This top ten list includes fish and chips, pie and mash, cockles and the world-famous English breakfast.
2 – Stop Your Wining!
Yes, please don’t email and say that there was a typo our editors didn’t catch. I was making a play on words. Humor you know. Ha, Ha. That sort of thing.
Okay, now that we’re past that. Once we have addressed our hunger, we should probably do something about that nagging thirst, don’t you think? Let’s quench it with a little wine. Yeah, see, now the typo title makes sense, doesn’t it?
The next tope ten list is based on tons of research mostly in the form of taste tests of the best restaurants in London who serve wine. Factors such as the size of the wine nap, value propositions, serve, and price range all proved to be part of this impressive 200-page London wine guide.
3 – Which Way to the Sights?
We’re fueled up with our meal and a glass or two of wine and now need something to do. So, what is there to do?
There is never a shortage of things to do in London. It doesn’t matter if you are new to London or a wizened Londoner, there are always new things to discover and new things to do. There is no one who has seen it all. This next list is dedicated to ten can’t miss things to see in London.
4 – The Quirk in the Big Smoke
So, not everything is straightlaced and prim and proper. No, to some extent London has a wonderful quirky side. So, what kind of things do you like to do that someone might consider quirky? If you don’t have a quirk, then maybe this list will give you one. This is a fun list of ten quirky things to do in London that include the Flower Power Festival, The City Z House Party and the Puttshack. If you must ask, then you must read this list to find out. Get your quirk on!
5 – All Hail the Commute
Yeah, we can’t ignore it. Not in a city this big. And with over 249 miles of tunnels and trains whipping about at 60 miles per hour one might want to know a little bit about taking your life into your own hands while commuting in the great city. This list provides 10 awesome things about the Tube you wish you knew.
6 – Become a Londoner
Much like the werewolf and full moon, the longer you stay in the Big Smoke the more Londoner you become. Learn the proper puns, how to say umbrella, and grab a cuppa because the show is about to start. This list offers the top 10 things living inside every Londoner’s head. You might as well learn them while living in the Big Smoke don’t you think?
7 – Did Someone Say Shopping?
All right, by now we’ve lived, eaten, and breathed a bit of London by now. Oh, and had a few drinks. You are a commuting expert so where to go?
Shop of course. This city is stuffed to the gills with shops selling food, clothes, and housewares among other things. This list gives you the top 10 best stores to shop in London.
8 – Know Your City
Things you might not know about London are likely varied and far reaching. For instance, did you know Big Ben isn’t the clow tower but the bell housed within? Or what about the fact that the Waterloo Bridge was built during WWII by women? And how about the fact that the Beatles played their last gig as a band right here in London?
And you said you knew everything.
This list has the top 10 loveable London facts.
9 – Turn It Up
One can never truly appreciate a city or its people without getting to know its music. For London, her music lives on the street corners and the stages. There are more than one top 10 list for these.
10 – The Language
Lastly, there is the language that Londoners speak. I’m not talking about English. Well, in part I suppose I am. But what I’m talking about is the unique phrases that can baffle the uninitiated. We have a unique blend of words impacted by countless cultures living in the megalopolis and it is beautiful. Learn things like “dosh and skint”, “rashers”, “plonk” and “throw a wobbly” on this top 10 list so you can sound like a true Londoner.