Great Little Place in London Review - BrokeInLondon

Great Little Place in London


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Guide for Charming Places to Visit in London

Great Little Place, also known as GLP is dedicated to unearthing the most cosy and unique restaurantsbars and places to eat in London. There’s only one rule, no chains. The magic of the site is that it finds and lists places that you’ve probably never heard of, so you’ll find quirky, unusual restaurants, bars and entertainment venues that you’d normally never come across. With an extensive list of places, a forum, and even a store where you can buy merchandise, you can get your fix of great little places however you like. However, don’t expect feature updates every day, or even every month…

  • Modern, well presented website
  • Newsletter available for up-to-date info
  • Sign up for an account to have full access including making bookings and leaving comments
  • Articles and advice on how to best have fun in London
  • Search by location feature if you’re looking for a Great Little Place not too far away from home
  • Filters include Arts & Entertainment, Bars and Pubs, Culture & Architecture, Green Spaces, Restaurants & Cafés and Shops & Markets
  • You can view results in either map or list format, based on your preferences
  • Comments and reviews on most places to give you first hand info before you make your decision
  • Handy pictures to give you an insight before you go
  • Merchandise available for purchase
  • Facebook, Twitter, Google + and Pinterest pages for larger social interaction

Site Pros

  • Forum feature allows direct conversation with users, in case you’re looking for specific advice
  • Add a Gem feature allows you to share any finds you may have
  • Competitions available to enter
  • Gift Card’s available in £10, £25, £50 and £100

Site Cons

  • Features section not updated as regularly as it could be
  • Some place descriptions could do with being a little longer

Other Tips

  • Sign up to gain all the benefits of full account access
  • Don’t forget to use the ‘Share the Love!’ feature to inform all your friends
  • Use the fun ‘GLP-o meter’ to give your rating to an establishment


Great Little Place is the perfect website to those looking for something different. Tired of the Wetherspoon’s and Pizza Huts of this world? Then explore GLP and you’ll soon be finding a new drinking hole as well as a feeding ground for you and all your mates.

Go back to our Events and Gigs page for all the best things to do in the capital.