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Regent's Park and London Zoo are just across the road, so be sure to promenade round the park and admire the animals.
Reception can book you into any of the other outposts within Gordon Ramsay’s culinary empire. Market, just down the road at 43 Parkway, is garnering a trophy-cabinet of awards for its seasonal and honest cooking (+44 (0)20 7267 9700). Gilgamesh delivers pan-Asian goodies (dim sum, tempura, sushi, curries and co.) in glitzy surrounds – you can WAG-spot as you dine. Finish off with a cocktail or three, as the restaurant is a short stumble away on Chalk Farm Road (+44 (0)20 7267 5168).
Art gallery by day, music venue by night, Proud’s building used to be a horse hospital. It’s a great place for cocktails, conversation and dancing, and it’s not far from the hotel, at Chalk Farm Road (+44 (0)20 7482 3867). Join the Camden cool kids at the Hawley Arms, at 2 Castlehaven Road (+44 (0)20 7428 5979) – look out for Amy Winehouse’s beehive. The Engineer, on a quiet corner in Primrose Hill, is a casual pub serving breakfast, lunch and dinner – don’t miss the American-style pancakes with honeycomb butter. Part of a dying breed of privately owned London pubs, the leafy, walled garden is perfect for a pint, or alfresco dining in warmer months (+44 (0)20 7722 0950).