Perfect Spots for People-Watching in London


What’s the best way to enjoy the English weather with its fair share of bright blue skies and rainy days, and take in the multi-faceted culture of London? It’s people-watching! With a plethora of landmark attractions spanning the capital city, take your pick of the destination you’d love to visit and discover from a ‘new perspective.’

Southbank Centre

If you need to do something in London and you’re out of great ideas, head to Southbank Centre. A riverside titan of world-renowned entertainment and arts, it is the perfect destination in London for people-watching. Experience watching not just the culture vultures come here for its astounding cultural events but also food fans trying out aromatic street food, artisan coffee and more. Book a stay to remember with the enviably located The Montcalm at The Brewery London City and experience top-notch comfort and convenience. Whether or not there’s an event happening in this bustling area, add to your experience as you munch on British cuisine or pick up a first edition at the book stalls!

Trafalgar Square

The most popular public square in the lively West End London, Trafalgar Square is one of the most iconic landmarks for people watching and simply soaking in the ‘London vibe.’ Attracting millions of visitors every year, find the Lord Horatio Nelson statue and the famous lions guarding it to greet you. Marking the centre of London, take your place and witness a vibrant festive atmosphere enjoyed by the locals and tourists alike, and some occasional campaigns. All you need to do is grab your favourite coffee to go and watch people from all walks of life go by. Oh, and don’t forget to click a photo or two by the bronze lions to look back at!

Covent Garden

Experience London’s charm with Covent Garden, a world-class shopping and dining destination in the heart of the city with trending eateries serving the finest cuisine. A forever-favourite destination for Londoners and locals alike, Covent Garden offers an unparalleled experience when it comes to people-watching. Recharge with a flavourful Montcalm hotel afternoon tea to suit your taste and head to relish in the pleasure of watching the world go by.

Piccadilly Circus

A landmark location in London that you’ll find crowded at all hours of the day is Piccadilly Circus. Easily accessible from your hotel near Chiswell Street London take some time out during the evening (most recommended) to people-watch and at the same time admire the neon displays, adorning the buildings and giving them a unique appearance. Famed for its incredible theatre scene and premium restaurants, opt for outdoor seating at a café or sit by the Eros statue, a popular meeting point in the area. If you’re looking to see more of what London has to offer, take a short walk to Shaftesbury Avenue, Leicester Square and Regent Street, buzzing with activity!

Sometimes, the simplest of experiences, give the utmost joy. Acquaint yourself with London city, its rich history and culture as you enjoy some people-watching here. Keep an eye out for luxury hotels for family stays and discover the best of the capital city, right at your doorstep.