Welcome to the heart of London, where many students spend their free time. Downtown London is bustling with the more than 40,000 students who attend our universities and colleges.
From amazing gastro pubs to street performances, festivals and bumpin’ bars (for those who are of age!), Richmond Row is THE place to go, and it’s a quick bus ride or cab from your home at Huron.
If you’re looking for something lower key to do in the centre of the city, visit the Coven Garden Market for international foods and flavours, artisanal goods and delicious coffee. Once you’re fuelled up, make the short walk over to the museum, Labatt Park or visit anyone of the numerous one-of-a-kind shops, bakeries and cafes along the scenic streets of downtown.
If you want to go shopping in London, check out Masonville Mall or White Oaks. At these major shopping centres, you’ll find tons of the brands you love and have access to more than hundreds of stores, hair salons and even some recreational spaces specific to young adults.
London also has a ton of great golf courses – from Sunningdale to our public courses, so if you need to step up your game, get on the green.
All throughout West London, you can find delicious restaurants! Some of them may be familiar, but there are lots of hidden gems to discover.
Want to experience one-of-a-kind restaurants, shops and events within an area that celebrates our local stars and creates a colourful stage for some of London’s best-kept secrets? Visit East London in between classes for a perfect cup of coffee or spend your Saturday or Sunday trying on the perfect vintage finds and tasting the exceptional creations of the area’s culinary geniuses.
Affectionately known as “Old East” this region of the city is home to the amazing Western Fair market, artisan bakeries, vegan-friendly restaurants and micro-breweries
From unique event venues to theatrical performances and high-energy activity sports, London’s Old East offers a great alternative to a night out on Richmond Row, London’s Old East is an up-and-coming neighbourhood that caters to all cultures, palettes, fashions and interests.
South London/Wortley Village
Wortley Village is located in the heart of Old South, a thriving, unique, historic London community that has been voted one of Canada’s coolest neighbourhoods.
Easily accessible by public transit, Wortley Village is a great spot to meet friends for coffee or indulge in an exceptional dining experience at one of the area’s unique restaurants.
This region of London is affectionately known for being dog- and people-friendly: with many of its highlights clustered together, you can easily walk from one great destination to the next.
Home to artisans and artists, unique, independently owned shops, services, restaurants and nightlife, Wortley Village is also host to many exciting events that provide year-round entertainment.