Time In: the best things to do at home

Stuck at home? Bring the London fun into your house with our guide on the best things to do at home

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Just because you’re stuck at home doesn’t mean you can’t immerse yourself in the best music, theatre, film, art, food and drink that London has to offer. In our comprehensive round-up of the best ways to pass your days at home, we’ve taken into account your thirst for culture and your love of the kind of lifestyle London can afford you – an exciting one. We’ve pulled together the best films streaming right now to your living rooms, as well as ways to do the same for theatre and music. Forget the sad microwave meal – because we’ve narrowed down the best takeaways from top London restaurants that will deliver right to your door. And we’ve got a whole host of inspiration to read for when you do fancy getting back out there. Read on for great tips for Time In, as recommended by Time Out Editors.

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Food and drink delivery in London

11 charitable beers being made by London breweries
News

11 charitable beers being made by London breweries

Feel good about your lockdown drinking habit

The top London restaurants now doing home delivery
Restaurants

The top London restaurants now doing home delivery

More and more of London's best restaurants are getting on the delivery apps

The best ways to get your groceries delivered in London
Shopping

The best ways to get your groceries delivered in London

An upgrade on Ocado (yea, seriously)

Wine shops doing home delivery
Bars and pubs

Wine shops doing home delivery

These brilliant wine shops are on the case (of 12, please)

The best pizza takeaways for delivery in London
Restaurants

The best pizza takeaways for delivery in London

Move away from the chains

The best London breweries delivering craft beer to homes
Bars and pubs

The best London breweries delivering craft beer to homes

You know what times like these call for? Beer! 

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Full stream ahead

25 feelgood movies on Netflix
Film

25 feelgood movies on Netflix

Absolute best movies on Netflix
Film

Absolute best movies on Netflix

Five WTF? things we learned watching Netflix big-cat documentary ‘Tiger King’
News

Five WTF? things we learned watching Netflix big-cat documentary ‘Tiger King’

What to stream if you're self-isolating with kids
Film

What to stream if you're self-isolating with kids

Films you’ve (probably) never streamed before
Film

Films you’ve (probably) never streamed before

The best movies on Disney+
Film

The best movies on Disney+

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Bring the culture to your casa

London events you can stream online now
Things to do

London events you can stream online now

The best theatre shows to stream online right now
Theatre

The best theatre shows to stream online right now

The best virtual movie clubs to see you through lockdown
Film

The best virtual movie clubs to see you through lockdown

The best virtual quizzes to get you through lockdown
Things to do

The best virtual quizzes to get you through lockdown

Virtual tours of almost every major London museum
News

Virtual tours of almost every major London museum

English National Ballet is streaming Frida Kahlo ballet ‘Broken Wings’
News

English National Ballet is streaming Frida Kahlo ballet ‘Broken Wings’

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Check out some great sounds

Top of the pods: the best podcasts about music
News

Top of the pods: the best podcasts about music

Listen to our playlist of songs about boredom
News

Listen to our playlist of songs about boredom

The best songs ever
Music

The best songs ever

Live concerts to watch on YouTube
News

Live concerts to watch on YouTube

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Get hench at home

Yoga studios streaming online classes
Sport and fitness

Yoga studios streaming online classes

Namaste while you home-stay

Five endorphin-pumping exercises you can do in your flat
Things to do

Five endorphin-pumping exercises you can do in your flat

Squats by the sofa

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Apps, crafts and games to help keep you sane

Five super-weird board games you've probably never heard of
Things to do

Five super-weird board games you've probably never heard of

The London pottery studio sending DIY clay kits to homes
News

The London pottery studio sending DIY clay kits to homes

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Cook like a London chef pro

Patty & Bun reveals its confit chicken wing recipe
News

Patty & Bun reveals its confit chicken wing recipe

Three-Ingredient Recipe: Bettina Campolucci Bordi’s chickpea omelette
News

Three-Ingredient Recipe: Bettina Campolucci Bordi’s chickpea omelette

London chefs reveal their takeaway hacks
Restaurants

London chefs reveal their takeaway hacks

How to make Padella’s pici cacio e pepe

How to make Padella’s pici cacio e pepe

Three-ingredient recipe: Keshia Sakarah’s green plantain chips
News

Three-ingredient recipe: Keshia Sakarah’s green plantain chips

Bao reveals the recipe for its braised pork bao buns
News

Bao reveals the recipe for its braised pork bao buns

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Read up on your city’s rich history

Tube stations: then and now
Things to do

Tube stations: then and now

London landmarks: in pictures
Attractions

London landmarks: in pictures

London’s most historic pubs
Bars and pubs

London’s most historic pubs

Covent Garden: then and now
Things to do

Covent Garden: then and now

Plan your next vacay

The best beaches in the UK
Things to do

The best beaches in the UK

Wellbeing weekends near the capital
Things to do

Wellbeing weekends near the capital

14 super rural getaways from London
Things to do

14 super rural getaways from London

Really wild UK breaks
Things to do

Really wild UK breaks

Time to stretch those legs?

London’s prettiest walks
Things to do

London’s prettiest walks

The best places to see cherry blossom in London
Things to do

The best places to see cherry blossom in London