It’s raining, it’s pouring, it’s cloudy… well, it’s London, innit?
Cheer up love! Put a little sunshine in your pocket with these brilliant iPhone apps (and iPad apps) to help you get the best of London. Brolly or not, here we come!
London Bus Checker (£1.99)
Find nearest stops, routes and schedules to the minute. Nothing short of genius.
Hailo – The Black Cab App (FREE)
Don’t hang out with your thumb out, get a cab wherever you are, pay cash or card (no hidden fees).
Tube Map (FREE)
Fastest routes, problems on the line, it’s all packed into this handy app.
Yell for Bikes (FREE)
Where to bag your nearest Boris bike.
Traffic View London (FREE)
See what roads are clear or blocked with traffic cameras on your iPhone.
Out & About
Weather Time London (£0.69)
Find out what’s up, before you head out the door.
Find clean and luxe toilets around town, essential if you’re with child (bump or babe)!
Arts & Culture
Riverside London – South Bank, Bankside and London Bridge
What’s hot and happening in our favourite part of town.
Streetmuseum™: Londinium – Thumbspark Limited (FREE)
Explore Roman London with the Museum of London’s app.
Banksy London Tour (£1.99)
Discover surviving masterpieces from the notorious street art renegade.
London Music Mapp (FREE)
The sound of the city, from classical concerts to grime scenes.
Hidden gems and best kept secrets.
Shop & Eat
Best Sandwiches London (£0.69)
Get your chops around the city’s top gourmet sandwiches. (also see Best Burgers London)
London on a plate (FREE)
Hunt down London’s finest cuisine, fashion and furniture shops.
London Shopping Guide (£0.69)
Window shopping, app-style, from Harrods to Dover St market.
London’s Best Coffee (£1.49)
A must-have for caffeine junkies.
Fun & Games
Pollock’s Toy Theatre (£2.99)
Create your own Victorian theatre, based on the famous Pollock’s Toy Shop in WC2.
Turn your iPhone into a pocket version of the clock tower.
What are your favourite London apps?