Many of the patients who receive treatment here at the Scoliosis SOS Clinic - particularly our many overseas patients - opt to stay in our self-catering accommodation for the duration of their ScolioGold course. There are several studio apartments within the clinic building, and staying with us means that the City of London is right on your doorstep!

We've already suggested a number of things to do during your stay in London, but today, we'd like to focus specifically on the capital's many fine eateries. To get your mouth watering, here are 5 highly-rated restaurants located less than a mile from our clinic:


Bari Bari

  • Cuisine: Korean
  • Address: 24 White Church Lane, London E1 7QR
  • Distance from Scoliosis SOS Clinic: 0.3 miles
Bari Bari offers a wide range of traditional Korean dishes, plus a few modern twists. Their menu is packed with delicious stews, hot pots, and sizzling Korean barbecue dishes.


The Dispensary

  • Cuisine: British / Various
  • Address: 19A Leman Street, Whitechapel, London E1 8EN
  • Distance from Scoliosis SOS Clinic: 0.2 miles
More than just pub food! In addition to British classics like pie and chips, The Dispensary offers a variety of posher options such as wild mushroom ravioli and spiced chicken breast with Cajun spices and Greek yoghurt.


Thai Square (Minories)

  • Cuisine: Thai
  • Address: 136-138 Minories, London EC3N 1NT
  • Distance from Scoliosis SOS Clinic: 0.2 miles
The Thai Square group has restaurants all over London - their Minories location is a mere 3-minute walk from our front door. The interior is decorated with traditional carvings and Buddhist sculptures, making this the perfect environment in which to enjoy contemporary Thai dishes like golden soft shell crab and the spicy Weeping Tiger.


Sushinoen

  • Cuisine: Japanese
  • Address: 2 White Church Lane, Whitechapel, London E1 7QR
  • Distance from Scoliosis SOS Clinic: 0.4 miles
If you love sushi, this is the place for you! Sushinoen's menu is home to a wide range of authentic Japanese dishes, including a variety of non-sushi options (including sukiyaki, a "legendary" hot pot meal) for those who would rather have something hot.


Absurd Bird (Spitalfields)

  • Cuisine: American
  • Address: 54 Commercial Street, London E1 6LT
  • Distance from Scoliosis SOS Clinic: 0.4 miles
Fancy a taste of the American South? Absurd Bird specialise in fried chicken, often served with waffles, maple syrup, and smoked sweet gravy (as shown in the photo above). It may sound like a strange combination, but don't knock it until you've tried it!

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We at the Scoliosis SOS Clinic are very lucky to be based right in the centre of London. Not only does our location make it easy for people to visit us from all over the world, it also means that we've got some amazing attractions and landmarks right on our doorstep.
 
If you're thinking of attending a ScolioGold treatment course and staying at our self-catering accommodation in the heart of London, here are 10 things you might want to squeeze in while you're here:
 
London Eye
Photo by Yoga Balaji (view original here)

1. London Eye

Cost: £21.20 (standard entry ticket)
Nearest Tube Station: Waterloo
Approximate Distance from Scoliosis SOS Clinic: 3 miles
 
Constructed just prior to the turn of the millennium, the London Eye has become one of the city's most iconic and instantly-recognisable landmarks. One ride lasts 30 minutes, giving you plenty of time to drink in the stunning view as you rise more than 400 feet above the ground.
 
More amazing views of London:
Harrods

2. Harrods Department Store

Cost: Free (but bring some spending money!)
Nearest Tube Station: Knightsbridge
Approximate Distance from Scoliosis SOS Clinic: 5 miles
 
Harrods is right up there with Macy's in New York City as one of the most famous department stores in the world. They pride themselves on offering a 'luxurious shopping experience', and with 330 departments spread over seven sprawling floors, you're sure to find something you like!
 
More famous shops:
Science Museum
Photo by Christine Matthews (view original here)

3. Science Museum

Cost: Free (donations welcome)
Nearest Tube Station: South Kensington
Approximate Distance from Scoliosis SOS Clinic: 6 miles
 
The Science Museum boasts a world-leading collection of scientific exhibits and interactive installations. Even if you're not particularly enthusiastic about science, you're sure to have a great time as you make your way around the museum and discover all it has to offer.
 
More museums:
Tower of London
Photo by Peter Pikous (view original here)

4. Tower of London

Cost: £25 (gate price for an adult ticket)
Nearest Tube Station: Tower Hill
Approximate Distance from Scoliosis SOS Clinic: <1 mile
 
See the Crown Jewels, spot the ravens, and learn all about this infamous London landmark and the people who have dwelled within in its walls down the centuries. The Tower plays host to lots of different activities and events at different times of the year, so be sure to check their website to find out what's happening during your stay in London!
 
More historical hotspots:
Les Misérables

5. Les Misérables

Cost: Ticket Prices Vary
Nearest Tube Station: Leicester Square
Approximate Distance from Scoliosis SOS Clinic: 3 miles
 
The West End's longest-running musical is well worth catching if you can get your hands on a ticket! Currently running at the Queen's Theatre on Shaftesbury Avenue, Les Misérables is the epic show that gave the world songs like I Dreamed a Dream, Do You Hear the People Sing? and Bring Him Home. You may have seen the movie starring Hugh Jackman and Russell Crowe, but there's no substitute for seeing 'Les Mis' live on stage.
 
More West End musicals:
James Bond Wax Work
Photo by Aashish Rao (view original here)

6. Madame Tussauds

Cost: From £29
Nearest Tube Station: Baker Street
Approximate Distance from Scoliosis SOS Clinic: 5 miles
 
This world-famous wax museum gives visitors the chance to meet movie stars, stand next to famous fictional characters, and even pose with members of the British Royal Family. Recent additions to the Madame Tussauds collection include Benedict Cumberbatch, Adele, Justin Bieber, and a number of famous faces from of the Star Wars films.
 
More top tourist attractions:
 
Rough Trade East
Photo by Steve Bowbrick (view original here)

7. Rough Trade East

Cost: Free (but bring some spending money!)
Nearest Tube Station: Aldgate East
Approximate Distance from Scoliosis SOS Clinic: <1 mile
 
If you're a music fan, this shop's name may ring a bell - not only is Rough Trade one of the UK's most successful independent record stores, it's also the record label that released classic albums by bands like The Smiths and (more recently) The Strokes and The Libertines. Rough Trade East is a must-visit for music fans in London - the shop boasts a wide range of CDs and vinyl records, plus it frequently hosts in-store gigs and signing events. It's only a stone's throw from the well-known Brick Lane Market, too.
 
More record shops:
Buckingham Palace
Photo by David Iliff (view original here)

8. Buckingham Palace

Cost: £80 (guided tour of the State Rooms, 16 Dec 2016 - 5 Feb 2017)
Nearest Tube Station: Green Park
Approximate Distance from Scoliosis SOS Clinic: 3 miles
 
The Royal Family are of course a big draw for many foreign visitors to the United Kingdom, and if you're interested in catching a glimpse of the Royal lifestyle then Buckingham Palace (the Queen's London residence) is the attraction for you. Various guided tours are available at different times of the year, but if you're short on cash you can still go and see the palace and its magnificent grounds free of charge.
 
More royal attractions:
 

9. The Sherlock Holmes Museum

Cost: £15 (discount for under 16s)
Nearest Tube Station: Baker Street
Approximate Distance from Scoliosis SOS Clinic: 5 miles
 
London is, of course, the home of fabled detective extraordinaire Sherlock Holmes. This exhibition can be found on Baker Street (where Holmes supposedly lived), and it's a must-see for any fan of Arthur Conan Doyle's books and the many movies and TV shows they inspired.
 
More suggestions for Sherlock fans:
 
 
Brixton Academy
Photo by Ewan Munro (view original here)

10. O2 Academy Brixton

Cost: Ticket Prices Vary
Nearest Tube Station: Brixton
Approximate Distance from Scoliosis SOS Clinic: 5 miles
 
London is a big city, and if you like going to concerts, there are always plenty to choose from. The O2 Academy in Brixton is one very popular spot with a consistently impressive and diverse programme: upcoming gigs at time of writing include All Time Low, PJ Harvey, Ne-Yo and Tom Odell.
 
More gig venues:
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