Welcome to Unexpected London

The expected belongs to many, the unexpected belongs to few

Unexpected London is your exclusive access to a true and authentic London. Only 6 people per experience and 18 people per day can take part. Forget mass tourism and commercial routes and get ready to venture into London’s most unexpected alleys, places, nature and markets. Not tours, but immersive and authentic experiences that will make you feel part and not spectator of the places you visit thanks to your personal guide that will look after you from start to finish, including providing bespoke support in planning your London stay.

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What We Offer

We offer intimate, immersive and interactive experiences that mix culture, music and sightseeing,
all with an active and dynamic pace.

Personal service

With no more than 6 people per group, we tweak and tailor the experiences based on our guests’ passions and interests. In a fun and friendly atmosphere we want our guests to feel a part and not spectators of the places they see, which is not possible in big groups.

Music Soundtrack

Every experience has its own soundtrack, featuring music with a connection to the area. From rock to reggae, to jazz, to soul, walk to the rhythm of London’s best artists of all times, whilst seeing places and hearing anecdotes related to interesting music facts.

Local Knowledge

There is no better way to get to know a place than through its people. During our experiences we engage with locals so you can get the true feel and vibe of London and hear it straight from its people, whilst supporting and not invading local communities.

Our Walking Experiences

Every Unexpected London walk is a lively explosion of music, stories and fun. Wear some comfortable shoes as we will explore at an active pace to make sure you make the most of your experience and truly get to the heart and soul of the areas, all to the rhythm of some great music!

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Other Services

Beyond our premium experiences, we provide different services to facilitate visitors in planning their London stay, as well as providing unique and healthy experiences for corporate clients. We do so though private guided tours, our unique fitness tours as well as by providing bespoke plans and virtual itineraries to encourage our clients to also explore London on their own but with all the support of having a local guide at their fingertips.

Reviews

We are very honoured to rank 14th out of over 1,230 tours in London with an average of 5 out of 5 on TripAdvisor and Google and having been awarded the certificate of Excellence from TripAdvisor for the second year running. We are also finalists for Best Activity of the Year at the iNews Staycation Awards.

  • Vonneke11/04/2019
    5 star rating

    Another wonderful experience by Unexpected London I had such a great time doing the Shoreditch tour, I've decided to book this tour as well. And again, it was an absolutely Unexpected experience! Savio is very connected... read more

    imogenflora10/30/2019
    5 star rating

    Superb Tour Savio's genuine curiosity and passion was truly palpable and it was contagious. He introduced himself as a knowledgeable friend, as opposed to a guide which felt like an enormous relief.... read more

  • Nicole G10/28/2019
    5 star rating

    London for a different angle This tour is for travelers who want to meet the locals, hear the stories behind the art, and feel the pulse of this vibrant London neighborhood. Savio is an engaging... read more

    TeeC7410/28/2019
    5 star rating

    Highlight of the weekend This was a birthday treat for my mum - who is in her mid-70s with an interest in Banksy. She was skeptical as 3 hours of walking isn’t her idea... read more

  • P1957EMriccardoc10/28/2019
    5 star rating

    To be done again! I had the pleasure of going on 2 tours with Savio from Unexpected London in September. I did both the Canary Wharf and the Secrets of London. Both truly unique... read more

    22edwinn10/26/2019
    5 star rating

    Amazing alternative experience in Notting Hill It was more than great, I liked every second of it. Was different from everything I’ve done before, it truly is an experience. I hope many people get the chance... read more

  • DeborahCh10/23/2019
    5 star rating

    The best! This was an amazing experience. Savio was GREAT. No other words needed. We were Mum and 4 grown up daughters and we all enjoyed every moment. Communication also before the... read more

    Carlom858610/22/2019
    5 star rating

    Unexpected Notting Hill You will discover hidden gems like true Bansky and Dotmaster street art to the recording studios of Adele and Bob Marley. It was fun having a personal tour guide show... read more

  • Elynnc7810/22/2019
    5 star rating

    Best experience! We met Savio yesterday for our trip around the city and quickly realized how fortunate we were to be walking the streets with him! He showed us so many places,... read more

    Coastal58349810/19/2019
    5 star rating

    Really good, very different Our own private tour. Really, really liked it. Savio is so knowledgeable and has designed such an enjoyable tour. Very different

  • Queen-Lady-V10/18/2019
    5 star rating

    A 'one of a kind' 'Immersive', 'Experience'!!! :-) Before turning 30, I decided to try out 30 things I have never done before. Like many Londoners, I felt there are areas in my own city of London that... read more

    lswann200010/18/2019
    5 star rating

    Awesome Tour This is an in-depth, personal and insightful experience told through the lense of a young Italian outsider who became a Brixton beloved insider with the Afro-Carribean old school guard of... read more

  • triTrisha10/11/2019
    5 star rating

    Unexpected London - The Ultimate Urban Experience - HOSTED BY SAVIO LOS Taking a walk on the wild side of Savio’s Adventure was a 5 star experience! Famous London Street Art was enhanced by his storytelling and carry-along music. Savio’s selection of... read more

    bilby200910/09/2019
    5 star rating

    Great tour of Brixton Really enjoyed the tour with Savio. Lots of knowledge on the area especially around music. Excellent and different guided tour which was great.

  • 767travelnow10/07/2019
    5 star rating

    The best walking tour (experience) ever! I’ve started takingmore tours in the big cities or at special attractions and I can say that Savio’s bespoke offering far exceeded my expectations. As he says himself - it’s... read more

    Marle S10/07/2019
    5 star rating

    Really great experience I did the Shoreditch walking tour earlier this year and came back to London to do the Brixton experience (among other things). And it was so nice to meet Savio... read more

  • Carolannv167510/04/2019
    5 star rating

    Best London experience I had! This was a wonderful and unique experience and this is NOT a tour!! This is much more than a tour!! Savio is an informative and energetic “friend” who shares street... read more

    _noellekatherine10/02/2019
    5 star rating

    The undiscovered side of Notting Hill You will be getting a unique, intimate and interactive perspective of Notting Hill with the help of Savio.
    If you want to take pictures at iconic places this is not for...
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  • Lucinda W10/02/2019
    5 star rating

    * This was a fantastic experience. I am already recommending it to other people. Savio is so engaging, informative and well, he makes it fun. I loved the use of music... read more

    Ruth K9/26/2019
    5 star rating

    Unexpected Notting Hill Wow! What a fabulous morning we had learning the history of this are through music and street art. Totally recommend this tour with a difference!!

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