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 intimate experiences, we are here to help and support you during your whole London stay. From hiring your personal guide, to helping you plan your entire London stay, to providing unique virtual itineraries that will assist when you are exploring London by yourself, we are here to take the hustle out of your holiday and allow you to enjoy, relax and be surprised by the unexpected.

Reviews

We are very honoured to rank 16th out of over 1,200 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.

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

    Coastal583498
    10/19/2019

      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

    lswann2000
    10/18/2019
  •   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

    Queen-Lady-V
    10/18/2019

      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

    Marle S
    10/07/2019
  •   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

    Lucinda W
    10/02/2019

      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!!

    Ruth K
    9/26/2019
  •   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!!

    Ruth K
    9/26/2019

      Savio is a really interesting , warm and friendly guy and he conducted the experience with a lot of passion. He not only knows the area like the back of... read more

    Rishav D
    9/22/2019
  •   It has been the most beautiful experience I tried in London so far!! Very exciting! Despite I have been living in London few years, I discovered a new Shoreditch. Savio... read more

    Carlotta D
    9/18/2019

      Savio is like a nerd for street art and music and that made me fall in love with the experience how detailed and full of passion he is doing this.... read more

    Akhil G
    9/17/2019
  •   I loved this experience ! Savio was the perfect guide through the Portobello Road neighborhood. He is very creative and the tour reflects that with his use of music and... read more

    Jennifer S
    9/13/2019

      I loved this experience ! Savio was the perfect guide through the Portobello Road neighborhood. He is very creative and the tour reflects that with his use of music and... read more

    Jennifer S
    9/13/2019
  •   I bought this tour for my two young nephews from Hawaii on their first visit to London. They thoroughly enjoyed it and at the end was tempted to have... read more

    SavvyHawaiians
    9/12/2019

      If you like being outdoors, don’t mind walking for two hours and have an open mind (i.e. you don’t expect a “classical” guided tour) you MUST book this tour.
    It... read more

    lodeenisa
    9/04/2019
  •   If you like being outdoors, don’t mind walking for two hours and have an open mind (i.e. you don’t expect a “classical” guided tour) you MUST book this tour.
    It... read more

    lodeenisa
    9/04/2019

      Savio is quite a sweetheart.
    You will love his eagerness and enthusiasm.
    He knows Brixton very well, and so many people personally.
    He showed us... read more

    farmeroakgivesup
    9/02/2019
  •   It was an outstanding experience.
    We got to know a lot of new places and interesting facts.
    Savio is a terrific young man who stimulates and inspires.

    petbeer
    8/21/2019

      If I could give Unexpected London Tours 6 stars I would. This was an amazing time spent with Savio and Elisabetta on the Canary Wharf to Greenwich Walking Tour.... read more

    470barbara
    8/19/2019
  •   We started with a disappointment as Savio never arrived in a tuxedo as per his profile picture :D but he soon made up for that Savio’s tour was an unexpected... read more

    JeremyK1569
    8/16/2019

      The experience with Savio in the Streeat Art area was truly unique and unexpected.
    We explored places and artworks that otherwise I would never have discovered by myself. ... read more

    Elisa B
    8/16/2019

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