London is one of the most vibrant and beautiful cities in the world, but it is also huge, and even locals sometimes need help finding their way around. Fortunately, there are plenty of apps out there that have been designed to help you find your way around.

If you are planning a trip to London and want to make the most out of it, here are some of the best apps that you can use to find the best places to visit in London, the best food, the best entertainment and the best ways to get around the city.

Apps for travelling around the city

London is a big place, so it's best to be prepared. Here are some of the best apps that can help you to travel around the city with ease:

Citymapper: If you need one app on your travels to London, this is it. Citymapper will show you all the travel options available, including cycling, black cabs, Uber and even electric scooters. It will also tell you the fastest and cheapest way to get there.

Tube Map: The London tube is iconic, but it might be difficult to use if you have never been on it before. Make sure that you are prepared with a mobile version of the tube map, so you can work out tube times and where you need to be.

Apps for popular attractions to visit

You will never run out of things to do in London, so make sure you see all of the most important attractions with the help of these apps:

Visit London: This is the official London app, and it has everything you need to find the top attractions. With a handpicked list of the top things to do, maps and great deals, this app will make it incredibly easy for you to find the best attractions and how to get there.

London Architecture Guide: Are you a lover of old buildings? Whether you want to brush up on your historical knowledge or just want to learn more about the city, the London Architecture Guide has an interactive map that will teach you all about the fascinating history of different structures.

Apps for entertainment

Hype: Hype is an events app that is optimised for the area you are based in. This clever app will show you the hottest events that are happening around you and will show you any ticket deals. It will also show you the best shops, bars and restaurants in your area.

Online Gaming: Although London is full of cool things to do, it also involves a lot of travel and waiting in queues to get to the top spots. There are plenty of gaming apps that adults can play around the city from League of Legends: Wild Rift to Candy Crush, and from strategy games to casino apps. London tourists can enjoy playing games and online slots on the go while they are on the bus or are waiting in line for the museum.

Apps for food and drink

There are thousands upon thousands of restaurants in London, and some are better than others. However, when you’re travelling around the city, it can be difficult to tell which restaurants are tourist traps and which are amazing restaurants. Fortunately, there are many useful food and drink apps that can help you find the tastiest places to go in London:

OpenTable: Struggle to find a table no more with OpenTable. OpenTable has a list of all the available tables wherever you want to go, meaning that you can find the restaurants that you want to eat at and whether or not there are tables available.

HappyCow: If you’re looking for meat-free dining during your London stay, then HappyCow is one of the best mobile apps to have on your phone. Their mobile app can help you find the best places to eat in London that have veg-options, or vegan and vegetarian food, on their menu.