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MY SECRET LONDON: DAVID GANDY

16.09.11

The delectable David Gandy kicks off our London series of My Secret City... NAME: David Gandy OCCUPATION: Model WHERE IN LONDON ARE YOU BASED: Fulham

  What do you do on your days off? Driving if I can, if not one of my cars then I am the Car correspondent for GQ, so will be testing some sort of vehicle. Favourite places to dine out for dinner in London? Eight Over Eight in Chelsea, Suhko in Fulham or Ricardo’s in South Kensington Eight Over Eight, 392 Kings Road, London SW3 5UZ Suhko Thai, 855 Fulham Road, London, SW6 5HJ Ricardo’s 126 Fulham Road, London, SW3 6HU - - Favourite Places to Drink in London? Donovan Bar, Browns Hotel Brown’s Hotel, Albemarle Street, London, W1S 4BP Best Brunch Spot? Bishops Garden Cafe Best Cafe? Tintos, Fulham Palace rd (best coffee in London) Tintos, 411 Fulham Palace Road, London, SW6 6SX On a rainy day where’s the best place to soak up some culture in the city? Portrait Gallery National Portrait Gallery, St Martin’s Place, London WC2H 0HE First stop for any visitor in the city? Houses of Parliament and Big Ben at Night Houses of Parliament, Palace Of Westminster, 20 Dean’s Yard, City Of London SWA 0AA Favourite Bookshop? Nomad books Nomads Books, 781 Fulham Road, London SW6 5HA - - What is your preferred London Neighbourhood? Highgate/Hampstead Where are your favourite local places to shop? Lillie Road for Antiques Lillie Road, London SW6 7LL - - - What’s a key fashion trend you’ve noticed on the streets of London right now? Men are finally getting back to Classic Tailoring pieces Where in London do you feel truly epitomises the ‘buzz’ of the city? The City, Covent Garden or Ice skating Somerset house at Christmas Somerset House, Strand, London WC2R 1LA If you could think of one song as the soundtrack to your lifestyle in London what would it be? How lucky can one guy be by Dean Martin Best place to take photographs? Putney Bridge looking up the river at Sunset or Waterloo Park in Highgate Secret Gem? Sunbury Antiques Fair Kempton Park Racecourse, Staines Road, East Sunbury on Thames, Middlesex TW16 5AQ - Image of David courtesy of Nina Duncan  WWW.NINADUNCAN.COM