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Things To Do in London

Things To Do in London

Looking for a new place to eat? Want a different pub to drink in? Discover new things to do and places to go across London.

Lazy Sumday will be your kind of Sunday at Ping Pong, Southbank

Immerse yourself into the world of The Grift and The Town Hall Hotel

Finding a hangover cure at the Jam Tree Chelsea

A smorgasbord of meatilicious delights at Bodean’s BBQ Covent Garden

Manitoba Tigella Kitchen Bar: bringing an ancient Italian recipe back to life

Flavours of the Amalfi coast delivered to your plate at QP LDN, Mayfair

Enjoy a carefree and alternative brunch at KuPP, Paddington Basin

Exploring the varied flavours of Indian history at Grand Trunk Road, South Woodford

Shuang Shuang: High-concept hot-pot restaurant in the heart of Chinatown

A winning gold medal for the pop-up, Rio Boteco in Hackney

Experience a Perfect Day at Sticks ‘n’ Sushi Victoria

Learn to cook like a Valencian at London Paella School

Celebrating femininity and fine dining at An Evening of Meat at The Vaults, Waterloo

Brew Cafe Putney

Fire up the BBQ with some Antipodean-style dining in Putney’s Brew Cafe

Traditionalist are well catered for at London Steakhouse Co. in the City

Minnow: One to watch in the giant Clapham pond

The Greek Larder: Food from the Godfather of Greek cuisine in London

A Japanese drinking den that is a cut above the rest at Kiri, Mayfair

It is all about the ingredients at Sushi and Robata, High Street Kensington

There is no stopping the all-conquering Saiphin Moore at her latest restaurant, Rosa’s Thai Cafe in Victoria

Lazeez Lebanese Tapas: Bringing downtown Beirut to the heart of the West End

Party like there’s no tomorrow at The 90s Brunch

Transporting you to a winter wonderland at the Montague Ski Lodge

Small plates of Turkish delights at Oklava, Shoreditch

House of Godo: an authentic Italian takeaway experience

HIPCHIPS: Are you trendy enough for these delectable crisps in Soho?

Smoke and Salt: the perfect partners in crime at this Islington pop-up

Pont St: Top female chefs like Sophie Michell needs your support

Ye Olde Cheshire Cheese sign

Top 15 Oldest Pubs in London: Soak Up Some History

A new culinary institution is born at Hatchetts, Mayfair

Building a sense of community at Neighbourhood, Stratford

Serving deliciously different meat-free cuisine at Ethos, Fitzrovia

The Prince Albert: Impressing diners and drinkers since 1866

Discover the art of grilling at Omnino Steakhouse in Aldgate

Gluten-free diners rejoice at the tremendous options available at Niche, Islington

Inamo: Technology still reigns supreme at their new Covent Garden branch

Where else would Romeo’s Sugar Free Bakery be apart from trendy Upper Street, Islington

Time to go back to the future at Kojawan

Salivate at the sight of Mussel Men’s seafood selections

The Alfred Tennyson: refined yet relaxed dining in upscale Belgravia

A Japanese omakase feast for all raw fish lovers at Kikuchi, Tottenham Court Road

Altitude London View

Surf and Turf to London’s best panoramic views

LASSCO Bar & Dining: a quirky imbibe and dine experience in close proximity to Maltby Street

Drake and Morgan delivers once again at The Refinery, Bankside

Leman Street Tavern: Another quality-assured offering from the Geronimo Inns

Speed and substance on offer at Forge, Bank

Chi Kitchen: Jack of all trades, master of all

It is time to savour One Canada Square’s bottomless after dark menu

Westminster Kitchen: Another success story from restauranter Ibrahim Dogus

A showcase of Finnish innovation at The Harcourt, Marylebone

Experience Sunday brunches with a difference at Cinnamon Soho

Meat and Shake: Sublimed grilled meats and dreamy milkshakes for all Londoners

Tibits Vegetarian Restaurant

Sumptuous Vegetarian Restaurant in London in Regents Street

Judy Joo’s Jinjuu is a jubilant joy

Wine, dine and recline your seats at the luxury film club at Brasserie Max

Talli Joe: The standard-bearer for modern Indian cuisine

There are only winners at the Heliot Steak House in Leicester Square

Six Storeys on Soho: Refined elegance from the first floor to the loft

From Jamaica to Dalston, savour authentic jerk cuisine via Rudie’s

It is back to basics at Rök smokehouse, Shoreditch

A Sunday roast fit for royalty at the The Marquis Cornwallis, Bloomsbury

Pan-Asian delights await your visit at Nirvana Kitchen, Marylebone

Dalloway Terrace: Refined afternoon tea to savour in the heart of Bloomsbury

Live life to the fullest at High Timber, St Paul’s

Catch the best sporting action at Frankie’s Sports Bar & Grill in Fulham

Flavour Garden: a healthy sanctuary for time-conscious city workers in Tower Hill

Experience the exquisite taste of Peru at Seor Ceviche, Soho

Vive le Hambuges as long as they are made by Big Fernand

The Victor Garvey empire grows from strength to strength with their latest addition, Rambla

Food for thought at Jenius Social, Islington

It’s Chicken Vs Chicken at On the Dak, Covent Garden

Wine and dine in atypical style at the Lyan Cellars pop-up

Immersive dining at its finest at Benihana, Chelsea

Simple, decent and honest food at Brother Marcus, Balham

Serenading singers and liquid libation abound at Archer Street, Soho

Back to basics with convivial pub vibes at The Lord Palmerston

Welcome to 24 hour London at VQ Bloomsbury

Donostia Social Club brings restaurant quality food to The King & Co in Clapham

Escape the shopping madness of Knightsbridge at The Egerton House Hotel drawing room

Quality wine is the remedy to cure all ills

Sumptuous views and succulent steaks at Butlers Wharf Chop House

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Life’s a beach at the Montague on the Gardens hotel

The unstoppable gin revival continues courtesy of Graphic bar

Live At Zedel: Cocktails, lights and action in the heart of Soho

Eneko’s star is shining brightly at One Aldwych Hotel

The Prince Alfred: A gastropub fit for royalty

Brace yourself for a visual feast at 100 Kensington at The Exhibitionist Hotel

Two Ruba: Cocktails that blossom at Tower Bridge

Trade Union, Wapping: the pioneering model for new businesses

Theatrics guaranteed at the fabulous Vaulty Towers, Waterloo

Celebrate the culinary delights of the Mediterranean and South America at Monmouth Kitchen in Covent Garden

Galvin HOP: Redefining the pub experience at Liverpool Street

Mei Mei’s street cart delivers cool Chinese comfort food at The Prince, Wood Green

Pilpel: a falafel and houmous specialist with fire in their spirits

Blind Spot: Hitting the spot for imbibing enthusiast in a hidden speakeasy in Covent Garden

St Luke’s kitchen at Library: A genuine hidden gem in the heart of theatreland

Be bowled over by the gregarious British hospitality and fine American cuisine at All Star Lanes Bayswater

Inn the Park: An oasis of calm in the centre of town

Hearty home comforts at Mustard, Shepherd’s Bush

Polo Bar: the 24/7 Great British cafe in Liverpool Street

Visit Bridget Jones’ local at The Globe Tavern, Borough Market

Divas and dining at TWID, Battersea

Prepare for an antipodean invasion at Ben’s Canteen, Battersea

Historical grade-II listed gastronomic bar & restaurant London

Enjoy the thrills and spills of live sporting action at Greenwood, Victoria

Zuma: A restaurant that truly stands the test of time

It’s a classy culinary encounter at Galley, Islington

It’s more than a laundry for Hackney hipsters at Wringer and Mangle in London Fields

Achingly hip pizzas from the Elliott Brothers at Pizza Pilgrims Soho

Bet on a surefire winner at The Fellow of King’s Cross

Is Cinnamon Bazaar the spice of life Covent Garden has been waiting for?

Patience is a virtue at the Savannah restaurant, Euston

Cha Cha Moon – Noodles to nourish your soul at Kingly Court, Carnaby Street

Enjoy a refined Thai culinary experience at Patara, Hampstead

Burger Shack and Bar: Serving up popular British classics in Wimbledon Village

Feast on the best of world food at Kerb, Camden

Experience the circle of life at GONG at Shangri-La Hotel

Revisiting an old Chinese classic at Royal China Queensway

Benito’s Hat: Riding the Mexican wave of success

A social dining experience at Popdown by Cuisson, Borough Market

It’s a dim sum surprise at Fu Manchu, Clapham North

Drink life to the lees at the Alfred Tennyson

Pasta fans rejoice at the opening of Vapiano Tower Bridge

Gino D’Acampo My Restaurant: An Italian affair with Gino at Euston station

Italian cuisine with soul at L’Anima, Liverpool Street

Omar Allibhoy’s Tapas Revolution brings accessible Spanish cuisine to Shoreditch

Experience the Mediterranean at the Life Goddess, greek experimental divine

35 New Cavendish: Get the luxury of a private member’s club without the exorbitant prices

Kanada-Ya: Battle of the ramen bars on Panton Street in the West End

Seafood lovers rejoice at the poke bar, Black Roe in Mayfair

Cielo Blanco: The modern face of Mexican Street food at Exmouth Market

Resistance is futile at the London Wonderground, Southbank

Escape the crowds of Oxford Street with a discreet dining experience at Hunter 486

The Poke phenomenon is showing no signs of abating with the launch of Honi Poke in Soho

Discover the whisky for you with 101 choices at the Gallery, West Hampstead

Old school charms on offer at Gatti’s Italian restaurant in Moorgate

Experience a taste of Vietnam at Pho and Bun in Chinatown

Get your daily dose of Chicken from WingsEggs

Hankies: Accessible, aromatic Indian cuisine from Anirudh Arora at The Montcalm, Marble Arch

Tsunami – Delivering refined Japanese excellence to Clapham’s cognoscenti

An oasis of calm at Muriel’s Kitchen in Soho

Ethical dining with wild foraged seasonal produce at Shanes on Canalside, Hackney Wick

The very best of all-day dining in the heart of Camden at Atrium Kitchen

TPH of Chelsea: It’s a new direction for renowned chef Yogesh Datta

DSTRKT London: More than just a world-famous nightclub in the West End

Deceptively simple Italian classics on offer at Osteria 60, Kensington

Fine dining in a family friendly environment at Chriskitch Hoxton

The Square Pig: a traditional English pub with a refreshed modern-day menu

Thyme and Lemon: Delivering a taste of Madrid in the heart of Islington

Main entrance of Boulestin

Boulestin Restaurant: French Dining in the Heart of Piccadilly

Sushi in the City: your gateway into a private member’s paradise

Balans Soho Society: A fitting tribute to the late Prady Balan

Style and substance are in abundance at Kaspar’s at The Savoy

40 Dean Street: serving the Soho community with classic homemade Italian dishes

The Trading house: An imbibing institution for the most demanding of drinkers at St. Pauls

Fall in love with Japanese cuisine at Murakami, Covent Garden

Working with local suppliers at Borough Market is the key to Arthur Hooper’s success

Boondocks: Taste one of the best American brunches on this side of the pond

Come fly with me at Butchies, Shoreditch

Variety is the spice of life at Roof East, Stratford

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Gaylord: over 50 years of excellence serving Indian cuisine in the West End

Made of Dough: A new rising star on the London street food scene

A gourmet menu awaits at Duke of Clarence, South Kensington

Love is in the air at Island Grill, Lancaster London hotel

Pornstars, mood lighting and Dolly Parton. Welcome to Rocket Holborn.

It’s party time at Belgo Holborn with mussels and Belgian beer

Discover the real origins of the gourmet sandwich at Cafe Mish in Mayfair

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Lima Floral: A Peruvian gastronomic masterclass from Robert Ortiz

Vicino: the trattoria serving honest, unpretentious and genuine Italian cooking

Blades at Hush: Where steak, lobster and whiskies reign supreme

Exercise your democratic rights at Zia Lucia, Holloway Road

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Relax, Enjoy and Unwind in Modern British Neighbourhood Restaurant Sixty One

Forget shaken or stirred, have your cocktail set on fire at The Alchemist

Paladar: Bringing a ray of latino exuberance to Elephant and Castle

Northbank, St Pauls: Bringing sustainability and seasonality to the fore

Alexandrie: Fine dining Egyptian style in the heart of Kensington

Experience magic and sparkle this Christmas at Nordic Yulefest

Hearty options await at No 11 Pimlico Road, Victoria

Amici Miei: a neighbourhood Italian restaurant we would all love to see on our high street

The Holy Birds in Spitalfields: A poultry restaurant fit for the President of the United States

The trains on top of Village Underground

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A Brixton behemoth is reborn with Hope and Anchor

Souk Medina: Bringing the magic of Marrakesh to Covent Garden

Thai Silk in Waterloo: All the Thai classics you want and more

Serving up Anglo-American winners at the Loft, Wimbledon

Zia Lucia: A new neighbourhood pizzeria for the upscale residents of Brook Green

Aviary: There is no holding back this Phoenix at Finsbury Square

Enjoy the vintage glamour of The Alice House in Queen’s Park

Take a tour to the Tuscan countryside at Enoteca Pomaio, Brick Lane

PAUL showing us L’Art de Vivre with their faultless afternoon tea offering

Flying the flag for British cuisine at The Well, Clerkenwell

108 Brasserie: When you need good, simple and honest food

No daylight robbery at Heist Bank, Paddington

A picture perfect dining experience at Sake no Hana, Mayfair

The Refinery CityPoint: Where customer service is king

Sumptuous steaks to salivate over at Smith and Wollensky, Strand

Trader Vic’s: the original fusion restaurant that was ahead of its time

Enjoy the Fabulous Adventures of 698B via Tabl

Italian dining at Bocconcino: Mayfair settings without the attitude

Le Garrick celebrates the Vive La France spirit with their revamped decor and menu

Team-bonding is the name of the game at Swingers, the City of London

Titu, Mayfair: Is this the smallest restaurant in London?

Accept no substitutes, when you can get the real deal at Mestizo, Euston

Appearances can be deceiving at Aquum, Clapham

Sail away into the sunset with a Thames dinner cruise with Citycruises

No.29 Power Station West: The cool hangout of choice in the future at Battersea

A wine pairing paradise awaits at Les 110 de Taillevent London

Expect a classy gastropub experience at Drunch, Regents Park

Sharing the flavours of the Levantine at Ceru in South Kensington

Liberty London: Beautiful British Fashion and Modern Design

A masterclass in perfection at Gaucho Hampstead

Indigo restaurant: Where using the finest seasonal ingredients means more than advertising jargon

Aerial Hoop Acrobat

Move back in time at The Medieval Banquet

A synergistic success for Carluccio’s at Marriott Regents Park

Bottomless Pizza, Pimm’s and Prosecco and Ealing Park Tavern

Sushi Shop: The French show us how it should be done in their conveniently located Marylebone branch

It’s back to black at Pizzicotto, High Street Kensington

Get inspired to cook at The Avenue Cookery School in Wandsworth

Chocolate cupcakes from Primrose bakery

Best Bakeries in London to Indulge Your Sweet Tooth

Your detox regime starts right here at Maple and Fitz

Tombo: Come to Soho’s first authentic Poké and Matcha Bar

Shining a spotlight on Chinese regional cuisine at Chinese Cricket Club, Blackfriars

The Pagination, Canary Wharf: Cosy nights await at this slick, modern bar

You always get a hearty welcome at Yumi Izayaka on Shaftesbury Avenue

Experience a taste of Spain at Camino Bankside

The Victorian Bath House, Bishopsgate: A hidden gem in every way

Vegetarians and egg-lovers rejoice at Cafe Loren in Camden

Introducing the delights of Pugliese cuisine to the residents of Snaresbrook at Bombetta

Southern French comfort cooking at Sardine, Old Street

Feel the spirit of summer with the imbibing masterclasses at Bourne and Hollingsworth Buildings

Get the Carnevale di Venezia experience at Columbia restaurant at Docklands Riverside

Fashionable May Fair Kitchen has the exquisite choices to please the most demanding of diners

José Pizarro shines in the playground of the bankers at Broadgate Circle

Relive the nostalgia of old Hong Kong at Cha Chaan Teng in Holborn

Sozai Cookery School: Be a master chef of Japanese cuisine

Plate restaurant at M By Montcalm: bringing classical greatness to tech-savvy Shoreditch

Get hook’d on new school fish and chips at Camden Town

Discover a Little Bat out of heaven at Islington

Arlo’s: Offering simplicity and substance for steak-lovers in Balham

Haché Shoreditch: Gourmet Burgers with Global Garnishes

Smart casual dining delivered effortlessly at Town House at The Kensington

Marquis of Wellington: London’s very first street food pub on the famous Bermondsey Beer Mile

Zia Lucia: The independent pizzeria that is going from strength to strength

A delectably different dining & drinking experience at Dans Le Noir

The Piano Works: Sing us a song you’re the piano man

Mint Leaf: Championing fine dining for Indian cuisine lovers

A gastronomic Chinese odyssey with Andrew Wong

Pavilion wines starts the foodie quarter revolution in Sloane Square

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Expect service fit for royalty at Lanes of London, Marble Arch

Rigo: Fine dining in a neighbourhood restaurant in Parsons Green

Take a journey along the Silk Road with Samarkand in Fitzrovia

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Potent flavours collide at P.F Chang’s Asian Table, Covent Garden

Latino flair is alive and kicking at Asia de Cuba, Covent Garden

Fulfill your diva dreams at Lucky Voice Soho

Exotic flavours in abundance at Caraway Lounge, Romford

A mouthwatering Japanese menu for the discerning at Sakagura, Mayfair

Authentic and mouthwatering Vietnamese food abound at Nep Nep, Marylebone

Eco, a Clapham institution that has been serving classic Italian dishes for over 20 years

Kurobuta Marble Arch delivers top-notch Japanese sharing plates in a bustling environment

The Localist, Farringdon: A neighbourhood restaurant fit for any community

Get the Caribbean vibe at Rum Kitchen, Brixton

Winter warmers await at the industry leading, Royal China on Baker Street

The Elgin: An iconic institution revitalised in the heart of Ladbroke Grove

Shoryu: The King of Ramen extends into Covent Garden

Live music sessions on top of the world at Sky Garden

Pepper Tree Big Breakfast

Thai Food in London – Clapham Common

A Thai masterclass delivered with panache at Food at 52

Savour classic French dishes from Raymond Blanc at Brasserie Blanc Southbank

Lancaster London’s ARTea Afternoon Tea: A masterpiece for all food lovers

The bar is raised high for fine dining Indian cuisine at Darbaar, Liverpool Street

Adam Handling: From Masterchef to The Frog

Enjoy the stripped back elegance of the tasting menu at Anglo, Farringdon

La Petite Provence at The Folly: A little gallic summer delight in the heart of the City

The flames of creativity are burning bright at Ember, Monument

Dinner at the Twits: the most gloriously gruesome immersive dining experience you will ever experience

Fall in love with the breadbasket of Italy at Gotto Trattoria

The Painted Heron: The best value Indian restaurant in Chelsea

Opso: It’s no Greek tragedy on Paddington Street, Marylebone

Simpson’s in the Strand: a powerhouse that has stood the test of time

It’s all about the gentrified Sunday roast lunches at The Commercial, Herne Hill

A journey to discover the best of British at the Betjeman Arms

Long bar at the Sanderson, Fitzrovia: a designer bar for the fashionista crowd in London

Surf n Turf with Jimmy’s Pop-up in Clapham via Tabl

Chotte Matte – Putting sexy back into vegetarian dining

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Designer surroundings and an informal brunch menu at No197 Chiswick Fire Station

Hearty dishes on offer at Rosa’s Seven Dials, Covent Garden

It’s a neontastic wonderland at God’s Own Junkyard, Walthamstow

Savouring the joys of Pure Indian Cooking in Fulham

Variety is the spice of life at Mister Lasagna in Soho

Shake Shack: Shaking up the burger scene on New Oxford Street

The Pepper Tree: Is Thai food the best hangover cure around?

Journey into the Amazon with Pisqu’s head chef, William Ortiz

It’s time for a steak out at Smithfield Market

Revealing the secrets of the immersive theatrical experience Maman Le Mot

Burn off your calories and enjoy delectable delights at Bounce Shoreditch

Putting the hip into Hackney at La Terraza, Number 90 Bar & Kitchen

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Travel the world from the comfort of Foley’s dining room in Fitzrovia

Feel the East London vibe at Behind This Wall, Hackney

Dinner Time Story: Redefining the dining experience one pixel at a time

Explore exclusive wines at 1901 Wine Lounge at Andaz London Liverpool Street

You will be crazy to miss Junkyard golf in Brick Lane

It is time for Bloody Marys and board games at the Natural Philosopher at Hackney

French flair aplenty at The Balcon, London

Herman ze German, Fitzrovia: ja, das ist wunderbar!

Enjoy a bouncy night out at Ballie Ballerson, Stoke Newington

Ichiryu is the Ichiban choice for udon lovers in London

Choice and variety are in abundance at Pasta Remoli, Finsbury Park

The Belrose: a gastropub to warm your cockles this winter in Belsize Park

Tootoomoo Islington: a bottomless brunch offering with variety and vitality

Chiringuito: Bringing the Spanish vibes to Bethnal Green

Your hunt for the perfect bottomless Sunday roast should end at OXBO Bankside

The King of Ramen hits St James’s

Comfort food that will melt your heart at The Phoenix

El Pirata of Mayfair: they just don’t make restaurants like this anymore

Avant-garde Indian cuisine in the futuristic looking Crossrail Place, Canary Wharf

The Athenian: From a small street food venture to building an empire

Pasta is always the answer at Fat Tony’s, Marylebone

Redefining our perception of Caribbean cuisine at Cottons, Notting Hill

Troia: an all-encompassing Mediterranean and Middle Eastern restaurant in Waterloo

A time for celebrations at London Shell Co, Paddington

Life is a cabaret at Circus, Covent Garden

Time for a quick bite at Soho Wala in the West End –

Osteria, Barbican: a hidden gem amongst the concrete of culture

Pan-Asian food lovers still flocking to the plush Buddha Bar in Knightsbridge

Primavera: A sparkling gem on a quiet stretch of New King’s Road

Veneta in St James’s: Another jewel in the Salt Yard group empire

Absolutely Starving in London Bridge – Serving locals and tourists alike for more than 30 years

The Petite Corée: the little neighbourhood bistro with a big heart

Rooftop film Club: Enjoy cinematic classics on top of the Bussey Building, Peckham

Diciannove: Mixing business with pleasure Italian style at Blackfriars

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Trinity Arms: A traditional local pub you can rely on for Brixtonians

It’s a jungle out at Backyard Cinema’s Lost World at Borough

More than just noodles at Sasuke Ramen, Southbank

Romance is in the air at Le Garrick Covent Garden

Relish the charms of Clapham at No32 The Old Town

28-50 Maddox Street: For those moments, when only Champagne will do for lunch

Sarona – a modern restaurant breaking down Middle Eastern stereotypes

The Crown Tavern: Traditional British pubs still the choice for imbibers at Clerkenwell

Homemade tapas dishes expertly executed at Cigala, Bloomsbury

Islingtonites rejoice at the wonderful all day menu at Fig & Olive

Sunday night blues never felt so wonderful at Oslo, Hackney

Experience ultimate liberation at The Bunyadi

White is the colour this festive season at Southbank Centre’s Winter Festival

Wünderlust at the Big Red: You insatiable appetite will be satisfied by this double-decker

Admire the steam punk beauty of Flora Indica in Earl’s Court

It is all about the pizza, pies and cider at the Stable Whitechapel

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Eaton Square Restaurant and Cocktail Bar- Flavours of the Mediterranean in the heart of Belgravia

Gyoza Bar in Covent Garden: assured and speedy service ideal for theatre-goers

Ma’Plucker: 3-way chicken that impresses the West End crowds

Bluebird: the iconic Chelsea venue is flying high again

Golden Dragon at Bang Bang Oriental sets the standard for high-quality Cantonese cuisine

The mischievously charming Encant will tantalise your taste buds

Authenticity is the key at the Japanese restaurant Engawa in Piccadilly

A culinary journey across the world at Brasserie Blanc, Southbank

Night Tales: Keeping Hackney firmly hip and happening

Santa Maria Fitzrovia delivers authentic Neapolitan pizza to the London cognoscenti

Treat yourself to a Winemaker’s dinner at Ristorante Frescobaldi

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Experience the relaxed, American vibes at Big Easy, Chelsea

Despite the revered location on King's Road, there is zero ostentatiousness at the culinary institution that is Big Easy which has been opened since 1991.

08 Feb 2019 | 11 Comments

Sticks'n'Sushi: serving sushi with style on the glamorous King's Road, Chelsea

When you open a branch of your restaurant on the fashionable King's Road, you know you must be doing something right with your business plan. Sticks'n'Sushi's latest temple of worship for all sushi and yakitori lovers is right in the heart of Chelsea

01 Feb 2019 | 0 Comments

Reaching new culinary heights at Plateau, Canary Wharf

With restaurants in London opening and closing at the rate of knots, it takes real skill for a restaurant to exhibit any staying power

04 Nov 2018 | 23 Comments

Gaucho, Piccadilly: the Argentinian steakhouse that is still at the top of its game

We went along to check out one of our favourite steak restaurants in London recently: Gaucho in Piccadilly to see if there have been any changes in quality since the recent change in ownership

04 Nov 2018 | 28 Comments

Fragrant flavours are in abundance at Viet Eat, Holborn

Having just returned from a trip to Vietnam recently, it was my mission to discover those authentic flavours in the heart of London

04 Nov 2018 | 0 Comments

Seasonal delights await at 108 Pantry, Marylebone

Seasonal menu changes are not a surprise at most self-respecting restaurants, but afternoon tea offerings tend to be less changeable due to the amount of work that goes into designing such offerings

29 Oct 2018 | 124 Comments

Cocotte, Hoxton - A healthy rotisserie for the trendy east Londoners

I am one of those rare breeds that have never dined at the ultra-popular Nandos, never having grasped the concept of roast chicken being particularly flavoursome

10 Sep 2018 | 20 Comments

Delivering gallic specialities with panache at Comptoir Gascon, Farringdon

There are plenty of charming gallic restaurants in London, but sometimes you just need the right recommendations to find them. One to consider is rustic, welcoming Comptoir Gascon.

28 Aug 2018 | 23 Comments

A match made in heaven at Bottles, Spitalfields

Old Spitalfields Market has gone through somewhat of a revival in recent years with many trendy food stalls opening having been curated by the great Nuno Mendes

22 Aug 2018 | 17 Comments

Four Degree: Bringing glitz and glam to the heart of Vauxhall riverfront

Whilst Vauxhall does have plenty to offer, it's never been known as a centre for culinary excellence, fine dining or corporate parties, but that was probably because hardly anyone has ventured into the imposing St George Wharf with the vast expense of highly priced apartment blocks

22 Aug 2018 | 0 Comments

Delivering Japanese food the hip Brixton way at Nanban

Japanese cuisine is a notoriously tricky industry to break into if you are not of Japanese origin; so the story of Tim Anderson, 2011 Masterchef champion from Wisconsin opening the hugely popular Nanban in Brixton is all the more remarkable

20 Aug 2018 | 4 Comments

Class and sophistication at the Crystal Moon Lounge afternoon tea

The afternoon tea market in London is notoriously competitive, so it takes a very strong product to stand out from the crowd. At the apex of your options is the classy offering from the team at Corinthia Hotel at the Crystal Moon Lounge.

22 Jun 2018 | 151 Comments

Exquisite Pan-Asian food delivered in style at Chino Latino, Vauxhall

I have never thought of Vauxhall as a bastion of culinary excellence, so I had approached my meal at Chino Latino recently on Albert Embankment with a certain degree of scepticism

17 Mar 2018 | 33 Comments

Celebrating The Year of the Dog at Ping Pong, Southbank

As a restaurant group, Ping Pong has been around for a relatively long period of time and given the spate of restaurant groups closing down their branches in recent months

16 Mar 2018 | 3 Comments

Spice up your life at Rudie's Shoreditch -

I've always been a fan of Boxpark in Shoreditch: a haven for independent brands and up and coming trends, so it was delightful news when I heard one of my favourite restaurants, Rudie's opening their 2nd branch there

13 Mar 2018 | 66 Comments

The rich culinary heritage of Emilia Romagna brought to life at Stecca, Chelsea

For the Italian cuisine cognoscenti, they know that all the best pasta chefs come from the region of Emilia Romagna

12 Mar 2018 | 21 Comments