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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.

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

No daylight robbery at Heist Bank, Paddington

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

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

Sarona – a modern restaurant breaking down Middle Eastern stereotypes

Deceptively simple Italian classics on offer at Osteria 60, Kensington

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

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

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

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

Liberty London: Beautiful British Fashion and Modern Design

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

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

A time for celebrations at London Shell Co, Paddington

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

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

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

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

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

Experience Sunday brunches with a difference at Cinnamon Soho

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

Divas and dining at TWID, Battersea

Homemade tapas dishes expertly executed at Cigala, Bloomsbury

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

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

Get the Caribbean vibe at Rum Kitchen, Brixton

Romance is in the air at Le Garrick Covent Garden

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

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

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

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

A Thai masterclass delivered with panache at Food at 52

Welcome to 24 hour London at VQ Bloomsbury

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Southern French comfort cooking at Sardine, Old Street

Patience is a virtue at the Savannah restaurant, Euston

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

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

Fulfill your diva dreams at Lucky Voice Soho

Experience the Mediterranean at the Life Goddess, greek experimental divine

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

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

Enjoy a refined Thai culinary experience at Patara, Hampstead

The flames of creativity are burning bright at Ember, Monument

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

Hearty options await at No 11 Pimlico Road, Victoria

Variety is the spice of life at Roof East, Stratford

Two Ruba: Cocktails that blossom at Tower Bridge

Flying the flag for British cuisine at The Well, Clerkenwell

Enjoy the Fabulous Adventures of 698B via Tabl

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

A Brixton behemoth is reborn with Hope and Anchor

A culinary journey across the world at Brasserie Blanc, Southbank

Drake and Morgan delivers once again at The Refinery, Bankside

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

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

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

A showcase of Finnish innovation at The Harcourt, Marylebone

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

It’s time for a steak out at Smithfield Market

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

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

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

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

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

Italian cuisine with soul at L’Anima, Liverpool Street

The Prince Alfred: A gastropub fit for royalty

Variety is the spice of life at Mister Lasagna in Soho

Tootoomoo Islington: a bottomless brunch offering with variety and vitality

Ichiryu is the Ichiban choice for udon lovers in London

Theatrics guaranteed at the fabulous Vaulty Towers, Waterloo

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

Adam Handling: From Masterchef to The Frog

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

Speed and substance on offer at Forge, Bank

Quality wine is the remedy to cure all ills

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

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

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

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

Benito’s Hat: Riding the Mexican wave of success

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

Trade Union, Wapping: the pioneering model for new businesses

Get inspired to cook at The Avenue Cookery School in Wandsworth

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

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

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

Transporting you to a winter wonderland at the Montague Ski Lodge

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

Appearances can be deceiving at Aquum, Clapham

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

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

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

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

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

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

The trains on top of Village Underground

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

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

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

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

Bluebird: the iconic Chelsea venue is flying high again

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

Italian dining at Bocconcino: Mayfair settings without the attitude

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

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

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

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

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Mint Leaf: Championing fine dining for Indian cuisine lovers

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

Simple, decent and honest food at Brother Marcus, Balham

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

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

A mouthwatering Japanese menu for the discerning at Sakagura, Mayfair

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

Live music sessions on top of the world at Sky Garden

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

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

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

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

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

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

The King of Ramen hits St James’s

Get your daily dose of Chicken from WingsEggs

Diciannove: Mixing business with pleasure Italian style at Blackfriars

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

Medieval Banquet jester

Top Things To Do Along Thames Riverside

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

Cocktails at Eaton Square

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

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

Chi Kitchen: Jack of all trades, master of all

Pepper Tree Big Breakfast

Thai Food in London – Clapham Common

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

Salivate at the sight of Mussel Men’s seafood selections

A new culinary institution is born at Hatchetts, Mayfair

Main entrance of Boulestin

Boulestin Restaurant: French Dining in the Heart of Piccadilly

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

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

It’s a classy culinary encounter at Galley, Islington

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

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

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

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

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

Life is a cabaret at Circus, Covent Garden

Zuma: A restaurant that truly stands the test of time

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

Your detox regime starts right here at Maple and Fitz

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

Feel the East London vibe at Behind This Wall, Hackney

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

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

Small plates of Turkish delights at Oklava, Shoreditch

Sixty One Kitchen Chefs

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

Discover the art of grilling at Omnino Steakhouse in Aldgate

Resistance is futile at the London Wonderground, Southbank

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

Experience a taste of Spain at Camino Bankside

Come fly with me at Butchies, Shoreditch

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

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Judy Joo’s Jinjuu is a jubilant joy

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

Haché Shoreditch: Gourmet Burgers with Global Garnishes

Serenading singers and liquid libation abound at Archer Street, Soho

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

Westminster Kitchen: Another success story from restauranter Ibrahim Dogus

Sunday night blues never felt so wonderful at Oslo, Hackney

Authenticity is the key at the Japanese restaurant Engawa in Piccadilly

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

Radio Days Fashion Shop

Radio Days: Strike Vintage Gold in Waterloo

You will be crazy to miss Junkyard golf in Brick Lane

Night Tales: Keeping Hackney firmly hip and happening

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

Serving up Anglo-American winners at the Loft, Wimbledon

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

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

Learn to cook like a Valencian at London Paella School

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

Expect a classy gastropub experience at Drunch, Regents Park

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

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

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

Drink life to the lees at the Alfred Tennyson

Fine dining in a family friendly environment at Chriskitch Hoxton

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

Fall in love with Japanese cuisine at Murakami, Covent Garden

Experience the exquisite taste of Peru at Seor Ceviche, Soho

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

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

Achingly hip pizzas from the Elliott Brothers at Pizza Pilgrims Soho

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Historical grade-II listed gastronomic bar & restaurant London

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

Revisiting an old Chinese classic at Royal China Queensway

A wine pairing paradise awaits at Les 110 de Taillevent London

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

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

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

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

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

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

A picture perfect dining experience at Sake no Hana, Mayfair

A masterclass in perfection at Gaucho Hampstead

Aerial Hoop Acrobat

Move back in time at The Medieval Banquet

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

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

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

10 Ways to Spice Up your 2015 Valentine’s Day in London

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

Building a sense of community at Neighbourhood, Stratford

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

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

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

Santa Maria Fitzrovia delivers authentic Neapolitan pizza to the London cognoscenti

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

A gourmet menu awaits at Duke of Clarence, South Kensington

The unstoppable gin revival continues courtesy of Graphic bar

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

An oasis of calm at Muriel’s Kitchen in Soho

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

Burn off your calories and enjoy delectable delights at Bounce Shoreditch

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

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

Pavilion wines starts the foodie quarter revolution in Sloane Square

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

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

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

Back to basics with convivial pub vibes at The Lord Palmerston

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

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

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

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

Time to go back to the future at Kojawan

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

Sumptuous views and succulent steaks at Butlers Wharf Chop House

Sozai Cookery School: Be a master chef of Japanese cuisine

A social dining experience at Popdown by Cuisson, Borough Market

Tsunami – Delivering refined Japanese excellence to Clapham’s cognoscenti

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

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

Comfort food that will melt your heart at The Phoenix

A gastronomic Chinese odyssey with Andrew Wong

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

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

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

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

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

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

Relish the charms of Clapham at No32 The Old Town

Talli Joe: The standard-bearer for modern Indian cuisine

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

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

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

Revealing the secrets of the immersive theatrical experience Maman Le Mot

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

Frog exhibit in the Grant Museum of Zoology

Best Hidden Museums in London: Try these less known favourites

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

Chotte Matte – Putting sexy back into vegetarian dining

The Prince Albert: Impressing diners and drinkers since 1866

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

Chocolate cupcakes from Primrose bakery

Best Bakeries in London to Indulge Your Sweet Tooth

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

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

Minnow: One to watch in the giant Clapham pond

Alexandrie: Fine dining Egyptian style in the heart of Kensington

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

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

Souk Medina: Bringing the magic of Marrakesh to Covent Garden

French flair aplenty at The Balcon, London

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

Rigo: Fine dining in a neighbourhood restaurant in Parsons Green

Shoryu: The King of Ramen extends into Covent Garden

Experience ultimate liberation at The Bunyadi

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

Enjoy a bouncy night out at Ballie Ballerson, Stoke Newington

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

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

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

Treat yourself to a Winemaker’s dinner at Ristorante Frescobaldi

Tibits Vegetarian Restaurant

Sumptuous Vegetarian Restaurant in London in Regents Street

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

Exotic flavours in abundance at Caraway Lounge, Romford

Altitude London View

Surf and Turf to London’s best panoramic views

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

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

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

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

Smart casual dining delivered effortlessly at Town House at The Kensington

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

Lima Floral: A Peruvian gastronomic masterclass from Robert Ortiz

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

The Refinery CityPoint: Where customer service is king

A synergistic success for Carluccio’s at Marriott Regents Park

Serving deliciously different meat-free cuisine at Ethos, Fitzrovia

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

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Eneko’s star is shining brightly at One Aldwych Hotel

Feast on the best of world food at Kerb, Camden

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

Redefining our perception of Caribbean cuisine at Cottons, Notting Hill

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

The Alfred Tennyson: refined yet relaxed dining in upscale Belgravia

Take a journey along the Silk Road with Samarkand in Fitzrovia

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

Exercise your democratic rights at Zia Lucia, Holloway Road

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

A delectably different dining & drinking experience at Dans Le Noir

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

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

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

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

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

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

Savour classic French dishes from Raymond Blanc at Brasserie Blanc Southbank

It is back to basics at Rök smokehouse, Shoreditch

The mischievously charming Encant will tantalise your taste buds

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The Princess of Wales Pub: Pride of Primrose Hill That Even Banksy Can’t Resist!

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

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

Vegetarians and egg-lovers rejoice at Cafe Loren in Camden

Galvin HOP: Redefining the pub experience at Liverpool Street

House of Godo: an authentic Italian takeaway experience

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

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

More than just noodles at Sasuke Ramen, Southbank

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

Experience a Perfect Day at Sticks ‘n’ Sushi Victoria

Fall in love with the breadbasket of Italy at Gotto Trattoria

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

Hearty home comforts at Mustard, Shepherd’s Bush

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Discover a Little Bat out of heaven at Islington

Sharing the flavours of the Levantine at Ceru in South Kensington

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

Food for thought at Jenius Social, Islington

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

Enjoy a carefree and alternative brunch at KuPP, Paddington Basin

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

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

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

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

Experience magic and sparkle this Christmas at Nordic Yulefest

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

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

The Painted Heron: The best value Indian restaurant in Chelsea

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

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

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

Finding a hangover cure at the Jam Tree Chelsea

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

Sumptuous steaks to salivate over at Smith and Wollensky, Strand

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


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 | 7 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 | 0 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 | 23 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 | 32 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 | 1 Comment

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

Testing kitchens are all the rage with experimental restaurants like Noodle Lab

It isn't a frequent occurrence for Townfish to be reviewing one of the biggest high street restaurant brands, but what Wagamama is launching with Noodle Lab in Soho is a fascinating development worthy of consideration

30 Jan 2018 | 0 Comments

Natural ethos and Italian spirit in abundance at Fucina

Visiting Fucina in the month of January, I felt compelled to give their Veganuary tasting menu a try after obvious over-indulgence during the festive period

15 Jan 2018 | 12 Comments

The joys of vegetarian dining at Tibits Bankside

I must admit whilst I don't suffer from lachanophobia, the thought of going to a restaurant solely offering vegetarian food can appear daunting at times. However, Tibits Bankside is one of those modern restaurants that have managed to make vegetarian cuisine appear sexy

25 Dec 2017 | 8 Comments

Elvis is alive and well at Be-Bop-A-Lula, Stoke Newington

Fans of 1950s music and American diner classics should flock to the new rock 'n' roll pub, Be-Bop-A-Lula on Green Lane in Stoke Newington

25 Dec 2017 | 6 Comments

Style and substance on offer at Gallery Mess at The Saatchi Gallery, Sloane Square

With their groundbreaking artwork displays, it's unsurprising that the Saatchi Gallery is one of the most popular cultural attractions in London

24 Dec 2017 | 1 Comment