Facing a dinner in East London but dreading the latest hipster food trends? Here’s where to get proper dinner out East without any of the fuss.
May 18, 2017
Bone marrow, baked beans, and bowls of sponge pudding—this is where to eat the finest British food in London.
August 18, 2022
The Garden Museum Cafe (within the Garden Museum in Lambeth) is a beautiful, tranquil, canteen-like restaurant serving wonderfully simple modern British food.
May 25, 2023
Pie and mash shop Manze’s has sat on Deptford High Street for over a century, and everything will more than likely require a generous dousing of vinegar, salt, and pepper.
April 3, 2023
The move at The Cheese Barge in Paddington is to skip the hot dishes and instead share a bottle over a cheeseboard.
March 7, 2023
Perfect for a glass of this and a bite of that, St. John's Marylebone location brings its idiosyncratic idea of British eating to a lively bar and restaurant.
February 17, 2023
TikTok famous but very much better in reality, Straker's is a tiny Notting Hill restaurant serving flavourful British food.
January 31, 2023
A modern veteran of London's dining scene, Lyle's is a cool and casual warehouse restaurant in Shoreditch where the refined British cuisine is second to none.
December 30, 2022
Fallow is a slick, sustainable restaurant near Piccadilly Circus, perfect for impressing clients or sharing oysters on a fancy date.
December 22, 2022
The Ivy in Covent Garden was once renowned for Kate Moss sightings and best-in-class treatment, but it’s now somewhere that primarily survives on reputation.
December 20, 2022
Head to Blacklock in Covent Garden for quality steak alongside some quality cocktail fun.
The Cow is an institutional Notting Hill pub and restaurant that specialises in seafood-leaning dishes as well as a very British form of seduction.
December 12, 2022
The Baring is a polished pub-cum-restaurant in Islington, that makes excellent food in a room that's more sit-down than somewhere you can have a few pints.
December 5, 2022
Trinity is a fancy-feeling, fine dining restaurant in Clapham, with a more casual upstairs restaurant that's worth checking out.
November 30, 2022
With a lobster pie for two and a Picasso on the wall, Mount St. Restaurant in Mayfair isn't exactly bog-standard. In fact, its glamorous interior feels pretty special.
November 18, 2022
A Mayfair restaurant serving pricey Mediterranean and British-inspired dishes in a grand Edwardian manor turned hotel.
October 18, 2022
A rustic boozer in Camden Stables, The Farrier's food goes far beyond pub grub.
September 14, 2022
A canal-side hot spot, Café Cecilia is a trendy and sometimes terrific all-day canteen serving takes on British classics.
July 5, 2022
The George is a classy central London pub. It combines a boozy downstairs with a decadent dining room upstairs that serves delicious and faultless British classics at a not insignificant price.
May 18, 2022
A Mayfair classic that’s been serving champagne since the eighties, Langan’s is perfect for celebratory breakfasts.
May 13, 2022
Quo Vadis is a timeless Soho institution that matches elegance and comfort with a light touch and enormous amounts of cream.
January 19, 2022
Anglo does excellent fine dining at same price as a slightly extravagant midweek dinner.
Hawksmoor Spitalfields was one of the first steakhouses in town, and it’s still one of the best. Finishing with toffee pudding is mandatory.
Wet Fish is a posh neighbourhood cafe in Hampstead serving food that’s way better than you’d expect.
Boisdale in Mayfair is all about tartan, royal-approved steak, surprisingly affordable burgers, and err, more tartan.
January 14, 2022
Rabbit is an experimental British restaurant on the King’s Road, focusing on wild game and vegetables in unique and interesting combinations.