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The Juice Well

The Juice Well in Soho is described as a 'premium juice bar concept'. I'd always thought 'premium juice bar' would do. Anyway, they'r...

Oslo Hackney

Nestled in the depths of East London in the former Hackney Central train station, Oslo is a bar, restaurant, nightclub and live music venue, and despite all ...

Trangallán

Spanish food is one of the best-represented cuisines in London. Londoners love tapas. It has, indirectly, introduced us to Italian cicchetti bars, Japanese i...

Rawduck

Rawduck is the younger sibling of Soho stalwart Ducksoup, now permanently relocated to this bright industrial space north of London Fields following the dram...

Primeur

One of a number of excellent new wave wine bars in London, Primeur opened last month near Clissold Park as a collaboration between Jeremie Cometto-Lingenheim...

Mother's Milk

It's now fairly obvious that the London coffee scene is one of the most vibrant in the world. It possesses all the momentum and talent required to signif...

A. Wong

There is dim sum magic happening down a non-descript street on a corner of London that has traditionally been drier than the Gobi dessert when it comes to fi...

Talkhouse

While the specialty coffee scene in London has grown rapidly over the last five years, it has, until recently, remained exceedingly difficult to find a top q...

P. Franco

The thoughtful guys behind Noble Fine Liquor on Broadway Market have opened a second store and wine bar, P. Franco, on Lower Clapton Road. Like at Noble, you...

Rita's

Rita’s is mongrel dining. Take a bit of Americana, cross it with Korea, China, a hint of Japan, then mix it all up with whole load of East London. This mea...

Kaffeine

The Antipodean influence on the London cafe scene is a concept which has been discussed ad nauseum, and it should be clear by now that London’s independent c...

Postcard Teas

While tea has been inextricably linked with British culture for centuries, it is only relatively recently that broader developments in modern food culture ha...

Maltby Street

Once upon a time there was this foodie haven by the name of Borough Market. It was the ultimate destination for everyone and anyone who cared a lot about foo...

Lyle's

James Lowe is one of London's most talented young chefs. He's been on the lookout for a site for his first restaurant for over two years and, for the...

Aux Merveilleux de Fred

Pastries are to France what Yoko was to Lennon, oil is to Norway and chips and gravy are to The North of England. Aux Merveilleux de Fred in South Kensington...

C A F E A N D

Café And…a shop. The 'kitchen' in this recent discovery on Redchurch street is the kind of café you always hope to find in an art gallery and ...

Mangal 2

Mangal 2 is one of many Turkish restaurants in the east of London. In numerical terms, ocakbasi (flame-grill) joints are rivalled only by Vietnamese pho shop...

Hill & Szrok

Broadway Market has always been known for its quirky, predominantly foodie Saturday market. But the renovation of the Cat and Mutton and recent arrival of Fr...

69 Colebrooke Row

Drinking establishments in Angel are predominantly good old-fashioned pubs or bars that are overly trendy, bordering-on-tacky. 69 Colebrooke Row or 'The ...

Rotorino

Stevie Parle – one of the River Café’s best-known alumnus – has joined forces with London’s old-school Mr Cocktail, Jonathan 'JD' Downey to give Dals...

Noble Fine Liquor

It might just be my crushing lack of decision-making ability, but for some time now, I’ve listed buying wine among my least favourite experiences. On the one...

Embassy East

Once upon a time, The Verve's Bittersweet Symphony was filmed on Hoxton Street. It's likely that the pie 'n' mash shops and Saturday market t...

Yipin China

Yipin China sits on the road parallel to the main restaurant drag in Islington. Upper Street is awash with burger joints, tapas bars, pubs - the lot. Liverpo...

Fabrique Bakery

Occupying one of the arches beneath the East London line, near Hoxton, Fabrique is one of a group of specialist producers making the East End a destination f...

Workshop Holborn

Workshop are one of London's leading roasters and purveyors of speciality coffee. Overseen by the meticulous and quality-obsessed Director of Operations,...

Kernel Brewery

Heading eastward from London Bridge station - away from the monolithic Shard, past the southern end of Tower Bridge - is a snaking rail line, under whose arc...

Fernandez & Wells

This place is named after Jorge Fernandez and Rick Wells - two friends whose shared epicurean passion brought them together in business in 2007. There are no...

The Harp

In the heart of London, a short stroll from Charing Cross and the marauding stags and hens of Leicester Square, lies a warm welcome and the promise of a rest...