Food

London is full of superb restaurants, cafes and places to eat. Whether you're looking for a feast or you're on a budget; whether you need vegan or vegetarian food; or gluten free meals, we are your guide to the best food in London.

Londonist's Foodie Picks: Our Top 14 Recent Restaurant Picks

Londonist's Foodie Picks: Our Top 14 Recent Restaurant Picks

Looking for somewhere new to eat?
The UK's Biggest Chocolate Show Is Coming To London

The UK's Biggest Chocolate Show Is Coming To London

There’s even an alcohol and chocolate pairing bar
Top 10 Restaurants Londonist Loved This Summer

Top 10 Restaurants Londonist Loved This Summer

For the foodies.
Is This London's Most Expensive Ice Cream?

Is This London's Most Expensive Ice Cream?

Sprinkled with edible diamonds
Here's a peek inside London's new Harry Potter supper club

Here's a peek inside London's new Harry Potter supper club

Pick your house (Gryffindor, obvs)
Little-Known Gastropubs In London You Must Visit

Little-Known Gastropubs In London You Must Visit

Did you know all of these?
London's Most Exciting New Bars And Restaurants: September 2017

London's Most Exciting New Bars And Restaurants: September 2017

Have you heard of hairclubbing?
One Man's Hunt For Portugal's Maddest Sandwich

One Man's Hunt For Portugal's Maddest Sandwich

It's the kind of sandwich, where you're not sure whether the waiter is bringing it out, or it's bringing out the waiter
What is aperitivo hour and where should you spend it in London?

What is aperitivo hour and where should you spend it in London?

Start the evening right.
Can you handle London's hottest, biggest food challenges?

Can you handle London's hottest, biggest food challenges?

Feel the need, the need for speed...
Would you be willing to cook your own dinner at this DIY hot pot restaurant?

Would you be willing to cook your own dinner at this DIY hot pot restaurant?

Cook your own dinner.
5 Secrets Of Smithfield Market

5 Secrets Of Smithfield Market

The market with its own police station.
Fancy A Wicked-Themed Afternoon Tea?

Fancy A Wicked-Themed Afternoon Tea?

Plenty of sand-witches
Food Review: Marcella, Deptford

Food Review: Marcella, Deptford

They make a mean martini.
Where To Get Your Nachos Fix In London

Where To Get Your Nachos Fix In London

The ultimate comfort food
Eat Like An Emperor At This Blackfriars Restaurant

Eat Like An Emperor At This Blackfriars Restaurant

Good innings.
Dine on scorpions, worms and grasshoppers at these London restaurants

Dine on scorpions, worms and grasshoppers at these London restaurants

Chow down on scorpions, worms and grasshopper guacamole
Food Review: Tuyo

Food Review: Tuyo

Saffron cocktails and Levantine dishes
Food Review: Not Veggie? You Might Be Once You've Eaten In Here

Food Review: Not Veggie? You Might Be Once You've Eaten In Here

This Mayfair Restaurant Is Pure Theatre

This Mayfair Restaurant Is Pure Theatre

Street food, but not as you know it...
Banana Tree: Surprisingly Authentic For A Chain

Banana Tree: Surprisingly Authentic For A Chain

Beautifully charcoaled satay skewers.
Another excellent addition to the London vegan restaurant scene

Another excellent addition to the London vegan restaurant scene

Ridiculously hip, but just as tasty
London's Best Unsung Restaurants

London's Best Unsung Restaurants

Know these under the radar joints?
7 'Secret' Cafes In London

7 'Secret' Cafes In London

Hidden in plain sight
London’s Strangest Restaurants

London’s Strangest Restaurants

Esoteric eats.
Dining in London for under £20, part one

Dining in London for under £20, part one

Cheap as chips.
London's Lesser Known But Brilliant Afternoon Teas

London's Lesser Known But Brilliant Afternoon Teas

Yes, the Ritz is lovely, but there are other options
8 Of London's Most Beautiful Restaurants

8 Of London's Most Beautiful Restaurants

Feast your eyes.
The best London pubs for a secret rendezvous

The best London pubs for a secret rendezvous

Shhh! You ain't seen me..., right?
Cheap eats: 20 restaurants where you can eat for under £20

Cheap eats: 20 restaurants where you can eat for under £20

Because cheap doesn't have to mean tasteless
London's Best Cheap Eats

London's Best Cheap Eats

Good food does come cheap in London. Honest.
6 Ideas For Romantic Days Out In London

6 Ideas For Romantic Days Out In London

Romance really isn't dead.
The London Cafes Where You Can Do Everything From Play With Animals To Get A Haircut

The London Cafes Where You Can Do Everything From Play With Animals To Get A Haircut

London's never dull.
Looking for London's best fish and chips? These are the cod’s pollocks

Looking for London's best fish and chips? These are the cod’s pollocks

These are the cod’s pollocks.
Did You Know You Can Try The World's Hottest Chilli In Borough Market?

Did You Know You Can Try The World's Hottest Chilli In Borough Market?

Make the most of it.
Have You Seen London's New Pan-Asian Food Hall?

Have You Seen London's New Pan-Asian Food Hall?

You *have* to visit London's bustling new Asian street food market
Alternative Things To Do In North London

Alternative Things To Do In North London

Off the beaten track.
This quirky cafe is for Londoners who think they like the countryside - but really don't

This quirky cafe is for Londoners who think they like the countryside - but really don't

Coffee accompanied by the rattle of the DLR
London's best cake shops

London's best cake shops

Fascinating.
London's Best Single Item Restaurants

London's Best Single Item Restaurants

If you're going to do something, do it well
We finally worked out why south Londoners love this dim sum restaurant so much

We finally worked out why south Londoners love this dim sum restaurant so much

We've worked out the key to eating well here.
Egg Shaped Waffles And Blow Torches: London's Most Fun Street Food

Egg Shaped Waffles And Blow Torches: London's Most Fun Street Food

You won't be bored at these stalls.
Step Back In Time At London's Oldest Deli

Step Back In Time At London's Oldest Deli

And they sell ice cream.
Are These London's Best Food Markets?

Are These London's Best Food Markets?

From Pop Brixton to Borough.
We Reckon Palm Vaults Is London's Prettiest Café

We Reckon Palm Vaults Is London's Prettiest Café

Don't forget to check out the loos.
These 'Authentic' Restaurants Really Are Authentic

These 'Authentic' Restaurants Really Are Authentic

It can be tough to tell, so we've done the research
Which London Restaurants Have The Longest Queues?

Which London Restaurants Have The Longest Queues?

Would you queue for hours?
London's most authentic breakfast

London's most authentic breakfast

Did we get your favourite?
London's best ice cream

London's best ice cream

Did we get your favourite?
The Swankiest Dining Rooms In London

The Swankiest Dining Rooms In London

Get your glad rags on.