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.

This Chinese Roast Is An Ingenious Twist On The English Classic

This Chinese Roast Is An Ingenious Twist On The English Classic

Not just a cheap fusion gimmick. | By Will Noble ★★★★☆
In Honour Of London's Most Un-Instagrammable Food

In Honour Of London's Most Un-Instagrammable Food

Put. The Phone. Down. | By Ruth Hargreaves
Is Pergola Paddington One Of London's Prettiest Rooftop Gardens?

Is Pergola Paddington One Of London's Prettiest Rooftop Gardens?

Definitely a contender. | By Robert Greene
We Fell For This Camden Seafood Restaurant Hook, Line And Sinker

We Fell For This Camden Seafood Restaurant Hook, Line And Sinker

Their seafood has us hooked | By Lydia Manch ★★★★★
London's Most Beautiful Banqueting Halls for Your Wedding

London's Most Beautiful Banqueting Halls for Your Wedding

Regency-era elegance or Art Deco grandeur | Sponsor
Traditional Meets Innovative At East India Company's New Afternoon Tea

Traditional Meets Innovative At East India Company's New Afternoon Tea

Nutmeg-scented egg sarnie, anyone? | By Eleana Overett
Fulham Broadway’s Former Edwardian Ticket Hall Has Had A Boozy Makeover

Fulham Broadway’s Former Edwardian Ticket Hall Has Had A Boozy Makeover

To the trains (and tipples)! | By Will Noble
People Are Kicking Off About Having To Reserve Space To Picnic In A Public Park

People Are Kicking Off About Having To Reserve Space To Picnic In A Public Park

Can you reserve a public space? | By Harry Rosehill
This Saucy Drag Brunch In Balham Puts The 'Bottom' Into Bottomless

This Saucy Drag Brunch In Balham Puts The 'Bottom' Into Bottomless

Are you ready for all that jelly? | By Robert Greene
Korean Fried Chicken AND Karaoke? Why, Hammersmith, You Spoil Us

Korean Fried Chicken AND Karaoke? Why, Hammersmith, You Spoil Us

Singin' and wingin'. | By Eleana Overett
Taste Of London Brings Five Days Of Feasting To Regent's Park

Taste Of London Brings Five Days Of Feasting To Regent's Park

So. Much. Food. | Sponsor
Camden Gets More Fantastic Vegan Food With New Pizza Joint Purezza

Camden Gets More Fantastic Vegan Food With New Pizza Joint Purezza

Pizza that would make a real Neapolitan proud. | By Harry Rosehill ★★★★★
All Hail Fuwa Fuwa's New Skyscraper Souffle Pancakes

All Hail Fuwa Fuwa's New Skyscraper Souffle Pancakes

Go for the double stack, it's worth it. | By Eleana Overett
Behind The Scenes At... A Krispy Kreme Factory

Behind The Scenes At... A Krispy Kreme Factory

16 million doughnuts made every year. | By Laura Reynolds
A Hidden Fitzrovia Bar For Those In The Know

A Hidden Fitzrovia Bar For Those In The Know

Like your bars with a lot of backstory? | By Lydia Manch ★★★☆☆
One Of Meghan Markle's Favourite Restaurants Honours Her With A Vegan Poutine

One Of Meghan Markle's Favourite Restaurants Honours Her With A Vegan Poutine

Fit for a royal... or a commoner like us. | By Harry Rosehill ★★★★★
This Dalston Bar Is Serving One Of London's Best-Value Tasting Menus

This Dalston Bar Is Serving One Of London's Best-Value Tasting Menus

Relentlessly inventive. | By Lydia Manch ★★★★☆
London’s Best Rooftop Bars

London’s Best Rooftop Bars

Suntraps and scenic views. | By Ben Norum
Festa Sul Prato Is A Gem Hiding In Plain Sight

Festa Sul Prato Is A Gem Hiding In Plain Sight

Bathed in natural light. | By Harry Rosehill ★★★★☆
Music May Indeed Be The Food Of Love At This Symphonic Afternoon Tea

Music May Indeed Be The Food Of Love At This Symphonic Afternoon Tea

A note-worthy treat. | By Robert Greene
Holy Smokes! Visit This Fiery New Indian Restaurant Inside Battersea Power Station

Holy Smokes! Visit This Fiery New Indian Restaurant Inside Battersea Power Station

Food that's literally lit. | By Eleana Overett
Get Ready For A Mad Scramble: Gingerline Have Announced Their Next Ticket Release Date

Get Ready For A Mad Scramble: Gingerline Have Announced Their Next Ticket Release Date

Got your interdimensional supperclub squad together? | By Lydia Manch
How To Eat, Drink And Smoke Like Winston Churchill

How To Eat, Drink And Smoke Like Winston Churchill

No rationing required. | By Will Noble
The Gherkin's Taking Your Poached Eggs On Toast To Towering New Heights

The Gherkin's Taking Your Poached Eggs On Toast To Towering New Heights

180 metres high. | By Lydia Manch ★★★★☆
The New Shoreditch Restaurant Featuring All Your Favourite Foods... Without Your Favourite Ingredients

The New Shoreditch Restaurant Featuring All Your Favourite Foods... Without Your Favourite Ingredients

Zero meat, dairy and gluten. | By Robert Greene
A First Look At Cutter & Squidge's Potion Room Afternoon Tea

A First Look At Cutter & Squidge's Potion Room Afternoon Tea

Release your inner wizard at this delicious potions class. | By Laura Reynolds ★★★★★
We're All Abuzz Over This Honey Bee Themed Afternoon Tea In Bloomsbury

We're All Abuzz Over This Honey Bee Themed Afternoon Tea In Bloomsbury

Nature has never tasted so sweet. | By Robert Greene
Succulent Prawns And Exploding Egg Parcels: We've Found A Tapas Treasure

Succulent Prawns And Exploding Egg Parcels: We've Found A Tapas Treasure

There's no place like Omar's Place. | By Tabish Khan ★★★★☆
London's Space-Themed Afternoon Tea Is Ready For Blast Off

London's Space-Themed Afternoon Tea Is Ready For Blast Off

Anyone for some gravi-tea? | By Londonist Staff
This Spitalfields Restaurant Has Us Hot Under The Collar

This Spitalfields Restaurant Has Us Hot Under The Collar

Spice and the City. | By Lydia Manch ★★★★☆
Superb Spicy Sichuan Cuisine In Victoria

Superb Spicy Sichuan Cuisine In Victoria

Perfect if you like some heat in your dinner. | By Tabish Khan ★★★★★
Chocolate-Stuffed Calzones Have Arrived In London And We Couldn't Be Happier About It

Chocolate-Stuffed Calzones Have Arrived In London And We Couldn't Be Happier About It

Reese's vs Kinder Bueno. Fight! | By Robert Greene
Pancakes Like You've Never Seen Before: Meet The Panc Cake

Pancakes Like You've Never Seen Before: Meet The Panc Cake

They're worth flipping out over. | By Robert Greene
Hawksmoor Spitalfields Is Now Sleeker Than Ever

Hawksmoor Spitalfields Is Now Sleeker Than Ever

And the prize for prettiest steakhouse goes to... | By Lydia Manch ★★★★☆
Rudy's Dirty Vegan Diner Is Gluttony At Its Finest

Rudy's Dirty Vegan Diner Is Gluttony At Its Finest

Living to ethical excess. | By Harry Rosehill ★★★★★
Where To Eat And Drink In... Dalston

Where To Eat And Drink In... Dalston

The best restaurants, pubs and bars. | By Lydia Manch
New Fully Vegan Menu Unveiled At W London In Leicester Square

New Fully Vegan Menu Unveiled At W London In Leicester Square

Yes, even the cheesecake is vegan. | By Robert Greene
Dine Under Cherry Blossoms At This Newly Reopened South Bank Restaurant

Dine Under Cherry Blossoms At This Newly Reopened South Bank Restaurant

Plus the introduction of Jinzu jin. | By Eleana Overett
We Hope Fat Tony's Pasta Pop-Up Sticks Around

We Hope Fat Tony's Pasta Pop-Up Sticks Around

It's buonissimo. | By Lydia Manch ★★★★☆
Herald The Arrival Of Spring With A Most Civilised Country Garden Afternoon Tea

Herald The Arrival Of Spring With A Most Civilised Country Garden Afternoon Tea

The perfect picnic. | By Robert Greene
Traditional Is Overrated: Clerkenwell's Newest Chippie Does A Great Prawn Burger

Traditional Is Overrated: Clerkenwell's Newest Chippie Does A Great Prawn Burger

Getting chippy with it. | By Lydia Manch ★★★★☆
Where Was London's First Pizza Restaurant?

Where Was London's First Pizza Restaurant?

Topped generously with trivia. | By Sejal Sukhadwala
One Of London's Best Speakeasies Now Has A Meat Smoker

One Of London's Best Speakeasies Now Has A Meat Smoker

A classic venue that hasn't rested on its laurels. | By Will Noble ★★★★★
American Import Slim Chickens Is Hoping To Rustle A Few London Feathers

American Import Slim Chickens Is Hoping To Rustle A Few London Feathers

Americana meets Deep South meets sports bar. | By Laura Reynolds ★★★☆☆
Londonist Does: Afternoon Tea

Londonist Does: Afternoon Tea

*All* the afternoon teas. | By Londonist Staff
Vapiano Makes Splitting The Bill Oh So Simple

Vapiano Makes Splitting The Bill Oh So Simple

No more arguments. | Sponsor
Even Better Than The Real Thing? Vegan Fish And Chips Comes To Stoke Newington

Even Better Than The Real Thing? Vegan Fish And Chips Comes To Stoke Newington

The scampi is just like the real thing. | By Harry Rosehill ★★★☆☆
London’s Best Chinese Restaurants (By Those Who Know)

London’s Best Chinese Restaurants (By Those Who Know)

Where to go and what to order. | By Londonist Staff
Foraging's Back On The Menu In London

Foraging's Back On The Menu In London

Take your mouth on a walk on the wild side. | By James Drury
Meet The New 100% Vegan Burger At Patty And Bun

Meet The New 100% Vegan Burger At Patty And Bun

Not a Portobello mushroom in sight. | By Robert Greene
London's Best Themed Afternoon Teas

London's Best Themed Afternoon Teas

Top of the (cake) pops. | By Robert Greene
Make Your Night A Hole-In-One At This Crazy Golf Club

Make Your Night A Hole-In-One At This Crazy Golf Club

It's worth a shot. | By Robert Greene
Cookie Monsters Unite! You Will Love These Kooky Sweet Treats In Selfridges

Cookie Monsters Unite! You Will Love These Kooky Sweet Treats In Selfridges

Did someone say... Nutella Pizza? | By Robert Greene
Paladar's Bringing A Corner Of Latin America To Elephant & Castle

Paladar's Bringing A Corner Of Latin America To Elephant & Castle

Bodega nights. | By Lydia Manch ★★★★☆
Booze And Bites To Eat At The Former Home Of The BBC

Booze And Bites To Eat At The Former Home Of The BBC

One bar, two kitchens. | By Londonist Staff
The Lord Of London's Roast Dinners Reviews... Pig & Butcher, Islington

The Lord Of London's Roast Dinners Reviews... Pig & Butcher, Islington

"The more reviews I do, the more my heart breaks." | By Lord Gravy
We're Partisan To Some Artisan Pizza In Battersea

We're Partisan To Some Artisan Pizza In Battersea

Is Pi 3.14 times as good as other pizza places? | By Tabish Khan ★★★★☆
Take A Tour Of Emilia-Romagna At This New Shoreditch Italian

Take A Tour Of Emilia-Romagna At This New Shoreditch Italian

Ever tried gnocco fritto? | By Lydia Manch ★★★★★
An Afternoon Tea Fit For Royalty - In A Cinderella Carriage

An Afternoon Tea Fit For Royalty - In A Cinderella Carriage

Raised pinkies are optional. | By Robert Greene
This New Argentinian Grill Is Serving Up Some Splendidly OTT Steak

This New Argentinian Grill Is Serving Up Some Splendidly OTT Steak

Natural born grillers. | By Lydia Manch ★★★★☆
You Can Now Have Afternoon Tea With Winnie, Tigger And Eeyore

You Can Now Have Afternoon Tea With Winnie, Tigger And Eeyore

Picnic with Pooh. | By Robert Greene
A Restaurant For Rum-Lovers And Ceviche Connoisseurs

A Restaurant For Rum-Lovers And Ceviche Connoisseurs

Ceviche with attitude. | By Lydia Manch ★★★☆☆
London's Best Vegan Pizzas

London's Best Vegan Pizzas

Get a slice of the action. | By Ruth Hargreaves
We Doubt You'll Find A London Cafe That's Prettier Than This

We Doubt You'll Find A London Cafe That's Prettier Than This

Flower walls, dainty pastries, Lucky Charm lattes... | By Laura Reynolds
Mexi-Asian Tacos Arrive In Stoke Newington

Mexi-Asian Tacos Arrive In Stoke Newington

And the cocktails ain't bad either. | By Lydia Manch ★★★★☆
Got A Taste For The Finer Things? This Gold Cafe Is One For You

Got A Taste For The Finer Things? This Gold Cafe Is One For You

Talk about the Midas touch. | By Robert Greene
Inside The Factory That Makes Chocolate Digestives

Inside The Factory That Makes Chocolate Digestives

We also ask: do you dunk? | By Will Noble
London Has A Pub From A Nursery Rhyme

London Has A Pub From A Nursery Rhyme

Everyone hated it. Do you? | By M@
It's All A Load Of Crepes At This Fabulous French Restaurant

It's All A Load Of Crepes At This Fabulous French Restaurant

Galettes - the best a man can get. | By Tabish Khan ★★★★☆
Dine Among The Tombstones At This Lambeth Restaurant

Dine Among The Tombstones At This Lambeth Restaurant

Downright lovely. | By Lydia Manch ★★★★★
Presenting Our Favourite New Sushi Genre: The Kazu Roll

Presenting Our Favourite New Sushi Genre: The Kazu Roll

Our sake cups runneth over. Literally. | By Lydia Manch ★★★★☆
The Best Deliveroo Options In Your Neighbourhood

The Best Deliveroo Options In Your Neighbourhood

Staying in is splendid. | Sponsor
A South London Supper That's Short Of Scrumptious

A South London Supper That's Short Of Scrumptious

The breakfast is better. | By Tabish Khan ★★★☆☆
Get Your Aperitivo On At Kensington's New Italian Joint

Get Your Aperitivo On At Kensington's New Italian Joint

Walls lined with wine. | By Lydia Manch ★★★★☆
Are You A Chocoholic? Then This Could Be The Perfect Class For You

Are You A Chocoholic? Then This Could Be The Perfect Class For You

Warning: things could get drippy. | By Londonist Staff
Town House Plates Up Decadent Decor And Nice Nosh

Town House Plates Up Decadent Decor And Nice Nosh

Respectable, not exceptional. | By Robert Greene ★★★☆☆
Fancy A Taiwanese? Head To This Tasty Treat In Tooting

Fancy A Taiwanese? Head To This Tasty Treat In Tooting

Tooting just got tastier. | By Tabish Khan ★★★★☆
Where To Eat Like You're In Venice... In London

Where To Eat Like You're In Venice... In London

Written by a Venetian. | By Beatrice Guzzardi
Which London Department Store Is Birth-Place Of The Scotch Egg?

Which London Department Store Is Birth-Place Of The Scotch Egg?

A picnic staple since 1738. | By Will Noble
Who Are The Guys That Sell Hot Nuts On London's Bridges?

Who Are The Guys That Sell Hot Nuts On London's Bridges?

Warning: contains traces of surprising life stories. | By James FitzGerald
There's More To This Clerkenwell Electrical Shop Than Meets The Eye...

There's More To This Clerkenwell Electrical Shop Than Meets The Eye...

it has a rather tasty secret. | By Londonist Staff
Eat Your Way Around The World (Without Leaving Hackney) At This New Supperclub

Eat Your Way Around The World (Without Leaving Hackney) At This New Supperclub

Five courses of Jules Verne-themed adventure. | By Lydia Manch
Top 10 London Restaurants You Didn't Know Delivered To Your Door

Top 10 London Restaurants You Didn't Know Delivered To Your Door

Burritos, curries and ramen... straight to your sofa. | Sponsor
Vapiano Is The Italian Restaurant That Satisfies Everyone

Vapiano Is The Italian Restaurant That Satisfies Everyone

Laid back and delicious. | Sponsor
It's Not Just The Food That's Fusion At UKAI Notting Hill

It's Not Just The Food That's Fusion At UKAI Notting Hill

Gastropub meets izakaya meets cocktail bar. | By Lydia Manch ★★★★☆
Get Free Tickets For This Awesome Food And Drink Festival

Get Free Tickets For This Awesome Food And Drink Festival

Top notch cuisine and quaffables. | Sponsor
London's Top 10 Burgers... Delivered To Your Door

London's Top 10 Burgers... Delivered To Your Door

The only thing better than eating one of these burgers? Not having to leave the house for it. | Sponsor
London's Best Sushi... Delivered To Your Door

London's Best Sushi... Delivered To Your Door

Yours at the tap of a button. | Sponsor
Chimney Cakes: The Hungarian Dessert That Will Have You Salivating

Chimney Cakes: The Hungarian Dessert That Will Have You Salivating

We're in love. | By Lydia Manch
London's Best Gluten-Free Food... Delivered To Your Door

London's Best Gluten-Free Food... Delivered To Your Door

Gluten-free dining for delivery? Look no further... | Sponsor