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.

Al Dente: A Small Pasta Spot Punching Well Above Its Size

Al Dente: A Small Pasta Spot Punching Well Above Its Size

Holding its own against London's stiff pasta competition | By Lydia Manch ★★★★☆
Custard Tart Klaxon! Covent Garden Is Getting Not One, But Two Pastel De Nata Cafes

Custard Tart Klaxon! Covent Garden Is Getting Not One, But Two Pastel De Nata Cafes

It's a Portuguese pastelaria party. | By Londonist Staff
Banquet Of Hoshena: Fantasy Epic Meets Hi-Tech Supperclub

Banquet Of Hoshena: Fantasy Epic Meets Hi-Tech Supperclub

Flaming burgers, floating snacks and talking plates. | By Lydia Manch ★★★☆☆
Would You Eat Cheese Made From Heston Blumenthal's Pubic Hair? V&A Takes A Sustainable Look At Food

Would You Eat Cheese Made From Heston Blumenthal's Pubic Hair? V&A Takes A Sustainable Look At Food

Tough to stomach, but vital that we do. | By Tabish Khan ★★★★★
Romulo Cafe: Arrive Hungry At This Kensington Filipino Kitchen

Romulo Cafe: Arrive Hungry At This Kensington Filipino Kitchen

DIY duck bao and bright purple yam cake | By Lydia Manch ★★★★☆
Eat A 41-Cheese Pizza For Free In Honour Of Eurovision

Eat A 41-Cheese Pizza For Free In Honour Of Eurovision

One cheese from each country. | By Harry Rosehill
London's Best Ice Cream

London's Best Ice Cream

Gelatos and sorbets, sorted. | By Rachel Holdsworth
Gettin' Fizzy Wit' It! A Fresh Prince Of Bel Air Bottomless Brunch Is Coming To London This Month

Gettin' Fizzy Wit' It! A Fresh Prince Of Bel Air Bottomless Brunch Is Coming To London This Month

Wear your finest Carlton knitwear. | By Will Noble
London’s Best Rooftop Bars

London’s Best Rooftop Bars

Suntraps and scenic views. | By Ben O' Norum
San Carlo: Serving Up Plenty Of Italian Flair And Flavour In St James's

San Carlo: Serving Up Plenty Of Italian Flair And Flavour In St James's

This place has earned a 'chef's kiss'. | By Tabish Khan ★★★★☆
Kahani: This Venison Kebab Might Be The Best Thing Ever Made In Chelsea

Kahani: This Venison Kebab Might Be The Best Thing Ever Made In Chelsea

That truffle naan. | By Lydia Manch ★★★★★
There's A New Van Gogh-Inspired Menu In Town

There's A New Van Gogh-Inspired Menu In Town

Yellow flowers, blue sauces | By Lydia Manch ★★★★☆
Flamboree Brings Tarte Flambée To London - But Whatever You Do, Don't Say 'It's Like Pizza'

Flamboree Brings Tarte Flambée To London - But Whatever You Do, Don't Say 'It's Like Pizza'

A delightful and punny Old Street restaurant. | By Harry Rosehill ★★★★☆
London's Best Park Cafes

London's Best Park Cafes

London's lesser-known outdoor eateries. | By Sejal Sukhadwala
Inside The East London Pie And Mash Shop That Hasn't Changed Since The 1960s

Inside The East London Pie And Mash Shop That Hasn't Changed Since The 1960s

"This stuff's ingrained in us. It's a tradition" | By Londonist
Murder Express: The Sinister Supperclub Is Back... With A Vengeance

Murder Express: The Sinister Supperclub Is Back... With A Vengeance

Fine dining, high glamour, dark deeds. | By Lydia Manch
BBQs In London Parks: When And Where Is Barbecuing Allowed In 2019?

BBQs In London Parks: When And Where Is Barbecuing Allowed In 2019?

Places that let you sizzle your sausage. | By Londonist Staff
Where To Get Your Rhubarb Fix In London

Where To Get Your Rhubarb Fix In London

Six of the best. | By Lydia Manch
A Beautiful Brunch Venue In Battersea, But Does The Food Measure Up?

A Beautiful Brunch Venue In Battersea, But Does The Food Measure Up?

Chilli that's completely washed out. | By Tabish Khan ★★☆☆☆
Smithfield, Billingsgate And New Spitalfields To Be Merged Into One 'Mega-Market' In Dagenham

Smithfield, Billingsgate And New Spitalfields To Be Merged Into One 'Mega-Market' In Dagenham

Like a Billingsgate fish, we feel rather gutted. | By Will Noble
No. 17 Dickens Yard: The Bar Ealing's Been Missing

No. 17 Dickens Yard: The Bar Ealing's Been Missing

Big terrace, good negronis. | By Lydia Manch ★★★☆☆
Zzetta Recreates Canning Town's Historic Market With Added Pizza

Zzetta Recreates Canning Town's Historic Market With Added Pizza

A pizza joint that's respectful of the past. | By Harry Rosehill ★★★☆☆
Ace Cafe In Wembley Is A True Biker's Paradise

Ace Cafe In Wembley Is A True Biker's Paradise

On yer bike! | By Londonist Staff
Farzi Cafe: Showy But Seductive Indian-With-A-Twist

Farzi Cafe: Showy But Seductive Indian-With-A-Twist

Faking it and making it. | By Lydia Manch ★★★★☆