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.

Discover The Afternoon Tea Inspired By Pop Art

Discover The Afternoon Tea Inspired By Pop Art

Forget pop tarts, this is pop art. | By Robert Greene
Holy Guacamole: The Return Of Santo Remedio

Holy Guacamole: The Return Of Santo Remedio

Welcome back, dream tacos. | By Lydia Manch ★★★★★
London's Best Old School Bakeries

London's Best Old School Bakeries

Good, old fashioned loaves | By Joanne Gould
Get Ready For The Festive Season With City Lit's Food And Drink Courses

Get Ready For The Festive Season With City Lit's Food And Drink Courses

Impress your guests with festive fizz this Christmas. | Sponsor
Rum Shack, Baby, Rum Shack: Vauxhall Gets A Colourful Jerk Joint

Rum Shack, Baby, Rum Shack: Vauxhall Gets A Colourful Jerk Joint

Rum by the river. | By Lydia Manch ★★★★☆
Essential Vegan Cafe Does More Than It Says On The Tin

Essential Vegan Cafe Does More Than It Says On The Tin

A bright and airy space. | By Harry Rosehill ★★★★☆
Play With Over A Million Balls At This Adult Ball Pit

Play With Over A Million Balls At This Adult Ball Pit

Is there any such thing as too many balls? | By Robert Greene
The Chocoholic's Paradise That's Almost Entirely Vegan

The Chocoholic's Paradise That's Almost Entirely Vegan

Chocolate sausage roll, anyone? | By Robert Greene
Meet The World's Smallest Chef At New 3D Dining Experience

Meet The World's Smallest Chef At New 3D Dining Experience

Storytelling just got seriously delicious. | By Robert Greene
London's Best Food And Drink Openings In November

London's Best Food And Drink Openings In November

We know where we'll be eating this month. | By Lydia Manch
Have You Tasted London's Original Halloumi Fries?

Have You Tasted London's Original Halloumi Fries?

Fried cheese. What's not to love? | By Robert Greene
Wringer + Mangle's Second Restaurant Opens In Spitalfields

Wringer + Mangle's Second Restaurant Opens In Spitalfields

Not quite living up to the first incarnation... yet. | By Lydia Manch ★★★☆☆
We Spent 24 Hours In A 24-Hour Cafe... And Met Some Interesting Characters

We Spent 24 Hours In A 24-Hour Cafe... And Met Some Interesting Characters

Fry up and a beer? Go on then. | By Charlotte Morrin
Deliciously Messy Vegan Burgers

Deliciously Messy Vegan Burgers

Maybe bring a bib along for these bad boys. | By Harry Rosehill ★★★★☆
London's Best Child-Friendly Brunch Spots

London's Best Child-Friendly Brunch Spots

Park the pram and check these out. | By Tom Bangay
Wintry Comfort Food Reaches New Levels At This Soho Pop-Up

Wintry Comfort Food Reaches New Levels At This Soho Pop-Up

Thoroughly nailing winter dining. | By Lydia Manch ★★★★★
Is Peckham's Restaurant In A Train Station Worth The Hype?

Is Peckham's Restaurant In A Train Station Worth The Hype?

A little too saucy? | By Will Noble ★★★★☆
The Diner's New Vegan And Veggie Menu: Reviewed

The Diner's New Vegan And Veggie Menu: Reviewed

A whole menu dedicated to meat-free comfort food. | By Laura Reynolds ★★★☆☆
Has This North London Pub Been Salvaged By A Roast Dinner?

Has This North London Pub Been Salvaged By A Roast Dinner?

People behind Chesham Arms head to Tufnell Park. | By Will Noble ★★★☆☆
This Van Serves Up Wood Fired Pizza In Just 6 Minutes

This Van Serves Up Wood Fired Pizza In Just 6 Minutes

Grab a taste of Napoli from this pizza van. | By Lydia Manch
Kick Back In An Igloo By The Thames

Kick Back In An Igloo By The Thames

Don't worry, it won't melt. | By Harry Rosehill
Food Review: Yolk

Food Review: Yolk

Worth the mess. | By Lydia Manch ★★★★☆
Tofish At Canvas Cafe: A Poor Pun, But Absolutely Delicious

Tofish At Canvas Cafe: A Poor Pun, But Absolutely Delicious

Even better than the real thing. | By Harry Rosehill
Food Review: One Star House Party

Food Review: One Star House Party

Eight courses from eight countries. | By Lydia Manch ★★★★★
Where To Eat Oysters In London

Where To Eat Oysters In London

The best bivalves. | By Ruth Hargreaves
London's Best Taco Joints

London's Best Taco Joints

It's good to taco. | By Jethro Wookey
Wagamama Boards The Vegan Hype Train

Wagamama Boards The Vegan Hype Train

Get your slurping muscles ready. | By Harry Rosehill
Food Review: HipChips

Food Review: HipChips

Spud-lovers, your time has come. | By Lydia Manch ★★★☆☆
Restaurant Review: Poor Boys

Restaurant Review: Poor Boys

A slice of New Orleans in Kingston. | By Harry Rosehill ★★★★☆
The Chicken Connoisseur Is Getting His Own TV Show

The Chicken Connoisseur Is Getting His Own TV Show

His star continues to rise. | By Harry Rosehill
Delicious Asian-Influenced Dishes At This Usually Off-Limits Club

Delicious Asian-Influenced Dishes At This Usually Off-Limits Club

Brasserie throws open its doors to non-members. | By Lydia Manch ★★★★☆
Where To Celebrate Dia De Los Muertos In London

Where To Celebrate Dia De Los Muertos In London

Get your face paint ready. | By Lydia Manch
Bar Review: Oriole

Bar Review: Oriole

Come for the cocktails, stay for the music. | By Lydia Manch ★★★★☆
London's Best Food And Drink Openings In October

London's Best Food And Drink Openings In October

We know where we'll be eating this month. | By Lydia Manch
This Rustic Roast Hits The Right Notes

This Rustic Roast Hits The Right Notes

Check out the size of that Yorkshire pudding. | By Eleana Overett ★★★★★
The Marylebone Street Every Foodie Should Know About

The Marylebone Street Every Foodie Should Know About

Feeling peckish? | By Eleana Overett
Lunch Spot Dayrooms Is An Instagrammable Hit

Lunch Spot Dayrooms Is An Instagrammable Hit

Go for the salads, stay for the cake. | By Hari Mountford ★★★★☆
Restaurant Review: This Meal Gets Zetter And Zetter

Restaurant Review: This Meal Gets Zetter And Zetter

One of the finest desserts we've had this year. | By Will Noble ★★★★☆
Banana Tree: Surprisingly Authentic For A Chain

Banana Tree: Surprisingly Authentic For A Chain

Like being back on holiday. | By Eleana Overett ★★★★☆
14 Restaurants We've Loved Recently

14 Restaurants We've Loved Recently

Team Londonist's recommendations. | By Eleana Overett
Where To Satisfy Your Nacho Craving In London

Where To Satisfy Your Nacho Craving In London

Oozy, meaty, cheesy carbs. | By Joanne Gould
Food Review: Essence

Food Review: Essence

Classy, plant-based food. | By Harry Rosehill
Food Review: StreetXO

Food Review: StreetXO

Street food, but not as you know it... | By Lydia Manch ★★★★★
London's Best Food Challenges

London's Best Food Challenges

Do. Or do not. There is no try. | By Jethro Wookey
Satisfy Your Sweet Tooth At The London Chocolate Show

Satisfy Your Sweet Tooth At The London Chocolate Show

We're salivating already. | Sponsor
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

By Kyra Hanson ★★★★☆
London's Best Secret Gastropubs

London's Best Secret Gastropubs

Perfect pints and fantastic food. | By James Drury
One Man's Hunt For Portugal's Maddest Sandwich

One Man's Hunt For Portugal's Maddest Sandwich

Ever encountered the francesinha? | By Will Noble
Food Review: Chinese Cricket Club

Food Review: Chinese Cricket Club

Good innings. | By Lydia Manch ★★★★☆
There's Now A Wicked-Themed Afternoon Tea

There's Now A Wicked-Themed Afternoon Tea

Wickedly good? | By Eleana Overett
Food Review: Levantine Meets Spanish On Broadway Market

Food Review: Levantine Meets Spanish On Broadway Market

Middle Eastern and Mediterranean mash-up. | By Lydia Manch ★★★★☆
5 Secrets Of Smithfield Market

5 Secrets Of Smithfield Market

Did you know they almost built an aircraft carrier made out of ice here? | By Danny Lavelle
Food Review: DIY Hot Pot In Chinatown

Food Review: DIY Hot Pot In Chinatown

Cook your own dinner. | By Eleana Overett ★★★☆☆
Food Review: Dolce Vita In Deptford

Food Review: Dolce Vita In Deptford

They make a mean martini. | By Lydia Manch ★★★★★
This Ice Cream Is So Expensive It'll Make Your Purse Melt

This Ice Cream Is So Expensive It'll Make Your Purse Melt

Selfridges stunt. | By Emma Gibbins
London's Best Food And Drink Openings In September

London's Best Food And Drink Openings In September

Get ready for launch... | By Lydia Manch
Where To Eat Insects In London

Where To Eat Insects In London

Are you ready for grasshopper guac? | By Jethro Wookey
London's Best Aperitivo Hours

London's Best Aperitivo Hours

Time to unwind. | By Joanne Gould
Londonist Has Been Loving These 10 Restaurants

Londonist Has Been Loving These 10 Restaurants

Best of the best. | By Eleana Overett
Food Review: Margot

Food Review: Margot

An antidote to Covent Garden's tourist traps. | By Lydia Manch ★★★★☆
American Flat Dog

American Flat Dog

Who needs buns? | By Robert Greene
Welcome To Covent Garden's Chocoholic's Paradise

Welcome To Covent Garden's Chocoholic's Paradise

The birthplace of Italian chocolate. | By Robert Greene
London's Best Pizzas For Under £10

London's Best Pizzas For Under £10

Best bang for your buck. | By Joanne Gould
A History Of Fried Chicken In London

A History Of Fried Chicken In London

You'll have no bones to pick with this one. | By James FitzGerald
Find Chocolate Ecstasy On This London Tour

Find Chocolate Ecstasy On This London Tour

So that's what chocolate's supposed to sound like. | By Eleana Overett
The Central London Street Every Foodie Should Know About

The Central London Street Every Foodie Should Know About

Feeling peckish? | By Eleana Overett
Food Review: Korean Fried Chicken In King's Cross

Food Review: Korean Fried Chicken In King's Cross

Wings, bao and beer... | By Lydia Manch ★★★☆☆
Food Review: Prawn Supremacy

Food Review: Prawn Supremacy

Eastern promise in SW3.. | By Lydia Manch ★★★★☆
Here's A Glimpse Into London's Harry Potter Supper Club

Here's A Glimpse Into London's Harry Potter Supper Club

Dragons' eggs and butterbeer shots. | By Robert Greene
Food Review: Skylon

Food Review: Skylon

Even without those views, this place still dazzles. | By Lydia Manch ★★★★★
London's Best Korean-Style Karaoke Bars

London's Best Korean-Style Karaoke Bars

Flashing lights and favourite tunes. | By Eleana Overett
Curl Up With A Book And A Coffee In These Bookshop Cafes

Curl Up With A Book And A Coffee In These Bookshop Cafes

What a pairing. | By Sian Meades
Food Review: Roast Has A New Brunch Menu... And It's Superb

Food Review: Roast Has A New Brunch Menu... And It's Superb

This place is a meat mecca, all day long. | By Will Noble ★★★★★
London's Best Gluten-Free Food On A Budget

London's Best Gluten-Free Food On A Budget

Cheap eats for coeliacs. | By Joanne Gould
Have You Been To London's Oldest Patisserie?

Have You Been To London's Oldest Patisserie?

Dreamy desserts. | By Robert Greene
London's Quirky Cafes: You Don't Bring Me Flowers

London's Quirky Cafes: You Don't Bring Me Flowers

Food and flowers - two of our favourite things. | By Laura Reynolds
London's Best Gluten-Free Lunches

London's Best Gluten-Free Lunches

Tried and tested. | By Joanne Gould
Does 'The Best Pizza In The World' Live Up To The Hype?

Does 'The Best Pizza In The World' Live Up To The Hype?

How does L'Antica Pizzeria Da Michele fare? | By Laura Reynolds ★★★★☆
Food Review: The Localist, Clerkenwell

Food Review: The Localist, Clerkenwell

Office escapology. | By Lydia Manch ★★★☆☆
Best Banh Mi In London

Best Banh Mi In London

France meets Vietnam. | By Chloe Blows
Welcome To London's New Pan-Asian Food Hall

Welcome To London's New Pan-Asian Food Hall

It's pretty much Chinatown 2. | By Robert Greene
The Best Sandwiches In West London

The Best Sandwiches In West London

Superior sandwiches. | By Ruth Hargreaves
Food Review: Steaks And The City

Food Review: Steaks And The City

The Trading House is open for business. | By Lydia Manch ★★★★☆
You'll Need To Be Up At 3am To See This Fruit And Veg Market At Its Best

You'll Need To Be Up At 3am To See This Fruit And Veg Market At Its Best

Ever wondered where the EastEnders market got its supplies? Here. | By Will Noble
Food Review: Bar Boulud, Knightsbridge

Food Review: Bar Boulud, Knightsbridge

Tuck into a taste of the Med. | By Will Noble ★★★★☆
Funfair Cocktails And Fiery Meze At This Neon-Infused Fitzrovia Joint

Funfair Cocktails And Fiery Meze At This Neon-Infused Fitzrovia Joint

Fine meze. | By Will Noble ★★★★☆
Video: Chinatown's Sweet Little Secrets

Video: Chinatown's Sweet Little Secrets

More sweet than sour. | By Robert Greene
Video: What Even Is A Whoopie Pie? Rob Investigates

Video: What Even Is A Whoopie Pie? Rob Investigates

Calories shmalories. | By Robert Greene
Review: Genie Afternoon Tea At Cutter & Squidge

Review: Genie Afternoon Tea At Cutter & Squidge

London's sparkliest afternoon tea? | By Laura Reynolds ★★★★☆
London's Best Meatballs

London's Best Meatballs

Meaty treat. | By Ruth Hargreaves