Facing a dinner in East London but dreading the latest hipster food trends? Here’s where to get proper dinner out East without any of the fuss.
David PawMay 18, 2017
Bone marrow, baked beans, and bowls of sponge pudding—this is where to eat the finest British food in London.
Jake MissingAugust 18, 2022
TikTok famous but very much better in reality, Straker's is a tiny Notting Hill restaurant serving flavourful British food.
Jake MissingJanuary 31, 2023
A modern veteran of London's dining scene, Lyle's is a cool and casual warehouse restaurant in Shoreditch where the refined British cuisine is second to none.
Jake MissingDecember 30, 2022
Fallow is a slick, sustainable restaurant near Piccadilly Circus, perfect for impressing clients or sharing oysters on a fancy date.
Heidi Lauth BeasleyDecember 22, 2022
The Ivy in Covent Garden was once renowned for Kate Moss sightings and best-in-class treatment, but it’s now somewhere that primarily survives on reputation.
Heidi Lauth BeasleyDecember 20, 2022
Head to Blacklock in Covent Garden for quality steak alongside some quality cocktail fun.
The Cow is an institutional Notting Hill pub and restaurant that specialises in seafood-leaning dishes as well as a very British form of seduction.
Jake MissingDecember 12, 2022
The Baring is a polished pub-cum-restaurant in Islington, that makes excellent food in a room that's more sit-down than somewhere you can have a few pints.
Jake MissingDecember 5, 2022
Trinity is a fancy-feeling, fine dining restaurant in Clapham, with a more casual upstairs restaurant that's worth checking out.
Jake MissingNovember 30, 2022
With a lobster pie for two and a Picasso on the wall, Mount St. Restaurant in Mayfair isn't exactly bog-standard. In fact, its glamorous interior feels pretty special.
Jake MissingNovember 18, 2022
A Mayfair restaurant serving pricey Mediterranean and British-inspired dishes in a grand Edwardian manor turned hotel.
Rianne ShlebakOctober 18, 2022
A rustic boozer in Camden Stables, The Farrier's food goes far beyond pub grub.
Heidi Lauth BeasleySeptember 14, 2022
A canal-side hot spot, Café Cecilia is a trendy and sometimes terrific all-day canteen serving takes on British classics.
Jake MissingJuly 5, 2022
The George is a classy central London pub. It combines a boozy downstairs with a decadent dining room upstairs that serves delicious and faultless British classics at a not insignificant price.
Jake MissingMay 18, 2022
A Mayfair classic that’s been serving champagne since the eighties, Langan’s is perfect for celebratory breakfasts.
Heidi Lauth BeasleyMay 13, 2022
Quo Vadis is a timeless Soho institution that matches elegance and comfort with a light touch and enormous amounts of cream.
Jake MissingJanuary 19, 2022
Hawksmoor Spitalfields was one of the first steakhouses in town, and it’s still one of the best. Finishing with toffee pudding is mandatory.
Written byDavid Paw
Rochelle Bar and Canteen at the Institute of Contemporary Arts on The Mall does simple British cooking at the highest levels.
Written byJake Missing
Boisdale in Mayfair is all about tartan, royal-approved steak, surprisingly affordable burgers, and err, more tartan.
Heidi Lauth BeasleyJanuary 14, 2022
Old, full of red velvet, and with a taste for custard, Rules is a high-priced, novelty-feeling British restaurant in Covent Garden.
Jake MissingJanuary 14, 2022