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Bibi is a modern Indian restaurant just off Oxford Street serving exciting takes on the classics.
September 28, 2023
La Chingada isn't just one of London's best Mexican taquerías, the Surrey Quays spot is a restaurant for big groups of friends looking for a good time.
August 29, 2023
Smoky, hectic, and a whole lot of fun—Tsiakkos & Charcoal is a Greek spot in Notting Hill made for big groups.
August 25, 2023
Brat’s location in London Fields is an indoor-outdoor setup where the atmosphere is a little more casual than its Shoreditch sibling, but the smoky, Basque-inspired dishes are just as good.
August 22, 2023
St. John Bread and Wine serves British food from the legendary St. John in Farringdon, but in an informal canteen-style dining room near Spitalfields Market.
The restaurants to go to when you’re telling everyone that your birthday is ‘no big deal’, when actually it is.
August 3, 2023
Manzi’s, a decadent seafood spot in Soho, is somewhere that Poseidon would come to cut loose.
August 1, 2023
Ombra, an excellent Italian restaurant in Hackney, is that person in your friendship group who looks great with curtain bangs—really cool, but not trying too hard.
July 28, 2023
Part social club, part raucous sing-a-long, Sporting Clube De Londres is a community hall of a restaurant serving great grilled fish, piri-piri chicken, and more.
Elephant and Castle
You can depend on a lively atmosphere and saucy pizzas with chewy crusts at Pizzeria Pappagone Sud in Elephant and Castle.
July 26, 2023
The Holborn branch of Happy Lamb Hot Pot, a Mongolian-style hotpot restaurant, is an excellent spot for big celebratory, self-cooked meals.
July 10, 2023
Lilienblum is a sprawling Israeli restaurant in Old Street from the Miznon people, and it's perfect for big group get-togethers.
July 7, 2023
For times when you’re in Victoria but would like to be transported literally anywhere else, there’s charming French restaurant La Poule Au Pot.
June 12, 2023
Papi brings big house party energy and European-leaning creative small plates to London Fields.
June 2, 2023
Paladar is a fun-loving bar and Latin American restaurant in Elephant and Castle with a buzzing little courtyard.
Jacuzzi walks the tightrope between glamorous and a bit tacky. But you’d have to be actively attempting not to enjoy yourself to have a bad time at the Italian spot in Kensington.
May 24, 2023
A rooftop bar with a private beach club feel, Skylight Peckham is good for cocktails and epic views.
May 23, 2023
Head to Karachi Cuisine, a Pakistani and Indian restaurant in Norbury, for excellent mocktails, a fun atmosphere, and great food.
April 27, 2023
Head to any of Enish's spacious Nigerian restaurants across London, from Brixton to Finchley, for a dressed-up birthday party or date night.
April 26, 2023
Eko Bar, situated in the heart of Homerton, is the epitome of a Nigerian lounge bar.
Royal Mahal is a Pakistani restaurant in Tooting which is a non-stop party.
April 25, 2023