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Rambutan—a Sri Lankan restaurant in Borough Market—a warming open-fire kitchen, clay-coloured walls, and course after course of well-balanced, deeply satisfying small plates.
A neighbourhood wine bar and restaurant of the most rom-com variety, Lulu's is a lovely place in Herne Hill for drinks, dinner, and more.
Made In Italy 3.0
A rustic Italian restaurant in Battersea, Made In Italy 3.0 is making some seriously good sourdough pizzas.
Tucked into Ealing’s leafy side streets, Kanenas is a family-run, neighbourhood cafe that's big on heart and Greek breakfasts.
The Collab in Walthamstow does juicy burgers and crispy wings, and it's also the sole cause of any napkin shortages in the east London area.
Santo Remedio Shoreditch
Santo Remedio, a Mexican restaurant in Shoreditch, is ideal for when you simply want comfort after work.
Spicebox, a plant-based Indian restaurant in Walthamstow, does a tarka dhal and a flaky Biscoff dessert paratha that’s well worth leaving the sofa for.
Apollo Banana Leaf
A casual, always-busy Sri Lankan spot on Tooting High Street serving comforting classics.
A cheerful Italian spot in Covent Garden serving Neapolitan-style pizzas, Vasiniko will have you searching ticket prices to Naples.
The Cheese Barge
The move at The Cheese Barge in Paddington is to skip the hot dishes and instead share a bottle over a cheeseboard.
Chet's, an LA-Thai-inspired restaurant in Shepherd's Bush, feels too cool and exciting to be a hotel restaurant, and serves crispy rice salads and meaty smash burgers.
Guanabana is a cool spot in Camden serving Caribbean-inspired dishes and one of the best halal Sunday roasts in London.
At Colbeh, a small Persian restaurant off Edgware Road, everyone’s concentration tends to be on the juicy foot-long joojeh kabab and duvet-sized naan in front of them.
Massis, a laid-back Lebanese spot in Paddington, is great a for a low-key birthday dinner, or a post-work date when you’re ready to eat your bodyweight in spinach fatayer.
Med Salleh Kopitiam
Given Med Salleh Kopitiam's cavernous space in Queensway and excellent Malaysian dishes, you’ll be comfortable here no matter what.
Saltie Girl is a seafood restaurant in Mayfair serving excellent lobster dishes.