388 "Catching Up With Mates" restaurants in London.
For a proper sandwich around Clerkenwell, Bodega Rita’s is the place to go. You’ve got subs, tacos, and all-in-all a truly sublime lunch spot.
The sister restaurant of Padella, their Shoreditch spot serves the same excellent affordable pasta with the added benefit of bookings.
Tofu Vegan is a big and bustling Chinese vegan restaurant on Upper Street making excellent homemade tofu alongside mock meats, dim sum, and more.
Sushinoen is a casual Japanese diner serving accessibly-priced good sushi, and a range of other Japanese dishes.
Big Easy is a loud and proud diner with Big BBQ Energy, lots of lobster, and a seriously boozy happy hour.
Molly’s Cafe is an easy all-day spot in Hoxton serving comfort food in a comforting environment.
Noble Rot’s second restaurant slips effortlessly into Soho and is as comfortable and wonderful as the Bloomsbury original.
Smokey Kudu is a low-lit and gold-detailed South African-influenced cocktail bar that’s part of the Kudu restaurant and bar mini Peckham empire.
Peckham Riviera might not have a coastline in sight, but this casual bar makes up for it in cocktails, live sports, and big group hang energy.
La Barra is a locals favourite Colombian restaurant in Elephant and Castle making some of London’s most sought after fried chicken.
Tavolino has big booths, a massive terrace overlooking Tower Bridge, and a cacio e pepe you definitely want to eat. What more could you need?
Numara Bos Cirrik II is a reliably delicious old school Turkish ocakbasi restaurant that’s the sibling to Cirrik in Dalston.
Wolfox Avenue is the ultimate place to get a big stack of pancakes and coffee in Brighton.
Imad’s Syrian Kitchen is a delicious Syrian spot in Soho with delicious sharing dishes like falafel, fattet macdous, and more.
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