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Sakonis is a comfortable vegetarian Indian spot in Wembley, best-known for its big spread buffet.
November 28, 2023
A high-end, zen Korean spot near Gloucester Road with BBQ grills on every table and the kind of meats you'll want to double up on.
November 27, 2023
Faros is a crowd-pleasing Italian spot on Great Portland Street where everyone will find something to keep them happy.
64 Goodge Street in Fitzrovia is a modern restaurant with an old-school approach: low lighting, excellent wine, and decadent French food.
November 7, 2023
A modern West African restaurant that doles out thrills, comfort, and chilli in equal measure—Chishuru isn't just one of Fitzrovia's must-visit restaurants, it's one of London's.
November 2, 2023
Tendril is a mostly vegan restaurant in a Mayfair townhouse, with a buzzy dining room and excellent dishes that roam from Europe to Asia, but never feel confused.
Sale E Pepe is an old-school Knightsbridge spot where Italian classics are served in a rustic yet lively room.
October 27, 2023
Dovetale is a high-end British restaurant in the lobby of a Mayfair hotel, that has none of the usual hotel restaurant stuffiness.
October 26, 2023
Wild Flor is an exceptional wine bar and restaurant in Hove that’s perfect for special occasions.
October 13, 2023
Bancone in Borough Yards is quite simply a beautiful place to eat beautiful pasta.
St. John in Clerkenwell is a special place. It’s often referred to as an institution. And having a meal at this British restaurant is one of the best things you can do.
October 12, 2023
Trullo in Highbury is the kind of neighbourhood Italian restaurant you’d find in an actual Italian neighbourhood, and the food is simply fantastic.
Sessions Arts Club in Clerkenwell is one London’s most glamorous and grandiose restaurants and, best of all, the modern European food and wine matches the experience.
Rochelle Canteen is a British restaurant in Shoreditch that’s calm, delicious, and brilliant for any meal. It’s a perfect London escape, in London.
September 28, 2023
Imone is a family-run Korean restaurant in New Malden serving excellent home-style cooking.
Samad Al Iraqi is a grand Iraqi restaurant in Kensington filled with groups tucking into fried kubbah and hearty quzi.
September 26, 2023
Bala Baya doesn’t stand out from the crowd, but the Israeli spot is handy to know about in Southwark for fancy-ish meals that involve crispy shawarma-spiced Jerusalem artichoke.
September 20, 2023
Gurmani, close to Turnpike Lane, isn't hyped on TikTok and doesn't have Pinterest-worthy interiors, but it serves satisfying Georgian food and has a family feel that you’ll remember.
September 8, 2023
Eat Beirut is a cosy, inviting Lebanese spot serving solid lunchtime mezze and some excellent taouk.
September 4, 2023
A charming old-school Polish restaurant next to South Kensington station, Daquise is a lovely spot for cosy, pierogi-filled meal.
August 31, 2023
40 Maltby Street is a superb restaurant and wine bar in Bermondsey, serving low-intervention wines, small plates, and sandwiches that are up there with the best.
August 24, 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.
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
A charming little Lebanese spot in Marylebone, Fairuz serves excellent comforting classics in a romantic, cosy dining room.
July 20, 2023