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December 13, 2022
Atelier Coupette is a small Soho bar ideal for trying several cocktails without bankrupting yourself in the process.
November 24, 2023
Homeboy is an Irish cocktail bar in Islington where the drinks are delicious and the service is charming.
November 10, 2023
Tucked away on a quiet street off the Kilburn High Road, Kaipiras by Barraco is the closest you’ll come to a Rio de Janeiro bar in London—and the food's great too.
October 26, 2023
The basement level of Corrochio's, a moodily lit cocina in Stoke Newington, has the smoky feel of a saloon and an excellent brunch menu.
October 20, 2023
Tucked inside a Forest Gate railway arch, Joyau is our dream end times bunker, filled with excellent European-leaning small plates and a plentiful supply of wine.
October 18, 2023
A sceney Shoreditch rooftop restaurant with excellent Peruvian-influenced flavours to match, Llama Inn is a perfect Friday night blowout spot.
September 29, 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
Gelupo in Soho does the best ice cream in London, with fantastic seasonal flavours. They also serve great coffee, cocktails, and biscotti.
July 25, 2023
Ploussard in Clapham has got the kind of quiet luxury look that’d make Gwyneth Paltrow proud and a great modern European menu.
July 12, 2023
If you’re after a friendly spot, with the kind of fancy restaurant plating that’ll impress your parents and subtle nods to Caribbean flavours, stop by Mullins in Margate for an ital stew and leave perfectly content.
June 27, 2023
Go to Daisy, a cocktail and weekend brunch spot in Margate, for excellent, creative drinks and a gorgeous sunset view.
Little Swift in Margate is a bar and bottle shop, perfect for heady summer evenings or cosy winter nights.
Berenjak is a loud, busy Persian restaurant by Borough Market with big plates of charred, smoky meats, and strong negronis.
June 21, 2023
We can’t promise the rooftop bar at One Hundred Shoreditch won’t get chaotic, but it’s a sceney Shoreditch spot for spicy margaritas.
May 24, 2023
Dress to impress at Stork, a sleek pan-African restaurant in Mayfair.
April 26, 2023
Because sometimes the pub garden just doesn’t cut it.
April 24, 2023
If you need a slick, stylish spot that’s good for impressing mates and dates with cocktails and pretty European-leaning small plates, The Watergate in Deptford is it.
April 3, 2023
Equal Parts, on a corner of Hackney Road, is a cosy-classy bar from the people behind Sager + Wilde.
March 29, 2023
Stereo, a moody bar and live music venue, is worth dodging Covent Garden's tourists, street performers, and swarms of pigeons.
March 2, 2023
Bruno's is a charming Islington bar with great cocktails, plush velvet chairs, and moody lighting—and it's on a barge.
January 12, 2023
Stop by La Rampa, behind Oxford Circus, for a quick drink during happy hour, but be warned that it tends to be loud.
December 22, 2022