If you imagine yourself eating in a marina, you’ll probably see Capri, St Tropez, or Portofino, rather than somewhere between East Smithfield and the Thames. Nonetheless, Emilia’s at St Katherine Docks will serve you a decent plate of food with a peaceful view of boats, and on a sunny summer’s day, what more do you really need? The pasta here isn’t the best we’ve had in London, but it’s good enough, and a bowl or two alongside a very tasty tomato and burrata salad makes for an inexpensive dinner or lunch by the water.
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Padella serves brilliant, freshly made pasta at very good prices. If you’re in London Bridge or Borough Market, make this a part of your plan.
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