Verdi’s is an excellent neighbourhood Italian a few steps away from Stepney Green tube. The restaurant is a relaxed, family-run gem, specialising in food from the Emilia-Romagna region (where basically the best stuff comes from). So think classic pappardelle bolognese, pizzas, and a properly-made tiramisu that’ll make you very happy. It’s a low-key move for when you just want good, straightforward food, and there’s warmth and ambience that would pack people in, even if the restaurant was in central London.
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Skylight is a huge rooftop bar at Tobacco Dock with plenty of space, a laidback vibe, and nice views towards the City.
Sichuan Folk is a tasty and inexpensive old school Chinese restaurant just off Brick Lane.
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Circolo Popolare is a big, glitzy, and daft Italian trattoria in Fitzrovia that’s made for booze, big groups, and maybe some food.
Sager + Wilde Paradise Row
Sager + Wilde’s Bethnal Green outpost brings good wine and Italian eats, and mixes it with railway arch vibes and plenty of outdoor seats for summer.
Lina Stores is a solid pasta bar in Soho that’s perfect for a quick lunch, or a pre/post theatre bite.
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