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London isn't all fish & chips. A heartland for some of the best Indian food outside of India, London also has a thriving and growing street food culture, brilliant cross European food and fantastic food from all across Asia. London is also looking to the US, and is obsessed with burgers and BBQ. A brilliant city for a food lover to live in, and to visit.

Story Deli
Margherita
123 Bethnal Green Rd, City of London, E2 7DG, Unit...

There is no sign on the door, yet customers flock to Story Deli in London’s East End. At this rustic-chic pizzeria, chef Lee Hollingworth uses only local, organic and deliciously fresh produce to ... Read more

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Kappacasein
Three-Cheese Toastie
Borough Market Stall, 8 Southwark St, London SE1 1...

For more than a decade, grilled cheese fans have flocked to Kappacasein at London’s Borough Market. Cheese expert Bill Oglethorpe’s melty masterpiece consists of grated Montgomery Cheddar, Comté ... Read more

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The Quality Chop House
The Quality Chop House
88-94 Farringdon Road London EC1R 3EA, United Kin...

The wild mushroom parfait may not be as pretty as Heston’s spectacular Meat Fruit but it tastes better. Come for the grass fed meats from the butcher next door and stay for the gorgeous tasting ... Read more

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Anchor & Hope
Anchor & Hope
36 The Cut, Waterloo, London SE1 8LP, United Kingd...

A frequently changing modern British menu is served in this no-reservations wooden-floored gastropub decorated with colorful art in Waterloo. Reservations are taken only for Sunday lunch, so expect ... Read more

Black Axe Mangal
Mission Chinese
156 Canonbury Rd, London N1 2UP, United Kingdom

Black Axe Mangal is an avant-garde kebab house drawing influences from around the world, and chargrilled meat takes center stage on Black Axe’s ever-changing menu. Run by Lee Tiernan and his wife ... Read more

Burger Bear
Grizzly Bear
Magic Roundabout, Old St, London EC1Y 1EB, United ...

Burger Bear's Tom Reaney crowns one of the top burgers in London with his famous Bacon Jam. This glorious ingredient is made from 12 ingredients (including dry cured streaky) in his “disco ... Read more

Chick 'n' Sours
Chicken Bun
390 Kingsland Rd, London E8 4AA, United Kingdom

Culinary whiz Carl Clarke serves only free-range, herb-fed chicken and organic veggies from the local farming community. And he is packing customers in at his rustic-chic chicken joint on Kingsland ... Read more

Dinner by Heston Blumenthal
Dinner by Heston Blumenthal
Mandarin Oriental Hyde Park, Mandarin Oriental, Lo...

From Heston Blumenthal and his head chef from the early days of Fat Duck comes this amazing restaurant serving historical British dishes based on recipes from the 14th to 19th centuries. The two ... Read more

Dum Dum Donutterie
Raspberry Creme Cronut
Unit 31Boxpark -4, 2 Bethnal Green Rd, London, Sho...

Dum Dum Donutterie in Shoreditch is turning doughnuts on their head. Dum Dum (a hybrid of doughnut and yum yum) uses croissant dough to add more of a pastry texture. Their doughnuts are not deep ... Read more

Fish House of Notting Hill
Cod & Chips
29 Pembridge Road Notting Hill W11 3HG

London is known for its love of fish and chips, and there is no better place to enjoy this simple delicacy than at Fish House of Notting ... Read more

Ginger Pig
Sausage Roll
8-10 Moxon St, Marylebone, London W1U 4EW, United ...

Ginger Pig is a well-known, highly respected old-school butcher with a couple of shops in London. Their pies and sausage rolls are amazing. Created with handmade all-butter puff pastry with more ... Read more

Gymkhana
Gymkhana
42 Albemarle St, London W1S 4JH, United Kingdom

Gymkhana is inspired by Colonial Indian gymkhana clubs, set up by the British Raj, where members of high society came to socialize, dine, drink and play sport. The interior is rich with dark oak wood ... Read more

Hoppers
Bone Marrow Varuval and Roti
49 Frith St, London W1D 4SG, United Kingdom

Prepare to queue at Hoppers, London’s newest Sri Lankan restaurant in the heart of Soho. Opened by the Sethi family, Hoppers reinvents Sri Lankan cuisine for a modern audience, keeping its ... Read more

Kitty Fisher's
Kitty Fisher's
10 Shepherd Market, London W1J 7QF, United Kingdom

Tucked away in Mayfair’s historic Shepherd Market and named after the infamous 18th Century courtesan, Kitty Fisher’s is a small, atmospheric dining room brimming with authentic charm and low-key ... Read more

Lahore Kebab House
Grilled Lamb Chops
2-10 Umberston St, London E1 1PY, United Kingdom

For authentic, vivid flavors in a no-nonsense setting, curry lovers head to Old Lahore Kebab House. Famous for its Pakistani cuisine, queues are out the door on weekends for a taste of their rich, ... Read more

Le Coq
Rotisserie Sutton Hoo Chicken
292-294 St Pauls Road, Canonbury, London N1 2LH

Sisters Sanja and Ana Morris, owners of LeCoq in Islington, have made their mark on London's food scene with their mouthwatering Rotisserie Sutton Hoo Chicken. These free-range birds from Kennel Farm ... Read more

Mr Falafel
Falafel
Units T4-T5, New Shepherd's Bush Market Uxbridge ...

This Middle Eastern restaurant is a bare-bones Palestinian falafel cafe at New Shepard’s Bush Market, with a menu of wraps to eat in or takeaway. A hit with local BBC workers, Shepherd's Bush ... Read more

Palomar
Palomar
34 Rupert St, London W1D 6DN, United Kingdom

There’s a reason tables and counter spots are often hard to come by at The Palomar, the London outpost of a hip restaurant group in Jerusalem. The slick dining room is designed with a variety of ... Read more

Parlour
Full Parlour Breakfast
5 Regent St, London NW10 5LG, United Kingdom

Nothing is more welcome than a warm, hearty breakfast to make the perfect weekend. At Parlour, set in a revitalized Victorian pub on a ... Read more

Patogh
Minced Lamb Kebabs on Naan
8 Crawford Pl, Marylebone, London W1H 5NE, United ...

Patogh, a small Persian restaurant just off Edgware Road, welcomes customers with large wood tables, an open kitchen and fragrant food served on stainless steel serving salvers. Patrons can watch a ... Read more

Poppies
Fish & Chips
6-8 Hanbury St, London E1 6QR, United Kingdom

Open since 1945, this retro diner fitted out in ‘50s memorabilia may be all British kitsch, but it serves the freshest fish delivered daily by a fourth-generation Billingsgate fishmonger. Every ... Read more

Portland
Portland
113 Great Portland St, London W1W 6QQ, United King...

Portland’s small dining room, with 45 covers amid a bare-wood, no-frills décor, allows Chef Merlin Labron-Johnson’s food to shine. At his eatery in London’s garment district, Labron-Johnson ... Read more

Ruben’s Bakehouse
Sourdough Pizza
52-54 Heath Rd, Twickenham, Middlesex TW1 4BX, Uni...

The dough is so good because Ruben’s is a bakery first and foremost. The sourdough bread would taste great charred by itself, piping hot out of the oven. The wonderful toppings are therefore a ... Read more

Sichuan-Folk
Boneless Chicken in Numbing and Spicy Sauce
32 Hanbury St, London E1 6QR, United Kingdom

Sichuan-Folk, a small box of a restaurant on Brick Lane in London’s East End, specializes in Sichuan cuisine famed for its bold flavors. Originating in Sichuan province in southwestern China, ... Read more

Singapore Garden
Singapore Laksa
83 Fairfax Rd, London NW6 4DY, United Kingdom

Tired of the London ramen invasion? Try North London’s best soup. At Singapore Garden, a luxe restaurant with white tablecloths and fine cutlery in Swiss Cottage, elegantly costumed waitresses ... Read more

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Smokestak
USDA Prime Beef Rib
Dinerama, 19 Great Eastern St, London EC2A 3EJ, Un...

Explore London’s heaving street food scene and you’ll find no shortage of meat on offer. Smokestak’s grill maestro David Carter knows this is all the more reason to do it well. How does he go ... Read more

Spit & Roast
Buttermilk Fried Chicken Bap
Brockley Market, Lewisham Way, London SE4, United ...

The famous Spit & Roast food van, a stainless steel catering van with spits and fryers, has become a popular fixture at KERB street markets. East London's premiere rotisserie truck serves one of the ... Read more

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Spuntino
Truffled Egg Toast
61 Rupert St London W1D 7PW, United Kingdom

Spuntino is the third venture from the team behind Polpo and Polpetto, which offer small plates of northern Italian food. This, however, is an American diner, complete with pressed tin roof, ... Read more

Tayyabs
Tandoori Lamb Chops
83-89 Fieldgate St, London E1 1JU, United Kingdom

Serving traditional Punjab cuisine since 1072, Tayyabs is the home of the best tandoori lamb chop in Whitechapel. The lamb chop is sparingly spiced and cooked for a very short time in the tandoor so ... Read more

The Sichuan
Shredded Aubergine with Chopped, Salted, Fresh Chili
14 City Road, EC1Y 2AA London

Move over Bar Shu, there is a new emperor in town. Leading Sichuanese chef Zhang Xiao Zhong, the ... Read more

Simpson's-in-the-Strand
Simpson's-in-the-Strand
100 Strand, London WC2R 0EW, United Kingdom

Serving classic British cooking since 1828, this landmark became known as the “Home of Chess” after hosting the world’s first international chess tournament. It was due to the required silence ... Read more

St. JOHN Bread and Wine
St. John
94-96 Commercial Street, London E1 6LZ, United Kin...

English chef Fergus Henderson, who founded St. John restaurant in London in 1994, is considered the godfather of nose-to-tail eating. Most of his dishes are derived from traditional British cuisine ... Read more

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Beigel Bake
Salmon and Cream Cheese Bagel
159 Brick Ln, London E1 6SB, United Kingdom

Open since 1977 in the East End, this 24-hour bakery in London is known for its traditional Jewish-style creations. Customers crowd its ... Read more

Quo Vadis
Quo Vadis
26-29 Dean St, London W1D 3LL, United Kingdom

Karl Marx wrote much of “Das Kapital” in a room above this landmark restaurant and private club in Soho. Founded in 1926 by an Italian named Pepino Leoni, the eatery’s name comes from the ... Read more

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Rules
Rules
35 Maiden Ln, London WC2E 7LB, United Kingdom

Established by Thomas Rule in 1798, this classic English establishment is the oldest restaurant in London. Original features have been carefully preserved in the main restaurant and cocktail bar, and ... Read more