Food

London is full of superb restaurants, cafes and places to eat. Whether you're looking for a feast or you're on a budget; whether you need vegan or vegetarian food; or gluten free meals, we are your guide to the best food in London.

Chocolate-Stuffed Calzones Have Arrived In London And We Couldn't Be Happier About It

Chocolate-Stuffed Calzones Have Arrived In London And We Couldn't Be Happier About It

Reese's vs Kinder Bueno. Fight! | By Robert Greene
Pancakes Like You've Never Seen Before: Meet The Panc Cake

Pancakes Like You've Never Seen Before: Meet The Panc Cake

They're worth flipping out over. | By Robert Greene
Hawksmoor Spitalfields Is Now Sleeker Than Ever

Hawksmoor Spitalfields Is Now Sleeker Than Ever

And the prize for prettiest steakhouse goes to... | By Lydia Manch ★★★★☆
Rudy's Dirty Vegan Diner Is Gluttony At Its Finest

Rudy's Dirty Vegan Diner Is Gluttony At Its Finest

Living to ethical excess. | By Harry Rosehill ★★★★★
Where To Eat And Drink In... Dalston

Where To Eat And Drink In... Dalston

The best restaurants, pubs and bars. | By Lydia Manch
New Fully Vegan Menu Unveiled At W London In Leicester Square

New Fully Vegan Menu Unveiled At W London In Leicester Square

Yes, even the cheesecake is vegan. | By Robert Greene
Dine Under Cherry Blossoms At This Newly Reopened South Bank Restaurant

Dine Under Cherry Blossoms At This Newly Reopened South Bank Restaurant

Plus the introduction of Jinzu jin. | By Eleana Overett
We Hope Fat Tony's Pasta Pop-Up Sticks Around

We Hope Fat Tony's Pasta Pop-Up Sticks Around

It's buonissimo. | By Lydia Manch ★★★★☆
Herald The Arrival Of Spring With A Most Civilised Country Garden Afternoon Tea

Herald The Arrival Of Spring With A Most Civilised Country Garden Afternoon Tea

The perfect picnic. | By Robert Greene
Traditional Is Overrated: Clerkenwell's Newest Chippie Does A Great Prawn Burger

Traditional Is Overrated: Clerkenwell's Newest Chippie Does A Great Prawn Burger

Getting chippy with it. | By Lydia Manch ★★★★☆
Where Was London's First Pizza Restaurant?

Where Was London's First Pizza Restaurant?

Topped generously with trivia. | By Sejal Sukhadwala
One Of London's Best Speakeasies Now Has A Meat Smoker

One Of London's Best Speakeasies Now Has A Meat Smoker

A classic venue that hasn't rested on its laurels. | By Will Noble ★★★★★
American Import Slim Chickens Is Hoping To Rustle A Few London Feathers

American Import Slim Chickens Is Hoping To Rustle A Few London Feathers

Americana meets Deep South meets sports bar. | By Laura Reynolds ★★★☆☆
Londonist Does: Afternoon Tea

Londonist Does: Afternoon Tea

*All* the afternoon teas. | By Londonist Staff
Vapiano Makes Splitting The Bill Oh So Simple

Vapiano Makes Splitting The Bill Oh So Simple

No more arguments. | Sponsor
Even Better Than The Real Thing? Vegan Fish And Chips Comes To Stoke Newington

Even Better Than The Real Thing? Vegan Fish And Chips Comes To Stoke Newington

The scampi is just like the real thing. | By Harry Rosehill ★★★☆☆
London’s Best Chinese Restaurants (By Those Who Know)

London’s Best Chinese Restaurants (By Those Who Know)

Where to go and what to order. | By Londonist Staff
Foraging's Back On The Menu In London

Foraging's Back On The Menu In London

Take your mouth on a walk on the wild side. | By James Drury
Meet The New 100% Vegan Burger At Patty And Bun

Meet The New 100% Vegan Burger At Patty And Bun

Not a Portobello mushroom in sight. | By Robert Greene
London's Best Themed Afternoon Teas

London's Best Themed Afternoon Teas

Top of the (cake) pops. | By Robert Greene
Make Your Night A Hole-In-One At This Crazy Golf Club

Make Your Night A Hole-In-One At This Crazy Golf Club

It's worth a shot. | By Robert Greene
Cookie Monsters Unite! You Will Love These Kooky Sweet Treats In Selfridges

Cookie Monsters Unite! You Will Love These Kooky Sweet Treats In Selfridges

Did someone say... Nutella Pizza? | By Robert Greene
Paladar's Bringing A Corner Of Latin America To Elephant & Castle

Paladar's Bringing A Corner Of Latin America To Elephant & Castle

Bodega nights. | By Lydia Manch ★★★★☆
Booze And Bites To Eat At The Former Home Of The BBC

Booze And Bites To Eat At The Former Home Of The BBC

One bar, two kitchens. | By Londonist Staff
The Lord Of London's Roast Dinners Reviews... Pig & Butcher, Islington

The Lord Of London's Roast Dinners Reviews... Pig & Butcher, Islington

"The more reviews I do, the more my heart breaks." | By Lord Gravy
We're Partisan To Some Artisan Pizza In Battersea

We're Partisan To Some Artisan Pizza In Battersea

Is Pi 3.14 times as good as other pizza places? | By Tabish Khan ★★★★☆
Take A Tour Of Emilia-Romagna At This New Shoreditch Italian

Take A Tour Of Emilia-Romagna At This New Shoreditch Italian

Ever tried gnocco fritto? | By Lydia Manch ★★★★★
An Afternoon Tea Fit For Royalty - In A Cinderella Carriage

An Afternoon Tea Fit For Royalty - In A Cinderella Carriage

Raised pinkies are optional. | By Robert Greene
This New Argentinian Grill Is Serving Up Some Splendidly OTT Steak

This New Argentinian Grill Is Serving Up Some Splendidly OTT Steak

Natural born grillers. | By Lydia Manch ★★★★☆
You Can Now Have Afternoon Tea With Winnie, Tigger And Eeyore

You Can Now Have Afternoon Tea With Winnie, Tigger And Eeyore

Picnic with Pooh. | By Robert Greene
A Restaurant For Rum-Lovers And Ceviche Connoisseurs

A Restaurant For Rum-Lovers And Ceviche Connoisseurs

Ceviche with attitude. | By Lydia Manch ★★★☆☆
London's Best Vegan Pizzas

London's Best Vegan Pizzas

Get a slice of the action. | By Ruth Hargreaves
We Doubt You'll Find A London Cafe That's Prettier Than This

We Doubt You'll Find A London Cafe That's Prettier Than This

Flower walls, dainty pastries, Lucky Charm lattes... | By Laura Reynolds
Mexi-Asian Tacos Arrive In Stoke Newington

Mexi-Asian Tacos Arrive In Stoke Newington

And the cocktails ain't bad either. | By Lydia Manch ★★★★☆
Got A Taste For The Finer Things? This Gold Cafe Is One For You

Got A Taste For The Finer Things? This Gold Cafe Is One For You

Talk about the Midas touch. | By Robert Greene
Inside The Factory That Makes Chocolate Digestives

Inside The Factory That Makes Chocolate Digestives

We also ask: do you dunk? | By Will Noble
London Has A Pub From A Nursery Rhyme

London Has A Pub From A Nursery Rhyme

Everyone hated it. Do you? | By M@
It's All A Load Of Crepes At This Fabulous French Restaurant

It's All A Load Of Crepes At This Fabulous French Restaurant

Galettes - the best a man can get. | By Tabish Khan ★★★★☆
Dine Among The Tombstones At This Lambeth Restaurant

Dine Among The Tombstones At This Lambeth Restaurant

Downright lovely. | By Lydia Manch ★★★★★
Presenting Our Favourite New Sushi Genre: The Kazu Roll

Presenting Our Favourite New Sushi Genre: The Kazu Roll

Our sake cups runneth over. Literally. | By Lydia Manch ★★★★☆
The Best Deliveroo Options In Your Neighbourhood

The Best Deliveroo Options In Your Neighbourhood

Staying in is splendid. | Sponsor
A South London Supper That's Short Of Scrumptious

A South London Supper That's Short Of Scrumptious

The breakfast is better. | By Tabish Khan ★★★☆☆
Get Your Aperitivo On At Kensington's New Italian Joint

Get Your Aperitivo On At Kensington's New Italian Joint

Walls lined with wine. | By Lydia Manch ★★★★☆
Are You A Chocoholic? Then This Could Be The Perfect Class For You

Are You A Chocoholic? Then This Could Be The Perfect Class For You

Warning: things could get drippy. | By Londonist Staff
Town House Plates Up Decadent Decor And Nice Nosh

Town House Plates Up Decadent Decor And Nice Nosh

Respectable, not exceptional. | By Robert Greene ★★★☆☆
Fancy A Taiwanese? Head To This Tasty Treat In Tooting

Fancy A Taiwanese? Head To This Tasty Treat In Tooting

Tooting just got tastier. | By Tabish Khan ★★★★☆
Where To Eat Like You're In Venice... In London

Where To Eat Like You're In Venice... In London

Written by a Venetian. | By Beatrice Guzzardi
Which London Department Store Is Birth-Place Of The Scotch Egg?

Which London Department Store Is Birth-Place Of The Scotch Egg?

A picnic staple since 1738. | By Will Noble
Who Are The Guys That Sell Hot Nuts On London's Bridges?

Who Are The Guys That Sell Hot Nuts On London's Bridges?

Warning: contains traces of surprising life stories. | By James FitzGerald
There's More To This Clerkenwell Electrical Shop Than Meets The Eye...

There's More To This Clerkenwell Electrical Shop Than Meets The Eye...

it has a rather tasty secret. | By Londonist Staff
Eat Your Way Around The World (Without Leaving Hackney) At This New Supperclub

Eat Your Way Around The World (Without Leaving Hackney) At This New Supperclub

Five courses of Jules Verne-themed adventure. | By Lydia Manch
Top 10 London Restaurants You Didn't Know Delivered To Your Door

Top 10 London Restaurants You Didn't Know Delivered To Your Door

Burritos, curries and ramen... straight to your sofa. | Sponsor
Vapiano Is The Italian Restaurant That Satisfies Everyone

Vapiano Is The Italian Restaurant That Satisfies Everyone

Laid back and delicious. | Sponsor
It's Not Just The Food That's Fusion At UKAI Notting Hill

It's Not Just The Food That's Fusion At UKAI Notting Hill

Gastropub meets izakaya meets cocktail bar. | By Lydia Manch ★★★★☆
Get Free Tickets For This Awesome Food And Drink Festival

Get Free Tickets For This Awesome Food And Drink Festival

Top notch cuisine and quaffables. | Sponsor
London's Top 10 Burgers... Delivered To Your Door

London's Top 10 Burgers... Delivered To Your Door

The only thing better than eating one of these burgers? Not having to leave the house for it. | Sponsor
London's Best Sushi... Delivered To Your Door

London's Best Sushi... Delivered To Your Door

Yours at the tap of a button. | Sponsor
Chimney Cakes: The Hungarian Dessert That Will Have You Salivating

Chimney Cakes: The Hungarian Dessert That Will Have You Salivating

We're in love. | By Lydia Manch
London's Best Gluten-Free Food... Delivered To Your Door

London's Best Gluten-Free Food... Delivered To Your Door

Gluten-free dining for delivery? Look no further... | Sponsor
There's A Winnie The Pooh Themed Afternoon Tea... But Not For Long

There's A Winnie The Pooh Themed Afternoon Tea... But Not For Long

In which we get ourselves into a spot of bother with some 'hunny'. | By Laura Reynolds ★★★☆☆
Blue Cheese Naan And Smoked Aubergine Mathri: Vegetarian Dishes Steal The Show At Indian Accent

Blue Cheese Naan And Smoked Aubergine Mathri: Vegetarian Dishes Steal The Show At Indian Accent

Seriously swish but not that solemn. | By Lydia Manch ★★★★★
Hipster Fad Or Hottest Food Trend? Meet The Pragel

Hipster Fad Or Hottest Food Trend? Meet The Pragel

Half pretzel, half bagel, full-on fad? | By Robert Greene
Discover Chinatown's Secret Sweet Spots

Discover Chinatown's Secret Sweet Spots

Where to get that sugar fix. | By Robert Greene
London's Best Pizza... Delivered To Your Door

London's Best Pizza... Delivered To Your Door

Get a slice of this action. | Sponsor
London's Best Healthy Food... Delivered to Your Door

London's Best Healthy Food... Delivered to Your Door

Scrummy. | Sponsor
Duck Heart Teriyaki And Wasabi Crab: A Scandi Sushi Chain Lands In Victoria

Duck Heart Teriyaki And Wasabi Crab: A Scandi Sushi Chain Lands In Victoria

Good at sticks. Good at sushi. | By Lydia Manch ★★★★☆
This Wimbledon Pub Lunch Doesn't Quite Hit The Spot

This Wimbledon Pub Lunch Doesn't Quite Hit The Spot

Fatty pork and non-fluffy Yorkshires. | By Tabish Khan ★★★☆☆
Asian BBQ Meets Hot-Pot At This Steaming Soho Pop-Up

Asian BBQ Meets Hot-Pot At This Steaming Soho Pop-Up

It's time to get hands on. | By Eleana Overett
Try Dinner And Dessert In One With Bubblewrap's New Cheesy Waffle

Try Dinner And Dessert In One With Bubblewrap's New Cheesy Waffle

An acquired taste, but we love it. | By Robert Greene
The South Kensington Street Every Foodie Should Know About

The South Kensington Street Every Foodie Should Know About

Feeling peckish? | By Eleana Overett
It Doesn't Get Much Sweeter Than Ping Coombes's 'Comfort Food'. And Not In A Good Way.

It Doesn't Get Much Sweeter Than Ping Coombes's 'Comfort Food'. And Not In A Good Way.

Lots of added sugar. | By Robert Greene ★★☆☆☆
A Whole New World Of Themed Afternoon Teas Continues With... Aladdin

A Whole New World Of Themed Afternoon Teas Continues With... Aladdin

Now booking until March 2018. | By Robert Greene
London’s Best Middle Eastern Restaurants

London’s Best Middle Eastern Restaurants

Persian rice and Arabian spice. | By Londonist
Enjoy The Ultimate Fish Finger Sandwich At Poppie's Fish And Chips

Enjoy The Ultimate Fish Finger Sandwich At Poppie's Fish And Chips

A most superior sandwich. | By Robert Greene
Inside London's Pink Paradise Of A Parlour

Inside London's Pink Paradise Of A Parlour

Be prepared to queue. | By Londonist
Jerusalem Home-Cooking And Palestinian 'Pizza': Have You Tried This Soho Restaurant?

Jerusalem Home-Cooking And Palestinian 'Pizza': Have You Tried This Soho Restaurant?

Don't miss the tahini ice cream | By Lydia Manch ★★★☆☆
Where To Eat And Drink In… Streatham

Where To Eat And Drink In… Streatham

Breakfast, bars, chippies, Chinese. | By Londonist
Giggling Squid: An En-Thai-cing New Restaurant In Wimbledon

Giggling Squid: An En-Thai-cing New Restaurant In Wimbledon

Succulent prawns and a lighter cheesecake. | By Tabish Khan ★★★★☆
Popular Thai Restaurant Opens Veggie-Only Branch In Soho

Popular Thai Restaurant Opens Veggie-Only Branch In Soho

Thai food done tapas-style. | By Harry Rosehill ★★★★☆
This Richmond Restaurant Has Cosiness Down To An Art

This Richmond Restaurant Has Cosiness Down To An Art

Make sure you get a table near the fireplace. | By Lydia Manch ★★★☆☆
Arancini Brothers Show Others What Committing To Veganuary Means

Arancini Brothers Show Others What Committing To Veganuary Means

This is how it's done. | By Harry Rosehill ★★★☆☆
Where To Eat And Drink In… Camden

Where To Eat And Drink In… Camden

The area's best lunches, restaurants, pubs and bars. | By Ben Norum
Duck Duck Goose: Pop Brixton Gets Yet Another Great Restaurant

Duck Duck Goose: Pop Brixton Gets Yet Another Great Restaurant

Cantonese canteen dining. | By Lydia Manch ★★★★☆
West End Dining: The Best Pre-Theatre Venues

West End Dining: The Best Pre-Theatre Venues

Delicious deals to be had. | By Janan Jay
Polish Food In London: What It Is And Where To Find It

Polish Food In London: What It Is And Where To Find It

Plenty of pierogi. | By Janan Jay
Draft House Proves That Vegan Doesn't Have To Mean Healthy (And That's A Good Thing)

Draft House Proves That Vegan Doesn't Have To Mean Healthy (And That's A Good Thing)

Get the napkins ready. | By Harry Rosehill ★★★★★
12 Vegetarian-Friendly Restaurants To Try In London

12 Vegetarian-Friendly Restaurants To Try In London

Where to eat if you're not about the meat. | By Ben Norum
London’s 14 Highest-Up Restaurants

London’s 14 Highest-Up Restaurants

Sky-high dining. | By Ben Norum
Why The Hell Do People Go To Medieval Banquets?
Opinion

Why The Hell Do People Go To Medieval Banquets?

Oh, the communal chicken. | By Samantha Rea
The Best Places In London To Celebrate Burns Night

The Best Places In London To Celebrate Burns Night

Kilt up. | By Lydia Manch