Eating out: Top London restaurants
Restaurant reviews & eating out in London
New restaurants are struggling to launch and expand in London as demand for space has outstripped availability, says DeVono Property director Adam Landau
Twist at Crawford is like a David Lynch film. Completely baffling, but excellent
Coming to a bland, impersonal coffee house near you
Sherelle Jacobs dines in Belgravia’s new kid on the block
To book or not to book? That is the question
Gorge yourself on London’s best restaurants for cheaper than chips (kind of) with the hottest deals in town
Kimchi, cavemen and watercress, and restaurants that let you scribble on the walls
Going for a crêpe?
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Incredible menus and sumptuous settings, without the pretentious vibes
Grab yourself a date and start impressing
Tasting menus are all the rage for gastropubs, says Sherelle Jacobs
London’s craze for Peruvian food shows little sign of abating. Sherelle Jacobs heads to Kingly Court to suss out the latest
Afternoon tea with oysters and dougnuts, Americana and salsify, pickles galore… it’s Christmas, but not as you know it
So are its sharing plates worth sharing?
Sherelle Jacobs tests some serious steak
From Buffalo Bourbon to bonfire salt, here’s what to eat and where
Want to shake things up this year? From roller discos to ceilidh dancing, here are some ideas to inspire
Don’t cook this year
It might not be Halloween yet, but if you want a decent venue for your Christmas party you need to book now. Don’t panic! Here’s our guide
It’s the favourite pub chain of students and those people who have a pint with breakfast, and now it’s made a record profit.
The Camden and Bloomsbury restaurants are perfect for when you have visitors, says our reviewer
Ever wondered about the origns of Ye Olde Cheshire Cheese or The Pyrotechnists Arms?
Trader Vic’s is somewhat unassuming from the outside considering its location. Barely signposted compared to the grand entrance of the Park Lane Hilton beneath which it’s snugly tucked, you’d perhaps need to have heard of Trader Vic’s to know what’s in store, and would have no idea of the scale of the restaurant below.
Just as well you didn’t make it to Brazil for the World Cup. Get a bite of the action anyway with this lot
The UK’s Fairtrade chocolate category is exploding
Royal Ascot is all about Michelin-starred chefs and Mad Hatter’s tea parties - and apparently there’s some racing too
A pint of lager is now 20 times more expensive than it was in the 70s.
How the recession has subtly shaped our exploding Nordic scene
The king of cupcakes tells us how sticking to a core range of products has been the secret of his success
Can conveyor-belt sushi ever deliver in the evening? Harry Cockburn finds out
London-based JUST EAT is set to float in the UK in April this year for a valuation of £700m-£900m, the FT has reported, in a boon for the London market.
Sack off that January diet and get stuck in
Reasonable prices and a delicious Wellington big enough to feed a primary school - Simona Sikimic is impressed
Want the best Christmas pies? Head to ALDI. Yes, you read that right.
Christmas dinner – for many it’s the most anticipated and self-indulgent meal of the year and making it as delicious as possible is essential.
Legendary Manchester United players Ryan Giggs and Gary Neville are to team up for their first foray into London’s competitive restaurant scene with the launch of a new dining destination in the capital.
Campaigners are red-nosed, sorry, red-faced with anger at Lidl, which is selling deluxe reindeer steaks for £7.99 this festive season.
London’s buzzing culinary scene was given the Michelin seal of approval today as a flutter of new restaurants gained their first star and two well-established eateries were awarded an extra one.
Our male-about-ale Pete Brown on why he’s heading to the Morden Hall Park, Beer by the River bash this Saturday
Even loud mouth Ramsay is speechless at the success
Asa Bennett visits Leicester Square’s new and hip lounge
It all makes sense now. The reason David Cameron was tweeting about the G8 menu, wasn’t because he was out of touch as many suggested but rather because he was just so excited to at last be tasting some real grub.
Beer guru Pete Brown on why Hackney is nicknamed the “Hoppy Valley”
From buttocks to legs, we’ve seen some rather interesting insurance policies over the years. But Charlie Bigham, the maker of upmarket ready-meals Bigham’s, has taken it a step further.
We Are Tea co-founder Darren Spence talks business over a cuppa
An east London pizzeria serves the most delicious pizza in the world, according to voters in the Chowzter Fast Feast awards.
A truly mixed offering, and we’re not talking the Brazilian/Japanese blend…
The capital offers meals with a bit more mystery
Asa Bennett looks at the top places to stock up on Easter choc
Why promising something you can’t deliver is never a good idea
Beer guru Pete Brown says the Budget is the day that kicking pubs stopped
BrickOven Milano says it has revolutionised the pizza but does it deliver?
Real backstreet Athenian food heads to Dalston
All that talk of pony burgers got you hankering for an equine snack? Find where to eat horse in London with our essential horsemeat buyer’s guide
Just Falafel CEO Fadi Malas made it in the Far East and now the Falafel fief has come to London
Japanese food so good, it’s bad-habit-forming
‘In 10-20 years, some Persian food would be as known as Hummus,’ claimed Jamie Oliver in 2011 in one of the episodes of Channel 4’s Jamie’s Great Britain.
Okay you’re bored of MeatLiquor and you’ve eaten more chicken than Mark Hix could possibly throw at you. Ready for 2013? Here’s what’s new in London’s foodie scene
Jamie Oliver’s meat fest is good, but it is spanked by its rivals
The city’s top chefs cook up a Christmas favourite for charity
Can the fourth offering from Hawksmoor offer something new to its fans? Yes it can.
Don’t fancy slaving in the kitchen all day this Christmas? Book yourself into one of these yulefeasteries on Christmas Day
We get glutinous for National Eating Out Week! Warning: This article comes with a 100% pre-holiday weight gain guarantee.
Escapades with the Dirty Blonde take II: Exploring the West London gastro-pub/restaurant craze at Portobello House Bistro
We take a tip from the Michelin Guide and run through some of London’s best foodie boozers
Chris Pople, the clever food blogger behind Cheese and Biscuits created this version of the TfL tube map filled with London’s finest restaurants. Click here for the full version.
Britain loves its burgers, the vintage American way.
Decadence, diamonds and taxidermy in this French east-end eatery
Lyonnais food brought to you by a Hongkonger in the heart of hipsterville. Magnifique
London eatery first to electronically tag sushi’s voyage from fish to dish
A sumptuous sticky toffee pudding dissolves Gabriella Griffith’s ban on chain restaurants
Asa Bennett discovers London’s vibrant cocktail makers and chocolatiers
The 2013 Michelin Restaurant Guide was leaked online today, bringing good news for London’s food lovers and restaurateurs.
Michelin-starred Japanese food in Liverpool Street, New York steaks for women in Covent Garden and a Sipsmith Gin Palace. The hottest openings this autumn
Fancy a slice of Stellenbosch on the banks of the Thames? Look no further
With stunning views of Tower Bridge and only chain restaurants to compete with, how could it go so wrong?
Everybody loves a David and Goliath story. Thanks to TripAdvisor we have a pretty tasty one.
Yesterday was Pakistani Independence Day and today is Indian Independence Day. What better excuse to dwell on one of India’s finest exports, its amazing cuisine?
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As London’s foodie scene has developed, so have its foodie tribes. Have you met them yet?