Recommended Restaurants

This is the list - I love all these places. Go. Immediately.

 
 Seasonal foraged food from Native

Seasonal foraged food from Native

British 

Toast(ed) - East Dulwich - ££
Native - Covent Garden - ££
Grain Store - Kings Cross - ££
Quality Chop House - Farringdon - ££
Portland - Marylebone - £££
Good Life Eatery - Marylebone - £
Remedy Wine Bar - Fitzrovia - ££
Dinner - Knightsbridge - ££££
The Gun - Canary Wharf - ££
The Harwood Arms - Fulham - £££
The Bull and Last - Highgate - £££


 Handmade pasta at Padella

Handmade pasta at Padella

Italian / Spanish

Homeslice - Covent Garden - ££
L'Antica Pizzeria - Hampstead - ££
Padella - Borough - £
Polpo - Farringdon - ££
Princi - Soho - £
Sarracino - West Hampstead - ££
River Cafe - Hammersmith - ££££
Jose - Bermondsey - ££

 


 Brisket at Smokestak

Brisket at Smokestak

American (ish)

Chicken Shop - Kentish Town (+ others) - ££
Smokestak - Shoreditch - ££
One Sixty - Liverpool St - ££
Bleecker - Victoria - £
Patty and Bun - Bond St - £
Flatiron - Soho - ££
Temper - Soho - ££
Pittcue - Liverpool St - ££

 

 


 Jerusalem mess at Palomar

Jerusalem mess at Palomar

Middle Eastern (ish)

Barbary - Covent Garden - ££
Palomar - Piccadilly - ££
Oklava - Shoreditch - ££
Yalla Yalla - Soho - £
Nopi - Mayfair - £££
Ariana 2 - Kilburn - £
Koshari Street - Covent Garden - £
Honey & Co - Warren St - ££

 

 


 Horse mackerel at Atari-ya

Horse mackerel at Atari-ya

Japanese

Jin Kichi - Hampstead - £££
Asakusa - Mornington Crescent - ££
Atari-ya - Swiss Cottage - ££
Jugemu - Piccadilly - ££
Jidori - Dalston - ££
Abeno Too - Leicester Square - ££
Kanada-ya - Tottenham Court Road / Piccadilly - ££
Ippudo - Tottenham Court Road - ££
Koya Bar - Soho - ££
Tonkotsu - Soho - ££
Okan - Brixton - £
Nanban - Brixton - ££
Shackfuyu - Soho - ££


 Skate and pineapple curry at Guan Cha's Nyonya supper club

Skate and pineapple curry at Guan Cha's Nyonya supper club

South East Asian

Lao Cafe - Charing Cross - ££
Addie's Thai - Earls Court - ££
Kiln - Soho - ££
Smoking Goat - Tottenham Court Road - ££
Somsaa - Liverpool St - ££
Cafe East - Canada Water - £
Mien Tay - Kingsland Road - ££
Salvation in Noodles - Finsbury Park / Dalston - ££
Roti King - Euston - £
Sambal Shiok - Finsbury Park - ££
Singapore Garden - Swiss Cottage - ££
Guan Cha's Nyonya supper club - Aldgate East - ££


 Sheng jian bao at Dumpling Shack

Sheng jian bao at Dumpling Shack

Chinese

Jen Cafe - Chinatown - £
Baozi Inn - Chinatown - ££
Silk Road - Camberwell - £
Yauatcha - Soho - £££
Mamalans - Clapham - £
Bao - Soho / Fitzrovia - ££
Dumpling Shack - Broadway Market - £


 Venison and vermicelli doughnut

Venison and vermicelli doughnut

Indian

Gunpowder - Liverpool Street - ££
Dishoom - Kings Cross / Covent Garden etc - ££
Kricket - Soho - ££


Mexican

Breddo's Tacos - Farringdon - ££