London Food & Drink

Where to eat and drink in London.
portobello star notting hill

LONDON | Portobello Star in Notting Hill has been a great bar for lovers of gin ever since opening it’s doors in 2008. Owner Jake Burger (Jack’s Bar, Leeds) not only created a fantastic gin bar, but also used the premises as the home for his own brand of gin, Portobello

morito hackney

LONDON | Morito Hackney Road is the third restaurant from Sam & Samantha Clark of Moro and Morito on Exmouth Market fame. Unlike the Exmouth Market location, the space is here is open and relatively large, with high concrete ceilings, concrete floors, and bright lights. Yes, it’s bright and airy but

beyond bread fitzrovia

LONDON | Beyond Bread bakery is a culinary pioneer with a range of naturally gluten-free foods, and has been selling its wares in London since 2015. The City Lane was invited to a Christmas brunch at their second branch in Islington (the original is in Fitzrovia), and had quite an

mother's ruin gin palace walthamstow

LONDON | Mother’s Ruin Gin Palace is a cocktail and gin bar in Walthamstow’s Ravenswood Industrial Estate, next to God’s Own Junkyard and right across from Wild Card Brewery. The space, part of a former World War I munitions factory, is bright thanks to a large skylight that graces the very

dum biriyani house soho

LONDON | DUM Biryani House is a new Indian restaurant in Soho focusing on Hyderabadi Biryani, snacks, and starters from the Andhra Pradesh region (South India). The City Lane was invited to try out the menu and we were interested in seeing what the regional specialties on offer were all about.

brewhouse and kitchen islington

LONDON | Brewhouse & Kitchen Angel is part of a chain of craft beer pubs established in Portsmouth a few years back. It’s conveniently located just behind Angel tube station and features a wide range of beers, both local and international. What makes this venue different than most craft beer pubs

sebright arms bethnal green

LONDON | The Sebright Arms is a Bethnal Green pub that’s known for doing two things well – live music and craft beer. It’s an old school British boozer located off a side passage off Hackney Road and has an unpretentious vibe about it despite the fact that it attracts a

wild card brewery walthamstow

LONDON | Wild Card Brewery in Walthamstow is a fantastic spot and really exemplifies what craft brewing is all about. It was started by three friends who decided to give up their day jobs to do something that they loved. Wild Card started as a cuckoo, or gypsy brewers, relying on

birdcage bethnal green

LONDON | The Birdcage has been serving the people of Bethnal Green fine ales since 1760, the name referring to the popular custom of keeping caged birds which was introduced to the East End by the Huguenots in the 17th century. The currently building was constructed in the 19th century and

mother kelly's bethnal green

LONDON | Mother Kelly’s, located under the rail arches in Bethnal Green, is one of our favourite bars in London for craft beer. The ‘New York Inspired’ bottle shop and tap room makes an impact from the moment you walk in, with the arched roof, wooden floor and street art