Food

Where to eat and drink in London.
murger han euston

LONDON | The food from Murger Han hails from China’s Xi’an province, meaning you should expect intense flavours and generous portions of brothy noodles and meaty burger-like concoctions. The City Lane team recently moseyed on down to fill up on some authentic Chinese food as well as a few cheeky

tamarind kitchen soho

LONDON | Tamarind Kitchen in the heart of Soho is the latest offering by the Tamarind Collection, the group behind the Michelin-star-holding Tamarind of Mayfair and Zaika of Kensington. The restaurant’s menu has been designed by Chef Peter Joseph, who is also the head chef of Tamarind of Mayfair. Tamarind

queen elizabeth roof garden

LONDON | On top of the brutalist masterpiece, Queen Elizabeth Hall, is the Southbank Centre’s very own relaxing Queen Elizabeth Roof Garden. You’ll struggle to find a nicer spot for a lunchtime tan and lunch break either beneath the birch trees, under the pergolas covered in blooming lilacs or nestled

alfie's rooftop kitchen marylebone

LONDON | Above the 30-year-old Alfie’s Antique Market is Alfie’s Rooftop Kitchen consisting of a large modern outdoor terrace overlooking central London’s cityscape, serving lunch, brunch and afternoon tea throughout the week. The downstairs vintage vibes do creep up the mahogany staircase to the rooftop, making the unique space just

turie marylebone

LONDON | If you find yourself in Marylebone and are looking for breakfast, lunch or dinner, recently opened local café, Turie, offers a new option with decent, honest gourmet food and organic coffee. We visited recently on the back of an invite from the venue, and were greeted by smiley,

giant robot street feast canary wharf

LONDON | Street Feast’s London pop-up empire is only getting bigger with their newest venture, Giant Robot, hitting Canary Wharf this summer. Street Feast is known for its ad hoc hipster rooftops and dining areas in Shoreditch and Canada Water but Giant Robot has had to adapt for the suit

redemption shoreditch

LONDON | Veganuary was a complete flop. Well for me at least. Hours of initial enthusiasm and meal planning fell flat upon the seducing aromas of buttermilk fried chicken, freshly ground burgers, mint lamb… you get the drift. For a carnivorous eater like myself, entirely omitting meat and dairy proved

dinner express crouch end

LONDON | Home Delivery services and apps have swept the UK by storm in recent years, and we were recently given the opportunity to test the home delivery pilot of JustEat, a service that offers a wide range of cuisines from some of the UK’s most popular independent and chain

dalston superstore

LONDON | Dalston Superstore is an East London institution. The gay bar is notorious for late night raves, drag shows and eccentrically themed parties but has recently moved onto mastering the brunch life. You might be a bit turned off by the idea of grabbing some eggs benedict and smashed

reilly rocket dalston

LONDON | Inspired by Melbourne’s iconic brunch culture (the previous owner was a Scotsman who had to return to the UK because his Aussie visa expired), Reilly Rocket aim to bring Australia’s perfected poached eggs and amazing coffee to east London. And in this old bike garage turned funky cafe,