Where to eat and drink in London.
food assembly shop support local producers

LONDON | Do you enjoy fresh local produce, the kind which can’t be found in your typical supermarket, but dread the weekend crowds in artisan markets? Well, The Food Assembly may be just the thing for you. We went to the Food Assembly launch party in Kings Cross to see what

LONDON | Chains like Itsu and Wasabi have helped make sushi and sashimi part of the capital’s staple lunch diet, however, you won’t know what a proper sushi fix is until you’ve tried some authentic Japanese restaurants that are flourishing in London. Eat Tokyo, despite also being a chain, is

the fox haggerston

LONDON | The Fox is a great pub in Haggerston with a very strong craft beer focus. Ten draught taps and eight hand pumps feature a selection of local and international craft beers covering all kinds of styles. For the international beers in particular, you’ll often see breweries on tap

pharmacy 2 vauxhaull

LONDON | Pharmacy 2 is the restaurant located above the gallery space at Damien Hirst’s Newport Street Gallery in Vauxhaull. It’s a collaboration with restaurateur Mark Hix and, as the name suggests, is Pharmacy themed. All of the artwork that adorns the restaurant is a Hirst artwork and no stone has

marksman public house hoxton

LONDON | When The Marksman Public House was given a makeover, locals feared for the worst. Yet another old, honest pub in East London being taken over and gentrified was the fear but thankfully these fears didn’t play out. Designer Martino Gamper has modernised the venue, but in a way that’s

persepolis peckham

LONDON | Persepolis is a corner shop in Peckham that offers a lot more that meets the eye. Walk inside and you’re faced with an array of Perisan produce and delicacies, the likes of which reminded us of our visits to the bazaars of Iran. Walk through to the back though

frenchie covent garden review

LONDON | Frenchie is the Covent Garden outpost of the popular Parisian restaurant of the same name, with owner Gregory Marchand, who has worked in some of the top kitchens around the world, taking all of these influences to create some very tasty and inspiring food. This isn’t your typical French bistro and the food

dishoom shoreditch

LONDON | Dishoom Shoreditch is based on the post-colonial Irani cafes that were popular in Bombay in the 1960s. The decor is light and airy, with an inside space and a lighter covered outside space featuring soft lighting, plants and retro Indian and Persian flourishes here and there. Open from breakfast through to

LONDON | Black Axe Mangal Islington is a small establishment that marries metal music with modern Turkish inspired food for something really quite unique in London. Lee Tiernan (ex St John Bread & Wine), and his wife and business partner Kate Mullinger Tiernan are the brains behind Black Axe Mangal and have

hoppers soho

LONDON | Hoppers Soho is a Sri Lankan restaurant named after the pancakes made from fermented rice and coconut milk batter that are a popular breakfast item in Sri Lanka. The brainchild of the Sethi family (Trishna, Gymkhana, Bao), Hoppers turns the space formerly occupied by Koya into a relaxed zone with