Where to eat and drink in London.
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 ivery 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,

hash e8 hackney

LONDON | Hash E8 is owned and operated by husband and wife duo Maria O’Sullivan and Ed Grangerall, and is all about serving hearty food in a casual and lively environment. They describe themselves as a “short order British diner/modern greasy spoon”, and one look at the menu reveals why.

a little bit of what you fancy dalston

LONDON | A Little Of What You Fancy is pushing back against the gentrified trend of having intricate dishes in trendy modern spaces by serving some traditional British food in their shabby chic café. Yes it’s very of the moment, and more than a a bit hipster-chic, even if we’re

tina, we salute you

LONDON | Tina, We Salute You’s main shindig is located up in E20 but the smaller orginal in Dalston manages to squeeze all their best bits into a smaller, more central package which we prefer in many ways. The brunch menu covers all your faves, from simple fresh fruit and

cubana smithfield

LONDON | Cubana Smithfield is the new location of the popular Cuban restaurant in Waterloo, and when we were invited to check out the new spot, we happily accepted the opportunity to escape the cold and somewhat transport ourselves to a sunnier place. Stepping through the glass door, we immediately

cafe route dalston

LONDON | Situated beneath The Dalston library is Cafe Route, a bustling Middle Eastern and European inspired café and deli. Husband and wife team Melek & Murat and their business partner/longtime school friend Mehmet, all share a passion for food, and are inspired by their local surroundings and diverse backgrounds.

jones & sons dalston

LONDON | If you’re up for a proper feast on the weekend then look no further than Jones & Sons, classic British restaurant and cocktail bar serving up quality, well-made British food, using the highest quality local, seasonal ingredients. Cocktails are a highlight along with the food, featuring an assortment