Food

Where to eat and drink in London.
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

tad hackney

LONDON | Tad is a Turkish restaurant in Hackney where owner Suleyman Ulu and his family prepare a range of traditional Middle Eastern “soul” food dishes. Situated near the north end of Mare Street in Hackney, the restaurant is spacious, seating ample and well suited to large groups and sharing.

salut! islington

LONDON | Salut! has raised the bar for restaurants in North London. The area is already full of great eateries serving modern European food but this intimate dining experience trumps all others, regularly booking out throughout the week. We recently headed down for a night of relaxed indulgence. Resting on the

nancy lam's enak enak battersea

LONDON | Nancy Lam’s Enak Enak is a proper local’s restaurant in Battersea, and for over 30 years has been serving up authentic Indonesian-inspired cuisine along with a number of Thai dishes. Enak enak means delicious in Indonesian, and it’s a more than appropriate term to describe the family-style, Indonesian-inspired cooking

tarshish wood green

LONDON | Sometimes the best surprises come from where you do not expect, and we love being surprised by food spots. The City Lane was recently invited to try out Tarshish, a six month old Turkish restaurant in Wood Green, far away from the trendy spots in Central London. From