Food

Where to eat and drink in London.
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

good egg stoke newington

LONDON | The Good Egg in Stoke Newington is the culmination of an adventure that saw two friends popping up at street markets around London serving up shakshuka and stuffed pitas. After building a bit of a reputation for themselves, and a successful round of crowdfunding, the permanent Stoke Newington location

wrapchic fitzrovia

LONDON | The founder of Wrapchic, Mahesh Raikar, started out with a simple desire – to modernise Indian food for fast-paced cities. To make his curries more accessible, he lent from the mega food kings, the Mexicans, and stuffed his delicious spicy dishes into burritos, adding salsa and guacamole to

padella london bridge

LONDON | You know when you’re trying to decide what to eat and all you really want is a simple bowl of pasta? Well Padella London Bridge has heard your call. Tim Siadatan and Jordan Frieda, the blokes behind Trullo in Highbury have opened this hole in the wall pasta bar

peckham refreshment rooms

LONDON | Peckham Refreshment Rooms is a small bar, cafe and restaurant located in an unassuming spot to the side of Peckham Rye station and when you walk inside, the unassuming nature of the place continues. It’s a simple space with light painted walls, a large wooden bar, tables and stools,