Places to eat, places to drink


The purpose of this section is to vouch for places to eat and drink in London. No hatchet jobs or malicious comments. If they are on this list then they are worth visiting for a coffee, a drink, food or all three.

Corrigan's

Possibly the finest restaurant in London

28 Upper Grosvenor Street
London
W1K 7EH

www.corrigansmayfair.com


The Bermondsey Yard

Good atmosphere

40 Bermondsey Street
Bermondsey
London
SE1 3UD

bermondseyyardcafe.co.uk


Suda

Really good Thai food

St Martin's Courtyard
Upper St Martin's Lane
Covent Garden
London
WC2E 9AB

www.suda-thai.com


Gopal's

Old school Soho Indian restaurant

12 Bateman Street
London, W1D 4AH

www.gopalsofsoho.co.uk



Fig & Olive

Great for a light lunch

151 Upper Street
London
N1 1RA

www.figolive.co.uk



The Northall

Terrific bar

Corinthia Hotel
10A Northumberland Avenue
London, WC2N 5AE

www.thenorthall.co.uk


 Bibigo

 A good introduction to authentic Korean food.

407 St John Street, Islington
London EC1V 4AB

www.bibigouk.com



 In Parma

Great Italian food. The service is excellent

10 Charlotte Place
London, W1T 1SH

www.in-parma.com






Quo Vadis



Charismatic Soho dining rooms. Good food and wine.

26-29 Dean Street
London W1D 3LI


Albion

Where hipsters come to graze. Good coffee.

 2-4 Boundary Street
London, E2 7DD

www.albioncaff.com



Ham Yard Hotel

A great addition to Soho. Good for breakfast and an excellant bar.

One Ham Yard
London, W1D 7DT

www.hamyardhotel.com
 Fischer's

Austrian themed restaurant. Good for breakfast in the Marylebone area.

50 Marylebone High Street
London
W1U 5HN

www.fischers.co.uk

Shangri-La Hotel

Bar on the 52nd floor of the Shard. The type of excellent service you expect from the Shangri-La chain combined with a fantastic view.

The Shard
31 St Thomas Street
London, SE1 9QU

www.shangri-la.com
Dean Street Town House

The perfect place for a Soho breakfast. 

69-71 Dean Street
London
W1D 3SE

www.deanstreettownhouse.com


 Casa

Cuban themed wine bar in Soho. Just like the Caribbean island it to has seen better days but is none the worse for that.

100 Wardour Street
Soho
London
W1F  0TN

www.floriditalondon.com/


The French House

The best pub in Soho, the West End, London, the World.

49 Dean Street
London
W1D 5BG

www.frenchhousesoho.com

No, music, no machines, no television and no mobile phones. Only serious drinking and conversation.



Hardy's

53 Dorset Street
London, W1U 7NH

www.hardysbrasserie.com

Hardy's is the type of brasserie you always hope to find in France but never can. It makes you realise what is so special about independent restaurants.

The perfect place to eat or drink in the heart of Marylebone

 Great Northern Hotel

Kings Cross
London, N1C 4TB

www.gnhlondon.com

Newly refurbished this is a great place to drink or eat before travelling from the recently developed Kings Cross Station. A great addition to the area.despite being here since 1854.
 Kopapa

32-34 Monmouth Street
Seven Dials
London
WC2H 9HA

www.kopapa.co.uk

Good for an quick coffee while on the way to somewhere else in the West End

Roux at the Landau

The Langham
Portland Place
London, W1B 1JA

www.rouxatthelandau.com

Unfortunately I have never eaten here but the Artesian bar was voted "The Worlds Best Bar" in 2013 and I would not argue with that.. 
 Sketch

9 Conduit Street,
London, W15 2XG

www.sketch.uk.com

Good for coffee and cakes. The toilets are out of this world.

 Princi

Great place for breakfast

135 Wardour Street
W1F 0UT

www.princi.com


 Joe Allen

The place that put Covent Garden on the map. Always worth a visit

13 Exeter Street
WC2E 7DT

www.joeallen.co.uk

 Axis at One Aldwych

Great food and service

1 Aldwych
WC2B 4RH

www.onealdwych.com

 Bentley's

'The' sea food restaurant

11-15 Swallow Street
W1B 4DG

www.bentleysoysterbarandgrill.co.uk
 Duck & Waffle

Ridiculous name for a restaurant. Great bar and unbelievable view from the 40th floor of the Heron Tower

Heron Tower
110 Bishopsgate
EC2N 4AY

www.duckandwaffle.com



Mon Plaisir

London's first ever French restaurant

21 Monmouth Street
WC2H 9DD

www.monplaisir.co.uk








Hoi Polloi at the Ace Hotel, Shoreditch

Hipster central

100 Shoreditch
E1 6JQ

www.hoi-polloi.co.uk


Brasserie Max

Covent Garden Hotel
10 Monmouth Street
WC2H

Can highly recommend the Grey Goose vodka martini's

www.coventgardenhotel.co.uk


 Guoman

The Strand
WC2N
(above Charring Cross Station)

'One for the road' before catching the train from Charring Cross

www.guoman.com

 Bibendum

Classic Conran restaurant located in a fantastic former art deco garage.

81 Fulham Road
SW3 6RD

www.bibendum.co.uk


 Punjab

The UK's oldest North Indian Restaurant, established in 1946. Great Indian food

80 Neal Street
Covent Garden 

www.punjab.co.uk


10 Greek Street

Good food, great wine list. No bookings taken, just take your chance for a table.

10 Greek Street,
Soho

www.10greekstreet.com


The Wolseley

You have not lived until you have experienced breakfast at the Wolseley, Fantastic

160 Piccadilly
W1

www.thewolseley.com

Indian Veg

Great Indian vegetarian food and "as much as you can eat for £4.95".

Chapel Street Market
N1

www.theindianveh.co.uk

  Machiavelli

Good coffee. Covent Garden Italian restaurant.

69 Long Acre
WC2E

www.machiavellifood.com



 Cafe Gourmand

Authentic little French restaurant. Bring your own wine.

53 Lexington Street
Soho
W1F

www.cafegourmand.com


Maison Trois Garcons



In Redchurch Street, the definitive trendy location in London. Part coffee shop, part general store. Good coffee and atmosphere

45 Redchurch Street
E2


 Randall & Aubin

Noisy Soho restaurant. Can recommend the chicken sandwich.

16 Brewer Street
W1F

www.randallandaubin.com
 Aquashard

I have only visited the bar but worth it if only for the fantastic views from the 31st floor

Level 31
31 St Thomas Street
SE1

www.aquashard.co.uk
 Village East 

Good service. Can recommend the Eggs Florentine
   
www.villageeast.co.uk








 Quaglino's

Iconic West End restaurant. Expect Joan Collins to walk down the Busby Berkeley staircase at any moment.

16 Bury Street
St James's
SW1Y

www.quaglinos.co.uk

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