With so many ways to enjoy food and drink in London, you might need help narrowing down your options.
Review sites are great for the way they’ve democratised critiques of places serving food and drink in London. It’s no longer just up to critics to decide what’s good and what’s bad all by themselves – everyone gets a voice.
That can come with a downside. It’s well-documented that some of the leading food and drink review sites can make bars and restaurants the victims of customers with an axe to grind.
Sites like Groupon and Facebook, which include ratings but aren’t primarily focused on them, are less likely to fall prey to that kind of behaviour. Here you’ll find lots of honest reviews from customers, which you can judge alongside their menu options and special deals.
If you’re looking for, you could do a lot worse than paying attention to three veterans of food writing: Marina O’Loughlin, Jay Rayner and Giles Coren.
There are many different ways to measure the quality of London’s dining scene – from the Michelin guide, to prominent food journalists, and our coveted Groupon stars.
Amazing street-food sellers come and go across London’s busy boroughs selling the newest must-eat foods – but truly great street food markets and events tend to stick around. Visit regular street food markets on Brick Lane and Camden Market – both have maintained a strong reputation over many years.
You’ll find some of the best street food in London at the iconic Borough Market, which sits on a site where street food has been sold since the 12th century. Another street food hotspot is Leather Lane, where many of London’s most popular vendors have passed through over the years.
5 Top Places to Eat and Drink in Tooting Zone 3 Tooting is easily accessible via the northern line with the majority of eating and drinking establishments centred around the two tube stations, bec and broadway. Over recent years choices of venues has grown and grown, with more people moving there as high rents in Clapham and Balham make them it
With your average London local pub hosting a more impressive range of single malts than a dedicated whisky bar would have done 15 or 20 years ago, the very best places have therefore had to step up their game significantly to stay ahead of the pack. So the following don’t just serve good whisky, they also offer a particularly extensive selection, backed up by especially knowledgeable or enthusiastic service, that make them a must-visit destination for whisky lovers.
Upmarket American burger chain Shake Shack launched its first restaurant in London back in the summer of 2013, taking a prime location in the corner of Covent Garden’s Jubilee Market. Heralding from humble roots as a hot dog cart in New York, it became so popular that Danny Meyer, the restaurateur behind it replace the cart with a permanent restaurant in Madison Sq. Gardens and Shake Shack was born.