Contrary to popular (ok maybe not so popular) belief, good food can be found in London – the search just takes a bit longer! Here’s a list of my favourite eats from my time in the UK.

Last updated: February 2017


Everything – Sunday, Islington

Savoury French Toast – Pimlico Fresh, Pimlico

Ricotta Hotcakes – Grainger & Co, Clerkenwell

Take-away Joints

Grilled chicken – Assenheim’s 56, London Wall

Grilled Cheese Sandwich – Borough Market

Reuben – Monty’s, Maltby Street Market


Malaysian – Roti King, Euston

Indonesian – Warung Padang, Bermondsey

Roast duck – Four Seasons, Chinatown

Dim Sum – Pearl Liang, Paddington

Lobster Noodles – Pearl Liang, Paddington

Indian – Anjappar Chettinad, East Ham

Ramen – Shoryu, Broadgate Circle

Baos – Bao, Soho

Everything Else

Sunday Roast – Pig & Butcher, Islington | The Well, Clerkenwell

Pies – Old Bank of England, Fleet Street

Sobrasada and Manchego on Toast – Jose Pizarro, Broadgate Circle

Spanish Tapas – Padron, Aldgate

Chicken Waffle Sandwich – Bird, Shoreditch

Burgers – Honest Burgers, Soho | Patty & Bun, Liverpool Street Station

Crepes – South Kensington Creperie, South Kensington

Pizzas – Franco Manca, (no particular outlet)

Polish – Londek cafe

Pre/post/between-meal Spots

Coffee – Kaffeine, Fitzrovia

Cake – Kova Patisserie, Soho

Wine bar – Vagabond, Soho

Pub – The one on your local corner, but also check out Cittie of Yorke, Holborn

Speakeasy – Barts, Chelsea


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