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|Restaurants:||The Drapers Arms, Benares, Andrew Edmunds…|
|Price Range:||££ - ££££|
|Cuisines:||Gastro Pub, Indian, Modern European…|
|Neighborhoods:||Angel, Mayfair, Soho…|
“Always seasonal, their Sunday roasts are banging, and the landlord Nick is a great host.” – Hus Vedat
“An explosion of flavors, textures, and colors at this smart Mayfair restaurant.” – Martin Morales
“Andrew Edmunds is a Soho institution that's been around since the 1980s. It's a small, rambling little townhouse with a hand written menu, serving excellent classics that aren't over-priced.” – Bruno...
“Authetic Vietnamese flavors that pack a real punch, cooked and served by friendly chef-owner Thuy Diem Pham.” – Gary Foulkes
“Cecconi's is a modern-day classic Italian restaurant. They serve fantastic handmade pasta, seafood and dishes from Italy using very fine ingredients.” – Shaun Rankin
“Clipstone is a new restaurant that manages to be a charming neighborhood restaurant in the center of town. The quality of cooking is outstanding and I love that much of the menu is very vegetable foc...
“Fun, sexy food, cool and stylish with a completely relaxed atmosphere, taking Thai flavours to the max.” – Martin Morales
“Goodman is right around the corner from us and the team there offer exceptional service. Pair that with a great burger or steak and a glass of red and you can see that it's perfect for a quick bite a...
“Great food, great service, great vibe. Every time.” – Miles Kirby
“Great modern British brasserie but the best part is definitely the pies – the most amazing creations you'll ever come across.” – Frankie van Loo
“Great small place with a menu that is constantly changing. They have classics as well as experiments with different cuisines.” – Tam Storrar
“High end Chinese restaurant with elegant interiors. Its menu is derived from authentic Chinese with superior quality ingredients. I love the individuality of all the dishes on the menu.” – Rohit Ghai...
“I go there whenever I crave chops. I always crave chops. Go there, eat chops!” – Tomer Amedi
“It has an amazing buzz that sets the pace for a day in the center of town – and delivers exactly what it sets out to do – a great breakfast, suitable for all tastes and budgets.” – Philip Howard
“It stocks very fresh, line-caught fish from Cornwall and cooks the fish simply and classically. You can have delicious deep-fried scampi and chips or beautifully grilled fish with light salads or dre...
“It’s always seasonal, unpretentious and damn good. When I go to fine dining restaurants I’m not looking for the chef to prove something, I just want the food to be beautiful and it is here.” – Tomer ...
“It's a beautiful building with a dining room and a bar with huge windows that face Acton Green. It also has a large garden, which in the summer you'll have to come in early to secure a table. Staff a...
“It's a former garage which the team have converted into a friendly, neighborhood restaurant with a great interior. They have a daily changing menu with a strong French influence and a great selection...
“It's the first authentic, spicy Szechuan food I've tried. I go back there often, especially for the famous Szechuan fish hotpot.” – Merlin Labron-Johnson
“Moro is a timeless institution that is as relevant still today as it was when it first opened twenty years ago. It serves exceptional Spanish and North African-influenced food in a beautiful room tha...
“Premium cuts of meat, spiced and grilled over a charcoal tandoor.” – Sameer Taneja
“Simple, honest, super seasonal English cooking. A gem.” – Helena Puolakka
“The atmosphere and food is fantastic.” – Francesco Mazzei
“The bar is open until midnight and the food is always good. Freshly baked cheese straws are really buttery and who doesn't love a chip butty before bed?” – Florence Knight
“The food is always perfect – simple, gutsy, flavorsome. The wine list heads towards 'natural wines' and always offers a surprise.” – Peter Gordon
“The Goring are serving up British food that is very hard to find these days. Think eggs Drumkilbo (egg mayonnaise seafood cocktail) and beef Wellington carved table-side. It's an experience that is w...
“The people running The Ivy Market Grill are very talented and very smart. They are rolling them out everywhere. Well done!” – Cary Docherty
“The room is stunning and the food is great. It always feels like an occasion to go.” – Tom Sellers
“The stunning dining room, the service, and Monsieur Ducasse's cuisine is mind blowing.” – Francesco Mazzei
“These handsome lads know a good breakfast: eggs and anchovies on toast – always a winner.” – Jeremy Lee
“They know when to be elaborate and when to let the food speak for itself.” – Tam Storrar
“This is exactly the sort of food I want: food that both comforts and surprises at once. I love the atmosphere of the restaurant too: so much colour and comfort.” – Yotam Ottolenghi
“This restaurant is still the place to go to celebrate a special occasion. Everything about it is top of the class in London. The precision in the cooking always impresses, as does the way the team in...
“This restaurant really does serve the most exciting food. It is inventive, unusual and using some of the most exciting ingredients and techniques around. Always a delight.” – Thomasina Miers
“Top-quality food in a great restaurant by chef Tom Sellers. Expect some great surprises and all beautifully presented with real thought, care and attention to detail.” – Tom Aikens
“Very good uncomplicated Italian food.” – Henrik Ritzen
“Very high-quality food in a relaxed and warm atmosphere. Good choice of sharing plates.” – Henrik Ritzen
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Recommended by Chef Ben Tish from Restaurant Norma
Recommended by Chef Michael Reid from Restaurant M
Recommended by Chef Mark Sargeant from Rocksalt