Neal’s Yard Dairy, London

Cheese! Need I say more! If you are in or anywhere near the UK, stop by Neil’s Yard for the finest collection of farm cheeses sourced from across the British Isles. I prefer to choose cheese in … [more]

Brick Lane Beigel Bakery

24 hours a day, seven days a week, 365 days a year… quite simply the best bagels in London whenever you want one. Expect a queue. Don’t leave without trying some salt beef, apple strudel, … [more]

Borough Market

London’s oldest food market has stood just south of the river by London Bridge for 250 years. If you are in London, you should make a visit here a priority. It is open to the public Thursday … [more]

La Creperie de Hampstead

The creperie in Hampstead opened in 1980 and has had a line outside it ever since. These are crepes with Parisian flair, authentic, filling, reasonably priced and consistently delicious. It is worth … [more]

Anchor Pub

Samuel Pepys sat at this pub and watched London burn in 1666. William Shakespeare drank here (it’s alongside the original site of the Globe theatre) and Christopher Wren would have a pint after … [more]

Where to eat in London

I am going to London with my boyfriend. Staying in Westminster and I was wondering where I should go to eat. I am happy with budget and more expensive places, but don’t fancy getting too dressed up for dinner. [more]

Selfridges Food Hall

It is an indulgence, but sometimes I spoil myself with a spree in the Selfridges food hall. And I treat myself to some oysters and Guinness at the oyster bar there to get in the mood. [more]

Royal China

Try any of the Royal China chain of restaurants for the best dim sum in London. I have eaten here with Hong Kong aficionados who tell me this is as good as it gets. Get there early at the weekends to … [more]

Galvin Bistro De Luxe

A beautiful French eating experience, and the best in London at present. The menu is without fault, even for my quirky taste. It is surprising how many people will tackle a whole crab when it is on … [more]

Franks Cafe

Not far from Borough Market, and round the corner from the Tate you will find this lively little cafe, with everything you need from a great London cafe — tea on tap, the best ham, egg and … [more]

Frank Godfrey

The best butcher in North London - the great thing about a traditional butchers shop, is that you can buy cuts that simply are not available in supermarkets: belly pork, shin of beef, lamb shoulder … [more]

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