Dining Out in London
Collected by Savi and Vid, AFAR Local Expert
83 Watling St, London EC4M 9BX, UK
Forget about counting calories as you give into one of the joys of life - British High Tea. Expect dozens of indulgent treats such as finger sandwiches made from freshly baked bread, brushed with rich butter. Then there are generous slivers of...
Tottenham Court Rd, London, UK
The dynamism of London's culinary scene is amplified manifold by pop-up restaurants which spring up for a short period of time. Southbank hosts a number of country-specific food festivals which provide the perfect opportunity to sample food from...
240 Lower Richmond Rd, London SW15 1JF, UK
Greater London, UK
London has an abundance of unusual bars, for those looking for a special drinking experience. First on the menu—a rum bar with an entrance through a toilet. The Portside Parlour has the right amount of quirk for someone looking for a fun night...
91 Brick Ln, London E1 6QR, UK
Brick Lane Market has everything from bric-a-brac to high-end design.Brick Lane between Bethnal Green Road and Wentworth Street Sundays, 8 a.m.–3 p.m. This story appeared in the Premier 2009 issue. See all oflondon"Sophie Howarth’s favorite places...
8 Southwark St, London SE1 1TL, UK
Over the past two centuries, the covered market at Borough, not far from London Bridge, has become one of the country’s most famous foodie spots. From Wednesday to Saturday each week hundreds of traders gather to sell homemade breads,...
2-10 Umberston St, Whitechapel, London E1 1PY, UK
Did you know that chicken tikka masala is the national dish of Britain? Britain's fascination with Indian food goes back a long way. Today, it is a nation of curry lovers, so there is no shortage of Indian and Bangladeshi curry houses in the city....
6-8 Hanbury St, London E1 6QR, UK
Everyone who comes to London needs to get their teeth stuck into a fine plate of fish and chips. We highly recommend Poppies, an English institution, for fried cod, mushy peas, and chunky chips. The vintage decor at Poppies does a fabulous job of...