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Spuntino: Classy American diner food

Hangover posh diner style food is Spuntino’s speciality and branching off from the likes of sister restaurants Polpetto and Polpo Spuntino does so effortlessly, with a deliberately distressed decor, tiled walls and low-key lighting, perched bar stools and cool vibe as plate after plate of polished, sleek sliders, pizettas, croquettes and slow cooked pork. This ...
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Hotbox: One of London’s best brunches

Hotbox has been only three short months and is an already a hub of young socially minded individuals seeking hearty weekend brunches and huge husks of beef and pork ribs at dinner times to sate their hungry bellies. Lined with benches, moody lighting, reminiscent of a posh hostel in Australia and drumming out plenitful plates ...
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Cocochan: Crowd pleasing Pan-Asian Cuisine in Soho

Pan-Asian restaurant Cochan in the heart of one of London’s busiest shopping districts, James Street, is a serviceable stop off point for lunch or for an evening meal with a range of light nibbles, dim sum, sushi, and other more classical dishes with modernist references. Expect a diverse pan-Asian menu with Japanese, Thai, Chinese, Indian ...
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Quince at the Mayfair: Chic Dining and Knockout Desserts

Effortless sophistication oozes from every corner of The Mayfair Hotel and creates an implicitly chic but ultra relaxed ambience. I’m certainly impressed with extremely polite and unobtrusive staff and an easy elegance that not every five-star hotel manages to maintain. The restaurant Quince is a more low-key affair. Low ceilings, soothing music and refined clientele ...
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Bill’s Breakfast and Lunch: Average family diner

The original Bill’s deli come cafe concept was launched in 2001 in Lewes East Sussex and was promptly expanded by the Cote chain in 2008. Owner Bill Collison expanded his temporary food stall into Bill’s Produce Store and Cafe. Still expanding, Bill’s occupies a number of London locations and I dined at both their Covent ...
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Niche Food and Drink: Bring on brunch

Modern British bakery and cafe Niche Food and Drink, a mere stones throw away from Angel tube station doesn’t have an easy job inhabiting an area lined with established eateries, but does deliver tasty inexpensive breakfasts, brunches, lunches and dinners cooked from scratch. It’s fairly quiet on a Sunday afternoon at midday. Their weekend brunch ...
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