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Breakfast

The Ivy Chelsea: Lovely alfreso dining and brunches

The successful Ivy and Market Grill venue in Covent Garden now have a third restaurant to add to their popular dining repertoire courtesy of The Ivy Chelsea, a spacious, traditionally British venue along the King’s Road with a beautiful terrace spacious, with fountain features and pretty natural elements and an interior like a rather refined ...
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KIN Cafe: Fresh, honest food and great coffee

Fitzrovia newbie KIN Cafe has only been open three months and is already garnering a loyal following due to is great coffee blends, which are regularly rotated and currently feature Roundhill Roastery, a lovely, mellow coffee blend, which they create a beautifully creamy flat white and cappuccino with, and they’re good selection of healthy, fresh ...
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Granger and Co: A thoroughly scrumptious Sunday Brunch

A sprawling, modern, airy and light space, The New branch of Granger and Co Clerkenwell is somewhat a social hub on a Sunday at lunchtime and absolutely scrumptious looking brunch and lunch plates line the tables. I’m so bowled over by a fellow diner’s scrambled egg, avocado and St John’s Bakery sourdough toast, I order ...
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Ozone Coffee: Ice cool ambience but fantastic coffee spot

Old Street coffee roaster Ozone was established in 1995 by Jamie and Karen Hodson who along with their passion for artisan coffee and philanthropy in general were dedicated to helping street kids in agencies across South America. This passion lead them to remote villages where the primary source of income working in coffee plantations. This ...
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Modern European

Chiltern Firehouse: Not a firework but a steady burn

The buzz about Chiltern Firehouse in the heart of Marylebone has been phenomenal and it rarely leaves the headlines of glossies and national newspapers, with famous celebrities entering in their droves and flashbulbs and constant noise irritating the local residents. With Michelin chef Nundo Mendes at the helm it was initially touted as being filled ...
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Bars and pubs

Penkul and Banks: Another funky Shoreditch gem

Like other trendy tapas venues in the area Penkul and Banks offers a typically modern, light and innovative tapas style dining experience, with brunch item classics and lunch and dinner dishes ranging from simple salads to slow cooked pork belly, smoked salmon and avocado and other typically di rigueur dishes that often poorly constructed and ...
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Cafes

St Clements Cafe: Parson’s Green quaint coffee gem

Quaint Parson’s Green cafe St Clements is an ideal sarnie, salad or coffee stop in the region, offering decent Ozone coffee and a range of breakfast, lunch and cake items for reasonably prices. It has a tea-room vibe with pale blue walls, bare wooden furniture and a tasteful, old-fashioned sensibility to the decor. The Marzocco ...
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Latte art across London

London plays host to some of London’s best coffee roasters with highlights in terms of roasters including Volcano, Climpson and Sons, The Department of Coffee and Social Affairs, Nude, Tap, Monmouth and various other well established names across the city. Being a huge fan of the flat white containing a double shot with a layer ...
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Breakfast

White Rabbit: Dalston’s impressive weekend brunch spot

Offering weekend brunches and tapas dinner options The White Rabbit Dalston offers trendy cuisine, paying homage to fine dining principles and modern creative food, with classic brunch dishes being cast alongside more unusual offerings such as broccoli and mead and smoked, cured and pickled dishes in essence reminiscent of modern Michelin establishments. Featuring wooden/metal furniture, ...
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Slate Coffee: Bijoux antipodean Shoreditch spot

Slate is a funky shoe box sized cafe spot in the heart of Shoreditch with a decent selection of breakfast and lunch offerings and one of the few venues offering a laudable matcha latte and some silky Allpress coffee for lovers of something more mellow like myself. Affectionately called a Flattie, my flat white correctly ...
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Honky Tonk Clapham: Bountiful, delicious brunch

A typical diner style venue Honky Tonk Clapham boasts an array of burgers and a typical weekend brunch menu that can be seen in many trendy dining outlets across London, particularly the Clapham area. Exposed brick walls and dim lights are typical of such haunts and it’s a welcome addition to the dining scene in ...
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Cafes

Gail’s Kitchen: Fabulous Michelin Level Cuisine

Fed exceptionally well with simple food that lacks pretension but tastes fantastic, I might just be in love with Gail’s Kitchen. In fact, it might be the best place to dine in London bar none on the starter and main front. Everything seems to border on the exquisite. I wonder why none of the Michelin’s ...
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Bars and pubs

The Portman: Better than your average gastropub

I’m a professed gastropub loather on most accounts. They linger haplessly in between a pub, restaurant concept, offering fine dining menus that rarely meet the criteria of proficient culinary art and cuisine at any level. It’s a recipe for disappointment to be offered soused mackerel with horseradish cream or chocolate cremoso only to find that ...
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British

Caxton Grill: Masterchef runner up offers quality British cuisine

Located within the marble clad and stylishly decorated four-star St Ermin’s Hotel in St. James Park, Caxton Grill features baroque prints, soothing caramel tones and polished wooden floorboards with fine quality, largely uncomplicated British food and friendly service. Head Chef Adam Handling recently featured on BBC’s Masterchef: The Professionals where he wowed both Michele Roux ...
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Maison Trois Garcons: Unique and quirky lunch spot

An extravagantly decorated space in Shoreditch plays host to Maison Trois Garçons, a retail shop/cafe outpost of the popular French restaurant Les Trois Garçons and Loungelover. There is sense of spaciousness and plenty of quirky furniture displays and decorative antique, vintage and contemporary artefacts lining the small venue. It’s a work of interesting art that ...
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