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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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American

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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Bars and pubs

Parlour Kensal Green: Fabulous Kensal Green lunch spot

Bustling, retro/vintage vibe Kensal Green gastropub Parlour offers a combination of modern breakfast dishes, typical pub grub with a twist, modern European cuisine and unconventional takes on classic desserts. It’s a lively, friendly venue with quick service and a range of delicious and interesting offerings that are largely well rendered and certainly plentiful and playful. ...
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Breakfast

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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Breakfast

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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Breakfast

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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Cafes

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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Breakfast

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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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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Breakfast

Counter Cafe: Simply scrumptious veggie breakfast

London has plenty of bohemian, stripped back cafe concepts and Counter Cafe in Hackney Wick is another one of these, with its wooden slightly shoddy furniture and trendy creative types working away on Macs. Marooned within a rough looking art studio (Stour Space) it’s an absolute bugger to get to, so if you’re anywhere else ...
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