Long gone are the days when London’s culinary was subjected to international scorn. The capital now offers an increasing selection of innovative and interesting restaurants for all tastes and budgets. Not to mention that London’s old pubs are some of the most beautiful buildings in the city, having been frequented by Shakespeare, Dickens and Samuel Johnson. Treat yourself in the best places in town:
Texture, Portman Place, 34 Portman Street, London W1
Galvin at Windows, Park Lane, Park Lane, W1
Dinner by Heston Blumenthal
The Wolseley, Piccadilly, 160 Piccadilly, W1
Wild Honey, 12 St George Street, W1
Café in the Crypt, St Martin’s-in-the-Fields, Trafalgar Square
Morito, tapas bar
Fernandez & Wells
Coq d’Argent, No 1 Poultry, EC2
Bonds, 5 Threadneedle Street, EC2
Sweetings, 39 Queen Victoria Street, London, EC4
Northbank, Millennium Bridge, One Paul's Walk, EC4
Grand Café, Royal Exchange, EC3
Simpson’s Tavern, Ball Court, 38 Cornhill, EC3
The Ledbury, 127 Ledbury Road, Notting Hill, London W11 2AQ
Clarke's,124 Kensington Church Street, London W8 4BH
Dinner by Heston, 66 Knightsbridge, London SW1X 7LA
Tom’s Kitchen, 27 Cale Street, Chelsea,
London SW3 3QP
The Pantechnicon Public House & Dining Room, 10 Motcomb Street, SW1X 8LA
ICA (Institute of Contemporary Arts) Bar & Café, The Mall, SW1Y 5AH
Forman's Restaurant,Stour Road, London E2 2NT.
Viet Grill, 58 Kingsland Road, London E2 8DP.
The Royal Oak Dining Room, 73 Columbia Road, London E2 7RG
Mangal, 10 Arcola St, London E8 2DJ
Blueprint Café, 28 Butler's Wharf, Shad Thames
Constancia, 52 Tanner Street, London SE1 3PH
Old Brewery, The Pepys Building, The Old Royal Naval College, London SE10 9LW.
Borough Market, 8 Southwark St, London SE1 1TL…And many more.