Where to eat in London

Living in London is great! I love this city, its diversity and its multiculturalism. When it comes to food, you can find almost any cuisine here. I really enjoy trying new restaurants, tasting unknown flavours, etc. 

 

Here I will mention some of my favourite eateries and pubs in this vibrant city. 

restaurants

Pix Pintxos

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Offering tasty tapas and pintxos, this place is perfect for a celebration or to meet up with friends. There is a good selection of small dishes and service is great! They also have some great deals, like the Infinity Sunday with unlimited pintxos and cava during 90 minutes (Sundays from 12:30 pm to 10 pm. Price: £39) or the weekdays lunchtime offer where you can eat  as many pintxos as you can during 90 minutes (Monday to Friday from 12:30 pm to 3 pm. Price: £15). I have visited this restaurant many times and it never disappoints! My favourite branch is the one in Covent Garden.

Type of Cuisine: Spanish (Basque Country cuisine).

Address: Different locations in London: Covent Garden, Carnaby and Soho.

Website: https://www.pix-bar.com/

Big Easy 

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Fresh lobster and American BBQ in this restaurant that you will find in 3 different London locations (Canary Wharf, Covent Garden and Chelsea). I absolutely loved the food, the vibe and the service at Big Easy. We went for the boozy brunch which included a dish to choose from the menu (with chips and salad) and 2 hour of your selected drink (Price: £29.50). We visited the Canary Wharf branch and had the half lobster (the sauce is delicious) with unlimited prosecco.  

Type of Cuisine: American/Fresh lobster.

Address: Different locations in London.  Canary Wharf Address: Crossrail Pl, London, E14 5AR.

Website: https://www.bigeasy.co.uk/

Burger & Lobster

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Lobster and quality beef burger is on the menu at Burger & Lobster. I have visited few times the Leicester Square restaurant and I will definitely go back. Expect a fabulous dinner, a good cocktail menu and outstanding service. You can find this chain in 9 different London locations. 

Type of Cuisine: Fresh lobster and burger.

Address: Different locations in London.  Leicester Square Address: 10 Wardour St, London, W1D 6QF. 

Website: https://www.burgerandlobster.com/

A Toca

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At the moment A Toca is my favourite Portuguese restaurant in London. It is located nearby Stockwell station and offers a good choice of Portuguese dishes and Portuguese wines and beers. I love the bacalhau com natas (salted cod with cream). Whenever I went they are busy, so I recommend you to book a table in advance. Big portions at reasonable prices and good service.

Type of Cuisine: Portuguese.

Address: 341 Wandsworth Rd, London, SW8 2JH. 

Website: https://www.atoca-lambeth.co.uk/

Eat Tokyo

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With 8 branches in London and an extensive menu where you will be spoilt for choice; Eat Tokyo offers authentic Japanese flavours at affordable prices. Make sure you book in advance as they are often busy. I have tried the Covent Garden Branch and among my favourite dishes are: the salmon sashimi, the takoyaki, the fried vegetable gyoza and the miso soup.

Type of Cuisine: Japanese.

Address: Different locations around London. Covent Garden Branch: 27 Catherine St, WC2B 5JS, London.

Website: https://www.eattokyo.co.uk/

Ichibuns

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Located nearby Chinatown, this vibrant restaurant offers tasty Japanese dishes and a great atmosphere. I have only visited this Ichibuns once, but I will definitely go again. Lovely design and great food.

Type of Cuisine: Japanese.

Address: 22 Wardour St, W1D 6QQ, London.

Website: http://ichibuns.com/

Shack-Fuyu

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Another great Japanese restaurant based in Soho. I have been to Shack-Fuyu few times and I loved the food and the service. We tried the bottomless brunch (3 small dishes + 1 main dish + dessert + free flowing prosecco for £39). My favourite plates are the salmon teriyaki, the prawn toast and the kinako french toast... To die for!! This eaterie belongs to the Bone Daddies chain .

Type of Cuisine: Japanese.

Address: 14A Old Compton St, W1D 4TJ, London. 

Website: https://bonedaddies.com/shack-fuyu/

PUBS

The Lamb & Flag

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I've just visited this pub once and it was enough to love it! Service was great, food was tasty and it had a really lively atmosphere. The lamb & flag offers british classics nearby Covent Garden station.

Type of Cuisine: British.

Address:  33 Rose Street, London, WC2E 9EB. 

Website: https://www.lambandflagcoventgarden.co.uk/

The Duke of York

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This Victorian pub located in Fitzrovia is perfect for lunch or to have a drink. I loved its decor and the service was great. Hearty food and reasonable prices. We'll definitely come back!

Type of CuisineBritish.

Address: 47 Rathbone St, Fitzrovia, London W1T 1NW.

The Cutty Sark 

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The Cutty Sark is a nice Georgian pub with views over the river Thames. Service is great and food is tasty and well presented. The chicken with black cabbage, mushrooms and truffled baby potatoes was amazing. 

Type of Cuisine: Modern British.

Adddress: 4-6 Ballast Quay, Greenwich, London SE10 9PD.

Website: https://www.cuttysarkse10.co.uk/