Breddos started out as a food truck in Hackney. Now (having been backed by the big dogs behind Hoxton Hotel and Tandoor Chop House) it’s got a permanent spot in Clerkenwell, with a banging interior and lines round the block.
som saa earned its stripes with a pop-up in a dingy Hackney railway arch a couple of years back, and – after proving they could draw a relentless crowd, night after night – they did the crowdfunding thing, and now
Thank goodness for BAO Fitz… Formerly a little food truck in Netil Market, the team graduated to a tiny Soho diner in 2015. You could be forgiven for not seeing said Soho restaurant, which is so successful that it tends
From the team behind Gymkhana and Bao comes Hoppers, a fabulously unusual Sri Lankan eatery that’s opened on Frith Street where famous noodle spot Koya used to reside. The décor is fab – colonial Sri Lanka, with lots of tiling
There’s a Homeslice in Seven Dials (I’ve reviewed it before, here) but it’s pretty small and very much on the beaten track so, thanks to the No Reservations policy, it’s not the easiest place to visit. The new Wells Street
Head to Greek Street for a meatball focused meal at recently opened Balls & Company. Not just any meatballs. With flavours ranging from classic (Wagyu beef or pork) to novel (beetroot & feta quinoa or salmon), everyone’s a winner –
Voodoo Ray’s is a casual joint serving delicious American-style pizza, slice by oversized slice, from its graphically designed outposts in Dalston and Boxpark Shoreditch. Baking massive 22″ pies with great quality ingredients and innovative flavour combos, all orders are taken
Berber & Q opened in Haggerston earlier this year, and has been impressing diners ever since with its unusual dishes and style. I too have fallen for its charms – so why do I urge you to go there? 1.
I’m a long-time die-hard Pizza Union fan, having eaten at the Spitalfields outpost more times than I can count. I was pretty excited, therefore, to hear that a new Pizza Union was throwing open its pizza oven a three-minute walk
I have a new favourite lunch spot in Soho, though I’m loath to tell you about it because the queues are long enough as it is… But since it’s my prerogative to keep you informed of such hotspots, I’ll reveal
Where on earth do I take the friend who first ignited my love for meaty barbecue food?! It took some serious pondering, but I can now say with confidence: Blacklock. Another of those Soho basement establishments, Blacklock is housed in
I feel like there’s a shortage of good Mexican restaurants in London. And no, the ever-expanding Wahaca chain doesn’t count. It’s also pretty rare to find somewhere with quirky-cool interior design, that serves a fab sit-down meal and bottomless drink