Restaurant – Guides to London

Guide to wow-factor restaurants in London

Wow-factor restaurants

Due to its sheer size and the variety on offer, London is rightfully regarded as a culinary paradise. But even here there are restaurants that stand above the rest. Whether it's because of the interior decoration, the presentation of the dishes, the flavour combinations or some other factor, these p...
2 Nov 2023
The best restaurants for lunch in London

Lunch restaurants

Whether you’re enjoying a leisurely day out in London or you’re after something quick on your break from work, there are lots of places where you can find a delicious lunch. Ranging from speedy bites to lengthy, luxurious meals, foodies in the capital have plenty of choice all over the c...
22 Nov 2023
London's hottest restaurants right now

Hot restaurants

In London we're lucky enough to have a huge range of exciting restaurants and top food trends to enjoy. But with fab new venues opening every day it can be tough to keep up with what's going on and which are the hottest tables around. We've got you covered with our guide to the hottest restaurants i...
27 Nov 2023
Guide to the best new restaurants in London

New restaurants

Look, we'll level with you here – by the time you finish this paragraph, you'll already have fallen behind the swiftly changing restaurant scene in London. It's just the way it is with a city of this size and culinary verve, new spots popping up all over the place all the time. That being said, rest...
27 Nov 2023
The ultimate list of the best restaurants in London

London's best restaurants

You can find many good restaurants in London, but some are a cut above – and here they are. The top of the top, the best restaurants London has to offer. The ultimate handbook, cheat sheet and all-in-one “best of London” manual to essential London restaurants, gastropubs, and other good places to ea...
17 Nov 2023
The complete guide to brunch in London


Ah, brunch, that wondrous meal that makes it okay to order a cocktail with your breakfast. It's become a staple of the capital's culinary scene as well as its social affairs, with restaurants all over the place throwing eggs, avocado toast and bacon around willy-nilly. With so many to choose from, w...
27 Nov 2023
Guide to budget-friendly restaurants in Covent Garden

Budget-friendly restaurants in Covent Garden

With its hordes of tourists looking to spend their holiday money and upmarket boutiques on every street, Covent Garden isn't usually considered at the top of the list when it comes to cheap restaurants. However, there are still plenty of cheap eats to be found in this part of London if you know wher...
5 Sep 2023
The best bottomless brunch in London

Bottomless brunch

It's somewhat unclear what kickstarted London's passionate love for boozy bottomless brunches, but then again, they involve inordinate amounts of food and drinks in the company of your besties, so it's perhaps more appropriate to wonder why no one had thought of it sooner. In any case, today there a...
27 Nov 2023
The best Christmas dinners in London

Christmas dinners

With the festive season fast approaching, it's time to gather up your family, friends or co-workers, sit down behind a big table, and enjoy a traditional Christmas dinner with all the trimmings. Many of London's restaurants will be offering festive seasonal menus throughout Yuletide, so we're highli...
29 Nov 2023
Guide to budget-friendly restaurants in Soho

Budget-friendly restaurants in Soho

London can get expensive, and you can feel the pinch in particular when you're in central parts of the city like Soho. However, if you think you can't get an affordable meal in this area, you're in for a pleasant surprise. There are plenty of cheap eats in Soho, from fish and chips to Japanese cuisi...
5 Sep 2023
Guide to bottomless dinner in London

Bottomless dinners

Sure, you’ve heard about bottomless brunch but have you ever considered bottomless dinner? On weekdays or when you’re more in the mood to finish your day with endless drinks than start with them, an all-you-can-drink meal is just what you’re looking for. In London you can take your...
19 Oct 2023
Guide to budget-friendly restaurants in London Bridge

Budget-friendly restaurants in London Bridge

From buzzy Borough Market to the iconic pasta spot Padella, there are many places you can pick up cheap eats in London Bridge. Sometimes you just don't want to dip deep into your pocket for a swanky meal in a posh restaurant, and when there's so much good food around that doesn't cost an arm and a l...
23 Nov 2023
Where to eat at Heathrow Airport

Restaurants at Heathrow Airport

If you're flying in or out of London there's a good chance you're going to pass through Heathrow Airport. And with airline food often not having the best reputation, getting something to eat before your flight might be a sensible idea. Being the largest London airport with four different terminals,...
28 Nov 2023
Where to eat at London Luton Airport

Restaurants at Luton Airport

London Luton Airport is a bustling hub for travellers from all over the world, connecting to a wide variety of destinations. Whether you're arriving or departing, you'll want to make the most of your time at the airport, and that includes finding the best places to eat while there. From fast food jo...
12 Oct 2023
Where to eat at Battersea Power Station

Food at Battersea Power Station

With the recent redevelopment of Battersea Power Station – which even included a swanky new tube station to make it more accessible than ever – the site has rapidly become a hotspot for dining and drinking in London. If you're keen to check out what's available, you might not know which of the excit...
24 Nov 2023
Guide to the best restaurants in Leyton and Leytonstone

Restaurants in Leyton and Leytonstone

Leyton and Leytonstone are diverse, up-and-coming areas in East London, and it's no surprise that they're home to some of the tastiest food in the city. Whether you're in the mood for a hearty pub meal, a romantic Italian dinner, or something else entirely, you're sure to find something to love arou...
5 Sep 2023
The best restaurants for lunch in Covent Garden

Lunch in Covent Garden

The busy Covent Garden area is known more for its flocks of tourists and pre-theatre dining than it is for lunch hotspots, but there’s no slacking off in that department by the many restaurants here either. Whether you’re looking for a quick bite on the go, a working lunch with your team...
9 Oct 2023
The best desi pubs in London

Desi pubs

Born as a response to the segregation and racism experienced by South Asian immigrants in the second half of the 20th century, desi pubs are a testament to the power of multiculturalism – failing pubs, taken over by British-Indian landlords and turned into a success story. With food and community at...
20 Nov 2023
Guide to budget-friendly restaurants in South Bank and Waterloo

Budget restaurants in South Bank and Waterloo

London is a city with a diverse range of restaurants, from Michelin-starred fine dining to streetfood stalls. But if you're looking for cheap eats, there are plenty of those too. In this guide, we'll focus on restaurants in the South Bank and Waterloo areas, which are both popular tourist destinatio...
6 Sep 2023
Guide to budget-friendly brunch in London

Budget-friendly brunch

Brunch is a fun and sociable way to kickstart the day, whether you're fresh as a daisy or recovering from a late night. This meal sometimes has a reputation for being expensive, but you can certainly get a cheap brunch in London, from booze-laden indulgence to something a little lighter. If you want...
27 Nov 2023
Guide to the best Indian restaurants on Brick Lane

Indian restaurants on Brick Lane

In the 60s, 70s and 80s, the Bengali community in London started to grow and with that came a boom in curry restaurants on bustling Brick Lane. Nicknamed London's Curry Mile, Brick Lane is synonymous with excellent spots to enjoy some of the best curries in the capital, which you've no doubt figured...
10 Oct 2023
Guide to budget-friendly restaurants in Camden

Budget-friendly restaurants in Camden

Camden Town is a lively and diverse part of London where there's plenty to see, do and eat. There are many affordable options if you're hungry, whether you're heading to Camden for a night out or need a break after a day of exploring the markets. Camden Market is a top local destination for cheap ea...
11 Oct 2023
Where to eat at Stansted Airport

Restaurants at Stansted Airport

There's something romantic about sitting in an airport before a flight. There's a buzz in the air; everyone's excited and anticipating the announcement of their gate number. But what do you do while you're waiting? After traipsing around the shops and buying those last few holiday bits, you might wa...
12 Oct 2023
Where to celebrate Thanksgiving in London


Although Thanksgiving in the UK is nowhere near as celebrated as it is in America, plenty of restaurants all over the city still serve up a feast in honour of the tradition (plus any excuse to eat, right?). Here's our guide to where to don your best stars and stripes attire and celebrate Thanksgivin...
22 Nov 2023
Guide to budget-friendly restaurants in Shoreditch

Budget-friendly restaurants in Shoreditch

London has a reputation for being on the pricier side, and although that's not entirely wrong, there are definitely places where you can be savvy and save a few pennies here and there. When it comes to affordable dining in Shoreditch, there are a bunch of places where you can grab a bite to eat with...
27 Oct 2023
Guide to budget-friendly restaurants in Islington

Budget-friendly restaurants in Islington

Islington doesn't exactly have a reputation for being one of the cheaper London boroughs, but, like most places, if you know where to look you can always nab a bargain, especially when it comes to cheap eats. Most of the places listed in this guide probably won't cut the mustard if you're looking fo...
27 Oct 2023
Guide to restaurants where you can BYOB in London

BYOB restaurants

Eating out in London can be pricey so why wouldn’t you make it cheaper if you can? If you’re watching the pennies you can still enjoy a meal out if you visit a BYOB restaurant in London. Save on the cost of drinks, get exactly what you like the most, and you can still have a tasty meal i...
30 Nov 2023
The best pizza in Soho

Pizza in Soho

Soho is known for its vibrant culture and buzzing nightlife, but it's also home to some of the most delicious pizza joints in the capital. Whether you're looking for a classic margherita or something with more offbeat toppings, you're sure to find it here. Our guide to the best pizza in Soho feature...
22 Nov 2023
Restaurants with live music in London

Restaurants with live music

Going out for dinner is great but the experience is even more fun if you add some live music into the mix. From refined accompaniments to riotous party atmospheres, London has plenty of great restaurants that let you listen to some top tunes whilst you eat. Whether you enjoy music from around the wo...
24 Nov 2023
Guide to upcoming restaurants in London

Upcoming restaurants

There’s hardly a bigger thrill to be found on London’s crowded restaurant scene than the feeling of being the first through the doors of a brand-new culinary hotspot. With those popping up on a weekly basis, the biggest challenge isn't so much getting your foot in the door as it is keepi...
30 Nov 2023
Guide to budget-friendly restaurants in Notting Hill

Budget-friendly restaurants in Notting Hill

London has an ever-growing reputation for being expensive, and Notting Hill is certainly no exception to this cliché. You could easily spend £100 on a fancy lunch in this affluent West London borough, but you don't have to. You can fill up on a substantial meal for less than a tenner if you know whe...
6 Sep 2023
London's best Michelin-starred restaurants

Michelin-starred restaurants

London is seriously spoilt with Michelin-starred restaurants, with some 71 restaurants awarded at least one star by the prestigious Michelin Guide. Michelin restaurants used to be synonymous with French haute cuisine and synchronised dome-lifting, but starred restaurants now include everything from...
11 Oct 2023
Where to eat Scandinavian food in London

Scandinavian food

Scandinavia is the northern and snowy bit of Europe where you'll find Denmark, Norway, and the very place where Thatsup first began – Sweden. Whether you're a Nordic ex-pat or you just want some extra Scandi cosiness in your life, there are lots of restaurants, bars and cafés where you...
15 Nov 2023
Guide to the best pizza places in London

Pizza places

Who doesn’t love pizza? With so many different styles and toppings available, there’s a pizza out there for everyone – it’s a versatile and universally-loved comforting favourite. Whether you like authentic Neapolitan recipes, New York-style slices, unique toppings, or vegani...
22 Nov 2023
Guide to budget-friendly restaurants in Victoria

Budget-friendly restaurants in Victoria

Victoria is a bustling area with a variety of dining options to suit every taste and budget. Whether you're a local or a visitor, you'll find plenty of delicious and affordable options to choose from. In this guide, we've compiled a list of some of the best cheap eats in Victoria, offering a range o...
11 Oct 2023
Guide to buffet restaurants in London

Buffet restaurants

When you’re after a tasty and filling meal where you can eat exactly what you like, heading to a buffet is often a great decision. Choose whatever catches your eye, eat as much of it as you want to, and go home feeling satisfied. There are plenty of buffet restaurants in London offering tasty...
9 Oct 2023
The best Balkan restaurants in London

Balkan restaurants

Ćevapčići, pljeskavice and ražnjići might be a mouthful to pronounce – but they're a delicious mouthful. If you're looking to explore the tantalising flavours of cuisine from Serbia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia and other countries from the Balkan region, our guide to the best Balkan restaurants...
24 Nov 2023
Guide to fancy affordable restaurants in London

Low-cost fancy meals

Going out somewhere fancy often means forking out a lot of cash but that's not always the case. Thanks to the diversity of London's restaurant scene, the city is home to quite a few places that feel chic and special but are still kind to your bank balance. If you're celebrating a big occasion on a b...
30 Nov 2023
Guide to restaurants for big groups

Restaurants for big groups

So, you've been given the overwhelming task of finding a restaurant to cater for a gigantic group of fussy eaters. But where do you even start? A quick Google search with thousands of results from all over the city? Maybe. Or you could just bookmark this guide to restaurants for big groups; we updat...
27 Nov 2023
Guide to affordable afternoon tea in London

Low-cost afternoon tea

London is home to a vast range of afternoon teas, including many that are extravagant and expensive. If that's not your style or you want the experience without breaking the bank, you can find a cheap afternoon tea in the capital that gives you the grandeur you want without sending you into your ove...
22 Nov 2023
The best restaurants for lunch in Soho

Lunch in Soho

With its central location and mix of locals, tourists, and office workers, Soho is one of the most bustling and interesting parts of London. This also means that there are plenty of places where you can get a delicious lunch. From a sophisticated sit-down meal to a quick sandwich on your lunch break...
11 Oct 2023
Guide to fine dining in London

Fine dining

Maybe you have something to celebrate or perhaps you just want to treat yourself to a meal that’s a little bit fancier than usual. When you want the highest standards of food and service, fine dining restaurants in London offer plenty of possibilities. It’s not all French haute cuisine e...
20 Oct 2023
Guide to bottomless brunch in Shoreditch

Bottomless brunch in Shoreditch

London definitely isn't short of brilliant brunch spots to get your brekky fix, but sometimes regular brunch just doesn't cut the mustard. From time to time, it's fun to indulge and opt for bottomless, where free-flowing bubbles and endless plates of mouthwatering food never seem to stop coming. Fro...
22 Nov 2023
The guide to the best Indian restaurants in London

Indian restaurants

With the UK's historic ties to India, it's no wonder Indian cuisine is thriving in London. Offering exhilarating spice blends, comforting staples, and contemporary takes on authentic dishes, the best Indian restaurants in the capital know how to hit that sweet flavour spot. Whether you're looking fo...
29 Nov 2023
Guide to budget-friendly restaurants in Hackney

Budget-friendly restaurants in Hackney

We've all (reluctantly) checked our bank accounts after a night out or a fancy meal, only to be met with a sudden jaw drop. But don't worry; you're not alone. London is expensive, but if you know where to go, you can certainly cut back a little on spending and enjoy more affordable options. If you'r...
30 Nov 2023
The best afternoon tea in Covent Garden

Afternoon tea in Covent Garden

It's hard to get more quintessentially British than indulging in afternoon tea in Covent Garden. Whether you're a first-time visitor or a born-and-bred Londoner, there's just something about the tiered platter of different goodies that makes you feel fancy and cosy at the same time, and one of Londo...
20 Nov 2023
Guide to the best London burger chains

Burger chains

Burger chains might seem like a low-effort affair when it comes to choosing where to eat, but you don't get to run multiple locations around town without doing something right. London offers an incredible array of burger experiences, from classic American-style diners to innovative, locally sourced...
27 Nov 2023
Guide to the best restaurants in Walthamstow

Restaurants in Walthamstow

An up-and-coming area on the outskirts of the city, Walthamstow has seen an influx of new inhabitants and redevelopment in the past couple of years and is poised to become the next big buzzy London neighbourhood. The dining scene is quickly following suit, with exciting new openings joining establis...
11 Oct 2023
Where to eat at London City Airport

Restaurants at London City Airport

Flying into most of London's airports means that you have to travel into the city but if you land at London City Airport you're immediately in the heart of London. Particularly popular with business travellers, you might be on a tight schedule when you're travelling through this airport but luckily...
15 Nov 2023
Where to eat at Gatwick Airport

Restaurants at Gatwick Airport

Airports can be a hectic and stressful environment, and finding a good place to eat can often be a challenge. With so many options and limited time available, it can be overwhelming to decide where to go and what to order. That's why we've put together this guide to help you navigate the food option...
12 Oct 2023