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Bistrotheque

www.bistrotheque.com

23-27 Wadeson Street
London, England E2 9DR
+44 (020) 8983-7900


The only thing that out-cools the chic, artsy crowd here is the live performances. The resident pianist plays top hits during brunch, while cabaret singers keep the dinner crowds entertained.
 

CHEYNE WALK BRASSERIE

www.cheynewalkbrasserie.com

50 Cheyne Walk
Chelsea, London SW3 5LR
+44 (020) 7376-8787


Cozy French bistro in Chelsea with Provençal-inspired food. Have a drink at the bar upstairs and enjoy the incredible view of the Thames River and the Albert Bridge.
 

J. SHEEKEY

www.j-sheekey.co.uk

32-34 Saint Martin’s Court
WC2N 4AL
+44 (020) 7240-2565


Seafood is the specialty at this Soho restaurant minutes from the West End’s Theater district. Drop in for fresh oysters before or after seeing a play.
 

LEMONIA

www.lemonia.co.uk

89 Regents Park Road
London, NW1 8UY
+44 (020) 7586-7454


A delicious Greek restaurant, Lemonia is the perfect place for lunch with a few friends. Order the grilled fish.
 

MORELLI’S GELATO

www.morellisgelato.com

Harrod’s (ground floor)
87–135 Brompton Road
Knightsbridge
London, SW1X 7XL
+44 (020) 7893-8959


This classic ice cream parlor has been in business since 1907. Try the rose and white chocolate flavor.
 

 

MRS. KIBBLE’S OLDE SWEET SHOPPE

www.mrskibbles.co.uk

57a Brewer Street
London W1F 9U
+44 (020) 7734-6633


Take a trip back in time at this old-fashioned candy store. The toffee crumble is an all-time favorite.
 

PAUL A. YOUNG FINE CHOCOLATES

www.paulayoung.co.uk

33 Camden Passage

London, England N1 8EA

+44 (020) 7424-5750


The boxes of chocolates here make great hostess gifts. Don’t miss the award-winning sea salted caramel.
 

PITT CUE

www.pittcue.co.uk

1 Newburgh Street

London, England W1F 7RB

+44 (020) 7287-5578


The barbecue here is good. Very, very good. They don’t take reservations, so arrive early. Try the bizarre but wonderful drink called the Pickle Back.
 

SAN LORENZO

www.sanlorenzolondon.co.uk

22 Beauchamp Place
London SW3 1RE
+44 (020) 7584-1074


This Italian trattoria has been a jetset favorite since the Sixties. Princess Diana lunched here almost everyday.
 

THE CAPRICE

www.le-caprice.co.uk

Arlington House
25 Arlington Street
London SW1A 1RJ
+44 (020) 7629-2239


Le Caprice can always be counted on for great people-watching, and they recently opened a New York outpost at the Pierre.
 

THE WOLSELEY

www.thewolseley.com

160 Piccadilly
London W1J 9EB
+44 (020) 7499-6996


This Mayfair cafe serves a classic English breakfast complete with baked beans and black pudding.
 

VEERASWAMY

www.veeraswamy.com

Mezzanine Floor, Victory House
99 Regent Street, London W1B 4RS
+44 (020) 7734-1401


This opulent Indian restaurant — the oldest in the UK — serves beautifully prepared Indian dishes. Their kulfi (pistachio ice cream) is divine.
 

YAUATCHA

www.yauatcha.com

15 Broadwick Street
Soho, London, W1F 0DL
+44 (020) 7494-8888


Popular Michelin-starred dim sum spot with terrific Chinese food, modern decor and a festive atmosphere.