London hasn't always been known to be a foodie capital, but the restaurant scene has drastically improved since those days and now offers some of the most exciting dining experiences in the world.

Exploring different cuisines and restaurants around the city is one of my favourite things to do. If it's something you enjoy too, have a look at the reviews I've written below of restaurants, pop ups, cafés and bars around London. I also review restaurants on Zomato.

They are categorised, labelled by cuisine.
Happy eating!


French, Italian, Spanish and similar
l'Atelier de Joel Robuchon :: French
Polpo :: Italian tapas, Venetian
Acciuga :: Italian
Franco Manca :: Italian, pizza
Al Forno :: Italian, pizza
Jamie's Italian :: Italian
La Petite Maison :: French
Côte :: French
Léon de Bruxelles :: Belgian, mussels
Dehesa :: Spanish, tapas
Pix :: Tapas style finger food

Sticks 'N' Sushi :: Japanese, fusion
Sushi Samba :: Japanese/South American fusion
Sake No Hana :: Japanese
Dishoom @ King's Cross :: Indian
Phat Phuc Noodle Bar :: Vietnamese
Kintan :: Japanese BBQ
Kanada-Ya Ramen Bar :: Japanese, ramen
Kurobuta :: Japanese fusion
Ippudo :: Japanese, ramen
Japanese Journey @ London Restaurant Festival :: selection of Japanese/fusion restaurants
Raw @ La Suite West :: vegan, raw, mixed
Abeno :: Japanese, okonomiyaki
Dishoom :: Indian (brunch review)
Pacata :: Asian fusion
Flesh & Buns :: Asian fusion
Bibimbap :: Korean
Koba :: Korean, BBQ
Yauacha (and their lunch menu) :: Chinese, Dim Sum
Royal China :: Chinese, Dim Sum
Shoryu :: Japanese, ramen
Tonkotsu :: Japanese, ramen
Bone Daddies :: Japanese, ramen
Tosa :: Japanese
Suda :: Thai
Busaba Eathai :: Thai
Pho :: Vietnamese

Burgers & similar
Honest Burgers :: Burgers
Tommi's Burger Joint :: Burgers
Smack Lobster Deli :: Lobster rolls
Shake Shack :: Burgers
Patty & Bun :: Burgers
Burger & Lobster :: Burgers and lobsters, funnily enough.

American, British, Australian & mixed
The Grill on The Market :: British, mixed
Kopapa :: Maori, mixed
Smack Lobster Deli :: Lobster rolls
Goat :: American, mixed
Pont St. :: Modern European
The Alchemist :: mixed cuisine, finger food
Après London :: finger food, mix cuisine
The Shed :: British
The Breakfast Club :: American, British
Bill's :: British
Ronnie's Bar :: British, mixed
Moosh :: British, mixed
Granger & Co. :: Australian

Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Mexican and other
Señor Ceviche :: Peruvian
Nopi :: Middle Eastern, Mediterranean
Raoul's :: Mediterranean, mixed
Yalla Yalla :: Lebanese
Comptoir Libanais :: Lebanese
The Rum Kitchen :: Caribbean
Mazi :: Greek
The Real Greek :: Greek
Cantina Laredo :: Mexican
Archipelago :: Exotic meats

Pop ups, food festivals & markets:
Ceru :: Levantine cuisine pop up
The Little Yellow Door :: a unique pop up in Notting Hill
Winter Festival @ Southbank :: Christmas food and stalls market
The Colour Palette by The Art of Dining :: a unique dining experience
Tacutacu :: Latin American
The Full English :: British
When Mac Met Cheese :: Mac & Cheese!
We Feast @ Tobacco Dock :: street food festival
Street Eat @ Carnaby Street :: street food festival
Kerb Street Food : street food festival
Hawker House Street Feast :: street food festival
Real Food Festival @ Southbank :: street food festival
Borough Market: food market

The Alchemist
The Sampler (wine tasting)
Après London
The Rum Kitchen
Ronnie's Bar

Said Chocolate :: chocolate & café
Snowflake Gelato :: gelato
Gelupo :: gelato
Chin Chin Labs :: nitrogen ice cream
Snog :: frozen yogurt
Yumchaa :: specialising in tea
Raoul's :: café
Moosh :: café
Crêpeaffair :: crêpes