Food and drink guide in London

Restaurants in the city centre
  • English food... you have to try Full English Breakfast and tradional Fish and chips
  • Full English Breakfast
  • Turkish food
    • If you are somewhere close to Southbank centre or Tate Gallery visit Turkish restaurant Tas. There is lovely garden and food is great. Find more info on
    • Sofra (
  • Vegetarian restaurant close to Covert Garden: Food for Thought (
  • Wagamamma restaurant: asian food. They have branches all over the London. Check their website
  • Ecco/Icco: pizza, salads, panini... Italian food... good value for money. Close to Oxford street (46 Goodge St). Good stop when shopping in the centre.
  • There are many "Eat All You Can" restaurants around Oxford street, Leicester square and Soho. It is mostly asian food of medium quality. Lunch will cost you around £7.

Take away food and coffee
  • Try Pret-a-Manger, Eat, Starbucks, Nero or Coffee Republic. You will their branches everywhere. You can buy there sandwiches, soups, coffee, tea etc.
    Typical Turkish tea-rooms can be found on Brick Lane close to Liverpool Street tube staion.

Indian food (curry)
    Indian food
  • Brick Lane (Banglatown) is a place, close to Liverpool Street tube station and Spitalfields Market, famous for its high concentration of Indian restaurant.
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Japanese food and Chinese food
  • Japanese food
  • sushi
    • Sushi restaurants... we recommend: Japan Centre (, it's close to Piccadilly circus. You can buy there some great sushi for really good prices and then eat it in the Hyde Park (10 mins walk). You can also buy sushi in Itsu restaurants ( or in Wasabi (
    • Great Japanese restaurant is Akari ( It's 15 mins walk from Angel tube station.
  • Chinese food
    • Try crispy duckin Soho Chinese restaurants.
    • Royal China restaurant: more info here

British cuisine
  • Visiting London you have to eat in one of those old English pubs. Try traditional British food like fish and chips, sausages and mash, Sunday roast, shepherds' pie, pie and mash with parsley liquor.
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  • Our recommendation: if you visit Sunday Spitalfields Market, go to Brick Lane and visit Beigel Bake ( their website). You have to try their bagel with salt beef.
  • Try Full English Breakfast and Fish and chips at West End Kitchen ( at The Stockpot (
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Brunch is a meal eaten in the middle of the morning, in between the normal time of breakfast and the normal time of lunch, as a substitute for both of these meals. We recommend Caravan Restaurant & Bar close to Chancery Lane (

Tea at five... where to go?Traditional old London pubs
Where can you find them? Check this website

Vegetarian food
Restaurant discounts can be found on

Updated on 06/2012.

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