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Towpath Cafe, London

canal cafe

A little gem, tucked away on Regent’s Canal between De Beauvoir and Kingsland Road




Open from morning till early evening: Home made jam and blueberry pancakes to start the day


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Early lunch: Mini parmaham sandwich and quiche fresh from the oven

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Late lunch: Chickpea stew and baked artichoke


london canal

The creation of Lori De Mori, a food lover and writer. A perfect place to spend a sunny day and be surprised by what will be added next to the menu


Towpath Cafe

Regent’s Canal

between Whitmore Bridge & Kingsland Road Bridge

London, N1 5SB

The Company Shed, Mersea Island

The Company Shed: a fishmonger and simple restaurant located on Mersea Island, which is famed for its native oysters and excellent fish

seafood london bar

The concept is simple, bring your own bread, condiments and drink and enjoy the delightful seafood on offer

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Seafood platter and oysters grown by the owner’s family, who have been cultivating oysters since the mid 1700s

baked oysters scallops chorizo

Razor clams with chorizo, seared scallops and baked mussels with herbs breadcrumbs



No reservations are taken, eating with your hands is encouraged and don’t forget to bring your favourite white

london seaside

Mersea Island is located off the coast of Essex and has a thriving fishing industry. The island is joined to the mainland by a causeway and can be reached from London in approximately one hour


The Company Shed

129 Coast Road, West Mersea


Essex CO5 8PA

+44 (0)1206 382 700


Zucca, London

italian restaurant london bridge

Modern Italian on  Bermondsey Street, South London. Not far from the Maltby Street market

focaccia italian onion restaurant

Selection of bread, lovely foccacia

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Burrata with pappa al pomodoro

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Zucca fritti


fish carpaccio

Sea bass carpaccio

fresh pasta mint sauce zucchini

Strozzapreti with zucchini

bermondsey street

Excellent wine list with focus on Piedmont / Northern Italy



184 Bermondsey Street

London, SE1 3TQ

+44 (0)20 7378 6809

Sushi Tetsu, London

jerusalem passage clerkenwell

Sushi Tetsu, small and delightful: Jerusalem Passage, Clerkenwell

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Takahashi (a.k.a. Tetsu), the master and Harumi, his lovely wife

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Sashimi to start

o toro the best sushi in london

Prawn, razor clam, sea bream

blow torch sushi

Blow torch meets o-toro

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Turbot, o-toro, snow crab

nobu london takahashi

Tuna, uni

unagi roll saba

Mackerel, eel handroll, tamago


Sushi Tetsu

12 Jerusalem Passage

London, EC1V 4JP

+44 (0)20 3217 0090

Oriental Canteen, London

oriental canteen chinese South Kensington

Just around the corner of South Kensington tube station

oriental canteen south kensington duck

Roast duck, char siu pork and others usual suspects hanging in the window

oriental canteen south kensington chinese

The simple dining room

char siu pork roast duck on rice

This is not the place to be experimental: stick with ‘roast duck & bbq pork on rice’


Oriental Canteen

2 Exhibition Road

London, SW7 2HF

+44 (0)20 7581 8831

Morito, London

morito exmouth market

Sam & Sam strike again, Morito on Exmouth Market

morito exmouth market bar

Iberian bar counter, dos cervezas por favormorito exmouth market tapas

Venison fillet with piquillos, octopus salad and rabbit stew with chanterelle

morito exmouth market spices

Chili flakes and spices

morito restaurant exmouth market croquetas

Croquetas, butifarra sausage with white beans and aioli, quail eggs and jamon montaditos. To finish: vanilla ice cream with espresso



32 Exmouth Market

London, EC1R 4QL

+44 (0)20 7278 7007

Steve Hatt, London

steve hatt london fishmonger

Islington’s local fishmonger

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Daily catch

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The experts

steve hatt london live langoustines

Live langoustines


Steve Hatt

88-90 Essex Road

London, N1 8LU

+44 (0)20 7226 3963

The Ginger Pig, London

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The Ginger Pig Butchers & Charcuterie off Marylebone Highstreet

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Selection of rare breeds from the Yorkshire Moors

the ginger pig butchers marylebone highstreet sirloin roast beef

Sirloin cut, perfect for roast beef


The Ginger Pig

8-10 Moxon Street

London, W1U 4EW

+44 (0)20 7935 7788

Sushi-Hiro, London

sushi hiro london restaurant

Sushi-Hiro opposite Ealing Common tube station

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Prawn sushi

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The chef’s special

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The sushi counter


Sushi-Hiro [NOW CLOSED]

1 Station Parade

London, W5 3LD

+44 (0)20 8896 3175

Moro, London

moro restaurant london clerkenwell

Exmouth market, Clerkenwell

moro restaurant tapas

Freshly baked bread, grilled chorizo, babaganoush, pimientos de padron, sardinas, spiced chickpeas and jamon iberico

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The manager



34-36 Exmouth Market

London, EC1R 4QE

+44 (0)20 7833 8336

69 Colebrook Row, London

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69 Colebrooke Row

69 Colebrooke Row

London, N1 8AA

+44 (0) 7540528593

St John, London

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Dining room

st john langustines

Roasted bone marrow, smoked eel, langoustines

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Fergus Henderson, proprietor of St John


St John Restaurant

26 St. John Street

London, EC1M 4AY

+44 (0)20 72510848