When you find yourself in London just for a few days, you would be tempted to get your hands on the best delicacies that the city has to offer. We have sorted you with the top 10 places to eat in London, however, not all the places on our list may be easily accessible from where you may be put up. Here’s our guide to finding the best grub in London, based on the popular neighbourhoods around the city so that you can have a wonderful culinary experience irrespective of where you are – be it East, West, North, South or Central.
Here’s a compilation of our favorite restaurants around neighbourhoods in South London:
1. London Bridge
If you’re around London Bridge then head to Borough Market to discover some fun culinary variety. Your best bet is going to be Padella, the restaurant known to serve the best pasta in the city but if you are looking for an alternative, we recommend you check out Tapas Brindisa for some Spanish Tapa treats!
The Begging Bowl on Bellenden Road in Peckham is the place to go for delicious Thai flavours paired with an essence of rich Thai & Budhhist culture. The Begging Bowl is a reference to the vessel used by Buddhist monks in Thailand in a daily morning ritual where people come out on the streets to donate food and earn merit. They have plenty of vegetarian, vegan and gluten free options as well. Make a reservation or prepare to arrive early as the place tends to get quite packed up in the evenings.
On Atlantic Road in Brixton you can find this quaint restaurant called Kricket serving Indian inspired cooking repackaged as elegant meals that are perfect for sharing with friends and
Family. If you’re looking for something less elaborate but a delicious meal nonetheless, head over to Franco Manca in Market Row for the best Sourdough pizza of your life!
Visit Michelin starred restaurant Trinity in the heart of Clapham Old Town for a memorable gastronomical experience brought to you by celebrity chef Adam Byatt. Serving delectable British cuisine, Trinity has a lunch and a dinner menu, as well as a separate vegetarian menu. They can also prepare a vegan menu upon pre-request. They have a second space, right above Trinity, called Upstairs which offers casual dining for those who prefer something more laid back, or a special space for private functions.
If you are looking to grab some quick bites, check out Roti Joupa on Clapham High Street which serves pocket friendly Carribean fare.
Cyprus Mangal in the heart of Pimlico serves you classic & modern interpretations of Turkish cuisine. Their warm and welcoming atmosphere will make your dining experience an enjoyable one, whereas their nominal prices will not break the bank.
If you want to transport yourself to Italy just for a meal, then visit Al Forno on Kings Road in Wimbledon. Authentic Italian flavours and authentic Italian atmosphere complete with a wood over, bustling environment and friendly staff. Cost for two is £35 on an average making it a reasonable choice when looking for good Italian food.
Splurge on all day breakfast menu at The Breakfast Club in Battersea Rise, treating yourself to classic American pancakes and fry-ups. This popular place is frequented by locals, and this place not only prides itself on being good at what they do, but also in being good to the world by contributing to an ever growing list of charities. Enjoy a meal for two at about £40 and rest assured that your money is being truly well spent.