Restaurants in England
Hix Oyster & Chop House sits not far from London’s historic meat market, Smithfield. Originally a sausage factory, the Islington restaurant features wooden floors, a marble oyster bar, and tiled walls.
Specializes in fresh, locally sourced products, such as venison and goat cheese.
Now open in its new location on Bethnal Green Road, fun and funky Story Deli remains one of London’s top spots for flavorful, inventive pizza.
The Islington location of this seven-brasserie Indian food chain has an outdoor food court and an interior with eye-catching murals by tribal artists. As with other Masala Zone eateries, the decor is contemporary with a warm, earthy color palette and plenty of art.
Tucked away inside a multilevel townhouse just off Sloane Square, this haute Indian restaurant has an unassuming location that belies its Michelin one-starred status.
The first United Kingdom-based Vietnamese tea and coffee supplier, Ca Phe VN is open every Saturday at Hackney’s Broadway Market.
Casual (order from the bar) but with a sophisticated menu, this gastropub serves both posh and humble locals alike.
This staple of the Notting Hill scene is not only a bookshop specializing in—yes you’ve guessed it—cookbooks; it’s also a small café that road-tests recipes for lucky diners.
This northern-European eatery recommends that you enjoy three dishes from their savory smorgasbord for a light lunch; if you’re famished, it’s better to heap your plate with five options.
The Persian dishes at this lovely café are made with fresh and locally sourced ingredients.
This excellent Italian restaurant chain has an especially pleasant branch hidden behind Oxford Street in pretty St. Christopher’s Place. Just a two-minute walk from Bond Street and Selfridges, this spot is an ideal shopper’s refuge.
Fans of French cooking will love this quirky restaurant nestled in the heart of the City of London. Choose from mouthwatering, generously sized menu items like crab profiteroles and pork escalope, and enjoy a free opera performance on Thursday and Saturday evenings.