All of the stories—and, of course, the must-visit restaurants, design shops, outdoor markets, and café corners—you need to get lost in the city, even if you’re just sitting at your desk.
33 must-go restaurants, bookshops, cheesemongers, and more—from Aleksandra Crapanzano, the award-winning author who literally wrote the (cook)book on London.
How to do London's most famous market—including the times to avoid the crowds.
There's so much more to London than fish and chips. You know that, but what dish defines how Londoners are eating now? We asked leaders in the London food scene that exact question. Their picks—and recipes so you can bring London on home—are below. Click the boxes to read more:
Food52 Editor Nikkitha Bakshani writes about how Fortnum & Mason taught her that drinking tea, as an Indian, will always be political.
How the kitchen became a place of refuge for the women behind the Matatu Kitchen.
Take notes: Here are the five design shops on Columbia Road that you can't miss—including this stunner, above.
Poles are the largest group of foreign citizens in the United Kingdom—but the number of Polish restaurants in the country does not reflect this. We highlight 5 of the great ones, and what to order. And cookbook author and London native Anna Jones shares some of her favorite spots for lazy breakfasts and coffee breaks.
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Less than two hours from London, you'll find two beach towns full of cockles, chips, and nearly poetic landscapes. Here's how to eat your way through them.
We wanted know your favorite places to eat, or park benches to sit on, or favorite corners of the city. This is what you said. (Psst: Is your favorite spot on the map? You can add it!)
All of our picks, in one place: We collected every restaurant, market, and shop mentioned on this page.
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