Restaurants

Top Choice Fish & Chips in North London

Hook Camden Town

In addition to working entirely with sustainable small fisheries and local suppliers, Hook makes all its sauces on-site and wraps its fish in recycled materials, supplying diners with extraordinarily fine-tasting mo…
Top Choice British in Greenwich & South London

Trinity

Named after the nearby church and holder of a Michelin star, Adam Byatt’s good-looking Clapham Old Town restaurant is a light and delectable spot near the common. Service, attentive and unobtrusive, delivers a stron…
Top Choice British in The West End

Claridge's Foyer & Reading Room

Extend that pinkie finger to partake in afternoon tea within the classic art deco foyer and Reading Room of this landmark hotel, where the gentle clink of fine porcelain and champagne glasses could be a defining mem…
Top Choice British in Greenwich & South London

Rivington Grill

This younger sister of the trendy bar and grill in Hoxton is every bit as stylish, with seating on two levels overlooking a lovely long bar. The seasonally adjusted menu is totally British, with chicken pie, lamb ch…
British in Greenwich & South London

Pharmacy 2

Located within Damien Hirst’s Newport Street Gallery, this restaurant is most notable for its amazing pill-inspired decor. The original Pharmacy in Notting Hill was madly popular in its late '90s heyday, and while t…
British in The West End

Rules

Established in 1798, this posh and very British establishment lays claim to being London’s oldest restaurant. The menu is inevitably meat-oriented – Rules specialises in classic game cookery, serving up tens of thou…
Fish & Chips in Richmond, Kew & Hampton Court

Pier 1

The ambience at this fish and chip restaurant is a stylish cut above the rest and the fish – fried or grilled – is delightfully succulent. The fish, served with chips, tartare sauce and a small dish of mushy peas, c…
British in The West End

Great Queen Street

The menu at one of Covent Garden's best places to eat is seasonal (and changes daily), with an emphasis on quality, hearty dishes and fine ingredients – there are always delicious stews, roasts and simple fish dishe…
Fish & Chips in West London

Kerbisher & Malt

Peacock-blue-fronted Kerbisher & Malt serves up sustainably sourced, delectable, battered or grilled coley, haddock, pollock, cod and plaice that has made waves. Served in a box to go, the value coley and chips …
British in The West End

Battersea Pie Station

Just what Covent Garden needs, this small, white-tiled cafe has a terrific choice of pies (baby or big) to satisfy all levels of hunger, from careful nibblers to voracious teens. Meat is all free-range, flavours are…