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Places to eat in London

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whostolethesocks Thu 17-Dec-15 17:20:53

Who can suggest some nice places to eat in London for me and OH? I'm looking for a nice (but not mega expensive) restaurant in central London and maybe somewhere nice/a bit different for afternoon tea. Thanks!

dingit Thu 17-Dec-15 17:24:26

I booked the criterion at Piccadilly via Amazon local, and it was fabulous.

hesterton Thu 17-Dec-15 17:25:42

Sanderson Hotel Mad Hatter's tea is fun.

Twinkie1 Thu 17-Dec-15 17:26:39

Clos Maggiore in Covent Garden is amazing and not £££.

Onsera3 Thu 17-Dec-15 17:26:42

Clos Maggiore is really romantic for a couple. Not sure if that is too pricey for what you had in mind?

whostolethesocks Thu 17-Dec-15 17:37:36

I tried to book Clos Maggiore and it was already fully booked for when we are there :-(

EldonAve Thu 17-Dec-15 17:44:49

Mad Hatters afternoon tea is good fun and yummy

PseudoBadger Thu 17-Dec-15 18:05:17

Gauthier Soho

TomHaverford Thu 17-Dec-15 19:54:19

Angler in Liverpool St. It's fantastic!

LittleBearPad Thu 17-Dec-15 20:13:54

Pret a portea at the Berkeley is good. We had lovely afternoon tea at the Connaught as well. Browns and the Ritz I wasn't so struck by. The Ritz is just too touristy.

I like Bam-bou on Charlotte Street and Cafe des Amis always used to be good in Covent Garden. Hix is also great (drank far too many martinis in one grin)

NeedsAMousekatool Thu 17-Dec-15 20:14:45

Set lunch in Gauthier Soho, fantastic value

PseudoBadger Thu 17-Dec-15 21:04:05

Needs isn't it! We go for the 3 course lunch with 2 glasses of wine and 1 of champagne for £40, such value for a Michelin star, great service and extras throughout. He's a bloody nice guy too.

whostolethesocks Fri 18-Dec-15 06:33:35

Damm! I've just tried to book Gauthier for lunch and there's no availability for when we are in London. Thanks for the recommendations though - it looked great! :-(

Snazapoo Fri 18-Dec-15 06:38:37

Arbutus in Soho is great value and beautiful food. Their set menu is £25 which I think is excellent value.

For something a bit different you could try Yautcha for modern dim sum. It's stunning.

Chelsea26 Fri 18-Dec-15 06:44:02

Berners tavern is lovely but might be a bit expensive - (worth it for the macaroni cheese though!) otherwise Pulpo is good (tapas) or Jin juu (Korean). If you go to Jin juu try to get a reservation in cahoots-london.com/ afterwards for cocktails - it's brilliant!

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