Contemporary Turkish restaurant in Shoreditch.
74 Luke Street, London EC2A 4PY
Kebabs, hard rock and more in Highbury.
156 Canonbury Road, London N1 2UP
Italian restaurant on Saville Row in Mayfair, relaunched in November 2015 under chef Francesco Mazzei, formerly of L'Anima.
20 Savile Row, London W1S 3PR
Basque grill in Marylebone from the team behind Donostia.
9 Seymour Place, London W1H 5BA
Masterchef winner Tim Anderson's Brixton restaurant specialises in southern Japanese food spiked with flavours from Brixton market
426 Coldharbour Lane, London SW9 8LF
Islington restaurant with a seasonal European menu created by Tom Oldroyd, the former Chef Director of the Polpo Group.
344 Upper Street, London N1 0PD
Haggerston restaurant serving up grilled meats and Middle Eastern mezze.
Arch 338, Acton Mews, London E8 4EA
Engawa's small but stylish dining room is located opposite the Ham Yard hotel in Soho. The menu includes a range of Japanese dishes from creative sushi and sashimi presentations to Kobe Teppanyaki. A tasting menu is served for dinner.
2 Ham Yard, London W1D 7DT
L'Amorosa is an Italian restaurant in Ravenscourt Park, Hammersmith, run by Andy Needham (the former head chef at Zafferano).
278 King Street, London W6 0SP
Japanese restaurant in Hammersmith.
210 King street, Hammersmith, London W6 0RA
The Tonkotsu team have opened a second ramen bar in the Hackney Arches, following their Soho restaurant. Reservation only for 6 and more.
Arch 334, 1a Dunston Street, London E8 4EB
The bar offers a daily changing wine list with a wide range of by-the-glass options. To soak up the wine, there are simple bar snacks like grilled cheese sandwiches, charcuterie, and cheese platters. Wine bottles can be purchased for take-away (at £10 off menu price).
193 Hackney Road, London E2 8JL
Koya's second site (next door to the original one) opens for breakfast through dinner.
50 Frith Street, London W1D 4SQ
Former mobile pizza oven has found a permanent home in Soho. Walk-ins only except for group bookings of more than 8 people.
11 Dean Street, London W1D 3RP
Family-run Italian restaurant with a well-known selection of Italian wines, operating since 1990.
28 Putney High Street, London SW15 1SQ
Small Soho restaurant serving three types of ramen - shio (salt), shoyu (soy sauce) and miso - along with some Japanese side dishes.
47 Rupert Street, London W1D 7PD
Modern British restaurant at the foot of the Millennium Bridge with views of the river and Tate Modern. The restaurant focuses on dishes and ingredients from owner Christian Butler's native Cornwall. There is an outdoor terrace which seats up to 40 people.
One Paul's Walk City London EC4V 3QH
Chinese restaurant with a focus on the cuisine from the Hubei (three gorges area) and Sichuan regions. There are private karaoke rooms for groups.
29 Goodge Street, London W1T 2PP
'Bistroquet' (bistro/bar) on Brick Lane serving traditional French cuisine such as braised snails, moules au roquefort or crêpe suzette.
45 Brick Lane, London E1 6PU
The Rum Kitchen bills itself a 'Caribbean inspired beach shack' restaurant and cocktail bar. A short menu of Jerk favourites is served Mon-Fri for dinner, and for both lunch and dinner on weekends.
6-8 All Saints Road, London W11 1HH
A. Wong services a dim sum menu at lunch time; at dinner, a la carte as well as an 8-course tasting menu designed as a journey through the distinct flavours of China. Closed Sundays and Monday lunch.
70 Wilton Road, London SW1V 1DE
Popular Punjabi grill in the East End with a no-charge BYO policy. Tayyabs often attracts long queues, a reservation (on the restaurant's website) can shorten the wait. Tayyabs was selected as the UK's Best Cheap Eat at the Observer Food Monthly Awards in October 2012.
83 Fieldgate Street, London E1 1JU
New dining concept in Holborn combining pizzas, cocktails and ping pong by the folks behind All Star Lanes.
121 Holborn, London EC1N 2TD
Modern British restaurant with Asian and Mediterranean influences, with dishes served for sharing.
15-16 Bradbury Street, London N16 8JN
Started as a pop-up in Hackney in 2011, the Bonnie Gull Seafood Shack serves British fish and seafood; take-away is also available.
21A Foley Street, London W1W 6DS
Long queues at dinner time attest to the popularity of this buzzy Persian restaurant in Westbourne Grove. Alounak operates a no-bookings and BYO policy, but keeps diners happy with freshly baked bread from the tandoor oven and a variety of grilled meats.
44 Westbourne Grove, London W2 5SH
Small Middle Eastern restaurant and bakery by a husband and wife team - Itamar Srulovich was head chef at Ottolenghi whilst his wife was the executive chef from Nopi.
25a Warren Street, London W1T 5LZ
Turkish restaurant in Camberwell known for its grilled meats and secret pickle sauce.
54 Camberwell Church Street, London, SE5 8QZ
Peruvian restaurant between Angel and Highbury, run by the former owners of the "Aji del mono" food stall in Camden town.
164 Essex Road, London N1 8LY
Modern Greek restaurant off Notting Hill Gate, featuring al fresco dining in its garden as well as a deli with Greek produce and spirits.
12-14 Hillgate Street, London W8 7SR
Contemporary café-bar and restaurant serving international food in the Roundhouse at Camden.
Roundhouse, Chalk Farm Road, London NW1 8EH
19 Numara Bos Cirrik 1 is an Anatolian restaurant. The centrepiece of the kitchen is a traditional open charcoal 'Ocakbasi' grill.
34 Stoke Newington Road, London N16 7XJ
Dim sum and other classic Cantonese dishes in this exuberantly decorated Chinese stalwart off Baker Street. Unlike at some of their rivals, bookings are taken for lunch and dinner
5 Glentworth Street, London NW1 5PG
From the owners of gastropub Anchor & Hope in Southwark, Great Queen Street is a British restaurant with a bar downstairs.
32 Great Queen Street, London WC2B 5AA
The Fox & Anchor is a traditional pub by Smithfield Market in Clerkenwell, where it has served local traders for years. It also houses six hotel rooms upstairs.
115 Charterhouse Square, London EC1M 6AA
The first of what is now a much-loved family of London pizza joints where "the pizza is made from slow-rising sourdough (minimum 20 hours) and is baked in a wood burning 'Tufae' brick oven made on site..." from francomanca.co.uk
4 Market Row, Electric Lane, London SW9 8LD
Small Japanese restaurant with a bunker style dining room. Food is a fusion of traditional izakaya style food combined with modern European influences.
22 Harcourt Street, London W1H 4HH
The Anchor & Hope offers a seasonal British menu that doesn't shy away from nose-to-tail eating. No reservations are taken from Monday to Saturday, so diners often have to queue for a table. A sister pub, Great Queen Street, is in Covent Garden.
36 The Cut, London SE1 8LP
The cafe at the front offers small savoury dishes (...) The restaurant at the rear specialises in more substantial dishes such as Wiener Schnitzel, Gulyas with Spätzle and Kaiserschmarren... from kipferl.co.uk
20 Camden Passage, London N1 8ED
Formerly Sushi of Shiori in Euston, The Shiori is an intimate Japanese restaurant serving Kaiseki cuisine, run by a former head chef of Umu. Sushi and sashimi sets are available at lunch; at dinner, two tasting menus are offered.
45 Moscow Road, London W2 4AH
Informal East End sibling of central London bistro Terroirs with the same focus on carefully sourced ingredients.
49 Columbia Road, London E2 7RG
Reminiscent of the artful informality of hip Brooklyn restaurants, Ducksoup in Soho was opened by chef Julian Biggs, together with Clare Lattin and Rory McCoy, all of whom previously worked with Mark Hix
41 Dean Street, London W1D 4PY