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Aug 11th, 2018, 06:36 AM
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London Restaurant and Eating Recommendations Requested

We're off to London just after the equinox. In order to continue my tradition of hyper-planning, I am working on researching which restaurants to seek out. We like everything from street food to ethnic to multistar places, except no tasting menus. All ideas are welcome.
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Aug 11th, 2018, 07:12 AM
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No idea what your budget is but here are a few that I like
The Wolseley
Brasserie Zedel
Palomar is excellent but it is alot of small dishes that you need to & should order lots of, really good
Bibendum
Galvin at Windows
Berners Tavern
Ledbury
The Ivy
Le Gavroche
Petrus
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Aug 11th, 2018, 08:30 AM
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Budget: Prefer (without drinks or wine) up to 50-60 per person, would consider one meal up to 100+ per person, no objection to under 20 per, all in .
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Aug 11th, 2018, 09:10 AM
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Sooo many:

Italian
Campagne + Jones
Ciao Italia
Chichettis
La Brasseria Milanese (Marylebone)

Indian/Pakistani
Lahore Kebab House
Tayyabs

Chinese
Gerards Corner

Fish and Chips
Olivers (Haverstock Hill)
Deep Blue

Chicken
Cookhouse Joes

Tea/Scones
Fortnum & Mason
Cafe Concerto (reasonably priced)
Sketch

Ok - now I am hungry!
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Aug 11th, 2018, 11:39 AM
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Any particular area in London? do you want to have dinner close to your hotel? When - September of March? Some places you'd need to book way in advance.
Love The Palomar.
The Wolseley
Honey & Co for Middle Eastern food or Nopi
Berners Tavern
Core by Clare Smyth - fabulous but stretching your budget. 95 for 4-course lunch menu.
Thrishna or Gymkana for Indian
Caldesi, Marylebone Lane, for italian food
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Aug 11th, 2018, 05:41 PM
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If interested in South African cusine try the BBAR next to Rubens at the Palace
One of my favorites.
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Aug 12th, 2018, 08:16 AM
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I ate in a bunch of excellent restaurants in London in June. For descriptions, you can refer to my trip report:

A week of Chelsea mornings: Nikki's trip to London

I especially recommend Scully St. James’s as excellent creative cookery.
Medlar in Chelsea.
Merchants Tavern in Shoreditch
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Aug 12th, 2018, 04:47 PM
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Thanks. Also liked Nikki's TR. I will make one also. Looking up all suggested restaurants so far. It turns out we'll be staying near Earl's Court (excellent connection to/from Heathrow), so good tube and bus connections also.

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Aug 12th, 2018, 05:02 PM
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Near the V&A Museum a wonderful little Italian eatery called Orsini. We also liked The Cote chain.
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Aug 13th, 2018, 12:44 AM
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For street food check out yumbun.
Yum Bun - Soft steamed buns

They have a stand at Spitalfields Market and another at Giant Robot (the only two I have been to - they have others.)
Giant Robot is worth checking out if you are willing to go to Canary Wharf - for yumbuns and other street food.
https://www.streetfeast.com/visit-us/giant-robot/

The other thing I crave are the donuts at Bread Ahead in Borough Market.
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Aug 13th, 2018, 03:51 AM
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Don’t remember if ity meets your budget criteria but there’s always Gordon Ramsey’s in Chelsey, a three star restaurant. You can’t go wrong. The service is the best and the food is superb.
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Aug 13th, 2018, 05:32 AM
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In Chelsea, we had an outstanding meal at Elystan Street recommended by friends who live in London. Beautifully prepared, creative dishes. Reservations essential.
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