As we get closer to revealing our relaunch of the 100 best restaurants in London, find out which spot has bagged number three in our countdown…
Slow-braised octopus, fluffy, blistered breads and smoky chicken msachen; this is north African-inspired Israeli food worth selling a camel for. We thought the Palomar couldn’t be beaten, but the second restaurant from the same team is groundbreaking. There’s room for just 24 bums on seats and no reservations, making it all the more desirable. At least Neal’s Yard is a nice enough space in which to salivate. And once you’re inside, you can order pastry cigars and feel like absolute champs. What a time to be alive.
Read our full review of The Barbary and come back tomorrow for London’s second best restaurant. Here's what came in at number four.