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The Love London Awards are open – vote now for your favourite local spots

James Manning

In 2016 we asked our readers around the world to vote for the businesses they love in their city: the coolest bar in town, a music venue pulling in the hottest new talent or an amazing restaurant that everyone needs to know about. Now we’re doing it all again. Voting is open for the Time Out Love London Awards 2018, and these are the categories.

London’s most loved local…


Brunch spot

Coffee place

Late-night spot

Place to drink in the sun


Music venue




LGBTQ hangout

Culture spot

Voting is simple and quick, and you can nominate a favourite venue in all 12 categories. Show some love for your local heroes and vote now at

Our 2016 winners included…

London’s most loved pub: The Alma, N1.

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You said:

‘Amazing staff, great beer and an incredible atmosphere. I love this place.’ Kieran O
‘A wonderfully quirky local with friendly staff and a good selection of beers.’ Lee S
‘Love everything about it. Great live music, amazing food, comfy atmosphere, really kind staff and dog-friendly.’ Irina P

They said: ‘Being Time Out’s pub of the year is the most precious pub award out there.’

London’s most loved café: Highness Café & Tearoom, N5.

You said:

‘I’m addicted to their chocolate cake! So moist!’ Nadia C
‘Delicious cakes, really friendly service – a home away from home.’ Lindsay I
‘The cakes are amazing and the staff are so friendly. A jewel in north London.’ Matt M

They said: ‘Winning brought us new customers from far beyond our neighbourhood in Highbury.’

London’s most loved restaurant: Yard Sale Pizza, E5.

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You said:

‘The best damn pizza I have ever eaten.’ Iggy B
‘Absolutely delicious pizzas, great, friendly service and exciting specials.’ Marie M
‘All my friends are obsessed with the TSB pizza. Good value, good vibes – highly recommended!’ Francesca W

They said:

‘The Love Awards opened us up to a wider audience than our loyal locals. We’re extending our neighbourhood pizza love by opening our fourth store this month.’

Vote now and shout about the places that make our city great.

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