Every car park, rooftop and towpath at the more trendy end of London is filling up fast with food trucks, fancy cocktails and, if you're lucky, the odd art installation. Red Market, one of London's first pop-up street food markets (est. 2011) has now reopened for another season of alfresco revelry. Food this year includes tandoor-cooked rotis from the head chef of Whitechapel Punjabi restaurant Tayyabs and pizzas from Voodoo Ray's in Dalston. There will also be cocktails, DJ sets and a fake beach. What more could you wish for in the capital? Good weather, perhaps?
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288-299 Old St, EC1V 9DP. Open Wed-Sat, 5pm-midnight.
Chinese Cricket Club Restaurant
This Chinese restaurant in the Crowne Plaza Hotel is well located for the City as well as the nearby attractions of the Tate Modern and St Paul's Cathedral. The menu focuses on (spicy) Sichuan cooking but takes in dishes such as tiger prawns with Shanghai noodles, Hunanese lamb and Beijing-style crispy duck, as well as a range of Cantonese dim sum. A range of set menus are offered too for £17.50, along with a chef's tasting menu (£45).