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The 50 Best Pubs in London

The 50 Best Pubs in London

London is perhaps the perfect pub city. There’s a boozer for almost every kind of person – even the non-drinkers among us – and they’re a vital part of the capital’s lifeblood. They provide community, entertainment and culture, and not only help us navigate our way around town but give us a place to stop, sit and enjoy the city.  There are roughly 3,500 pubs in London. That might be a shocking 25 percent less than there were two decades ago, but it’s still a fair amount of options when it comes to choosing a place to meet your mates, go on a date, or rock up for a solo drink and have some much-treasured alone time. We’ve tried and tested inns, taverns and pubs across the city to bring you a list of the very finest. Welcome to London’s Top 50 Pubs. Make ours a pint.    RECOMMENDED: Enjoy a cocktail or three at London's best bars.

The best restaurants in Shoreditch

The best restaurants in Shoreditch

Shoreditch is a dining destination for hipsters, tourists and City workers alike, so it’s no wonder that there are restaurants of all cuisines and price ranges in the area. But which of the many options deserve your time and money? Let us tell you! Our list of the best restaurants in Shoreditch only features places that we know will hit the spot, from Michelin-starred favourites best visited on expenses to stellar street-food joints. Go east! RECOMMENDED: The best bars, pubs and rooftops in Shoreditch.

The best restaurants in Hackney

The best restaurants in Hackney

Head to Hackney and you've got an exciting evening of dining ahead of you: some of the city's boldest chefs have set up shop in this rapidly-gentrifying patch of east London. High-end restaurants sit alongside oh-so-edgy brunch spots, inviting gastropubs and long-established local eateries. Whatever you're after, you'll find it here: as long as it's not Pizza Express. Here are some standout restaurants for your consideration – in Shoreditch, Dalston, Hoxton, Hackney Wick and the many other suburbs that make up this fast-changing London borough. Go east(ish) and eat. Recommended: Here are London's very best restaurants

Every Michelin star restaurant in London for 2023

Every Michelin star restaurant in London for 2023

The yearly unveiling of the Michelin Guide’s ‘Great Britain and Ireland’ edition is always big news in the UK food-nerd world. For very good reason, too – London is one of the top-ranked cities in the world for fine dining. And it’s got plenty of those coveted stars. Newcomers on this year’s list include Luca in Clerkenwell and Taku in Mayfair. The 2023 list also sees Hotel Café Royal and The Ledbury scoring two sparkling stars, but there were no new three stars awarded. They join plenty more places that also appear in our meticulously compiled list of the best restaurants in London. While Michelin’s expertise on expensive, upmarket restaurants is well known, the Michelin Guide has been criticised for its lack of relevance to ordinary diners. Conspicuous by their absence yet again are London’s more affordable places to eat. Still, if you’re feeling flush, read on to find all London restaurants with a Michelin star (or two, or three). RECOMMENDED: The best restaurants in London. 

London's best greasy spoon cafés

London's best greasy spoon cafés

The mighty greasy spoon. These are the traditional cafés where formica tables, full English breakfasts and builder's tea reign supreme. The mostly family-run joints offer a welcome warmer than the toast while faded 'celebrity' photos line the walls, and we love them for it. Alas, they're a dying breed in London these days, so we've decided to celebrate the finest caffs in the capital. Long live the greasy spoon! RECOMMENDED: These are the best brunches in London. 

London’s best restaurants for breakfast

London’s best restaurants for breakfast

Breakfast is truly the most important meal of the day, and luckily for London, the city caters to every possible whim. These days, London isn’t just home to the fry-up, but the smashed avocado and eggs on toast, the shakshuka and many more besides. In fact, London genuinely might be the best place to eat breakfast in the entire world. Whether you’re the kind of person who favours a posh restaurant over a greasy spoon, or who champions a caff over a swanky hotel, we’ve rounded up the ultimate list. From morning mezza to croissants and udon noodle bowls – it’s all here. RECOMMENDED: Breakfast’s a little too early for you? Try one of London’s best brunches instead.

The best new restaurants in London

The best new restaurants in London

Every week, a frankly stupid amount of brilliant new restaurants, cafés and street food joints arrive in London. Which makes whittling a shortlist of best newbies down to manageable size a serious challenge. But here it is. The very best new restaurants in the capital.  Go forth and eat – featuring everything from Thai food with a pool table, fine dining surrounded by £50mil worth of masterpieces and a Turkish kebab classic reimagined for a new era.  RECOMMENDED: The best restaurants in London

The best coffee shops in London for a flat white, cappuccino or espresso

The best coffee shops in London for a flat white, cappuccino or espresso

Londoners love coffee. In the summer, the city’s coffee shops are swarming with queues of thirsty commuters hankering for an iced latte. Come winter (or any other time of the year), hot coffee pumps through the veins of Londoners. These super spots are also great for the freelancers out there, acting as de facto offices – as long as you keep the rounds of cake coming. Whether it’s a flat white or an iced chai latte, the capital's cafés and coffee shops are churning out caffeine-laden cups. There are plenty of spots for speciality drinks too, like pumpkin, turmeric or matcha lattes. Or, if coffee sends you into a frenzy after just one cup, there are cold-pressed juices and even vegan coffee joints. Read on for our top picks of London’s best coffee shops. RECOMMENDED: Best breakfasts in London. 

The best ice cream in London

The best ice cream in London

So you like ice cream? You’re not special. We’re all just big children waiting for a little bit of sweet, cold milk to numb the pain of navigating adulthood. (Even if for some of us it does have to be dairy-free milk.) It’s no wonder there are often massive queues for our city’s best ices. Especially when a heatwave hits.  Want to make sure the cone you’re standing in line for is worth the 30-minute wait ahead of you? Look no further. We've asked ice cream experts from around our office for their favourite places to lick 99ers, chomp on ice cream sarnies, feast on sundaes and neck a scoop or two of premium gelato. The resulting list? Your ultimate guide to ice cream in the city, featuring Yolkin (best known for its ace ice-cream sandwiches), Mamasons Dirty Ice Cream (a  Filipino take on the subject) and much-loved Gelateria Danieli in Richmond.  Check out our sticky-fingered guide to the best cold stuff in the capital. If you’d rather tuck into another cold snack then why not check out our lists of best frozen treats, scoops, ice lollies and ice-cream sandwiches?

London’s best Chinese restaurants

London’s best Chinese restaurants

Chinese food in London remains a vast and delicious proposition. You can keep things authentic in Chinatown – which is still full of great discoveries – or pop down to a treasured local, or even go all out at a swanky high-end spot. Enjoy Cantonese dim sum, fiery Xinjiang hotpots, poshed-up teahouse staples, fragrant Sichuan dishes and classic Beijing duck and so much more with our scrumptious guide to the finest restaurants in town.  RECOMMENDED: the best restaurants in Chinatown.

The best rooftop bars in Soho and Covent Garden

The best rooftop bars in Soho and Covent Garden

It was Dolly Parton who was supposed to have said ‘The higher the hair, the closer to God’, and while she probably wasn’t also considering getting a drink while she was backcombing her bouffant, who can really say? Come on, who doesn’t feel more spiritual when knocking back a Martini ten flights up? With that in mind, these are the best rooftop bars in central London, concentrated around the Soho and Covent Garden neighbourhoods. With such breathtaking views of Piccadilly, Trafalgar Square and Leicester Square, you’ll start to feel jealous of Nelson up there on his column, drinking it all in. These spots can be tourist traps at the height of summer, and there’s also a chance of racking up a drinks bill as tall as the setting – but for views like this, it’s worth it.  RECOMMENDED: The best rooftop bars in all of London.

The best brunch in London

The best brunch in London

The humble brunch is perhaps one of the greatest inventions of the modern age. Breakfast is too early to really get stuck into, while eating eggs and downing buckets of coffee at lunchtime seems odd. Brunch, then, is the one true morning-ish meal, especially if it incorporates pancakes, bacon and those aforementioned eggs. London is particularly well stocked with places to indulge in the famous breakfast/lunch hybrid. Let us guide you to the best restaurants in town for a fabulous brunch in our city, from a traditional full english to innovative twists on the majestic meal, such as a bacon bao brunch. And it’s not just a weekend treat; some of these spots serve brunch every single day.  RECOMMENDED: Want to brunch for less? Check out the awesome selection at Time Out Offers.RECOMMENDED: Like unlimited fizz with your fry-up? Here are the best bottomless brunches in London. 

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Aspen & Meursault

Aspen & Meursault

If you like the idea of biodynamic and minimal-intervention wine, but don’t know where to start, then Aspen & Mersault should be your go-to. From the people behind lovely Elephant and Castle neighbourhood wine bar Diognes the Dog, this charming Battersea bar tries to demystify natural wine without any of the ponciness. Take your sip from bottles of accessible classics, vintages and funkier numbers in a super cosy environment (it has a fireplace!).

Market Hall West End

Market Hall West End

This West End sibling of Market Hall Fulham and MH Victoria, billed as the largest food hall in the UK, has a whopping 900 seats. It's got four bars and 11 street food vendors, including, at the moment, Gopal’s Corner, Super Tacos and Hotbox. Housed in part of the old BHS building, just off Oxford Street, it currently features CookDaily’s vegan bowls and BaoziInn’s dim sum, alongside Paradise Slice Pizza, pasta specialists Pastaio, and wrap-stars Fanny's Kebabs. Right now, it's also got Angela Sato's Japanese Yatai, Jian Bing specialist Pleasant Lady, and rotisserie chicken shop Good Birds. Check @markethallwestend for an up to date line-up of the traders.   

The Table Café

The Table Café

Jammed onto the side of an architectural practice in Southwark, this serene Aussie-style café-restaurant is something of a quiet classic in this part of town. Throughout the week, the standard breakfast menu (lotsa eggs and avocado, as you’d expect) is bolstered by waffles and pancakes, plus brunch favourites such as sweetcorn fritters or strawberry French toast. Lunchtime (well, 11.30am) sees the arrival of burgers, fish and chips, bavette steaks, sizeable salads and ham-hock hash with bubble ‘n’ squeak.  From 5pm Monday to Friday, The Table also has its own ‘urban garden’ where you can chill out with cocktails, prosecco, G&Ts, wines and light bites (mushroom ‘super sliders’, pork and black pudding sausage rolls etc). In short, a perfect respite from the hordes at Tate Modern.  

Heap's Sausage Café

Heap's Sausage Café

Just round the corner from the entrance to Greenwich Royal Park, chef Martin Heap’s cute little shop and café is a mecca for fans of artisan bangers. Seating is limited and it’s counter-service only, but the punters just keep coming to buy and scoff his terrific comestibles. If you can’t wait, bag a table and tuck into a plateful of bangers and mash with onion gravy, a ‘Lethal Lucifer’ hot dog or one of their hand-crafted pies. The all-day menu also touts air-dried home-cured bacon baps (great for breakfast) as well as burgers, quiches and a few veggie plates – plus a handful of desserts including chocolate brownies, Earl Grey teabread and flapjacks. Thirsty? They stock local Fourpure beers and wines from the cask too.

The Parkside Café & Terrace

The Parkside Café & Terrace

Fabulous views of Greenwich Royal Park are a given at this café and terrace spread over two floors of the National Maritime Museum. Pick your table and order at the counter from a menu that highlights dishes from ‘land and sea’: the former might include burgers, pork schnitzel and pulled chicken ‘gyros’ with  pomegranate sauce and tzatziki, while the latter could feature Meantime beer-battered cod and chips, fishcakes or pan-fried sea bass with green beans, fennel, edamame and orange sauce. Kids have their own menu, gluten-free options abound, and they serve Sunday roasts during the autumn and winter. Afternoon tea is another treat, especially if you enjoy gazing over the park’s regal vistas. Also try the Great Map Café on the first floor of the Museum.

Camden Market (West Yard)

Camden Market (West Yard)

Camden Market’s West Yard (the cobbled bit next to the canal and behind Lock 17) was (until recently) synonymous with KERB’s brilliantly creative street-food collective, who revamped the site and helped to make the neighbourhood cool again – thanks to a hot list of global vendors selling genuinely interesting and imaginative grub. The traders are still there, but KERB is no longer involved – although you’d hardly know it given the line-up of street-food stalls, cult cafés and terrace bars peddling their wares on the site. It’s an ever-changing feast but do look out for names such as Petare, Tongue ‘n Cheek or Young Vegans. The areas leading off the West Yard have also been cleaned up and re-branded as ‘alleys’ (eg ‘Asian alley’), although they’re mostly occupied bymore mainstream traders.

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フレッシュチーズの製造所も併設、イータリーがロンドンに初出店

フレッシュチーズの製造所も併設、イータリーがロンドンに初出店

イタリアの料理や食材をメインとしたフードマーケットを展開するイータリーが、ついにロンドンに初出店する。シティの複合施設、ブロードゲート内に約3700平方メートルの巨大店舗が2021年には完成する予定だ。 イータリーのコンセプトは、「食べる、買う、学ぶ」。ロンドンの店舗では、食料品店に、三つのイタリアンレストラン、フレッシュチーズの製造所、「ロンドン最大のイタリアンワイナリー」を併設。そのおかげで、想像よりはるかにエキサイティングな場所になるだろう。オープン時期は、2021年初頭の予定だ。 全世界に42店舗あるほかのイータリー店舗と同じく、ロンドンでもイタリア料理のシェフや専門家による料理教室も展開。さらに、イタリアの食文化に光を当てるだけでなく、ロンドンの小規模農家とも連携する予定。サステナビリティーにも取り組み、ゴミを出さないための「詰め替え」食材も用意する。 新しい生活様式に適応した食材の配達、何らかのかたちでソーシャルディスタンスが保てるサービスの導入も期待される。 原文はこちら 関連記事 『サブスクで届くフード7選』 『トップシェフの巣ごもりレシピ#5 シンプル豆スープ』 『ミシュラン店やトップシェフの料理動画6選』 『世界に誇る日本食ドキュメンタリー10選』 『ミヤシタパークで行くべき粋なレストラン5選』

Japan Centre is now delivering its exceptional eats

Japan Centre is now delivering its exceptional eats

Say sayōnara to hacking at those fish fillets and attempting to corral fistfuls of rice into a sushi-adjacent shape: the Japan Centre is riding to the rescue with a new London-wide grocery (and sushi) delivery service. It will be bringing delicious Japanese treats (and essentials) to your door from Monday November 16. Ichiba Market Place will be stocking and delivering more than 600 products, including fresh fruit and veg, noodles, frozen fish and meats, gyoza and buns to hungry Londoners. Sushi and sashimi are also on the menu, natch, along with an array of tipples: matcha, green tea, plum wine, craft beers, ramune soda and sakes from one of the oldest breweries in the world, Gekkeikan. Honestly, we haven’t been this excited since the invention of Whole Foods. If you feel like celebrating with an almighty noodle-athon, there’s an introductory deal knocking ten percent off all purchases and offering free delivery. It runs until Thursday November 19.The minimum order is £25 and the local delivery charge to ‘main London postcodes’ is £2.99. Head to the official site for more info on delivery slots. You can also do the old click-and-collect thing at Ichiba’s Westfield Shepherd’s Bush store.Borough Market is producing its own awesome Christmas hampers.These independent London shops are delivering Christmas decorations to homes.

Hallelujah! There are actually some new bars and restaurants in London

Hallelujah! There are actually some new bars and restaurants in London

Who the hell would open a restaurant or bar in 2020? Surely you’d have to have some serious guts to think it was an appropriate time to open the doors of a brand new venture. But, against all the odds, doors have been swinging open across the city. From favourites like Tandoor Chophouse, Swift and Club Mexicana opening new sites, to iconic venues like Barrafina giving their current venues total overhauls (its Drury Lane restaurant is reopening as a seafood spot), brave change has been happening on a major scale. But here we’re saluting the bravest of them all: the Londoners who’ve opened totally new joints this year. The modern Punjabi one   Photograph: We the Food Snobs Agency   Named after the family village of founders Ravinder and Amar Madhray, Attawa does Punjab comfort food that’s sure to cure your winter blues. Think: crisp amritsa khatta ladoo (fried lentil dumplings) and the creamiest black dal makhani in the city. It soft-launched as a takeaway in the spring but now it’s here in brilliant, full restaurant form.6 Kingsland High St, E8 2JP. The one that’s temporary   Photograph: Charlie McKay   Ex-Moro man Stevie Parle is the brains behind Flora in Portobello Dock (the same site as his previous, much-loved venture Dock Kitchen). Once again he’s teamed up with designer buddy Tom Dixon to deliver a very easy-on-the-eye combo of outdoor dining space (summer flavours and a menu that changes daily) and shop (organic produce, honey, wine, that kind of thing). It’s only

2020’s Michelin Stars – London’s winners and losers

2020’s Michelin Stars – London’s winners and losers

Ah, Michelin. We don’t always agree with the Gallic gastronomes (though we do love Bibendum, their tyre-tummied mascot). But my, their awards do cause a kerfuffle. This year, there’s already an outcry about the lack of stars for the London 2020 Michelin Guide – just four new one-starrers, plus a couple of ‘upgrades’. And, as ever, there’s also a handful of restaurants that have been given the ceremonial chop. Here’s who’s in, and who’s out: NEW ONE STARSDa Terra at the Town Hall Hotel, Bethnal GreenThe Dysart Petersham, Richmond Endo, White CityMaos, Shoreditch NEW TWO STARSLa Dame de Pic at the Four Seasons Tower Hill NEW THREE STARSSketch Lecture Room and Library WHO’S OUT (excluding restaurant closures)The ArakiBenaresL’atelier du Joel RobuchonGalvin at WindowsYauatcha Bibendum giveth, and he taketh away.  Check out the full list of London’s Michelin star restaurants (including 2020 newbies) here Or how about a more Time Out-ey kind of a list (including a few Michelin-starred spots, plus lots of places that are cooler, or better value, or both)? Here’s our bang-up-to-date list of London’s top 100 restaurants Fancy something a little fresher? Here’s our pick of London’s best new restaurants

We've just launched a new rewards card Time Out More: here's our pick of the perks

We've just launched a new rewards card Time Out More: here's our pick of the perks

Our new perks card has just launched. These are some of the freebies you won’t want to miss out on Everyone knows that food and drink tastes better when it’s free. That’s why we’ve launched Time Out More – a rewards card with a difference. It’s a digital card, so there’s no danger of it going the same way as all those lost Oyster cards. And it’ll get you access to dozens of amazing deals at loads of your favourite venues, including Pizza Pilgrims, Street Feast and Shoryu. Think free cocktails, complimentary sides and gratis starters as well as off-menu dishes. All the good stuff, basically. Here’s our pick of the perks, as chosen by the Time Out Food team. Wings at Shoryu This Japanese joint knows its stuff. You can even choose the firmness of your ramen here. Before tucking into your bowl, smash through a portion of deep-fried chicken wings on the house. Vegetarian or vegan? They’ve got you covered with a zingy sesame and smashed cucumber salad.           Cocktail at Jidori You’ll get a free cocktail on arrival at this Japanese joint in Dalston and Covent Garden, which should quench your thirst as you peruse the menu of izakaya-style delicacies. Don’t miss the fried chicken skewers.   Drink at Smoke & Salt Shipping container hub Pop Brixton has loads of great food offerings, but its best has to be small-plates spot Smoke & Salt. Book a table for two in advance and you’ll be greeted with a free beer or a glass of bubbly. We recommend settling in for a long, leisurely meal. 

A new Korean café has just opened in Soho

A new Korean café has just opened in Soho

Jeonhwaleul jabda! – that’s Korean for ‘Hold the phone!’ – a multi-level Korean café just opened smack-bang in the middle of Soho. Meet Mee Market. Over two minimally designed floors (white accents, exposed brick, you know the drill), there's a hot counter dishing out traditional noodle soups, stews and hotpots, plus a grocer selling Asian-inspired dry foods. Downstairs, expect homeware, accessories, stationery and an 18-seat dining hall where you can warm up with a cup of Korean burdock root tea. Linda Lee (of Koba and On the Bab) is the brains behind the operation. She says she’s on a mission to bring authentic Korean food to London, so Mee Market is based on the country’s traditional ‘table and market’ concept. Let her know it’s your birthday, engagement or any special day, and she’s promised to honour Korean tradition and give you a free bowl of hot noodle soup. Mee Market opens on Mon Dec 4 at 9a Archer St, W1D 7AX. Need more Korean food? Here are the best places to get it in London. Sign up to Time Out to hear about new openings first.  

Top Christmas gifts for the booze lover in your life

Top Christmas gifts for the booze lover in your life

Andy Parsons   Make it a very merry Christmas this year with Time Out’s selection of gifts fit for any booze lover.  Top row, left to right:  Honeybee gin by Warner Edwards, £44, www.fortnumandmason.com.The buzz about this new gin is legit. Casamigos Blanco Tequila, £51.45, www.thewhiskyexchange.com.A smooth sipping tequila from a brand part-owned by George Clooney. Portobello Road Director’s Cut No. 3 Pechuga Gin, £35, www.portobelloroadgin.com. Limited edition gin made in a still filled with turkey breast and festive spices (read more here). Koko Kanu rum, £19, www.ocado.com. Make quick-time piña coladas with this sweet coconut rum.   Negroni Bianco, £36.95, www.bar-termini.com.Add a twist to aperitivo time with this pre-mix from Tony Conigliaro.  Cock/Tail coasters by Jonathan Adler, £88, www.uk.jonathanadler.com.Cocktail hour just got cheeky. Copper Dog Whisky, £29.25, www.thewhiskyexchange.com.A Speyside blend, this puppy comes to life in mixed drinks. Seedlip Spice 94, £27.99, www.seedlipdrinks.com.Alcohol-free spirit Seedlip let’s you abstain in style. Bottom row, left to right:  *Editor’s choice* Peanut butter and jam old fashioned by Aske Stephenson, £33.67, www.masterofmalt.com.Dessert in a glass – just pour over ice. Barrel-aged gin by East London Liquor Company, £48.64, www.masterofmalt.com.A treat of a gin aged in French oak for a vanilla sweetness.  Fair pomegranate liqueur, £16.96, www.amathusdrinks.com. Festive-coloured liqueur made from Fairtrade pomegranat

A north London chippie is doing deep-fried Christmas pudding

A north London chippie is doing deep-fried Christmas pudding

’Tis the season for delicious Christmas gimmicks. Running off the success of last year’s battered sprouts (deep-fried brussels that are back for another round), fish-and-chip shop Sutton & Sons is now serving deep-fried Christmas puddings at its Stoke Newington, Islington and Hackney branches. Hot, crispy, battery puds? Ho ho ho-ly hell! They actually sound quite delicious. They’re going for £4.50, come with a serving of brandy cream and will be available from Monday December 11 until December 30 – what else do you need to know?  Get into the festive spirit with our guide to Christmas in London. Sign up to Time Out to hear about Christmas nonsense as it happens. 

You can now get a full Christmas dinner made entirely of crisps

You can now get a full Christmas dinner made entirely of crisps

Last year, we discovered that a restaurant entirely dedicated to crisps was opening in Soho. That spot – dubbed Hipchips – is still going. Apparently Londoners really love crisps.  Time will tell whether this love extends to replacing our traditional Christmas dinner with them. But that’s exactly what Hipchips is offering: a five-course Christmas ‘dinner’ of handcrafted crisps (for a mere £6.75). Four flavours of crisps will be paired with five festive dips. A ‘starter’ of smoked salmon and pickled cucumber-flavoured crisps will appear, alongside a traditional turkey dinner flavour and a sweet Christmas pudding flavour for dessert. Dinner will be matched with a selection of craft beers, wine and cocktails, and they’ll be available on UberEats if you don’t feel like leaving the house. Jesus died for this. After something a little more traditional? Check out our guide to Christmas in London here. Get more festive fun in your inbox by signing up to Time Out London.

The meatiest festival ever is coming back to London

The meatiest festival ever is coming back to London

Not for the faint hearted – or vegetarian – the three-day meat festival Meatopia has announced its return to London. Headed up by Richard H Turner (of Hawksmoor fame), the extravaganza is in its sixth year, serving up a delicious, fully curated menu from some of the world’s best chefs at east London’s Tobacco Dock.  If you’re free of commitment issues and you know you’ll be in London at the end of August 2018 (tickets go on sale nine months in advance), head to the Meatopia website at midday this Friday. Earlybird tickets will give you access to the festival for a solid half-hour before anyone else is allowed in, which means you might not have to queue for 45 minutes for a bit of brisket like the other mugs. Last year’s line-up featured Yotam Ottolenghi, Nathan Outlaw and Nud Dudhia (of Breddos Tacos) cooking over many, many fires, so we’ve high hopes for this year. There’ll also be live music, craft beer and informal workshops on the horrifying-sounding ‘Cutting Room’ stage.  It’ll all go down between August 31 and September 2. Tickets are on sale from midday on Friday December 1 from the Meatopia website. Can’t wait for your pound of flesh? Then check our our list of London’s best steak restaurants. Want to know whenever something this momentous happens? Click here to sign up to Time Out.

Join our exclusive members' club and you can eat half-price food every day of the week

Join our exclusive members' club and you can eat half-price food every day of the week

Want to eat good food without putting too much of a dent in your bank balance? We feel you. And that's why we've launched Time Out Black, a membership scheme where every participating restaurant gives you 50 percent off your food bill. Hungry? Whet your appetite with our pick of the best spots, as chosen by our food and drink editor Tania Ballantine – there's enough to keep you well-fed all week. Monday: Arancini Brothers   A photo posted by Jez (@jezzingtonbear) on Jan 23, 2016 at 11:52am PST   Mondays suck. But if a pile of piping hot, crunchy-edged arancini (aka deep-fried risotto balls) won’t cheer you up, nothing will. 42 Old St, EC1V 9AE.  Tuesday: 100 Hoxton   A photo posted by Marianne Cantwell (@freerangemarianne) on Aug 27, 2016 at 12:38pm PDT   Start easing yourself into The Rest of The Week with some creative fusion fare (Singapore soft-shell chilli crab, say) at this Hoxton hangout. 100-102 Hoxton St, N1 6SG.  Wednesday: Chicken Shop/Dirty Burger   A photo posted by Chicken Shop Ft Dirty Burger (@chickenshopuk) on Sep 17, 2016 at 8:12am PDT   For a mid-week chook or, my personal fave, the ‘dirty bacon’, head to this hybrid of Chicken Shop and Dirty Burger. 86 The Broadway, SW19 1RH.  Thursday: Cafe Monico   A photo posted by Cafe Monico (@cafemonico) on Aug 25, 2016 at 12:50am PDT   This is the ultimate post-work hangout for media types: classic cooking (order the confit chicken) in a buzzy, belle époque, double-height room. 39-45 Shaf

Teen cuisine: the four best places to eat if you're 13 to 19

Teen cuisine: the four best places to eat if you're 13 to 19

When it comes to spending our money, us kidults are either wearing it or eating it. For those of you who strongly relate to the ‘eating it’ part, here are four of the best spots to chow down around town. Meatliquor   A photo posted by MEATliquor Restaurants (@meatgram) on Sep 20, 2016 at 9:26am PDT   If the world’s juiciest burgers, having your favourite song being played and the chance of your photobooth selfie being bought by the owners doesn’t tick every teen box, then I don’t know what will. We also love the names of their drinks (Kammel Toe, anyone?), the fact that they give you a free meal if you complete the chilli challenge (ten minutes to eat three chilli-covered dishes) and the ‘rabbit style’ burgers, which switch out the buns for lettuce! Dishoom   A photo posted by Reem Kanj-Kemal (@reemkanj) on Oct 23, 2016 at 9:17am PDT   Dishoom is a bucket-list-for-teens kind of a place, thanks to its good-quality, Indian-with-a-twist food and fair prices. They have vegetarian, dairy- and gluten-free options so no one has to miss out, and the decor is really fun and colourful, too. The trouble with being so good is that there’s usually a queue, so book ahead (they only take dinner bookings for groups so grab some mates) or go at an off-peak time. On the Bab   A photo posted by On The Bab (@onthebab) on Apr 9, 2015 at 6:12am PDT   Korean street food is the best if you’re young and on a budget: it’s super-cool and super-cheap. The food is super-satisfying, t

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