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Dining Solo in London

Thanks again, that does sound like a delicious night! I may do SJ over SJBW based on that.

Sep 26, 2010
cupcake_caper in U.K./Ireland

Dining Solo in London

Thanks! I'm keeping my Bocca de Lupo res and I'm printing out your recs for my reference when I'm there.

Sep 26, 2010
cupcake_caper in U.K./Ireland

Dining Solo in London

Thanks, I haven't heard of Indian Zing yet, but it definetely looks tasty and up my alley. It's on my list! And it is more convenient. Thanks for all your help!

Sep 26, 2010
cupcake_caper in U.K./Ireland

Dining Solo in London

Thanks so much, I still may check this out for lunch even if it is booked.

Sep 26, 2010
cupcake_caper in U.K./Ireland

Dining Solo in London

Hello,
I am travelling to London alone on business next week from Wednesday to Friday. Normally when I travel for pleasure I book far out, but this trip came up last minute. I need help with some dinner suggestions- essentially I would appreciate any feedback on the below restaurants I am considering. Please take into account I am a 20’s something female, dining alone. I live in NYC and dine/drink alone, as long as the atmosphere is comfortable I don’t mind. I am also perfectly comfortable eating at the bar of a restaurant so please let me know if that’s an option.
I have three lunches and two dinners and will be staying in Kensington, so please let me know if there’s anything I'm missing that you would recommend as a single diner, I’m fairly adventurous.
I’ve been to London before and had some amazing meals, but I was with friends and I’m looking to try some new places.
-Bocca di Lupo (I actually booked a 10PM table for Thursday for 2 as single wasn’t an option! Is this necessary or can I take chances and walk in at 8:30 and dine at the bar?)
-Hix
-Quilon or Amaya? Something upscale and Indian
-J Sheeky
-Giaconda
-St. John B&W

Additionally, I definitely want to try some pub food- I think could work. Harwood Arms is already booked of course, I was thinking anchor and hope, but any suggestions are appreciated.

Thanks in advance, I’ve searched all over chowhound UK and haven’t had much luck with the dining solo angle!

Sep 25, 2010
cupcake_caper in U.K./Ireland