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London Trip--Need Restaurant/Food Recommendations

Thanks, everyone. Here's the itinerary--I'm thinking of not scheduling lunch since we'll be on the go. But please feel free to recommend some good pubs or restaurants.

Fri: in London in time for dinner. On waiting list for the River Cafe, no reservations available. A better dinner alternative in the neighborhood?

Sat: Breakfast at Roast in Borough Market. Trafalger Square by lunchtime and spending the afternoon in that neighborhood then heading to Westminster. Dinner at Social Eating House.

Sun: Breakfast reservations at both the Wolseley and the Delaunay--trying to figure out which is better. Any advice?
Spending the morning at the British Library and thinking lunch at Honey & Co. would work, or possible Sunday roast in a nearby pub. Any recommendations? The Well was highly recommended by a friend. Afternoon at the British Museum. Dinner at Bull & Last.

Mon: River cruise in morning and lunch picnic from Ottolenghi at Hyde Park. Afternoon tea at Brown's, then catching a play in the West End. Hopefully we won't be hungry after the play lets out, but if so, Green Horn?

Tuesday: Leaving for Bath/Cotswolds. Dinner in Bath. Undecided.

Wednesday: Bath/Cotswolds. Dinner at the Horse & Groom in Upper Oddington.

Thurs: return to London. Dinner at St John. Play at the Globe Theatre.

Fri: Morning in Portobello Road market and afternoon in the City. Dinner at the Jugged Hare.

I know I'm missing Indian restaurants, so am thinking I could fit one in for lunch. Any suggestions? Also, a place for Sunday roast? I was thinking Poppie's for fish and chips during lunch. Are there any pubs off the beaten path/hidden gems not to be missed?

As always, thank you fellow Chowhounders for your recommendations!!

Aug 29, 2013
amberinrome in U.K./Ireland

London Trip--Need Restaurant/Food Recommendations

Thank you so much for such a thoughtful reply. Here's my list so far. I think I'm lacking in pubs and lounges, so please feel free to recommend. We will be splitting our time in London between apartments in Hammersmith and Notting Hill. Also, we'll be visiting Bath and the Cotswolds in the middle of the week, returning to London Thurs-Sat.

Day 1(Fri) --Need dinner recommendation

Day 2 (Sat)--Borough Market in the morning. Lunch at Roast. Afternoon in The City (St Paul's, Temple Church, The Tower). Still figuring out dinner options and looking for a lounge.

Day 3 (Sun)--Brunch at The Wolseley. The rest of the day in Westminster and Trafalger Square area. Still trying to figure out dinner.

Day 4 (Mon)--Afternoon tea at Brown's and theater in West End. Possible late-night snacks at Green Man, French Horn, or Bocca di Lupo.

Day 5 (Thurs)--Back in London. Afternoon in South Kensington, possible lunch at Harrod's. Seeing a play at the Globe, so I'm interested in eating dinner near the theater.

Day 6 (Fri)--Portobello Road Market in the morning and Bloomsbury in the afternoon.

So, here's my restaurant list. I am totally overwhelmed by London's restaurant scene. Even though I'm from LA, there are so MANY great options in London and I really have no idea where to start. I would really appreciate help in prioritizing and please let me know if there are any glaring gaps. Thanks everyone for all your help!

The LONG list:

River Cafe
The Cinnamon Club
Pulpo
Barrafina
Roast
Wagamama (quick lunch option)
St. John
Bocca di Lupo
Pollen Street Social
Harrod's Food Hall
Social Eating House or Little Social
Ottolenghi
Monmouth Coffee
Hummingbird Bakery
Beas of Bloomsbury
The Clove Club
Green Man
French Horn
Master's Superfish
Golden Hind
St John Bread and Wine
Amaya
Bull & Last
Honey & Co.
Churchill Arms
Blackfriar's

Aug 18, 2013
amberinrome in U.K./Ireland

London Trip--Need Restaurant/Food Recommendations

Thank you! My apologies for the (very!) late reply. Like you, I was totally overwhelmed by the various threads on the topic on CH. I also live in LA and wish we had something like a Pret a Manger (they are, however, in DC and NYC). Blackfriar's is on my list and Borough Market is almost reason enough to visit London. I was thinking of lunch or breakfast at Roast?

Aug 12, 2013
amberinrome in U.K./Ireland

London Trip--Need Restaurant/Food Recommendations

Looking for London Restaurant recs

Hi,

I'm visiting London in September and am looking for restaurant recs. I'm interested in the must-not-miss places, traditional pubs, afternoon tea, etc. There are so many options I have no idea where to start. Any recommendations for special evenings out, quick, inexpensive lunches, tea, fish and chips, Indian, etc.

Any help would be appreciated! Thanks!

May 06, 2013
amberinrome in U.K./Ireland

Looking for London Restaurant recs

Hi,

I'm visiting London in September and am looking for restaurant recs. I'm interested in the must-not-miss places, traditional pubs, afternoon tea, etc. There are so many options I have no idea where to start. Any recommendations for special evenings out, quick, inexpensive lunches, tea, fish and chips, Indian, etc.

Any help would be appreciated! Thanks!

May 06, 2013
amberinrome in U.K./Ireland

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amberinrome in California