Restaurants

Each £ denote £10, and the pricing is for ONE person.  Price guide does not include drinks.  Stars ☆☆☆☆☆☆☆☆☆☆  are out of 10 and is rated for taste.  Stars rating does not take ££ rating into account, so if you want a rating of value for money…. Divide one by the other.

Northern Chinese

★★★★★★★★☆☆ My Old Place – Liverpool Street – ££
★★★★★★★★☆☆ Baozi Inn – Chinatown – £
★★★★★★★★☆☆ Murger Han – Euston – £
★★★★★★★☆☆☆ Yi Pin – Angel – ££
★★★★★★★☆☆☆ Chang’s Noodles – Holborn – £
★★★★★★★☆☆☆ Tian Fu Bu Yi – Shepherd’s Bush – £££ (Hot Pot)
★★★★★★☆☆☆☆ Red & Hot – Euston – ££ (Hot Pot)
★★★★★★☆☆☆☆ San Xia Ren Jia – Goodge Street – ££
★★★★★★★★☆☆ Lanzhou Noodle House – Chinatown – £

Southern Chinese

Dim Sum :
★★★★★★★★★☆ Pearl Liang – Paddington – ££
★★★★★★★☆☆☆ Lido – Chinatown – ££
★★★★★★★☆☆☆ Taste of China – Harrow – ££
★★★★★★★☆☆☆ China Palace – Excel Centre – £££
★★★★★★★☆☆☆ Dumpling Legend – Chinatown – ££ (for Xiao Long Bao)
★★★★★★★☆☆☆ Dragon Castle – Elephant & Castle – £££ (have a look at their stone lions!)
★★★★★★★☆☆☆ Imperial China – Chinatown – £££
★★★★★★★☆☆☆ Royal China – Queensway – ££

Roast Meats :
★★★★★★★★☆☆ Gold Mine – Queensway – ££
★★★★★★★☆☆☆ Four Seasons – Queensway & Chinatown – ££
★★★★★★★☆☆☆ New Fortune Cookie – Queensway ££

Other Dishes:
★★★★★★★☆☆☆ Cafe TPT – Chinatown – £
★★★★★★★☆☆☆ Young Cheng – Chinatown – ££
★★★★★★☆☆☆☆ Wong Kei – Chinatown – £
★★★★★★☆☆☆☆ East Pan Asian – Alperton – £££
★★★★★★★☆☆☆ Hung Tao – Queensway – £ (For Congee when ill)
★★★★★★★☆☆☆ Mandarin Kitchen – Queensway – ££££ (Lobster & seafood)

Phillipino

★★★★★★★★★☆ Romulo Café – High Street Kensington – ££££

Korean

BBQ :
★★★★★★★☆☆☆ Arirang – Holborn – £££
★★★★★★★★☆☆ Sula – New Malden – £££

Other Dishes :
★★★★★★★★☆☆ Tohbang – Clerkenwell – ££
★★★★★★★☆☆☆ Bi Won – Holborn – ££
★★★★★★★☆☆☆ Bibimbap – Soho – £ (Korean rice dishes)
★★★★★★★★☆☆ Duri Mart – Ealing – £

Italian

★★★★★★★★☆☆ Saponara – Islington – £££
★★★★★★★★★★ Al Boccon di’Vino – Richmond – £££££

Japanese

Sushi :
★★★★★★★★☆☆ Eat Tokyo – Hammersmith – £££
★★★★★★★☆☆☆ Asakusa – Camden – £££
★★★★★★★☆☆☆ Kiraku – Ealing – ££
★★★★★★★☆☆☆ Atariya – Ealing – ££

Pancakes :
★★★★★★★★☆☆ Abeno – Holborn/Soho – £££

Noodles :
★★★★★★★★☆☆ Ippudo – TCR – ££
★★★★★★★★☆☆ Kanada-Ya – TCR – ££

Spanish

★★★★★★★☆☆☆ Meson Don Filipe – Waterloo – £££
★★★★★★★★★★ Barrafina – Covent Garden – ££££
★★★★★★★★☆☆ Andalucia – Piccadilly – ££

Vietnamese

★★★★★★★★☆☆ Cay Tre – Hoxton, NOT SOHO!! – ££
★★★★★★★★☆☆ Com Viet – Covent Garden – ££
★★★★★★★☆☆☆ Long Que – Hoxton – £
★★★★★★★☆☆☆ Viet Eat – Holborn – £
★★★★★★★☆☆☆ Viet Grill – Hoxton – ££
★★★★★★☆☆☆☆ Banh Mi Bay – Holborn – ££

Iranian

★★★★★★★★☆☆ Abu Zaad – Edgeware Road – ££
★★★★★★★☆☆☆ Hafez – North Kensington – ££

Mexican

★★★★★★★★☆☆ Meztizio – Islington – £££
★★★★★★★★☆☆ Cantina Laredo – Covent Garden – ££££

Malaysian, Singaporean & Indonesian

★★★★★★★★☆☆ Satay House – Paddington – ££
★★★★★★★☆☆☆ Rasa Sayang – Chinatown – £
★★★★★★★☆☆☆ Bugis Street – Gloucester Square – ££
★★★★★★★☆☆☆ Nusa Dua – China Town – ££
★★★★★★★★☆☆ Roti King – Euston – £

French

★★★★★★★★★☆ Chez Ellez – Brick Lane – £££

Thai

★★★★★★☆☆☆☆ Suchard – London Bridge – £
★★★★★★★★☆☆ Rosa’s Thai Cafe – Victoria – ££
★★★★★★★☆☆☆ Thiwanya – Holborn – ££

Indian

★★★★★★★★★☆ Punjab – Covent Garden – ££
★★★★★★★★☆☆ Chettinad – Goodge Street – £
★★★★★★★★☆☆ Dishoom – Covent Garden – £££
★★★★★★★★☆☆ Asher’s Africana – Wembley – £
★★★★★★★☆☆☆ Karahi King – North Wembley – £

Cake and/or Tea

★★★★★★★★★☆ Outsider Tart – Chiswick
★★★★★★★★★☆ Maison Bertaux – Soho
★★★★★★★★★☆ Yumchaa – all over London
★★★★★★★☆☆☆ Cafe in the Garden – Russel Sq

Other favourites

★★★★★★★☆☆☆ Coco Bamboo – Brazilian, Camden – £££
★★★★★★★☆☆☆ Big Easy – American – £££
★★★★★★★★★☆ Ceviche – Peruvian, Soho – £££
★★★★★★★★★☆ Flat Iron – Steak, Soho – ££
★★★★★★★☆☆☆ Herman ze German – Bratwurst – £
★★★★★★★☆☆☆ Billy & the Chicks – Fried Chicken & cocktails, Soho – ££

As yet unvisited… but would like to try

Shimogamo (Camden)
Barraco (Kilburn)
Brazilian gourmet (Cleveland St, Brazillian)
Snaps & Rye (Notting HIll, Danish)
Hoppers (Soho, Indian)
Viet Food (Soho)
Wellbeing Kitchen (Soho, Korean)
Centro Gallego De Londres (Kensal, Spanish)
Naru (Korean, Holborn)
Anima e cuore (Kentish Town)
Arabica bar & kitchen (Borough)
Baltic bar & restaurant (Waterloo)
Baiwei (Chinatown)
Berber & Q (Haggerston, Grill House)
Bocco di Lupo (Soho, Italian)
Boqueria Tapas (Brixton, Spanish)
Copita (Soho, Spanish)
Foxlow (Chiswick)
Honey & Co (Warren Street, Middle Eastern)
Jar Kitchen (Covent Garden)
Trullo (Islington, Italian)
Ginger & White (Hampstead, Tea & Cake)
Piccolo (Ealing)
Admiral Codrington (Chelsea)
A toca (Lambeth)
Café East (Surrey Quays)
Zima (Soho)
Han (New Malden)
Union Viet (Southwark)
Tang London (Tottenham Court Road)
Baiwei (Chinatown)
Cantina del Ponte (Shad Thames)
Lah Pet (Hackney / London Fields)
The Stoke House (Westminster)
Chinese Laundry (Islington)
Tortellini Cup (Finchley Road)
Fancy Crab
Heron (Paddington)
Nipa Thai (Queensway)
Patara
Calcutta Street

Don’t go here (for food anyway)

The Salt Quay
The 5th View
K Place
Asadal
Champor-Champor
Aqua Shard
Leong’s Legend
Sushi Mania
Busaba

If you’d like to read my actual reviews, please visit my tripadvisor profile.

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