London: A food-lover’s guide to casual dining, classy drinking and Irish food

Where to eat well for under £10, tuck into a Michelin-bib meal and get a cocktail in Soho

Brasserie Zédel is an enduring institution of the city

Brasserie Zédel is an enduring institution of the city

London boasts one of the greatest, most diverse food scenes in Europe. It’s a cliché to call it a “melting pot”, but there’s no denying the impact global influences have had on shaping its cuisine. Less than two hours’ flight from Irish airports, London is as accessible as it is exciting.

Far more than fish and chips or pie and mash with liquor, each borough and neighbourhood offers a wide variety of places to eat and drink – however, like any capital city, it’s as easy to eat incredibly well in London as it is to eat terribly. Add a couple – or all – of these to your own bucket list to make a trip to London unforgettably delicious.

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