Keep track of all of the most interesting, just-opened places across the city
A Hackney pastificio, the return of a beloved taqueria, and more
The restaurants that Eater London’s staff, contributors, and friends frequented over and over again.
The best restaurant, chef, and food found in an indefinable setting of the year
The neighbourhood has a rich history of doing things differently — its restaurants continue the tradition
The restaurants that Eater London’s staff, contributors, and friends frequented again and again
Bread, wine, meat, fish, fruit, veg, and other groceries from shops, provisioners, and restaurants
The best restaurant, takeaway, dish, and most justifiably hype food of the year
Ditch the dry turkey breast and take workmates somewhere worth celebrating
The places permanently closed during the COVID-19 pandemic
"That was all that we wanted to do, keep people in jobs"
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"I have no faith in this government. They have shown almost sneering contempt for hospitality and feel we can be used to do the work they are so incompetent to do themselves."
"It’s crucial that once we can trade again that we are not subject to further lockdowns, therefore it’s imperative those timings are measured and precise."
"The last 12 months have shown resilient businesses are built on decisions they make autonomously, on a controllable level for themselves."
Whether with deliveries to the vulnerable and the NHS, or by changing operations entirely to suit people’s needs
"It certainly is not a very merry Christmas to anyone working in the hospitality industry"
"We are in a battle with a way to go yet, steel yourself on your mettle and… onward!"