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The restaurants across the city that offer shelter from the storm
Udon in the City, roti on an industrial estate, small plates on the canal, sandwiches in Bloomsbury, and more — many with heaters
Deeply flavoured laminations, delicate tarts, perfect pithiviers, and more
Eater’s recommended restaurants in London
21 of the best: a mix of old-timers and many exciting newcomers
Bastions of European cuisine, transportive gardens, and more
Where to go for a slice of la dolce vita in the capital
The classic Italian dessert takes many forms — here are the city’s best
Beautiful seafood on a boat, Venetian pasta on the canal, Sri Lankan cuisine by the lake, and more
"The most important thing we’ve learned is to plan for the worst and hope for the best."
Outstanding pizza, fish and chips, jerk chicken, beigels, and more — all without the apps
Where to find bubbly pet-nat, chilled, gluggable reds, and more in the sunshine
Bread, wine, meat, fish, fruit, veg, and other groceries from shops, provisioners, and restaurants
"That was all that we wanted to do, keep people in jobs"
In the cold, customers returned to covered seating areas as the city’s restaurants reopened for outdoor dining
Lunch, dinner, snacks, wine, and coffee all over London
With dining rooms closed, presenting meal kits and deliveries as gifts is on the up
"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 worst dining out day of the year is cancelled! Here’s what to order, whatever the situation
Whether for collection or delivery, the city’s obsession refuses to wane
"The last 12 months have shown resilient businesses are built on decisions they make autonomously, on a controllable level for themselves."
They start 2021 with no idea when they can reopen
T-shirts, tote bags, mugs, and more
The best places to order in the East postcodes during lockdown three in London
Whether with deliveries to the vulnerable and the NHS, or by changing operations entirely to suit people’s needs
Mitshel Ibrahim and the staff at Ombra in Hackney have spent the year responding not just to government mandates, but the needs of its customers in real time through corona-time