393 "Catching Up With Mates" restaurants in London.
Cue Point is a British Afghan catering company who have popped up at The Chiswick Pavilion and are making some excellent smoked meats.
Chew Fun is a Guilin fun noodle specialist making heart bowls of rice noodles perfect solo diners and big groups alike.
Huge platters of lobster tails, snow crab clusters, bang bang prawns, and more are served at this excellent spot in Balham.
The original locaiton of Pizza Pilgrims is still a reliable no-brainer for solid, good value, Neapolitan-style pizza.
A sophisticated Italian spot in Fitzrovia, Cin Cin is perfect for aperitivos, al fresco dining, and epiphany-worthy al dente pasta.
Molly’s Café is an easy all-day spot in Hoxton serving comfort food in a comforting environment.
For a sandwiches around Clerkenwell, Bodega Rita’s is a spot. You’ve got subs, tacos, and all-in-all a truly sublime lunch go-to.
The sister restaurant of Padella, their Shoreditch spot serves the same excellent affordable pasta with the added benefit of bookings.
Tofu Vegan is a big and bustling Chinese vegan restaurant on Upper Street making excellent homemade tofu alongside mock meats, dim sum, and more.
Sushinoen is a casual Japanese diner serving accessibly-priced good sushi, and a range of other Japanese dishes.
Big Easy is a loud and proud diner with Big BBQ Energy, lots of lobster, and a seriously boozy happy hour.
Noble Rot’s second restaurant slips effortlessly into Soho and is as comfortable and wonderful as the Bloomsbury original.
Smokey Kudu is a low-lit and gold-detailed South African-influenced cocktail bar that’s part of the Kudu restaurant and bar mini Peckham empire.
Peckham Riviera might not have a coastline in sight, but this casual bar makes up for it in cocktails, live sports, and big group hang energy.