354 "Catching Up With Mates" restaurants in London.
Lahore is a legendary Pakistani spot in Whitechapel. Come with friends, family, and a big appetite for lamb chops and daal.
This bright and easy café specialises in - deep breath - extra fluffy, extra thick, Japanese soufflé pancakes.
A casual all day restaurant in Southwark dedicated entirely to pancakes, this place should be one of your go-to brunch spots.
A socially-distanced Scottish Disneyland that’ll make you feel a thousand miles away from London.
Blacklock is a trendy converted brothel in Soho that has been repurposed to exclusively serve meat lovers.
Bierschenke is a classic German beer hall in the City, complete with live Bavarian oompah and a selection of schnitzels.
Bar Douro is a Portuguese spot with a lot of heart and a laidback style, which makes it perfect for a City date or catchup over wine and small plates.
Campania is an Italian restaurant off Columbia Road ideal for a romantic dinner, that’s equally lovely during the day.
Hoppers is a seriously good restaurant in King’s Cross serving excellent Sri Lankan food in a cool and casual space.
Footnote is a spacious coffee spot on Wilton Way in Hackney that makes a great option for catching up with friends.
Black Lab is a roomy coffee spot opposite Clapham Common, ideal for a catch-up or a sit-down.
Tintico is a small and modern coffee shop on Greek Street, perfect if you’re on the run or want a quick sit-down.
Manteca is an Italian-inspired restaurant in Soho making excellent food at reasonable prices. Come for the pasta, stay for the date and prune cake.
The Soho branch of popular handmade pasta spot Bancone is serving the same great food as the original, in a bigger and better space.