A Sydney Girl Shares Her Top 10 Spots to Eat + Drink In London
Forget 2-minute noodles! Sydney expat and food lover, Christina Papathanasiou tells the best places to wine and dine in London. Take note!
Sydney-girl turned London Socialite, Christina Papathanasiou knows how to wine and dine. So much so that she had difficulty when we asked her for her top 5 places. We eventually got there, and so we went with 10 instead. Here they are:
1. Chiltern Firehouse
Chiltern Firehouse is an Andre Balazs luxury hotel and award-winning restaurant in Marylebone, London.
2. Brat in Shoreditch
Brat serves wine, huge pieces of fish and meat cooked on their wood fired grill. Located in London's East. Just go.
3. Neptune in Bloomsbury
Neptune is a modern seafood-focused neighbourhood restaurant serving breakfast, lunch and dinner in the heart of Bloomsbury.
4. NAC Mayfair
NAC is a French bistro with whitewashed bricks and banquette seating, plus a wood-panelled cocktail lounge. Great food and great company.
Barrafina is an authentic Spanish tapas bar owned by restaurateurs Sam and Eddie Hart.
1. Blake’s hotel in Kensington
Blake's is a luxury 5-Star boutique hotel, restaurant and bar in the heart of London. Whether you are staying for business, leisure or just going for a drink, make sure you check this one out.
2. Ham Yard Hotel
In the midst of Soho and moments from Mayfair, The Ham Yard Hotel revolves around a tree-filled garden, sumptuous interiors, a stylish restaurant and bar.
3. La Bodega Negra
Doesn't the name, La Bodega Negra say it all? A Mexican cafe and restaurant with quite a lengthy tequila menu, located in Soho.
4. The Westbourne in Notting Hill
A London pub, with a pretty cool crowd.
5. Sushi Samba
Celebrating the culture and cuisine of Japan, Brazil & Peru, Sushi Samba is also the place for rooftop drinks with a spectacular view of London.