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Eating in London

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Posted on June 9, 2011 in Food and Drink

We’re just going to come out and say it: British food doesn’t have the best reputation. The foggy birthplace of the modern lingua franca is well known for grease-laden pies, goopy stews, coal-black puddings and fried eggs covered in beans. But that reputation ignores the best of the country. The next time you find yourself in the poshest of all world capitals, remember -- this foursome is worth your time.

  • Wagamama: Our top restaurant in London is casual, sparse and popular with late-night diners. It's also a chain, so no need to fear an endless ride on the Tube.
  • Belgo Centraal: Across the pond, the world-famous chefs of Belgium are known for their waffles and fries. For those of you stuck in London, pay a visit to Belgo Centraal and see what the fuss is about.
  • Café in the Crypt: Dead bodies and good eats generally don’t go together, which is why this restaurant, nestled under Trafalgar Square, is very impressive indeed. Sophisticated British cuisine in a novel, historical setting? We’re in.
  • Gordon Ramsay: Does anyone really need our recommendation for this one? Well, if you insist:“The ‘potato fondant’ that came with my lamb was possibly the best potato anything that I have ever eaten,” writes bugg23. Not to mention: Ramsay!

Got your own recommendations for London? Let us know in the comments.

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