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The best neighbourhoods in London for foodies

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In London the only thing better than the sights is the bites! From Soho’s quirky eateries to Camden’s bustling street food stalls, while Bermondsey tempts you with artisanal treats, and Brixton tantalises you with its bold and spicy flavours, there is something in store for every gobbler! So, grab your forks and loosen your belts as we take you through the ultimate food paradise in the best neighbourhoods of London, especially if you love spending your day indulging in the most delicious food and beverages.

The best neighbourhoods in London for foodies


You haven’t experienced life to the fullest if you haven’t visited Soho in London. The food haven loads up with delicious cuisine. Want Taiwanese buns? Visit Bao! Want Sri Lankan taste? Hoppers have got you covered. Need some Mediterranean magic? 10 Greek Street is your place! Also, check out Tandoori Tower if you are looking to find some tasty Indian food. Just ring your appetite; Soho has got it all!


If you are on the hunt for the perfect blend of creativity and flavour, Shoreditch is your place! Visit Clove Club for a luxurious blend of British cuisine mixed with vibrant spices from India and Japan, served in a stylish and elegant style. Blacklock Shoreditch? It’s a meat lover’s paradise, where you can taste the best hanger steak sandwiches. To add more, try the Youporn” pizza and cheese-wheel cacio e pepe from Gloria. Trust us, every bite in Shoreditch is a masterpiece.


Brixton is the hotspot for South London’s vibrant and diverse mix of flavours. Explore the famous fiery, sizzling jerk chicken and curry goat at Negril. To taste some Asian flavours, you can also visit the Kricket for authentic Indian delicacies and soothe your taste buds. If you are a fan of veggies, Kata Kata has just what you need with their delicious African and Caribbean-inspired dishes. The food here is as varied and mouthwatering!

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If you haven’t hit up Islington yet, make sure you make it at the top of your list on your next visit. This place is a delectable haven, with flavours that you’ll lose count of! The lively neighbourhood gives you several dining options, from healthy plant-based dishes at The Gate to spicy Sichuan cuisine at Taste of China. Also, make sure to drop by Karen’s Diner for an extra serving of sarcasm along with your meal. Islington also has some trendy caffeine spots like Saint Espresso and Blank Street Coffee.


Let us paint a picture of Bermondsey for you, the shining gem of London’s neighbourhood. Packed with ancient buildings and cobbled streets, this place is a paradise for all food lovers! Mark Jose Tapas Bar should be your first destination to get a mouthwatering bite of their genuine Spanish tapas. Next, head towards the Maltby St. Market and relish the exquisite artistic treats. Don’t miss out on Casse-Croute, where you can try the French classics with a touch of panache.


If you are in Camden and are not indulging in the vibrant street food culture, you are probably missing out on an exceptional experience. Picture this: serving burgers that will leave your taste buds singing, Jamon Jamon Camden giving you a touch of Spain with each tapa, and Ma Petite Jamaica whisking you away to the Caribbean with their delicious treats. And let’s not forget the KERB , where every corner offers a new culinary adventure.

In the words of Julia Child, ” People who love to eat are always the best”, so there you have it! From Michelin-starred restaurants to local street foods, the above-mentioned neighbourhoods in London have something to satisfy every craving. Happy eating!


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