London

20 Restaurant-Tipps

Von und für Profis: Wer in den nächsten Wochen zwecks Besuch der Olympischen Spiele nach London fährt, will natürlich auch gastronomisch etwas erleben, nicht nur sportlich. Hier 20 Tipps unserer UK-Korrespondentinnen von FoodService Europe & Middle East, Ann Elliott und Katie Dunne. Die Empfehlungen reichen von Pub Food bis Fine Dining, Ketten-Konzepte sind mit einem kleinen C nach dem Namen gekennzeichnet.

Übrigens, die Stadt rechnet mit knapp einer halben Millionen weltweiter Besucher, dazu etwa 5,5 Millionen Tagesgäste aus dem Land. Man hat sich intensiv auf die strapaziöse Zeit vorbereitet, vor allem in Sachen Logistik und Sicherheit.

Canteen. Royal Festival Hall. Great British food. Royal Festival Hall, Belvedere Road, London, SE1 8XX, +44(0)845 686 1122, www.canteen.co.uk

Union Jacks. St. Giles (by Jamie Oliver). Where wood-fired flatbreads meet great British flavours, 4 Central St. Giles Piazza, London, WC2H 8AB, +44(0)203 597 7888, www.unionjacksrestaurants.com

Jamie’s Italian (c). Stratford City. Fantastic, rustic Italian dishes enjoyed in a ‘neighbourhood’ inspired environment, 147 The Street, Westfield, Stratford City, London, E20 1EN, +44(0)203 535 8063, www.jamieoliver.com

Polpo. Soho. A Venetian style bacaro serving cicheti and small plates, 41 Beak Street, London, W1F 9SB, +44(0)20 7734 4479, www.polpo.co.uk

Pizza Express (c). Soho. Tuck into freshly made pizzas whilst listening to live jazz, 10 Dean Street, Soho, London W1D 3RW, +44(0)20 7437 9595, www.pizzaexpress.com

Carluccio’s (c). Covent Garden. Great quality, authentic Italian food at sensible prices, Garrick Street, Covent Garden, London, WC2E 9BH, +44(0)20 7836 0990, www.carluccios.com

Leon (c). Regent Street. Fast food with a difference, 275 Regent Street, London, W1B 2HB, +44(0)20 7495 1514, www.leonrestaurants.co.uk

Pollen Street Social. Jason Atherton’s contemporary bistro, offering deformalised fine dining, 8 Pollen Street London, Greater London, W1S 1NQ, +44(0)20 7290 7600, www.pollenstreetsocial.com

Dishoom. Covent Garden. India repackaged for style-savvy diners, 12 Upper St. Martin’s Lane, London, WC2H 9FB, +44(0)20 7420 9320, www.dishoom.com

Dinner by Heston Blumenthal. Michelin starred restaurant, inspired by historic British gastronomy, Mandarin Oriental Hyde Park, 66 Knightsbridge, London, SW1X 7LA, +44(0)20 7201 3833, www.dinnerbyheston.com

Murano by Angela Hartnett. Michelin starred, fine-dining Italian restaurant in Mayfair, 20 Queen Street, Mayfair, London, W1J 5PP, +44(0)20 7495 1127, www.muranolondon.com

Bread Street Kitchen. Gordon Ramsey’s latest relaxed dining experience offering great British cuisine, 10 Bread Street London, EC4M 9AJ, +44(0)20 3030 4050, www.breadstreetkitchen.com

The Antholgisot. All day bar and kitchen in the City of London, 58 Gresham Street London, Greater London, EC2V 7BB, +44(0)845 468 0101, www.theanthologistbar.co.uk

Searcys at The Barbican (c). Modern British cuisine with fantastic city-scape views of St Paul’s, 2nd Floor, Barbican Centre, Silk Street, City of London, EC2Y 8DS, +44(0)20 7588 3008, www.searcys.co.uk

Bill’s Produce (c). Warm welcome, great service and very good, freshly prepared dishes, St Martin's Courtyard, off Long Acre, London, WC2E 9AB, +44(0)207 240 8183, www.bills-website.co.uk

The Ledbury. Brett Graham’s much acclaimed 2 Michelin Star Notting Hill restaurant, 127 Ledbury Road, Notting Hill, London, W11 2AQ, +44(0)20 7792 9090, www.theledbury.com

Chiswell Street Dining Rooms. British food prepared with imagination and served with enthusiasm, 56 Chiswell Street, Barbican, London, EC1Y 4SA, +44(0)20 7614 0177, www.chiswellstreetdining.com

The Prospect of Whitby. Possibly London's most famous pub, offering freshly cooked traditional pub food and spectacular views over the River Thames, 57 Wapping Wall, Wapping, London, E1W 3SH, +44(0)2036 034 049, www.taylor-walker.co.uk/pub-food/prospect-of-whitby-wapping/pid-C8166

Oscar at Charlotte Street Hotel. A vibrant bar and restaurant serving food and drinks throughout the day, 15-17 Charlotte Street, London, W1T 1RJ, +44(0)20 7980 1007, www.crosbystreethotel.com/london/charlotte-street-hotel/charlotte-st-oscar-bar-restaurant

The Ritz. Afternoon tea at the Ritz London should not be missed, 150 Piccadilly, London, W1J 9BR, +44(0) 20 7493 8181, www.theritzlondon.com

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