London has countless places to eat, trendy coffee bars and (secret-) beer gardens. Even when you’re living in London you can still discover new cool places every day. With a little help of the super handy Dojo App we sorted out for you the absolute hotspots in our favorite neighborhoods!
This hip cafe bar and exhibition venue used to be the original Shoreditch Station that was once part of the Great Eastern Railway. Today it is home to a cafe bar serving quality fair trade coffee, fresh home- made ice teas, juices, delicious sandwiches and cakes. Pop in at night time for whiskeys, wines, specialty beers and live DJ’s and musicians playing eclectic music.
Address: 1 Kingsland Road, Shoreditch,London,E2 8DA
Walking by this cute cafe, you just have to make a stop. The shop windows are filled with irresistible delicious home made cakes. The cafe has the ambiance of being in someone’s living room. It is the only café in Shoreditch with a secret little garden. Perfect for a coffee or tea break with cake! Good to know is that everything is gluten free.
Address: 47 Brick Ln, London E1 6PU, Verenigd Koninkrijk
This shopping mall built out of sea containers has little shops on the first floor and on the top floor there are restaurants and bars where the young crowd shares a drink with friends. It’s a popular Friday after work spot!
Address: 2-4 Bethnal Green Road, London, Shoreditch
Clapham , Brixton
Located underneath Clapham Common tube station, wine & charcuterie is served in a 100-year-old former water closet. The place is transformed into a cosy bar with high tables and private seating. The ever-changing wine list offers characteristic wines from all over the world. On the food menu you’ll find a delicious selection of cheese and charcuterie from the UK and Europe. On Sunday and Monday there is live music played!
Address:Clapham Common South Side, London SW4 7AA, Verenigd Koninkrijk
This cute colourful cafe situated in lively Brixton Village Market serves French crepes with a Brazillian flair. All dishes are made with fresh ingredients whenever possible. Try out their homemade senzala chili sauce and maple and mustard dressing. All galettes are free of gluten, wheat, egg, lactose, dairy and suitable for vegans!
Address: Brixton Village Market 41-42 Coldharbour Lane, London SW9 8PS
This lively little venue is a combination of a cosy restaurant and a favourite pub. Locals pop in for a pint while diners find themselves in a cosy setting with dimmed lights. Faded gilt mirrors, wooden tables and old banquettes provide a lovely chic vintage style. On the menu are seasonal and traditional French inspired dishes with British sourced ingredients. The drinking list features home-infused spirits, hand-crafted cocktails and a constantly evolving selection of beers.
Address: 1 Clapham Common South Side, Clapham Common, London, SW4 7AA
Tucked away between Brixton and Clapham North is one of the biggest beer gardens in south London. It is always crowded with young people, but there is plenty of seating in the large garden to join them. It’s perfect to spend a sunny afternoon hanging out with friends. And if you feel hungry, the kitchen provides pub classics including the famous Sunday roasts!
Address: 204 Ferndale Rd, Brixton SW9 8AG
This container community is built for start-ups and houses next generation local food and drinks entrepreneurs, retail outlets and workspaces for local business and artists. This foodie hotspot has everything you need. There is a garden, vintage shops, tasty small restaurants, street food vendors and bustling bars. Perfect to spend your Sunday with friends!
Address: Pop Brixton 49 Brixton Station Road London SW9 8PQ
Notting Hill , Kensington
Kick start the evening with a cocktail or sparkling wine on the rooftop terrace while you enjoy an amazing view on London’s skyline. Your taste buds will be thrilled by the menu offering contemporary British cuisine. Especially fish lovers will adore the delicious fresh seafood platter! The menu changes regularly to ensure only the freshest seasonal ingredients are used.
Address: 99 Kensington High Street, London, W8 5SA. Rooftop restaurant Babylon is set on the seventh floor of The Roof Gardens.
This family-owned restaurant and wine bar is tucked away amongst the villas of Kensington, just off the bustling Kensington High Street. It’s a popular spot in the neighborhood for a good glass of wine or a cocktail on the terrace or at the bar. There is a separate restaurant offering a seasonal menu with British and Modern European favorites
Address: The Abingdon, 54 Abingdon Road, London, W86AP
Vauxhall , Westminster
Head to this classy Georgian mansion filled with interesting antique furniture and serving high quality coffee, British food and drinks for every mealtime. Lunch, brunch or dine in the beautiful boho-chic room or stop by for a cocktail at the brilliantly tended bar. The every month changing menu offers fairly priced food with no main course dish over £10. The young and engaging people working here enjoy what they do and create a relaxed joyful ambiance.
Address: 30 Wandsworth Road, Vauxhall,London, SW8 2LG
This lovely neighborhood Italian café and deli shop is always busy with locals. Grab a tasty breakfast in the weekends or try out the Dutch chef Marcello’s finger licking lunch options on his daily changing menu. This wonderful place has a familiar ambiance that makes you want to stay longer than you expected, so don’t be in a hurry. It’s also a great spot for summer afternoon wines on the terrace!
Address: 13 Bonnington Square, London SW8 1TE, Verenigd Koninkrijk
Slug & Lettuce has more than 70 bars in the country serving comfy food, cocktails, wines and a large variety of world lagers and beers. It has something for everyone. The large bar is inviting you for drinks, there are cosy tables for two for dinner and large (private) tables to dine with a group. In the evening the bar transforms into a lively night venue to dance and hang out with friends. Find your bar in London on the website!
Address: 5–11 Fetter Lane,London, EC4A 1BR