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Our City Guides is from the point of view of the people we interview. A restaurant cannot be listed in our guides unless it is recommended by one of the tastemakers we’ve featured. We don’t want you to see the restaurant world through our eyes, but rather through the eyes of your favorite tastemakers in every industry. Why us? Why not them?


The River Café

Recommended by: Nate Appleman (Finalist, The Next Iron Chef), Jonathan Waxman (Chef/Owner, Barbuto), Alexandra Shulman (Editor-in-Chief, British Vogue), Francine Stephens and Andrew Feinberg (Chefs/Owners, Franny’s), Linda Wells (Editor-in-Chief, Allure), Carly Cushnie (Fashion Designer)

This iconic Michelin starred Italian spot is no doubt a favorite amongst our tastemakers, and is definitely where one goes for fine dining in London. The prices are soaring, but it’s said to be worth it.  “For my ideal dinner, I’d go to The River Cafe and eat pasta – or practically anything there. Then some great [...]