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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?


Borough Market

Recommended by: Brad Farmerie (Chef, Saxon & Parole), Joe Campanale (Epicurean Management Company), Roland Mouret (Designer), David Burtka (Actor), Daphne Oz (TV Personality)

London’s most renowned food market is a paradise for avid cooks, professional chefs and restaurateurs or people just looking to grocery shop. With a variety of vendors, traders and stalls one could easily wile away the day here. “Borough Market for tons of great gourmet grub.” Brad Farmerie (Executive Chef, Saxon & Parole)


Elliot’s Cafe

Recommended by: Jasmine Hemsley (Hemsley + Hemsley)

Nestled within one of London’s best food markets, Borough Market, Elliot’s Cafe offers a selection of coffees, teas,  and pastries, as well as a modern, seasonal menu. The fare is diverse,  yet there’s an unmistakable nod to its British roots with its delicious curries. The seasonal ingredients dictate what will be offered on the menu, [...]


Maltby Street Market

Recommended by: Melissa Hemsley (Hemsley + Hemsley)

This lively street market is a cornucopia of food stalls ranging from artisanal honeys to mouthwatering reubens. It’s the perfect place to wander on a weekend morning, where you can grab a cup of coffee and pastries, and do a little grocery shopping and a ton of tasting.