Oliver FeldmanLondon Senior Editor
Oliver lived in Paris for over a decade but started missing the dynamic spirit of his hometown and moved back to London three years ago. He’s a professional editor of words, an aspiring outdoorsman, and a part-time student of psychotherapy. He also makes his own ringtones, and rides a motorcycle, though not usually at the same time.
Emilia’s Crafted Pasta at St. Katherine Docks is a good back-pocket spot for one of those rare sunny days when you want to eat by the water.
Ordering the steak and chips with chimichurri sauce from The Beefsteaks is one of the best decisions you can make at Borough Market.
Soutine on St. John’s Wood High Street serves French-ish classics in an environment that could feel like a theme restaurant but is kind of nice.
All the restaurants, bars, and coffee shops you should know about in Islington.
Bun House in Chinatown serves tasty steamed buns and a small selection of sides to takeaway or eat in.
Cpress is a decent coffee shop in Chelsea that stays open light, and also does a good line in juices.
The Hive is a spacious coffee shop at Cambridge Heath that also serves wine at night.
Dark Habit is an excellent little coffee shop in Queens Park.
Fleet Kitchen is an excellent place for coffee in Bloomsbury.
Provisions is a casual wine and cheese shop on Holloway Road where you can stand around with friends date, drinking great wine and nibbling bread.
Winemaker’s Club is an excellent wine bar in a series of old arches under the Holborn Viaduct in the City.