Tuesday, November 19, 2013

Best of London 2013 : Best Restaurants and Food and Wine Shops in London 2013


Here is my list of best of London food shops , restaurants and wine establishments for 2013.

Best Restaurant(s) in London : Hedone , Dinner , Gordon Ramsay Royal Hospital Road , The Greenhouse and The Ledbury

Best Sourcing and Ingredients : Hedone

Best Argentinian : Zoilo

Best Italian Restaurant (Southern) : L'Anima 

Best Italian Restaurant (Northern) : Alloro , Novikov , Locanda Locatelli

Best Pan Italian : Aspleys , River Cafe  , Tinello 

Best Trattoria : Mele e Pere

Best Casual Indian : Roti Chai

Best Indian (Modern) : Benares and Rasoi

Best Pakistani : Shezan & Saloos

Best Chinese : Hunan , Kai and Hutong

Best Dim Sum :  A Wong  and Royal China (Baker St)

Best Thai :  Heron

Best Fusion : Apero , Zuma and Moro

Best Japanese : Umu and Sake No Hana

Best Vietnamese : head to Paris or Vietnam

Best Lebanese/Syrian : Ishbilia , Knightsbridge and Meza , Tooting

Best Greek : None are rated

Best "Politiki Kouzina " Peckham Bazaar and Kazan

Best Turkish : Mangal Ocakbasi (Stoke Newington)

Best Sushi : Sushi Tetsu , Yashin Sushi

Best French : Hibiscus , Gauthier Soho , Club Gascon and The Greenhouse

Best Modern British/European : The Ledbury , Kitchen Table and The Clove Club

Best Spanish : Cambio de Tercio , Fino , Pizarro and Iberica

Best Tapas : Tendido Cedro , Barrafina and José

Best English : St John's 

Best Fish/Seafood : One - O - One , Knightsbridge 

Best Gastro Pub : Harwood Arms , Anchor and Hope , Great Queen St

Best Service : Galvin's Windows , Goodman Maddox St , Hedone , Fino , Bar Boulud and Cambio de Tercio

Best Sandwich : Fernandez and Wells and Kappacasein

Best Pub : The Ship (Wandsworth) , Hampshire Hog and Black Friar

Best Selection of Beer : Draft House and The Rake

Best Wine Bar : 40 Maltby St

Best Brasserie : Bob Bob Ricard , Brasserie Chavot 

Best Mavericks : Giaconda Dining Room , Brunswick House Café , Dock Kitchen and 40 Maltby St

Best French Bistro/Bourgeois Cooking : Brasserie Chavot , Racine , Bistro Bruno and Koffmann's

Best Burger :  Burger and Lobster , Goodman and  Elliot's

Best "joint" Burger :  Meat Market , Meat Liquor and Patty & Bun

Best Chain Burger : Byron

Best Steak : Gillrays and Goodman

Best Steak Restaurants : Gillrays, Hawksmoor , Sophie's and Goodman

Best Grill : The Dorchester Grill

Best Pizza : Franco Manca (Brixton) and Santa Maria

Best Street Food : Mr Falafel ( Shepherds Bush )

Best Value for money Wine List : Bob Bob Ricard

Best Value for Money Restaurants : Koya , Sophie's ,  Franco Manca and Mangal Ocakbasi

Best Newcomers in London 2013 : Bird of Smithfield , Five Fields , The Dairy , Aquashard , Hutong , A Wong , Peckham Bazaar , Casse Croûte , The Clove Club and Gymkhana

Best Bakery/Bread :  Hedone

Best Patisserie and Chocolatier : William Curley

Best Coffee : Prufork Coffee

Best Coffee Roaster : Square Mile

Best Cakes and Brownies : Bea's of Bloomsbury

Best Gelato :  Oddono's and La Gelatiera

Best Fishmonger : The Chelsea Fishmonger (Rex Goldsmith), Chelsea Green

Best Greengrocer : Andreas Veg , Chelsea

Best Cheese Shops : La Fromagerie , Rippon , Neal's Yard , Paxton & Whitfield and Beillevaire

Best Purveyor of French Charcuterie  : The Ham and Cheese Company

Best Purveyors of Italian Salumi : The ham and Cheese Company and L'Emporio Fine Foods

Best Purveyor of British Chacuterie : Cannon and Cannon

Best Wine Merchants Retail : Lea and Sandeman, Philglas and Swiggot , Market Row Wines  and Handford

Best Wine Merchants Wholesale : Liberty , Fortyfive 10  and Bibendum

1 comment:

Lizzie Mabbott said...

Interesting that all your Chinese restaurants are high-end. Have you tried Silk Road? Or Gold Mine in Queensway? They're my favourite.