7 Things You Need to Eat in London This WeekBy Mayola Fernandes
Looking for the best food to eat in London this week? As usual, we’ve got you covered with our round-up of best places to visit, from fine dining to delicious treats. Here’s all the latest food news in the capital, you can thank us later:
What: Bombay scrambled eggs and Keema paratha
The Lowdown: Whilst London’s love of brunch shows no signs of slowing down, it’s clear that the standard Eggs Benny, smoked salmon with scrambled eggs and smashed avo is no longer cutting it. Injecting some oomph and spice back into the glorious weekend staple is Cinnamon Kitchen Battersea with its modern Indian Weekend Power Station Brunch. Go on a journey of discovery with quirky East-meets-West dishes from renowned chef Vivek Singh, and tuck into Bombay scrambled eggs and keema paratha.
Where: Cinnamon Kitchen Battersea
What: Grey Goose Vodka Orchard Fizz Cocktail Ice Cream
The Lowdown: Grey Goose are welcoming guests to their al fresco cocktail terrace located in the heart of Covent Garden. From 23rd July to 19th August, they will be popping up in Covent Garden’s East Piazza, one of London’s most iconic locations. Head down for a teppanyaki ice cream cocktail experience where you can get your favourite cocktail frozen and rolled into a Grey Goose treat. You’ll find mouthwatering combinations like vanilla ice cream served with Grey Goose Original Vodka, peach puree and topped with fresh raspberries. What are you waiting for?
Where: Covent Garden Terrace: East Piazza, Covent Garden, London, WC2E 8RB
What: Mexican Radish Salad from Las Iguanas
The Lowdown: It’s summer time people so why not celebrate the warm weather with Las Iguanas, everyone’s favourite Latin American restaurant. They’ve got a refreshing bowl of Mexican Radish Salad which with the perfect combination of crunchy jicama seasoned with hibiscus salt, exotic radishes and orange with chilli and lime seasoning, drizzled with dill oil.
Where: Westfield Stratford City | Level 2, The Gallery, London E20 1ET
What: Cacio e Pepe
The Lowdown: il Pampero’s Executive Chef Claudio Covino’s creamy Cacio e Pepe has got to be your go-to for this week. It’s delicious and highlights the simplicity of only three ingredients. The chef combines freshly prepared pasta on site, with crushed black pepper and salty Pecorino cheese, the signature dish is a heart-warming, indulgent bowl served table side in a large wheel of Roman Pecorino.
Where: il Pampero, 20 Chesham Place, SW1X 8HQ
What: Aperitivo & Arancini Hour at Mele e Pere
The Lowdown: Soho’s neighbourhood trattoria, Mele e Pere, is running a special aperitivo hour to celebrate the launch of their summer spritz menu. Served every evening from 6-7pm, guests are invited to escape the West End hubbub with a signature Mele e Pere Spritz, and receive a plate of truffle Arancini on the house (available throughout July and August)
Where: 46 Brewer St, Soho, London W1F 9TF
What: Pan-fried sea bass with asparagus, saffron braised fennel, tomato & mascarpone sauce
The Lowdown: After undergoing an extensive makeover complete with new menus, this atmospheric London pub oozes sophisticated charm, from its grey wood-panelled walls, to red leather banquettes, decorative tin ceiling and large statement mirrors. Their menu offers a selection of refined British classics, served from a central open kitchen, including jumbo short rib of beef slow cooked and smoked for 24 hours, steak and blue cheese salad, and seafood sharing platters, as well as a variety of burgers served with skin-on chips.
Where: 65 Westbourne Grove, Bayswater, London W2 4UJ
What: The Patrón Añejo Old Fashioned at Hovarda
The Lowdown: Recent results from a Patrón survey with Onepoll report that 65% of British drinkers now drink tequila cocktails when going out and what better way to drink tequila on its honorary day than in the most popular way? In celebration of International Tequila Day (24th July), Patrón Tequila has teamed up with some of London’s best bars to create bespoke tequila twist menus for the week starting from Wednesday. Head down to Hovarda to try the delicious twist on the classic Old Fashioned made with Patron Anejo, Chai Syrup, Grapefruit Bitters. Other drinks on the menu include the Patrón and Tonic and the Espre-X.O. Martini.
Where: Hovarda, 36 – 40 Rupert St, London W1D 6DW