The Petersham (Covent Garden)
Petersham Nurseries in Covent Garden has just opened its two restaurants, bar and courtyard, and is already wildly popular. An elegant oasis of calm in the city, it’s just the spot for a refined long lunch.
Plateau Restaurant, Bar & Grill (Canary Wharf)
Fancy a bit of a beat with your bacon? Head to Plateau Restaurant, Bar & Grill, who have teamed with Old Dirty Brasstards to create a drum ’n’ brass bottomless brunch party. Panoramic views over Canary Wharf and some seriously uplifting tunes – what could be better?
Taste of London Festival (Regent’s Park, 13 – 17 June 2018)
London’s best food event, Taste of London, is back – and you should be quick if you want to get tickets. Taking place from 13-17 June, it brings together all your favourite restaurants and chefs in one big gourmet extravaganza.
Missing out on Japan’s famous cherry blossom season this year? Never fear, Shochu at Roka Charlotte Street has got you covered. Until mid-June, they’re offering special cocktails to celebrate spring – the Sakura Sour, where akashitai plum sake meets arbikie vodka sounds particularly appealing – all enjoyed under a stunning cherry blossom installation. Take a date for bonus wow points.
Strazzanti (Warren Street, Camden)
New Sicilian pop-up, Strazzanti, which will be opening its doors in Fitzrovia, is set to be the go-to for brunch over the summer. Open every Sunday, we recommend trying the poached eggs with wild fennel sausage and Pecorino cheese for a top-notch finish to the week.