Author(s): Terence Conran
This book helps you discover more than 300 restaurants, cafes, markets and artisan stores, plus 60 recipes from London's top chefs. This second edition of "Eat London" is completely revised and updated, with new entries highlighting the very best food stops not to be missed in a tour of London. This is not a restaurant guide - it is a book all about food and the people who make, sell and care about it. Its 15 chapters detail everything from the best fish and chip shops of East London to haute cuisine and artisan food stores in Mayfair. Every entry has been assessed for quality, originality, pleasant surroundings, convivial ambience, consistency and above all amusing personalities. "Eat London" includes 60 recipes by some of Britain's top chefs including Francesco Mazzei of L'Anima, Giorgio Locatelli of Locanda Locatelli, Matthew Harris of Bibendum, Pierre Koffman of Koffman's, Bryn Williams of Odette's, Adam Byatt of Trinity as well as recipes from some of the capital's favourite restaurants such as Boundary, Brawn, Cecconi's, China Tang, Coq d'Argent, Galvin La Chapelle, Moro, Pizza East and Tinello amongst others. Every entry has complete listings and can be located on the fold-out maps. Special photography throughout illustrates the wonderful food and everyday streetlife of one of the tastiest places on earth.
Terence Conran is one of the world's leading restaurateurs and has transformed the experience of eating out in London with his many acclaimed restaurants. He is Chairman of Conran Holdings, the parent company of his retail and restaurant businesses, and Chairman of Conran & Partners, his architectural and design practice. His books include The Essential House Book; The Ultimate House Book; Chef's Garden; Classic Conran and Terence Conran on London. Peter Prescott has worked with Terence Conran since 2001 for the Conran Restaurants group. Before this he garnered experience at Claridge's and Grosvenor House on Park Lane. In 2006 Peter and Terence formed a new company called Prescott & Conran Ltd., the venture responsible for the award-winning Boundary Hotel, Restaurant and Rooftop, plus Albion Cafe, Bakery and Shop, and Lutyens Restaurant, Bar and Cellar Rooms in London's Fleet Street.
Foreword by Terence Conran; Introduction; Barnes; Chiswick; Hammersmith; Richmond; Shepherd's Bush; Teddington; Battersea; Brixton; Clapham; Putney; Wandsworth; Bayswater; Kensington; Notting Hill; Belgravia; Knightsbridge; Brick Lane; Hackney; Hoxton; Old Street; Shoreditch; Camden; Hampstead; Highgate; Primrose Hill; St John's Wood; Stoke; Newington; Canary Wharf; Dulwich; Greenwich; Chelsea; Fulham; South Kensington; The City; Spitalfields; Clerkenwell; Farringdon; Smithfield; Covent Garden; Soho; Finsbury; King's Cross; Islington; St Pancras; Fitzrovia; Marylebone; Piccadilly; Mayfair; St James's; Westminster; Southbank; Ones to Watch.