London's Cultural Guide

Eating and Drinking

Food

Holloway Road: try these four new openings

The all-new Edward Lear heralds a slew of N7 arrivals to discover this month

Drink

What’s it like running a traditional boozer nowadays?

Meet Gerry McGlynn, who’s been at the helm of his pub off the Euston Road for 25 years

Food

Review: Smoke & Salt, N1

Somewhere between the shores of King’s Cross and Islington lies this ambitious six-month residency

Food

The Gilbert Scott: which menu is best?

Worried you’ll miss out if you opt for a cheaper lunch menu? We roadtest one against the pricier à la carte

Food

Review: Noble Rot, Bloomsbury

A foodie secret lurks ten minutes’ walk south of Euston Road

Food

5 things you should eat at Camino, King’s Cross

This tapas haven kickstarted the vogue for upmarket eateries in King’s Cross. We check out the new summer menu

Drink

MUST DO: Bottomless booze, free street party – and unconsciousness

Drink endless cocktails on Sundays at Big Chill House. Plus the Cally Festival – and other ways to alter your perception this weekend

Food

Review: The Booking Office, King’s Cross

The classic British restaurant in St Pancras has just celebrated its 5th birthday. Has it still got it?

Drink

What was a King’s Cross boozer like in the 1940s?

The Scottish Stores on Caledonian Road has a fascinating story. We hear how one man has recorded his family’s long association with it

Food

Tenner Or Less: Sausage Sandwich at Curious Pig

What on earth is a “pub-on-the-go”? The first ever one has opened at St Pancras International