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Britain is known for many things but one thing we treasure most of all is our great comfort foods. This week (6th-12th March) we’re celebrating one of the best of them with British Pie Week! Pies are an integral part of our culture, you just have to look back at our history to see that. They were infamously filled with human flesh in the London legend of Sweeney Todd, they were a fundamental meal for the working classes in the nineteenth century and, of course, the festive mince pie is an important tradition at Christmas! Ultimately, British pies are loved …

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Christmas Day is nearly upon us, so it’s high time to start thinking about the all-important roast dinner! The festive roast is way too good to have just once this year, so make sure you’re making the most of all the delectable places in London Town over the next few weeks! We know exactly where you should go for the Christmas dinner that won’t disappoint, so read on… 

themarksman_christmasfeastingImage: The Marksman Roast Rib

The Marksman
2554 Hackney Road, London, E27SJ

 This old pub on Hackney Road isn’t quite the local …

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London life can be pricey, we all know that. So, finding a trusty BYO restaurant can be just the ticket for those times when you want to be thrifty without missing out on all the fun. There’s also something wonderfully satisfying about rocking up with a bottle of the good stuff and knowing you won’t have to pay through the nose when the bill finally arrives. BYO restaurants can be a little hard to come by in London, so check out our City Cheats for some of our favourite spots.

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Noticed the surge in popularity of healthy eating, clean eating and natural food choices over the last year or two? Whether you live with an allergy or food intolerance and struggle to find places that cater for your needs, or you’re a pioneer of leading a healthier lifestyle, we’ve handpicked our top five favourite spots to grab some free-from food in London!

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 Niche

197-199 Rosebery Avenue, Finsbury, EC1R 4TJ 

Niche is a totally gluten-free restaurant, although you’d never know it from looking at the menu! With a ‘Best of British’ …

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When you think of London’s waterways, quaint canals are probably not the first thing that spring to mind. But look beyond the River Thames and you’ll see that urban London is also home to some serene waterside spots. We reveal where they’re hiding, and more importantly, where you can get the best cups of canalside coffee!

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The Summerhouse
60 Blomfield Road, W9 2PA

Resting on the Union Canal is The Summerhouse café and restaurant. With an outdoor seating area that sits directly on the water, this hidden gem …

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