If you go out for food but didn’t take a photo, did you even go out for food?! We all love to snap our meal before we tuck in – resulting in Instagram awash with Açai bowls and multi-coloured bagels. To make your photo ‘double-tap’ worthy, have a look at these top 5 foodie hotspots that are guaranteed to brighten up your Instagram and have everyone drooling over your profile.
15 Harrington Road
Nearest tube: South Kensington
Introducing the first and only choux pastry specialist patisserie in the world… Baked fresh every day by the three Michelin star experienced chef, Joakim Prat, these choux treats are truly unique. Currently calling South Kensington home and coming soon to Westfield. Updated regularly and informed by seasonal influences, only the freshest ingredients are used. With their pastel coloured icing and intricate decoration’s they look stunning in photo form. So whether you go for a Spanish Raspberry Pink éclair (shown above) or Milk Chocolate Chouquettes, be sure to tag them in your post and your image could be featured on their very own page!
Image: Box Park
2-10 Bethnal Green Road,
Nearest tube: Shoreditch High Street
Nestled in Boxpark Shoreditch, this dessert bar is your place to go if you’re after colourful and whacky ice cream. Based around premium soft serve ice cream flavors, the menu allows you to be adventurous with an unusual and exciting selection of toppings to choose from (think clouds of candy floss and popcorn). You can pick a standard ice cream cone, sundae or if you’re feeling outlandish – a freakshake! The bigger the creation, the more impressive it will look in your feed.
Image: Home Slice
Locations: Covent Garden, Fitzrovia, Shoreditch, City & White City
How about a 20inch pizza on your page to get the likes flowing in? Home Slice is one for pizza fiends who love to share! Their signature 20 inch pizza is as mouthwateringly tasty as it is big (don’t worry, you can order by slice too). They offer an eat in or take our service and the menu features classics such as the Margherita, plus more extravagant toppings such as the BBQ Beef Brisket. Order with an Aperol Spritz, and you’ve got a picture perfect pizza.
Box Park Shoreditch
2-10 Bethnal Green Road,
Nearest Tube: Shoreditch High Street
Nosteagia is all about taking Asian sweets to the next level whilst focusing on high-quality ingredients and perfect customer service. In addition to Bubble Tea, the Bubble Waffles are made with local ingredients from local farmers, and they were inspired by HK Egg Puff – a popular street snack. As every waffle is made to order there are plenty of combinations possible when it comes to toppings. If your page is brimming with summer vibes, we would suggest the Queen Berry (featured above) or for an eye popping shot, the King Colour topped with M&M’s, Nutella and a chocolate stick, of course!
Image: Naked Dough
Nearest Tube: Shepherd’s Bush
Naked Dough is the UK’s first cookie dough café (YUM!). Featured on BBC’s 2 Million Pound Menu, it’s clear that the edible cookie dough trend is here to stay. Made with the same techniques as home baking, you can choose to eat out of Instagram friendly tubs, on a cone or packaged to take away. The witty menu has everything from Mud Bath, Unicorn Food to Emoji Poo’s. If that isn’t enough, the store even has its own merchandise line. So what are you waiting for? Get snapping!
What are your favourite Instagram-friendly foodie hotspots in the city? Will you be trying one of our suggestions above? Let us know in the comments!