"As long as you don't mind the chipped tables and tired decor, this super-basic south Indian cafe (its focus, the Chettinad region of Tamil Nadu) serves knockout food at crazily low prices. ..." Read more.
"The menu is a litany of British pub classics: fish and chips, cottage pie, ploughman's-style platters, as well as sandwiches and jacket potatoes, all served in very generous portions...." Read more.
"Nathan's is as much about atmosphere and preserved retro style as it is food. It was established in 1927, but looks every immaculate inch the archetypal 1960s English high street cafe..." Read more.
"With its tropical fish tanks and TVs showing Bollywood hits, busy Vijay's (near Upton Park tube) is one of the swankier vegetarian curry cafes on lively, noisy Green Street...." Read more.
"if there is one thing that capitalism does well, it's food. Moreover, the frenzy of competition in Canary Wharf means that prices are often surprisingly keen..." Read more.
"With its wood panelling, handsome floorboards and oil paintings, this is a forgotten, tiny fragment of Victorian London hidden in the shadows of Canary Wharf's ominous skyscrapers..." Read more.
"A 1940s stainless steel-clad US diner, transported to this refuge by the Thames where it gazes out across the water to the Dome..." Read more.
"The coxinha – palm-sized, deep-fried croquettes of moist braised shredded chicken encased in soft mashed potato, and just £1 each – are sensational...." Read more.
"From a short list of daily hot specials, a portion of jerk chicken with salad, vegetables and moreish, earthy rice and peas was huge and hugely tasty..." Read more.