Suvai Chettinaad is one of Olympic eats: ExCeL.

1. Suvai Chettinaad

Indian Restaurant · Newham · 207 High Street North, East Ham, Greater London

The GuardianThe Guardian: "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 Black Lion is one of Olympic eats: ExCeL.

2. The Black Lion

6.5
Pub · Newham · 59-61 High St., London

The GuardianThe Guardian: "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 Eel 'n' Pie Shop is one of Olympic eats: ExCeL.

3. Nathan's Eel 'n' Pie Shop

Café · Upton Park · 51 Barking Road, London, Greater London

The GuardianThe Guardian: "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.

Vijay's Chawalla is one of Olympic eats: ExCeL.

4. Vijay's Chawalla

7.9
Indian Restaurant · 268-270 Green St., Upton Park, Greater London

The GuardianThe Guardian: "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.

Canary Wharf is one of Olympic eats: ExCeL.

5. Canary Wharf

Neighborhood · London, Greater London

The GuardianThe Guardian: "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.

The Grapes is one of Olympic eats: ExCeL.

6. The Grapes

9.0
Pub · 76 Narrow St (at Ropemakers Fields), Limehouse, Greater London

The GuardianThe Guardian: "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.

Fatboy's Diner is one of Olympic eats: ExCeL.

7. Fatboy's Diner

7.5
Diner · Tower Hamlets · 64 Orchard Pl. (Lower Lea Crossing), London, Greater London

The GuardianThe Guardian: "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.

8. Torto

Brazilian Restaurant · Newham · 137 Barking Road, London, Greater London

The GuardianThe Guardian: "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.

9. Nutrilicious 4 Life @ The Place

Café · Canning Town South · 2 Silvertown Way, London, Greater London

The GuardianThe Guardian: "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.

10. Garden Community Café

Café · Custom House · 7 Cundy Road, London, Greater London

The GuardianThe Guardian: "This jolly, friendly offshoot from church-based charity, the Ascension Community Trust, couldn't be further away from the soulless corporate venues which cluster around ExCeL..." Read more.