Oliver FeldmanLondon Senior Editor
Oliver lived in Paris for over a decade but started missing the dynamic spirit of his hometown and moved back to London three years ago. He’s a professional editor of words, an aspiring outdoorsman, and a part-time student of psychotherapy. He also makes his own ringtones, and rides a motorcycle, though not usually at the same time.
The best places to eat, drink, and discuss that talk on abstract expressionism that you understand a solid 12% of, near the Barbican.
Barbie Green is an Australian-style all-day café and restaurant situation on London Wall, not far from the Barbican.
Bar Douro is a Portuguese spot with a lot of heart and a laidback style, which makes it perfect for a City date or catchup over wine and small plates.
62 of the best places to drink coffee in London
Fink's Gillespie in a small green coffee spot with a handful of seats near Arsenal tube station.
Balcone Dalston is a very nice coffee shop inside The Factory on Shacklewell Lane.
Watch House is a slick, comfortable coffee spot behind Gabriel's Wharf in Bermondsey, that'll also feed you.
Milkbar is a casual coffee spot on Bateman Street in Soho, with enough tables that you can usually walk in and grab a seat.
Footnote is a spacious coffee spot on Wilton Way in Hackney that makes a great option for catching up with friends.
There are almost too many places to eat in Soho. Here are our pick of the best restaurants to hit up in London’s greatest neighbourhood.
Tokyo Pizza is a casual underground pizza spot on Maida Vale, serving Japanese-inspired pizza toppings and some very tasty salads.