If you’re going have a ridiculous, ostentatious drink in a shimmering citadel of steel and glass, you might as well go to the top of the mountain and head to the tallest building in town. Aqua Shard is ridiculous - super high ceilings, super expensive drinks, and the bogs will have the more sensitive among us trembling with vertigo (upside - the best toilet selfies anywhere in London). You’ll also need to book ahead to be on the safe side - the views are worth it, though.
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Horn OK Please
Horn OK is a stall at Borough Market serving delicious vegetarian dosa and chana chaat.
Padella serves brilliant, freshly made pasta at very good prices. If you’re in London Bridge or Borough Market, make this a part of your plan.
The London Bridge branch of Grind has good coffees and full meals of food to eat with your caffeinated beverage.
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40 Maltby St
40 Maltby Street is a superb restaurant and wine bar serving low-intervention wines, small plates, and sandwiches that are up there with the best.
Depending on how much you enjoy porn star martinis, you’ll either love or hate Radio, the rooftop bar and lounge in the ME London hotel on the Strand.
When you’re in need of somewhere for a cute catch-up or a candlelit date night in Fitzrovia, head to The Remedy Wine Bar.
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The Breakfast Club London Bridge
The Breakfast Club, unsurprisingly, does excellent all-day breakfasts.
The Borough branch of the upmarket Hawksmoor steak palaces is every bit as accomplished as its siblings.
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