Aquavit is a casual fine dining spot in the New St James’s complex off Piccadilly, specializing in Nordic cuisine. In addition to making the best meatballs you’ll find outside an Ikea, it’s a great utility restaurant and one to keep in your back pocket at all times. It’s posh enough for a client breakfast or lunch, but casual enough for a midweek catch-up with your mates. The food is great across the board, they have weekend and lunchtime deals to make the meals a little more affordable and they’re even dog friendly.
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