5 Menus You Need To Try In London


What: Omakase lunch menu 

Where: Heron Tower, 110 Bishopsgate, London EC2N 4AY, www.sushisamba.com

Why: Sushisamba, a global restaurant brand famed for its Japanese/Peruvian/Brazillian food fusion, have recently introduced their  Omakase  (chef’s choice) menu to their lunchtime offerings. Sushisamba’s condensed version of their popular all day Omakase menu is perfect for busy office workers yet still incorporates some of their best fare on offer. With unbeatable views across London, it's like dining in the sky. Prices are £58 per person and is served from 11.30am-3.30pm, Monday - Friday. 

Highlight: Crispy yellowtail taquitos with avocado and roasted corn miso, wagyu gyoza with kabocha purée and sesame snow

World’s End Market

What: Jose Gordon El Capricho menu

Where: 459 King's Rd, Chelsea, London SW10 0LR, www.theworldsendmarket.com 

Why: Just off the hustle and bustle of the King’s Road lies World’s End Market restaurant and bar serving fresh seafood, meats and cocktails in a relaxed 1930’s décor. Chef Jose Gordon’s El Capricho menu focuses on the ox, a meat that is often raised over a decade before its extensively aged and served to the public. Some have gone as far as to say  the steaks offered on the El Capricho menu are ‘the best in the world’.  The World’s End Market has exclusive rights to sell El Capricho’s meats in the UK, so if you’re in the area, you can’t miss out..

Highlight: Chuleta de Buey (ox steak)

What: Osh Restuarant 

Where: 14-15, Beauchamp Pl, Knightsbridge, London SW3 1NQ  www.oshrestaurant.com

Why: A gastronomic intersection between the Middle East and Eastern Europe in the heart of Knightsbridge.  Set in a period three-story townhouse featuring a stylish restaurant and cocktail bar spread over two floors and an invitation only bar and lounge. Osh showcases the inter-cultural culinary art and splendor of one of the most legendary bazaar cities along the ancient Silk Road. Drawing inspiration from east and west the menu is a thrilling addition to London thriving food scene.

Highlight: Anna Pavlova Dessert (delicious!)

What: Zia Lucia Pizzeria 

Where: 61 Blythe Road, W14 0HP, http://zialucia.com/

Why: Pizzas are served on 48 hour slow fermented doughs and baked in hand-crafted wood fires including vegetable charcoal, wholemeal, traditional and gluten-free bases. A warm and friendly authentic Italian taste in a relaxed atmosphere of which they also serve cocktails and mouth-watering desserts.

Highlight: Bruschetta with chopped tomato and fresh basil

What:  Pomonas, Notting Hill

Where: 47 Hereford Rd, London W2 5AH, www.pomonas.co.uk

Why: With a focus on freshness, sustainability and locally-sourced ingredients, Wolfe’s eclectic à la carte menu bursts with big flavours and kicks off with globe-trotting starters such as Vietnamese rolls; onion, squash and gruyere arancini; and soft shell crab with guacamole, whilst pre-appetiser snacks include soused anchovies and moutabal with watermelon and poppadum. And for working breakfasts or a pot of coffee post the school run, Pomona’s is open from 8.30am Tuesday – Friday.

Highlight: Crisp Squid