Covent Garden & Holborn

MEATmarket

The winning combination of molten cheese and beef patties melded between ample buns is celebrated in all itheir sloppy glory at MeatMarket in Covent Garden.

Polpo

Polpo takes inspiration from the bacaro of Venice – relaxed bars which serve rounds of tapas with glasses of liquor, a wholly agreeable concept whose authenticity is buoyed by its cicchetti…

Shake Shack

What burgers should be are dirty and guilt-inducing. They should ooze their insides against your hands. You should have to lunge them into your mouth before they explode their contents through your fingers. They should be as improper as their calorie count.

Flesh and Buns

A little playground humour is always appreciated, and so the explicitly named Flesh and Buns has a certain titillating appeal that I more than appreciate.

Clos Maggiore

It’s no secret that the most romantic restaurant in London is regarded as Clos Maggiore, with a single room apparently potent enough to win this and other racier accolades.