Covent Garden & Holborn

Four to Eight

From the grill a leg of lamb is sliced laterally and charred, similar to a cut of steak but with the addition of a central, flavour-rich bone that is unusual but not unwelcome.

Tredwell’s

Marcus Wareing opens his third restaurant in the form of a 130-seat colossus in Seven Dials serving casual, modern food in a black and acid green environment.

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.