Soho

Blanchette

Blanchette is a bistro on the less trodden D’Arblay Street in Soho, but it may as well be a world away. Behind its powder blue walls and misted single-paned windows is a rustic idyll.

Polpetto

The credit for the rise of the no-reservation, sharing-plate, shabby-chic contingent of restaurants must go to Russell Norman, also a pioneer in the concept of Italian tapas.