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If you're visiting the capital for the first time knowing what to eat within 48 in London can leave you spoiled for choice, however with a food tour let tabl. help you out!

There's no doubt you'll also have an extensive list of must-see attractions: Big Ben, Buckingham Palace, Westminster Abbey, St. Paul’s Cathedral, Tower Bridge - the list goes on.

As for eating, London stands as one of the most thrilling culinary destinations worldwide. Nevertheless, when you only have a mere two days to indulge in all the city has to offer, you won't wish to squander precious time between sightseeing on the lookout for those exceptional dining and drinking establishments.

The answer is actually pretty straightforward: you don't have to! We've got you covered with a comprehensive guide to some of London's top dining spots. Alternatively, why not contact us via our live online chat and arrange a food and drink experience or restaurant visit?

What to Eat in 48 Hours in London

Here are a few suggestions, perfect for treating yourself to a scrumptious breakfast, lunch or dinner that will leave you totally satisfied!

Breakfast in London

London's breakfast scene is a delightful fusion of culinary delights. As well as traditional cafés serving aromatic coffee alongside a hearty fry-up, you can also find modern alternatives with influences from around the world. Whether that's Australian banana bread smothered in butter or a freshly baked French croissant for when you're on the move.

As for somewhere special, feast your eyes on this incredible restaurant below, offering a diverse and scrumptious morning delight!

The Wolseley (160 Piccadilly, St. James's, London W1J 9EB)

Open every day, from 7am on weekdays you can enjoy a delicious breakfast from an extensive breakfast menu. Alternatively, avoid the rush hour crowd with a more leisurely 8am opening at the weekends.

Indulge in the renowned Wolseley breakfast, featuring a delectable assortment of homemade Viennoiserie, timeless egg delicacies, aromatic kedgeree, sumptuous full English breakfast and a refreshing selection of fruits, yoghurts, cereals.

We highly recommend making a reservation in advance, although a limited number of tables are always kept available for spontaneous guests on the day.

Lunch in London

London boasts an awe-inspiring array of restaurants, food markets, bars and fine dining establishments to savour for lunch, all scattered throughout this remarkable city.

Amongst a myriad of options, it can often be daunting to discover the perfect lunch spots. Fear not! Allow us to unveil two exceptional culinary gems that are sure to delight your taste buds and leave you thoroughly satisfied.

Scully St James's (4 St James's Mkt London SW1)

This delightful restaurant is open from 12 - 3pm and then 5pm - 9.30pm. It is a haven for open kitchen enthusiasts. With a captivating view of the bustling back-of-house action, you'll feel right at home no matter where you sit.

The expansion of vegetarian options has been a delightful addition. The selection of intriguing wines and exceptional cuisine further enhance the experience.

The menu offers scrumptious delights such as - crispy mochi dumplings, green mango, romaine lettuce, szechuan pepper mustard and soya. Or how about - Shetland cod fillet cooked on the plancha with spring greens, green onion and chilli oil, pickle green strawberries & Peschiole green peaches?

Ikoyi Restaurant (180 Strand Temple, London WC2R 1EA)

Ikoyi stood out as one of the most applauded restaurants last year. Open from Wednesday to Friday, between 12:00 and 14:00, this exquisite restaurant invites you for a delightful lunch experience.

Their menu constantly evolves, incorporating exclusive West African ingredients to craft extraordinary dishes. Each creation is meticulously curated by Head Chef and Co-founder Jeremy Chan, whose culinary expertise honed in the kitchens of Noma, Hibiscus, and Dinner radiates through every plate.

Jeremy's captivating obsession with flavour optimisation has manifested in an exhilarating menu at Ikoyi. Each dish exquisitely showcases the geometry, texture, and colour of its ingredients. Among the array of delights, the Buttermilk Plantain & Smoked Scotch Bonnet stands as Ikoyi's crowning glory, captivating diners and establishing itself as an iconic must-try dish.

Dinner in London

London offers a plethora of dining options for dinner, leaving no shortage of choices. However, determining the crème de la crème among London's restaurants is an entirely different endeavour.

The presence of world-renowned chefs, who have honed their skills across the globe, in the capital can be both a blessing and a challenge. Their culinary prowess brings forth an array of new flavours and ideas, which in turn cultivates a diverse and perpetually evolving food scene.

When it comes to picking a great restaurant, atmosphere, service, wine list, and overall experience are key. Whether you're after fine dining, a tasting menu or sharing plates, check out these two must-visit restaurants in the capital for dinner!

Da Terra Restaurant (8 Patriot Square, London, E2 9NF)

Nestled within an Edwardian edifice, Da Terra exudes an understated yet sophisticated allure. Step inside and behold its captivating, contemporary ambiance, where an exquisite dining experience awaits you in the vibrant heart of Bethnal Green.

The establishment operates from Thursday to Sunday, offering evening hours from 6:30 to 8 pm, as well as lunchtime service on Friday and Saturday from 12 to 1:30 pm. The carefully curated menu highlights Chef Rafael Cagali's inventive culinary creations, influenced by the rich flavours of his roots.

Upon reaching Da Terra, you won't find a menu awaiting you. Instead, allow their skilled chefs to curate and unveil a blind tasting menu, personally presenting each exquisite dish. Embrace the entire experience, allocating an average of three hours to indulge in this culinary journey.

10 Greek Street (10 Greek St, London, W1D 4DH)

Nestled in the vibrant heart of Soho, one of London's most eclectic neighbourhoods, this bustling and intimate restaurant is a hidden gem. Its daily-changing, seasonal menu showcases the artistry of its passionate chefs, who meticulously select the finest locally-sourced ingredients to craft every dish.

Pamper yourself with an ever-evolving and exciting wine list, offering meticulously curated selections that perfectly complement each exquisite plate.

Whether you prefer a leisurely lunch or a memorable dinner, their doors are open Tuesday through Friday from 12:00pm to 10:30pm. Immerse yourself in a menu boasting delightful dishes such as smoked mackerel rillettes with beetroot quail, confit potato, and sweetcorn.

Give their delicious baked polenta a go, topped with taleggio, caramelised onions, and truffled girolles. And of course, you can't miss out on the signature dish: venison ragu with paccheri pasta and scoparolo sauce. Make sure to savour every bite!

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