Where to eat (London)
Where to eat (London)
Jennifer Conlin, New York Times - original - 4/24/06
The Stockpot, 18 Old Compton Street W1, 44-20-7287-1066, serves British specialties as well as burgers, pastas and omelets. Open seven days a week, and there are several other locations.

Chuen Cheng Ku, 17 Wardour Street W1 44-20-7437-1398, in the heart of Chinatown, specializes in dim sum, which is served every day of the week.

Tas Pide, 20-22 New Globe Walk SE1, 44-20-7928-3300, an Anatolian restaurant on the South Bank, is so good it makes you want to visit Anatolia (the Asian part of Turkey) for more of the food. Open seven days a week for lunch and dinner.

Goddard's Pie House, 45 Greenwich Church Street SE10, 44-20-8293-9313, serves pies (both veggie and meat) as well as stewed or jellied eels, a Cockney specialty. Open seven days a week.

Star Cafe, 22 Great Chapel Street W1, 44-20-7437-8778, serves a traditional English breakfast from 7 a.m Monday to Friday, including a national favorite, black pudding, for those who like pig's blood with their eggs.

Wagamama, with 24 locations around the city, including 26A Kensington High Street W8, 44-20-7376-1717, has a kid's menu unlike any other featuring mini-ramen, minichicken Katsu and deep-fried prawns.

Masala Zone, 9 Marshall Street W1F, 44-20-7287-9966, and other locations, serves excellent curries, thalis and lamb roghan josh.