Fitzrovia boasts a fantastic selection of restaurants, bars and cafes – old and new. So if you’re as excited as we are, discover a bit more about each restaurant and book yourself in!
The coffee break – fika – is a Swedish institution, which has been brought over to Fitzrovia thanks to Fabrique Bakery. Enjoy delicious coffee from Swedish coffee roasters Johan & Nyströmand, accompanied by a sweet treat such as a cinnamon bun. Studded with sugar crystals and laced with ground cinnamon, crushed cardamom and plenty of butter, these knotted pastries are the kind of thing you’ll be thinking about long after you’ve left the café.
53 Goodge St, W1T 1TG
Both restaurant and bar combined, Lokhandwala serves a variety of Indian small plates using a unique mix of ingredients and spices from around the globe – and all with a healthy twist. The main restaurant lies on the ground floor leading to ‘The Hot House’ cocktail bar at the rear of the building while a speakeasy is located on the first floor with a cosy outside terrace.
93 Charlotte St, W1T 4PY
Currently best known as a MasterChef Professionals Judge, Monica Galetti is opening her own restaurant. She will be working in conjunction with Head Chef Renée Miller to create an incredible seasonal and ingredient-led menu. Her sommelier husband, David Galetti will also be on board, delivering an incredible wine list.
Opens at 74 Charlotte Street, W1T 4QH on March 6, 2017. Book in advance to avoid disappointment.
This Indian street food seller has opened its first permanent site in Fitzrovia, Get your hands on a hearty Indian wrap, and if you’re feeling health conscious then there are also salads that will conquer any cravings. Every dish sold in Pilau will be matched with a donation sufficient to feed an entire meal to a child in India, thanks to their partnership with charity Akshyra Patrar.
34 Goodge Street, W1T 2SF
The founder, Yuko Gil originally from Japan and who is married to Peruvian man Coco Gil, brings her love of Peru to London introducing diners to an authentic Peruvian experience. Pisqu offers authentic Peruvian food, wines and cocktails. The flavours will transport you to experience the great variety of influences that make Peruvian food: indigenous food with Japanese, Spanish and Chinese influences.
23 Rathbone Place, W1T 1HZ
Shoop Soup Shop
This new cafe located just off Charlotte Street keeps things simple but delicious. And yes, you guessed it, they serve soup! With 10 different flavours on the menu every day, tasty fresh salads, toasted sandwiches and homemade cakes, it’s like your tummy is having a warm wholesome hug.
27 Tottenham Street, W1T 4RW