30 May 2017

Written by
Amanda Bootes
for Daily Focal

The Trading House.
Part of the award-winning New World Trading Company, The Trading House is London’s worst kept secret. Hidden amongst the corporate buildings in Bank comes the most creative and unmissable bar and restaurant. Expect creative cocktails and drool- worthy BBQ and rotisserie food with instagrammble features on every wall and live music. Gluten free, Vegetarian and Vegan options available.
Where is it: Gresham Street, Bank
Why we love it: For it’s quirky d├ęcor, extensive cocktail and beer menu. 
What we recommend: Their hanging kebabs. (All off them!)

City of London Distillery.
A gorgeous and discreet gin distillery and bar right in the heart of London. Sample their extensive and unique cocktail menu, sip on award-winning gins, and even tour their distillery for a truly unmissable experience. C.O.L.D will definitely leave you feeling warm and fuzzy on the inside. 
Where is it: Bridge Lane, Blackfriars
Why we love it: For its unique and intimate setting. 
What we recommend: Their Gin and Sicilian Lemonade. 

Arthur Hoopers
Fashion and interior gods Buster and Punch joined forces with Arthur Hooper to create this stylish restaurant at the heart of London’s foodie destination. Overlooking Borough Market and featuring some of the tastiest small European plates found in London, partnered with an extensive curated wine list.

Where is it: Stoney Street, London Bridge
Why we love it: The gorgeous jewlery box interior and small plates.
What we recommend: Smoked almonds and Camden Pale Ale- beer on tap.

That’s What I Do.

TWID is a brand new restaurant in Battersea which combines live theatre and tasty food in a genius creation of elegance and drama. Immerse yourself into a modern day Victorian theatre, dine in cosy booths or balcony tables and go on a theatrical journey both through your taste buds and your ears with live performances. Enjoy sharing platters, fruity cocktails and gin a plenty. With vegetarian, vegan and gluten free options. 

Where is it: York Road, Battersea
Why we love it: Live opera, sharing plates and cocktails. Need we say any more?
What we recommend: The Duck with pickled cauliflower, apples and raisins. 

Greenport Kitchen.
This genius American restaurant uses British and Italian influences to bring you an unforgettable dining experience. With an open kitchen, a simple yet tasty menu and everything cooked using only the finest, fresh ingredients, we can guarantee this to become one of your new fave dining spots. Vegeterian and Gluten Free options available. 

Where is it: Waterloo Road, Waterloo.
Why we love it: A little piece of America right there in the centre of London.
What we recommend: Padron Peppers to start, Peanut butter brownie to end. Everything in between. 


  1. Well I must take a visit to city of London distillery... anywhere with gin and I'm there!

    Also TWID sounds like an absolute delight

  2. I would definitely love to try these beautiful places.
    meet and greet luton



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