Food & Drink

An Indian institution in London – Tamarind restaurant review

An Indian institution in London – Tamarind restaurant review

Having kept the Mayfair set wined and dined for over 15 years now, Tamarind has been at the forefront of a revolution in London’s Indian restaurant scene. Ben Norum checks it out. [...]

Catch of the day at Billingsgate Market

Catch of the day at Billingsgate Market

Billingsgate has been a fish market since the 16th century and although it no longer occupies its original home by the river near Monument (the clue to its previous location is the name of Fish Street [...]

Scouted: Top 10 London restaurants with views

Scouted: Top 10 London restaurants with views

Now the weather is looking a bit better (fingers crossed it stays like it) we picked 10 of the best restaurant views in London so you can enjoy looking out onto a sunny scene. Northbank Restaurant [...]

Cook up something special in your lunchbreak

Cook up something special in your lunchbreak

As Scout London approaches the L’atelier Des Chefs showroom and kitchen in St Paul’s, there’s a trio of office workers peering curiously into the glass-fronted building. “Look – they teach you how to make lunch in [...]

Heavenly food at restaurant in a temple

Heavenly food at restaurant in a temple

London’s top restaurateurs vie to give their venues the wow factor. They enlist six-figure designers, find premium locations, team up with top hotels and covet panoramic views. Few can compare with Shayona. Set within the magnificent [...]

Scout London’s Top 10 gluten free restaurants

Scout London’s Top 10 gluten free restaurants

At Scout London we like to cater for everybody's needs, so if you're a coeliac, have a wheat intolerance, or just don't 'do' gluten, then these are the places for you. [...]

The first rule of Kebab Club

The first rule of Kebab Club

It’s the perfect post-pub snack, but all too often dismissed as a pleasure only a drunk could love. It’s about time this changed. Laura Martin meets London’s Kebab King Being the President of Kebab Club is [...]

On your marks, get set, dunk

On your marks, get set, dunk

That long-held debate about which is the best biscuit will come to the fore this weekend at The British Biscuit Festival  The three-day event provides a much-needed opportunity to eat lots of biscuits through intriguing events [...]

Summer has finally arrived! Rooftop terrace anyone?

Summer has finally arrived! Rooftop terrace anyone?

Finally the sun has shown it’s face in London after weeks of rain, so to make the most of the sunshine we have selected some of London’s best rooftop terraces. The Big Chill House The Big [...]

To pop-up or to pop-off, that is the question

To pop-up or to pop-off, that is the question

In the light of a rash of new openings, Scout's Food and Drink Editor, Ben Norum, ponders the future of the founding ethos of pop-up restaurants [...]

Complimentary cocktails? From the best bartenders in the country? Are you still here?

Complimentary cocktails? From the best bartenders in the country? Are you still here?

Think you know a thing or two about cocktails? Fancy tasting some of the most innovative cocktails by Britain’s best bartenders? Well for the past three months Appleton Estate Bartender Challenge has been searching high and low to [...]

Meat and American sports – the ultimate Sunday Blues-buster

Meat and American sports – the ultimate Sunday Blues-buster

Barbecue meat, American sports, comedy and beer. So far, so jock. And that’s no bad thing, especially as a great chest-beating antidote to the Monday Blues. On Sunday, US sports podcast Americarnage will be stepping out [...]