14 Books for London Foodies

Whether it’s for you or the food lover in your life, here are 14 books that every London foodie needs! Ready, steady, go… 1. London’s Best Brunches For the breakfast lovers. Brunch is a BIG thing is London. Especially for those weekend hangovers, a 11 am feed is right on the cards, and this book lists… Read More »

14 books you need if you are a London foodie or have one if your life! Check out www.notsobasiclondon.com for the full list.
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Whether it’s for you or the food lover in your life, here are 14 books that every London foodie needs!

Ready, steady, go…

1. London’s Best Brunches

For the breakfast lovers.

14 books you need if you are a London foodie or have one if your life! Check out www.notsobasiclondon.com for the full list.

Brunch is a BIG thing is London. Especially for those weekend hangovers, a 11 am feed is right on the cards, and this book lists all the BEST places to go. We’re talking iconic spots like Duck and Waffle, to local neighbourhood gems like Ben’s canteen. Once you’ve read this you’ll want to make all your weekends free. Click here to buy

 

2. Time Out London Top 100 Cheap Eats

For the ones that like to eat out without breaking the bank.

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Okay, so finding somewhere good to eat in London when your on a budget can be hard sometimes. Time Out have created this handy little book which lists loads of different places so everyone can eat good food at an affordable price. Well, for London anyway! Click here to buy

 

3. A Guide to London’s Classic Cafes and Fish & Chip Shops

For the ones who love a proper British chippy or good old greasy spoon cafe.

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When something fancy just won’t cut it, this little guide will show you where you can get some proper British grub like fish and chips at a local London chippy or some doorstop thick bacon sandwiches at a local greasy spoon ‘caf’. We’re talking wipe clean tables and laminated menus at proper London institutions that a hard to find and slowly dying away! Click here to buy

 

4. Secret London – Unusual Bars and Restaurants

For those who like to try something a bit different.

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If you’ve done all the hyped up restaurants in London and looking for something a bit different then this is the book you need! We’re talking secret undergrounds bars and restaurants through disguised doors. (But be sure to keep it to yourself, you don’t want every Tom, Dick and Harry knowing!)  Click here to buy

 

5. A Foodies Guide to London

For someone who likes a good read and good food.

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A Foodies Guide to London is exactly that. This one is definitely for someone who likes to read just as much as eat. As well as great guidance around the culinary world that is London, you’ll learn all about the history about how your favourite foodie places have made it where they are today. Definitely not a boring history lesson. Click here to buy

 

6. Tea & Cake London

For those with a sweet tooth.

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From local cafes, to high-end high tea you will find all the best places to drink tea and eat cake in London right here. With over 70 places to choose from all over the capital, you won’t be short to locate your next sweet fix! Click here to buy

 

7. Harden’s London Restaurants 2017

For the food expert.

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The Harden’s guide is for the proper foodie professional. It has over 1000 restaurants all over London and covers every cuisine possible. They summarise each place in a little blurb and do a rating out of 5 for the food, service and ambience. Harden’s been around and reviewing for 25 years so they know their stuff. Get this and know your in good hands. Click here to buy

 

8. Eat Like a Londoner

For those who want to eat at London’s most popular places.

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Just moved to London or visiting for a short while? This book shows you where everyday Londoners are eating and loving! Click here to buy

 

9. Quiet London

For the people who like a bit of peace and quiet.

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London can get pretty mental. There’s just no stop button sometimes. This book lists some of the places in London where you can get a quiet moment away from the craziness to read a book, use the wifi or just breathe! Click here to buy

 

10. The London Market Guide

For the weekend wanderers.

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London has some UH-MAZE-ING food markets and whether your south, east, north or west this guide will show you everywhere you need to go. From local markets like Highgate Farmers Market to the big boys like Borough; free up a weekend, take this book and wear stretchy trousers. Click here to buy

 

11. Veggie & Organic London

For our veggie friends and people who like to eat organic.

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Stuck for good veggie food? or somewhere that serves organically prepared stuff?  Then this is just the ticket! Covering everything from budget, traditional or luxury, you’ll sure to find somewhere in this book that’s not just washed leaves on a plate … or hummus. Click here to buy

 

12. 111 Coffee Shops In London That You Must Not Miss

For the caffeine and free wifi addicts.

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Coffee shops are no longer boring places with miserable waiters serving powdered coffee. London has some of the best (and most unusual) ones in the world and this book is the bible to all of them. We’re talking artisan coffee served in a converted toilet or a place where its free and you pay for your time spent in there! Coffee lovers this one is for you!  Click here to buy

 

13. The London Cheese & Wine Guide

For the cheese and wine lovers (obvs).

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The title says it all really. Everything you need to know about where to find good cheese and wine in London is in this book. Everywhere from the best markets, deli’s and restaurants plus a section on how to taste wine and ways to pair them both perfectly. Fancy! Click here to buy

 

14. London for Foodies, Gourmets & Gluttons

For someone who loves all food, all drink and all London.

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This handy book is a comprehensive index for all things food in London. Where to buy the best ingredients for home cooking, where to eat street food snacks and dine at big blow out restaurants; you’ll find it all in here condensed into small, easy, quick read paragraphs. Ever in need of foodie inspiration? Get this one, you won’t go far wrong! Click here to buy