Anywhere.Anyplace. London Calling – Part 3

You probably thought I was never going to get around the promised Part 3 didn’t you? Well, the life of a foodie and life in general can get pretty hectic sometimes, so I’m playing a little bit of catch up here!

Polka Gelato | London
Polka Gelato | London

1. Polka Gelato – sadly this gelato shop has closed… but I thought I’d leave it up here anyway… because I still would have visited it.

Spice Market | London
Spice Market | London

2. Spice Market – Imagine being surrounded by all the spices the chefs will use to create your meal. Got it? Well, the spice market is the place where those dreams come true. Old world and modern mix in this two story restaurant located in Soho.

What would I try?

  • Fragrant Mushroom Eggrolls (lunch or dinner)
  • Healthy Bento Box (lunch)
  • Scottish Smoked Salmon (breakfast)
Starbucks, Leicester Square | London
Starbucks, Leicester Square | London

3. Starbucks, Leicester Square

What would I try?

  • Chai Tea Latte (the usual, but it’s London… totally different experience)
  • Scones, Muffins etc.
The Drift | London
The Drift | London

4. The Drift – This trendy restaurant is located in Heron Tower. (thank goodness on the first floor… heights are not my friend!) I would be spoiled for choice when it comes to this menu. Everything sounds yummy…

What would I try?

  • Bread Bin (a delicious assortment)
  • Minestrone
  • Farm reared chicken breast
  • Fillet of Fish sandwich
The Folly | London
The Folly | London

5. The Folly – known as the inner cities secret garden. The relaxed atmosphere makes it the perfect get away whether you’re going there on your lunch break, or for brunch.

What would I try?

  • Californian Kick Start – poached eggs, hummus, guacamole, flat mushroom (hold the chili sauce)
  • Eggs Benedict (you knew this would be on here…)
The Parlous at Fortnum and Mason | London
The Parlour at Fortnum and Mason | London

6. The Parlour at Fortnum and Mason – enjoy a little lunch or something sweet while looking over Piccadilly.

What would I try?

  • Afternoon Tea
  • English Garden Salad
Twinings Tea Shop | London
Twinings Tea Shop | London

7. Twinings Tea Shop – I’ve always loved Twining Tea whether it’s the standard English Breakfast or Darjeeling. So, when in London this tea shop is a must.

What would I try?

  • Lady Grey
  • Christmas Wishes
  • Chai
Yumchaa | Camden, London
Yumchaa | Camden, London

8. Yumchaa –  Yum + chaa = tasty tea (english slang) Yum + chaa = drink tea (Cantonese) If you can’t make it to London to buy tea from this shop, not to worry… you can also purchase from their online shop.

What would I try?

  • Om Tea – White Tea
  • Jasmine  – Green Tea
  • Soho Spice – Black Tea

Well, that’s the end of London Calling, Part 3. Stay tuned for the next Anywhere. Anyplace.

~thefoodie

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