To the surprise of no one, on my London trip I set out on a personal mission to dine at as many of the cutest cafés, bars, and restaurants as humanly possible. I got to hit pretty much all of the spots I wanted to so I am thrilled with how many fun places I got to check out on this trip (for more places I got to see, check out my Instagram). Many of these restaurants were decorated for the Mayfair Flower Show which made them even more gorgeous than they usually are! So without further ado, here are the eleven Instagrammable restaurants that I visited in London.
1. Peggy Porschen Cakes
If you have a sweet tooth (and a love for millennial pink exteriors) Peggy Porschen is the place for you. There was a bit of a line when we showed up around mid-afternoon to go inside, but we used that time to take some pics! I got a pink lemonade and Nora got a little cake that she said was delicious.
2. Aubaine Selfridges
Going to Selfridges is an experience on its own and the Aubaine café inside is one that you must check out. We went for a morning coffee and I ordered a matcha latte that was absolutely delish.
Whether you sit upstairs, downstairs or at the bar, the easy decor of NAC will make you smile. I went here for brunch with my friends and it was so incredible. The lunch and dinner menus also looked great so stop by here any time of day!
Sketch honestly blew me away. Each one of the rooms was so different and unique and it truly felt like stepping into another world. Whether you're getting a drink in the Glade, tea in the Gallery (pink room), or just using the bathroom (possibly the coolest part??) every inch of the place is magic.
5. Duck & Waffle
Located on the 40th floor of London's Heron Tower, Duck & Waffle has food that is just as incredible as its views. We didn't get to see the views, since we picked a foggy and rainy day to visit, but we did certainly enjoy some delicious dishes including beef tartar and octopus.
6. Elan Cafe
Another café doused in millennial pink, Elan Cafe felt like the perfect place to go for an afternoon of drinking and spilling tea with your girlfriends. I actually ended up getting a chicken and mozzarella sandwich to go, but you'll definitely want to stay a while once you experience it.
7. Monocle Cafe
Located in the posh neighborhood of Marylebone, Monocle Cafe was the perfect place to grab an afternoon Americano with a friend (which is exactly what I did). Keep in mind that seating downstairs closes at 5PM and that there isn't Wifi.
8. The Ivy Chelsea Garden
Come to The Ivy Chelsea Garden on a beautiful summer night to enjoy their expansive menu and a list of yummy cocktails. The outdoor garden is amazing and the food was perfect!
9. Joe & the Juice (Baker Street location)
I went back to here at least three times on my trip, partially because it's dangerously close to my friend's apartment where I was staying, but also because it's such a cute place to get work done. I know we have Joe & The Juice in New York too, but I just totally loved this one.
10. 34 Restaurant
This is the only restaurant on this list that I didn't get to dine at while I was in London, but look at all of the flowers outside! 34 Restaurant also has a cute floral awning above it. Nora's eaten here before and liked it.
11. Saint Aymes
If you're looking for London's answer to the unicorn latte, you have to check out Saint Aymes. Located a block from Hyde Park this is a great place to kick off your day or stop in mid-day for some fuel.
What's your favorite restaurant in London?