London Food Tour – Discover culinary treats in east London

Published on Europe Up Close on 20th December 2017:

East London is one of the most colorful parts of the UK capital, not just visually but also culturally.

This is thanks in part to the number of creatives who have flooded this corner of the city in recent years, but also the diverse neighborhood it has been for centuries past.

This gentrification usually means one thing: Good food – and hence the perfect location to go on a London Food Tour.

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Best Restaurants for Late-night Dining in London

Published on Europe Up Close on 24th July 2015:

Balans Cafe by Qin Xie

New York might be the city that never sleeps, but London follows pretty close behind. At least that’s true when it comes to its late night dining options. Now you can enjoy a meal at some of the best restaurants in London… 24 hours a day! This wasn’t always the case, of course. Historically, if you were hungry after a night out, you’d have to rely on private member’s casinos, kebab vans or hotel restaurants. Thanks to the 24 hour licensing laws which came into effect in 2003, allowing alcohol to be served around the clock, many bars have extended their opening hours.The result? The increase in hungry revelers has led to a growth in late night dining options. Here’s my picks for the best restaurants for late night dining in London.

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