|The Wapping Project|
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Nordic Bakery, on 14a Golden Square (Soho) or 37b New Cavendish Street (Marylebone). It´s a Scandinavian style of bakery. Why go to a Scandinavian place in London if you´re from Sweden, you might ask...just because it´s nice and good.
Little Georgia, 87 Goldsmiths Row in East End. A small, humble café with touches of Gergian folk art and memorbilia from the Old Country. A little gem.
Bistrotheque, 23 Wadeson Street in East End. Brunch and dinner menues are made up of French bistro and English classics. A cool interior with an industrial feel to it.
St. John Bread and Wine, across Spitalfields Market in East End. A place for good food and trendspotting.
The Wapping Project, Wapping Hydraulic Power Station in East End. The adress says it all. A place to enjoy food and art in a exposed brick industrial space.
The Providores, 109 Marylebone High Street. A combination of Australian-influenced cooking with the concept of tapas. The also have a popular bar.
B U Y:
Pedlars, 128 Talbot Road in Notting Hill. An eclectic mix of homewares and gift. From contemprary to vintage. Old bus signs mixed with playful items.
Few and Far, 242 Brompton Road in Knightsbridge. The sister of Terence Conran is running this quirky little store. One-off items, handmade clothes mixed with vintage and contemporary furniture.
Labour and Wait, 85 Redchurch Street in East End.. The store offers an eclectic mix of tableware, brooms, practical goods and everyday classics. They are "moving away from gratuitous design and faddish fashion".
Shelf, 40 Cheshire Street in East End. Quirky homeware, illustrations, kid´s books, ceramics and much more in this cute little shop.
SCP, 87 Westbourne Grove in Notting Hill. The shop with all the designer classics one can only dream about.
Next out is my guide to some favorites in Paris...coming soon.