Welcome to our London food blog

The Gentlemen’s Luncheon Club (GLC) is a London based food blog written for Foodies and those looking for the latest London restaurant reviews, news about pop-ups, details about the latest London food events in the capital,
not to mention the odd recipe.

London Good Restaurant Guide:

Our London restaurant guide plots all the restaurants and pop-ups visited by the Gentlemen’s Luncheon Club. Browse the restaurant map, or browse by restaurant name, part of London or type of cuisine.

London Food Blog Posts:


Angela Hartnett opens Cafe Murano near Green Park

January 1st, 2014
GLC Favourite Murano has recently opened a sister restaurant called Café Murano located at St James Street near Green Park tube station. Cafe Murano will feature a daily changing menu rich in Northern Italian cuisine from former Murano sous chef Sam Williams. Find out what Cafe Murano has to offer.

Inside Cafe-Murano

The GLC visits The Breakfast Club

November 5th, 2013
Inspired by the legendry film The Breakfast Club, two children of the 80s opened their first café in D’Arblay Street, Soho in 2005 and haven’t looked back. The popularity of the Breakfast Club grows by the day and I’m not surprised, the breakfast menu is fit for a king. Read our full review of The Breakfast Club.

full monty

Hakkasan’s HKK is awarded a Michelin Star

November 2nd, 2013
As predicted by the Gentlemen’s Luncheon Club in January, Hakkasan’s HKK was awarded a Michelin Star within its first year of opening. Giles Coren, British food critic is quoted saying, “this place is amazing. Fourteen of the best courses I’ve had anywhere” and we can’t disagree, HKK is an exceptional Chinese fine dining experience, the food is deliciously intricate and flavoursome, and the service is exceptional too. HKK is an absolute must for London foodies. For a full review of HKK read our post.


How does and eel, pie and mash shop get listed by the English Herritage?

October 31st, 2013
The Manze family arrived in Bermondsey from Southern Italy in 1887 and opened a chain of 14 eel, pie and mash shops. The 14th shop in their chain was opened in Walthamstow who employed architect Herbert Wright to create the interior and exterior that exists today. Read how El Manze’s recipes and pie shop have remained unchanged since the early 1900’s.

El Manze

London restaurants shine in the 2014 Michelin Guide

October 6th, 2013
London reaffirms its place on the fine dining map with nine London restaurants gaining their first Michelin star, and most have been open less than 12 months. The 2014 Michelin Guide was good news for Heston Blumenthal and the Peruvian’s and bad news for Gordon Ramsey. Read our full review of the 2014 Michelin Guide.


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