London's East End
The whimsical items sold at this shop include ceramic owls and vintage mannequins.
At the restaurant of this modern-art gallery, Michael Paul cooks dishes like heritage carrot four ways (soup to pancake).
This funky café-pub makes superlative cocktails. Visiting chefs from nearby restaurants such as St. John host occasional dinners.
The design store stocks works from new talents, like Fredrik Mattson's colorful pendant light.
London's rock-star chef of the 1990s is back with dishes like a savory tart of mackerel and pickled vegetables.
Melanie Arnold and Margot Henderson (wife of Fergus Henderson) serve lunch only, in a former bike shed.