Cool places where to go for Lunch/Dinner or just for a beer or a cocktail in London

All my friends coming to London with/without families, always ask me about cool places where to go for Lunch or Dinner or just for a beer or a cocktail, so here is the list of the top places I know in London:

For a day out

Grab a pack of beers or a bottle of wine and go straight to

Primrose Hill

http://www.primrosehill.com/

Very close to Primerose Hill you can find one of the best gastropub in London:

The Engineer

http://www.the-engineer.com/index.html

Hampstead Heath

http://www.hampsteadheath.net/ 

One of the biggest park in London

If you want to eat oriental food

Yoshino


http://www.yoshino.net/restaurant/index.shtml

Pricy but the food is very good

Asakusa

 
http://www.timeout.com/london/restaurants/venue/2%3A897/asakusa

Very economic and probably one of the most typical Japanese restaurant in London.
Book a week in advance or you’ll not be able to get in

Yauatcha

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http://www.yauatcha.com/

Best place for a very special day out

Ping Pong

http://www.pingpongdimsum.com/

Italian Food

SAN LORENZO

http://www.sanlorenzo.com/San_Lorenzo/Spaces.html

Princi

http://www.princi.co.uk/

Afternoon Tea & Cocktail Bars

Sketch

Amazing afternoon tea room, and super futuristic cocktail bar on the back
http://www.sketch.uk.com/

 

Liberty

Café Liberty

A little bit of shopping at Liberty and then a relaxing afternoon tea.

http://www.liberty.co.uk/fcp/content/BarsAndRestaurants/content

Boundary

This is a place I’m going to tomorrow for the first time. let’s hope the weather is kind with us, but from the panorama view is stunning

http://www.theboundary.co.uk/rooftop/