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A Coeliac’s Guide to Eating Out Gluten Free in London

Gluten free and planning a trip to London? Don’t panic! Eating out gluten free in London is getting easier and easier, and you will not be short of options. Read on to discover my favourite coeliac-friendly bakeries, restaurants, fast food, market stalls and cafes. ***FREE MAP & PRINTABLE LIST AT END OF POST! *** Gluten Free Bakeries   Beyond Bread – The coeliac dream. A 100% gluten free, risk-free bakery and cafe in the centre of London. Freshly-baked gluten free breads, cakes, danish pastries, sandwiches, filled baguettes, soups and salads. They do a cracking hot chocolate too. Read my review (and drool over the pics) here. 2 Charlotte Pl, London W1T 1SB www.beyondbread.co.uk ———————————————————————————————————- WAGfree – WAGfree is a tiny 100% gluten free cafe/bakery/restaurant tucked away in hip foodie mecca, Brixton Village Market. Home of the gluten free cob bread, gluten free beer, gluten free burgers and fries, chicken schnitzel and salads, delicious cakes. Opening hours and menus vary, best to call ahead before making a trip. See an old review of mine here.  Brixton Market, 26 Brixton Station …

Flat Iron: Best Steak in London?

I don’t know why it’s taken me so long to write about Flat Iron*. A Soho go-to, Flat Iron is great for a quick, sexy dinner date, and is thus far my favourite place to eat steak in London. Steak. Dripping-cooked chips. Cocktails. You can’t go wrong. Let’s get one thing out of the way though: Flat Iron is not one for the vegetarians. May I direct you to one of my favourite veggie places to eat? Anyway, Flat Iron do one thing really bloody well. Steak! They have kept the menu simple, and focus purely on providing the best steak and sides. At £10 for the basic steak and salad, it comes in considerably cheaper (and better) than the steak-themed tourist traps in the area. Food arrives quickly (a benefit of having just a few things on the menu) and you’re given complimentary popcorn while you wait. It is a cosy, intimate atmosphere inside; you can end up jostling for elbow room with strangers, but for me this adds to the Soho charm. Even though they don’t …