Itamar Srulovich & Sarit Packer’s London Address Book

23rd June 2015

Interview: Killian Fox
Photographs: Yousef Eldin

The owners of Honey & Co recommend a favourite local gastropub, a great Japanese restaurant for blow-out meals and a terrific fishmonger in Brixton market


Wild Caper

11A-13 Market Row, London SW9 8LB; 020 7737 4410,
“They’ve got a new Turkish chef who does really great food. Really really nice. And they do the best sourdough bread in London.” – Itamar

Canton Arms

177 South Lambeth Road, London SW8 1XP; 020 7582 8710,
“This is run by the same people who own Great Queen Street in Covent Garden. It’s close by and it’s a nice place. They do simple pub food very well – massive casseroles, interesting cuts of meat, there’s this little white pork dish that’s the tastiest thing… We go a lot.” – Sarit


37 Charlotte Street, London W1T 1RR; 020 7580 6464,
“We go to Roka more than we should because it’s not cheap. We always have the smoked duck breast, the baby-back ribs and the aubergine miso. The sushi’s really good as well.” – Sarit

Bar Boulud

Mandarin Oriental Hyde Park, 66 Knightsbridge, London SW1X 7LA; 020 7201 3899,
“We go quite a bit, it’s a very easy place to sit and eat. Good burgers. You get served very nicely. It’s a bit like being on holiday.” – Sarit

10 Greek Street

10 Greek Street, London W1D 4DH; 020 7734 4677,
“I would go there a lot more if I could book, because I love it.” – Itamar

The River Café

Thames Wharf, Rainville Road, London W6 9HA; 020 7386 4200,
“I’d go a lot more if it was closer.” – Itamar

Spring (pictured above)

Somerset House, Lancaster Place, Strand, London WC2R 1LA; 020 3011 0115,
“I would go a lot more if it was cheaper. It’s really nice but super-expensive. And the service was a bit strange – we felt like the waiter was pretty much living with us. We were a party of three. But it doesn’t matter, she [owner/chef Skye Gyngell] could serve us food in a pigsty, it would still be stunning. Stunning food. I’ve been there twice.” – Itamar


LS Mash & Sons fishmongers

11 Atlantic Road, London SW9 8HX; 020 7274 6423
“These guys sell good fish straight from Billingsgate Market.” Itamar also highly recommends Jeffries fishmongers on Market Row: “Terrific fish”.

Abdul fruit & veg

41 Electric Avenue, London SW9 8JP; 020 7998 3755
Itamar brings us this well-stocked street-side greengrocers to buy spinach and tomatoes for our lunch.

M Moen & Sons butchers

24 The Pavement, London SW4 0JA; 020 7622 1624,
“We’ll travel a bit to get meat here, it’s a really nice place.” – Itamar

The Old Post Office Bakery

76 Landor Road, London SW9 9PH; 020 7326 4408,
“This is a really good little bakery near us. They do nice stuff – but not their pies. I don’t do English pies, I don’t understand what that’s all about.” – Sarit

Green Valley

36-37 Upper Berkeley Street, Marble Arch, London W1H 5QF; 020 7402 7385,
When we ask if there are any good places to buy Israeli food in London, Itamar mentions Green Valley. “This is where we buy a lot of our things for the restaurant – a supermarket just off the Edgware Road.”

MFC Supermarket

45 Streatham Hill, London SW2 4TS; 020 8678 1385
“A good local Turkish supermarket.” – Itamar

Yasar Halim

495-497 Green Lanes, London N4 1AL; 020 8340 8090,
“We don’t go here often because it’s too far but this is an amazing Turkish-Cypriot shop. The bakery is unbelievable, especially the savouries, all the boreks. Their baklavas are very good too.” – Itamar

Posted 23rd June 2015

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Interview: Killian Fox
Photographs: Yousef Eldin

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