Established in 1973, they are the only kosher restaurant in the West End to offer traditional cuisine. They are second to none when it comes to quality; all their meat is Glatt Kosher, fresh fish and vegetables are delivered daily. They are famous for their salt beef and other specialities like chopped liver or chicken soup.
There is food to eat in or take-away (available on Deliveroo). Shabbat meals also available (take away only).
79 Baker Street, London, W1U 6RG
Tel: 0207 486 0035
Fax: 0207 486 7079
The main restaurant at JW3, the Jewish Community Centre, is run as a social enterprise. All the profits go to ensure JW3 is able to sustain programmes of wonderful events and classes, continuing to be an important participant in the quality and variety of Jewish conversation.
The food served there is contemporary Middle Eastern; kosher cuisine inspired by the diverse eateries of Tel Aviv.
The menu has recently been changed from Fish and Vegetarian to Meat, while the cafe still serves a variety of dairy savouries and cakes.
On Sundays they offer a Bottomless Brunch which includes an Israeli breakfast, Shakshuka or Harissa scrambled eggs.
The dinner choices consist of a sharing menu with items like Chicken, date molasses, almond and laffa or Lamb koftas and peanut salsa.
There is an impressive list of wines and cocktails at the bar.
341–351 Finchley Road, London NW3 6ET
Tel: 020 7433 8955
Located in the heart of Hampstead Garden Suburb, the cafe offers a relaxed atmosphere for both adults and children.
There are books and toys for the children; wifi, music and a great view for the adults. Their coffee is excellent and the menu includes hot and cold savoury dishes and desserts. Choose from shakshuka, hummus and healthy vegetables, or a selection of sandwiches, panini, pastries, cakes and the real Italian ice cream from Bella del Gelato.
Gaya Café is also available for private hire.
Lyttelton Playing Fields, London, N2 0EA
Facebook: Gaya Cafe
A great indoor and outdoor venue which is open all year round. They serve a wide variety of food from shakshuka to sushi, and from smoothies to ice coffee frappées. They are a family friendly cafe with a very relaxed ambience.
Hendon Park Queen’s Rd, London, Hendon NW4 2TG
Tel: 020 8202 5573 / 07956 189 175 (out of hours)