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COLLiDE Travel is an interactive collection of city guides curated by local bands, artists and tastemakers. Spanning the globe, hundreds of creatives have shared their favorite local hangs, from the underground to the upscale, and everything in between. So choose a city and start exploring!
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Beamish & McGlue

Family-run deli and food shop specializing in organic meats, delicious cakes, coffee and local beer. Winner of the 2014 TimOut London Awards and 2015 runners up in The Slow Food UK Awards.

Norwood Rd, West Norwood, London SE27 9DQ, UK
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Bermondsey Curry Den

Delicious and affordable Indian food.

Southwark Park Rd, London SE16 3TP, UK
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Tayyabs

Much-loved Punjabi restaurant serving aromatic, spicy dishes in a no-frills, contemporary interior.

Fieldgate St, London E1 1JU, UK
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Ahmed Tandoori

Authentic Indian and European cuisine in Wimbledon.

Townhead St, Hamilton ML3 7BQ, UK
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Evin Cafe

Cafe turning out English breakfast and Mediterranean meals, plus a subterranean bar with DJ nights.

Evin Cafe, 115 Kingsland High St, Dalston, London E8 2PB, UK
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Ivy’s Mess Hall

Casual, eclectic eatery with small plates served all day, beer, wine and a few pavement tables.

Ivy's Mess Hall, 129 Kingsland High St, London E8 2PB, UK
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Woody Grill

Quality Kebab Shop located in the heart of Camden Town.

Woody Grill, 25 Camden High St, Kings Cross, London NW1 7JE, UK
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Indian Veg

Vegetarian curry house and takeaway with an all-you-can-eat buffet in a simple cafe setting.

Chapel Market, London N1 9EX, UK
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Bühler and Co

“Bühler and Co is a vegetarian / vegan brunch place round the corner from us. The Gado Gado is incredible. We just moved to this area and didn’t feel at home until we found a good brunch spot.”  —  Tom Forest

8 Chingford Road, Walthamstow, London E17 4PJ, UK
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Oslo

“Oslo in Hackney has a great sound system and everyone you want to see is there.”  —  Tom Forest

1A Amhurst Rd, London E8 1LL, UK
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The Old Queen’s Head

“We’ve spent a good few nights in the private room upstairs in The Queens Head, Angel. There’s this button that magically brings you Champagne. Dangerous.”  —  Tom Forest

44 Essex Rd, London N1 8LN, UK
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Yum Yum Thai Restaurant

Modern Thai restaurant housed in a Georgian building, focused on using locally-sourced ingredients.

187 Stoke Newington High St, Stoke Newington, London N16 0LH, UK
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Dishoom

“The vibe is awesome… and it’s surprisingly one of the best breakfasts you can find in London. Not your typical English breakfast, the naan rolls are incredible. There’s normally a wait but [it’s] well worth it.” -Million Miles

Dishoom, Upper St Martin's Lane, London, UK
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OSTERIA WOLF

“WOLF in Stoke Newington is a great neighbourhood Italian restaurant with a constantly changing seasonal menu. I always have whatever vegetarian pasta they have on the menu as well as the burrata and some truffle potatoes.” – Circa Waves

110 Stoke Newington High St, Clapton, London N16 7NY, UK
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Dishoom

“Dishoom has some of the most delicious and interesting Indian food in the whole of London. There’s a few of them around and make sure to check out the black Daal.” – Circa Waves

7 Boundary Street, London E2 7JE, UK
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Pho Mile

“If you’re in Shoreditch, head to the Viet Mile for a hearty bowl of Pho. Plenty of the restaurants there are BYOB, too, which should set you up nicely for a night out around the bars of East London. BunBunBun and LoongKee are solid bets.” – Circa Waves

134 Kingsland Rd, Hackney, London E2 8DY, UK
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Mangal 2 Restaurant

“Mangal 2 in Dalston is an east London staple. Amazing food for a great price in one of the most lively parts of town.” – Circa Waves

4 Stoke Newington Rd, London N16 8BH, UK
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Max’s Sandwich Shop

“Not a Schwarma but the best Sandwich in London is at Max’s Sandwich Shop in Crouch Hill. There’s only a small menu but it’s enough to make you change the way you think about Sandwich’s forever.” – Circa Waves

19 Crouch Hill, Stroud Green, London N4 4AP, UK
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