Latest in: Food

  • 6 amazing vegan cooking classes across London this month

    At GoodTimes we are delighted with the growing love for all things vegan. And with our usual brio we wanted to bring you a curated despatch from the more creative end of the movement. After all, eating out is great, but it’s also fun to learn how to do...
  • Stuff Your Face, Change The World: London’s 7 Best Ethical Bakeries

    Greed is good! That’s right folks, Gordon Gecko was right all along. Some do-gooders would have you believe that giving back is all about self-sacrifice, but today we’re going to let you in on a dirty little secret. We’ve found you no fewer than seven of the best bakeries...
  • This London Bridge Bistro is Training Up Our City’s Homeless in its Kitchens

    I first stumbled across Brigade, when I was out in London Bridge with my girlfriend, road-testing the new GOtilo Compass app (more on that very soon, folks), looking for a suitably socially enterprising bar at which to grab a quick cocktail. Come get festive with us! It’s not too...
  • This Brilliant Vegan Co-op Cafe has Community at its Core

    The Black Cat Cafe is a Hackney classic; one of the original vegan eateries. But in a time when vegan cafes are springing up hither and yon and selling their wares at ever inflated prices, there’s more to this place than meets the eye: an originality and an ethos...
  • It’s Israeli Brunch Heaven at this Cafe set up by Mental Health Workers

    Welcome to the heart of Golders Green and one of London’s most established Jewish communities. Here you find a delight of a place where you can sip your coffee, chow down on some amazing treats, have a sip of a luxury hot chocolate and order fresh, seasonal food –...
  • The Coffee House that cuts Crime: Redemption Roasters

    There’s a chic new coffee space coming to one of Central London’s hot spots: EC1, Farringdon. It’s called Redemption Roasters, already has a spot at Lambs Conduit in the West of the City and its passion, alongside great coffee, is tackling one of the most insidious ills of our...
  • This Shoreditch Cafe is giving a hand-up to London’s homeless

      Sometimes, a venue we feature on GOtilo is so transparently good (and its grub is so obviously scrumptious – check out that picture!) that their own words are sufficient to tip us over the edge and get us up and over there. So it is with Shoreditch’s Cafe...
  • This South London Restaurant Is Uniting Its Community Through Vegan Food

    It’s hard not to get excited about a visit to Cafe Van Gogh, especially when you hear hardened omnivores claiming they’d come back for seconds. But this not-for-profit vegan restaurant is about even more than just the food. Behind the stunning grade-II listed facade there’s a social purpose that’s...
  • A Refugee-Run Veggie Supper Club Is Taking Over The Hornbeam Cafe This Month

    London’s ethical supper club scene is booming at the moment – over the past few months, we’ve seen everything from homelessness-fighting home cooking to experimental plant-based pop-ups. This month, a more radical take on social dining is hitting the Hornbeam Cafe in Walthamstow. Stories & Supper combines storytelling with...