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First Trip to London coming up - recommendations appreciated.

marcyfitz | Apr 22, 201512:34 PM     4

My daughter and I will be taking a trip to Europe in early May and will be starting out and ending in London. We've done some research (maybe too much) and would like to ask for your help. We aren't looking for Michelin starred restaurants. Price isn't a huge object, but would prefer most of our meals fall into the (decent quality, not horribly expensive, food that is pretty good) category. We are both pretty omnivorous and my daughter has never eaten anything she felt was "too spicy".

On the first leg of our trip, we will be taying in Kensington near the Glouchester Road tube station. We are going to be pretty tired from travel that first day..looking for suggestions for lunch & dinner in the general vicinity of the hotel..a pub or cafe for lunch and something light, fresh and local for dinner .. maybe Bibendum? Other suggestions?

Day 2 We will be spending the morning at the Victoria and Albert Museum, so figured we could do lunch at V&A. For dinner, my daughter wants some traditional British food (she is especially obsessed with having fish pie). I was thinking Maggie Jones -- is there something else you would recommend?

On the closing leg of our trip we will be staying in Kings Cross near the St. Pancreas tube station. We'll be coming from several days in Paris.

Day 3 Looking for a dinner recommendation -- I think we are going to be needed spicy food pretty badly by then. Are there any Indian or other spicy cuisine restaurants you can recommend in the area?

Day 4 British Museum with lunch at the Museum Tavern and then shopping. Any recommendations for dinner in that general part of town?

Day 5 London Museum with lunch maybe at the Counting House Pub. We are heading for Spitafields Market in the afternoon and it looks as though there are lots of nice restaurants there for dinner. I was thinking maybe Ten Bells or Smiths? Recommendations?

Thanks for making it through this post. Any and all comments will be greatly appreciated.

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