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London Gluten Free
Don't be afraid of traveling to London gluten free. You will find plenty to eat and it is such a wonderful place to visit.
For a Quick Snack:
Muffinski – Offers gluten free muffins.
London Restaurants Serving Gluten Free Food:
De Mario 63 Endell Street 020 7240 3632 An Italian Restaurant you can walk to from Covent Garden’s. Wonderful pasta and bread and very friendly service. It was so good that we ate here twice! Moderately priced.
Carluccio's check website for the various locations. This Italian chain has a special gluten free menu which includes gluten free pasta and desserts.
Cotto89 Westminster Bridge Road 020 7928 5535 A tiny Italian restaurant. The owner is celiac so you can have confidence eating here. Delicious bread and pasta. Within walking distance of the London Eye. Moderately priced.
J D Wetherspoonchain of English pubs that has gluten free menu at all locations. One is conveniently located across the street from the Tower of London. Great experience, we all loved it with a good GF menu. GF chicken was good. The bill was more than reasonable.
La Tascamulitple locations including on in Covent Gardens. Tapas chain that marks all their gluten free items on their menu.
Leon A popular "healthy fast food" chain which multiple locations all over London. They offer a wide range of gluten free options (GF is marked on their takeout menu, but not their regular menu). There is one conveniently located close to Trafalgar Square.
NandosMultiple locations including one close to the British Museum. Most of Nandos chicken dishes are gluten free, gluten isn't marked on the menu, but each restaurant will have a menu specification book which lists the dishes containing gluten.
Pitcher & Piano Offering sandwiches on gluten-free bread
Wagamama Multiple locations.Although they don't mark GF on their menu, they are very allergy aware and can modify many of their menu items to suit a GF diet.
While you are there stop into any Pharmacy which will undoubtably have a great selection of gluten free treats. Reading labels is also much easier in London as labels for prepackaged food are labeled for gluten! For more on reading labels in Europe see Gluten Free Kids Travel.com.
Gluten Free Tea Service:
Radisson Edwardian Vanderbilt Hotel Email them in advance with your diet restrictions. The GF food exceeded all our expectations. They served finger sandwiches on GF bread as well as some GF pastry and fruit.
Savoy HotelHigh tea! If you go to their website you can make a reservation for a gluten free high tea. Make reservations in advance as this is a very busy place.
Make it Easier and Stay in a Serviced Apartment:
If you want the option to occasionally cook your own food, try a serviced apartment. There are a lot of them in London and the price is not higher than for a regular hotel.
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