Perhaps you're a bagel-for-breakfast-only person and that's ok. But when bagels are made into sandwiches this delicious 24hrs a day, you'll either change your philosophy or redefine "breakfast" to get as many of these wondrous creations as possible.
Tsuru's J-dining outlet features generations-old sushi/katsu/teriyaki recipes lifted from co-founder Kensuke Yamada's family in the Japanese fishing village Shimoda.
If you're looking for world-class traditional British recipes, St. John is a no-brainer in Smithfield. This resto is consistently voted one of the best in the WORLD and it's a favorite of star chef Anthony Bourdain.
After the crazy success of their mobile food stalls, Banh Mi11 have finally gone brick & mortar in Shoreditch, in a traditionally tiled, woodcut-decorated spot dealing in baguettes stuffed with caramel- & lemongrass-marinaded pork, grilled catfish, and crispy five-spice pork belly, something the Girls miraculously haven't developed yet, though they do look a bit crispy.
Electric Diner... having recruited Windy City chef Brendan Sodikoff to rebirth the charred remains with his own award-winning vision of high-end doughnuts & diner food, the brunch is outstanding and the libations are ever-flowing.
This dairy shop and sandwich-slinging joint has been around and serving the hungry people of Southwark for decades. Get one of their toasty, melty, bready wonders and rejoice that they're not going anywhere, anytime soon.