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Where London - - Dining -

An­drew Lloyd Web­ber is such a fan of Naughty Piglets in Brix­ton that he’s in­vited the own­ers to open a restau­rant in his theatre, The Other Palace, close to Buck­ing­ham Palace. Step into The Other Naughty Piglet and en­joy some of Lon­don’s finest small plates with nat­u­ral wine from the ex­clu­sively or­ganic wine list. Ex­pect sub­lime flavour com­bi­na­tions, such as Devon crab with white cab­bage and peanut, and beef rump with roasted bone mar­row and Madeira (above). This lit­tle piggy will go far. 12 Palace St, SW1E 5JA. T: 020-7592 0322. www.theoth­er­naughtyp­iglet.co.uk. Sta­tion: St James’s Park/Vic­to­ria

Chi Kitchen

Pan-Asian cui­sine in the depart­ment store Deben­hams, with a su­perb set­ting – see the chefs at work in an open-plan din­ing space, and visit its Cham­pagne bar (p. 64). ££. Daily B,L & D. www.chik­itchen.co.uk. 334-348 Ox­ford St, W1C 1JG. T: 020-3841 6888. D6. Sta­tion: Ox­ford Cir­cus.

House of Ho

Four-storey town­house serv­ing great Viet­namese cui­sine. Try the seafood pho. ££-£££. Daily L & D. www.house­ofho.co.uk. 1 Percy St, W1T 1DB. T: 020-7323 9130. D7. Sta­tion: Goodge Street.

Mango Tree

El­e­gant fine din­ing near Buck­ing­ham Palace, with cui­sine from all re­gions of Thai­land, such as red duck curry and sea bass wrapped in ba­nana leaf. ££-£££. Daily L & D. www.man­gotree.org.uk. 46 Grosvenor Place, SW1X 7EQ. T: 020-7823 1888. F6. Sta­tion: Vic­to­ria.

Thai Pot

This pop­u­lar, in­for­mal spot of­fers a huge range of good-value Thai dishes, and has stylish dé­cor. £. Mon-Sat L & D. www.thaipot.biz. 1 Bed­ford­bury, WC2N 4BP. T: 020-7379 4580. D8. Sta­tion: Covent Gar­den.

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