Shop London food and drink: All the tasty independent brands involved

Abha Shah
·8-min read
 (Shop London)
(Shop London)

Fasten your seatbelts and get ready to dine like a king, for Shop London is here! If you’re looking to stock up your fridge and larder, you’ve come to precisely the right place.

Below you’ll find an A-Z directory of food and drink shops taking part in our week-long online campaign to support the small, independent businesses of London.

From indulgent desserts and recipe kits to takeaway cocktails for your parkside meetups, find a smorgasbord of tasty treats to tuck into.

Looking for discount codes? Find the relevant promo codes next to each stockist. You’ll have a week to take advantage of the promotions on offer as the event ends on Sunday, April 18.

Feast your eyes on the brands and their offerings.

Amie - Offer: 10% Discount Code: ES10

Dreamed up over the Covid-19 lockdown, Amie taps into the vegan wine market with a cool and affordable direct-to-consumer wine brand with free delivery to your door. Produced in Languedoc, France with esteemed LGI winemakers, bestsellers include the Sauvignon Blanc, a red Carignan; made from 30 year-old grape vines and of course, the amie rosé, made from 100 per cent Cinsault, a grape native to the South of France.

Antidote - Offer: 10% Discount Code: 13NEWBURGH

The carefully curated selection of wine at Antidote includes the finest seasonal selection that will certainly bring an extra degree of elegance to your outdoor reunions with your family and friends.

Black Milk Dessert Cafe and Shop - Offer: 15% Discount Code: standard15

Satisfy your sweet tooth at Black Milk, an online ice cream and dessert parlour selling all sorts of delicious spreads and sauces to take your dishes to the next level.

Bombay Palace - Offer: 15% Discount Code: BombayESShopLondon

This London-based Indian food haven has global acclaim with additional establishments in Beverly Hills, Kuala Lumpur and Toronto. There’s a wealth of Tandoor specialities and regional Indian cuisine sure to spice up your dinner.

Brik - Offer: 20% Discount Code: ESSHOPS

Chocolate, but make it architectural. Food becomes art at Bri, a small London chocolatier specialising in edible textures and interesting surfaces, breaking the mould of how the good stuff should be devoured. Inspired by industrial materials like terrazzo, concrete, marble and more, everything is made with natural colours and flavours, even though the end result looks anything but.

Brindisa Spanish Foods - Offer: 15% Discount Code: EVENINGSTANDARD15

Say Hola to the home of Spanish food in London. Influenced by founder and owner Monika Linton’s early years on Spain’s Eastern coast, Brindisa is a celebration of the varied cultures, landscapes and the exceptional foods of Spain. The shop has been sourcing and supplying high quality, authentic Spanish products to restaurants, delis and food halls since 1988, over 30 years.

Caldesi - Offer: BOGO Half Price Discount Code: ESPizza

We love a two for Tuesday but Caldesi is taking it one step further in our Shop London event, offering one pizza free with one purchased for an entire week. The Italian restaurant provides an authentic experience with freshly-made pasta, wine and specialities from the Bel Paese.

Connaught Cellars - Offer: 15% Discount Code: ConnaughtES21

Fine wine specialists, Connaught Cellar sources its vino from independent products in Italy and France. You may not know them first hand, but you will have sampled its curated selection in many of London’s top restaurants. There’s rare options, magnums, cases or bottles to suit all and every occasion as well as frequent wine tastings.

Crumbs & Doilies - Offer: 25% off their NY cookies Discount Code: GIMMECOOKIES

Get your cookie fix at Crumbs & Doilies where you’ll find unique, freshly baked creations. From New York-style cookies, to show-stopping tiered cakes, the sweet treat selection has been crafted with the finest ingredients.

Doisy & Dam - Offer: 25% Discount Code: EVENINGSTANDARD25

Single-origin, vegan dark chocolate brand Doisy & Dam contains no palm oil, is made from natural ingredients and is vegan society certified. Doisy & Dam is proud to be a B-Corp certified company. Shop bestsellers like the dark chocolate smooth truffles with a pinch of salt, D&Ds, Ballers, Buttons, Bars, Snaps and Nutter Cups. Yum doesn’t even cover it.

Farhi - Offer: 15% Discount Code: ESSHOPS

Farhi produces luxurious and decadent chocolates, chocolate covered nuts, stuffed and candied fruits and treats. Made using the finest ingredients, a large selection of their products are vegan and vegetarian friendly too. The Farhi range is ideal for gifting and enjoying around the dinner table, or simply to indulge on, alone.

Fit Kitchen - Offer: 20% Discount Code: FK-ESSHOPPING

We all know that what we put into our bodies that’s as important as exercising them, but proper nutrition can fall by the wayside in our busy lives. Fit Kitchen is here to help you get back on track with freshly cooked, award-winning healthy meals devised by top nutritionists. Serving carnivores, veggies and vegans, you can get the tasty meals instore, for home delivery and via partners like JustEat, Deliveroo and Uber Eats.

Gelatorino - Offer: 10% Discount Code: ESSHOPS

Now the sun’s out, what better time to indulge in premium Italian gelato as well as picnic perfect snacks like pizzas, sandwiches and pastries?

Grays & Feather - Offer: 15% Discount Code: ESSHOPS

A quirky and fun wine bar with outdoor seating as well as a huge selection of wines and cheese available for nationwide delivery

Kocktail - Offer: 20% Discount Code: ESSHOPS

Beautifully fresh cocktails made with a former Savoy bartender, take a look to browse booze bottles of magic delivered directly to your door. The fun packaging and labels make them a perfect treat, for yourself or a pal.

Kolamba - Offer: 20% Discount Code: ESTWENTY

Carnaby-based Sri Lankan restaurant Kolamba has brought delicious home-cooked meals to the West End since its inception. The founders - Eroshan and Aushi Meewella - take inspiration from the cuisine of their family and friends with vibrant, flavour-packed dishes. Highlights include the pineapple curry and Ala Thel Dala spiced potatoes.

Kiss the Hippo - Offer: 20% Discount Code: ES20

Kiss the Hippo ethically sources exceptional coffee from quality-focused producers around the globe. It’s then carefully roasted in-house using an eco-friendly roaster, preserving its individual flavour identity and terroir. The website offers a range of products, including bagged beans and ground coffee, and their newer product – 100 per cent compostable Nespresso compatible pods. New subscriptions for Nespresso compatible coffee pods will see a tree planted in Nepal as part of the brand’s #KissTheHippoForest project, which aims to reforest remote parts of the country to help both the local villagers and the wider environment.

Makes Miso Hungry - Offer: 15% Discount Code: ESSHOPS

Revealing the simplicity and richness of Japanese cuisine, Makes Miso Hungry is a business born from the fires of lockdown. As well as offering meal kits (meat, fish and vegan are available) that take the uncertainty out of Japanese cooking, the business is the perfect place to source hard-to-find Nippon ingredients as well as plenty of delicious inspiration. Our hot pick? The Wagyu Yaki Udon is pure magic.

Pasta Evangelists - Offer: 10% and free Malfy G&T set Discount Code: ITALIANSPRING

From Lombardy’s famously golden Sausage & Saffron Sauce to Emilia-Romagna’s Pistachio & Mortadella Lasagne, Pasta Evangelists delivers fresh, restaurant-quality pasta recipe boxes across the UK, so you can make licking-plates-clean gourmet pasta in minutes.

Pleesecakes - Offer: 10% Discount Code: ESSHOPS

In the year 2021, cheesecakes are bigger, better and more stupendous - and Pleesecakes is leading the charge. The no-bake cheesecake brand offers custom, generous designs so pleasing on the eye as well as the palette that it has a celebrity cult following, which includes the likes of Holly Willoughby, Emma Willis, Joe Wicks and John Terry amongst others, and a social media following of 2.1 million across Instagram, Facebook, TikTok, Twitter and YouTube.

Said dal 1923 - Offer: 15% Discount Code: ESSHOPS

Italian coffee experts with iconic hot chocolate, outdoor seating and items like chocolate boxes for collection or London delivery via the website.

Saint Aymes - Offer: 15% Discount Code: SAINTEVENING

Satisfy your sweet tooth with the selection of artisanal chocolates from Saint Aymes that are almost too good to eat - emphasis on the almost! They are available in vibrant colours inspired by works of art and hand-painted with 23ct gold. There’s also coffee, hot chocolate, cakes and structural pieces worthy of the ‘gram.

Sea Arch Drinks - Offer: 10% Discount Code: SeaLondon10

Non-alcoholic drinks company Sea Arch Drinks makes an award-winning distilled spirit with all the deliciousness of gin but none of the alcohol. They’re a small but perfectly formed business, with a great-tasting premium product and an environmentally conscious approach in everything they do.

The Italians - Offer: 10% Discount Code: THEITALIANES21

The clue is very much in the name, you’ll find a mouth-watering selection of Italian deli and wine staples at The Italians. Based in Marylebone Village, it plays host to meats, cheese, fresh produce and more sourced directly from independent producers.

TT Liquor - Offer: 10% Discount Code: shoplondon

If you can’t get to the bar, TT Liquor will bring it to you via virtual masterclasses. The interactive sessions are carefully designed to meet and overcome social distancing constraints during, and after, lockdown. Great drinks without the bar queue? That’s the spirit. Check out a taste of the workshops for yourself as part of our Shop London line-up.

Ugly Dumpling - Offer: 10% Discount Code: Shop London Event

Beloved for its expert fusion of Western and Eastern flavours, Ugly Dumpling has switched up the dumpling game to make the snack a fully-fledged main event and a delicious one at that. Highlights include the Aromatic Duck, Cheeseburger and Mushroom & Truffle.

Where the pancakes are - Offer: 20% Discount Code: ESSHOPS

A story of pancakes, people and London, this is a celebration of all things pancakes! Inspired by large, steaming hot Dutch pancakes with aged gouda and bacon or apples and raisins this is comfort food for the soul.

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