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The shortlist is out for Evening Standard London Restaurant Awards, taking place at this year's Taste of London. On the whole it's a CRACKING list, although there are a few surprises in there. The judging panel, headed up the Standard's restaurant critic Fay Maschler, include awards director and restaurant writer Joe Warwick, ES magazine critic Grace Dent, chef Rowley Leigh and Instagrammer Clerkenwell Boy.

Champagne Laurent-Perrier London Restaurant of the Year

  • A. Wong
  • Lyle’s
  • Otto’s
  • The Ledbury
  • The Quality Chop House
  • The Woodford (Voted for by Evening Standard readers from shortlist provided by judges)

London Restaurateur of the Year

  • Corbin & King
  • Robin & Sarah Gill
  • Ross Shonhan
  • Sethi siblings
  • Stevie Parle
  • Will Beckett & Huw Gott

Best New Restaurant

  • Frenchie
  • Hoppers
  • Oldroyd
  • Paradise Garage
  • The Marksman
  • The Woodford

Best Breakfast

  • Chiltern Firehouse
  • Colony Grill
  • Dishoom
  • Koya Bar
  • The Good Egg
  • Parlour

Worth the Queue

  • BAO
  • Berber & Q
  • Black Axe Mangal
  • Hoppers
  • Kricket
  • Padella

Good Drinking

  • Andrew Edmunds
  • Duck & Rice
  • Hawksmoor Group
  • Noble Rot
  • Pitt Cue
  • Sager & Wilde (Paradise Row)

The winners will be announced in a ceremony at Taste of London on 15 June 2016

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