Here is our guide to London's best restaurants for perching up at the counter.
Behind sees chef Andy Beynon creating a counter dining experience like no other in London right now. We sat around the huge counter for a feast in London Fields.
Hidden downstairs at Maison Bab in Covent Garden is a chef's table with a difference where the chef will serve food direct on to the counter and guests are expected to eat with their hands.
Restaurateur Assaf Granit has partnered with designer Tom Dixon to open this crazy restaurant in King's Cross. We went along to take a seat at the counter.
Lina Stores have been in Soho for over 75 years - and only now have they opened a restaurant. We head down to Greek Street to see what the pasta masters are cooking up.
The team behind Palomar and The Barbary have a new counter dining spot - prepare to fall in love
Barrafina alumni Nieves Barragan and José Etura have just unveiled their Spanish restaurant in Mayfair. It's one of the most anticipated restaurants of the year - we take a look.
The folk behind Chisou have opened a modern sushi bar in Fitzrovia serving up carpaccios, sushi rolls and contemporary nigiri.
Kricket has been winning fans in Brixton for their Indian small plates. Now they've come to the centre of town - we head along to find out what's new...
We Test Drive Kiln, the latest counter-dining sensation in Soho, from the man behind Smoking Goat.
Enjoy the hustle and bustle of this sister restaurant to The Palomar