London calling: The Irish chefs making their mark on the English capital’s food scene

From tacos to Michelin-starred tasting menus and everything in between, Irish chefs are cooking up some of London’s tastiest dishes

Shauna Froydenlund, a Derry native and joint chef-patron at Marcus at The Berkeley hotel in Knightsbridge: ‘There’s always something Irish on the menu’

London is considered to be one of the culinary capitals of the world. And do you know what’s hot there right now? Us.

There is an undeniable Irish influence in the food industry in London. At the very top end there’s Clare Smyth, the Antrim-born chef whose restaurant Core holds three Michelin, while the original Irish flag-waver of the last few decades, Richard Corrigan, is still going strong.

Here are just some of the young ...