The iconic casual-dining restaurant group which, through its Bill’s Green Mission scheme, is making great strides in energy saving and single-use plastic across its 80-plus locations.
Various locations; bills-website.co.uk
A restaurant housed in a former linoleum factory in Smithfield Market, which employs a nose-to-tail ethos throughout its operation and a proactive attitude towards reusing wasted food in dishes.
90 Bartholomew Close, EC1A 7EB; linolondon.co.uk
A restaurant group focusing on steak and wine, with a host of initiatives that range from improving working conditions within the hospitality industry to raising funds and awareness for sex trafficking and unemployment.
Various locations; mrestaurants.co.uk
A Taiwanese-inspired restaurant in Peckham, whose innovative Providence scheme raises funds to kick-start the careers of creatives in the local community through a small, optional charge on each bill.
293 Rye Lane, SE15 4UA; mrbao.co.uk
Two restaurants serving Calabrian-style pizza, which work closely with the Soil Association to source traceable organic ingredients and act as a mouthpiece for the organic movement in London.
Various locations; radioalicepizzeria.co.uk
A bar and brasserie in King's Cross that serves seasonal British food sourced almost exclusively from the operation's Corneyside Farm in Northumberland.
90 York Way, N1 9AG; rotundabarandrestaurant.co.uk
Sager + Wilde
Neighbourhood wine bars and restaurants with a focus on natural and low-intervention wines, seasonal and locally foraged food, and reducing its carbon footprint through careful sourcing.
Various locations; sagerandwilde.com
Ben Chapman’s Thai-influenced bar and restaurant, using a traceable supply line with progressive British farmers, a nose-to-tail ethos and a focus on offal in its cooking.
64 Shoreditch High Street, E1 6JJ; smokinggoatbar.com
A restaurant and catering operation in Ealing’s historic Pitzhanger Manor with an adjoining kitchen garden, which works with charity Key4Life to help ex-offenders into work.
Walpole Park, Mattock Lane, W5 5BE; soaneskitchen.co.uk
The restaurant arm of the charity Shoreditch Trust, whose proceeds go towards helping vulnerable young people in Hackney access support and get into gainful employment.
10 Orsman Road, Shoreditch, N1 5QJ; waterhouserestaurant.co.uk