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Posted in Counter Dining Good for dates Informal London Bridge Open Kitchen Portuguese

Bar Douro Review – London Bridge

Tucked inside a railway arch within London Bridge’s Flat Iron Square, you’ll find Bar Douro, a splendid 35-cover Portuguese restaurant,…

Posted in Bookings only Cookery School Good for dates Informal Japanese Shoreditch Sushi

Atsuko’s Kitchen Review – Japanese Cooking Demystified

So, this is the second post of me reviewing a cookery school – the first being Billingsgate’s Fish School, that…

Posted in Fitzrovia Good for dates Good for Groups Informal Open Kitchen Thai

Greyhound Cafe …they are Thai at the core, but have their tentacles firmly on the international larder.

Groundhound Cafe emanated from Greyhound, an infamous Thai fashion house that opened their first Greyhound Café in Sukhumvit, a fashionable…

Posted in Curry Indian Informal Restaurant Graveyard

Rasa W1 Review. Why shouldn’t we get the good stuff from the motherland instead of a bastardised weak version that Indian chef’s deem our palates suitable?

Rasa is conceived from the memoirs of its founder, Das Sreedharan, a man who believes food is “profoundly linked to…

Posted in Craft beer/ales Gastropub Good for dates Good for Groups Open Kitchen

Crown and Greyhound. Every town needs a good local

The Crown and Greyhound in East Dulwich, south east London, is quintessentially a neighbourhood pub, a pub and it has…

Posted in Gastronoughts Good for dates Good for Groups Informal London Bridge Open Kitchen Portuguese

Caso Do Frango London Bridge Review…”they make the locally sourced humble bird something thrilling”

Open since July 2018, Casa do Frango brings Algarve style piri piri chicken to the streets of Southwark. It’s a…

Posted in Good for dates Informal Japanese Raynes Park Restaurant Graveyard South of the River Surrey Sushi

Hashi Review – Raynes Park

Raynes Park for many years was like the shell suited lout of a younger brother to its famous older sibling…

Posted in Craft beer/ales East End French Gastropub Good for dates Hackney

The Duke of Richmond – The food is seasonally British with French elocution

The Duke of Richmond is a pub in the neighbourhood of Hackney run by Tom Oldroyd and is missus Meryl…

Posted in Good for dates Informal Japanese Open Kitchen Shoreditch Sushi

Nenanshi Review Shoreditch

Nanashi has been doing their strictly pescatarian thing on Shoreditch’s famous Rivington Street since March 2017. In the 80’s the…

Posted in Cocktails Dress to impress Good for dates Good for Groups Informal Surrey Thai

The Thai Terrace Guildford Review. There is a koi pond.

The Thai Terrace in Guildford is gargantuan – it’s like one of those new foodhalls up in town except that…