Posted in Alfresco Dining Borough Market Cash only Cheap Eats Chinese Coffee East End Informal No bookings North of the River Seafood

Gastro Day – Dumplings, coffee, pastel de nata, scotch eggs and a crab bao!

The brief for Gastro days is simple – walk from place to place (you will burn more calories and therefore…

Posted in Alfresco Dining Basque Cocktails Counter Dining Informal Marylebone Open Kitchen Seafood Steak Tapas Wine Bar

Lurra – Review (Marylebone) Basque in London

So what’s Lurra about? It’s a Basque inspired charcoal & wood fired dining spot which features its own wine cellar, oak…

Posted in Alfresco Dining Asian Barbeque Cheap Eats Cocktails Craft beer/ales East End Informal Italian No bookings Street Feast Wine Bar

Dinerama – the 3rd child of Streetfeast

Dinerama the 2 floored trifecta from street food blazers Street Feast first opens back in June 2015 but goes into a brief hiatus…

Posted in Cheap Eats Cocktails Counter Dining Craft beer/ales East End Fried Chicken Informal North of the River Open Kitchen

Chick n Sours – Review (Dalston) It’s fried and it’s good here

In case you don’t know Chick ‘n’ Sours is a fried chicken restaurant with sour cocktails, ‘like vinegar to chips’…

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Hoppers – Revisited (Soho) To all the queue haters, it’s actually worth the wait!

During my first visit to Hoppers just before Christmas 2015 I queued for 30 minutes at 11.30am before their doors opened at…

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Pollen Street Social – Review (Mayfair) I finally made it here

Jason Atherton is chef-owner of Michelin-starred Pollen Street Social and was the former chef-patron of One Michelin-starred Maze and Maze Grill of…