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

The Duke of Richmond – The food is seasonally British with a 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…

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Merchants Tavern Review …serious food action is just about to happen.

Merchants Tavern one of those stalwart venues in Shoreditch where you can come for everything, a pint, ample plonk and…

Posted in Cocktails Craft beer/ales Fat Friday Good for dates Good for Groups Indian Informal Shoreditch

Dishoom Shoreditch Review …”the nation’s favourite cuisine in retro Bombay Cafe style”

Dishoom is a place where you are guaranteed Indian food, the nation’s favourite cuisine in retro Bombay Cafe style. Their…

Posted in Cheap Eats Craft beer/ales Gastropub Good for Groups Informal Richmond South of the River

The Britannia Richmond. “…if I was in a muttering mood then I’d say the roasties weren’t crispy and the gravy’s depth went missing in action”

Richmond is a hoity-toity part of town, a suburban area of South West London, full of posh shops, normal ones,…

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Brigadiers Review. “Eating it is like getting out of the right side of bed, mood lifting and I always order it”.

Brigadiers is a multi chambered 140-cover Anglo Indian tavern that has been doing their thing with big fisted-flavour inside the…

Posted in Bistro Counter Dining Gastronoughts Good for dates Informal London Bridge Modern British Open Kitchen Wine Bar

Lupins Review – Sunshine Food

Lupins of Union Street opened in May 2017 and they are a sage nod to cooking small plates with exclusively…

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Via Emilia By Roots Review – The speciality of the house are the gnoccho fritto, a crimped bread in the shape of pillows fried until it puffs up

The team from Food roots opens Via Emilia in November 2017. I lifted this from their website: “Necessarily quality comes with authenticity;…

Posted in Craft beer/ales Gastropub Good for dates Good for Groups Informal Surrey

The White Hart Review Chipstead. “The universally popular country boozer”.

If you like quintessential pubs, then you’ll like The White Hart in Chipstead, a Surrey Village, full of quaint rural…