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San Sebastian Pintxos Tour Part Two… drink tourist quantities of txakoli whilst indulging in the carnival of pintxos

This is my second trip to San Sebasti├ín, a food lovers nirvana not just for all the Michelin Stars they…

Posted in Cheap Eats Good for Groups Informal Middle Eastern Open Kitchen Stoke Newington/Dalston

Mangal 2 – A Game of Two Halves

Ali Dirik, the owner of Mangal 2 came to London in 1987, and couples-up with another Turkish chap. Together they…

Posted in Cheap Eats Cocktails Counter Dining East End Good for dates Informal

Coupette – French Accented Thirst Quenching Nourishment

Coupette is the brainchild of Chris Moore, a former Head Bartender of the Beaufort Bar of the Savoy. A bar…

Posted in Cheap Eats Informal Korean New Malden South of the River

Hamgipak – New Malden – How The Aunties Do it..

Hamgipak is a snug little family run hole in the wall that serves up Korean comfort food such as; stews…

Posted in Cheap Eats Good for dates Good for Groups Informal Japanese South of the River Surrey Sushi

Sushi Wakyo – Walton On Thames, Dynamite Beef!

Sushi Wakyo was a researched find on none other than Tripadvisor. I tend to approach these things gingerly as you…

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

The Plough Inn Surrey Hills – They’ll even cook your catch for you…

If I lived locally, The Plough Inn would be somewhere you’ll find me regularly. Why? As it’s bloody nice. They’re…

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Y-Ban Review – Devoted To Dim Sum

You can find Yi-Ban on the first floor of the London Regatta Centre, a place where people have big wings…

Posted in Burgers Cheap Eats Cocktails Good for Groups Informal Kent South of the River

Blend Bromley – Review – where locals have fun

What sealed a visit here wasn’t down to commitment, chance or research, but a recommendation from a friend who lives…

Posted in Cheap Eats Informal Noodles Vietnamese

Cafe East – A feast from the East..

Cafe East is an brightly lit Vietnamese canteen that serves up a manner of stalwart dishes such as pho, a…

Posted in Cheap Eats Good for dates Good for Groups Informal Japanese Noodles North of the River Open Kitchen Sushi

Bento Cafe – Camden – Does it taste good?

I was first introduced to Bento Cafe around 15 years ago by an old flame who got my taste in…