Posted in Cheap Eats Craft beer/ales Fried Chicken Good for Groups Informal Korean New Malden

Chick and Beers Burlington Road. “The crunchy exterior gives away the soft, gorgeous chicken within that’s ripping hot and bellows steam as you bite into it”.

The first Chick and Beers is located on Burlington Road, if you want to get technical it’s the B282 that…

Posted in Cheap Eats Korean New Malden South of the River Surrey Sushi

Lotte Korean Restaurant …we get a pair of Korean aunties in charge, one taking the orders and the other cooking for a bare bones restaurant…

Lotte Korean Restaurant is a place where you can get some serious food action cooked by Korean aunties at the…

Posted in Cheap Eats Curry Good for Groups Indian Informal South of the River Surrey

Dastaan Ewell – “the mouth dripping, ripe aroma of roasted spices and tandoori smoke fills the air. That’s my happiness right there”.

There is something nicely poised about Dastaan in the very unassuming part of Surrey called Ewell. It mingles with a…

Posted in Alfresco Dining Bao Cheap Eats Counter Dining East End Hackney Informal Open Kitchen

Bao Netil Market – Trust me, I don’t get money for blowing smoke up their bums, what they make is delicious, which is exactly what you want.

Bao’s creators are Erchen Chang and siblings Shing Tat and Wai Ting Chung. They first launched in 2012, taking buns…

Posted in Cheap Eats Curry Good for Groups Indian Informal Soho South of the River Surrey

Thali-Ho – “Best Casual Dining Restaurant, London Suburbs”

After putting on my Sherlock Holmes hat on I found out that Thali Ho was a ten-year plot between two…

Posted in Burgers Cheap Eats Cocktails Craft beer/ales Good for Groups Informal Shoreditch

Hache Burger Shoreditch …”The burgers are very tidy examples of the breed, they are fine moo in a bun”

Hache Burger was founded in 2004 by Beresford and Susie Casey, they have seven sights in total, six in the…

Posted in Cheap Eats Counter Dining Informal Japanese Open Kitchen Ramen

Shoryu Shoreditch Review …”Shoryu Ramen by tradition champions thick and creamy broths which taste like a 12 hour indulgent yield of slow bubbling pork parts”

Once upon a time Soho was the place that peddled soup in noodles. Bone Daddies, Tonkotsu and of course Shoryu…

Posted in Cheap Eats City Informal Mainland China Old St Sichuan | Szechuan

The Sichuan Review City Road… “so expect numbing heat, rich black vinegar sauces with as many dried chillis and toasty wok-hei notes your tongue can take”.

The smell of the Sichuan peppercorn is intoxicating and perfumes the City air as we walk by The Sichuan and purely…

Posted in Cheap Eats Farringdon Good for Groups Informal Mexican Open Kitchen

Breddos Tacos – back-packing through Mexico inspired recipes that were sold at supper clubs

Breddos started life as a food pop-up run on a shoe string at East London’s Netil Market, I didn’t go, but…

Posted in Cheap Eats Craft beer/ales Farringdon Gastropub Open Kitchen Steak

The Eagle Clerkenwell – the bifeana is boss

The Eagle is a gastropub, a bare bones one that extoll the virtues of simple cooking as a pub should….