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….

Posted in Cheap Eats City Informal No bookings Sushi

K10 Broadgate – Utility Sushi

K10 Broadgate has been doing its thing since February 2013, replacing Ping Pong, the very bang average dim sum chain….

Posted in Cheap Eats Cocktails Craft beer/ales Informal No bookings Shoreditch Steak

Flat Iron Shoreditch Review… It has boss levels of umami with salt, fat and cheese caramelised in all of the right places. I can’t endorse it enough.

Charlie Carroll is behind the roaring success they call Flat Iron. After a stint at Wahaca, he went out on…

Posted in Cantonese Cheap Eats Chinatown Good for Groups Informal

Wong Kei Chinatown Review… The uncompromising rudeness was part of the romance

Wong Kei is one of the longest standing Cantonese institutions in Chinatown, it’s a multi-storey restaurant with its own Wikipedia…

Posted in Cheap Eats Fried Chicken Good for Groups Informal New Malden South of the River Suburbia Surrey

Kang Nam – New Malden… It serves up the customary stablemates

Kang Nam is one of the latest additions to the already strong fleet of Korean restaurants in New Malden. It…

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White Horse EC2 Broadgate Review… It’s a nod to boozy lunches and mischief when the gaffer turns his back

The White Horse is a stalwart City boozer with enough rustic charm to belong in the Surrey Hills – just….

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Five Guys Review – Covent Garden & Oxford Circus. We hunker down and shovel slabs of moo covered in viscous American cheese..

Over the years I have wondered past Five Guys of Covent Garden on numerous occasions and wondered what the queues…

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Ichibuns Soho Review – It’s a place for dirt bag teenagers who’ve grown up and like a bit of refinement in their junk food.

Ichibuns is a three-floored 90 cover restaurant concepted by Robin Leigh, a Nobu alumina and is backed by the folks…

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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 Sebastián, 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…