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London Steak House Company… Then came the beef short ribs – two slabs of melting, sticky pieces of flesh with a good coating of BBQ glaze

The London Steak House Company formed in 2008 and first opened in the City just off Bishopsgate – you’ve probably…

Posted in Cocktails Craft beer/ales Fried Chicken Good for Groups Informal Shoreditch

Red Rooster Review… It’s fluent in live music and soul food

Behold Red Rooster and the man behind it – celebrity chef Marcus Samuelsson. He’s Ethiopian by descent but was raised…

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Smoking Goat – Shoreditch – The flavours will summon you like a mistress in the night

When Smoking Goat Soho was still about, you would often find me there chowing down on their fish sauce wings,…

Posted in Cocktails Counter Dining Craft beer/ales Gastronoughts Good for dates Indian Informal Open Kitchen Soho

Kricket – Soho – Being different on the food front is the feather in the restaurants cap

Kricket on the face of it seems like the well-worn sock of all cliches. Once upon a time they were…

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…

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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…

Posted in Cocktails Good for dates Informal Soho Taiwanese

Xu Review – Soho – the Sethi family have knocked out another whopper

The Sethi family behind the JKS Group have knocked out yet another whopper called Xu (pronounced Zoo) on Rupert St,…

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Hoppers – St Christophers Place. The ring sting is worth it…

Hoppers is a Soho success story with a not so secret weapon of serving up bowl shaped pancakes made from…

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Hixster Bankside Review – the place wreaks of City shenanigans..

Hixster Bankside is Chef Mark Hix’s 7th restaurant in London and holds the same chicken-or-steak notion as his famed Tramshed…

Posted in City City Breakfast Cocktails Craft beer/ales Fat Friday Good for dates Good for Groups Informal Steak

Hawksmoor Guildhall Review – One of the good things in life…

Hawksmoor is a ten restaurant contingent spread across London with thumb prints in Manchester, Edinburgh and now New York. Hawksmoor…