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Marksman – a chef’d up boozer in Hackney get’s Michelin’s pub of 2017

The Marksman in Hackney was launched in May of 2015 by two veterans in the game, Tom Harris and Jon Rotheram…

Posted in Alfresco Dining Burgers City Cocktails Craft beer/ales Informal Open Kitchen Steak Wine Bar

Gaucho (Broadgate) it’s a City staple

In case you don’t know Gaucho is one of the main players in the London steak circuit alongside the likes of The…

Posted in Asian Barbeque Cheap Eats Cocktails Counter Dining Craft beer/ales Informal Korean No bookings Smoked meats Soho

Bó Drake – An Asian blend in Soho

Bó Drake has been in the Soho food scene since February 2015 and it brings East Asian flavours to a 60…

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Paternoster Chop House (St Pauls) Review

Paternoster Chop House has been around since 2004 and is one of many restaurants from the D&D conglomerate. It’s located in Paternoster Square,…

Posted in Alfresco Dining Craft beer/ales Fitzrovia Informal Modern British Open Kitchen Pizza Wine Bar

Clipstone (Fitzrovia) Review – Portland’s little sister

If you have read my previous ramblings then you’d know that I’m a huge endorser of Portland Restaurant, so when…

Posted in 1 Michelin Star Cocktails Covent Garden Craft beer/ales Fitzrovia French Informal Open Kitchen Tasting Menu Wine pairing

Birthdays should always involve good restaurants – Portland for lunch and Frenchie for dinner will have your mouth dancing

What do you do when you’re tasked with organising a day and night of restaurants for a friend’s birthday? You…

Posted in 1 Michelin Star Cheap Eats Counter Dining Craft beer/ales Fitzrovia Informal No bookings Open Kitchen Seafood Soho Tapas

A Day Out With the Siblings

The aim of the day was to squeeze as much as I could from £300 with my 3 siblings in…

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Berners Tavern for breakfast, Portland for lunch.. This is what you do when friends come to visit. What an afternoon!

I’ve been to Berners Tavern many times now for dinner and lunch but never for breakfast so having an old works reunion…

Posted in Alfresco Dining Brixton Cash only Cheap Eats Chinese Craft beer/ales Fitzrovia Informal Japanese No bookings Open Kitchen Soho

Gastro Day – Bao Fitzrovia, Tombo And Okan – A Day Of Food

From a 6 seat market shack to a roaring success in Soho and now a 3rd instalment in Fitzrovia, whatever…

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Frenchie – Review (Covent Garden) – a bistro with a sharp suit? Trés Bon!

Greg Marchand opens “Frenchie” in February this year, a name coined for him by Jamie Oliver when he was the…