Posted in Craft beer/ales East End Gastropub Good for dates Good for Groups Informal

Marksman Review – Heavenly Buns in Hackney

I first came to the Marksman back in 2016, dined upstairs and thought it was solid that review can be…

Posted in Counter Dining East End French Good for dates Informal Open Kitchen Wine Bar

Brawn Review – Columbia Road – The Flavours Summon You Like A Mistress In The Night…

Brawn is ten years young this year and is located on the corner of Columbia Road. On Sunday’s the street…

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 Cocktails East End Good for dates Good for Groups Informal Shoreditch Spitalfields Thai

Som Saa – Review – A Flavour Punch To The Taste Buds

I’m no stranger to Som Saa having eaten at their pop-up years ago, in a scuzzy railway bridge in the…

Posted in Craft beer/ales East End Gastropub Hackney Informal Modern British North of the River

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 Borough Market Cash only Cheap Eats Chinese Coffee East End Informal No bookings North of the River Seafood

Gastro Day – Dumplings, Coffee, Pastel De Nata, Scotch Eggs And A Crab Bao!

The brief for Gastro days is simple – walk from place to place (you will burn more calories and therefore…

Posted in Alfresco Dining Asian Bao Barbeque Cheap Eats Cocktails Craft beer/ales East End Informal Italian No bookings Street Feast Wine Bar

Dinerama – The 3rd child of Streetfeast

Dinerama the 2 floored trifecta from street food blazers Street Feast first opens back in June 2015 but goes into a brief hiatus…

Posted in Cheap Eats Cocktails Counter Dining Craft beer/ales East End Fried Chicken Informal North of the River Open Kitchen

Chick n Sours – Review (Dalston) It’s fried and it’s good here

In case you don’t know Chick ‘n’ Sours is a fried chicken restaurant with sour cocktails, ‘like vinegar to chips’…

Posted in Curry East End Indian Informal No bookings Spitalfields

Gunpowder – Review (Spitalfields) My 3 visits – the chops are king

I’m not sure about everyone else, but when I think about curry (*British word sigh*) in the East End, my…

Posted in Alfresco Dining East End Informal Open Kitchen Portuguese Spitalfields

Taberna Do Mercardo – Review (Old Spitalfields) My first Nuno Mendes experience

Nuno Mendes, born and raised in Lisbon first arrived in London in 2008, having trained at culinary school in San…