Posted in Dress to impress Farringdon Good for dates Italian Posh Nosh

Luca – Clerkenwell Review.. “British seasonal ingredients through an Italian lens”

Luca in the town of Clerkenwell is famed for its Italian food and is the second instalment from the team…

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,…

Posted in Cocktails Curry Good for dates Good for Groups Informal Marylebone Sri Lankan

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…

Posted in Essex Good for dates Good for Groups Informal Open Kitchen Turkish

Pivaz Review – Repping in Epping

“Pivaz means onion, so come along and peel back the layers of flavour and ambience”. I did exactly that and…

Posted in Billingsgate Bookings only Cookery School Good for dates Good for Groups Informal Open Kitchen Seafood

Fish School Review Billingsgate ….there was the demonstration of how to expertly dismantle and fillet our soles before we were unleashed on them.

Ok so going by the title, you already know what this review is about. I like Billingsgate. A lot. When…

Posted in Gastronoughts Gastropub Good for dates Good for Groups Great British Chef

The Wigmore Review – a Mecca for heart-stoppingly good food

In the summer of 2017 something really special happened on Regent St, that’s the end towards Regents Park away from…

Posted in City Curry Good for dates Good for Groups Informal Open Kitchen Steak

Temper City Review… there are dangling lacquered skinned birds smoking above the fire and huge slabs of prime ribs on the griddle.

Temper City opens in the summer for 2017 to a bring a curry and gin themed night out to the…

Posted in Basque Counter Dining Covent Garden Good for dates Informal No bookings Open Kitchen Tapas

Barrafina Drury Lane Review… I can’t think of better ways right now to spend calories for my money

I first came to Barrafina Drury Lane a couple of weeks into their opening in the summer of 2015, then…

Posted in East End Good for dates Informal Modern European Open Kitchen Posh Nosh Wine Bar

Laughing Heart Review – it’s worth the schlep

The Laughing Heart – a neighbourhood gem based along the bustling Hackney Road, is owned by Charlie Mellor, a burly-bearded,…

Posted in Bistro Borough Market Burgers Craft beer/ales Good for dates Informal London Bridge Seafood Wine Bar

Elliots Borough Market Review…We get to enjoy the pleasures of their virtuous use of small time growers

Elliot’s was founded in 2011 by Australian Brett Redman and being on the edge of Borough Market, I’m pretty certain…