Posted in Bistro Counter Dining Craft beer/ales Good for dates Informal Modern British Soho Wine Bar

Duck Soup Soho Review – they have wandered the world, discovering many cooking styles

Ducksoup, a 40 cover datenight-ish Soho gem is run by Clare Lattin, Rory McCoy and Julian Biggs. All alumni of…

Posted in Cocktails Craft beer/ales Good for dates Good for Groups Informal Open Kitchen Shoreditch Thai

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 Craft beer/ales Gastropub Good for dates Good for Groups Informal Islington North of the River

Smokehouse Islington Review – food so good we forgave the imaginary service

Smokehouse Islington has been doing their thing since August 2013 and is one part of the quartet they call Noble…

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…