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…

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 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 Cantonese Cheap Eats Chinatown Good for Groups Informal

Wong Kei Chinatown Review… The uncompromising rudeness was part of the romance

Wong Kei is one of the longest standing Cantonese institutions in Chinatown, it’s a multi-storey restaurant with its own Wikipedia…

Posted in Cheap Eats Fried Chicken Good for Groups Informal New Malden South of the River Suburbia Surrey

Kang Nam – New Malden… It serves up the customary stablemates

Kang Nam is one of the latest additions to the already strong fleet of Korean restaurants in New Malden. It…

Posted in Cheap Eats City Craft beer/ales Gastropub Good for Groups Informal

White Horse EC2 Broadgate Review… It’s a nod to boozy lunches and mischief when the gaffer turns his back

The White Horse is a stalwart City boozer with enough rustic charm to belong in the Surrey Hills – just….

Posted in Burgers Cheap Eats Covent Garden Good for Groups Informal

Five Guys Review – Covent Garden & Oxford Circus. We hunker down and shovel slabs of moo covered in viscous American cheese..

Over the years I have wondered past Five Guys of Covent Garden on numerous occasions and wondered what the queues…

Posted in Burgers Cheap Eats Cocktails Good for Groups Informal Japanese Open Kitchen Soho Sushi

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 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…