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…

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 Cantonese Chinatown Good for Groups Informal Open Kitchen

Four Seasons Review – Chinatown – quack action

Four Seasons is a Chinatown faithful who champion the virtues of Cantonese roast duck; they really do get behind theirs…