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Lupins Review – Sunshine Food

Lupins of Union Street opened in May 2017 and they are a sage nod to cooking small plates with exclusively…

Posted in Cheap Eats Counter Dining Craft beer/ales Good for dates Hoxton Informal Italian Open Kitchen Pasta

Via Emilia By Roots Review – The speciality of the house are the gnoccho fritto, a crimped bread in the shape of pillows fried until it puffs up

The team from Food roots opens Via Emilia in November 2017. I lifted this from their website: “Necessarily quality comes with authenticity;…

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Market Halls Fulham …I did my best in covering as much as I could at the old Fulham Broadway Station’s old ticketing office.

Pizza, regional Thai, a deli, kebabs, buttermilk fried chicken, poké, BBQ, Indian street food and ice cream all under one…

Posted in 1 Michelin Star Counter Dining Good for dates Good for Groups Informal No bookings Open Kitchen Seafood Spain Steak Tapas

Sabor Review – A tapas titan in London

I fondly recall the many nights perched on the bar at the original Barrafina on Frith Street that has been…

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Kings Head Teddington “Everything deserves a second chance”

The Kings Head in Teddington is part of the White Brasserie pub group, where the legend Mr Raymond Blanc (Le…

Posted in Alfresco Dining Craft beer/ales Gastropub Good for dates Good for Groups Informal Open Kitchen South of the River

The Ship Wandsworth Review. If you don’t get claustrophobic, then you probably will develop the condition as it gets utterly rammed to an inch of its life.

The ship is a boozer that overlooks the River Thames right by the traffic clogged Wandworth Bridge Road. You know…

Posted in Alfresco Dining Bao Cheap Eats Counter Dining East End Hackney Informal Open Kitchen

Bao Netil Market – Trust me, I don’t get money for blowing smoke up their bums, what they make is delicious, which is exactly what you want.

Bao’s creators are Erchen Chang and siblings Shing Tat and Wai Ting Chung. They first launched in 2012, taking buns…

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Duck Duck Goose Brixton – Oli brings his representation of Cantonese roast meat in all its majesty to us since Jan 2017

Pop Brixton is a community project where you can be guaranteed some live events (there is a gig when we…

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Shoryu Shoreditch Review …”Shoryu Ramen by tradition champions thick and creamy broths which taste like a 12 hour indulgent yield of slow bubbling pork parts”

Once upon a time Soho was the place that peddled soup in noodles. Bone Daddies, Tonkotsu and of course Shoryu…

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Marcus at The Berkley Review …half of me thinks he’s a sad bastard and the other half still adores him…

Marcus Wareing got his feet wet at the tender age of 11 packing potatoes and riding shot-gun with his father…