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 Cheap Eats Gastronoughts Good for dates Good for Groups Informal Open Kitchen Pintxos San Sebastian Spain

San Sebastian Pintxos Tour Part Two… drink tourist quantities of txakoli whilst indulging in the carnival of pintxos

This is my second trip to San Sebasti├ín, a food lovers nirvana not just for all the Michelin Stars they…

Posted in Cocktails Craft beer/ales Good for dates Good for Groups Great British Chef Informal London Bridge Open Kitchen South of the River Steak

Hixster Bankside Review – the place wreaks of City shenanigans..

Hixster Bankside is Chef Mark Hix’s 7th restaurant in London and holds the same chicken-or-steak notion as his famed Tramshed…

Posted in Informal Italian Jason Atherton Open Kitchen Pasta Pizza Victoria

Hai Cenato Review – “have you had dinner?”

Jason Atherton┬álaunches his 9th London offering, and what many would say his most laid-back restaurant in Victoria’s NOVA complex. It’s…

Posted in Counter Dining Craft beer/ales Gastronoughts Good for dates Informal Modern British Open Kitchen Tooting

Plot Review – Tooting – food worth plotting about

I remember walking pass Tooting Broadway Market (Est 1936) as a youngster, the hum of halal butchers, bric-a-brac and kebab…

Posted in Clapham Counter Dining Gastronoughts Good for dates Good for Groups Informal Modern European Open Kitchen South of the River Wine Bar

Trinity Upstairs Review – Room temperature butter in the right shade of yellow was great for slathering.

Trinity Upstairs was part of the head to toe revamping of Clapham’s much and deservedly lauded Michelin Starred Trinity. If…

Posted in Counter Dining East End French Good for dates Informal Open Kitchen Wine Bar

Brawn Review – Columbia Road – The Flavours Summon You Like A Mistress In The Night…

Brawn is ten years young this year and is located on the corner of Columbia Road. On Sunday’s the street…

Posted in 1 Michelin Star Counter Dining Good for dates Informal No bookings Open Kitchen Soho Tapas

Barrafina – Dean Street – Food That Stands Against Time

Barrafina Frith St, is the original Barrafina. They have moved to a new, bigger premises in Soho, right by its…

Posted in Cheap Eats Good for Groups Informal Middle Eastern Open Kitchen Stoke Newington/Dalston

Mangal 2 – A Game of Two Halves

Ali Dirik, the owner of Mangal 2 came to London in 1987, and couples-up with another Turkish chap. Together they…