Butterscotch Afternoon Tea in London

Butterscotch Afternoon Tea in London New opening Butterscotch Tearoom is a newly opened café and tearoom offering afternoon tea in London.  Tucked just off St Christopher’s Place, Butterscotch it is the perfect spot to escape the bustle of Oxford Street.  The tearoom is the creation of baker Bea Vo, formerly of Bea’s of Bloomsbury (which…

Er Mei Restaurant in Chinatown

Whenever you are given suggested “things to do in London” one is always to visit Chinatown! With so many restaurants in Chinatown you are ridiculously spoilt for choice!  So, where do you start? Well on a beautifully sunny Thursday, we visited Er Mei, located on Lisle Street, which is a Sichuan cuisine restaurant. The food…

Victoria Park Market

Victoria Park Market How has it taken me almost 9 months to a visit Victoria Park Market which is only a short bus ride from my house?! Located in between Bonner Gate and Gore Gate, Victoria Park Market runs every Sunday from 10am-4pm with a number of local traders selling fruit and vegetables and meats…

Arepa Restaurant in East London

AREPA RESTAURANT IN EAST LONDON This is the second restaurant in East London from Arepa, situated in Bethnal Green, having opened its first venue in Haggerston. Arepa is named after the classic Venezuelan food, which is grilled corn bread stuffed with different flavoursome fillings. Catering for whatever your appetite may be, you can opt for a traditional starter and main…

Centuno Restaurant Highgate

Centuno Situated a 15 minute walk from both Archway and Highgate is Centuno, offering an informal and relaxed setting for lunch and dinner. We were seated in a comfortable booth with plenty of space to spread out all the food that we wanted to order (!) and were recommended a couple of dishes from the…

Hook Camden

HOOK CAMDEN A stone’s throw from Camden’s Jazz Café is Hook Camden, a fish & chip restaurant promising a “new school” take on the Friday night favourite. With a stylish industrial feel interior, warmed with low lighting, florals and a few nautical nods, Hook Camden has booth sofa style seating or smaller tables for a more…

The Looking Glass Cocktail Club

Located just down Hackney Road (Shoreditch / Hoxton way) lies The Looking Glass Cocktail Club, a hidden gem slightly off the busy buzz of Shoreditch. What a lovely venue – as you go in there is a small and cosy bar area but through the Alice in Wonderland “secret door” (who doesn’t love a secret…

Miss Munchin’s Cupcakes

Culture Inspired Cupcakes from Miss Munchin’s Rebecca Jones has successfully created a niche in the London cupcake market with her culture inspired cupcakes. Taking part in a Munchin Mission in 2016, Rebecca travelled solo to over 7 countries across 2 continents in 6 months, aiming  to find inspiration for more unique cupcake flavours. After spending time…

Bo Drake Restaurant in Soho

Bo Drake Restaurant in Soho Asian Food in Soho With A Twist The next time you are in Soho, why not combine your love for slow bbq cooked Americas cuisine and Asian cuisine by visiting Bo Drake on Greek Street. This lovely restaurant offers a tapas style menu perfect for sharing plates with friends.  What…

Top 5 East London Bars

Article on my Top 5 East London Bars as published in The Handbook – a fantastic publication focusing on restaurants, bars and entertainment in London, as well as travel and culture worldwide. In a world of Instagrammers and so-called influencers it’s easy to start to miss real writing and journalism, after all there’s only so much…