Goose Island Brewpub in Shoreditch

Goose Island Brewpub in Shoreditch Goose Island Brewpub in Shoreditch is a great new addition to the East London bar scene, particularly if you are a beer lover.  The Chicago based brewery was founded in 1988 have been brewing beer around the world ever since.  As expected, there are a variety of Goose Island draught and bottled…

Genuine Liquorette Bar in Fitzrovia

Genuine Liquorette Bar in Fitzrovia Genuine Liquorette is a quirky cocktail bar in Fitzrovia set inside a converted Victorian pub on Rathbone Place. The concept is led by General Manager Matt Roberts, with an innovative bar programme from Bar Manager Elliot Davies, whose past experience includes Ace Hotel and Callooh Callay. The walls are adorned…

Callooh Callay Cocktail Bar in Shoreditch

Callooh Callay Cocktail Bar in Shoreditch Callooh Callay is a quirky and inventive cocktail bar in Shoreditch. With three different themed rooms, it has something for everyone. You can walk into the main bar but need to book the secret back bar hidden behind the wardrobe door and the top floor bar, Jubjub. The Cocktails…

Cut The Mustard Cafe in Tooting

Cut The Mustard Cafe in Tooting South Londoners this cafe in Tooting is for you. Set a few streets back from Tooting Broadway is the unassuming, modern and cosy Cut The Mustard. It is a gem of a cafe that bakes unbelievably tasty sourdough in house and serves up hearty dishes.  We ventured in on…

The Lighterman Restaurant in King’s Cross

The Lighterman Restaurant in King’s Cross From the outside, The Lighterman restaurant in King’s Cross looks like a contemporary log cabin, right on the edge of the canal.  It is a little haven on the edge of busy, bustling King’s Cross and Granary Square. Inside, it’s super cute and sophisticated, with a light and bright…

Temper BBQ Restaurant in London

Temper City BBQ restaurant in London Neil Rankin has successfully opened three Temper restaurants in the City, Soho and Covent Garden. Their standout feature is being a fantastic bbq restaurant in London with one of the world’s biggest restaurant fire pits. Think steaks and fish (fresh from their day boat in Cornwall) washed down with…

Baby Bao Restaurant in Piccadilly

Baby Bao Restaurant in Piccadilly The newly opened Baby Bao restaurant in Piccadilly serves up a selection of  Taiwanese steamed bao buns, sides and a great selection of craft beers and cocktails.  The restaurant has a  wood finish and an adorable sleepy panda logo on the wall in neon lights! The staff are friendly, helpful and a lot of fun which…

Ceder’s Non Alcoholic Gin

Ceder’s Launch at Hawksmoor Non Alcoholic Gin I was surprised to read online that recent research published by BMC Public Health has found that more than 25% of people aged 16-24 class themselves as non-drinkers. This is surprising in the context of how I grew up but is a welcoming shift in attitude. Ceder’s non-alcoholic…

Flesh and Buns Japanese Restaurant in London

Flesh and Buns Japanese restaurant in London Flesh and Buns is my favourite Japanese restaurant in London with two venues in Fitzrovia and Covent Garden. We visited the Fitzorvia branch which only opened in October 2018 and offers a 170 cover dining area. The restaurant is pretty swanky without being pretentious. Think oaky furnishings, gorgeous…

Mr Fogg’s Gin Parlour

Mr Fogg’s Gin Parlour Bar in Covent Garden Mr Fogg’s now has six venues in London and no doubt will continue to expand its popular brand. We visited Mr Fogg’s Bar in Covent Garden which offers over 150 gins from the typical favourites to rare and uniquely selected gins. It is unsurprisingly home to the…