Beers and Buns Izakaya Bar in Shoreditch

Beers and Buns – Restaurant / Pop-up in Shoreditch Beer & Buns is a Japanese style Izakaya (like an informal gastropub) situated on the border of the City and Shoreditch hidden at the top of K10 on Appold Street. After visiting Japan last year, I was pleasantly surprised that it reminded me of some of…

The Allegory Drake and Morgan Restaurant and Bar Shoreditch

The Allegory Drake and Morgan Restaurant and Bar Shoreditch What is it? Drake and Morgan is making a big name for itself in London with the likes of the Drift Bar at the bottom of the Heron Tower, the Refinery in City Point and the Otherist opposite Tower 42. The newest addition is The Allegory…

Esca Italian Restaurant Clapham

ESCA ITALIAN RESTAURANT IN CLAPHAM Take a trip to Italy by visiting Esca Italian restaurant in Clapham! I have never felt so welcomed in such a warm and friendly restaurant with a real sense of community. Surrounded by Italians dining, you know you have found a authentic Italian restaurant, and with the sweet live acoustic …

The Old Brewery Gastropub in Greenwich

The Old Brewery in Greenwich is a fantastic gastropub linked to the Royal Naval College and seconds away from the Cutty Sark and the river. I entered through a cute archway into a large outdoor space which, no doubt, would be absolutely buzzing in the summer. However, don’t feel too afraid during the winter as…

Rivington Greenwich Restaurant

Hailing from the Caprice Group that owns the classy Ivy restaurants, I knew I would not be disappointed with Rivington Greenwich.  Based in the heart of Greenwich, the restaurant is spread over two floors with a lovely mezzanine area and a cosy outside section. The staff were immediately friendly and welcoming and looked after my…

Langley’s Old Tom Gin

This review is going to be a bit different, because this time I’m not reviewing a restaurant and I’m not reviewing a bar – instead I am reviewing Old Tom Gin experience!   I was invited to the launch party for Langley’s Old Tom Gin, and not really knowing what to expect from the night,…

The Jugged Hare Restaurant in Barbican

It’s a game changer The Jugged Hare Restaurant in Barbican I have walked past The Jugged Hare pub and restaurant in Barbican many times on my way to yoga thinking it had a great atmosphere. Well, big mistake not trying it out sooner! The Jugged Hare is a lively and welcoming pub for a few…

Treves and Hyde Restaurant in Aldgate

Treves and Hyde Restaurant in Aldgate When I first walked past this restaurant in Aldgate East, I did a double take as it looked pretty smart and welcoming. Downstairs is a coffee bar during the day serving fresh juices, breakfast pastries, sandwiches, cakes and savoury items. Up the spiral staircase is a welcoming restaurant and bar….

28 West Bar and Restaurant in Canary Wharf

28 West is located a ten minute walk from Canary Wharf Station, with a very attractive view of the city on the riverfront. It’s a large bar and restaurant serving up classic home cooked comforts with modern decor and a nice outdoor area with heating. With plenty of space in the bar and seating in…