CHOTTO MATTE BRUNCH

Really rated the food at Chotto Matte last time I visited so decided to try out their new brunch offering on Sunday. For £50 per person you receive one tasting menu, a cocktail / beer on arrival and half a bottle of prosecco or wine. The cocktails include Pisco Sour, Bloody Mary and a Pimm’s…

Bar and Restaurant on Upper Street

Loved visiting Hoxley and Porter on Upper Street in Islington with great food and cocktails! Read more here: //eastlondongirl.com/hoxley-porter/ http://www.hoxleyandporter.com/ East London Girl: Eat, Drink and Dance in London

Craft Beer Co Limehouse

This week we visited The Craft Beer Co in Limehouse.  An independent pub started in 2011 by two friends, there are seven branches across London so they’re doing pretty well and it’s clear to see why – it’s a beer lovers heaven! We visited to try out head chef Pete Kastanis’ menu and we had…

La Farola – Tapas in Islington

La Farola La Farola is one of the best tapas restaurants I have visited in London with excellent food, service and atmosphere. Ideally situated on Upper Street near Angel and Highbury & Islington tube stations, it has a very welcoming and quaint feel. It seems as if other customers agree as it was pretty packed…

The Vincent Restaurant in Hackney

The Vincent Restaurant in Hackney  The Vincent is a gem of a local café restaurant in Hackney serving delicious brunch at the weekends and breakfast, lunch and dinner during the week.  It is run by the founders of the Sebright Arms behind Hackney Road who know something about the best craft beers and ciders! The…

Fish and Chips in Fitzrovia

Had such a lovely time at Gigs Fish and Chips Restaurant in Fitzrovia. The food was great and reasonably priced and the staff were so lovely. Read more here: //eastlondongirl.com/gigs-fish-chips/ http://www.gigsfishandchips.com/ East London Girl: Eat, Drink and Dance in London

The Big Mouth – GBK

Gourmet Burger Kitchen (GBK) have been with us since 2001 and one of the first to offer a better burger to Londoners! Given how saturated the burger market has now become in London, it can be hard to compete. I hadn’t been to a GBK in a few years and was pleasantly surprised at the…

Sutton and Sons

Sutton and Sons is a family run fish and chip shop with three locations across London: Islington, Stoke Newington and Hackney Central. This week I visited the Islington branch located just under a ten minute walk from Canonbury Station and, although primarily is a take away restaurant, can seat around 30 people (with extra basement…

MealPal App

Bored of paying too much for lunches and waiting in that dreaded queue in the middle of the working day… enter the MealPal app! MealPal is already extremely popular in a number of US cities and has chosen London as the first international city to launch in. I have been trialling this app for a…

Riverside views at Coppa Club

Love the location of Coppa Club, near the Tower of London and right next to the river. With seating outside you can take in some gorgeous views of London whilst eating. The menu is focused on European dishes with a selection of larger main meals, smaller sharing plates, pizzas and pasta dishes, the majority of…