Namaaste Kitchen – Indian restaurant in Camden

Namaaste Kitchen A return to Namaaste Kitchen saw us try out a few dishes from their new menu. To start we had Onion Bhaji and some Papadoms & Chutneys. Both well presented and tasty! For our mains we tried the Stir-Fry Okra With Raw Mango, the Jeera Aloo: potato with cumin and the Motimahal Butter Chicken: in creamy butter sauce with ginger and crushed fenugreek leaves….

Beer and Buns

Beer & Buns is a Japanese style Izakaya (like a gastropub) situated in 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 Izakaya’s that I visited with a cool and relaxed atmosphere. I loved the addition of…

The Princess of Wales Clapton

The Princess of Wales is a homely and welcoming pub in Clapton dating back to 1956 that has recently been refurbished. We visited on Tuesday where there was live music between 8-10 which was a lovely touch. The Princess of Wales itself is very spacious and there is a large terrace area at the back…

Bar 20 – Fenchurch Street

What a lovely evening at Bar 20 on Fenchurch Street, just opposite the Sky Garden. Read more here: //eastlondongirl.com/bar-20/ http://www.bar20.co.uk/  

Smokestak Restaurant in Shoreditch

Smokestak Restaurant in Shoreditch I am a big meat eater so me and Smokestak restaurant in Shoredirch got on very well! Starting off in the street food world, Smokestak was so popular it opened a permanent residency near Shoreditch High Street Station. With an open kitchen, the smell of smoked meatand a slightly industrial but…

Larder Cafe Fitzrovia

Larder is located in Pearson Square, Fitzrovia, just a five minute walk from Goodge Street station. It’s a café, store and wine bar with a great selection of drinks and an impressive deli counter. The café itself is very attractive, light and  decorated with a modern twist. It’s a great place to grab a quick bite…

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…