Juno Rooms

Bar near St Paul’s Juno Rooms is a lovely bar near St Paul’s offering a range of cocktails, gins, beers and wines. It has a vibrant decoration with a cherry blossom tree, a turquoise bar, floral decorations and neon lights. It is spread across two floors and open from morning to late evening offering a…

Bob’s Lobster

Seafood Restaurant in London Bridge Bob’s Lobster has opened its first seafood restaurant in London Bridge, just opposite Vinegar Yard. It’s got that classy American diner feel, with deep red leather booths, tiles, marble bar top, exposed brick walls, hanging lights and spotlights. Inside the restaurant, it even houses the very first Bob’s Lobster street…

The Castle

Rooftop bar in Islignton The Castle is a great rooftop bar in Islington offering a little haven from busy Pentonville Street and Angel. If the weather is not on your side the pub itself has a cosy and homely feel. We had a glass of the Petite Odette Mediterranee Rose (French) which was a dry…

Pasta Nostra

Italian Restaurant in Old Street Pasta Nostra (which translates to ‘our pasta’) is a new Italian restaurant in Old Street offering freshly made, affordable pasta. The chefs, Wilfred Mafham and Luca Cianti, have great experience from Michelin-starred Trinity and Bistro Union, Pastaficio and Restaurant ‘Ours’. We also had the pleasure of meeting co business owner,…

Bars in Berlin

Bars in Berlin Set out below are some the bars in Berlin that we visited on our weekend trip! Prater Beer Garden Prater is Berlin’s oldest beer garden, serving beer since 1837!  It is located at Kastanienallee in Berlin-Prenzlauer Berg around a 20 minute walk from Berlin Cathedral. With seating for 600 people, Prater Beer…

Restaurants in Berlin

Restaurants in Berlin Set out below are a variety of restaurants in Berlin, including higher end restaurants and more casual restaurants. Brasserie Colette Brasserie Colete is a stunning French brasserie led by Michelin-starred chef Tim Raue. It is located close to Berlin’s most famous department store, the KaDeWe, Tiergarten and Kaiser Wilhelm Memorial Church. We…

Chai Ki

Indian restaurant in Canary Wharf Chai Ki Indian restaurant in Canary Wharf is a perfect location to wine and dine. It offers two contemporary Indian restaurants inside, one more formal and the other a more relaxed “street feast” type called the Toddy Shop Bar. The latter is where we had our fantastic meal and cocktails….

Blakes Hotel

Restaurant in South Kensington Blakes Hotel is known to be the world’s first luxury boutique hotel, and the ground floor is home to the gorgeous Blakes Restaurant in South Kensington. It has recently celebrated the arrival of its own bee colony which sits atop the hotel, to bring nature back to London. Alongside this, they…

Roof East

Rooftop Bar in Stratford Stratford Mall (e.g. not Westfield) has followed in the footsteps of Franks in Peckham and turned the multi storey car park rooftop into a vibrant bar and playground! We loved how much seating there was in the venue (both covered and open) with deckchairs and benches galore. Activities This rooftop bar…

The Wigmore

British Pub on Regent Street The Wigmore is a gorgeous British pub on Regent Street, part of the 5 star Langham Hotel. The main bar area was buzzing when we arrived without being too hectic. It was a lovely pub to relax from the hustle and bustle of Central London. Drinks The Wigmore has created…

Hawksmoor, the City

Steak restaurant in the City Hawksmoor is an absolutely fantastic steak restaurant in the city and oozes quality without being pretentious. We have visited three times and have never been disappointed. The Drinks There are a great selection of cocktails, wines and spirits available at Hawksmoor.  We opted for ‘softies’ and tried the pleasantly fruity…

Iris Bar, The Gherkin

The Gherkin The Gherkin (or 30 St Mary Axe) has been an icon in London since 2004.  With its unique shape and thousands of metres of glass, it tends to catch everyone’s eye!  Lucky for us the restaurant and bar at the top of The Gherkin are finally open to the public! Iris bar is…

Helix Restaurant

Searcys at The Gherkin If you are looking for a treat or somewhere to go for a special occasion, look no further than the Searcys Helix restaurant at the top of the Gherkin. Formerly a members only bar and restaurant, Searcys has recently opened this prime location to the public but make sure you book…

Mantl

Turkish restaurant in Knightsbridge Mantl is a gorgeous Turkish restaurant in Knightsbridge. However, you wouldn’t know you’d just stepped off busy Brompton Road as you head inside. Its relaxed atmosphere is radiated through its sophisticated minimalist interior with slate tiles, woods, blacks and greys complimented with metallics and low hanging filament bulbs. It’s a great…

Ibiza Old Town (Eivissa)

Dalt Villa (Old Town) We visited Ibiza Old Town from our hotel in Playa D’en Bossa in 25 minutes on bus number 14 (€2). The final destination is Eivissa so you don’t have to worry about getting off at the right stop. We travelled into the town at 10am so we could climb to Dalt…