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…

Jamie’s Italian Quick and Easy Dinner

Jamie’s Italian has a few branches across London, the branch I visited was located in Canary Wharf just a five minute walk from Canary Wharf tube or DLR . It’s a very large open-plan restaurant and the staff were very friendly and accommodating. The décor is modern and attractive and there’s a lovely little outdoor…

Take a Trip to Italy in Clapham!

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

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,…

It’s a game changer at The Jugged Hare

I have walked past The Jugged Hare (on Chiswell Street on the way to Barbican) many times on my way to / from yoga and had always gazed in thinking that looks like a pub with a good atmosphere. Well, big mistake not trying it out sooner! The Jugged Hare is a lively and welcoming…

Treves and Hyde – Cafe Bar and Restaurant in Aldgate

When I first walked past this restaurant right near Aldgate East, I did a double take as it looked pretty smart and welcoming with seating and fires outside. 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…

Lovely family run cafe in North London

Chamomile Café is located just a ten minute walk from Chalk Farm, Swiss Cottage and Belsize Park Stations and oozes comfort and charm. The cafe seats a fair few people – although these seats get quickly snapped up so be prepared to wait at weekends but it is worth it. Serving up freshly prepared food…

Fantastic burgers and chicken at Brgr & Co Soho

If you’re looking for a restaurant in Soho then you should give Brgr Co a visit. We loved the soft pink lighting, the neon signage, the funky toilets, and the seriously cute Date Bar. All of these extra little touches really make Brgr Co stand out from other high street burger bars, and I haven’t…