Ember Yard

Tapas Restaurant in Soho Ember Yard is a fantastic tapas restaurant in Soho from the Salt Yard Group. The Salt Yard family was founded by Sanja Moll and Simon Mullins’ who took inspiration from their experiences and love of eating and drinking throughout Spain and Italy.  Other restaurants in the group include: Salt Yard, Dehesa,…

Chez Antoinette

French Restaurant in Victoria Chez Antoinette is a gorgeous French restaurant in Victoria. Upon arrival, we were warmly welcomed into a beautiful and cozy restaurant with a mezzanine. The restaurant was charming and sophisticated and wonderfully French! We were lucky enough to meet owner, Aurelia, who originally worked as an interior designer (which is why the…

The Coral Room

Cocktail Bar in Bloomsbury The Coral Room is a stunning cocktail bar in Bloomsbury. Designed by the acclaimed Martin Brudnizki, it features an astounding grand salon bar in the centre. Part of the Bloomsbury Hotel, it opens from 10am daily for breakfast, coffee or light bites. From 6.30pm on Friday, Saturday and Sunday, a DJ…

Vagabond Wines

Wine Bar in Victoria Vagabond is a great wine bar in Victoria in the Nova development offering over 140 wines by the glass! As you enter, you just credit a Vagabond card with however much money you want. At the end of your visit, if you haven’t spent it all, the money is refunded in…

Roux At The Landau

Fine Dining in Marylebone Michel Roux’s restaurant, Roux at The Landau, offers amazing fine dining in Marylebone situated in the 5 star Langham Hotel. The restaurant was revamped earlier in the year bringing a more modern and fresh vibe. The beautiful wine counter takes centre stage, offering a relaxed space for sipping on a glass…

Market Halls

Street Food in Victoria Market Halls is a fantastic place for excellent street food in Victoria. Housed in the old Pacha nightclub space, it spans over three storey’s including a rooftop bar. It has 11 food traders, 3 bars and a coffee shop and is open from 7am – 11pm during the week and 9am-11pm…

Baozilnn Chinatown II

Taiwanese Restaurant in London Baozilnn has become a bit of a staple in London with several locations spanning the City. This branch is a small Taiwanese restaurant in London with great service (as always!). Taiwanese Food The menu is split into three manageable pages including dumpling & wonton and Taiwanese street food. We tucked into…

No 11 Pimlico Road

Neighbourhood restaurant in Pimlico No. 11 Pimlico Road is a contemporary neighbourhood restaurant in Pimlico. It’s part of the Darwin & Wallace collection, which also includes Nº29 Power Station West and Nº197 Chiswick fire station. They’ve all got that signature sophisticated and chic, yet welcoming feel. No. 11 Pimlico Road is no different. It was…

Pastaio

Pasta in Soho Pastaio (meaning pasta maker!) serves fresh, delicious and affordable pasta in Soho just off Carnaby Street. They pride themselves on cooking with high quality, sustainable produce with eggs from Rodley Court in Kent, ricotta freshly made everyday in West London and organic grains and tomatoes from the southern Italian. Their restaurant in…

Murder Inc

Happy Hour in Fitzrovia Murder Inc is a neighbourhood cocktail bar offering a great happy hour in Fitzrovia until 7pm every day! The bar takes inspiration from the gangster noir of the 1940s and 50s with funky artwork and red neon lighting. Usually a bar’s website doesn’t grab my attention but this one absolutely did….

The Escapoligist

Cocktail bar in Seven Dials Apparently this cocktail bar in Seven Dials was named after a Victorian scoundrel, Baron Von Took, whose last wish before he was hung was to have a drink in one of Covent Garden’s brew houses. Well, you guessed it – he managed to escape! The Escapologist does have many nookies…

The Blind Pig

Speakeasy in Soho The Blind Pig is a fantastic speakeasy in Soho above Jason Atherton’s Social Eating House. It has a relaxed atmosphere with seating around the bar, together with a number of smaller tables and booths. The interiors have an antique feel with mirrored ceilings and cabinets with trinkets and other ornaments. The cocktail…

Seven Dials Market

Street food in Covent Garden Seven Dials Market is a welcome addition from KERB offering fantastic street food in Covent Garden in a two tiered indoor ex banana warehouse! Not only are there street food kitchens downstairs but there are artisan products, local shops, cafes and a bookshop. With over 25 food and drink vendors,…

Alcotraz

BYOB bar in Covent Garden Alcotraz is a BYOB bar in Covent Garden and the second prison themed immersive bar under the brand. Met by the guards in a secret location, you have been recruited to join the Alcotraz smuggling gang led by inmate Cassidy. Your first job is to smuggle in the liquor of…

Freak Scene

South East Asian Food in Soho   Freak Scene serves up some fantastic South East Asian food in Soho with an open kitchen enabling guests to watch the chefs at work! It reminded me of a Japanese Izakaya (informal pub) I had visited in Tokyo with an intimate and relaxed dining experience. Takeshi’s Castle (a…