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…

The Lost Alpaca

Pisco bar in London The Lost Alpaca is a pisco bar in London serving a range of Latin American cocktails and specialty spirits in the basement below Floral by Lima.  The menu showcases a number of spirits including Mexico’s mezcal and tequilas, Brazil’s cachaca and Venezuela’s rums. Pisco Cocktails I love a cocktail list where…

The Parrot Bar

Cocktail Bar in Aldwych We visited the Parrot cocktail bar in Aldwych, situated within the Waldorf Hilton on a Friday evening. The bar is a partnership with Lee and Nicky Caulfield and is intended to draw on the exotic inspiration of the Palm Court where the Waldorf has traditionally hosted entertainment events. The Cocktails! Wow,…

Sticks and Sushi

Japanese Sushi Restaurant in London Sticks and Sushi is a Japanese sushi restaurant in London with 7 locations to choose from. They have venues in Soho, Covent Garden, Wimbledon, Chelsea, Canary Wharf, Greenwich and Victoria. We visited their newest venture on Beak Street in Soho. Spread out over two floors, the restaurant is slick and…

Dishoom Carnaby

Bombay cafe in London Dishoom is an amazing Bombay cafe in London paying homage to the Irani cafes which welcomed all and tried to break down barriers by bringing people together over food and drink. The popularity of Dishoom has spiraled with five new openings in London – Shoreditch, Covent Garden, Kensington, Carnaby Street and…

Blame Gloria

Cocktail Bar in Covent Garden Blame Gloria is a cocktail bar in Covent Garden situated underground in the old space of Adventure Bar. The bar is open until 3 am every Saturday and is a great place for a party! As their website says, Gloria always throws the wildest parties, she has the best legs…

One Aldwych

Hotel Bar in London Situated near Charing Cross, the Lobby in Old Aldwych is a gorgeous hotel bar in London. Open from early morning to late evening, the bar offers a relaxed yet sophisticated area. It is perfect for meeting clients, dining with friends or celebrating a date. The decor is bright and vibrant with…

Opera Tavern

Tapas Restaurant in Covent Garden The Opera Tavern is an Italian- Spanish tapas restaurant in Covent Garden part of the Salt Yard Group. Having recently been refurbished, the restaurant is modern and has a great atmosphere inside, with dining split across two levels. To Start We started off with some cocktails as an aperitif. We…

Beso Restaurant

Italian restaurant in Covent Garden Beso is a lovely Italian restaurant in Covent Garden on Shaftsbury Avenue in the heart of the theatre district. While the food focuses on Italian cuisine, it also has Spanish and Mediterranean influences. There is some seating outside for al fresco dining and the interiors are modern and laid back….

Heritage Restaurant

Swiss Restaurant in London Heritage is an amazing Swiss Restaurant in London, Soho serving up Swiss-inspired delights in a luxury setting with impeccable service from their amazing staff. The menu is compact, a sure sign that they are more about quality not quantity. Whilst the menu isn’t overloaded, they have packed in a variety of different…

68 and Boston

Cocktail Bar near Soho Square 68 and Boston is a gorgeous cocktail bar near Soho Square on Greek Street. ’68’ is the wine bar on the ground floor. It features a list of 20 quality wines from £20 per bottle and 45 different wines by the glass! ‘Boston’ is the cocktail lounge on the first…