Cinnamon Bazaar

Modern Indian Restaurant in Covent Garden The Cinnamon Bazaar is a modern Indian restaurant in Covent Garden with extremely welcoming staff and a divine cocktail bar. From the minute we stepped in the door to the minute we left (five hours later!) the atmosphere was busy and electric. It certainly seemed like a very popular spot for…

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,…

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…

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…

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,…

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…

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…

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…

Baozilnn Soho

Restaurant in Chinatown Boazilnn is an intimate restaurant in Chinatown serving authentic Northern Chinese street food. It was the first in London to offer all-day Cantonese Dim Sum with Sichuan and Hunan influences.  The name means “people’s canteen” and was founded by Barshu group who introduced Sichuan food to London diners over 12 years ago. The restaurant…

Ali Ocakbasi

Turkish restaurant in Leicester Square You can’t deny that Central London has a certain buzz to it! We visited Ali Ocakbasi, a fantastic Turkish Restaurant in Leicester Square and dined alfresco on a warm evening. The staff were super friendly from the outset and there was a lively and relaxed atmosphere. The Menu There is…

Robata

Japanese Izakaya in Soho We visited Robata, a Japanese Izakaya in Soho, to try some of their signature dishes. Robata, meaning fireside, specialises in Japanese charcoal cooking. It was a tradition first introduced by ancient fisherman using boxes of hot coals to warm their food as they gathered their day’s catch. The menu is helpfully…

Fatt Pundit

Indo-Chinese restaurant in London The Fatt Pundit is a cool indo-chinese restaurant in London, Soho, playfully named, combining the common Chinese surname ‘Fatt’ with the Indian word ‘Pundit’ (a scholar). It looks small from the outside, but the inside extends far back. It’s minimalist interior gives off a sophisticated vibe, with earthy colours, raw finish,…