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…

Mrs Foggs Gin Parlour

Gin Tasting in London Mrs Foggs Maritime Club & Distillery is one of the latest openings by Mr. Foggs offering great gin tasting in London. It’s right in the heart of the city in Broadgate circle and themed just like the others. This time inspired by Fogg’s Indian wife, Aouda, and the Victorian steamship that…

Cinnamon Kitchen

Modern Indian Restaurant in the City The Cinnamon Collection has been established since 2001 with Cinnamon Kitchen opening its modern Indian restaurant in the city in 2008. Located in Devonshire Square it is perfectly situated just outside the hustle and bustle of the city. It also offers covered al fresco dining, which is useful for…

New Street Grill

Restaurant Near Liverpool Street New Street Grill is a fantastic steak restaurant near Liverpool Street in the heart of the City. It prides itself by working with trusted suppliers all over the country. All of these ingredients are then showcased by the Head Chef using different techniques, including cooking on the Josper Grill. The main…

Fish Market

Brunch in London – Calling All Seafood Lovers! Brunch in London is a pretty big deal isn’t it?! Well at Fish Market it is all aboard their ‘Brunch off the Boat’ every Saturday. With an exquisite menu packed full of crab, mussels, battered fish and prawns (and more beyond that!) it is an amazing option for brunch….

Sushi Samba

Sushi Samba Rooftop Restaurant in London Sushi Samba is a Japanese, Brazilian and Peruvian rooftop restaurant in London on the 38th floor of the Heron Tower, right near Liverpool Street . Be warned that the glass lifts speed you to the top so just turn the other way if you don’t want to see London fly past you! Sushi…

Kitty Hawk

Kitty Hawk Bar in Moorgate Kitty Hawk is a two storey bar in Moorgate offering dining and drinking to City workers. The venue is grandly decorated with a restaurant, café, bar, private dining room and dining counter. It has a buzzing atmosphere mid-week making you feel part of the hustle and bustle of the City. If…

Rake’s Cocktail Bar

Rake’s Café Bar Cocktail bar in Liverpool Street Rake’s cocktail bar in Liverpool Street opened to the public on 1 June 2018 offering a day to night bar and restaurant. The back story and concept of Rake’s is really rather interesting. A Rake’s Progress is a series of eight paintings by William Hogarth which shows…

Devonshire Terrace

Restaurant in Liverpool Street Devonshire Terrace restaurant in Liverpool Street is based down New Street in Devonshire Square. Revamped and now run by the popular Drake and Morgan chain, Devonshire Terrace offers gorgeous interiors in a relaxed atmosphere. The best part is the al fresco dining at the front and rear of the restaurant. I…

Beers and Buns

Beers and Buns in Shoreditch Beer & Buns is a Japanese style Izakaya in Shoreditch (like an informal gastropub) hidden at the top of K10 on Appold Street. After visiting Japan last year, we were pleasantly surprised that it reminded us of some of the Izakaya’s that we visited! It had a pretty cool and…

The Allegory

Drake and Morgan Cocktail Bar Drake and Morgan is making a big name for itself in London with the likes of the Drift Bar at the bottom of the Heron Tower, the Refinery in City Point and the Otherist opposite Tower 42. The newest addition is The Allegory tucked into Principal Place, ideally located in…

The Jugged Hare

Restaurant in Barbican I have walked past The Jugged Hare pub and restaurant in Barbican many times on my way to yoga thinking it had a great atmosphere. Well, big mistake not trying it out sooner! The Jugged Hare is a lively and welcoming pub for a few drinks after work. However, the exciting part…

Pitt Cue

BBQ Restaurant in Liverpool Street Pitt Cue initially launched as a food truck on the Southbank and then grew to a small premises in Soho. It now has now opened a much larger BBQ restaurant in Liverpool Street, right in the heart of Devonshire Square. The decor is quirky with an industrial, almost speakeasy, type…

Mac and Wild

Scottish Restaurant in London Devonshire Square Mac and Wild is a scottish restaurant in London with branches in Fitzrovia and Devonshire Square.  It specialises in wild game and seafood from Scotland with a huge selection of Whiskey. Given the good weather, we sat on the terrace area and had a couple of delicious cocktails.- The BONNIE…