Paradise by way of Kensal Green

Pub in Kensal Green Paradise is a gorgeous pub in Kensal Green, perfect for a cosy Sunday lunch in the restaurant area. On site, there is also a nightclub and private rooms available for hire. They have events through the week including swing classes, comedy and hip hop and rnb nights. Cocktail Time! We started…

The Holly Bush

Pub in Hampstead The Holly Bush is a traditional 18th century pub in Hampstead set inside a grade II listed building. It reminded me of a country Cotswolds pub with cosy corners, wood panels and a homely feel. We popped in for a drink on a Friday afternoon and it was busy already with many…

Double Standard

Bar in King’s Cross Set in the trendy Standard Hotel, Double Standard is the perfect bar in King’s Cross for chilled out drinking and dining.  We popped in one evening to try some bites and tipples. Interiors tick the stylish boxes with the retro style fixtures evident as you step in and furniture that is…

The Castle

Rooftop bar in Islignton The Castle is a great rooftop bar in Islington offering a little haven from busy Pentonville Street and Angel. If the weather is not on your side the pub itself has a cosy and homely feel. We had a glass of the Petite Odette Mediterranee Rose (French) which was a dry…

Latteria Restaurant

Italian restaurant in Islington Latteria is a new Italian restaurant in Islington, just down the road from Angel Station. They serve up authentic Milanese food and drinks with their inspiration drawn from the pasticceria, panino shops and pizzeria’s in Milan. Everything is made freshly in house with ingredients sourced directly from Italy. We visited on…

The Angelic

Pub in Islington The Angelic is a great pub in Islington situated on Liverpool Road just moments from the tube station. It has high ceilings with large windows and a warm and fresh atmosphere. The focus is on British food with starters including Scotch Egg and Mini Baked Camembert and classic main dishes such as…

Bold Cafe

Cafe in Tufnell Park Bold is a new independent restaurant / cafe in Tufnell Park, offering a menu with contemporary twists to Turkish classics. It is actually one of the locations where hit show Fleabag was filmed and has been completely refurbished by husband and wife team, Nihan and Ibo Aksu. It’s gorgeous inside with…

Compton Arms

Pub in Highbury and Islington Four Legs are serving up a storm of sharing plates at the charming Compton Arms pub in Highbury and Islington. Arriving in the Compton Arms, you are immediately welcomed by the lovely bar staff. No matter what day of the week, this quaint pub is always busy. We took a…

Searcys St Pancras

Champagne Bar in St Pancras Searcys is a gorgeous champagne bar in St Pancras and the home of the longest Champagne bar in Europe.  You can sip champagne in one of their iconic platform level booths in the heart of St Pancras or step into their stylish brasserie for a sit down meal. Champagne Bar…

Kanada-Ya

Japanese Ramen Bar in London Kanada-Ya is a relaxed, Japanese ramen bar in London with three locations. Its simplistic interior gives off a canteen feel, and the hanging lanterns add a touch of the oriental origins. Service is friendly, quick and efficient – they don’t hang around much, as you’d expect from a casual dining…

Clerkenwell & Social

Happy Hour in Clerkenwell Clerkenwell & Social offers a great happy hour in Clerkenwell, situated just 5 minutes from Farringdon station. There is outdoor seating on their terrace area and the two copper bikes and the flowers outside make a nice entrance! The happy hour situation at this bar is pretty great, although the 241…

1251 Restaurant

Head Chef James Cochran 1251 is a great restaurant on Upper Street run by Chef James Cochran who draws on his mixed heritage from the Caribbean, Scotland and his birth town Whitstable through his food. James grew up working at the famous Wheelers Oyster Bar (look out for the picture in 1251), and has since…

The Belrose

The Belrose The Belrose is a gorgeous, contemporary gastro-pub on Haverstock Hill, situated between Chalk Farm and Belsize Park. It is stylish inside, with dark woods, royal blues and plenty of plants, book shelves and frames donning the walls. This, and the fantastic service, gives the place a sophisticated feel – even with the football…

69 Colebrook Row

Cocktail bar near Angel 69 Colebrook Row is a small and intimate cocktail bar near Angel station which has become one of London’s most established neighbourhood bars. Also referred to as the Bar With No Name, it is only identifiable by an outdoor lantern. Given the popularity of the venue, booking is recommended. The cocktail…

Brave Sir Robin

Craft Beer Pub in Crouch Hill The Brave Sir Robin is great pub in Crouch Hill. It has an edgy, atmospheric pub, which feels like it’s been pulled straight from Shoreditch. The service was super friendly and attentive, making it a great experience all round. When we visited they had a great food residency from…