Roast Restaurant

Afternoon Tea in Borough Market What was once a floral hall inside Borough Market, is now home to Roast, a beautiful British restaurant with amazing views.  To get there you need to walk to the Roast food stand in the market and go up in the lift. You are greeted with a flood of light…

Cantina Del Ponte

Italian restaurant near Tower Bridge We absolutely love walking and dining by the river taking in the beautiful London sights. Cantina Del Ponte is a gorgeous Italian restaurant near Tower Bridge with a terrace area for alfresco dining. The interior of the restaurant is rustic with a mural of an Italian marketplace and black and…

Vinegar Yard

Bar and Street Food in London Bridge Brits love an outdoor area when the sun decides to shine! Vinegar Yard offers a decent open space serving drinks and street food in London Bridge area. Expect some wacky art installations on the approach including giant ants on a tube carriage! The Drinks The main bar can…

Bar Elba

Rooftop Bar in Waterloo This rooftop bar in Waterloo is a hidden gem and one of the newest rooftops in London. Located just moments away from Waterloo station, there is signage to point you in the right direction. Expect quite a few flights of stairs to reach the top! On the way up there are…

Sloane Place

Restaurant in Sloane Square Sloane Place is a boutique hotel, bar and ‘Modern British’ restaurant in Sloane Square. The interior is gorgeous with its teals, dark woods and retro browns, along with low hanging lights. It has a classy, sophisticated vibe and when we visited the service followed suit. We had the warmest welcome by the host…

Lyaness, Southbank

Cocktail afternoon tea in London The Lyaness is the latest bar from the award-winning Mr Lyan (Ryan Chetiyawardana). Situated on the ground floor of the Sea Containers Hotel we visited to try out their Fancy cocktail afternoon tea. Lyaness aims to bring a cook’s approach to cocktails and flavour creation and focuses on sustainability and…

Bao Restaurants

Bao Buns in London In 2013 Bao was set up by Erchen Chang, Wai Ting & Shing Tat Chung as a market stall in Netil Market, East London. Testing the market and the public’s love for bao buns in London for two years, they then opened their first restaurant in Soho in April 2015. Now…

Flat Iron Square

London Street Food In between London Bridge and Southwark lies Flat Iron Square, one of the biggest London street food areas! Situated under railway arches, there is a huge outdoor courtyard as well as an indoor food court. The Vendors We loved the London street food vibe from retailers such as La Nonna and Baz…

Baluchi, Lalit Hotel

Pan Indian Restaurant in London Baluchi is a pan-Indian dining restaurant in London within the Lalit hotel, set in the historic Grade II listed former St. Olave’s Grammar School. Baluchi can be found in what was the Great Hall and it’s one seriously stunning location. The high ceiling, royal blue colour, dark woods and beams, floor…

12th Knot

Rooftop bar on South Bank 12th Knot is a rooftop bar on South Bank located on the 12th floor of Sea Containers Hotel. Under a 10 minute walk from Blackfriars and Waterloo, it is conveniently located along the River Thames. The interiors are absolutely stunning with vibrant colours and bright decor and the gorgeous backdrop…

Iberica Restaurant

Tapas restaurant in Victoria Iberica is a wonderful tapas restaurant in Victoria delivering on Spain’s authentic flavours and laid back atmosphere. We visited to experience Iberica’s seasonal menu, based on and inspired by the culinary delights Madrid and giving them an exclusive Iberica twist! The Madrid Menu This authentic menu really got our taste buds…

Lime Orange

Korean restaurant in Victoria Lime Orange is a buzzy little Korean restaurant in Victoria, hidden away on Vauxhall Bridge Road. It’s pretty tiny inside and unassuming at first glance. However it is super busy (it was packed out the Tuesday we visited until about 9pm), which is the sign of a good place. Service was…

Num Num, Southwark

Chinese Restaurant in Southwark Being a big fan of Chinese food, we were super excited to visit this laid-back and welcoming chinese restaurant in Southwark. Our first impressions were great as we were greeted by a very friendly member of staff who talked through the menu and gave suggestions on what to order. You could…

Gentlemen Baristas Coffee Shop in Borough

All day coffee house Gentlemen Baristas are scattered across central and south London locations serving up delicious coffee, brunches and tasty bakes. We visited their coffee shop in Borough, Union Street to try their offerings. Drinks Trying the coffee at Gentleman Baristas was a no brainer. We opted for the flat white (£2.70) and enjoyed its strong,…

Skylon, Southbank

Bar in Southbank This gorgeous restaurant and bar in Southbank is situated in the Royal Festival Hall right by the river. The interiors are stunning with a grand bar in the middle and floral decorations surrounding the venue. The Riverview lounge area is perfect for having cocktails and taking in the views of the Southbank and…