Mien Tay

Restaurant in Battersea Mien Tay is set on busy Lavender Hill, Battersea.  We visited on a weekday night for dinner and it was surprisingly busy with a bustling atmosphere.  Servers were quick to get us seated and we settled in to pore over the extensive South West Vietnamese menu. Whilst deciding we had a white wine…

Arlos Restaurant in Balham

Arlos Restaurant in Balham In the friendly neighbourhood of Balham we decided to go for some dinner at Arlo’s. We had heard a lot of great things about Arlo’s so wanted to see f what the fuss was all about! A great thing about Arlo’s is that it understands that eating a decent steak in London can…

Foxlow Restaurant in Balham

Foxlow Restaurant in Balham Foxlow restaurant in Balham is located on Bedford Hill and is a spin off from the highly regarded Hawksmoor chain set up by Will Beckett and Huw Gott. The restaurant has a neighbourhood feel with friendly service and a relaxed environment.   The Cocktails Between 5-7pm every day are happy hour…

Brindisa Tapas Restaurant in Battersea

Restaurant in Battersea Purveyors of tasty tapas, Brindisa have branched out into South London and opened a new riverside restaurant in Battersea.  We popped into Brindisa right by Battersea Power Station on a Saturday morning to check out the brunch menu. The location is great – right across the river from Chelsea, the power station sits with an…

Cut The Mustard Cafe in Tooting

Cut The Mustard Cafe in Tooting South Londoners this cafe in Tooting is for you. Set a few streets back from Tooting Broadway is the unassuming, modern and cosy Cut The Mustard. It is a gem of a cafe that bakes unbelievably tasty sourdough in house and serves up hearty dishes.  We ventured in on…

Gunpowder Restaurant in Tower Bridge

Gunpowder Restaurant in Tower Bridge One Tower Bridge is the new place to be! It has some fantastic restaurants in the new and modern complex and is ideally located right by beautiful Tower Bridge. There is something for everyone from cheap eats (Rosa’s Thai, Vapaino) to special occasions (The Coal Shed, Tom Simmons). It is…

Cattivo Restaurant in Brixton

Cattivo Restaurant in Brixton Cattivo restaurant in Brixton hails from the popular Martello Hall based in London Fields and Canova Hall directly opposite. It offers a great all day dining space with delicious Italian small plates. Downstairs is Cattivo’s very own speakeasy cocktail club with low lighting and a cost atmosphere. The venue is open…

The Market Porter Restaurant in Borough Market

The Market Porter Restaurant in Borough Market The Market Porter restaurant in Borough Market, part of the Market Taverns, is one hidden gem. The dining room is a lovely quiet hideaway, nestled above the busy pub downstairs, with views over bustling Borough Market. It’s quaint, radiating an old-fashioned pub vibe inside, yet it’s pretty cosy….

The Joint Restaurant in Tooting

The Joint Restaurant in Tooting Brixton and Tooting Broadway market based The Joint are all about relaxed eating with high quality, slow cooked and fresh BBQ food.  We tried out their restaurant in Tooting Broadway Market branch for dinner. STARTERS The Joint do not mess around with starters.  We went straight in for the meaty smoked pork belly with pickled cucumber (£7)and the deep fried…

Two One Four Bar in Bermondsey

Two One Four Bar in Bermondsey We visited Two One Four bar in Bermondsey to test out their awesome gin and tonic flights! The intimate bar is located in the basement of the popular Flour and Grape restaurant and offers seating at the bar, sofa’s and tables with high stools. It is also perfect for a tipple…