Testimonials

Client Testimonials

“The authenticity and the high-quality content featured on East London Girl blog plus her wide network in the London foodie scene were two aspects that really attracted our attention. Working with Nicola is simple, direct and easy. She planned and hosted a blogger event at one of our restaurants for a special promotion and she made the whole process very smooth and easy. The online exposure and engagement during and after the event were huge and it really helped us to increase the number of bookings”. Francisco Gonzalez, Marketing Executive at Brindisa Kitchens

“Having identified the blogger and influencer market as one we needed to get some traction with, we were a little over awed with how to approach this or run a successful event. From experience, agencies were often cost prohibitive and almost always never seemed to provide us with the level of detail and ‘hand holding’ we required to help us develop an understanding. I reached out to East London Girl online and immediately found her approachable but also accommodating to our questions and need for guidance. Instantly at ease, we arranged a hugely successful bloggers night at our City steak restaurant, Silk & Grain. Attended by 15 bloggers we had identified together, East London Girl worked to our brief and handled everything from invites, reconfirming and hosting on the night. All bloggers attending were of high value to our business and the night ran effortlessly with the resulting reach far surpassing what we had even imagined at the beginning.  The team and I are hugely thankful to East London Girl for her expertise and work in putting this successful night together for us and delivering it, she is now a permanent fixture in our marketing plans and a resource we plan to utilise in other businesses within our group.” Simon Yandell, Group Sales Manager, Glendola Leisure 

“We absolutely loved working with Nicola, from her professional attitude, her incredible photography and amazing kind nature, she really is a dream to work with. We asked to work with Nicola in order to set up a competition on her instagram page to engage with a new audience who may not have heard of our brand before. In turn, we increased engagement, views and definitely did reach a whole new audience we wouldn’t have connected with before. Thank you to Nicola for being so efficient and professional at all times, working with you is a breath of fresh air.” Rachel Hugh, Co-Founder, The Vurger and Co

“Working with Nicola has been a real pleasure. She is incredibly professional, and had the confidence to approach our business with an idea which she thought would benefit us. She is flexible, and always delivers what is promised.Donna Amey Bhatt, Social Influencer Director, Balans Soho Society

Nicola has been a great support organising the blogger event for the new launch of the Columbia Restaurant menu. The planning process and the event on the day all went very smoothly and we received some great coverage from a range of bloggers. Thanks for your support and I look forward to working together again in the future”. Jolien Kokje, Cluster Marketing Manager, Hilton Hotels 

“Just writing this to say thank you very much! If there is something I have learn on Instagram from you is how it’s incredibly working! We have received a number of bookings already since you visit us. Many more followers as well! We are really looking forward for more adventure with you. Your audience it’s real and that make the difference. Will definitely recommend to all my friends to follow you! Once again thank you very much for the impact and the visibility you give to our new business.” Marketing Manager, Bustronome

“We have collaborated with Nicola and her team for brunch and dinner at Scarlett Green. We were very pleased with the content and Nicola’s communication throughout. She also hosted a bloggers brunch recently which went very smoothly and exposed Scarlett Green to a wide audience on social media. We would love to work with Nicola again in the future” Francesca Day, Marketing Manager, Daisy Green Collection

“East London Girl’s great knowledge and understanding of different types of food, drinks and restaurants makes her one of the best on her field, having also a very good eye for details. Her photography and content is always spot on. We invited her in for the opening review and received many positive feedbacks for the outstanding post and stories she did. Nicola is constantly engaging with her followers, and she big supportive to hospitality businesses and we enjoy her blog too.I would absolutely recommend working with East London Girl for any social media activity, you will not be disappointed.” Judy Tse Montone Head of Marketing, Restaurant Keys

“Working with Nicola and her team has been an absolute pleasure and I look forward to partnering again in the near future. The digital coverage the ELG team has produced for RED’s clients has always been authentic and engaging, not only the ELG audience, but our clients’ audience too, which has only ever gone down well with our clients!! The works in which the ELG team produces is visually high quality with their written copy clear and concise for all readers. A lovely team to work with, genuine, friendly and clearly very passionate in what they do. We love ELG!” Natasha Scarlet, Director and Founder, RED Agency London

“East London Girl and Flavour Venue Search recently hosted a showcase event in our private dining space in Spuntino. They filled the space with very relevant influencers with a total combined reach of over 110,000. The event was used to promote the room, and enquiries coming in have picked up as a result. I wouldn’t hesitate in recommending East London Girl or Flavour London Search!” Izzy England, Head of Marketing, Polpo

“The moment Nicola walked in Lokhandwala she filled the whole place with good energy. Her familiarity with the Indian cuisine was recognised by me immediately because she knew exactly how to describe the Indian flavours and the food experience. And that’s why her opinion in the different dishes served was highly appreciated. It was an absolute pleasure hosting Nicola in my restaurant looking forward to seeing her visit us soon!” Mani Cheema, Lokhandwala 

“Nicola and I ran a competition together once she hit the incredible 30k! She was a pleasure to work with and certainly one of the most professional bloggers out there. Her communication throughout the competition was excellent and it was a huge success, with a very happy winner coming to claim their prize! I would absolutely recommend working with Nicola for any sort of competition or general social media activity.” Claire Connor, Owner of A Pie Party

“I very much enjoyed meeting Nicola King recently. She is very knowledgeable about food, wine, restaurants and bars. I think that her EastLDNGirl blog is an excellent guide to eating in London both for people arriving in London and those that have been here for a while. I particularly like the way it is categorised by area. We were delighted and honoured that she has included The Jones Family Project and rated our rump steak as the best she’s ever had.” Anna Watts, Co-Founder The Jones Family Project

“Not only does Nicola always take beautiful photographs that perfectly capture how delicious the food is, she is also a pleasure to work with – reliable, communicative and efficient.” Beatrice Squires, Kitchen Communications 

“Nicola was an absolute pleasure to work with – always professional but friendly in her approach. Her posts and Instagram stories are always well photographed and well captioned, and most of the time have more information than we have spoken about, which is great. It’s fab to have someone who’s informed and attentive and wants to share that knowledge with the social world of London!” Rosie Johnstone, Head of Marketing & Communications, Old Street Records

“The ladies over at East London Girl, were an absolute pleasure to work with. We invited them to one of our clients’ restaurants for a simple taster, yet we were delighted to not only receive an outstandingly positive blog post  –  we were also given a suite of images to use that were of a professional quality complemented by a number of Instagram stories and social posts. It goes without saying, that I cannot recommend the girls enough; they go above and beyond their remit in supporting local restaurants that they genuinely respect and enjoy.” Francesca Hillier, Senior Account Executive, Lime Creative

“Great piece, well written and hugely enthusiastic. Always love having Nicola down to our venues. We love her style” Charlotte Malecki, Sales and Marketing Manager, The House of Song

Such an amazing experience to be working with Nicola and team, they’ve delivered and have been super accommodating regarding all enquiries that my clients have been asking. Looking forward to collaborate with more clients in the future!” Enytha Sutedja, Samphire Communications

“Working with Nicola was a pleasure. From email correspondence to the actual visit, we could not ask for more professional and positive attitude. The review posted on East London Girl blog was honest and pure. Nicola went the extra mile and described every single detail of her visit at Arlo’s. Starting with the area and interior, to drinks, starters, mains and even prices! Extraordinary experience and ultra-positive person. We would (and will for sure) happily continue our relationship with Nicola.” Martyna Stempak, Assistant Manager, Arlos’s Restaurants Ltd

“I have always been a fan of ‘East London Girl’, as I felt that it really captured London’s ever-growing, diverse food culture, so it was a real triumph when Nicola accepted an invitation to review one of our events.  It has been a real pleasure working with her over the last couple of months, and she has generated a lot of interest in the Taste Film concept. She wrote a wonderful review on her blog and executed a brilliant competition with us via Instagram. I’m delighted with the outcome and I hope to work with Nicola and her team again soon!” Amy Fernando, Taste Film

“Nicola is covering the London restaurant scene with the level of detail that few media companies can muster. She shares food adventures and her reviews are exactly what you want from a blogger—instead of flowery prose, she takes great photos and documents her meals dish-by-dish, including practical information and images of the menu. Nicola makes a strong case for why restaurant bloggers are relevant, she is always welcome back at Le Restaurant de PAUL.” Judit Kruzs, Reservation Coordinator Le Restaurant de Paul

“We have long been big fans of East London Girl’s blog and really rated her reviews so we were thrilled to have the opportunity to work with her when we relaunched our restaurant, Hook Camden, following a refurb. Nicola was so lovely and really responsive, and we were delighted to have her into try our new menu. We loved our write up and look forward to hopefully working with Nicola and her amazing team again soon!” Cairene Whiteside, Marketing Manager, Hook Camden

“It has been fantastic working with East London Girl, she visited our venues ABQ  London and The Bletchley, a real pleasure hosting her even just for one night! She definitely captured the immersive atmosphere of both bars in her features, transmitting her love and passion for food/cocktails and nightlife! Fabulous blog, love to snoop on it and get suggestions for fun stuff to do around the city! We hope to work with her again soon, when more creative projects will come up!” Noemi Dessi, Project Liaison, Lollipop

“Nicola has given Arancini Brothers a huge amount of support for a long time now. She was hugely helpful in sharing our news when we went 100% vegan at the start of the year and her photos have helped us gain many new customers” Dave Earl, Co-Founder, Arancini Brothers

“Nicola’s (East London Girl) very interesting and truly inspirational Instagram page caught my attention from the first time I found it. When I found her blog I realised I really liked her approach towards food and I was very happy when she so gladly accepted to come in and visit our new kitchen in Craft Beer & Co’s Limehouse pub. She showed interest in the pub and menu and I especially loved the fact that it looked like they were really enjoying the food. I am very thankful for her honest and positive review and her great photos of my food on social media. I am sure that she will keep up the good work and I hope that she’ll keep enjoying good food around the city.Pete Kastanis, Head Chef at the Craft Beer & Co Limehouse

“Eastlondongirl is a simple but effective blog for attracting more customers for your venue. Nicola did not only mention our Happy Hours and sister locations, but also included great pictures of the venue, our cocktails and some of our food selection. The names of the cocktails and platters were mentioned in the post which makes it easier for future customers to know what they could order without having to find the website for menus. Nicola – lovely girl, fab blog!” Renata Veszelovszka, General Manager at Patch Bar East 

“Nicola (East London Girl) was incredibly friendly and gracious in her approach, quick to respond and brought a positive voice and perspective to her review of our services. She made her presence at our place of business public and engaging on all social media platforms, and covered the aspects of her experience thoroughly. She was a pleasure to work with.” Adrienne Katz Kennedy, PR and Events Coordinator, School of Wok

“It was a real pleasure to have Nicola at The Exhibit. She was an absolute delight from the start and has done a great job in promoting our venue. Her blog is executed perfectly and her passion for all things London is exciting to follow. Her pictures showed off our brunch menu and her writing was clear and concise. She is always welcome back at The Exhibit.” Lola Bushby, The Exhibit Bar

“Nicola (East London Girl) was great to work with. Communication was excellent – friendly and quick to respond. The review was well written, detailed and informative, and accompanied by great pictures which captured the dishes well. The review was shared on multiple social media platforms which we really appreciated, in addition to the multiple additions to Instagram – 2 posts, as well as in Instagram story. Nicola portrayed the restaurant perfectly, as well as mentioning our other branches. This was a really great collaboration and we hope to have her visit us again soon!” Lauren Sarembock, Marketing Assistant Bob’s Cafe

“Interesting questions, excellent food curiosity and adventurous spirit: our meeting with East London Girl gave us a chance to learn more about the food blogging word and to understand better how we can reach London foodies who are not familiar yet with our traditional Sicilian recipes and our rich History. This experience is a well-remembered page in our diary and we hope to stay in touch for future food companionships. Well done Nicola and her team!” Tasting Sicily Enzo’s Kitchen

‘Nicola was a pleasure to work with. She has visited a couple of our clients now and her reviews have been a great reflection of the food and atmosphere at their restaurants. Nicola also shared Instagram stories whilst at their restaurants in conjunction with permanent Instagram posts. Her posts painted our clients in a brilliant manner and she also interacted with people who commented with encouraging responses about our clients. We hope to work with her again in the near future.” Thuli Weerasena, Social Media Manager, Fourteen Ten

Follower Testimonials

“The London Food blog has really helped give me inspiration when I am stuck on where to go to eat. Love how varied it is too, always able to find something for any occasion. Thanks for all of your recommendations!” @vatveo 

“The East London Girl blog is my go-to guide for London restaurant & bar recommendations. The reviews are informative, trustworthy and fun to read. Nicola & her team make it easy to choose the best places to visit.  And we have visited many!” @mrandmrsflavour

“I love East London Girl’s London food blog and Instagram feed, with a variety of recommendations regardless what part of London you are in there is something for everyone. Nicola and her team are always honest and fair in their feedback. I also love the authentic nature of East London Girls Instagram feed and that the photos are never ‘over-edited’ and all followers are real and organic. Nicola is an inspiration and great role model for all bloggers whether you are just starting out or looking to further your reach. I look forward to seeing more great things from East London Girl and her team” @harvtinisldn

“Thanks to @eastldngirl_foodieblog’s post on ig, I took my husband on a date onboard the Bustronome, a gourmet french restaurant. We loved it and are planning on doing it again for either Afternoon Tea or lunch this time. ” @mimilefever

“Eastldngirl’s recommendations are the only thing that I now voluntarily travel south of the river for… I always have a scroll before the weekend to get some inspiration for where to go next – and then take the credit!” @reardon100

“East London Girl’s London food blog is so useful because it covers such a range of cuisines and occasions. Whether you are looking for a reasonably priced yet still” delicious bite during your work lunch, or looking to impress someone with a more sophisticated restaurant, this blog has it all covered! I’m currently planning the best places to take my friend due to visit from the States later this year, and I know I can find some knockout places on this blog. I simply HAD to go and try the ‘mozzarella pull’ from Lupitas’ myself, and it did not disappoint.” @bruntyrob 

“I am always looking for food or drink places in London since moving a here a few months ago and your page has been really helpful. I have been back to Borough Market since your recommendation with friends. I am always checking your page for new ideas of where to go. Thank you!” @anibazzucca

 I’ve been following @eastldngirl_foodieblog for a while now. I find her blog interesting, informative and witty! Recently I used her recommendations for somewhere to eat in North London for hubby’s birthday dinner. We really enjoyed the food there and would highly recommend her blog. It’s lovely that she covers a wide area of London and suits all tastes and budgets! @wellness_food_me 

The East London Girl blog is the only place I check for new places to go as there’s a huge variety of recommendations so I can always find something that fits what I’m looking for, and the reviews are always reliable. I love that the blog covers all the info you’d want to know in advance, so it makes exploring this great city all the easier! Since using the blog I’ve had brilliant experiences in new places, without the worry of whether it might be a disappointment. Thank you Nicola and team! @catreens

I just wanted to say thank you! A friend and I went to Flat Iron last night and we definitely would have turned up hungry and unwilling to wait if it wasn’t for your blog! So glad we prepared for the wait as the food was so good @bashchurch

“I love your profile. So well worked on and such an inspiration J I had you at the back of my mind when I was starting my food Instagram account and am definitely inspired by your profile!” @photo_food_lover