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…

Mantl

Turkish restaurant in Knightsbridge Mantl is a gorgeous Turkish restaurant in Knightsbridge. However, you wouldn’t know you’d just stepped off busy Brompton Road as you head inside. Its relaxed atmosphere is radiated through its sophisticated minimalist interior with slate tiles, woods, blacks and greys complimented with metallics and low hanging filament bulbs. It’s a great…

Ibiza Old Town (Eivissa)

Dalt Villa (Old Town) We visited Ibiza Old Town from our hotel in Playa D’en Bossa in 25 minutes on bus number 14 (€2). The final destination is Eivissa so you don’t have to worry about getting off at the right stop. We travelled into the town at 10am so we could climb to Dalt…

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…

Foley’s

Asian restaurant in Fitzrovia Foley’s is a slick and intimate Asian restaurant in Fitzrovia. Serving up a menu of Asian inspired dishes, cocktails and sake we were very excited about dinner! Drinks We loved the look of the cocktail menu full of flavourful ingredients.  We went for the crisp and refreshing Foleys Gin & Tonic (£9)…

Bars In Ibiza

Bars in Ibiza Some people visit Ibiza for the beautiful scenery and Mediterranean inspired food. Others want to party at the many bars in Ibiza! I visited for both. I first came to Ibiza when I was 19 and remember feeling quite young at the time. It is has always been on my list to…

68 and Boston

Cocktail Bar near Soho Square 68 and Boston is a gorgeous cocktail bar near Soho Square on Greek Street. ’68’ is the wine bar on the ground floor. It features a list of 20 quality wines from £20 per bottle and 45 different wines by the glass! ‘Boston’ is the cocktail lounge on the first…

Baozilnn Restaurant in Chinatown

Restaurant in Chinatown Boazilnn is an intimate restaurant in Chinatown serving authentic Northern Chinese street food. It was the first in London to offer all-day Cantonese Dim Sum with Sichuan and Hunan influences.  The name means “people’s canteen” and was founded by Barshu group who introduced Sichuan food to London diners over 12 years ago. The restaurant…

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…

Ali Ocakbasi

Turkish restaurant in Leicester Square You can’t deny that Central London has a certain buzz to it! We visited Ali Ocakbasi, a fantastic Turkish Restaurant in Leicester Square and dined alfresco on a warm evening. The staff were super friendly from the outset and there was a lively and relaxed atmosphere. The Menu There is…

No Fifty Cheyne

Brasserie in Chelsea Newly opened No Fifty Cheyne is a brasseire in Chelsea serving British dishes with the addition of an open grill for diners to enjoy. The setting is sophisticated and elegant making it feel quite special. Drinks The cocktail list is creative and has twists to classics available.  We tried the Make tequila great…

Grand Palladium White Island Hotel

Hotel in Playa D’en Bossa The Grand Palladium White Island is a five star hotel in Playa D’en Bossa, Ibiza with two complexes available for guests. It offers an all-inclusive retreat to paradise located just 10 minutes from the airport and 10-15 minutes from the main strip of Playa D’en Bossa. Ibiza Town is easily…

Pachamama East

Peruvian restaurant in Shoreditch Pachamama East is an excellent Peruvian restaurant in Shoreditch, from the same group as the original Pachamama in Marylebone. The group’s mission is to introduce exciting, diverse and playful dining concepts to the London restaurant scene. This restaurant focuses on infusing Peruvian cuisine with Chinese to create a fantastic menu. The…

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…