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…

Bucket Restaurant

Restaurant near Notting Hill Bucket restaurant near Notting Hill is a short walk from the station and serves sustainably sourced seafood literally by the bucketload in a relaxed, friendly neighbourhood spot. Drinks Cocktails are inventive at Bucket.  We started with Zacapa Old Fashioned (£13.50) with Ron Zacapa, Pedro Ximenez, chocolate bitters and orange. This cut through the strength of…

Here East Restaurants in Hackney Wick

Here East is located by the pretty Lee canalside and boasts awesome bars and restaurants. in Hackney Wick It is a hidden gem with a relaxed atmosphere and vibe. The Breakfast Club The Breakfast Club has a laid back and comfortable atmosphere which is reflected in the waiters, decor and music. We tucked into the…

Barge East Bar, Hackney Wick

Drinks on a barge! Three childhood friends bought a 114 year old Dutch Barge transforming it into a beautiful restaurant and bar near Hackney Wick. Below deck has a homely and warm atmosphere and the terrace is great for drinks. Barge East also looks so pretty at night with fairy lights reflecting on the river….

Bourne and Hollingsworth Garden Room

Rooftop Bar near Soho Bourne and Hollingsworth has opened a floral paradise on the 10th Floor of the Assembly Hotel on Charing Cross Road. This gorgeous rooftop bar near Soho is surrounded by plants and flowery prints with stunning 180 degree views. The small but floral cocktail menu is worth checking out. We had a…

La Mia Mamma, Chelsea

Italian Restaurant on King’s Road We absolutely love the concept of La Mia Mamma restaurant on King’s Road. Every three months customers embark on an Italian culinary journey focusing on one of the Italian regions. The mammas travel from Italy to London with their recipe books to serve their favourite dishes from their local region….

Butlers Wharf Chop House

Restaurant in Shad Thames Butlers Wharf Chop House is a restaurant in Shad Thames ideally located by the River Thames with beautiful views of Tower Bridge while dining. It stems from the popular D&D London chain who are aiming to bring back the great British Chop House. It has three Chop House restaurants in London…

Patri, Northfields

Restaurant in Northfields We were excited for the new opening of Patri restaurant in Northfields.  Serving up meals inspired by Indian rail journey dishes and street food classic, the menu looks very appetising.  The restaurant is modern with pops of traditional Indian dining scattered throughout.  The stripped walls and corrugated metal evoke a raw sense…

Din Tai Fung London

Taiwanese restaurant in London  Din Tai Fung London is a restaurant originating in Taiwan, specialising in Xiao Long Bao and Huaiyang cuisine. It was created in 1972 by a Chinese immigrant who has just gone from success to success, which has resulted in 155 – yes ONE HUNDRED AND FIFTY FIVE venues in Australia, Asia…

Burger and Beyond

Burgers in Shoreditch Burger and Beyond have finally opened up a permanent restaurant on Shoreditch High Street. As most of you hopefully know, Burger and Beyond (founded by Craig Povoas and Tom Stock) has been killing the street food burger scene for a number of years with its amazing burgers and legendary tater tots. The restaurant expands on this offering with an extended menu of sides and small plates alongside the burgers. Think stripped…

No 29 Power Station West

Brunch in Battersea We ventured South to riverside eatery No 29 Power Station West at Battersea Power Station.  The bar falls under a collection of modern, airy “neighbourhood bar” openings across London by Darwin & Wallace. We arrived on a bustling Saturday afternoon to find a lively atmosphere.  The bar is incredibly spacious (I mean huge!) with…

Big Chill / Chuck Burger

Bottomless Brunch in King’s Cross Who doesn’t love a good boozy brunch?! We visited Big Chill for their bottomless brunch in King’s Cross offered on Saturday and Sunday between 12 and 4.30pm by Chuck Burger, the guys behind the epic Hotbox. Big Chill is a great bar with a chilled vibe during the day with…

Simmons Bar in King’s Cross

Happy Hour Central  Simmons Bar in King’s Cross (on Caledonian Road) is part of a successful chain of bars offering a fantastic happy hour throughout the week.  From 4pm – 9pm Sunday to Friday you can get your hands on the following: Bottles of beer £2.50 Glasses of house wine £3 House spirit & mixer…

Bala Baya, Southwark

Restaurant in Southwark Bala Baya restaurant in Southwark is tucked in just off the Old Union Yard Arches. This Tel-Aviv style eatery and bar offers a variety of Israeli sharing plates. The split level dining and the overall ambiance brought a wave of sophistication to the restaurant. The incredibly happy and friendly waiter who greeted…

The Angel and Crown, Richmond

Restaurant in Richmond The Angel & Crown restaurant in Richmond is tucked just off the cobbled high street.  The pub reopened in December after an extensive refurbishment .  Housed in a 400 year old building, the refurb has tastefully retained the character and charm of the building.  There are rich colours, dark wood and even…