Cantina Laredo The Guacamole Aficionado

Being part of a restaurant group and an American institution hasn’t always been beneficial to Cantina Laredo’s credentials since opening over 7 years ago, so it wasn’t a surprise to see they had conducted a significant rebranding recently along with an updated menu and a slick renovation of their dining spaces.

December 13, 2017 | Restaurants & Bars


A Masterclass In Fine Dining From Monica Galetti, Mere

When you’ve worked for years under the tutelage of the great Michel Roux Jr at Le Gavroche and also on the ever popular TV show, Masterchef, it takes a brave soul to journey out into the notoriously fickle London restaurant scene with your first restaurant.

November 27, 2017 | Restaurants & Bars


Experience A Yuletide Feast With A Difference At Mango Tree, London

Being tasked with organising your office Christmas party can be a taxing affair, as you fight for the best venues and finding a menu that caters to all tastes at the right price.

November 26, 2017 | Restaurants & Bars


Garvey Strikes Gold With Rambla Soho

La Rambla, perhaps the most famous of all of Barcelona’s boulevards, has found a distant relation located on perhaps one of Soho’s most notable streets, Dean Street.

November 20, 2017 | Restaurants & Bars


Eastern Promises Fulfilled At Shikumen, Shepherd’s Bush

Shikumen can be translated to “stone gate” in Mandarin and it is a unique style of housing in Shanghai and was particularly prevalent during the golden era of the 1940s when it was widely regarded as the Paris of the East.

November 19, 2017 | Restaurants & Bars


World Vegan Month Taken To New Heights, Bokan

Celebrate World Vegan Month with a carefully curated tasting menu at Bokan – Veganism is very much in vogue at the moment with dedicated street food markets popping up as well as restaurants offering dedicated vegan menus for the health and ethically-conscious diners.

November 18, 2017 | Restaurants & Bars


It’s All In The Details, Polo Bar At The Westbury Hotel

Polo Bar at The Westbury – Delivering understated luxury for discerning drinkers in Mayfair The Westbury is one of my favourite hotels in London because it manages to deliver 5-star luxury in one of the most efficiently discreet way possible.

November 13, 2017 | Restaurants & Bars


Everything’s Coming Up Roses At LIMA Floral, Covent Garden

LIMA Floral is sister to Michelin starred restaurant LIMA in Fitzrovia, yet it’s by no means outshone by its older and flashier sibling.

November 12, 2017 | Restaurants & Bars


Bohemian Backdrop With Inventive Cuisine, 108 Garage

Remember the name: Chris Denny from 108 Garage – One joyous lunch is all that is required to convince you that a chef like Chris Denney will be going places in the not too distant future.

November 8, 2017 | Restaurants & Bars


Less Mullets More Mezcal, Café Pacifico Defies The Test Of Time, Covent Garden

Mexican restaurants in London are just like buses, you wait for one and then three come along at once.

November 1, 2017 | Restaurants & Bars


A Fish Supper At Chamberlain’s, Leadenhall Market

The City has long been overlooked as a place to visit for dinner, it’s often thought that all you would find in your search would be; steak, suits, full bodied reds and a hefty bill.

October 29, 2017 | Restaurants & Bars


Saiphin Moore Brings Authentic Laotian Cuisine To Covent Garden

Restauranteur and chef Saiphin Moore has already enjoyed tremendous success with her famous Rosa’s Thai Cafe throughout London (there are 10 so far), but with Lao Café, she has delivered her most intimate and personal creation yet.

October 22, 2017 | Restaurants & Bars


Taking Informal Gourmet Dining To New Heights, Jean-Georges at The Connaught Hotel

  When you think of takeaway pizza, you might think Pizza Express or if you are lowering your standards, Pizza Hut, but now you have another choice, The Connaught Hotel.

October 22, 2017 | LifestyleRestaurants & Bars


Golden Dragon Arrives At Bang Bang, Colindale

One of the main highlights of the newly opened, Bang Bang Oriental Foodhall complex is their headline restaurant, Golden Dragon.

October 18, 2017 | Restaurants & Bars


Breaking All The Rules Of The Kitchen Does Flavour Bastard, Soho 

Flavour Bastard, dividing diners over more than how to best split the cheque.

October 14, 2017 | Restaurants & Bars


Tibits – Changing London’s Restaurant Scene One Plate at a Time

Show after show after show spread the across city over London Fashion Week, can mean too much focus on ‘getting there’ and not enough focus on eating.

October 9, 2017 | LifestyleRestaurants & Bars


New Restaurant Opening: M Bar & Grill Twickenham

M Restaurants adds a new feather to its cap, M Bar & Grill Twickenham.

September 29, 2017 | LifestyleRestaurants & Bars


Jamie Oliver still has the Midas touch at Fifteen, Shoreditch

This November, the first restaurant founded by Jamie Oliver, Fifteen celebrates its 15th birthday.

September 26, 2017 | LifestyleRestaurants & Bars


An Omakase Tasting Menu of Exceptional Class: Tsukiji Sushi Bar

The team behind The Westbury must have quite the contacts in the catering industry, having secured the likes of Alyn Williams and now head chef, Show Choong for their cosy Japanese sushi bar, Tsukiji that only sits twenty.

September 26, 2017 | LifestyleRestaurants & Bars


Tom’s Kitchen – A Celebrity-Chef Restaurant with the Personal Touch

You know a chef is doing well when they even have an outpost in Istanbul.

September 25, 2017 | LifestyleRestaurants & Bars