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We tried out London’s first ever crisps restaurant

We tried out London’s first ever crisps restaurant If music be the food of love, give me crisps instead. It’s common knowledge that London has gone slightly mad with ridiculous food trends. I for one am not complaining about this madness, especially when I heard about HIPCHIPS. I’m gonna cut to the chase; if you're not a crisp fan... Read more >

Classic British fare comes to the Dukes London Hotel with GBR

Classic British fare comes to the Dukes London Hotel with GBR GBR, short for Great British Restaurant, is bringing all-day British fare to the Dukes Hotel London. The restaurant, coming in May, is a part of a multimillion hotel renovation. Executive chef Nigel Mendham will be serving traditional English meals and bar snacks, including fish and chips, Scotch... Read more >

The Colton Arms - London Gastro Pub Review

The Colton Arms - London Gastro Pub Review It’s not very often that I venture to West London. However, it was hearing that Hippo Inns had opened a cosy pub in West Kensington that sparked my curiosity to head on over to the land of the unknown. The Colton Arms is one of their newer venues, offering a great local for residents, and... Read more >

Darbaar - London Restaurant Bar Review

Darbaar - London Restaurant Bar Review One of the benefits of living in our nation’s capital is not just the diversity of the food on offer, but that all of that diversity tastes so good. Indian food is no different, so when I got the opportunity to visit Darbaar (winner of Best Newcomer at the British Curry Awards 2016), I... Read more >

Dandelyan Waterloo - London Bar Review

Dandelyan Waterloo - London Bar Review I hate to be the one to deliver bad news, but White Lyan in Hoxton will close its doors forever in April. Before you start hysterically sobbing at the thought of never having whale sperm cocktails again (yes, these actually exist), take solace in the fact that you can still revel in Mr... Read more >

The Ladywell Tavern - London Pub Review

The Ladywell Tavern - London Pub Review I'm under the firm belief that Sunday afternoons are pretty much what roast dinners and pubs were made for - I dare anyone to disagree. But finding the right pub can sometimes feel like a treasure hunt. A gem found just south of the river, The Ladywell Tavern is a good ol' neighbourhood pub, where... Read more >

New Islington restaurant Trawler Trash won't be serving up your typical seafood

New Islington restaurant Trawler Trash won't be serving up your typical seafood Fresh fish that you won't normally find in a seafood restaurant is the name of the game in Trawler Trash, serving up dishes with catch typically discarded by trawlers. The venue is taking the place of former resident Seafish, a fish and chip shop that sold on the location for 50 years before... Read more >

Dickie Fitz - London Restaurant Review

Dickie Fitz - London Restaurant Review I've always got a slight spring in my step when I'm walking towards Fitzrovia. As I plodded around the corner and saw Dickie Fitz down the way, I had a feeling in my gut that this Aussie spot was going to be up there with the best. I might have felt a bit subconscious about my... Read more >

Three-storey French-style wine bar to open in Marylebone

Three-storey French-style wine bar to open in Marylebone Alexandra Petit (heiress of Chateau Margaux) and restaurateur Natsuko Perromat du Marais are set to combine their impressive knowledge to open an independent swish new wine bar in Marylebone. Clarette will be set across three floors and will mainly serve bottles sourced from France, along with a... Read more >

Soho Food Feast is back for its Seventh Year

Soho Food Feast is back for its Seventh Year Join Soho's hottest restaurants at the seventh annual Soho Food Feast (Photo by Iona Wolff). Soho's favorite two-day summer food festival is back for its seventh year and like last year, all profits are going to the Soho Parish primary school. Over fifty of Soho's hottest restaurants are coming... Read more >

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