All seafood lovers must make a beeline to Bucket in Notting Hill, which offers a distinctly, chilled Mediterranean vibe and a menu shimmering with tasty crustaceans, fish and other seafaring creatures
Dinner Time Stories who brought us the smash hit pop-up, Le Petit Chef is back with the latest venture, Banquet of Hoshena. As most of us know, we eat with all our senses and not just orally and their latest pop-up is all about immersing yourself in the kingdom of Hoshena
Niche in Islington is a restaurant we've admired very much at Townfish for a very long time. We love the fact they offer gluten-free dining but without any compromise in the taste and quality of their food
Mercato Metropolitano has been an undeniable success and singlehandedly brought about the gentrification process to Elephant and Castle. There are mindboggling options available for lovers of the finer things in life but wine connoisseurs should make a beeline to Bottles & Battles.
The menu at Kaspar's starts off with a beautifully, poetic line "Not bound by the seasons, but inspired by them" and that is the general feeling you will get when visiting this renowned seafood restaurant: poetic elegance.
A Chiringuito can mean an open-air restaurant or small shop and that is what its namesake has set out to deliver on a convenient corner of Bethnal Green next to the famous museum gardens
For restaurants like Osteria, the location is both a blessing and a curse. Situated deep inside the brutalist movement headquarters that is the Barbican, they have a captive audience in terms of the throngs of concert and exhibition visitors that visit the venue daily
Nep Nep in Marylebone is a family-run, independent Vietnamese restaurant in Marylebone, we are a huge fan of at Townfish. Primarily because of the extensive nature of their menu, you might discover hidden-gems not available at other Vietnamese restaurants throughout London
Despite the revered location on King's Road, there is zero ostentatiousness at the culinary institution that is Big Easy which has been opened since 1991.
The Southbank branch of Ping Pong is one of those rare restaurants in London I would visit regularly when I need to fix my dim sum cravings. And it does seem Ping Pong group treats this branch like a flagship restaurant
Being massive fans of casual dining and Vietnamese food, it was only a matter of time before Townfish went down to check out the latest offerings at Pho and Bun in Chinatown
Benihana has been getting an unfair reputation in recent years thanks to the film, The Wolf of Wall Street. The founder of Benihana, Aoki was seen arrested for his shady business dealings but he was actually never connected in any way with Jordan Belfort
With the recent wintry weather, it was a perfect time for us to check out one of our favourite Thai restaurant's in London: Rosa's Thai Cafe at their Seven Dials branch
When you open a branch of your restaurant on the fashionable King's Road, you know you must be doing something right with your business plan. Sticks'n'Sushi's latest temple of worship for all sushi and yakitori lovers is right in the heart of Chelsea
Townfish have been massive fans of Vapiano since they first arrived in London at the Great Portland Street branch a few years back. The recent opening of their Tower Bridge branch has really cemented their status as one of the most beloved Italian casual dining restaurants in Europe
There is no shortage of funky Indian street food restaurants in the Soho area, but the latest addition, Soho Wala is more unexpected situated inside the ever-popular Courthouse hotel
It's been fascinating following the growth of Zia Lucia in the past few years as it grows from strength to strength. We first learned of them at the opening of their Islington branch on Holloway Road
If you think credit card: visa, search engine: Google then for Chinese restaurants in London, it must be Royal China. With Winter upon us, I went out to check their winter warmer options at one of their fabulously popular Baker Street branch
With the reported closure of at least 1 pub a week in London, it is particularly heartwarming to visit a successfully run neighbourhood pub, in the form of The Belrose in the upscale Belsize Park.
Pure Indian Cooking is the type of undiscovered gem you frequently find in Fulham, which is an affluent area but isn't quite as central as the likes of Sloane Square and Chelsea
With restaurants in London opening and closing at the rate of knots, it takes real skill for a restaurant to exhibit any staying power
We went along to check out one of our favourite steak restaurants in London recently: Gaucho in Piccadilly to see if there have been any changes in quality since the recent change in ownership
Having just returned from a trip to Vietnam recently, it was my mission to discover those authentic flavours in the heart of London
Simpsonâ€™s in the Strand is very much an institution that has stood the test of time. It has been opened since 1828 and has rightful claims to 'British classics perfected since 1828'
We all have our own preconceptions on what a Middle Eastern restaurant should look like and the type of food they should serve. However, a visit to Sarona might make you reconsider what Middle Eastern cuisine is all about
We love supporting independent restaurateurs here at Townfish, so it was a real delight to have discovered the story behind The Athenian.
I am one of those rare breeds that have never dined at the ultra-popular Nandos, never having grasped the concept of roast chicken being particularly flavoursome
There are plenty of charming gallic restaurants in London, but sometimes you just need the right recommendations to find them. One to consider is rustic, welcoming Comptoir Gascon.
With the start of the premier league season, it was only fitting to write a review for Frankie's Sports Bar & Grill in the grounds of the Chelsea Football Club
Whilst Vauxhall does have plenty to offer, it's never been known as a centre for culinary excellence, fine dining or corporate parties, but that was probably because hardly anyone has ventured into the imposing St George Wharf with the vast expense of highly priced apartment blocks
Most fans of Chinese food will be aware of the granddaddy of Chinese restaurants, Golden Dragon which has been around for a number of years on Gerrard Street, Chinatown
Japanese cuisine is a notoriously tricky industry to break into if you are not of Japanese origin; so the story of Tim Anderson, 2011 Masterchef champion from Wisconsin opening the hugely popular Nanban in Brixton is all the more remarkable
Regular followers of my reviews will know I have a soft spot for Chinese cuisine; however it is rarely considered a sexy cuisine, the image that comes to mind is always the cheap and cheerful takeaway when you don't want to cook
On the former site of Cafe Mish, which was more of a takeaway outlet, I wondered how Titu would work as a seated restaurant at this exclusive Mayfair address of Shepherd Market
If you've ever walked past the fascinating building that looks like it was from the set of Inception with its sharp geometric lines near the silicon roundabout, now is your chance to explore the inside of the building with a great restaurant called Plate.
Here at Townfish, we are always keen to support up and coming young talent and that is very much the case with young, self-taught chef, James Young who has opened upÂ Fat Tony's at Tony Conigliaro's Italian Bar Termini Centrale on Duke Street
The afternoon tea market in London is notoriously competitive, so it takes a very strong product to stand out from the crowd. At the apex of your options is the classy offering from the team at Corinthia Hotel at the Crystal Moon Lounge.
One moment, I was remarking I haven't covered many chicken dishes, but like London buses, another cracking casual dining chicken restaurant comes along
Raymond Blanc has no doubt travelled across the world to sample gastronomic delights from different cultures but his own restaurants have been stubbornly classically French until now
If youâ€™re after a completely novelÂ experience,Â and one which will challengeÂ theÂ senses, Dans Le NoirÂ in Clerkenwell may be just what youâ€™re looking for.
If you were asked what's your culinary highlight of Elephant and Castle, most people would struggle to name any; but fear not, there is a shining beacon of light that has recently arrived on the scene in the form of Paladar.
For those bored of mundane dining experiences, The Vaults in Waterloo have been an oasis of culinary excitement
P.F Chang's for anyone who has visited the States is an extremely well-known brand for offering reliable Asian food
I have never thought of Vauxhall as a bastion of culinary excellence, so I had approached my meal at Chino Latino recently on Albert Embankment with a certain degree of scepticism
As a restaurant group, Ping Pong has been around for a relatively long period of time and given the spate of restaurant groups closing down their branches in recent months
If you didn't know, Brook Green is one of the leafiest and upmarket parts of London you are likely to come across, hence it was no surprise to see gourmet pizzerias like Zia Lucia move into the area