Summer is fast approaching and we will soon see a host of fantastic pop-ups appear around the City. First off the mark is "La Petite Provence" at The Folly.
It is hard not to be jealous of those lucky people who live in East Village, where the former Olympic Village used to be: pristine apartments, spotless streets and wealth of sporting facilities in close proximity.
When selecting a location for a pre-show dinner, there's no better choiceÂ than within the venue itself, particularly when it sits inside one of the worldâ€™s most historic buildings. The venue in question is the Royal Albert Hall, which houses the charming Verdi Italian kitchen.
If you are looking for a classic, quintessential British pub experience then a visit to the Marquis Cornwallis in Bloomsbury must be high on your list of must visit pubs.
There are not many restaurants in London where you can arrive in style like taking a romantic ferry cruise to reach your restaurant. That is indeed the best way to reach Columbia restaurant via a short ferry cruise from Canary Wharf pier.
It is a surprise when you stroll into Butlers Wharf Chop House to find it has been around for 23 years. Sure it must have had some refurbishment over the years but it could easily have been a restaurant that has just opened last month.
If you observe photos of famous chef, Raymond Blanc, most of them have a giant smile radiating from Monsieur Blanc. It is this joy and passion that is evident in the restaurants that he owns from the decor to the service down to the staff.
The Geronimo Inns are rapidly developing a reputation for delivering high quality gastropubs. From the Builders Arms in Chelsea to the Bull in Westfield, they are all renowned for attentive service, exciting food offerings and comfortable settings.
Fickled Londoners are spoilt for choice when it comes to bottomless brunch options: Japanese buffets, unlimited Champagne, traditional roast lunches. What shrewd Londoners are crying out for are fresh ideas and new concepts like KuPP
Izayaka is the Japanese word for an informal drinking establishment. However, the food plays an important role at Izayakas.
As the weather begins to heat up and the wedding season kicks off, itâ€™s time to begin the grooming process. Whether you want to tame your winter mane and achieve sleek, smooth results through a keratin treatment or give yourself a sun-kissed look with Balayage highlights,Â Beautyworks Blow Dry Bar in Crouch End will sort you out.
The Petite CorĂ©e sets itself out as a friendly neighbourhood restaurant in West Hampstead and it's hard to disagree when you visit their simple, yet clean website and also when you arrive in person.
If there was ever such a thing as a perfect marriage on the restaurant/bar scene, it would be combining the zero-waste, "we will recycle everything" attitude of Silo restaurant in Brighton and the completely revolutionary and unique style of White Lyan
Be bowled over by the gregarious British hospitality and fine American cuisine at All Star Lanes Bayswater
If you were unfortunate enough to have walked into the Queensway ice bowl by mistake like myself, you will know the difference between that venue and All Star Lanes Bayswater
Busaba Eathai, a chain of eateries across 12 London locations, truly epitomises the Thai dining experience. On entering one of its establishments at St Christopherâ€™s Place, the floating gerberas and tea lights combined with the fragrant waft of jasmine incense instil a feeling of calm.
Tasting menus are every food lover's dream but they can be very stale and soulless affairs in pompous dining rooms. Luckily the founder of Anglo, Mark Jarvis has delivered one of the most understated and accessible tasting menus around.
Chinatown has gone through somewhat of a revival in recent years. Newer restaurants that have opened have spent considerable budgets on achieving a modern design and look
I've been told by a reliable source that Deptford is the new Dalston; although indications from a recent visit suggested that was still some distance away.
I don't normally start off a review with an obituary, but the recent passing of Prady Balan reminds us of the tremendous work he has contributed to the restaurant scene in London and across the world.
Galvin HOP is defined as a Pub Deluxe by their owners, but what does this mean? Is this the French definition of a gastropub?
By now, you might have worked out the successful formula for launching a successful street food business: have young, impossibly presentable and hospitable owners