The complexities of navigating the restaurant scene in Islington does require a masters degree at times, so it was with much excitement when I was told of this exciting new brunch venue I needed to check out called Little Bat.
First, there was Stratford, then it was King's Cross and the next area where you will be mesmerised by the masters of urban regeneration will be Battersea
When Ed Balls Day comes around again, we know there is only one place to celebrate this great occasion, Curveball in Balham.
Having spent an inordinate amount of time visiting high-end cocktail bars in London for a cocktail feature, I can safely say Long Bar at the Sanderson is one of the most stunning, dramatic cocktail bar you will find in London
I might be stereotyping, but visits to Canary Wharf bars probably involve loud music, clambering over suited bankers to reach the bar and a neverending supply of red wine and tomahawk-sized steaks
If you are looking to improve your street cred, it doesn't get more trendy than heading to a bar in Hackney
If you are looking for a no-attitude, friendly, laid-back neighbourhood bar, Coin Laundry at Exmouth Market must be high on your must-visit list
The Drake and Morgan group has cornered the market in terms of targeting upscale, affluent business workers
As quirky bars go, you will be hard-pressed to find many that beats the Natural Philosopher; it is a concealed drinking den by night that is a vintage-style Mac repair shop in the daytime.
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
Wringer and Mangle is one of those venues you just walk in and know you are in East London. It just wouldn't work in Central London
Deep in the swankiest heart of the Grosvenor’s Belgravia lies Eaton Square. Once home to Neville Chamberlain, Vivien Leigh and the address of the fictional Bellamy family in ‘Upstairs Downstairs’, it is now known for something altogether more exotic- its incredible Lebanese restaurant and cocktail bar.
Nestled deep in the heart of ‘Smooth-Fields’, to give the area its historical name, lies ‘SMITHS’ of Smithfields bar & restaurant London. This grade-II listed, four-floor gastronomic church may as well be dedicated to the meat-market this location is best-known for and attracts a vast array of gourmand pilgrims from the four corners of the nation. Amen to that we say.
Trip Space, a multi-functional cultural space beneath the railway arches of Haggerston have played host to a seriously eclectic array of events and activities covering everything from Contemporary Choreography and Acro Yoga through to Contact Improvisation though to my knowledge, never have their permanent offerings tasted so good.