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
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.
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
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
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
Having just returned from a trip to Vietnam recently, it was my mission to discover those authentic flavours in the heart of London
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.
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
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
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 up Fat Tony's at Tony Conigliaro's Italian Bar Termini Centrale on Duke Street
One moment, I was remarking I haven't covered many chicken dishes, but like London buses, another cracking casual dining chicken restaurant comes along
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
Visiting Fucina in the month of January, I felt compelled to give their Veganuary tasting menu a try after obvious over-indulgence during the festive period
One of the most frequently asked questions as a restaurant reviewer is which restaurant is your favourite in London? One of the top choices I often answer with is Encant on Maiden Lane
Entering Essence Cuisine in Shoreditch is akin to a walk on Mars; it takes time to acclimatise to the otherworldly surroundings. The predominant colour you will see is silver, as if you were entering a spaceship
Considering the enduring popularity of Asian food on the London dining scene, it is somewhat of a surprise not to see more dumpling restaurants appearing on our high streets and markets
It is somewhat intimating and exhilarating when you meet Lebanese restaurateur Emilio Malik, who owns Lazeez. There are few restaurant owners who can match his passion
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
Keen London restaurant diners are always on the lookout for the latest trends. A few years ago, it was Korean food, recently it's been bubble waffles, could the next big thing be Burmese cuisine?
When Ed Balls Day comes around again, we know there is only one place to celebrate this great occasion, Curveball in Balham.
Walking around Farringdon, I do often wonder how many people live in the area, which I've always thought of as more of a hub for commercial offices
Ask any Claphamnite, what's the most desirable area they want to live in and plenty of responses will be for the Old Town in Clapham with its genteel, respectable charm. One of the most popular dining and drinking venues in that part of town is No32 The Old Town.
There are a plethora of pizza options on the market, does London have room for a new addition? Judging from our recent visit to PizzaStorm at Wandsworth, the answer is most definitely yes
If this was a popularity contest, the other contestants might as well quit now, such is the popularity of The Pepper Tree with local residents in Clapham
Cinnamon Bazaar is the latest attempt from the Cinnamon club juggernaut to take on the casual dining market populated by the likes of Dishoom and Talli Joe
A recent poll suggested 5.7% of the population are vegetarians: that equates to over 3 million people
Reading customer reviews of restaurants can be hilariously entertaining when you have the spare time
Flavour Garden has the kind of special kerb appeal where you are compelled to stop and take notice
The crossrail area of Tottenham court road is rapidly filling up with restaurants in anticipation of a business bonanza once it opens
We love weekend brunches as much as every other Londoner does. It is a chance to have a unrushed meal to enjoy top quality relaxed food and catch up with friends and family
Steaks have often been capturing the headlines for their endlessly expensive cuts and lengthy ageing process
If you have walked past the site of Westminster Kitchen on the Southbank, you will know it has been an incredibly quiet sushi restaurant for a number of years
Before you head towards the continent on the eurostar, you might wish to sample the best of what the British has to offer in terms of cuisine and craft beer
If you have seen those fever tree advertisements, saying if 3/4 of your G&T is tonic water, make sure you are using a top quality one
Long before the rush of street food pop-ups around London, Cha Cha Moon has been delivering high quality Chinese street food since 2008.
There is no stopping the all-conquering Saiphin Moore at her latest restaurant, Rosa's Thai Cafe in Victoria
With 7 restaurants and a cookbook under her belt, there is no stopping the hardworking entrepreneur that is Saiphin Moore.
Walking around Battersea and Clapham Junction area, you can't help but notice the abundance of our antipodean cousins populating the area whether it is local residents or in the coffee shops and restaurants.
Izayaka is the Japanese word for an informal drinking establishment. However, the food plays an important role at Izayakas.