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 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
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
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 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
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
I must admit whilst I don't suffer from lachanophobia, the thought of going to a restaurant solely offering vegetarian food can appear daunting at times. However, Tibits Bankside is one of those modern restaurants that have managed to make vegetarian cuisine appear sexy
The myriad of options that come up each year for Christmas parties can tax the brain of the most professional event planner
The words 'hidden gem' are some of the most used in restaurant reviews, but I've waited this long to follow the crowd because it is simply the most fitting way of describing Florentine
As soon as you step into Vaulty Towers in Lower Marsh, Waterloo, you will appreciate this is no ordinary bar
LASSCO Bar & Dining must be one of the most unusual venue spaces you will find in London. The LASSCO (London Architectural Salvage and Supply Company) Ropewalk warehouse stores all types of reused and salvaged items.
It is a fitting touch that the new restaurant and bar, Arthur Hooper's in Borough Market has chosen their name to reflect the historic nature of their location
When you have been around the block for more than 30 years, there must be something you are doing right. With Absolutely Starving, it starts with the name
If you haven't discovered the hidden gem behind Waterloo station that is Isabella Street, you should get out your google map right away
Having been a Londoner for numerous years, I would have never imagined I would be writing these words that Elephant and Castle is becoming a foodie heaven
It's fascinating to observe the difference in a particular street when you visit at different times of the day. Our visit to Marquis of Wellington was on a wintry weekday night
Reading customer reviews of restaurants can be hilariously entertaining when you have the spare time
There seems to be an overabundance of Christmas markets this festive season and it really takes something ultra special to make your offerings stand out from the crowd
If you haven't enjoyed the frivolities of a supper club yet, you need to make a booking with Popdown by Cuisson straight away
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
Dinner at the Twits: the most gloriously gruesome immersive dining experience you will ever experience
We love recommending to our followers quirky, unusual experiences to savour and having Dinner at the Twits must be one of the most bizarre dining experiences you will ever encounter
Immersive cinema has been all the rage for a number of years now. There are a plethora of options out there from screenings in disused railway tunnels and others where dressing up is compulsory
If you still haven't visited the London Wonderground on the Southbank including their charming 1920s Paradiso Spiegeltent, where have you been?
Immersive theatrical experiences are still all the rage these days: Gingerline, The Art of Dining and A Place in Time
It is easy to miss the restaurant part of The Globe Tavern, when you stroll into the action-packed area of Borough Market
The Drake and Morgan group has cornered the market in terms of targeting upscale, affluent business workers
As more high rises appear over the London skyline, there has been a corresponding increase in sky bars offering panoramic views of our beautiful city.
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 insatiable appetite for bottomless brunches in London is showing no signs of abating. However, with the vast array of choices, it may sometimes be hard to find one which offers genuine value for money which is matched by an unerring dedication to the quality of their food. Step forward OXBO Bankside.