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A Quirky Theatre-Inspired Afternoon Tea at House Restaurant

Cake, scone and macaron

As a keen theatre goer and afternoon tea lover I was excited to hear that House Restaurant, in the National Theatre, had combined the 2 and created a show-inspired tea for people just like me.
Johan the manager had a fab theatrical air about him and made us feel really welcome. We had a great table overlooking the Southbank, a perfect picture opportunity. Read more…

Review: Ethos, Fitzrovia

Vegetarian selection plate - Ethos

In the last decade the UK has seen a massive shift in eating habits: from the 350% rise in veganism, to the growing ubiquity of gluten-free and lactose-free products in restaurants and supermarkets. Speciality diets and meat-free eating are now in the mainstream and consequently are no longer being ignored by the restaurant industry. Read more…

Critic & Blogger Review Roundup 22nd July 2016

Petit Pois Bistro

David Sexton
Pork, lovage & crackling at The Frog Restaurant
Adam Handling’s tasting menu dishes at his new restaurant, The Frog, are ‘all high impact’ according to David Sexton. Pork, lovage & crackling was ‘delicious’, asparagus ‘wonderfully intense in taste’, and burnt honey with malted ice cream like a ‘Crunchie bar… angelically transformed’. Read more…

Critic & Blogger Review Roundup 15th July 2016

Jay Rayner
Blandford Comptoir, image source
Blandford Comptoir is a ‘terrific Italian [restaurant]’ in a ‘fancy bit of town’, says Jay Rayner of this W1 London restaurant. From Xavier Rousset (the man behind Texture and the 28-50 restaurants), Blandford presents a menu that is ‘full of sunlight’ and ‘big flavours’. Read more…

Critic & Blogger Review Roundup 8th July 2016

The Lighterman

Jay Rayner
Santo RemedioImage source: The Guardian
Jay Rayner isn’t made to choose between the ‘Real Thing’ and the ‘Good Stuff’ at Mexican restaurant Santa Remedio in Shoreditch. Prawn ceviche ‘recalls the brighter seafood dishes of Thailand’, pork tacos have ‘sweetness and depth’, and beef venison tacos roll up to become ‘tiny parcels of joy’. Read more…

A Superb Evening at Suburb SW11

Pulled Pork Burger - Suburb SW11

Nothing makes me quite as excited as hearing that a new independent bar and restaurant has opened up in the area. I am always keen to see what treats are on offer and if I can perhaps find my new watering hole.
So upon hearing that Suburb SW11 has an extensive, signature cocktail menu and runs a happy hour from Monday to Saturday from 5pm-7. Read more…