Posts Categorized: Reviews

R.S Hispaniola – All aboard the stationary sunset cruise

As part of London Restaurant Festival, my best friend and I were invited to hop aboard the free-flowing prosecco boat. Couldn’t imagine a better way to soak up the last of summer than looking over the Thames at the London Eye, enjoying a 3-course British menu, and all the prosecco… on a boat! I arrived early and the host and restaurant manager could not have been more welcoming. Read more…

Review: Cyrus Todiwala’s Café Spice Namaste

Cyrus Todiwala
A regular fixture on Saturday Kitchen, Cyrus Todiwala is the esteemed chef proprietor at Café Spice Namaste. Cyrus and his wife Pervin have built up this family-run culinary institution housed in a very grand former Victorian magistrate’s court, now in its 22nd year, with a horde of regulars continuing to knock down the proverbial doors. Read more…

London Restaurant Festival: Barbecoa – Piccadilly

The time has come again, summer has passed, and whilst dear old Blighty retains some milder temperatures, us icy-island dwellers prepare ourselves for the impending doom of winter.
However, the misery of our summer’s departure is offset by an exciting period. No, not autumn itself, but rather the chance to celebrate the culinary offerings of the capital with London’s Restaurant Festival. Read more…

London Restaurant Festival review: Eneko at One Aldwych

Salted caramel mousse - Eneko at One Aldwych

Eneko at One Aldwych – dining room
Eneko Atxa is world renowned for his three Michelin-starred Azurmendi Restaurant, a hillside restaurant in Larrabetzu with floor-to-ceiling windows looking onto the beautiful Basque landscape below. But his second venture, the eponymous restaurant at One Aldwych, is literally and figuratively hundreds of miles from the famed sun-drenched spot in Spain. Read more…

London Restaurant Festival at STK


With the grey bearing down on London, which is further proof that summer is well and truly behind us, my mood was mirroring the weather and I really wanted something to perk me up on a rather bleak Monday night.
I was in full on carnivore mode and I knew I wanted something decadent.  STK answered my call. The clue is in the name.
Upon walking in to the restaurant my dreary mood was banished. Read more…