Posts Categorized: Reviews

Redefining eggs: party brunching at COYA Mayfair

Let’s play a game of word association. If I say ‘brunch’, chances are you’ll probably say… eggs? Brunch became a London restaurant staple faster than you can say hollandaise, but if it had one drawback…? They’re all getting a bit similar. Runny eggs on toasted muffins with ham? Salmon? Spinach? Don’t get me wrong, I love it, but seen one brunch, seen ’em all. Read more…

Review: British comfort food with a French twist at Plate

I really like the way 2017 has shaped up for the London restaurant food scene as there have been more than a handful of bright sparks that strike a good balance between casual ambiance and fine dining. With restaurants opening left, right and centre, it can be difficult to pick one ones to try.
One caught my eye however – a restaurant called Plate Restaurant and Bar. Read more…

Flora Indica – majestic Indian dining in Earls Court

Okra Fries - Flora Indica

I love Indian food. It’s on the table at least once a week in my house and I’ve been to the sub-continent a couple of times over the years – mainly with the sole purpose of eating as much as my body would allow! This considered, I was brimming with excitement at the prospect of visiting Flora Indica, on the Old Brompton Road, a 5-minute walk from Earls Court Station. Read more…

Bubbles & Battenberg: A beautiful afternoon tea at the Mandarin Oriental

Afternoon tea, my favourite quintessentially English tradition. For me, an ultimate indulgence, and it doesn’t get much better than the way it’s served at the Mandarin Oriental’s Rosebery Lounge. Joining me on this Sunday afternoon was my best friend Chantelle who had managed to unshackle herself from her two young boys for a few hours in-order for us to have a much needed catch up. Read more…

Review: Fancy Crab in fancy Marylebone

Main Courses Fancy Crab

The food scene in London seems to have established a new trend of restaurants focusing on one ingredient,  from pizza to steak via tacos, but there’s a new kid on the block and this one is all about crab!
Fancy Crab Open Kitchen
Fancy Crab, located in the equally fancy Marylebone is London’s newest seafood joint and being a lover of ‘The See Food’ diet, anything from under Read more…