Posts By: Samirah Baurtally

Review: An Ecuadorian feast at El Inca Pleyebo

I’ve always been intrigued by South America – its beauty, its culture, but most importantly, its enticing cuisine.
Having watched a fair few Rick Stein food programmes, I learned that a big part of Ecuadorian culture is their food, passed down for generations. I’ve never had any South American food other than the odd Mexican so was intrigued and excited to try more. Read more…

Review: Feasting like a king at The Yacht

When a chance to dine at The Yacht popped up, I just knew that I had to get a seat to try out some of the mouth-watering dishes available.
The Yacht from the outside sitting beautifully on the River Thames
A short walk from Embankment or just across from Temple station sits the majestic yacht. With lights glistening in the dark waters of The Thames, The Yacht is hard to miss. Read more…

Review: Winnie the Pooh-inspired afternoon tea at The Phelman

Having grown up on Winnie the Pooh books, I was very intrigued when I heard that The Phelman and the V&A had teamed up in honour of A.A Milne’s beloved bear. The Phelman was hosting a Silly Old Bear Afternoon Tea experience inspired by a multi-sensory and playful exhibition exploring the magical world of Winnie and his friends at the Victoria & Albert Museum. 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…