Before I had my baby the day time goings-on in my local neighbourhood could not have mattered less to me. My husband and I and our friends busied ourselves testing the latest pubs, bars and gin stalls that have popped up in the last few years. Then, everything changed and going out at night became… Continue reading New baby? Need coffee? Here’s your ‘cut out and keep’ guide for Tooting
Tooting is a brilliant place to eat but as we count down the months to the baby’s birth, we’ve been trying to eat at places further afield we know are going to be a struggle to get to once he’s here. Lots of our friends have been raving about Nopi for ages so we felt… Continue reading Nopi Review
In December we found out that we’re having a baby, due in August, and we always knew we’d want to squeeze in at least one trip away before the newborn’s arrival. However, the outbreak of Zika virus in January just a week after we’d booked our ‘babymoon’ meant we had to cancel all plans for… Continue reading A Zika-free Babymoon
Before I went to Flesh and Buns I don’t think I appreciated how many different types of food Japanese cuisine is made up of. Many people associate the country with sushi or ramen so these funky little Japanese sandwiches were a revelation to me. Flesh and Buns scored points with me before we even arrived because… Continue reading Flesh And Buns Review
Dishoom is not just one of the most talked about restaurants at the moment but must also be mentioned for its stunning King’s Cross branch. I’ve talked a lot about my never-ending list of places to go and Dishoom was pretty much at the top. Especially as my husband kept making me jealous by going… Continue reading Dish Me Up Some More Dishoom!
I had forgotten how dead Clerkenwell is on a Sunday but as I strolled down from Angel in the sunshine, I couldn’t help but feel relaxed on the Sunday morning I visited Granger & Co. Being able to book a table at this much-talked about brunch/lunch spot had also helped in my relaxation – this… Continue reading Granger & Co, Clerkenwell Review
I’ve tooted the horn for Tooting many times because it honestly is a really diverse and great place to find excellent food. And if there aren’t enough reasons already to avoid homecooking, another one arrived earlier this month. The people behind the wonderful Meza and unique Little Bar have joined forces to create The Little… Continue reading The Little Taperia, Tooting
A few weeks ago I read a review of the new restaurant Jar Kitchen on Drury Lane which raved about its small menu and lovely staff. I mentioned it to some friends as we had a birthday to celebrate and we managed to secure a table. The day before we went Jar Kitchen was reviewed… Continue reading Jar Kitchen could never jar with me!
Scott’s on Mount Street in Mayfair is a restaurant for a special occasion. It’s not cheap but worth every penny for the exquisite service, beautiful food and calm atmosphere. We’ve had a tough month due to personal reasons and needed a family night out where we could have a few giggles and enjoy some stunning… Continue reading Great Scott’s!
My Dad eats out in London a lot. But I know that when I join him and my Mum for dinner, we are going to go to a certain type of place. Somewhere with a nice bar with black and white photos on the walls, not too noisy and not full of hipsters – generally… Continue reading The Colony Grill Room