Posts in the Restaurants category

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The Tree of Glass at Aqua Shard

I’m a huge lover of Christmas and I’m always excited to see how my favourite London venues prepare for the festive season. As a brand, aqua restaurant group are always at the cutting edge with new and innovative offers per season incorporating beautiful new dishes and design elements.  The Shard quickly became one of London’s most… Read more »

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The Go Zen Bento Boxes at Aqua Kyoto

One thing I really appreciated during my trip to Japan last year was the absolutely meticulous presentation of food. Every dish, every piece of crockery and every garnish had a place and each had a special meaning. In Japan the Go Zen meal is a popular meal for special occasions and has inspired Executive Chef… Read more »

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Vegan Vibes at Wulf & Lamb in Chelsea

Vegetarian food. That’s something I’ve eaten on a regular basis. But vegan? Not so many times. And I’d certainly never been to a vegan restaurant before which was why Wulf & Lamb with its promise of ‘fiercely kind’ food intrigued me so much. Especially as the chef is Franco Casolin, formerly of Vanilla Black – one… Read more »

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The Araki: Inside London’s Most Expensive Restaurant

There are 131 three Michelin starred restaurants in the world meaning a restaurant has to be absolutely extraordinary to achieve such status. I have personally visited 16 three Michelin starred restaurants internationally (one is now closed) and each and every one has created a lasting impression. It was only recently that the UK welcomed another… Read more »

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Churchill’s Vintage London Winter Terrace

I love a winter terrace in London, it’s so fun to enjoy the snuggly atmosphere of a gorgeous grotto whilst still feeling the brisk London air on your skin and watching the world go by! The Vintage London Winter Terrace at The Churchill Bar in the Hyatt Regency London – The Churchill is in quite simply the perfect… Read more »

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Nordic Cuisine at Aquavit London

I’d heard great things about Aquavit London in St James and it had been on my radar for places to try for a while. Even more so when it won a coveted Michelin star recently. It was perhaps not a huge surprise as the contemporary Nordic restaurant already has two Michelin stars at the original… Read more »

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A Not-Quite-Heavenly Dinner at Celeste at The Lanesborough

After a brief consultation with in a hive mind group what’s app, Emma, Binny, Aftab, Zoe and I all came to the conclusion that Celeste at The Lanesborough was a restaurant that featured on all of our London to do lists. They even had a very reasonably priced £42 set menu … so soon it was settled… Read more »

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A Perfect Start at Mandarin Oriental Hyde Park

I’m really a firm believer in breakfast being the most important meal of the day and the right breakfast sets you up both mentally and physically. It also doesn’t hurt to enjoy a healthy start surrounded by good friends and in a beautiful environment.  The Rosebery Lounge at Mandarin Oriental Hyde Park has to be… Read more »

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Up on the Roof at Il Tetto

From the early days of its conception, I’ve been a big fan of the pop-up restaurants on the Selfridges’ rooftop and it’s always exciting to see what’s coming next! This autumn it’s going Italian with the opening of Il Tetto, inspired by Tuscan trattorias, rural country side and seasonal ingredients from Italy. Take the express… Read more »

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Umai Sushi Saturday at Sake No Hana

Lauren and I are slowly ticking things off our London bucket list both in terms of restaurants and experiences. Sake No Hana, the Japanese restaurant by Hakkasan Group is a favourite of both of ours and we were both intrigued by the Umai Sushi Saturday menu that seemed almost too good to be true. On… Read more »