Posts in the Restaurants category

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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 »

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Delicious Dishes Down at The Dairy, Clapham

I don’t think I need to say again that one reason why I love being a blogger is all the wonderful friends that I’ve made. One of whom is Lauren, a fantastic friend who I don’t go a day without speaking to over some form of media! With our other halves busy at the weekend,… Read more »

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A Ladies Lunch at Launceston Place

Some restaurant march loudly on to the restaurant scene, big and brash, celebrity-filled always making a big noise in London. Others are quieter…those London stalwarts who remain on the scene not really making much sound but producing great food for years and year. Launceston Place in South Kensington is one such hidden gem. The fact… Read more »

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Happy 15th Birthday Zuma London

My fellow London foodies are often ‘chasing’ the new restaurants and the next exciting opening. But some London restaurants have truly stood the test of time to become London institutions. Not only has Zuma been a stalwart on the London restaurant scene for fifteen years but was the first of a highly successful international brand…. Read more »

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Asian Tapas at StreetXO in Mayfair

Pursuit of Instagram perfection means spontaneous reviews on this blog have become more and more of a rarity. Instead they are carefully planned to make the best use of light and with heavy DSLR camera in tow. In the spirit the f*k the ‘Gram which I know bloggers are feeling more and more these days… Read more »

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A Puglian Feast at Ostuni London

One night in Queen’s Park and six bloggers bought together by a love of Italian cuisine and a rather odd hobby of taking photos of their food and writing about it… Inspired by a craving for food from Puglia, Reena sent around a text message recruiting fellow bloggers for a banquet of cheese, pasta and… Read more »