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A Chelsea night out – Dinner at Sushi des Artistes, drinks at Galante and dancing at Duke Box

Saturday night, and it was back to Cheslea, dahling!! We were headed to a friend’s birthday party at Galante on Sloane Avenue but, as if we hadn’t eaten enough already, we decided to go for dinner first. Sushi des Artistes was conveniently located right next door to the bar so I booked us a table… Read more »

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Cay Tre – A Vietnamese feast

We’d had a really lovely lunch last Saturday at 10 Greek Street so I suggested heading down to Soho again for our midday meal. Cay Tre, a restaurant serving authentic Vietnamese food, was the restaurant of choice     The interior is casual and canteen-like   But we weren’t here to look at a pretty interior. We… Read more »

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Valentine’s Day – Drinks at Barts and dinner at Bo Lang

Cheesy as it may be, I love Valentine’s day. I’ve always been in love with love! And now being engaged to be married to my lovely Mr Silver, it means even more to me. Mr Silver and I had been together for just over three years and we’ve had four Valentine’s days together. Our first… Read more »

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Berners Tavern at The London EDITION Hotel

My mum was in London again, and we both really wanted to try the much-talked about Berners Tavern at The London EDITION Hotel. It is incredibly popular at the moment, and though difficult to get a booking, we managed to squeeze in the end of lunch service.   Located in Fitzrovia, The London EDITION is… Read more »

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Jackson + Rye – Not just another American Diner

From the team behind Grillshack comes Jackson + Rye, the latest American diner-style restaurant to hit Soho. There are so many cool restaurants and bars on Wardour street, and J + R fits in nicely with the edgy vibe.     It was Wednesday night and I was meeting Anna, my bestie for over twenty-five years, who… Read more »

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A birthday lunch – Brown’s Hotel and Hix Mayfair

Located in the heart of Mayfair is Brown’s, London’s oldest hotel. The glamourous Victorian townhouse opened in 1837, and has housed many distinguished guests such as prime minsters, royalty and famous writers, notably Agatha Christie, Oscar Wilde and Sir Arthur Conan-Doyle.   Historically, it is also incredibly significant as Alexander Graham demonstrated his new invention,… Read more »

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Saturday night out – Dinner at Cucina Asellina, drinks at Radio and dancing at Kitsch

It was Saturday night and we were invited to a birthday party at Radio Bar at the ME London Hotel. Located in the middle of The Strand, the ME London hotel is perfectly positioned near Covent Garden and Trafalgar square within easy reach of theatres, shopping areas and cool night life. The innovative design of… Read more »

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10 Greek Street and The Soho Hotel – Hidden gems in Soho

In town to purchase Mr Silver’s wedding suit, we decided to have lunch in nearby Soho. 10 Greek Street has a very unobtrusive presence on the major Soho road, but stop by and you’re in for a treat.   The restaurant is tiny and the decor is simple, with an open kitchen and the menu… Read more »

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Andina – Peruvian piscos in Shoreditch

Andina, a recently opened Peruvian restaurant in Shoreditch was the Friday night dining destination of choice for myself and my two old school friends, Danni and Jess. Martin Morales, founder of Ceviche in Soho, has been fundamental in bringing the current trend of Peruvian food to London. Morales is passionate about Peruvian food and culture… Read more »

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A ladies lunch at Soho Kitchen and Bar

Soho is one of my favourite areas of London; new quirky restaurants, cafes and boutiques are constantly opening or popping up and you can always rely on them having a buzzy atmosphere! Soho Kitchen and Bar (previously Soho Diner) was the place of choice for a ladies lunch with my two former work buddies, Alisha… Read more »