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MEATLiquor, 74 Welbeck Street, W1G 0BA

MEATLiquor, one of the most anticipated openings of the year, and it’s opened early! Owned by Yianni Papoutsis and Scott Collins of Capital Pubs. The infamous #Meateasy ended back in the summer and… Continue reading

SUDA, 23 Slingsby Place, St. Martin’s Courtyard, London WC2E 9AB

Thai restaurant group Patara has opened a new all-day dining restaurant in the newish St Martin’s Courtyard. SUDA features the UK’s first Som Tam bar – unripened green papaya, seasoned with dried shrimp… Continue reading

Pub du Vin, 7 Ship Street, Brighton BN1 1AD

Pub du Vin is the slightly less polished little sister of the neighbouring Hotel du Vin. It’s location is ideal for a bracing walk along the seafront, which is what we needed to… Continue reading

The Chilli Pickle, 17 Jubilee Street, Brighton BN1 1GE

After a full day wandering the streets of Brighton, including the obligatory walk along the beach and pier, we were totally ravenous and ready for our Indian feast. Upon hearing about the Chilli… Continue reading

myhotel Brighton, 17 Jubilee Street, Brighton, East Sussex, BN1 1GE

myhotel just off the North Laine is slap bang in the middle of all Brighton‘s action. As soon as we walked through the coloured sliding doors into the vibrant and futuristic lobby we… Continue reading

CHECKOUT (1st edition – October 2011)

Joe Delucci’s gelato joedeluccis.com We’ve often seen Joe Delucci’s gelato at Bluewater and my kids love the scooter seats. So we stopped and bought a few scoops, this isn’t your ordinary run of… Continue reading

The English Launderette

The guys behind Rock Lobsta created a pop-up Launderette-style super club in Shoreditch last week – the English Launderette. If we’d been able to go when it first started, this blog would’ve been… Continue reading

Cây Tre Soho, 42-43 Dean Street, London W1 4PZ

After our cocktails at the Savoy‘s The American Bar (ooh get us!) we wandered along to Soho to try our first ever Vietnamese meal. The owner, Hieu Bui, 35 has four Vietnamese restaurants in London, the… Continue reading

Dishoom at the London Restaurant Festival 2011

Dishoom is taking part in the London Restaurant Festival for a second year running with four brilliant menus, we think they’re great value too. Being huge Dishoom fans we were eager to come along.… Continue reading

DrinkScan by YorkTest Laboratories

Well, to start with, this isn’t one of our usual blogs. Reason 1: We didn’t eat anything. Reason 2: We weren’t reviewing a bar and Reason 3: We were talking to doctors who had… Continue reading

Hieu Bui, Grilled!

Hieu Bui, 35, is the owner of four Vietnamese London restaurants, the last being the popular Cay Tre Soho which we visited last week, blog post to follow. He’s given us some fantastic… Continue reading

Meatballs at The Quality Chop House, 92-94 Farringdon Road, London EC1R 3EA ** MEATBALLS IS NOW CLOSED**

Wow, this place is special. We have been looking forward to coming to Meatballs for weeks, it’s not been open long but long enough for us to lust after it. Inspired by a… Continue reading

Shaun Rankin, Grilled!

Yorkshire-born chef Shaun learned the trade at the Mayfair Hotel in London, he’s been living in one of my favourite places in the world for the past sixteen years – Jersey. I spent… Continue reading

Satsuma, 56 Wardour Street, London W1D 4JG ** SATSUMA IS NOW CLOSED**

Ah, Satsuma. This place has been going for years, I recall visiting once when I worked just around the corner donkeys years back.. I was excited to return to see for myself how… Continue reading

Giraffe Bar and Grill Soho, 11 Frith Street, London W1D 4RB ** GIRAFFE IS NOW CLOSED**

Giraffe’s all grown-up. This spin-off branch in Soho is hopefully the first of many more of the chain’s new adult-friendly restaurants. Known for being a family restaurant, step into any Giraffe and you’re… Continue reading

Kanteen at K West Hotel & Spa, Richmond Way London W14 0AX

Totally ravenous after our spa time (see previous post) we headed upstairs in the K West hotel to Kanteen. A small, dark and pretty much empty room greeted us. On a mezzanine floor… Continue reading

K Spa at the K West Hotel, Richmond Way, London W14 0AX

I had been longing to visit this spa for about a year, and last week we finally made it down there. I always thought Shepherd’s Bush was 8 million mikes away, hence never… Continue reading

Tim Anderson, Grilled!

Former bar manager at the Euston Tap, Tim, 26 was the youngest ever winner of Masterchef this year, John Torode said his cooking was the “best culinary explosion” the programme had ever seen.… Continue reading

Thai Square,166-170 Shaftesbury Avenue, London, WC2H 8JB

… soon led to a very dated dining area! My dear friend and best-man Keith accompanied me on this restaurant outing, being a fellow Thai lover, and were long overdue a catch up.… Continue reading

Will Beckett, Grilled!

The Hawksmoor has been hailed by critics and bloggers alike as one of the greatest London restaurants. A quote on their website from Jay Rayner states ‘The best steak I have eaten in… Continue reading

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