Category Archives: French

Bistro Mirey, London

We discovered Mirey’s bistro tucked away down a quiet Islington side street, currently popping up in the Charles Lamb pub. As an added bonus we managed to score an outside table in the sun it was the perfect place for … Continue reading

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Wine and cake pairings at Maison Blanc!

Maison Blanc has started doing wine and cake pairings, hurrah!! Well frankly I couldn’t think of a better way to while away an evening by enjoying two of my favourite things in the beautiful garden at Maison Blanc Fulham Road. … Continue reading

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Paul French Bakery & Restaurant, Covent Garden

Most of you will know Paul as the French bakery chain (personally I think they’re one of the few places in London to do authentically great croissants on par with ones you would find in France). But they’ve now got … Continue reading

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Coming Soon: Le Chalet, arriving at Selfridges Roof Top venue from the 22nd October, 2014!

  Arriving in 9 days and counting: Le Chalet is arriving on the rooftop of Selfridges (in the place of current sister restaurant On the Roof with Q) on 22nd October, 2014, bringing an Alpine-style BBQ menu with its Hot Chocolate … Continue reading

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VQ Bloomsbury – a great place for recharging your batteries whatever the time of day (or night)!

We went to Vingt-Quatre (VQ) Bloomsbury as we had heard great things about VQ – including an endorsement from Gordon Ramsay of their Chelsea branch (it is one of his favourite places to take his family). The concept is to … Continue reading

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La Pâtisserie des Rêves – the cake shop of your dreams

La Pâtisserie des Rêves looks almost more like an art gallery than a cake shop, individual cakes presented on plinths under glass teardrops. This is oddly apposite as these cakes are works of art. Everything is designed by Philippe Conticini (chef patron) … Continue reading

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Kusmi Tea launches in Marylebone, London!

I was invited to the opening of the new Kusmi tea boutique in Marylebone. Kusmi is an old Russian tea brand whose founders fled to Paris after the revolution in 1917. The boutique is a lovely calming space, whose staff … Continue reading

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Galvin Bistro de Luxe 8th Birthday

We arrived at Galvin Bistrot de Luxe for their 8th Birthday celebrations and received a warm welcome from Sarah (reception team). Also, Naomi (reservations manager) had kindly organised with Kevin (Kevin Trew, Head Chef) a special gluten-free birthday menu which … Continue reading

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