Category Archives: present ideas

Four To Eight, tucked away in Covent Garden

We went to Four to Eight, a modern Italian, in Covent Garden to try out their new brunch menu. We kicked things off with cocktails, I went for the Blood Orange Margarita, which was actually a lot sweeter than I … Continue reading

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A hidden gem in North London- Bayleaf

A post shared by Jason & Chiara Pinto (@goantolondon) on Jul 16, 2017 at 6:03am PDT   So we may have found our new favourite Indian restaurant tucked away in Whetsone. We kicked things off with cocktails, we got a … Continue reading

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An evening of gelato tasting at Marine Ices, Camden!

On a bright summer’s evening, we headed off to Camden for a gelato tasting session at Marine Ices. Love the wisteria, especially when it is in full bloom! After a warm welcome from Eddie and Kitty, we settled down with … Continue reading

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Bento lunch at Engawa, London

We were excited to be visiting Engawa, a small, upmarket Japanese dining room found on a side street off Shaftesbury Avenue, serving Kobe beef-focused set meals from an open kitchen, and were impressed by the bright airy feel and contemporary … 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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Dinner at Chai Wu, Harrods

After a warm greeting from Ian and team, we settled down to dinner. As we did not know where to start, we decided to opt to be in the capable hands of Ian providing us with a chef’s selection of … Continue reading

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Drifting through a lazy Sunday in the City!

We went for a joint mother’s day/ our parents 40th wedding anniversary celebrations to The Drift in the Heron Tower. The entrance is tucked down a little side street next to the building rather than at the front. When you … Continue reading

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Travel Guide to Eastern Australia – Sydney, Bondi Beach, Brisbane, Cairns

If you are planning a trip to Sydney and travelling up east coast of Australia, here is some stuff we liked, as well as some suggestions from friends of ours, and that you may find fun and places we would … Continue reading

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The London Coffee Festival at Old Truman Brewery, Brick Lane

We went to meet Jesse and Arya from Nuffnang UK and fellow bloggers, and experience The London Coffee Festival together. It was great to be able to walk straight passed the massive queues creeping round the corner, and into the … Continue reading

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Dinner at Foxtrot Oscar

We went for dinner to Foxtrot Oscar, the more casual Gordon Ramsey restaurant on Royal Hospital Road (the other is his flagship 3 michelin star gaff which would have been nice but is a bit out of our price range!). … Continue reading

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