Category Archives: Square Meal – blogger reviews

Portland 113 with Loire Valley Wines

We were invited to dinner hosted by Loire Valley wines and Square Meal at Portland 113. We were really interested to explore the range of wines on offer and hoped they would bring back happy memories of our holidays in … Continue reading

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Ed’s Easy Diner- Trocadero

We went to the Trocadero branch of this chain and were greeted by very friendly Angelo (Branch Manager). We plumped for the bottomless coffee as it was cold outside, and settled down to wait for our burgers and enjoyed our … Continue reading

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Valentine’s Day Food Safari

We were lucky enough to win the Square Meal/ Avery UK Valentine’s day competition. This was like a food safari, champagne and scallops in Chiswell Street Dining Rooms, dinner at Hawksmoor Spitalfields, followed by more champagne at Searcy’s at The … Continue reading

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Early breakfast at Hummingbird Bakery, Islington

As I no longer work near Angel, I miss the warm welcome I always got at this newest member to the Hummingbird family, and the airy bright feel you are greeted with when you walked into this branch. It was … Continue reading

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Brasserie dinner at 1 Lombard Street, Bank

I went for dinner with a friend to 1 Lombard street to try their modern European menu. They have a stunning glass cupola – a centrepiece dome designed by Italian architect Pietro Agostini. It makes the lovely elegant dining area … Continue reading

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The Stew House pop-up at The Dead Dolls House, Hoxton

We went to check out The Stew House at The Dead Dolls House, as we were keen to experience a pop-up there (we had been for a private event previously and so were curious to see what they had done … 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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Happy 10th Birthday Hummingbird Bakery – Getting into the birthday spirit with a cupcake blowout!

What better way to get into the birthday spirit and share the Hummingbird birthday love with friends than with a cupcake blowout! New Year diets? 🙂 Lovely selection of Black Bottom, Tiramisu, Cookies & Cream and Chocolate Frosting & Chocolate … Continue reading

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Hummingbird Bakery – the perfect place for dessert and a rest whilst on the move.

Yesterday, I had gone to meet a friend for a catch up and after a nice bite to eat at Wholefoods in High Street Kensington, we decided to wander over to the second branch of one of my favourite bakeries … Continue reading

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The perfect way to cure those January Blues – check out Kamps bakery chain

A few days back, on my way back home, I decided to detour through Central London near Warren Street in search of the ISEH (Institute of Sport, Exercise & Health – HCA healthcare group linked with UCLH) on Tottenham Court … Continue reading

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