Category Archives: steak

Mango Tree – masterclass with Ian Pengelley & a Royal Thai dinner

We were invited to Mango Tree, the European flagship Thai restaurant for the Asian Cocoa Restaurants Group, for a special Thai and Pan-Asian cookery masterclass with the legendary Ian Pengelley (Executive Head Chef at Mango Tree) and a Thai meal … Continue reading

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Cabana – now open in Wembley!

We visited the new bright and colourful Cabana in Wembley’s London Designer Outlet for their menu preview. During this we gave their menu a pretty good workout and I have to say it was hard to fault. We kicked proceedings … Continue reading

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Birthday dinner in cool bar at Hawksmoor Spitalfield

I’ve been wanting to try the Hawksmoor bar for ages and seeing as mine and my brother’s birthdays are close together it seemed the perfect opportunity to try it out. Jason had got delayed as he works in South London … Continue reading

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Reef, Beef and Bubbles at The Parlour, Canary Wharf Family Screen and Treats from Ideas Box

We went to The Parlour to try their current deal: Reef, Beef and Bubbles – a half lobster with 4 oz steak and chips served with a glass of prosecco. Pleased to have got Connor again looking after our table, … Continue reading

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The Grill On the Market – a tale of 2 visits

We went for brunch and got the steak, eggs and unlimited prosecco deal, which seemed to be good value at £15. The steak was of poor quality,  tough, chewy and gristly; and of the 3 steaks at the table not … Continue reading

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Surf and Turf at The Parlour

The Parlour in Canary Wharf is a Drake and Morgan place right on Canada Square Park in Canary Wharf. It has lovely outside seating but it gets very busy in the evenings, make sure you book. I got a Mojito … Continue reading

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Hawksmoor Guildhall Wedding Showcase – a great historic location for a wedding

We were invited by Alice Henderson, PR & Marketing Manager for Hawksmoor, to Hawksmoor Guildhall to hear about their wedding packages and to sample the drinks, cocktails and food available to wedding parties. First we tucked into a lovely selection … Continue reading

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Flat Iron – now a permanent fixture on Beak Street

We went to Flat Iron and were greeted by smiling and very pleasant owner Charlie Carroll, whose team looked after all people in the long line with fab popcorn. When we got in, we wondered down to the cool bar; … Continue reading

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De La Panza, Argentian Bodegon

We were invited to a parillada masterclass at this neighbourhood restaurant. First a cookery masterclass with lovely head chef Ernesto followed by the main event, the parillada itself. It is a mixed grill featuring different cuts of steak matched with … Continue reading

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Goodman, City Branch

So a top notch steak house in the city, hmm I can’t believe it hasn’t happened before now. Goodman is fitting in like a hand into a glove. We went on only the second day it was open and it … Continue reading

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