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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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Fika – a great Swedish restaurant in Brick Lane!

I went with a friend to Fika, after she heard great things about this place from a Swedish colleague – and we were both keen to check this place out. It had a great airy, open feel to it even … 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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Dishoom – Shoreditch branch

An impressively designed and decorated place from the entrance to this branch to when you walk into and dine at this location. There are beautiful flowers along the entry path with picnic benches for enjoying cocktails and food al fresco … Continue reading

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Cubana stall – part of We Are Waterloo Festival

We thoroughly enjoyed the wonderful flavours of the slow-cooked Cuban pork, and decided to succumb to the tempting donuts on offer – particularly loved the caramel and orange honey glazed ones. Mauricio, it was great talking to you. Now we … Continue reading

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Olmeca Tequila Tasting and Dinner at Wahaca Waterloo

Love this location as it does not get crazily busy like Covent Garden branch, is light and airy, and you can have a relaxed meal here without getting hastled by crowds of people. We went to Wahaca Waterloo for a … Continue reading

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The Parlour, Canary Wharf – Summer Party 17.07.2013

The Parlour has a great location in Canada Square in Canary Wharf, and wonderful outside space to relax with friends in this lovely, hot, sunny weather; or if you are feeling a bit more energetic then you can place some … Continue reading

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Slider Decider at The Gun, Docklands

We went to The Gun in Docklands to eagerly watch the 25 finalists, chefs from various well known restaurants, competing for the best slider spot. During the heats, The Gun team ensured we were feed and watered with beers and … Continue reading

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