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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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Creole Kitchen at tiki paradise The Beachcomber Bar, Bayswater!

We trekked across town to Bayswater to check out the pop up in The Beachcomber Bar by Creole Kitchen chef and cookery writer Vanessa Bolosier. We kicked off with plantain chips, plus bokit (spiced dough) and saltfish fritters served with … Continue reading

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It’s back! The London Coffee Festival at Old Truman Brewery, Brick Lane – 7th to 10th April, 2016

We are very excited that The London Coffee Festival is back from 7-10th April! Check out the cool line-up for the Coffee Masters competition: http://www.londoncoffeefestival.com/WhatsOn/CoffeeMasters   Get discounted tickets in advance, so you don’t miss out: 2 tickets for £25 … Continue reading

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Maison Blanc, Muswell Hill

We were invited to review Maison Blanc, I’ve only ever been there for their cakes so we were intrigued to work our way through a bit more of the menu. The Muswell Hill branch has recently been refurbished and looks … 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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Crib de Rib, South Kensington

We went to the pre-launch of the renovated Crib de Rib to check out what they had done. Got a warm welcome from Jean-Claude (Maitre d’) and Paolo (General Manager). Also, enthusiastic Jean-Claude took us on a quick tour of … Continue reading

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My Perfect London day

I remember when I first moved to London from rural Essex. Everything was new and exciting, I would run around town every weekend agog at the vast array of festivals, theatres, galleries and restaurants. Nothing was too niche for me … Continue reading

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Tommi’s Burger Joint, King’s Road

We went to check out Tommi’s Burger Joint on the King’s Road, as we were nearby shopping. A great vibe and friendly staff greet you when you enter. Both of us plumped for their offer of the century: burger, fries … 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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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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