Food & Dining

  • Busaba Eathai
    Busaba Eathai (Restaurant)
    Posted in: Food & Dining, Reviews

    The Busaba Eathai restaurants are 12-strong across London giving the capital’s hustled and bustled a much needed pinch of Buddhist philosophy in their dining environments. Central to that philosophy is the concept of Sookjai, roughly translated as ‘happy heart’ or ‘to enjoy’ which will prove attractive to many of the customers who find such a […]

  • Del'Ish Persian Restaurant
    Del’Ish (Restaurant)
    Posted in: Food & Dining, Reviews

    The aptly named Del’Ish restaurant wasn’t the most packed you might have come across during  lunch hours but the food was just as the title suggested. This Persian restaurant in the heart of West London, a convenient two or three minutes from Warren Street tube, faces stiff competition from the excellent selection of such establishments […]

  • Arancina Pizzeria, Bayswater
    Pizza for Professionals
    Posted in: Food & Dining, Highlights

    Arancina Sicilian Pizzeria, Bayswater holds a regular Wednesday night networking and socialising event for young professionals where you are invited to sample their free buffet and purchase Italian cocktails. The aperitivo menu includes Aperol Spritz, Bellini, Prosecco, Campari Spritz and Martini Negroni with a selection of pizzas straight out of the oven and other gourmet […]

  • Hoppers Restaurant Frith Street, London
    Hoppers (Restaurant)
    Posted in: Food & Dining, Reviews

    What’s all the fuss about Hoppers? Well the fuss is that you could almost walk past this small, modestly marked out Sri Lankan restaurant on Frith Street, Soho yet it has been gathering press because it is the first time a restaurant that doesn’t accept bookings is adjudged as the Best New Restaurant by BMW […]

  • Pho (Restaurant)
    Posted in: Food & Dining, Reviews

    Pho To Go? You could make light about their catchy slogan but there’s nothing lightweight about the food served up in this Vietnamese restaurant. The street-friendly name conjures up a fast food snacky feel but it is anything but that. In the highly competitive food service industry it sounds like a half-hearted attempt to stop […]

  • Tenshi Japanese Restaurant
    Tenshi (Restaurant)
    Posted in: Food & Dining, Reviews

    If you’ve been left disappointed by the increasing selection of restaurants that promise much and deliver little and are looking for an eatery that packs a quiet punch, then wedged conveniently in that niche between cosy snack joint and full-on restaurant lies a modest little Japanese restaurant called Tenshi. This superb establishment on Upper Street, […]

  • Tina, We Salute You
    Tina, We Salute You
    Posted in: Bars & Clubs, Food & Dining, Highlights

    Hot new café bar Tina, We Salute You is creating waves in London’s newest community, the East Village, Stratford. A second outpost of the popular Dalston café. Tina E20 epitomises cool, with its shabby chic décor and interchanging window murals. It’s a great place to sit back, relax and watch the world go by, all […]

  • Trew Era Cafe
    Russell’s Brand
    Posted in: Food & Dining, Highlights

    It would be unfair to visit comedian Russell Brand’s Trew Era Cafe simply to sample its vegetarian cuisine when the history behind this venture makes it even more of a curiosity and also proves that some celebrities do have hearts as well as wallets. Brand famously made a stand against developers who wanted to uproot […]

  • Cereal Killer
    Cereal Killer Cafe
    Posted in: Food & Dining, Reviews

    It has definitely found a niche market and enjoyed some unique publicity on its launch (if unique is the right word) but is Brick Lane’s Cereal Killer Cafe an aye or nay? The brainchild of hipster entrepreneurs and Irish twins Alan and Gary Keely it seems an innocent enough concept and was regarded as a […]

  • Absurd Bird
    Absurd Bird (Restaurant)
    Posted in: Food & Dining, Reviews

    From the publicity literature it’s difficult to work out whether Absurd Bird is a fast-food joint or a restaurant. You’ll not gain too much insight from their website, it’s decorated with wacky images of cartoon chickens which are a tad misleading. A visit to this recently opened eaterie tucked away on a busy corner of […]