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Jazzgir, Canary Wharf, London

Jazzgir, Canary Wharf, London

Theatrical cuisine, live jazz, top cocktails: that’s music to my ears. Jazzgir restaurant and cocktail bar brings an affable sense of poise and whimsy to the burgeoning evening scene of Canary Wharf. The name Jazzgir means ‘spoilt girl’ and were left feeling just like one. […]

London Food Map: Restaurants You Need To Check Out

London Food Map: Restaurants You Need To Check Out

For a while I’ve been collating all the restaurant recommendations I get from people so I have a ‘hit list’ of quality places in London I can check out. I was doing all sorts of spreadsheets, then realised something with a geographical aspect would be […]

Chin Chin Dessert Club, Soho, London

Chin Chin Dessert Club, Soho, London

The Willy Wonka of the London dessert scene, Chin Chin exploded at Camden Market (not literally). Now they’ve since opened another store right on Greek Street in Soho. This was dangerously close to my office. I ended up doing a cheeky dessert run on a few tired afternoons.

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HipChips, Soho, London

HipChips, Soho, London

An admirable concept, but it just doesn’t do anything for me. The mission objective of HipChips is fancy chips, or as you say here in the UK, crisps. But all the indulgence and fun in a packet of chips gets sucked away and replaced by […]

Tonkotsu, Soho, London

Tonkotsu, Soho, London

Tonkotsu is one of my preferred ramen joints in the city. There’s less of a crowd than say, Bone Daddies, and the location can sometimes be more convenient than the likes of Kanada-ya. I’ve frequented at both lunch and dinner times and I’ve been pleased […]

Foxlow, Soho, London

Foxlow, Soho, London

Foxlow arrived to the crowded Soho scene earlier this year and launched with a buzzing half price offer. This was enough incentive to get a dining group from the office along. The style is British-Euro and it’s reasonably good, but might need some time to find it’s feet amongst the myriad of other food options about. Brunch is another, unexplored story.

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Tombo Poke Matcha Bar,  Soho, London

Tombo Poke Matcha Bar, Soho, London

I’ve had two experiences at Tombo Poke Matcha Bar in Soho. Once with the takeaway via MealPal and another for a sit down group meal. For both experiences I do find the food at Tombo Poke tasty and of high quality but the portions are […]

Florentine Restaurant & Bar, Lambeth, London

Florentine Restaurant & Bar, Lambeth, London

The influences are diverse, the food is aplenty and our brunch at Florentine concludes as a roaring success. My friend Craig and I had a fantastic time checking out the new-ish restaurant and bar that’s part of the Park Plaza Waterloo. It’s minutes from South […]

Hoppers, Soho, London

Hoppers, Soho, London

One of my absolute favourite restaurants in London is Hoppers. And I’m not alone there, there is a constant stream of fans also queuing for this authentic Sri Lankan experience. Expect to wait some time if you’re coming during the usual dinner and lunch rush. It gets hectic!

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