Archive for Eating out

Grown up curry in Peckham

by ALI BLACKMAN There’s no denying that us Brits LOVE a curry.  But the drunken, late night, fire- inducing vindaloo, isn’t my idea of a good night. Cue Ganapati in edgy Peckham (it’s where the cool kids hang out – some I’m told).  OK, you’ll need to trot on down to Pecks to get your […]

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The salon that never sleeps In between busy jobs, hectic social lives and all sorts else, finding a hair appointment at a time to suit can sometimes prove much trickier than it ought to be. Cue the rise of the 24 hour salon. Neil Cornelius on Bond Street offers all services round-the-clock Tuesday to Saturday. No, […]

‘Posh Indian’ food with Brick Lane prices and taste at Namaaste Kicthen

When it comes to going out for Indian food in London, I usually head to one of three failsafe, tried and tested places: Aladin on Brick Lane – the best curry house I’ve been to along the infamous curry mile strip; more £ than £££ Spices balti house on Chapel Market  – another BYOB restaurant, […]

Kerbisher & Malt arrives in Clapham

by VICTORIA The unexpected, torrential downpour on our way to the newly opened Kerbisher and Malt on Clapham’s Abbeville Road did little to dampen our spirits as we arrived at the newest incarnation of what is fast becoming known as London’s only fish and chip joint. Shaking off the wet dog look, we were welcomed by the friendly and attentive staff and […]

Great food, tasty wine and a summer roof terrace at Vivo, N1

Islington’s Upper Street is not short of a good place to eat; any new eatery certainly has its work cut out! But for Vivo - Upper Street’s latest Italian offering – success appears to have come easily. Opened in October 2013 by brothers Will and Ben Thompson, Vivo – a bakery, restaurant and bar concept – provides […]

Feast@Fitzrovia: Mon 30th June – Fri 4th July

On Monday 30th June, Fitzrovia – home of many a great food joint – will launch its first ever, week-long food festival, Feast@Fitzrovia. Throughout the week,  eateries – both large and small – will be showcasing special menus and promotions,  from Michelin starred food to the Friday ‘Chilli’ Challenge. Highlights include: The Three Chefs – Tuesday 1st July The headline act […]


I always think it’s a pity that in so many of London’s most impressive areas and buildings, only the larger restaurant chains can afford the rents. Take the Southbank, for example: with its amazing views of London’s skyline it seems a pity that the area outside the Festival Hall is dominated with the likes of […]

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