Wednesday 02 November, 2011

Toff’s – Muswell Hill


Toff’s is what Muswell Hill is famous for. They serve the kind of fish and chips which I crave unbelievably when I’m abroad as nowhere…

Saturday 22 October, 2011

Brick Lane Coffee – Brick Lane


Brick Lane Coffee was one of the first of this type of cafe, I mean the homey, cluttered type which encourages people to read magazines and…

Sunday 16 October, 2011

Cafe Oto – Dalston


Now here’s a good one, Cafe Oto. Although it is a bit weird. It’s one huge room very sparingly furnished. If you sit alongside the window it’s great and everyone does which makes the rest of the room somewhat redundant…

Sunday 02 October, 2011

Arch 389 – Hackney


This is such a good retro furniture shop. I was in need of an ergonomic chair for my desk as the one I have is one of those little french cafe style chairs which frankly are damn uncomfortable over any length of time…

Wednesday 21 September, 2011

Hunter S – De Beauvoir Town


Owned by the same people who run the gorgeous Hemingway pub next to Victoria Park, the Hunter S is another great triumph. It has a lovely…

Friday 09 September, 2011

Foxcroft & Ginger – Soho


Foxcroft & Ginger is a pretty good cafe for Central London, which I try to avoid specially on weekends due to the mobs. I was there on Saturday though, I’d arranged to meet Mazzi and Lottie…

Thursday 01 September, 2011

St John Bread and Wine – Spitalfields


St.John Bread and Wine is like a sophisticated greasy spoon with a simple, smart and unfussy interior. They serve British food such as…

Thursday 25 August, 2011

The Cake Hole – Hackney


Hidden at the back of Vintage Heaven, a vintage china shop on Columbia Road, is the perfect English tearoom. Then again that is the look…