Wednesday 29 September, 2010

Island Queen – Islington


Depending on whose reading this I’m probably not the best qualified person to write up pubs mainly because I know absolutely nothing about beer. I’m told the choice of beer at the Island Queen is second to none with a huge selection on tap, not that this is something I would notice…

Monday 20 September, 2010

Three Kings – Clerkenwell


Don’t be fooled by the name. I know, if there was a penny for every pub called the ‘Duke of York’ or the ‘Three Kings’ we’d all be rich but on this occasion…

Sunday 12 September, 2010

Rochelle Canteen – Shoreditch


The best thing about this place is the fact that you would never know it was here unless you knew it was here. Part of a school and hidden behind a tall brick wall, you have to ring a buzzer to get in…

Tuesday 07 September, 2010

Paul Rothe & Son – Marylebone


With walls lined with a collection of honey’s, marmalades and chutney’s as well as various novelty gifts this really is a small village shop from a long gone age…

Wednesday 01 September, 2010

Hookah Lounge – Brick Lane


A quirky little Moroccan cafe (or maybe it’s Turkish? or Lebanese perhaps? I never know the difference) on Brick Lane with tiny ornate tables…

Thursday 26 August, 2010

LMNT – Dalston


I think I would have to say that LMNT is my favourite restaurant in London. On approach it looks like your usual skanky Dalston pub. However on closer inspection I begin to realise this is not your standard pub…

Tuesday 17 August, 2010

Radio Days – Waterloo


When it comes to vintage I think London trumps any other city. (Apart from Tokyo perhaps) Well yes every vintage store sells the same stuff like it’s all sourced from some giant warehouse in the sky but at least it’s all somewhat affordable…

Tuesday 10 August, 2010

Past Caring – Islington


This is the kind of place I’d recommend if you were looking for something random like say, a dressmakers dummy or an antique mousetrap…