Saturday 29 December, 2012

MC Motors – Dalston


It was when I was at Ruby’s in Dalston that I discovered MC Motors. I say ‘discovered’ the truth was I was chatting to Tom the owner of Ruby’s and he mentioned MC Motors a few times…

Saturday 22 December, 2012

Rough Luxe Hotel – Kings Cross


The Rough Luxe is a fantastic little boutique hotel where every room is different from the next and each has an interesting piece of contemporary art on the wall. It’s handy in terms of location…

Friday 21 December, 2012

Zetter Town House – Clerkenwell


I challenge you to find a cosier bar then the Zetter Town House. Both eccentric luxury hotel and all day bar, it’s so very English like a stylish drunken aristocrat…

Saturday 15 December, 2012

Ruby’s – Dalston


I love the concept of a speakeasy bar, somewhere tucked away, with no obvious signage, a seating only policy meaning that you are guaranteed a seat and an atmosphere that takes you back in time a bit like that Woody Allen film, Midnight in Paris…

Monday 10 December, 2012

Bumpkin – Notting HIll


Bumpkin is good old favourite of mine and I think it’s safe to say that it’s a Notting Hill institution. The food is consistently great and you’ll find it’s frequented by wealthy regulars on a consistent basis…

Wednesday 05 December, 2012

Casa Morita – Brixton


Once upon a time the only safe place to eat in Brixton Market was Rosie’s Deli. Now there is too much choice! Nearby Brixton Village has seriously given Brixton Market a leg up the ladder…

Tuesday 04 December, 2012

Brunswick House – Vauxhall


The first thing you might think when you walk out of Vauxhall tube station is “where the hell am I? This can’t be right?” but have faith, keep walking through the land that property developers forgot until you get to an incredibly elegant Georgian house overlooking a nightmarish tangled roundabout…

Friday 30 November, 2012

The Russet – Hackney


Once you start heading further away from Broadway Market the cafes become by no means less abundant just a little more spread out…