Dinner & Drinks Category

Wednesday 01 August, 2012

A Little Of What You Fancy – Dalston

A Little Of What You Fancy is a gem of a place. It has no signage (other than a sandwich board) and a very unassuming entrance, it’s definitely gained popularity through word of mouth rather than by making a show of itself…

Saturday 28 July, 2012

The Breakfast Club – Hoxton

I’ve had a bit of a love hate relationship with the Breakfast Club. On the one hand, it looks great, there is lots of space and they serve delicious highly fattening comfort food…

Monday 16 July, 2012

The Dove – Hackney

Once upon a time I used to grumble about people who frequented the Dove. I felt they were smug that they had such a great local pub and really wanted to rub it in. I have to admit it was because I felt left out. I am now one of the smug ones. I was [...]

Tuesday 10 July, 2012

The Book Club – Shoreditch

Bookclub is great on all accounts (apart from the fact they stop serving coffee at 6 but that’s ok). As you can see it’s plenty spacious and they serve food throughout the day…

Wednesday 04 July, 2012

Market Cafe – Hackney

I like everything about Market Cafe except for the type of food. It’s not bad, in fact the asparagus risotto I had was delicious. It’s just that I find it over-complicated, every option seemed well, a bit risky…

Thursday 28 June, 2012

Riding House Cafe – Oxford Circus

Riding House Cafe is gorgeous. It’s very civilised for central London and reminds me a lot of Pastis in New York without the nauseating British ex-pat vibe…

Sunday 13 May, 2012

Hurwundeki Café – Bethnal Green

Ever since it first opened, Hurwundeki has been one of my favourite cafes. I had been a big fan of their boutiques which sold a great selection of vintage and their own label…