Drinks & Cocktails Category

Wednesday 10 October, 2012

Ombra – Bethnal Green

I’m not too well equipped really to go into too much depth about Ombra as I didn’t actually have any food here, I just got a drink as they have a really great outdoor terrace…

Thursday 30 August, 2012

L’Entrepot (Borough Wines) – Hackney Downs

Inbetween a skip and a Tesco Express is the last place I would expect to find a place like L’Entrepot. Owned by Borough Wines, this wine bar/cafe is a brilliant addition to a very quickly up and coming area…

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…

Monday 02 July, 2012

Florist Arms – Bethnal Green

Situated on a quiet residential street, The Florist Arms is a brilliant little local pub. It’s a friendly place with red boudoir style wallpaper, velvet stools and big leather couches complete with tasseled lanterns and fairy lights just to complete the kitsch-shabby-chic look…

Thursday 24 May, 2012

Old Shoreditch Station – Shoreditch

Old Shoreditch Station is easily one of my favourite cafés in London due to the fact it’s rare that you see anyone in there who is not either consciously or subconsciously dressed in black or white…