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Pitt Cue, A Meat Eater's Paradise

I must admit that barbecue style food is slowly becoming my favourite kind of cuisine and London is becoming the ultimate playground for it. So when my American friend challenged me to beating their s…

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Fox & Anchor - how the City used to live

I won't eat rubbish food. Full stop. Period. But sometimes there are reasons other than a five star rating for visiting a restaurant. The Fox & Anchor public house in London's Smithfield (the meat ma…

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Barrafina, A taste of Spain in London

I usually try to avoid no-reservation restaurants as patience is not my greatest quality and I don’t particularly enjoy watching other people eat while I’m desperately waiting for a table.

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Pavilion Of Italian Tradition

When a restaurant – anywhere but especially in central London – can claim over a quarter of a century in its present incarnation, and over forty years of total life including other premises, then it m…

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Leon – Between The Street And A Hard Place

Street food in London is unrecognisable now from just a few years ago. Street markets such as Exmouth Street and Leather Lane – both in the Farringdon area – which were once dominated by fruit and veg…

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Deep South In London’s North-West

By Jessica Goldstein
Joe’s Southern Kitchen, Kentish Town
North London’s Kentish Town is home to great pubs, delis and the odd bargain store. Loved by many (avoided by some), this long h…

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Joyeux Bordel-London

Joyeux Bordel, which translates as Happy mess (or brothel, depending on the context!), is a new cocktail bar found on Curtain Road, in the heart of trendy Shoreditch. The entrance is well hidden, with…

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Old Tom & English- 1960s Style London

Old Tom and English is hidden away in an 18th‑century basement in the heart of Soho, on Wardour Streeet. Very strangely this is the exact same spot where I took my partner for her birthday last year o…

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