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Balance Box Review

Summer is coming and we are officially in beach body preparation mode but even with the best intentions in mind, eating healthily can be hard with hidden calories and misjudged portion sizes ready to trip us up at the first hurdle. Never fear though as it doesn’t have to be all that complicated thanks to Balance Box – a food delivery service that delivers meals straight to your door be it at work or home. You get breakfast, lunch and dinner with a mid-morning and mid-afternoon snack thrown in; you can choose from either the Lighter Plan for those on […]

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Butler’s Wharf Chophouse

It was so romantic here I would’ve proposed if I wasn’t with my Mother. The dim lights and views of London Bridge made my heart swoon in a way that no man ever has. For a second I considered proposing to myself but then realised that society just wasn’t ready for this. They’ve barely cottoned onto the whole gay marriage thing. Idiots. The staff were fantastic here. Our waiter was from Egypt and should’ve been in comedy. This man here knew the craic. He was more of a banter tender than a bartender…round of applause? It was a delight to […]

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Butler’s Wharf Chophouse

It was so romantic here I would’ve proposed if I wasn’t with my Mother. The dim lights and views of London Bridge made my heart swoon in a way that no man ever has. For a second I considered proposing to myself but then realised that society just wasn’t ready for this. They’ve barely cottoned onto the whole gay marriage thing. Idiots. The staff were fantastic here. Our waiter was from Egypt and should’ve been in comedy. This man here knew the craic. He was more of a banter tender than a bartender…round of applause? It was a delight to […]

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Inn The Park

From the outside it looked like some sort of mutant beaver on steroids had taken up home here. From the inside it looked like sea world – after Free Willy had died that is. The bathrooms were especially prominent in this style of decor, if you can call it style at all. Upon arrival we met the hostess, swapped the usual boring pleasantries and were shown to our royal blue seats. Unimpressed with the exterior but relaxed and calm from the ducks in the park we set to order. The menu was pricey so we were expecting something extraordinary. Drinks […]

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Joe’s Southern Kitchen Review

Joe’s Southern Kitchen has just extended its Creole inspired food from Covent Garden to a new venue location in Kentish Town, North London. It seems like an unusual area choice as on first appearance it comes across quite derelict, although it has been described as an up and coming town so maybe not all hope is lost. Once inside Joe’s though it’s a totally different story with the brand spanking new décor taking its inspiration from the deep south of the US with red leather booths, a wooden bar and exposed bricks. There are not enough restaurants like this in […]

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The Rum Kitchen review

The Rum Kitchen is a Caribbean inspired beach shack restaurant and cocktail bar with two sites in Soho and Notting Hill. We found ourselves heading to the Notting Hill venue, rather fittingly the morning after a night out in the area. Hungry and looking for a hangover cure we were excited to be trying an alternative to the usual greasy spoon. Slightly jaded and walking from Ladbroke Grove station feeling shaky and in need of a cure to the horrendous self-induced hangover, the offer of brunch at Rum Kitchen was a welcome one. We knew that what we really needed […]

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The Rum Kitchen review

The Rum Kitchen is a Caribbean inspired beach shack restaurant and cocktail bar with two sites in Soho and Notting Hill. We found ourselves heading to the Notting Hill venue, rather fittingly the morning after a night out in the area. Hungry and looking for a hangover cure we were excited to be trying an alternative to the usual greasy spoon. Slightly jaded and walking from Ladbroke Grove station feeling shaky and in need of a cure to the horrendous self-induced hangover, the offer of brunch at Rum Kitchen was a welcome one. We knew that what we really needed […]

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Basement Sate

Sometimes you get bars that try to be cool and sometimes you get bars that just are cool. Basement Sate definitely belongs to the latter. Their new chef Kelly Nadiarian has recently launched a unique menu which includes cocktails such as Turtle Avenue (dark & white rum, spiced pineapple syrup, coconut water) and Thunder Cloud (tequila, aperol, blueberry vinegar, lemonade). The winner of the trio definitely has to be the Jessica Rabbit (gin, golden syrup, elderflower, carrot juice). An original and playful combination –  which is commendable but the fact that this cocktail tastes as good as it sounds made […]

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Basement Sate

Sometimes you get bars that try to be cool and sometimes you get bars that just are cool. Basement Sate definitely belongs to the latter. Their new chef Kelly Nadiarian has recently launched a unique menu which includes cocktails such as Turtle Avenue (dark & white rum, spiced pineapple syrup, coconut water) and Thunder Cloud (tequila, aperol, blueberry vinegar, lemonade). The winner of the trio definitely has to be the Jessica Rabbit (gin, golden syrup, elderflower, carrot juice). An original and playful combination –  which is commendable but the fact that this cocktail tastes as good as it sounds made […]

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The House of Peroni

When it comes to summer there are two things that go hand in hand:  drinking and doing it alfresco, I’m referring to drinking there, I don’t want to know about your antics. All the better if you are somewhere like Italy or if like us a faux Italy.  You might remember we told you about House of Peroni presenting Vita al Fresco which is currently at Harvey Nichols?  Well with the sun shining, we thought where better to go for our Friday night drinks then there? Also quite frankly we didn’t want to be jostled around on the pavement like […]

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The May Fair Kitchen

Head to Stratton Street in Green Park and you’ll find The May Fair Kitchen, The May Fair Hotel’s new restaurant. Its focus is the freshest and finest sourced ingredients cooked up into humble but simple dishes – they’re channelling ‘the simple things done well is better than substandard flounce and frills’ vibe.   The interior is a mix of turquoise, camel, low lights and big floor to ceiling windows it’s got the feel of a grand brasserie turned modern restaurant, it’s low key whilst still smart. A glass wall houses decanters and artichokes, the open kitchen runs along one side, whilst […]

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Sunday Lunch at The Dolls House

What happens when you take a permanent marker and get to work illustrating the walls of a three storey Victorian town house in Islington? Well you get The Dolls House. Currently owned by Adam Towner and Katy Gray Rosewarne the venue is stripped back, minimalistic but with an air of grandeur – chandeliers, gold topped tables, exposed walls and large mirrors bouncing light around the room. Downstairs you’ll find The Parlour which is a the bar and upstairs houses the two function rooms; The Library and The Drawing Room and at the top is The Ballroom which is the restaurant […]

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