Restaurant, afternoon tea and hotel reviews.

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Best Restaurants Near Baker Street – Canteen

Perhaps it was because we came in from freezing rain and hail, but Baker Street’s Canteen initially had a Nordic sort of feel to it. There was a hushed, warm, slightly retro feel to the décor and low lighting that put me in mind of something like Let the Right More >


Best Breakfast in Angel – The Rosemary Branch

If I had known that London was going to endure its coldest winter for one hundred years, with freezing cold temperatures suddenly arriving two months early, I would have done two things. A) I would have booked a hotel that served breakfast rather than apartments which did not, and B) More >

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Best Breakfast in Shoreditch – The Book Club

On a decidedly wintry morning, Shoreditch’s The Book Club at first seemed like more of a summer place. It’s an airy, spacious couple of rooms with high ceilings, wooden floors, and huge windows looking out on to Leonard Street. Its exposed pipes and bare brick are decidedly post-industrial, and not More >

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The Best Breakfast Under London Bridge

Greasy spoon cafes are plentiful in London, but it’s always a pleasure to find one that really makes an impression. It’s easy for exotic locales like Norfolk or the Peak District to deliver a characterful breakfast experience with their crazy accents and bacon made on the premises, but economical city More >

The Glamourous Ritz

Tea at The Ritz London

The visit my partner and I had planned was to go the the Theatre, do a little bit of shopping – Harrods of course darling, ‘little’ being the operative word – and take the open top bus tour.   However following the natural window shopping tour of Bond Street, we happened More >