The Barbary

Another work trip to London and another chance to embrace solo dining. This time at The Barbary situated in the very quaint Neals Yard in Seven Dials. Perfect for solo dining as the only seats are around the horseshoe shaped bar facing into the hot flames of the open kitchen! Being a fan of their …

Noto, Edinburgh

Noto is a recent addition to the Edinburgh food scene from the people behind Aizle, where they have taken over the old Iris restaurant on Thistle Street and turned it into a simple, almost scandic restaurant. The concept, as is common these days, is small plates for sharing and is always a good way to …

The Grandtully Hotel

Back in March we finally made it to The Grandtully Hotel in Perthshire, run by the wonderful family behind Ballintaggart Farm and formerly the Supper Club Charlie and Evelyn's table in Edinburgh. Having visited the Supper Club, I knew that their next venture would be a great one. The Grandtully Hotel sits in the little …

ROVI, London

I am a big fan of Yotam Ottolenghi and have visited his restaurant Ottolenghi in Islington and Spitalfields, as well as Nopi in Soho, all of which I love.  So I was excited to learn of his new opening in Fitzrovia a stones throw from Oxford Circus - Rovi. As with all his offerings the …

Brother Marcus

Brother Marcus was a recent great little find of mine about 200 yards from my London office along Camden Passage. So one evening I went along with a friend to try out their food - their Instagram account was appetising enough! The concept, as is the trend these days is for small plates.  The menu has …

Duck & Waffle

Duck and Waffle View

Towering above the city on the 40th Floor of the Heron Tower is Duck and Waffle,  a restaurant known for it's signature dish, after which it's named after and it's 24/7 opening hours. Still, after being open for 7 years, tables are like gold dust and only the fastest finger first or luck manages to …

Kricket

I've been spending more time in London recently with work, which gives a great opportunity to knock off a few items from my restaurant bucket list. Kricket in Soho is a modern Indian and my friend and I paid a midweek visit before going to see a film nearby at the Picturehouse Central (which I can also recommend!).  …